Location: Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Las Catalinas is a high-end beach town that is reminiscent of a Mediterranean village and surrounded by 1000 areas of dry tropical forests. These forests are home to abundant wildlife and hiking and biking trails, all with excellent ocean view points along the way. Homeowners also have access to the Las Catalina’s Beach Club, which features two pools, a lap pool, a bar and restaurant, a boutique clothing and gift shop, and an air-conditioned gym.
This custom-built beautiful home 5-bedroom, 6 ½ bathroom home exudes luxury and old-world culture at its finest. In addition, this home is all about location, location, location!!!
Casa Maya is located in the heart of the highly coveted beachfront community of Las Catalinas, Costa Rica. Enjoy all of the restaurants, stores, shops, and even the warm waves of Playa Danta Beach, all of which are only a one-minute walk in any direction from this home.
As you see Casa Maya, you will be met with an enchanting courtyard, plunge pool, and the sounds of water from the pool fountains. This courtyard is the heart of the home, and there are large pocket doors that open seamlessly to the living and kitchen area, bringing the outdoors in.
The kitchen/living/dining areas have an open concept where you can comfortably entertain and pay tribute to the home’s authentic fixtures that double as works of art. For example, the backsplash and stairs consists of handmade Honduran tiles made by the Lenca peoples (some of the first people known to inhabit Honduras before colonial times), a large dining table for eight complimented by a lighting feature made from an original yolk created by a Chorotegan artisan, vaulted ceilings made of Costa Rican hardwood, and an oversized island with a 6-person breakfast bar adorned with clay lamps that give homage to Navajo Native American art. You will see similar tributes to peoples and cultures of Central America, including the Mayan culture, throughout this home.All five bedrooms have en-suite baths.
The principal bedroom is extremely private, located on its own floor, and has a large private balcony overlooking the town. Moreover, the composition of the bedrooms in this home makes it very versatile. First, three of the bedrooms have a King size bed and one of the rooms in the main house feature full size bunk beds with trundles and pull out sofas, so that this home comfortably sleeps 16. Second,There are two bedrooms located downstairs , both are lock-off one-bedroom apartments. Both apartments can be fully integrated with the main home, or can be locked off and used as a separate apartment, complete with its own kitchenettes and can be used either alone or together they connect in the middle with a second laundry room but have separate private entrances, perfect for extended family or for use as a long or short-term rental.
Even more, these apartments are ADA compliant for those with limited mobility, ensuring that everyone can enjoy one of the most popular beach towns in all of Costa Rica.