Nosara, COSTA RICA
Nosara is a young and vibrant international community filled with searchers and creators alike. A community drawn together by a desire for something new - a new luxury. Luxury defined by a slower pace, a surplus of time and an appreciation of the rich natural environment found in this region. This is a community that actively encourages a healthy, conscious lifestyle, and offers an incredible array of amenities not the least of which are its thriving yoga community and world class surf. Welcome to the jungle and this little treasure we call Home.
This beautiful property is located in one of the most exclusive areas in the Nosara Community. The K Section of Playa Guiones is home to some of the most sought-after homes and properties in the Guanacaste Peninsula. Casa Felipe and the surrounding land exemplifies what this area of Nosara is known for. Just a 3 minute walk from the infamous surf at Playa Guiones and short drive from the area's top Yoga retreats, Casa Felipe sits on a large span of 3.8 acres. Properties for sale of this size in this neighborhood are becoming a rare opportunity.
Casa Ventana Pavones is the epitome of luxury living in a pristine location. Truly one of a kind, this masterpiece of a home is perched high in the hills between Playa Garza and Playa Barco Quebrado. This location offers unprecedented views of the white water coast of Barco Quebrado to the east and the gorgeous blue horizon of Garza to the west. If its lush jungle mountains that you seek than a simple turn and a blink of an eye creates a 360 degree view that offers pure amazement from every corner.
This house is designed to take full advantage of every space on the property, each room has a uniquely framed view of the Costa Rican landscape and offers a feeling found no where else around. Nestled high on the mountain away from the developed areas this stunning property offers privacy like none other.
Large lot located in the heart of K section in Guiones. This elevated lot has nice second story ocean views and is very private. Ideal for a large estate or family compound, great trees and a short walk to the beach.
We were sitting on a beach in Puerto Vallarta, soaking up the sun, loving the way our toes wiggled in the sand, when my husband Rick said, “Why don’t we do this full time--live in a tropical place?” It was January and we knew we would shortly be heading home to a chilly Canadian winter. I said, “Are you serious?”
I guess he was because by April we had sold everything we had in Canada and were purchasing land in Costa Rica--our chosen semi-retiree destination. We were staying in Nosara but were told that there was land for sale in Garza. Eight months later we had a lovely home built on 1.3 acres and we were blissfully happy. A little crazy, some may say, but happy. For me, it was the warm nights. We slept outside in our rental house (where we lived until our home was built) every night in hammocks. We ate outside. We did everything we could possibly do outside. In the beginning we had cute little porcupines and armadillos and coates who came to call. The critters were amazing.
Our favorite thing to do was to sit in our comfy outdoor chairs with a cerveza and watch the moon rise. It was spectacular when it was full. And the night sounds were so soothing. During the day, we could drive to our local beach--Garza beach--or the other six close ones.
We had lots of friends and family come out and our property was so private (Tesoro Escondido--hidden treasure) that unwinding was easy as sitting in the hammock and looking at the sky. We have all the creature comforts like fast Internet and Satellite TV.
Now, after ten lovely years, it’s time to move on. We’ll leave behind all the good energy stored up at our home and property and we’re sure someone else will enjoy it! And make their own wonderful memories…
Stunning panoramic views stretching from Playa Samara to the South all the way past Playa Ostional to the north. This palette of deep ocean blue and emerald jungle green create one of the most spectacular visuals of the Guanacaste peninsula.
Perched in the Paraiso Gated Community above Playa Guiones, this lot can be accessed through a newly constructed and well maintained road that leads up through the San Juan mountains. The San Juan Mountain road now connects Nosara and Nicoya with a gorgeous scenic mountain drive that is as fast as it is beautiful.
Norm and I are inveterate travelers- mine from all the exotic trips I took working as a Ford model, and Norm from his days working for a German company which required monthly trips to Europe. We’d been lucky to visit very glamorous places, and had definite tastes in what pleased us.We were looking for a second home to escape the cold winters and had been all over the US and the Caribbean- it was when we arrived in Nosara that we knew we’d found that magical place. Incredible natural beauty, warm, clear ocean water, unspoiled, uncrowded beaches, a good climate, and wonderful people. Legend has it that the aura surrounding the beach in Guiones has mystical powers, and we believe it! We started looking at properties, and before we left on that first trip, we saw the special, perfect lot , at sunset, breezes blowing, the most gorgeous view imaginable. Mango, papaya, lemon and banana trees were everywhere.
We’d looked at several houses and found that most were dark, withcramped, tiny rooms, low ceilings, and little outside space. We also wanted privacy. We consulted Vincent Smith, a Feng Shui expert who wrote Feng Shui For Architects, and asked him to design a house that flowed with energy, light and beauty. We wanted everything on one floor, no more steps, spacious rooms,and a large outside terrace. We found a wonderful local architect who translated the plans, and chose to use lots of teak, local tile and cedar, and solar powered hot water. He educated us on the local custom of having high ceilings so the air flows and cools the rooms. It was worth getting the best materials, as the house is always naturally cool; we rarely use air conditioning. We added touches from our travels to France, Spain and Portugal to give it a mixture of comfort and sophistication. We love the saltwater infinity pool shaped as the shorelineof Playa Guiones, overlooking the Pacific, and the scent of ylangylang and plumeria drifting upas we swim! We enjoy the perfume of the coral ginger and colors of the bougainvillea and hibiscus that surround us.
It’s been a dream to live here- of our many friends who have visited, this is the placewhere they most want to return. it’s perfect for entertaining- the en suite guest rooms are on the opposite side of the central living space, giving everyone lots of privacy to come and go as they please. We’re always up at dawn, ready for our beach walk, then come home to breakfast on the terrace and planning our day, whether swimming, horseback riding, zip lining, shopping, or just chilling by the pool and reading or doing watercolors. It’s fun for everyone, from the most world wise, to children, to pick fruit for their breakfasts while watching the monkeys and parrots chatter!
We never miss sunset on the terrace- a giant red sun settingright across the ocean, it’s like a movie. Every night the colors are different, each one more spectacular. This morning’s sunrise was many shades of pink, just breathtaking. We’ve been lucky meeting so many generous, lovely, adventurous people, so we’re often joined bylocal friends. There’s a wonderful spirit in the people who decide to live here - spontaneous and eager to explore all that’s available. We find the food is amazing, everything tastes better here, perhaps from being fresh and unprocessed. We love the simple life, yet it has an elegance, too. Natural wonders, yet the comforts of home - so lucky to have found this awesome place in the universe. We’ve made the most of our precious time here, and as we move back home to family and growing grandchildren, we know someone else will love it as much as we have.
Derrymore is a spectacular eco-friendly farm that thrives upon the "farm to table" concept. Located at the base of the gently sloping San Juan mountains, and only a mere 10 minutes from Playa Garza, this property is perfect for a large family homestead or an eco driven off-the-grid B & B.
The main property consists of three different living spaces, a greenhouse, vegetable gardens, and a beautiful pool area, all nicely spread amongst the farm. Each vantage point has different views of the jungle around it as well as an ocean view in the distance. The pool is centrally located on the property and a great place for gathering friends and family to enjoy the serine sound of nature. Creeks and waterfalls flow abundant in the rainy season and various types of fruit trees are flourishing throughout the property.
The Derrymore is completely "off the grid" and self sustaining. It produces its own electricity using solar panels and creates hot water with evacuated tube solar collectors. Fresh water is pumped from a private on site well which provides potable water for human consumption as well as adequate water for farm and garden usage.
Derrymore is truly a one of a kind opportunity in the Nosara area. When you walk the property, you can understand the passion and care that has been given to this property over the years.
This lot is perched 400 feet above sea level and has incredible views of rock formations in Garza Bay. Enjoy a fantastic breeze that is created from an updraft from Garza Bay. To the rear of the property, you will find incredible views of the teak farms in Delicias. Further off in the distance, you can see the San Juan mountains. This lot has water and electricity located on the property. Access to the beach is a short 4 minute drive. One of kind lot in the Garza area.
Our family visited Costa Rica for the first time in 2008, and we fell instantly in love with the country. We traveled throughout Costa Rica before deciding on building our home in the Playa Guiones area. The community’s focus on healthy living, outdoor activities, and serenity were strong draws for our family.
Playa Guiones has a stunningly beautiful beach, a world-class beach break for surfing, and some of the best yoga facilities anywhere. Other nearby outdoor activities include fishing, zip lining, paddle boarding, and snorkeling. Our family took advantage of all that the area had to offer.
We built our dream house in the Esperanza area, about one mile away from the center of Playa Guiones. The house has an ocean view, but also overlooks the beautiful hills surrounding Esperanza. The area is incredibly peaceful and serene.
Our boys are adults now, and they no longer have the ability to use the house on a regular basis. The house is spectacular in every way - the incredible Master Bedroom, the gourmet kitchen, and the views. It is an incredible property that our family can no longer take full advantage of.
Therefore, we are offering the home for sale in the hopes that another family may purchase our home in order to take advantage of all the wonderful things Costa Rica has to offer.
Located in the prime Playa Guiones commercial area, this lot is one of only a few properties left in the area. Just a short walk to the beach and all area amenities make this lot an ideal investment opportunity for someone looking to open a business or build high income producing rental villas.
This amazing flat lot is located just a short 10 minute walk from Playa Pelada. Conveniently located on the main Pelada road, this lot is perfect for a rental investment or commercial space. Two large Guanacaste trees are nestled in the perfect location on the edge of the lot that provide ample shade almost year around. Amazingly priced and ideal for building, this lot is an amazing opportunity.
This property is located in A section, just 0.3 miles away to the sand in North Pelada beach trough the Monkey Trail and known locally as the Golfo. This section of Pelada is without any argument the most impressive beach corner in the area.
It is also a short walk to the Nosara's river-mouth where kayaking, SUPing, and fishing can be your daily activities.
The property is flat with double road frontage (corner lot) giving the new owner an opportunity to build two separate units or a family complex with separate entrances and privacy.
All services on site.
Located 150 ft above seal level in A-Section, Casa Mar sits atop one of the most exclusive areas in Nosara. Just half a mile away from Playa Pelada's clear sands there is an abundance of natural attractions. Parklands, Trails Systems and the Nosara River Mouth Preserve area surround this house and position it within walking distance to white sands, spectacular sunsets, and the best in-shore fishing Nosara has to offer.
As one of the first neighborhoods developed in Nosara, A Section has seen the progress of the community right from the beginning. The ever evolving presence of Nosara has recently chosen this area as the center for important private development and a growth in residential construction. An investment in this area is sure to be rewarding for years to come.
Residential lot located in A section. This property sits at the very end of the cul-de-sac guaranteeing privacy and seclusion. A-17-3 is just 0.3 miles away to the sand in Pelada beach through the Monkey Trail.
North Pelada beach known locally as the Golfo is without any argument the most impressive beach corner in Nosara. It is also a short walk to the Nosara's river-mouth where kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and fishing can be your daily activities.
The property is elevated allowing ocean breeze to run through the building site, the topography is gentle andoffers enough area to build your dream beach home, pool, gardens and a guest unit.
All services on site.