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What We Love

  • Private, two-story villas along the pristine shores of Playa Flamingo, with room for up to sixStaying in a two-story beach abode with two terraces, a kitchen, a dining room and more
  • Snorkeling, surfing or soaking in the infinity-edge pool – one of two swimming holes on the property
  • Making a reservation for an in-villa massage, chef-prepared dinner, cloud-forest tour or casino night

What To Know

  • Modern kitchens are fully-equipped with new stainless steel appliances and granite countertops
  • Villas have WiFi access
  • The residences are located on a white sand beach that never gets too crowded
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Overview

A luxurious stay in your own private villa with all the comforts of home, on a white-sand Pacific beach

The Lowdown

What does paradise mean to you? Is it a spacious luxury villa on a white-sand beach? If so, you’ll take quite a shine to Flamingo Residences, whose namesake vacation homes are set around the pristine shores of Costa Rica’s Playa Flamingo. The seaside setting and well-appointed, kitchen-equipped two-story abodes aren’t the only things to love about this TripAdvisor favorite, either – as a guest, you can take advantage of all sorts of fun tropical activities, like surfing; snorkeling; sea kayaking; and swimming in the two pools, one of which has an infinity edge.
After a busy day of bocce ball, basketball or beach volleyball, or a lazy day of doing nothing at all, retreat to your well-appointed digs, which also boast a kitchen, a dining room, a living area, two terraces and two bedrooms. Arrange a meal with the private chef, who might prepare produce from a local market or the groceries that were purchased before your arrival; receive a treatment from the massage therapist; or plan an outing for a later date. There are tons of other paradises to explore in the region, if you can tear yourself away from this one. Ask the concierge to set up a tour of a cave or the cloud forest, a bath in hot springs, a casino night or a leisurely tube down a peaceful river.
Good to know
Please note that a resort fee of $19 per villa, per night, an exit cleaning fee of $175 per villa, per stay and a damage waiver insurance fee of $99 per villa, per stay are payable directly to the hotel. The resort fee includes Wi-Fi, parking, satellite TV and use of the fitness center.

Villas

 Your beachfront villa, with native-hardwood flooring, has everything you need to feel right at home. Spanning two stories, it holds a kitchen, a dining room, a living room, two terraces and two bedrooms. Have the grocery-shopping service stock your fridge before you arrive, if you like; the bellman will carry your things to and from your door, and housekeeping will come by daily for a cleaning. 
Amenities- Porch- Powder room- Bathroom with shower and tub- Second bathroom with shower- Floor-to-ceiling glass doors- Ocean and sunset views- Ultra-plush bedding- Luxurious furnishings- Seating areas- Granite countertops in kitchen- Sub-Zero and Viking appliances- Vaulted ceilings with crown molding- Complimentary Wi-Fi- Vonage phone service- Stone walkways- Massage service (fees apply)- Meals with private chef (fees apply) 

Location

Playa Flamingo is best known for its beautiful, pristine beach; it’s also home to the largest marina in Costa Rica. While staying here, you’ll be able to enjoy a variety of watersports, like snorkeling, surfing, paddleboarding and sea kayaking, and fit in as much sunbathing as you please. On the property’s grounds, also try out bocce ball, beach volleyball or soccer, or avail yourself of the indoor basketball center. Work with the concierge to arrange off-site outings to caves, the cloud forest, hot springs, mud baths, whitewater rivers or zip lines, or classes in salsa, cooking, karate or surfing.

How to Get There

Flamingo Residences
Beachfront Road
Guanacaste, 50308 Costa Rica

Reviews

5.0 Excellent 80 Reviews
Perfect resort and location!
fury819

We rented Villa 18 for a week in early June. This place is incredible! Our unit had everything we needed and tons of space for a family of four. We even overpacked with the ability to do laundry.

On site management and staff go out of their way to make your stay perfect. Food and beverage at the pool was great, especially the ceviche! Very secure and they actually keep an eye out for you. Beach location is perfect! Those sunsets! Sandy beaches, mild waves, and a bit of snorkeling just to the left. Walkable to restaurants in the town.

We will definitely return! Don't go to the Westin/W down the way. This is the place you're looking for.

Amazing vacation
shooter7817

The Palms was an incredible vacation residence !!! Each villa is 2 floors with a deck that goes right to the pool. The food at the pool was really tasty and twice a week the bakery truck stops with breads/donuts/pastries/cakes. So yummy

The Best
trapperdoug

We stayed in unit 22 for 2 weeks and it was lovely has everything you possibly need very nicely furnished and the staff at the Palms are above and beyond cater to everything you wish for (maid service,drinks,food)the food is excellent.The owner Carlos is very helpful although he is not there he answers any questions you may have almost immediately.Thanks for a great holiday Doug