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Ocean View, Walk to Beach, Pool, AC - Casa Papaya

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    Enjoy morning coffee on the Master Terrace with a terrific ocean view.
    Enjoy morning coffee on the Master Terrace with a terrific ocean view.
    Enjoy morning coffee on the Master Terrace with a terrific ocean view.
    Relax in the shady Rancho (covered terrace) in front of the
    Cook at home in fully equipped kitchen - small private refrigerator, with full size shared at Rancho
    Futon in living area is perfect for a single adult or two children.
    Queen size pillow-top bed.  Air-conditioned M. Bedroom
    Property description
    Playa Samara
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Nestled in a tropical garden with great ocean views above the beach at Playa Samara, Casa Papaya is a relaxing retreat after a busy day of sun, sand, and surf. Two bedrooms and an extra futon in the living area make a great base for a family or a pair of couples - sleeps 6. Casa Papaya shares a "get cool" pool and shady Rancho (covered terrace) with Casa Mango, also for rent. Rent both houses for a fun family reunion. Owners live in their own home on the property year around to assist you in any way possible.

    A haven for wildlife is the farm/woods next door. You can brush your teeth with a view of the monkeys in the Secropia tree - they're getting high eating the leaves. The private master terrace is great for bird-watching in the morning. A private outdoor shower le...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Garden or Yard
    • Grill
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Pool
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Secure Parking
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      Ask
    • Elder Access:
      Ask
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #FK323540 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
    Default - - 2 nights
    $129
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    $849
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    High season Nov 15, 2014 May 1, 2015 2 nights
    $129
    $129
    $849
    $3,400
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Nightly and Weekly rates are for 1-2 persons. For additional persons:
    High Season nightly and weekly rates: 3-4 persons $149/$999. 5-6 persons $159/$1099
    Green Season nightly and weekly rates: 3-4 persons $119/$799. 5-6 persons $129/$899
    Rental rate includes all taxes and cleaning.
    For stays of less than 3 days a $35 cleaning fee is charged.
    Inquire about discounts for extended stays or last minute reservations.
  • Property location
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    Additional Location Information
    Above the beach of Playa Samara - hence the terrifice view - 1 km east of downtown Samara. It's just a short walk from Casa Papaya to the nearest beach access, at the village of Matapalo, where there are groceries (Super Stefanie). From there you can walk 500 meters along the beach past restaurants and surf schools into the town of Samara, where there is more of everything, including two banks, shops, and tour agencies. Removed from the noisy activity downtown, but close enough to walk to the beach and then into town when you choose.

    If you follow our road up the hill 4 km, you'll arrive at the pretty village of Santo Domingo. Sunday football with a breathtaking ocean view.

    From both airports - Liberia (2 hours) and San Jose (4 hours) - the roads to the house are paved, door to door. Offstreet, private, lighted and secure parking.
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Savitri77...
Rockport, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

We just returned from spending a month at Casa Papaya, Playa Samara, for the second time. Again we had a wonderful time thanks to the sweet casa which became our home for a month, to beautiful Playa Samara, one of the most gorgeous and lightly traveled beaches anywhere, and to the owners, Lavae and Steve who did everything to make... more

hnm90807
Long Beach, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
2
people found this review helpful

This was the first time my husband and I brought our kids to Costa Rica, as well as my 79-year old grandpa. After visiting my husband's family for several days and staying with them, we were ready for our own space! While the drive was long and treacherous (unfortunately we drove in at night -- not recommended!!), it turned out... more

David B
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012 for a stay in April 2012
7
people found this review helpful

We rented Casa Papaya for the second half of our trip to Costa Rica but left after just a few hours. The house was filled with bugs and only got worse when the sun went down. It turned out that the main doors to the house don’t actually seal at the floor or with each other, leaving a quarter-inch opening... more

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VWhen this renter returned the keys upon leaving, he gave us a very different description than his review. He said Casa Papaya was a lovely house, that he and his... more

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Speaks English, Spanish, French
Listed since : Sep 2011
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Response Time: Within a day
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