view from kitchen and lounge area, sunsetview of 3 famous surf breaks all from emerald abode
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Emerald Abode Romantic House with Huge Ocean views

Costa RicaPuntarenasMalpais
Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

this new abode rests above the emerald jungle tree line, with the perfect view of Santa Teresa's 5 top surf breaks, and 30miles of coast. This Tropical Gem is perfect for a romantic getaway, honeymoons and couples looking for fun in the sun.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cancellation: Strict


The space

newly finished, venetian plaster walls, wood floors, large view of ocean from bed, kitchen and bathroom; private infinity plunge pool with Jacuzzi and walk-out deck and BBQ... all built on hillside with over 30 miles of western sky and ocean views, incredible sunsets, famous surf breaks, modern unique design and décor. Bedroom has a/c for added comfort. Open air kitchen and lounge with huge views.

Guest access

The Emerald Abode sits as a self contained home, with infinity plunge pool and Jacuzzi. and can Include 'Honeymoon' package, 'Learn to Surf' packages, 'Artist/writer getaway' package, or a 'Get into Shape' package. These personally designed package are created for you, on-line, before you arrive and confirmed in detail within one week of your arrival date.

Interaction with guests

owner will greet you at the 'emerald abode', upon your arrival, spending a moment to orient you. A small handbook will be provided to help you get around town, and find the best attractions, in the attempt to answer most of your questions about the village of Santa Teresa.

The neighborhood

Santa Teresa/MalPais is a unique Fishing Village, with famous surf breaks, and voted top 5 beaches in the world. we have a International Residential community that provides over 35 Restaurants with international cuisine, 30 surf shops with amazing surf instructors, yoga and pilates studios overlooking the ocean, gourmet private chefs, horseback riding, snorkeling, fishing, diving, excursions to Montezuma water falls...all this and much more await you !

Getting around

OR take
flight from San Jose to Tambor on Nature Air, 4x4 car rental pick up at tambor runway, drive 60minutes to Santa Teresa and the Emerald Abode. or take scenic drive thru costa rica countryside, we recommended car rental 4x4 from san jose. drive thru coffee country to ferry in Puntarenas. take 75minute amazing ferry ride where you can see turtle's, dolphins, manarays, to the Nicoya peninsula, continue driving approximately 95 minutes to Santa Teresa, and the Emerald Abode.

Other things to note

the Emerald Abode is a private home built for 2 guests. it sits alone on the hill, and my house sits to the north and below, giving total privacy to my guests. this house is in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Newly Constructed, finished April 2014.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is after 3PM

The owner appreciates and welcomes all Intelligent, respectful, and fun loving guests. this is a NON SMOKING PROPERTY. no parties or visitors at the house that are not part of the original booking. no loud music. guests are responsible for respecting this house, and leaving it in the same condition it was given, any damage or broken items, furniture etc will be charged to the client, and payment will be due in cash upon checking out, no exceptions. a list of house rules are available upon request. NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS DURING THE XMAS NEW YEARS WEEKS WILL BE GIVEN. this includes any reservation between Dec. 15 and Jan. 8 in any given year. NO EXCEPTION.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Your Host



Escazu, Costa Rica · Joined in March 2014

love my little piece of paradise in Santa Teresa, and happy to share it with guests.
love my dogs.
Owner of Design and Renovation company in Santa Teresa
Writer and Publisher of local newspaper, The Dirt Road
Owner of the Emerald Abode

Response rate: 100%(past 90 days)
Response time: within a few hours

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