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A Romantic Vacation in a Tree House 3 Min. to Beach in Mal Pais!

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Malpais cabin description

Ever Stayed in a Real Tree House? Now's Your Chance!

This is a wonderful opportunity for a unique vacation in a real tree house nestled in a Banyan Tree where you can see and hear Howler Monkeys, a large variety of tropical birds, and other Costa Rican wildlife. Feel as though you're a part of the jungle living up in a tree in this tropical paradise!

The Playa Selva Tree House is a custom and creatively built cabin up in a Banyon tree in Mal Pais, Costa Rica. We have the only real tree house for rent in the area, with character you can not receive in any other vacation rental.

The house is a one bedroom equipped with a kitchenette, full bath with shower and hot water, indoor & outdoor shower, ceiling fan, balcony with sitting area, and it sleeps up to three people (one double bed and one single 'Murphy Style' bed).

It's situated on about 1.5 acres of private property (Playa Selva) and is a few minutes easy walk from a lovely semi-private beach cove and good surf at Mar Azul.

Playa Selva Tree House Lodging also rents surf boards and offers games such as horse shoes, croquet, and bocci ball.

See the Amenities and Activities sections for more information on our tree house, the area and what we have to offer.

We'll be happy to schedule for you any activities or appointments you'd like for off-site activities or services.

Please visit our own page on the web at: tree-house-costa-rica (dot com) for more photos, and info.

YOU'LL NEVER FORGET YOUR TREE HOUSE VACATION IN MAL PAIS!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage

      Suitability

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        As the tree house being situated up in the air in a tree, there are some precautions that go with it (ie: the door to get up into the house is in the floor up some fairly steep stairs)....therefore, it is strongly suggested that you consider it may not be the safest environment for a baby or small child or persons with limited mobility/agility. We cannot be responsible, so please ask questions so you can make the best decision for you and yours. Thank you....moreless

      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Smoking Allowed:

        Smoking is allowed on the balcony of the tree house, with extreme caution....moreless

      • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

      • Bedroom 1

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      • Other (See Description)

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      • Double Beds (1) Comfortable, standard double bed with mosquito net., Murphy Beds (1) Sleeping space for a third person is a single 'Murphy' style bed with foam mattress. (A bit smaller than std. 'twin')...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Balcony with Sitting Area, One Double Bed and One Single Bed, Kitchenette (Refrigerator, Sink, Cooktop, Dishes, Utensils, Coffee Maker with Complimentary Costa Rican Coffee), Linens and Bath Towels Provided, Ceiling Fan, Charcoal Grill (BBQ) Available, Full Bath with Hot Water Shower, Plus an Outdoor Shower, Swimming Pool, Surfboard Rentals, Sailing Tours with Our Very Own Boat! (www.sailingchartersmalpais.com)...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Ping Pong Table

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Marina
          • Rain Forests
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View:

            The property is a short 4 minute walk from a secluded beach on a private trail, BUT you CANNOT SEE THE BEACH from the property....moreless

          • Near The Ocean:

            We are just a 4 minute trail walk from the beach!...moreless

          • Village

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          General

          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            Washer/Dryer available at additional charge....moreless

          • Free Local Calls
          • Internet
          • Linens Provided:

            (as well as mosquito net)...moreless

          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street:

            Parking is available on the property, off the street....moreless

          • Safe
          • Telephone:

            Guests may use phone at main house on property for local calls to make travel arrangements, etc....moreless

          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Washer/Dryer available at additional charge....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            WiFi available in tree house...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available:

            There are a couple chefs in the area that will cook and deliver food for you!...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Limited cooking utensils in this 'kitchenette' with two burner electric hot-plate....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            There is a KITCHENETTE (not a full kitchen) with a smalll refrigerator, sink, coffee maker, stovetop hotplate, dishes & some cooking utensils....moreless

          • Kitchenette
          • Mini Refrigerator
          • Refrigerator:

            Half-size refrigerator....moreless

          • Stove

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            There is a small balcony sitting area with a table and chairs....moreless

          • Barbecue
          • Bicycles
          • Boat
          • Deck Furniture
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Wood Deck

          Pool / Spa

          • Outdoor Pool
          • Private Pool:

            There is a beautiful custom designed swimming pool available for guest use on the property....moreless

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional
               

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              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $95

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 16.39%

              Notes:

              Rate is $95/night plus tax for 2 people (additional $10/night + tax for third person)

              16.39% tax will be added.

              Rate is subject to change until reservation confirmation.

              50% deposit is required to book a reservation (please inquire for instructions on this), the other 50% is due upon arrival.


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              Last updated: 12/03/2014
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              Location

              14 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tambor
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              down the street
              55 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              Paquera
              14 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Tambor
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              down the street
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Mar Azul

              Car: Recommended

              Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, Jungle Canopy Tours, Hiking, Bicycling, Surfing, Fishing, Swimming, Shelling, Big Tide Pools to Bask in, Snorkeling and Diving, Boating, Horseback Riding on the Beach or in the Mountains, Monkey/Bird/Wildlife Viewing, Horseshoes, Croquet, Bocci Ball, Sightseeing, Golf, Tennis, Restaurants/Bars in Walking Distance, Shopping, Massage, Accupuncture, Yoga, Pilates & Reiki!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              Playa Selva Tree House Lodging is a friendly, small, family run business in a very casual environment with two other cabinas/dwellings on the property, and a bodega/garage/workshop. This is not a fancy, five star hotel, but a little something different for the adventurous nature lovers.....a small, charming, unique tree house up in a Banyan Tree. Many fall in love with it, but tree houses are not for everyone... so, if you're not sure, please ask questions so that we might help you determine if it is right for you. Thank you.


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              Photos

              • Playa Selva One Bedroom Tree House...

                Playa Selva One Bedroom Tree House...

              • Balcony and sitting area

                Balcony and sitting area

              • The main room with kitchenette

                The main room with kitchenette

              • Playa Selva private artisan pool for guest use

                Playa Selva private artisan pool for guest use

              • The bedroom with double bed

                The bedroom with double bed

              • Path Entryway to the Tree House

                Path Entryway to the Tree House

              • Tree House tucked back just behind

                Tree House tucked back just behind

              • The kitchenette

                The kitchenette

              • Tree house from side, with stairs leading up

                Tree house from side, with stairs leading up

              • The back of the tree house

                The back of the tree house

              • The new one bedroom addition!

                The new one bedroom addition!

              • Playa Selva Tree House... Nestled in a Banyan

                Playa Selva Tree House... Nestled in a Banyan

              • Howler Monkey Eating Leaves Next to The Tree House

                Howler Monkey Eating Leaves Next to The Tree House

              • View up to newly added bedroom (without bed in it)

                View up to newly added bedroom (without bed in it)

              • Sunset at Mar Azul beach nearby in Mal Pais

                Sunset at Mar Azul beach nearby in Mal Pais

              • Beach at the end of the road in Mal Pais

                Beach at the end of the road in Mal Pais

              • The 'Murphy' style single bed for additional person

                The 'Murphy' style single bed for additional person

              • Howler monkey in our Papaya tree near tree house

                Howler monkey in our Papaya tree near tree house

              • Full bath with shower and hot water

                Full bath with shower and hot water

              • Playa Selva's Beautiful Custom Private Swimming Pool

                Playa Selva's Beautiful Custom Private Swimming Pool

              • View of main room and kitchenette

                View of main room and kitchenette

              VRBO #54482

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 03, 2014

              $95 per night (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

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              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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