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Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

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Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

Hi Trip Advisors - Was wondering if anyone out there had any suggestions on a beach villa for 2 couples and a toddler - I'm not really attached to any specific beach, but this is generally what I'm looking for:

- On a nice sandy beach

- Has a pool

- Updated and clean inside

- within range of some decent restaurants (ie. within 15 minutes drive)

- no more than $5,000 a week

- We'd also like the option to hire maid and cooking service if possible

Have been searching VRBO, but am having a hard time determining what beach would be best for us and also hard to tell sometimes just from pics.



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1. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

There are few actual BEACHFRONT villas however I do know of a few. From Liberia you're within an hour to Tamarindo or Flamingo. Hermosa is about 20 minutes. Tamarindo is a surfing beach but just down the road about a mile is Playa Langosta with less rough water. There is a couple 3 bedrooms on Playa Langosta. Tamarindo, there are a couple. I have more in Flamingo which is calmer water and more swimmable than Tamarindo. Hermosa I know of one. Most villas you will find are hillside and a short drive. I have a website if you're interested further.

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This isn't directly on the beach, but isn't very far (just the down hill is Playa Carillo which, from my research is beautiful) and is just minutes away from Samara. Again, from my research is a lovely town with plenty of great food options. Unfortunately, I can't tell you anything for certain right now as we will not be heading there until January.

HOWEVER, we have rented a villa from these people before (they have one on St. Lucia - to die for by the way) and the rental includes maid and cook! They are great to deal with and their other property and services were fantastic.

Here's the link:


Hope this helps!


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3. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

There are some very nice villas at Flamingo Beach that fulfill your requirements. Also, Reserva Conchal has some high end homes to rent, as well as condos.

It will be difficult to find any villas actually located on the beach. You will likely have to accept ones very close to the beach. It's just not something that you see much of in C.R. There are restrictions to building things on the beach.

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4. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

Hi North726,

I think Samara and Carrillo are one of the nicest beaching in Costa Rica and Samara has really good restaurants. There are beach front options as well as options that are waling distance to the ocean. Services such as cooks and maids are available. What time of year are you looking to come in and for how long?

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5. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

For the Tamarindo Flamingo area contact


For the Playa Hermosa and Papagayo area contact


Both are good companies and they have a good inventory.

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6. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

try with


terry and maureen can help

if you like to rent condo try in resrva conchal

wih Ron hes e mail is


or with ingrid


she have 2 options


Edited: 31 August 2012, 16:02
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7. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

More options for Reserva Conchal. flipkey.com/playa-conchal-condo-rentals/… playaconchalcondo.com One of the nicest beaches and the Beach Club is over the top lux.

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8. Re: Guanacaste Beach Villa - any suggestions?

I have a friend who has a house DIRECTLY on the beach of Playa Guiones in Nosara. It does not have a pool but is ON the beach.

No I do not work for her and no I will take no commission, again, I'm not her agent. But she is a dear friend so tell her Ally on TA say's hi and you just might get a discount!

She lives next door to the house and is the best hostess you could ever have. You will probably become her friend too!

email kathleenking53@gmail.com and she will send info and photos.

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