Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View

Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View


Property Details

Updated: Jul 25, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Casa Colinas, with beautiful Costa Rican style architecture, has that certain charm appeal you will love. The expansive wooden framed windows capture the spectacular view.

This very spacious home has incredible teak wood vaulted ceilings throughout the main floor. The living/dining/kitchen are encompassed in one large open area, with the view capturing all the attention. The home more than comfortably accommodates 6 guests. The adjoining terrace overlooks the infinity pool below and the view from here is breathtaking.

The master suite is also situated on the main floor with sliding doors opening to the expansive terrace..perfect for enjoying the cool ocean breezes. The master bath has granite counter tops and a large walk-in shower.

At the lower level are two additional bedroom suites with private baths. As well there is a small kitchen and sitting room. This level opens to a large terrace and infinity pool, all surrounded by lush tropical landscaping.

Casa Colinas is located in the exclusive gated community of Monte Paraiso high in the hills above Playa Hermosa, but only a few minutes drive to the pristine clean beach. You will have the benefit of 24/7 security staff in the development.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the manager

We truly enjoyed staying at Casa Colinas. The home is furnished with everything one would need! We would recommend the house to others.
Mar 2012
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Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View
+1 7185771192
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste
Pittsford (town), New York

Perfect family vacation house

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a week at Casa Colinas and wish we were still there! We are a family of five with kids ages 3, 7 and 9. My wife's parents came along as well. This house was two master suites, two kitchens, two beautiful patios and amazing views of Playa Hermosa and the Papagayo Peninsula from all around the house.

The neighborhood is secure, quiet and filled with beautiful homes through winding, hilly streets. There is an abundance of wildlife right outside the property. While we were there we saw green and black iguanas, howler monkeys, parakeets, thrushes, vultures, cormorants and many other birds. There is a handy sheet to help identify the fauna.

Playa Hermosa is a great beach. It's long and there is about 50 meters of sand from the water to the trees so it never feels crowded. The waves vary from very gentle to moderate body surfing.

We booked several tours (snorkeling and Palo Verde boating) with Louis on the beach. He's from New Orleans, but is Costa Rican by heritage and took good care of us. He's just setting up his business and didn't have a business card yet, but you'll see him down by the beach chatting with everyone.

Dennis and Eric were very attentive with the property management company and took care of everything we needed very quickly. You hear about "tico time" but Eric and Dennis were punctual and thorough and communicated proactively with us.

We hired Johana to cook for us two times and really enjoyed the chicken, gallo pinto and fresh pescado (dorado) she prepared for us for a very reasonable price.

We'll be back to Costa Rica for sure and will look to stay at Casa Colinas again soon!
  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View
+1 7185771192
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste

Return Visit

  • 5 of 5
I cannot say enough wonderful things about this house. Our second visit felt like we were going home. Great location spectacular views and just all around fabulous. The view from the kitchen even makes me want to cook!!! For sure we will be back. Owner and property manager are easy to deal with Eric was there for anything we needed. Thanks Eric! Pure Vida
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View
+1 7185771192
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste

Our stay at Casa Colinas

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Casa Colinas was spectacular! The house was beautiful. We like to cook and found the kitchen very well equipped. Dennis told us where to get fresh seafood in town and it was great. The views from the balcony and the infinity pool were unbelievable. We had white faced monkeys and iguanas visit us by the pool often. The nearby national parks provided great hiking and wildlife. We definitely plan to return next year! Thank you for all your team did! Bret
  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View
+1 7185771192
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste
Forest Lake

This could be my home away from home!!!

  • 4 of 5
My family (husband, 17 yr. old son, 15 yr. old daughter) and I enjoyed our stay in this clean, beautiful, well maintained home in Playa Hermosa. The owner was easy to communicate/work with right from the start. Prior to our vacation, we asked advise from Dennis (property mgr. in Costa Rica), who was very knowledgable about who see for anything we wanted to do, and were to go for food and fun. Eric (caretaker of home) was just a wonderful guy. He helped us out with a couple of unexpected issues that arose, and he was always a phone call away if we had questions about anything. Some of our favorite dinners were; Mario's Cuisine (close to Hermosa Beach), Ginger's, and Asia Tica (in Coco). Rented 4 wheelers through Charlie's Adventures, which was super fun. Frequented Hermosa beach because it was close, and had it to ourselves. Saw Howler monkeys in the trees, and beautiful rare birds there also. Mostly shopped in Coco where all but a few of the shops had the same stuff. Upon our arrival we shopped a grocery store in Coco. It was called Super Compro, and it was sooooo bad. No running water, and rotten meat smell. I suggest the little grocery store right in Hermosa. I think that was called SuperMercado, and they had everything you'd need. Nice and clean with friendly staff. Next door to that is a great little souvenir shop. I found it to have some unique jewelry, and other gift items. Rented a car through Dollar Rental because we wanted to be able to come and go from our place at all times. Pretty reasonable, it was a decent SUV with 4 wheel drive, and deisel fuel. The driving was not as bad as we thought it would be, just interesting. Walking from our place would have been a challenge because the roads are steep, windy, and skinny. Plus, in the heat you would roast. So all in all, I would go back in a second and this would be my first choice. Very relaxing, safe, and just what we were looking for in a vacation. Loved Costa Rica!!
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View
+1 7185771192
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste
Salt Lake City, UT

Fantastic house, great location.

  • 5 of 5
I am writing this review from the lower patio overlooking the vanishing edge pool and panoramic ocean view. This place is so beautiful it is a delight to just sit and relax here. Casa Colinas is very spacious and bright and we have more than ample room for our family of four. We were delighted to see a band of monkeys climb through the trees and jump off the edge of the pool in addition to the numerous iguanas that sun themselves near the pool. Play Hermosa is a lovely beach, very accessible, and not so commercialized. We also enjoyed short excursions to Tamarindo and Monteverde. We have a rental car and recommend a car for others who stay here for the flexibility this affords (getting groceries, exploring, etc.). We highly recommend Casa Colinas!
  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Charming Spacious Home with Spectacular Ocean View
+1 7185771192
Playa Hermosa Guanacaste

Beautiful view

  • 4 of 5
This a a very nice home with a beautiful view and very comfortable set up. It is very close to everything you need from groceries to touring. We were able to return our rental car and just let our tour guide pick us up daily for adventures all over. Four star is because of a little problem with air conditioner in living area I am sure that will not be a problem everytime. Very good customer care. Would defintley recommend Casa Colinas for a vacation rental!
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children


Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia International Airport at 12 Miles Nearest Barpub : El Velero Hotel, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica at 0.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Playa Hermosa or Playas Del Coco at 5 Miles Car: recommended

A land of incomparable beauty, climate and opportunity... This tiny jewel of a country is an oasis of pristine sun-drenched beaches, tropical wet and dry forests, and gentle smiling citizens. Costa Rica is home to 5% of the planet's plant and animal species.

Monkeys, quetzals, toucans, parrots, giant leatherback turtles are among the exotic wildlife that you will find in the well-known National Parks Reserves that cover over one-third of the country.


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Rental rates

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Base Rate
4 night minimum stay
Lower Green Season
Jul 31 - Nov 20
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Nov 21 - Dec 18
7 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 19 - Jan 3
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 4 - Apr 30
7 night minimum stay
Green Season
May 1 - Jul 30
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Wire Transfer Only. We do not accept credit cards or checks.



Please attach to our rental agreement copies of driver's licenses and passports for all parties listed in the agreement. Our minimum stay is 7 days. Repeat guests shall receive a discount on their stay. Concierge services available (local chef, assistance/coordination of tours, massages, and groceries). We are also on (listing #300631)


Property Type

  • house


  • Family


  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Telephone


  • Blender
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils


  • Dining Area


  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper


  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean


  • museums
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • reefs

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • walking
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • kayaking
  • wind-surfing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • water skiing
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • jet skiing
  • equestrian events
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • golf
  • rafting
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • surfing

Floor Area

  • 3500 sq. ft.


  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)


  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • This house is perfect for a family or multiple couples as it has a second full kitchen and a separate living room area on the ground level (where two bedrooms and three bathrooms are located). The 4 twin beds can be converted to 2 king beds. The full laundry facility is also located on the ground floor.
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