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Forget your alarm clock; awaken to the sounds of conga/howler monkeys and tropical birds in this Caribbean style home just 300 meters from Cocles Beach for surfing, swimming and sun bathing.
Made of Costa Rican hardwoods and ceramic tiles, this nearly 2000 square feet, 2 BR/2&1/2 Baths home has an open floor plan downstairs, where the hummingbirds like to visit, and a wrap around balcony upstairs with 2 spacious bedrooms. The home is surrounded by forests and beautiful fruit trees affording a lot of privacy (with luck you might see toucans eating the papaya); and yet you will not be isolated as there are neighbors close by. The next door neighbor has a guide and taxi service. And another neighbor, Johanna, (just a 2 minute walk away) has a very nice family run restaurant (called a soda in Costa Rica). You must try her Caribbean style corvina (sea bass). A car is not necessary as you will be only minutes walking or biking for anything you may want to see: beautiful beaches, jaguar refuge, horseback riding, restaurants, night life, grocery stores, internet cafe, etc. As an option, 4 banana bikes are at the home available for your use for an extra fee of $3day/bike, with 2 boogie/body boards included for playing in the ocean. The banana bikes are a popular way to see the sights (if you need more,others are available in town for $4-6/day/bike).
The home is located in Miss Winnie Town, a small community within the city of Cocles, less than 2 miles south of Puerto Viejo. The neighborhood is named in honor of Winnie who is the mother of the property manager, Oscar. They will take good care of you during your holiday. In the neighborhood there are vacation and permanent Tico homes(Tico is a friendly nickname for a Costa Rican). Here you will enjoy a lot of privacy and at the same time you will have friends and neighbors close to you. Thanks for your interest in this wonderful home we call Casa del Caribe in Costa Rica's most beautiful and most unspoiled tropical paradise!
4 Banana Bicycles on Site ($4/Bike/Day--optional), Hotel Style Safe, Hammock, Security Lighting, Outdoor Shower for when You Return from Beach, English & Spanish speaking Property Mgr Lives at Rear of Home (50 Meters), 2 Doctors Live & Practice Nearby--150 Meters...moreless
$77/night up to 4 people(5 with air mattress);$82/night high season
Weekly rate from $425 to $550--$550/week in High Season
Monthly rates available upon request
4 nights minimum
$100 deposit refundable upon departure
$25 cleaning fee
$50 cancellation fee. no refund with less than 30 days notice of cancellation
High season is Dec thru May (summer in Costa Rica)
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Tortuguero Natl Park 90 Mins (Green & Leatherback Turtles Egg Laying Sites), Manzanillo Natl Reserve 20 Mins (Sandy Beaches Bordered by Coral Reefs), Sloth Refuge 30 Mins
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Formerly from Ohio in the USA, we moved to Costa Rica in 2006; and I have seen most of this spectacular and friendly little country. Without a doubt the Caribbean coast is the most beautiful, most natural, and most unspoiled part of Costa Rica. Magnificent beaches, tropical forests, monkeys, birds and other wildlife are but a few of the wonders this area has to offer. And Casa del Caribe is a great place to stay, where you can relax in open-air living surrounded by breathtaking nature.