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Monkeys Parrots Lush Tropical Paradise. Gaviota

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Pool, Spa, Sun Deck, and Monkeys
Elevated Walkways Thru the Gardens
The Gardens are Magical at Night
Elevated walkway through the Gardens
Sunset and The Gardens Light up. Magical
Living and Dinning room Table for 6 Overlooking the Gardens
Living Room with AC, TV, Walk out to Gardens
Living Room
Living Room Open to the Gardens
Living Room Open to Front Terrace
Kitchen with Walkout to Dining and Seating Area
Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops and Laundry Room
Fully Equipped Kitchen with Granite Counter Top
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
Stef Surf one of two Pool Decks
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.
Rum in Coconuts Picked from the Gardens at the Stef Surf Pool
Stef Surf Guests walking the Hanging Bridges at the Congo Trail Canopy Tour
Stef Surf Guest learning to Surf
Stef Surf Guest Success First Try Surf Lessons
Stef Surf Guest learning to Surf and Celebrating Success
Stef Surf Guests at Mardi Gras
Stef Surf Guests on a Sunset Cruise
Stef Surf Guest Just Having Too Much Fun
1 of 46Pool, Spa, Sun Deck, and Monkeys
Rental Home -
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 te...
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About the Owner
Greg G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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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Reviewed February 14, 2018

The overall setting and comfort of La Gaviota -Stef Surf was so much better than the description and pictures.It is truly a lush and private enclave.The home is well appointed and lacks for nothing.Birds,monkeys and harmless iguanas abound and No pesty or bothersome biting bugs....More

3  Thank Liz S
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We stayed four nights at Stef Surf in La Gaviota. It was wonderful! The property itself is lovely. The gardens are lush and beautiful and very well maintained. The pool is wonderful. My kids spent all of their available time in it! The condos are...More

Thank Denverdinger
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

We loved the StefSurf! Francisco and Marling are helpful, friendly and a joy to talk to. They went out of their way to make us comfortable and happy. The house is very clean and feels like home. The gardens and pool are so beautiful and...More

Thank RHBaird2013
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • 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
  • 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
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Stef Surf is a boutique resort, we do ask you respect other guests. Were happy to offer a smoke free environment. Quiet time around the pool at 11:00pm. PLEASE Turn off the AC...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
May 1, 2018 -
Nov 10, 2018
Green Season Rate
3 nights
Nov 11, 2018 -
Dec 20, 2018
Green Season Rate
3 nights
Dec 21, 2018 -
Jan 3, 2019
Christmas & New Years
4 nights
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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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