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Top Of The World! The Only Oceanfront 4 Bedroom Penthouse On Playa Langosta.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Luxury Penthouse, Finest Finishes, Privacy...On The Sand!

This 4 bedroom 4 1/2 bath luxury penthouse features the finest custom finishes and furnishings anywhere in the area. It is the only 4 bedroom 4 1/2 bath oceanfront penthouse in Playa Langosta and sits directly on the sand, enjoying spectacular 5th and 6th floor Pacific Ocean views. To say that the sunsets from the unit are incredible would be a drastic understatement...they are the best we have ever seen!!!

The unit comes complete with a gourmet kitchen, outdoor bbq, wine storage, fresh filtered water system, ice-cold Air Conditioning, High Speed WiFi (dedicated line), ***A US FEED DishNetwork System with 4 receivers (!) that will allow guests to watch whatever they may desire (all sports, PPV, etc.) plus 2 underground dedicated parking spaces.

24/7 security provides privacy and security for the most discerning travelers and our complementary in-house concierge team will ensure the best possible experience for your family or group.

Finally the condo comes equipped with a wide range of "fun" items for the beach out front. Mask/snorkel sets to check out the fish/sea life out front, a stand-up paddle board, surfboards, boogie boards, beach cooler, beach chairs, and more!

The Crystal Sands Condominium is widely regarded as the finest in the area and features a gorgeous common area and large swimming pool with a huge jetted tub as well!

The best of the best.

More Details

Property Manager
Brian Bratton
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Brian Bratton

The owner moved here part-time with his family from South Florida in 2012 and fell in love with the area, the lifestyle, the surfing, etc. They eventually decided to make it their full time home and decided to build a home, but since they loved the Penthouse so much they kept it for family, friends, and some lucky VRBO clients!!!

Brian Bratton purchased this condo in 2012

Why Brian Bratton chose Playa Langosta

It's the best. Right on the beach, best views possible, excellent security and privacy.

What makes this condo unique

This property is specifically the ONLY 4 bedroom 41/2 bath penthouse in the area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Playa Langosta in Cantón Santa Cruz

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sink vanity and huge ocean view shower.
    Downstairs Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double sink vanity
    Upstairs guest suite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Tub with hand shower
    Downstairs guest suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sink vanity
    Half Bath - Downstairs - Toilet , Guest Bathroom
  • Top of the line finishes and linens.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Gorgeous 2nd master with king bed and en-suite bath
    Downstairs guest suite - 4 Single Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , 2 bunks with 4 total twin beds.
    Upstairs Guest Room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Queen guest room with extra twin bed plus en suite bath
    Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Huge Master with Canopy King Bed, Private Patio
  • Top line mattresses, linens, etc.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Our team of concierge professionals can recommend all activities, private chefs, driver services, etc. as you wish.


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Top Of The World! The Only Oceanfront 4 Bedroom Penthouse On Playa Langosta.
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews
north of Toronto

Breathtaking views and condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is amazing. 3 generations stayed here for a week, 6 adults and 5 grandkids and we were amazingly comfortable. The condo has everything you need as well as the most amazing staff. Andrea is superb. She was very attentive and booked all the excursions we wanted as well as a rental van. We had an incident that required a doctor for one of the 5 year olds in the middle of the night, and the night guard Nelson went above and beyond to get us a doctor who came directly to the condo and took superb care of the little girl. Nelson did not leave until the doctor did and was extremely caring. Also Joselyn the cleaner was wonderful and did an amazing job cleaning up after 5 kids and the whole time with a beautiful smile.

Can’t wait till we can come back to this beautiful condo. Perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful space, excellent service, with a few location quirks

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this unit!

Here are the highlights:

Space - the unit itself is incredibly luxurious without being over-the-top. It is super spacious, beautifully and tastefully decorated, and clearly excellently maintained. And the area surrounding the building is very quiet and peaceful. And the views of the water, beach and sunsets were phenomenal.

Service - I cannot overstate how excellent the service was. Andrea, the concierge, went above and beyond in terms of helping us to get the lay-of-the-land ahead of time. Our group has a number of special needs, and she really went the extra mile to help us accommodate them.

Challenges Due To Location Quirks:

Langosta is somewhat off the beaten path. So to get to where most of the restaurants are, you need to either have a rental car or golf cart, or call a cab every time you want to go into town. We are a family of walkers so we had thought it would be easy enough to walk, or even rent bikes, in order to get into town. But it turns out that the roads are super dusty, bumpy, with no sidewalks and with lots of cars flying by.

Beach - despite the building's name, "Crystal Sands", there is virtually no sand on the beach that the unit overlooks, especially at high tide. This is a rock slab beach. If you are looking to climb on rocks, wade in tidal pools at low tide, and explore the really cool creatures that hang out in such pools, it's an awesome place to hang out. But if you want a sand beach where the water is clear of big jagged rocks and safe to swim in, then you'll need to walk a good 15 minutes in either direction.

But location quirks aside, we had a great stay. You can't do better in terms of a beautiful space with excellent service! If you have a big group that wants to all be together, it's a great option.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Two families were very comfortable and enjoyed all our excursions as well.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A must visit locaction

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the condo EXCEPT that the elevator was out making it quite a hike to the 5th floor. There was staff onsite to help carry luggage and shopping bags up.

Both masters are large. Three children and an adult were comfortable in the bunk room. The living and dinning room both sat 8 comfortably. We cooked numerous times in the kitchen which had all the appliances, pots, baking dishes, blender etc. you would need. We also used the large gas grill on the balcony.

The pool was a decent size with plenty of chairs and restrooms. The concierge was very helpful and easy to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Place was perfect. Incredible. The views and location were on point. And the Andrea our concierge was available to help us whenever we needed. Zero complaints. Pics don't do it justice.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

  • 5 of 5

I do not normally write reviews but I had to say a few words on this fantastic little gem we luckily found in Langosta. Normally, when we visit Costa Rica we stay in Tamarindo. We do this because you don't need a car since everything is within walking distance. We found this to be true as well in Langosta. We did take cabs the two times we bought groceries, but everything we needed was within walking distance, beaches, restaurants, etc. Also, we didn't want to leave because this place is so INCREDIBLE inside. The pictures on VRBO do not do it justice. We took full advantage of the patio and the sunsets each night. The bedrooms had more than enough space for our kids and we felt like we made the right decision booking here. Normally, our family vacations are disastrous and everyone is pulling in 100 different directions. We had so many options with the pool, the beach, walking into town, tours picking us up, that we were never bored and we were ALWAYS so comfortable! Everything from the bathrooms, bedrooms, living room, you name it, was extremely clean and obviously well take care of. I wanted to give a little shoutout to Brian for making us feel so welcome and being so accommodating. Even though we met up once, he was there to answer any email and questions we had with a rapid response. Thank you for the vacation we will never forget.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Liberia International Airport LIR
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Hacienda Pinilla - 15 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Cala Luna Hotel
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Playa Langosta
Car: recommended

Tamarindo is a thriving little town in Costa Rica. Restaurants abound...people from all over the world have moved to this small seaside village in search of a healthy and low-key lifestyle. Fresh fish, organic produce are readily available as are a huge amount of things to do for the whole family. World class surf originally brought travelers to Tamarindo but since that time an entire community has grown around this former "fishing village". The town maintains it's low key, eclectic feel but it offers world class luxury options for the traveler who wants to take the road less traveled as oppose to a standard "resort hotel experience".


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £73.69

All deposits are non-refundable. We will work with clients to re-arrange dates if possible or resell the dates, at owner/manager discretion. Please understand that once we block off the calendar, we are giving up inquiries/bookings. Guests may purchase trip cancellation insurance as needed through an outside agency.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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