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A Home Surrounded by Birds, Flowers, Fantastic Views and Hot Springs. Exc. Rates

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Volcano Arenal bed and breakfast description

We are central, yet secluded, with patios, balconies and grounds looking on to the world famous Arenal Volcano. This Almendro home has a wrap-around balcony, is gated and very private.

We are near the charming town of La Fortuna, and our area is famous for its diversity of interests. These include bird watching, river rafting, jungle cruises, jungle canopy tours, butterfly farms, horseback riding, world famous spas and hot springs or relaxing and enjoying the best views of the spectacular Arenal Volcano. And because we are well located on the main road, all is within easy access. I encourage everyone who is planning on visiting to read the reviews of our home to help determine your decision for your visit to this lovely part of the world.

We have been a Bed and Breakfast for about 15 years, with excellent reviews in the guide books, Our housekeeper/cook Miriam is local, friendly, helpful and has developed a great reputation for her breakfasts, which you can read about in the reviews. She is the soul of the place.

Security: Although the property is on the main road, with easy access to all the local attractions, it is gated, fenced, on a partial rise, and thus very safe and private. The newly formed 'tourist police' make regular checks with all the property owners.

Beginning in the new year (2015) we will also be looking at long term rentals

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Housekeeper
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Limited Accessibility

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

      • Master Bedroom : 1 queen

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      • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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      • cabina: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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      • Large Master Bedroom has an en suite and sliding bronzed glass doors leading on to the wrap around balcony. Downstairs house bedroom also has sliding bronzed glass doors leading on to the patio and garden area. Third bedroom is in the nearby private cabina which is a part of the complex....moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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      • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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      • Cabina Bathroom : toilet, shower

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      • En suite upstairs also has a door leading from the living area. Downstairs bathroom has very large tub sink and shower. Both bathrooms are done in Spanish style ceramics. The bathroom in the private Cabina includes a sink and shower....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • We have a housekeeper who will have everything prepared for your arrival. The house is situated on the Rio La Palma which is a short hike down to the bottom of the property. Across the small river, actually a large creek, is jungle. Monkeys visit regularly but at times known only to them. We have feeders so there are always plenty of birds around. Deer, wild boar, pesote, and other animals have also been sited. Of course there is an abundance of flowers as well. It s a very comfortable home which fits into the surrounding ambiance quite naturally. There are interesting views everywhere. It is private and enclosed yet near everything the area has to offer....moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Books
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Rain Forests
          • Volcano
          • Waterfalls
          • Restaurants
          • Forests
          • Pond
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

          • Sight Seeing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives

          local services and businesses

          • Fitness Center
          • Laundromat
          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Lake
          • Town
          • Mountain View:

            unobstructed view of the Arenal Volcano...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Rafting
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Equestrian Events
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Telephone
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Parking
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Garage:

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                  • Living Room

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included

                      Kitchen

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

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Balcony
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Patio
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Deck / Patio
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 28 traveler reviews
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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $150

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest


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                      • Taxes Not included

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                      Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                      Location

                      The area has many famous natural springs heated underground by the Volcano, and is also famous for its birds and other wild life,and its easy access to rain forests, Lake Arenal is the largest lake in Costa Rica and just a few minutes away by car.and is known for world famous rafting and wind surfing Of course there are canopy tours, horse rentals to the famous La Fortuna waterfall (and other areas as well). It's very easy to fill in an entire week enjoying all the natural activities in the area without doing the same thing twice.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1995

                      About the owner: I'm a Canadian who came here in 1993 for a combination of adventure and investment. I built a home in La Palma overlooking Arenal Volcano, and because of the shortage of places for people to stay gradually became involved in tourism. It has been a wonderful experience meeting people from all over the world. When it comes to the wonders of nature, everyone reacts in a similar way. Awe, respect and wonder and delight.

                      Why the Owner Chose Volcano Arenal:
                      When I decided on Costa Rica as a place to live in and invest I knew very little, apart from its positive reputation. It was only later that I realized I needed a 'where' in Costa Rica. After driving around the country for a week or so I arrived in La Fortuna and immediately knew that this was where I wanted to be. It was something I still can't explain. I built the home, which eventually evolved into a B and B, about two years after arriving. I drove a fifth wheel down here from Vancouver and lived in that until the house was complete.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
                      The Nicaraguan and Costa Rican people Ive become friends with over the years have enhanced my life immeasurably. As well. the climate, the greenery, fresh air, the birds and, of course, the volcano, all serve to make this area a very special place in the world.


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                      Speaks: spanish, english

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                      Photos

                      • Entrance from parking area

                        Entrance from parking area

                      • Gated entryway

                        Gated entryway

                      • View from house

                        View from house

                      • View from the upstairs balcony, all Almendro wood.

                        View from the upstairs balcony, all Almendro wood.

                      • View from the wrap-around balcony

                        View from the wrap-around balcony

                      • Walkway to home.

                        Walkway to home.

                      • Front Patio

                        Front Patio

                      • Partial View of Kitchen, Dining Area

                        Partial View of Kitchen, Dining Area

                      • Sign in front of Entrance

                        Sign in front of Entrance

                      VRBO #392162

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, July 24, 2014

                      $150 per night (USD)
                      28

                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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