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New home secluded and quiet yet close to everything - surf, golf, beach club

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Guanacaste House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 14

CASA SANTA LUZ DEL MAR is a 5,000 SF Spanish colonial inspired residence located in a wonderful and quiet residential beach front community a short 10 minute drive to Tamarindo. Or as we like to say, close enough to enjoy the spectacular nightlife, international cuisine and great shopping, but far enough away to enjoy the tranquility and privacy of some of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches without the crowd of a popular tourist destination.

Those who stay at Casa Santa Luz del Mar enjoy complete privacy and luxury, in an authentic Costa Rican hacienda surrounding. Lush tropical grounds with a large infinity pool and spacious outdoor living with all the comforts of home make this recently built estate home one of Hacienda Pinilla's most desired properties. Enjoy the proximity to the beach, golf course, beach club and all that Hacienda Pinilla has to offer.

Our staff is available to cater to your every need, with concierge and tour planning, to housekeeping and everything else you need to ensure your vacation is indeed a vacation to remember, we are here to serve.

Casa Santa Luz del Mar embodies the tropical indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

The main living areas and master bedrooms open up to the spacious outdoor living area and saltwater pool. Relax pool side enjoying an occasional encounter with your only neighbors, the resident howler monkey troop and yellow head parrots that pay an occasional visit to say hello and remind you you are in the tropical paradise of Costa Rica. Venture outside Casa Santa Luz and find everything you need for the perfect vacation right at your back door, Hacienda Pinilla is a private Costa Rican oasis!

This home has three bedroom suites with private bathroom and two additional bedrooms that share a spacious bathroom. Two master bedroom suites open to the rear pool area and include king size beds. The remaining three bedrooms offer 3 queen size beds. There is a very spacious living area that includes and oversized kitchen with everything you would expect in a luxury kitchen and two large dining areas. An oversize family room with 60' plasma with DVD and large dining room and a small den with 36' plasma and dvd player for the kids.

GREAT SURFING DESTINATION!

Guanacaste is the destination of choice for surf travelers. Hacienda Pinilla, where this house is located, is ground zero for surf spots. This is a 4500 acre community with several miles of coastline and it occupies all the land between Tamarindo and Avellanas. Little Hawaii, a big playful right hander is the closest. the famous Lolas is just 4-5 minutes to the south, Play Negra is just 10 minutes away, and Langosta is 5 minutes to the north to just name a few of our waves. Depending on tide, wind and swell direction one of the many breaks in this community is going off at most times. Contact the owner prior to your visit for a detailed guide on where and when to surf. Also if you need boards or lessons for surf while you are here these can be coordinated and provided easily.

_Please note the Hacienda Pinilla Beach Club will be closed from September 28th until November 2nd._

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Lucas Gomez
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2016
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About Lucas Gomez

Bruce and Cheryl Mckillican have lived in the area for the last 11 years with their three children. We love Costa Rica and particularly like the lifestyle offered within Hacienda Pinilla.

Why Lucas Gomez chose Costa Rica

A property can look good, and this one does but how it feels may be the best indicator of quality. This house has a great feel. It is new and modern in all features with a classic colonial look. The house itself is in a protected quiet and secluded place and yet it offers easy movement to all the favorite destinations, like The beach club, The golf course, Only a 5 minute drive to the famous Lolas in Avellanas. Still it is located within Hacienda Pinilla and can enjoy the amenities and privacy it offers.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

New home secluded and quiet yet close to everything - surf, golf, beach club
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

THE HOUSE - It is so rare when the pictures don’t do a rental place justice on the positive side! The house is enormous, the ceilings high, the kitchen gleaming with counter space and a giant center island and stocked with every cooking utensil you might need. Huge dining room and living room. All clean and well appointed and both elegant and cozy at the same time. The bathroom and walk in closet extraordinary. The other bedrooms were gorgeous and large and the bathrooms kept coming. Even the beautiful pool had it’s own bathroom and outdoor shower. And now that I’m talking about the pool, the back yard rivaled how incredible the inside of the house was. Totally private. Plenty of comfy chairs and couches under a shaded patio to lounge all day in the bright sun or in the wonderful warm rain showers. THE HOMEOWNERS - During our 7 day stay there were a few small issues, the security alarm beeped, an air conditioner didn’t work, and I mention this only to convey the speed and thoughtfulness in which the home owners addressed the problems. Bruce and Cheryl were so wonderful if and when I go back to Costa Rica I will only rent from them. And a shout out to Pricilla who helps manage the property. THE ACTIVITIES – From relaxing boat rides to seeing endangered turtles lay eggs on the beach at night Cristina organized activities for our group each day. Every one of our guides arrived on time, was very knowledgeable, and extremely friendly. Our entire group took a surf lesson and Monica set us up with lessons and surfboards and everything we needed surf related. THE CHEF - One very special thing was one night we hired Chef Frank from to come to the house and cook a private dinner for our group. We picked the menu, he did all the food shopping, arrived, cooked an amazing meal, and cleaned the entire kitchen before he left.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Stay in Tamarindo
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5

Truly Paradise

  • 5 of 5

THE HOUSE - It is so rare when the pictures don’t do a rental place justice on the positive side! We arrived at this house, ten of us for my husband’s 40th birthday, and were amazed. The house is enormous, the ceilings high, the kitchen gleaming with counter space and a giant center island and stocked with every cooking utensil you might need. Huge dining room and living room. All clean and well appointed and both elegant and cozy at the same time. The master bedroom alone was bigger than most apartments I’ve seen in NYC and LA. The bathroom and walk in closet extraordinary. The other bedrooms were gorgeous and large and the bathrooms kept coming. Even the beautiful pool had it’s own bathroom and outdoor shower. And now that I’m talking about the pool, the back yard rivaled how incredible the inside of the house was. Totally private. Plenty of comfy chairs and couches under a shaded patio to lounge all day in the bright sun or in the wonderful warm rain showers.

THE HOMEOWNERS - During our 7 day stay there were a few small issues, the security alarm beeped, an air conditioner didn’t work, and I mention this only to convey the speed and thoughtfulness in which the home owners addressed the problems. They were available and quick to fix anything that went wrong. Bruce and Cheryl were so wonderful if and when I go back to Costa Rica I will only rent from them. And a shout out to Pricilla who helps manage the property.

THE ACTIVITIES – From relaxing boat rides to seeing endangered turtles lay eggs on the beach at night Cristina organized activities for our group each day. Every one of our guides arrived on time, was very knowledgeable, and extremely friendly. Our entire group took a surf lesson (how could you not while visiting in Tamarindo?) and Monica set us up with lessons and surfboards and everything we needed surf related. The whole week with all 10 people doing different activities each day went ridiculously smoothly.

THE CHEF - One very special thing was one night we hired Chef Frank from www.bellyfedbetter.com to come to the house and cook a private dinner for our group. We picked the menu, he did all the food shopping, arrived, cooked an amazing meal, and cleaned the entire kitchen before he left. It made an incredible week even more amazing.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Peace, in nature contact, privacity...

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It was one of the most nice vacation I ever had, the house is beautiful with all that we can need. The staff are so helpful and kind in overall I don't have a single complaint and I can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Stay in Tamarindo
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5

I COULD GO BACK EVERY YEAR!

  • 5 of 5

My stay with 8 of my closest friends and family was beyond wonderful. I felt so comfortable, relaxed and safe at this BEAUTIFUL property. Each room in this house was right on point. Everything we needed was at the pull of a closet door. The gas grill satisfied our appetites and the pool pretty much forced us to stay there instead of venturing off to the beaches. I am sure to return with my family or friends in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this home justice, it's absolutely beautiful and spacious! We had 9 adults staying here and everyone had their own space and plenty of room to roam about the house. Cheryl greeted us at the property and went over everything we needed for our stay. She even had plenty of "little things" that most people require you to buy (ie. trash bags, paper towels, zip lock baggies) This home had everything we needed and more! The pool was beautiful and they even had an outdoor grill and shower! We almost didn't want to leave to check out the beaches because we had everything we needed at our disposal! If you're looking into staying somewhere on the Pacific side of Costa Rica, definitely check out this house! You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amenities

Guanacaste House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • 2 King beds, 3 Queen beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis

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