Corazon del Mar | Costa Rica Villa Rental
Potrero Beach Vacation Rental
Welcome to the ultimate in beachfront homes on the beautiful Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Step off the patio onto 12 feet of grass and then right onto the soft sand of the beach. Special amenities include an infinity edge pool that blends with the ocean. The pool has a swim up bar and therapy jets in a whirlpool area. On the patio is a bar/barbecue area. Two ocean kayaks and boogie boards are waiting for you to have fun in the ocean only a few steps from the patio. The gourmet kitchen has a beautiful granite top bar that can seat up to 10 people. The dining room table make of local Guanacaste wood is large enough to easily seat 10 for exquisite dining. Amazing Beach Front Villa 5 bd 5 ba with Infinity Pool-step onto the sand
As you enter the home you will feel the warmth of Costa Rican woods as they are used throughout. The high ceilings, the cabinets, shelves and some of the flooring is made of a blend of the plentiful woods indigenous to the area. The Greatroom has 25 ft high ceilings of Costa Rican Teak and 16ft sliders that open right onto the patio/pool and ocean for an inside/outside tropical experience. For your comfort all five bedrooms have individual air conditioners.
The Villa is filled with original art work. Paintings, tapestries and carvings from Central America and the Islands collected over the last 30 years by the owner are on display for you to enjoy.
WiFi is available. Sit with your lap top by the pool and email photos of you in paradise to your friends.
A large screen TV with DVD player is located upstairs in the 5th bedroom/media room. This is a great place for the kids to relax with a movie after a day of fun in the sun, while the adults are having cocktails on the patio before dinner and waiting for one of those spectacular Costa Rican sunsets to end a perfect day. Another TV and DVD/CD player are in the Great Room right off the pool. Outside speakers are on the patio to play your favorite tunes. Bring your iPod and connect to the system. You will have your favorite tunes while enjoying dancing on the patio or sitting and enjoying our spectacular Costa Rican sunsets.
Janet and Tomas are your caretakers. They are here to pamper you. They provide daily maid service and services Monday through Saturday. They are becoming famous for their cooking skills. Make this truly a vacation. For a small additional fee they will help you relax while you are served drinks of your choice and a suburb meal. You provide the food and beverages and they will take over to prepare, serve and clean up. Tomas is a bartender extraordinaire. Food shopping is made simple by ordering prior to your arrival. Upon request we will send an order form to you and your home will be stocked with all your favorite food and beverages when you arrive.
A secure and private lock down room is provided for your valuables. A monitored security system is in place with 24 hour coverage.
The Villa has been designed to comfortably accommodate large groups or small intimate parties. The 5 bedrooms each have king size beds with pillow top mattresses. Two of the master bedrooms are directly off the ocean and pool. Two of the bedrooms have mini-kitchens and a private garden patio. They also have couch pull down beds for extra sleeping. The pull down beds can accommodate one adult or two small children.
The fifth bedroom/media room is upstairs. It is a very large room and can accommodate the entire group for DVD movies or extra sleeping as it has two pull down couch beds plus the king size bed. The loft has two couch pull down beds.
Playa Potrero is a very interesting bay. The Flamingo Marina is located at the south end of the bay. Sunset cruises, world class fishing and many activities await you. You have a perfect view of the boats coming and going from the Villa. The water out front is gentle and inviting. The perfect swimming/kayaking bay, gentle waves without any threatening riptides or undertow. You will have an incredible vacation in the Villa Corazon an Costa Rica.
Please note that there is an additional cost fo
|January 06 - April 12, 2019||$950||$6,650|
|April 13 - April 21, 2019||$1,286||$9,002|
|April 22 - April 30, 2019||$900||$6,300|
|May 01 - June 15, 2019||$500||$3,500|
|June 16 - August 18, 2019||$715||$5,005|
|August 19 - October 31, 2019||$500||$3,500|
|November 01 - November 22, 2019||$700||$4,900|
|November 23 - November 30, 2019||-||$6,244|
|December 01 - December 18, 2019||$700||$4,900|
|December 19 - December 25, 2019||-||$10,500|
|December 26 - January 01, 2020||-||$12,005|
|January 02 - January 05, 2020||$900||-|
|January 06 - April 03, 2020||$950||$6,650|
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House – 5 bedrooms was great! We loved the back patio and bay/ocean view! Hearing the waves crash day and night never gets old! The pool was great. It was nice to listen to our ipods/spodify app with the WIFI and listen to the music on back patio. The beach is literally steps away…. Very little traffic on beach and private. A/C in bedrooms was very cold which was nice. Clean sheets and comfy beds. Janet did a great job keeping everything clean. WIFI worked great. Cable t.v with a few major US cable channels in English.
Janet and Tomas. - As mentioned, Janet kept the house very clean. Tomas did a great job cooking for us. The day before he would ask what we wanted to eat. He would collect funds and go shopping and return you back any change. It was very reasonable. Tomas is an excellent cook! We had him cook dinner 5 out of 7 nights and breakfast 6 of the 7 days. Very, Very good!!!!
Charters: I HIGHLY, recommend YellowFin Charters. This is the company the owner of the house (Joan) Recommends. They were at the airport ready for all 10 of us and about 17 pieces of luggage lol. They were on time and ready. Our Driver was “G” and he was fantastic! More on “G” in a minute.
We did a charter through Yellow Fin in which we did all of the following one day. Horseback riding, zip lining, tubing down waterslide, great lunch, saw how they made coffee, mud bath, and then sat in hot springs. Our guy “G” was GREAT. He was with us the entire tour. We also used Yellowfin to book jet-skis for an hour. I called yellow fin and 2 hours later we had 2 jetskis dropped off right in front of house. We rode for an hour in the bay out front and it was great! Paid cash and on their way they went. Couldn’t have been easier.
Do rent the Golfcarts!
I have much more good to say but ran out of space here on TripAdvisor.
Joan the owner is great and communication top notch!
The Shack in town was excellent for breakfast. We enjoyed the new Brewery in town as well. We ventured down to Coco Loco one night for a sunset dinner as well. The Drifting Ink in Tamarindo proved to be a perfect spot for the three ladies to get some memory tattoos!
I know one family is planning on returning soon and bringing back the members that missed this trip, I hope we can return soon as well. Thank you again for all your help in making this trip run so smoothly. Take care!
We went during the "rainy/slow" season and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The house was private, beautiful and conveniently located right on Playa Potrero - walking distance to several great restaurants. The town of Playa Potrero is small and quaint, with a few markets and great restaurants. We rented golf carts from Chip and Jennifer which allowed us to zip around the local community with ease, including trips to Playa Flamingo and Playa Penca for excellent body surfing and boogie boarding.
The afternoons and evenings were a bit warm and humid(the common areas have no air conditioning, but the bedrooms do). However, we had no problem staying cool with the multiple fans and pool and ocean with perfect temperatures. We really enjoyed the 2-3 evening thunderstorms we experienced while sitting out on the pool deck, sipping Imperials and frozen blended rum drinks while watching the light show over the ocean. We also enjoyed our tropical visitors: a talented iguana, two cute sand crabs active in the evenings, a pair of black phoebes that showcased their dragonfly hunting skills, pelicans, and sea turtles (well offshore).
Our hosts Tomas and Janet were amazing and helped us out anytime we needed them, but stayed out of our way otherwise. Don't pass up the opportunity to let Tomas prepare an amazing meal for you, and make sure to receive one of Janet's great one-hour massages right on the pool deck. They will also shop for you if you ask (for a small additional fee).
In addition to the awesome accommodations at the villa, we really enjoyed the small town vibe of Playa Potrero, the friendly people and the fact that we felt completely safe during our entire trip (everywhere we traveled).
If you are lucky enough to visit the region, I highly recommend a sunset sail, a canopy zip line visit and a boat tour on the Tempisque River.
Overall, we fell in love with the area and will
- perfect location - away from the crowds but not isolated
- private pool (which was very clean)
- seconds away from the beach and the water
- large, clean home
- Tomas and Janet were helpful
- Tomas helped us right away with a clogged kitchen sink
- Janet was available to do massages on a couple of days
- Tomas made us a wonderful dinner (mahi mahi, shrimp, salad, rice, and beans)
- the grounds were cleaned
- we felt very safe in the area
- it was really great to have kayaks, lifejackets, body boards for guests-we were out there every day!
- renting a golf cart is a great idea
- the house has seen better days, as it shows its wear and tear, but it was by no means shabby. I just needs some touch ups. I didn't stop us from enjoying the place - just a small observation.
- bug/ant traps would have been great as we did have ants in the kitchen
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