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Bedrooms 5
Space 250 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property


Nirvana Vacation Rentals has been the favorite for a multitude of guests from all over the globe. Its location, and near local shops, restaurants or if you prefer international restaurants including Dennis, Burger King and MacDonald, car rentals,bus stop to and from San Jose and Alajuela are within walking distance. For incidentals and groceries shopping, WaltMart happened to established its business just a couple of minutes away from our rentals. This small piece of paradise is just steps away from Juan Santamaria airport, and nestled among local residents, the most beautiful lush gardens , providing you with the opportunity to experience Costa Rica way of life at its best.

Give us a try. There is always something special waiting for you.


More Details

Buck or Roxana Lawson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Buck or Roxana Lawson

Richard, an engineer from University of Michigan and Roxana a native costarican,uprooted to United States for more than 45 years and an ESL teacher for the city of New York for many years,have decided to retired in Costa Rica and make their place a unique vacation paradise. Roxana is highly verse in everything regarding travel in Costa Rica and to top it all off,she is also an avid fisher-woman. She will be more than thrilled to lead you to best fishing camps in the country. Roxana and Richard were able to create a very quaint and romantic place for people such as your self where you can visit, kick off your shoes, mingle with other visitors or locals and just have a wonderful time, in a highly care free atmosphere.

Buck or Roxana Lawson purchased this apartment in 1980

Why Buck or Roxana Lawson chose Cacique

Its unique location and money value.

What makes this apartment unique

You DO NOT require a car rental to get to know Costa Rica.


Cacique Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

wonderful place wonderful people

  • 5 of 5

conveniently located with helpful owners. will visit again.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Midland, Ontario, Canada

Great location, ambience and value

  • 5 of 5

We are staying in one of the apartments for 3 months. The location is excellent for us. Local buses are available 500 feet down the road. We can get to San Jose in 25 minutes and Alahuela (which we prefer) in 15. Taxis also hailable right down the road. A $3.00 run to Walmart which is actually handy for the basics although the mercado in Alahuela is very good for all food stuffs. Local shopping available down the street, a fine restaurant, Casa Antigua and a pub, Cheers. We are going to the east coast (Tortuguero) the west coast (Manual Antonio) the northern mountains (Monteverde) and the southern mountains (Los Santos) all from here, all within 2.5 to 4 hours. This is our home base and what a lovely home base it is! The apartments are all lovely, you will be torn between staying at home and enjoying the tropical garden, listening to the fountain and reading or heading out sightseeing. We are on the second floor with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden and the mountains. There is a lovely long balcony where we sit out during the day and evenings. Because we are here for awhile certain amenities are important to us, we have laundry and wifi and cable tv and a properly outfitted kitchen and a comfortable bathroom. We can't say enough about our landlady, Roxana. She was beyond welcoming, she was extremely helpful in getting us organized, set-up and started on our Costa Rican adventure. She even took us places! Very generous. I'm writing this on the balcony surrounded by greenery and fine views. La vida pura for sure! Ingrid and Allan, from Canada

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 0

Good place!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 3 nights in Alajuela. Easy to take busses to San Jose, or the airport. Lovely lady and her sun tool good care of me and showed me some good bars as well! thanks for all the good converssations!

Hope to see you soon again!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury Airport Convenience

  • 5 of 5

Optimal stay. It was great to stay here for many reasons. Very close to the airport and other pricey airport hotels and businesses. Quiet and peaceful street. The rooms were well equipped and luxurious and the other renters were very pleasant. I look forward to the return

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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National Park (Parque Nacional)
Parque Metropolitano La Sabana
Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica
Embajada de los Estados Unidos de America
Museo de los Niños
Ruinas de Ujarrás
Parque Central - San Jose
Copa del Cafe Junior Tennis Tournament
El Patio Del Balmoral
National Orchid Show
National Symphony Orchestra Concerts
Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle
Templo de la Música
Museo de la Filatelia
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Juan Santamaria
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Fiesta Casino
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Cariari Country Club- Marriot Hotel, Los Reyes
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Main Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Dennis, Hampton Inn, Marriot Hotel
Nearest Beach
58 Miles
Jaco, Puntarenas, Quepos
Car: not necessary

NIRVANA has been the favorite of so many visitors. Its enviable location it's just perfect for those of you looking to have fun in a very affordable manner.

Shops, bus in and out of main cities. Thus no big taxi expense. Just hop in the bus and off you go.

Shopping centers within walking distance. Local groceries stores where you are able to shop from beer to fine wines, fruits, meats or just mingle with the locals. All this is possible while staying at NIRVANA. Now, you realize why the name NIRVANA is so suitable. Beautiful Tropical Gardens will make you awe, just by the tranquility and peacefulness. NIRVANA is a place to enjoy nature and you!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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