Oceanfront 5 BR / 6 BA, Capacité 2-26 (avec Casa Mirage # 78040)
Salle(s) de bain
Arrivée: 15 h 00
Départ: 10 h 00
Aucune fête/aucun événement
Located in a National Park we do not host events
$25 charge for each cigarette butt on premiss
Animaux de compagnie interdits
On rare occasions
We love to have families with kids!
Âge minimal du locataire principal :25
Taux d’occupation maximal :15 (loge tout au plus 15 adultes)
Service Fee I understand VRBO, not the owner, charges a 10% service fee. I have reviewed the rental rates at Villas de Playa Grande . c o m
Un remboursement de 60 % est offert si la demande d’annulation est effectuée au moins 100 jours avant la date d’arrivée.
This was a wonderful family vacation in the best spot of Playa Grande. Everything was perfect: we loved the house and it’s location. We loved spending time together in a home setting and loved the privacy it allowed us while being in such close proximity. My children and grandchildren felt safe and secure while enjoying the wonderful Playa Grande. The staff was attentive in the background and made us feel at home. All of us loved the “off season” weather that afforded us quiet and privacy. Overall this was the perfect vacation and we are looking forward to coming back.
We absolutely enjoyed our stay at the house. The location is perfect - right on Playa Grande, which is huge, and this section is not busy at all. The beach is full of seashells and it’s a very pretty beach with nice waves for boogie boarding. There are tons of crabs on the beach and some make it near the house - some kids could be scared of this (my kids were fascinated).
The house has tons of space, comfortable beds, and each room/bathroom is a little different design/layout. The AC worked amazingly well in all rooms and is much needed at the beach. There’s a big porch facing the beach and an upstairs balcony. Several hammocks to relax in. The layout of the home would not work for small children - each room has its own entrance around a courtyard - but for extended families, friends, older kids - it is great.
The house was well equipped and very comfortable. Just a lovely relaxing beach house and we would be happy to stay here again.
Lovely beachfront villa
We had a great stay at Villa Olivia. Loved the location. Beautiful beach. Plenty of space for everyone to hangout together or chill on the hammocks. Plenty of sitting areas. The beds were comfortable. Extra fridge was helpful to have for drinks. This is minor but we didn't have enough beach towels considering we had 15 people. Another minor item was the lack of a kettle to boil water for the tea drinkers. We used a pot to boil water so not a big deal.
Our cook Kimberly and her helper were very kind and prepared good food. So were the rest of the house crew, from the gardener to the security guard. Lovely people.
The only bad experience we had through our process from the time of confirmation through the checkin was the lack of communication from the property manager. The property manager was just not good at replying to emails or messages through out the process. And even when she did reply after severals days or weeks, she didn't answer all the questions we had. Our cook Kimberly was more helpful with our questions after checkin.
Julie, the property owner was pleasant to deal with and was much more attentive and responsive than the property manager.
Having said that, we all had a great time and kids had a blast swimming in the ocean and cooling off in the soaking pool. We would definitely consider staying at Villa Olivia again.
I would highly recommend staying here to anyone who's considering this property. Just keep in mind the communication challenges with the property manager.
Hi Shoubert, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, pleased with the staff, Kimberly's cooking and considering staying with us in the future! I will make sure there are plenty of beach towels for 15+ for all arriving guest. I have been in touch with the property manager, addressing the expectation for prompt replies to all correspondence. We appreciate your feedback, allowing us to improve our services.
Pure Paradise at this Beach Oasis!
I rented Villa Olivia for an extended family vacation (8 adults and 2 kids- 4 families total). The layout of the Villa, rooms and ample bathrooms was perfect for our group! Everyone had their own private space and also enjoyed the many public spaces for relaxing and having fun.
We enjoyed the beach daily, walked to the turtle beach and to Taco Star several times. Marianela arranged for us to have massages on the second floor terrace overlooking the ocean, we enjoyed the pool in the afternoons and read several books in the hammocks. We hired Kimberly to cook all but 3 meals for us our entire week there (she cooked us 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners) and her food was FABULOUS!!! She and Sandra took such good care of us and made us all kinds of delicious dishes including Gallo Pinto, empanadas, chalupas, fried shrimp, grilled items (chicken, steak and mahi mahi), guacamole, chimichurri, mashed potatoes, plantains and so many other local cuisines! We called it our culinary Costa Rican excursion. I would highly recommend hiring Kimberly to cook meals during your stay as her food is divine but you can also stay and eat on the amazing outdoor dining table. Super relaxing to walk up from the beach to a delicious and complete meal!
For the meals we didn’t have her cook we walked to Rip Jack Inn (twice) and got takeout from Huerto (delicious and huge pizzas!). Rip Jack has AMAZING cocktails and a delicious menu including gluten free items. I would recommend walking the beach to Rip Jack in order to have a more scenic route and enjoy the beach breezes.
The entire staff at Villa Olivia was so friendly and we were sad to say goodbye. Kimberly, Sandra, Yebri, Don Tito, Marianela and the rest- THANK YOU for making our week in Costa Rica so perfect. We loved every minute and look forward to returning sometime!
The house was nice, but there were some things that should be noted. I would mention that having a car is a necessity if you plan on leaving the house at all. It’s a lovely area, but definitely secluded. The "5 minute walk" to food and "the village" is if you are fit enough to walk the beach or dirt road and the heat isn't knocking you down. $75 round trip to get 5-6 people to Tamarindo added up. $100 to get fro Liberia airport.
In the master bedroom, the a/c was overflowing/leaking but still works - messy. We had one room swarmed with some kind of flying insect which made that room unusable until Kimberly (or her team) came to clean it out. The bugs didn't return. Several of the lamps seem to not work. One I know was in the living room. In the master bedroom the light would turn off if you set anything on the nightstand. The extra weight adjusted the electrical wires enough that the lights would turn off.
The beach was fantastic. Plenty of places to lounge and relax. The pool was comfortable and often a lifesaver from the heat. Amazing view. Yes I enjoyed my stay! House was cooled and appreciated as it was hot!
The people are amazingly friendly. The food delicious - if maybe too much food. We had 2 dinners and had left overs 5 days later! Oh the shrimp was to die for though. Meals are cash only, pay as you go. We found ourselves scrambling for cash on the first night to pay her. Oops
Bottle water in the house - no one told us it was $10 per bottle (multiple gallons per bottle). We were fine paying the price as it was worth it, just one of the little things we didn't know in advance.
Crabs and birds and some flying objects attracted to lights at night - all that you would expect and more. LOL Very few of the biting types though. Between the 6 of us I think only 2 got any mosquito bites at all. Crabs and bats did a good job LOL
So, all and all the property was as gorgeous and comfortable as advertised and I would stay there again in another season (we were there at the end of the dry season when it was hot and brown - our mistake).
Thank you for your review and pleased to know you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure hosting your group. You make a good point about cash for the cook, I will add that to our information doc. Apologies for the insects fumigation occurs monthly and keep the premiss clean as a deterrent. I'm here at the villas now and addressing the lighting, did you notify Marianela of the issues? As part of our staff, a maintenance man on-site daily to remedy these concerns during your stay. We have decided to offer water free of charge.
Thank you again for choosing to stay with us,
Seulement une heure de route de l'aéroport de Liberia (LIR), Playa Grande est situé entre Playa Tamarindo et Playa Flamingo. Vraiment un des plus uniques, des lieux de vacances les vierges au Costa Rica, pour sa 2e mile-long croissant côte en forme, des eaux chaudes et bleues et sable couleur miel formes du Parc national de Las Baulas Marine. Un sanctuaire pour les tortues luth géantes de nidification.
Allez explorer l'estuaire dans un canot, repérer les oiseaux, les iguanes et crocodiles se prélassent sur les berges ensoleillées. Snorkel Playa Conchal constitué de milliards de coquilles concassées. Assister à une fête de fin de semaine, avec la monte de taureau, de la nourriture traditionnelle, la musique marimba, et la danse. Tee-off au golf conçu par Robert Trent Jones, qui serpente à travers un terrain vallonné avec une vue imprenable sur l'océan. Pour terminer la journée en mer le long du rivage que les dauphins batifolent à côté de vous.
Pour amateurs de sensations fortes et les amateurs de nature semblables entrer les domaines de la forêt par une canopée. Obtenez votre adrénaline tube interne ou riverafting sur le Rio Negro. Visitez Rincon de la Vieja pour profiter de grande randonnée, cascades, marmites de boue bouillante, évents sulpher et une grande diversité d'espèces de la faune. Obtenez dans l'action de la pêche en eau d'un bleu profond, ciblant le voilier, marlin, le thon albacore, la dorade, le wahoo, roosterfish, et le vivaneau. Découvrez le riche folklore Guanacaste et anciennes traditions indiennes Chorotega de poterie dans le village de Guatil.