Uvita Accommodations

Accommodations in Uvita

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The SpaceThe River House is nestled in a very private 1.5 acres tropical garden, only 5 minutes from downtown Uvita, the national park and beach of Ballena as well as Playa Hermosa and a fast array of restaurants and tourist attractions. The house with its adjoining guest cabin fits 6 people (3 queen size beds) and features a 35m2 salt-water pool with a big outside recreational area to play ping-pong, relax or just enjoy nature. A guard lives nearby on premises to ensure your 24 hour security. The house sits right next to the Higueron River, which allows for perfect wildlife watching right from the leisure of the deck, bedroom or living room. At dry season, you can also hike up the river or down to the ocean. Pick your breakfast from the own exotic fruit featuring banana, mango, lemon, orange, avocado and guava trees or start your day with a peaceful Yoga session by the pool. Whether you like watching toucans, parrots or monkeys straight from the comfort of the hammock or prefer to have an action filled day surfing, ATV-ing or whale watching, you will find the River House to be your perfect vacation rental. Guest Accessprivate saltwater pool and pool house, private caretaker on site for max. convenience and security Interaction with GuestsOur caretaker and local property manager will be able to help you when you are there. I will coordinate all before and during your stay :-)
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The SpaceLow Season: $100 per night (May-Nov) High Season: $175 per night (Dec-April) This 1200 sq ft (15 ft ceilings) modern glass house with a flower garden is located on a 5,000 acre private nature reserve packed with wildlife (birds, monkeys, sloths, etc..) and an unique orchid collection. Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida has done a few botanical research trips. This house is at an elevation of 2,800 feet and is ideal for birdwatchers, orchid lovers, hikers (waterfall enthusiasts) and has spectacular views of the mountain, waterfall, and ocean. 24 hour security (forest rangers are always on the property). 1 hour drive from the beaches in Dominical/Uvita. Because of the remote location, internet service is spotty. Guest AccessGuests have access to majority of the 5,000 acre reserve, though some areas are restricted. Interaction with GuestsThe forest rangers can provide guided tours.
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The SpaceThe house sits on almost 4 acres. The top of our property has commanding views of the famous Whale's Tale over the Pacific Ocean. Second bedroom is for additional guests. Additional charges apply. Experience sustainable living with this eco home set up with rain water catchment and solar panels. Hot water is not available, but being in the tropics cool showers can be refreshing. This is the real Costa Rica, Uvita is situated by South Pacific Coast, where the ocean meets the lush rain forest covered mountains. It's magical! The house feels to be in a timeless place overlooking thick prime rain forest, yet it's only a few minutes away from town and vast endless beaches. The most magical times are early morning and late afternoon. Sit back with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and be a spectator of nature. Listen to the howler monkey, parrots and toucans all day long. We planted lots of fruit trees, please feel free to pick any of the fruits you see just make sure you wash them, they are ALL organic. The area boasts of tons of activities, stand up paddling, kayaking, surfing, hiking, whale watching, water fall repelling, zip lining and all you can dream off. Details below. It's the most beautiful road in the area. The road follows another mountain range covered in primary cloud forest. Stunning mountain views on one side and coast line and the most amazing sunsets on the other side. While there are neighbors it still feels to be in a timeless place. It's 4 km from the highway, 5 km from town and 6 km from the beach. You absolutely need a 4WD. Home is featured in Electrify Magazine: (website hidden) Fun things to do: Uvita is a central location partly due to it's stunning geographical location and partly because we have the second largest marine National Park in the country called Ballena NP and this strategic location makes it a great base. Based on my personal experiences and on a survey I've conducted with previous guests I very highly recommend: The Animal Sanctuary in Dominical area. I spent one of the most memorable times at the sanctuary with 2 white face monkeys! The kayaking tour with Carlos from Bahia Ballena Kayaks in Uvita. He has different tours but I'd recommend the kayak -surfing- jungle tours-snorkeling tour and the waterfall rappelling. They are the last house on the right hand side before the park entrance. Ask for Carlos and tell him I sent you. He'll make every effort to either take you out personally (if he's not leading another tour) or he will sign you up with his best guides. He is amazing! Very knowledgeable with excellent equipment. You'll very likely see a lot of wildlife with him. The famous stunning scarlet macaws were often seen in the park. You'll see alligators and other wildlife that he's very good at pointing out, as it's hard to spot them without a guide. You'll learn how to open up coconuts, you'll ride the waves and you'll have a blast! The newest tours he is offering is a waterfall rappelling (5 waterfalls). He got his new equipment last year (haven't tried it but knowing him it must be amazing!). Also starting mid November he's offering night kayaking tours to see the turtles hatch on the beach. Check out the spectacular Nauyaca Waterfalls. It's a 6 km one way hike from the highway but park down at the bridge to shorten it by 2 uneventful km. Bring lunch and swim suite. It's 35 minutes drive~ from the house, entrance is $5/person. It's an absolutely amazing spot for swimming and hanging out, make it a full day and bring lunch. Some people stayed later and they had it for themselves. For a quiet spot, hike down to the river below us. It's very pretty. There are waterfalls & swimming holes ranging in sizes. Chances are, you will be alone. Directions: make a left from our property, and walk for about 1 km, you'll see a wooden shack. The owner, Lobo can let you go through his property it's 1000 colones per person, if he's not there you can just leave the money for him. Make sure to wear hiking boots as the terrain can be slippery and rocky and tree roots might be sticking out. It's the tropics, a totally different environment. I highly recommend going up to Mt Chirripo, even if you just do it as a whole day hike. Stay overnight at Rio Chirripo, in San Geraldo ask for Ori and Frank (amazing couple). An incredible place, stunning and full of positive energy! It's 1 1/4 hours from Uvita. Wildlife spotting: On your way down from SJ you'll pass a large river. Alligators are often spotted there. You'll ride along the ocean, if you stop make sure you keep your eyes on the car, thieves like the beaches! Based on the survey, guests have reported lots of wildlife spotting from our house. Lots of different types of birds, hummingbirds, toucans, parrots etc from our house. You'll see monkey colonies if you walk on our road. There used to be a jaguar in the neighborhood, but they are very hard to spot. At La Cusinga there are different monkey colonies, chances are high that you'll see baby monkeys, LOTS of birds, if you are lucky you might spot some Red Scarlet Macaws. My favorite beaches were at the main park but make sure you go in low tide, you can walk out to the tip of the Whale's Tale. Incredible! It feels like you are walking out into the ocean and as a backdrop you'll have the mountains covered under clouds. Epic. The other beach I recommend is the southern entrance to the NP. You can park right on the beach, or for a private beach go to La Cusinga (please read instructions). I did a survey with our past guests and the most fun activities that stood out were: the kayaking/waterfall rappelling with Carlos, the animal sanctuary hiking down to the river pools/waterfalls below our house, Nauyaca waterfalls, hiking around on the property, beaches of course and ATV riding but I don't know the company. Everything I'm suggesting is a first hand experience that I can vouch for and recommend. You can also access a semi private beach from their property, go for lunch and hike down to the beach, a 10 minute walk through the jungle, be aware of slippery, rocky and hard terrain. Worth it! Guest AccessCaroline is there to help you, I'm sorry I cannot be there but you'll be in good hands! Interaction with GuestsIf you need any help please feel free to reach me anytime! The NeighborhoodWater: We have great tasting rain water, it is sand filtered and sterilized with a very high end UV filter from the US, making it cleaner than most municipal water in the US. Great tasting and no chlorine. The water in Costa Rica is potable, so no need to buy the imported super expensive water from the US. Besides the chemicals leaching in from the plastic into the water to the high import prices, the plastic most likely will not be recycled in Costa Rica, and it ends up in the landfills and the ocean. How to get there: GPS website will not show on the airbnb site but if you send me your email address I can send you the gps link. It's very helpful! The main airport is San Jose (SJO) it’s 3 ½ hours easy drive from Uvita. The only congested and confusing area is by the airport. Download waze application on your smart phone or use a GPS and it’s a breeze to get down. Alamo rents GPSs for $10/day, you can just rent it for one day and drop it off next day in the Uvita office at National but with a smart phone you'll be all set. Bring coins and change from the US or change colones for the highway tolls! We don’t recommend driving at night in Costa Rica, even though roads have improved tremendously, there are no sidewalks and people walk by the road and it’s hard to see them. SIM card purchase: You can purchase a sim card for around $4 (around 2000 colones) by the luggage claim in the airport, no charge for the sim card and it might suffice you for 2 weeks or so for checking emails and light searching. It’s easy to spot the Kolbi sign or you can get it in the official Kolbi offices, you just need a passport. Sim card is technically free as you can use all of the funds with calls. Cellphone signals have greatly improved in the country, there are some spots between Domincal and Uvita that don't have reception but Uvita has good signal. There is pretty good signal on the top of our property and some in the house. Rental car: You will need a 4 WD (4 wheel drive) car to get to our house. Our preferred rental car company is Alamo. Ask for David, he speaks English and is very helpful, he’s at the airport office. Tell him I sent you, it should be less of a hassle. Normal waiting time is 1 hour. It's important to call your credit card company in advance as well as your car insurance company and find out if both of them cover car insurance in Costa Rica. If you do get coverage make sure you tell the rental car company. Car insurance is very expensive in CR. The other option is to rent a car in Uvita. The best rates are at the Uvita Info center. You can still reserve it from home just ask for Sonia or Estela. The drop off fee at the airport is $50, you might be able to negotiate it. The other option is to take a bus, approximately 3 hours, it’s fast, clean and $10 or so per person (you'll need to get a taxi from the airport to the bus terminal ~$25). Taxi to the house from the village is 5000 colones. MAKE SURE TO GET ON THE EXPRESS BUS in San Jose, otherwise it's a 5 hour long ride over the mountains. Or you can take a taxi to Uvita, it is around $150, ask Estela or Sonia to set it up for you at the Uvita Info Center. It's a safer option then getting in a direct cab at the airport for $200-300. Exchange rate and ATMs: The dollar to colones is between 500-550 colones to the dollar. ATMs are readily available, if you come in peak season be mindful that the ATM machines get depleted during the weekends and there will be long lines. There are 3 ATM machines in Uvita. The US dollar is accepted however the exchange rate will be less than if you pay with colones. Supermarkets and farmer's markets: There are 2 "large" super markets in Uvita. They open at 7-9 pm. You can buy pretty much all the basic things you need. There are fruit/vegetable trucks on the side of the roads. Prices are better and tend to be fresher. There is a Saturday farmers market in Uvita or a Tuesday market in Tinamaste or the large market in San Isidro on Thursdays. You can also stock up in Quepos, there are large supermarkets by the highway. They are cheaper than the Uvita super markets. Safety: In general Costa Rica is very safe, however petty crimes do happen especially by the beaches or touristy areas. Do not bring any valuables to Costa Rica with you and especially do not bring them with you to the beach. Leave the glove department open to indicate it’s empty. If you do bring them there are lockers by the main park entrance. Carlos, the kayaking outfitter rents them out. You can also park your car there for a fee. National Park entrance is $6/person/day. Technically the park opens at 7-4pm and you should be able to enter for free, off hours. If there is a woman at the main park entrance it might be a challenge to enter for free before 7am but I was definitely told that after 4 pm they cannot charge you. The sunsets are stunning there or you can also watch the sunsets from our property. The ocean view on the top of the property is just amazing! We have lots of fruit trees on our property that are ripening (by the season) custard apples, guava, limes, ginger etc. You can go foraging just make sure you wash them well, it's all organic but you are in the tropics! If you venture down or in thick grass, take your boots and hiking poles. Great places to eat: Por Que No? in Dominical. An amazing spot for lunch or dinner. Reservations highly recommended. La Cusinga, great for dinner. Go around 3-4pm for amazing sunset. Bring your own drink and enjoy the stunning. You can also access a semi private beach from their property, go for lunch and hike down to the beach, a 10 minute walk through the jungle, be aware of slippery, rocky and hard terrain. Worth it! Goat House, very good for lunch. La Fogata, in Uvita right before the bridge, make a left. A casual setting, great BBQ chicken. Ask for Patricia, tell her I sent you, she's wonderful! Exotica and Citrus in Ojochal. It's a bit pricey but people like it. Weather: Typically there are two seasons: the dry season from end of December to end of March and the rest of the year with the exception of September-October-part of November when it tends to rain even more. With climate change it is getting harder and harder to predict it though. However the rains are welcoming, it's always hot and the partial clouds and afternoon rains are soothing. The days start early 5-5:30 and the sun sets around 5:30-6pm. Typically the rains come on the mountain between 2-4pm, later by beach. The best times of the day are between 5-7am. The parrots will wake you up, and it's the most glorious part of the day and likely you'll be asleep by 8pm! It's a pretty quick adjustment. So between 5am~ to late afternoon you will have either full sun or partial clouds, again depending on the location. The dry season is great to escape the cold North but my favorite times were the rest of the months. Hope all this helps, happy planning! Getting AroundBus is 4-6 km away, on the main highway. Other Things to NoteDO NOT BRING VALUABLES AND DEFINITELY DON'T TAKE THEM TO THE BEACH. PETTY THEFT IS AN OCCURRENCE. I'm listing options on where to leave your valuables. Please bring a flashlight, it's very helpful to have it on the property and in general. There are laundromats in the village. The last two ones I know of are, 1 is on the way to the National Park right across from our dirt road. Follow the paved road for a kilometer or so. It was on the right hand side. The second one I knew off, was past Banco de Costa Rica towards the mountain. Second or third intersection on your right. Check in 2 pm, please check out by 11am.
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The SpaceOur expansive property offers many of the luxuries of home while being surrounded by nature every step of the way. From our carved pathway down to the union of the Uvita & Ballena rivers to the Laguna filled with Talapia and Caiman crocodiles, you're never too far from something spectacular. Guest AccessGuests will have access to our pool overlooking the river, our wooden mountain top yoga deck and concierge service to assist you during your stay. Interaction with GuestsOur family manages and lives on the property to ensure your stay is special. We are here to make sure you have everything you need. The NeighborhoodKnown for stunning mountain landscapes that stretch down to palm-fringed beaches, Uvita is centrally located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica more specifically known as Costa Ballena. It's home to breathtaking waterfalls, warm uncrowded beaches, a pristine marine reserve, and an unparalleled richness of beautiful plant and animal species. At Manoas you're close to everything you've imagined a tropical vacation could be. Getting AroundRenting a 4x4 vehicle is important when traveling to Uvita in order to navigate the mountain roads. Once you see some of the stunning vistas the mountains provide, you'll be glad you did!
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The Space>>> THE ESTATE Built on over 2.5 acres, the large private estate is situated in a quiet pristine setting. It consists of the longhouse, where the owners live, an infinity-pool with Indonesian style gazebo to relax under while overlooking the jungle and ocean, and the orange house for rental. The buildings are surrounded by a huge tropical garden with lots of native trees, giant bamboo and local fruit trees (harvest your own lemons, starfruits, pineapples...) set close to the rainforest and the Morete River. >>> LOCATION Uvita, with its infrastructure that includes banks, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as the beaches and Marino Ballena National Park are only a short distance away by car. To Dominical it is a 9 miles / 10 min drive by car. One of the most popular national parks of Costa Rica, the Manuel Antonio National Park near Quepos is just 37 miles / 1 hour by car away. The property is located with easy access to the main road. >>> ORANGE HOUSE - THE RENTAL HOUSE The orange house was designed (by owner who is an architect) to provide privacy for those who want to simplify and eliminate both the physical and psychological clutter in their lives and come back to the spirit of nature. The open inside is divided by built in furniture in king size bedroom, closet, kitchen and daybed areas. Big sliding doors lead to the porch were you can relax in a hammock, watching tucans, hummingbirds and a lot of butterflys. A lush outdoor garden bathroom invites the guests to experience a shower under the stars and emphasizes the open living character of the house. The floors are made of stained polished concrete. Straight clear lines, minimalism of furniture and decoration invites the resident to enjoy the spirit of the tropical outside, surrounded by a simple inside design. A sophisticated ventilation system of wood shutters and roof ventilation use the natural air flow to dispense with need for air-conditioning. >>> POOL The pool area is located beside the longhouse and consists of a 3 x 11 m large infinity pool with waterfall shower from a bamboo pole and an Indonesian style gazebo to relax under. The pool will be exclusively for you to use during your stay. From the pool area you will experience a breathtaking view of the surrounding jungle of the "fila costeña", the coastal mountain range that rises to over 3000 feet above the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. >>> THE UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THIS HOUSE Living in the Orange House in a quiet pristine setting, close to flora and fauna and at the same time strategically located less than 1 mile away from the center of Uvita, the Marino Ballena National Park, restaurants, beaches and tourist attractions. >>> FREQUENT ASKED QUESTIONS 1) How far is it to the international airport in San José? We recommend to rent a car. It is a 124 miles/ 3-4 hours drive from the international airport in San José to Uvita. We also recommend to do the drive during daytime. The best route is starting from the airport taking the new highway 27 direction Caldera and then highway 34 via Jaco, Quepos, Dominical to Uvita. Alternatively you also can take a domestic flight to Quepos with Sansa or Nature Air and take a rental car from there. From Quepos it is only a 45min drive to Uvita. 2) What kind of rental car do you recommend? We highly recommend a rental car to explore the area! We also recommend a 4x4, it would not be absolutely necessary but more comfortable. A small one would be sufficient. 3) How close is the Orange House from the beach? The nearest beach is Playa Hermosa, 1,5 miles away from the Orange House. The famouse whalestail beach is approx. 3 miles away. All together we are close to 7 different beaches here in the Uvita area. You will need a car to go there. The NeighborhoodThe area offers plenty of activities like surfing, yoga, pilates, stand up paddling, kayaking, hiking, whale watching, waterfall repelling, ziplining and an animal sanctuary. Uvita has a good choice of restaurants, as well as Ojochal, were you can enjoy excellent food at Citrus or Exotica.
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The SpaceImagine 5500 sqm (1.35 acres) of lush tropical gardens framed by bamboo and palm trees, flowering ginger plants, orchideas and heliconias. Fruit trees (from papaya to mango, lime and orange, and a small banana plantation), dramatic big rocks scattered in the natural landscape. A highlight and a very unique offer is the maintained jungle path that goes down to the Rio Morete where you may swim, sunbathe or just relax in absolute privacy. The sounds of the rainforest, the river and at night the waves from the beaches closeby. This could be YOUR vacation rental: The Garden Cottage. Uvita, with its infrastructure that includes banks, supermarkets, health care and restaurants is only 1 mile away by car. Add another mile and you are at one of the finest beaches in the area, the famous Whale's Tail. Plenty of sports and excursion activities can be booked in Uvita. In addition, you will reach the bustling top surf spot Dominical with a 15 min drive. So you are able to have it all: the tranquility of nature, your private spot on the river to cool off, the sounds and wildlife of the rainforest, as well as an active, but still laid back small town experience and beach life and sports galore. Choose what suits you best each day! The Garden Cottage is designed to accommodate 2 persons comfortably. On 50 sqm (538 sq ft, incl. deck) you will find everything necessary for a joyous Costa Rican vacation: the open inside features a queen size bed on one side and the kitchen and lounge area on the other. Closet, toilet and shower are separated. Sliding doors lead to the deck, which is equipped with lounge chairs and a hammock. From here you have a splendid garden and rainforest view and may watch toucans, oropendulas, red and green parrots, colourful butterflies and humming birds and even the occasional group of monkeys, who would like to welcome you. Howler monkeys will wake you up in the mornings :D The Garden Cottage features: wireless internet, air condition, ceiling fan, full kitchen with small appliances (plates, cutlery, pans, basic condiments, stovetop, coffee maker, blender, small fridge), safe deposit box, parking. Included is the supply of linens, towels, toilet paper, hand soap and cleaning tools. You can help us in our own efforts to conserve natural resources by an economical use of water, electricity and chemicals. Also the house is non smoking, but of course you may smoke outside. Guest AccessGuests will have access to the tropical garden and the riverside (weather and seasonal waterflow permitting). The use of the pool at the owner's house is not included in the rental. In general guests are kindly asked to respect the privacy of the owner. Interaction with GuestsMy guests' privacy and needs are very important to me. Upon check-in we will agree on the best form of interaction and communication, which is different from one guest to another. Since my own house is on the other side of a little creek and palm trees sort of dividing the property, we will be close, but leaving sufficient space for privacy. There will be no loud parties or similar at any time (neither by myself nor by my guests). The Neighborhood Peace and tranquility and being in touch with nature are key elements in our neighborhood. Noise, pollution, negative energy, overcrowded spaces are being left outside when you enter the property. There are only a few neighbors and we all share and enforce the same philosophy. Getting AroundA rental car is absolutely recommended for your stay at the Garden Cottage (a safe parking space is located next to the house). A 4x4 is not necessary, unless you have scheduled some adventures where you might need it. FAQs: 1) How far is it from the international airport in San José? It is a 124 miles / 3,5 hours drive from the international airport in San José to Uvita. We recommend to rent a car and to do the drive during daytime (please consider this when making your reservation, as you might have to spend one night in San Jose). The best route from the airport is to take the new highway 27 direction Caldera and then highway 34 via Jaco, Quepos, Dominical to Uvita. 2) How close is The Garden Cottage to the beaches? The nearest beach with calm water and therefore good for swimming is Playa Bahia Uvita at the famous Whale's Tail, in a driving distance of 2,5 miles, the nearest surfer beach with big waves is Playa Hermosa, also 2,5 miles. All together you will be close to seven different and stunning beaches here in the Uvita area. All within easy reach with your rental car. Other Things to NoteDog lovers will find our two canines Mike and Pinto charming, social and easygoing. Pinto is also in charge to guard the property. Garfield, the cat especially enjoys to hunt butterflies, geckos and Jesus Christ lizards.
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The SpaceMarga´s and Chema´s home is a large, elegant, two storied, round building with a geodesic dome on top for holistic practices. Large living room with fire place. Private bathrooms in every bedroom. Dining room with forest and ocean view from 1000 m above sea level. No grid connection, solar panels, light by candles. Spring water from the property. With over 25 years experience in sustainable practices. Large sustainable farm with organic garden and fruit trees. Thoroughbred horses a cross between spanish Andalusian and costarrican Paso Fino. Caters to naturalists, equestrians, holistic groups and sustainable practice programs. Property is adjacent to Biological Corredor "El Paso de la Danta". Foot path to the beach, 12 km where the National Marine Park is situated. Many cascading rivers, streams in the area. Sorrounded by primary tropical forest with breath taking views. ' So, what is a sustainable way of life? It is a friendly relationship with nature, where the "cost of living" is directly related to minimizing environmental impacts and a true economy based in frugality, recycling, craftsmanship, growing your own food and avoiding consumerism. Breakfast is included with the room. Other meals are available with an additional cost. (Please let us know if you need this service prior to your arrival ). It is possible to contract a naturalists guide or horseback riding tours. There is a daily public bus, excepts Sundays, to a nearby village, 3 kms from Casa Tordesillas. Taxi service is available at reasonable prices. One can also participate in the voluntary hands-on sustainable practices, which are Margas and Chemas way of life, such as gardening, horse care and reforestation.. For more than 2 persons, please contact us for special prices The whole villa is available, with capacity up to 20 people You can also see availability for rooms 3 - 4 on the following link http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/257356 Or rooms 1 -2 at http://airbnb.com/rooms/128092 Guest AccessThe whole villa, the farm, the sourrounding forests and waterfalls Interaction with GuestsGuest are part of our home, the interaction if at a family level The NeighborhoodThe nearest neighbours are at the village, 3 kms away Getting AroundThere are daily buses to the nearest village, 3 kms away Taxi services are available to get around Other Things to NoteWe are located in a wilderness area and the rural roads to our place are a bit of a maze. Make it a point to call us and make sure you have the proper directions and make sure to arrive before dark (5pm) There is the posibilty of horseback ridding for experienced ridders or ridding lesson for beginners. The cost is $60 for a 3-4 hr ride through the country side. $30 for a one hour lesson Also, we offer massage services by a profesional physical therapist. The cost is $40 for a 45 min session. Naturalist guided tours are offered. Cost $20 per person There is a nearby restaurant that with swimming pools, half a km away
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The Space"Casitas Del Rio" (little houses on the river) We offer 3 individual studio-style "jungalows", on the river near the Pacific ocean. Our location allows quick and easy access to beaches, grocery stores, restaurants, banks, and many adventures. The small town of Uvita and the lovely beaches of Playa Ballena, Playa Colonia, and Playa Hermosa are a 5 minute drive from your Casita. Dominical, the popular surf town with its funky bohemian beach bar vibe, is a 12 minute drive north. Each casita perfectly accommodates 2 people, and is thoughtfully furnished with queen sized bed, locally made dining table for 2, bathroom with granite sink, powerful large shower and mini bar plus Internet and Wi Fi. The kitchenette is complete with all the necessary utensils you require to cook your perfect meal and includes, dishes, a 2 burner stove-top, separate grill, fridge, microwave oven, toaster, coffeemaker and blender. After stocking up on a few groceries in nearby Uvita, you'll have everything you require to prepare your gourmet meals and delicious fresh smoothies Outside your casita you will enjoy the lush tropical plants and trees that surrounds Casita Del Rio and provide you with the true jungle feel. There is private secure parking next to your accommodation. The porch is covered and has the added benefit of a ceiling fan with a view of the river and jungle. Hear the Congo monkeys howl, watch the toucans fly from tree to tree, dip your toes in the cascading ripples of the river right in front of your porch. We have a 50ft pool for you to relax in, or take a leisurely stroll up-river to discover a hidden waterfall, and more natural swimming holes, then come back and grill up on the BBQ in the garden. Check in service, arrival drinks and unpacking service if required. Do as much or as little as you like, and let us help you plan the perfect vacation for you We take bookings for individuals, families or groups. Rent all 3 Casitas for a private family or friends get-away, or an intimate wedding ceremony. IMPORTANT NOTE about our posted rates. The rates listed are for 1 Jungalow (Casita) only, which sleeps 2 adults maximum. Our area offers stunning mountain and coastal scenery, adventure tours, hiking, kayaking, zip-lining, whale and dolphin tours, bird-watching, horse- back riding, hidden waterfalls and swimming holes, deserted beaches, surfing, ATV tours, and more! We are 5 minutes away from a small town with restaurants, banks, and grocery stores, yet you feel far away from it all in our private river cove surrounded by primary forest. We highly recommend you rent a 4 wheel drive vehicle to reach our accommodation and to explore our area. There are several shuttle and transportation options available to transport you from San Jose to Uvita, where you can pick up your pre-arranged rental vehicle. You may drive yourself by rental car from San Jose to Uvita, or arrange collection at Quepos (XQP) or Palmar Sur (PMZ) airports (both a 45 min drive away)
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The SpaceImmaculately kept and elegantly luxurious, our space is the perfect communal space to relax, restore and to launch into your next adventure. Walk to our natural pools and waterfalls or just lounge about in our open air living and dining spaces. *Keep searching through Airbnb and you will find more of our beautiful spaces we have to offer! Guest Access• Wifi • Waterfalls • Organic gardens • Breathtaking views • The world's most beautiful sunsets • Yoga instruction (upon availability) • Massages (upon availability) • Tour/adventure assistance • Selva Store (small gifts, yoga towels, and wholesome snacks) • Gourmet vegan cuisine with 24hour reservation Interaction with GuestsStay at Selva Armonia independently with as little interaction desired or enjoy a more social setting with our wonderful on-site staff and hotel guests. *Our house manager is always on-site and eager to assist with any needs or requests. The NeighborhoodWe are located just above Marino Ballena National Park and just North of the Osa Peninsula, the 3rd most biologically diverse place on earth. There are also many beautiful beaches to explore nearby, such as, Playa Ventanas, Playa Hermosa, and Playa Dominical. Getting AroundPublic transportation and taxis are available in the central town of Uvita or reservation by hotel. To get to Selva Armonia by car: Drive 3.5 miles (5 kilometers) up a dirt road, Calle la Union, in a 4x4 vehicle, which is required to reach our property and most other beautiful locations throughout Costa Rica. Driving Directions: (URL HIDDEN) Other Things to Note4X4 WHEEL DRIVE REQUIRED TO ACCESS PROPERTY. -Please use directions from Selva Armonia web page or from confirmation email. Do not follow the route directed via Waze or GPS. Room is part of a bedroom center. You can view my profile to visit other rooms on-site at Selva Armonia: La Casa Grande: 5 private rooms with 2 beds in each $100/night Totem House: 2 private rooms with 3 beds in each $110/night Private Cabinas: First cabin has 2 beds and the second cabin has one queen size bed. Shared, private bath $120/night Available for purchase: • Private or group yoga instruction (upon availability) • Lunch $12, Dinner $15 with 24hour notice • Wine available • Selva Store (small gifts, yoga towels, and wholesome snacks) • Taxi/shuttle service support • Bodywork (upon availability) • Adventure/Excursion booking support Essentials for Happy Jungle Guests (Packing List): • Flashlight or headlamp • Insect repellant (if you are prone to insect bites, Deet/Off is highly recommended • Hiking/walking shoes • Biodegradable soaps, shampoos, etc. • Sunscreen • Sun Hat • Books, music, crafts, art projects or any other items that you love to fill your days with • Journal/Diary • Beach gear • Ear plugs (lots of beautiful jungle noises!) • Non-disposable water bottle (Metal or glass recommended) • Cash (U.S. dollars are accepted all over Costa Rica and Panama) Please leave valuables at home. SELVA ARMONIA RETREAT SEASON During the months of February-June Selva Armonia hosts yoga retreats! If you're interested, please visit us on our Selva Armonia web page for more information and detail. We would love to have you come submerse yourself in nature and experience supreme jungle bliss!
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The SpaceLow Season: $75 per night (May-Nov) High Season: $100 per night (Dec-April) This 1200 sq ft (15 ft ceilings) modern glass house is located on a 5,000 acre private nature reserve packed with wildlife (birds, monkeys, sloths, etc..) and an unique orchid collection. Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida has done a few botanical research trips. This house is at an elevation of 2,800 feet and is ideal for birdwatchers, orchid lovers, hikers (waterfall enthusiasts). The reserve has spectacular views of the mountain, waterfall, and ocean. 24 hour security (forest rangers are always on the property). 1 hour drive from the beaches in Dominical/Uvita. Because of the remote location, internet service is spotty. Guest AccessGuests have access to majority of the 5,000 acre reserve, though some areas are restricted. Interaction with GuestsThe forest rangers can provide guided tours.
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4br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceSTEP OUT THE BEDROOM DOORS TO THE WELCOMING PATIO OR UPPER BALCONY. EVERYROOM OFFERS GREAT OCEAN VIEWS. GREAT CARE HAS BEEN TAKEN TO ENSURE COMFORT AND PRIVACY TO ALL VISITORS TO CASA MANANA. A FEW NEIGHBOURS ADD TO A FRIENDLY SENSE OF COMMUNITY, AND ARTISTIC IRON WORK ON LOWER LEVEL DOORS AND WINDOWS ADD EXTRA SECURITY. WHETHER YOU’RE A READER OR A MOVIE BUFF WE’VE GOT SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE IN OUR DVD/BOOK LIBRARY. INTERNET AND SATELLITE TV ALSO AVAILABLE. Guest AccessA THREE HOUR DRIVE FROM THE AIRPORT ON GOOD HIGHWAYS BRINGS YOU TO THE SMALL BEACH COMMUNITY OF UVITA. A SHORT MOUNTAIN SIDE DRIVE FROM THE CASA (4 WHEEL DRIVE MANDATORY) TAKES YOU DOWN THE HILL TO GROCERY STORES, RESTAURANTS AND BEACHES. ALSO LOCATED ON BEJUCO ROAD IS THE MUCH VISITED UVITA WATERFALL WHERE YOU CAN ENJOY COLD DRINKS, GREAT SMOOTHIES AND A FEW MEAL OPTIONS AFTER A REFRESHING SWIM IN THE NATURAL POOL BELOW THE FALLS. Interaction with GuestsFOR 6 MONTHS OF THE YEAR, WE LIVE ON SITE IN A PRIVATE CASITA, SO WE ARE AVAILABLE WHEN NEEDED AND OUT OF SIGHT WHEN NOT. YOU ARE PROMISED ALL THE PRIVACY YOU REQUIRE BUT KNOW WE ARE THERE SHOULD THE NEED ARISE. THE BALANCE OF THE YEAR WE HAVE A FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL PROPERTY MANAGER WHO WILL CARE FOR YOUR NEEDS. (ENGLISH AND SPANISH SPOKEN) SPECIAL PRICING AND ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE FOR ANYONE WISHING TO RENT BOTH CASA MANANA, AND THE 2 BEDROOM CASITA IN CONJUNCTION. PLEASE ENQUIRE. The NeighborhoodWE LIVE IN A COMMUNITY THAT CURRENTLY HOUSES ABOUT 10 FAMILIES, MOST OF THEM PART TIME. THEY ARE HELPFUL AND READILY AVAILABLE ANY TIME THEY ARE NEEDED. WE OVERLOOK THE CANOPY LAYER OF THE RAINFOREST WHICH HOUSES TOUCANS AS WELL AS A MULTITUDE OF OTHER TROPICAL BIRDS. MONKEYS ARE OCCASIONALLY SPOTTED BUT OFTEN HEARD. THE VIEWS FROM THE CASA ARE AMAZING, ESPECIALLY THE SUNSETS, AND THE PROXIMITY TO THE OCEAN KEEPS THE AIR A COMFORTABLE 10 DEGREES LOWER THAN THE BEACH AND SHOPPING AREA. Getting AroundTHERE ARE LOCAL TAXIS, DAILY BUSES FROM SAN JOSE, 3 CAR RENTAL AGENCIES IN TOWN, BUT FROM THE CASA, WHICH IS 2.5 MILES "UP THE HILL" YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO RENT A CAR. Other Things to NoteACTIVITIES ABOUND IN AND AROUND THE UVITA AREA. FISHING, SNORKLING, DIVING, HOSRSEBACK RIDING, ATV TOURS, WATERFALL EXCURSIONS, ZIP LINE TOURS , HIKING, RIVER TUBING IN THE WET SEASON AND THERE MULTIPLE BEACHES WITHIN 15- 30 MINUTES DRIVE.
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Excellent
5 reviews
3br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceEach floor showcases a stunning view of the ocean and mountain. living areas are equipped with 50 inch LED T.V. , walk out to terrace and balcony, indoor and outdoor furniture and bluetooth speaker. Each bedroom includes there own private bathroom. Open concept design, with very clean and pristine interiors. Guest AccessGuests will have there own parking entrance, a walkout access to the Infinity Edge pool and all common areas. We are an upscale gated community, very private , with 24hours security gaurd on site. Interaction with GuestsConcierge services are included with your reservation and that can help with booking tours, transportation to and from the airport, restaurant recommendations, and anything else to help your vacation go smooth. Property Manager will be able to assist the guest through out there stay and help with anything they may need along the way. The NeighborhoodWe are private and exclusive community of 6 Villa's . The neighborhood is very quite and peaceful and is surrounded by alot of Nature and Natural Beauty. You can see Toucans and other exotic birds flying around and occasionally catch a glimpse of monkeys. Getting AroundTaxi`s, public transit, Rental vehicle`s are available Other Things to NoteAll amenities are within a 5 minute drive where you will find banks, grocery stores, restaurants, beaches, adventure tours, information center, rental car, and much much more
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3br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceLocated on 13.3 acres of primary Jungle. Very private with staff on grounds 24/7. Another option is to tell the staff you want privacy and when. Many Toucans and cusingas Guest AccessEntire house and pool. walking the extensive tropical gardens and small tours into the jungle by gardener. Interaction with GuestsStaff will interact as much or as little as client requests. Maid will come as often as you like , or as little as once a week. Maid does laundry as requested. Maid works for tips. The NeighborhoodInternational Community of approximately 20 homes currently with more under construction. Our lot is 13 acres when other have 1 or 2 acres
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Good
18 reviews
3br Home/Apartment
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The Casa Verde sits on top of a small hill with amazing views of a jungle ridge & sunset while only 5 minutes from downtown Uvita, the national park and beach of Ballena as well as Playa Hermosa and a fast array of restaurants & tourist attractions.
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2br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceUnique home with an amazing, 180 degree view of the pacific ocean and Whale's Tail National Park. Master suite and guestroom that sleeps six, each room with an adjoining bath. Total privacy, super birdwatching opportunities. Guest AccessThe villa is located on 4.2 private acres of land. This home offers lots of privacy. Within a 5 minute walk, river access along with a waterfall and swimming hole can be enjoyed. Laundry service offered for an additional $15 1x per week. Cleaning is an additional $40 per stay. There is river & waterfall access as well. Interaction with GuestsNo, I'm generally not present. I live in California & I have a team of property managers in Costa Rica that can be as involved as guests prefer: They meet and accompany guests to the home upon arrival. They can assist in reserving activities.There is an onsite caretaker as well if issues arise. ***During the upcoming period ranging from January 19th through July 13th, 2017, I will be living at the property and am available as much or as little as guests desire to interact with them. The NeighborhoodThe natural scenery is spectacular! The home gives the sense of being far from it all while actually only a 7 minute drive from town and many ammenities. If you love birds, this is the place. When on the main balcony, you feel like you're floating above the jungle. Many restaurants located in town as well as many adventure activities. Getting Around A 4x4 vehicle with low gears is required for accessing this part of Costa Rica. Fly into San Jose and rent your car there or hop a commuter flight to Quepos and pick your car up at the small airport. Many public buses run from San Jose to Uvita. There is a tourist information center in town that can schedule shuttles to and from the property. Taxis (4x4) can be hired in town as well. If you are in great shape, you can also walk to and from town. There is onsite parking for 2-3 cars. Other Things to NoteMany beautiful, deserted beaches are only a 10-15 minute drive away. Activities such as: Horseback rides, surf lessons, yoga classes, birdwatching, zip-lining, waterfall hikes can be arranged locally.
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The SpaceWe are walking distance from everything you need for your vacations in Uvita! Guest AccessPool Table, Community Kitchen, Internet Interaction with GuestsAs much as they need and want! The NeighborhoodThe Nature! Getting AroundYes, 2 minutes walking from bus stops
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The SpaceLow Season: $165per night (May - Nov) High Season: $250 per night (Dec-April) Above the resort town of Uvita, immersed in nature, tranquility and privacy sits a hidden jewel. This unusual Villa is here for any couple or individual who wishes to rejuvenate while enjoying the area's almost unlimited pleasure and adventure. Tucked away in a tropical paradise, this Moroccan/Indian style Villa has the feel of a small palace. This exclusive Villa is luxurious, extremely comfortable and designed with exquisite attention to detail. Designed by us (the owners Paula and Marty) our focus was to create a place of beauty that would feel palatial and yet be cradled in the mountains and jungle, where one could experience "living in art and natural beauty at the same time". The Villa is all handcrafted and great care went into creating interior windows and veranda arches, all uniquely designed with beautiful moldings. The mahogany Queen bed was also custom designed and hand carved. The bedroom floors are beautiful Teak wood, soft underfoot. The 18ft vaulted ceiling is crowned by an unusual dome which can be softly lit and is a pleasure to gaze at while lying in bed. The bathroom is spacious and mostly stone and has an exotic ancient feel. While the bedroom and bathroom are comfortably screened in the veranda (living room and gourmet kitchen) are open air yet covered and protected from the rain. The villa has several multicolored stained glass Moroccan lamps and candles enhancing the already serene and romantic ambiance. The veranda flooring is imported porcelain tile, the kitchen has hand painted wall tiles and counters of Costa Rican quartz stone. Both overlook your personal 51ft saltwater pool which is covered with see through fabric so that you are always protected from the harsh sun's rays but can see sky and trees clearly. The pool is tiled with Italian imported glass tiles and is both beautiful to look at and delightful to enjoy. It can be lit for an evening swim under the stars. The water is non chemical (saltwater) and one does not feel the salt. It just feels clean, fresh and gentle. As you enter this private reserve you are stepping into a world of natural beauty where your awareness shifts as your senses are delighted and calmed by the extraordinary beauty in which you will be living(URL HIDDEN) This 60 acre private property has abundant wild life and hundreds of flowering plants and fruit and palm trees and overlooks the largest marine preserve in Central America, Cano Island, and the Whale's Tail reef (the third largest in the world). Included are hiking trails leading to stunning Pacific Ocean views and resting areas where you can stop to enjoy a glass of wine as you watch the sun set. The Villa is nestled in the midst of a garden of tropical flowers, bamboos and sculptures and overlooks your personal 51 ft saltwater pool, the Uvita River Valley, and the Talamanca Mountains beyondn You awake each morning to the sounds of Howler Monkeys and numerous varieties of tropical birds (yet comfortably screened in) and relax in the evenings to the surf's far off gentle rhythms. Only we ,Marty and Paula share this 60 acre property with you. We are available to help you arrange anything you need during your stay. Although comfortably out of sight or sound they can always be reached by your provided walkie talkie. The Hidden Villa is luxury glamping at it's best!! Our South Pacific Coast has several palm tree lined beaches with tranquil waters as well as beaches for surfing and kayaking. Available tours include: whale and dolphin watching, trips to Cano Island, Drakes Bay and the Osa Peninsula, scuba diving, snorkeling, sport fishing, horseback riding through jungle trails or on the beaches, canopy tours and waterfall repelling, zip line and more.... Locally you can enjoy sumptuous dining from tasty typical food to the finest international cuisines. If you wish to savor the experience of peaceful solitude your Villa includes a fully equipped kitchen so you can always dine at home (URL HIDDEN) With several world class spas in the area it is easy for us to arrange any beauty or wellness treatment you desire. If you are interested in exercising while here there is a library of Yoga, Pilates and other DVD's as well as free weights, mats, Yoga blocks, etc. The pool is perfect for swimming laps or dreamily drifting on the soft soothing floats. If total relaxation is what you yearn for you will find complete satisfaction here. The Villa is a perfect Honeymoon retreat or a beautiful and peaceful journey into elegance and nature for any couple or individual Guest AccessExclusive access to a 51ft pool. (The owners use if for only 1 1/2 hour per day- to be arranged at guests convenience). Walking trails on this 60 acre preserve with gorgeous ocean views and a picnic table at the top for sunset viewing. 26 waterfalls on our road as well!!! Interaction with GuestsGuests are afforded total privacy if that is what they desire. One need not see or talk to anyone while staying at the Villa. If, however, contact is desired we are available ....just pick up your walkie talkie and call! The NeighborhoodThe Uvita area is one of the most biodiverse in the world. The Uvita beach is where the Whales come to give birth in September. It is spectacular to see. All times of year we have many amazing beaches to swim, snorkel, fish, kayak , surf and relax. We have so many delicious restaurants as well. The people here are a beautiful mixture of Ticos (local Costa Rican) and estrangers. We all love living here and our community if happy and loving. Getting AroundThere are buses going north and south all day as well as several taxis. Other Things to NoteWe have a wonderful market every Saturday morning where you can shop for everything from organic vegetables, gluten free (or not!) home made breads, jewelry, hand crafts, delicious home made foods and condiments. It is a great time to get out and socialize as well
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3br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceVilla St Tropez features all the amenities and more that you expect in a modern luxury vacation villa. SPECIFIC EXTRA SERVICES : daily maid, for cleaning and cooking service; Personal Chef service available; Massages on the site with a therapist coming to the villa... Ask for rates & further details. SPECIAL CURRENT OFFER : The Luxury Aventure Week including 5 activities. Amenities: - Air conditioning - Ventilation and tiles for house cooling - Fully equipped kitchen (microwave, dishwasher, espresso machine...) - Large laundry room with washer and dryer - Flat TV screens, Theater home video system, Integrated music system - Cable and Internet - Comfortable and modern French-style designed furniture - Private parking for 3 vehicles - High tech electric system, 'My Home'. - Large exterior glass windows to maximize overwhelming views. Featuring amazing sunsets, calming echoes from the Pacific Ocean and spectacular views of the Costa Ballena whale’s tail. This single level 340 sq mts villa with Patio, terraces, overflowing swimming pool facing the 'Whale Tail' panorama is set in a 3000 sq mts property, with full privacy and safety (guard, alarm system) and exquisite landscaping. Imagine yourself at the end of a full of adventure day, watching the humpback whales breaching from Marino Ballena National Park while you are having one of your previously prepared mimosas and saunter out to the rancho-covered terrace to roll yourself out in a reclining chair. The violet sky is reflected in your infinity-edge pool. Beyond, you send your gaze out to Uvita's famous Whale's Tail, the Osa Peninsula and Isla del Caño... Now… stop imagining it and make it your reality. A fifteen minute 4x4 drive up a rainforest-lined, bumpy Costa Rican road takes you up to 1000 feet in elevation, where you arrive at Villa St Tropez. With the touch of a button the electric gate opens, the exterior lights slowly illuminate the trees and gardens, offsetting the modern white facade of your luxury home and all of the networked systems within the home come online. You walk past a glowing koi pond and sculpted gardens. You enter to find your favorite music playing softly in the background and the lights are dimmed to offer a romantic, late-afternoon ambience. St Tropez Villa is the most modern, sophisticated and elegant home along the Costa Ballena. It is the perfect mix of Costa Rican mountains, verdant rainforest, spectacular ocean views and contemporary luxury. The entire home is wired with a My Home smart system, allowing you to control the lighting, music, television and security systems. The home was designed by a French artist designer and is an amalgamation of French Mediterranean and modern tropical influences. Every room in the house looks out to the gorgeous mountain and coastline views and flows perfectly into the abundant outdoor terraces. The Villa is a Pacific dream, offering high end luxury amongst nature’s chorus of ocean waves, refreshing breezes and active wildlife. Inquire for more details! You will find further information on the property and the area on our website: (URL HIDDEN) Reviews from previous guests: (URL HIDDEN)
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We welcome all guest to our local/ family owened lodge. Our rooms are in a private area where you will find yourself inbetween primary and secondary forest and our small farm with fruit tress and cute goats.
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1br Home/Apartment
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Perched above the river and surrounded by jungle, Villa Colibri is tranquil and enchanting. It's a hidden gem perfect for couples seeking privacy, or artists looking for a peaceful spot to let their creativity flow.
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2br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceJust 10 minutes from the beach, Casa Heliconia is close to all of your desired vacation activities. Tucked away in the mountains overlooking the union of 2 rivers allows for a wide range of flora, fauna & cooler temperatures. Guest AccessGuests have access to the river, community pool, yoga deck and many hiking opportunities Other Things to Note4x4 vehicle is necessary to access Manoas. Breakfast is available at the cafe for an additional fee.
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The SpaceMarga´s and Chema´s home is a large elegant two storied round building with a geodesic dome on top for holistic practices. Large living room with fire place. Private bathrooms in every bedroom. Dining room with forest and ocean view from 1000 m above sea level. No grid connection, solar panels, rooms with candle light. Spring water from the property. With over 25 years experience in sustainable practices, have been able to maintain a harmonious balance between the sorounding forest and human presence. It is a large biological farm with organic garden and fruit trees. The horses are a breed cross between spanish andalusian and Costarican Paso Fino. Caters to naturalists, artists, mystics, equestrians, holistic groups and sustainable practice seminars. Property is adjacent to Biological Corredor "El Paso de la Danta". Rural path to the beach on foot. There are many rivers, brooks, waterfalls and natural swimming pools in the area, besides several nature trails through the forest; gives the naturalist a sample of this tropical land. In top of all this, the breath taking views over the rolling valles and down to the coast line. One can also participate in voluntary hands on sustainable practices, which are Margas and Chemas way of life. Some of these practices are biological gardening, reforestation, different crafts and horse care. So, what is a sustainable way of life? It is a friendly relationship with nature, where the "cost of living" is directly related to minimizing environmental impact; where a true economy is based in minimizing waste and being frugal. Recycling, craftsmanship, growing your own food and avoiding consumerism. Breakfast and afternoon homemade pastries are included with your stay, other meals are available with an additional cost. Please let us know if you like to have this service prior to your arrival. All additional services are payed in cash, no credit cards. There is a public bus every day (except Sundays) to a nearby village 3 kms from Casa Tordesillas. Local taxis are available upon request. For more than 2 persons, please contact us for special prices The whole villa is also available, with room up to 20 people You can also check availability of rooms 1-2 in case this one is already booked http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/128092 Or room 5: http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/290050 Guest AccessThe whole villa and the farm with the sorrounding forests and waterfalls are accessible for the guests Interaction with GuestsThe guest become part of our home and the interaction is at a family level The NeighborhoodOur nearest neighbors is the village, 3 kms away. They know us by our first name Chema and Marga, in case you need to ask directions. Getting AroundThere are daily public buses to the nearby village 3 kms away. (except Sundays) Also one can hire a local taxi upon request. Other Things to NoteBreakfast and afternoon home made paistries are included with your stay, other meals are available at an extra cost. Please let us know if you would like this service prior to your arrival. All additional services are payed in cash. If a car rental is your option, make shure it is a 4X4 Also, since we are located in a wilderness area and the rural roads to our place are a bit of a maze, make shure you contact us so as to give proper directions and arrive before sunset. The whole villa is available for up to 20 guests. There is the possibility of horseback ridding for experienced ridders or ridding lessons for beginners. The cost is $60 for a 3-4 hr ride through the country side. $30 for a 1 hr lesson. Also, we offer massage services from a profesional physical therapist. The cost is $40 for a 45 min. session. Naturalist guided tours are offered. Cost is $20 per person. There is a nearby restaurant with swimming pool, half a km away
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Excellent
33 reviews
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The SpaceMargas and Chemas home is a large elegant, two storied round building with a geodesic dome on top for holistic exercises. A large living room with a fire place. Private bathroom in every bedroom. The dinning room and living room have a view to the forest and ocean from 1000 mts above sea level. No grid connection, solar panels and candles. The spring of fresh water is in the property. With over 25 years experience in sustainable practices. A large biological farm with organic gardens and fruit trees. Thoroughbred horses, a cross between andalusian and costarrican paso fino. Caters to naturalists, equestrians, holistic health groups, artists, mystics and clases are given in sustainable practices. Property is adjacent to the Biological Corridor "El Paso de la Danta" A rural foot path to the beach, 12 kms and the National Marine Park Marino Ballena, where twice a year the humpback whales migrate. Also, there is a large variety of dolphins which make their home in these waters. Many cascading rivers in the area where to swim, sorounded by tropical forests and spectacular views. So, what is a sustainable way of life? It is a friendly relationship with nature, where the "cost of living" is directly related to minimicing environmental impact and a true economy based in frugality, recycling, craftsmanship, growing your own food and avoiding consumerism. It is important that you know that we are not a business, it is just our way of life and you share our home and way of life with us. Breakfast is included, other meals are available with an additional cost. Please let us know ahead of time. It is possible to hire a naturalist guide and horse back ridding. All these services are payed in cash. There is a daily public bus service, except Sundays, to a nearby village, 3 kms. Taxi is also available. One can also participate in the voluntary hands-on sustainable practices, which are Margas and Chemas way of life. Such as gardening, reforestation and horse care. For more than 2 persons, please contact us for special prices. The whole villa is also available, it has capacity up to 20 people You can also see availability of rooms 3 - 4 on the following link, http://airbnb.com/rooms/257356 Or room 5 - http://airbnb.com/rooms/290050 Guest AccessTo the farm, the forest and the nearby natural swimming pools and waterfalls, also there is a regular swimming pool about 1 km down the road Interaction with GuestsGuests become part of the family, we are early to bed and early to rise The NeighborhoodIt is nature at its best, lost of wild life and trails to walk through the woods, nearby swimming and it is so peaceful Getting AroundThere is daily public bus and availability of taxis If you come by car rental, make sure is a 4X4 Other Things to NotePlease call when you are in Costa Rica and on your way here so as to help you with directions If you come by car, make sure it is a 4X4 and to arrive before 6:00 pm due to the remoteness of our place
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Excellent
25 reviews
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The SpaceThe Tucan Hotel is located in Uvita, Costa Rica, just 100 meters from the Coastal Highway. Getting here by bus, or car is very easy. We have secured parking on premise. You can walk to the grocery store, banks, restaurants as well as the mountains, rivers, beaches, and waterfalls. Our hotel common area is cozy and comfortable enough to just stay here all day! A large roof means that the you are comfortable in the rainy season! Our famous full service helps you see and do everything in the area with the best tour companies and at the best prices. We also help you explore the area on your own for free! Guest AccessFree Coffee, Computer, WI-FI, Pool Table, Games, Public kitchen, bicycles. Surf Board and Snorkel gear Rental! Library full of books, music, and movies! Interaction with GuestsWe are a full service Alberque! We can arrange your tours, transportation, dinner reservations and more! The NeighborhoodUvita, Costa Rica - Where the mountains meet the Sea! Let help you have an inexpensive vacation in Costa Rica with plenty of outdoor activities. We are walking distance to Mountains, Jungles, Rivers, Waterfalls, Ocean, and beaches! Getting AroundThe bus stops just 100 meters from the Tucan Hotel. Plenty of taxis. Free beach shuttle from the hotel. But, you can walk to everything!
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The SpaceWe are the first sustainable practice project in Costa Rica, dating back to 1991. The building is an "earth home" made from local materials mostly, done by the hands of Marga and Chema. It is an organic farm and off the grid. Our method of transport is the horse. Guest AccessOur guests have access to the farm, the surrounding forests, the waterfalls and natural swimming pools, the horses, yoga clases (Do-In) and hands on activities Interaction with GuestsOur guests are part of the family The NeighborhoodWe are 3 kms away from the nearest village and have no neighbours nearby, the road is rural and solitary, please arrive before dark, no street lights. Getting AroundThere is a daily bus to the nearby village, except on Sundays and local cabs. For more information, please contact us specifically once you have your reservation. Other Things to NoteIt is a mountain retreat specially for artists, mystics, equestrian and naturalists. Not for everybody... There is the possibility of horseback ridding for experienced ridders or ridding lessons for beginners. The cost is $60 for a 3-4 hr ride through the country side. $30 for a 1 hr lesson. Also, we offer massage services from a profesional physical therapist. The cost is $40 for a 45 min. session. Naturalist guided tours are offered. Cost is $20 per person. There is a nearby restaurante with swimming pools, half a km away
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The SpaceOur property sits on 15 acres of primary rainforest with180* views of the Pacific Ocean and 180* views of the jungle , from every part of the property. Guest AccessThe specific villa, private hot/cold infinity pool, and all common areas including the jungle yoga platform, the lounge/bar/restaurant, the main infinity pool, all hiking trails, the zen lounge. Interaction with Guestswe have a full staff including, housekeeping, general maintenance, landscaper, chef, general manager, bar tender and the owners live on premise. The property is 15 acres of primary and secondary rainforest. The entire property is smoke free to preserve the nature. The NeighborhoodWe have over 13 beautiful beaches within only a few miles from the property. We are in Southern Costa Rica, so this is a nature lovers and adventurers paradise. Getting AroundCabs and private shuttles can be arranged when needed. We can assist you with renting a car as well as local ground transportation. Other Things to NoteThe entire property is smoke free in order to preserve the surrounding rainforest and nature.
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The SpaceBedroom with small kitchenette (refrigerator, coffe maker and toaster) to prepare yourself your own breanfast. For the first breakfast, orange juice, bread and coffee are furnished ! The NeighborhoodThere are 20 km of seashore to explore, which include around 10 beaches. Each beach is different and just as beautiful as the next. Here you can do some of your favorite activities which include: swimming, walking along the beach, sunbathing, surfing, kayaking (Dominical Beach), diving and snorkeling, etc. Other Things to NoteIn the village of Uvita, (5 minutes from FINCA SAN MIGUEL) you will find these accommodations: Small commercial centers 3 banks with automatic banking 2 supermarkets Lot of boutiques Excellent restaurants A tourist information office Agencies for car rentals, VTT’s, bicycles, etc.
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The SpaceBedroom with small kitchenette (refrigerator, coffe maker and toaster) to prepare yourself your own breakfast. For the first breakfast, orange juice, milk, bread, jam and coffee are furnished ! The NeighborhoodIn the village of Uvita, you will find: Small commercial centers 3 banks with automatic banking 2 supermarkets Lot of boutiques Excellent restaurants A tourist information office Agencies for car rentals, VTT’s, bicycles, etc.
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The SpaceCasa Tordesillas has been a sustainable and regenerative practices place since 1992 and open for visitors since 2001. In 2012 a school on sustainable and regenerative practices for local youths was started. These factors is what makes Casa Tordesillas a unique place for the amount of time involved in sustainable and regenerative practices. Guest AccessAccess to the whole farm and sorrounding area Interaction with GuestsThe stay at Casa Tordesillas is like being in family and Marga and Chema are willing to help you on what ever your needs may be. The NeighborhoodThe area where Casa Tordesillas is located is set on top of the coastal ridge, with one slope being a protected biological corredor and wilderness area. The other side of the slope is rural and farming valleys doted with small villages, cascading rivers with waterfalls and swimming holes. Getting AroundThere is regular outdoor parking in Casa Tordesillas and the nearest public bus service is at 3 km down to the village. There are two buses daily and only one on Sundays. There is taxi service upon request. Other Things to NoteJust remember that Casa Tordesillas is located in a wilderness area, therefore, check with Chema before going off on your own around the area. Make sure you arrive before sun set. There is the possibiltiy of horseback ridding for experienced ridders or ridding lessons for beginners. The cost is $60 for a 3-4 hr ride through the country side. $30 for a 1 hr ridding lesson. Also, we offer massage services from a profesional physical therapist. The cost is $40 for a 45 min. session. Naturalist guided tours are affered. Cost $20 per person. There is a nearby restaurant with swimming pools, half a km away.
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The SpaceFor travelers who are looking for something more than budget, Ocean Melody is the place! Private and comfortable for two guests, this brand new casita is located in the coast-side village of Bahia, only 800 meters from the main entrance of the Marine National Park Ballena and the beautiful wild beaches Playa Uvita and Playa Colonia. Its location right behind the beach forest of the National Park, only 200 meters from the Ocean, provides a daily breeze and the constant magic melody of the sea waves. The house is made of local cultivated, environmental-friendly certified pinewood. The sea breeze is reinforced by designed ceiling fans in all rooms and the porch; a fresh local ceramic floor completes the cosy feeling of natural immersion. Air conditioning provides extra cooling in the bedroom. The queen sized bed is comfortable and equipped with 100% cotton bed and pillows sheets. A living room sofa bed is available for young families with kids. The fully furnished kitchen is nicely decorated with South Italian tiles. It forms a unique space with the living room, and creates continuity with the external porch thanks to the phantom sliding door. You will enjoy the flat screen TV, with satellite and video library, on the comfortable micro-fiber textured sofa and armchair. The bathroom is bright and supplied with hot water system. There is a security safe for valuables. The spacious external porch offers two rocking chairs to enjoy the sound of the Ocean, while navigating on a comfortable high speed wireless internet. Or you can just hang the hammock and lay, watching at the coastal jungle and experience the sight of a monkey or of a loud screaming pair of Scarlet Macaws! The external new garden is equipped with a BBQ area, a round stone table and chairs, and outdoor shower. The parking place is gated, private and lightened at night. No 4x4 expensive rental car is necessary…actually you won’t need a car at all! The village of Bahia (an old farm that became a tourist destination after the national Park was created) can be easily reached by public bus. It hosts all tour operators organizing mid-day boat tours of the park or daily tours to the more distant and spectacular Caño Island and Corcovado National Park. You can hang around walking or cycling (bicycles available on request); go to the beach and take a low-tide walk to the world wide known Whale’s Tail; surf a wave at Playa Colonia when the tide raises; rest in one of the local sodas and enjoy a fresh fried fish or a natural fruit juice; or just buy some food and be back home………all within few hundred meters from Ocean Melody! No need of inaccessible luxurious villas anymore…With Ocean Melody you can make your visit to paradise possible, optimize your money and enjoy unforgettable excursions, without renouncing to the comforts your vacation deserves! Guest AccessPrivate perking, private pool, private garden, television, internet, air conditioning, BBQ. Bicycles available on request. Interaction with GuestsGuests are closely taken car of The NeighborhoodThe pacific beach village of Bahia, at the entrance of the popular Marine National Park, has access to wonderful beaches. Local restaurants (sodas) and groceries present. Getting AroundBicycles (available), private transportation (car, taxi), local buses (not frequent). Other Things to Note2-nights stay available for additional 30$ cleaning fee. For longer stays cleaning is included.
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The SpaceFor travellers who are looking for something more than budget, Uvita Beach House is the place! Private and comfortable for two to eight guests, this brand new Casa is located in the coast-side village of Bahia, only 800 meters from the main entrance of the Marine National Park Ballena and the beautiful wild beaches Playa Uvita and Playa Colonia. Its location right behind the beach forest of the National Park, only 200 meters from the Ocean, provides a daily breeze and the constant magic melody of the sea waves (No thorough pathway) The house is made of local cultivated, environmental-friendly certified pinewood. The sea breeze is reinforced by designed 5 ceiling fans and three wall mounted remote controlled Fans in all rooms and the porch; a fresh local ceramic floor completes the cosy feeling of natural immersion. All open areas of the house has screens against unwanted animals. The queen sized bed is comfortable and equipped with 100% cotton bed and pillows sheets. A living room sofa-bed is available for 5th and 6th guest and two Air Mattresses for 7th and 8th guest. The fully furnished kitchen is nicely decorated with European tiles. It forms a unique space with the living room, and creates continuity with the external porch thanks to the phantom sliding door. You will enjoy the flat screen TV and video library on the comfortable micro-fiber textured sofa and armchair. The bathroom is bright and supplied with hot water system. There is a second shower outside of the house. There is a security safe for valuables. The spacious external porch offers two rocking chairs to enjoy the sound of the Ocean, while navigating on a comfortable high speed wireless internet, watching at the coastal jungle and experience the sight of a monkey or of a loud screaming pair of Scarlet Macaws! The external new 700 m2 garden is equipped with a Jacuzzi and a Veranda (12 can sit) and outdoor shower. The parking place for 4 cars is private and lightened at night. No 4x4 expensive rental car is necessary…actually you won't need a car at all! The village of Bahia (an old farm that became a tourist destination after the national Park was created) can be easily reached by public bus. It hosts all tour operators organising mid-day boat tours of the park or daily tours to the more distant and spectacular Caño Island and Corcovado National Park. You can hang around walking or cycling (bicycles available on request); go to the beach and take a low-tide walk to the world wide known Whale’s Tail; surf a wave at Playa Colonia when the tide raises; rest in one of the local sodas and enjoy a fresh fried fish or a natural fruit juice; or just buy some food and be back home………all within few hundred meters from ocean and forest! No need of inaccessible luxurious villas anymore…With this Uvita Beach House you can make your visit to paradise possible, optimise your money and enjoy unforgettable excursions, without renouncing to the comforts your vacation deserves! Guest AccessNothing will be shared, all is to be enjoyed by the guests only, including the 1000 m2 garden. Interaction with GuestsOur neighbor, Zaida (Key Pick-up, Housekeeping, Spanish only) +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Other neighbor Miguel (Spanish only) is the handyman if needed. His phone: +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) For emergency also contact Memet at +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (English, Spanish, German) The NeighborhoodDescribed by many as the most biologically diverse area in the the world. Located on southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica with beautiful beaches and divine scenery. Of all the spectacular beaches that are here Playa Uvita is among the most magnificent beaches in the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Located in the province of Puntarenas, 16 kilometers south of Dominical, a surfing spot, Playa Uvita is in the Marino Ballena National Park. The best way to get to Playa Uvita is to fly to Juan Santamaria International Airport and from there take a bus to Quepos and Dominical. From here you can take another bus to Playa Uvita, a short trip. Another alternative for tourists is to fly to Palomar Sur Airport and then drive to Uvita beach. You can go all year round as it has glorious weather most of the time. Playa Uvita is a 2 mile beach of white sand and moderate waves and crystal blue water. Because this beach is part of Ballena Marine National Park any hunting or fishing of marine life is strictly prohibited. However, swimming conditions are ideal and tourists can enjoy a variety of water sports. Best phenomenon of Playa Uvita is its beautiful landscapes with statutory and mangrove swamps as well as its charming atmosphere of the village. Horseback riding, snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving are popular activities, while those who prefer a more relaxed peace can walk along the coast or take a sunbath on the beach and enjoy the beautiful scenery and marine life that Playa Uvita offers. It's a relatively quiet beach with few tourists and you can also take a tour to Isla del Caño, Isla Violines, Isla Ballena or walk a few miles into the rainforest or mountains. Getting AroundStarted from San Jose on Route 27 in the newly built road to the edge of the west coast, through the towns of Jaco and Quepos to reach Dominical (playa Dominical). This is where you should take the main road called the Costanera Sur; you pass some beautiful beaches and finally to Uvita. Uvita Casa is located 400 meters south of Banco Nacional from Cabinas Gato turn right (west) and go 0.8 kilometers down the road and you will find the soccer field on the right and the entrance on the left and go another 200 m, the big house on the left with the 1000m2 garden. Other Things to NoteThere is an additional charge of $10 per pet per night please. Costa Ballena is where you can enjoy the radiant lush green of the mountains and jungle teaming up with the Pacific Ocean. Marina National Park named after the whales that come yearly for courting and calving , have abundant sea life, are ideal for snorkelling and watching unforgettable sunsets. All kinds of tours of adventure and discovery are nearby as well as places where you can relax and enjoy delicious food.
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The Space•Room ($ 75,- a night, breakfast not included) All our rooms are, by using warm colors and handmade local wooden furniture, practically and tastefully decorated. Each room has a queen size or twin beds with special orthopedic sleeping mattresses so you have wonderful new refresh for the next day. Furthermore, each chamber offers various conveniences such as a small fridge and coffee and tea making facilities. All sliding windows have screens and in every room is a ceiling fan. Our bathrooms have a nice shower with hot and cold water and a Costa Rican original hand-painted sink. The Lodge is 150 meter above sea level which gives the evenings and nights pleasantly cool air and therefore air-conditioning is not really necessary. Furthermore all rooms have a spacious private terrace with comfortable chairs and great views of the tropical jungle and a beautiful lake which you undisturbed can admire many birds and other animals that visit us every day. We offer a nice tropical breakfast for $ 8,- a person. La Cacatúa Lodge is a romantic small hote(URL HIDDEN)located in one of the most beautiful spots near Uvita in the south of Costa Rica. You will find La Cacatúa Lodge opposite of the entrance of the road to the National Park Marino Ballena and only a few minutes away from the charming villages of Uvita and Bahia Ballena (Whale Bay). The hotel offers a beautiful tropical garden where our rooms and studios are located and consists of a mix of tropical fruit trees, plants, flowers and shrubs. Our garden attracts hereby lots of different birds and butterflies but also other animals such as sloths, monkeys, anteaters, armadillos and iguanas. In the area there is plenty to do for both the active and the relaxed holidaymaker, including bird watching, whale watching, hiking, horseback riding, scuba diving, snorkeling, ultra-light flying, canopy, rafting, hiking, etc. Relaxing on one of the many beaches or in one of our hammocks at our pool with jacuzzi is also possible. Uvita has a number of good restaurants, a few bars, several banks and two fairly large supermarkets. In Bahia Ballena you find the souvenir shops and some restaurants and bars. Furthermore is the Lodge an ideal base for exploring the national parks Manuel Antonio, Corcovado, Chirripo and Marino Ballena. Guest Access•Internet (Wi-Fi) •Pool with Jacuzzi •Relaxation area around the swimming pool with sun loungers and hammocks •Restaurant (breakfast and diner (dish of the day) •Tropical garden •Private parking Interaction with GuestsWe provide extensive personal attention and advice when appropriate. Hospitality is our reference.
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The SpaceOur expansive property offers many of the luxuries of home while being surrounded by nature every step of the way. From our carved pathway down to the union of the Uvita & Ballena rivers to the Laguna filled with Talapia and Caiman crocodiles, you're never too far from something spectacular. Guest AccessGuests will have access to our pool overlooking the river, our wooden mountain top yoga deck and concierge service to assist you during your stay. Interaction with GuestsOur family manages and lives on the property to ensure your stay is special. We are here to make sure you have everything you need. The NeighborhoodKnown for stunning mountain landscapes that stretch down to palm-fringed beaches, Uvita is centrally located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica more specifically known as Costa Ballena. It's home to breathtaking waterfalls, warm uncrowded beaches, a pristine marine reserve, and an unparalleled richness of beautiful plant and animal species. At Manoas you're close to everything you've imagined a tropical vacation could be. Getting AroundRenting a 4x4 vehicle is important when traveling to Uvita in order to navigate the mountain roads. Once you see some of the stunning vistas the mountains provide, you'll be glad you did!
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The SpaceOur rooms are known for their value. They are very clean and spacious and have cable TV, A/C, hot showers and WIFI. Guest AccessWe have a full restaurant which is very affordable and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and if you go fishing Lupe will prepare your catch for a small fee. Interaction with GuestsLupe and Danny her on in-law run the place and live there and create a wonderful Tico atmosphere. When I am there I usually show my guests the attractions and give them a free surfing lesson. The NeighborhoodWe are located in Uvita. This small hamlet was hard to get to but when they fixed the Costanera, the road from Jacó, it made it possible to be at my place in three hours from the airport. We recommend a car or a taxi but we are just 5 minutes by car from playa Hermosa, two minutes to the Marino Ballena National park and 10 minutes from playa ventanas. Getting AroundTracopa is the bus that takes you from San José in about 3.5 hours for about $14. However, I suggest you rent a small car such as a Yaris for about $50 a day including full insurance. It makes life a lot easier. Other Things to NoteWe are not on the beach but there are several great attractions nearby: aside from Playa Hermosa, Dominical, Ventanas and the Marino Ballena, we have Canopy tours in Osa Mountains, snorkeling in Caño Island. Manuel Antonio and Corcovado are very close and we are just 20 minutes from the starting point of the Nauyaca waterfalls horseback tour. There are also three small waterfalls in the vicinity.
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The SpaceThis brand new home was custom built by Linda and Richard. It is ideal for 1 or 2 couples or a small family. The bedrooms each have 2 Twin XL beds that can be combined to Kings or separated depending upon your needs. It is a very open floor plan for the living area which opens out to the pool deck. Guest AccessThere is no area of the house that is off limits. There is a hammock in the garden and multiple places to relax and enjoy the expansive view. Interaction with GuestsWe are not at the home. This is a rental property for which we have a property manager available locally. She can recommend activities and restaurants etc. We are available by email, text and phone if the guests need us. The NeighborhoodWe love the view of the Whales Tail which is "dead-on" from the property. Toucans and Aracaris frequent our trees creating a feeling of being in an aviary! The mountain breeze is lovely. The home has a great indoor/outdoor set-up providing for a feeling of openness and "floating" in the hills. Getting AroundThere is no public transportation. You must rent a 4X4 vehicle. Do not try to access the property with an AWD or car.
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The SpaceZEN Villa is a two story, three bedroom brand new designer villa. Featuring 1 King sized bed, 2 Queens, and an extra twin mattress (if needed), the Villa offers a perfect getaway for couples, groups, or families. Relax on one of ZEN's private terraces, take a dip in the infinity pool, or simply relish the majesty that surrounds you. ZEN Villa is equipped with state of the art modern furnishings and facilities, complete with external living spaces fit for dining, relaxing and yoga. ZEN VILLA is situated just above Whales Tale National Park, with sweeping views of Costa Ballena Nature Preserve, located on Costa Rica's Southwestern coast. This villa is just 7 minute drive from Pacific Ocean with ideal surfing, waterfalls, etc. Located in the jewel crown of Costa Rica, Uvita is located on the Costa Ballena, a small vibrant fishing village and the countries best kept secret on the entrance of the most dedicated national park, Parque Nacional Marino Bellena (National marine preserve). The Isla Bellena, also part of the National Park, is visited daily by an array of dolphins, monkeys and other wildlife. The beautiful beaches within the park sweep to a meeting point at Punta Uvita, The Whales Tail as it is known by locals. Guest AccessThis villa offers the following facilities: ¥Fully-equipped modern kitchens with granite countertops ¥Video Alarm and Security System ¥Microwave / Toaster ¥Private bathrooms in every bedroom ¥Private pool terrace with 4 pool chairs with sun umbrella ¥Indoor/outdoor dining tables ¥Propane BBQ Grill ¥Infinity pool ¥Cell phone ¥Cable TV / wifi Internet ¥iPod compatible speakers ¥Hair dryer ¥Safety box ¥Air-conditioning in every room ¥3 Space fans ¥Washer / Dryer ¥Iron ¥Parking spaces for 2 cars Villa Services This villa offers the following services at your request with additional charges: ¥Chef ¥Daily housecleaning ¥Airport Pickup with driver Interaction with GuestsOur property manager will be available to assist with check in and check out at your request.
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The SpaceImmaculately kept and elegantly luxurious, our space is the perfect communal space to relax, restore and from which to launch into your next adventure. Walk to our natural pools and waterfalls or just lounge about in our open air living and dining spaces. Guest Access• Wifi • Waterfalls • Organic gardens • Breathtaking views • The world's most beautiful sunsets • Yoga instruction (upon availability) • Massages (upon availability) • Tour/adventure assistance • Selva Store (small gifts, yoga towels, and wholesome snacks) • Gourmet vegan cuisine with 24hour reservation Interaction with GuestsStay at Selva Armonia independently with as little interaction desired or enjoy a more social setting with our wonderful on-site staff and hotel guests. *Our house manager is always on-site and eager to assist with any needs or requests. The NeighborhoodWe are located just above Marino Ballena National Park and just North of the Osa Peninsula, the 3rd most biologically diverse place on earth. There are also many beautiful beaches to explore nearby, such as, Playa Ventanas, Playa Hermosa, and Playa Dominical. Getting AroundPublic transportation and taxis are available in the town of Uvita or reservation by hotel. To get to Selva Armonia by car: Drive 3.5 miles (5 kilometers) up a dirt road in a 4x4 vehicle, which is required to reach our property and most other beautiful locations throughout Costa Rica. Driving Directions: (URL HIDDEN) Other Things to Note4X4 WHEEL DRIVE REQUIRED TO ACCESS PROPERTY. -Please use directions from Selva Armonia web page or from confirmation email. Do not follow the route directed via Waze or GPS. Room is part of a bedroom center. You can view my profile to visit other rooms on-site at Selva Armonia: La Casa Grande: 5 private rooms with 2 beds in each $100/night Totem House: 2 private rooms with 3 beds in each $110/night Private Cabinas: First cabin has 2 beds and the second cabin has one queen size bed. Shared, private bath $120/night Available for purchase: • Private or group yoga instruction (upon availability) • Lunch $12, Dinner $15 with 24hour notice • Wine available • Selva Store (small gifts, yoga towels, and wholesome snacks) • Taxi/shuttle service support • Bodywork (upon availability) • Adventure/Excursion booking support Essentials for Happy Jungle Guests (Packing List): • Flashlight or headlamp • Insect repellant (if you are prone to insect bites, Deet/Off is highly recommended • Hiking/walking shoes • Biodegradable soaps, shampoos, etc. • Sunscreen • Sun Hat • Books, music, crafts, art projects or any other items that you love to fill your days with • Journal/Diary • Beach gear • Ear plugs (lots of beautiful jungle noises!) • Non-disposable water bottle (Metal or glass recommended) • Cash (U.S. dollars are accepted all over Costa Rica and Panama) Please leave valuables at home. SELVA ARMONIA RETREAT SEASON During the months of February-June Selva Armonia hosts yoga retreats! If you're interested, please visit us on our Selva Armonia web page for more information and detail. We would love to have you come submerse yourself in nature and experience supreme jungle bliss!
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The SpaceThese open and airy bungalows are nestled in the mountains above Ballena National Park where fantastic ocean views and tropical breezes mingle with flocks of Toucans and Cusingas who are frequent visitors. Situated at 1300 feet, the vista overlooking Cano Island and the valley of Uvita are breathtaking both day and night during any season. The white water views and opportunity to spy migrating whales while watching the tide play hide and seek with the magnificent “whales tail” never fails to astonish no matter how many times you observe this amazing enigma. The exquisite orchestra of exotic birds and Howler Monkeys which greets you every morning will satiate your soul with peace and harmony and is often accompanied by the distant sound of the crashing waves. You are also guaranteed to share your day with many of the other local residents including Hummingbirds, White Faced Capuchin, Geckos, Parrots, and various frogs and numerous other amazing creatures; our Bungalows are situated in the sparsely populated jungle mountain area of Bejuco and surrounded by protected park land making our mountain a haven for all sorts of wildlife! Even though you may not want to leave this tranquil paradise, a short fifteen minute trip to the bottom of the mountain will bring you directly into the center of the town of Uvita. Here you can stock up on groceries, enjoy amazing restaurants, sign up for tours and visit local boutiques. Just a short 5 minute drive from the center of town you can enjoy the serene and isolated beaches of Ballena and Hermosa. Or, drive 15 minutes north and enjoy the surfing paradise of Dominical which is packed with beach side restaurants, tour agencies, and gift shops! Or enjoy a quiet day of snorkeling on your own at any of the beaches, as there are two sets of gear at the Bungalows for you to utilize! Whether you need to get away to a peaceful paradise or are looking for days filled with fun activities, our simple and comfortable Bungalows are the perfect places to escape too! Pura Vida amigos! Interaction with GuestsMy husband, our 2 dogs and myself live on the property 6 months a year. We are happy to assist our guests to discover the "real" Costa Rica! Also, we own a fishing charter business here in the Southern Zone and enjoy taking folks out on the adventure of a lifetime fishing! The NeighborhoodWe are located in a sparsely populated neighborhood which is very close nit and safe! Hiking on our mountain is challenging but rewarding as you always encounter some sort of magnificent wildlife; from Howler Monkeys to Morpho Butterflies, you will always be amazed at the wildlife you see! Getting AroundA reliable 4x4 is required to rent our property! The Bungalows are located on a mountain at 1300 feet. The road is privately maintained by the residents and vehicles without 4 wheel drive are not allowed on the road for safety to residents and damage to the road. Other Things to NoteIt has been a blessing to have found such an amazing and tranquil paradise which is surrounded by beauty and wildlife. Sitting on the deck every morning listening to the Howler Monkeys, tropical birds, and waves while drinking a cup of Costa Rican coffee and watching the Hummingbirds and Green Parrots dance among the flowers is a dream! Aly volunteers for a local dog rescue organization and enjoys fostering dogs and working at the clinic. She takes daily hikes up the mountain road with her four legged friends and is always amazed at the wildlife she sees, including Armadillos, Tree Frogs, monkeys, sloths, Toucans, etc. Whereas Kevin has developed some great friendships with the locals and enjoys fishing with them on a daily basis!
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The SpaceCasa Uvita, located in Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is a beautiful 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom eco-home with a maximum capacity of 6-8 guests. It sits on the edge of primary rainforest, only 10 minutes from the Marino Ballena National Park beaches. Casa Uvita is close enough to modern conveniences, but far enough to be immersed in the sights and sounds of Costa Rica's tropical wildlife. The spacious, indoor/outdoor, two-story home is luxuriously outfitted with wooden floors, high ceilings, large windows and upscale bathrooms. The top floor has a master suite, two additional bedrooms, two balconies, and sitting and dining areas. Each bedroom upstairs has its own private bathroom. Downstairs, there is another bedroom and bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, living and dining areas, and covered porches. Spectacular forest and stunning Pacific Ocean views can be seen from every area of the house. Common sightings include howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, aracaris, and parrots. Hike to nearby waterfalls or lounge in your hammock to enjoy the forest sights and sounds. Casa Uvita is completely self-sustaining, using solar energy and water from a natural spring. 24/7 security; daily housekeeping. Beautiful swimming pool in rainforest setting, with ocean view! 12 meters long, with lap lane. More information about Casa Uvita and activities can be found on website: (URL HIDDEN) Guest AccessThe entire house! Interaction with GuestsAs needed The NeighborhoodLocated in the rainforest with beautiful ocean view. Only 10 min. from grocery, banks, restaurants and beaches. Getting Around4x4 vehicle recommended Other Things to NoteDirections: Casa Uvita is located in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, three hours from San Jose. Get on the new coastal highway--La Costanera--and follow it south to Jacó, Quepos, Dominical and then Uvita (20 min. south of Dominical). A four-wheel drive vehicle is recommended. Directions to Casa Uvita, coming from Dominical Once you are in Uvita, keep heading south on the Coastal highway. Pass the first supermercado BM (next to Banco de Costa Rica). Cross a bridge. Pass Bridgestone Tires. Pass the second supermercado BM (next to Marino Ballena restaurant). Turn left at the next road, across from Cabinas Gato. There is a small sign that says "Casa Uvita" on our road. Follow the road 2 km. east, straight up the mountain road known as La Unión. There will be one fork in the road where you will see another "Casa Uvita" sign. Keep going straight, veering slightly right. Casa Uvita will be visible from the road, on the left-hand side. It is a two-story green and brownish house, with a stone retaining wall.
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The SpaceA six bed shared room (dormitory) with a loft, air conditioner, fan, separate entrance, and balcony. You may book for two here. If you would like to accommodate additional guests, please look for our other identical listings. Guest AccessParking is available and free. You may eat, gather and watch the wildlife in the comfortable community space outside, or take a walk to the river adjacent to the property. *Please note that our kitchen is used as a restaurant and is not for guest use. Interaction with GuestsPlease let the manager know about anything you may need. We can help you with recommendations and travel plans. Please keep in email communication before arrival. The NeighborhoodWe are conveniently located between the center of Uvita and the Bahia Ballena National Park entrance. We are a short walk from the beach (about 1.5 kilometers), the grocery store (500 mtrs), the bus station (1km), restaurants and shops. The neighborhood is quiet and friendly. Getting AroundTaxis are abundant to get you around town. Bus stops are nearby and the Tracopa bus station is only a kilometer away. You can rent bicycles nearby. Other Things to NoteThere is a friendly gentle dog here named Negra.
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The SpaceEnjoy a gentle immersion into the life of tropical homesteading. Clean air, fresh water, vital foods, and friendly hosts. Visit us for an engaging and educational vacation getaway! The Fruition Center for Holistic Ecology, offers expansive, experiential learning opportunities within a roots permaculture community for travelers looking for an adventure off the beaten path. Explore what it takes to establish an ecologically designed homestead in the mountains of Costa Rica and get a chance to experience a generative lifestyle focused on community living and ecological health. The Fruition Center nourishes integral, socially responsible eco-tourism through supporting the local village and giving travelers a chance to get first hands-on knowledge of rural sustainability. Guests can relax in the tranquil settling soaking up the epic views, get involved in homesteading projects with the center, explore the local area, meet neighbors, and join in on community meals. From the garden to the kitchen, community meals are at the heart of the farmstay experience. Guests can choose to help out with cooking or relax until they hear the gong which beckons people to eat. The community farmstay experience can be as interactive or restful as a guest would like, adding to the dynamic potential of each visit. Whether traveling with a backpack, a suitcase, or a family, the Fruition Center has a wide range of accommodations to meet the needs of visitors. Hands-on Learning Opportunities: The Fruition Center is a Permaculture Land Cooperative in its foundation stages, which means that daily life is filled with activities to build the community, as well as fortify and implement systems for sustainability. As a farm-stay guest, you will have the opportunity to participate in activities and projects that are taking place at the farm. Projects and farm maintenance include: Sustainable Building Organic Gardening Agroforesty Soil Building & Organic Fertilizers Whole Foods Harvesting, Cooking, and Processing Animal Husbandry Compassionate Communication Community Building Capoeira And more Food: Community Farmstay guests are welcome to enjoy meals with the community or make their own if they have a private kitchen, and are invited to join in meal preparation of local foods with our staff and community members. $5 per meal. Cost: Camping/Hammock - $10 per day (bring your own tent or hammock) Dormitory - $14 per night School Bus Cabin - $40 per night, ($10 /extra person) Casa la Vista - $50 per night, ($10 /extra person) If you would like to schedule a visit, we invite you to read our Community Living Agreements to get the most out of your stay in out dynamic and connected environment. Check out our volunteer program for deeper immersion into the permaculture lifestyle. ~ Pura Vida ~ Guest AccessLocal Costa Rican village with mini-supermarkets and a directory of locally grown food. River trail and water falls in the creek. Organic permaculture gardens. Community living. Wifi. Kitchen. Yoga Deck. Interaction with GuestsWe love interacting with guests and welcome them to get as involved in the farm life as they would like. Whether its joining us for community meals, helping out with farm projects, having a friendly conversation, or playing with the kids, we love sharing time with visitors. The NeighborhoodThe local village is a traditional agricultural area where generations of farmers have cultivated food and crops for sale. There are two small local stores and an abundance of producers who sell their goods and services. Whether its salsa dancing classes or milk and eggs, or veggies, the village has a lot to offer. The people are very friendly and enjoy meeting people from around the world. The village is all in walking distance. Getting AroundAside from walking to the local village, there is also a daily bus to the city, which leaves at 6am and returns at 2pm. It is a wonderful resource for those who want a genuine Costa Rican experience.
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2br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceCasa la Vista is located in rural Costa Rica. True to its name, the views of this house are incredible. There is a 180 degree vista which spans the entire general valley of Peréz Zeledón. There is a hot shower, a lightly stocked kitchen, sofas, hammocks, dining table on the deck, reliable wireless internet, and access to the Fruition Center for Holistic Culture and Ecology. Privacy and community meet at Casa la Vista for those travelers who want to get an authentic rural Costa Rican experience. Check out this video for inspirational imagery: (URL HIDDEN) Meals are available for purchase at the Fruition Center for Holistic Ecology. The Fruition Center also offers experiential learning opportunities in organic gardening, agro-forestry, community building, ecological design and implementation, natural building and more. There is a quaint village about a 10 minute walk from Casa la Vista that has many traditional skills to offer visitors ranging from Salsa Dancing lessons to homegrown eggs, cheese, meat and more. Tours to see how sugar is made, witness Costa Rican farm life, have a traditional meal, or horse back riding through the mountains can be organized through the Fruition Center. For the avid hiker, there is a 9 hour hike through the mountains to the beach available as well. Guest AccessThe Fruition Center and all it has to offer... a book library, fish ponds, gardens, natural building structures, food forest, community kitchen, passive solar shower, WiFi, and good people. The local village includes kind neighbors (all Costa Rican and Spanish speaking) a traditional sugar cane processing ranch, coffee and banana farms, some small gardens, a corner store, with basic hoe needs, accompanied by our friendly, spanish speaking neighbors. Interaction with Guests The community members, volunteers, and staff members are all friendly and welcoming to guests. The amount of interaction is dependent on the guests preference. The Neighborhood We love our local farmer neighbors. They are authentic, simple, and heart warming people who are open to getting to know visitors. Getting AroundWalking and bus access available. There is a bus every morning, Monday - Saturday to San Isidro, and an evening bus back to our village, Monday - Saturday. Other Things to NoteWe strongly recommend arriving with a 4x4 vehicle. Contact us if you need assistance finding one.
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3br house
    This elegant brand new (2009) rental villa was designed with tropical living in mind to create an ambiance that makes you feel at one with nature. The pool enters into the open, garden-like living area. Only the bedrooms have doors and windows. Casa Manana is unique, eclectically decorated with imported antique furnishings from Bali, Thailand, China, Tibet and Africa. One-of-a-kind art pieces and furniture were designed especially for Casa Manana by a French artist/designer who lives locally. KITCHEN: Is fully equipped with a 19-cubic-foot refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, large sink w/garbage disposal. Microwave, toaster oven, toaster, Cuisinart blender/food processor, mini-chopper, coffee maker, rice cooker, hand mixer, pots, pans, bowls, all cooking utensils, everything you'll need for gourmet cooking and for setting a beautiful table for fine dining. A gas BBQ for casual cookouts. BEDROOMS: 3 large bedrooms with large private bathrooms and closets. 1 king and 2 queen beds. Ceiling fans in bedrooms and bathrooms plus remote controlled air-conditioning in each bedroom. 1 bedroom has a private patio overlooking the jungle. AMENITIES: Washer and dryer, 2 car garage with security doors, Fence around property, 24/7 caretaker/gardener, TV w/movie channels, Zone free DVD, bring your favorite movies. IPod docking station, Telephone and wireless internet access. The exotic colorful tropical gardens surrounding this property are an ongoing passion of mine. Palms, ferns, cordylines, crotons, gingers, torch gingers, shampoo gingers and many verities of ornamental's. Including my prized collection of over 40 different heliconias. Casa Manana is very secluded, surrounded by jungle but only 1/2 mile off the main highway. White Face and Howler monkeys frequent the property plus sloths, coatimundis, toucans and a variety of birds and whatever else from the jungle wanders by. Smoking is allowed in the outdoor open space.
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    2br house
      Ideal for families, two couples, or small groups of friends, Casa Heliconia is a two bedroom house with plenty of room to unwind. It's well-suited for celebrations, and the perfect home-base to return to from days of adventure. It's equipped with a full kitchen, outdoor lounge, and even a jacuzzi to make sure you don't have to go far to enjoy your time in Uvita. The property at Manoas includes a community pool, with a deck that overlooks the union of the Ballena & Uvita rivers, as well as a yoga classes available on our expansive yoga deck Home of the Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita is a hotspot for all the things you hope for in a Costa Rican vacation. Activities such as surfing, fishing, whale watching, zip lining, rafting & more are all easily accessible and close by. With plenty of restaurants, bars, festivals and cultural activities throughout the year, you're certain to find lots of fun things to do while in Uvita. The gorgeous view of the union of 2 rivers & being surrounded by jungle on every side allows for awe-inspiring views as well as tranquil privacy.
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      1br villa
        Villa Colibri is the perfect private retreat for couples looking for privacy & a place for peaceful relaxation. Enjoy the view of the union of the Ballena & Uvita rivers while watching the birds fly overheard on your private terrace. Not far from the town of Uvita, you're just 5 minutes to plenty of restaurants, activities and shopping too! Villa Colibri is a private getaway, with plenty of space to stretch out an relax. Take a break in your private jacuzzi on the veranda overlooking the river and watch the myriad of birds congregating in the trees above. Just 5 minutes up the mountain from the town of Uvita.
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        3br villa
          Nestled atop a cloistered ridge, Villa Tres Ninas welcomes its guests with fabulous views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding mountains hugging the coast of Costa Rica’s celebrated southern zone. Directly across from Hermosa Beach and overlooking the famous “Whale’s Tail” reef in Ballena National Park, guests enjoy both privacy and the many outdoor activities available in one of the most biodiversity-rich areas of the world. The villas location provides a sense of privacy and tranquility and expansive views yet is only a three minute ride on terrific roadway to reach the main highway. The villa’s main entrance features a secure, remote controlled gate leading to the brick lined drive and private portico and carport. Slate floors, teak stairs and doors coupled with natural hues and colors afford a calm and grounded sense as framed by contemporary surroundings. To achieve an amalgam of the natural and modern, hand crafted, custom furnishings and artwork have been imported from Bali. The result is a blend of casual elegance and comfortable luxury. Wrap around coral stone decks are found on both the upper and lower levels of the villa provide open and majestic vistas of the surrounding environment and the expansive Pacific. Villa Tres Ninas’ tropical contemporary construction fits perfectly into its fabulous natural setting as a mountain/beach retreat of wonderful beauty and comfortable scale. The liberating 180-degree vista provides fantastic views of the sunset, stars and exotic local flora and fauna, including toucans, hawks, coatis and howler monkeys. A five minute drive provides access to local food shopping, banks and eateries in Uvita. Ten minutes in either direction along the coastal highway places you in Dominical and Ojachal, providing easy access to restaurants, shops and local entertainment. Full spectrum concierge services are ready to arrange a broad array of unique activities …zip line adventures, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, surfing, ATV tours, horseback riding and more. Dining in the area is diverse and eclectic and our concierge will provide any and all assistance is finding the best locations. Daily house keeping is always provided for guest comfort and ease. 24 hour emergency services are available in the unlikely event a need should arise. On the grounds of the villa, other concierge services can be coordinated including massages, yoga sessions and the services of a chef to prepare special events or meals. Each one week stay is accompanied by two one hour full body complimentary massages. The 3/3 configuration of the villa provides privacy for all of its guests and each bathroom is equipped with a bidet. The bedrooms and all living areas are air conditioned. The lower level bedroom is further complimented by a private outdoor shower and discreet private access to the pool and sundeck. For our guests' convenience a pack and play playpen is available. The master suite embues an open and airy sense with expansive glass panels that afford continuous breezes through the day and night. En suite coffee maker is present as well as a mini refrigerator and a wall mounted high definition television and DVD player. Suspended just beyond the infiniti edge of the villa’s swimming pool is a stainless steel and lava stone gas firepit which is visible from nearly every vantage point, creating wonderful nuances and ambiance in the open spcace. Secure wireless internet access is provided via one of the very few high speed DSL landlines in the area. In an area of the country where phone and internet services are typically cellular in nature and often dubious, stable land line telephone service and DSL internet are a plus. A digital safe is also provided to accommodate laptops, passports and other valuables during your stay. Villa Tres Ninas cloistered setting, its amenities, features and resources and wonderful panorama make it a perfect venue for vacations with family and friends, honeymoons or special gatherings and events. Should you have special needs, arrangements to suit those needs may be provided upon request. Villa Tres Ninas with its ease of access and cloistered setting is located directly across the street from Hermosa Beach. In less than five minutes, one can enjoy a private walk or swim on one of the countries most beautiful beaches. Tres Ninas is also conveniently located just minutes by car from restaurants, shops and several other famous beaches of Dominical, Pinuela, Las Ventanas and the Ballena Marine Reserve. Rate includes comprehensive check in/check out service, 24-hour concierge service, and daily housekeeping. Each full week stay at published rates includes two 1-hour in-villa full body complimentary massages. In order to reserve Villa Tres Ninas, a 50% deposit of the total stay is required and is non-refundable. The remaining 50% is due one month prior to arrival and is non-refundable. All payments received are non-refundable. A 20 minute commuter flight from San Jose to Quepos followed by a 40 minute drive down the recently completed and easily travelled coastal Costanera Sur Highway will bring you to the gates of Villa Tres Ninas. An alternate scenic drive to Uvita and Villa Tres Ninas direct from the capital of San Jose takes 2.5-3 hours over newly constructed highway through the beautiful mountains of the central valley and then down the Pacific coast, past Jaco to Uvita.
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          3br house
            A min. away from the main Costa Sur highway, on the same road as the Marino Balleno National Park. Close to everything in Uvita. and only an hour south of Manuel Antonio. This village has every first world want, and adrenaline seeking thrill, but boasts a very different vibe. Perfect for the visitor wanting it all, but not the crowds. Surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, caving, waterfalls, national parks, good food, and good company. A unique large rafter roof structure has a long bamboo- stone bar, rest area, stage, kitchen, private bathroom,and large bedroom with queen bed is under the main house, called "Grande KI". overlooking the lush front area. Perfect for the couple who wants more space, tranquility, and the ability to unwind after a long day of tours and thrill seeking, without having to go out again. This is $80/couple per night. (NO min stay) At the back of the property are TWO rustic CABINAS, : one has a bunk bed, called "CHI" $25/person (two night min). The other larger double bed cabina called "REI" $60/couple (no min.) is perfect for a couple wanting romance. and a bit more space. The entire back cabinas would be ideal for parents with one or two children above the age of 8. Both cabinas are joined by a relaxing open all wood kitchen and sit up bar overlooking the back gardens. Attached is an outdoor solar shower, and restroom. Privately set back on the lush property surrounded by mature fruit trees and plants. Both kitchens are set up with cooking utensils, pots, pans, plates, fridge, gas burners, and common Costa Rican hanging coffee sack! All rooms have bedding, towels and fans. There is a lovely property manager onsite named Nikki to help you get settled. She is trilingual.
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            4br house
              Known for stunning mountain landscapes that stretch down to palm-fringed beaches, Uvita is centrally located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica more specifically known as Costa Ballena. It's home to breathtaking waterfalls, warm uncrowded beaches, a pristine marine reserve, and an unparalleled richness of beautiful plant and animal species. At Manoas you're close to everything you've imagined a tropical vacation could be. Casa Rio is our largest and most luxurious villa. It accommodates up to 10 people making it perfect for company retreats or large groups looking to connect. With 4 ensuite bedrooms, Casa Rio gives visitors the privacy they need, as well as the social space to entertain. The rooms are cozy, spacious, and fully appointed. The professional kitchen is bright, inviting, and features a wraparound bar that encourages conversation. In the large, open balcony that overlooks the river you'll find space for fresh-air meals, outdoor celebrations, and plush, homey seating. Uvita, home to the Marino Ballena National Park, has everything you are looking for in a tropical vacation. Take a boat tour to see whales, dolphins and sea turtles by day, and enjoy one of the many great restaurants by night. Uvita is also home to many beautiful waterfalls and hiking trails which bring you as close to nature as you can get! Whether you're looking to relax or looking for adventure, you can find it here in Uvita! In the jungle, comfort is key. We've made sure Manoas is the ultimate place of rest so you'll have the energy and peace of mind to experience all the adventures that await.
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              3br house
                Beautiful home overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by beautiful jungle. 3BR/3BTH with infinity pool. All over looking the Pacific Ocean. This home is great for families or friends or a romantic get a way. It is completely private and only a few minuets to town and all the beautiful beaches!!!
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                1br house
                  Casa Bambu is situated on 1.5 acres of tropical landscape featuring beautiful trees, palms and flowers. Featuring a recently added infinity pool with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, beaches and Ballena Marine Park. The house is also a tropical design, featuring structural bamboo vaulted ceilings and local exotic hardwoods. Unique and charming. This home was built with airflow in mind. The property sits at an elevation of 1100 ft (300 meters) – keeping the house cool and fresh during the day, with mountain downdrafts to cool at night. On the main floor - a full kitchen has all you need, along with a gas BBQ, bathroom, living area, laundry and covered patio. (No doubt this patio just might become your favorite place while toucans and songbirds visit in the surrounding trees, as you sit mesmerized by the amazing ocean and mountain views.) On the lower level - a spacious master bedroom with King size bed and spectacular ocean views. Offering quality linens, privacy, and large en-suite, along with a walk-in closet with a safe to assure you peace of mind. Patio doors lead you to a private terrace where your infinity pool awaits. If you are looking for a second bedroom – we can offer you the casita with a queen size bed, kitchenette and bathroom. This is an ideal option if traveling with friends or older children. Access to this property is along a jungle road. (It does have a couple of steep sections to it and requires a 4WD SUV. ) Occasional sightings of sloths, Capuchan monkeys, Howler monkeys, jagarundi's, toucans, aricari's and parrots can be taken in along the drive to the house - bound to enhance your Costa Rican adventure! Our property manager, Trina – will meet you in town and escort you to the property. We offer cell phone for local calls and 4MB WiFi Internet. There is much to do in and around Uvita; Visit Ballena Marine Park and take a walk out to the Whale's Tail during low tide. Plan a horseback ride on the beach and to local waterfalls with La Merced. Charter a fishing boat for some of the most amazing off shore fishing you will ever experience! Rent an ATV and tour waterfalls and though the jungle. Take a boat trip to the Corcovado National Park in the Osa. Zipline, canopy walks and birdwatching tours. Oh and don't forget the surfing! Take in the skills of the locals at Playa Hermosa or Playa Dominical at sunset, then head out for a delicious dinner at one of many of the fabulous restaurants in our area. Casa Bambu is not just a house rental... It is an experience! If you are looking for a vacation rental in Uvita - you have found it! The Guest Cabina is available for additional guests. It is available on a 3 night minimum or weekly basis, if booked with the house - $50.00 per night or $300.00 per week. It can also be booked separately on a weekly basis at $500 per week. This studio unit has a queen bed, kitchenette, bathroom, and outdoor patio with a hammock. The house is the primary rental. If it is rented out, we do not rent the cabina to other guests while you are on the property. PLEASE ASK US ABOUT THE 20% DISCOUNT WE CAN OFFER FOR VEHICLE RENTALS!!!! (available to booked guests only) Bambu is situated in the community of Bejuco, Uvita. The property has a plethora of plant life from a variety of fruit trees to exotic palms. Toucans, Aricaris and hummingbirds visit and feast on the surrounding trees providing constant entertainment. Outstanding views of the beaches of Ballena Marine Park, the Whale’s Tail and Costa Rica's Pacific coastline. Uvita is located a 3.5 hour drive from San Jose. Closest airport is in Quepos which is a 45 minute drive from Uvita. Access to this property is along a beautiful jungle road. (It does have a couple of steep sections to it and requires an SUV or 4WD.) Sightings of sloths, Capuchan monkeys, Howler monkeys, jagarundi's, toucans, aricari's and parrots can be taken in along the drive to the house - bound to enhance your Costa Rican adventure!