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Tucanes ocean view condo #16


Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2016
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Only 25 minutes from Liberia Airport, this Tucanes condo is a peaceful haven from the chaotic 'outside' world. Close enough to civilization yet surrounded by paradise, this is a serene vacation spot you'll want to book again and again. Built in 2007, this two bedroom, one and a half bath condo is about 900 square feet, plus a large covered balcony looking out over Coco Bay.This unit is the closest to the pool and the only one with a private back door that leads out to the staircase up to the pool. In the early mornings, you'll want to have breakfast at the table and chairs on the balcony or just rest and rejuvenate over a steaming cup of gourmet Costa Rican coffee. We have the best view on the 4th floor, but there are 4 flights of outside stairs. The guards are friendly and willing to help carry groceries and suitcases for a tip.Minimum rental 5 nights. If you would like to stay less than 5 nights you can, but the price will be for 5 nights minimum at the rate in place for that season.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I'm a business owner in the San Diego area for 16 years.

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Speaks: english

4 Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Minneapolis, MN

Beautiful views, very nice condo, great location!!

  • 4 of 5

I stayed at this property 3/8/16-3/15/16. From the moment I messaged Susan to inquire about her property, she immediately emailed me back and was very quick to respond to all of my questions up until I departed for my first trip to costa rica.

When I arrived, I was greeted by Amy, who helps maintain & rent out the condo on behalf of Susan. Amy was great!! She was so helpful. She provided us with keys to the condo & upon entering the condo, it was spotless/very clean! 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & a washer and dryer. The kitchen is fully stocked & has several dishes. Amy even got us a few fruits, vegetables, eggs, milk, a bag of costa rican coffee prior to our arrival (Very thoughtful!).

The condo has a large balcony with a nice table & chairs. It was nice sitting out there at night and early mornings just to listen to the monkeys & watch the sunrise. There is wifi, several cable channels but only 2 were in english. The locals and neighbors of Tucanes are sooo friendly!

The first day I was there, one of the toilets stopped working and wouldn't flush. Amy was very apologetic and had it fixed the next day. (Fortunately, wasn't a huge deal since we had a 2nd bathroom ).

I only have 1 complaint, which is that the condo had a bit of a ant problem. I killed several ants throughout my week there. They were mainly in the bathroom & kitchen. I was killing ants before I could even unpack my things. (But this was minor to me, it is costa rica & there are bugs just about anywhere you choose to stay).

There is a door in one of the bedrooms that leads to a staircase which goes to the pool. The view from the pool is absolutely beautiful. It overlooks co co beach. We were at the pool every day, it was very relaxing, it was never busy. We even seen iguanas often in the pool area.

The condo is less than a 10 min. Walk to the beach & the main street where all the restaurants & bars are. It was fun being able to walk every where we wanted to go! Also, Amy suggested to us fun activities to do and cities to visit. Amy was an amazing host!!

Overall, my experience was great and I would def. Come back & rent from Susan/Amy again. I highly recommend this place!! Thanks again Susan & Amy!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming, and it was a pleasure having you on your first trip to paradise! Owner Sue
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Hoschton, GA, USA

Excellent Choice!!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this place!! The view from the deck and the pool were awesome!! The condo had everything we needed and was very comfortable. Everytime we were at the condo we stayed on the deck or at the pool. We loved the wifi and the easy access to the pool. Even though the kitchen was well stocked I didn't cook. Everyone was so helpful with getting us into the condo and helping us plan our activites. We would definitely stay here again and hope to do it soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cheryl! I hope that all the snowbirds looking for a warm and comfortable respite from snow and stress will follow your advice!
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Romantic getaway

  • 5 of 5

The condo was out of the main area of Playa del Coco, which was was nice. The view was incredible even better than the pictures. The pool was wonderful and private. We went on the sunset cruise and had a wonderful evening. We were able to easily get to Cortez falls and a couple of National Parks. Very peaceful setting. I enjoyed getting fresh squeezed orange juice from a very friendly man on a truck in town. There is a good nightlife in town but the condo is far enough away that it won't effect your sleep. Great location.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Buffalo NY USA

Relaxation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Friends had told us what a fabulous time they had in Costa Rica so we decided to go for our 20th anniversary. What a beautiful country. This condo had everything we could want: ocean view, quiet and peaceful, close to the beach, clean and comfortable with all the comforts of home. That pool is the jewel of this whole area. We were up there for an early morning swim and to watch the breathtaking sunset over the ocean. My huband took a 1/2 day fishing boat and caught a 20 pound rooster fish. We highly recommend this area and this condo. It was the best anniversary ever!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This condo is the only one with a back door that opens directly onto the path to the staircase up to the pool.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Libera, Daniel Oduber Quiros airport at 12 Miles

Note: Google each tour company or email me for phone number, this web site doesn't allow phone numbers in this field for some reason.

Sea Bird Sailing Excursions

Climb aboard the 45' Sea Bird as she tours the Golfo de Papagayo and stops at beautiful private beaches for snorkeling and exploring. Sea Bird is also fully equipped to go on long distance trips, with sleeping space for 9 and all the safety and emergency gear we hope to never use! Playas Del Coco.

Tours Your Way

Marlin Sailing Tours

Marlin Sailing Tours offers both open and private afternoon sailing tours on board a brand new 65 foot catamaran. View the Costa Rican coastline from the water. Watch for whales, dolphins and turtles. Open bar, light lunch, snorkeling and a Costa Rican sunset are included in the price. Great for the entire family.Daily departures from Playa Del Coco

Main Street, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica


* July 2011: "Do not miss this tour, what a blast!

* June 2011: "Experience of a lifetime."

Avispas Adventures

Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco

Marlin Negro Day Tours

Description: Marlin Negro tours does personalized charter trips. They offer Sport Fishing, Snorkeling, Surfing, Bay/Estuary/Beach hopping/Sunset tours. All tours have open bar of beverages and snacks. The boat is insured, head(bathroom)onboard, all fishing & snorkeling equipment is included, shaded area & comfortable cushioned area, fresh water shower, GPS, Fish finder, marine radio, safety gear and a great crew! With two 140HP outboard motors, we pick-up at local beaches including Coco. We accept credit cards. This boat is available for groups of 8 passengers.

Address: Apartado 147, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica


* Jul 6, 2011:"Another couple of great trips!"

* Apr 4, 2011:"Outstanding Crew"

Deep Blue Diving Adventures

Deep Blue Diving offers five star full service diving in the north pacific area of Costa Rica. Daily scuba diving trips to the top dive spots of the Papagayo Gulf as well as Catalina and Murciélagos Islands. Scuba training for beginners and up to professional level. Every dive is off the boat and includes divemaster, drinks, snacks, fruit and equipment service.

Address: Calle Principal, frente Migracion, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica


* Jun 15, 2011:"Excellent diving with Deep Blue"

* Jun 5, 2011:"A very nice time in Playa de Coco"

Costa Rican Tours and Services

We thrive to bring you the True & Authentic meaning of Costa Rica. On our Tours we specialize in the simplistic beauty of all that is surrounding us here in this enchanting country. We started our company is hopes of bringing our guests an authentic and unique experience here in Costa Rica. Our vision led us to venture into the local hideaways, beaches, volcanos, rivers and jungles. We encourage our Guests to revisit "Simplicity" and understand the meaning of "PURA VIDA" simply put it's a pure lifestyle.

Address: Playas del Coco 0505, Costa Rica


* Jun 28, 2011:"Twelve Ladies on a Costa Rican vacation..."

* Apr 12, 2011:"Outstanding!!"


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $30
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.5%

Monthly Rate: $450 - $800 per week High Season (November 15 through April 30)
Snow birds welcome, significant discount for long-term rentals. Please call to discuss.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

Close to everything-- 5 minute walk to town, to the beach and to grab a seat on a fishing boat or have fresh seafood in town. The pool is the jewel of Play del Coco. It has WIFI.

Property Type

  • condo


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Ocean View


  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 900 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1
  • Main bathroom has shower, 2nd one half bath is in the laundry room, has sink and toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Two bedrooms, queen bed and AC in each, all linens included.


  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Fully furnished, there is a new and very comfortable queen bed in each bedroom. Each bedroom also has it's own 18,000 BTU air conditioner and a ceiling fan with light. Tile floors throughout. Kitchen has granite countertops, teakwood cabinets, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and is the only condo with a full range with oven. So if you're planning Thanksgiving or Christmas, you can have a turkey in paradise! You'll find a stackable washer and dryer in the laundry room off the kitchen. There's a secure personal safe on the master bedroom for your valuables. Each guest sets the combination for their own stay so no one will have it but you. There is a 36' flat screen TV on one wall with basic cable and a DVD player. Cable TV gets US networks ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and other network shows. Internet cable modem connection is in the condo, wireless internet access at the pool. Fully air-conditioned with ceiling fans throughout. My friends, professional tour guides Leslie Sanchez and Camilla Jensen of Tropical Comfort Tours are 2 blocks away. They have the info on fishing trips, the Arenal volcano, jungle zip line tours and anything else that you might need. Owners are U.S. Army Lt. Colonel and wife, so you can be assured of integrity.

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