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Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Surf & Sunsets Bahia Azul Penthouse Panoramic 360 Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Puntarenas Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Bahia Azul is a casual oceanfront gated beachfront community on the wide sandy south end of Jaco Beach. The 2.5 mile Beach in front and lush green mountains behind make your private roof top deck views breath taking. Bahia Azul is a great location, just south of town center, and walking distance to restaurants, the Farmers Market, Soccer Field, Sunset Bars and Surf Lessons .

The beach in front is sandy and great for both swimming and surfing, depending on the tides. From your 2 balconies and private roof top deck you can de-stress and watch for whales, scarlet macaws, world class surfers, and amazing sunsets. We have a large swimming pool with a kids pool as well.

When you are ready for adventure, our Concierges will help you select your Costa Rican nature experience. Zip Lining, Canopy Tours, ATV Waterfall Tours, Horseback riding on the beach, Rappelling, White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Catamaran Cruises, Monkey Mangrove Tours, Volcanos, Coffee Plantations, Manuel Antonio and Carrara National Parks, Sport fishing, Golf and Tennis are all available from Jaco Beach. Or take a yoga class, have a Spa Day or get a roof top couples massage... Relax, renew....and reimagine life without stress. Whatever you desire... It's your vacation!

Bahia Azul is a favorite with our repeat guests who return each winter so book your weeks early.

90 minutes from the SJO airport, one hour from Manuel Antonio . Walking distance to town, restaurants, shopping, groceries, nightlife and ATM's.

This newly redecorated, spacious oceanfront 2 bedroom condo and a penthouse is a fully furnished private residence with FREE WIRELESS, FREE LOCAL PHONE, 24 hr Security, Concierge Services, in unit washer dryer, HUGE POOL.

This condo is available for LONG TERM RENTALS from $2500 per month plus electric.

We can arrange your airport pickup 24/7 , pre stock groceries and provide personal chefs, housekeepers, drivers or any additional service you may need to make your trip relaxing from the minute you arrive.

We are year round residents and will offer you our helpful hints and suggestions as to what to do and NOT to do in Costa Rica, as your resource for a great experience in paradise.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Faith (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Faith

I fell in love with Costa Rica 10 years ago, and found Jaco Beach, which was a sleepy little surf town back then. Jaco was close to the airport and one of the only beachfront municipalities with TITLED land for purchase. I have watched Jaco grow as a tourist town, and have become active in the community, sharing and learning from the pura vida culture. It's a great place to vacation, and a great place to live. I love the pure air, the fresh produce, the active and adventurous lifestyle of like minded people who are living their dream of a healthier, simpler and ultimately happier life. Try it, you make decide to stay.

Faith purchased this condo in 2006

Why Faith chose Costa Rica

Great Location, quiet side of town, walk to everything, nothing between yo and the Pacific Ocean except sand...

What makes this condo unique

The amazing proximity to the ocean is unique to this condo. There is no other condo in Jaco that is this close to the waves. You can throw a baseball from the balcony into the Pacific Ocean! Sleep with the sound of crashing waves, wake to the shimmering ocean.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Really terrific roof top deck made this condo unique. This is a front building, that is ON THE SAND. Cant get any better than that if you love the beach and surfing. We didn't rent a car, and ended up happy we saved the money. From Bahia Azul, you can walk or take a taxi to anywhere in town for $2. Easy to get around, people were very friendly, and with Faith's list of recommended restaurants we had some good meals at reasonable prices, Don't miss Tsunami Sushi half price sushi on Wednesday night! Good deal!

Very casual, relaxed vacation. This was our first trip to Costa Rica, but we will return now that we know how chill it is.
Jul 2013
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)
Surf & Sunsets Bahia Azul Penthouse Panoramic 360 Views
average rating of 4.785714 based on 16 reviews

Great Penthouse

  • 5 of 5

Sorry it has taken me so long to review. Now we are booking again for next year to make sure we get our favorite condo at Bahia Azul. We love this penthouse because we have full unobstructed ocean views and breezes that sweep through the condo, right off the ocean. The roof top deck is a huge bonus as we travel with teenagers. The condo is very well kept with full kitchen, laundry room and comfy beds in both bedrooms. Sheets, towels, beach towels all provided. We like it because we can walk to town and restaurants and its in a residential area that is quiet and friendly. The farmer's market is just behind the property , great for fresh organics, cheeses, baked goods and all kind of local crafts. As an amateur photographer, the local vendors were fantastic to capture . I wish there was a gas grill on property as we like our fresh catch , but Faith did lend us a small charcoal grill that worked ok.

We are booked for 2017 , cant wait.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jay . It will be a pleasure to see you and the family again, and I am working on getting you a better grill for next year. You are smart to book ahead, 2017 is already filling up. Looking forward to some of the red snapper under the stars again. Pura Vida Faith in Jaco Beach
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Surfer's Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at 2 of Faith's properties in Jaco Beach, and loved both. Bahia Azul is a surfer's dream. This penthouse has a roof top deck that makes every care in my world disappear. Unlike several of the other's we looked at on VRBO , this one is the FRONT building, nothing between you and the sand... I read the review before and wonder if the woman actually stayed in this condo? We thought it was cute, clean, nicely furnished and no problems with anything being worn out. Linens, towels, bedding all in good condition and a fully equipped kitchen for our family of 4. My wife and kids loved the huge pool and kiddie pool. I surfed right out front when we had the waves. Other times, the surf was perfect for family swimming. Definitely recommend this condo for our family and friends. We rented a car, but realized it was not necessary in Jaco. Faith is really on the ball, and was there in 10 minutes when my daughter needed floaties and was a huge source of info for what we wanted to see and do on our vacation.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jack, thanks for your great surfer vibes, come surf with us anytime. I hope baby Ella is now swimming like a mermaid without her floaties. Pura Vida
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Great View but....

  • 2 of 5

The view is wonderful from the balconies and upstairs patio but unfortunately inside the condo was less than great. It was very much in need of updating! The appliances and linens were very used! The photos we saw did not show this condo! There was also no grille as advertised. We did enjoy the pool, grounds, location and security staff. The management staff were helpful. We did have fun in Jaco!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura I am so upset to read your review! Your 2 star rating really hurts and is very confusing to us as the last guests gave us 5 stars and have re-booked for next year. When I heard from you over the weekend, and offered to come to the condo and bring over ANYTHING AT ALL that you felt lacking, your reply was that everything was fine, and you had discovered it was user error in trying to operate the ceiling fan . I responded quickly, asked our on site manager to look at the fan you had trouble operating, and was more than willing to address any other issues in person on Saturday, immediately. I will take it to heart that some of the linens need to be replaced and take a look for more specific wear and tear that can be addressed. (??) We did have a Barbecue Grill that was irreparably damaged by guests, and I will remove that amenity from the listing. I wish your complaints could have been addressed during your stay, but I am happy you still enjoyed the fabulous balconies, private roof top deck with 360 views and the great walk-able location on the Pacific Ocean in Jaco Beach. I am very sorry you expected a more luxurious experience. We really do describe Bahia Azul and Jaco as a casual surf town with friendly, relaxed oceanfront accommodations at extremely reasonable prices . Perhaps a 4 or 5 star hotel would have better suited your needs. Thanks for your comments, albeit late, as we really do care what our guests find both enchanting and in need of improvement. We want you to have the best vacation ever!
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  • 5 of 5

The roof top deck was my favorite feature of this fabulous penthouse. I used it for morning yoga, sunset cocktails, private dinners and a "house call" professional massage. Unobstructed stargazing from our private rooftop was amazing because we could hear the sounds of the ocean, too. I just loved the whole experience. Faith, the manager, was resourceful, knowledgable, and made herself available to answer all our questions, timely. I did not know the rare Macaws were going to visit the nearby almond trees every day around 4 PM. From the wild! I almost thought they were let out of a cage, they were so timely. An unexpected bonus to see the Macaws up close in the trees and during their "fly-by's"!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carrie, It's so great to hear you loved the penthouse and all the beauty around us. You are a pleasure to host, as you really get what we love about Costa RIca. I look forward to your next visit !
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Orange, California

Bahia Azul oceanfront penthouse

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our 4th trip to Jaco, and tried another condo on the beach at Bahia Azul. We were very happy with the beachfront location, and received a great owners discount on VRBO through Faith, who is the on site manager. We had some initial check in problems with the front desk people who don't speak much English, but after they called Faith, she smoothed out their confusion and met us at the condo to answer all our questions. The folks that live at Bahia Azul treated us like family, and we had a great time . I really recommend this condo if you like to be on the beach, and also have a huge pool. We plan to come back with our friends, and share the 2 bedroom this winter.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay in Jaco. I little hiccup the first night but the rental company made the transition as smooth as possible and we got to see another area of the beach. Our condo for six nights was all we could have asked for. The views were spectacular and the rental agent, Faith very helpful. She even loaned us some martini glasses which we couldn't find in stores in the near town. Bahia Azul is a very nice and friendly complex and we will stay there again - but need to get the private rooftop deck. Very relaxing up there. Jinny & AB Southall

  • Submitted: May 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jinny and AB, it was a pleasure having you 2 at Bahia Azul. You should just move in with us. I hope you will come back again, and next time I will have the martini glasses chilled! Best, Faith
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Car: not necessary

Bahia Azul is an oceanfront condo residence located on the residential South end of Jaco Beach. The best surf break in Jaco is located outside your front door, steps away. We are walking distance to restaurants, groceries and nightlife or a $2 taxi .

The prefect location, and a great value for a full amenity home.

The owners I rent for at Bahia Azul are conscientious about their units and maintain them in the highest standards for a comfortable stay in paradise.


Rates & Availability

Puntarenas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season
Apr 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Peak ( Christmas & Easter)
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Last minute and one bedroom ( maximum 2 guests) rates available . We lock off one bedroom, when possible to give you a super discount. We own several condos.

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Puntarenas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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