About this listing
Looking for a cute, charming, private, comfortable getaway? Looking to be close to town and close to the nicest beaches? Punta Tranquilo has THE perfect location! 2 minutes walking to the beach, 5 minutes biking to town, it does not get any better!
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 both with locks,
- 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 a well known yoga studio and the best coffee shop in the area were 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...
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 there, a friend of mine will assure communication.
Within walking distance you will find a coffee shop (Caribeans) who's serves hot drinks, smoothies, breakfast, lunch and Chocolate from their own farm. They also organize a very highly recommended chocolate tour.
Above the cafe is a yoga studio operating at least twice a day.
Next door is a surfer's bar called Tasty waves. They offer different events throughout the week. This is always a good spot for fresh beers and tacos.
More restaurants and bars can be find in town.
Most of the grocery stores are in town. One can be found on Cocles, about a kilometer more South.
It is very easy to get around the house as it has a perfect location.
You can use the house bicycles and make your way to town in 5 minutes! You can walk to Cocles beach to hang out, surf or have a swim, or bike around the beautiful coast going South.
We do not advise to use the bicycles after dark.
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 is not advisable to drink it.
We do not want any parties at the house or any visits from people who do not belong to the guests party.
WE DO NOT ALLOW PETS
We expect guests to enjoy the house and treat it as their own ;-)
Please take the trash with you before you leave ;-)