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The Blue Lagoon Surf, Beach House Playa Avellanas, 5 min walk tobeach

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3-4)

The house is 5 minutes walk to a pristine blue lagoon and white sand beach with excellent surf brakes, great snorkeling, beach walking, fishing and bird watching.

It is all set in a natural enviornment of coconuts, lemon, orange, papaya, guanabana trees, bird lovers paradise that will make you to enjoy nature and relax. And also enjoy the ambience of the flowers and the hummingbirds.

It is located walking distance to restaurants and store.

If you are looking to learn how to surf we offer surf lessons.

Keywords: blue lagoon, vacation house, white sand beach, surf brakes, bird watchers, nature lovers, spiritual tranquility

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2017

About The Owner

Richard and gabriela have been here since 1994, we have been married and stayed here

ever since.

The Owner purchased this house in 1993

Why The Owner chose Guanacaste

We chose because of the beauty and biodiversity and the opportunity to make Pura

Vida. And to see the most beautiful pacific sunsets while walking on a white sand beach with extraordinary seashells.

What makes this house unique

It is 4 minutes walk to the beach and the blue lagoon and to some of the best surf brakes on the gold coast.


Tamarindo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

The Blue Lagoon Surf, Beach House Playa Avellanas, 5 min walk tobeach
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Lagoon was a true dream. Gabriela, Rick and Sharky are so kind, welcoming and accommodating. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salem, OR USA


  • 5 of 5

This was the most amazing week! Rich and Gabriela (and the dog Sharky) are such wonderful people. This home is fully equipped and very comfortable. We stayed for a week and would have loved to stay longer. The walk to the beach was short and fun, every time. Gabriela took her time to teach us to cook a traditional Costa Rican meal. While they live on the same property, they offer a great deal of privacy and are there if you need them...leaving you be if you don't. I always felt very comfortable and safe here. I will definitely stay again. This was just lovely. You will not regret staying here.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We stayed there 4 nights. The kitchen was a big plus. Completely stocked with everything you might need. Full size fridge and gas range. You really save some money cooking in. VERY clean, and simple. AC in the main bedroom, and hot shower was a plus. We loved the hammock outside, though we wished it were a double. Property felt very safe. The walk to the beach was short. Gabriel and Richard were fantastic, if we needed something they would always help. I had a cough and Gabriel showed up with a lime, and honey, that honey from their bees was awesome. All said, we will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Your own slice of Paradise...

  • 5 of 5

I originally spent February of 2016 at Blue Lagoon and loved it so much, I booked it before I left for July and Aug. I had to leave two weeks early in Aug. for work and was so bummed, but I will tell you that if you are looking for piece of paradise to call your own, no matter if it's for 3 days, 3 weeks, or 3 months...this is the place! Avellanas is the best beach around. The beach is long and beautiful, and the water is amazing! I was there once or twice a day, which is another thing...the walk from the house to the beach is not only short, but half of your walk is on this cool little boardwalk that you have to see to believe (everyone takes pictures) and you are sure to see howler monkeys and iguanas along the's the coolest! Once at the beach you can go right and have your own slice of the beach to yourself, or left and head to Lola's which I will say is the coolest bar I have ever been to, and I've been to a lot! It's world famous! If you get in the mood for some more action, there is a shuttle that runs you in and out of town (Tamarindo) several times a day. Again, this was the most amazing place and the Blue Lagoon was by far the best spot. I would meet people and they would ask where I was staying and they had tried to book it, but I got to it first, so make sure you book in advance! Finally, Rick and Gabriela, your hosts were the BEST! You couldn't ask for better people...Rick knows the ins and outs and Gabriela really helped me with my Spanish...they are now friends for life! Not sure if you can tell, but I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norman, Oklahoma

Wonderful Stay and Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

I was traveling solo and stayed here. Rick and Gabriela and Sharky the dog were very accommodating hosts. The place had everything I needed for accommodations. The walk to the beach was a pleasant one that usually involved monkey and iguana sightings, as well as interesting birds and friendly people. There is a surf shop on the way to pick up a surf board or body board and sign up for surf lessons if you are a beginner.

The beach was amazing. There are nice places to eat within walking distance of the cottage. I can't wait to go back and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pura Vida!

  • 5 of 5

This house was everything we could have asked for and more! Gabriela and Rick were wonderful kind hosts and the area was very safe. The beach was a short walk and so was Las Olas and Lola's to grab drinks and a bite to eat.

We will certainly be going back to visit very soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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beekeeping classes, wild life and surf tours available, paddle board rental


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