When choosing your vacation home, why pick a home with an absentee manager or owner when you can pick one that is on-site daily to assist you with anything you might need during your vacation? EcoVida is the only property management and vacation rentals company with an office located in Bejuco – look for “Big Blue”, our recycled shipping container office across from Costa del Sol. We have a full-time staff available to help you with anything you may need. We can offer full concierge service by planning your rental cars, tours, activities, in-home massages, home cooked meal delivery, cleaning services, surf board rentals, etc., as well as provide restaurant suggestions & reservations. We also offer boogie board and bike rentals as well as other products & services in our office exclusively for EcoVida guests. Pick an EcoVida property and allow our team of true Costa Ricans to make every aspect of your visit as relaxing and easy as possible.
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This spectacular 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, bungalow in a gated community just a few minutes walk to the pristine beach of Bejuco is only an hour and a half from San Jose and only 25 minutes from one of Costa Rica’s most popular tourist destinations, Jaco. With only one direct neighbour and a layout made for privacy, relaxation and entertainment, Casa Famosa has one of the best outdoor living spaces in the area. With a rooftop covered patio to catch the ocean breeze and dine outside or simply relax in the lounger chairs, this house is second to none. Or, stay downstairs by the private and secluded pool.
Casa Famosa is thus named because it caught international attention on an international travel/house-hunting television show.
The home is located in a large gated community nestled a short distance from the pristine beach of Playa Bejuco. Only 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio Park in the other direction, one of the most spectacular natural experiences in Costa Rica, there is an abundance of things to see and do in our area. This tranquil spot is perfect for couples or small families wishing to experience all Costa Rica has to offer, with the utmost in privacy and outdoor living space!
In this house, we offer the ultimate in Costa Rican homes, coupled with security in a modern vacation community. The three bedroom home with a private pool nestled between the L-shape of the home is fully furnished and comes complete with everything you need to make your vacation experience economical, but is conveniently located to some of the most impressive tourist and natural wonders of Costa Rica. A 3 minute walk will get you to our isolated and safe beach, with miles of sand to explore. A 25 minute drive gets you to Jaco, one of Costa Rica’s most popular tourist destinations full of activities, nightlife and restaurants. Staying a little closer, we have amazing restaurants in the communities surrounding us, such as Esterillos Oeste, a quaint surfer town, or even the restaurants on our beach of Playa Bejuco. Another 30 minutes the other direction on the highway gets you to Quepos and Manuel Antonio Park, one of the most impressive nature lover’s paradise in Costa Rica. In either direction, you will find hidden gems of Tico living and things to see and do! Stay a month and you still will not run out of things to do within a 30 minute drive!
We pride ourselves on making you as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Enjoy the outdoors with activities and meals on the rooftop (covered) patio -- have a BBQ, play games, or relax on the loungers watching the monkeys in the trees just outside the community. Curl up with a great book in the hammock under the shade of the house beside the pool, take an afternoon dip to cool off in the private pool, or head out to the beach to work on your tan or try some surfing lessons! No matter what brings you here, you are guaranteed to enjoy your time and whatever your desire, our location is perfect.
There are a ton of activities and sights to see in our area. We guarantee that you will not run out of things to do and will wish you had more time to see it all. Our team can assist you with finding the best of the best when it comes to car rentals, tours and activities! What are you looking for?
Looking for adventure and excitement? Fly through the trees on one of the many zip lines in our area. Several to choose from and all within 30 minutes of Bejuco. If you’re looking for some adrenaline loaded activities ask us about ATV tours, whitewater rafting, or waterfall jumping and rappelling!
Additional amenities include: coffee maker, wireless internet available at pool area, access to beach, internet - hi speed, bike rentals, community bbq area, tennis, shower, cookware, air conditioning (per room), bodyboard rentals, cell phone rentals, swimming....Read more
Left on 03/03/2012 for a stay in January 2012 | JohnReviewed Mar 3, 2012Stayed Jan 2012
I came here with my family for six weeks, and it has been the perfect place for us. The house itself is quite roomy and has plenty of space to spread out. We spent a lot of time in the hammock and the pool. The solar hot water for the house and the solar pump for the pool helped keep the electricity costs to a reasonable level. The beds were very comfortable and had a luxurious feel. The kitchen is adequately stocked with utensils, dishes and cookware. We especially liked the layout of the house and the natural light that filled the living area and bedrooms. It was very quiet and secure at night, and my children slept better there than they do in their own beds.
We enjoyed getting to know the staff who work on the grounds, they were very friendly and trustworthy. The owner and local property manager were also very helpful from start to finish and made it a painless process. The rate is unbeatable.
We found a lot of enjoyable activities in the surrounding area. As other reviewers have noted, the beach is absolutely gorgeous. Sand is fun to play in, and there are plenty of shells to find. We had a great time doing the canopy zipline, and exploring the large rocks and crashing waves in the ocean (you can see them on your drive to Jaco). We also traveled to Volcan arenal (dormant for the last year) and enjoyed the beauty and found a free hot spring there. Jaco (30 km) is definitely a bustling tourist town with great options if you're looking for something to do. Parrita (15 km) is a local farming town with decent shopping options and a little bit better prices.
"Amazing house, relaxing and tranquil setting,stress reliever."
Left on 11/16/2011 for a stay in November 2011 | Richard MissenisReviewed Nov 16, 2011Stayed Nov 2011
Upon check-in of our house rental, Shannon greeted us with open arms and was very informative. It was awesome to get up every morning and walk upstairs to our private overlook to have cofee and listen to the birds, ocean and see monkeys in the trees. The private pool in our back yard was awesome and my wife and I couldn't get enough of it. Being in the back yard was like being in our own little retreat. We also had several massages upstairs in the overlook by a local, professional masseuse named Erika. It was the best massage we ever had and very reasonable prices. Can't wait to go back.
Left on 09/22/2011 for a stay in March 2010 | Diana Y.Reviewed Sep 22, 2011Stayed Mar 2010
We love the location of this property! It's perfectly located between Jaco and Manuel antonio. Playa Bejuco is beautiful but the waves and rip tide are very strong so you have to be careful not to swim out too far. There are no life guards on duty on the public beaches in Costa Rica.
The property has monkeys right behind it that we saw in the morning. You have to get up early to see them and you could see them in the trees from deck above.
There were several sightings of Scarlet Macaws but they never stopped at the property. Looks like they had an agenda!
My husband is a surfer and loved the surf.
I really enjoyed the place a lot and the only place that tops this project is the Marriot Los Suenos in Playa Herradura. The Marriot is great but super expensive. If you go to this place be sure to visit Marriot for their excursions.
Safety is one thing very important to me and my husband. Costa del Sol has a gated community with security guards and is fenced in but not like a secure camp or a prison. We felt very safe knowing there were nightly patrols in the project.
All in all I have been to CR about 20 times over the past 10 years and have done the Vrbo and Flip Key thing and I have to say this place was only second to the Marriot which was about 4 times the price as Costa del Sol.
Bring bug spray and sun lotion! Man there sure are a lot of bugs on the jungle tours and that sun on Bejuco is a sorcher at times.
I know I am rambling but I told the owner I would write him a great review as I had a great time and I am not normally one to bother with reviews.
Left on 09/22/2011 for a stay in November 2006 | Remarried!Reviewed Sep 22, 2011Stayed Nov 2006
I stayed at this place a few years ago and haven't been back recently but I sure to miss it. I had a good time and back when I stayed the owner had the place painted brown and there was no pool so he has really made some improvements from what I can see in the new photos.
I went alone after my divorce and need peace and quiet and got it. It was the best month I had post divorce.
I would love to go back with the new wife and baby I have.
Left on 09/21/2011 for a stay in January 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 21, 2011Stayed Jan 2011
I loved the house and the pool outside the bedroom is pefect! I personally would like it a little closer to town but other than that everything is incredible! If you are looking for a great value in a relativley private location this is the one for you! I would go again!
Left on 09/19/2011 for a stay in June 2010 | JoniReviewed Sep 19, 2011Stayed Jun 2010
I stayed at this beautiful home last summer with my family. The location was spectacular; close to the ocean and to the main town, yet far enough away to enjoy our privacy. The beds were comfortable, and the interior design was just gorgeous.We loved the in-ground pool as well. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to rent a home in Costa Rica!
Left on 09/18/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Michael S.Reviewed Sep 18, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
This place was great. The private pool and upper deck was just perfect. I had a blast watching the monkeys every morning feeeding from the trees behind the river. The beach is very close by; just a 2 minute car ride and the views were amazing. I would recommend staying at this house. It was clean, the staff was friendly and I had a great time.
3 night stays will be considered in non-peak times with an additional $50 cleaning fee. Please inquire for details. * RATES DO NOT INCLUDE ELECTRICITY. Because of our environmental commitment, we offer rates far below market rates and add electricity to the bill at check-out. All rates are disclosed prior to booking and the meter is right in front of the house. The less electricity used, the more we save our environment and are able to offer a fantastic deal. The more electricity used, the price jumps up! Costa Rica has a tiered rate system, so if conservation is your objective, we can offer an unbeatable rate. If not, the electricity will be substantial but within the rates others charge for a rental of this calibre.** Please note that our security deposit is based on a weekly rental or less. If you are renting for more than two weeks, our security deposit increases on most properties
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