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Casa Kalana Surf Villa - just 250 yards to the Ocean in a lush jungle setting!

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The serenity of Casa Kalana insures a complete reconnection to your SELF.
Mornings spent on this patio are the most peaceful you have ever known. Coffee's brewing...
Casa Kalana - your personal 'hidden paradise'
1 of 26The serenity of Casa Kalana insures a complete reconnection to your SELF.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Casa Kalana is a unique, quiet, private home nestled in the last section of tropical dry forest just 250 yards to the Pacific Ocean. You can pour yourself a cup of coffee and put your feet in the ocean before it gets cold. We have an abundance of wildlife to observe thanks to our heavily wooded property. We have a fully appointed kitchen, granite counter and bar, dining and living area which opens onto the outdoor terrace, complete with hammocks, where our guests tend to spend the majority of their time. There are two large bedrooms, each with queen sized beds with one shared bathroom. Filled with art and decorated in a indigenous artifacts, the energy is designed to disconnect you from your stressful life, and reconnect you to your 'self' and nature....Casa Kalana is a unique, quiet, private home nestled in the last section of tropical dry forest just 250 yards to the Pacific Ocean. You can pour yourself a cup of coffee and put your feet in the ocean before it gets cold. We have an abundance of wildlife to observe thanks to our heavily wooded property. We have a fully appointed kitchen, granite counter and bar, dining and living area which opens onto the outdoor terrace, complete with hammocks, where our guests tend to spend the majority of their time. There are two large bedrooms, each with queen sized beds with one shared bathroom. Filled with art and decorated in a indigenous artifacts, the energy is designed to disconnect you from your stressful life, and reconnect you to your 'self' and nature.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
NEVER invite people you meet on the beach or the area to our home! Do not tell people WHERE you are staying to prevent criminal elements to target you while you are on vacation. Smoking is allowed OUTSIDE at all times!
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Casa K
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

We stayed at Frank's home in playa negra for 10 days. His home was very comfortable and in a great location. The setting was peaceful and quiet but within walking distance to a large resort with restaurant. His home was a 5 minute walk to...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank janetaU2781FO
Reviewed 7 January 2020

From the moment we arrived Frank was waiting for us and made us feel right at home. Frank was great and telling us things to do and helping us get the rhythm of Playa Negra. Such a wonderful home...lots of time on the Lanai listening...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank lashawnviccellio
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Reviewed 20 November 2019

Casa Kalana is one of those places that cannot truly be explained until you finally see it! It provides a calming, beach, surf vibe, while also providing a downright striking display of art and Costa Rican history. When my boyfriend and I arrived, our jaws...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank kmagzz
Reviewed 28 August 2019

Nestled on the edges of a dry forest, yet a short walk from an amazing crystalline beach with perfect waves, Casa Kalana has consistently provided a safe and secure space for me to rest and recharge over the years. As a longtime resident of Costa...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank CleanWave
Camper815368, VR Owner at Casa Kalana Surf Villa - just 250 yards to the Ocean in a lush jungle setting!, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Aloha Don! Thank you for the kind words and review! You were the first person to stay in the house since the burglary. You are a repeat guest and a resident of CR, so you know that no house in CR is guaranteed safe. It...More

Reviewed 27 August 2019

I recently visited Cassie Kalana August 5 to the 10th of 2019 I can’t say enough about what a nice place this was somewhat a relaxing time I had there. I felt totally secure as I travel on my own. The host Frank commented on...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank Jennifer M
Camper815368, VR Owner at Casa Kalana Surf Villa - just 250 yards to the Ocean in a lush jungle setting!, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Aloha Jennifer!! Thank you so much for your kind words and review!! As a single woman on vacation, I was encouraged to see you so relaxed and enjoying yourself while at Casa Kalana! Traveling light and with little valuables is the smartest way to experience...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Blender
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Playa Negra is so much more than just a surfing beach, there are empty roads for an early morning or late evening run or walk. Horses pass here daily for those interested, and the best canopy zip-lines are a 10 minute drive away. We are a quiet, residential community, with restaurants and stores within walking distance, but a rental car greatly expands your options if you are here more than a week. Yoga studios, training programs, fishing, surfing lessons, we can make it happen.
Getting around
A rental car is highly recommended if you are here for more than one week. Bicycle rentals can be organized for exploring the area as well. Bus travel is daily into Santa Cruz, but with a rental car, you can be there and back with your shopping by the time the bus arrives in Santa Cruz, a real time saver when you are on vacation. Most of the area restaurants and stores are within a 10 minute walking distance, but carrying groceries back home can be a bit daunting for the uninitiated. Local taxi service is also available. Let us know about your plans and desires before you arrive so you minimize any downtime.
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