Private Villa Overlooking Hermosa

Villa - Entire home/apt · Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Christopher

1 mile / 1.6 kilometers from the beach. Very peaceful gated/private community of Loma del Mar on mountainside overlooking Playa Hermosa/Pacific Ocean. Private villa to yourself I can coordinate your activities such as surfing/lessons, you name it!

Your host, Christopher
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1 mile / 1.6 kilometers from the beach. Very peaceful gated/private community of Loma del Mar on mountainside overlooking Playa Hermosa/Pacific Ocean. Private villa to yourself I can coordinate your activities such as surfing/lessons, you name it!

The Space

Just 1 mile / 1.6 kilometers from Hermosa Beach (overlooking Playa Hermosa) where there are beach bars and restaurants The villa is the located in Loma del Mar which is the top 3 developments in Playa Hermosa tucked away on the mountainside in nature catching the cool breeze unlike the ground level homes which can get very hot - Gated with 24/7 security. You have a very cozy 2 bedroom 1 bathrrom private villa to yourself. No development like Loma del Mar. This place is always quiet, an excellent pool with waterfall / slide fully remodeled, huge rancho area brand new large grill rarely in use. You are 5-7 minutes drive to the most popular beach in Costa Rica; Jaco where you will find the grocery store, many excellent restaurants of all tastes and price ranges. I live in the same development so I am always available for assistance.

Guest Access

Pool, Rancho, BBQ area, and private mountainside view on top of the mountain. Great view.

Interaction with Guests

As much as they would like. I live in the same development so I am always available for assistance.

The Neighborhood

Private gated Community, 24/7 Security. Very Peaceful and Green. Close to everything, yet tucked away on the mountainside so you have your privacy and silence.

Getting around

Better to have a car but I am in town everyday so I can drop off. Public transit is available but not necessary here for getting around town.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $100
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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  • As I checked-out after a ten-night stay at Chris' villa, I remember commenting to him that the time flew by yet the day I arrived seemed like a long time ago; no doubt I had a great time for my first stay in Hermosa/Jaco area and Chris' hospitality had a lot to do with it. He was quite helpful in answering my questions about the area, in finding me a surfing teacher and just information in general about Costa Rica. Didn't hurt that we both are in the same field of work.

    The location is quite ideal because the beach is ten minutes away and shopping/banking in Jaco another ten. The pool/rancho is great to cool off, well-maintained and clean. You feel secure at night because the gate to Loma del Mar is consistently locked. It is also quiet at night(no noisy neighbors); all you hear is the sound of the jungle. Here I had ample opportunity to relax and soak in the Jaco lifestyle. I can't wait to come back!

    March 2014
  • Villa in Playa Hermosa is the perfect place to stay if you are in the Jaco/Hermosa area. Chris is a kind and considerate host, who keeps his house impeccably clean. You will find all the conveniences of a private house, with access to pool and other ground amenities. The main attraction of course is access; access to beach, best surfing, and best restaurant and bars in Playa Hermosa--all about a 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive.

    Within less than a few hours, Chris and his fiancee felt more like close friends than hosts, which I consider them to be. We ended hanging out on multiple occasions, but he was also respectful and discreet when I needed space. It was a general pleasure staying with him and I felt like I was visiting a friend's house. I cannot wait to plan another trip to Costa Rica and return to visit them.

    January 2014
    Christopher
    Response from Christopher:

    Thanks so much Jamey for your kind words! look forward to seeing you again :)

    January 2014
  • Chris was an easy going, helpful and friendly host. His place was quite clean and close to the beach.

    December 2013
  • Christopher is a real nice guy it seems but I did not get to meet him this time since he was working in San Jose and i got to hang out in Playa Hermosa. The communication was easy and the Place is located in an very quiet area close enough(short ride by Bike or Car) to the beach and some bars...

    September 2013
  • Chris welcomed us very nice and helped us with everything needed, including buying a surfboard and yoga classes. Lovely and clean house and around a lot of nature and quiet. There is no doubt that Chris and of course his lovely dog Ben were friendly and pleasant. Thanks for everything Chris,
    Arnon & Jordan

    August 2013
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English, Español
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Hi! I am Chris and from Charleston, South Carolina (USA) area. I have been living in Playa Hermosa for 4 years and know everyone and all of the in's and out's. Whatever you need I can send you in the right direction. I could plan your trip out if you'd like. Just let me know!
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