“Must-have” is relative, we know. But, hear us out: Within the context of luxury amenities and vacation rentals in Conchal Beach – one of the more upscale locations of Costa Rica’s north-Pacific, which is the most upscale tourism region in Costa Rica – we’d argue that’s it’s not only okay to splash out, but even encouraged. 

Ok, we’re the encourager. Go ahead – live a little! That’s what vacations are for, right? 

Vacation Rentals in Conchal Beach: Luxury Amenities You’ll Love

Playa Conchal Beach white sands

In our experience, a luxury experience is about the big and little things, put together in just the right way: everything from modern architecture and upscale furnishings, to fancy-fold towels and welcome baskets with everything you need (and more) to get you started. 

In Costa Rica, luxury is also in the details: well-cared-for homes – there’s nothing like a broken washer/dryer or downed internet to slow your vacation roll – and wish-you-had items that become oh-wait-you-do-have-them! amenities, like beach towels, folding beach chairs, and coolers. This is our Blue Water promise to you. 

With that in mind, here are a handful of luxury amenities – a few more “big things” – to look for in your perfect vacation home rental: 

Pacific Ocean Views

In Costa Rica, beachfront homes are rare. (Short story: Local laws and land concession rights.) You can get pretty close, though, with a handful of spectacular ocean-view homes and condos: Perched above Conchal’s pink-shell and white sands, close enough to see the waves and just high enough to enjoy gentle sea breezes, these ocean-view vacation rentals in Conchal Beach own some of the most privileged positions on the coast.

Private Pools

The ultimate treat-yourself decision is the one to rent a private villa – a luxury home to have all to yourself. At Playa Conchal, that private home is guaranteed to have a private pool: an expanse of sun-drenched cerulean, surrounded by outdoor seating, dining, and other amenities that blend outdoors with in. You may even luck into golf fairway views from the pool!

Outdoor Grilling Station

Speaking of outdoor amenities, one of our favorites is an outdoor food-prep or grilling station. Often set poolside, these mini outdoor kitchens are the epitome of the tropical lifestyle – a daily invitation to hop out of the pool, put some fresh fish on the grill, and dine outdoors while you enjoy a Costa Rican sunset.

Private Chef

When on vacation – glorious, long-awaited vacation – you may not always be eager to make your own meals. At several of our top vacation rentals in Conchal Beach, we can arrange for a private chef to prepare anything from one meal to an entire vacation’s worth of gourmet dining. It’s your choice.  

Complimentary Concierge Services

When you book a home through Blue Water Properties, you’re reserving a five-star experience. And with that, comes the services of our on-staff concierge, who handles all the big and little details, from your airport transportation and Costa Rica tours to planning that super-special family outing or a private adventure experience. Welcome to a no-stress vacation.

Reserva Conchal Community Amenities

Reserva Conchal luxury community

Many (but certainly not all!) of the most upscale vacation rentals in Conchal Beach are housed within the Reserva Conchal luxury community – and, as a result, enjoy an incredible smorgasbord of amenities. Here are the highlights:  

Championship Golf Course

Reserva Conchal is home to a 7,021-yard, 18-hole, par-71 championship golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones II. Each nine meanders through rolling terrain, around local wildlife, and beside stunning ocean views, to create a challenging and eco-friendly course for golfers of all skill levels. Golf lessons are available. Onsite pro shop.

Beach Club

The ultimate in beachfront leisure, Reserva Conchal’s magnificent Beach Club combines a contemporary swimming pavilion, complete with both a 60-meter/200-foot swimming pool and a children’s pool, as well as a beach bar, fitness center, and the Ahuia Spa, a 2,700 m2/30,000 ft2 spa with six treatment rooms, steam rooms, sauna, whirlpool, and other amenities. 

Gourmet Dining

Reserva Conchal’s is well known for its gourmet restaurants – Cocina de Mercado, Latitud 10 Norte, Zona Azul, Living Room, and Wet Deck at W Hotel – that harness their chefs’ extensive experience in Italian, Arabic, and Costa Rican cuisine, to create a unique culinary experience in  and elegant setting with five-star service

Amenity-Rich Inspiration: 9 Vacation Rentals in Conchal Beach

Now that you better know what you’re looking for – and which amenities you’ll prioritize – we’re happy to provide a little bit of inspiration for your vacation-planning dreams. 

Catalina Cove 3

7 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms | Sleeps 14

Catalina Cove 3 - vacation rentals in Conchal Beach

One of our most expansive vacation rentals in Conchal Beach, Catalina Cove 3 unfolds over 1 1/4 private acres of landscaped gardens, including a private swimming pool. We love that the home is comprised of a 4-bedroom (plus loft) main home, paired with a 2-bedroom guest house – an ideal distribution for multigenerational families or groups traveling together. 

Here, no detail has been spared: Amenities range from 25-foot living room ceilings and 10-foot volume ceilings in the main home, to two masters suites and air-conditioning throughout. 

Note that this home is located within the community of Catalina Cove, adjacent to (and within walking distance of) Reserva Conchal’s Westin Resort and The W Hotel. This quiet, breezy, and oceanfront community also hosts Patagonia del Mar, an incredible beachfront dining experience.

Casa Brisas del Mar

6 Bedrooms | 6.5 Bathrooms | Sleeps 14

Casa Brisas del Mar luxury vacation rental Playa Conchal

Welcome to views, views, views! Casa Brisas del Mar, named for the ocean breezes that kiss the property, is a spectacular eco-modern luxury home on a 1/2-acre lot overlooking stunning  Pacific Ocean panoramas – from every room, on every level. This is paradise. 

As well as the views, this home is special for its privacy: In addition to the main home’s 3 bedrooms (and 3.5 baths), there are 3 detached guest suites, each with a private entrance, balcony, and bedroom-bathroom suite. You’ll love this home’s landscaped tropical gardens and soaring 25-foot ceilings in the living/dining room, plus bedroom air-conditioning and secluded setting. 

Note that Casa Brisas del Mar is located within the small and exclusive community of Montañas de Conchal, located near the western end of Conchal and with easy access to Reserva Conchal dining and golfing.  

Llama del Bosque 10

5 Bedrooms | 5.5 Bathrooms | Sleeps 14

Casa Moderna vacation rental at Reserva Conchal

The largest of our current Reserva Conchal vacation rentals, Casa Moderna at Llama del Bosque unfolds over more than 5,000 square-feet of clean lines, modern architecture, and luxury amenities. And, did we mention? Fairway views!

We love the home’s minimalist design and open floor plan, where white walls and black steel beams complement warm wooden accents and tropical sunlight. And oh, let there be abundant light! Floor-to-ceiling glass and sliding doors open to reveal a spacious covered terrace, in a seamless merging of out and in. It’s the ideal setting for relaxation and outdoor living and dining – barbecue and wet bar, inclusive! 

Villa Carao #3

4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathrooms | Sleeps 8

Villa Carao 3 Reserva Conchal vacation home

Professionally decorated and wonderfully spacious, Villa Carao #3 is unique among vacation rentals in Conchal Beach (and ideal for larger families), as the only Carao villa with a third-story loft bedroom.

Residing within Reserva Conchal and overlooking the fairway, this home is just a 10-minute walk to the Beach Club and other amenities. Here at your home-away-from home, you’ll enjoy outdoor entertainment and air-conditioning throughout, a spacious terrace and beautiful infinity pool

As this home is a member of the Carao community in Reserva Conchal, in addition to Reserva Conchal community amenities, you’ll also have exclusive access to the Carao Clubhouse: an infinity pool and jacuzzi, covered outdoor sitting and dining area, kitchen area with sink and BBQ, and a sun terrace with loungers.

Llama del Bosque #30

4 Bedrooms | 4.5 Bathrooms | Sleeps 8

Llama del Bosque 30 vacation rentals at Reserva Conchal

This relaxing hideaway, located inside Reserva Conchal’s exclusive Llama del Bosque neighborhood, delivers 4,500 square-feet of privacy to spread out, relax, and explore your own private world and piece of paradise.  

Artists and patrons of the arts will adore this unique home, best known for the eye-catching, hand-painted mural walls that abound throughout. And, as complementary design elements: steel beams and wooden accents, floor-to-ceiling glass and seamless indoor-outdoor living. Speaking of the outdoors, you’ll spend plenty of time out at the private pool and outdoor living-dining area with fairway views.

Bougainvillea 4315 PH

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Sleeps 8

Bougainvillea 4315 Reserva Conchal condo rentals

Transitioning from private homes to ocean-view resort condos, Reserva Conchal’s Bougainvillea Condo #4315 is a penthouse unit with all the trimmings: Jaw-dropping ocean vistas, panoramas to Cabo Velas mountains and Las Catalinas Islands, and unparalleled fairway views take center stage, with luxury condo amenities close on their heels.  

For here, you’ll also discover a home remodeled from the ground up, to reveal a two-level condo with heightened ceilings and a gourmet kitchen, a second-story master and bedrooms with private bathrooms. What’s more, as guests at Bougainvilleas, you’ll also have access to the condo’s private pool, jacuzzi, and barbecue. 

Note that, when booking this property, a percentage of your rental will be donated to the Salvamonos (Save the Monkeys) Foundation

Malinche 423-B

2 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | Sleeps 4 

Malinche 423-B vacation rentals in Conchal Beach

Well, would you look at that view? Malinche 423-B is a perfect example of luxury for small families and friends/couples traveling together: This spacious, fourth-floor condo overlooks spectacular Pacific Ocean, golf course, and mountain views with world-class sunsets – all yours, as you lounge on your private covered balcony with seating. 

Spread out in style, in 1,500-square feet of luxury condominium: A master suite and second bedroom (convertible to a king-sized suite with private bathroom), complete with flat-screen TVs, WiFi, and all the other lifestyle amenities you demand. What’s more, you’ll have access to Malinche’s clubhouse, including an infinity-edge pool and lounge area, as well as all of Reserva Conchal’s incredible amenities. 

Malinche 112-B

1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | Sleeps 4

Malinche 112 B condo rental Reserva Conchal

An ocean-view, ground-floor condo with style, Malinche 112-B shines for its stunning Pacific Ocean, mountain, and golf course views. And then, there’s access to Reserva Conchal and the Malinche Clubhouse, including an infinity pool, jacuzzi, and covered outdoor sitting and dining area.

Inside, you’ll discover a 1-bedroom condo that’s just the right size – and style. Clean, sun-splashed interiors illuminate modern furnishings, and stainless-steel appliances complement granite surfaces. Young families and close-knit friends will appreciate the full-size sleeper sofa, which perfectly accommodates kids or an extra couple. 

Malinche 111-B

1 Studio Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | Sleeps 2

Malinche 112 B condo rental Reserva Conchal

Living, bookable proof that great things can come in small packages, Malinche 111-B is a perfect choice for singles, couples and honeymooners seeking views of the Pacific Ocean, golf fairways, and the Costa Rican mountains.

Inside, this studio condo promises a fresh and tropical-modern ambiance with stainless-steel appliances and clean lines, a cozy bedroom-living area, and a private terrace with outdoor dining. Of course, you’ll also have access to the Malinche Clubhouse, which promises sun-drenched leisure at the infinity pool, jacuzzi, and covered outdoor sitting and dining area.

Blue Water Properties: Vacation Rentals in Conchal Beach That Come with a Promise

At Blue Water Properties, we don’t just make big promises – we deliver on them.

We put our whole hearts and complete dedication into everything and every reservation. Our bilingual, bicultural property managers make it their jobs to hold every vacation rental to our high standards, and to treat you like long-lost family we want to impress. And as always, we uphold our Blue Water dedication to fast response times and always putting our guests first

Here are our promises to you: 

5-Star Service: We’ve built a reputation for 5-star service – from cleaning and maintenance to our concierge services and beyond – and we make it our mission to re-earn that reputation, with every vacation home reservation we book.

Excellent Communication: Our Customer Service outpaces everyone else. Period. So, whether you just need a last-minute restaurant recommendation or you’ve hit a snag, we’ll be there. We even employ our own maintenance team and our phones are on 24/7, so if you have an 11 p.m. emergency, we’ll have you covered.

Touchless/Contactless Check-In: At Blue Water, almost all of our vacation rentals offer touchless check-in, so your first stop after the airport is home-sweet-away-from-home.

We Do Discounts: And we’re not afraid to say it out loud! On top of our very competitive rates, we also offer last-minute and repeat-client discounts, as well as discounts on weekly rentals. All you have to do is ask!  

And We Do Details: As we said, we know that the little details can make a big difference. That’s why we take the time to craft welcome baskets, get you stocked with the essentials, fancy-fold our origami towels, and even follow-up with you throughout your trip. We sweat the small stuff, so you don’t have to.

So, please get in touch. We’re sticklers for responding within 24 hours. Yes, even if you’re reading this post into the wee hours; we’ll respond within the day! And we look forward to it!