Goin2Travel Real Estate

Flying Toucans
Property # 280

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Name: John Reilly
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Property Description
The sights and sounds of wildlife, open-air tropical living and unforgettable views have all been
captured in one special place... Flying Toucans .

Completed in 2005, this luxurious Costa Rican Villa is situated on a picturesque point on the
southern Pacific coast. With almost three acres and lots of surrounding jungle, you have
all the privacy needed to enjoy your home in peace... with the exception of some noisy
visitors. Yes, the Howler monkeys and the toucans can sound off at any time without first
introducing themselves.

Superbly located in Costa Rica's Maritime Zone (within 200 meters of the shore), Flying Toucans is
one of just a few private luxury home rentals in the area that is on the ocean side of the main coastal road. This unique location combines breathtaking views of jungle-clad mountains, palmtree-studded beaches, and the tranquil Pacific ocean with quick and convenient access all year long. If you like beaches, you are in luck as we have an abundance nearby. From your villa, take a short hike down to the point and discover two secluded beaches (one with its own 35' waterfall) or jump in your car and within minutes be exploring miles of footstep-free sand.

The living and dining rooms offer the romance of open-air tropical living, blending the comforts of home with the nearness of wildlife. The living room is a great central location to gather and enjoy all that Flying Toucans has to offer. Plenty of seating for everyone. Don't be surprised if a hummingbird or butterfly cruises through making a cameo appearance. The "formal" dining area, adjoining the living room, accommodates six.

The large fully-equipped kitchen, with its' beautiful custom cabinetry, and casual eating area for up to six is integrated with the living room and the views beyond. Whip up a smoothie or a six course meal...your choice. There is a half bath downstairs as well as a laundry room with full-sized washer and dryer.

Once in, you'll never want to get out of the infinity-edge pool. Within steps of the villa, it blends into the dazzling coastline and the popular Uvita "Whale's Tail", a unique place to walk and explore. It overlooks Ballena (which means "whale") National Marine Park so keep your eyes open for Humpback whales and Bottle-nosed dolphins.

Two well-furnished master suites are located upstairs. Each of the suites incorporates the use of precious hardwoods for the doors and vaulted ceilings. Relax in the comfort of a/c or open the windows and let the ocean breezes in. Too comfortable to get out of bed? Fine, enjoy the views from your pillow... now if you could just get someone to bring you breakfast!

Spacious bathrooms feature tumbled Columbian limestone showers and an openness that continues to let the outdoors in while providing all the privacy needed. (It is not unusual to have toucans or monkeys just a stone's throw away while you are in the shower.)

You will love taking advantage of the large terrace upstairs. It's perfect for wildlife viewing,
whale watching, stargazing, photograghy, sunrises and sunsets, or just dozing off in the
comfy hammock. Surrounding the villa are exotic heliconias, a variety of fragrant gingers,
exotic palms, birds-of-paradise, cola de lion, etc... not only for your enjoyment but to
attract our fine feathered friends.

Hope to see you here soon. Flying Toucans ... it's unforgettable!
Ocean View
Mountain View
Sunset View
Ocean Frontage
Ceramic Tile
2 Car
Forced A/C
Book Shelves
Cable TV
Ceiling Fan
Gas Grill
Security System
Smoke Detector
Flying Toucans is pleased to offer the following amenities to make your stay both memorable and comfortable:

▪ Fully-equipped kitchen with gas stove,
large refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee-maker,
coffee grinder, toaster, blender, utensils, electric juicer,
spice selection and serviceware
▪ Weber BBQ grill
▪ Ceiling fans in the living room,dining room,
kitchen and bedrooms
▪ Remote -controlled air conditioning in each
bedroom suite
▪ Bamboo and Eucalyptus covered parking Rancho

▪ Queen size beds with 100% Egyption cotton sheets
▪ Extra-sleeping options: Double-size futon couch/bed
and a single cot (both very comfortable)
▪ Safe (large enough for laptops)
▪ Household and beach towels
▪ Washer, dryer, and iron with ironing board
▪ Outdoor shower
▪ Hair Dryer
▪ Telephone (for local calls)
▪ Small Portable CD player
▪ Small reading library, games and cards
▪ Collection of DVDs and television (no cable or satellite) with DVD player
▪ Alarm clocks
▪ Pool floats
▪ Small ice chest
▪ Laundry detergent, cooking oils, paper towels, TP, napkins, charcoal, bath soap, etc
Area Activities
The country of Costa Rica abounds in things to keep you entranced and our portion of the southern coast is no exception. Offering a variety of activities for the entire family as well as the ardent adventurer and dedicated naturalist, you will not have to travel far from Flying Toucans to enjoy all that the area has to offer. Besides offering an attractions guide at the villa, we will be glad to assist you in finding the right activities for your stay at Flying Toucans.

On and Around the Water
Explore any - or all - of our numerous beaches (see our beach page)
Surf - if you don't already know how, you can take lessons in Dominical
Ride horses along the beach and to waterfalls
Fish - enjoy a variety of options (inshore, beach or a private boat charter)
Snorkel and Scuba Dive at Cano Island Biological Reserve
Hire your own boat and create your own water-based adventure
Kayak to beach caves and on the river Terraba
Discover the remote Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula
Rappel down the face of a waterfall
Crocodiles? Try a nighttime boat tour of the mangroves to look for many of our nocturnal animals
Get wet white water rafting the Rio General

By Land
Birdwatch - see how many of the 850 species of birds you can find!
See and hear Scarlett Macaws at Corcovado National Park, touring the mangrove canals by boat on the way
See and learn all that there is about butterflies at the Uvita Butterfly Farm
Visit Reptilandia - a newly-opened educational exhibition of Reptiles
Hike at Hacienda Baru National Wildlife Refuge- a combination of trails, bird watching, beaches, tree climbing, etc.
Horseback ride through the jungle to beautiful Nauyaca Waterfalls, hold a toucan!
Anywhere you go, keep a lookout for our wide variety of wildlife
Take a day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park
Rent a scooter or bicycle in Dominical
Watch a "Movie in the Jungle" on Friday nights
Relax with a poolside massage in the privacy of the villa
Learn or brush up on your Spanish
Visit the tallest peak in Costa Rica, Mount Chirripo
Dance at Roca Verde Saturday nights
Dine at a variety of international restaurants
Shop for souvenirs

From the Air
Take a Zip Line ride over and through the jungle
Flightsee along the coast or over the mangrove canals in an ultra-light