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Villa Malibu, Suites on the Beach w/ lap pool

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Beachfront Sol Suite, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 2

The Sol suite is perfect for singles or couples wanting to stay right on the beach while vacationing at the beach. We are located on Potrero Bay which is the beach just north of Flamingo in the Guanacaste Province on the North Pacific side of Costa Rica. This suite has a gorgeous view of the ocean, beach, pool and great sunsets. Relax by the infinity lap pool or sit on the bar stools to watch the sun go down. We also have a gas grill for those impromptu BBQ's. Hammocks are available if you'd like to relax under the palm trees. The suite has a/c and a fully furnished kitchen. You can also watch cable TV or check emails with Wi-Fi. Just a 45 minute drive from the Liberia International Airport (LIR) and close to restaurants, grocery and shopping. We recommend renting a vehicle to fully enjoy the area.



Infinity lap pool with swim-up bar and large rancho. Pool chairs and beach towels provided.

On-site caretaker

A /C & Ceiling fans

Outdoor Grill

Wireless Internet


Cable TV/DVD

CD Player/Stereo

Private In-suite Bath

Full size refrigerator


Full kitchen

Hot Water

Laundry Facilities

Outdoor showers after beach access

Beach chairs & Beach towels

Villa Malibu beachfront Sol suite offers tranquility and comfort. You may prefer the air conditioning or you may want to use the remote controlled ceiling fans to keep you cool. Open the sliding windows to hear the crash of the surf just beyond your front yard. The fully furnished kitchen has a glass top surface stove, full refrigerator and freezer, microwave, coffeemaker, blender and many other amenities as well as all the necessities for beach living. The private bathroom has an open shower with glass block walls, hot water, and modern fixtures. The beautiful tile adds to the modern design by giving it a natural flair.

We offer beautiful beachfront accommodation with an infinity lap pool. We’re located on Playa Potrero in Guanacaste and just 50 minutes from the Liberia International Airport (LIR). Villa Malibu is located in a residential area and offers a romantic, relaxing beach-side, exclusive vacation experience. On the beach and tucked away on a quiet side street, Villa Malibu is an upscale property with a studio suite. Guests of Villa Malibu enjoy the seclusion of a private tropical beachfront, but are only minutes away from some of the best dining and outdoor activities in the Flamingo, Brasilito, and Potrero area.

We welcome guests from all over the world to enjoy the tranquility, comfort, and beautiful surroundings. The uniquely-designed Malibu-style property is a perfect place to escape from crowds to enjoy Costa Rica and rejuvenate your mind and body. Guests will also enjoy the spectacular beachfront pool. What a wonderful place for a honeymoon or even a wedding on the beach.

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Villa Malibu, Suites on the Beach, in Playa Potrero, Guanacaste was our choice for a special anniversary. Having been to Costa Rica before, we wanted to rent somewhere as close to the Pacific as we could get. This rental unit filled the bill. Walking down the stairs across a lovely lawn, past the palapa with enough stools for four, through the gate, across the sand, we were IN the ocean. The water there is the warmest I've ever been in and the gradual slope let us swim and walk as far as we wished. There is also an almost infinity pool beside the palapa that's big enough to swim in.

The Sol suite, though it's the smaller of the two, was certainly big enough for the two of us, containing the sleeping area, a table and chairs, full kitchen and bath. Janet lives in the lower level and she and her friend, Luis, were always available to help if we needed it. She lent my husband Bob a bicycle from the unit to ride around in the villages and those close to it.

The little grocery in Potrero was handy for quick pick-up items because you can walk or bike there. Our favorite full size store was SuperMassai in Playa Flamingo. The restaurants we liked were Nabinni in Tamarindo, Lola's (though only available for lunch) and if you want something more touristy, Hacienda del Sol was just a short walk north on the beach.

The owner, Laura, was always available to answer questions we had prior to our visit and if she didn't know an answer, she'd check with the Special Places of Guanacaste staff in Playa Flamingo. You'll have the cell phone number of one person from that staff; we worked with Yeudy, who was terrific.

The only negatives we had were the lack of cell service, the heat (something no one can change) and the lack of multiple airlines flying into Liberia, and the unpaved roads around Potrero. That said, rent a four wheel drive if you have that option. And enjoy.
Mar 2013
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Guanacaste Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pool Bathroom - outdoor shower
    Main Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    Sol Suite - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Sol Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2 people max.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Villa Malibu, Suites on the Beach w/ lap pool
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 41 reviews

“Captivated !”

  • 5 of 5

If you desire it all ...and mostly privacy, clear sunny skies, awesome temperatures, walk accessibility to most any amenities and instantly "feel" Purda Vida - you found it. We sure did ! There's something going on every day and evening in any of the surrounding establishments. Enjoy your morning and evening walk on a 2 mile beach with almost no one on it ( unreal and shhhh) , experience sunset from the poolside Cabana with a libation or 2, but only after a dip in your private infinity pool. Sleep to the soft music of the ocean waves - ahhhhh yes, we found it. We have covered a lot of territory on this wonderful planet of ours and with this type of private micro resort option and location, from start to finish and top to bottom, it was all "top drawer" as they say :) Pleasantly addicted and already booked again for next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to your return visit. Thank you for vacationing on the beach at Villa Malibu.
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Great getaway spot!

  • 5 of 5

It really is as good as it looks in the pictures. Right on a private beach in a protected cove with about 2 miles of walking beach in front. When the afternoon sun becomes hot, the pool area provides a nice relaxing and shaded area to enjoy the sound of the ocean with your own private pool. Easy walk to stores and restaurants. Laura was very attentive to our every need. Many other attractions nearby, but we were just interested in the beach. We had a great relaxing time in Costa Rica.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We look forward to your return visit very soon.
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Beautiful, Private, Relaxing....

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Villa Malibu. This property was perfect for the two of us. We enjoyed walking the beach, relaxing by the pool and exploring the area.

Laura is very nice and helpful in suggesting activities and restaurants to visit.

We would definitely recommend this property to any couple looking for a beautiful, quiet place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your visit and it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. I hope that you can return soon. Your paintings are framed and they have a special place here at the beach.
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so beautiful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our Host was really nice and the care giver attentive. We felt so lucky. just an amazing place.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and hope you return very soon. Thank you for choosing to stay at Villa Malibu, Suites on the Beach. See you pronto. Laura
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Relaxing week-walk, eat, yoga

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our week stay. Laura is the prefect hostess, she has a beautiful property, pool and location on the beach. The apartment is clean, modern and very comfortable. The beach is perfect for walking with yoga nearby. Several nice places to eat, but the apartment is well equipped for meals. I would recommend this property to anyone who wants a peaceful, comfortable vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope that you can return soon. Thank you for choosing to stay at Villa Malibu, Suites on the Beach.
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Beautiful property on a Fabulous Beach

  • 5 of 5

The Sol Suite was the perfect place for my girlfriend and I. It had all the necessities and space for our comfortable clean weeklong stay. Since we had already been in CR for the week, we really appreciated having the use of a washer and dryer.

We had a very peaceful and relaxing experience. The property is beautifully maintained by Marvin, the live in caretaker. The beach out front was mostly all our own and was very safe for swimming.

The patio and infinity pool was great for sitting with a cocktail and enjoying the spectacular sunsets this area offers.

Laura was very helpful arranging a sunset cruise and made several good suggestions for a more enjoyable stay.

There are several restaurants and a small store within walking distance in the quaint little neighborhood.

We would definitely recommend this property as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a great vacation and hope you return soon. You know where to find us. Thank you.
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Guanacaste Studio Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

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Tax Rate 13.0%

To guarantee a reservation, we require a 50% deposit and the other 50% is due 30 days before arrival

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