Beautiful Jungle Bungalow Minutes from World Class Surf(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)
Casa Escondida is a sustainably built jungle bungalow located one mile from world famous surf at Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. Casa Escondida has two master suites, a full kitchen, a spacious porch overlooking the back yard, hot water, dining room, living room, utility closet with a washing machine, outside shower, and wireless high speed internet. Both master suites have one double bed, closet and a bathroom with a large shower. The house was designed with large overhangs to provide lots of shade and capture the breeze coming down from the mountains, which keeps the house cool. Casa Escondida sleeps four comfortably and also has two plush air mattresses if you need more space.
Casa Escondida, which means “hidden house” in Spanish, is surrounded by a garden of tropical flowers, citrus trees, papaya trees, pineapple bushes and numerous other exotic tropical plants. Floor to ceiling windows and doors allow you to experience Costa Rica's finest flora and fauna and hear the murmur of the nearby stream. Take a stroll through the ½ acre grounds, and encounter lizards and leaf cutter ants and keep your ears open for the distinctive call of the Scarlet Macaw. While you're walking around take a minute to smell the flowers and take in the wonder of our tropical garden. If you are feeling adventurous, you can walk through the neighboring teak farm and see the 100 meter waterfall that crashes to the pools below throughout much of the year, or take one of our beach cruisers for a ride to the beach. Of course, hanging on the big back porch and enjoying the mountain breeze as you relax is always an option too. After a day at the beach, put your feet up in one of our 3 hammocks and read a book while you sip on a cold cocktail made with fresh tropical fruit. While you're kicking back in the hammock, peer into the tree canopy above and keep your eyes open for the many scarlet macaws, toucans, butterflies, iguanas, monkeys and sloths that make their homes in the treetops. Make sure you head to the beach to watch the amazing sunsets. After a great dinner, step into the backyard and be amazed by the stars overhead and distant sound of waves crashing on the beach.
Playa Hermosa and nearby Jaco is THE definitive surf mecca of the central pacific coast. This area arguably offers the most consistent year-round surf with over 3 ½ miles of steep beaches with excellent exposure to swells from almost any direction.
Keywords: House,casa, bungalow, surf shack
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8
- Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Broadband Access
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning Fee $40
%50 is due upon booking and final balance is due 60 days before arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: I am architect whose main focus is designing and building small sustainable homes in beautiful locations around the world.
Why the Owner Chose Hermosa Palms (San Jose, Costa Rica):
My good friend and I had been traveling to Costa Rica for awhile and realized that we wanted make a cool surf shack near one of our favorite surf breaks, Playa Hermosa.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We can ride our bikes to fantastic surfing, beautiful sunsets and great restaurants in Playa Hermosa.
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Playa Hermosa 1.5km from Casa Escondida
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 16, 2017
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