Recently built, spacious studio cabin at Butterfly Dance Development, twelve miles west of San Ramon towards Puntarenas, off the Pan American Highway. View of the Gulf and Puntarenas from adjoining road. Furnished, sleeps 2, twin beds. Kitchen with counter and stools; bath. Kitchen includes fridge, microwave, stove, slow and rice cookers, coffee maker, kettle, and toaster. Linens and towels included. Floor fan. Hammock for patio. Car port.
We have had many inquiries about internet service and are now happy to announce internet (wi-fi) service. We can include wi-fi service with 2 weeks advance booking. There is a refundable deposit of $45 for the use ad return of the mifi modem.
Ideal Central Valley location to visit most of Costa Rica: 25-30 minutes to San Ramon and Puntarenas, 1 hour to Atenas, Jaco, 1 hour 15 minutes to San Jose, La Fortuna, 2 hours plus to Manuel Antonio National Park and most Pacific and Caribbean beaches. There are direct bus connections from San Ramon to La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano) and San Jose and many buses stop on the highway outside San Ramon going to Nicoya, Liberia, Guanacaste, and Nicaragua.
Safe (electronic and manual gates), rustic, very secluded and rich in fauna (deer, coati, monkeys, and toucan). Many wild guava trees.
Off-road vehicle or SUV advised within the development and in Costa Rica during the rainy season. Rental vehicles are available from a number of companies at the San Jose Airport and near the airport where taxis are available. Guests are encouraged to do the proper research to obtain the best deals Suv vehicles should be enough from Dec-May, the dry season.
This is a perfect location for those looking for a Walden Pond type experience and want to be close to nature. Internet is available in nearby cities and cell phones are operative.
Booked guests should arrive during daylight hours especially if making bus connections. If guest arrives at night, it may be a good idea to spend the night in Alajuela, 5 minutes away, and meet the owner in the morning. Detailed directions will be given to meet the owner at the highway entrance for check-in once the arrival time is confirmed. The entrance is on an easy direct route from the airport. Buses from Alajuela (5 minutes from the airport) to San Ramon and Puntarenas pass the entrance on the highway. There are taxis from the airport (expensive) to the entrance as well as from San Ramon. You can also meet the owner in San Ramon.
Guests are asked to pay a refundable deposit of $20 for the use of the electronic gate and remote key, and keys to the manual gate and cabin. It is refunded with the mif deposit once the keys are returned. The deposit is already included in the damage deposit. This deposit has been reduced by a third since Nov, 2017.
Wood armoire or wardrobe, washer/dryer, and portable grill now included! Also, a new stove has been installed and a new microwave and coffee maker.
There are many grocery stores and fine dining facilities in San Ramon, Esparza, Palmares, and Puntarenas nearby. Puntarenas has two inexpensive ferries that cross the Gulf of Nicoya on which you can take your car. Dona Ana public beach is on the road to Puntarenas.