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Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach

Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Nov 20, 2014
3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Explore the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Make this spacious condo, nestled in the rain-forest with spectacular Pacific views, your home

base. The condo provides all the modern

amenities for a comfortable visit including a kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, central air conditioning, a washer/dryer, cable TV and Internet. A large balcony runs the entire length of the condo and provides outdoor seating for dining and lounging. Listen to the calming sound of the waves as you watch Scarlet Macaws fly overhead. The 30-unit Golden Reef complex has its own infinity edge pool located directly below our balcony. A five-minute walk brings you to Playa Blanca, a beautiful, white sand beach perfect for swimming, sunbathing, kayaking and watching the sunset.

About Punta Leona: The Golden Reef condo is located within the Costa Rican resort of Punta Leona, a 75 minute drive from the International Airport in San Jose. Punta Leona is a private 750 acre reserve with abundant wildlife. Punta Leona provides excellent security, as well as many amenities including several restaurants, a convenience store, spa, several beaches, two community pools, tennis courts, mini-golf, a zip-line canopy tour, hiking trails, kayak rentals and a butterfly farm.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access

Recent Review

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Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p337171
-+1 7034700590
Punta Leona Puntarenas
5

Our best vacation!

  • 5 of 5
The pictures can't fully illustrate the beauty and spaciousness of this condo. The size and layout easily accommodated our family of 4 (with room to spare) and the decor was elegant and tasteful. The condo was equip with more than just the necessities - full size washer & dryer, first aid kit, board games, DVD's, beach towels and beach toys. In addition to the beautiful pool on site, we had access to the hotel's concierge services, butterfly pavilion, and other amenities.

The views from the large balcony of the ocean, beach and wildlife were truly amazing. Every day we were dazzled by the macaws, monkeys, birds and reptiles that lingered naturally in full view of our outdoor dining table and lounge areas. Watching the sun set with a glass of wine topped each day of adventure.

The beach itself is gorgeous and the surrounding area has a lot to offer such as a full restaurant, clean bathrooms and activities such as snorkeling, paddle boarding and boogie board rentals. 2 lifeguards keep a watchful eye.

The weather was perfect most of the week. It was warm and on the humid side and since this is considered the "Green Season" we were not surprised when we had rain in the afternoon on one day and a quick shower on another. Don't believe the forecast online before you go! It's sunny and beautiful in June!

We did many of the activities recommended by Guy: Carara National Park, viewed crocodiles at the Tarcoles Bridge, Vista Los Suenos zip line tour and watched the sun set from Villa Caletas. In addition, we took an ATV tour, a Waterfall tour and spent time at the beach. So much to do!!

The owner, Guy, was fantastic. He kept in contact before, during and after our stay. Prior to our arrival, he provided us with an information packet and all the necessary details we needed to get to the condo (rental car info, currency, location of grocery store, etc). Once we arrived, he had someone there to greet us who provide us with a cell phone for our use during our stay. Guy called the first night to check in and then emailed us the next day with additional advice on where to dine within 30 minutes, great places to see the sunset and the location of the large grocery store. He was so accommodating and has thought of everything!

This was by far our best vacation - full of wonder and adventure. We will definitely come again!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p337171
-+1 7034700590
Punta Leona Puntarenas
San José, Costa Rica
5

Muy lujosamente Confortable, la Vista es la mejor

  • 5 of 5
Tienes todas las comodidades que uno necesita, muy bien y finamente equipada, pasamos dias de mucho descanso.
Lo recomiendo 100%
  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p337171
-+1 7034700590
Punta Leona Puntarenas
5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5
Had a great time. Condo was excellent, very spacious with plenty of room for 6 adults and children. Views from balcony were fantastic. Costa Rica is a beautiful country. Playa Blanca beach with it's white sand was absolutely amazing. The outdoor bar and restaurant was a bonus. Guy was extremely helpful prior to arriving and also left a cell phone for us to use to book excursions etc. The list of restaurants Guy had sent us was also very helpful. We had a fantastic time and would most definitely visit again.

Tom
  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p337171
-+1 7034700590
Punta Leona Puntarenas
5

Great Experience and Perfect location!!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this beautiful condo for 5 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. The pictures do not do it justice at all. I did research on places to stay for months before my family traveled and this was the absolute best value for what you get bar none. Perfect view, perfect amount of space for 6 of us, easy access to pool below, access to the resort, Playa Blanca is an awesome beach, kitchen had everything! Right down to a garlic press and lemon juicer. We cooked several meals right at our condo and ate meals out on the giant balcony overlooking the ocean. Guy the owner was extremely easy to work with and very repsonsive. Check in was simple. He keeps a cell phone at the condo for any need to communicate. This beautiful spot is located less than 90 minutes from the airport and San Jose. Great large flat screen TV with drawers full of DVD movies. Our kids enjoyed movie nights when the sun went down often.
If you are looking for a VRBO, this is the one.
Only negative was that the hot water flowing into the giant spa tub runs a little slow. Took a long time to fill. AND, do NOT go to Manuel Antonio. There are Monkeys right down by the picnic area as you enter Playa Blanca beach. 100 yards from the condo. We drove 1.5 hours to Manuel Antonio and did see Sloth and Monkeys, but was not worth burning a day to go to that beach in our opinion. Playa Blanca was a better beach!
Thanks Guy for opening up your place for us to rent. If we come back to Costa Rica (which we would love), we will look you up again for sure.
  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 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
business
Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p337171
-+1 7034700590
Punta Leona Puntarenas
5

Great vacation nice apartment amazing surrounding

  • 5 of 5
We are a family of four, first time we all went there, 2nd time only 3 of us were able to make it. You can bet we will return next year around the same dates as we did this one. Your condo is clean, well furnished and well stocked and Johan, your man there, is really ready at any request or question.
Playa blanca is amazing and really at a short distance, however I'll recommend to rent a golf cart for maximum convenience getting around the whole place cause is large enough.
The view from the balcony is beautiful at any time, the weather is as you would expect, perfect!.
What else can I say, read the reviews they are all saying the same and it's true.

Thank you so much Guy!
  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious new three-bedroom condo, gorgeous Pacific views, pool, white sand beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p337171
-+1 7034700590
Punta Leona Puntarenas
5

Fantastic place!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great vacation at the Golden Reef! We are a Family of 4 with 2 kids.
The condo was in great conditions, beautiful apartment, neat, fully equipped, spacious and furnished with great taste. The view from the terrace is breathtaking. Easy access to beaches and the resort amenities. Playa blanca only 5 minutes walking distance, gorgeous beach surrounded by a reach forest. Strongly recommended. We will for sure return for an other vacation!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Beach : Playa Blanca at 150 Metres Car: recommended

Within close proximity of Punta Leona are The Carara National Park (a transitional forest between the dry tropical forests of the northwest and the wet rainforests of the south), the Tarcoles River (where crocodiles bask on its banks), and Playa Jaco and Playa Hermosa (world-renowned surfing beaches). The town of Jaco has many restaurants and shops. The beautiful Manual Antonio National Park is a 60 minute drive to the south. Day trips can be arranged at the Punta Leona reception area for horse-back riding, a jungle river cruise, white water rafting, sailing and fishing expeditions, and an excursion to Arenal Volcano.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Green season
Apr 29 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,450
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
 
 
High season '15
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
$235
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,700
 
 
Easter 2015
Mar 30 2015 - Apr 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 

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Amenities

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Backpack
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2100 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 Twin - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 Queen - 1 queen

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals
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