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Last updated: 09/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The first thing people usually say after arriving at the Posada Colonial is that 'The pictures don't do it justice'. We are confident from our reviews that you, your family and your friends will feel the same way.

We are central, yet secluded, with patios, balconies and grounds looking on to the world famous Arenal Volcano. This Almendro home has a wrap-around balcony, is gated and very private. We have WI-fi, cable and Sky TV, indoor and outdoor dining with flowers, birds and butterflies everywhere. It is a natural paradise.

We are near the charming town of La Fortuna, and our area is famous for its diversity of interests. These include bird watching, river rafting, jungle cruises, jungle canopy tours, butterfly farms, horseback riding, world famous spas and hot springs or relaxing and enjoying the best views of the spectacular Arenal Volcano. And because we are well located on the main road, all is within easy access. We encourage everyone who is planning on visiting to read the reviews of our home to help determine your decision for your visit to this lovely part of the world.

We have been a Bed and Breakfast for about 15 years, with excellent reviews in the guide books, Our housekeeper/cook Miriam is local, friendly, helpful and has developed a great reputation for her breakfasts, which you can read about in the reviews. She is the soul of the place.

Security: Although the property is on the main road, with easy access to all the local attractions, it is gated, fenced, on a partial rise, and thus very safe and private. The newly formed 'tourist police' make regular checks with all the property owners.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • cabina: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • Master Bedroom : 1 queen

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  • Large Master Bedroom has an en suite and sliding bronzed glass doors leading on to the wrap around balcony. Downstairs house bedroom also has sliding bronzed glass doors leading on to the patio and garden area. Third bedroom is in the nearby private cabina which is a part of the complex....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Cabina Bathroom : toilet, shower

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  • En suite upstairs also has a door leading from the living area. Downstairs bathroom has very large tub sink and shower. Both bathrooms are done in Spanish style ceramics. The bathroom in the private Cabina includes a sink and shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have a housekeeper who will have everything prepared for your arrival. The house is situated on the Rio La Palma which is a short hike down to the bottom of the property. Across the small river, actually a large creek, is jungle. Monkeys visit regularly but at times known only to them. We have feeders so there are always plenty of birds around. Deer, wild boar, pesote, and other animals have also been sited. Of course there is an abundance of flowers as well. It s a very comfortable home which fits into the surrounding ambiance quite naturally. There are interesting views everywhere. It is private and enclosed yet near everything the area has to offer....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    unobstructed view of the Arenal Volcano...moreless

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    covered car port...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 48 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Navidad 2016
Dec 16 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$220
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Semana Santa 2017
Apr 8 - Apr 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$220
$1,400 $4,000

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$155
$975 $4,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

In order to confirm your reservation we ask one night deposit to our Paypal account, as soon you decide to book we will send you a Paypal invoice.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Juan Santamaria, Liberia
100 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Puentarenas
San Carlos, Costa Rica
Nearest Motorway
Property is on main road.
120 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tamarindo Beach

Car: Recommended

The area has many famous natural springs heated underground by the Volcano, and is also famous for its birds and other wild life,and its easy access to rain forests, Lake Arenal is the largest lake in Costa Rica and just a few minutes away by car.and is known for world famous rafting and wind surfing Of course there are canopy tours, horse rentals to the famous La Fortuna waterfall (and other areas as well). It's very easy to fill in an entire week enjoying all the natural activities in the area without doing the same thing twice.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1995

About: I'm a Canadian who came here in 1993 for a combination of adventure and investment. I built a home in La Palma overlooking Arenal Volcano, and because of the shortage of places for people to stay gradually became involved in tourism. It has been a wonderful experience meeting people from all over the world. When it comes to the wonders of nature, everyone reacts in a similar way. Awe, respect, wonder and delight.

Why San Carlos, Costa Rica:
When I decided on Costa Rica as a place to live in and invest I knew very little about the country, apart from its positive reputation. It was only later that I realized I needed a 'where' in Costa Rica. After driving around the country for a week or so I arrived in La Fortuna and immediately knew that this was where I wanted to be. It was something I still can't explain. I built the home, which eventually evolved into a B and B, about two years after arriving. I drove a fifth wheel down here from Vancouver and lived in that until my home was complete.

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
The Nicaraguan and Costa Rican people Ive become friends with over the years have enhanced my life immeasurably. As well. the climate, the greenery, fresh air, the birds and, of course, the volcano, all serve to make this area a very special place in the world.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Welcome to my Home!

    Welcome to my Home!

  • Get your hiking shoes and take the trail to La Palma river

    Get your hiking shoes and take the trail to La Palma river

  • Typical breaksfast included everyday

    Typical breaksfast included everyday

  • Nature lovers will fall in love of my property

    Nature lovers will fall in love of my property

  • Flowers all around the property

    Flowers all around the property

  • Amazing orchid

    Amazing orchid

  • Second bedroom in the main house

    Second bedroom in the main house

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Living Room Lounge

    Living Room Lounge

  • Outdoor Seating/Dining Area With Views of Jungle and Volcano

    Outdoor Seating/Dining Area With Views of Jungle and Volcano

  • Balcony of the guest house

    Balcony of the guest house

  • View of the main home

    View of the main home

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Typical breaksfast included everyday

    Typical breaksfast included everyday

  • Inside dinning room

    Inside dinning room

  • Main bedroom

    Main bedroom

  • One of two full bathrooms in the main house

    One of two full bathrooms in the main house

  • Arenal Volcano just in front!

    Arenal Volcano just in front!

  • Living Room Lounge

    Living Room Lounge

  • Beautiful scenery just in front of you

    Beautiful scenery just in front of you

  • Guest room close to the house

    Guest room close to the house

  • Get your hiking shoes and take the trail to La Palma river

    Get your hiking shoes and take the trail to La Palma river

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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