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Villa Sonita-- a Spectacular Beach Rental in Playa Guiones

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Minimum Stay
6 nights

About the property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5- 3/4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-18)

A beautiful Villa located on the 200 meter line in Playa Guiones, Nosara. This is as close to the beach as you can get. Villa Sonita has room for multiple families or friends. The main house consist of 3 bedrooms, full kitchen and 3- 3/4 baths. The suite has full kitchen and 3/4 bath. The cabina has 3/4 bath. It is the perfect home for your surfing vacation. Enjoy your stay in this very private property and its lush surroundings. You can relax by the pool or just sit on the patio in this incredible place. Take to the beach for some world class surfing or just enjoy the warm water and beautiful sand. The house is located near the Harbor Reef Hotel and is walking distances to the stores in town. Whether you decide to cook at the house or eat out, the area offers stores and great resturants for all your needs. If you are looking for night life to keep things going there is plenty to have.

Keywords: A beautiful remodled Villa with swimming pool.

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Property Manager
Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2017

About Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell

Sonia and I live in the Long Beach Calif. area and have 3 children. Sonia has a love for decorating and fittness. Other than running a family business I enjoy surfing and riding my Harley. Now that our children are older Sonia and I have more time to spend on our dreams. Thats how we found our place in Costa Rica.

Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell purchased this villa in 2010

Why Scott Cornwell and Sonia Cornwell chose Guanacaste

In 2001 I took my first surf trip to Costa Rica with my friends. From the first day we arrived we knew we would be back. After several surfing trips with my friends my wife decided to experience Costa Rica. I told her of a beautiful town that we stay at called Playa Guiones. It did not take long for her see why it was so special to me. The beautiful sandy beaches, the warm water,great food, and most of all the kindness of the local people. Every vacation we spent in Nosara with our family we would take the time and look at property. We hoped one day we would buy a piece of our dream. In March of 2010 our dream came true.

What makes this villa unique

While staying at Villa Sonita you will enjoy the feel of living in the jungle and seeing wildlife from the patio. You won't find a better place to relax. Take a short walk to the beach and experience the warm water of Playa Guiones.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Villa Sonita-- a Spectacular Beach Rental in Playa Guiones
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Enchanting location!

  • 5 of 5

Our group recently returned home from our stay at Casa Sonita. It was an unforgettable experience. The accommodations blew us away!! The house is extremely well-kept, spacious, and inviting.

Every morning we made coffee and headed outside to sip and watch the monkeys stretch their limbs. It was mesmerizing to say the least. The proximity to the beach is unbeatable. In the morning we would swing by Coconut Harry's to pick up boards on our short walk to the beach... and in the evenings we would stop at Beach Dog Café (also located right in between the beach and the house).

One afternoon we took an ATV to La Luna -- the view of the ocean from our table was breathtaking! Highly recommend scoping that out on your visit!

Without hesitation- BOOK THIS HOUSE! You will fall in love!! We are already looking at our calendar to reserve dates for 2017!!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for Costa Rican vacation!

  • 5 of 5

After having been in Nosara in the past we knew this was the spot we wanted to return for our family vacation. With more people in our family now than the last time we came, we needed a fairly good sized house to stay in - this house provided not only the comfortable space that we needed but it is a beautiful, comfortable place to be. It is close to everything: beach, restaurants, shops... The outdoor pool area is perfect for hanging out and grilling food for dinner. The property is beautifully landscaped with tropical flowers and plants. My favorite thing in the morning was to sit out back and watch the family of monkeys jumping from tree to tree. This is a very comfortable Tica styled home that we would definitely stay in again. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Memories Made

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Nosara and after much searching for a home that would fit 14 (adults and children) perfectly; this was the place! Thank you for sharing your amazing home with us. We made so many amazing memories in this beautiful area! The kids enjoyed the pool most days as it was very hot! The ocean was great as well and the short walk was great! Rebecca was very helpful as well! The monkeys were definetlty the alarm clock in the early a.m. but that was ok as we would get up a be at beach by 6:30--it is beautiful! I would recommend if you are flying in from Liberia to take advantage of the grocery shoppimg that Rebecca will do for you. We didn't arrive to the house until 6:00 p.m. and it was so nice to have food there as everyone was hungry. One and only recommendation I would make is a new grill as the handle fell off for us the refrigerator seemed to cool some days better than others and the top shelf was broke when we got there so did not put much on this as we did not want it to fall apart. Air in the whole place would be nice but at least it was in the bedrooms! I would recommend this place to anyone! Love the location as well! Again, Thank you Cornwell's!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kim---Thank you for your review. I am so happy you had a great experience at our place. My wife and I never get tired of spending time in Nosara. Thanks for the heads up on the refrigerator and Barbecue. Both will be replaced. Hope you make it back to Nosara some time soon. Scott
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Our Favorite Spot!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Nosara 6 times and stayed at Villa Sonita twice. It is our favorite spot so far! We travel with a large group with varied ages from 5-62. The property is laid out so nicely that we all have our space but can spend quality time together as well. Nosara has gotten "busier" than when we first went 10 years ago, especially in other sections. We enjoy the quieter section where this house is and you can't beat the close walk to the beach!

The owners were great in their contact before and after the trip, they take pride in their Costa Rican home and it shows in all aspects. Rebeca (property manager) was helpful and responsive. Our crew would highly recommend this house and property.

If you go, say hi to the large family of howler monkeys that love the large tree in the back of the property. They graced us most evenings, including their babies and even a newborn! Amazing!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Surf reunion

  • 5 of 5

Six of my college buds from 40 years ago rented this house last August for annual surfari. Killer location! Nice pool, swim up bar and cabana. Easy walk into village. Nice kitchen and grill area. Only suggestions are a frozen daiquiri machine :) and central AC. All bedrooms have AC though. Very Costa Rica. Beautiful grounds. Easy walk to beach as next door path is now accessible.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Villa Sonita was the perfect relaxing getaway for my friends and I. The accommodations were great, plenty of room to move around and plenty of activities to do around the villa. Just a 5 minute walk to the beach or 2 minutes to 3 nice restaurants where you can grab a bite to eat. If you just want to relax you can make you favorite beverage and just chill by the pool with the swim up bar and BBQ your favorite food. The grounds are naturally landscaped with plenty of the local wildlife to view. Rebecca the property manager is great, she catered to our every need including transportation from the airport in Liberia. I would definatly reccomend a Villa Sonita vacation to anyone who wants a relaxing getaway with plenty of activities to do if you choose. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you and your friends had a great time. It means a lot to my wife and I when people tell us what a great time they had staying at our place. Rebeca our property manager and her staff do a wonder job making sure house and grounds are kept up. Thanks again for the reveiw
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Car: not necessary

Villa Sonita sits on the 200 meter line at Playa Guiones. This is as close to the beach as you can get. From high tide and 200 meters back is protected land. Our property enables you to enjoy the beauty of the jungle,sound of the ocean and a variety of wildlife. In all my travels I believe Playa Guiones (Nosara), has the nicest people,best food and surf for all levels. This is why my wife and I chose Nosara.


Rates & Availability

Playa Guiones Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Nov 20 2016 - Apr 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
Mid Season
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 19 2017
6 night minimum stay
High Season
Nov 20 2017 - Apr 30 2018
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Discounts are offered during the off season depending on the month

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Playa Guiones Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (5) Sleep Sofa or Futons (5).
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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