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Luxury Sombras 2 Bedroom-Walk to the Beach-Playas Del Coco

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Property Details

Updated: Jun 2, 2016
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

This is the vacation condo you have been looking for. This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo offers all the amenities that you are accustomed to back home. The only difference is that you can actually WALK TO THE BEACH for a morning stroll or to watch the beautiful sunsets famous here!

This is a ground floor unit which backs onto one of the two incredible pools. This is a gated community with 24 hour security. The complex Sombras hosts only 26 luxury units, which makes it very quiet and tranquil. Very intimate and conveniently located at proximity to the Coco village center (about 350 meters or a 10-minute walk), where you will find all the amenities of a progressive beach town, such as banks with 24-hour ATMs, pharmacies, large supermarkets, souvenir shops, many restaurants, bars, casino, surf shops, diving stores, etc. This residence offers upscale interior features including custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, premium fixtures, ceramic flooring and state of the art appliances.

Plus the unique benefits of this condo...location.: This is the only one of its kind luxury condominium community that is so close to the beach in Playas del Coco!

Walking distance to the beach and the pacific ocean is about 100 meters, a pleasant 3-minutes walk...

Your dream come true for a relaxing, great vacation in Paradise!

This vacation home is close to the beach, in a luxury complex, the only one of its kind in this area.

Walking distance to Coco village center is about 350 meters, a picturesque 10-minutes walk whether you choose the road or the beach to get there..

This is an enchanting fishing village that captures your heart! You'll want to come back over and over again.

Liberia International airport only 20 minutes away: The Liberia International Airport is only 20 minutes away from this unique condo. Playas del Coco is located close to several other beautiful beaches, 5 miles from Hermosa Beach and 8 miles from Panama beach, about 4 miles from Octal, famous for its snorkeling. You an enjoy canopy, rappelling, snorkeling, monkeys, parrots and many birds that abound here and roam free. There are volcanoes, rain forest trails within 40 minutes. White water rafting, horseback riding and much more... You will be provided with access to personalized tours with a bilingual private tour guide as an option.Parking is inside the private parking lots of the complex. Favorite pastime here is to walk through the palm lined beach boulevard and greet locals and tourist and stopping for coffee at a local coffee shop.

Children's shallow pool: One of the 2 stunning pools has a shallow 'round-shaped' childrens pool that stands apart while still accessible directly (elevated floor wall) from the 'adult' pool. A nice 'peace-of-mind' design feature, for the parents with little ones..!

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

Recent Review

About the Owner

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Speaks: english, french, spanish

21 Reviews

4.9
based on 21 traveler reviews

Winnipeg, Canada
5

Great Vacation Again!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for the month of February this year after spending 2 weeks in the same location last year. We came back to the same location (Sombras) again because we had such a good time last year. Melissa was a great host once again and was always available to help if needed. Great location, great weather, and great people in Coco and the surrounding area. Thanks for everything Melissa and Paul. Our family had a great time. See you again next February!

Steve, Bonnie, Tyler, Jenny

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve! Happy that you had a wonderful time with us at Sombras again this year! Will be a great pleasure to see you guys next year! Mélissa
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Hamilton, Ontario
4

Great Location! Very Nice Condo!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our month long stay in Costa Rica. This past January/February was our first visit to CR and we were very happy that we were so close to the beach and to town. Sombras is a quiet, well kept, guarded community about a 5 minute walk to Coco Beach and a 10 minute walk to the town Playas del Coco. The staff are very courteous and friendly...the guard staff at the entrance and the maintenance people tidying/cleaning the gardens and the pool. There are numerous restaurants and shops in town. The local merchants are friendly and understand English.....lots of English speaking tourists. There is a well stocked mini market about a 2 minute walk up the street from the condo. Larger grocery stores are in town, which are within walking distance, albeit you may want to take cab home at a very reasonable rate.

Our condo unit 601 was nicely decorated, well appointed and in great condition. Everything worked! The blender especially got a good workout, and we loved having the BBQ which we used a lot. (Speaking to people in another unit, they weren't as fortunate.) Location of this unit is right off the pool deck. Spent all of our time outdoors as the weather was phenomenal. Loved sitting out on our patio. The patio furniture was lovely, but not real practical for eating outdoors or for leisurely relaxation. The wooden pool chairs look awesome but can be very uncomfortable after awhile. Cushions of a sort would be nice at Sombras. There are big shade trees around the pool, which is wonderful with the heat, but the pool tends to be a bit cooler because of it.

Melissa is an especially great host, attentive, very friendly and super in providing us with lots of local information. Explained what was around us as far as grocery stores, restaurants, beaches, tours, etc. A couple times we needed something, and she was right on top of it.

Thank you for a great first vacation in Costa Rica. We would love to come back again.

Bar & Nell

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking some of your time to put a review! I'm very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Sombras and that the condo pleased you. Will try my best to make sure that all the little things that need to be improve will be taking care off. Would be a pleasure to have you back anytime! With all my best regards, Mélissa
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5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

How would you like to wake up every morning to beautiful sunshine & a glistening pool right outside your door?! Unit 601 Sombras in Coco Beach, Costa Rica offers that & much more! A beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with everything you need for a fabulous stay! Since we enjoy doing most of our own cooking, it was especially nice to have a well stocked kitchen - lots of dishes, pots & pans & every gadget you can think of. Plus, we used the barbeque almost every night.

Sombras itself is a very safe place to stay, with 24/7 security & very friendly neighbours, most of who are Canadians. It's only a 5 minute walk to a great beach where you never feel crowded, even throughout Christmas & New Year's. Downtown Coco is also a 10 minute walk in the opposite direction, where you will find every kind of restaurant you can imagine & shopping galore. You can find everything you need here! The local merchants are very friendly & most can speak exceptional English.

My husband & I are looking forward to our next visit, which will be our 4th trip to Sombras! Thank you Melissa for all you did to help make our stay the best ever! Until we meet again,

Pura Vida,

Krystal

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Krystal, It was a great pleasure to have you guys stay in unit 601! I'm very happy to hear that it was one of your best vacation ever and that being in our condo made it even more enjoyable! Didn't have a lot of time to spend with you guys but really enjoyed our happy our around the pool the day before your departure! You will always be welcome in our little paradise! It is there to share and make sure everybody as a Pura Vida vacation with us! See you next year! Mélissa
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5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation was just perfect. We stayed there for almost 2 weeks in the New Year week 2015/2016. Mélissa and Paul were very helpful and supportive from the very beginning of our booking until we checked out.

The condo itself is beautiful, very spacious and well maintained. It is located within a gated community; this community is a very quiet place although it is very close to the beach of Coco. Our kids (11 and 13) loved the pool and the beach. The whole community area is extremely well-kept.

We did not rent a car (unless we went on a 2-day-trip to Palo Verde and to Arenal). As recommended by Paul, we were fine by using taxis to go to the supermarket (a bit far to walk for us) and to go to the beaches nearby (Playa Ocotal and Playa Hermosa).

Generally, Coco (probably the whole region) is quite an expensive area, supermarkets and restaurants are to some extent even more expensive than Europe (!) - this was surprising to us. From time to time we doubted if a beach bar still is good value for the money when you pay 25 USD for 2 bottles of beer and 2 glasses coke…

However, we really enjoyed our stay. We can highly recommend this condo, the gated community and the care of Mélissa and Paul.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review Sabine! It's always good to know that people enjoyed they stay with us at Sombras and the Pura Vida lifestyle in Coco! I'm very happy that you were also pleased with us! This is our goal! Making sure you have a good time right from the beginning and make things easier for you when you arrive! Thanks again for taking some of your time to write us a review! Really appreciated! Mélissa & Paul
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5

Wonderful Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful 3 week vacation at Sombras in Costa Rica. I would recommend this Gated community very highly. The grounds were very well maintained and the staff very friendly. Our manager Mellissa was just fantastic. She was very helpful in giving us ideas for restaurants, tours, grocery stores etc. We walked out of our sliding door to a very beautiful and peaceful pool with lots of sun and shade. It was so nice to sit out at night with a glass of wine beside the pool. We were walking distance to all restaurants which was a big plus and only minutes to the beach. We walked an hour and a half every morning on the beach. Lots of Canadians there as well. The condo itself could not have been nicer. Very well decorated and had everything we needed. From dish washer, washer and dryer to blender for making wonderful drinks. Probably one of the best vacations we have had down south.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear rentor, Thank you for taking some of your time to share your experience with us! It was a great pleasure to have you stay with us at Sombras! It is a beautiful and peaceful complex! I'm very happy to ear that you had a wonderful time and that you enjoyed yourselves living the Pura Vida lifestyle! I love Costa Rica and I enjoy sharing tips and things to do with people to make sure they have one of the most enjoyable vacation! Looks like I have accomplished that we you guys! Mélissa
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5

Lovely Condo in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Sombras with friends for the month of February. The condo is very nice, well maintained, and the kitchen is very well equipped. The internet access was good. The pool area is lovely and being on the main floor the patio is pretty much pool side. Each unit has its own very good BBQ on the patio which we found convenient. The beach is close, only a 5 minute walk and the downtown area is less than 10 minutes away. The main grocery stores are a bit further, perhaps 1 1/2 to 2 kilometers but we walked back and forth on an almost daily basis. There is a much smaller grocery store very near by and it was handy for heavier items or things we had forgotten. There are many great restaurants in the area if you don't fell like cooking but if you do want to cook the kitchen has everything you might need. I only wish the living room furniture had been a bit more comfortable. Perfectly functional but not necessarily comfortable. However, we didn't spend that much time in the living room so it wasn't a big problem. Definitely would recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review! We are happy that you had a wonderful time with us in Sombras and that you enjoyed your stay in this beautiful area! Comments are always welcome as we can improve ourselves. Seems like everything was Pura Vida! Thanks to you for taking good care of the condo as if it was your own. Mélissa & Paul
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia Int'l airport at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Lizard lounge, Zi Lounge, Coconut's at 400 Metres Nearest Ferry : Coco beach to Coco Island at 400 Metres Nearest Golf : Papagayo at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Dolce Vita at 150 Metres Nearest Ski : Tremblant !! at 3775 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Playas del Coco at 100 Metres Car: not necessary

The complex Sombras hosts only 26 luxury units and 2 lovely swimming pools, which makes it very quiet and tranquil, and you are able to walk directly to the beach in about 3 minutes time (100 meters) and to the Coco village center in 10 minutes (350 meters), where you will find all the amenities of a progressive beach town, such as banks, pharmacies, large supermarkets, souvenir shops, many restaurants, bars, casino, surf shops, diving stores, etc.

Other Activities: fauna, flora, bird watching from private patio, Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball

Ski: Waterskiing everyday at the beach in Coco, as well as jetski, catamaran, canoe, and kayak rentals.

Daily excursions to rain forest national park, Arenal volcanoe, canopy tours, Nicaragua, etc

Scenic boat tours, fishing excursions, sailboat excursions, trips to Coco island, etc..

Snorkeling and scuba diving daily excursions, 5-days certifications for scuba.

Also bicycle and scooter rentals, daily, weekly, monthly.

All of the above at 200-300 meters from Sombras condo community.

* Nota: independant operators, $

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Green Season 2016
May 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
4 night minimum stay
$150
$800
$1,850
 
 
Christmas week
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
Flat fee
 
 
New Year week
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
Flat fee
 
 
High Season 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,050
$2,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Refundable damage deposit $500

50% of total rental amount to be wired upon signature of rental agreement - net of bank wire fees - to confirm reservation.
50% balance payable upon arrival, in USD cash.

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Amenities

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

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

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 110 m²

Bathrooms

  • Full 1 - toilet, shower, Spacious
  • Full 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Spacious
  • High quality American Standard accessories, marble travertin countertops, all 'light-vanilla' colored. Spacious, with abundant storage cabinets. All tiled floors and shower/bath surrounding walls. Natural daylight in both bathrooms. Screens and woodblinds in all windows.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, Spacious, ensuite bathroom, walkin closet, private balcony
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double, Spacious, ensuite bathroom, private balcony
  • MBR faces pool, private balcony with large patio doors facing pool. Ensuite large bathroom. Bolted high-end all metal combination safe in MBR walkin closet - for safekeeping of valuables and documents. Individual top of the line A/C split units with remote control in each bedroom, very silent! High quality extra-comfy mattresses in each bedroom. Low noise ceiling fans in each bedroom. GBR also ensuite large bathroom ( with add'l access door to living area) , large patio doors and spacious hardwood closet. Full size ironing board in walkin closet. Screens and high quality 'double' curtains ( one opaque and one translucent) in each patio doors.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • One of the 2 stunning pools has a shallow 'round-shaped' children pool that stands apart while still accessible directly (elevated floor wall) from the 'adult' pool. A nice 'peace-of-mind' design feature, for the parents with little ones..! Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer, 3 split A/C units. Secure high-quality all-metal bolted combination safe in unit, for safekeeping of personal effects and valuables. Ironing board, hairdryer. parking inside complex parking lot. Outside BBQ private for each unit. Catering Available. This residence offers upscale interior features including custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, premium fixtures, ceramic flooring and state of the art appliances. This is the only one of its kind complex that is so close to the beach! Your dream come true for a relaxing, great vacation in Paradise!

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