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About this listing

Looking for a cute, private, comfortable getaway? Looking to be close to town and close to the nicest beaches? Casa Punta Tranquilo has THE perfect location! 2 minutes walking to the beach, 5 minutes biking to town, it does not get any better!

The space

Welcome to Casa 'Punta Tranquilo', ideally located on Playa Cocles, just one kilometer away from Puerto Viejo, providing privacy and seclusion within an easy 3 min walk to the beach, bar and restaurants.

The house is the last one on a dead end road and is located in a quiet neighborhood. Set in an attractive tropical garden surrounded by jungle, it is just 200 meters from Cocles beach. It is truly one of the best location in the area, very close to town, yet just minutes from the most beautiful beaches of the South caribbean.

It features 2 charming bedrooms, one bathroom, a laundry room, and a big living area with kitchen, living room and a big deck. The main attraction is the 4 electrical shutters that allow the house to be fully opened to the outside and enjoy the deck and the beautiful jungle surroundings. Easily manageable with remote controls, the house will be safely shut in only a few seconds whenever you want to leave.

The house is very well equipped and offers :
- real adsl Internet and wifi,
- fully equipped kitchen,
- US type big load washer and dryer,
- 2 separate bedrooms, one with a king size bed, one with a double,
- quality mosquito nets on both beds,
- outside grill,
- 2 bicycles to get around,
- linens and towels,
- real hot water shower,

Toucans, hummingbirds, sloths and monkeys often visit the property.

Attention has been brought to details and decoration with plenty of art crafts from all over the world.

This is a very practical and comfortable home to spend your vacation, as a couple or as a family.

300 meters away, you will find the best coffee shop in the area where you can enjoy local organic fair-trade chocolate. Tasty Waves bar and cantina next door to the coffee shop will be the perfect place to enjoy a fresh beer or cocktail on you way back from the beach or to get a full meal.

Restaurants and supermarkets can be found nearby. The animal rescue center is just a few minutes by bike.

Guests can also enjoy activities such as surfing, snorkeling, hiking, river rafting, horseback riding, zip lining, jungle tours and many more!

Please send us your questions, we will be very pleased to answer and can assist you with transport, organizing activities...

Guest access

You have the house to yourself!
Behind the house is a shed where you will find the bicycles.

Interaction with guests

I am living here, actually 5 minutes driving from the house, and I will probably be around during your stay. You can reach me by phone.

If I am not in town at the time of your visit, a friend of mine will assure communication.

We offer concierge services and can help you organize activities and transportation, as well as services such as massage, chef service, babysitting...

Other things to note

The house is provided with linens, towels.
Note that you will need to provide toilet paper for your stay, shampoo, soap, dish soap, laundry soap and drinking water.
All can be bought at the local supermarket in small quantities.

The water is on a well, so it is not advisable to drink it.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $26
Security Deposit: $258
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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Parties at the house are not allowed. Also we do not allow any visits from people who do not belong to the guests party.

WE DO NOT ALLOW PETS

Check in is before 3:00pm and 7:00pm.
Check out is before 10:00am.
Please note that there is a late check in and out fees of $50.

We expect guests to enjoy the house and treat it as their own ;-)


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Availability
3 nights minimum stay

88 Reviews


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Shaquan User Profile
May 2017
The place is beautiful! It looks exactly like the pictures. I'd highly recommend staying here. The communication with Claudine from check-in to checkout was great. I give this place 5/5 stars and two thumbs up!

Adero User Profile
May 2017
The house and its location were absolutely amazing! We couldn't have asked for a better stay. The house was located in a quiet area but within walking/biking distance to nearby shops and beaches. Claudine was our point of contact for the trip and she was always available to answer any questions we had - she was such a pleasure to work with. She made sure all of our transportation needs were taken care of. We plan on visiting Puerto Viejo again and will definitely book this house!

Lorrie User Profile
April 2017
Loved our visit! We will definitely plan another trip, except next time we'll stay longer than 1 week. The house is clean, very comfortable and the rolling doors that open the house make it even more incredible. The garden/property area with the wildlife is amazing. Sounds of the various birds and monkeys never got old. Easy walk to the beach, which was beautiful or even a nice bike ride further south to other beautiful beaches. Great food options within walking distance or a quick cab ride. Breakfast of fresh fruit, granola and coffee each day at Caribeans was delicious. Claudine and her concierge assistance was amazing and helped us with tours and our round-trip transport to/from San Jose. She even helped us with restaurant and happy hour recommendations. This home will not disappoint! We didn't want to leave and can't wait to go back.

Amber User Profile
March 2017
A beautiful home in a fun neighborhood! Located on a quiet side street, there is alot of stores and restaurants withing walking distance. Amelies home is beautiful! Clean, nice furnishings and decor and all of the basic necessities are there for your use. We stayed here with our 2 kids and would definitely stay again if we come to the area again.

Drew User Profile
February 2017
We had a great stay at Amelie's house. So beautiful, and the ability to raise the walls during the day was magical. The rooms were large and spacious. We really enjoyed the nearby beaches (Playa Chiquita and Punta Uva were our favorite and only a short drive away) and the Jaguar rescue center was great place to take our kid as well as see the strong commitment they have to animal rescue. Also, Puerto Viejo is a fun town for restaurants, people watching and yoga. Amelie's house is well located to get to these areas of the Caribbean coast. I would stay there again.

Fanny User Profile
February 2017
The house was lovely and so was the location and our host!

Jeanna User Profile
February 2017
This house is tucked into the jungle a couple of minutes by car outside Puerto Viejo town. The beds are massive but a bit too firm and the house was very clean. Even though there was open ventilation holes in those "garage doors" there was very little insects in the house. Sometimes the sound from a nearby club was annoying at night. You can walk down to the beach but would recommend driving to town at night. There was two bikes available too.

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Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica · Joined in April 2012
Amelie User Profile

Originally from France I have been living in Costa Rica since 2010.
I came across this area while traveling and I ended up staying here...
I love this place so much for its laid back atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. I very much enjoy sharing tips and recommendations about things to do and places to visit as well as my favorites restaurants!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

About the home

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