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"My husband and I spent our anniversary, kid less and without distractions in this absolutely beautiful paradise secluded from everyone. It was FABULOUS! We couldn't have picked a better spot and are already planning another trip.
Diana, I can't thank you enough for opening your home to us nomad vacationers. No hotel could compare to your person jewel. Big thanks to the best support team we've dealt with thus far, Leticia and Jaime were so helpful.
Thank you again, for the best anniversary trip we could have had!
p.s. I thought we had submitted a review already, but I couldn't find it. So sorry for the delay or if this is a duplicate review."
Guest: Sadie S.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: November 12, 2015
"We have stayed at many VRBO's and this by far is our favorite. Barry and Claudia are great people and helped make this trip very memorable. Aad and Marian are a sweet couple who did everything they could to make our stay comfortable. I would highly recommend having them pick you up from the airport - that made the first day so much easier (and it would be difficult to find Casa Dos Leones on your own for the first time). The views are incredible. The home is very modern and had everything we could have wanted. The location was perfect, close enough for many easy day trips with enough time at the end of the day to enjoy the home, pools and views. We rented a car and driving was easy enough, but you must add the GPS in your rental, we could not have done it without it. Beside the fact that this home is everything (and more) than the description states, Barry, Claudia, Aad, and Marian are the most helpful and kind people you could ask for. They gave us excellent suggestions, tips, ideas, and information to make our stay very comfortable and memorable. They were quick to answer any of our questions and all of their suggestions are right on. When we go back to Atenas, this will be our #1 choice for a rental. Thank you Barry, Claudia, Aad and Marian - you are wonderful people and your help and home made our vacation a true paradise. Anyone who choses to rent this home will not be disappointed."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 27, 2015
"My family spent two weeks at Colina Paula and had a spectacular time! My daughter loved the pool and I loved waking up every morning at sunrise, opening the double doors on both sides of the house and enjoying a cup of Costa Rican coffee in the rocking chair. The location was convenient to downtown Atenas. We took white cabs to and from the city - cost only around $3 American one way. We got connected with Bunki Tours and took three personal tours led by Marian and Aad; ziplining, Toledo coffee plantation tour, Poas volcano and Waterfall Gardens. All trips were excellent and much nicer than going on a bus with a bunch of other tourists. The caretakers, Piet and Yvonne, were very accommodating. Piet was willing to pick us up from the airport at 1:15am. We will certainly visit Costa Rica again and will likely stay at Colina Paula! Thanks!"
Guest: Steve SDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 30, 2015
Wonderful 1st visit to Costa Rica - Wonderful home
"This was our 1st visit to Costa Rica and what a beautiful place - Joe thank you for sharing your home and retreat - it was absolutely WONDERFUL - we stayed 7 days in Atenas and had a great time - we used Walts Taxi and Tour service for all our needs - Walt is wonderful, Luis our Atenas taxi driver was very professional, friendly and always on time. We took (3) tours with Walt, Miguel and Jennifer they were absolutely the greatest tour guides we could have - we did 7 Tico Town Tour - was alot of interesting information, San Jose town tour - not our favorite and would not do unless you just want to spend the day seeing the capital of Costa Rica - lastly we did Poas Volcano and La Paz gardens and waterfall - WONDERFUL would recommend this trip, all day trip but well worth it - the Volcano was wonderful land the gardens were stunning. A long hike to the waterfalls but well worth it.
Joe was wonderful at communicating with us and making sure we had what we needed for our trip - Elias was a great groundskeeper - he was always there when we needed him but very descreet when we were on the property and just doing our own thing - he lives on property so is there anytime you need him. Again a great house and very peaceful and quiet - we did miss having TV but made netflex work for us and the speakers for our music was very relaxing - Time to read a good book and Joe has a great selection. We cooked meals at the house on the BBQ and kitchen that has everything you will need but the food - Ate at Kaye's gringo kitchen - great place to meet other expats and great conversations - they treat you like family, also ate at La Finca great pizza. Farmers market is a must for veggies and fruits (Fridays only)."
Guest: Michael B.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: November 16, 2015