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This large screened native hardwood cabin is on a unique property, built on a finger ridge, and is in the area known as Escaleras de Dominical. This unique Costa Rica vacation rental is designed for the 'Eco-minded Guests' seeking an imaginative escape in an environment that is both picturesque and unspoiled. Perched 600 feet above the breathtaking coastal white water surf line, and the other side a densely wooded primary rain forest wildlife sanctuary, alive with the cry of Howler Monkeys and Toucans, backgrounded with the sound of the crashing surf below. Your cabin/cottage is screened and has ceiling fans, no AC. The room is airy and spacious. The room is decorated with colorful Guatemalan bedspreads and curtains. The bedding is 100% cotton on orthopedic mattresses. The kitchenette has a 2 burner electric table top stove and a electric frying pan, toaster and refridgerator. As well as coffee maker, with coffee, creamer and sugar provided. The bathroom is actually 2 spaces, one with a large counter with mirror and the toilet. Separate is the shower and a sink with mirror. There is also a large balcony, not screened, with a hammock, a day bed, 2 chairs and small table. Located at Pacific Edge Eco lodge, it is one of 4 cottages, therefore you can inquiry about our other deluxe or standard cottage and the 2 bedroom 2 bath bungalow availablity if more room is needed. Very private, and quiet. Maximum people on the whole property would be 12. There is a swimming pool and 2 observation towers for birdwatching, sunset viewing, or just relaxing. Endless sunsets can be view from a large deck built on the edge of a dropoff in front. **Breakfast is offered to our guests by full menu, it is not included in the cottage rental price. Breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 9 am. There is fresh tropical fruit platters, eggs, huevos rancheros, spanish torta, toasts, pancakes, fresh juice and smoothies to choose from the menu. Or you can prepare your own breakfast and other meals in your cottage. Coffee, creamer and sugar is provided. ** 4Wheel drive is necessary. ** We close at dark (6pm) for check ins, unless you have stayed with us before. Sundays check-in closes at 3pm, or ask us about this.
one large room with a king size bed (2 twins together) and a double bed, with orthopedic mattress and 100% cotton bed linens, colorful Guatemalan bedspreads. Privacy curtain between the 2 beds. Balcony with hammock, day bed, 2 chairs and small table....moreless
amazing coastline whitewater view all the way to Manwell Antonio State Park and Quepos. The view changes with the incoming and outgoing tides....moreless
Be on the 'edge of paradise' at Pacific Edge where the foothills of Costa Rica's tallest mountain, Mt. Chirripo,(12,533 ft) meets the Pacific Ocean. ...moreless
breath taking ocean views with dramatic sunsets nearly every night. During the right season, humpback whales can be sighted in the bay below us....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Breakfast is offered, but not included in the rental price from 7:30 am - 9 am, in our open air rancho. There is a full menu to order from, fresh fruits, egg's, pancakes, toast, juices and smoothies....moreless
Rainy season 2015 May 1 - Nov 30, 2015 1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Rainy season and pre-rainy season rates there is a 10% discount for 4,5 and 6 days ($67.50 a night).
Pre summer and Summer rates there is a 5% discount for 4,5,and 6 days ($76 a night).
Contact us for rates of our other cottages and 2 bedroom bungalow.
A reservation form will be sent out upon inquiry of rental. Credit card details are taken, the credit card is not charged at this time. There is a cancelation policy and the card will be charged accordingly to the policy. Cash can be paid upon arrival, or by credit card 5% fee. * All Christmas - New year reservations (Dec. 20 - Jan. 10) and Easter week are prepaid with no refund for cancelation
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SURFING, SWIMMING, BEACH WALKING -Driving 5 - 20 minutes north or south of Pacific Edge, you will encounter at least a dozen beaches, some very isolated. Some with World Class Surf, such as Dominical, Dominicalito, Punta Dominical point break, and Playa Hermosa.
The Whales Tale, south of Pacific Edge near Uvita, is a rare tombolo, a geologic formation, where sand was deposited at the base of a rocky island over centuries of tides which connected the head to the coast, creating this 'whales tale'. This is the beginning of Ballena Marine National Park, the beaches south of here are all more protected with smaller waves from the reef and rocks offshore.
WHALE WATCHING ~ SNORKELING ~ and
Exploring BALLENA MARINE NATIONAL PARK
This is where the Humpback Whales migrate to have their babies from both the north and south hemisphere. A tour with Dolphin Tours is a must.They also provide boat tours to the Cano and Corcovado National Parks.
HIKING ~ BIRDING ~ ZIPLINE - Pacific Edge is fortunate to be only 10 minutes away from the world known private national wildlife reserve, HACIENDA BARU, consisting of 330 hectares, with several ecosystems, including mangrove swamps to primary rainforest. A safe haven for Monkeys, Sloths, Ocelots,Jaguarundis, Anteaters, Kinkajous,Tyras, over 220 Bird species, and the Olive Ridley and Hawkbill Turtles. Several tours are offered, at Hacienda Baru..canopy exploration, with platforms, and ziplines also rainforest experience walks, either with or without guide; there is also the butterfly and orchid gardens; if lucky you may see the turtle egg's hatching, and the turtles being released into the Pacific Ocean there.
KAYAKING - is another great adventure, both ocean or river and is the only way to see the caves between Ventanas Beach and Pinuelas Beach , a tour called 'caves and waves',
or also kayak the mangroves.
REPTILANDIA- is a great place to learn about our local snakes and meet a komodo dragon. Fridays is feeding day.
REPEL- the local waterfalls of Nauyaca and Diamante, you can also spend a night in a cave behind the waterfall, provided by 'Tree Of Life Tours'.
HORSEBACK TO WATERFALLS OR BEACH
The best waterfall in all of Costa Rica, Nauyaca, is nearly in our backyard. Horseback trips with breakfast and lunch included is a 'must do'.
FISHING ~ INSHORE OR OFFSHORE
Bring home dinner ~ Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Tuna.
BOAT TO ISLA DE CANO NATIONAL PARK,
and CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK.
BIRDING, BIRDING AND MORE BIRDING.
You can relax in one of two lookout towers 'miradors' at Pacific Edge and see toucans nearly nose to nose with you, 95 species have been spotted on our premise.
The swimming pool is also a nice refreshing place after a long day at the beach.
There is a very large information book in your cabin with all the tours and restaurants in the area listed for you. We gladly make any reservations for you.
THE OPEN AIR RANCHO....
•Enjoy Eating in our open air Rancho..
•Breakfast, everyday, by menu 7:30 - 9 am, not included in the cabin rate.
•Guest Fridge with beer, wine, soda's, water.
•Tour information and bookings.
•Maps and directions.
• What beach should we go to ?
•Native Indigenous Borucan Artwork available.
•Library of Costa Rican books ~ Bird book
•Exchange paperback books, Games, Cards
Year Purchased: 1992
About the owner: Your hosts, George and Susan Atkinson with 22 years experience of operating Pacific Edge, can make your Costa Rica Vacation a experience to remember.