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Places to stay in El Castillo

Places to stay in El Castillo
CORONA UPDATE We would like to offer stranded tourists in Costa Rica an accomodation. Please check out our updated pricing for long stays! The Tucano Casita is one of 3 charming cottages at our Bio Thermales Hot Springs natural resort organically integrated into our 35 acre rainforest preserve with 12 natural hot and cool springs pools in the north-central Costa Rican heartland. Guests enjoy free 24 hour access to the hot and cool springs pools and rainforest trails.
The Tucano (Toucan) casita is a masonry block cottage with many artistically handcrafted wood work and furniture and hand carved exterior and interior doors. The kitchen is small but well equipped for cooking. The bathroom is tiled, some tiles are hand carved with local animals, and it has a flash on-demand water heater for the shower. Please message us before booking if we will be either your first or last destination in Costa Rica to before booking if you wish to drive directly from the airport to us, so we can determine if this is safe and feasible. All roads from the SJO airport pass through cloud forests, which can be foggy even in the day, causing poor visibility on narrow, curving mountain roads, especially after sunset 5:30 and night driving is highly discouraged until drivers have quite some experience on Costa Rican roads. We highly recommend booking on weekdays for more privacy and tranquility, as we have more day visitors from 9 am to 6 pm to our hot springs on the weekends, especially Sundays. If your reservation includes a Sunday, we highly recommend planning a day outing to the many wonderful nearby activities. We cannot guarantee our usual tranquil conditions on Sundays from 9 am to 6 pm. Our hot springs are ancient “deep Earth” sources that bubble up through the rainforest floor, bringing mineral-rich waters that have been in the Earth for at least 10,000 years. Our waters are rich in bicarbonates, calcium and magnesium, low in sulfur, and slightly acidic, qualities shared by many of the world's best hot springs. Tucano Casita features (see floor-plan for all details): • Air-conditioning (but you probably won't need it) • All onsite hot springs and recreation activities included • Queen sized bed with orthopedic mattress and hypoallergenic bedding • Twin-sized bed/settee with thick foam mattress and hypoallergenic bedding • Hand-crafted rustic furniture from naturally harvested trees on the land • Kitchen with refrigerator, micro-wave, coffee maker, electric skillet and basic kitchenware • Tiled bathroom with real hot-water heater • Porch with handmade rocking chair, swing, hammock • Maid service every 3 days included • Laundry service at extra charge per load • Short walk to rainforest and hot springs pools • No telephone or television • Hosts Kathy and Bernie live onsite • Languages: English, Spanish, German, limited French Note on wifi -- we have a fiber optic cable to the main office that is about 98% reliable, but had to install repeaters to bring wifi signal to the casitas and tree houses. The repeaters are not as reliable, especially in bad weather. However, we can help you send or receive email one way or another via the fiber optic cable. One time $10 cleaning fee; thereafter housecleaning services every 3 days are free. Bio Thermales Hot Springs features: • Our hot springs pools are all-natural mineral water just as it flows from the Earth • Rainforest Pools from 90° - 102°F (31° - 40°C) • Grotto Pools in meadow flow from the 104°F/42°C source pool onward into two larger and progressively cooler pools which are handicap-accessible and suitable for small children. The smallest has a small water slide for young children. • Two cool Thermal Pools in meadow is 90°F/31°C mineral water flowing from the thermal creek • 2 Fresh Spring Water swimming pools (all natural, continuous water flow) from a forest spring. Both cool spring pools have water slides. • Two Bathhouses in meadow (one of which is wheel chair accessible) and one in the rain forest with changing rooms, bathrooms and showers • “Ranchos” – roofed tables with concrete floors and grills for picnics Other Activities on our 35 acre rainforest reserve: • Bird-watching: many types of toucans, oropendulas, parrots, hummingbirds, and the rare green macaw • Rainforest: enjoy it from the casita porch or hot springs pools, take easy walks on paths or more adventurous hikes • Fossils – enjoy our collection or hunt (gently) for your own • Wildlife: two-toed sloths, iguanas, capuchin and mantled howler monkeys, tree frogs, birds, butterflies, even a jaguarundi if you are lucky and quiet. We are a 45 minute drive from the many activities in Fortuna and Volcano Arenal -- such as ziplines, hanging bridges, white water rafting, slow river floats or kayaking through wildlife sanctuaries -- or a 1.5 hour drive from La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Catarata del Toro or Volcano Poas National Park. We are happy to help guests arrange activities through trustworthy tour guides and companies. Bio Thermales Hot Springs is open to the public for day use of the hot springs, and most of our day visitors are Costa Ricans, so you may also meet new Tico friends. Bio Thermales is generally not crowded, however, except on major holidays and Sundays. To see all our listings, please go to https://www.airbnb.com/users/show/54000 and on the left side of the page three listings will show. At the bottom of them, click on “View all listings” to see all 5 listings. Food/Meals: The casita has a kitchen. There are many restaurants and a good supermarket within a 15 minute drive. Traditional Costa Rican meals can be delivered from a local caterer for very reasonable prices (Costa Rican food is tasty but not spicy). Otherwise, we can call a taxi or driver. Driving from SJO airport: We highly recommend at least a small 4 wheel drive car. The last 3 kilometers are country roads. Three hours of daylight are needed to safely drive here from the SJO airport before sunset at 5:30 pm. The drive through mountainous cloud forests is splendid in daylight, but prone to fog and rain, especially at night, creating hazardous visibility conditions after dark. Finding our countryside location will also be far easier if you arrive the first time before sunset. If your plane lands in the morning or mid-day, you can drive here directly from the airport. Otherwise, it is safer to book a room near the airport on your first night or we can help you arrange a private professional driver. Last night in Costa Rica: To drive directly to the SjO airport on the same day as your departing flight, you will need an afternoon or evening departing flight. For early morning departing flights, it is necessary to stay your last night near the airport.
We are out in a non-touristy rural area of family farms, orchards and rainforest, off the beaten tourist track. Guests should expect a natural environment, integrated into the rainforest. We are a 45 minute drive from the many activities in Fortuna/Volcano Arenal, including volcano hikes, ziplines, swimming in the pristine waters below the La Fortuna Waterfall, white water rafting and slow "safari float" rafting to see monkeys, sloths and other animals. Closer to us is a slow river raft tour, rainforest hikes or horseback riding, and a visit to the Iguana Bridge with many large iguanas within a 15 minute drive.
  • A wonderful accommodation in a beautiful setting! We loved your hot springs! I highly recommend your accommodation. The welcome was also perfect. Thank you very much for the meal you ordered from us. My husband spent his birthday with you and will not forget it anytime soon!

    Perrine2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • If I was selfish, I’d say this place is awful, avoid at all costs! But, it is truly one of the most enchanted places I have been to in my many travels around the world. The bio thermal pools are beautiful and immaculate and engulfed in the jungle. The casitas and treehouses are lovely. The hosts are accommodating and kind. The wildlife is abundant. Toucans, Scarlet Macaws, Howler monkeys, oropendulas all seen while bathing in the hot springs. The meals taste like home cooking and are brought to your room. This place is a gem. I highly recommend. One thing to note, it is in a rural area. About 40 minutes from La Fortuna. So having a car will help with mobility.

    Maya2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • This place is amazing we really loved it. Great spot for a family to enjoy some time together. Great location in between la Fortuna and some other great attractions. Definitely make this a spot to stay if you are in Costa Rica

    John2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • This is not just a place to stay, but a lovely experience as well. Bernie and Kathy have taken the area's natural beauty and gently and artistically enhanced it with beautiful stone and wood work. There are many options for hot springs, from cooler to hot and small to large with a few different water slides and such as well. Birds and other wildlife can be seen and their are a couple of trails. Night time in the hot springs was especially magical. The accommodations are high quality. Do plan your food as you wont want to leave once you get there. The dinner and breakfast there were quite good, but you do need to order ahead of time. Highly recommend this place.

    Saralinda2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying at Bio Thermales. Having access to the thermal baths at all times was an extraordinary experience. We hope to be able to return.

    Marie-Josée2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent host. Jungle setting. Monkeys, toucans and iguanas in trees outside casita. Really nice hot spring pools you can soak in ever evening after your days adventures. Great value.

    John2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • It was an amazing stay! The place is very stylish and you can enjoy hot pools and beautiful territory inside the jungle! Definitely recommend the place!

    Pavlo2019-12-10T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful place. Hot springs are awesome as so many others have said. Management at biothermeles are perfect. Help you with anything you ask. Bought a bunch of unknown vegetables and Joahanne explained what each was and how to cook. Pools are cleaned daily. Joahnne also called the massage for us and She was very good. Really nice people and super great place to stay. Don't hesitate. We stayed for 7 nights. Also Joahnne suggested Frank as a tour guide. If you are new to Costa Rica then he is the man to use. Found and saw so many things we wouldn't have seen without him. Another really nice man and loves his country.

    Lila2019-12-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cooper, Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Wood house is located in El Castillo main Street. The house is cozy and comfortable and has amazing views from one of the balconies to the San Juan river. Since the house is in the middle of the village you will be able to share local population daily live. The house is very close to stores and restaurants. You will find nearby tourist information on the main attractions in El Castillo (Fortaleza Inmaculada Concepción de María) and town surroundings like the tour to Indio Maiz natural reserve
    The house combines the local constructive tradition with modern equipment making it cozy. Spacious rooms and comfortable beds. The back terrace has magnificent views of the san juan river and it is an ideal place to contemplate nature in one of the hammocks
    El Castillo is a small and quiet village where history and nature are combined. One of the main attractions is the Fortaleza Inmaculada Concepción de María. The place was built by Spaniards between 1673 and 1675 to prevent the incursions of pirates who went up the river. Nowadays the Fort holds a library and a museum. There are several places that organize tours and outdoors activities: Tour to Indio Maiz Natural reserve, Alligator night tour, horse rides , etc. In the town you can also find stores to buy food and drinks and there are plenty of restaurants where you can enjoy a fresh fish.
  • It is exactly like the pictures. Spacious, clean, nice view on the river, big kitchen. Excellent! El Castillo is lovely! And Doris very very helpful

    Marit2018-03-24T00:00:00Z
  • Adorable place, well moved with a beautiful terrace on the river

    Marie Cecile2018-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect location in the heart of El Castillo, highly recommended. Very clean and fab balcony over the river to watch the world go by. Bring some earplugs for the frogs and make sure you’re there at sunset to see the swallows coming home to sleep

    Andy2018-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • The Doris casa is a haven of peace !! Spectacular terrace, impeccable cleanliness, attention to details .. we loved our 3 days and would have taken more !!!

    Valérie2017-12-05T00:00:00Z
  • Doris's house is located in a unique location. Right on the edge of the San Juan River, the town is beautiful and the people very welcoming, with plenty to do. Doris's cousin, Brenda, was watching us at all times and the house is very clean and has everything you might need. Would without hesitation recommend !!

    Maite2017-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • It is a beatiful wood house with nice balkony to the river San Juan. I had a great time in El Castillo. And thank you Jesenia for your attention and help.

    Annemarie2016-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • What a cute little house! Very comfortable to sleep in. The back porch was wonderful especially first thing in the morning. And perfect location. Would definitely stay again if in el Castillo. Doris was very easy to get in touch with and her family was very helpful as well!

    Catherine2016-04-09T00:00:00Z
  • Fabulous. The house is fabulous and the hosts sister who dropped by once a day is very nice. No English but not a problem. The balcony over the river is the best part. Cool, refreshing and I stayed their the most. If you've been on the road a long time buy some food/spices before you get to San Carlos so you can cook all your meals. Utensils, fridge, stove etc are all in good working condition. Castillo has very limited grocery stores. The kitchen is excellent, beds clean and comfortable, living room spacious, bathroom clean and modern. You can even do your laundry there in washing bins. If you miss the host upon arrival. Facing the river go to your right past the church by 2 - 3 houses its on your left. Bright blue. 3-5 minute walk. If you want to stay for 2 nights don't, stay for 3-4 its worth it.

    Alan2016-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    El Castillo, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua

    hay una cama individual si es necesario tenemos 2 colchones individual y un clochon matrimonial
    es familiar
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    THE GRAND RIVER LODGE IS A RUSTIC ECO-RESORT SITUATED ON A WORKING FARM ON THE BANKS OF THE RIO SAN JUAN, NEAR THE VILLAGE OF LA ESPERANZA, WITH HORSES, COWS, AND A CACAO PLANTATION. THE SURROUNDING TROPICAL VEGETATION IS HOME TO COLOURFUL BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, MONKEYS, SLOTHS, IGUANAS, AND CAIMANS. GUESTS CAN CANOE, KAYAK, RIDE HORSES, MILK COWS, PICK FRUIT, AND LEARN ABOUT CHEESE AND CHOCOLATE MAKING. THE HOSTEL HAS A BAR, AND A RESTAURANT, SERVING SIMPLE CENTRAL AMERICAN CUISINE.
    THE VILLAGE OF LA ESPERANZA IS 3 KM AWAY FROM THE FARM AND GIVES VISITORS AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE OF RURAL NICARAGUA. IF YOU ARE LUCKY, YOU MAY HAPPEN UPON A RODEO OR A LOCAL FESTIVAL. BE SURE TO VISIT THE FIVE HUNDRED YEAR OLD FORT OF EL CASTILLO, WHICH IS A HOUR AWAY FROM GRAND RIVER LODGE BY LOCAL RIVER BOAT. THIS AMAZINGLY PRESERVED FORT WAS BUILT BY THE SPANISH TO REPEL THE NOTORIOUS ENGLISH PIRATE, SIR FRANCIS DRAKE.
  • It is a very simple but pleasant accommodation, there are different activities that can be done at low cost and enjoy nature, we especially love the amount of birds there is.

    Pedro2019-04-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    12

    La Esperanza, Nicaragua

    We offer WiFi, Cable TV, AC, Private Parking, Full Bathroom with Hot Water, Mud Room, Kitchenette, Ceiling Fan, and Safety Deposit Box
    Relax and enjoy the tranquility of our rustic cabins and our beautiful garden. We offer accommodations for 2 persons for use of King size bed or we can accommodate 2 persons for the use of 2 Individual size beds.
    Our neighborhood is peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. We are walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, and the beautiful Rio Fortuna, where you can go swimming.
  • I rented this place for a visit from a travel agent, it was definitely an excellent decision for my client, super clean, excellent attention, totally for recommended!

    Joshua2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    La Fortuna, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Nuestro alojamiento es de dos plantas, cuenta con calles pavimentadas y alumbrado Publico, vista al rio.
    Contamos con servicio de tours a las reserva Indio Maiz y Aguas Frescas también hacemos el tours nocturno observación de cayman y aves ranas y el basilisco Hacemos un tours de camping que consiste irse quedar una noche en la reserva indio maz incluye caminata observación d cayman y recorrer el río bartola con un guía incluido y también incluye comidas También hacemos el tours de cacao El famoso tour de pesca deportiva en el río San Juan Promovemos también el tours observación de aves y monos perezosas etcétera sobre el Río San Juan y Santa Cruz
    Puedes deleitarte con el majestuoso Rio San Juan y la fortaleza de El Castillo
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hostel


    Accommodates

    14


    Bedrooms

    6

    El Castillo, Nicaragua

    fuera de servicio
    Conviveras con una joven y sociable pareja, que quiere conocer muchas personas de diferentes ámbitos...
    Pueblo pequeño y acogedor, gente sencilla y amigable, con un gran río al lado y a unos kilómetros de la frontera con Nicaragua..
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    1


    Bedrooms

    0

    Los Chiles, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    We are a young couple and we offer a shared space in our house. It is built mainly of wood, we have spaces for your rest, a garden designed to attract birds. Coffee available 24 hours a day and books for naturalists. We are located in the center of the Caño Negro Community, adjacent to the Caño Negro Mixed Wildlife Refuge and near several sites to visit.
    We have a private room, with a queen size bed, areas such as kitchen, bathroom, laundry and living room are shared.
    There are several places to visit and spend pleasant moments. The climate is humid and warm. In the community and surroundings there are many places to walk, to observe wildlife and beautiful landscapes.
  • Really a beautiful place. Renato and Tati are incredibly friendly and show how they and the locals live. They offer great tours. The cocoa tour is unique and can only be recommended. This is real ecotourism.

    Andy2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time, Tatianna is a person who likes to share, discuss. A real pleasure, we learned a lot about the country, the fauna ... Very beautiful stage of our trip !!!

    Hélène Et Édouard2019-08-01T00:00:00Z
  • The accommodation at Renato was exactly as expected due to the description. Cano Negro is far from mass tourism and a fantastic place for a great nature experience. The room in Renato's house is simple and frugal. But that's what you expect in Cano Negro. Renato is a very accommodating host who invited us for coffee, gallo pinto and pineapple juice. He is also a great guide and knows all about the place as well as the flora and fauna! We recommend!

    Wiebke2019-04-28T00:00:00Z
  • A warm and authentic stay in a wonderful place. Simple lodging without much privacy reflects local life in Caño Negro. Renato was a perfect host who knows and loves his place, I learned a lot and immediately felt like I was with friends. "Caño negro experience" is also highly recommended as a tour operator! I would come back immediately!

    Maya2019-04-17T00:00:00Z
  • Renato's home is a typical 'Tico' home having an unlined roof creating a hot environment at certain times of the day. This may not suit everyone. The fan in the bedroom was appreciated. There is a seperate sitting area at the front of the house which is comfortable and allows one to watch birds. Kitchen is clean with a good range of cooking utensils. It is a small intimate home - we only met Renato as Tatiana was away at the time. Renato is extremely welcoming, with an easy outgoing friendly disposition. He is knowledgeable and passionate about the Cano Nego environment and helpful, and gave us free reign of the home. If you want to spend time with an educated knowledgeable environmentalist who speaks fluent English, this is the place for you. As budget conscious nature watchers, this home was excellent.

    John2019-04-12T00:00:00Z
  • Renato and Tatiana made us feel very welcome. We felt totally at ease in their home. They are genuine friendly people who are passionate about the environment and wildlife. They took us for a walk through the wetlands. They are amazing at finding and identifying birds and other wildlife. They are very knowledgeable and wetland specialists. This is more than a place to stay. They can offer tours and will make sure you make the most of your stay. The room and house are exactly as described. The bed is comfortable. Their dog is very sweet. They gave us an oatmeal drink when we arrived. Their friends came over and shared their delicious Caribbean chicken dish. They let us taste soursop and made a soursop smoothie. They were enthusiastic and we had many interesting conversations. They speak English well. Highly recommended. Even if you are not staying at their place I recommend contacting them if you are looking for a tour or a guide or you want to go birding. Cano Negro is amazing. Very scenic and one of the best birding areas in the country. We are not birders but loved the roseate spoonbills, jabirus, kingfishers, herons and countless other birds as well as the monkeys and caimans.

    Sonia2019-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Los Chiles, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Popular homes

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    Te va a encantar mi lugar debido a las vistas, la ubicación, el ambiente, la gente y las zonas exteriores. Mi alojamiento es bueno para parejas, aventureros y familias (con hijos).
    Luna del rio is thought for clients who appreciate confort in the jungle combined with specialized activities like hiking in the jungle, canoeing, birdwatching and astro tours.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    4

    El Castillo, Río San Juan Department, Nicaragua

    We offer WiFi, Cable TV, AC, Private Parking, Full Bathroom, Mud Room, Kitchenette, Safety Deposit Box, and Ceiling Fan
    Relax and enjoy the tranquility of our rustic cabins and our beautiful garden. We offer accommodations for 2 persons for use of King size bed or we can accommodate 2 persons for use of 2 Individual size beds.
    Our neighborhood is peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. We are walking distance to local grocery stores, restaurants, and the beautiful Rio Fortuna, where you can go swimming.
  • This place was from far THE BEST place we’ve had in our 3 1/2 weeks vacation in Costa Rica! It was extremely clean, everything we needed was there, the family is very welcoming and helpful, and the lot is super nice and quiet as well as close to the town of La Fortuna. We would go back there again no doubt. Thanks to Thomas and his family!!

    Jessika2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent place, the managers attentive to the needs, very hospitable and with a great vocation of service. A thousand times recommended ...

    Hazel2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • This is a very nice apartment with a very great host and you can see Tucans directly in front of the apartment! I highly recommend this apartment!!!

    Michael2019-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • This place is fantastic, the host is very nice and attentive to all our doubts. She provided a clean room, safety and fruits for my baby (it was a nice detail). I really recommend Thomas place if you plan to go for a relax time in La Fortuna

    Andrey2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • We were staying from October 18 to 20, they have great customer service, it's definitely like being at home, the place is very cozy and very central to tourist places, Super recommended would return again having a chance. They have two super friendly and affectionate pets that make a better Baxter and Masorca stand.

    Yederlin2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    La Fortuna, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Nos encontramos en un lugar estratégico desde donde en poco tiempo puede acceder a lugares como la Fortuna, Río Celeste,Caño Negro,la región de Sarapiqui y Ciudad Quesada con todas sus facilidades Ofrecemos una habitación con baño privado, en nuestra casa, rodeados por parches de bosque y agricultura, con más de 3000 metros cubiertos de jardines y árboles frutales, visitados todos los días por mariposas y aves que lo hacen ideal para el descanso y relajamiento con vistas a los volcanes.
    Nuestra casa está rodeda de corredores con hamacas para el descanso y amplios jardines , comedor con vista a las montañas y al volcán Platanar,el huésped cuenta con habitación y baño privado, cochera para auto si la requiere y sala de estar
    Nos encontramos en un lugar rural muy tranquilo y cerca de ríos y áreas boscosas
  • We've had an amazing stay with Alexis and his wife. They are great hosts and very hospitable. The house is amazing and they show the tico way of living. The garden is full of butterflies, beautiful birds and if you're lucky you can see tucans or other animals! They give great tips and make great breakfast. It's off the beaten track which makes it so cool! It's definitely worth the extra travel time (only 15 mins extra). If we're going back to Costa Rica, we'll definitely come back!!

    Tosca2018-09-09T00:00:00Z
  • Alexis and carmen are very friendly and helpful, their hospitality in this very pleasant place is a real haven of peace .... Alexis is also a guide and can help you ... he knows a lot of things. ... I highly recommend and I will come back with pleasure

    Florence2018-03-22T00:00:00Z
  • Super recommended, Alexis and Carmen treat him to an incredible

    Diego2018-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Alexis and his wife are great hosts that made my stay a very very pleasant experience. I felt like at home and enjoyed every morning and evening the great panorama and birds from their terrace. Thank you so much for this lovely time

    Julia2018-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • Alexis and Carmen are great very kind and attentive they give you very good indications and they treat you how Family, super recommended !!

    Juan2017-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • Super nice couple and great hospitality. Very clean accommodation nice accommodation. Who does not look for the big hype and party, I can highly recommend the accommodation.

    Stefan2017-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Muelle San Carlos, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    For nature lovers who appreciate a good night’s sleep in a comfy, clean bed in a room with a view! Right on the riverbank overlooking the San Juan River and rainforest, this is the perfect base to start your eco-tours. ALA CARTE BREAKFAST INCLUDED. "DANIELA" is the largest suite and features the following: •Two (2) queen-size beds •Natural air-conditioning courtesy of the building’s open structure •Private bathroom with shower, hot water (solar), fresh towels, soap & shampoo •Private balcony with hammock and chairs •Safe deposit box •Clothes rack •Television •Lounge sofa, rocking chair, writing desk and chair •Mini-bar •Daily housekeeping Also available upon request: •Umbrella •Hairdryer •Laundry services (for a minimal charge) Hotel Lara’s Planet is a five room boutique guesthouse located right on the riverbank of the gentle flowing San Juan River in the pleasant town of El Castillo, with its postcard-perfect Spanish fortress on top of the hill and a stone’s throw from the roar of Raudal El Diablo (Devil’s Rapids). There are three (3) suites and two (2) rooms, each with a private bathroom. The guesthouse’s wood and bamboo construction combined with its open space structure not only brings the outside in but also produces a feeling of warmth, tranquility and harmony. This is further enhanced by the breezy, uncluttered rooms and open air café/restaurant with bamboo furniture beautifully handcrafted by Nicaraguan artisans. The lush green of the rainforest and the guesthouse’s own garden provides restful contemplation and abundant oxygen to ensure a good night’s sleep on comfortable, clean beds. Hotel Lara’s Planet has one of the best café/ restaurants in El Castillo and possibly within the Rio San Juan province. If you’ve tired of gallo pinto and want some variety, you will enjoy dishes such as: •Pasta with sauce using fresh organic tomatoes, vegetables and herbs from the garden •Pasta with coconut cream sauce made from coconuts from the garden •Australian fish and chips •Curries •Fresh river shrimps and river lobster •Nachos with homemade tortilla using an original Mexican recipe •Milkshakes made with organic milk and fruits from the garden
    El Castillo is a small car-free town and has no pollution-emitting factories. There are two main streets (walk ways) along the river. Small convenience stores ("pulperia"), a handful of restaurants and bars, a tourist center and tour operator are available if you need them. The attraction of El Castillo is the opportunity to stroll along the narrow streets, appreciate the carefree and simple life, watch birds flying over the river and breathe the fresh air.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    El Castillo, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua

    Coconut Hostel se encuentra frente a la Playa Tortuguero, puedes sentir la brisa del Mar Caribe y disfrutar en el Restaurante del Hotel Miss Miriam, comida típica Caribeña.
    Será una estancia llena de sabor caribeño
    Es un pueblo lleno de color y cultura caribeña, en medio del bosque, lleno de energía positiva y paz.
  • The space is comfortable, Tortuguero is very beautiful and the place is very well located ... the bed a little uncomfortable but enough to spend a beautiful stay

    Lore2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    CR, Costa Rica

    Habitación rustica privada, ideal para desconectarse del ruido urbano, a la orilla de una pequeña laguna rodeada de vegetación propia del trópico húmedo, con paisaje y ruidos nocturnos-en total armonía con la naturaleza. Con acceso a cuarto de pila y zona de estar-mesa. A tan solo 3 minutos (con vehículo) u 8 minutos (caminando) de carretera principal, a 40 minutos de San Carlos (ciudad Quesada-Sur) y 60 minutos de Los Chiles frontera norte-Norte). Ven, conoce nuestro pais y su gente Pura Vida
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pocosol, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Luna del rio is an ecolodge located in El Castillo, Rio San Juan. It is a very special place , all made in wood and with wonderful views to the river. Every room has private bathroom, air conditioning and hot water. You can rent just a room or the whole ecolodge. We are really specialised in nature tours, and all logistics and the running of the hotel is around our nature clients. Jungle and birdwatching tours is our specialty. If you wish a special room in a special place, you are here.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    11


    Bedrooms

    5

    El Castillo, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua

    Cabaña Rustica Ubicada a 800 mts del corazón de Cutris, San Carlos. Aquí se respira paz y armonía, conexión con la naturaleza. Un espacio tranquilo para desconectarse del ajetreo de la ciudad y el estrés que provoca el trabajo. / Rustic Cabin located 800 meters from the heart of Cutris, San Carlos. Here you breathe peace and harmony, a connection with nature. A quiet space to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the city and the stress from work.
    This Cabin is so meaningful to me because of my father heritage and here is where I find my peace. Here is where I belong and I want people to feel how peaceful and gratifying is to sleep and hear a howler monkey (if your lucky) or many birds.
    Un barrio tranquilo, un portón de acceso para el residencial, muy seguro. | A quite neighborhood, there is a gate for the main entrance to the community.
  • Roxana is friendly and very attentive. The beautiful house, in a very safe, quiet and surrounded by nature.

    Francini2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent place, bigger than I expected. Super safe and excellent communication with Roxana.

    Raul2019-05-02T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent and very safe.

    Rodolfo2019-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • the house or rather the Bay and large and with all the comforts beyond the expectations wi fi excellent, what most impressed us and the tranquility surrounded by nature we have seen birds including the toucans, monkeys. squirrels. The hut is about 30 minutes drive from luck in a private park with an automatic gate with a few houses, the road to Fortuna and convenient and can be reached easily nearby there are butchers supermarkets etc, great place to relax

    Angelo2019-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • I had awesome experiences staying at Roxana's cabin. Roxana and her family which live nearby, are amazing and truly nice people. The cabin is rural but a nice central location to Volcano tours, hot springs, zip lining, rafting (at a lesser rate than staying in tourist traps which are much more expensive) even the Rio Celeste (which is a must see) and much more within 30 mins to a couple hours of driving. The cabin itself is comfortable, and right outside the door is the possibility to see some hummingbirds that get nector from flowers on the property, iguanas in the trees outback (other lizards as well) and the occasional howler monkey. The property and area is really safe. The community the cabin is in has a gate you will receive a key to, and you will be staying next to the house of the Tico that guards the area. The neighbors were friendly. There is a wonderful restaurant/bar a minute down the road which I found to be the best food and also a great prices for anywhere in the surrounding area, called the Ferry. There is also 3 markets within minutes and other larger markets with 10-15 mins away. I would truly recommend being one of Roxana's guests and will be a guest there again when I return.

    Robert2019-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful big house complete, in a calm environment.

    Marc-Andre2018-05-18T00:00:00Z
  • The house was bigger than I expected, surounded of nature and on one side of San Carlos river. It has plenty of space to bring the whole family. The master bedroom and bathroom are huge. I recommend this place for people that want to relax in the country side. Besides, Roxana was very friendly and supportive.

    Kenneth2018-04-28T00:00:00Z
  • everything was really nice !!!!

    Jonatan Luis2018-04-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Cutris, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Our cabin has a private property with 1 bedroom with 2 double bed, and in the living room there is a sofa bed. We provide everything you need such as A/C, TV Cable, WIFI, Stove, Hair Dryer, Iron,fridge, washing machine etc. Our place is just 5 minutes from the springs resort and spa and at 15 minutes from La Fortuna town and the free hot springs river called Chollin. You can enjoy the view from our balcony with lot of birds and nature. We will give you all our tips!
    It is located in the top of a hill with the best view of the Arenal volcano! You will experience the real peace and the rain forest in this little piece of heaven!
    Nature lovers love this place!
  • We cannot speak highly enough of Esmeralda’s place. Everything is simply amazing... the location, the view, the sounds and sights of the jungle, the peace, the clean, comfortable and lovely space. To top it off, the people make it extra special, they are so, so wonderful. We will never forget our stay and hope we have an opportunity to return!

    Margaret2020-03-16T00:00:00Z
  • Esmeralda and Daniel are wonderful persons very welcoming, super view with a tipical breakfast on a extra bonus,will not hesitate to go there again

    Jean-Francois2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Simply fantastic! The view is exceptional. The house is clean and perfect for a family (we were 2 adults, 2 children and a baby). The host, Esmeralda, is simply wonderful! Our kids loved it and so did we. Filled with little touches. We would have liked to speak better Spanish to communicate more easily but we understood each other well! Quiet location with animals all around. We would have stayed several more days! Thank you!

    Marie-Andrée2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • An exceptional view, unparalleled service, a warm welcome you will not find better believe me

    Delphine2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • We traveled all over Costa Rica and this was one of the best places we stayed. For the value we had everything we needed and more. Daniel and Esmeralda were very nice, quick to communicate, and helped us with local tips and even offered breakfast! We greatly appreciated the washing machine too. However you should know that the roof is made from metal, so when it rains it’s quite loud. I wore ear plugs and was not bothered by it, but my boyfriend woke up a few times in the night. However for the spectacular view, serene environment, full kitchen and price, we were more than happy and felt very welcomed.

    Daniella2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Esmeraldas is the most magical place in CR. I absolutely love everything about the stay, so much so that I’ve been back again. The views are incredible, the beds are comfortable, the kitchen has all of your cooking essentials. Most of all, Esmeraldas hospitality is truly amazing. She invited us in her home and cooked us the most delicious typical Costa Rica breakfast. There’s no where else near Arenal that I rather stay.

    Maggie2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Esmeralda's place is one if a kind and the best airbnb we have stayed in so far. The view of the vulcano is spectacular and actually even from inside the Arenal park you can't get a better view! It's peaceful with a gorgeous terrace and rooms well equipped and full of light. Everything was clean and we felt really comfortable and safe. Esmeralda's hospitality is outstanding and thanks to her invitations over for breakfast to her house close by we got to try some local foods and heard lots of stories, which meant we could learn so much about the culture there! Daniel was super helpful and took us on a little tour telling us about plants and animals which was interesting. The road is unpaved in parts but we didn't have a problem getting there without 4x4 as long as you go slowly. Don't hesitate to book, it's been fantastic staying there!

    Bryn2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • This place is awesome. Daniel & Esmeralda treat you like family the moment they see you. The place is clean and just as expected. It’s a beautiful view of the volcano. A little hard to find at first but but overall not a problem. Will stay here every time we visit.

    Lex2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    1

    La Fortuna, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Luz, aire acondicionado,microondas,cama matrimonial, tv,coffe maker, arrocera
    Terraza
    Cocos
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Tiny house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Alajuela Province, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Our cabin has a private property with 1 bedroom with two double beds. We provide everything you need such as a/c, smart tv, Wifi, Stove, Hair Dryer, Iron,fridge, washing machine etc. Our place is just 5 minutes from the springs resort and spa and around 15 minutes from La Fortuna town and at 10 minutes from the free hot springs river called Chollin. You can enjoy the view from our balcony with lot of birds and nature. We will give you all our tips!
    Our guests have access to the whole place! We have books,binoculars and maps! We like to talk about culture, nature and history! So if you like to spend time or a coffe with a local just send me a text!! We love it!! We have a project in our property so we offer private and personal tours where you can enjoy and have fun! Ask Daniel for the whole information!
    We are in the middle of everything in fortuna! We are very close to the free hot springs (5 miles) the national park (7 miles) la fortuna water falll(8 miles) arenal lake (8 miles) hanging bridges( 8 miles) Celeste river (1 hour from our place) also We know secret spots that are very close to our place!
  • This Airbnb is amazing!!! It has stellar views of Arenal, is secluded and quiet but still only a short drive in to La Fortuna. We had a lovely stay here, and I would high recommend this house. Daniel is an excellent host and provided us with wonderful recommendations for things to do in the area.

    Hannah2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • The pictures do not do the house justice. If you are into woodwork, the home made cabinetry is spectacular.

    Boyd2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • WOW!! Daniel has a little slice of heaven here!! The view is absolutely breathtaking (the pictures really are what you get!). This is a brand new property with the home built just one year ago! So relaxing and quiet - truly encompasses the “pura vida” way of life. Loved the outdoor set up with the patio and the hammock for relaxing in. The mural on the outside is absolutely beautiful. Perhaps most importantly, it is safe and secure. It is only about a minute up from The Springs Resort and Daniel was able to get us a deal for the 2-day pass (much appreciated!) and I highly recommend checking it out if you’re not planning to already. Daniel himself came over to check on us during the stay to be sure we had everything we needed and to be sure everything was going well (we only stayed one night as it was already booked for the other days and we still received wonderful service!). We hope to come back and will certainly be recommending this property to friends and fellow travelers.

    Alysia2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Daniel’s place definitely exceeded my expectations! Amazing views and it was just off the beaten path enough to enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature. Very clean and cozy! Not to mention Daniel was pretty much a saint. Very quick to respond at any point we needed him! Definitely would recommend staying here!

    Brittany2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • As soon as we pulled up to the house our jaws just dropped. The view of the house with the Volcano Arenal in the background is even more beautiful in person. Inside the house was super clean. Everything you need is in there. The house was perfect. 5 stars!

    Javier2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Daniel was a great host. The cottage we stayed in was prefect. Location was great.

    Jacqueline2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • I had the perfect time staying here. Daniel picked me up from the airport, and was more than helpful with connecting me with where to go and how to get there. I LOVED having breakfast with him and his grandmother. They were one of the highlights of my trip. The place was very comfortable and peaceful. It had everything you needed, as well as an amazing view. I also enjoyed walking 5 minutes to the local soda for lunch or a smoothie. I would have liked to stay one more day here. So I guess I will have to come back!

    Gina2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Staying with Daniel was truly one of the best stays we’ve had in Costa Rica! Daniel was always very quick to response and be at your side for help. He gave us a pineapple that he grew on his plantation and took us on a private tour to a super secluded waterfall, AMAZING! Make sure to take the chance to have a truly Costa Rican breakfast with his grandmother. Views from the backyard were amazing, Arenal volcano in plain sight. Would 1000% recommend any of Daniel’s Airbnb’s

    Nawras2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    La fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Casa tipo rural con acceso a riachuelo que pasa cerca de la propiedad,muy silencioso para descansar, tendrá contacto con la naturaleza, La casita tiene aire acondicionado para una mayor comodidad, además de estar equipada para preparar alimentos.Lugares turísticos cercanos que podrá visitar: Aguas termales 13 km, laberinto lodge 10 .5 km . Cataratas de la paz , del toro, fortuna y volcán Arenal a entre 39 y 44 km. Deporte aventura a 35 km. Volcan Poas 32 km. Animese y viva la aventura.
    Casa de 2 cuartos, sala comedor, cocina, ducha, cuarto de pilas. Es un lugar muy acogedor para vivir, donde a pocos metros podrá disfrutar del riachuelo y observar la naturaleza en un ambiente de tranquilidad, confortables colchones para descansar despues de un día de aventura. Alredor de la casa usted podrá observar fincas de sembrados típicos de la zona y ganadería.
    Lugar muy tranquilo, zona rural rodeado de naturaleza . Comunidad mas cercana a 1 Km. En Aguas Zarcas centro encontrará todo tipo de comercio. Aguas termales a 20 minutos de casa Cristina. Volcán Arenal ,volcán Poas y cataratas ubicadas entre 35 y 44 km de distancia. Serpentario y deportes de aventura a 30 minutos. Desde casa Cristina usted podrá movilizarse sin contratiempos y excelentes carreteras
  • Casa Cristina is a very nice and comfortable house, surrounded by nature but close to the city. I felt very comfortable and I am sure I will return.

    Jean Carlo2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Casa Cristina is the ideal place to enjoy a good rest has everything you need to enjoy an excellent stay, the location is perfect. The rooms, the views and the small river are the best, I recommend it if you want to rest and enjoy nature. A few minutes away is the Arenal volcano and its attractions.

    Guisselle2019-10-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Altamira, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    For nature lovers who appreciate a good night’s sleep in a comfy, clean bed in a room with lush views and fresh air! Situated on the banks of Rio San Juan, this is the perfect base to start your eco-adventures. ALA CARTE BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED.
    "DIVA" is one of our standard rooms and features the following: •One (1) queen-size bed •Natural air-conditioning courtesy of the building’s open structure •Private bathroom with shower, hot water (solar), fresh towels, soap & shampoo •Private balcony with deck chairs •Safe deposit box •Clothes rack •Television •Lounge sofa •Mini-bar •Daily housekeeping Also available upon request: •Umbrella •Hairdryer •Laundry services (for a minimal charge) Hotel Lara’s Planet is a five room boutique guesthouse located right on the riverbank of the gentle flowing San Juan River in the pleasant town of El Castillo, with its postcard-perfect Spanish fortress on top of the hill and a stone’s throw from the roar of Raudal El Diablo (Devil’s Rapids). There are three (3) suites and two (2) rooms, each with a private bathroom. The guesthouse’s wood and bamboo construction combined with its open space structure not only brings the outside in but also produces a feeling of warmth, tranquility and harmony. This is further enhanced by the breezy, uncluttered rooms and open air café/restaurant with bamboo furniture beautifully handcrafted by Nicaraguan artisans. The lush green of the rainforest and the guesthouse’s own garden provides restful contemplation and abundant oxygen to ensure a good night’s sleep on comfortable, clean beds. Hotel Lara’s Planet has one of the best café/ restaurants in El Castillo and possibly within the Rio San Juan province. If you’ve tired of gallo pinto and want some variety, you will enjoy dishes such as: •Pasta with sauce using fresh organic tomatoes, vegetables and herbs from the garden •Pasta with coconut cream sauce made from coconuts from the garden •Australian fish and chips •Curries •Fresh river shrimps and river lobster •Nachos with homemade tortilla using an original Mexican recipe •Milkshakes made with organic milk and fruits from the garden
    El Castillo is a small car-free town and has no pollution-emitting factories. There are two main streets (walk ways) along the river. Small convenience stores ("pulperia"), a handful of restaurants and bars, a tourist center and tour operator are available if you need them. The attraction of El Castillo is the opportunity to stroll along the narrow streets, appreciate the carefree and simple life, watch birds flying over the river and breathe the fresh air.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    El Castillo, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua

    We offer wifi,cable tv,AC,private parking,full bathroom and full equipped kitchen
    Relax and enjoy the tranquility,we offer accommodation for 2 people in our room,it can also be set up with an extra mattress for another person for just $4 extra
    Our neighborhood is peaceful and quiet,we are walking distance to local grocery stores,restaurants,gym and 5 min drive from la fortuna and arenal volcano
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Es una casa familiar con un amplio patio delantero, cerca de un pequeño río. acogedoras habitaciones limpias privadas o compartidas. Es una hermosa casa donde se puede ver muchas aves y otros animales mientras descansa y disfruta su estancia, con nuestra atención personalizada.
    Room Type

    Shared room


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    San Rafael de Guatuso, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Esta casa vacacional de dos plantas, con parqueo bajo techo, amplia zona verde y piscina de agua de pozo fría y fresca sin cloro y sin químicos, es perfecta para hospedar 4 personas (familias o amigos). La casa cuenta con hermosa vista al volcán y está localizada a 5 minutos(6 km hacia el este del centro de La Fortuna). Es un lugar privado y perfecto para descansar y disfrutar. Además incluye el acceso a Termo Arenal, complejo turístico de aguas termales.
    Es un pequeño y bello Oasis privado, hermosa vista al volcán, con jardín y piscina privada y rústica de agua natural. A tan solo 300 mts del Tour de Chocolate más popular de la zona.
    Barrio tranquilo y privado. Con acceso a supermercados, ambiente familiar, restaurantes, una plaza para juegos, cercanía a Fortuna y mucho más.
  • We really enjoyed the Airbnb, especially the backyard and the beautiful pool. Near downtown by car, and Arenal Volcano National Park.

    Elisa2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent location, great deal. Very clean everything, and very good attention .. It is already a recommendation for our friends and family ...

    Kenneth2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic place. The garden and the swimming pool are worth the trip. There are so many birds in this garden at all times. We stayed there only 2 days and we saw green parrots, a large iguana and around twenty species of birds. The accommodation is really very good. 3 well appointed and comfortable bedrooms. The road a bit busy but I will definitely come back

    Sandra2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Annie and Alex's home is a great place for a family of four or five. There is a great little pool in the backyard for cooling off on a hot day and the house is close to a lot of great activities in the Arenal area plus you get free access to Termo Arenal! Be sure and enjoy Don Olivo's Chocolate Tour just around the corner from the house as well as a great meal at Restaurante Victorino's in El Tanque. Annie and Alex were great hosts and were very quick to respond to any questions we had during our stay. The house is a great value. Pura Vida!

    Scott2020-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • Very beautiful place. It is as described in the announcement, ideal to spend some relaxing days in nature.

    Cristobal2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to spend your vacation. Comfortable and very close to everything. Very gentle and honest owner. The place is very safe and there is no noise, you sleep and rest in peace. Comfortable rooms and enough space.

    Claudio2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • The place is perfect for couple or group. Clean and basic necessities in the kitchen. 2 bedroom on second floor with large deck to sit and look at amazing view of Mount Arenal. The free pass to the hot springs is fun. A must do is the Don Olivo chocolate tour that is about 5 minutes walk. Besides eating fruits from the small plantation we saw a huge tree iguana, Tucans, parrots, and a baby sloth. Don Olivo’s son (I forget his name..) very kind and great tour guide. The pool in back of the house is not deep but great to cool down after a long day of sightseeing.

    Dennis2020-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • The house is beautiful! Loved the space, especially the pool. Great view of Arenal (on a clear day). They were very communicative and minor issues were solved quickly. Great place to stay that’s not too far from La Fortuna.

    Susan2019-12-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    La Fortuna San Carlos, Costa Rica

    The apartment is located behind my mom's house with a private entrance and backyard.
    Brand new private loft. All-white, minimalistic apartment with AC.
    EL Tanque is a small town located just 6 minutes drive to downtown La Fortuna. The apartment is conveniently located 4 minutes walk from two grocery stores, a bar-restaurant, the bus stop, and other local stores. And only a two-minute drive from La Fortuna Domestic Airport.
  • The lodging we experienced here was truly delightful and the place was super clean. Our hosts', Elida and Federico, hospitality was superb and we got to experience La Fortuna like one of the locals. We took the boat tour of Cano Negro and had one of our favorite and most memorable life experiences while staying here. It was probably the best guided private tours available in the whole country and a extremely great value. Elida, our guide and host, arranged the whole day which included; a drive through the country side around the infamous Arenal Volcano, an extensive boat ride up river to a protected reserve where we saw rare wetland birds, caymen, monkeys, turtles, iguanas, snakes etc all living in their natural habitats. We also got to fish and enjoy our catch freshly prepared in LuLo's outdoor kitchen. While lunch was being prepared, Brayan our boat operator, gave us a tour of his Cacao farm and explained how to process it as well as harvested fresh coconut and other tropical fruits to sample. We were treated like royalty and everyone involved was enriched through intriguing interactions and exchanges. Spanish language skills are preferable but not required for this experience.

    Graham2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • You get what you pay for. You will need a car to stay here. The place served the purpose; we just spend the night here for sleep which was good. And the price was excellent.

    Manju2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Pamela’s mother was super sweet! We checked in earlier and she agreed in letting us settling down. The apartment has a great location (e.g. there are supermarkets and restaurants nearby, not too far from Arenal and the hot springs).

    Tania2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Really nice place with nice people

    Avi2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you Pamela for letting us stay at your loft. The loft looks just like the pictures very clean and modern. The location is convenient and close to la fortuna downtown. Please thank doña Elida for her hospitality and the delicious food she shared with us!

    Viviana2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    0

    El Tanque, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Our cabin sits by the lagoon, diagonal to the sports field. There are no neighbors for 100m around. It is a very private & quiet location yet just steps from the center of town. The few sounds heard are singing birds, farm animals & music from the evangelical church nearby & the Danube Bar across the lagoon, close enough to hear yet far enough that it is still quiet. Sit under the awning while it rains or under the endless sky when it is clear & witness a million stars on a moonless night..
    At "Cabin by the Lagoon" you may get the feeling that you are a part of the nature. During the rainy season the wetlands may be just meters away from the porch & during the dry season this same area, now grasslands, may meet the Rio Frio. Both ways, local & migratory birds make their homes in this reserve, preying on fish & insects or even feeding off the horses & cows grazing in front. You may wish to write a book, meditate on the sounds or just paddle away in one of the kayaks we keep for our guests. Welcome to another way of being...You will have use of all the cabin & property. The land is over an acre & includes many meters of lagoon / wetlands reserve frontage. There is a fire pit, kayaks, canoes & plenty of room to stretch out among the trees. If you are coming by bus I can pick you up in Los Chiles for an additional fee.
    We are the only cabin right on the lagoon right in the town.. This is a private cabin with no neighbors for 100m in any direction. It us all at within a 3 minute walk.. The best of all worlds...
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Caño Negro District, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Es un lugar modesto y rural en Monterrey de San Carlos, para cambiar el confort de lo rutinario It is a modest and rural place in Monterrey of San Carlos, to change the comfort of the routine
    Toda la propiedad está a disposición de nuestros huéspedes, son 5.000metros cuadrados The entire property is available to our guests, they are 5,000 square meters
    Supermercados, Banco de Costa Rica, Bazar, Iglesia restaurante, bares en el centro de Monterrey de San Carlos Supermarkets, Bank of Costa Rica, Bazaar, Church restaurant, bars in downtown Monterrey of San Carlos
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Es un lugar ideal para descansar, observar aves y pueden hacer hacer el tour de la papaya, observar aves (tucanes, pavas, loras, pericos) la finca tiene más 200 mil metros cuadrados
    Caminata entre la naturaleza
    La Fortuna, Río Celeste, Cavernas de Venado, Reserva Caño Negro
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    2

    Monterrey de San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Cabinas Rústicas, ubicadas en Juanilama de Pocosol, una zona de Turismo Rural en donde podrá conocer la esencia del sancarleño por medio de su visita y la oportunidad de tomar talleres
    Comunidad campesina, llena de naturaleza y muy lejos de la ciudad y bullicios
    La Reserva Biológica de Juanilama es única, cuenta con una hermosa catarata y abundancia de flora y fauna
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    12


    Bedrooms

    3

    San Carlos, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    Kick back and relax in the prettiest river you'll ever see: the Rio Celeste! The blue water is perfect for swimming or fishing! Our new "tropical igloo" is built of fibreglass and covered with earth. It's cool, quiet, and beautiful! There is a kitchen, indoor and outdoor sitting areas, tv and internet, a comfortable queen sized bed, and hot water throughout. The cabina is private, but we also live on the two acre scenic property!
    The tropical igloo sleeps two. It's a tiny house with equiped kitchen, cosy sitting room, extra large showerhead shower, and bedroom with comfortable queen bed. The cabina is extra cool and quiet due to it's earth layer exterior. There is a canopy covering the outdoor entertaining area. Our property is a great place for birdwatching, and frequently visited by howler monkeys. There is a big screen tv, and super fast internet! I can guarantee an enthusiastic welcome from me and our 4 pups!
    We are located in an authentic Tico area. There's no need to fight the tourist crowds or pay the tourist prices. A newly paved highway brings you a kilometers from the property. We are walking distance to the premium organic Sibaeli chocolate plantation. If you don't feel like cooking, the Old West Bar makes the best chicharrones, and Soda Toya offers excellent value on great local cuisine. The Black Sheep in the nearby town of Katira, offers great food at excellent prices (and the owners speak some English)! A half hour drive will take you to the Rio Celeste waterfalls hike, as well as butterfly and sloth tours. San Rafael de Guatuso is the nearest big town, boasting 5 grocery stores, beauty salons, 2 pharmacies, many sodas, and a medical clinic. It is a 15 minute drive. La Fortuna is an hour drive but offers many attractions including volcano tours, a spa, hot springs, atv rentals, and a canopy adventure. Local Maleku art is for sale in huts enroute between Guatuso and La Fortuna.
  • Gillian and Tim’s Sweet Spot is a little garden of paradise tucked in the hills of Costa Rica. Though it is a trip to reach from Liberia, it was easy to navigate with Gillian’s instructions. We felt so welcomed by everyone including the four pups and in talking to locals realized just how lucky we were to be staying on the Rio Celeste! We hope to return to enjoy more peaceful time at the Sweet Spot!

    Katie2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing Hosts! We loved our stay. The name says it all! A little piece of heaven on earth 😎

    Rick2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • The house and grounds are lovely. Gillian was gracious host. We only got to stay overnight. Next time, we will book more time to enjoy the house and grounds. The Rio Celeste National Park is nearby and a beautiful sight to hike.

    Cindy2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • The best AirBnB I have ever stayed in. Such a beautiful location with so many activities to do including hiking, fishing, swimming, playing with the dogs, tiki lounge, ect. Hosts Gillian and Tim are sweethearts and take great car of us and the property. Lots of delicious local restaurants and the neighborhood is so friendly!

    Shiva2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Gillian's place was lovely - it's such a unique home on a beautiful piece of property with outstanding views and landscaping. We were particularly appreciative of Gillian's hospitality and fantastic communication. We arrived much later than anticipated due to a flight delay and Gillian was so flexible and kind, still meeting us with welcome sangria and a smile. A great lodging option between two major CR attractions (Arenal and Rio Celeste) perfect for nature lovers.

    Lynsey2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay at Gillian's. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. The property is absolutely gorgeous! You will love this place. The highlight of our stay was seeing 3 spider monkeys in the trees on the property the last morning we were there. So incredible!

    Megan2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • Staying at The Sweet Spot was an incredible spot to relax, refresh, and take in the beautiful landscape. The earth house is one of a kind and a perfect fit for two people looking to get away. Gillian was very accommodating and made our stay memorable. Tim made us fresh drinks in the tiki bar too. The dogs are also adorable! The river is unbelievably beautiful and right on the property! We swam/explored it during our stay. There are amazing restaurants and sodas just down the street & you are not too far from rivers, the volcanos & other animal tours!

    Rachel2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • This is such a hidden gem!! Gorgeous property. Pictures just don’t do it justice. We felt so welcome and all the little touches made our trip feel so special. Would 1000% recommend for anyone!!

    Elaine2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Earth house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    San Rafael de Guatuso, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

    We are 2 blocks from the Los Chiles Airport, and 7Km from the Border of Nicaragua and Costa Rica. We also offer tours to Nicaragua and Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve.
    Very calm area, small town, everyone knows each other.
  • Excellent for a short stay. It has what it takes.

    Josué2019-03-20T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome price, very happy with the room, and excellent service, as Gary’s father came to pick us up from the bus station on time, and also drove us to the border the next morning. Thank you for making our one night stay so easy!

    Sze Lok2018-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • If you want to stay one or more days in Los Chiles... this is the hotel to be. Clean, great service and hospitality. Gary and his father will do everything to give you a pleasant stay. They picked us up at the border in no time when we gave Gary a phonecall that we arrived earlier than expected.

    Leo2017-10-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Los Chiles, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    We offer WiFi, Cable TV, Private Parking, Full Bathroom, Mud Room, Kitchenette, Safety Deposit Box, and Ceiling Fan
    Relax and enjoy the tranquility of our rustic cabins and our beautiful garden. We offer accommodations for 2 persons for use of King size bed or we can accommodate 2 persons for use of 2 individual size beds.
    Our neighborhood is peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. We are walking distance to local grocery stores, restaurants, and the beautiful Rio Fortuna, where you can go swimming.
  • Excellent place to stay

    Alvaro2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • A very very good place, I recommend it.

    Maikel2019-12-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    San Carlos, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

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