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Recent Guanacaste reviews

  • A tropical Utopia

    "We had promised ourselves an extended holiday somewhere in the tropics to escape another English winter. We researched extensively and Costa Rica came to the fore with its credentials for climate, fauna and wildlife. We chose Carillo and managed to stretch our visit to five weeks including travel from UK. We liaised with the owner who gave countless tips and helpful advice, we would recommend new visitors to do the same. Arriving at the house and stepping out onto the deck was just breathtaking, with views over the dry forest to the Pacific Ocean, humming birds darting in all directions, and howler monkeys occupying the adjacent Balsa tree. We used the upstairs master bedroom which gave an even wider vista, waking up every morning at daybreak to the sounds of parrots, woodpeckers and innumerable other birds was a humbling experience. We found the house easy to manage with a well laid out kitchen with big fridge freezer and generous oven. The outside lower deck has a BBQ and seating for alfresco dining. The pool below was perfect for cooling off after a hot day on the nearby beach. A 4wd is an absolute must as not all roads are paved, and we enjoyed exploring the numerous coves and beaches within easy reach. We also explored further to the Monteverde cloud forest and The Arenal which was another piece of advice given to us by the owner. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we look forward to returning in the future."
    Guest: Stanners44 Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 25, 2014
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  • we got there at night so it was a bit difficult to find at first but once you got know Samara, it's

    "I already miss the place, beautiful beaches,exotic animal, great people. Can't wait to go back."
    Guest: gil Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 5, 2014
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  • Costa Rican Dream House

    "The moment we drove thru the gates we realized this house was awesome. Every detail about it was with great detail. All the wood and stone was beautiful. We are so glad we did not choose a house near the beach. The privacy of the jungle was exactly what we wanted. We didn't venture out much to eat as we liked cooking at the house and enjoyed the great sunsets. I most wanted to see the howler monkeys on this trip and boy did we!! Every morning and evening this one family with two babies crossed our path and then hung around for a few hours to chill! So very cool!!This was the perfect house and the perfect first trip to Costa Rica. Thank you so much Chris and Larry and also Yourjani> Great trip!"
    Guest: Karen J. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 26, 2014
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  • Exquisite, beautiful, and very restful!

    "We travel quite extensively and found this apartment lovely--very well appointed kitchen, comfortable furniture and beds, and spotless. Friends stayed in the other apartments and we had a great time enjoying drinks, snacks, and meals in three units/ All are spacious and elegantly decorated. The pool and surroundinggardens are beautiful. We loved the howler monkeys, turtle nesting, and spectacular birds. Set atop a mountain overlooking the ocean and the Nosara beaches, this site provides beautiful views--morning, noon, and night. The nearby La Garta nature preserve provides a great morning walk and the La Garta lodge's Sunset Bar offers a great place for sunset (if one feels like leaving the apartment). Bibi is a very gracious host. We had a wonderful stay and recommend the property very highly."
    Guest: Scott Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 13, 2014
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