Our Casita Limón is a small fully furnished apartment located in a quiet Tico neighborhood, about 1 KM from downtown Atenas. We named it "Casita Limón" after the delicious Creole Lime and Sweet Lemon trees growing on our property.
The casita has an air conditioned bedroom with a queen size bed, and a full size futon in the living room. Linens and towels are provided, and the kitchen is fully furnished. There is a laundry room with washer and dryer, but instead of using the dryer, we encourage you to be environmentally friendly and hang clothes out to dry on clotheslines on sunny days.
No Smoking is allowed in the Casita.
The property is fully enclosed with a beautiful lawn, tropical plants & fruit trees.
+ Dishes, glassware, utensils and cookware
+ 2-burner counter top cooker
+ Electric skillet
+ Microwave oven
+ Coffee maker
+ On-demand hot water in the kitchen and bath
+ Ceiling fans
+ Air conditioned bedroom
+ Swimming Pool
+ Lots of games for children and adults:
--- Cards, Dominoes, Rummikub, Scattergories,
--- Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble (English & Español)
+ Free local telephone calls and calls to/from U.S. & Canada
+ Housekeeping service available twice a week for an additional fee
+ Secure parking area
+ Pet friendly
+ Portable cooler available for day trips/picnics
+ Local cellular telephone available for rent
While you are our guest, you will have full access to the shared outdoor living space in our "Rancho." It has a covered patio with tables & chairs, swing, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, charcoal barbecue grill, stone pizza/bread oven, bathroom, shower, and pool. We think you'll find this the perfect place for entertaining and relaxing after a long day of sightseeing.
Interaction with Guests
Our home is located on the same property, so we are always available when needed. We are more than happy to just sit and chat with you, and answer your questions. We are just as happy to give you plenty of peace and quiet. Your call. You will find the Casita is perfectly positioned to offer you plenty of privacy during your stay.
Atenas has daytime temperature ranges from the upper 70°'s to upper 80°'s, with rare days in the low 90°'s. Nighttime temperatures usually stay in the 60°, but have been known to dip into the the 50°'s overnight.
We recommend you pack an umbrella if you will be with us during the Green Season from May to December.
We are a retired couple with many years of experience living in Costa Rica. We can help you plan your itinerary to visit all the "must see & do" attractions in Costa Rica.
If you are interested in a tropical vacation in beautiful Costa Rica, we invite you to rent our guest house and use it as your home base. We've got all the basic necessities covered, and we do our best to make each of our guests feel comfortable and at "home."
• We like to get to know our guests. Tell us a little bit about yourself when you make a reservation or inquiry - where you're coming from, your traveling companions, and the purpose of your trip (vacation, work, retirement opportunities, etc.) This helps up provide you with the information you need to really enjoy your stay with us.
PLEASE NOTE: THE MINIMUM RENTAL PERIOD IS TWO (2) NIGHTS, AND THE MAXIMUM RENTAL PERIOD IS THREE (3) MONTHS, OR NINETY (90) DAYS. THE BASE RATE IS FOR TWO (2) GUESTS. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL PER NIGHT FEE FOR EACH ADDITIONAL GUEST.
Additional fees may apply: Optional Housekeeping Service | 10 USD per day | Housekeeping service is only available on Mondays & Fridays only
- Cell phone rental | 5 USD per week
We love our little neighborhood. Every morning we awake to the songs of the tropical birds around us.
We have a sports plaza right next door and depending on the day, or time of year, there may be soccer matches, children from the local school exercising, or practicing band for an upcoming parade. We've even had 2 & 4 wheel motorcycle rallys staged from our little plaza.
Once a year, our neighborhood Fiestas are held. This is a 4-day event where everyone gets together for a typical rodeo with horse show, calf roping, bull fights, horse parade, food, music and dancing.
At any time of day, you may find folks using the plaza for walking, jogging, or cycling. In the afternoons, friends and families frequently gather to play or kick around a soccer ball.
It's a great neighborhood!
We're about 30 minutes from the Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaria, SJO. The taxi fare from the airport to the house will run between $35 & $40, or we can prearrange to pick you up. The drive will take you through the scenic Aguacate (avocado) mountains. It's another hour's drive to the Pacific coast beaches.
If you rent a vehicle, secure parking is available on the property.
There is regular bus service from Atenas to San Jose, other neighboring towns, and the Pacific beaches.
Taxi fare to Atenas Centro from the Casita runs about $2.
Other Things to Note:
Depending on the day you arrive, you may enjoy the wonderful Farmers' Market held every Friday morning, between 7 AM and 12 Noon. This is a great place to stock up on fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, cheese and yogurt.
If you are a member of the worldwide geocaching site, you will find Casita Lim贸n the perfect place to log a new cache find and pick up, or drop off, some travel bugs for your fellow geocachers.