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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

  • An excellent choice

    "Family and friends convened in Atenas to stay at this property for a week's vacation. It was everyone's first trip to Costa Rica, and the house was an excellent home base for our excursions in the area. The completely outfitted kitchen was brilliant, as we visited the grocery store and cooked two dinners for six (and thanks for the gas bbq grill!). The house is big enough to give everyone privacy when needed, and the pool area, large dining room and living room were lovely. The hot tub was a pleasant perk as well. Kudos to the management, as their suggestions for sight-seeing, restaurants, and especially the home-cooked Costa Rican dinner they provided one evening were all spot on. All in all, it was a no-worries vacation place, an idyllic property in a beautiful country."
    Guest: K Dennis Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
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  • 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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  • Great property near the great little town of Atenas

    "Our stay in this upscale house on the top of a hill was wonderful. The open floor-plan house with modern kitchen house has everything one needs for a place in the central highlands. An easy 30 minute drive from the San Jose airport lands one in the little town of Atenas and a five minute car ride up into the hills finds you in the heart of luxury. Atenas has everything you need to make this your base of operation to explore the central highlands. Poas Volcano is about 1.5 hour drive and Arenal Volcano is 2.5 hours. Both can be day-trips, but we stayed overnight in Arenal to get the best use of our time. Lots of other fun stuff to do in the outdoors. And returning to the house after an active day to find the pool inviting us in for a dip was a nice addition."
    Guest: john l. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 15, 2014
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  • Simply Extravagant

    "I am another first time user of VRBO and if this is what we should expect, I will only use this site for future travel. We arrived in the afternoon and after driving up the mountain, we weren’t sure what to expect. Never in a million years did we imagine that we would be staying at such an incredible place. The pictures really don’t do it justice. The home was amazing, the landscaping was beautifully manicured and the view was spectacular. We were here to celebrate our 10 year anniversary and we couldn’t have asked for anything better. We enjoyed the pool and Jacuzzi as we watched the sun set and loved cooking our meals in such a beautiful kitchen, which was perfectly stocked with cooking utensils, coffee maker and grinder, blender, etc. The location was perfect too! Away from the town but not too far away that you couldn’t go shopping at the supermarket or into the town for the many restaurants and shops. I also want to say how easy it was to make this happen. Joe was great in answering my questions, talking with me on the phone and making sure I felt very comfortable with our stay. I just can’t say enough good things. We can’t wait to come back and bring our family. Thank you so much!!!"
    Guest: Janice D. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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Atenas Travel Tips

Stay in Atenas and Catch a Glimpse of Perfection

Located just 26 miles northwest of San Jose, Atenas rentals allow you to enjoy warm days and mild evenings in one of the best climates in the world. Atenas is surrounded by parks, restaurants, and lush landscapes, making it one of the most beautiful destinations in Costa Rica.

Atenas Resorts near the Central Park

The central park of Atenas is also the heart of the city. This peaceful spot is 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.

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.

Tour around

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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