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Surrounded by Birds, Flowers, Great Views, Hot Springs. Minutes from Fortuna.

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Outdoor Dining/Seating with View of Volcano and Jungle

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Last updated: 07/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The first thing people usually say after arriving at the Posada Colonial is that 'The pictures don't do it justice'. We are confident from our reviews that you, your family and your friends will feel the same way.

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 have WI-fi, cable and Sky TV, indoor and outdoor dining with flowers, birds and butterflies everywhere. It is a natural paradise.

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. We 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

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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
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

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

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    unobstructed view of the Arenal Volcano...moreless

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    covered car port...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

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

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 35 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$165

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  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 07/19/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1995

About: 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, wonder and delight.

Why Volcano Arenal:
When I decided on Costa Rica as a place to live in and invest I knew very little about the country, 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 my home 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.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Outdoor Dining/Seating with View of Volcano and Jungle

    Outdoor Dining/Seating with View of Volcano and Jungle

  • 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

  • Outdoor Dining/Seating with View of Volcano and Jungle

    Outdoor Dining/Seating with View of Volcano and Jungle

  • Lower Queen and Entrance to Patio

    Lower Queen and Entrance to Patio

  • Queen and Single Downstairs Bedroom.

    Queen and Single Downstairs Bedroom.

  • Outdoor Seating/Dining Area With Views of Jungle and Volcano

    Outdoor Seating/Dining Area With Views of Jungle and Volcano

  • Kitchen Area

    Kitchen Area

  • 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

  • Queen Of The Night

    Queen Of The Night

  • Indoor Dining Area

    Indoor Dining Area

  • Lower Bathroom and Shower

    Lower Bathroom and Shower

  • Living Room Lounge

    Living Room Lounge

  • Upstairs Queen and Sliding Door to Wrap Around Balcony

    Upstairs Queen and Sliding Door to Wrap Around Balcony

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Bed And Breakfast
Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/19/2015
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