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Monkeys Parrots Lush Tropical Paradise. Gaviota

Elevated Walkways Thru the Gardens
162 reviews
Elevated Walkways Thru the Gardens
Pool, Spa, Sun Deck, and Monkeys
The Gardens are Magical at Night
Elevated walkway through the Gardens
Sunset and The Gardens Light up. Magical
Living Room with AC, TV Walkout
Walkout from Living Room to Private Terrace
Kitchen with Walkout to Dining and Seating Area
Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops and Laundry Room
Breakfast Counter
Spiral Staircase to 2nd Floor
Master Bedroom with Ensuite
Master Bedroom AC, TV Walkout To Day Bed & Seating Area
Deck off Master Overlooking the Gardens
Master Bedroom with Vaulted Ceiling AC, TV and Walkout
Ensuite Bath with Rain Shower
2nd Bedroom with AC, TV and Walkout
2nd Bedroom with AC, TV, Walkout to Deck with Day Bed
2nd Bedroom Deck With Day Bed
Private Side Yard
Private Side Yard with Dining, Seating, BBQ
Spa, Pool, Sun Deck
Sunset and the Gardens lighting up
Fishing on the Beach
Playa Flamingo
Playa Flamingo
Playa Danta
Our Neighbors
Our Neighbors
One Of The Many Beautiful Flowers found on the Property
Guest Photo: We Love, One Minute Walk to our Beautiful Beach
Sunset Just out Side our Door
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Playa Flamingo, Province of Guanacaste
Welcome to Stef Surf. Our Tropical Paradise is a boutique resort ( El Delfin, La Gaviota, El Tucan ) Located in the heart of Surfside in gated secure environment one minute walk to the ocean. Offering approx 1650 sq ft on two floors, 2 bedrooms 2 baths. Each bedroom offers a private sundeck where you can pass the time away on the day beds. The master bedrooms offers floor to ceiling 14 feet high double sliding glass doors. Wake up to the sounds of the ocean, howler monkeys and green parrots.

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The main floor features floor to ceiling windows open to the gardens, white porcelain tiles, the fully equipped kitchen features granite counter top and a breakfast bar and laundry facilities .

Our private patio and gardens are furnished with large teak dinning room table an...
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About the Owner, Greg G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 194 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
Gladys and I are always available via email or phone while you are on holidays. Francisco and Marling are physically on the property and will make every effort to ensure your vacation is enjoyable and problem free. Lis our personal concierge will drop by to answer any of your questions, provide local knowledge and help you with any tour you would like to book.
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  • French first
  • Any
English first
Woodbridge, Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Potrero is a tiny town that's not touristy at all, which we loved. Stef Surf condos are less than 5 minute short walk to the beach down a few dirt roads, lush with colorful flowering plants. Beach is beautiful, sand light gray, and the busiest time seems to be around sunset, but even then, it's pretty deserted and quiet, which...

Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 10, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

You think that all those 5-stars comments and reviews are a bit exagerate. Not at all. It's well deserve. Francisco and Marling were so friendly. La Gaviota is as welcomming as on the pictures. Nice kitchen and dining room, wonderful master bedroom with private washroom and balcony that make you feel living in the jungle, with all those trees and...

Krisan G
Waterbury, Vermont, United States
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

The condo, the gardens, and the pool are immaculate. We loved waking up to the sounds of the birds in the morning and bird watching from the balcony off the master bedroom. The condo is a 1-2 minute walk to the beach (Playa Potrero), which was incredibly clean and nearly deserted! During the day there were never more than 10...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Stef Surf is a boutique resort, we do ask you respect other guests. Smoking is allowed out side the homes in your private side yard. We ask that the pool deck be smoke free. Quiet...
    Attached (ensuite)
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May 1, 2017 -
Nov 11, 2017
Low Season
3 nights
Nov 12, 2017 -
Dec 20, 2017
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3 nights
Dec 21, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
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About the neighborhood
Surfside Estates, is a quiet seaside residential community with locally owned businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, hotels and cabinas. Surfside is a well-established neighborhood with an international community of both year round and seasonal residents, plus vacationing tourists from around the world. You will hear English as often as you hear Spanish! Set along the calm waters of Playa Potrero, this neighborhood is in an excellent location for families with children or any one young at heart

Playa Potrero a 1 minute walk, Flamingo Beach is a quick 10 minute walk to the south and in-between are all the activities you’d expect from a resort area: sailing, fishing, diving, snorkeling and more. Jungle sports like zip-lines are also a quick car ride away. The international air...
Getting around
While many restaurants and grocery stores are with a 6 to 8 minute walk we do recommend renting a car or golf cart during your stay. There is so much to see and do, so many great beaches to explore we do believe you will have a better vacation. If your looking to explore on foot 5 Beaches and many many restaurants, hotels are easy walkable. Lis our concierge can help arrange both car or golf cart rentals.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Liberia airport code LIR: 25.5 mi
Transportation is very good with many options; roads are all paved from Liberia we are 50 Minutes from San Jose 4.5 hours to our home with. You can either rent a car or arrange transportation if you want to arrange transportation from the airport to our home we have a great company the rate is approx $25. per person. Upon arrival to our home we do have private parking out front.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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