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Unique Glass-Fronted Property, Ocean and Mountain Views, Pool.

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Striking and innovative to make the most of the natural light and stunning views

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Last updated: 09/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cahuita tower description

'La Casa del Mango' is constructed of wood, metal and glass which is striking in its award-winning architectural design and provides unique accommodation for the discerning guest. Whether you decide to rent one of the rooms or the entire house; its facilities are open to you.

The swimming pool is the perfect place to cool off or top up your tan, on one of the pool side sun loungers. Surrounded by the meticulously maintained tropical garden; the scents and sounds of nature are all around you - smell those ilang ilang blooms! To see the iguanas and sloths that frequently visit the namesake mango tree, head up to the sundeck on the third floor. It is the perfect place to enjoy views of Cahuita's Black Beach, the mist-topped Talamanca Mountains and the green foliage that is abundant in this rain forested part of the country.

Sip your morning coffee at one of the stylishly-designed iron wrought tables on the roofed patio or in the garden or in the privacy of your own balcony off your bedroom. The hammocks on the private balconies are a favourite spot for an afternoon siesta!

The well-equipped kitchen is ready for the preparation of a quick snack to a dinner party with quality kitchenware and appliances to ensure that your meal preparation is pleasure and not a chore.

Relax or catch up on news with cable television and DVD player in the comfortable lounge area.

'La Casa del Mango' is a minute's walk from Cahuita's Black Beach, named for its shining volcanic sand. This long stretch of beach is shaded by almond and sea grape trees and is a popular place for swimmers and surfers.

The town center with its laid back vibe, offers a selection of restaurants, bars and stores and is only a fifteen minutes stroll away or 5 minutes on one of the provided bicycles. The stunning National Park, Cahuita's jewel, is just beyond the center and is a wildlife spotter's dream! The white beaches and clear waters are just as inviting as the jungle footpaths.
‘La Casa del Mango’s on site manager will ensure that your every need is met, so come and unwind in this home away from home.


Keywords: pool, wi-fi, sun deck, garden, breakfast patio, bacony, hammocks

Property Type

      • Tower

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome:

                Child gates restrict access to stairs....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Smoking Allowed:

                At the pool deck only....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                The property has all bedrooms upstairs making it unsuitable for wheelchair users....moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2) the single beds slide under the main bed in the room so that you have the maximum floor space during the day., Baby Cribs (1) crib for child up to 2 years of age with mosquito net. Please ask for this with your reservation so we can have it ready in your room for your arrival....moreless

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Bathroom 2

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              • Bathroom 3

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              • Bathroom 4

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              • Bathroom 5

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              • Each bedroom comes with a private bathroom with hot water shower. Bathrooms are tiled and walled with glass bricks for light and finished with wood. A bathroom is open to all guests on the ground floor with a cold water shower to rinse off from the pool. An outside shower is provided for guests to rinse off after the beach....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • sun deck with ocean and mountain views, weights and gym balls, tropical garden, each bedroom with individual balcony with hammock and table....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Books and magazines in English and French....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Board games provided....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Sky Satelite includes most film, sports, news, kids and entertainment channels in English, Spanish and other language channels....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                      • Zoo

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        From the tower's sundeck, you may cast your eyes upon the distant Talamnca mountains. Forested with thick jungle and often shrouded in mist, they are home to many of the region's indigenous people and rarer wildlife, such as jaguars....moreless

                      • Ocean View:

                        Gaze upon Cahuita's Black Beach from the tower's wooden sundeck. Watch surfers catch waves, pelicans catch fish and sunworshippers catch rays!...moreless

                      • Village:

                        Cahuita retains much of the atmosphere of a sleepy fishing town with its unpaved streets and relaxed lifestyle. Reggae drifts on the warm air and the smells of Caribbean cooking tantalize the senses....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Rafting
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Whitewater Rafting

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Eat poolside or in the garden, on the roof decks, inside or on the Moroccan style roofed patio....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        Weights and exercise balls are for guest use on the roof decks....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        Sofa and rocking chairs make a comfortable spot for relaxation with the cable TV and board games....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        There is room for two vehicles to be parked within the property....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Available for local calls or to receive international calls....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Room and beach towels are provided....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Recently enlarged to cover the whole house....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Two coffee makers are provided so that no one has to wait for the next pot in the early morning rush!...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        A large selections of utensils are provided with cooking knives and a range of essential kitchen tools....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Plates, glasses, cups, bowls and a number of wooden serving items for dinner parties or a simple breakfast....moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Well-lit and spacious kitchen that is equipped to meet the needs of the budding chef or to prepare a quick snack....moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        Basic microwave for warming, defrosting and popcorn....moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Large electric stove with four burners and big oven space for roasting or baking....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Spacious refrigerator with ample storage space for fruit and vegetables and a large freezer space for meats and fish....moreless

                      • Toaster:

                        Two heavy duty toasters ensure that breakfast for ten is not a chore....moreless

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        Each of 4 bedrooms has its own bacony with hammock and table and chairs. Views over the tropical garden and pool....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        The pool deck is a relaxing hangout during the day to either catch the sun on a lounger or enjoy poolside under the shade of a huge umbrella. The upstairs sun decks with their amazing views to the ocean and Talamanca mountains, include the massage room with professional table, weights and balls for toning and exercising and chairs and tables for simply sitting to enjoy the view. If you`re lucky, you might see a sloth, iguana or toucan in the branches of the mango tree beside you....moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool:

                            Well-maintained pool with tiled steps to enter. Temperature usually around 32....moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Low
                          May 1 - Dec 14, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $340
                          $2,500
                          Christmas
                          Dec 15 - Jan 7, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $420
                          $3,000
                          High
                          Jan 8 - Mar 28, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $360
                          $2,750
                          Easter
                          Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $420
                          $3,000

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Tax Rate 13%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are changeable until reservation is confirmed. Room rental rates begin at $107 and whole house rates at $384 nightly. Special rates offered to local guests. 13% taxes are included in all rates. Guests can pay in dollars or in colones.

                          A deposit is required to confirm the reservation and the rest of the amount is paid on arrival.


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                          Last updated: 09/28/2014
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                          Location

                          135 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Juan Santamaria (SJO)
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Reggae Bar
                          300 Metres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Route 36
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Sobre Las Olas
                          15 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Black Beach

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Turtle-watching is an incredible experience and is a vacation must if you visit during the laying and hatching season. Imagine watching the huge females drag themselves up the beach to dig their nest and lay about 80 eggs, before lumbering back tot the ocean. To see the hatchlings emerge and struggle down to the waves is amazing too!

                          The Sloth Sanctury is a 10 minute drive away and allows the visitor to see rescued sloths, both adults and babies, cared for by the dedicated workers of the center. My children love to see the babies being bottle fed!

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About: The owners of `La Casa del Mango`are French Canadians who are busy running their massuer training center and printing company, but love Costa Rica and come whenever they can escape from the demands of life in Canada! Claude, Michel and Louise have been friends for many years and `La Casa del Mango`is their shared dream of an oasis of calm and beauty away from the stresses of daily life. The Property Managers, Nando and Sara, are a Costa Rican-British partnership, who have lived in Cahuita with their family for the last seven years. They have managed other properties in Cahuita and are eager to provide an outstanding service and friendly customer care. Oscar, the night watchman and Don Feliciano, the gardener, complete `La Casa del Mango`s dedicated and hard working team.

                          Why Cahuita:
                          After visiting Costa Rica a number of times, the friends chose to find a property to buy in the relaxed beach town of Cahuita. Finding nothing that was quite what they wanted, they invested in a piece of land and built their dream home themselves. With the aim of having nature all around them and views to the mountains and the ocean, their tower emerged as a way of meeting all their desires for the perfect place.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Tower:
                          Now that the pool is in place and the garden has been established around it, the house really is complete. The tower reaches up past the mango tree which gives the house its name and stretches up into the sky, for the visitor to have a 360 degree panorama of the surrounding mountains, beach, ocean and foliage. Finally, that haven of peace and tranquility can be savoured and enjoyed.


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                          Photos

                          • Striking and innovative to make the most of the natural light and stunning views

                            Striking and innovative to make the most of the natural light and stunning views

                          • Just make yourself at home!

                            Just make yourself at home!

                          • Meals just taste better when served in beautiful settings!

                            Meals just taste better when served in beautiful settings!

                          • watching the waves from the sun deck.

                            watching the waves from the sun deck.

                          • Just another spot to relax! The fountain adds to the calm.....

                            Just another spot to relax! The fountain adds to the calm.....

                          • You never know who you'll find in the garden!

                            You never know who you'll find in the garden!

                          • The side view of the house shows the inside/outside living area and balconies.

                            The side view of the house shows the inside/outside living area and balconies.

                          • The bathroom is bright and airy.

                            The bathroom is bright and airy.

                          • Wooden corridors lead to the bedrooms.

                            Wooden corridors lead to the bedrooms.

                          • Poolside is the place to be in the heat of the day!

                            Poolside is the place to be in the heat of the day!

                          • Night-lighting for a evening dip in the pool and a stroll in the tropical garden

                            Night-lighting for a evening dip in the pool and a stroll in the tropical garden

                          • The sparkling volcanic sand of Black Beach is a few short steps from the door!

                            The sparkling volcanic sand of Black Beach is a few short steps from the door!

                          • Take a shower under the mango tree with the see-through ceiling in the bathroom!

                            Take a shower under the mango tree with the see-through ceiling in the bathroom!

                          • Space to cook, dine and just relax......

                            Space to cook, dine and just relax......

                          • The tropical blooms in the garden attract a variety of birds and butterflies.

                            The tropical blooms in the garden attract a variety of birds and butterflies.

                          • spacious and comfortable bedrooms.

                            spacious and comfortable bedrooms.

                          • Colorful flowers bloom in the tropical garden.

                            Colorful flowers bloom in the tropical garden.

                          • Black Beach is less than a minute's walk from the house.

                            Black Beach is less than a minute's walk from the house.

                          • Playa Chiquita is less than five minutes walk away.

                            Playa Chiquita is less than five minutes walk away.

                          • Wooden gates ensure privacy and security.

                            Wooden gates ensure privacy and security.

                          VRBO #409382

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                          $340 - $420 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 09/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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