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Breathtaking Ocean Views of Flamingo Beach on Your Private Sundrenched Balcony.

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Jul 18, 2016
Luxurious 2 Bedroom plus Queen Sofa Bed sleeps 6 comfortably

Perched on a hillside approximately 100 feet above the incredibly beautiful Flamingo Beach; vacationers are welcomed with truly spectacular ocean views and sunsets. The entrance to the property is only 25 meters from the beach, and features 24 hour security monitoring of the resort. Aside from enjoying spectacular views and great beach access, Oceanica visitors can take advantage of the facilities private pool and grounds, all while overlooking the beach! Enjoy a short walk to the nearby marina or visit local restaurants to savor the local dishes and experience for yourself the genuine Costa Rican hospitality. For your added convenience numerous shops, the bank and a pharmacy are all within easy walking distance. Pamper yourself in this luxurious 2 bedroom two bath condo featuring all the comforts of luxury living while surrounded by the natural beauty of Costa Rica and the sounds of the surf from Playa Flamingo. Pura Vida!

With its stunning white sand, unspoiled beaches and pristine clear blue waters, Playa Flamingo is the ideal vacation getaway, offering visitors some of the best deep sea fishing in the world. Marlin, tuna, swordfish and snapper can be found off the coast all year around, making this beach an extremely popular tourist destination. Every July, this beautiful beach also plays host to a fantastic international sailfish tournament sponsored by the Costa Rican Amateur Fishermen’s Club.

Besides deep sea fishing, Playa Flamingo also offers a wealth of water sports along with close proximity to the amazing Santa Rosa National Park and the Palo Verde natural reserve.

Scuba diving is available here all year round, allowing tourists to experience the excitement of swimming with white-fin sharks and an array of other stunning tropical fish and marine life. Sailing and diving expeditions and tours can also be arranged to the close by island of Plata.

Playa Flamingo is a fabulous holiday spot if you prefer taking advantage of the world class fishing out here, or if you prefer a simple sunset cruise. The beaches are bathed in sunshine and the average annual temperature hovers around 28°C (82°F).

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Hello and welcome, Daphne and Jim Nicholson have owned in Costa Rica since 2003 with properties in Playa Conchal (listing 79667) and Potrero in addition to Flamingo (Jim's favourite!) We live in Vancouver, Canada and fell in love with the Costa Rican people, scenery, wildlife, and of course the beautiful weather of Guanacaste. Through our many trips Daphne has become a recognized expert in helping our guests maximize their Costa Rican adventure, and would love to help you and your families make the most of your time in this beautiful country. Here is an excerpt of a comment from a recent guest at the this condo...'When we arrived we were speechless to have found such a beautiful condo. Everything about our experience was perfect: To start, the owners are very friendly and provided great information.' Our condo is equipped with the comforts we would expect when we travel so you will find high quality linens, a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable furniture, beds all with a designers flair, and little extras like big fluffy beach towels for your enjoyment. We look forward to speaking with you about our condo and sharing the things we have come to love about Costa Rica. Please give us a call.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in August 2015

When we started researching condo rentals in the Playa Flamingo area, we found lots of choices. My cousin, who lives in Playa Flamingo suggested we look at this condo. Glad he pointed us this direction. The stay was perfect. Its located on the third floor with beach front views, nice sized patio, two large bedrooms, in perfect condition. Beautifully furnished and stocked with everything you would need. Want to go boogie boarding? There are boogie boards. Want to blend up papaya drinks? Great blender, great glassware, wonderful assortment of cooking pots and pans. Great beds, great linens and towels, great A/C. CLEAN. Pride of ownership shows. All I can say is that our stay there was PERFECT.
Aug 2015
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5

The Perfect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived we were speechless to have found such a beautiful condo. Everything about our experience was perfect:

To start, the owners are very friendly and provided great information. The building is situated on top of a hill overlooking a beautiful bay where we were able to kayak, beachcomb, body surf and spend a lot of time tanning on a white sand beach. In the evenings we would cook costa rican meals in the kitchen (probably more amenities than my own kitchen) followed by watching the sunset on our private balcony and a walk down (1 min) to the playa flamingo center for the most delicious dessert I have ever had (not an exaggeration!).

The condo had a great selection of dvd's for lazy nights, board games, ipod stereo, beach towels, even spanish to english test cards. Another, more domestic highlight, was the en suite laundry!

Overall, we rated our stay as excellent because there is nothing I felt the condo was missing, it was a spotless, stunning 'home away from home' in a friendly & wonderfully warm (very thankful for the air con!) country.

Thank you Jim & Daphne! With no hesitation, only a bit of a jealousy, we will be recommending your condo. I hope we can make it back!

Steve & Lindsay

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a spot!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, Playa Flamingo is beautiful. The beach is amazing! It was just what we were looking for in Costa Rica. Daphne and Jim's condo at Oceanica is exactly as described! I don't think we could have been more comfortable. Everything is pristine and it is a very safe place as well. Daphne was most helpful in answering all of our questions. She even booked an excursion, called us when we arrived and set us up with a car rental and exact directions from Liberia to the condo. A car is very necessary in Playa Flamingo. The condo complex is on a large hill and walking up from the beach with chairs would be a challange at the end of the day without a car. The sunsets were gorgeous! We did not need to go to any restaurant until after the sunset. It was so beautiful having our own private sunset on the balcony.

We dined out almost every night. You must eat at Coco Loco on the beach. Marie's was fun and delicious as well. Angelina's food was excellent, but if you don't order drinks, the service ceases to exist (sadly).

We had a great time at Playa Conchal beach. Its great for snorkeling. The Lazy Lizard was a blast, but the snorkeling was not great. I still recommend it.

We went on a river boat ride in Palo Verde on the Tempisque River and Jose was our guide. We saw lots of monkeys and crocodiles and truly enjoyed the day. Tamarindo was fun to walk around, but you really don't need to go there. Playa Flamingo was perfect! If you are hesitant, don't be. You will love this condo and the area!

PS~ One suggestion, go to the super markets on your way from the airport, don't wait until you get to Playa Flamingo. The local ones don't have much to offer, but the larger Markets are great.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely a beautiful condo! Everything was in great shape, well taken care of! Excellent location, clean, comfortable! I felt like I was home! I would def. rent from them again!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than any hotel!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third trip to the Playa Flamingo area and it was definitely our favorite because of this condo. The condo has everything you could ever need and the view from both the condo itself and the community pool were stunning. Daphne went out of her way to answer even our most ridiculous questions prior to our trip and even called after our arrival to make sure we had arrived safely and everything was in order.

The condo has a very well equipped kitchen in case your interested in cooking during your trip; however, it's also within walking distance to several great restaurants in case you just want to relax. If you're looking for a place to stay in Playa Flamingo I couldn't give this place a better recommendation. You definitely won't regret it. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome & Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The Condo:

This was our first visit to CR and at the risk of sounding very repetitive, I am going to say it anyway. This Condo is absolutely amazing! We were actually taken back by the views, the weather, and beauty of it all. The condo itself is very well maintained. The beds are very nice and excellent to sleep on. there is usually a very nice breeze that can get strong at times so you need to be careful of the bedroom doors. The condo is relatively close to the beach at say 200 to 250 yards. The local terrain is very hilly and as such it us a little bit of a walk uphill when you come back from the beach. Our Garmin and TrackIT Maps didn’t show Oceanica on any of the categories so you may have to use the resort right across the street to find it as addresses are not used in CR at all. We give this one 5 star rating!!!! Well worth the time to visit.

Daphne:

Daphne was absolutely the best host you could ever ask for! She provided all the information I asked for and needed. She even graciously helped with the car rental (Economy). Daphne is indeed kind and tremendously gracious.

Restaurants:

We chose to eat at the local restaurants (locals call them Sodas). There are a good number of these within say 5 miles and all are wonderful. Local CR cuisine is amazing and filling. Even though we do not speak Spanish it wasn’t that hard to figure out and order food. Ticas and Ticos are wonderful people.

We would go back in a heart beat!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

So perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was amazing! It is such a great way to experience Costa Rica, instead of a hotel. The condo is luxurious, with marble countertops, nice fixtures and lots of conveniences. You can make your own meals if you feel so inclined, or slip out to enjoy one of the restaurants in Playa Flamingo.

It's fun to play in the surf at Playa Flamingo. The Lazy Lizard sunset cruise is not to be missed. Going to see the turtles lay eggs and the hatchlings run to the sea is amazing. And the sunset every night is not to be missed: at this condo, you have a front row centre view of it.

Such great people, such great weather, such a great condo - enjoy!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Location

From the Owner

We bought this condo because we love the water and the views. This particular unit is amazing in that upon opening the door to the unit your look straight through the living room out to nothing but ocean, where daily the beautiful sunsets occur right in front of you..it is amazing! We can walk down the driveway and within steps we are on one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Restaurants, grocery stores and a pharmacy are a short walk away for your added convenience. The property is also very secure as staffed 24 hours per day by a friendly guard staff who are eager to help.

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

While Tamarindo maybe the most developed beach resort along the Guanacaste coastline, Playa Flamingo is still one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Situated on the country’s Gold Coast, Playa Flamingo is located in Punta Salinas, northwest of Bahia Brasilito, 75 km southwest of Liberia. Located in between the beaches of Playa Potrero and Playa Brasilito, Playa Flamingo or Flamingo Beach is the sole full-service marina between Acapulco and Panama on the Pacific coast of Central America.

This condo has wireless internet

Other Activities: ATV, Zip Lining, Canopy Tours

Golf: Nearby, for the golfing enthusiast is also an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. This course is located at the Reserva Conchal Resort facility and reservations can be made by contacting the Pro shop.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July
Jul 1 2016 - Jul 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
August
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
September/October
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$125
$875
 
 
November - December 17
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
Christmas
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$210
$1,420
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Please note that the above rates are for payments made by Bank Draft, Cashiers Cheque, or Cash.
As a convenience for our renters we also offer Pay Pal or Major Credit Card payment... however a 4% premium will be added to the final price to cover merchant fees for this service. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

From the Owner

As our guest you are entitled to access the nearby facilities of the Flamingo Marina Resort. Please ask us about other unique offers and that we provide for our guests.

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 1345 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, Huge walk in shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower, Huge walk in shower
  • Beautifully finished bathrooms with high quality fixtures, plush towels and granite counters.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Deluxe Mattress and Linens
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Delux Mattress and Linens
  • Beautifully designer finished bedrooms with custom made furnishings, and built-in closets. Luxurious high thread count linens with down pillows, and exceptionally comfortable pillow top mattresses. Individually controlled air conditioning units and variable speed ceiling fans in each bedroom. Walk out balconies with beautiful vistas of water and mountains from both bedrooms. Black out blinds with high quality draperies for your comfort and enjoyment.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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

Notes:

  • Guests of the Condo can enjoy access to the Flamingo Marina Resort where they can enjoy the pool and restaurant services of the famous Monkey Bar!

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