Casa ix Chel,Paradise,4BR4.5BA,pool

House - Entire home/apt · , Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The Space

Special Discount for limited time only. When you rent the main house you may rent the cabinas for $115/wk. Rental rate from May- November is $1800 for the main house. From December to April it is $2150. Rental includes the main house which has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Maximum number of people staying in house is 12. If you have more in your party we have cabinas on property for rent. Also available for rent if you rent our home are two Cabinas on the property, each with a queen bed, kitchenette, stove, refrigerator, and private bath. They are a great place to be close to family but have your privacy.

Step through the gates of Casa ix Chel and you will find yourself in a one quarter acre tropical garden containing many species of tropical flowers and fruit trees including coconuts, bananas, papayas and lemons. Walk up the path to the home and you will find the swimming pool, which has a shallow section designed for lounging submerged and the outdoor eating area, surrounded by palms, bougainvillea and hibiscus. The entire propery is fenced and gated.

The home stands three stories tall. The architect used many curved lines and lots of exposed wood giving the home a nautical feel. Enter through the front door and you will find the first living room, a great spot to read and relax. There is a small bar that offers access to the kitchen. The dining area has a picture window overlooking the pool and gardens. The kitchen is brand new and has a six burner gas stove, range hood, dishwasher, two basin sink and a large refrigerator. All appliances are stainless steel. You'll find the master bedroom on the first floor. It has a king size bed imported from Java. The master bath has a double vanity and shower with hand molded tub. There is also a powder room on the first floor for guests and wet people coming in from the pool.

Make your way to the second floor and you'll find the second living area. There is a sitting area with a television and a large wrap around porch overlooking the pool and gardens. There are two bedrooms on this floor, one with a king bed and one with a queen bed. Both bedrooms have their own private bathrooms.

The third floor is home to the crow's nest. Here you'll find two bunk beds, each with a double bed and a twin bed. There is also a nice bathroom with shower.

In addition to the four bedrooms in the home there are two cabinas on the property that would sleep two. Each has a queen size bed, kitchenette, stove, refrigerator, private bath with complete privacy from the main house.

Additional features include cable, dvd, wireless internet, all linens, towels, parking and an outdoor shower.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 12
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4.5
Beds: 5
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $1808 /week
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Beautiful home as advertised and perfect for a large family and/or friends. The house is within walking distance to Tamarindo beach and from the Tamarindo "downtown" but far away enough from the all the downtown noise. Host was quick to answer all my questions and the house maintenance people helped with minor questions/issues. Perfect place to explore the Guanacaste "Gold Coast". Playa Langosta is just a few minutes away and other very pretty beaches like Conchal & Flamingo within 1hr distance. Would love to stay here again and would recommend it to others.

    July 2012
  • Casa ix Chel is a beautiful, livable house - perfect for a vacation Tamarindo. Two blocks from the beach. Very private, beautiful garden. We lived in the pool, which was cleaned every day. A private bathroom for every bedroom. A large, well appointed house, with two living rooms and lots of seating. All the amenities of home everywhere. Sharon was responsive and charming - a great virtual 'host'. We definitely appreciated our time at this property.

    March 2013
  • Lovely, spacious home on a pretty quiet street, close to dining and shops and just a couple blocks from the beach. House was in good condition, but the A/C for the main dining/living area was pretty loud and didn't appear to do much in the way of cooling off the room. It needs servicing. The dining room has no windows that open, so it would get uncomfortably warm. This was not the case for the living room, as it had plenty of ventilation despite the non-functioning AC unit. A/C units in the bedrooms all worked great, however, and plentiful ceiling fans throughout the house worked great for cooling things off, as did the pool. There was a small issue with the pool in which water was draining out daily, which meant one had to fill the pool from a hose every morning for a couple hours. This was not a big issue in terms of using the pool, but I hope the owner fixes this because it's an incredible waste of water. One other thing that bothered me was a smell coming from under the sink in the kitchen. It had the smell of dishwater that had sit for a while and soaked into the wood. The odor permeated the kitchen and would sometimes waft into the living space. This should be looked after.

    Despite a few minor issue with the house, we enjoyed our stay and were happy with the location and quality of the home. Assuming the owner fixes the A/C unit, leaking pool and smell coming from under the kitchen sink, I would recommend this house for a large family or group of people.


    January 2013
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