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"My wife and I had a wonderful three month stay in Costa Rica, January through March in 2015.
We stayed in three different locations and enjoyed our time at Hisano’s more than anywhere else. It is centrally located in Costa Rica, just outside Atenas, on an excellent bus route, about 20 minutes to Town for a cost of 350 colonies, about 75 cents. We used Hisano’s as a base and travelled frequently to San Jose for the symphony and museum experiences, as well as to the Pacific coast beaches, down to Jaco and Quepos/Manual Antonio National Park...we did day trips as well as overnight adventures.
We rented the bungalow at Hisano’s and found it to be immaculate...this is rare in Costa Rica. The insects were controlled regularly through weekly maid service and included fresh linens and a thorough cleaning. The cabina is fully equipped, with two ample bedrooms, large living/dining room area, great kitchen, adequate bathroom, huge covered patio area with table, chairs and a hammock that I couldn’t keep my wife out of. It is modern, bright white tile throughout, attractively decorated inside with Wi-Fi and a cd player. There was no cable TV but we enjoyed Netflicks and other programming through our computers, so not a big deal especially when you consider local programming.
The grounds surrounding the accommodation are beautiful and well maintained, even throughout the dry season, so the hundreds of plants carefully selected and planted by Hisano herself were always green and blooming. Most other places the grass is brown and plants suffering a bit from the lack of rain.
The pool is a short walk down the path and was small but adequate in size and always immaculate.
You will find Hisano herself to be a warm and welcoming host who respects your privacy but is always there when you need her and is always willing to help.
We enjoyed our stay immensely and would recommend this accommodation to anyone."
Guest: BrianDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
"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 stayed here 5 nights in August with two grandkids (ages 12 &15). Others have mentioned this is on a typical Central American unpaved road which adds to the driving time but also the adventure. When we arrived it was starting to get dark and pouring rain but Nancy's directions were excellent and we found it with no problem. The house is exactly as pictured and quite roomy with AC, washer and dryer and plenty of hot water. Loss of electricity is common in this part of the world but we only had one outage for 4 - 5 hours. The morning after we arrived, we had the good luck of a visit by one of the two scarlet macaws who seem to hang out in this area. The macaw came to the balcony railing that circles the bedrooms on the 2nd floor. It's hard to imagine teenagers excited to be woken at 6 AM but the macaw did the trick and got our trip off to a good start. While here, we hiked the waterfall, visited Baldi hot springs, rapelled through waterfalls with Puretrek, and ziplined with Skytrek. All of these were a 30 - 45 minute drive away. We also visited Proyecto Asis which was a little farther but well worth the trip. We tried out Essence (very convenient 2 doors away and great since we are all vegetarians) and Pizza Johns (a short drive). This was a great property and trip. The only minor complaint was from my husband who likes to cook and so we ate in a few nights - the house needs a few good knives."
Guest: Nicholas GDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 9, 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