About This Listing
This spectacular ocean view house has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The master bedroom with french doors opening to porch. Pool. Full equipped deluxe kitchen quality appliances comfy furniture flat screen TV. 5 minutes from beach. Airco throughout
Beautiful modern three bedroom three bathroom house with ocean views 5 min walk to the beach and one and half hours from the airport. Pool,high speed internet, cable tv, Air conditioning, flat screen tv, laundry (no dishwasher).
Close to Jaco and Manuel Antonio. There is good surf at the beach down below as well as in the adjacent beaches with beach and point brakes. There are a great variety restaurants with the famous local restaurant Los Almendros on the top of the list.
The house catches the ocean breezes being on top of the hill. Walking north along the beach you will find an unspoiled beauty with the jungle touching the ocean and many times you will see monkeys. At low tide there are rocky points sticking out up to one kilometer into the ocean with waves braking into blowholes bringing up large water spouts.
Being located on the Central Pacific coast you will be close to all the attractions Costa Rica has to offer.
The new auto-pista to San Jose makes visiting the natural attractions around the Central Valley and the shopping centers in Santa Ana and Escazu very fast and easy.
The road from here south is newly paved and it now only takes 40 minutes to get to Manuel Antonio national park and 3 hours to the OSA peninsula and the southern zone.
To navigate around Costa Rica by car you can use (website hidden) maps or Waze (very popular and accurate here).
Buses north and south stop in the center of Esterillos Oeste 5 minute walk from the house or on the highway just outside of the village.
AC, Wifi, Cable TV ,washing machine ,parking, pool
Interaction with Guests
I live next door and I have a cell phone so I can be of assistance pretty much when needed.
All our neighbors are friendly and I love the fact that we are a bit more private up on our hill but still very close to a wonderful beach great for boogie boarding, surfing and walking. Depending on the tide and which direction you walk on the beach, you have good chance of seeing monkeys scarlet macaws morpho butterflies and all kind of sea birds .
There are buses from San Jose a few times a day and some will take you into the village and other ones will drop you off at the junction by the highway
Other Things to Note
Esterillos Oeste has a couple really good restaurants as well as yummy home made ice cream.
No smoking in the house.
I, my wife, and three kids (two younger, one older) stayed for a week and we loved every minute! The house is a perfect mix of secluded and right in the middle of where we wanted to be. Restaurants 5 minutes away, the beach is just a walk down the hill, and wonderful attractions within 30-45 minutes away.
The house itself was just what we needed. The pool was a *huge* hit with the kids and it was a perfect size. Brigitte made sure we were all set and after the initial introduction to the place we were all set. I would highly recommend staying at Casa Velas.
The house is amazing, private and it has everything someone need. The place and the zone are perfect to relax, it has many places to walk and neighbors are king people, near you can visit Playa Bejuco, Playa Esterillos Centro or Esterillos Oeste. I will come back soon.
Brigitte's place is lovely, clean, well kept, lots of amenities Location was great for us, perfect between Jaco (surfing/fun)20 mins and Manual Antonio (hikes/fun/nature) 40mins
The little town has a store with most things (Unless you want to cook meat) that you need and a nice restraunt that has very good food. We ate there 3 Times.
I would recommend Brigitte's place to all!
Brigitte was a great host and has a beautiful house. She lives above in another house and was readily available if we needed something but also non-intrusive when we didn't. The place had total privacy and it was the perfect getaway for our 20th anniversary. We could have done a lot more in the area but the place was so special that we didn't feel the need. Total relaxation with all the amenities you could ever want. Great wifi to stay connected yet private enough to soak in the moment. The beach was a 5-minute walk and absolutely beautiful. There is a little store in town that has most things you would need and a full grocery store 20 minutes away. A TOTAL WINNER!!!
This home was the perfect getaway in Costa Rica. It had the most fantastic view of the Pacific Ocean on one side and mountains on the other. Brigitte was a lovely host, and made us feel welcome immediately. The house itself was clean and comfortable, though we spent most of our time enjoying the outdoor space--the pool and deck, as well as a nice terrace off the master bedroom. The village of Esterillos Oeste is small, but nicely situated between Jaco (about 20 min) and Manuel Antonio National Park (about 45 min). The village has a small grocery store, a fruit stand, and a local man who sells freshly caught fish from a cooler, so we had everything we needed. In hindsight, it was nice to be off the beaten track. We were able to fully relax here--nice and quiet, with no crowds, even during Semana Santa (Holy Week). There are a couple of good restaurants near the beach, a short drive down the hill. A bit of advice: it would have been helpful to have a four-wheel drive car, as the dirt/gravel road up to the house is steep. Would highly recommend this rental.
A really nice, modern and spacious house. High standard of furniture and equipment. Clean with a wonderful terrace, garden and pool. We stayed here 6 person and still got plenty of space. The house felt very secluded and private and at the same time very safe. Birgitte was pleasant and helpful.