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Recent Alajuela reviews
Beyond our expectations!
"From the get go Sam and Roxanne were a pleasure to work with on our first visit to Costa Rica! We are so grateful for the thoroughness and professionalism extended to us! The house is simply gorgeous! So much so that it was hard to leave every day to explore all that Costa Rica has to offer! The design of the house was warm and welcoming and all details well thought out! We enjoyed morning coffee poolside watching birds and butterflies feed on the bananas and the numerous iguana sunning on the roof or driveway. We took advantage of the view offered on top of the guest house each evening to star gaze and enjoy the twinkling lights of outlying towns. The central location of the house made our chosen attractions easy to reach. Sam recommended that we utilize the cell phone and GPS he has available and we are certainly glad we did as most of the roads are unmarked. We ventured to the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Poas Volcano and Jaco. We are already making plans for our return and while what we will do this next trip is up in the air, our choice to stay at the Luxury Castle is a definite!"
Guest: Joel P.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
"This is the ultimate vacation in a beautiful country of Costa Rica. Nothing is more precious than friends & family gathering to create memory of a lifetime. Designed with such in mind, this house is located on the top of a hill, and has stunning views, in a secluded, gated, and private neighborhood, yet it is only 20 minutes to drive to area beaches & other attractions. The bedrooms are spacious, the kitchen is fully equipped, and the back yard and pool area are amazing! We enjoyed coming back to this calming house after busy days of sightseeing. Pool area is so pretty and green/turquoise water is refreshingly cooler than the ocean. Beautiful birds and star gazers are in heaven with no pollution to night sky. The only weird thing is that sun sets at 6pm....equator is really close...so 12h of daylight is all you get...we got used to it real quick and enjoyed getting up at 7:30 and fell asleep way earlier than back at home in Canada. The home feels very secure and has a safe in the bedroom so all the stuff is 100% ok to leave. We however did not lock almost anything.
Sometimes the pictures of the house don't really live up to the expectations but that was not the case with this house in San Mateo. As soon as you enter the house, you are blown away by the open layout and beauty of the house/patio/pool and the panoramic views from the patio! I can truly say this is the most beautiful house we have ever lived in!
We had the most amazing time staying at this house! The house is even nicer than a hotel, everything is so well organized, not only in the house, but the owners also send you a complete and very helpful welcome guide. Everything was perfect and exceeded our expectations. This home is truly a gem and we will definitely come back.
Guest: Saj KanDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 24, 2015
"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
Villa Tamarindo was like a dream except EVERYTHING was real!
"I escaped Paris in France to stay in the villa for a week. 7 days of happiness in this incredible place. I guess my words won't quite describe everything because you have to see it by yourself but let me give it a try! I can assure you that when I first put a foot in the villa, my eyes went bigger. It was incredibly BEAU-TI-FUL! First time i saw such a place! The villa is built around the pool and all the rooms + living room have glass windows so that you can admire the view from your bed. You go to bed eating some fresh mangos while looking at the sunset, i mean what else? I woke up with roosters and it was so nice. I slept so well because this place feels so peaceful. Also you have a grey table outside around a pretty garden for your breakfast and dinner while being happy looking either at the cows or the mountains or the thunderstorm! After hiking i couldn't wait to swim in LA PISCINA and jump in the hot tub :) In addition, the entire space has everything you need (laundry, speakers, dishwasher and goggles ^^) and it is very spacious! To be honest, I could not expect better, because Villa Tamarindo is perfection. Counting the days until I m going to go back and improve my spanish! Pura Vida :)"
Guest: mélanieDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 15, 2015