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Enchanted Tree House Experience with All the Comforts!

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cahuita house description

Tree houses have something to say. They speak in an ancient language, and the message is universal: climb up and be in harmony with Nature.
Let go of earthbound encumbrances and be free. You may not be young enough any more to climb a tree, branch by perilous branch, but so what?
The important thing is being in the tree not how you get up in it. (Peter Nelson and Garry Hadden).

A unique experience, living in a giant rubber tree, nestled in its branches, with nature all around you. Fall asleep to the sounds of the jungle and wake up in luxury. Topo's Tree House has 2 decks, with an extra 3rd little deck to enjoy your morning coffee or an evening cocktail while looking out into the jungle's tree tops and flora. You might even share this moment with a passing sloth!
The 1st floor has a beautiful tropical wood deck, with carved posts and one side which is completely a wall of the giant tree's roots, creating a mosaic of shapes, twists and turns. There is a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, bathroom and terrace over-looking the tropical pond with its orchids and lilies. Relax in the hammock while watching parrots, hummingbirds and toucans as they fly by.
On the 2nd deck, there is a another living room on the open air terraced with a spectacular view looking over the canopy of trees and plants. The 2 bedrooms are adjacent to the living room, each with its own window opening out into the tree's branches. The main bedroom has a 4 poster-bed with a full Queen orthopaedic mattress, lots of pillows and a mosquito net draping over it, lamps and a security safe box. The other bedroom has 2 twin beds with mosquito nets and lamps. A large bathroom with 2 sinks, a full shower with glass doors, elegant tiles and beautiful hardwood cabinets.
The 3rd deck has its private little terrace with iron wrought chairs and table , feel completely enveloped in the trees living branches with hanging orchids.
On the 1st floor, an outside shower is found in between the trees roots.
Comforts are found everywhere, from the hot running water, fully equipped kitchen, wireless Internet, flat screen Satellite TV, outdoor BBQ, to a big fridge.
The large tropical gardens have been landscaped for years but retain their natural attraction. They have been nourished to be the home for different species of birds, poison dart frogs (harmless to humans by the way!), inviting sloths monkeys and butterflies. The tropical gardens are a home to much of the local wildlife. Little ponds for fish and turtles, bromeliads for frogs and flowers for butterflies. Stroll through this magical garden, truly a little Garden of Eden.
At only 200 mt. down the little sand road lies the beach of Playa Negra. A well known beach for surfers. The coconut trees, the beach, the surfers, swimmers and the famous 'Reggae Bar' make it a great place to relax and enjoy life. Sit on the open air terrace of 'Reggae Bar' over-looking the beach, feel the breeze as it moves through the palm leaves, enjoy a Pina Colada and the local dish of Coconut Chicken with Rice & Beans or a fresh Redsnapper grilled on the BBQ. Friday nights are 'Live Music' dance and move to the vibes of Reggae, Calypso and Blues. For the younger generation hit the town! The streets are full of locals and tourists dancing and having fun to the music of Reggae Dancehall.

Property Type

  • House
  • 133 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Housekeeper

          Suitability

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Singles
          • Groups
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedrooms have comfortable orthopaedic mattresses, mosquito nets and safety security box. An extra cabin can also be rented for 2 extra people, making it possible for a family or friends of 6....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

          • Sports & Activities
          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Zoo
          • Botanical Garden
          • Rain Forests
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Festivals
          • Waterfalls

          Leisure Activities

          • Paddle Boating
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Eco Tourism
          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding

          local services and businesses

          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • ATM/Bank
          • Hospital

          Location Type

          • Beach:

            Only 100mt. from Playa Negra, a preferred place by surfers and swimmers!...moreless

          • Near The Ocean

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Parking Off Street
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Toilet Paper
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Garage
              • Internet
              • Towels Provided
              • Safe
              • Wireless Internet
              • Living Room

              house cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Microwave
                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove
                  • Oven
                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Deck Furniture
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Fully Fenced Property
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Terrace
                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Green Season
                  Jul 1 - Aug 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $280
                  Low Season #2
                  Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $260
                  Peak Season
                  Dec 20 - Jan 5
                  3 night min stay
                  $320
                  Peak Season
                  Mar 29 - Apr 7, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $320
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $300

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  prices are for 1-2 person,each extra person 15,00 $.Max 4 person.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                  Location

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                  40 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  limon
                  1 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  1 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  main highway to Limon and San Jose
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Playa Negra
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Reggae Bar ,Chau Paradise ,Brigitte
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Reggae Bar ,Chau Paradise ,Brigitte

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Topo's Tree House is settled in the quiet and friendly neighbourhood of Playa Negra. Within walking distance to the little village of Cahuita, yet far enough to enjoy the peacefulness of the nature and sea. In this neighbourhood you will find most things you need, the beach to surf, swim and suntan, Reggae Bar for Caribbean specialties like Coconut Chicken.and to enjoy a cool drink on their terrace ,with the sea breeze and watch as the surfers take the waves. Or rent a surfboard, locally, yourself and try a wave or two. Local surf instructors are there to help you . Great for adults and children.

                  In the evenings enjoy the vibe of Reggae and Calypso music to your dinner in Reggae Bar or an evening of fun with live music! For more fun and dancing, Cahuita is just a short walk down the little dirt road to enjoy the little restaurants and bars at night.

                  There are plenty of activities like snorkeling on the amazing coral reef in the National Park of Cahuita, where you will see a multitude of colourful tropical fish, manta rays and dolphins. A hike in the Park to see the howler monkeys, white face monkeys, sloths, iguanas, racoons, opossums and much more. A horse back ride down the beach or up into the rainforest to the waterfalls.

                  Cahuita itself, is a laid back village and it moves to the sound of Reggae & Calypso, gentle, easy and relaxing. Little restaurants and colourful boutiques clutter the main street leading to the little bridge and entrance to the National Park of Cahuita. There are 3 different beaches, all within walking distance Playa Blanca, Playa Grande and Playa Negra, awarded the blue flag for cleanliness.

                  The tropical rainforest lies just behind and provides exhilirating adventures such as ziplinig and hiking. This place is a little paradise for surfers, couples and families who want to relax, enjoy, experience new things and discover nature. The nature is abundant with parrots, toucans, sloths, iguanas, hummingbirds, frogs, butterflies and the lush tropical vegetation so intense on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. This area has so much to offer, and is well sought after in September and October when the rest of the country has its rainy season and heavy downpours. For the Caribbean it is our dry season, blues skies, flat seas, warm waters. Throughout the rest of the year we have a good balance between rain and sun, keeping the area green but warm with the sun.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About: I was born in the rural country of Slovenia but grew up in Germany. Since as far as I can remember my love of nature was strong. Working hard in Germany, my hobby, then my passion and later to become my profession, was of frogs ,especially poison dart frogs. I made over 40 trips to different parts of the world to discover, find and photograph these little jewels. One of these trips brought me to Cahuita, in Costa Rica. At the time I was looking for the Dendrobatidae which was in this area, and still is to this day. It was love at first sight, I knew I had to come back and make this my home. Returning to Germany I worked very hard to make the money necessary to buy a property and to start a new life, the one I had always dreamed of.

                  Why Cahuita:
                  I came back in 1987 and bought 2 hectareas of land in Cahuita by the beach Playa Negra. There, as I camped under the star lit skies at night, surrounded by thousands of fireflies, I would imagine and make plans of my dream tree-house built in the giant tree that was towering over my property. At first I built my home and as life does, plans changed, life moved on.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Realizing this childhood dream took over 17 years. It is a return to innocence and escape from the everyday routine. A sensation of freedom, peace and tranquility that only a living tree can create. I designed the gardens especially as a habitat for the beautiful poison dart frogs that have always been my passion and planted orchids (yes, my second passion) I also made it attractive for hummingbirds, parrots, toucans and butterflies. Because I did not cut down the trees, but built around them, respecting nature, this facilitated the sloths to cross my property and to eat from the leaves of trees they needed. Monkeys found shelter and so did the iguanas. From the dry season where thousands of lit up fireflies would fill the air, to the rainy season when the chorus of a multitude of different types of frogs would sound like an orchestra. The sounds of the jungle, so deep and so magical. I was bewitched and in love with this area on the Caribbean of Costa Rica, and still am to this day. Cahuita became my home, its people my friends and the nature my ally.


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