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3 BR Beachfront Condo, Full Kitchen, Beautiful Ocean View, 2 Min Walk To Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious Condo With 3 BR, 2 Baths, A/C and Beautiful Ocean View. Walk To Beach.

This is the newest 3 bedroom condo in Los Almendros de Ocotal. It features:

- Beautiful ocean views from rear patio, master bedroom and guest bedroom.

- 2 minute walk to the beach.

- Very private and quiet. There are no dwellings above this condo. There is no auto or pedestrian traffic that passes by.

- Fully equipped kitchen. Has everything needed to prepare delicious home cooked meals.

- Spacious rear patio with overhead fan. Beautiful ocean view.

- Tastefully decorated. Entire interior re-painted in Nov, 2015.

- Four split level air conditioning units ( One in living room, one in each bedroom). New Carrier high efficiency A/C units were installed in June, 2015.)

- Entertainment center has flat screen television and DVD.

- Private, high speed WiFi.

- Washer & dryer available.

- Combination safe.

- Three flat screen televisions

- Covered secure parking

- High chair and Pack & Play available for infants.

Property Overview: Los Almendros is an upscale, beachfront development on Playa Ocotal’s northern shore. This modern, gated community has 43 condominiums. The development has 3 swimming pools, 2 outdoor barbecues and a covered gazebo for weddings and group meetings. The gazebo is a Wi-Fi hot spot.

Condo 41: Condo 41 is at the end of Los Almendros' premium front row. The condo's rear patio sits directly above a small tropical forest and has a beautiful ocean view. The patio provides an excellent vantage point to observe Guanacaste birds and other colorful wildlife.

Outstanding Swimming and Snorkeling: Playa Ocotal is one of Guanacaste's quietest and cleanest 'Blue Flag' beaches. The ocean surf is very gentle. Playa Ocotal has no dangerous riptides. Travel guides recommend Playa Ocotal to outdoor enthusiasts who want to snorkel from a Guanacaste beach. Guanacaste snorkelers drive many miles to explore the rock formations at both ends of the northern segment of Playa Ocotal Beach. Playa Ocotal's best snorkeling is directly below Los Almendros. On most days, snorkelers see numerous species of colorful, tropical fish in Playa Ocotal's clear waters.

Father Rooster's Restaurant: One of Ocotal's most popular restaurants is located less than 200 meters from the entrance to Los Almendros. Father Rooster's is a casual restaurant that serves tasty appetizers, meals and a variety of tropical drinks. Fresh seafood is the restaurant's specialty. Father Rooster's is a great place to enjoy a beautiful Guanacaste sunset.

Playas del Coco: Coco is Guanacaste's fastest growing beach community. The town is less than a 10 minute drive from Los Almendros. Coco has modern grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, ATM machines, restaurants, ice cream shops, disco/bars, souvenir shops, a casino and an emergency medical facility.

Rocket Frog Diving is Guanacaste's top rated dive shop. They launch their boats 50 yards from the entrance to Los Almendros. Rocket Frog has Guanacaste's fastest dive boat and newest scuba equipment. Training is conducted in modern swimming pool.

Los Almendros' fully equipped condominiums are classified as a 'specialty lodging' by rating services. Los Almendros is one of Northern Guanacaste's top rated beachfront properties. We are Playa Ocotal's #1 rated 'specialty lodging'. Our support staff is proud of our top ranking, and work hard maintain it. Our General Manager personally inspects each unit prior to guest arrival. Our three swimming pools are cleaned daily. Los Almendros' beautiful landscaping is maintained by three full time groundskeepers. Our green areas are home to many species of beautiful birds and colorful Guanacaste wildlife.

Vacation Planning Assistance: Playa Ocotal is an excellent location from which to initiate day trips. Los Almendros has an experienced, bilingual office staff that assists guests in making reservations for deep sea fishing, diving, snorkeling, sailing, rafting, tubing, zip lining, massages, hiking, bird watching, hot springs, rain forest tours, volcanoes, canopy tours and horseback riding. Our General Manager lives on-site. He is bilingual, a Guanacaste native, and knows all the local tour operators. One of his greatest strengths is his ability to help guests plan and coordinate their vacation activities.

Transportation: A car is nice to have, but is not a necessity in Costa Rica. Taxi’s from Los Almendros to Coco cost $7-8 each way. Many tour operators will pick-up and drop off at Los Almendros. Taxi service is available to and from the Liberia airport ($55 car, $70 van). The Los Almendros office can arrange to have you picked up at the Liberia Airport, and have a rental vehicle delivered to your condo.

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Seth Swallow
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

Why Seth Swallow chose Playa Ocotal

My husband and I looked at over 30 properties before deciding to build at Los Almendros. We wanted a modern condo with a spectacular ocean view. Our daughter loves the beach and we wanted to find a condo that was a short walk to a beach with a gentle surf that offered save swimming and snorkeling. We learned that condos on the beach were noisier, offered less privacy and did not have the beautiful ocean views as properties at higher elevations. Our daughter wanted a development with a beautiful swimming pool. I wanted a quiet and very private condo. I wanted to be able to rest and relax on a patio where noise from swimming pools were not audible. My husband is a 'birder'. He enjoys watching Guanacaste's colorful birds and other wildlife.

Most prime beachfront properties in Costa Rica have been purchased and developed by large international hotel chains or very large local projects. The gentlemen who developed Los Almendros de Ocotal, built on a beachfront property owned by his family for three generations. His vision was to develop high quality housing units that adventuresome North Americans would prefer to beachfront properties in Florida. He wanted to create a vacation property complex that was large enough to offer nice swimming pools and other amenities...and small enough that guests would receive the individual attention of management and staff.

Los Almendros is a very unique property. It offers everything we wanted, and more. We love to share this beautiful property with family, friends and visitors from North America and Europe.

I have been renting my condo for five years. We have never had a guest that was disappointed with our condo or Los Almendros de Ocotal.

What makes this condo unique

Beautiful ocean views and spectacular sunsets.

Quiet and private.

2-3 minute walk to a beautiful 'Blue Flag' beach.

Less than 10 minute drive to vibrant Playas del Coco.

Over 30 restaurants within a 10 minute drive.

Monkeys can often be seen from rear patio.

World class diving and deep sea fishing.

Popular seafood restaurant 100 yards from Los Almendros

Two nearby national parks.

Two nearby zip-lines (Canopy tours)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Reviewed on TripAdvisor November 17, 2009

Condo #41 has the most spectacular views ñve ever seen! Stefani and Nino at the office are extremely helpful in making all arrangements, the beach is right down the hill, the sound of the surf and the sunsets are unreal, Swiss Travel took us to so many wonders. We plan to return and stay at the same condo...we highly recommend{s perfect for a couple or a small family.

Stayed November 2009, traveled with friends
Oct 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Playa Ocotal in Cantón Carrillo

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Private bathroom off master bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Off hallway leading to bedrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Private bath. Ample shelves and hanging space.
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Has television and ample storage space
    2nd Guest Bedroom - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 3, ample closet space
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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3 BR Beachfront Condo, Full Kitchen, Beautiful Ocean View, 2 Min Walk To Beach
average rating of 4.5 based on 9 reviews

A great place with a super view

  • 4 of 5

The hill is short but very steep so it helps a lot to have a car or golf cart ($35/day). The view is wonderful during the day and at night too when there is a full moon. Twice a troop of monkeys came by; there was a skunk, and lots of birds.

It would help if there was an instruction sheet to let you know a few simple things such as: Dial O for the front office; wifi is available, but you have to ask for it (dial O) -- we used the neighbor's wifi which was weak.

the beach is great -- black sand; the water is a perfect temperature and the waves just right. Father Rooster is a good place for lunch or dinner or a drink. All in all we had a great week and enjoyed ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada


  • 5 of 5

Nicely appointed large condo with a large balcony and lovely view. Perfect for our family.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I hope your family had a wonderful vacation!
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Beautiful View in All Directions

  • 4 of 5

Relaxing location with a wonderful view of the ocean, wildlife and nature.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Segundo, CA


  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Condo 41. The view of the ocean was amazing as well as the sunset. The condo was very spacious and allowed our family to spread out. Kitchen was fully equipped and allowed us to make breakfast at our leisure. Definitely would recommend this condo to friends and family visiting the area.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owen Sound

Lovely, spacious villa in natural cove with nearby restaurant

  • 4 of 5

Good value. Only drawback is that the villa is located at the top of a steep hill but this also results in an excellent view. The service of the staff at this small approx. 40 unit development was outstanding. We would recommend renting a golf cart at Playa de Cocos which is about 4 km away. We would not hesitate to recommend this destination. The adjacent Father Rooster's restaurant is a must visit. The office staff were helpful in arranging tours and transportation. The walk to the beach from this unit is less than 5 minutes to the beach. The beach is small, natural and has plenty of volcanic sand. Perfect spot for a week's family vacation. Accommodations were nicely appointed, a little tired and have a bit of a personal Caribbean cottage feel.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Condo 20 Meters From a Beautiful Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Los Almendras, and it was even better this time because of our stay this time in the comfortable and convenient condo #41. Some of the units don't have a large patio, or any patio at all, but this unit has a large patio that is perfect for up to 6 people to sit comfortably while looking at the beautiful beach and ocean below, and to watch the sunsets. We're very sensitive to undesirable noises when we're relaxing and sleeping, and because this unit is at the very end of the complex next to a hill we never heard any cars or motos-only the sounds of the small ocean waves and Howler Monkeys. We have travelled throughout CR over the years, and the snorkeling at Ocotal is about as good as it gets on the Pacific side. The adjacent beachside restaurant (Father Rooster's) has always been better than you'd expect at a beach. We're looking forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Coconuts Sports Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Papagayo Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Father Rooster's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Playa Ocotal
Car: recommended

Playa Ocotal offers the best snorkeling in the area. Playa Ocotal has no dangerous rip tides and is safe for swimming. Guests at Los Almendros have only a 2-3 minute walk to the beach pick-up point for deep sea fishing, sailing and snorkeling tours.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Above rates do not include 13% hotel tax.

Deposit is refundable less 10% administration fee if reservation is cancelled 60 days prior to check-in.

No refund if reservation is cancelled with less than 60 days notice.

Owner'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.

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