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Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property


Rare Beachfront Property with SPECTACULAR BEACH AND OCEAN VIEWS and direct access to secluded SANDY Beach. Nestled in a unique, extremely environmentally friendly turtle nesting beach complete with howler monkeys, dragon flies, butterflys, Iguanas, colorful sand crabs, pelicans soaring by several times a day, turtles (rare sightings), etc. It's a nature lovers dream! Located in Playa Junquillal, one of the best surf spots & cleanest beaches in Costa Rica! Remote, exclusive beachfront row, only a short walk to a beautiful estuary.

Only 2 miles from best local restaurant, small convenience store and beach with playground/ park

-Just a few miles to local grocery store

-Infinity Dip Pool with Swim Up Bar

-Beautiful Black Sand Beach

-180 degree oceanfront views

The Space:


-One of the few five-bedroom homes in Costa Rica that is actually beachfront with a sandy beach with great local surf locations!

-Private Beach access directly from house

-Pool access

-Estuary only a short walk down the road!

-Mangroves with Howler monkeys

Other things to note:

We are only an hour and a half from the Liberia Airport, 40 minutes from Tamarindo, located next to Playa Negra.

On Site Caretaker, Yoga Instructor & Masseuse located on premises in separate quarters on first floor. Schedule Yoga or Massages on site!


Please note: When you arrive in Paraiso (dead end with soccer field and park on the right), turn left at dead end/ stop sign, then the road will go from pavement to dirt road. Continue on dirt road until right before you dead end into beach parking lot, turn left. Pass Junquilal Eco Lodge & continue on dirt road and bear left. Continue and bear left again. You will pass a condo community with a paved road & two speed bumps, continue straight. We will be the only 3 story house on your right, no attached neighbors :)

In a navigation system, type in Villas Venado and pass Villas Venado. Continue south 500 meters and it will be the only 3 story Coral orange house on your right. If you hit the dead end to the estuary you have gone too far.

More Details

Property Manager
Kelly Crean
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

Why Kelly Crean chose Junquillal

One of the very few large homes that is actually beachfront with a gorgeous, sandy swim-able beach!

What makes this house unique

Beachfront, 5 Bedroom MASTER SUITES! GREAT for Weddings, Events, Large Families, Corporate Trips, etc.

On Site Caretaker, Yoga Instructor & Masseuse located on premises in a apartment on 3rd floor! Schedule Yoga or Massages on site!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Junquillal in Cantón Santa Cruz

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No sand in the house, especially in the showers- it backs up the drains. There is an outdoor shower and outdoor hoses available and easily accessible
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Sofa Bed #1 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Sofa Bed #2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Sofa Bed #3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • All bedrooms are MASTERS!!!!
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Any special services such as Private chef, chauffeur, concierge, massage, yoga, dinner painting parties, etc. can be arranged by the property manager/ concierge at an additional cost. On Site Caretaker, Yoga Instructor & Masseuse located on premises in separate quarters on first floor. Schedule Yoga or Massages on site!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Property was great, perfect for our family with 2 married children.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Junquillal, the house was great, the beach was great and the waves were great. We rented a car and it was amazingly easy and safe to get around. We just can't say enough about this great house. Catherine, living downstairs was a great help, so friendly and teaches Yoga and gives great massages. Go see Tibor at the reserve/restaurant, great guy and gives you the local scoop. The drive to Tamarindo was no worries and overall great trip.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Castillo de Coral captured my heart

  • 5 of 5

Castillo de Coral was beyond my expectations. The four main bedrooms face the Ocean waves on a private beach next to an Estuary and within walking distance to a 5 star restaurant. It is an incredible setting out of a movie in the sense of first class accommodation and solitude yet nearby places are within close proximity. I highly recommend it and I plan on returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Should have a 6th star for the rating scale!

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the most luxurious accommodation in the Junquillal area. True 5-star + with large comfortable king size beds, huge rooms with walk-in closets and en-suites in all bedrooms, double sinks, tubs, and walk-in showers. However, that's not even the biggest attraction to this villa! The panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean from every living level of this place is priceless! We have seen whales spouting from this beach vantage several times. Excellent beach entrance to the water for boogie boarding, body surfing, and the best kept secret surf break in the area is only a few hundred feet away. A great place for a relaxing dip at low tide is available just around the point to the north in a protected bay! The quality dining choices in close proximity is the biggest surprise of all. Check them out, each with a unique offering of ambiance and cuisine. The host (Brenda) is most accommodating, professional, and organized. She will also arrange for any tours and is happy to provide advise and guidance for great things to do and see while in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great choice for our Family Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time in Costa Rica.

The house is set on a beautiful black sand beach, our kids had fun boogie boarding & body surfing right in front of the house.We rented kayaks delivered straight to us and got to explore the estuary located just down the road from the house. On day trips we did an adventure tour that included white water rafting, zip-lining, rock climbing, Repelling, horse back riding Sauna & volcano mud bath.

Great local surfing in Junquillal!!

Sunsets are spectacular!!!

Plenty of local restaurants near by with excellent food!!

I would definitely recommend to anyone looking to vacation in Costa Rica. The house is very comfortable plenty of room for our family, the kitchen is nice for cooking and open to the living area. You can open the doors to the patio for indoor/outdoor style living. Time to start planning for our visit next year!!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded Oceanfront Mansion

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to fight over the bedrooms when they are ALL spectacular!:) Enormous master suites with huge private bathrooms. Clearly no expense was spared constructing this beautiful property with floor to ceiling windows looking out on the private ocean frontage. The black sand beach sparkles in the sun and you will almost never see footprints. Renting this home with a fun group of women from the 1st to the 9th of November was the best decision I ever made! The beach is very private; when we walked it, no matter what time of day, you rarely saw anyone. The few people we did meet on the beach were other vacationers from the states or Canada that owned homes nearby. The area was very secluded, safe and NOT "touristy". We drove a short 30 minutes to Tamarindo where you could be part of the tourist crowd if you like. Lots of shops and restaurants. Charming. Don't miss the farmer's market on Saturday's there where you can find Omar, a gifted reflexology healer that helped several ladies in our group rid themselves of back and joint pain. He is a miracle worker in a very humble persona. We had lunch in the restaurant on the beach next to the market that Saturday and it was a hidden gem! 5 star dining at very affordable prices. Try the ceviche and smoked octopus. Outstanding! When you dine there or at Lolas, another amazing restaurant on the beach, make sure to notice the difference in beach traffic from the secluded mansion you will be renting. At the farmer's market we picked up loads of locally grown fruits and vegetables (even some delicious smoked meats) and enjoyed using the gourmet kitchen for cooking and family style meals. The house was well-equipped with high quality housewares. A well appointed kitchen both upstairs and down with everything you need and more. High ceilings, a balcony deck for upstairs bedrooms & a pool with bar off the main level deck. Everything we needed was there along with a binder giving us tons of information on the area and suggestions for what to do. The in-house concierge is a phenomenal masseuse. She encourages instruction on the type of massage you want and intuitively tunes in to your needs. It was an otherworldly experience that I would like very much to revisit. It was an amazing vacation that I will never forget. Get the group together and head for Costa Rica! It's a smart choice and this house is a screaming deal for what you get! Pura Vida! :)

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Untouched beauty is all around

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Castillo De Coral for a couple weeks and absolutely loved it! The area is great, the locals are super friendly, and the area is like an eco reserve.

I had my own private beach every morning! Absolutely no other people on the beach, it's like a dream!

The house is set up perfectly for our party of 10 (4 couples and two twin beds), and there was even room to add a few more with the sofa couches. With 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms every couple had their own place to sleep and own bathroom for the week.

With 2 kitchens, it made it really easy on everyone to not have to worry about sharing space. The staff keeps the entire three stories in clean, top notch shape. .

The Kitchen has everything you need (pots, pans, dishes, blender, coffee maker, etc.) to make your own meals if you would like and there is plenty of refrigerator/freezer space with 2 refrigerators.The house is about 30 minutes from Tamarindo and Santa Cruz – so you can easily visit the larger cities without having to deal with the crowds of tourists.

The local restaurants in the area have excellent food so convenient and so many choices!

And if you need anything, Brenda the property manager is only a phone call away. she even helped us book massages and yoga, and there is a yoga instructor and message therapist on premises! The girls were in Heaven.

And kayaking for us guys was awesome, the estuary is only a 5 minute walk from the front door! Brenda also arranged our kayak rental.

We will happily be returning next year with more of our family:)

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Junquillal Eco Resort
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Junquillal Eco Resort
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Car: necessary

Enjoy the best of Eco Tourism in this remote location! Playa Junquillal is renowned for it's great surf and for being one of the cleanest beached in all of Costa Rica. Enjoy butterflies, dragonflies, howler monkeys, Fireflies. the beach in front of you, the mangroves with howler monkeys behind you. You are at a turtle nesting beach, certain times of year there is whale watching from your bedroom, and a beautiful secluded black sandy beach where the world is your playground.nearest restaurant is only a mile away, the grocery store only 4 miles away, and numerous top rated restaurants less than 10 minutes away. enjoy this nature getaway without having to sacrifice necessary conveniences.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £111.65
Damage Insurance £43.91

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.