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Recent Nosara reviews
Paradise in the Jungle
"We have been so lucky to spend the past year at Heartwaves while our children attended school in Nosara. We have two kids (7 and 10) and have had plenty of visitors over the past 12 months and the house was great in every instance. It's a short walk to the beach (7 minutes) and also a short walk through the jungle path to get to the main street of Guiones. The beach is so close that we have been down there almost every day of this past year, either for early morning runs, surfing or the amazing sunsets.
We have spent many, many days relaxing on the bali bed or on the chairs by the pool and admiring the howler monkeys and iguanas that come by to visit, we also eat dinner out there every night. Our boys have spent countless hours swimming and looking out over the infinity edge pool for jungle creatures. Jane (the owner) and the property management has always been so great to work with and responsive to anything we have needed. Jane is also a fantastic resource for local activities and knowledge. The kitchen is equipped for anything you might want to make and its really nice to have two bathrooms plus a separate shower.
We did tons of research before selecting a neighborhood and we are so glad we chose section K. Its a little more quiet and residential with lots of families but its still close and easy access to everything.
Nosara is a very special place and was made so much more so because of staying at Heartwaves. We will miss it so much. Thank you Jane for everything!"
Guest: HeatherDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: June 22, 2015
"We just got back from 5 nights at Casita Louisa and cannot say enough good things about it. It's in a great location, you can walk or drive to the beach. Great restaurants in the area, so you don't have to go far. The house is fully equipped with everything you need. The pool is huge and was fantastic to have. The house is secure and the owners have made sure all the windows have bars, it has the safe room where you can store all your valuables and the pull down gate, which secures the front door. Master bedroom has a large king size bed, quite firm but we slept great. You do have to run the fans, along with AC at night as it gets quite hot.
We really enjoyed our stay there and would go back in a heartbeat!"
Guest: Erin FDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 11, 2015
"El Sueno de Mariana is a very private home yet, because the hosts live on site, it's priced reasonably as an apartment rental. This amazing home is perched at the top of a small mountain just above the surf town of Nosara, Costa Rica. Although the roads are a bit bumpy, to say the least, it's an easy drive from the Nosara airport and to the town and local beaches. Safety was never a concern for us as El Sueno de Mariana has an electric gate and is situated in a private neighborhood. Down the road a bit is a security guard who monitors traffic heading in and out of the neighborhood. During the day we enjoyed the spacious, sandy beaches around Nosara and in the early mornings and evening enjoyed our privacy at the house with gorgeous views, lush gardens, an infinity pool and the amazing sounds of jungle life.
The property has incredible views of the Pacific ocean framed by beautiful gardens with native trees, plants and flowers. I have to say, as other guests did, the photos don't do the property justice. It has one of the most beautiful infinity pools we've ever had the privilege to enjoy! The pool has a waterfall, lap lane and mosaic turtles on the bottom. Be sure and watch the video which highlights the surrounding gardens and views.
The bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, are spacious, clean and air conditioned and have all the amenities one needs for vacation.
Our hosts, Mikki and Don, are warm, easy going and have great tips on what to see and do in Nosara. They really tune into their guests preferences and if privacy is what you're looking for, you can bet you will have it here. We, however, enjoyed playing cribbage with them and I highly recommend Mikki's informal water aerobics class on site!
We brought our 3 daughters (all in their 20s) and 2 boyfriends and had plenty of room. No matter what your age you will feel right at home at El Sueno de Mariana.
Many thanks Mikki and Don for a fabulous stay! We hope to come back again."
Guest: MollyDMDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 13, 2015
"I had such a great time, I truly didn't wanted to come back. Of all the South/Central American countries I have visited Costa Rica is my favorite. The ocean is magnificent and the people so friendly. Surfing was a blast, every day great waves. We started using the two boards you left in the cottage to test the waters and then rented boards from "Agua Tibia" for a few days. Weather was great, only one day rained and we took it easy and waited for the rain to pass then back to the water. Love the location of your cottage and it has all what we needed to be comfy. Secluded yet within walking distance from everything. I made friends with the neighbors, the coconut lady, surf shop guys and the two guys who sell coffee cups at the beach. We went to the local supermarket (playa pelada) and bought our groceries there. People at the super were friendly and happy to see us and help us. I think we saved money by cooking at the cottage as the local restaurants are really expensive. I went to a coffee tour up in the mountains (Hojancha), totally worth the drive and got up at 5am every morning to watch the 12 or so monkeys travel to the tree behind your cottage. Check out went on without any issues, Virginie was helpful and friendly. I tried to avoid organico as his prices were stupid high ($6 for a quarter gallon of milk) and there are another 4 little markets like him around the area and charge a fraction of the price.
I will be back for sure."
Guest: johanna d.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 3, 2015