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Costa Rica Vacation Homes for Rent

Our Team

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Diana Morales

( Office Manager)
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Abigail Vargas

( Director of Operations)
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Michelle Halverson

( Digital Strategy & Process Management)
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Hanz Cruz

( Costa Rica Real Estate Development Consulting Services)

Our Services

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Home Cleaning

We can provide you with daily, weekly or monthly home cleaning services. All of our cleaning professionals have been trained and have worked in the area for years.

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Landscaping and Yard Maintenance

Weekly and monthly plans available.

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Pool Cleaning

Pool Cleaning in Costa Rica Swimming pool cleaning is generally not the highlight of most home owners in the Bahia Ballena region of Costa Rica, however, as a trusted provider of property management services, Osa Property Management can ensure that y

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SENARA Consulting

SENARA Consulting Services Official SENARA website SENARA is an acronym that stands for: “Servicio Nacional de Aguas, Riego y Avenamiento” or translated into English “National Groundwater, Irrigation and Drainage Service”. Dep

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Power Washing

Costa Rica Power Washing Services Living in Costa Rica’s southern pacific zone can be hot and humid, which is a perfect habitat for amazing wildlife, flowers…and mold. Let Osa Property Management’s Power Washing services help bring

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ASADA Water Permits

Having troubles with the ASADA Water permit? Did your real estate agent and/or attorney forget to mention the importance of that at the time of purchase? Purchasing property in the Bahia Ballena region should be an exciting time. However, many buyers

Costa Rica News and Information

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Meeting President of Costa Rica

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Meeting the President of Costa Rica On August 23, 2019, Abigail Vargas and I attended the re-opening celebration of the Palmar Sur regional airport. As many of our readers know, we have been providing almost monthly updates on our YouTube channel on the remodel. We knew the President of Costa Rica was going to be

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San Buenas Asphalt

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San Buenas Asphalt Project For several years there have been rumors of the paving of the principal road in San Buenaventura. We are happy to report that the San Buenas Asphalt Project is underway! In fact, we produced a short two-minute video in 2018 when most people in the area believed the work would be

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Panama Shopping Trip

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Some new friends were planning on making a Panama shopping trip at the Costa Rica-Panama border this week and they asked if we wanted to join them.  We were unable to go on Tuesday as planned so they changed their plans and we all went on Wednesday instead. So many wonderful and nice people in

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Palmar Sur Airport Open

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Palmar Sur Airport Open After almost a year of being closed for a major remodel, the Palmar Sur Airport Open. Check out the video below for a ‘walk-through’ of the new terminal building. There was a ribbon-cutting event that the Costa Rica President attended (and cut the official ribbon) to celebrate the new airport. Improvements

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Uvita Whale Watching Tour

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Uvita Whale Watching Tour A friend of mine here in Costa Rica called to see if we wanted to go on a Uvita whale watching tour this week….ahhh of course!!! She organized a group of 10 of us to go with Captain Marlon on tour.  The tour costs $50 per person, plus we gave a

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Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

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Manuel Antonio National Park This morning I saw a Facebook post that mentioned all national park entrance fees were waived for the day for National Park Day. So…guess what we did? We decided to go to Manuel Antonio National Park! Getting to Manuel Antonio National Park Manuel Antonio National Park is located in the city

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Osa Golf Update

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Osa Golf Update We met with one of the new administrators and have an Osa Golf Update for our readers. We recently spent over an hour with one of the three new administrators of the only golf course in the southern pacific zone. It used to be called San Buenas Golf Resort but now it

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Osa Golf Course is New Name

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Osa Golf is the New Name of San Buenas Golf Course Osa Golf Course is the new name of what used to be known as San Buenas Golf Course in the San Buenas Golf Resort. The reason for the name change is that the golf course is under new management. The real estate development itself

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Sierpe River Wildlife Tour

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Sierpe River Wildlife Tour We recently met a couple at BINGO in Ojochal who recommended that we take the Kokopelli Sierpe River Wildlife Tour in Sierpe –in fact, they’ve gone on it at least four times and take all their visitors on the tour. That was impressive enough for me to book a tour with

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Relaxing Playa Hermosa

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Relaxing Playa Hermosa, (between Dominical and Uvita) Most of us here at Osa Property Management work between five and seven days per week. Given our business, there are clients typically checking-in or checking-out on any given Friday, Saturday or Sunday (and all the other days of the week), so every week is different than the

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Grocery Shopping in Uvita

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Grocery Shopping in Uvita When grocery shopping in Uvita, there are two supermarkets and a farmers market to choose from. The supermarkets are: Supermercado el Pacifico BM Both of these grocery stores are located on the east side of Highway 34/Costanera Highway in Uvita. Based on gossip I’ve heard (but have not confirmed), both stores

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Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Tour in Dominical

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Earlier this week, we decided to take a Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Tour, located just a few kilometers north of Uvita right off Highway 34. The sanctuary is a rescue and rehabilitation center for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. While the sanctuary tries to release the animals back into wild; there are many animals that are

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Ojochal Waterfall Dreams…

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Last weekend my husband and I spent the weekend at a vacation rental house in Ojochal, that is now managed by Osa Property Management. We spent the weekend with long-time Ojochal resident Abigail (& her three kids) and another rental tenant (Derrick). After doing a majority of our work on Saturday morning, we decided it

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Ojochal Luxury Home

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Ojochal Luxury Home: Casa Aventura Osa Property Management is proud to announce the newest Costa Rica vacation home rental option: Casa Aventura. This is an amazing Ojochal luxury home with: 5 bedrooms 6 beds Comfortably sleeps 12 adults Private swimming pool Private Jacuzzi Modern, high-quality, kitchen Open floor plan for easy flow Huge outdoor covered

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Citrus Restaurant Ojochal

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Citrus Restaurant Ojochal Citrus Restaurant Ojochal is, arguably, the best fine-dining restaurant in the entire Costa Ballena region. Every year it seems there is a new fine-dining restaurant that opens in the area, offering new and exciting options. In fact, I would suggest, that there isn’t a bad fine-dining restaurant in the region. However, even

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Palmar Sur Airport May 2019

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Palmar Sur Airport May 2019 Update This is the latest update about the Palmar Sur Airport May 2019, recorded recently from the airport. The video below includes photos and videos of the current status of the airport, along with Abigail Vargas holding one of the LED lights that will be installed on the runway. We

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Kayaking in Tarcoles River

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Kayaking in Tarcoles River Costa Rica has many exhilarating adventure options for the adrenaline junkie in your group. However, recently a good friend of ours sent us this video of him taking a group kayaking in Tarcoles River. He shot this video several years ago and wanted others to see it. The Tarcoles River is

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San Buenas Road Paving

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San Buenas Road Paving On the morning of Saturday, December 15, 2018, I awoke to the distant sound of heavy machinery operating somewhere in the San Buenas area of Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica (“san buena, costa rica” in Google Maps). This isn’t completely unusual right now given that the November storms caused quite a bit

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Dominical Paved Road

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Dominical Paved Road There have been fewer rumored infrastructure projects discussed in the Bahia Ballena/Osa region than whether or not there will be a Dominical paved road or if it will stay as gravel. As one can see, the rumors are finally becoming a reality. As of December 2018 there will be a Dominical Paved

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Perez Zeledon International Airport

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On December 18, 2018, Nick Halverson, owner of Osa Property Management, sat down with Perez Zeledon’s City Council President Hanz Cruz, to discuss the potential Perez Zeledon International Airport. This has been something Perez Zeledon has been working hard on for over four years, and the preliminary work is coming to completion. The embedded video

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Palmar Sur Airport Update Dec 2018

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Palmar Sur Airport Update December 5, 2018 Recently we made several visits over the course of a week to Palmar Sur in order to provide a Palmar Sur airport update. The remodeling project began in August 2018 and involves many wonderful upgrades and updates from the previous airport terminal. The goal for the construction crew,

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Uvita Waterfall

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Uvita Waterfall Costa Rica, and in particular the Bahia Ballena region, has many beautiful waterfalls. In fact, although there are several well known waterfalls within a short drive or walk from where we live, we are now just beginning to go explore them. Recently we were invited by Abigail Vargas, of Osa Property Management, to

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Thanksgiving Costa Rica Style

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Thanksgiving Costa Rica Style Sometimes, especially during the holidays, I miss my traditional food from back home. Thanksgiving is no exception – well, perhaps, especially Thanksgiving since catching up with loved ones around a large meal is what Thanksgiving has meant to me for years. This year was our first Thanksgiving Costa Rica Style. Living

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Getting My Costa Rica Drivers License

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Costa Rica Drivers License For those who have been following our blogs, you must know by now that my Spanish is very limited. When there is anything that involves the government of Costa Rica, it pays huge dividends to do your due diligence ahead of time. That way, one will be prepared for most anything

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My first trip to Costa Rica (MagicBrad)

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I recently took my very first trip to Costa Rica. I have been to Brazil,  Paraguay, Jamaica, Hawaii, Thailand, Spain, the United Kingdom, France, and Bali. But this was my first trip to Costa Rica. My preconceived image of Costa Rica was very green, lush and a rain forest jungle.  So, this is what I

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No Booking Fee Vacation Home Rentals

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No Booking Fee Vacation Home Rentals In Costa Rica Osa Property Management has recently joined the “No Booking Fee Vacation Home Rentals” model. This is true for all of the properties we manage in the southern pacific zone of Costa Rica. Our commitment is to make visiting Costa Rica a great, enjoyable AND affordable experience.

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Costa Rica Photo Retreat Video 2018

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We are planning a Costa Rica photo retreat for July 15-21, 2018.  Below is a video for more information. You can find ALL the details on our dedicated website of our Costa Rica photo retreat.

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Casa Lapas Vacation Home Video

Casa Lapas Vacation Home Video Enjoy this Casa Lapas Vacation Home Video. Casa Lapas is a three-bedroom Costa Rica vacation villa located in the Osa region of Costa Rica. One advantage of this Costa Rica villa rental is that all three bedrooms are suites. Below are all of the advantages, as can be seen in

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Staff Enjoying Pavones Waterfall

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Sometimes we all need a break…even when we live in Costa Rica. Recently a small group from Osa Property Management (and an architect that is working with us on a project) visited and enjoying Pavones waterfall. This increasingly poorly kept “secret waterfall” is a wonderful place, especially during the warm season, to cool off from

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Costa Rica Property Management YouTube

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Costa Rica Property Management YouTube Channel Osa Property Management proudly announces our official YouTube channel. Every week or so we will be adding new videos to our video library. According to Nick Halverson, “We want to not only use beautiful photos and great written descriptions of the Osa region on our website and other marketing

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Making Your Move to Costa Rica

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Making your Move to Costa Rica Costa Rica is a beautiful place to visit and eventually move especially if you want to get out of the U.S. to a country where the quality of life is excellent, the average lifespan is 79 and there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy and

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Costa Rica Beaches 2018 Photos

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Costa Rica Beaches 2018 Photos The Osa region of Costa Rica has many amazing beaches that are wonderful to photograph. We will be updating these Costa Rica Beaches 2018 photos throughout the entire year. All of these photos are owned by Osa Property Management and their use without written permission is not allowed. However, you

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The Vision for the Costa Rica Event Center

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Costa Rica Event Center We are very excited about a new planned project for the Osa region of Costa Rica which will be a Costa Rica Event Center. The owners of Las Villas de San Buenas have been working for several years on the idea and location for the Costa Rica Event Center, while at

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Best Activities in Costa Rica include ziplines and photography retreats

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A common question we receive is ‘what are the best activities in Costa Rica’. The answer isn’t so simple. It depends on activity levels and interests, however, we recommend ziplines and retreats. That’s right…retreats Best Activities in Costa Rica There are countless ways to enjoy the amazing country of Costa Rica. Undoubtedly, if you have

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Follow Osa Property Management on Instagram

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Follow us on Instagram We have been busy taking and organizing photos and scheduling our feed on Instagram. If you have an Instagram account, please be sure to Follow Us – we will follow you back. Here’s the link to our account (a new page will open) or merely open Instagram on your mobile device,

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How Many Species of Costa Rica Monkey

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Costa Rica Monkey Species According to National Geographic, Costa Rica is home to over 5% of the world’s plant and animal species, and included in that amazing list is the four types of Costa Rica Monkey.  Considering there are over 250 different species of monkey found throughout the world, the fact there are only four

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Meetings, Incentive Trips, Events and Excursions in Costa Rica

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Cost Rica Incentive Trips are MAGIC! Meetings, sales incentives, team building programs and events taking place in Costa Rica can plan various excursions that take advantage of the magnificent natural beauty and can combine multiple activities and adventure, sports, and other recreational activities. Creating incentive trips around the beauty of nature is always intriguing and

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Costa Rica Landscaping Services

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For home owners in the Bahia Ballena area of Costa Rica (southern pacific zone), it is a constant challenge to keep ahead of the yard and landscaping. I’m originally from the Midwest, United States, where grass grows for half the year, and the other half it is covered in snow. Here in Bahia Ballena, in

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Most Worthless Question When Building a House in Costa Rica

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Most Worthless Question when Building a Home in Costa Rica Building a home in Costa Rica can be a daunting task that many ex-patriots are intimidated to do. There are, indeed, many steps that need to take place once the decision is made to build a home in the Bahia Ballena area (or any area).

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Property Management Bahia Ballena

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Osa Property Management is proud to announce we are officially launching Property Management Bahia Ballena region. We have been working behind the scenes for over 18 months working out our processes, working with home owners and service providers to ensure that our customers receive the best service in the area. Additionally, Nick Halverson and Hanz

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What Our Clients Say

Que se puede decir un lugar hermoso, hecho especialmente para el descanso, la atención excelente, la respuesta a cualquier detalle con la casa fue inmediata tanto de Abigail como del encargado de mantenimiento Esteban, definitivamente un lugar para volver.

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Que se puede decir un lugar hermoso…

( Humberto, San Jose, Costa Rica )

Booking process was excellent and Nick the owner, replied every single email in no time. If you’re thinking for a vacation in south Costa Rica, this is a great choice, you’ll have a wonderful time here!

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You’ll have a wonderful time here!

( Familia Madrigal )

Para semana santa estuvo unos dias en una casa en San Buenas, Osa. La casa es preciosa y muy comoda, estuve con mi familia y la pasamos muy bien. Me gusto mucho la tranquilidad y paz que existe en el lugar, además que la casa se encuentra al pie de la montañas, lo que la hace mas interesante. En fin recomiento el lugar para cuaquier persona que la quiera pasar bien y sobre todo a un precio muy razonable.

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Mis pequeñas vacaciones

( JVV Costa Rica, Perez Zeledon )

This is a true escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet the house has all the modern conveniences and furnishings to keep you comfortable. Perhaps one of the most relaxing trips we have taken. A true solace.

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Perhaps one of the most relaxing trips we have taken.

( Steve & Alana )