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Your Own Private Paradise Including Full-Time Housekeeper/Chef

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 baths, (Sleeps 8)

Accommodation: The casa comfortably accommodates up to 8 in two identical bedroom wings. Each wing has a master bedroom and a secondary bedroom separated by a large shared bathroom. The master bedrooms have king-size beds; the secondary bedrooms have a queen and a single bed. All bedrooms are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning. All linens and towels are provided.

Great Room: This spacious great room includes dining and entertaining areas. Large screen doors open on to the pool and a panoramic view of the ocean. The dining table comfortably seats 12 and has an adjacent wet-bar equipped with a refrigerator and a wine rack. Breakfast bar for 4 is located on the pass-thru to the fully modern kitchen. The powder room is conveniently located at the front door. The lounge area includes a 42' plasma TV, satellite reception, and a large library of books, movies, and games.

Pool Area: Cool off in the 10m x 5m infinity salt-water pool. Outdoor dining and entertaining are complemented by the barbeque rancho with sit-up bar, and the covered gazebo designed for dining, lounging, and, occasionally, whale-watching. Access to the washroom is convenient to the pool. Pool towels are provided.

Casa Staff: Included in the rental are the services of the casa staff, Ana and Freddy, who have a private apartment in the casa. Ana provides meal preparation, housekeeping, and personal laundry. Freddy maintains the pool and the property. Ana and Freddy are available six days a week. We suggest that you experience one of the several excellent restaurants in the area on Sunday, their day off.

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More Details

Owner
Wendy Camirand
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2017

Why Wendy Camirand chose Costa Rica

We finally found the perfect paradise, adorned with extensive variety of beautiful beaches, flora and fauna unique to this beautiful country.

What makes this house unique

Horseback riding, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, 4-wheeling, whale watching, monkey-watching, bird-watching, butterfly-watching, canopy touring, world-renowned deep-sea fishing are just some of the activities available in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had the most amazing vacation at your home. It's absolutely gorgeous and well maintained. And of course, Anna and Freddie were fabulous. We saw whales and a whole family of howler monkeys while relaxing at the pool one day. It truly was a vacation we'll never forget.

Many thanks,best.
Jul 2016
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Guanacaste

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • 2 x large baths, including very large glassed shower stall with bench seat, located between the master b/r and secondary bedroom in each wing. 1 x washroom convenient to pool. 1 x powder room at front door.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • 2 Master bedrooms each with a King bed - one in the east wing, one in the west wing. 2 Secondary Bedrooms: one in the east wing, one in the west wing. Each secondary has a Queen and a twin bed. Baby Cribs (1) Available on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Live-in chef/housekeeper/laundress, and a property/pool maintenance person included in rental fee. Guests provide the groceries and drinks. 2 master bedrooms, each with a king-sized bed. 2 secondary bedrooms, each with a queen and a twin bed. Outdoor entertaining and dining complemented by a barbeque rancho with a sit-up bar, and by a covered gazebo designed for dining, and lounging. -Bedrooms are individually air-conditioned.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(62 traveller reviews)

Your Own Private Paradise Including Full-Time Housekeeper/Chef
average rating of 5.0 based on 65 reviews
5

Absolutely Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in, this property took my breath away! The location, the layout, the decor, the infinity pool, the sunsets...everything exceeded our expectations. The beauty aside, it was Ana and Freddie who made our vacation extra special. She is a wonderful chef and so helpful, but without feeling intrusive. The personalized service made you feel so pampered. This place is what I will think of whenever I hear the word Paradise. I hope to be able to return someday.

If you are considering this destination, book it. You won't regret it!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic,Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our group had an absolutely fantastic holiday. The property is kept in top condition by Freddie and the housekeeping especially the cooking by Ana was beyond expectation.None of us wanted to go home.Some of us have been there for up to 4 times and each time it gets better. The property is private yet close to the beach,Playa Carrillo, for walks.We saw numerous wales,monkeys and a great number of different birds from the deck and pool overlooking the ocean.Both Ana and Freddie made us welcome right from the start and both were much appreciated for their caring ways.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolute Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This property is absolute paradise. From the accommodations, the perfect pool, the amazing ocean view - and the wonderful Anna and Freddie. The meals that Anna created were perfect, and the kids ensured there were never any left overs! Freddie made sure the property was always in perfect condition.

The property is very private, and yet very close to the beautiful Playa Carrillo - but we loved the private beach at the bottom of the driveway! Some whales even came close enough to see on our last day.

There were 8 of us in total (two families), and the home is an ideal set up for this number. We could not have asked for a better location for our family holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place to stay. Anna and Freddie made the stay extremely wonderful and beautiful. Anna is the best cook ever and they both have very kind and loving spirits. The house was very clean and the landscape was beautiful. We had a great time with our five kids here and built beautiful relaxing family memories!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful. peaceful, and hospitable place

  • 5 of 5

Just back from our wonderful stay in this property. The house and the grounds are beautifully maintained. It is very peaceful and serene, just what we were wanting. The only disadvantage is getting there. The drive from Liberia is a little over 2 hour drive. There was a mixup with the rental car place but finally we were able to get a large enough vehicle for our family (7) and luggage. Then we discovered a flat tire on this vehicle the next morning. Thankfully, we decided to get the extra insurance so it was all covered. A new vehicle was brought to us from San Jose. This extra insurance was a surprise because I had planned on not getting extra insurance because my credit card company had told me we were covered while there. I advise everyone to get the full coverage. We were told that it is required by the government and different levels are available at various charges. We decided on the full coverage and glad we did.

Anna, the housekeeper and cook, and Freddy, her husband who does maintenance/landscape, were very hospitable and went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of. On the next to last day my son was swept off the rocks while fishing on the beach by a high tide coming in with the full moon that afternoon (Anna had warned him not to go and fish there, but male testosterone took over and he went). He came back bruised and bleeding but thankfully, he was not washed out to sea. He lost the car key when he was knocked off the rocks so we had to call again for another set of keys (again glad we had full coverage so it was included). Rental company brought a new car so all was well. So the lesson is LISTEN TO ANNA AND FREDDY! They know the area and the hazards.

The view from the house is beyond words in it's beauty. We loved swimming in the beautiful infinity pool and gazing at the ocean. We enjoyed the beautiful birds and their singing, the beautiful flowers and plants, and one day the monkeys came up close to entertain us which was fun! One afternoon we saw whales in the distance and so glad we had taken out binoculars.

Anna's cooking is wonderful! Her barbecue chicken, rice, beans, and the pasta she makes were our favorites. She helped us find the stores and places we needed to go to. And she was caring and patient with us, especially when my son was injured. We appreciated her so much!

A good time and memory for our family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, great food, great comfort, amazing place.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time here. Ana was great and her beef tenderloin was amazing!

The villa is so relaxing with wonderful views. There is so much to do in the area. But we particularly loved the horse riding, it was real trekking through the forest and then a ride on the beach.

All in all I would thoroughly recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Liberia
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Carrillo
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Punta Islita
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Carrillo
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Playa Carrillo

Zip-Line Canopy Tours, Arenal Volcano Tours, Whale Watching, Monkey Watching, crocodile river tours, turtle nesting tours,

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Guanacaste

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,513
 
 
2017 Green Season
29 Apr 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$5,119
 
 
Green Season Discount
30 Jul 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$4,725
 
 
High Season Discount
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,119
 
 
Christmas/New Years
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$7,744
 
 
High Season
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$5,775
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$788
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$656

Cancellation Policy: cancellations submitted 60 days prior to arrival are eligible to deposit refund, less 10% of rental. No refunds on cancellations for Christmas and New Years weeks.

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