Rustic Charming Farmhouse on 250 Acres of Lush Rainforest on Sarapiqui River

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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Hacienda La Linda is a 500 Acre total Eco-gem. 300 acres of which is protected secondary rainforest that borders the Tirimbina river area, and backs up to the Brauilo Carillo National Park, which is a major bird corridor through the area. Our zone has the most bird species of anywhere in Costa Rica. The Sarapiqui is a class 3-4 river that runs through the property ,behind the house, and provides us with many miles of various types of river terrain to provide every possible form of river excitement. Located in the rainforest is a 14 station zip line that has a final run of 700 meters. Our 20 year association with our partners at Adventuras Del Sarapiqui, gives us unparalled abilities to accomadate all types of tours and adventures. Combined with our 34 year history on the property gives us more than 50 years experience in the area. Having your own private house getaway located at the river's edge is an experience like no other . Don't miss out on a well kept secret for over 35 years.

On Site Enjoyment: Hacienda La Linda offers many of the tours right on the property. The Canopy (zip-line) is located behind the house in the 250 acres of protected jungle. After the adventure in the air, take the guided ground tour through the amazing jungle. You will see plants, animals, and birds like never before. The river Sarapiqui cuts right through the property and offers incredible rafting right from the back door! Enjoy walking by the river’s edge and fishing at your leisure. The gated entrance ensures your safety and privacy. In the mornings and evenings watch on the large outdoor deck as birds of all species fly by. There is a book on hand to identify what you are seeing. Costa Rica has the most bird species of any Country in the world, and our zone has the most species in the Country. The bird population is diverse and large. At anytime of the day you are surrounded by them and identifing them is a joy to do. La Linda is also a working plant farm and you can see plants and processing most days of the week. Depending on the time of year, you could see harvesting and packing of yucca.

Hacienda La Linda Tours also offers connections and information about all types of tours and lodging throughout the country.


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms


  • Games For Kids
  • Toys


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mountains and Volcanoes viewable from house...moreless

  • River
  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Large river , Sarapiqui , runs through property...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Communication / Internet

  • Fax


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    On site person will dry...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Room for 1 car under house...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Floorboards
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Telephone available in reception office...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    On site person will wash...moreless

  • Water Tank


  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    On site cook optional...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:


  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.3
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $30
  • Taxes Not included


Option A- season rate applies for 4 persons /20.00extra over 4 people / 3 night minimum

Bilingual associate available to help plan tours.

Options B-Same as A w/30.00 per person charge for cook and 3 meals per day w/non alcohol beverage.

Children under 10 is 1/2 off extra charge and in option B

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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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Central America , Costa Rica , Heredia , La virgen , Chilamate , Hacienda La Linda

GPS coordinates to Main gate of property:

N 010 degree 26' 124'

W 084 degree 07' 169'

Altitude 160 Mts

Directions from San jose: Highway 32 East 14.3 Km to toll booth, At 51 Km turn left on Highway 4 to Puerto Viejo. At 83.4 Km turn left and remain on highway 4 to 96 k which is front gate of farm

Other Activities: Canopy , Rafting , Tubing , kayaking , Pineapple tour


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: We have lived in Florida and Costa Rica our whole lives. We are 3rd generation Floridians. The property in Costa Rica was purchased in 1978 and used it for Ornamental plant production the last 34 years to supply our nursery operation in Florida. The house on the farm sits on approx 500 acres of land. Over 300 acres of this is secondary rainforest protected in a program we decided to join to keep the natural bird corridor open from the National Park, through our property ,on down to the coast. We have always loved taking friends down to Costa Rica and showing them the beauty of the country and our area. We wanted to expand our vision of having people know Costa Rica, our zone, and our property more intimately. To do this we thought of renting our private home in one of the most spectacular locations I could think of. We have traveled the world and still feel this is one of the hidden gems we've kept secret for along time. But now ,with a 17 station zipline located in the jungle on the property, a class 3-4 river running right behind the house for rafting, and all the other beautiful sights, it's time to let in the rest of the world to see what they have been missing. Please join us in an adventure of a lifetime, that we have enjoyed for a lifetime. It's time to open the gates of Hacienda La Linda for all the world to see!

Why the Owner Chose La Virgen:
This is the home that sits on a working plant farm. We have chosen to remodel the house and surrounding area to be utilized by people who want to see all that the outdoors has to offer in Costa Rica, and have an adventure of a lifetime. The tours, the animals, the people, the location, is unrivaled for adventure and relaxation. Everything you need is right out the front door on the property.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Links to more information:



  • Main House

    Main House

  • rafting on the rio sarapiqui

    rafting on the rio sarapiqui

  • view of the river sarapiqui from porch

    view of the river sarapiqui from porch

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • tucan


  • water falls on back of property

    water falls on back of property

  • swimming hole

    swimming hole

  • sloth


  • woodpecker


  • poison dart frog

    poison dart frog

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen & Living Room

    Kitchen & Living Room

  • riding the rapids in a ducky

    riding the rapids in a ducky

  • front gate entrance

    front gate entrance

  • canopy tour zip line

    canopy tour zip line

  • river view

    river view

  • house view from the office

    house view from the office

  • tiger heron

    tiger heron

  • otters at home

    otters at home

  • small water falls

    small water falls

  • Living Room

    Living Room

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 15, 2015

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Rustic charming farmhouse on 250 acres of lush rainforest on Sarapiqui river

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