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Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal

Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Mar 29, 2015
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Fully furnished and equipped 2 bed/2bath condo (860sq) with Infinity pool and beautiful mountain views located in Playa Ocotal on the northwest coast of the Guanacaste Province. Just 30 minutes away from Liberia International Airport.

The village of Playa Ocotal is located a few minutes south of the popular beach town of Playas del Coco, where you will find shopping, numerous restaurants serving fresh seafood and night-life options.

Playa Ocotal is a short walk and is famous for its sandy beach and calm, clear waters making Scuba diving and snorkeling an unforgettable experience. It's also a perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Playa Ocotal is also one of the cleanest (blue-flag rated) and quietest beaches around.

A great location to set out for numerous day trips including Playa Conchal, Santa Rosa National Park and Rincon Volcano National Park known for its amazing hiking trails and bubbling mud pots.

Keywords: Views, Walk to Beach, Playas Del Coco, Playa Ocotal, Guanacaste Province, Liberia, Beaches

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are from Canada and fell in love with Costa Rica on our first visit. Buying property here was an easy decision for us and we enjoy every minute of our time there. We hope you'll consider our unit to sit back and relax.

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time at the condo! We were there for a month in January of 2014. Everything was as advertised and the pool was especially nice. The neighbors were very friendly and gave us lots of insights into places to go and things to see in the area. There is 24-hour security staff that are very helpful in providing info as well. When we had a problem with the air-conditioner, the manager had a guy there to look at it the next day.



The manager picked us up at the airport (Liberia) for a nominal fee. This was great as we flew in at midnight. The condo has a deal with ADOBE rent-a-car that will deliver a car to the condo for a better price then you can get at the airport. We rented a cheap car and then used tours to take us to places that required 4-wheel drive. There are ADOBE office all over Costa Rica so if you have a problem they are just a few minutes away.



The condo is located between Playa Del Coco and Play Del Ocotal. You can easily walk to each beach; however if you do it midday its going to be hot. Many folks rent bikes or golf carts to get around town. There are lots of tours that you can take. Everything from sailing to turtle watching. The condo is located such that we rented a car for the entire month and drove all over Costa Rica. While folks will tell you a place is a long way away…everything of interest is within 100 miles or so on good roads. We ventured all the way down to Jaco, Arenal and Quepos for overnight trips.



Steven (the owner) was great to work with! We exchanged checks and deposits via mail with no problems. He responded quickly to any questions we had etc. We would definitely come back here again.



We would recommend it for couples, children and seniors (get a car or golf cart).
Jan 2014
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21 Reviews

4.8
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p308243vb
Playa Ocotal Guanacaste
Bobcaygeon Ontario
5

Wonderful oasis

  • 5 of 5
Secluded and safe environment with a spectacular view of the mountains, a pristine pool and clean spacious accommodations. Loved being able to walk to two beaches, and cooking local food.
  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and very much look forward to hosting you again next season.
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Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal
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Playa Ocotal Guanacaste
Hamilton, Canada
5

breathtaking view, quiet, secure PERFECT accommodation

  • 5 of 5
Our family stayed at Villa La Colina for 9 nights in Dec. We absolutely loved it and are already planning to go back next year. It is conveniently located near playa Ocotal and a short jaunt from the town of Coco, where you will find plenty of amenities (groceries, restaurants, yoga studios, dive shops, bars, banks, etc). Playa Ocotal is the nicer of the two beaches...clean, sheltered, tidal pools for the kids, and has a great beach front restaurant--Papa Roosters where you can sip drinks in hammocks.

We had a rental car but there are lots of taxis in Coco. Without a car, you can walk to playa Ocotal in 10 min but Coco a little further. My sister and her kids often biked to visit from Coco. There were also bike rentals in town.

The condo at La Colina is located in the hills, with the most spectacular view. For this reason, it is peaceful and quiet. My sister lives closer to town and has to put up with constant noise (roosters, dogs, firecrackers). Not so with this property. We enjoyed quiet nights and peaceful mornings watching the sun rise. With 2 kids, we also appreciated having a pool on site, with beautifully landscaped gardens and plenty of lounge chairs.

Inside the condo it was meticulously clean and tastefully decorated with all the amenities you would require. We especially appreciated the washing machine as we have a baby. Sleeping is comfortable. We didn't use the air conditioning at night but nice to know it's there if you need it...I think it gets much hotter in March, April. We had the good fortune of having perfect weather so we rarely stayed in, but the television, DVD player, and WiFi are big bonuses.

Lastly, the condo had a friendly and amenable staff who make guests feel safe and secure. There is always someone on duty. We had the misfortune of losing luggage, and they were very helpful coordinating the delivery of our bag from the airport.

A big thank you to our host, Steven. Everything was perfect. Great communication and we felt well prepared without the least apprehension. Can't wait for next year!
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 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
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the fantastic review and we are so glad you enjoyed yourselves! We've tried to set our unit up as though it was home - with all the amenities you would need.

The information about the bicycle rentals is of great help to future renters - I know there are a couple of companies that rent them and at least one company that rents scooters.

Coco is a great spot to hang out but I agree, returning to the quietness of the condo is the best. Especially lounging by the infinity pool with a cold drink.

We look forward to having your again next year and again thank you for renting our condo.
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Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal
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Playa Ocotal Guanacaste
Toronto, Canada
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5
Stayed in Steven's condo for a month and all I can say is that it was the perfect escape. The condo is well kept and has all the amenities you would have at home, the pool is amazing, (I was accused multipe times of sending a picture from a postcard of the pool) and the location is great. Very easy to get into town if you want to do some activities or need to go shopping. (The vegetable stand on the road back to the condo always had fresh and cheap produce). The property manager Tito is very attentive and always there to help out. Cannot thank him enough for making our stay so easy. Very easy to rent a car if you want, they even dropped off and picked up the car right at the condo. We went to Tamarindo beach which was beautiful (make sure you get a car with 4 wheel drive if you take the coco trail). There is a well equipped gym right around the corner if you get antsy.

Make sure you get some fresh coffee beans (there is a grinder in the kitchen) and watch the sunrise with your fresh coffee at least once. Highly recommend the sunset cruise we booked in Coco, very enjoyable.

Lastly, cannot say enough about how easy Steven was to work with. He always checked in on you and responded very quickly when you emailed. Thank you for the amazing vacation, we will be back!
  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 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
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you have such a great time! It is a bit of paradise in Costa Rica isn't it!

Thanks for the amazing review - many renters ask about car rentals, etc so thank you for speaking to that. The bonus is that the roads in this part of the country are well maintained and easy to travel on.

The pool is a great way to cool off from the HOT Costa Rican sun that's for sure.

Thanks again for staying and come back any time!!
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Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal
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Playa Ocotal Guanacaste
Ontario, Canada
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5
My partner and I stayed at the condo for 10 days. We loved the accommodations. The kitchen had everything we needed, the bedrooms were spacious, the living room was comfortable. We lived in the infinity pool (or the ocean), which was always clean. The on site security was a plus, seeing that we had a rental car. The beaches and shopping were minutes away by car. We had never stayed off resort before, but this location made it easy. We were able to visit many beaches, take day trips, and come back to "home base". The freedom was great. Residents of the local town were very friendly, knowing more Spanish would've been useful, but we got by. We met great people at the condo. Costa Rica is so beautiful it's breathtaking. We saw howler monkeys, iguana, various birds and geckos - and this was all at the condo. We felt safe here (always at the top of my list when I travel), in the condo, the community and the country in general. Dealing with Steven was very easy. He responded quickly to our emails and provided us with everything we needed to know about the condo and the area we were in. It really is ideal for a vacation spot, you can stay in the area and visit the local beaches and restaurants, or travel on day trips to other destinations. There was so much to do and see, we didn't get it all in this one trip. We did shop for groceries as well and cook our own food, the local grocery stores have everything you need. We would indeed like to return to this condo and continue our Costa Rican adventure! Thank you Steven for the opportunity.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your trip and would certainly welcome you back again next year. We try to keep the condo stocked and set up a though it were our home - we certainly want our guests to be comfortable and have a worry-free stay!
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Playa Ocotal Guanacaste
Toronto
5

repeat renter

  • 5 of 5
I'm a repeat renter and plan on spending at least two months there every winter. It's close to many Nat'l Parks and beaches and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. Having a car is an advantage if you like to tour around the area. The condo is very comfortable with all the essential appliances. The grounds are kept very well, as is the infinity pool - a real delight on a hot day. The gazebo is a favourite spot during the hottest hours. I love the howler monkeys and the variety of birds around the property. It's lovely to stay and enjoy the property or venture off to different attractions in the area. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone wishing a lovely quiet holiday.
  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
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Mountain View, Infinity Pool - 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo in Ocotal
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Playa Ocotal Guanacaste
Binbrook, Ontario
5

Amazing time!

  • 5 of 5
My family, 2 adults and 2 children, thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay. Steven was amazing to deal with and quick to respond to any questions we had. The unit was clean and stocked with everything we needed. The onsite security was fantastic and the grounds were kept extremely clean. The pool and its view were incredible! The atmosphere within the complex was peaceful and relaxing-perfect for families and couples. Our girls loved the howler monkeys that we often saw in the trees near the condo. We did not rent a car and did not seem to find this to be a problem at all. We walked many times to Ocotal which was a short, although hilly, walk. We also walked many times to Coco beach which is a longer, but flatter walk. It was very easy to get a taxi back to the condo from Coco beach. We enjoyed many excursions such as zip-lining, horseback riding, mud baths, beach & snorkelling tours and a Palo Verde river boat tour. There is so much to do in Costa Rica the problem is choosing from the so many companies and different types of excursions. We really enjoyed the restaurants in Coco beach and the variety of food available. Our last night there we discovered a wonderful Costa Rican restaurant called Las Olas Lounge in Coco beach. The seafood was amazing! We hope to make it back again soon!
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had such an amazing time... and that the monkeys showed up for your kids! You are truly one with nature when they show up.

I'm glad all worked out for you without the use of a car for your stay - we've had a few renters stay with us without a car and seem to manage fine. It's a hot climate but walking really is the best way to see the true culture.

We've tried to keep the unit fully stocked as we would at home - it just makes the stay that much easier and comfortable.

What we love about Costa Rica (and this area) is the fact there is SO MUCH to do - which it looks like you did!!! Great!

Thanks so much for your positive review and again we are glad you enjoyed yourselves.

Please keep us in mind for a future trip and we hope to see you again!!

Location

From the Owner

Ocotal and surrounding area have beautiful views, a multitude of beaches and plenty of hiking. Close to Liberia, it's an easy drive from the International Airport with a fantastic coffee factory enroute. A short 10-15 minute walk to Playa Ocotal - one of the cleanest beaches in the country - rated 'blue-flag'. A short distance to Playas Del Coco for great seafood dining, shopping and strolling along the beach. Bicycle rentals are available in town and for those gym enthusiasts, there are 2 gyms in town (daily rates range $5-6). We have great internet and cable with many channels. In addition, we supply a DVD player with several movies to choose from.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Father Rooster's at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Playa Ocotal at 0.1 Miles Car: recommended

hiking around a multitude of National Parks,Volcanoes,Cloud Forests

Availability

From $100 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$150
$600
$1,250
 
 
High Season
Nov 1 2015 - Apr 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
$150
$600
$1,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$100
$500
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $35
  • Refundable damage deposit $200

A reservation deposit of $200 is required. This must be received within seven (7) days of booking the reservation. The deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The deposit is NOT applied toward rent.

An payment equal to 50% of the rental rate is required 90 days before arrival. The BALANCE OF RENT is due thirty (30) days before your arrival date.

For rates during The Christmas and New Years period, please contact owner

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Amenities

From the Owner

Equipped with a stunning Infinity Pool and magnificent views, our unit is only a short walk to the beach. A short drive into Playas Del Coco and you'll enjoy fresh seafood every night along with some entertaining night life. A fish market is enroute to our unit as is a great outdoor fruit and vegetable market located next to the school in town. Amenities include 4 grocery stores, pharmacies and many tourist boutiques. And of course, who could resist watching the spectacular sunsets at one of the great beach bars located along the brand new promenade.

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean

Attractions

  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 860 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Clean bathrooms with all towels included.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, with ensuite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Queen size Bed (1) 1 queen size bed in the master bedroom with en-suite bath. Safe located in closet., Double Bed (1) 1 double bed in the second bedroom with washroom in hallway

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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