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Top Rated!! Elegant - Spacious Home on Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

La Fortuna house description

Picture yourself in this private oasis, perched on a lush green hillside overlooking lake Arenal and the Arenal volcano!

This modern style home is a wonderful complement to the gorgeous tropical setting. Set in the tiny village of El Castillo, this home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths plus a beautiful living room/dining room/kitchen area off of a wrap around terrace. The three bedrooms are located on the upper level of the home. The master bedroom has a full bathroom with a shower. The other two bedrooms have a bathroom centrally located next to the bedrooms for your convenience and the third bathroom is located on the lower level of the house next to the living room and kitchen. The washer and dryer are located on the lower level in a spacious laundry room. High quality, designer furnishings have been used to create this luxurious home. They have been carefully selected to reflect the contemporary style, yet a casual, comfortable atmosphere has been created.


The village of El Castillo is tucked in the rainforest in the mountains on lake Arenal. Home to about 240 'ticos' and about 12 americans, this village has lots to offer! If it is action and adventure you are looking for try ziplining through the rainforest at Sky Trek Adventures or go exploring on horseback to one of the three waterfalls and take a swim. Kayaking is always fun and what a way to catch some sun and some fish!! Go rapelling or canyoning at Rancho Margot or white water rafting for even more adventure. You can go to The Butterfly Conservatory or The Snake Zoo all right here in Castillo! When it is time to unwind after a long day of adventure, nothing will soothe your bones like a soak in the free Hot Springs! This village may be small, but can pack a huge vacation!!

We will be happy to book any of these local attractions at no charge to you:

* Hanging Bridges
* Zip Lines
* Hot Springs
* ATV and other rentals
* Butterfly Conservatory
* Eco-Snake Zoo
* Horseback Riding
* Volcano Hikes
* Rafting
* Canyoning and Rappelling
* Bird Watching
* Swimming
* Much more

This home away from home is a true gem!

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 and older...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Catering Available

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable

          Communications

          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio
          • Balcony

          Location & View

          • Lake View
          • Water View

          Activities

          • Restaurants
          • Kayaking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Mountain Biking
          • Rafting
          • Hiking
          • Fishing
          • Cycling
          • Swimming
          • Parasailing
          • Massage Therapist
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Shopping
          • Boating
          • Zoo
          • Laundromat
          • Rock Climbing
           

          Reviews

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          from 20 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Summer Peak
          Jul 30 - Aug 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $140
          Green Season
          Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $135
          Peak Season
          Dec 19 - May 1, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $160
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $150
          $975

          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $49
          • extra person over 4 $25
          • cleaning $45
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          Holiday rates are 25% higher than regular rates. Christmas and Easter are 195.00 per night. Rates are for up to 4 people and 25.00 for each additional person

          We will allow a two night stay for the rate of 2.5 nights.

          There is a one time cleaning fee of 45.00

          Property damage protection required in lieu of a security deposit. 49.00 for up to 1500.00 worth of damage


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 07/24/2014
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          Location

          We are located in El Castillo on Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano. The Eco Zoo, Butterfly Conservatory, Rancho Margot, Kayaking, Sky Trek Zip Line, National Park, Arenal 1968, a local grocery store and many restaurants are all right here in our village. It is a must see place in Costa Rica!!

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2010


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

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          Photos

          • Captivating night view of this beautiful home

            Captivating night view of this beautiful home

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          • Master Bedroom with Beautiful Lake and Volcano Views

            Master Bedroom with Beautiful Lake and Volcano Views

          VRBO #331162

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          This listing was first published here in 2010.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, July 01, 2014

          $135 - $160 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

          View calendar: Updated 07/24/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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