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Caribbean Paradise - Steps to Beach, Exotic Gardens, Wildlife

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The view of the very spacious, private front yard from the porch.

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Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cahuita house description

This home is a nature lovers paradise! It is nestled in a beautiful garden full of flowers and fruit trees AND is only 200 yards from the warm waters of the Caribbean. The yard is so full of wildlife that you will see more animals, birds, and reptiles than you will in the Cahuita National Park. On almost any given day, you will see or hear toucans, iguanas, exotic butterflies, sloths, parrots, howler monkeys, agoutis, or tropical frogs. This home is very unique in Cahuita. No other home in our town will allow you such a personal relationship with nature. We are fortunate that a wild sloth that has chosen to live in our Almendra tree only 5 meters from the house!.

This home provides you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the real Costa Rica without sacrificing any modern conveniences. You will have a full sized kitchen with quality brand name appliances, wifi internet, a safe for your laptop and other valuables, an on demand tankless hot water, and an American purification system for drinking water.

If you choose to leave this Garden of Eden, within a 5 minute walk from the house you can – take a surf lesson, go horseback riding, snorkel, savor the delicious local cuisine of the Paradise Restaurant or enjoy the calming vibes at Reggae Bar.

Downtown Cahuita is a mere 15 minute walk away – just far enough to ensure your tranquility yet not so far that you will need a car. There you will find a mix of wonderful restaurants, shops, bars and tour agencies to cater to your individual needs.

And don’t forget the Cahuita National Park. There you can play on the beach, kayak or simply admire the acrobatic skills of monkeys as you walk through the jungle.

If comparing listings, may I suggest a few questions you ask the owners prior to making a decision:

1) Will I have to cross a highway from your home to reach the beach?

2) From your home, is the nearest access to the ocean made of sand or huge old coral formations?

3) Do you have a purification system for drinking water? Don't lose precious vacation time due to stomach illness.

4) Can I flush toilet paper down the toilet or will I have place it in a waste bin next to the toilet?

Keywords: Estate, Bungalow, Cabina

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age 12 years old...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

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              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Pantry Items

              Amenities

              • Washing Machine:

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              • Clothes Dryer:

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              • Towels Provided
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street

              Entertainment

              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Television

              Communications

              • Telephone:

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              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Wood Deck
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Balcony

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming
              • Surfing
              • Kayaking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Shelling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Waterfalls
              • Reefs
              • Rain Forests
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Churches
              • Botanical Garden
              • Bay/Sound
              • Zoo
              • Sight Seeing
              • Cycling
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Last minute special!!!!
              Aug 15 - Aug 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $80
              Christmas/Easter Holiday
              Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $160 $200
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $795

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $120 $115
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $595 $1,950
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/10/2014
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              Location

              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Limon
              200 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Playa Negra
              200 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              Chow's Paradise

              Car: Not Necessary

              35 Minutes South of Limon, 15 Minutes North of Puerto Viejo

              Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Kayaking, Boating

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About the owner: I went to university and spent my adult life in Los Angeles. My traveling outside the U.S. had been pretty limited. In 1996 I decided to visit Costa Rica. The wildlife, friendly people, and warm beautiful waters made me fall in love. From that point forward I decided to save money and move to Costa Rica as soon as possible. That was finally accomplished in 2006. I now allow people to rent my home not only to help provide me with income but more importantly share the true Costa Rica in a true home and community with others. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. PS That is Bruno in the profile picture with me.

              Why the Owner Chose Cahuita:
              I chose Cahuita after spending a lot of time in other areas of Costa Rica and Central America. I have found it to be what I had always envisioned paradise to be - sunny, warm, green, full of wildlife and culture.


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              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • The view of the very spacious, private front yard from the porch.

                The view of the very spacious, private front yard from the porch.

              • View of the home from the front yard.

                View of the home from the front yard.

              • The front porch.

                The front porch.

              • The bright and airy upstairs bedroom.

                The bright and airy upstairs bedroom.

              • Fresh pineapple picked from the yard!

                Fresh pineapple picked from the yard!

              • One of the many types of orchids in the yard.

                One of the many types of orchids in the yard.

              • The living room.

                The living room.

              • The downstairs bedroom

                The downstairs bedroom

              • Fresh lobster is always available at the nearby restaurants.

                Fresh lobster is always available at the nearby restaurants.

              • The entrance of the Cahuita National Park. A few minutes walk from the home.

                The entrance of the Cahuita National Park. A few minutes walk from the home.

              • There are many exotic flower species throughtout the property.

                There are many exotic flower species throughtout the property.

              • One of the plumeria trees on the property.

                One of the plumeria trees on the property.

              • A toucan in the front yard. They often visit the mango tree.

                A toucan in the front yard. They often visit the mango tree.

              • Bruno, the sloth that lives in our Almendra tree, carrying a baby.

                Bruno, the sloth that lives in our Almendra tree, carrying a baby.

              • Kayaking on a local river.

                Kayaking on a local river.

              • Steps from your bed, enjoy jungle top views from the balcony hammock.

                Steps from your bed, enjoy jungle top views from the balcony hammock.

              • The kitchen- high quality appliances and a water purification system

                The kitchen- high quality appliances and a water purification system

              • Colorful frogs are often seen playing in the front yard.

                Colorful frogs are often seen playing in the front yard.

              • One of the many local waterfalls.

                One of the many local waterfalls.

              • The downstairs bedroom

                The downstairs bedroom

              • Banana crepes are a local specialty.

                Banana crepes are a local specialty.

              • Canopy tours- the true adventurer's way to explore our magnificent jungle!

                Canopy tours- the true adventurer's way to explore our magnificent jungle!

              • Live music in town.

                Live music in town.

              VRBO #326105

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Sunday, August 10, 2014

              $80 - $200 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 08/10/14
              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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