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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Fantastic Hostess, Sparkling Clean

    "We enjoyed our nearly 3 week stay tremendously. The first night the road noise surprised me, but I put in ear plugs the next night, and I got used to it. All other aspects of this place totally outweigh that one negative. It is so conveniently located for most day trips you might want to do. It could not have been easier to go to San Jose for my husband's eye surgery, and the best part is Hisano. She is a fantastic hostess, everything is sparkly clean, the pool is beautiful and inviting and refreshing, the wi-fi worked perfectly, and the grounds are impeccable. Hisano is eager to help with anything you might need, and is very knowledgeable about the "intricacies" of CR and things to find in Atenas. We didn't want to leave! We highly recommend this place!"
    Guest: Cece Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 5, 2015
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