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Affordable Beautiful Costa Rica. High end finishes.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

Wifi, private pool, granite counters, easy access.

Located in Costa Rica's southern pacific zone, this newly built home has everything you could want when visiting Costa Rica's Osa (south pacific region).

Great location with easy access (no 4x4 needed). Only one mile from the Costanera Highway (Highway 34) with a simple drive through the quaint town of San Buenaventura.

Close to all the amenities.

When most people think of Costa Rica, they think of wildlife, beaches, and the Pura Vida state of mind. This property offers all of it on-site or within 15 minutes.

Private park on property.

There is a 10 acre park available only to owners and guests on site. Additionally, we can offer a private walking tour to a little known waterfall that is nearby.

High-speed internet is also available. (Although you may not want to tell your boss)

More Details

Property Manager
Nicholas Halverson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016

About Nicholas Halverson

As a cattle rancher living in Minnesota, I do not have the opportunity to relax and travel often. I, initially, built this house to have a place to escape my busy lifestyle and enjoy the peace and tranquility that come with the beautiful countryside of Costa Rica. Someday, this home will serve as my permanent place of residence, but until then, I plan to use it to get away and enjoy the Costa Rican sun with my family and friends.

Nicholas Halverson purchased this house in 2012

Why Nicholas Halverson chose Costa Rica

San Buenaventura is a great place to stay because it is easily accessible and has all of the luxuries of a large city, like a nearby modern hospital, stores, and restaurants famous for serving tasty Costa Rican cuisine, all the while keeping that small village in the middle of the rainforest type feel.

When designing this house, I was really interested in keeping it open and spacious. I put in many windows and even a sliding glass door so that the fresh breeze, breathless sunset, and exclusive wildlife would all be apart of the stay. I also installed a private pool, and made sure that it was located in a gated community with security on-site to ensure that the house was safe and protected at all times.

What makes this house unique

The sounds and sights of Costa Rica are simply astonishing.

Green parrots can be seen on a daily basis, as well as the sounds of howler monkeys' grunts and the distinctive song sang by the native toucans.

Whether it be a walk through the jungle, a visit to the nearby waterfalls, the amazing beaches, or getting to spend a day with the locals, no two days are alike in Costa Rica. This place will surely take your breath away and make you never want to leave.


Puntarenas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1313 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master suite bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Suite #2 bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Suite #2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Walkout via sliding glass door to deck and pool. Tub jacuzzi
  • Both bedrooms are suites and have a private bath and shower and their own air conditioning units and ceiling fans.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Affordable Beautiful Costa Rica. High end finishes.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Pérez, San Jose, Costa Rica

A home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The house is easy to get to and the caretakers are always available to help you out. The house is in a small community with down to earth, friendly neighbors. It is close to all kinds of activities such as zip lines, horseback riding, birdwatching, and of course the beaches and national parks. The food at the little restaurant next to the fish market is delicious! Thanks Nick! We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Palmar Sur regional airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
La Ponderosa
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
San Buenas Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 34 (Costanera Highway)
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
El Jardin
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Playa Ventanas
Car: necessary

We have everything Costa Rica has to offer within 15 minutes and an onsite Concierge Service to make sure you get on the region's best tours.

Private hiking in 18 acres of protected jungle ONSITE!

Golfing: Next door

Secluded waterfalls (two of them): 15 minute walk from property.

Five beaches within 20 minutes of property. Depending on the activity you are looking for, we will recommend the correct beach for you.

National Parks: Ballena National Park is only 20 minutes away. Whale watching tours available (certain times of year), dolphin watching tours (all year long) and the world-famous Whales Tail beach formation.

Manuel Antonio National Park: Only one hour away! Makes a perfect day trip.

Corcovado National Park: 90 minutes away. According to National Geographic, Corcovado National Park is the most biologically intense place on earth.


Rates & Availability

Puntarenas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

We accept credit cards, wires and checks. Checks require a 90 day advance payment.

For Christmas, New Year's and Semana Santa, 100% payment is required to reserve.

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