The SpaceThis is a Brand New Home, complete with New Queen sized bed, orthopedic mattress, Large kitchen, beautiful ceramic tile throughout, new stove, refrigerator, washing machine; Featuring designer furniture, like the bed, or glove leather couches, breakfast nook table, bar, counters and cabinets, pots, pans, dishes. Also Satellite TV, high speed internet, and surrounded by palms, orchids, bromeliads, and an abundance of rare, exotic birds in a sanctuary overlooking the river. We are ONLY 10 minutes from San Isidro de El General, A large Mountain Town, canton, PEREZ ZELEDON, Costa Rica, and 40 minutes to Playa Dominical, 40 minutes to the National Park, Mt Chirripo (highest peak in the country), and about 20 minutes from large Bird Reserve, Cusingos Natl. Park. Near us, 5 minutes away are 3 mini markets, 2 bar/restaurants.
Here the weather is perfect, never too hot nor cold (unlike the hot beach, wet sheets, etc), and you will sleep like a baby to river sounds.
There are a vast variety of exotic birds; this is a virtual paradise for birds and bird watchers.
The home is totally secure and protected by large cane fences, metal reinforcement, and is located in a very safe neighborhood, where the folks are very kind and considerate.
Guest AccessWe are located halfway between the beaches (Playa Dominical) and the Highest Mtn Peak, Mt. Chirripo. 2 buses (35 cents) take you to town, about 15 min. by bus. Access to the river is within 20 yards. Bar and Restaurants (2) are within 15 minutes. And Downtown, San Isidro de El General is a town that has almost everything you may need: many nice restaurants, churches, doctors, 2 hospitals, many clinics, super markets, and farmers markets, buses to most everywhere, mechanics, boutiques, surf shops, lawyers, real estate agencies, health food stores, etc.
Also national parks, and special reserves, ie. "Cusingos" national reserve for birds, "Chirripo National Park" Eco Tours at the beach, Canopy tours, surfing, fishing, horseback riding, scuba diving, canopy tours, etc. Interaction with GuestsWe like to help our guests find what they want.
We invite our guests to join us for shopping at the farmers' market, introduce them to the folks there, and help get the best fruit, fish, and veggies, plus organic products and natural healing products. Also we provide directions and help with planning for our guests to be able to visit the many many attractions here, in the mountains, and at the beach. We jump at the chance to solve any problems that may occur, and make sure that our guests are comfortable, and well attended to. The NeighborhoodThis is the Best neighborhood in Perez Zeledon Costa Rica (town: San Isidro de El General). Here, you are safe, and well protected behind a huge cane fence, reinforced with metal. The people here are very friendly. There are two bus lines within 5 min. walk. 2 bar/restaurants within 15 minutes, a national reserve within 20 min. and downtown very close, 15 min away. The weather is perfect, and the river is near. You will sleep like a baby listening to the river, and awake to the sounds of exotic birds feeding from the feeder which is close and ready for your pictures Getting AroundAgain, there are two bus lines within 2 to 5 minutes from the Home. Taxis are plentiful and respond quickly. From downtown a taxi will cost about $5. to get home with sacks of your groceries. From Downtown San Isidro you can catch a bus to Panama, San Jose (the Capital), the Beach at Playa Dominical, or Manuel Antonio (Quepos), and a variety of destinations near and far. You do not need a car, although it has some advantages for longer trips. Other Things to NoteCosta Ricans are very friendly, in general.
In this area folks are extremely kind, helpful, and appreciate foreigners who come here with respect, and especially those who are trying to speak Spanish. They will help you with your Spanish! There are fiestas, regularly held, parties that you will get invited to, and music gigs, cookouts, and a variety of ways to get to meet the locals. This is generally considered "Campesino" area, an agricultural area where coffee, bananas, papaya, guanavana, and other fruits are plentiful. Also, the fish selection is large, and very inexpensive, compared to the rest of the world.