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"We are terribly sad to see this week come to an end. There is so much left to do so we must plan our next visit. I think Casa Mandarina would be an excellent place for a crowd. Marcia is an amazing cook! Authentic Costa Rican cuisine everyday, breakfast lunch dinner, when we weren't out on the best adventures, organized by Marjolet! Many thanks to Marjolet for getting us on personalized tours with Don Grant, the owner of Get Lost In Costa Rica (# 1 in Trip Advisor for Costa Rica). Now that we have been here, our next trip will be even better! Turtle tour, River Tour, Zip lining, horseback riding, waterslide, mud bath, swim in natural hot springs heated by volcano, and endless fun and relaxation at Casa Mandarina and Playa Grande beach!
This is our last day. After our breakfast, we walked the beach and saw where a giant Leatherback turtle came ashore over night to nest and return to the sea. Then noticed a baby Leatherback trying to make its way to sea. What an experience for the kids and us, right out the back door of Casa Mandarina!
Thanks Nova, Marjolet, Marcia and Oscar!
Barton Family, North Carolina USA"
Guest: Shane B.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 30, 2015
"The 4 days we had at this amazing place were a pure slice of paradise. Everything was perfect. The management of the property by Brian, and the management of our fun activities by Stefano, and the delightful housekeeper made sure we had the best place to stay and the best time. Even the guards at the front gate added to the experience being very helpful while making you feel like you could truly relax because they've got it covered. We played hard and slept like teenagers (babies are terrible sleepers IMO). It's not that it is dangerous, but there are opportunist, and also while all were nice, vendors are on all the public tourist beaches (Jaco, Manuel Antonio and Tamarindo). It was nice to have a truly private, secured beach experience.
It was great to have movie night with the kids (11, 14) every night as we are not "party in Tamarindo" people. And when my teenage boy needed his "down time" he would play the PS3 games. It truly has something for everyone. When I needed downtime, I closed the blackout shades, turned on my personal room AC unit and locked my door for a couple of hours. You can do what ever you want here, just relax or play hard, or both!"
Guest: Kari K.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 8, 2015
Casa Verde Wonderful Home and outstanding Location
"The Nicoya peninsula of CR is a wonderful place to visit. Casa Verde is a charming home that has an outstanding view of the river inlet and beach. We had no problems with the home and found the open layout just perfect for our needs. The sights and sounds every morning and evening were amazing. Every morning and evening we were greeted by the howlers, their haunting calls rolling across the terrain. We spent time exploring the area, so when you arrive do not hesitate to go down all the roads that lead toward the surf or up the hills. The area is not at all touristy and the town of San Francisco was a sleepy little place with a Soda, a bakery, hardware store and small grocery. Also there is a turtle conservation group located there.
It is recommended that you have a 4x4 for travel, the roads are all dirt a little rough, however it is well worth the trip if you are looking to experience a taste of the beauty and charm of CR."
Guest: Renee M.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 17, 2015