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Have you been Debating between the Comforts of a Chic Hotel and Perhaps Something a bit more Authentic, for your Vacation stay?
Why Not Choose the Best of Both, with this Charming 2 Bedroom, Eco Friendly Cottage / Vacation Rental, which overlooks the stunning beauty of Lake Arenal and the Majestic Arenal Volcano? THIS IS AN AWARD WINNING PROPERTY THAT HAS RECENTLY BEEN FEATURED IN MOTHER EARTH NEWS MAGAZINE AND IS CONSISTENTLY RATED AS EXCELLENT ON TRIPADVISOR AND MANY OTHER SITES, PLEASE SEE OUR FIVE STAR REVIEWS!!!!!
Encantada Guest House, sits high amongst the Rolling Green Hills of the Arenal Countryside, next to Arenal Volcano National Park and within walking distance of the local village, El Castillo. This bright and cheerful home is perfect for Couples, Groups of Friends Honeymooners and Families. 2 Deluxe Bedrooms, 1 Large Bath. House can sleep up to 7 persons, with our Queen Airbed. (Extra person fee required)
Comfortable and Spacious, the Cottage offers: Free WiFi, Full Guest Kitchen with lots of extras, for Cooking Your Gourmet Meals, Spectacular Views, Tranquility, Abundant Birdwatching, Lush Tropical Gardens, Security, Privacy and Plenty of Outdoor Seating!
Plus it is located only 5-25 minutes from all those Popular Adventure Activities that you have come to Costa Rica to Enjoy! : Ziplines, Hiking, Hanging Bridges, Horseback Riding, Hot Springs, Butterfly Gardens, an Eco Zoo, Bird watching, National Parks, Animal Rescue Centers, as well as a variety of Water Sports like: Fishing, Kayaking, Boating, Rafting, Tubing and more!
Many Activities are actually just minutes away, in El Castillo and the Village also offers an interesting array of Small Markets and Restaurants, serving everything from Steak and Seafood to Local Cuisine and even Vegetarian Fare.
WHY CHOOSE ENCANTADA?
We've won the Flipkey Top Vacation Rental Award in 2012 & 2013 Close to Adventure Activities Free WiFi, Free Parking Fully Screened Doors & Windows On Demand Hot Water Satellite TV & Classic DVD Library Hammocks & Outdoor Seating Cool Mountain Breezes, Ceiling Fans and Fresh Air Ventilation Memory Foam Mattress Toppers Quality Linens In Rooms Safes & Security System 2 Acres of Lush Tropical Gardens Protected Rainforest Habitat & Private Hiking Trail Full Guest Kitchen with Condiments & Spices Free Activity Booking Service Stunning Views of Lake Arenal & Arenal Volcano Dependable Hydro Electric Power and Fresh Pure Mountain Spring Water See Birds, Monkeys, Toucans, Jungle Animals, Private, Peaceful, Relaxing, Secure Eco Friendly, Green, Carbon Negative, Sustainable
Warning: Encantada Guest House is a Perfect Place to Unwind After a Hard Day of Vacation Play! But Beware, Cool Mountain Breezes, Morning Song Birds, a Good Book and a cozy Hammock...Could Derail Your Plans for the rest of you stay!
Please Note: A 4x4 SUV or High Clearance Vehicle is Strongly Recommended due to Rough Road Conditions in the Arenal Area, including our own little cow path to adventure.
Encantada Guest House It's Simply Magical! This is a NON SMOKING Property.
Queen Size Bed (1) Pillow Top Mattress with Memory Foam Topper, Double Bed (1) Pillow Top Mattress with Memory Foam Topper, Twin or Single Bed (1) Twin Mattress with Memory Foam Topper;
Queen Size Air Bed also available ...moreless
Coffee Maker, Iron, Crock Pot, Bender, Rice Cooker Toaster, Condiments, Coffee, Cooking Spices, Complimentary Tour Booking Service, WiFi, Tiki Torches, Window Screens, Alarm System, Dead Bolt Locks, Volcano Views, Covered Patios, Covered View Terrace, Hammocks, Memory Foam Mattress, Pillow Top Mattress, Room Safes, Candles, Ceiling Fans, Security Lights, Solar Lights, Dependable Hydro Electricity, Pure Fresh Spring Water, Herb Garden, Zen Garden, Cool Breezes, Very Close to Popular Costa Rica Tourist Attractions Like: Arenal Eco Zoo, Butterfly Conservatory, Sky Trek, ( Zip Lines) Sky Tram. Baldi Hot Springs, Tabacon Hot Springs, River Rafting, Rancco Margot and more. 4x4 or SUV VEHICLE SUGGESTED !...moreless
Christmas Holiday Dec 17 - Dec 31, 2014 2 night min stay
High Season 2 Jan 1 - Dec 16, 2015 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
You Will be Charged a Late Check-out Fee of $35 per hour, if you do not request or pre-arrange for a Late Check Out, with me!
We strongly suggest you rent a 4x4 vehicle in Costa Rica, as many of the roads are very rough, including ours, in places. Especially during the Rainy season.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Relax: Take a Photo Safari to the Bottom of Our Private Rainforest Trail, Howler Monkeys, Toucans, Butterflies and Humming Birds, Enjoy a Nap in the Double Hammock, Watch A Sunset, Costa Rica is about Adventure, your vacation Rental should be fun! So just go do it -GO Ziplining, Hike, Birdwatching, Go fishing, Visit Lake Arenal, Go to The Hot Springs.
Other Fun Things to Do!
Thrill to the Fastest, Longest & Highest Zip Lines in Costa Rica, Experience a Sky Trek on Soaring Suspension Bridges or Fancy a Tranquil Glide Through the Jungle on a Sky Tram, Make a Run in the Sun on either of Costa Rica’s Best White Water Rafting Rivers, the Rio Frio and the Rio Toro, Try Kayaking or Windsurfing on Lake Arenal, Rent a Mountain Bike or Take an ATV Tour, Visit the Country’s Largest Butterfly Conservatory and their Beautiful Botanical Garden, Test Your Courage by Holding a 125 lb Python, at the Arenal Eco Zoo, Famous for its Serpentarium and Frog Garden.
Take a Lava Hike on the Famous 1968 Volcano Trail, Ride a Horse up to La Fortuna Waterfall, Marvel over the Rio Celeste, and Much More!.. Costa Rica..It's Pura Vida
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Greetings from the owners, Marty & Nita Kemsley.
We bought this Beautiful 2 acre property in 2006, with an eye toward early retirement and the dream of running a small eco-friendly, culturally pleasing B&B. However due to on going economic difficulties in the US, the grand scheme of our plan is now developing at a much slower pace than we had hoped for. The Casita, as an independent eco-rental, marks the completion of Phase One of our vision and Phase Two, will include a Spanish Colonial style Hacienda, with two additional upscale rental Cabinas. It will also feature, a Half Moon Infinity Swimming Pool with Volcano View, Hot Tub, More Landscaping and Further Road improvements. Your bookings are much appreciated and will move us ever closer to building the dream, one brick at a time! Pura Vida...There is nothing like it.
The Casita is eco-friendy, we operate totally off the grid, using only natural herbicides, natural spring water and hydro-electric power. We are proudly carbon neutral and we strive to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Why the Owner Chose La Fortuna: There is something both magical and captivating about the area of El Castillo, Adding a sunset or an active lava flow from the Arenal volcano makes it mesmerizing.
Moving to Costa Rica is a calling and we were hooked on our very first trip.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: We very much enjoy being unplugged and at one with nature and the local community. Pura Vida, is more than a tag line, it is a way of life here. Hacienda Encantada, Costa Rica. It is simply magical!