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Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property


Resort setting condominium - Spotless one bedroom, one bathroom, living room/kitchen combo. This comfortable home away from home comes complete with all amenities and lots of extras. New mattresses on Queen size bed in bedroom. New double size sofa bed Each condo comes with an extra double sofa bed for extra guests.

FREE WiFi in your condo.

WE HAVE 3 CONDOS AVAILABLE IN THIS COMPLEX. Managed by professional Canadian Property Management Company

32 inch LCD Cable TV in living room and 20 inch LCD TV in the bedroom. Included are international multilingual stations. Laundry facilities are included in the complex. Steps to convenience store, restaurants, DAY SPA, and various other shops. Less than a 2 minute walk to the broad Coco Beach with a new boardwalk. Huge free form pool, one of the largest pools in Costa Rica with swim up SELF SERVE bar, spa pool, and in water seating areas. Thatched Gazebo's over bar and extra Gazebo for a shady outdoor drink or meal. Use your personal portable BBQ to enjoy a meal on the patio or deck. We supply a patio table and chairs for your personal use.We also supply two chaise lounges for your exclusive use.

The tropical grounds are beautifully landscaped with palms, flowering shrubs and large shade trees. Full time friendly security and maintenance staff on complex.

This facility provides you with a quiet relaxing atmosphere but is less than a few minutes minutes walk to beach, a 5 - 10 minute, 900 meter walk to town center for restaurants, bars, casinos, clubs, grocery stores, clothing and souvenir shops, as well as tours for all the various sporting activities. In addition tours to local volcanoes, hot spring spas, zip lining, white water rafting, world class surfing, eco tours and other activities are available in town. Drive to see the many Volcanoes, sit in a volcanic pools, get a massage or see the Howler Monkeys in the trees enjoying the mangos. Take a quad and tour the jungle trails. You can also just relax or you can fill your stay with exciting activities. So much is available so you can plan your vacation around your preferences.

Keywords: Resort Style Condo Complex

Huge Pool with splash area for the little ones

Close to beach and town 200 meters to the beach

Safe & Secure

More Details

Frank Evans
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2018

About Frank Evans

A husband and wife combo of Canadian entrepreneurs fell in love with Costa Rica upon our first holiday here. The laid back atmosphere as well as the exceptionally friendly people and good food were the decision makers for us. In addition we found the flora and fauna abundant and easily accessible with many national parks. Our activities included a 10 minute drive to a blue flag snorkeling beach at Ocotal, a volcano tour including zip lining, water slide, horseback riding, hot springs and typical Costa Rican lunch. Our family and friends who have visited us rave about the scenery, the food, and the variety of activities available to them locally. We return as often as possible and have found many friends from all over the world that now reside here as well.

Frank Evans purchased this condo in 2008

Why Frank Evans chose Cantón Carrillo

The quality of construction, quality of the finish, value for the dollar, proximity to the beautiful Pacific Ocean and the town, overall location, ONLY 20 MINUTES from the Liberia International Airport, airport code (LIR) lots of excellent restaurants and shops in town, several casinos, excellent medical, cosmetic surgury and dental services. International car rental facilities at or near the airport. Economy cars to luxury SUV's available. Short drive to the large town of Liberia with access to all the major stores for both local fare and US owned food chains. Visit Palo Verde and see the crocodiles, birds, small lizards, Iguana's ond of course the monky's that will eat of your hand. All this is less than an hour away from the condo.

What makes this condo unique

We will also shop for your basic items so you can enjoy a drink or a snack and not have to go to the grocery store until you want to. Airport pick up available for $45 each way. Facilities allow you the freedom to prepare your own beverages pool side snacks and meals if desired. A BBQ is included in the condo as well as extra beach chairs, beach towels and many additional items that the less well equipped condos do not offer.Relax or mingle with other guests around the large pool.2 minutes to Coco Beach where you can walk early in the morning or at sunset along the new boardwalk. The location is within a 5 to 10 minute walk to everything you will need and a central location to use as a base for longer excursions. MORE PHOTOS AVAILABLE and a short video, just send us your email and we will send it.!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Cantón Carrillo in Guanacaste

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower, sink, toilet, medicine cabinet, hair dryer. window
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Nice Firm Mattress, Lots of EXTRA Pillows, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) EXTRA PILLOWS TOO!!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Ajacent- Gym, Laundry, Beach Massage, Chiropractor, Local Fresh Fish Market, Butcher, Bakery only a few minutes walk. 4 major grocery stores in town. Monkeys parakeets,parrots and other birds entertain you in the trees in your backyard and so much more to see and do!!


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(26 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.4615383 based on 26 reviews
Canmore, Alberta

Awesome Pool

  • 5 of 5

The unit was exactly as described. This is a small 1 Bedroom unit on the ground floor. Frank, the owner, was very gracious in picking us up at the bus, taking us for groceries and promptly replacing a lounging chair when it broke. The mattress on the bed, was one of the better mattresses that you will find in Costa Rica and the sheets, pillows and towels were excellent. There is a full sized stove and fridge with freezer in this unit - some units have fridges without a freezer and only a cooktop. The air conditioning worked excellent - there are 2 ac units. This unit shares patio space with 4 other units and depending on the number of other units that are rented, it may be a bit crowded. Most units at Cocomarindo will share patio space. The wifi was excellent and we were able to use the wifi from our lounge chairs by the pool. The pool is fantastic! It is large and deep on one end which keeps it cooler than pools that do not have the same depth. The walk to the main street downtown is about 10-15 minutes. The walk is along a very narrow street which is often busy with bikes, vehicles, quads, golf carts and pedestrians. There is not a sidewalk and you will be walking along Costa Rican homes, some of which are VERY minimal, as well as walking beside chickens, dogs and garbage. We enjoyed the walk, but it may not be for everyone and for others, security will call you a cab which will cost $1-2. The walk to the beach is along a similar road in the opposite direction and will take about 5-10 minutes. Keep in mind that you are not staying at the Hilton. . . you are in Costa Rica and you will likely encounter ants as well as other creatures in the unit, which I much prefer vs knowing that tons of pesticide has been used in the unit to ensure that you have no such encounters. We also saw Howler Monkeys and a 5' Igunana pass through the outdoor complex. Overall, this was great value. The pool is said to be one of the best in Coco and if you are looking for a great pool to enjoy that is clean and well kept, this unit is a great choice.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Colleen and Bob: Thank you for your very detailed review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the condo and surroundings. I will look forward to seeing you again in the future Maybe the next visit to Canmore. take care Frank Evans
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Very nice place in a fun, safe little town on the beach

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a few days before heading south. Everything was as described. Very nice and exceptionally clean. We had what we needed to cook, bathroom was properly stocked with towels and the bed linens looked brand new. Frank had some nice beach towels for us to use, so nice I left them alone because I didn't want to get them dirty! There's also a propane grill and, I think, a cooler too. The unit is very secure and was easy walking distance to beach, bars and restaurants. The shared pool area is wonderful and like many others posted, we enjoyed the friendly people staying in the condos around us as well as they people who were taking care of the grounds. Also, Frank was very helpful, hospitable and accommodating. He even dropped what he was doing to rescue me from myself when I accidentally locked stuff in the safe and couldn't get it open again because I didn't read the directions. I look forward to renting from Frank again! Mark and Amy

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mark and Amy: I am so pleased that you found my condo to your liking. I try to give my guests the experience they expect and eliminate any issue quickly so you can enjoy your stay. Please come back soon. Frank.
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Cariboo, BC, Canada


  • 2 of 5

Very minimal supplies in condo. Had to request basic items like dishcloths, etc. Worn out furniture. Shower in unit did not drain well so standing water in the base, not good in a hot, humid climate. Was not our best VRBO experience but owner did keep up his end of the deal.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lacking hospitality basics

  • 1 of 5

To start with the positives, the pool is the best part of the rental. The location is close to a black sand beach and walking distance to town so you can access all the excitement and restaurants there without being in the middle of it.

But there are more real issues with the condo that one cannot foresee from the listing. For example, there are 2 laundry washing machines and 2 dryers for a 90 unit condominium. The listing says parking is inside the gate, but parking is on the street outside the gate of the complex and it is first come first park, and again there are very few spaces for a 90 unit complex.

There were 100% Polyester(!) sheets on the main bed which has a thin foam pad on top of a mattress that is worn out. Four air-conditioning units just outside the bedroom make a whum-whum whirr-whirr noise all day and night, sounds like a small plane about to take off.

The pull out sofa is dirty, springs are gone, and it is very uncomfortable to sleep on.

Place looks like it has seen better days. Walls are dirty with brown smudges in places, and what looked to be mold in the bedroom.

Windows have no screens so if one opens them the bugs can come in.

The bathroom has ants and spiders and other insects. Fortunately, there was also a lizard in the unit to keep the insect population in check.

The living room is small and the limited space is cluttered with outdoor plastic furniture.

(It was helpful to have two plastic lounge chairs for the pool area that were kept outside.)

The pool towels provided were threadbare and sorry.

Although a cleaning fee is charged to renters, when we arrived the dishes, cutlery and crockery were dirty and we had to pre-wash everything we used.

Overall the space lacked any sense of hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry that your experience was not what others have experienced in my condo's. Costa Rica is still a third world country and as such has some differences. The plastic patio furniture is for the patio and is only stored indoors. Two private chaise lounges were provided for your exclusive use. The bed has a new memory foam mattress cover and new sheets. Ample pillows and towels are supplied. If your comfort or expectations were not met you should have contacted the property manager so he could try and rectify the issue/problem. Perhaps the Four Seasons at $550 a night would meet your standards. Sorry you were disappointed.
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Very Conveniently Located and a Fun Clean Safe Property

  • 4 of 5

Frank (owner) is great. He met us at the property when we arrived (even though we were late due to missing an exit!) This gated community is made up of mostly retired Canadians (Frank), some US and some French speaking couples. There is a guard outside the gate at all times. However, the area is VERY safe.

The condo is just what you need. It's in the back but near the pool. The pool is large and well maintained. We found it nice how the other renters (owners) all sat outside in the evening to eat dinner.

The condo is clean and comfortable. Nothing fancy, but all one needs for a few days in the area. I mentioned that the TV in the LR didn't work but that was due to batteries in the remotes. The bed isn't the most comfortable, but again, for a few nights it was fine. Stove, refrigerator, microwave , coffee maker all worked great. Plenty of dishes and utensils. If you ask, you can rent Frank's bikes (which we did) and rode them around and to Ocatel.

The condo is walking distance to the bar/restaurant district, but we at across the street a few times.

Overall, a nice place to spend 4 days to a week.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Brien & Donna Thanks for the great review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay in my condo. I will sort out the TV Remote issue, thanks for the heads up on it. Frank.
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Alberta, Canada

Great condo!

  • 4 of 5

Great accommodations as noted in ad. Frank and Linda were great hosts! Frank waited at airport for extra hour while we searched for missing luggage and filed report with airline. He also picked up requested groceries which was very much appreciated as we had a late flight! Condo is in a great area where you can mix with the locals too. Within walking distance to beach and grocery stores. We would take a taxi back for $2 with groceries. Very nice grounds and pool area. Nice Italian restaurant across the street and little convenience store next door. Thought condo was a bit over priced but then realized that you get what you pay for! We had everything we needed in the condo for our 1 month stay! Talking with other renters, they were not happy with other owners facilities! We hope to be back! Thanks again Frank & Linda! ☺

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dwain and Lee: Thank you for the great review of your recent stay. I know the month just flew by but we look forward to your return. The management and owners continue to improve the complex and will be adding to the comforts already offered. The huge pool does add to the enjoyment as do the friendly neighbors. The convenience of having two restaurants, a farmers market and several grocery stores so close make it easy to spend your time relaxing instead of shopping. Future guests will appreciate your information as do we. We will gladly host your next stay in Costa Rica whenever you return. Best regards, Frank
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Liberia (LIR)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Sunset Cruises, private beaches, Professional Deep Sea Fishing Charters with BILLFISH SAFARI'S. Surfing at World class locations like Ollie's Point or Witches Rock, White water rafting, crocodile viewing, hot springs, volcanoes, ziplining, whale and dolphin watching, bird watching, day and sunset boat tours, Howler monkeys, lots of wildlife, local pottery making, 'Costa Rican' rodeos and festivals and so many more things to see.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £33.42
Damage Insurance £43.81
Damage Deposit £259.91

TOUR INFORMATION- Cancellation Policy is as follows - greater than 60 days a full refund - 31 to 59 days prior to check in a 50% refund is given - less than 30 days no refund is given.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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