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The March House - Beachfront luxury, Mal Pais, CR

Your view to the beach
10 reviews
Your view to the beach
Spacious lounge area
Open plan kitchen and dining area seating 12 persons comfortably
Large hard wood dining table seating 12 persons comfortably
The March House is set in lush gardens
Upstairs Master bedroom lounge area
Your view from the den in the upstairs master bedroom
Master bedroom with super comfortable king size mattress and Egytian cotton sheets
Bath and shower in master bedroom
Large tub in the master bedroom (2 showers too!)
Vanity and closets in the master bedroom
One of our three ocean facing bedroom on the ground level
One of our beachfront facing bedrooms
The double shower bathroom for two bedrooms
Master Guest bedroom
Master Guest bathroom
Three single beds with en-suite bathroom
Chandelier in the entrance hall
The house promotes a feeling of inside meets outside
Our al fresco dining area with a couple of daybeds for relaxing
Nice clean, surf-able waves on your doorstep
The bay right outside the house early morning
The bay from above. The house is apparent with the terracotta roof.
The walk home after a good days surfing
Here we have great horse tours on the beaches
When you see this sign you are not far away from heavan
Tours to islands or fishing can be arranged by our concierge
The 'secret' beach, not far from the house
View from the upstairs master suite
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Mal Pais, Province of Puntarenas
Setting the highest standard, this luxury beachfront home, The March House, oozes understated luxury, taste and style and looks onto a beautiful peaceful beachfront and garden setting within an almost “private” bay.
Well known in the area, this house is located in the charming beach town of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa, within easy reach of restaurants/shops/banks and nightlife.

About The March House...

The March House was designed to take advantage of its location at the beach, in a small bay, set within 2 1/2 acres of mature gardens. The ocean is right there on your doorstep you can almost touch it. With a modern minimalist design mixed with beautiful tropical hard woods, this large house is the epitome of style and comfort with lots of space. When the doors are opened up towards the ocean it really brings out the feeling of 'insi...
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About the Owner, Yan M
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
At The March House we aim to make your holiday experience an awesome one!
We can help with any advice on things to do in the area, recommend good restaurants (reserve for you too!), arrange cars or ATV's
Even if you want to have tours (horse, fishing, Zip lining, ATVs to remote beaches) arranged just let us take care of it, then arrive and enjoy.
We are here for you to be there for you as much or as little as you wish.
Over the years we have built a solid reputation which is why our guests come back time and again.
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Excellent - based on 10 reviews
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English first
Hudson River Valley, New York
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 for a stay in February 2016

The March House is amazing. We don't normally splurge on such luxe accommodations (but our friend arranged rentals for this and the Mahogany House next door (also a very unique home)) for our group of 4 families/couples. How could we resist? Truly spectacular home with a private beach/bay. Every morning I'd walk to the point of the bay near Mar...

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Many thanks for your kind review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at this special place. I look forward to welcoming you all back sometime in the future. All the best from The March House :-)


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Hilda R
San Jose, Costa Rica
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

This beautiful and exclusive well equipped luxury mansion is very spacious yet cozy with different areas for all family activities and enjoyment. Its very comfortable, airy and with super clean rooms attended by great housekeeping staff. The beach is a private bay with crystal clear and warm waters. You can only hear the sound of the waves and birds. Just...

Cloverdale, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We spent 17 days in Costa Rica. We stayed in five different locations, varied and unique in their own way. There was a general consensus among the eight people in our group that the March House in Mal Pais was our favorite spot. We rented a house on the beach owned by Yan Pierre March, appropriately named The March House....

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  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Attached (ensuite)
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25 Dec 2017
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7 nights
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About the neighbourhood
The property is located in the charming village of Mal Pais on the Nicoya Penisular of Costa Rica, fronting the Pacific Ocean.
Mal Pais is a quiet, safe, close knit neighborhood just minutes away by car from the bustle of Santa Teresa if you want it. The energy here is quiet and relaxing for you to do just that, relax if you want to in this amazing home and property.
Things to do...
Some ideas:

Fishing trips either in shore on a panga (local boat used for fishing), trolling for Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Red Snapper (great fun) or on a deep sea fishing vessel for Marlin and Sailfish. On both of these options you will pretty much be guaranteed sighting Humpback Whales, dolphins, Manta Rays, Olive Ridley turtles etc. A real bonus!

Surf lessons with a certified sur...
Getting around
Getting around...
Usually the preferred and most practical way is by rental car. This stretch of coastline with many things to do and see stretches for around 15km, so exploring by car is the best option.
In town its easy to rent an ATV quad for anything from hours to days too. ATVs are great to explore up in the hills and mountains where its cowboy and cattle country
There are push bikes to rent also.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tambor 30km: 0.0 km
Ferry: Paquera 52km: 0.0 km
To get to the house from San Jose there are a couple of ways...

You can either rent a 4x4 and drive. This journey takes around 4 1/2-5 hrs of which an hour and a half is on a ferry, crossing the Gulf of Nicoya from Puntarenas to Paquera. If you don't mind driving this is a nice experience.

The internal flight option lets you take a short 25 minute hop from San Jose to Tambor Airport on either domestic scheduled flights being through Natureair or Sansa. A charter flight is also a possibility should you be interested. Note: you can collect your pre arranged rental car at Tambor Aerodrome and drive just 40 mins to the house. Detailed directions are available at time of booking.
Either way we can then arrange to have a rental car waiting for your collection. If you would like a competi...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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