The SpaceCABIN #1 is an end cabin, located on the bottom floor next to the laundry, office and pool with 3 Twin size beds. It has a big closet, Hot water and room has desk drawer. What makes our place unique is the peaceful atmosphere, unless we have the fiestas held just across the street, which most look forward to anyways... The main attraction on our property is the beautiful hummingbirds visiting our feeders located on the bottom floor which makes this cabin, perfect for watching them! Guest AccessEverything... you're welcome to stroll around the entire property and help yourself to any of the organic seasonal fruits we may have growing (mangoes, guava, bananas, noni, papayas, sugar cane, coconuts, soursop/guanavana and hopefully avocados one day)! Friendly dog on property to keep an eye out on things.
COMPLEMENTARY microwave use at the office and coffee is served in the morning or made upon request. Interaction with GuestsAs much as you like... I'm usually in the USA but we have FREE Magic Jack connection from the office, to reach me when in the USA or any other USA calls you need to make... Feel free to approach gardener/handyman, that helps with the maintenance or any general repairs and the girls who will try their best in keeping your room comfortable during your stay. Our staff is limited in speaking English and would want to respect your privacy but there's no language barrier, to making you feel at home, so if there's anything you need, please feel free to ask. The NeighborhoodWe are in the small town of Paquera of about 2500 people where everybody is friendly and helpful, most use bikes and motorcycles as their main transportation. Not being over populated, nature abounds and greets you right outside your door step. Getting AroundBy feet will get you there and to the Bus Stop across the street or we can always call you a Taxi... We're in walking distance to the downtown area of Paquera, where you'll find markets for your main staples and other businesses (Bank, ATM, Gas Station, Clinic, Pharmacy, Dentist, Sodas/Ice Cream Parlor, Barber/Hairdresser, Police Station and Fire Department). Other Things to NoteWHEN CHOOSING YOUR CABIN:
Please be advised, to pick it matching number of people, to matching beds. For example Cabin #1 has 3 twin beds for 3 single people or Cabin #3 is a Full Size Bed for a couple (2 People sharing the bed). If you don't choose your cabin accordingly, we'll have to change your request upon availability. Also the calendar, only shows availability for THIS cabin, we have other cabins available, on same date. So if THIS cabin is not available for you, please check the availability of my other 16 cabins. We also have special rates for GROUPS (6 people and up) or if you want to rent all 16 cabins, you would have to contact us direct for special booking group rate prices. Airbnb is not set up to do this unless you want to book them all from Airbnb at "as is" rates.
Please add $10 for each additional guest, after 1 person. If particular rooms reach capacity according to beds, we also have available sponge foams, to sleep on the floor (at same additional guest price) but when booking, you'll see a pop-up, stating room exceeds number of guests. So you would need to pay us when arriving for the additional guests on foams or half price for one child. For exmple: 2 children, ADD them as ONE additional guest, 4 children would be 2 additional guests etc.
~ Downtown- Aprox 5-10 min walk
~ Paquera Ferry- Aprox 10 min self drive
~ Beaches range from 20 to 40 min self drive
To Playa Organos, Playa Pochote, Playa Pajaros,Tambor
~ Bahia Rica Tours- Aprox 10-15 min self drive
Offering a variety of excursions: Sport fishing, Sea kayaking, Boat
Tours to Isla Tortuga and Isla San Lucas, Bioluminescent night tour
Kayaking, Snorkeling and monkey boat tours, to seasonal whale and
dolphin watching tours!
~ Curu Reserve- Aprox 30 min drive
You'll see monkeys, other native wildlife and or random exceptional
animals that need rehab... Extra excursions at extra fees are also(URL HIDDEN) offered like Daily Tours to Isla Tortuga, snorkeling and diving on
the way there and the Bioluminescent night tours. The park is filled
with different level nature trail/hikes, that end in different beaches.
~ Bus Stop across the street, takes you to and from Ferry or other *cities:
*Tambor- 40 min self drive(URL HIDDEN)Beach Front Resort offers All Inclusive Day Passes
*Cobano- 45 min self drive
*Mal Pais- 1Hr- 1½ Hr self drive
*Santa Teresa- 1½ Hr self ldrive
*Montezuma- 1½ Hr self drive
Offers Butterfly Farms, Zip lining and IslandTours
NOTE: we suggest 4x4 with GPS for this area. Beaches are Free Access but Curu Reserve, Bahia Rica Tours and/or other activities have additional fees, you can check them out on their websites.
Though we'll always be a 2-3 star Budget Hotel, we'll still strive for your 5 star "rating" in cleanliness, service etc. Don't forget we're dealing with 3rd world issues and we're just BASIC Cabins, offering All your ESSENTIALS for comfort, that most BUDGET accommodations in the area, can't offer therefore bringing you more VALUE:
~ Clean towels & Linens, Toilet Tissue
~ Daily Maid Service (except for Sundays)
~ Mini Fridge
~ Body Soap and Shampoo
~ Hot Water
~ Cable TV
~ All Rooms have private entries and bathrooms
~ Onsite Hummingbird Sanctuary and Chicken Coop
~ Open Semi Kitchen BBQ Area (Basic pots, pans, utensils upon request)
~ Jetted Pool with Waterfall (See Pics, this is NOT a large Pool)
~ One public bathroom with outside shower by pool & office
~ Complimentary Seasonal Fruits growing on property
~ Local Menus offering Express/Room Delivery are placed in cabins
~ Security Cameras
~ FREE Parking
~ Complimentary Coffee and Use of Microwave at Office (by request)
~ Laundry (may be available for additional charge ask front desk)
~ Nearby Beaches
~ WALKING distance to Downtown and Bus Stop across the street
~ Children Ages 1-5 are FREE, 6-12 are Half Price
~ Refundable Deposits on Beach Chairs, Coolers, Fishing Gear, Etc...
Bring your own tents, toiletries and gear!
$5 pp/pn plus Additional Cleaning Deposit Fees start at $25-$175 depending how many are in the party. Upon evaluation, deposits will be returned. Airbnb is not set up for this, please contact us, to make arrangements.
OPEN SEMI KITCHEN BBQ AREA:
Is available to all our guests at "first come, first serve" basis. Please be advised to not leave any personal cooking items behind, we or other guests, will not be held responsible for it. Please show consideration for the next guest by cleaning up your area... KITCHEN WARE BOX is available "first come first serve" basis with a refundable $30 deposit. Included in the box is BASIC pots, pans, with other cooking utensils, gadgets like can opener and even sponge and dishwashing soap. Please return when finished, so as to give the opportunity for others to use or avoiding it to fall into the wrong hands, if left behind, resulting in loss of your deposit...
It's with great sorrow, the Restaurant has closed and relocated to center of town! But if you've been dreaming about a Restaurant business in this country or ANY other business of your choice, you can easily transform this building! Check this out while you're here and make it your reality! Though we will still look to rent it again, the Restaurant is for sale, including Liquor License and small 3B/1B House on the back for only $250,000! =)
You're welcomed to participate in the unique experience of hand feeding these beautiful mesmerizing tiny birds! Ask the girls to give you a small hand feeder... Best time to try this, is asking when they bring down the feeders to clean them because that's when they're swarming looking for a feeder and may be enticed to feed from your hands!
TIP: Stand still and as quiet as you can
ACTIVITIES & TOURS:
We will try our best, recommending and/or calling to reserve for you, popular local tours & activities, according to your interests. There is a book at the office which is filled with different places to see and do in the area...
We also offer in-room massages (subject to if therapist is in town and her schedule). She's not just a certified massager but a Physical Therapist, she's the BEST I ever had (dealing with lymph issues, not many therapists are familiar with lymph massages, she's not only familiar with this but executes it very well) . When I thought maybe it was my personal viewpoint, I had another guest who is an avid travel cycler and seen also many massage therapists, being his legs get tight and cramped, also claimed she is the very best he had too! The reason, she's out of town is because she also teaches her techniques outside the area... It will be a special treat, if we're able to make an appointment for you! And I find her prices to be reasonable, for in room service. =)
Highly recommend "Las Vegas" also known as "La Puruja" (about 2 minutes down the gravel road from us). Don't under estimate its unique atmosphere, it's the best fresh fish, I ever had with very large portions, that you can share or ask for the smaller portion.
STANDARDS OF COSTA RICA:
~ Cold Water is the standard and so most prefer it that way (we have 10 units with Hot water and 6 that have cold water).
~ AC, is not the standard because many parts of Costa Rica are quite cool but our area is quite HOT, don't be fooled and make sure when offered AC, they're not offering just floor fans or ceiling fans which will just circulate hot air, we offer true AC.
~ Gratuities or Tips are not standard in Costa Rica, therefore you're not under any obligation but if you feel you have been given exceptional service, it will not jeopardize our employees to accept it, on the contrary, it will be appreciated being wages are low... We do suggest to check your meal tickets when dining out, to avoid double tipping being some establishments will already add it in, in form of a % service fee.
~ Septic Tanks are standard so most places have garbage next to toilets, not just for diapers or sanitary pads but to actually throw ALL used toilet paper. We have septic tanks and this is the custom, it does help but we understand not all our guests will be doing this, regardless, we still have our septic tanks cleaned year round...