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Casa Bonita - beautiful beach house with 4 beds and large pool

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 8),

Welcome to Casa Bonita. This relaxing and gorgeous home is located only a few steps from Playa Grande Beach in the area of Palm Beach Estates, an exclusive gated community nestled between the beach and the largest estuary in Central America, surrounded by tall trees giving you a sense of pleasant privacy and tranquility all around.

Enjoy the best vacation ever in a comfortable and spacious 4 bedroom-3-bathroom house which is fully air conditioned, has 4 king size beds and space enough for 2 families. The 4th bedroom suite with private bathroom conveniently has its own entrance around the side of the house. All rooms have fans and air conditioners for your comfort. In addition, the bedrooms offer lots of storage in the large built-in closets. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances and utensils as well as 2 refrigerators.

You have your own very private tropical garden and large pool with built-in bar stools. The outdoor barbecue area provides a fun alternative to cooking for the whole family or for your BBQ party with friends. Have a drink on our patio while listening to parrots, tropical birds and howler monkeys announce their presence...

The area of Tamarindo/Playa Grande is known for a variety of activities such as World-Cass Surfing, Golf, Boating, Swimming, Hiking, Nature Trails, Wildlife Watching Tours, Jetskiing, Canopying, Fishing, Sailing, Horse Back Riding.... Alternatively, enjoy the large variety of restaurants, bars and clubs in Tamarindo or discover the town's many shops and stores. Casa Bonita is close to a convenience store, but Tamarindo has some very sophisticated Super Markets and restaurants. There are also different tour operators, banks, spas, car rental agencies and all other necessary services in Tamarindo.

Casa Bonita's excellent location allows guests to walk to Tamarindo's stores and restaurants along the beach while providing an oasis away from the noise and hassle of the town. Enjoy our tropical garden, beautiful pool and comfy outdoor living space for a getaway with friends or family.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

Why Owner chose Palm Beach Estates

When we first came to Costa Rica 10 years ago we were thrilled and deeply moved by its friendly people, stunning nature and unparalleled conservation message. Travelling is our hobby so in the subsequent years we added lots of 'pins to our travel map' all around the world but nothing compares to the beauty and environmental conservation in Costa Rica. Playa Grande combines the best of all: Nature, Beauty, Beach and Wilderness. It is the perfect spot - for your vacation and our retirement!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Palm Beach Estates in Playa Grande

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Once weekly cleaning provided on a courtesy basis, any additional cleaning at renter's request and expense
  • We are not responsible or liable for any accidents inside the house, premises or the yard area and/or lost/stolen property.
  • Loss of house keys is subject to full reimbursement of repair/replacement cost, independent from security deposit.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The house is ideal for 8 people. It has a spacious master suite with a king size bed and a large bathroom with double showers and sinks. In addition, there are two bedrooms with a queen and a king bed, which share a large bathroom. The fourth bedroom with its king size bed has its separate and completely private entrance at the back of the house and also its own bathroom. Please visit our website for more infos: www.casa-bonita.com
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Linens and towels provided. AC & fans in all rooms. A 2500 liter water tank and automatic pneumatic pump allow Casa Bonita to maintain excellent water pressure at all times, which a lot of the other properties are not able to do. Inside Casa Bonita you will find a large living room with two built-in couches and a TV and Stereo set. The fully equipped kitchen features a “wild sea” granite counter that resembles the ocean wave, two refrigerators, 6 burner gas stove, microwave, water cooler, all necessary utensils and all the appliances you need to prepare your own meals.

Reviews

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Casa Bonita - beautiful beach house with 4 beds and large pool
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Stone Mountain
4

Beach, Food and Pool

  • 4 of 5

My family enjoyed their stay so very much at Casa Bonita. We particularly loved how close to the beach we were although we were not on it. The beach had thousands of shells and the water was bathtub warm. We loved walking up and down the shores. We got a kick out of watching the small bright red crabs scampering around the beach path. A wonderful restaurant was as close as the beach and we enjoyed many yummy leaks there. Do not miss the Sangria and the Jalepeno Steak. The pool at the house was sparkling clean and we used it quite more than I thought we would. The kitchen was well stocked and even had TWO refrigerators. A plus factor was that all the beds were king size but were way too hard for our liking. The place was clean. The air conditioning units did not work most of the time no matter how hard we tried to get them to work. The area is quiet and not touristy at all.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed at Casa Bonita and it was a dream come true. This is our 4th time in Playa Grande and we have always wanted to stay here - we often passed by Bonita on our previous stays when walking to the beach. Our kids begged us to book it because of the extra large pool and we loved the property & proximity to the beach. The house is in great shape and looks exactly like on the pictures. The rooms are beautiful and cozy with plenty of space in the closets. The kitchen is huge with tons of room for 2 families and 2 fridges for food and drinks, we often cooked meals ourselves. The outdoor area is amazing with lots of room, outside BBQ, deck chairs, seating area and beautiful outdoor furniture for everyone. Our kids played in the pool till late at night and had a blast. The house is very private as you cannot see the neighbors through the lovely green plantings. We always felt very safe which was important to me with children. The staff is lovely and the gardener came every day to keep the property in shape. We spent most of the evenings at the property sitting outside enjoying paradise…we missed the animals, though, and did not even see many mosquitos. We went to the little café and restaurants in the are a few times and loved the laid back vibe and good food. Visited Tamarindo – good for shopping and a night out but were glad to return to our relaxing neighborhood and get away from the bustle.

Bonita is located right at the beach entrance so that you can hear the waves when sitting on the patio. My husband is a surfer so he surfed right in front of the beach access while the kids went boogie boarding. The perfect family vacation away from it all! We cannot wait to come back. Thank you Iris for letting us stay at your wonderful place!

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time at Casa Bonita! The owner was very helpful with any questions we had going in and the on site manager (Manfred) was extremely helpful as well. As a few others mentioned, Manfred offers fresh bread deliveries a few days of the week which we took full advantage of.

The house was great! We have 2 little ones (7&3) and they loved it! The house could easily hold 8 people comfortably using the back room. The beds were all comfortable and the rooms were very large with good AC. Two big bathrooms with fresh towels. The kitchen was well stocked (two fridges, a nice bonus) and perfect for cooking and hanging out. Open living room with games, books and a TV perfect for relaxing after a long day. Excellent wifi as well. I can't say enough about the patio and pool. The pool is huge and has built in bar stools and a bench for chilling in the water during the hot days after returning from the beach. The yard is very private and you feel very safe, fully fenced in with gate. Outdoor shower and BBQ. The beach is very close (less than 5 minute walk), we went back and forth several times a day (not like you need to plan a day trip).

The neighborhood is low key with several good restaurants to walk to. Not the place to go if you are looking for night life, but Tamarindo is a short water taxi ride away if your looking for that. More restaurants available with a 5 minute drive.

We loved it and would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
5

VERY RELAXING

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful home in the jungle. We cooked just about every meal as the kitchen is well stocked. Just loved this place and the people. Iris was very knowledgeable and helpful giving us all the tips we needed to make this vacation a memorable one. We will definitely rent again! The most relaxing vacation here that we HAVE EVER HAD. So close to one of the most BEAUTIFUL BEACHES I've ever been on. It was like our private oasis. The caretaker is just FANTASTIC and his apple strudel is to die for. The restaurants that are in walking distance are VERY GOOD and reasonable. When we got home, my wife was so relaxed that we started saving for a return visit next Fall opting to coming back to Paradise than go somewhere else.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Favorite spot in Palm Beach.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in several properties in palm beach over the years and this is one is a favorite. In Palm beach there are two kinds of rentals. One where the owners just want to collect a check and have zero interest in your stay or the house (Casa La Vide Grande for example) and one where the owners are interested in making your stay the best possible. Casa Bonita’s owners and staff truly care about your stay and being attentive to any need you might have during your vacation/holiday.

The location is perfect. Less than a two minute walk to the beach and one of the largest pools in PB if just hanging by the pool is on the agenda. It’s too easy to grab a board and head out to catch some waves or a cocktail for one of the most amazing sunsets.

The owners are clearly attentive to keeping the property updated and have every detail needed for a stay covered. Even better, the property manager (Manfred) lives just a few houses down and his response to any request we had was unbelievably, nearly immediate. Definitely ask him to deliver the baked goods that are noted in house info material. So good!

The house was super clean, the rooms were spacious and well appointed and the kitchen, like the rest of the house, had everything you would need for your vacation.

In my opinion, this is an excellent value for your dollar. I told the owner he needs to charge more in fact!

If you are looking in PB, I would highly recommend Casa Bonita or it’s sister property Casa Pipa.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idaho
5

Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Great location with easy and quick walking walking access to the beach. Comfortable and clean home.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Located in Playa Grande, just steps away from the beach which is a protected nesting grounds for the Leatherback Turtle. 200 m away from the ferry boats that take you over the estuary and into Tamarindo in minutes, at 100 m from a convenience store and restaurant....the perfect location!

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing,

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Palm Beach Estates, Guanacaste

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Transitional
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£841
for 3 nights
From
£236
£1,785
 
 
Green Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£704
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,466
 
 
Early High Season
17 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,047
for 3 nights
From
£305
£2,265
 
 
Holidays - Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,560
for 7 nights
£3,560
 
 
High Season
6 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£742
for 2 nights
From
£305
 
 
Transitional
1 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
2 night minimum stay
£605
for 2 nights
From
£236
 
 
Green Season
1 Sep 2019 - 9 Nov 2019
2 night minimum stay
£514
for 2 nights
From
£190
 
 
early High Season
16 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
£742
for 2 nights
From
£305
 
 
Holiday Season
21 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£3,560
for 7 nights
£3,560
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£841
for 3 nights
From
£236
£1,785
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £133.25

Rates may change without prior notice. Please contact us for Holiday rates (Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, 4th of July...), as these rates are dependent on length of stay and choice of days and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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