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Condo Dahlia: Unique 4th Floor Penthouse Getaway, Stunning Views, Steps To Sand,

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Hi! I'm Patrick the owner of this condo and the owner of the building. I am excited you're searching for a great place to stay in Smara and that you've found Alta Vista. I don't believe you need to look anywhere else - I am confident, and the reviews back this up, that our quality, location, and 'at home' feeling make us the best accommodation in Smara for your vacation! This listing is for Condo Dahlia on the fourth floor, a modern luxury one bedroom one bathroom condo. A great added benefit to this condo is that the 600 square foot 'Congo Lounge' terrace feels like your own balcony! The views from the fourth floor are outstanding giving you a view all the way to the outer reefs of Smara bay. As the owner-manager, my philosophy is to provide a place to stay that I would be ecstatic to dis...Hi! I'm Patrick the owner of this condo and the owner of the building. I am excited you're searching for a great place to stay in Smara and that you've found Alta Vista. I don't believe you need to look anywhere else - I am confident, and the reviews back this up, that our quality, location, and 'at home' feeling make us the best accommodation in Smara for your vacation! This listing is for Condo Dahlia on the fourth floor, a modern luxury one bedroom one bathroom condo. A great added benefit to this condo is that the 600 square foot 'Congo Lounge' terrace feels like your own balcony! The views from the fourth floor are outstanding giving you a view all the way to the outer reefs of Smara bay. As the owner-manager, my philosophy is to provide a place to stay that I would be ecstatic to discover and eager to come back to as a repeat guest. My goal is to exceed your expectations by providing a world-class stay in a beautiful unique location! I completed the construction of Alta Vista December 2008 and no one would believe the building is ten years old - I have a full-time maintenance employee, Dennis, who keeps the property freshly painted and spotless. This condo is brand new - an addition completed in 2017. I work diligently to maintain all the electrical appliances as well as linens and kitchen accouterments like new. Laura, my administrator, and Xinnia the housekeeper round out the team - a huge part of what makes Alta Vista #1 in Smara! For a quick glance at our amenities, all condos have free high-speed wifi internet, air conditioning, fully stocked kitchens, secure covered parking, cable TV internet ready for Netflix etc, and a splash pool. What do our guests say about the property? That it looks better in person than the pictures show! A great compliment, I'm not sure how to get better pictures ( I hired a professional) but I think sometimes the synergy of a beautiful condo with breathtaking views combined with a meticulously maintained building, the best location in town and a great staff focused on exceeding your expectations - adds up to guests falling in love with Alta Vista. Location, location, location! You don't need a car to stay at this property; the majority of our guests take the short stroll two blocks down to the beach with amenities we provide such as beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrella, cooler and boogie board. Walking to town is a gorgeous tropical 15 min walk along the beach. If you prefer to have a car there is a designated spot for you on-site in the secure, covered parking garage. Security? Best in Samara. Meet Dennis, a local of Smara and national fbol (soccer) hero who played for the Costa Rican National team. He essentially lives at Alta Vista cleaning and gardening during the day and watches over the building at night. Rest assured you and your loved ones are safe! He also helps with your baggage, the bbq, finding the fresh catch of the day, or helping you to learn Spanish! He is a gem! In line with the best service in town is Laura, who will meet you at check in! What other rental condo or home has this feature? Most simply have a lock box. Not us. Laura greets you with a smile, speaking English or Spanish, and will show you the building and your condo and answer all your questions. She knows the building inside and out as well as the town of Smara making her a priceless addition to the team. She's available throughout your stay to help out and she'll be there at your check out as well. I'm available as well via email or phone call. What else sets us apart? Each of the condos faces the beach and ocean with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors. The sliding glass doors open to the furnished balcony where you can enjoy your morning coffee or a sunset glass of wine with the best view in town. The balcony offers what few others can offer - outdoor living with a view! The condo is not directly on the beach but second best, it looks an empty over horse pasture to the beach and ocean. The recently re-paved tranquil road in front of the building is a dead-end at the beach which equals a safe and quiet walk to the sand, as well as pleasant people watching from your balcony. The building is located on the tip of the bay of Smara, not in the downtown area, which is why I bought this property. It is close enough to enjoy the town and far enough away not to hear town when you want peace and quiet which is one of many reasons families prefer to stay at Alta Vista. The modern decor inside the condo allows you to fully relax. The floor to ceiling windows facing the beach and ocean is a constant reminder you are in paradise! Ocean breezes flow through the condo if you choose to keep the windows open, or air conditioners will keep you cool - one in each bedroom as well as in the living room. The fully stocked kitchen has all you need, from full-sized stainless steel appliances to in-sink garbage disposal, it is modern and lacks for nothing. There is a shared washer/dryer for all guests to Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 310244658More
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Alta Vista Condominiums
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2016
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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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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Alta Vista Condo Facility is simply a beautiful place to stay and relax! The room and condo are spotless and are in outstanding condition offering wonderful comfort. There is a large lounge on the top level with incredible views of the ocean and with...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank travelerusn
alta_vista_condos, VR Owner at Condo Dahlia: Unique 4th Floor Penthouse Getaway, Stunning Views, Steps To Sand,, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Wow fantastic - so happy to hear you enjoyed our new Condo! Please come back again! - Patrick

Reviewed 7 February 2018

The location is a 3 minute walk to the beach, and a great restaurant around the corner. This is a great family friendly condo with an amazing pool. The staff are very friendly and take great care of the condos and property. The town is...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank antheamazer60
alta_vista_condos, VR Owner at Condo Dahlia: Unique 4th Floor Penthouse Getaway, Stunning Views, Steps To Sand,, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you for your review! We'd love to host you on a return visit! - Patrick

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
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Parking
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Water Views
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Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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