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Adobe-style Dome Home In A Lush, Rainforest Setting 3 Minute Walk From The Beach

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Property type bungalow


About the property

Adobe-style Dome Home In A Lush, Rainforest Setting 3 Minute Walk From The Beach

Welcome to casa corazon del mar (house of the sea heart). Just three minutes from the beach. It is a very unique, adobe-style dome home situated in a lush colourful garden within the jungle. The home features a fully furnished kitchen and bedroom. Casa corazon del mar also boasts a unique river stone, spa style washroom with a rain shower head, hand shower and slate shower bench. Queen size bed. Outdoor space includes plunge pool and nature observation platform with comfortable adirondack chairs and hammock.

Owner/ Property Manager
Member since: 2015
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018


Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size bed.
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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(17 traveler reviews)

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Adobe-style Dome Home In A Lush, Rainforest Setting 3 Minute Walk From The Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

What an amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Just like the photos, you are in the jungle, yet a short walk to the beach (door to shore about 5 minute walk), seven minutes to the local bar and store, ten minute bike ride into town. Big beautiful black sand beach that stretches for miles, with warm water and gentle waves. The town is Puerto Viejo and is a great place to eat, drink and find fabulous gifts and crafts. Its got a great feel with lots of action, if you are there on a Monday or Tuesday, things are a bit slower as many establishments take these days to rest. The house itself is just as pictured, quite enchanting and magical. We spent most of our time on the observation deck, just looking and listening, that's when you know you are in the jungle. The sounds are amazing, surrounded by a canopy of foliage. Quite surreal. The plunge pool is great on the really hot days, when you've been to the beach, and you just wanna chill...literally...real refreshing. John and Eric are fabulous hosts that give you space and attention, helping us with bike rentals(they had them delivered and picked up for us), places to shop, eat and enjoy. They certainly made you feel at home. One more thing...the acoustics in the house are amazing and can only be appreciated by experiencing them, as Eric said, everyone is a great singer in the dome.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you both here! We enjoy sharing our little slice of paradise with people. All the best to you! We look forward to your return!
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Very nice and clean, John and Eric are awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was so cool, john and Eric were very helpful getting us to and from the dome home. They had awesome suggestions on where to shop and eat. It was an amazing time and I would recommend it to anyone who likes the outdoors. Thanks again Eric and John.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent! Beyond Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Quite simply, John and Eric are the most thoughtful, kind, helpful and knowledgable hosts; and the dome is perfect! I stayed there for a week with my 14-year old daughter and we couldn't have asked for a better home base to explore the area.

Being "home" at the dome was relaxing and always interesting...everything from sitting on the observation deck for morning coffee or evening wine and feeling like we were part of the jungle; to hearing the sounds of the jungle at night; to ending a hot day in the plunge pool; to picking john and eric's knowledgable and generous brains. We loved our stay so much that we are heading back to look at property of our own.

Puerto Viejo is amazing (from animals to culture to food to adventure) and the dome was the best.

Dont miss this experience!!!!

Thank you John and Eric!!!!!! You guys have set the bar HIGH!!!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Erie, CO

Once you go dome, you'll never want to go home

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in this stunning and comfortable architectural beauty. John and Eric were great hosts and there's lots to do in the area with beaches, hiking, tours and good restaurants. If a hobbit lived in the jungle this is the home he would build (fortunately this one is human sized).

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice meeting you both. Thank you for choosing Casa Corazon Del Mar. thank you for the review. All the best to you both. Hope to see you again in the future. John & Eric
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Beautiful house in a peaceful jungle setting!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our 5-night stay at Casa Corazon del Mar! It is a truly unique dwelling located in a peaceful jungle setting within a quiet neighborhood. This home is very comfortable and inviting, with beautiful interior features and garden landscaping. We enjoyed the pool, including just sitting by it, reading, and watching the life of the jungle around us. We also spent a lot of time on the wildlife viewing platform. We loved the continual sounds of the birds and insects. We saw plenty of local wildlife including many birds, sloths, and an emerald basilisk.

Eric and John are excellent hosts, and were very helpful with anything we needed. We look forward to revisiting this wonderful vacation house again! Many thanks to Eric & John for helping make our vacation very special!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was truly a pleasure hosting your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank You so much for choosing us. It is always such a pleasure meeting people we connect with. All the best. John and Eric.
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Houston, TX

Cute and unique near-jungle experience

  • 5 of 5

A perfect sized place for two with a cozy bedroom expanding to the outside and an upper deck, inside living room, or pool to relax in. The bathroom with rainfall showerhead is spacious. Plus, the unique bulbous, flowing shape is neat.

John and Eric were greatly appreciated with their attentiveness and hospitality as onsite hosts, personally hailing cabs (and rehailing them when you leave your phone in one of them--which was returned successfully) :)

Great location nearby to Puerto Viejo and Playa Negra. If you rent a bike (shout out to Monkey Bike Rentals), then pretty much any beach location or nearby town is accessible.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Playa Negra
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $16.01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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