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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Atenas reviews

  • Highly recommend

    "We had a fabulous week in this beautiful home and setting! It is perfect for 2 couples. The views and gardens on the property are amazing. We enjoyed picking limes from the orchard. The location is central giving you the option for many day trips or many days to lounge by the pool and enjoy the property. Carol is so helpful and Diane, the local manager is just a phone call away and made sure we had everything we needed. I also recommend you stop in to the Los Barillos Super Mercado just down the road. Our new friend Ariam works there, speaks good English and will help you with anything as well! Don't hesitate to book this place-it exceeded our expectations!"
    Guest: Brenda and Jon l. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 13, 2014
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  • Most wonderful 2 months

    "My wife, 2 kids (11 and 8) and I have had one of the most memorable summers you could ever imagine and it would not have been possible without having a place that we could call home for 2 months. The house with its open floor plan, the 3 bedrooms and, my kids favorite, the pool gave us a place to settle in and allowed us to really explore the beauty of Costa Rice. With the internet I was able to do business and stay in contact with my office as well. We experience the farmers market on Friday mornings, the Mercado a couple a times a week, the plaza for the kids to run play and make friend and the one and only Gelly's for our ice cream, ask for Alex he's the owner and is the nicest man and try to make it to La Casita del Café up route 3, great view on top looking down the valley and on a clear day you can see the ocean and the food is really good. We were able to explore multiple beaches that are 40-60 minutes away, go to the volcanoes of Paos and to the waterfall of La Pez, do forget to get your fresh strawberries sold on the side of the road. We also made a weekend trip to Arenal, wonderful. When we needed our American fix we found a Walmart and a Starbuck 20-30 toward San Jose. Great experience and the owner of the property is easy and trust worthy to deal with. I highly recommend this this house and this wonderful little village of Atenas."
    Guest: Brandon P. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
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  • Anniversary Paradise

    "My wife and I rented the castle for our 9th Anniversary. It was spectacular. The pictures do not do this home justice. The kitchen was equipped with beautiful modern stainless steel appliances; laundry room for washing; bar for chatting up my wife and serving drinks. I made my wife breakfast every morning and we dined together at the dining table in front of the gorgeous mountain and sky view beyond the infinity pool. You might say that it was too much house for just the two of us but we made excellent use of our time away from our kids. For the first 3 days of our stay we just soaked in the Infinity pool watching the clouds roll through the beautiful mountains. The weather was perfect. The master bath was gorgeous. We stocked the fridge, the bar and simply enjoyed each other. When we were done watching the morning sun burst atop the guest house; weary of chasing the adolescent toucan, we drove 30-40 minutes into San Jose or an hour over to Jaco beach for Nightlife and entertainment. Convenient to everything, and close to nothing we had the best of both worlds. When we ran out of ideas, Sam and Roxy were there to advise us in a whim. We can't wait to go back. Thanks Sam and Roxy for accepting us into your home. Sorry it took so long to post our comments. Hope to stay in the castle again soon. Obie and Robyn"
    Guest: Obie B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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    "We stayed here with our son and his girlfriend and had an absolutely wonderful time. The home is as lovely as it looks in the pictures! What we didn't realize is that the two bedrooms are in two separate buildings - making it perfect for two couples giving each great privacy. The main house is in the middle. The view is spectacular and we loved sitting on the veranda at night watching the lighting show off in the distance! We took advantage of the offer to have someone come in an cook for us and the meal was delicious and it made for a relaxing time for us! I tend to be skeptical of reviews and if you are like me, I hope you'll take this review to heart!! Thank you so much for a very memorable time!"
    Guest: Kathryn L. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 7, 2014
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Atenas Travel Tips

Stay in Atenas Beach Rentals and Catch a Glimpse of Perfection

Located just 26 miles northwest of San Jose, Atenas beach rentals allow you to enjoy warm days and mild evenings in one of the best climates in the world. Atenas resorts are surrounded by parks, restaurants, and lush landscapes, making it one of the most beautiful destinations in Costa Rica. In fact, vacations in Costa Rica would not be complete without a stay in Atenas which is the heart of the Central Valley (even though it is found on its western edge.)

Atenas Resorts near the Central Park

The central park of Atenas is also the heart of the city. This peaceful spot is just minutes away from most Atenas beach rentals and perfect for a picnic, ice cream, or people-watching. In fact, you can watch more than people at this spot as every afternoon flocks of green parrots and toucans appear in the towering palm trees. This park allows you to get a full idea of what quintessential Costa Rican days are like, just a few steps from Atenas resorts.

You Must Shop during Vacations in Costa Rica

During vacations in Costa Rica, you should not miss out on the opportunity to go shopping! You will definitely want to take home some souvenirs that you would not be able to acquire anywhere else. One such item is Atenas coffee which is some of the finest in the world. In fact, buy some extra so you can even enjoy it at the Atenas resorts you will be staying at! You will also want to buy a gourd to get a taste of the local life. Take home the hollowed out gourd for an interesting conversation piece at home.

Tour around Your Atenas Beach Rentals

Because Costa Rica is so beautiful and there is no reason to remain cooped up in your Atenas beach rentals, you should definitely take some tours during your stay. Vacations in Costa Rica actually require some sightseeing, so a tour is the perfect way to achieve this. If you are looking for an adventure, book an ATV tour that will take you into the mountains and out by the sea. You can also hire a local guide to show you around firsthand.

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