Our swimming pool and tiki hut are the perfect tropical combination to simply relax.Kitchen nook with tons of natural light.
Super Stylish Tropical Beach Home ~ Pool
Super Stylish Tropical Beach Home ~ Pool

5 guests

2 rooms

3 beds

2.5 baths

5 guests

2 rooms

3 beds

2.5 baths

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About this listing

This is a super cozy stylish beach house, with a well-thought-out design. Our eclectic setup emits a warm, inviting atmosphere. Cook with family and friends in our fully fitted super fun kitchen, relax in our expansive terrace or walk just a few steps to our amazing pool deck with a tropical tiki hut.

We are minutes from downtown where you'll find fun nightlife and great dining options.

Take walks to the nearby Mal Pais beaches to see some amazing tide pools and our magical sunsets.

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Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $67
Security Deposit: $103
Weekly Discount: 10%


The space

You will feel right at home during your vacation in the quaint little fishing town of Mal Pais, Costa Rica.

We have a fully fitted kitchen with all the bells and whistles so you can cook up a storm which opens up to our terrace. The terrace has a beautiful view of the tropics and is just a few steps from the swimming pool. A seven piece patio set is perfect for your morning coffee and breakfast or a dinner setup. You can always hang in the hammock or just walk over to the pool side tiki hut to relax and absorb the sea breeze, sound of the surf, birds and the occasional howler monkey.

We have two broadband WiFi networks, which extend all the way to the pool area. A utility room with a brand new washer and dryer are part of what makes staying at our home a truly pleasant experience.

What makes our location ideal is the fact that you're within a short walk to the beautiful beaches and tide pools of Mal Pais; yet a short drive to the downtown where the restaurants and nightlife are located.

There is a really great place to eat dinner just a few minutes from the house called Mary's Restaurant, it's a local favorite. They serve their own farm raised free range specials, local seafood and wood fired pizza. They have a couple of pool tables and an overall great atmosphere. It's proximity to the house makes it super convenient.

In a nutshell our beach home is the perfect choice for couples, small families or a few friends who want comfort, privacy and security set back in a quiet tropical setting.

Guest access

Our property is 1.25 acres of lush tropics. Relax poolside or take a stroll to the beautiful beaches of Mal Pais.

There is another rental unit above the our beach house, if you travel with an extended family or friends its available for rent as well. Otherwise I understand and respect your privacy, if you prefer to have the facilities to yourselves we would be more than happy to block the dates to the upstairs unit, just let me know : )

Interaction with guests

I'm in close correspondence with all our guests during their inquiry, throughout their stay and after their checkout. I answer questions within a few hours at all times.

Additionally our bilingual concierge Diana, is there to greet and be of assistance to our guests during their stay. Diana and I maintain close communication and pay close attention to guest requests and feedback.

The neighborhood

Our neighborhood is essentially the little town of Mal Pais. Mal Pais practically hugs the coastline so you can just take a walk from the house to town and explore the gorgeous coastline. On low tide you will find some amazing tide pools.

We have a convenience store that is a short walk from the house called "Super Chicos". Additional places you can walk to is "Mary's Restaurant", a great dinner spot and local favorite with freshly caught local seafood specials, wood fired pizza and it has a couple pool tables. It has an amazing atmosphere.

Next to Super Chicos is the "Freedom Riding" surf shop which also offers stand up paddle boarding tours right off the Mal Pais reefs.

One of the nicest things about our neighborhood is the Mal Pais Fishery, which is just down the road. You can head over there and buy some fresh fish right off the line. They'll filet it for you right on the spot : )

Getting around

I recommend all our guest to have a means of transportation during their stay, so you can get to enjoy more of the area. I'm more than happy to arrange a rental car or a shuttle service, just let me know and I'll send you a quote. Another really fun option is to rent ATVs, which I can have delivered to the house. Taxis are available as well and our concierge would be more than happy to arrange pick-ups and drop-offs in an out of town.

Other things to note

Our house has an additional unit upstairs that accommodates 7 people. I like to mention that to our guests in the case they have more family or friends that are traveling with them looking for a place to stay. If you are traveling solo and want to ensure full privacy I understand, just let me know and I'd be more than happy to block the dates on the calendar for the upstairs unit.

One great perk our guests get to really enjoy is our proximity to the Mal Pais fishery. You can buy fresh fish straight from the line here from the local fisherman, they will filet if for you so you can cook it or grill it at the comfort of your home. It's literally a 5 minute drive from the villa.

Yoga, Pilates & Massages
Our guests can schedule private yoga and pilates classes in our brand new poolside tiki hut. Just ask us ahead of time so we can notify our instructor. There are also a couple really good yoga studios in town we can recommend just let us know if you are interested. The same goes for massage therapy, we can arrange them to come to the villa or we can recommend a couple really nice spas in town.

Local Tours & Activities
I highly recommend our guests to explore Mal Pais, Santa Teresa and Montezuma. Take the hassle out of planning local activities and tours, let me put an itinerary together for your family or group of friends with hand picked local tours. There are plenty of super fun kid friendly tours as well.

The owner Miguel is a local, born and raised in Mal Pais and speaks excellent English and probably one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet. He tailors his tours depending on the guests if it's a family with kids, couples or a group of friends. Needless to say he know the area like the back of his hand. Some of the tours include off road ATV tours, Montezuma waterfall tours, horseback riding, surf lessons, stand up paddle board tours, hiking the Cabo Blanco national park, the Mal Pais zip line, fishing and snorkeling tours just to name a few.

Private Chef
Private chef service for those who really want to kick back. From a two course meal to a 4-5 course meal, sushi, BBQs to a simple typical Costa Rican breakfast. Message us your preferences.

If you are traveling with kids and need a babysitter for a night out, our concierge Diana is great with kids. She is one of the teachers at the local school. Just let her know and when you see her.

House Rules
No smoking
Check in time is 2PM - 1AM (next day)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with doorman entry

1) The property is privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities.

2) The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

3) Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.

4) Only use appliances for their intended uses.

5) Pool: Adult supervision at all times while children are playing in or around the pool.

6) Pool: Please rinse off with our outdoor shower prior to entering the pool.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

1 night minimum stay

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52 Reviews

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Mariel User Profile
April 2017
Pacific azure is the perfect place to stay in beautiful mal pais. The house was great, very comfortable beautiful pool, fully equipped kitchen. Adi was super helpful with anything that we needed, the perfect host! Highly recommend staying here!

Kim User Profile
April 2017
We loved the house and the location was perfect. Adi was very responsive while we were planning our trip and Diana was super sweet and helped us arrange for a canopy tour. The house had everything we needed for a family of 4. We enjoyed hanging out by the amazing pool and watching iguanas and howler moneys in the nearby trees. The house is a short walk to tide pools and a small grocery store. Twice during our stay we walked to the end of the road and got fresh fish to cook for dinner--it was incredible. It was a terrific place to stay for our first trip to Costa Rica, we can't wait to come back.

Michael User Profile
March 2017
Place is perfect. Adi and his crew are even better.
Pacific Azure User Profile
Response from Pacific Azure:
Thanks Michael, You guys where awesome gustes to have. Welcome back anytime. Thanks, Adi : )
March 2017

Steven User Profile
March 2017
House was beautiful! Came with another couple, rented ATV's with plenty of room to park them. Going from beach to our own pool was just spectacular. Made friends with the neighbors and had a blast!
Pacific Azure User Profile
Response from Pacific Azure:
Thanks Steven, was a pleasure hosting you guys, come visit us again. Best Regards, Adi : )
March 2017

Ed User Profile
March 2017
What an amazing place! The house is beautiful, just perfect! We definitely want to go back! We loved the house and the area!!!
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Response from Pacific Azure:
Thanks! I'm glad you guys enjoyed your stay and had fun doing some of the local activities during your stay. Welcome back anytime Ed! Thanks, Adi : )
March 2017

Rachelle User Profile
March 2017
A beautiful place to stay with a fully stocked kitchen including a blender ! :). Minutes away from beautiful beaches. The caretaker, Diane is amazing and she guided us to "the secret beach". We snorkeled there on our last day at low tide and we got to see a massive sea turtle! (Along with other beautiful fish) Here you will find absolutely breath taking views and beautiful surf beaches to play in the waves. We spent our evenings watching the amazing sunsets and then back home by the pool to chill with some home made food and drinks. This is a short trip to Cabuya but make sure you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle that is high off the ground. (Time to cabuya is about 20 min). We visited beautiful Cabo Blanco, (Cabuya) Montezuma falls and Cabuya Island. Santa Teresa is only 5 min up the road (by vehicle) We were visited by a howler monkey, and many could be heard in the neighborhood daily. Iguanas walked through the yard almost every day, and geckos hung out on the patio with us for nighttime dinners. If you are looking for that warm, feel good drive up to a gorgeous home that definitely accommodates your visit, this is a great find.
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Response from Pacific Azure:
Thanks so much Rachelle for leaving such an awesome and detailed review... it was a pleasure hosting you guys and I'm glad you got to explore some of what makes Mal Pais so special. You guys are always welcome back, take care. Adi : )
March 2017

Michael User Profile
February 2017
I can't say enough about Mal Pais, Adi & Diana. The house and location are absolutely stunning – so bright, modern and immaculate. The pool is tropical and lush. It was amazing to see the howler monkeys right up in the trees by the pool on our very first night. We totally recommend renting the ATV's - what a fun way to get around for the week. We couldn't believe how close by everything was. We went zip lining, snorkelling, horse-back riding, surfing and hiking – all within a 5 or 10 minute drive from the house. And Mary's restaurant just down the street was amazing. We loved Santa Teresa - so many amazing restaurants. Best vacation ever!!!
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Response from Pacific Azure:
Thanks a lot Michael, pleasure hosting you guys and I hope to get the chance to host you again. Thanks for leaving such a nice review and I'm glad you enjoyed our property, Mal Pais and the local tours. Take care and thanks again! Adi : )
February 2017

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Malpais, Costa Rica · Joined in August 2012
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Mal Pais and Santa Teresa have been relatively below radar of the Costa Rican traveler. Discover this beautiful part of the planet on your next vacation to Costa Rica. You'll feel right at home at one of my stylish vacation rentals, while the relaxing tropical environment will most definitely let you unwind.

I enjoy watching people fall in love with Mal Pais, the locals and the laid-back lifestyle. Funny how our guests are often tempted to extend their vacation, while some in fact do ; )

My name is Adi and I've lived for over 20 years in Costa Rica, which is about half of my life. My family and some of my most amazing friends live just around the corner.

It's simple, start your day with a good cup of excellent Costa Rican coffee... surf, explore and relax with your family and friends. It's all right here! What else does one need. Welcome to paradise : )

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