Playa Flamingo, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
This is a new 2 bedroom home with a private pool that offers a quiet location in a prestigious, gated community for an affordable price. It's the perfect getaway for couples seeking privacy and romance or for a small family. The international airport is less than an hour away, and you’re only minutes from the beaches of Flamingo, Conchal and Potrero. And a short drive gets you to any of the many great destinations all along the Gold Coast of Costa Rica. If you need more room, there is also a 3 bedroom home right next door to this one that can be rented for larger parties.
Loosely translated Casita Pepiada means extraordinary little house that has charm or attracts you to it. Named because we think you'll fall in love with this charming house that is surrounded by beautiful Costa Rican landscape and wildlife. It's set in a private, peaceful setting that will allow you to relax and take in the beauty of the surroundings. Unique to Casita Pepiada are endless hiking trails right outside your door that you will have all to yourself. Choose between a leisurely walk along flats trails or a more strenuous hike up the nearby mountain offering 360-degree views of the ocean and surrounding area. The convenient location offers proximity to several spectacular beaches nearby. The world class Playa Flamingo beach is about a 5-minute drive from the entrance to the community. Except for holiday weeks it will surprise you how few visitors there are at this amazing beach. Other beach favorites nearby include Playa Conchal (10 minutes; great for young kids with minimal surf), Playa Minas (15 minutes; secluded secret beach which offers an adventure just getting there), and many more. If you are seeking an area with more hustle and bustle, the popular tourist spot of Tamarindo is just a 25-minute drive away. The family friendly layout of the house is all on 1 level with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. -- Master (en suite): king-sized bed with TV; sleeps 2 -- Kids Bedroom (en suite): 2 twin beds each with a trundle bed underneath; sleeps 2 -- Living Room: straight ahead as you enter the house; sliding glass door opens up to the pool area creating an indoor/outdoor living experience -- Kitchen: new refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, plates, cups/glasses, etc --Patio: nice outdoor area with lounge chairs and separate rancho/BBQ area Other notable features meant to offers guests the comforts of home include: -- Worldly views of rolling hills and treetops below -- 24-hour security in double-gated community offering parents peace of mind for guests -- Private pool -- 2 community clay tennis courts -- Community clubhouse with community pool and restaurant -- A/C in every room in the house -- New washer and dryer in house -- Comfortable bed linens and towels provided for guests with periodic housekeeping services -- Ask the owner for the local fish market nearby; fresh caught seared tuna off the grill is one of our favorites -- SkyTV cable for each of the 2 TV's in the house; offers regional ESPN coverage with many other US cable stations in English -- Free wifi for reliable internet service Some of our favorite local activities include: -- Mildly strenuous, captivating hiking in the hills next to the house offering spectacular views of the entire area and easy hiking suitable for kids on trails nearby (both are easily accessible by foot) -- Golf at the famous Westin Resort and Spa in Reserva Conchal (5 minutes) -- Surfing in Tamarindo (25 minutes) and Playa Grande (15 minutes) -- Sailing from the local sailing center where boats can be rented by the hour -- Snorkeling in Isla Loros (5 minutes) -- Mountain biking nearby in Las Catalinas -- Dining at the many outstanding restaurants in the area (restaurant recommendations available upon request). -- Tours coordinated by our concierge Casita Pepiada is set up and managed to allow guests to enjoy the many beautiful things about Costa Rica in a super safe atmosphere and setting. We hope to see you soon.