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Casa Pequeno Paraiso

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Welcome to Hawaii as it was in 1940, but with high speed 'premium' DSL WiFi, two hammocks and a bicycle. You are only 2 hours from the Liberia airport, and you can use a rental car, which you can pick up at the airport and drop in Nosara or we can send a van. This is a rustic surf town with dirt roads, friendly people, and lots of yoga and surfing going on. Your cottage is a 10 minute walk from the main surf beach, a five minute walk to the Yoga Institute, a two minute walk to the Spanish Language Institute, and 'downtown.' You are so close to downtown that, within a couple minutes walk, there is an ice cream shop, a mini-mart, a clinic, clothing stores, real estate offices, a bank, ATV and bike rentals, a lot of cafes and restaurants, and two surf shops, where you can rent boards and arra...Welcome to Hawaii as it was in 1940, but with high speed 'premium' DSL WiFi, two hammocks and a bicycle. You are only 2 hours from the Liberia airport, and you can use a rental car, which you can pick up at the airport and drop in Nosara or we can send a van. This is a rustic surf town with dirt roads, friendly people, and lots of yoga and surfing going on. Your cottage is a 10 minute walk from the main surf beach, a five minute walk to the Yoga Institute, a two minute walk to the Spanish Language Institute, and 'downtown.' You are so close to downtown that, within a couple minutes walk, there is an ice cream shop, a mini-mart, a clinic, clothing stores, real estate offices, a bank, ATV and bike rentals, a lot of cafes and restaurants, and two surf shops, where you can rent boards and arrange for lessons. In the cottage, you have wireless high speed DSL internet, 24 hour on-call maintenance, local guides/maps, weekly housekeeping (daily housekeeping is optional), optional air conditioning (rarely needed), beach towels, ceiling fans, house linens are provided, a safe (will hold wallets, passports, 3 laptops), security (ornate ironwork on doors and windows), a blender, a juicer, a coffeemaker, a pressure cooker, a microwave, a refrigerator, a stove, a toaster, a rice cooker, optional personal laundry at $10 per load, a covered porch with two hammocks, off-road parking, outside shower, a large patio, patio furniture, and a beautiful yard. You are located above one of Nosara's many nature preserves and you will see a lot of wildlife. During the day the howler and spider monkeys play in the trees, pizotes wander through the yard (they love peanut butter), and tropical birds and butterflies fill the air around you. I walk to the beach twice a day to surf, and usually are not disappointed by what I find. Dawn and sunset surfing are the best if tides and winds are right. The locals are outstanding surfers, but they make room for visitors. In fact, I really can't say enough about the friendly, hospitable people of Nosara. They especially warm up to you when you try your Spanish on them. This is not just a rental house for income - I live here part of the year myself, and I have fixed it up to be cozy and complete. I don't scrimp on any of the amenities, because I like to fix things up nicely for myself as well. I bought this cottage after I had come to Nosara for years to surf and enjoy the food, scenery, monkeys, and local population. With the purchase of the cottage, I inherited a wonderful wife/husband team of managers, who are on the spot when anything needs attending to. They manage the gardens, the housekeeping, the laundry, the renter's needs, and renter scheduling. Keywords: High speed DSL WiFi, surfing, surf boards, bungalow, casita,private, monkeys visit, pizotes visit, A/C, fans, shopping, night life, safe for valuables (can fit 3 laptops, wallets, purses), secure (attractive ironwork is standard for Nosara), housekeeping service, laundry service, hammocks, off-road parking, covered and lighted patio, yoga institute nearby, yoga mat for your use, fishing, wildlife, nature preserve, waterfalls, zipline, beach, hiking. Please be aware that when traveling in Central America, you may encounter water, electricity and internet outages. We do our best to keep everything working for you, but sometimes repair service is slow.More
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About the Owner
Jason G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Blender
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Telephone
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighborhood
You are a five minute walk on a nature trail from the Yoga Institute, and within walking distance of the Spanish Language Institute. Some of the local attractions include bird watching, surfing, treetop zip line, water falls, local restaurants, night life, shopping, paddleboarding, surfboard and paddleboard rentals, and grocery stores. A health food store/restaurant is within a two minute walk, the beach is a 10 minute walk, there are companies that will take you fishing, scuba diving, canoeing, paddleboarding, ultralight airplane, and horseback riding. The nearest beach is Guiones Beach, which is the best surfing in the area. The cottage is approximately 50 square meters and has a large and comfortable patio. The view is beautiful and gives you plenty of privacy. There is a small clinic n...
How to get there
The best way to come to Nosara from Liberia Airport with a rental car: We do not advise driving during nighttime when you are not familiar with the roads. We can arrange transport from the airport to Nosara. The trip takes 2-2.5 hours. If you want to rent a car, we advise you rent a GPS from the rental car company. With the GPS, you can at least enter 'Nosara:' or 'Playa Guiones'.. Ask the car rental agent, and he will help you with the GPS. Once you are at the beach, the nearest location to the cottage that is easy to find is Cafe de Paris. If you do not use a GPS, here's what to do: Go south on Highway 21 to Nicoya. Then take Highway 150 south toward Samara. About 5 kms before Samara, you will see, on your left, National Rent a Car and Surfing Nosara Real Estate signs. Slow down. Then...
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