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Spectacular 4 Bedroom 3 Bath 15 Minute walk to the Beach - Sleeps 13 - Pool!!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

4 Bedroom 3 Bath Close to Beach and Nightlife

This remarkable, private, and comfortable 4 bedroom, 3 bath, home enjoys ocean breezes, and is in the perfect location for everything Costa Rica has to offer. (Sleeps up to 13)

This beautiful two-story home is gated and extremely safe, tastefully furnished, and makes you feel at home from the moment you enter. It features four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a large, well equipped kitchen, dining room and living room.

Beautiful hardwood sliding doors open to the private patio and pool. Just down the road is a great beach for surfing, and swimming. You can walk for miles on virgin beach with scenic jungles that come right to the edge of the beach.

This home is located in the best location for whatever experience you want from Costa Rica. Night life in Jaco, world famous Manual Antonio, waterfalls, rain forests and canopy tours are all just a short drive away. The home is just a nice walk or short bike ride away from one of the most beautiful and clean, cinnamon colored sand beaches in Costa Rica. This gorgeous beach features world-class surfing, side by side with romantic coves and tide pools which are safe for even small children to play in. This beach consists of miles and miles of untouched protected shore with plentiful wildlife.

Area Information

The charming small town offers a variety of restaurants, and small well stocked supermarket. You find great atmosphere at the great local hangouts: The Barilito down at the beach and great food at Sin Rival, Tropezon and Los Almendros restaurants. Everything is within a 5 to 10 minute walk. There is frequent bus service to nearby towns of Jacó and Parrita, as well as the capital San Jose (airport) which is only 1 1/2 hours away.

Rental includes wireless internet access, cable TV, washer and dryer, private pool, outdoor BBQ area (No BBQ at this time), garden with fruit trees, garage, landscape and pool maintenance.

More Details

Bryan & Elisia Nielsen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

Why Bryan & Elisia Nielsen chose Puntarenas

We have traveled to Costa Rica many times and fell in love with the people and the country.

We picked this area because it is close everything (Beach, Surfing, Nightlife, Shopping, Parks, Waterfalls, etc.) and is still very quiet and private. The house is a big roomy 2 story that will accommodate 2 families very easily.

What makes this house unique

This house is filled with gorgeous woodwork. Sleeps 13 has a beautiful private pool and observation deck. There is a separate TV / Computer room upstairs. Large TV in the Family Room and Smart TV’s in the master and upstairs TV room.

More than enough room for everyone.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great visit to Esterillos Oeste. The Neilson's home was just as advertised and served as an excellent base for our activities as well has a place to relax and enjoy the afternoon. Thanks for sharing your home with us.

(From Airbnb)
Dec 2015
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Villas Xihu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 13
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - Rancho - toilet , outdoor shower , Outdoor Bathroom / Toilet and Outside Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Double / Full Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , One Double / Full and one Twin
    Master - 1 king , Huge Master with built in desk and dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 3 queen , Queen Size Bunk Beds and Queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Surfing - Beach - Restaurants - Nightlife - Parks- Waterfalls - Zip lines - Horse back riding - ATV rental are available.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Spectacular 4 Bedroom 3 Bath 15 Minute walk to the Beach - Sleeps 13 - Pool!!!
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 20 reviews
West New York

Casa Nielsen was Pura vida!

  • 4 of 5

Great stay, house was at a perfect location ... We would love to come back one day to Casa Nielsen... Pura Vida!!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house needed update and work

  • 2 of 5

Caretakers were very nice, house was big but needed work and update mainly on plumbing.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Zack Thank you for staying at Casa Nielsen. I understand that the town was working on the water system while you were visiting and the pressure was low while the work was being completed. We apologize for this but it is out of our control what the utility company does. We work hard to make this house as enjoyable as possible for our guests. Please email my personal email or call me and let me know if there were other issues besides the water pressure that we are unaware of that we can address. We are 3500 miles away and only see the property one or two times a year and rely upon constructive feedback to ensure eeryone is happy. Travel safe
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Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The property manager was really helpful and nice. The house was comfortable and roomy. The swimming pool was nice. I would recommend this rental to anyone especially families.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for sharing our home. You are welcome back anytime. Bryan and Elisia
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Spectacular. Above our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Casa Nielsen was everything we had hoped for and more. Not only was the property stunningly beautiful but it was the perfect home away from home. The house comfortably slept my group of 11 friends and I and we absolutely loved our time there. The house is fully stocked with everything you need prior to your arrival, spotless inside and out and has a beautiful atmosphere.

The owners Bryan & Elisia were great people to work with and provided my group with consistent communication from the moment we booked till we left. Also, Dave & Kate the property managers were very helpful throughout the whole process from arrival till departure.

We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay on our first trip to Costa Rica. Overall everyone loved Casa Nielsen, the surrounding area and very much appreciate Bryan, Elisia, Dave & Kate. I highly recommend staying here to get the best possible experience out of your visit and to truly enjoy a beautiful and inviting home.

Pura Vida

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent time & all expectations met or exceeded

  • 5 of 5

It was a great experience & all that was promised was delivered. Dave & Kate were attentive & quick to respond when we had questions. We were very content & the property is well maintained without there being a bother to us. Great place!!! Matt

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A great group of people! Thank you so much for sharing our home and helping our community. Pura Vida, Bryan & Elisia
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Beautiful house in a beautiful location. Our kids loved the pool! It is perfect for families.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Casa Neilson! The house was very clean and had everything we needed. The property managers were very helpful and kind. We enjoyed watching the large iguanas, hummingbirds, and parrots as we sat next to the pool. We came mid week and we almost had the beach to ourselves. It was a wonderfully relaxing time.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing our home! We were sorry to hear the entire party could not make it but verry glad you enjoyed yourselfs. Please visit us again. Bryan & Elisia
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Nearest Airport
69 Miles
(SJO) Juan Santamaria International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Hwy 34
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Sin Rival
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Playa Estrillios


Rates & Availability

Villas Xihu House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
HIgh Season
Dec 19 2016 - Apr 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2018
Dec 18 2017 - Apr 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $39 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.
$220 per night for less than one week rental
House Rules

CHECK-IN TIME is AFTER 2 P.M. AND CHECKOUT is 11 AM NO Early Check-in or late checkout. The property managers have several houses and schedule times for each client. Please be on time to avoid an unwanted wait.
This Is A NON SMOKING Unit! If You Smoke Outside Please Pick Up And Dispose Of The Butts. Smoking inside will result in loss of deposit and additional cleaning fees.
INCLUSIVE FEES – Rates include a one-time linen & towel setup. Amenity fees are included in the rental rate.
NO DAILY HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE – While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. However, it is available at an additional rate With Advanced Notice. We do not permit bath towels or linens to be taken from the units, but we provide extra beach towels for your use.
There is a Washer / Dryer for guests use.
RATE CHANGES – Rates subject to change without notice.
FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check in. Only the number of people on the reservation is allowed, failure to comply with this will result in evection and loss of rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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