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GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool

GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Apr 27, 2015
Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

You will be surrounded in luxury and comfort at the new luxury, quaint villas at La Esquina, only 100 meters from the beach. Completed in January 2006, this gated 5 star villa welcomes you as you enter a naturally lush landscaped complex with all the amenities you would expect.

Pez Vela has 3000 spacious square feet of indoor/outdoor living. Located on the top/penthouse/3rd floor level(with elevator). Complete with a private open air/covered dining patio that seats 12+. I also is complete with a private dipping pool/hottub right on the private oversized terrace for perfect indoor/outdoor living.

This quaint complex has a gorgeous 90 foot garden swimming pool complete with lush tropical plants surrounding, lounge chairs and an outdoor luxury shower. Your condo is professionally furnished, offering 3 large bedrooms, a large great room for relaxing, a private terrace off of each bedroom with comfy chairs for reading/napping. It also offers a large, open, teak and well equipped, granite kitchen complete with an adjacent BBQ terrace. This villa also has a laundry room with washer and dryer, and 3.5 full-sized tiled bathrooms.

The open dining room area will comfortably seat 8 adults with additional dining area off of the large terrace adjacent to the great room(where you can sit 8 more!). There is also and additional open air patio on the roof only one flight above. You and your guests can take in the stunning views of the Playa Langosta coastline and spectacular sunsets.

Extensive use of beautiful teak wood adorn all the cabinetry complemented by locally quarried natural stone flooring and beautiful Italian granite counter tops throughout. The beauty and warmth of Pez Vela is only matched by the unobstructed views of the Playa Langosta coastline.

The beach is a short stroll down a garden path and is great for strolling, tide pooling or walking to the lively town of Tamarindo. Playa Langosta is a quiet upscale residential community, but only a 15-20 minute beach walk (or two minute ride) to the lively town of Tamarindo known for its fabulous surfing, dining, shopping and fun. There is also a great surfing beach at Playa Langosta that is about a 5 minute walk from the condo.

La Esquina has beautifully maintained lush grounds and banyan tree that attracts lots of birds for viewing. There is also 24-hour security on the property and secured parking

Keywords: Villa, Luxurious, Condo, Beach, Surf, Relax

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

The place was great thank you so much for having us. The beaches were fantastic and the surf turned out to be consistent. Your apartment was very accommodating and perfectly located in my opinion. I will definitely consider you if i ever return to playa langosta.

thank you again
Apr 2011
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15 Reviews

4.9
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GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p329832vb
-(415) 518-2393 (California, USA)
Playa Langosta Guanacaste
5

Hidden Gem!

  • 5 of 5
We arrived at our Playa Langosta rental and upon entering the condo, we were immediately blown away. The amount of space we had was incredible. I felt the pictures on the website were true to what the condo was. We were able to have a home away from home experience while on an amazing vacation to a beautiful country! We rented a car and so were able to shop at the grocery store and prepare delicious meals in the beautiful kitchen provided for us. The beaches and town of Tamarindo are a fifteen minute walk and worth it!! We loved La Esquina number five!
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: we are very happy that you enjoyed our home as much as we do!
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GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p329832vb
-(415) 518-2393 (California, USA)
Playa Langosta Guanacaste
ON, Canada
3

needs some care

  • 3 of 5
As nice as this property is, we were a little disappointed! When we first got there, the ice maker in fridge was not working, this was obvious as the last people left bags of purchased ice in the freezer. My husband took the freezer apart and disposed of the ice jam, but we could still only get crushed ice the entire time. The tap in the kitchen sink was very loose, so we had to be careful not to break it. Two of the sinks had clogs in them too. Some of the towels should have been thrown away as they have seen better days. The shower head in the master bath was really a joke. We tried to position it so as not to soak the whole bathroom. One day all the silicone they had used to repair it finally gave way and it was not useable. I emailed the property manager and apparently someone came in because there was silicone all over the outside deck. I assume they tried to fix it and put it back up. It was not useable then and we did not get an email stating anything until I contacted them. Then they told us it was unrepairable and would order a new one. We were not told when the cleaning ladies and the first guy who came in for the shower head was coming. Did not feel comfortable with this. The layout of this condo is great for three coupkes as there are three bedrooms with their own baths. The small dipping pool was great out on the deck, but the water was never clear the whole time we were there. The location was great! We walked pretty much everywhere even in the 32C weather. The only issue is the roads are very rough and dusty( dust even cam up to our third floor balcony) and people drive extremely fast and very close to pedestrians. One more thing, I feel the seat cushionson the deck have seen better days. The security guys at the front were very polite and friendly! Just being honest with this review, I feel it is better for people to be informed before booking a condo.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: We are sorry that a problem arose on your visit. Our property is very well maintained and we disagree with this assessment . While we do our best to keep everything in excellent working order, occasionally problems do arise. That is why we have PROFESSIONAL and LOCAL property managers who can help if something goes wrong. Our property managers are and were very responsive to the request about the shower head and the dipping pool. The issues were addressed straight away. They were emailed late on a SUNDAY, which is a day in Costa Rica that many people do not work, yet they were there first thing on MONDAY to address the issues. You emailed me, but the other issues you mentioned with the drains, the freezer or the faucet having issues were never brought to my nor our property managers attention to have remedied. There were another set of renters in the very next day after your departure. I checked in with them and they are not experiencing these problems. To yourself and any of our future guests, please communicate to us so that any type of problem can be remedied as quickly and promptly as possible. I have been in many fine hotels where things go wrong and it is how quickly things get addressed that count. Things do run a little slower down in Costa Rica, but they are all hard working people who aim to please and take great pride in what they do. And we do too.
We get many repeat visitors and get many thank you notes on what a fabulous place and location our home away from home is. While nothing can be perfect, we really do aim to please. We think that our new and repeat visitors will continue to enjoy this fine property and continue to come back year after year! Thanks.
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GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p329832vb
-(415) 518-2393 (California, USA)
Playa Langosta Guanacaste
Seattle
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5
What a great location!! A 15 minute walk to Tamarindo and some of the best surfing/swimming beaches I've been to. Or a 2 minute walk down to the rocky, seashell riddled beach of playa Langosta. Amazing sunsets and the most EPIC LIGHTNING STORM viewing from the roof! The pools and facilities of the condo were great and the security guards are some of the most friendly and helpful people we met on our trip! Cannot recommend more highly!
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 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
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GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p329832vb
-(415) 518-2393 (California, USA)
Playa Langosta Guanacaste
San Diego, CA
5

Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spent six weeks at this condo this spring. The condo and property are really beautiful and well maintained. The condo comes with everything you need, including plush bath towels. We loved the location as we could easily walk to the beach with our beach gear to enjoy hours watching the surf.

It's a quick 2-4 minute walk to a small grocery, a selection of restaurants, yoga, and the sand. The roof-view of the sunset was a daily event and also an opportunity to socialize with other occupants.

We enjoyed the Farmer's Market every Saturday morning for farm-fresh produce, freshly-caught fish, and local food and craft products. We often saw monkeys playing in the trees near the condo, as well as iguana's sunning themselves above the pool area.

The condo cleaning service was wonderful; we had them come once a week. We had a problem w the air conditioner and it was fixed immediately, so the property management firm is very responsive if you have a problem.

We loved our stay. The condo was wonderful. We had several sets of guests and everyone had plenty of room and was more than comfortable.

We can't say enough about this facility. The description and pictures match the experience.
  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that your stay was wonderful!
business
GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p329832vb
-(415) 518-2393 (California, USA)
Playa Langosta Guanacaste
5

Beautiful Condo!

  • 5 of 5
We spent a week at this beautiful condo. Everything is as shown in the photos and in the description. There is lots of space and everything you will need. We had a rental car, but really didn't need it. If we return, we'd definitely use taxis instead.

There's a small grocery store nearby where we bought items for making breakfast and snacks/drinks. It was super convenient. For dinners we went into town. Our favorite restaurants were Ttiki and Seasons. Both were delicious and priced appropriately.

The community pool was beautiful and never crowded. The beach is a short walk just across the street.
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
GREAT RATES- Penthouse Villa - Steps to the Beach -Private Dipping pool
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p329832vb
-(415) 518-2393 (California, USA)
Playa Langosta Guanacaste
San Rafael, CA
5

Great Place to Stay in Langosta

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I recently enjoyed 5 days in this beautiful condo in Langosta. It was just what we wanted to relax in luxury accommodations. The condo is very spacious with a great floor plan for a group rental.The kitchen was modern and fully equipped. The outside space was private and it was nice to cool off in the dipping pool. A perfect spot for an afternoon cocktail.The area was quiet. Everything we needed to enjoy ourselves was there from beach toys to game boards. We definitely recommend this penthouse villa for a stay in the Tamarindo area.
  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

We purchased this property in 2006 after taking several trips to Costa Rica and falling in love with this eco-friendly(and friendly) country. We LOVE Playa Langosta because it is close to EVERYTHING but quiet(but not dead)! We love this small complex for it Moorish architectural influence and it is elegant but understated

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia, Costa Rica at 40 Miles Nearest Beach : Langosta, Tamarindo at 100 Metres Nearest Point of Interest : Barcelo Car: not necessary

Availability

From $225 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Jan 5 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,925
 
 
Low
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,600
 
 
Green
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Little summer
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Low
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,600
 
 
High
Nov 8 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,925
 
 
Holiday
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 9 2016
4 night minimum stay
$450
$3,000
 
 
High
Jan 10 2016 - Mar 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,925
 
 
Easter
Mar 20 2016 - Mar 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$375
$2,500
 
 
High
Mar 28 2016 - Apr 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,925
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning $60
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 13.0%

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Amenities

From the Owner

Playa Langosta offer several very good restaurants, bars, a grocery store and small quaint hotels that have cocktails and dining. All of these are in walking distance to the condo. There is a great beach steps from the condo that you can tide pool in low tide and the shoreline is just stunning...for those who surf, there is a great break to the south of the condo (about a 5-7 minute walk). This condo offers fantastic indoor/outdoor living at its best. every room has a terrance and there are sturdy cushioned lounge chairs on each. My guess is you will fall in love with this place too.

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Attractions

  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 2900 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • King size beds (1) One bedroom has a king bed, Queen size Beds (1) Two bedrooms have queen beds, Baby Cribs (1) can be made available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sofa in great room is a sleep sofa

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Private dipping pool/hot tub on terrace..Large outdoor terraces off of each room in the unit for reading/lounging/dining/card playing etc

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