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Recent Atenas reviews

  • Peace among the butterflies and birds.

    "We live in San Jose and Atenas is one of our favourite places to visit, it is such a gorgeous little town with so much of what makes Costa Rica unique. The cottage is the perfect place to stay. The views are incredible and the floor to ceiling windows mean you can enjoy them from the second you wake until you decide to sleep. On the first stay we spent the entire day on the balcony bird watching and butterfly spotting. The gardens are mature and attract a lot of wildlife so you won't want to go anywhere. The cottage has everything you need for a relaxing visit; fully stocked kitchen, fast wifi, netflix on a massive tv, bath to properly chill out, really comfortable bed - amazing! On the Sunday we spent the day in the hotel grounds as part of the price. You can choose from 3 pools, play tennis, mini-golf or just enjoy a beer and, again, the wildlife. If you are coming to Atenas I 100% recommend you stay in this beautiful property and enjoy the peace and quiet that makes Costa Rica so 'pura vida'! :)"
    Guest: spokray Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
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  • The lovliest place you could ever imagine....

    "My husband and I have traveled quite a bit over the years, but because we wanted to do something really special for our 25th wedding anniversary, we chose this villa for a 17-day stay. We could not have made a better choice! Once we decided that this was where we wanted to be, (we did a LOT of searching on VRBO!), Joe was incredibly accommodating with his prompt replies to our inquiries. Arrangements were finalized in only a matter of days. After months of anticipation, we found the home and surroundings to be even more beautiful than the pictures conveyed. Never have we experienced accommodations that so perfectly blend the indoors with the outdoors to create an atmosphere that truly renews the spirit. Atenas was a great pivotal point to be situated and is within close proximity to the airport which we appreciated because several family members and friends joined us at different times throughout our stay. We traveled north to Arenal where we went on several excellent tours (canoeing, ziplining, hiking and biking) and drove to the Pacific Coast several times to enjoy the beaches some of which were great for swimming and others for shelling and exploring tide pools. Atenas has a number of excellent authentic restaurants and everyone we encountered was extremely friendly despite our very limited knowledge of Spanish. Though we didn’t see him often, we really enjoyed Elias (the caretaker) who was ever pleasant and always willing to help us with whatever we needed. The pool, hot tub and rocking chairs on the porch were favorite spots to spend our time; we enjoyed cooking our own meals in the gourmet kitchen (following trips to the Friday Farmer’s Market), eating dinner on the porch while overlooking the city lights, sleeping in the exceptionally comfortable beds, trying to find the chattering gekos, listening to the birds (and the most beautiful wind chime ever!), and marveling at the breathtaking views from every window! Everything on the property is laid out so well (the pavilions, the pool and hot tub, the gazebo); the landscaping, lighting and Indonesian decor all provide for an incredibly relaxing and peaceful environment, and the amenities accommodate every need you could possibly think of. Joe and Nancy haven’t missed a beat in designing a retreat that restores the soul! We know you will love it!"
    Guest: Zola Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 17, 2015
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  • Paradise

    "We loved Casa Dos Leones! The views are incredible and the community is very safe. Aad met us at the airport and did a great job with activities and directions. Isabel was incredible! She can really clean. We will be back, thank you Barry and Claudia for sharing your beautiful house!"
    Guest: MC Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 10, 2015
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  • A piece of paradise

    "We arrived at Pica Flora having spent the previous few months in northwestern Costa Rica on the beach. We were a bit worried about how we would like being away from the beach but I have to say this home is the best we've stayed in during our three annual winter trips to Costa Rica! From the moment we arrived in downtown Atenas everything has been fabulous. We met Andrew and he showed us up to the house (aka our little piece of heaven). The first thing that struck us were the beautiful views of the valley. The property is lush and well laid out. The main house kitchen has everything you need for a short or long stay. The master bed is very comfortable (a huge plus in our book), and the whole house is scrupulously clean. There are views from every side of the wrap-around terrace and the view of the lights in the valley at night from the master bedroom is spectacular. The pool is beautiful for swimming, is well maintained, and you can hear the toucans while having your morning swim. The weekly staff looking after the house are very kind and thorough. We had a problem with a flat tire and one of the gardeners hooked us up with a garage that completed the repair while we waited! The casita rooms are clean and quiet, with comfortable beds. Andrew has been incredibly helpful throughout our stay, responding very quickly to any questions or concerns. He is a real asset. Our only regret is that, due to some events back home in Canada, we have to leave earlier than planned. We would highly recommend "The Bamboo House" for anyone wanting a luxurious getaway in a beautiful setting. Atenas is only a short taxi ride (2-3$) down the hill"
    Guest: Kate Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: March 5, 2015
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