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Welcome to La Bella Sirena! Close to the Beach and in the Rainforest!

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An exterior view of lovely & spacious Bella Sirena

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Manzanillo house description

The house is a large, indigenous style home, hand crafted of the finest hardwoods. Our tropical garden setting is just 300 meters from the beach and a 5 minute walk to the beach/town of Manzanillo. Each suite is furnished with a king size bed where you can sleep in the comfort of luxury linens and stay cool ceiling fan style. The adjoining private baths are complete with hot water and high pressure showers. Outside your bedroom door awaits a private balcony where you can enjoy conversation or lie in the hammock for an afternoon siesta.

Eat in or dine out? Choose to cook a delicious meal in your own fully equipped kitchen, grill fresh meats and seafood on our large, roof covered outdoor grill, or eat out at one of the nearby restaurants. Sitting areas in the front of the house are a great place to delight in nature and wildlife. We share our garden with sloths, monkeys, morpho butterflies, and toucans, to name a few.

The house can be rented as a whole or you can rent just one floor depending on your party's size and needs. If you decide to rent just one floor, there is a private entrance for each. Parties of 2 can rent the whole house at a discounted rate to ensure privacy.

The 2nd floor of the house is fully screened and the 1st floor bedrooms and bath are screened. The 1st floor kitchen and living areas are open air to catch a cool breeze and enhance wildlife viewing. We do have floor to ceiling mosquito netting curtains that can be pulled closed at dawn and dusk or as desired.

While we feel a car isn't necessary and we provide 4 bikes to ride to the beach or local destinations, if you have young children or people in your party who are unable to walk aproximately a quarter mile, you may wish to have a car while staying at our home. Public transport is reliable and inexpensive as well and there are many transport methods to reach our home.

Coming to Costa Rica is a very exciting experience because of the natural beauty and the fact that there is still plentiful wildlife to see. People are amazed by the grand scale of the trees, the many species of birds and butterflies, the lush tropical flowers and
local fruits, the variety of beaches, plus seeing monkeys and sloths. On the Caribbean coast we enjoy all that plus reggae music and diverse cultures living in harmony. We think you will be delighted if you choose this amazing destination for your Costa Rica vacation!



Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Staff
              • Housekeeper

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

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              • All bedrooms have attached baths and can accommodate 1 king and 1 twin daybed. They are spacious and well equipped with rocking chairs, ceiling fans, reading lamps, side tables, vanities with Artisan Mirrors and hand painted ceramic sinks. Sheets and towels are high thread count 100% cotton. There are hotel room safes in every bedroom....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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              • There is one outdoor shower in the garden, besides the 3 in the house itself. All showers, sinks and baths have hot water from a central hot water heater. There are NO suicide showers in the house....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • 3 king-size beds, 2 twin daybeds, 3 bathrooms, 3 full Kitchens, 2 Refrigerators, 3 stoves, Blenders, toasters, coffee makers, juicers in each kitchen, towels provided, hot water in all sinks and bath, ceiling fans, private balconies for each bedroom, screened bedrooms and baths, screened second floor, mosquito netting curtains for dining and sitting areas downstairs, large built in charcoal grill with roof. The beach is a 5 minute walk from the house along the road to town. 4 bikes provided...moreless

                  Entertainment

                      • Books

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Adventure

                      Attractions

                      • Restaurants
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Churches
                      • Rain Forests
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Reefs
                      • Forests

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Scenic Drives

                      local services and businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services

                      Location Type

                          • Near The Ocean

                          sports and adventure activities

                          • Hunting Big Game
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Rafting
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Sound/Bay Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Whitewater Rafting

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Dining:

                                Dining area for 3 upstairs in addition to a dining area for 8 downstairs and kitchen counter stools...moreless

                              • Seating for 8 people

                              forms of payment

                                  • Accept Credit Card

                                  General

                                  • Wireless Internet
                                  • Activities Guide
                                  • Filtered Water
                                  • Local Activities Guide
                                  • Toilet Paper
                                  • Internet
                                  • Towels Provided
                                  • Parking Off Street
                                  • Parking
                                  • Telephone
                                  • Linens Provided
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Clothes Dryer
                                  • Ceiling Fans
                                  • Sofa Bed
                                  • Living Room
                                  • Hair Dryer

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Blender
                                  • Stove
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Kitchen
                                  • Stove
                                  • Dishes & Utensils

                                  Outside

                                  • Wood Deck
                                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                  • Porch / Veranda
                                  • Lawn / Garden
                                  • Terrace
                                  • Balcony
                                  • Barbecue
                                  • Bicycles
                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  1 night min stay
                                  $175
                                  $1,050 $2,750
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Taxes Included

                                  Notes:

                                  Cleaning/fresh linen mid visit included in price. Guests wash own dishes.

                                  Whole House is $175/night ..$1050wk..$2750mo

                                  1st flr $125/nt $750 wk 2ndflr $100nt $600wk

                                  10% discount if party of 2 rents entire house. Prices subject to increase

                                  Deposit is 50% of total cost for stay. We are unable to return payments due to

                                  cancellation unless we are able to rerent the property


                                  Cancellation policy:

                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                                  Location

                                  235 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  San Jose International Airport
                                  300 Metres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Manzanillo

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  Located in the Gandoa Manzanillo wildlife refuge:

                                  Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge located about 12 kilometers southeast of Puerto Viejo, and nearest to the small village of Manzanillo on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast is one of the most beautiful and scenic sites in the country. Fine sandy beaches, gentle waves, coral reefs near the surface of the sea all make this region a paradise for nature lovers and underwater enthusiasts.

                                  Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife viewing

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2003

                                  About the owner: World traveler who fell in love with Costa Rica while living with a family and studying Spanish many years ago. I enjoyed learning about this peaceful country with a high literacy rate, good health care, education, and no army or history of wars. Of course living in the northern US contributed to the decision to find a tropical escape from our cold snowy winters!

                                  Why the Owner Chose Manzanillo:
                                  My partner Victor and I looked for homes in Puerto Viejo and couldn't find anything to meet all our wishes so we decided to take a drive to a little beach town I had visited a few years before and we saw a land for sale sign on the way into Manzanillo and decided to stop. We fell in love with the beauty of the land and sighting a tree full of toucans seemed like a sign! It was then that we came up with the idea of designing and building our own home that had the best of both jungle and beach locations.


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                                  Speaks: english, spanish

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                                  Photos

                                  • An exterior view of lovely & spacious Bella Sirena

                                    An exterior view of lovely & spacious Bella Sirena

                                  • Cook a delicious meal w/ fresh local ingredients

                                    Cook a delicious meal w/ fresh local ingredients

                                  • One of 2 downstairs bedrooms...view of King bed

                                    One of 2 downstairs bedrooms...view of King bed

                                  • Front entrance of the house...enchanted evening

                                    Front entrance of the house...enchanted evening

                                  • The 2nd floor has a fully equipped kitchen too!

                                    The 2nd floor has a fully equipped kitchen too!

                                  • 2nd floor deck great for spotting howler monkeys

                                    2nd floor deck great for spotting howler monkeys

                                  • One of 3 comfortable baths

                                    One of 3 comfortable baths

                                  • A neighbor came by for some bananas!

                                    A neighbor came by for some bananas!

                                  • Local grocery with lots of fresh produce

                                    Local grocery with lots of fresh produce

                                  • Surfer between Manzanillo and Punta Uva

                                    Surfer between Manzanillo and Punta Uva

                                  • Oxen at the Ferreteria

                                    Oxen at the Ferreteria

                                  • Add to your birdwatching list

                                    Add to your birdwatching list

                                  • Just one of beautiful area beaches!

                                    Just one of beautiful area beaches!

                                  • Lounge in grand style in king-size beds

                                    Lounge in grand style in king-size beds

                                  • View of sitting and vanity area

                                    View of sitting and vanity area

                                  • Relax and enjoy watching wildlife in the treetops

                                    Relax and enjoy watching wildlife in the treetops

                                  • Enjoy your meal al fresco at a handcrafted table

                                    Enjoy your meal al fresco at a handcrafted table

                                  • grill fresh seafood in our large barbeque/parilla

                                    grill fresh seafood in our large barbeque/parilla

                                  • Punta Manzanillo at sunset

                                    Punta Manzanillo at sunset

                                  • 3 toed sloth in the garden

                                    3 toed sloth in the garden

                                  • Watching Howlers from the upstairs deck

                                    Watching Howlers from the upstairs deck

                                  • Local rainforest guide

                                    Local rainforest guide

                                  • Early morning anteater sighting!

                                    Early morning anteater sighting!

                                  $175 per night (USD)
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                                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 8

                                  View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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