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Amazing Volcano Views! $95 and $180-night suites. Entire Villa for $275-night.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house

Overview

About the property

2 beautiful suites w/ private bath and kitchen. From 2-4 people per suite.

Nestled on a lush and secluded hilltop, with spectacular views of Lake Arenal, Arenal Volcano and the Children’s Eternal Rain Forest, Birdsong Villa welcomes you to little piece of paradise. Experience an unforgettable holiday in one of Costa Rica’s premier travel destinations.

Location: Birdsong Villa is only 3 hours (150km) from two international airports, either in the capital of San Jose, or on the northern pacific coast in Liberia. Birdsong Villa is just 30 minutes from La Fortuna, which offers amenities such as grocery, banking, post office, restaurants, hot springs, excursions and much more.

Accommodation: Birdsong Villa is a unique and luxurious accommodation that offers you the flexibility to rent one or both floors of the villa. The Bird's View Suite ($180-night) offers a queen bed and extra mattress that accommodates 1 extra adult or 2 children. The Garden View Suite ($95-night) offers a full size bed and extra mattress that accommodates 1 extra adult or 2 children. You can rent the entire villa for $275-night and accommodate 6 adults and 4 children.

Room 1: The Bird’s Eye Room has a beautiful Bali interior with huge glass windows opening to the breathtaking 180-degree views. The suite has a modern built-in kitchen, large bedroom with corner Jacuzzi tub, large bathroom with walk-in rain shower and separate toilet, and an outdoor enclosed rock shower. $180-night.

Room 2: The Garden View Room looks out on vibrant and luscious gardens with dozens of hummingbirds and butterflies fluttering around. The suite has a fully equipped kitchen, sitting area, sleeping area, and bathroom. $95-night.

Amenities: Both suites offer luxury and elegance with the comforts of home, including satellite TV, high speed wifi internet, and telephone, computer, and printing service.

A delicious breakfast is included in your stay. We’ll serve breakfast at your preferred time, or leave the ingredients for your own cooking pleasure. Lunch and dinner can be requested for a fee.

As you sit out on the observation deck and the sunshine warms your skin, close your eyes and listen to the melody of the birds and howler monkeys, all set against the rushing waters of the Piedras Negras river and nearby waterfalls.

Experience the ultimate Costa Rican holiday with some of our recommended day trips. The Arenal area has it all, from zip-lining, water rafting, hot springs, butterfly conservatory, wind surfing, fishing, extreme hiking, birding, and more. Everything you could ask for is less than an hour away so you will spend more time enjoying your holiday and less time driving.

HONEYMOON OR ANNIVERSARY AT BIRDSONG VILLA

Birdsong is a lovers paradise! Looking for a perfect place to spend your honeymoon, or celebrate a significant anniversary? Birdsong Villa offers a variety of romantic add-ons to your stay. We would be happy to build you a custom package that suits all your tropical desires. A few of the available activities include:

PRIVATE DINNER: enjoy a candle lit dinner under the stars, prepared by a local couple skilled in traditional cuisine that is sure to hit the spot!

EVENING HOT SPRINGS: soak your body in the natural springs after your busy day of touring.

HORSEBACK RIDING: saddle up at the ranch next door, and take a guided horseback ride through the eternal rainforest.

COUPLES MASSAGE: start or finish your day with a relaxing massage in your own suite.

PRICING: Please contact us for pricing for any of the above service. Or, let us know what you are looking for and we'll find a local provider.

More Details

Owner
ALLAN RUDICK
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About ALLAN RUDICK

I have lived in Florida, New York City, and Jamaica. Have traveled the world looking for beautiful destinations, and have found this area to be one of those 'world class' destinations. Graduated Queens college in New York City, majoring in Business.

ALLAN RUDICK purchased this house in 2009

Why ALLAN RUDICK chose San Carlos

I have traveled to Costa Rica numerous times over the last decade. I have found this area to suit me, because of the natural beauty, and easy-going lifestyle. Also have friends that live in area.

What makes this house unique

I enjoy the serene and quiet environment, while still having easy access to the local restaurants and shopping in the nearby town of El Castillo and La Fortuna. I also enjoy the benefit of friendly neighbors, and the green style of living.

Map

Juan Santamaria International Airport
"within 3 hours of Birdsong"
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Rancho Margot
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Puntarenas
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Ranch Margot
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Playa Coco

Other Activities: Shopping, boating, kayaking

Amenities

San Carlos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Garden View: Ensuite bathroom with walk-in rain shower. Bird's View: Ensuite bathroom with private toilet, walk-in rain shower, and outdoor rock shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Garden View: One double bed with option for an extra mattress for 1 adult or 2 children. Bird's View: One queen bed with option for an extra mattress for 1 adult or 2 children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

One of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed! Allen was an amazing host!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent 3 nights at the Birds Song Villa B&B. The property is awhile ways away from La Fortuna, but was a perfect oasis for our family. We rented the entire villa (My wife and I took the upstairs, and our two adult children shared the downstairs) and felt right at home. The views of the volcano, lake, and surrounding rainforest were stunningly beautiful. Allen was a great host, and helped us plan our day trips and even arranged transportation for us from SJO. He gave us very honest recommendations and helped us avoid many tourist/money traps. The house is not far from the hot springs and the Arenal Observatory Lodge. Our whole family just loved this part of our trip to Costa Rica, and Allen's hospitality made our stay a truly memorable one.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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The Villa had incredible views, was beautiful and clean, and everyone was extremely helpful.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Birdsong Villa. There's amazing floor to ceiling views of the jungle and the added benefit of travel/activity advice from people who really know the area. Thank you for having us!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Breathtaking Views!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Birdsong Villa and highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Costa Rica! There is so much to do in this area of Costa Rica. Allan is a great host who knows so much--do yourself a favor and call him before you go--he will set you up with a rental car, suggest tours, restaurants and best times to do everything. The Villa is beautiful and you can't beat waking up to a volcano out your window. If you're driving make sure you have 4x4! We can't wait to go back and stay again (in 5 years according to Allan). Stop reading this review and go book, you won't be sorry!

We recommend these activities:

-Hike Cerro Chato (bring hiking boots and a bathing suit so you can swim in the Crater Lake)

-check out La Fortuna Waterfall (swim at the base of the falls)

-eat at Allan's friends' restaurant (La Ventanita) in El Castillo And get the burrito.

-go to the free hot springs at night. Bring a flashlight and a bottle of wine.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Absolutely amazing location and view

  • 4 of 5

First of all you need to be aware of a couple of things. The villa is out of the way. It is quite a ways up a steep rough road and you will want an SUV. Secondly, if you are not okay with living creatures, this is not the place for you. There are geckos living in the roof of the villa and you will see them as well as moths, and spiders. Honestly, they got to me a little. If you are okay with that, the villa has the most amazingly beautiful view. It was absolutely gorgeous! As shown, it sits up on a hill that drops away on three sides. I have traveled a lot and don't think I ever enjoyed any location more than this, for the views!

The villa is large and had plenty of space for us and our two children ages 11 & 12. It looked a little run down from the outside, but I think that is just from the tropical weather. It was quite nice inside, with plenty of comfortable seating. Allan had put up a large queen size airbed in the corner for the kids. The villa does have stairs leading up to it, that were quite slippery when wet, but Allan warned us of that and he tries to keep them cleaned off so that they are less slippery. There is a railing to hold onto that helps with that.

We spent hours sitting inside the villa or on the patio just down the hill, enjoying the view of the volcano, lake, and mountains! We were able to see many birds, including toucans, aracari, and oropendola just from the patio. We took a beautiful horseback ride up the mountain and hiked to a waterfall. Our son was sick while we were in Costa Rica, and we had to take him to La Fortuna to see a doctor, so we were not able to go to Sky Adventures as we had planned, but it is quite close to the villa and they have a good variety of different activities. Allan is willing to recommend and set up any activities for you. We chose to have dinner cooked for us in the villa one night and it was delicious.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A view to behold

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Allan's property.

The view is out of this world. If you love nature and do not mind spending a few days off the beaten path, Allan's property is a must.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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