The Secret Garden Playa Zancudo

  • $125,000
Costa Rica, Puntarenas Province, Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica

The Secret Garden Playa Zancudo

Costa Rica, Puntarenas Province, Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
  • $125,000


Riverside European Hideaway

Playa Zancudo is a beach community like no other; laid back, tight knit, colorful, relaxing and extremely low stress. The Secret Garden at Playa Zancudo is tucked away off the main road, perfectly located between the beach and the river.

Handcrafted Home

This is a handcrafted home with rock, wood, tile and stone. It has been meticulously maintained, waiting for the new owners.The yard has been purposely planted with fruit trees, as well as, a variety of herbs, spices and vegetables. 


Two Kitchens

This duplex has two full living spaces with the downstairs having an oversized kitchen that is perfect for larger groups with one bedroom and one bathroom. There is room to expand by adding another bedroom and bathroom. The upstairs unit has two bedrooms and one bathroom, a comfortable living room, a nicely appointed kitchen, and beautiful views. 

The lot backs to the river and has direct, public access to the ocean that can never be built upon. On the lot, there is a family of two-toed sloths, two types of monkeys, and many different types of birds. 

The Secret Garden Playa Zancudo

Secret Garden of Playa Zancudo is currently listed on Airbnb which generates an income. Currently, there’s a commercial permit associated with the property that can be transferred with the sale. 

Secret Garden Zancudo

Close to restaurants and the many social activities that Zancudo offers. The possibilities for this house are endless. For more information on what to do in the area, click here.

  • Optimal downtown location (downtown? School, church a few restaurants, soccer field)
  • Ideal swimming and close walking to everything you need.
  • 6000 sq ft lot in residential zoning
  • Handcrafted stone, steel and wood home
  • 1st floor has 1 bedroom, 2 bath, large kitchen, decks, bodega/laundry
  • 2nd floor has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen/living area, decks.
  • Both 110 / 220 volts available
  • City water/Drinkable tap water
  • Septic, separate gray water and grease traps
  • DSL internet
  • Telephone
  • Off main road
  • Private gardens in front and back
  • Commercial Permit in Place
    • Permits for bakery and gift shop
  • Main house: 562m2
  • Duplex
  • 100 Meters from Beach
  • 350 Meters from River
  • Small Solar power 
  • All rocks on house came from Pavones/hand carried 
  • Security alarm
  • Kitchen on septic
  • Attic space
  • Direct access to the beach
  • Very Private – Has no public access
  • Income-producing property on Airbnb – Secret Garden
  • Additional congruent lots available

Fruit Trees:

  • Papaya 
  • Pink grapefruit
  • Black pepper 
  • Citronella
  • Platanos
  • Banana
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Lime
  • Lemongrass 

This is the perfect opportunity to plug in and start enjoying the Pura Vida Lifestyle of Costa Rica.



Zancudo Pavones Real Estate for Sale

Playa Zancudo

Considered by many to be one of the best beaches in Costa Rica, Playa Zancudo is a glorious long sand beach along the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the gorgeous Golfo Dulce. Ideal place to enjoy a beach community atmosphere where everybody lends a hand.

The location is perfect and you can get around by foot or bicycle. A Small family run marina is very nearby providing an opportunity to leave a small boat if you choose. The neighborhood is very considerate and one family has the 3 houses next door, they keep an eye out for one another. There has been no need to put security bars on the windows. If you’re a friendly sort, you’ll fit in.

The beach is backed by coconut palms and almond trees and forms the idyllic setting for Playa Zancudo. Playa Zancudo is a beautiful and untouched area that sees significantly fewer tourists than other parts of the country. The atmosphere here is laid-back, and a variety of activities ensures that residents will be occupied as much (or as little) as they’d like to be.

Enjoy the relaxing lifestyle, where you are surrounded by water Playa Zancudo offers backpackers, surfers and families, a beautiful place away from the activity and bustle of other beaches in Costa Rica. With intact landscapes and completely natural surroundings, this beach is the sky for those who want a great life experience.

Playa Zancudo Costa Rica

Wildlife is everywhere you look. The rich jungle meets the coast with incredible lush tropical landscape. Wildlife abounds with a variety of monkeys including Howlers and White faced, Toucans, Scarlett Macaws, Sloths and so much more.

Area Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Shops
  • Beaches
  • Jungle
  • Mountains
  • Waterfalls
  • Tide pools
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Surf Lessons
  • Stand Up Paddling
  • Trail Running
  • River Walks
  • Open Ocean Kayaking
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Nature Tours
  • Biking
  • Beach Training
  • Hiking
  • Bird Watching

Click here to find additional things to do in the area

Costa Rica map of the Southern Zone
  • City Playa Zancudo
  • State/county Provincia de Puntarenas
  • Country Costa Rica


Updated on June 7, 2021 at 6:25 pm
  • Property ID: ISP-8315
  • Price: $125,000
  • Property Size: 562 m²
  • Land Area: 186 m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Garages: 3
  • Property Type: Villas
  • Property Status: Sold

Additional details

  • Garage: Yes
  • Ocean View: Yes
  • Septic: Yes
  • City Water: Yes
  • Guest House / Cabina(s) : Yes
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area: Yes
  • Walk to Surf: Yes


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