Highly sought after location! Just north of Tamarindo and across the bay from Flamingo Beach is the small coastal town of Potrero and Penca Beach. This new, smartly furnished, 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house is a 2 minute walk to Penca Beach - one of Guanacaste’s most beautiful white sand beaches. Snorkel, skimboard, jog, swim, beachcomb, wade in tidepools or simply sunbathe and enjoy the gorgeous scenery by day, watch a different spectacular sunset every evening and stargaze by night. The sound of the surf will lull you sleep in this home built on stilts, nestled in the greenbelt tree canopy - A great place to relax with window seats to view monkeys, birds and iguanas or take a siesta. If you want to experience the real Costa Rica look no further. This is "Pura Vida" defined! Get to know the local culture in Potrero, where you can practice your Spanish on friendly Ticos, join in a soccer game or hit the Farmer’s Market Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There are 3 grocery stores and 3 restaurants within a 5 minute walk from the house. To the north is the Las Catalinas township where you can explore other beautiful beaches, enjoy a gourmet lunch, rent SUP boards, snorkeling equipment & mountain bikes to ride on their trails. Public transportation bus stops within easy walking distance. Private and shared tours and transportation available.
Comfortable New Guest House In Good Neighborhood, Conveniently Located.
- english, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 22, 2019
About Melissa Chellemi
Owners, Melissa and Richard Chellemi, live on site and are personally available to welcome your arrival, offer local knowledge and assistance with logistics, tours and activities. When away they will have someone available to offer same hospitality. Melissa and Richard have lived full time in Costa Rica for over 26 years. They are in the charter fishing business. Melissa is also a certified personal trainer and triathlete, available for private fitness classes for an additional fee (tri training, beach workouts, yoga & SUP paddling).
Why Melissa Chellemi chose Potrero
We fell in love with Penca Beach at first sight. We purchased the property and built our home there 20 years ago. The back of our property borders a greenbelt with beautiful trees that host monkeys, tropical bird species and iguana. Our now young adult children were born and raised in Potrero Costa Rica. We have close personal relationships with all of the Costa Rican families on our street and in our neighborhood. We have enjoyed being an active part of our community for years. We built the new guest house on our property so that we could host and share this beautiful place with others.
What makes this House unique
The property is built with security in mind. Owners live on site year around in main house and a caretaker also resides on site in separate house. Property is gated with space for guests to park at least two cars inside.
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Great Getaway and Wonderful Hosts!
A perfect location for enjoying the coast, and Melissa is a wonderful hostess! We hope to return again!
Great location, beautiful home, super host.
Great location, we walked to the beach every morning and went for a swim. Beautiful home, fun watching the monkeys in the tree right outside the window. Super host, Melissa gave us great suggests for places to ride and restaurants to eat at. We had a great time.
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Perfect place to relax and enjoy.
We brought our two young children and stayed for 10 days. It was an ideal place to enjoy nature and relax into the Pura Vida. Melissa was a very attentive host and we appreciated her advice. I would recommend coming here in any season. There is a screened in back room that overlooks the jungle and howler monkeys would visit at times. I could imagine enjoying this place in the rainy season as well. We will be back.
Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having you and your family in the guesthouse! We look forward to your return.
Wonderful beach house a short walk to Playa Penca
Casa Cancion de las Olas is a fantastic vacation house. Not only is it a beautifully decorated house, it is also clean and comfortable. We especially appreciated the warm hospitality of the owners. They provided all sorts of recommendations, all of which were wonderful. Playa Penca is not to be missed!
The property is beautiful and well maintained. The location of the property is perfect.
Melissa was an extremely hospitable host. She helped us decide where to go for our daily adventures, and never steered us wrong. The property is beautiful... we enjoyed viewing the wildlife from our patio and kitchen window (monkeys, iguanas, humming birds, etc.) We enjoyed listening to the waves rolling in on Playa Penca from our screened in patio. The beach is just a 2 minute walk from the property. Our experience was so wonderful it is actually hard to describe with words. We are already planning our next trip back to Costa Rica, and are hoping to stay on this beautiful, perfectly located property once again!
Loved having your family here. I do hope that you will return and stay with us again someday!
We stayed for 9 days and had a great time. Location was perfect for exploring the area. House is very clean, comfortable, and inviting. Melissa and Ricard are so nice and willing to give advice on activities.
All in all, a great vacation!!
Additional information about rental rates
For the safety of our guests and our property all visitors (persons not listed on the rental agreement) must be pre approved by owners.