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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
"Amazing paradise, I am so thanks full for this experience, I forgot how beautiful is the nature. If you want direct contact with the nature come here , relax and enjoy.
I'll be back soon, for sure.
Guest: Alberto M.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
"My husband and just visited Costa Rica for the first time and we are so happy that we chose Birdsong as our place to stay.
First off, if you are looking for an amazing view of Arenal Volcano, Birdsong has it covered. The open concept interior of the Birds View Suite means that you can see the lake, volcano, and rainforest in one glance. The large sliding windows mean that you can hear the birds at 6am and the howler monkeys in the afternoon. We didn't mind waking up at 7am every day to get up and take advantage of our time in Costa Rica. It was nice that the chef came early so we could have breakfast with the morning sounds, and then head out for the day.
Our food at Birdsong was great as well. One night we had a local elderly couple come cook us dinner in the room. It was one of the best meals that we had in CR. They made a full plate of fish, veggies, rice, potatoes, and a mango dessert. Breakfast in the morning filled us up for the day, so we often were able to skip lunch. A previous reviewer commented how there is no oven in the suite. We honestly never even noticed. Most traditional CR food is cooked on a stove top and we were there to embrace the local cuisine.
Not only were the property and villa absolutly breathtaking, but the owner Allan was the perfect host. We are outgoing travellers and like to meet new people so we appreciated having coffee with Allan each morning to discuss the days activities. We also appreciated the opportunity to interact with the other visitors if we wanted. Allan was great about asking how much privacy we wanted, and respecting that. We were looking for something adventurous to do one day, and Allan mentioned the hike to Cerro Chato. Boy were we happy we did that. It was tough but the view is worth it!
Overall I was extremely pleased with our stay at Birdsong. The villa, view, and host were exactly as advertised on the website. The only disappointing part was having to leave after four days. But we'll be back!!"
Guest: Sarah M.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 8, 2015
"My extended family group of four persons stayed at this beautiful house for two nights. The house is located in an enclosed compound in the jungle a few miles from town. There are several fruit trees surrounding the house. We were awakended both mornings by a howler monkey and other jungle sounds. The pool was great. During our stay the washing machine was broken. Only two of the bedrooms are air conditioned. The pictures of the house do not do it justice. The house is great! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there."
Guest: DoreneDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
"We had an amazing stay at Hacienda Encantada. It was the perfect getaway. Very conveniently located near the national park with some great hiking. Marty and Nina were so helpful with recommendations, directions and responding to our questions/requests! We would highly recommend this place!"
Guest: Heather W.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 23, 2015