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The Hacienda at World Famous Toad Hall

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Last updated: 01/31/2012

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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Arenal house description

This Romantic Luxurious 2 bedroom 2 bath Hacienda comes fully equipped with everything you need for the perfect vacation .
The Hacienda has an upscale custom fully equipped kitchen, indoor & outdoor living and dining areas with amazing views of both the Lake and Jungle.

The master suite has a draped king feather top bed ,walk in shower and wonderfully artful deep soaker tub (for two) set off in a private alcove. This suite also opens onto a private patio/garden.

The second suite in the Hacienda is also very unique, with a draped four post queen feather top bed and an amazing all natural walk-in waterfall shower. This suite along with the rest of the Hacienda also opens onto the beautiful covered patio which surrounds the Infinity Pool overlooking both the Lake and Jungle. This suite has it’s own mini-bar as it is attached to the Hacienda but has it’s own separate entrance.

The Hacienda is perfect for two couples traveling together, a family (as air mattresses can be provided for additional sleeping) or just one couple off for a romantic get away (as this suite can be rented alone along with others see our VRBO listing#402740 or Homeaway #967277.

It is important to note that the pool is shared.

Let me start by saying that we purchased this property in May. My partner has had a business in San Jose for approximately 15 years and we finally decided to move to CR in May. I am an interior architect and designer who specialized in resorts and I have built many many over the last 25 years.

After the move, I found myself sitting in this beautiful place and wanted a project so we found "Toad Hall" and it truly is world famous.It is still in all the guide books, on all the high way signs and in the GPS I am not completely sure what happened to the previous owner , I am told he was very ill and abandoned the place to go back to the states. When that happened after 2 years the place was stripped, completely. There was no plumbing, no electric, no doors or windows , no roof and the interior was completely demolished. The place had magic though and was completely delightful to be at. Surrounded by the jungle with a stunning view of the lake and history. The main "hacienda" building was originally a cowboy bunk house (We found and restored the original shutters) and the basic structure more than enchanting. There is a wonderful Tienda (general store and gallery) restaurant and plans for a bar. So , I drew all the plans, got all the permissos (no small feat), hired a crew and started building.

We have a wonderful staff, which includes a housekeeper for the luxury rental room, staff for the gift store, a live in gardener/guard, 2 maintenance men and an incredible property manager (Fernando).

The property consists of three separate buildings which include:

The Hacienda, stables with apartment above and the store/resteraunt with Jungle apartment above (see our other Vrbo & Homeaway listings.

It is magical here. EVERYONE, loves this place. We are on the only road heading between La Fortuna and the beaches. To get from one to the other you must drive by our place and its so enchanting you have to stop and almost all do, whether to refill their cooler, have an ice cold beer , grab a bite and watch the antics of the jungle or just to pick up a piece of art or a souvenir from this special place. Our little community of La Union is REAL Costa Rica, you will see round ups of cattle going down the middle of the road or friends and family out enjoying the evening chatting away. In the night it's quite serene with little activity a perfect mix . Yet less than one hour away are great medical facilities, grocery stores, an airport, many many tourist attractions and a Volcano !

Keywords: Boutique Hotel, Home, Bungalo , Villa, Casita

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Smoking Allowed
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Catering Available
          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils


          • Washing Machine:

            Washer & Dryer - on site staff provided for all of your needs...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            1000 Thread count Egyptian Cotton...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

          Other Amenities

              • Daily Housekeeping, Full time Security guard, Jungle, stocked mini bars in suites w/o kitchen, grocery service available, transportation arrangements available, 2 horses for riding in our stables, Tienda General store on our property, 3 resteraunts within walking distance...moreless


              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player


              • Wireless Internet
              • Computer Available

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View
                  • Lake View
                  • Lakefront


                  • Restaurants
                  • Cycling
                  • Rafting
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Spelunking
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Zoo
                  • Fishing
                  • Kayaking


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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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