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Villa Cocobolo - Private Ocean View Beach Villa

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
Villa
At Villa Cocobolo you will find the peace and tranquility that you are looking for in your trip to Costa Rica. We are a 7 acre oasis just 150 yards from the beautiful beach of Playa Manzanillo and a nice walk or quick drive to the breathtaking beach of Playa Hermosa. Villa Cocobolo is surrounded by the rare Costa Rican Cocobolo hardwood tree as well as the renowned Pochote. The house is built in the loft style with second floor windows offering ocean, sunset, and mountain views. The bathroom and the bedroom are both located upstairs, and the bedroom’s sliding glass doors open to a private balcony allowing ocean views, and monkey and bird watching from the comfort of your bed. The kitchen and entertaining areas are downstairs and have three patios, two of which are accessed by sliding g...At Villa Cocobolo you will find the peace and tranquility that you are looking for in your trip to Costa Rica. We are a 7 acre oasis just 150 yards from the beautiful beach of Playa Manzanillo and a nice walk or quick drive to the breathtaking beach of Playa Hermosa. Villa Cocobolo is surrounded by the rare Costa Rican Cocobolo hardwood tree as well as the renowned Pochote. The house is built in the loft style with second floor windows offering ocean, sunset, and mountain views. The bathroom and the bedroom are both located upstairs, and the bedroom’s sliding glass doors open to a private balcony allowing ocean views, and monkey and bird watching from the comfort of your bed. The kitchen and entertaining areas are downstairs and have three patios, two of which are accessed by sliding glass doors for more ocean viewing and garden access. Villa Cocobolo can accommodate 2 adults with children or possibly 3 adults. Built and designed by the owner in August of 2008 the home has vaulted ceilings of Pochote beams with laurel wood paneling and the verandas, patios, stairs, door and window frames are all accented in teak. Villa Cocobolo has a fully equipped kitchen, comes completely furnished, and is surrounded by lush gardens, white gravel walkways, wrought iron gates for added privacy and private parking, pressurized hot/cold water, SKY/cable TV, wireless satellite internet, cleaning service, gardener and laundry facilities and/or service if needed. Take time to walk along the trails of our 7 acre property...look for coatis, anteaters, jaguarundis, white face and howler monkeys, various bird species, and iguanas...or find one of our sitting areas and just watch and listen to the ocean. Our staff can help with any questions or needs, so sit back, relax, and enjoy your stay with us... THE BEACHES.... Because of rock reefs surrounding the entrance to Playa Manzanillo, this beach has it all. Here you can surf, snorkel, swim, kayak, fish, beach comb, and at the end of the day enjoy one of the most spectacular sunsets the Nicoya Peninsula has to offer. The best part about Manzanillo beach is many days the only footprints you will find will be your own. A few years ago Playa Hermosa was basically unknown, but recently discovered by surfers tired of the crowds and congestion of Santa Teresa, this beach is becoming increasingly more popular for tourists and surfers. Playa Hermosa lives up to its name and is truly beautiful offering great waves for surfers, swimming and beachcombing on a long and wide un-crowded beach. To truly capitalize on all the peninsula has to offer, a car or 4 wheeler is a must, but still many of our guests prefer to walk the old beach road to Playa Hermosa enjoying the quiet and slow pace - stopping at the tide pools, private beaches, the waterfall, and always returning with stories of seeing more monkeys and iguanas than people. THE SURF.... Yes, there is surf. A short drive south are the more popular surf spots of Playa Carmen (Mal Pais) and Santa Teresa, but just a few minutes away in Manzanillo and Playa Hermosa you can find waves for all levels of surfing (reef, point breaks, beach breaks, river mouths) – beginner to advanced – with crowd and attitude free, consistent surf. For any surf questions feel free to contact the owner who has over 25 years surfing experience. We can also set-up surf lessons with qualified instructors. THE FISHING.... Manzanillo and north to the Bongo River is an area famous for fishing. You can go local and try your hand at hand-line fishing or bring your own gear and head out to the reefs at low tide. You may get lucky and hook sea bass, snook, red snapper, or a rooster. A quick run north will get you to The Bongo which is legendary for its fishing due to its river mouth - a great place to catch snook, just ask a local family who bought a car they call “robalo” meaning “snook” in Spanish. All the money they earned to buy the car came from selling their snook/robalo catches from the Bongo. We can also book fishing tours for you – just ask. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
About the Owner
Trey D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

I had a wonderful time at Villa Cocobolo, the house had great energy, the bed was incredibly comfortable and the view from the bed both in the morning and in the evening was one of the best I have had the pleasure of encountering. The...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank joclarke1969
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Senderos-de-paz is a beautiful, well layed out property on the southern west coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. We've stayed in Villa Cocobolo twice now and the views of the property, pool and ocean are the best. Well ran property with a great private feel. They...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Jonfo1969
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We loved our stay at Villa Cocobolo! The villa and views are EXACTLY as shown in the pictures. It is a little drive from the busy downtown area of Santa Teresa, but worth it! You can hear the waves from the ocean from the bedroom...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank Erica N
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

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Date of stay: June 2013
Frank
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Cocobolo is located within a 7.5 acre property named, Senderos de Paz, or Paths of Peace. We are 55 meters above sea level and just 175 meters directly to the mid-tide line. One can walk to the beach from the road that runs in front of the property - it is a 250 meter walk downhill. In only the 1/2 acre surrounding Villa Cocobolo there a are more than 30 different trees (hardwoods and fruit). For this reason, along with the gardens and hundreds of meters of walking trails, our guests can find all sorts of wildlife. Below the property on the old beach road, there is a small waterfall that runs from our spring. On the same road there are also a series of tide pools that run along the road between Hermosa Beach and Manzanillo Beach. On this stretch of beach, you will probably ...
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Our GPS coordinates are: 9.681151, -85.199908
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