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PLAYA LAPA--A Private Jungle-Beach Retreat Rental

Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Carate, Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, Province of Puntarenas
Playa Lapa is a privately owned ocean front residence in remote Carate, Costa Rica, only two miles from the Corcovado National Park. The Casa is tucked deep in a grove of lowland palms, right on the beach facing the Pacific Ocean and insulated from the rest of the world by jungle on either side. The thundering surf pounds relentlessly against this prime turtle nesting area, and creates a continuous and exciting background for the parrots and shore birds by day, and the frogs and other creatures by night. The magnificence of this vast and undeveloped beach is one of Playa Lapa's most alluring natural
attractions which you can enjoy from any of the private decks surrounding the Casa, as well as from the upper observation deck or bedroom.
With the proximity of primary rainforest on the adjacent mountain slopes, Carate has abundant wil...
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Listing #FKN2906196
About the Owner
Helene H
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

What a fantastic experience we had during our 4 day's at Playa Lapa! The home was perfect, as it had all we needed, missing nothing! The solar provided all the power we needed. The fans all that was needed for a great sleep. We were...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Helene H, VR Owner at PLAYA LAPA--A Private Jungle-Beach Retreat Rental, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you, Bob, for the great review!! You’ve caught the magic of the jungle at Playa Lapa, and were excellent guests in our off grid Casa. We all enjoyed you so much, and hope you will come back again. Peace and turtles! Helene

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Casa Playa Lapa was nothing short of perfect for us on our 25th anniversary celebration trip! We had so many places to choose from and are so happy we chose Carate, Costa Rica!! Corcovado National Park is walking distance away as is several ecolodges to...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Helene H, VR Owner at PLAYA LAPA--A Private Jungle-Beach Retreat Rental, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear Kerry, I am blown away by your wonderful review! You have caught the rhythm of Playa Lapa for sure! The staff loved you, the guides feedback was great, and you were fun for me to help arrange your tours. Please come back soon! Peace...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

My husband and I and our 20 year old son recently spent a fabulous week over Christmas at Playa Lapa in Carate. If you and your family are true nature lovers wanting a remote unspoiled destination to completely unplug from the pressures and stresses of...More

Date of stay: December 2016
6  Thank carefree-travels
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No events or parties permitted.
    2 Full baths
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $291 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The DAMAGE DEPOSIT is refundable upon vacating the premises in the same condition as arrival. Please leave the house tidy, dishes washed, bathroom clean. Laundry will be processed by owner. Please reuse towels and linens, as laundry is processed by hand. Excessive laundry will be charged. TAX includes sales tax and PayPal fees.
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About the neighbourhood
Casa Playa Lapa is located on Carate Beach, in a grove of lowland kahuna palm trees; there are coconut palms, fruit trees and flowering plants throughout the property. It is a densely wooded community, with hiking trails and horse back riding, and close to the Corcovado National Park for day trips, and the Pejeperrita lagoon for kayaking and fishing. The property is gated with secure parking, and a full time caretaker on site to assist guests. Several lodges are located within a mile of the property, with bar and dining available by reservation.
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