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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!
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
Pets Not Allowed
Smoking is allowed on the balcony of the tree house, with extreme caution....moreless
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
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
Games For Kids
Ping Pong Table
Local Services & Businesses
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
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Washer/Dryer available at additional charge....moreless
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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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!
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.