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Stephanie Craig

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Best Oceanfront Prices! Penthouse w/ Spiral Staircase to PRIVATE Rooftop Balcony

50 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Jaco Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Luxury, relaxation and splendor are what you will find as your vacation dreams begin at this incredible penthouse at Bahia Enacantada in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica! This is one of only four TRUE penthouses in the complex - meaning that it is on the top floor WITH a private, covered roof top balcony! From the moment you arrive - welcomed by your personal Guest Hosts - until the day you leave, this vacation will be one to remember!

This penthouse suite has something for everyone! From the large, covered balcony - accessible from either the master bedroom or dining room, you can enjoy the incredible sights of the Pacific Ocean. From the eastern bedroom, the majestic mountain vistas are yours to take in! Feel the stress melt away as you begin your day with breakfast on an inlaid stone table for six on that ocean view balcony! In addition, your penthouse includes a private rooftop balcony! Each oceanside balcony is furnished with quality, outdoor furniture where you might catch up on email. (We have also installed 'boosters' to ensure a consistent internet experience). Finish your favorite book, take a nap or just lie around and let your senses get lost in the sounds of the surf and ocean breeze!

While the outdoors is certainly gorgeous, wait until you get inside! You will be delighted to find high-end upgrades throughout the penthouse too! We care about the health of our guests! That is why our penthouse suites are the only two in this complex with ozone machines to ensure mold-free units! Why not pick up some fresh local fruit and vegetables at the Farmer's Market and dine in your spacious, fully-equipped kitchen? It comes complete with stainless appliances, elegant wood cabinetry and service for six! Be sure to make reservations early if your choose to pamper yourself by hiring our own housekeeper to tidy up the penthouse each day so that you don't have to!

For your comfort, all three bedrooms have king-sized beds & two have flat screen TV's! Enjoy a romantic bubble bath in one of the few glass- surrounded tub and shower enclosures in Jaco - as well as a spacious walk-in closet! RELAX in the comfortable, new living room furniture while enjoying the 42' flat screen TV! For your convenience, there is a laundry room with a brand full-sized washer and dryer. By the way, calls to the US and Canada and calls to anywhere in Costa Rica are free! We even provide a cell phone for your pleasure during your stay with us!

Although you may never want to leave your 'home away from home', you surely won't want to miss any of the tours, tourist attractions or surfing Costa Rica is so famous for! To the west of Bahia Encantada, you will find palm tree lined beaches between the pools and the ocean. To the south is the city of Jaco. Bahia Encantata is a short 15 minute walk to the center of town! There is no need to rent a vehicle during your stay with us. We offer personal transportation to/from the airport at a very reasonable rate. Our favorite tour companies will pick you up directly at the penthouse. Walking is safe and fun. If you choose not to walk, taxis are plentiful and cost $2.00 - $3.00 most anywhere in downtown Jaco!

In order to accommodate our larger parties, this owner proudly offers an additional 3 bedroom/ 2.5 bath, penthouse condo with rooftop balcony next door, for parties of up to 12 people!!!

From the minute you set foot in the door, you will realize that you are truly in your own piece of paradise!!! We can even arrange transportation to and from the airport with an English speaking driver. Advance reservations are required. We also reward our faithful return customers with a 5% discount to show our appreciation for your patronage! So, are you ready for your 'vacation of a lifetime'? You have earned it! Just give us a call, (Stateside) at: 919-581-6848 or (locally) at: 8745-3679. The rates are unbelievable! Reserve early, because at these prices the bookings are going fast!!!

Keywords: 2007 Property of the Year, Bahia Encantada, penthouse, condo, vacation rental, townhouse

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Stephanie Craig (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Stephanie Craig

Have you ever had Moose Tracks Ice Cream? Our owners - Wally and June Blume - are the developers of this flavor and many others which can be purchased in several grocery stores from coast to coast in the US. They have been coming to Costa Rica since 2005 and purchased their condos at BE in 2007. They love the beauty of Costa Rica and the gentleness of the people here. "You can plan to be as busy or as low key as you’d like, which is the beauty of vacationing here. It is a thrill to wake up every morning and see the beautiful Pacific Ocean in Jaco Bay. It is like a symphony for your eyes". They own several companies and their lives tend to be pretty busy in the US, so they love their time away here in Jaco. Wally plays golf and they both love to read and spend time with friends and family here. Since their time in Jaco, they have friends from different cultures as they enjoy people they have met from all over the world. They love being able to reconnect from year to year and catch up on their lives.

Stephanie Craig purchased this condo in 2007

Why Stephanie Craig chose Jaco

Wally and June used to go to Florida every year to escape the snow from the Mid West. The weather in Florida became pretty unpredictable and they spent several winters in Key West with temperatures in the mid 50’s. They have friends who had been coming to Costa Rica and suggested they try it. The first year here made believers out of them and they’ve continued to return. They’ve traveled to many places in the world. They love the fact that they can enjoy this climate while not having to travel so far from home. There are so many activities to enjoy here that there is something for everyone. They have had friends come to visit who love bird watching. From their balcony, they saw 44 varieties of birds and were thrilled. It isn’t unusual to sit on the balcony and see Macaws in pairs or groups fly by. They are so colorful and absolutely beautiful as they do “a fly by” in front of the balcony.

What makes this condo unique

This condo was their home before they built their own home in the Jaco area, so there is a lot of TLC that went into decorating and keeping it up. It was more than a rental to us. It truly was our home for several months out of each year.

There are many beautiful condos in Jaco - and this is certainly no exception. However, in all of Jaco, there are not too many penthouses, and of those, not many of them have an additional COVERED ROOFTOP balcony with views like this! So, we think that the best feature of this oceanview penthouse is the view from here! The spiral staircase will take you to this breezy hide away where you will enjoy incredible, panoramic views of Jaco Beach, the Pacific Ocean AND the mountains to the east ... breath-taking!

Another unique feature is the full tub in the Master bathroom. Bathtubs are very rare in Costa Rica and this one is BEAUTIFUL!!!

Your experience here gives you the opportunity to be spoiled at every level - for a a great price! While you are here, we want you to feel like family!

Welcome!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our group has stayed in various condos in the Jaco Beach – Los Suenos area for the last eight years. We have found these two condos (G-5 and H-5) to be the best we have rented.



The units were very well kept and supplied with all the necessary amenities. The pools, grounds and beaches were exceptionally clean and inviting. The property managers were great and looked after every detail to ensure that we had a good time during our stay. From this location we were able to enjoy everything there is to do in the area, from some of

the best fishing in the world, to surfing, canopy tours, ATV riding in the mountains - and of course, the wonderful people of Costa Rica.



I encourage anyone wanting to stay at the Bahia Encantada Resort Condos in CR to book either of these units. They will definitely have a wonderful time. 5 Stars!
Feb 2013
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Best Oceanfront Prices! Penthouse w/ Spiral Staircase to PRIVATE Rooftop Balcony
average rating of 4.96 based on 51 reviews
5

If your going to Jaco this is the place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of eight stayed in two Bahia Encantada penthouses. To start with Stephanie and John are a delight! The condos are super clean and updated. The interiors are nicely furnished. The complex is well maintained and the pool is spotless and just beautiful with several areas to swim in of different depths. There is even a separate children's pool and swim up bar area that makes for the perfect picnic spot. John and Stephanie let you know from the start that they are there to help make your stay wonderful and they mean it. My daughter hurt her ear canyoneering at a prior location and John and Stephanie drove us to a pharmacy and got her the proper care she needed and then kept checking that she was okay. The beach area is beautiful and fun to watch surfers and search for shells. The waves are too rough for swimming or children, but that's okay because the pool is great.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review Stacey! I hope your daughter is feeling better. So sorry that the waves were so big this weekend. We found out that there was a front that had come in and it sure did translate into some heavy surf. I'm really glad that you enjoyed your vacation! Come back and see us soon!
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clean and convenient to town

  • 5 of 5

This well maintained property was really lovely and perfect for our family of six. We enjoyed the beautiful beach and the views from the balconies, and the short walk to town. We easily walked to the grocery store and to restaurants. The condo had great air conditioning and internet that worked consistently. There was visible security onsite, and the pool was sparkling clean. We found the bedding very comfortable, and the deck table and chairs wonderful for our morning coffee. All furnishings were in great condition, and a phone was available if we needed to reach the states. Jaco is an area with all kinds of tours available for adventurous groups. It is a lively beach town, with hopping night life, and dozens of restaurants. The managers were wonderful to work with, and will answer any and all questions promptly and with great advice. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking Condo

  • 5 of 5

Our group absolutely love this condo. We were a group of six adults and there was more than enough room for all of us. We were lucky enough to start every morning up on the roof top terrace with a cup of coffee and watching the waves that were steps away. The downtown shops and restaurants were a quick walk or $2 cab, and we were just down the beach from the new Croc's Casino (a few of us got pretty lucky on the Craps table!)! The entire condo was spotless, the security guards were incredibly nice, and the owners were very sincere. As soon as we arrived at the condo, they walked us up, gave us a tour and all the information we would need. The week spent in Jaco was made so much better by such an amazing place to stay. Thank you Stephanie and John!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come to see us again soon!
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5

A little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This property was everything that was pictured and more! The beds were awesome and the shower heads...ooh la la! The views from the top penthouse balcony are amazing! We watched the sun set behind the mountain drinking cold Coronas! Life doesn't get much better!!

The penthouse has everything you need to settle in and make your vacation a relaxing stay. There are amazing views from every room! It was great to sit at the kitchen island while my son made fresh salsa and guacamole from the local produce! Be sure to visit the Farmers market on Friday. You won't be disappointed.

The Penthouse is located near everything. You can walk to local restaurants and walk right out to the beach! You are a short taxi ride to downtown (or if you rented a car like we did, a short drive)

Stephanie and John are awesome property managers! They greeted us upon arrival and helped us to settle in, offering lots of informative information about our surroundings.

We can't wait to return to this property. Bahia Encantada is an awesome place for a family, girls get away or for three couples!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vicki, what a great opportunity you had - to be able to bring your children to Costa Rica! We are so glad that you were able to come and that you enjoyed yourselves. You were all a lot of fun and we look forward to having you back soon!
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Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

What a great vacation! Everything at Bahia Encantada was wonderful. Beds and furniture were comfortable, showers worked great, A/C was cold when needed, and we loved having the two-level patio. Views are amazing. John and Stephanie were very readily available for any needs. We had a great time playing in the waves in front of the property, and practically had the beach to ourselves. The pool was warm and we enjoyed a nice evening swim. We even took snacks and a pitcher of pina coladas to the bar area to top it off. There is so much adventure to take part in around Jaco. Favorite activities include dirt bike/ATV riding in the mountains, jungle horseback riding with Discovery Horse Tours, and Rainmaker Park.

We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had fun!!! We can't wait to see you again soon!
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Paradise in Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our 3 teenage children, loved our stay at Bahia Encantada G-5. Stephanie and John were wonderful hosts. From the moment I first contacted them about renting the penthouse, to the time we left to head home, they were available to assist us in whatever we needed. Our transportation to and from San Jose airport was arranged for us by Stephanie and John, and the wonderful Gio was our driver. He was waiting for us when we arrived, brought us to a local store to get refreshments for the ride to Jaco, and of course a stop to see the crocodiles at Tarcoles River Bridge. Stephanie and John were waiting for us as we arrived at our home away from home. They showed us around the condo, how everything worked, left us with a cell phone to use during our stay, recommended restaurants, and even brought my husband and I to the local supermarket. They went above and beyond to make our stay as comfortable as possible.

The Condo is as breathtaking as it shows in the photos. The views are incredible. Outside the mountain view window is a macaw nest in a dead palm tree. We loved watching them flying around the grounds. The views from the beach side cannot be matched. You are truly beachfront at this complex. Wonderful pools, direct beach access, incredible people vacationing there, and secure with the guards at both the front entrance and at the beach. Enjoy the sunset views from the top balcony, incredible.

Bahia Encantada is a very short walk into the portion of town, for shopping or dining. Don't feel like walking, the guards at the entrance will call a taxi for you. Calrita's Restaurant is just next door to the complex, and there is a small grocery next door as well if you need something close.

If you are looking for a wonderful well managed place to stay in Jaco, this is the place to stay. We can't wait to go back.

Thank you John and Stephanie.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cynthia for such a nice review. Aren't those macaws incredible??? Your family was such a joy and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your vacation. Come back and see us again soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
SJO - San Jose
Nearest Barpub
Claritas
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Playa Herradura
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Los Suenos
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Caldera Highway #34
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Claritas
Nearest Beach
Playa Jaco
Car: not necessary

ATV rentals, Biking/bicycle rentals, Birding tours (Guided – Professional guide contact number in the condo),

Boogie boarding, Crocodile tours, Eco tours, Monkey and Snake tour, Restaurants (A list of the best restaurants in Jaco with numbers with our personal recommendations in the condo), Supermarkets: (A list of our recommendations in the condo), Surfing (Some of the best in Costa Rica), Taxi services (A contact lList is in the room), U.S., World Class Sailfish fishing, Zip line tours, Car rentals (Contact information in the condo), and even a Medical laboratory!

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Rates & Availability

Jaco Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Green Season 2016
Mar 28 2016 - Jul 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,549
 
 
Bargain Season 2016
Aug 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$229
$1,399
 
 
High Season 2017
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$324
$1,999
 
 
Christmas Peak Season 2016
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$449
$3,099
 
 
High Season 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$324
$1,999
 
 
Easter Season 2017
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$449
$3,099
 
 
Green Season 2017
Apr 17 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,549
 
 
Bargain Season 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$229
$1,399
 
 
High Season 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$324
$1,999
 
 
Christmas Peak 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$449
$3,099
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$229
$1,399
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $50
Cleaning Fee $50

SEE THE SAVINGS: Taxes INCLUDED in the low price!!!

1/2 rent + Security Deposit, ($50) = Amount due to reserve penthouse.
1/2 rent + Cleaning Fee = Amount due 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Cleaning fees:
3-7 Days: $50
7-30 Days: $85

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We offer Property Protection Insurance Coverage. A non refundable Security Deposit, ($50) covers the renter for $1000 worth of liability.

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Amenities

Jaco Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds: 3 King sized beds with pillow top mattresses and luxurious 600 thread count sheets!
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Decorated accommodations with upscale furniture, New living room furniture, Garbage disposal, 3 King sized beds, 42' Flat screen TV in living room, Dining room table - seats six, Counter top seating, Stone inlaid table on main balcony with seating for six , Portico, Four balconies (2 Ocean and 2 mountain views), Private covered rooftop terrace (360 degree view)

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