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Amazing Volcano,Lake & Jungle Views!. Entire Villa for $275-night.

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type bed & breakfast


About the property

2 beautiful suites centrally located

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. Check our other listings if you want to rent the Birdsview suite or the Gardenview suite separately

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: The villa sleeps six people & has 2 floors. Upstairs is a full kitchen/jacuzzi/indoor-outdoor shower/queen bed & extra queen available/bali ceilings/2 patios/hammocks & world class views of the volcano, the lake &the jungle. Downstairs is a full size bed & extra queen available/kitchenette/bathroom/refrigerator & also great views of the volcano, the lake & the jungle

Amenities: The villa offers 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.


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

Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018


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 bed and breakfast 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 bed and breakfast 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.


San Carlos Bed And Breakfast Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • If cancellation is made 30 days days before arrival u get a 100% refund
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • 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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Amazing Volcano,Lake & Jungle Views!. Entire Villa for $275-night.
average rating of 4.775 based on 80 reviews

Awesome views, rustic place and lots of relaxation if you choose to away for hustle and bustle.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very good time at the rental. The views are second to none. If you need quiet time, this is the place to be. You won't be disappointed.

The host was always able to respond to our questions and able to help us with suggestions.


1) Host and his availability to respond and his willingness to help.

2) We had a cook come over and cook breakfast for us. We could order anything we wanted and she did a wonderful job. The cook's name is Louise and she is the head chef at the Phoenix restaurant in El Castillo.

3) Views, views and more views.

4) A very tranquil and serene atmosphere.

5) Birdwatching assuming you have a good scope and/or binoculars.

5) Allan's suggestion to go horseback riding and waterfall with Eduardo. Wow, what an experience. However, this experience is not for everyone especially for non-adventurous folks and young children.

Opportunities: Overall cleanliness of the interior could be improved.

1) Trash needed to be cleaned up near the roof where the cars are parked. We saw at least 5-6 full trash bags and they started to smell. I am not sure when was the last time the trash was picked up.

2) Kitchen needs some cleanup. The utensils and cookware need to be replaced. We also some cockroaches in the kitchen.

3) Some of the items in the fridge needed to be cleaned before new renters show up.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous villa

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived at the villa around 130am due to a later flight and Alan graciously greeted us with a smile (even though he was waiting up for us!). Alan offered great recommendations and advice about the area. He employs a lady named Louisa that cooked us breakfast every morning- it was delicious! The views are even prettier than in the pictures, the sounds of the jungle surround you and it's pretty cool to go to bed with the monkey noises and wake up to the birds. Alan really makes an effort into making sure his guests have a great time and we were grateful! I definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking Views

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Birdsong Villa. Appropriately named as we spent the mornings on the deck being serenaded by the birds and howler monkeys as we enjoyed our coffee and the stunning view of Lake and Volcano Arenal. Alan the host was friendly, and helpful with guide arrangements. Breakfasts were authentic and delicious. As there are only 2 rooms on the property it was private and quiet. The road (dirt, rocky) was intimidating at first but it was short and well worth it. There are several restaurants within 7-10 min drive and Sky Adventure Park is only 15 min away. La Fortuna about 25 minutes drive. Cannot say enough good things, we highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful best place ever!

  • 5 of 5

We really lived Birdsong! A birders dream B&B! The owner is great, wonderful food great wearher and views are amazing! We will go back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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The property surrounding the house is very well kept and had stunning views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the garden view room which still had a great view of everything(volcano, jungle, and lake) and we were able to use the shared patio with hammocks. There is so much to do and see within 5-20 minutes away whether walking or driving that we were only there for breakfast and sleep. Allen was a very pleasant host and gave us great recommendations. Beware or the steep hills and dirt roads, but we were able to get through with a sedan. The house exterior and interior itself need a little TLC, but still cozy and everything else on the property makes up for it. We would definitely stay here again, but would probably bring friends and rent entire property so we could use the jacuzzi upstairs!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A spectacular view that we couldn't have even imagined.

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice and we'll kept. The only thing we missed was a little more privacy with this booking. The garden view booking has a path right in front of the windows that some of the workers would occasionally walk past. If you're looking for privacy book the bird view or the entire house. Allen was great at suggestions whether it was restaurants, tours or even the best deal to experience the hot springs. (Los Lagos)

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Rancho Margot
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Ranch Margot
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Playa Coco

Other Activities: Shopping, boating, kayaking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.