Home in Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica
With Breathtaking Ocean Views
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sq. ft. personal paradise has everything you would expect
to find in a home of this caliber, including flowing
architecture, top of the line appliances and fixtures,
and exhibits high quality construction throughout.
private and secluded residence sits on 1.75 acres and
offers 360° views
of the North
Pacific Ocean and
the entire surrounding area.
Many well known
TV personalities have been guests here, including Oprah
Winfrey and others - see below.
entertaining purposes, this luxury home has it all. Features
include 4 suites, 1 apartment, 7
baths, 2 kitchens, 2 bars, a large Infinity
Olympic size swimming pool, spacious 2 car garage,
a safe storage area, and 2 rooftop entertainment areas.
Guest's quarters have all the amenities and offer strictly
top shelf in both comfort and convenience. This
home offers many spacious, yet intimate areas for dining
the years, many famous guests have experienced
the unforgettable pleasures of staying here including
such celebrities as Vanessa Williams, Elizabeth
Taylor, Stephen Stills, Arnold Schwarzenegger,
Ricky Schroder, Robert Redford, Don Johnson and
Kevin Costner...to name a few!
Costa Rica has long held an international reputation
as one of the hottest spots in the world for
big game fishing. As one of the most spectacular
billfish locations in the world, Quepos, Costa
Rica will be the site of Marina Pez Vela, which
is under construction and opening in 2009.
Quepos is a tropical inlet surrounded
by primary rainforest. The village center is a delightful
six-block square of restaurants, bars, hotels, bakeries,
art galleries and gift shops, all fronted by the main
beach and sportfishing fleet. Quepos is growing quickly
yet maintains many of its sleepy and humble beginnings.
are great celebrators of life and seem to make
dancing in the streets a local pastime.
high season runs through the drier months of
December to April and explodes during the Festival
del Mar, a month long party held each February
that features concerts, sporting events, parades
and a street carnival with dancers from across
ever-friendly locals take it all in stride, going
out of their way to make sure everyone has a
Local attractions include
Antonio National Park, which contains a charming
combination of rain forest, beaches and coral reefs.
The beaches are the
most beautiful in the country, lined with lush
forest, and the snorkeling is excellent too. The
forest is home for sloths, iguanas, the rare and
adorable squirrel monkeys and more than 200 species
of birds. The trail that winds around Punta Catedral
affords some spectacular views. The park is easy
to reach, south of the town of Quepos, and near
many hotels and restaurants.
dollars are widely accepted and easy to convert
to Costa Rican colones, as long
as your dollar bills are not worn, torn or marked.
Currencies other than U.S. dollars or Costa
Rican colones are not recommended. Visa and MasterCard
are widely accepted, though Visa appears to be the preferred
credit card, especially in Quepos. ATM's are the easiest
way to get cash. Larger villages and towns like Quepos
have ATM machines connected to the Star, Plus and Cirrus
systems and dispense local currency. Your withdrawal
gets deducted from your home account at the prevailing
Jose is the heartbeat of Costa Rica, however, it
is no longer the best jumping off point for enjoying
highways and inexpensive domestic air travel make
it convenient and affordable to make the beach
your home base and branch out from there.
Quepos and nearby
Manuel Antonio National Park offer outdoor recreational
opportunities a large city simply cannot match.
village lifestyle allows you to mingle with locals in
a more intimate environment. With Quepos as your home
base you can take modern buses or inexpensive flights
as needed for exploring other Costa Rican highlights.
coast of Costa Rica has only recently commenced
its maritime development and this will only be
the second marina in the area. The facility will
offer the same first-class services as you would
expect in any top rated marina worldwide.
to March is the dry season and the Costa Rican
summer. April to November is the wet or "green" season.
Short rains in the late afternoon or early evening
during this time are just enough to cool things
off, though storms can sometimes linger.
in the extreme highlands can be quite cold while
both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts are balmy year-round.
The ocean temperatures on both sides average about
81º F (27º C). At 1,170
meters, San Jose claims to have the most perfect climate
of any major city in the world, with a mean temperature
of 69º F (21º C).
For nearby resources
and attractions: Puerto
Quepos Informational Portal Page
information and more photos can be provided by contacting
Tom Bailey - firstname.lastname@example.org.