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Beautiful Views Of Peninsula Papagayo Abound! Beach Entry pool for the toddlers!

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

From the stunning pool and whirlpool, you can look upon breathtaking sites of the Bay of Papagayo. The views from Casa Ilan Ilan will be memories you and friends and family will talk about for a lifetime.

This magnificent, well appointed, 5 bedroom-5.5 bathroom house in the gated community of Hermosa Heights, sleeps 12. Beautiful Hermosa Beach is spread out before you, which offers snorkeling, fishing, kayaking and surfing tours that leave right from the beach.

The Shallow Entry Pool makes for not having to negotiate stairs to get into the pool may make it more accessible for individuals with limited mobility.

With a shallow end that the beach entry provides, your children will have an area in which they can splash and play.

If you have young children, or cautious swimmers in the house, a beach entry will make it much easier for those individuals to enjoy the pool without having to worry about being in water that is literally over their heads.

Grill pool–side, request a chef to cook in your kitchen, or eat out at one of the many excellent restaurants in town or on the beach. Make Casa Ilan Ilan your next destination for a wonderful, relaxing vacation experience.

Local adventure activities for the whole family, including zip-line canopy tours above the tropical forest, estuary excursions, horseback riding, volcanoes, hot springs and waterfalls are all within an hour's drive.

More Details

Property Manager
Janie Heishman
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Janie Heishman

The Zindis Group Property Management company is locally based here in Playa Hermosa. Our goal s been and will always be to strive to protect and enhance the quality of the properties we rent to our clients have an unforgettable holiday.

Why Janie Heishman chose Cantón La Cruz

This property is well situated for those seeking adventure while appreciating the pleasure and convenience of luxury accommodations. Minutes off our beach is arguably the best deep-sea fishing in the world, Witch's Rock's renowned waves are 25 min away by boat, Experience the local fishing village of Playas del Coco with local handicrafts and a multitude of bars and restaurants. Liberia (30 min.) Brilliant hiking, hot springs,mud holes, waterfalls, remote beaches and more .We are an hour’s drive from Santa Rosa National Park and Rincon De La Vieja National Park. Tropical scenery and gorgeous views abound in Costa Rica. A drive east takes you to Monteverde's Cloud Forests and Vulcan de Arenal in just in 2.5 hrs.

What makes this house unique

Wheel chair accessible

The Shallow Entry Pool makes for not having to negotiate stairs to get into the pool and makes it more accessible for individuals with limited mobility.

With a shallow end that the beach entry provides, your children will have an area in which they can splash and play.

If you have young children, or cautious swimmers in the house, a beach entry will make it much easier for those individuals to enjoy the pool without having to worry about being in water that is literally over their heads.


Cantón La Cruz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If the number of guests exceeds what is posted on the property, immediately the rental agreement will be terminated.
  • A reservation is not complete until the Zindis Rental Agreement is signed, please see below.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , With 2 Trudels
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful Views Of Peninsula Papagayo Abound! Beach Entry pool for the toddlers!
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Great Family Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5

Casa Ilan Ilan was our Home for a week family vacation in Costa Rica. Three family groups left Pittsburgh, Washington DC, and Austin for relaxing in the sun and experiencing a new location. This Home and location were perfect for us.

First the home:

-Fantastic View

-Spacious bedrooms and baths

-Fully stocked kitchen with plenty of utensils and service ware

-Pool - great for all ages and swim abilities

-CLEAN - CLEAN - CLEAN —— immaculate inside and out

Activity Recommendations:

-Fishing - Tio Albany on Playa Hermosa beach took several of us out for sport fishing and sightseeing. Fantastic- he even arranged for our catch to be prepared for dinner on the beach in the evening

-Shopping - Hidden Garden Art Gallery - near the airport - 6-7 rooms works by Costa Rican artists and others living locally

-Zipline and Animals - Diamonte Eco Adventure Park

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unbelievable experience! Highly recommend Casa Ilan Ilan

  • 5 of 5

Loved Casa Ilan Ilan. My group of 8 had a tremendous experience with this house and the staff here in Playa Hermosa. The views are just out of this world from the house, the location is convenient to some great restaurants, beaches, and shops. All activities provided through Tico Tours were amazing, from zip lining to whitewater rafting, catamaran, canopy tours, and ATVs. This was a perfect vacation and this was a perfect house. Couldn't be happier with our decision to stay at Casa Ilan Ilan. Zindis Group was absolutely fabulous to work with from booking to departure. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing time in Playa Hermosa

  • 5 of 5

Casa Ilan Ilan is a fantastic property and our group of 11 had a wonderful stay. The house is equipped with everything you need to have a stress free vacation and the layout is extemely accomodating for a large party. The view from the pool was beautiful and our group ate most meals out on the patio. We will definately be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Misti, We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here at Casa Ilan Ilan. I believe someone was celebrating a monumental birthday and we are so happy to facilitate long lasting memories. Thank you again for choosing Casa Ilan Ilan and The Zindis Group for your holiday. Warm regards, India The Zindis Group, Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
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Beautifull house ! And view!!!

  • 4 of 5

Very Nice house ! We had an amazing time ! The pool and the view , amazing!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

My stay at Casa Ilan Ilan was nothing short of magical. From the very moment I walked in, I felt right at home. The tasteful decor coupled with the magical views were unparalleled. The rooms were so spacious and all had a private bathroom. Tons of closet space too! When we arrived there were lovely towel/flower presentations on the beds - a very nice and welcoming touch. The house is air tight, so no need to worry about little critters getting inside. Each room has a beautiful view of the spacious outdoor patio - which has a perfect view of the beach. Everyday we watched the sunset from the deck - truly magical. There is an outdoor dining area complete with a grill. The pool is great and we spent so much time just relaxing and taking in the beautiful views. The staff at Hermosa Heights is great and are very helpful. Bonus that there is a movie theater and great little restaurant right at the bottom of the hill. There is also a small supermarket just down the road with all the necessities. My time at Casa Ilan Ilan was truly unforgettable and I can't wait to come back again!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Casa Ilan Ilan for spring break this year - 4 adults, my 28 year old niece and our two girls, ages 11 and 13. The house was beautiful. Spacious bedrooms, large, very well-appointed bathrooms for every bedroom, well-stocked kitchen and abundant outdoor space. The pool was awesome. I think my 11 year old spent more time in the pool than in her bed that week, but we were all in the pool every day. Note: the jacuzzi is not heated, but you don't need it to be. The views are stunning, even in the dry season. We checked out a bunch of houses in our neighborhood - ours had the largest outdoor area and the best pool, by far!

This house is also perfectly located. Playa Hermosa is a sleepy little town, but very close to Playa Coco with its more lively (and touristy) action. We all agreed that we'd much rather be in Hermosa as a home base. The house is located within walking distance of the beach, but it is a VERY steep hill on the way up. For touring we used Mainor Lama at Tours Your Way. He was awesome!

We highly recommend Casa Ilan Ilan and plan to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport), is Li
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
The Sandbar
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Papagyo Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sandbar / Gingers / Aquasport/El Ranchito
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hermosa Beach
Car: necessary

Explored by horseback, foot, kayak or SUP, all trails lead to waterfalls, misty crater lakes or jungle-fringed, deserted beaches… Try zip lining, canopy tours, hiking, and surfing. Costa Rica’s adventures are all top notch and are all waiting for you.


Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama, And Playas Del Coco are great places to be based out of. Playa Hermosa has one of the safest and calmest beaches in Costa Rica.  In these beach towns, you will find and ample amount of restaurants and sodas plus grocery store’s and a few pharmacies. A soda is a small Costa Rican  family run  restaurant with fresh  home cooked food at reasonable prices.

South of Playas Del Coco there are some wonderful beaches to explore for day trips. Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo, Playa Portrero, and Playa Dante are favorites. Tamarindo and Playa Grand are about 1.5 hours south. These two beaches are wonderful for surfing.

A bit further afield is the Arenal La Fortuna area. It is about a three hour drive Playa Hermosa. At 5,437 feet, the Arenal Volcano looms large and ominous over the pastured green hillsides that surround its base. Although currently in a resting phase, Arenal remained the country’s most active volcano for the past 43 years.

Simply put, Arenal is striking. It is a picture-perfect volcano which dominates the horizon, while rivers and waterfalls tumble through the rainforest that spreads across its base. To the south, the massive Lake Arenal stands sentry to the Tilarán Mountain Range, whose jagged green spine extends along Costa Rica’s central highlands.

From Arenal you can travel to the cloud forest of Monteverde – a nature lover's paradise. The town of Monteverde is fairly small with shopping and some great restaurants Enjoy a nature hike in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve then opt to visit a butterfly garden, zipline through the canopy, or go horseback riding.

Take advantage from our local concierge’s knowledge of the country and come soak up the sun. What are you waiting for?




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Quote lifespan- 48 hours After a request payment is made travelers have 48 hours to respond until the quote expires. - 25 Minutes from the Daniel Uber International Airport (LIR)
- A 7 night stay is required from Dec 16, 2017- January 3, 2018.
- Guests checking in after 5PM - 9PM a $35.00 late check in fee will apply.
-Guests checking in after 9PM a $50.00 late fee will apply. This fee will be collected upon check in and payable in USD or Costa Rican Colonies.
-A gentle reminder that you are staying in a privately-owned home and we respectfully request that you treat it with respect, including all furnishings and linens.
-All homes are smoke and pet free.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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