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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We spent one week at the Coral Reef house with a party of three adults and two young children. It was perfect for us. Dophi helped us across the river the first day, and from them on we were very comfortable. The rustic house was exactly the simplicity we were looking for. The kids loved playing in the tide pool right in front of the house. We enjoyed watching the monkeys and birds which are very close. We explored the jungle with the kids, and separate, for a more advanced hike. We walked to town easily and explore a wide range of beaches. Thank you for having us!"
Guest: StocksDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: April 1, 2015
Wonderful place to enjoy the natural beauty of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica!
"My husband and I were lucky to spend a week at Casa de Earlybirds in late September, which, by the way, is a wonderful time to visit. We had almost no rain and the beaches to ourselves. The layout of the house is great: up on the second floor looking out over the jungle toward the beach. The design is nice, too; lots of wood and interesting items decorate the space. The open living area allows the sights and sounds to be with you always...the roar of ocean waves, beautiful plants and the monkeys and birds. The toucans squabble in the trees in front of the house, so we got some pictures of these fabulous birds. The howler monkeys visited a few times in large family groups. My favorite time of day was early morning with coffee in the protected "outdoor" living room. Once the sun was up, so was I; not wanting to miss anything! (my husband slept in!) The property is within a protected wildlife area, and our wanderings around the neighborhood provided as much nature viewing as any excursion we took! We rented bikes in Puerto Viejo, and rode between the different beaches along the road. We enjoyed swimming at the beach just outside our gate. Favorite restaurants: Cool Calm Cafe in Manzanillo, Selvin in Punta Uva, and Carribean Coffee shop...(the tour of their organic chocolate farm is fantastic). The owners of Casa de Earlybirds are easy to deal with and the caretaker downstairs is helpful. All in all, this was the best week of our 3 week trip to Costa Rica."
Guest: Carol T.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 16, 2015
"This is a nice house with all the necessities. It is located in the forest and there is a lot of wild life to see, While there we saw hundreds of monkeys, they are in the trees all around the house. We also saw sloths, parrots. There is a nice beach just a short walk down a path. One tip,be wary of fire ants, if you don't see them they are on you quickly and their bites do burn. The owner Omar is very nice and easy to deal with.The only negative for me was they need to have a grill at the house. Overall a nice place to stay and I highly recommend."
Guest: Brian W.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 27, 2015
"La Patita de Manzanillo is an extraordinary place! I spent a couple of days with my family and we all love it! The house is conveniently located a few minutes walk from the beach through the main road which is surrounded with vegetation and beautiful pictoric houses. We could see monkeys while walking on the main road. The house has everything needed, bedding, towels and kitchen utensils, even drinking water is supplied for your stay, that was a plus for us as we were very thirsty when we arrived. The house is very well maintained and clean, with a few hammocks around to rest and enjoy the jungle that surrounds the house. I loved to wake up in the middle of the jungle!!! Yari and Sita were extremely helpful, very kind people to deal with. we arrived quite late at night and Yari was still awaiting for us. Sita responded my request wishing a few hours and we were able to arrange my stay even when it was a last minute request. The only detail to make it perfect would be to arrange a deal with the owner of the property next to the beach to allow access to guests of la Patita through his path to the beach but that doesn't make my review less than 5 stars because really the place is a paradise. Thank you Sita for allowing me to have this beautiful experience!!"
Guest: Kathlenn V.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 15, 2015