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Casa Cielo-Secluded Cabin in Private Paradise, 15 Min from Monteverde

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Fill your eyes with beauty: The Gulf of Nicoya from your balcony

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Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Monteverde cabin description

Bird-watcher´s paradise. Enjoy the million-dollar view of the Gulf of Nicoya and the mountains from this two-story new cabin in a secluded 5-acre preserve with lots of fruit trees (tangerines, oranges, water apples, grapefruits, bananas, avocado, rose apples, lemons), over 30 medicinal plants, free-range chickens, and more-
Only 15 minutes to Monteverde, 7 mins to Santa Elena

Situated right off the main road to San Jose (route 606), but nestled in the mountains, it is a 5 minute drive to grocery stores, banks, restaurants, etc.

Enjoy the Cloud Forest attractions during the day, but at night, retreat to the low-land drier and warmer climate and its diverse wildlife.

Wake up to the sound of parrots flying overhead and blue magpies knocking at your window, then warm up with a cup of herbal tea straight from our garden or organic coffee from the San Luis Valley.

Later on, take a walk on the trails and see beauty and biodiversity all around... you could even feed the chickens and fish.

In the evening, watch the amazing sunset from the balcony and curl up in a tub for two.

Less than 2 hours to the beach, 3.5 hours to Volcan Arenal, 30 mins to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and zip-lines, 20 mins to Children´s Eternal Rain Forest, 7 minutes to ranarium, herpetarium, horse-back rides, orchid and butterfly gardens.

The cabin is fully equipped. The first floor features the kitchen with large picture windows overlooking the mountains and ocean. There is a living area, a desk, a washer and a full bathroom. The second floor has a comfortable double bed, a balcony also overlooking the ocean, a romantic bathtub for two, a sofa and coffee table and some storage space. A ladder takes you to an additional sleeping area for a teenager or adult (too dangerous for a small child).

There is wi-fi/internet free of charge. You also have your own phone line with free calls within Costa Rica.

Email us for daily, weekly or monthly rates. We also offer RURAL TOURS.

Keywords: cabin, casita, vacation rental, romantic, family, rustic, nature, cloud forest, mountain, birding

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

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

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage

      Suitability

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Minors must be accompanied by an adult family member...moreless

      • Alternative Lifestyle
      • Children Welcome:

        Children´s toys and books available. Baby play pen/crib and baby toys and classical music mobile. Our 9 year old son also likes to show children all the animals and our farm....moreless

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered:

        Pets allowed under certain circumstances. Contact us to discuss. Refundable pet deposit $300. ...moreless

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

      • Bedroom 1

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      • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

        on the first floor living room, sleeps 2...moreless

      • Double Beds (2) One in master bedroom, the other is a mattress in the loft overlooking the master bedroom. Not suitable for very small children as it could be dangerous... teens love it, however as it has a little window so high you feel you are flying and get a great look at the starry skies we have., Child Beds (1) See bunk bed caption., Baby Cribs (1) A hand-crafted wooden baby pen that can be used as a comfortable crib with padding all around, lots of baby blankets, stuffed animals and a musical mobile, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in living area. Two can sleep comfortably here., Bunk Beds (1) The master bed has a second double mattress that can be pulled out and placed on the floor next to the bed, should guests choose to use this option instead of the loft mattress. This is a great option for small children who may not want to sleep downstairs away from their parents...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1

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      • Full bathroom with regular shower (no suicide shower!) and a romantic bathtub for two on the second floor...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Enjoy the peace, tranquility and privacy you don't get in most places when you travel. Children love feeding our chickens and fish. Feel free to collect organic herbs for tea and eat fruit from our trees when in season. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Adult and children´s books...moreless

          • CD Player
          • Foosball
          • Games:

            puzzles, cards, board games, leggos...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Nude Beach
          • Pond
          • Rain Forests
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain:

            You are on a mountain top, so the views of the other mountains is simply breathtaking...moreless

          • Mountain View:

            You are the top of a mountain, so the view of the surrounding mountains is breathtaking....moreless

          • Ocean View:

            Gorgeous view of the Gulf of Nicoya...moreless

          • Rural:

            Quiet, peaceful yet close (7 mins) from banks, restaurants, etc....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Spelunking
          • Swimming

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            No need for air. The weather here is like eternal spring....moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            Free fast Ethernet you connect to with your computer...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Free Long Distance:

            Free short calls within Costa Rica. You have your own phone line....moreless

          • Garage
          • Internet:

            Wi-fi and ethernet...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            Our guests love the fish tank. ...moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of parking!...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Rigth off the main road to San Jose, but the cabin is nestled in the forest... It is SO EASY to get to!...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Sofa Bed
          • Telephone:

            Private telephone line with free short calls within Costa Rica....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet:

            Free wi-fi...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available:

            Upon arrival you get a free snack and a tour of the farm. Our neighbors also provide meals upon request or you can join them at their home and practice your Spanish....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            The cabin is set up to use the traditional Costa Rican way of making coffee... so delicious!...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All you need... pots, pans, strainers, cutting boards, etc....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Everything you need in a kitchen...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            New fridge, nice 4- burner stove, oven, cabinets under sink, fully equipped with toaster, food processor, blender, coffee grinder, etc....moreless

          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            We provide you with coffee during your stay. There are also some other basic things like salt, pepper, etc....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            new...moreless

          • Stove:

            Plenty of pots for cooking and baking pans...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Breath-taking view of the mountains and Gulf of Nicoya from your own balcony, right off the bedroom on the second floor...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Small patio at the entrance....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Organic vegetable garden, lots of flowers and fruit trees on our trails and right outside your door...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill

          Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  All year round
                  Feb 14 - Feb 14, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $100
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                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $100
                  $600 $2,100
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Additional guest past 2 $5
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  The basic rate applies to 2 guests. Beyond two guests, there is a $5 charge for each guest per night.

                  Payment due upon arrival. CASH only.

                  Taxes and fees are already included. For reservations of two weeks or longer, a deposit is required.

                  For reservations of 7 days, get the 7th day free

                  For a two-week reservations, you get three days free

                  For a three week reservation, you get 5 days free

                  For a 4-week reservation, you get one entire week free


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                  Last updated: 12/04/2014
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                  Location

                  125 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Liberia
                  3.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Los Amigos
                  72 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Puntarenas Ferry
                  0.02 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 606
                  3.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Tree House Restaurant
                  60 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Playa Dona Ana

                  Car: Recommended

                  Cloud forest preserves nearby, ziplines, birding tours, night hikes, world-famous Monteverde Cheese Factory, chocolate factory, butterfly, frog and orchid gardens. Horse back riding to hot springs 2 minutes away.

                  We conduct rural tourism tours.

                  A professional massage therapist will come onsite to do body work and facials.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: Alexander was born in the San Luis Valley in the Monteverde region and has lived all his life here. He started working when he was 11 years old helping his father herd oxen to take milk to the local cheese factory. At the age of 15, he began working for the Children´s Eternal Rain Forest. He worked for InBio (Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad) for 5 years researching snails all over Costa Rica. He also worked for ProNativas, an non-profit organization that promotes the use of native ornamental plants as a conservation effort. He believes in changing the world one person at a time, starting with ourselves. He uses his 5 acre farm and cabin, his family and neighbors to help visitors understand the intimate connection that we have to the land. These neighbors, the local farmers and housewives get to benefit from the tourism that comes to Monteverde and get to share their own wisdom. Everyone wins. Veronica was born in Mexico and spent 25 years in the States. She worked as a biologist, then as a licensed clinical social worker in various settings including private practice with people suffering from chronic physical illnesses and hospice care. She arrived in Monteverde a few years ago with her 5 year old son, Stuart. She founded PAWS costarica (Promotion of Animal Wellbeing Society), a non-profit organization to help educate people regarding the responsible and compassionate treatment of animals. She believes, like Alex, in changing the world from the inside (OUR inside) out. Everything we do, our choices and lifestyles sum up to our current state of affairs… we have the power to choose again so we can heal ourselves, our planet and all living beings. Stuart is now 11 years old and shares our family dream of enjoying the simple things and having lots of fun caring for our farm animals and playing soccer with the neighbors.

                  Why the Owner Chose Monteverde:
                  22 years ago, Alexander bought this land. It had been used for cattle and was pretty devoid of tress. He wanted to reforest it and turn it into a safe haven for birds and animals. He built the cabin 5 years ago. It is now a 5 acre paradise!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  We love the peace and quiet, the sounds of the parrots flying overhead, and of the birds on the trees. We like having lots of space to roam and to plant things. Our animals are happy here too and we enjoy seeing them free and happy. We enjoy eating what we grow. We feel in harmony with nature. We are close to everything, but when we are home we have our privacy and space. There is enough peace that you can relax, renew and reconnect. Being here reminds one of who we truly are and why we are here.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Fill your eyes with beauty:  The Gulf of Nicoya from your balcony

                    Fill your eyes with beauty: The Gulf of Nicoya from your balcony

                  • Enjoy the miracles of light from your own balcony

                    Enjoy the miracles of light from your own balcony

                  • Relax and renew in this romantic tub for two

                    Relax and renew in this romantic tub for two

                  • Rest in our comfortable, squeaky-clean bedding

                    Rest in our comfortable, squeaky-clean bedding

                  • View the birds at THEIR level from your balcony. Photo by Stephen Kopels

                    View the birds at THEIR level from your balcony. Photo by Stephen Kopels

                  • Having fun at dusk

                    Having fun at dusk

                  • A hot, home-made Costarican style snack awaits you upon arrival

                    A hot, home-made Costarican style snack awaits you upon arrival

                  • Our guests enjoy drinking the free delicious organic coffee we provide

                    Our guests enjoy drinking the free delicious organic coffee we provide

                  • You can help us care for our pretty chickens

                    You can help us care for our pretty chickens

                  • The gorgeous views from the different parts of the farm are awe-inspiring

                    The gorgeous views from the different parts of the farm are awe-inspiring

                  • The clouds roll into the mountains and some times into your very cabin!

                    The clouds roll into the mountains and some times into your very cabin!

                  • Live nestled in the forest
Photo by Alan Babbitt

                    Live nestled in the forest Photo by Alan Babbitt

                  • Rainbow in the morning by your kitchen window.
Photo by Alan Babbitt

                    Rainbow in the morning by your kitchen window. Photo by Alan Babbitt

                  • The views are simply breathtaking
Photo by Alan Babbitt

                    The views are simply breathtaking Photo by Alan Babbitt

                  • Come submerge in the sound of the spring water pouring onto our fish pond

                    Come submerge in the sound of the spring water pouring onto our fish pond

                  • Caring for our chickens

                    Caring for our chickens

                  • Walk through our trails and see hummingbrids, butterflies and other wonders

                    Walk through our trails and see hummingbrids, butterflies and other wonders

                  • Children LOVE to bug-hunt... plenty of beautiful creatures to find

                    Children LOVE to bug-hunt... plenty of beautiful creatures to find

                  • A family of toucans lives right on our property

                    A family of toucans lives right on our property

                  • Fully equipped kitchen

                    Fully equipped kitchen

                  • Even the dogs know how to set the briefcase down and relax at Casa Cielo.

                    Even the dogs know how to set the briefcase down and relax at Casa Cielo.

                  • 'Hey , check out these new guests'

                    'Hey , check out these new guests'

                  • Opera at your balcony

                    Opera at your balcony

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 04, 2014

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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
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