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"This was the BEST vacation our family has been on and this Villa was a HUGE reason why. From the spectacular ocean view to the exceptional help from the concierge service, this trip exceeded our expectations. We saw many animals including visits from White Face and Squirrel monkeys, iguanas and several varieties of birds. The Villa is perfectly located to walk just about anywhere you need to go. Restaurants, beaches, groceries, banks and more are all minutes away. Not to scare you but be prepared for a bit of a workout as it seems everywhere you go is uphill!! (Good exercise) The Villa served our needs wonderfully! There where 8 of us on the trip, 4 kids and 4 adults. The private suit downstairs was perfect for our brother and sister-law and the rest of us where in the upper Villa. When we where home the pool saw the most action as our kids had a great time swimming and playing. I would highly recommend this Villa as a vacation residence and we would definitely stay there again!!"
Guest: DennyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
"This was our third trip to Casa Amarilla and I always leave hoping there will be many more to come. This time we only stayed for a week. In the past we'd stayed for a month. I wish we could stay for a year! We absolutely love it here. Pavones is an amazing area that is still sort of a best kept secret. On the drive from SJO to Finca Estrella you pass through the bustling touristy towns of Jaco, Hermosa, and Manuel Antonio where you sometimes see more American's than Ticos. As you drive further south everything becomes a little calmer. The beaches are beautiful. We love Pilon because we are almost always the only people there and it is a short drive down the hill. My husband even made the journey by foot two years ago. I definitely recommend a 4WD vehicle for getting around. Each year that we've stayed we've seen monkeys, toucans, and macaws all from the deck. Nature is all around you here. You see from your bedroom windows what others pay for tour guides to see. And if you don't notice it on your own Freddy is always there to help point things out. I could go on and on about the incredible kindness of the people who work on Finca Estrella for pages and pages. Freddy is the most easy going and helpful person. My children talk about Grace all the time. We were happy to go on an excursion to a waterfall with her husband Enrique who is a phenomenal tour guide. The minute we get home from this place I start looking for flights back."
Guest: Jeni H.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 12, 2015
"We fell in love with this house. The pictures do not do it justice.
Open air, no bugs, gorgeous views, wonderful fresh water pool. Great drinking water right from the tap....I could go on. We enjoyed the hike down to the beach, hiking to the nearby waterfall, and spending time exploring the area. The drive from town was pretty easy but I would want to do it the first time in daylight. The cook and family that look after the place are a huge part of the appeal here. They are wonderful people and the meals were something we looked forward to every time. LOVED this place!! I'm bringing my fishing rod next time. We were a family of 5 and another couple and there was plenty of room. I love the sound of surf at night but some people might want an earplug or two and a flashlight is handy."
Guest: DKDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 1, 2015