Contemporary Luxury Chalet Located in Quiet Valley

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Full Glass to Enjoy Those Awsome Views


Last updated: 10/08/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We've been written up! Check out the April/May 2010 issue of Su Casa magazine.

Bajas del Toro is an alternative to the intense heat of the coast with average temperatures of 26C / 79F during the day and cooler nights for comfortable sleeping. We are centrally located just one hour from San Jose's Juan Santamaria Airport between the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. You can head to either coast to explore what each has to offer. A contemporary design with soaring 30ft ceiling over the living and dining area, modern kitchen with a full set of appliances, granite counter tops, and a 3rd floor loft entertainment center. The front half of the chalet is glass to take full advantage of the awesome mountain views! We share the valley with El Silencio Lodge which offers superb dining and Spa facilities.

Activities: El Silencio Hotel – A couple of steeper hills and stairs but generally a fairly easy walk to three different water falls. Stay for lunch and take advantage of some of the Spa’s offerings. The hotel is just a 15 minute walk or a couple of minutes drive from the chalet.

The La Paz Waterfall Gardens – This is really beautiful. A gentle downhill walk through various displays and gardens for birds, butterflies and reptiles. You pass by a series of waterfalls. At the end a minibus returns you to the main lodge. There is a good souvenir shop and restaurant. 45 minute drive.

Various nurseries and coffee plantations to visit.

San Jose – The suburbs of San Jose have excellent dining, shopping and cinemas. An hour away.

Catarata del Toro – You can hike down into the gorge. About 10 minutes drive.

Activities cont...: Driving towards Bajos del Toro there are a couple of places to pull over and take in the view of the Central Valley where San Jose is located. The view is staggering at night so it’s worth the 15 minute drive some evening to see the lights.

Fly fishing. There are trout ponds just a couple hundred meters from the chalet and lots of rivers – bring your tackle!


Canopy tours.

Hot springs.

Bird/wildlife watching.

Cooking lessons from the El Silencio chef.

Para gliding.

White water rafting.

Horse back riding.

Poas Volcano

Activities cont...: Arenal Volcano, hot springs and lake (be sure to make a reservation).


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Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 2150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Optional
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Mezzanine: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Each bedroom contains a large wardrobe, queen size bed and end tables. One bedroom is located on the first floor and two bedrooms on the second with bamboo floors and walk out balconies. Second floor bedrooms access a full ensuite bathroom. The mezzanine (3rd floor) includes a pull out double couch....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    1st Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    2nd Floor...moreless

  • A large and luxurious full bathroom with jacuzzi on the second floor and a bathroom with shower on the first floor....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The surrounding area offers many sites and activities including canopy tours, nature reserves, ATVing, horse back riding, fly fishing, hot springs, plantation tours, para gliding, Sarchi's handicrafts, private Spanish lessons and much more. A GPS is available for use during your stay to get you there and back from where ever you go! Give us a list of your favorite foods and we'll stock the fridge for your arrival! Enjoy Dona Raffa's tico breakfast of eggs, fresh tortillas, plantains, cereals, fresh fruits, gallo pinto and your personal favorites....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Forests
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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  • Taxes Not included


Personal cheque. 50% on booking and 50% thirty days before arrival. The state rates are for four people. Each additional person over four is $10/night.

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Last updated: 10/08/2015
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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
San Jose Juan Santamaria
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Bajas del Toro
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
San Jose
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Bajas del Toro

Car: Recommended


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  • Full Glass to Enjoy Those Awsome Views

    Full Glass to Enjoy Those Awsome Views

  • Kitchen


  • Queen Beds, Lots of Storage Space, Balcony

    Queen Beds, Lots of Storage Space, Balcony

  • Waterfall (Catarata Toro Amarillo-see video)

    Waterfall (Catarata Toro Amarillo-see video)

  • White Faced Monkey

    White Faced Monkey

  • Rio Toro Amarillo

    Rio Toro Amarillo

  • Dining Kitchen

    Dining Kitchen

  • Mezzanine Entertainment Center and Lounge

    Mezzanine Entertainment Center and Lounge

  • 1st Floor Living Area

    1st Floor Living Area

  • View From Your Front Window

    View From Your Front Window

  • The Valley

    The Valley

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