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Property Details

Updated: May 19, 2015
Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-16)

Welcome to the ultimate in beachfront homes on the beautiful Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Little expense has been spared to make Villa Corazon Del Mar (heart of the sea)the Villa you have always dreamed of renting.

The Villa has recently been completed. Special amenities include an infinity edge pool that blends with the ocean. The pool has a swim up bar and therapy jets in a whirlpool area. On the patio is a bar/barbeque area. Two ocean kayaks and boogie boards are waiting for you to have fun in the ocean only a few steps from the patio. The gourmet kitchen has a beautiful granite top bar that can seat up to 10 people. The dining room table make of local guanacaste wood is large enough to easily seat 10 for exquisite dining.

As you enter the home you will feel the warmth of Costa Rican woods as they are used throughout. The high ceilings, the cabinets, shelves and some of the flooring is made of a blend of the pleantiful woods indigenous to the area.

The Villa is filled with original art work. Paintings, tapestries and carvings from Central America and the Islands collected over the last 30 years by the owner are on display for you to enjoy.

WiFi is available throughout the house and grounds. Sit with your lap top by the pool and email photos of you in paradise to your friends.

A large screen TV with DVD player is located upstairs in the 5th bedroom/media room. This is a great place for the kids to relax with a movie after a day of fun in the sun, while the adults are having cocktails on the patio before dinner and waiting for one of those spectacular Costa Rican sunsets to end a perfect day. Another TV and DVD/CD player are in the Great Room right off the pool. Outside speakers are on the patio to play your favorite tunes. Bring your Ipod and connect to the system. You will have your favorite tunes while enjoying dancing on the patio or sitting and enjoying our spectacular Costa Rican sunsets.

Janet and Tomas are your caretakers. They are here to pamper you. They provide daily maid service and services Monday through Saturday. They are becoming famous for their cooking skills. Make this truly a vacation. For a small additional fee they will help you relax while you are served drinks of your choice and a suburb meal. You provide the food and beverages and they will take over to prepare, serve and clean up. Tomas is a bartender extraordinaire. Food shopping is made simple by ordering before you arrive from the Surfside market. Upon request we will send an order form to you and your home will be stocked with all your favorites, food and beverags, when you arrive.

A secure and private lock down room is provided for your valuables. A monitored security system is in place with 24 hour coverage.

The Villa has been designed to comfortably accommodate large groups or small intimate parties. The 5 bedrooms each have king size beds with pillow top mattresses. Two of the master bedrooms are directly off the ocean and pool. Two of the bedrooms have mini-kitchens and a private garden patio. They also have couch pull down beds for extra sleeping. The pull down beds can accommodate one adult or two small children.

The fifth bedroom/media room is upstairs. It is a very large room and can accommodate the entire group for DVD movies or extra sleeping as it has two pull down couch beds plus the king size bed. The loft has two couch pull down beds.

Playa Potrero is a very interesting bay. The Flamingo Marina is located at the south end of the bay. Sunset cruises, world class fishing and many activities await you. You have a perfect view of the boats coming and going from the Villa. The water out front is gentle and inviting. The perfect swimming/kayaking bay, gentle waves without any threatening riptides or undertow.

This is due to an offshore rim of a sunken volcanic crater which encompasses the large bay. You have a view of the Catalina Islands that are part of the crater and offer some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling in the region.

Three beachfront restaurants and two markets are within walking distance. Flamingo and Brasallito are minutes away by car. They offer shopping, banking, fine resturants and many activities. Tamarindo and Playa Grande are 30 minutes from the Villa by car. Playa Grande is one of the few nesting beaches of the huge Leatherback Turtle.

Villa Corazon Del Mar is offered By the owner Joan McKillican. A toll free 800 number is available. She will be delighted to help you plan your perfect vacation.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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Amazing Beach Front Villa with Infinity Pool
+1 -619 888-3011
Playa Flamingo Guanacaste
Sycamore, IL

Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Villa Corazon Del Mar for a week in March. The weather was beautiful! The house was awesome- we had three couples, & there was plenty of space! The furnishings in the house were a little older, but they were comfortable & did the job! We didn't spend much time inside anyways- we lounged by the beautiful pool all day & went walking on the nearly deserted beach in front of the house. We rented golf carts through Eddie- highly recommend! The villa is in close proximity to restaurants, bars, & grocery stops with the use of the golf carts. Dervin & "G" provided transportation as well as tours to the Arenal volcano, sunset catamaran cruise, & a fishing trip for the guys. The guys thought it was one of the best fishing trips they've done- caught lots of fish, & the boat crew was outstanding! We had one hiccup with transportation after our catamaran cruise, but Dervin was professional & handled it well! Highly recommend them! Tomas & Janet were awesome- they were always working hard to make sure the house was clean & maintained. They cooked us a couple awesome dinners, & Janet gave two terrific massages! The owner, Joan, was super & easy to work with. She answered any & all questions promptly & checked in on us while we were there. Overall, we had a great trip & enjoyed the relaxing nature of Villa Corazon Del Mar. We would highly recommend it to anyone!
  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Amazing Beach Front Villa with Infinity Pool
+1 -619 888-3011
Playa Flamingo Guanacaste

Quiet and peacefull

  • 4 of 5
Pro’s: The house sits on a beautiful and peaceful piece of beach. On average I’d say there were no more than 20 other people walking/playing on the 3 miles of coast. The ocean is warm, waves were perfect for a 4 year old and the undertow was light. Boogie boarding was a daily ritual. The pool was engineered perfectly, shallow part for kids, deep portion for adults and a nice sitting area in the other corner. Weather was consistent, ~95, ~75 no clouds. Thank goodness for the new AC and fridge. The house sits perfectly on the plot. The house was clean and Thomas / Janet were always there by 9am to tend to other matters. Joan, Dervin and G were accommodating and great to work with. They had the screen doors repaired and lubed as they didn’t move well.

Neutral: The house has a security system and a local nightly security guard. I appreciate safety but at the same time it made some of us uneasy. The security system is loud! No shortage of little bugs and ants. They don’t bite but you’ll find them in the kitchen and we would find ants crushed in the bed with us. You’ll hear critters running on the roof in the AM - the roofline and walls are sealed very well, no worries.

Con’s: The house is showing its age. It’s built very well, just needs a good craftsman to give it a once over. Our bedroom had some paint bubbling off the walls, some doors are warped and really loud, the shelving system in two of the bedrooms were pulled off the wall. We found 2 cockroaches, 1 in our bedroom and 1 in the common bathroom that we quickly killed. The dishwasher was serviced 4 times and never worked properly. The lounge chair brackets were rusted or broken on two of four. The umbrella could only be used about 5% of the time because it was flimsy – it flew out one day and needed to be repaired by Thomas. The wi-fi had difficulty connecting with our Apple devices. Weirdly enough, the one Android phone and Windows computer connected without issues the entire trip. The 4 iPads and 5 iPhones only had wi-fi for ½ the trip.

Overall, it was a quiet and fun house to visit – you rent it for the great pool, good ocean view, laid back local establishments and relaxing area. When I have time I will add notes to my trip advisor page.
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I am delighted that overall Brian C.'s visit to the Villa Corazon Del Mar was a good one. The joys of having a 5 bedroom 5 bath home right on the ocean cannot be measured. At the same time the ocean air creates many maintenance challenges. Tomas and the management company are diligent about attending to matters as they arise. After a valiant effort in trying to repair the dishwasher we finally put a new one in the house. Maintenance is on going. There will always be something that needs attention. Between Tomas, the management company and myself we try very hard to make certain that our guests have the best experience possible. Please come and enjoy our beautiful home on the beach. Pura Vida, Joan
Amazing Beach Front Villa with Infinity Pool
+1 -619 888-3011
Playa Flamingo Guanacaste
Fairbanks, Alaska

Excellent Latitude adjustment

  • 4 of 5
We stayed the end off January 2015. Great trip and a great property. 5 couples had plenty of room in the house, and pool area...each with our own room and bath. Sunsets are outstanding every night, worth the trip just for that alone. Janet and Tomas were friendly, great to work with, awesome cooks...addressed any concerns quickly. Beach and surrounding area is quite, rural...very relaxing...bring a fishing, tons of fish activity right in front of house. We caught a few with a fly rod, lost some big ones. "G" with Dervins outfit was great, zip line, fishing, and sunset cruise were excellent, good value. We rented a couple golf carts, worth it for trips to store, bank and pharmacia...and awesome ice cream. Several options to eat out, bar food with local flare...excellent. Only down side at house was a few items getting worn out, dishwasher, all the beds, and pool chairs need some attention. Lots more to do in the area, we will return!
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Amazing Beach Front Villa with Infinity Pool
+1 -619 888-3011
Playa Flamingo Guanacaste
Brandon, SD

As relaxing as possible

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here January 2015 and had a wonderful time. Spent a lot of time at the pool, the beach, and the Tiki Bar. Tomas and Janet were very helpful and friendly and they cooked the most awesome meals. The view is a million dollar view. I have probably 100 pictures of the awesome sunsets, each night different from the one before. We had 4 couples in our 50's & 60's and it was perfect. We hired a local to drive us to the supermarket for food and other smaller supermarkets were within easy walking distance for eggs, beer, and ice. ONLY downside was that some items didn't work well, such as the dishwasher but we managed! I would only subtract .10 points for that!
  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Amazing Beach Front Villa with Infinity Pool
+1 -619 888-3011
Playa Flamingo Guanacaste
Denver, Colorado

Christmas Vacation in Costa Rica 2014

  • 5 of 5
Our family spent over a week in this beautiful home. It was one of the best rental homes we have chosen to date! We rent several home a year for family getaways. The ages of our family was 66-2. The property is very well taken care of and the pictures provided are accurate but in fact underestimate the beauty of the house and surrounding area. The property owner was very good to work with and was very responsive to our needs. We traveled with two young kids age 2 and 4. The pool was perfect for the kids with a large knee deep area they could play in. Having the a soft sand beach with steps of the pool was amazing. Most importantly, Janet and Tomas made our stay wonderful. They cooked breakfast and dinners for us most of our stay. We are all still talking about the delicious guacamole and pica de gallo he makes. We even thought about bottling some to bring home with us! Janet kept the house clean and best of all are her massages. Our trip would not have been as relaxing without the help of Janet and Tomas. We used Dervin to schedule our activities. His staff was very friendly and the cost of the activities were very reasonable. We loved kayaking, paddle boarding and boogie boarding.
We will never forget our Christmas in Paradise. Thank you Joan for sharing you lovely home with us-we hope we can return in 2016!
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Amazing Beach Front Villa with Infinity Pool
+1 -619 888-3011
Playa Flamingo Guanacaste

Great house!

  • 5 of 5
3 couples in our 50's.... Great location and accommodations... Central to everything!
Recommend yellowfin tours, great tours and people. This is real beachfront property!
  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers


Activity and Interests

Nearest Beach : Potrero at 4 Metres Car: recommended

Yoga, Sunset Cruises, ATVing, Canopy Tours, Beach walking/running and Relaxing by the pool


From $414 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Green Season
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Medium High Season
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
Medium High Season
Nov 29 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
Dec 19 2015 - Dec 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
New Year's Week
Dec 26 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 3 2016 - Mar 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Easter Week
Mar 20 2016 - Mar 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Mar 28 2016 - Apr 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2016 - May 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Green Season
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Tax Rate 13.0%

A 25% deposit is due to reserve your dates. The balance due and room tax is due 30 days prior to your arrival. You can use your credit card or a personal check. Deposit and Rent is non-refundable.

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Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View


  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Floor Area

  • 4600 sq. ft.


  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • 5


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Loft
  • King size beds (5), Sleep Sofa or Futons (6)


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water


  • Dish TV, Large Screen TV, DVD Players, WiFi Highspeed, Barbeque, Kayaks, Boogie Boards

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