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Incredible Ocean View Villa

Entire home/apt

8 guests

4 bedrooms

5 beds
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Casa Cerca Del Mar is a comfortable 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath villa, with a warm private pool nestled in lush private gardens, all just steps from the beach.

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Bathrooms: 4.5
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 5
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


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This is a no-smoking house! No pets are allowed without authorization. Extra guests (beyond 8) are $25 per night, per person. AirBnB guarantees an additional $500 against damages, pending a report of damages from the owner following departure.


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17 Reviews

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Pablo User Profile
April 2017
Nice place overall. Close to the beach and also close to beautiful beaches nearby. It has two kayaks, very exiting. The house is quite nice, although it should have some minor improvements (cleaner pool, the AC from the living room drips, too many flies when you cook, the remote from the living room TV doesn't work properly). The coming guests didn't respect our check-out time and entered the house without approval, that was quite awkward, I don't know how and why they entered the house without our permission, but that shouldn't have happened. Very disrespectful.
Tom User Profile
Response from Tom:
Thank you for your comments Pablo! We are aware of the few issues that need to be improved at Casa Cerca Del Mar, and are in fact planning a complete kitchen remodel in the near future, along with a redecoration of the whole house. And I'm also sorry about the "early arriving" guests-- We make every effort to prevent such scheduling conflicts. Occasionally our guests' flight schedules cause them arrive early, and in their enthusiasm for the house and beach, they neglect to understand there are departing guests in the house still busy preparing to leave. So please accept our appologies, and I hope you'll give Casa Cerca Del Mar another chance sometime in the near future. We'd love to have you!!
April 2017

Jasmine User Profile
February 2017
Casa Cerca Del Mar is all about location! It's in a convenient area making it real easy to walk to a local supermarket, restaurant, or to the beach. Not to mention hospitality: Saioa, the Property Manager accommodates all your needs. Saioa will even offer to arrange pick up from the airport or reservations for activities! The house is very spacious, and each room has its own bathroom. The onsite security was a plus! Made us feel safe! Most places in the area are walking distance, but I do recommend renting a bike from Flamingo Adventures (3 minute walk from Casa Cerca Del Mar). Ask for Franco and Henry--both are awesome. They make you feel like family. Also, you can sign up for ATV tour here as well. This was my husband's favorite part of this trip! Thank you Tom for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home!

Peyton User Profile
February 2017
OMGGG! We had such an amazing time in Potrero & that's thanks to our stay at Casa Circa Del Mar! It was perfect! Saioa was amazing, she greeted us at the house & helped us set up our adventures! We will definitely be going back ASAP! House was perfect & pool was AMAZING!

Rosario User Profile
September 2016
Convenient, huge place, perfect for big families with a bathroom for each bathroom, accessibility to the beach . Lots of board games, perfect master bedroom, Saioa as perfect property manager, Benito as the gardener and guard.

Joe User Profile
August 2016
This is a great house if you have larger group and are needing beds to sleep on. All of the beds were comfortable and the sheets were excellent! Plenty of towels and kitchen utensils as well. 30 second walk to the beach and there is an ocean view from the 2nd floor and 3rd floor "crows nest". Saioia the property manager was very friendly and timely and Tom was also helpful with very quick responses prior to booking. The host was generous enough to offer an early check in for us but when they say 11am check out, they mean it. A maid walked into my bedroom as I was exiting the shower at 10:45am and they started cleaning the place as I dressed - There was a van parked outside and I think it was filled with other guests who were waiting to also check in early so I think the maids were under some pressure! Popular house!

Cody User Profile
August 2016
What an incredible home and location!! And to make it that much more amazing, Tom is a fantastic host who was immediately responsive and more than willing to offer up suggestions to make the trip better. His house manager, Saoia, is one of the most kind, helpful, and friendly people we have ever encountered. She truly cared that we had a wonderful time and went out of her way to do so. The location was absolutely spectacular as it is placed on a remote beach that offers breathtaking views, great local flavor, and easy access to fun activities. The home itself was very well maintained, clean, and in great working order. We also truly enjoyed our gardener and security guard, and were very sad to leave them. A few recommendations to future guests: get a golf cart, it's totally worth it. If you want to hike, there are trails just a short drive north. The fruit and veggie stand is a better deal than the markets. Visit playa flamingo and playa conchal. Take a fishing trip. Trust Saioas advice. Our family will forever cherish the memories we created at Cerca del Mar, and we have Tom, Saoia, and the rest of the team to thank. Pura vida!

Niels User Profile
August 2016
The house is spacious and the swimming pool is pleasant. The communication before our trip with Tom and Soia before out trip was excellent. Soia was an excellent host at our arrival and provided us with lots of information one the area. The condition of the place however was somewhat disappointing. Especially the inside of the place is a bit more ran down then we expected from the pictures. Also Portero is not most interesting place in this area. If you have your own transport, you can use it as a good base for trips to other beaches in the area such as Playa Congal. Playa Penca etc..

Fresno, California, United StatesJoined in January 2014
Tom User Profile

I am a retired chiropractor with family ties in Central and South America.

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