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Villa Esperanza - Beachfront Tropical Family Surf House

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Boasting staggering views of the famous Playa Negra Beach on the crystal blue Pacific Ocean, you only need to walk onto the terrace to check out the world class surf. With over 5500 square feet of living space, this home provides room for 10 people and will be more than comfortable, including the living room with over 22’ high ceilings, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 outdoor dining areas, TV room and games room.

Large shaded terraces skirt the front of the villa where you can enjoy your morning coffee while listening to the howler monkeys, watching the whales breach and the local fishermen heading off to their secret fishing spots. For the sun lovers and sleepy iguanas, lovely terraces surround the infinity pool and connect you to the magnificent Pacific Ocean.

This Spanish colonial villa provides old world charm with new world luxury and conveniences. Featuring a beautiful lava rock turret and circular, floating staircase highlighting slabs of exotic Guanacaste wood and stunning iron railings throughout the property.

For foodies, you will love the new gourmet kitchen with granite counters, island with gas cook top & bar sink, wall oven, micro wave, french door refrigerator and large pantry. The local farmers markets and fishermen provide fresh and tasteful products including local fruits & vegetables, fresh lobster, tuna, Mahi Mahi, shrimp - the list goes on. For those of you that want to relax and be pampered just let us know and a *private chef will be available to serve you and your guests.

Facing the beach are 3 master style bedrooms with king beds, pillow top mattresses, crisp linens and sliding doors onto the terraces. The 4th bedroom has 2 sets of full size bunk beds with a view of Howler Ridge. All bedrooms are equipped with AC.

Private chef, daily maid service, drivers and tours available with advance notice and at additional costs.

More Details

Property Manager
Beach Grass Property Management
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed at Villa Esperanza at the end of May this year with 3 couples and this property was PERFECT! It has 3 amazing master suites all with their own bathrooms and each had an incredible view of the ocean. We couldn't not have found a more perfect place to stay where we didn't have to worry about someone missing out on the good room with a view. The house layout was great. Plenty of open space and places for people to relax and have their privacy if desired. We all enjoyed the pool and loved eating our meals on the balcony where we could enjoy the sunsets and ocean views.

Working with the house manager made the trip much easier to plan. She was very easy to work with and set us up with private transport from the airport, car rental, private chef, and other activities. It was awesome having someone there to help us get everything planned without worry of being ripped off or having a bad service.

While at the house some of us had massages set up by the house manager. The therapist came right to the house and the service was some of the best ever! We even set up to have them come back a second day on our stay. We also had the private chef come in and prepare meals for us, this is a MUST! The chefs are the BEST! We could not say enough about them. We had some picky eaters and they were more than willing to work around our needs and be more than accommodating. We added extra meals on by the chef as well because of how great it was!

I would highly recommend Villa Esperanza to anyone looking. It is an awesome retreat that is a perfect getaway for family or friends. We would go there again in a heart beat! The house is one of a kind and you couldn't ask for more with the service! Best vacation I could have asked for!
May 2014
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Liberia-Daniel Oduber International Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Hacienda Pinilla
Car: recommended

Villa Esperanza is located one and a half hours away from Daniel Oduber International Airport. The house is within walking distance to restaurants (10-15 minutes), beaches (5-10 minutes) and great surfing. Tamarindo is only 30 minutes away, with great shopping, restaurants and night life.

Other Activities: Activities available in the area include zip line canopy tours, ATV tours, horseback riding, surf and stand-up paddle lessons, board rentals, sunset catamaran tours, and deep sea fishing. Farther away but worth visiting are Costa Rica's amazing national parks. Rincon de la Vieja National Park is about 2 hours away, and boasts waterfalls, hot springs, and miles of hiking trails. The cloud forest reserve at Monteverde is about 3 hours away, offering astonishing biodiversity and the largest number of orchids in the world. Lake Arenal and the active volcano Arenal are located about 3 hours away; Volcano Arenal is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, with fumaroles, lava flows and almost daily explosive eruptions.

Golf: Hacienda Pinilla, located about 30 minutes from Villa Esperanza, boasts a spectacular 18-hole golf course located right on the Pacific Ocean. Relax at the clubhouse after a round on the most beautiful golf course you've ever played!


Los Pargos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , and sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , and sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sets of full size bunk beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Pack and Play and high chair available


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Villa Esperanza - Beachfront Tropical Family Surf House
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Amazing home

  • 5 of 5

The home was great. Clean and in great shape. Great location for surfing and just a great spot to relax. Local restaurants are the best. Mary the manager made our stay top notch. The bedrooms stayed nice and cold with the A/C units. Be back soon

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and it was a pleasure having you and your group. With a full house of dads and sons with friends, so glad you enjoyed the house and surf right out front, kind of hard not to feel spoiled with the sun, surf and great local food. I look forward to your next visit.
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect for family of 6 who love surf and enjoy the simple life....and to be pampered with amazing accommodations. Best value by far in Central America for what we wanted (surf, beach front, pool, off the beaten path, no hotels).

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a week at Villa Esperanza in Playa Negra, and I would highly recommend the home. We were a family of 8 including grandparents, parents, recent college grads, and young kids. We wanted a home which we could use as a base, enjoy, and then venture out for adventures. The home was great for our purposes. The house was perfectly set up with the right living space and bedrooms, a wonderful pool with breathtaking view, and the beach just down a small path.

Playa Negra had a few nice restaurants including the excellent Villa Deveena, Lola's on Playa Avellanas, and the beach town of Tamarindo (which was a bit too commercial for us). We also hired a chef to come in and cook two dinners. We made a couple of outings to Rincon de la Vieja and a river cruise which were a bit of a hike from the home and would have been nice to be a bit closer but we managed.

The property manager Mary was extremely helpful in all aspects, from the planning to the actual stay. The rental process went smoothly, and she answered many questions and handled many requests. We were very appreciative to have her to work with.

The listing description was accurate, the property was clean and maintained, and overall it was a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

All rates subject to change until contract is signed.
13% sales tax and $100 cleaning is included

Additional $500 refundable damage deposit

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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