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Condo Amapola: Steps to the Sand! Amazing Beach Views! 'Best Condo in Samara'

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View from your balcony to the beach!  Soak in the morning breezes with a cup of coffee!
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View from your balcony to the beach!  Soak in the morning breezes with a cup of coffee!
Hammocks on the congo lounge = shared room top terrace.
Alta Vista Condos.  Four floors, four condos.
Living room opens onto the ocean view balcony through floor to ceiling sliding glass doors.
Great room = family room, dining area, and kitchen
Dining area and kitchen
Ocean view bedroom, queen bed
Ocean view bedroom, queen bed
Ocean view bedroom, queen bed
Ocean view bedroom, queen bed
Bathroom #1
Bedroom #2, bathroom ensuite, queen bed, garden view.
Bathroom #2
Dining area and kitchen
Great room
Balcony, ocean views, and looks onto the splash pool.
Shared splash pool
Shared splash pool
Shared splash pool
Congo Lounge - 4th floor shared furnished terrace
Congo Lounge - 4th floor shared furnished terrace
Congo Lounge
Alta Vista Condos.  Four floors, four condos.
Friendly Staff
Mascot Zorro
Samara Beach
Samara Beach
Local dolphin tours
Downtown Samara
Local fishing
Local surfing
Monkey behind Alta Vista
Volleyball on Samara Beach
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste
Enjoy spectacular views from this luxurious condominium on the first floor, named Condo Amapola, located 1.5 blocks to the beach and a short walk to town; high speed free wifi, pool, A/C, fully equipped kitchen, on-site secure covered parking, on-site concierge and caretaker and much more! Deluxe rooftop lounge with sofas hammocks.

Attention to detail is what you will find common amongst the great reviews for Alta Vista. Resources are constantly being re-invested to keep the property like new. My name is Patrick, the owner. Construction was completed in 2008 and I've been managing it to guests' satisfaction since. Indeed, exceeding guests expectations are our goal at Alta Vista! This is accomplished by our excellent staff that I am blessed to be working with. Laura - administrator, Denis - caretaker, and Xinia housekeeper,...
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Listing #FKN9207824
About the Owner
Patrick M
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
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Interaction with guests
Hi! My name is Patrick, the owner. I designed and built this property with four condos in 2008. Ever since I've been managing them and making constant improvements to give you - the guest - a world class experience in the sleepy little beach town of Playa Samara. I handle all bookings and payments. Before your stay I introduce you to Laura, the administrator, who will meet you on-site with your keys to present the Condo and staff to you and answer all your questions. It's this type of extra service that makes out guests feel special and continue to book with us. Denis is the on-site caretaker who keeps the property spotless. He'll practice Spanish with you, help you get the grill going, and even source fresh-caught seafood and fish!
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Excellent - based on 1 review
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Oslynn201...
Victoria, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

We enjoyed a relaxing comfortable week at Condo Amapola in Samara for our family Christmas vacation. The condo is a short walk to the spectacular beach and only a few minutes further into town. Lounge by the pool with trees filled with birds butterflies and monkeys. Convenient location to walk to town but far enough for quiet; minutes to bakery, market and yummy chicken take out; very helpful staff. We will definitely be back again.

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Great to hear and we'll be ready to host you next year! - Patrick

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Treat the property as if it were your home. No pool or Congo Lounge access after 10pm. No smoking inside the unit. Be mindful of other guests. No pets. Zorro is my dog, a...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Kings
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
R 1 594
US$128
R 11 206
US$900
R 33 618
US$2 700
1 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
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3 nights
R 1 233
US$99
R 8 716
US$700
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1 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
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3 nights
R 1 980
US$159
R 12 451
US$1 000
R 37 353
US$3 000
1 Oct 2018 -
15 Nov 2018
Default
3 nights
R 1 233
US$99
R 8 716
US$700
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 113 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Playa Samara is a sleepy fishing village that is becoming a very sought after vacation spot by travelers who enjoy experiencing the beauty of Costa Rica along with its culture. This Condo, named condo Catalina, on the 3rd floor of the four floor building named Alta Vista, with spectacular views of the beach and ocean. Playa Samara has a number of smaller pueblos (villages) within it. Alta Vista is located in Cangrejal, or the far North/West end of the bay. A short 15min walk along the beach gets you into the center tourist area of the bay. This location allows you to peacefully reside outside of the hustle bustle but get quickly into and out of the center when desired, while having a far better view than compared to anywhere in town.
Getting around
A short 1.5 block walk to the beach down a flat paved dead end road, and to get to the town center, another 10 minutes along the beach. A bike ride on the road is easy enough, and a car will get you into town center in 2 minutes. Laura, administrator, and Denis, caretaker, can help you book a taxi if you desire - for $3-$4. Iguana Verde is a grocery store/bakery/liquor store/cafe only two blocks up the beach. There are a number of small local eateries/restaurants to enjoy without going into town center.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Liberia International Airport: 110.0 km
Exact address is: 200 metros sur de hotel las palmeras. Guanacaste, Nicoya, Playa Samara, Cangrejal. Laura, our administrator, will book a transport van for you if you desire.

FROM: Liberia (airport or city of Liberia) to Alta Vista
Turn Right out of airport - head south to Nicoya - approximately 1.5 hours
Turn right off the highway at the signs for Nicoya. drive directly through Nicoya, heading south, continue on that road as it turns into a country road - 50 minutes - and you arrive in Sámara.
Turn right at the 'Centro Medico'. cross a small bridge. on your left will be a large open field. the road will come to a T. go left toward the beach. my bldg is 200 yards on the right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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