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Best Deal Condo. Walk To Best Beaches In Costa Rica. SPECIAL RATES NOW***

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 635 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Condo in modern Resort. Suit Singles or Couples with 1- 2 Children.

Comfortable and cozy condo within walking distance to Playa Samara and Playa Carrillo. Perfect for a couple or a couple with 2 small children as it has a pullout sofabed in the living area. The apartment is situated in MonteLaguna Resort, rated as 'excellent'. Built in 2010 and features on site security, on site parking, large pool and deck, children's play area, beautiful view of the lagoon, and its own water system. The condo is located on the second floor (There is an elevator) and features a spacious bedroom with a good sized eat-in balcony, flat screen TV and WiFi Internet, shower with separate toilet, ceiling fans and A/C. Kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine, and complete utensils.

Outside there's a gazebo and great landscaping. Laundry is available on the first floor and linens are provided. Easy parking for RV/Boat/Trailer.

Samara and Carrillo are small coastal towns, very laid-back, and offering PURA VIDA. Recently, Samara was rated number 2 in the top 10 beachs in Central America. There is a clinic with an English-speaking doctor, pharmacies, churches, banks, DVD shop, post office, grocery stores, many restaurants and bars, tour agencies, car rental and a police station. There is also a Spanish language school in the town.

Just 45 minutes away is Nicoya, a rather large city, with most everything you could need, including a hospital. Multiple activities are available including swimming, fishing, surfing, snorkeling, hiking, horseback riding, cycling, golfing, rafting, kayaking, wildlife and bird watching and miniature golf. However you can always just relax by the beautiful pool while enjoying the peaceful green surroundings.

Suitability: children are welcome and the property is wheelchair accessible. Sorry, non smoking is allowed indoors and no pets. Cleaning and babysitting are available. Management is very friendly and readily available on site.

More Details

Property Manager
Raif Ishak
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2017

About Raif Ishak

US small family, love to travel and connect with new friends from all over the world.

Raif Ishak purchased this condo in 2012

Why Raif Ishak chose Guanacaste

Fell in love with this location, the beautiful setting of the resort and the people.

What makes this condo unique

Very attractively priced, great location, very clean and well maintained and safety a priority. Very suitable for couples and small families. Peaceful lush surroundings with many options for multiple outdoor activities.

Map

Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Samara and Carillo
Car: recommended

Amenities

Sámara Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 635 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Toilet and shower are separate from each other.
  • The bath and toilet are separate from each other for more convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Cozy and cheerful bedroom. Accommodates 2 adults comfortably. Has a large balcony overlooking green scenic view. Sofabed is in living area sleeps 1 adult or 2 children
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Wonderful accommodation for hiking, golfing, water activities, nature watching, or simply relaxing and enjoying the pool and the lush surroundings.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
Ottawa, Ontario
5

Very nice condo in Samara

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable week at this clean and well equipped condo. The owner and local manager were professional and responsive. We had no problems, but I'm confident that any would have been dealt with quickly. The photos and description in the listing are quite accurate. The balcony was very nice and private, and the pool was excellent (and necessary during the hot dry season there!) -- lounge chairs were always available with enough shade, and we often had it all to ourselves in a high season. While it is a short walk from the condo to Samara beach, this is to the south end of it which has no services or shade. The much better option is to drive 2 minutes to Carillo Beach which is one of the best beaches in Costa Rica, 2-3 km long, mostly palm-lined and safe, with plenty of parking. It was mostly deserted on weekdays, and only moderately busy with local Ticos on the weekend. It's an easy 5 minute drive into Samara town which has plenty of good restaurants and a full grocery store, but at night you need to be careful of people walking and biking on the road. It really isn't practical to walk into town, especially in the evenings, so a car is almost essential if you want to stay at this condo, however you could use taxis to get into town and apparently they can be called to the small hotel on the same site. This hotel also has a very good restaurant.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, David, for your review. We have enjoyed having you as you were great guests and pleasant people. We appreciate your feed back regarding the beaches and both Samara and Carrillo. Having a car is a definite plus not just to go frm and to the apartment, but also to visit nearby areas of attraction and different leisure activities. It was our pleasure to host you and we look forward to seeing you soon in the near future. Best wishes. Raif
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5

Charming property

  • 5 of 5

flat had everything we needed, gorgeous pool and given the low season we had it all to ourselves!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Irina. It was a pleasure to have both pf you and we certainly look forward to seeing you again soon! Raif
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5

Clean and comfortable. Close to beautiful beaches!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was amazing, and not long enough! Laura the manager was very friendly and was always prompt in responding to any questions we had.

Just wish there were nicer chairs at the pool.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, Jill. We appreciate your kind words. Your comment reminds us of our number one objective which is the comfort and enjoyment of the guest. I shall be talking to the person responsible about the pool chairs. to get better ones. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon! Our best wishes. Raif
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
4

Perfect for 3 days!

  • 4 of 5

Condo was perfect for the 3 days we were there. Any longer, and we would have stayed in Samara so we were closer to everything. Lots of bugs and some of the lights didn't work properly. Other than that, it served its purpose! Pool was great!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shellia, I am glad the condo was perfect for your stay. For people who MUST be in the center of Samara, this is not the place, but for others who appreciate security, peaceful quiet place with beautiful surroundings, our condo is the best! The lights issue is easily addressed (we ask that you tell the Manager immediately) and there are bugs OUSIDE the building. After all, we have great natural environment :-) Best wishes. Raif
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4

Quiet, comfortable condo with a nice pool

  • 4 of 5

Quiet, comfortable condo with a nice pool and friendly neighbors. It is not really great walking to the beach with kids (narrow road, 1/2 mile walk) so best that you have a car. Towels were provided which was nice but we could have used another couple blankets. Carrillo beach was beautiful and samara was busier but fun for surfing and kayaking.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jacquelyn, Thank you for staying with us. I am glad you guys enjoyed Playa Carrillo as well as Samara. The pool is always a hit especially with the children. I agree that having a car is a plus especially when you have kids. Hope to see you back soon! Raif
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5

Smooth Beginning and Ending Process

  • 5 of 5

The Owner was very easy to work with and provided quick responses and helpful information.

Note: I did not actually rent or see the unit. I did reserve the unit but had to cancel due to change in plans (not related to unit). The Owner quickly handled the cancellation process according to the policy that was in place at the time of reservation. He was very gracious and wished me well. The reservation and cancellation processes were both very smooth with no issues. I appreciate the quality of service. Wishing the Owner well!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, Celeste, for your review. It was a real pleasure to know and talk to you. Our aim is to help visitors from all over the world enjoy their stay in Costa Rica and Samara in particular., and we shall do all we can to see a smile on the face of a guest. God bless you. Raif
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (per week) $29
Refundable damage deposit $150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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