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“Amazing condo with beautiful view and sunsets !”
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Santa Cruz, Province of Guanacaste

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Amazing condo with beautiful view and sunsets !”
Reviewed 16 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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We spent 5 weeks at this beautiful condo. The place never felt crowded even for 6 people. The kitchen was a very well equipped with everything we needed. We spent a lot of time at the infinity pool where the view was incredible. We enjoyed excellent TV channels and very strong internet. It was nice to have a phone for local calls too. There are several beaches within walking distance: Penca, Prieta, Azucar and Potrero. We did not have a car , we were a bit restricted, but managed to get groceries at the three nearby "Super" and the Thursday morning market called "Feria". Once a week we took a taxi to Super Massei near Playa Flamingo where they had a better variety of food and fresh and frozen meats.
Krain , the property management company was excellent to deal with. We made very good use of the concierge services they provide free of charge. Eunice was so helpful , she booked several tours and airport transfers for us, all at better prices than we could find on-line. She also arranged for dishwasher and bathroom repairs immediately when we called.
I can't say enough about this place, the cleanliness, comfort and safety made our trip a very memorable one. We would love to return in the future.

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Cosimo C
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4 hotel reviews
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“Spectacular - Location was Perfect & House was Terrific; definite return destination”
Reviewed 8 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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The house was part of a beautiful guarded complex. Weather was perfect....Views from the balcony were spectacular. There is a gorgeous infinity pool in the complex that had the most incredible views (watched many sunsets)...The House has fast WiFi and i was able to say connected and make free calls with phone apps, was able to do some work while in a beautiful setting (if that's your thing).

There are two different incredible beaches only a three minute walk away. Lots of places to explore nearby and Locals were incredibly nice and there are so many fantastic restaurants, super markets within walking distance and fruits stands too (incredibly delicious and cheap).

All restaurants also had free WiFi so i was able to stay connected without a roaming plan.. The House was so beautiful, we had 8 people in our party and it was spacious and fully equipped; we even had HBO!!....

I definitely, plan to return this house again. It was the perfect balance of luxurious accommodations, walking to distance to beaches, pool, the complex and house was situated with perfect altitude to enjoy breath-taking vistas from the comfort of the balcony or pool...

Certainly a must see.... I enjoyed tremendously.

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Liked best: View amazing, House was spacious and clean. loved it.
Liked least: honestly nothing.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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I travelled to Villas Catalinas #16 with three friends. We absolutely loved it!

The views from the home are simply beautiful. The floor plan and number of windows and patio doors make you feel so close to the ocean and the beautiful sunsets. The villa was very clean and its kitchen was very well equipped with pots, pans, silverware, dish soap, dish towels, etc. The washer and dryer came in handy and the bathrooms are all very, very nice. My bed was very comfortable and I had no problems getting good sleep. The entire villa felt so spacious!

There are two beaches within walking distance (although it's not exactly sidewalk type of walking, more like a light hike type of terrain). You can definitely make the short drive to the one beach and there are trees there for shade and parking there. If you want to drive a bit further, there are beaches all around the area and within minutes of the villa.

We spent the majority of our time up and the stunning infinity pool. The views from the pool make you want to stay there forever! The only warning I would give is that there are quite a few steps up to the pool. They didn't bother me, but if you have trouble with steps, it might be something to consider.

Krain employees were very helpful and friendly. They are happy to answer any questions you may have. We signed up through them to do two different tours. Do a tour! So much fun!

My last thought is... eat at The Shack!!! It's very close to the villa and it was so good we ate there nearly every day, sometimes twice a day LOL!!!

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