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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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What We Are • A place where nature lovers can experience the lifestyle of a local Costa Rican family, learn about sustainable practices, and find rejuvenation amidst extraordinary biological diversity! What We Offer • A private Ecological House surrounded by forest. Designed with love and creativity by owner Wendy Brenes, the lodge balances sustainability, comfort, and a rustic feel. • The Eco House is fully furnished with stove, microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator, hot water, hardwood floors, hammocks, clothes line, etc. • This beautiful home is located on a 2 hectare (5 acres) farm/family property, 200 meters from the host’s family home. Here you may enjoy the beauty of nature and abundant wildlife around you, the tranquil environment, and the welcoming hospitality of your hosts. ...What We Are • A place where nature lovers can experience the lifestyle of a local Costa Rican family, learn about sustainable practices, and find rejuvenation amidst extraordinary biological diversity! What We Offer • A private Ecological House surrounded by forest. Designed with love and creativity by owner Wendy Brenes, the lodge balances sustainability, comfort, and a rustic feel. • The Eco House is fully furnished with stove, microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator, hot water, hardwood floors, hammocks, clothes line, etc. • This beautiful home is located on a 2 hectare (5 acres) farm/family property, 200 meters from the host’s family home. Here you may enjoy the beauty of nature and abundant wildlife around you, the tranquil environment, and the welcoming hospitality of your hosts. • Just outside, or from the balcony, you may see toucans, parrots, trogons and even Great Green Macaws flying close by. You might well hear the sound of the manakins dancing in the day time. Fall asleep to the melodies of frogs and the calls of owls. Walking to the main house, you could even meet some frogs by following their croaks as they jump away at night! Our Commitment to the Environment • The Eco House was planned to have minimal impact on the environment and also to serve as an educational model to our guests • Most of its furniture is made out of recycled Wood and materials; • Windows are designed to make the air circulate throughout the house; • The secluded location allows a lack of curtains, so you may experience the stars scattered across the night sky, the awakening of the sun and the relaxing sounds of the rain forest; • As part of our sustainable practices, both black (biological) and grey (washwater) waste waters are treated separately. • The house makes use of recycling as well as water and energy saving. • Your meals are prepared with organic vegetables—some of them grown on site. • Future projects include solar panels and a bio digester for gas production, and more. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Wendy B
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:63%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2015
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Reviewed 16 May 2018
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Date of stay: March 2018
Reviewed 26 February 2018
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Date of stay: February 2018
Reviewed 27 December 2017
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Date of stay: August 2016
Reviewed 24 August 2016
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Date of stay: July 2016
Reviewed 14 August 2016
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Date of stay: July 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Garage
Housekeeping Optional
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Surrounding Area • The nearby communities of San Ramon de Sarapiqui (a small village to the south) and La Virgen de Sarapiqui (to the north) provide an opportunity to experience the life style of rural Costa Rica. • A variety of nature, cultural and adventure activities await you, including: 1) rafting on one of the most famous and beautiful rivers in CostaRica, the Sarapiqui River, only 5 minutes away; 2) Nature walks (day and night), including bird tours, horseback riding, canopy tours, chocolate tours, bat tours, and more; 3) Important and recognized organizations and tourist attractions like Tirimbina Biological Reserve and La Selva OTS (Organization of Tropical Studies) are located at 5 and 20 min from the Eco House.
How to get there
Coordinates: N 10°22.028´W 084°08.156 How to get here: After you arrive to La Virgen Sarapiquí. up in the north of the Heredia province, you must go the well known tourist destination Hacienda Pozo Azul, at the entrance of the San Ramon bridge (on the Sarapiquí River). Once at Hacienda Pozo Azul entrance you must: Cross the Sarapiquí River on the bridge. And turn right on the following intersection and continue on the paved road for about 2 km. Once the paved road ends, you must continue on the gravel road for about 200mts. Please turn left at the brick colored metal gate The host family house is on a hill and is pink color (Familia Brenes Morera). Upon your arrival the host family will share juice or cup of coffee and guide you to the Eco House
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