We have a fully furnished, 2 room apartment private from our home. We offer a comfy queen sized bed, closet and full bath. The apartment has a fully equipped custom wood cabinet kitchen with a breakfast bar dividing the lving room area and a built in entertainment center. We are located in the best Central location in Costa Rica just 15 minutes from the SJO Airport. (Free airport pick up for 2 or more nights booked) We are close to Poas, La Paz Waterfall & Butterfly Gardens, 3 Volcano parks, Doka Coffee Plantation, Zoo Ava and Sarchi-famous for custom wood products and furniture. NOTE* Recent Opening: The first in the World "STARBUCKS" HACIENDA ALSACIA STARBUCKS COFFEE FARM has opened 10 minutes from our property on the way to Poas or La Paz. It has a complete tour of the coffee processing from "seed to cup" lasting about 1 1/2 hours. It has a gorgeous waterfall and coffee plantation view where you can enjoy free coffee with tour or afterwards a specialty coffee, sweets, gift store and full Internet available. This is also a research center and school and the newest tourist location.
At the bottom of our mountain is the Auto Mercado (US style grocery store) located in a small, boutique shopping mall. We are 10 mins to downtown Alajuela, which is a nice small town with lots of parks, stores, Farmer's Market, Central Market, lots of restaurants, movies and more. We are about an hour to the beach by the new highway. Also in our area is a Wal-Mart, PriceSmart and a newly built gigantic Mall. Our beautiful mountain property is totally secured with a remote entrance gate and 10' walls hiding "Paradise." We have an acre of manicured and fenced backyard, lots of parking, fruit trees, butterfly & bird sanctuary, 3 covered patios, flower gardens & views. We are close to San Jose-but safer here. Guided day tour of San Jose recommended. Relax here & enjoy our spectacular sunsets or take tours anywhere in Costa Rica. You can walk mornings with our health conscious neighbors or do a few hilly walks on our private, heart healthy- inclined walking trail. We are close to everything you need. We have a nice, quiet neighborhood-yet in a country atmosphere on our property. We are surrounded by thousands of acres of coffee plantations and mountain views in the back of our property. Easily see Smoking Volcano Turrialba ( plus 4 more Volcano Views) from our large "Upper Deck Viewing Lounge" w/bar overlooking the entire San Jose Valley. (All guest have private access to our Viewing Deck) All Non Smoking Rooms- but we have 3 covered patios outside to smoke, relax and enjoy the birds and flower gardens.
Why stay in a one room hotel and eat expensive restaurant food with strangers? Enjoy your private space, cook or eat out. Bring sweaters for 60-degree nights/80 days. Perfect weather year round. No A/C needed/ceiling fans only. No hot/humid weather here & hardly any bugs/snakes like the beach. No need for a car because you can walk to 4 restaurants, small stores, coffee shop, church, and two bus stops. We have a reasonable, English speaking, honest taxi man with a car or van and available for short rides or inexpensive private tours. For the adventurous driver-you can rent a car delivered to your door.
You can also book travel tours with the famous Buena Vista Hotel 5 min from our property. The Hotel also offers 3 daily meals available to everyone and has a nice bar area to enjoy.
What are you waiting for? This is a central and pleasant area to begin, end or stay for months, your tour of
Costa Rica. Pura Vida! (Pure Life)