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Luxury Treehouse for Rent

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Luxury treehouse for rent.

Oceanview, mountainside, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, private, tranquil. Located in a 250-acre protected, beautiful, secure, forested Nature Eco-reserve.

Constructed with steel, teak, and floor-to-ceiling glass this home offers an experience of a lifetime. An upper level meditation and yoga deck. Corner platforms for bird and nature viewing. Spectacular Pacific sunsets.

Only a ten minutes' drive to beautiful, sandy, uncrowded beaches and quaint German, Swiss, Dutch, Italian, Peruvian and Costa Rican restaurants.

If you are looking for a place to relax, read, unwind, and enjoy a little piece of paradise, or a home base to explore Costa Rica, then this unique treehouse is for you.

To visit the owner's website for more information and read about their incredible one year Pan-American road trip from Alaska to Patagonia, please visit the website link listed below at 'Links to More Information'.

This is a one-of-a-kind home.

Discounted rates for 2 weeks or longer available upon request.

More Details

Property Manager
Paul and Jeanne
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Paul and Jeanne

Please see our website where there is information about our incredible Pan American Highway trip and how we found this amazing treehouse.

Paul and Jeanne purchased this house in 2004

Why Paul and Jeanne chose Cantón Santa Cruz

The treehouse is very out-of-the-box. The view is spectacular. The local people are helpful and friendly. Only a 60 minute drive from Liberia International Airport

What makes this house unique

Escape from the stress and pressures of the outside world. Our guests have written many wonderful reviews of their stays.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Costa Rica and the Junglavista Treehouse is an absolute treasure to experience. We brought our Canadian television series here to film and it was the most romantic and beautiful adventure for our cast and crew.

We all can’t wait to share this with our friends, family and millions of Canadians that will watch the show.

Absolutely incredible. Thank you for sharing this magical place with us.

The Canadian TV Series

April 2017
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Cantón Santa Cruz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 bedrooms with showers. Outside shower as well.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Electric inflatable double
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • 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:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower in addition to two private indoor showers.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Treehouse for Rent
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 54 reviews
Oak View Ca

What we hoped it would be!

  • 5 of 5

We had a spectacular time in Costa Rica and at the house. The grounds are beautiful and the house is perfectly designed to provide the feeling of being one in nature. I have been to the outback of over 30 countries and I would rate my experience here as one of the top 5. As a family we are the outback kind of travelers, 4 wheeling everywhere we go and we have an eye for wildlife small and big, and enjoy nature best when it just "is". Even though, this wasn't really the outback, our taste was still very satisfied. We admired the iguanas, agouti, howlers, birds and were entertained by the feasting of geckos, tarantulas, and a scorpion on the smaller bugs in the comfort of the treehouse while we played cards. And I must say, even the bugs in Costa Rica are gorgeous and their detail is fascinating. There were no mosqitos at all, so we didn't feel like we needed to use any of the nets we had taken with us. Be careful, with the black ants however, they were attracted to my perfume and the first night I was bit over exposed areas of my face and chest while asleep. The purfume bottle was covered in black ants the next day. I threw the perfume away and sprayed the ants, and it never was a problem again. It was suggested to keep everything in the fridge and I think that is something that needs to be followed. Overall we took in the tranquility and enjoyed the no sound, air, or light pollution. We loved playa negra, uncrowded ( 5-6 other people) surf conditions were perfect for us. But if you are a beginner or even intermediate or a swimmer it is best to travel a little further. (15 - 20 min. South or north). One thing I didn't know was that the dry season is truly Guanacaste was not green and is rather yellow in Feb. But that made it also really good because we were able to spot the animals much easier. Paul and Jeanne are very nice and the property manager and Lula from the little tour shop were extraordinarily people.

We truly had a blast, and had great adventures. Thank you for sharing with us.

Pura Vida,

T, J, J, & L

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house is fabulous. Great setting, looking out at the treetops is amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful design and construction, outstanding furnishings.

Best place I have ever stayed, anywhere.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dave also commented: Now back from Costa Rica and your fabulous treehouse. Your treehouse is basically heavenly ....I cannot decide what is my favorite time of day there. Sunrise and early morning hours ....out of the mid day sun ...or the candlelit evenings ...or the perfect night time temperatures. Your restaurant selections were a huge help and I found all meals eaten out to be wonderful.
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A most amazing and wonderful experience! We'll be back

  • 5 of 5

We love this place so much we are considering a nearby lot to build a similar property! All but the bedrooms & baths are COMPLETELY open air! I thought bugs, critters, cooking in the open would be challenging...quite the contrary. They generally didn't pay us any mind. The place is gorgeous, well equipped, & very comfortable with stunning views of close up wildlife and the ocean not so far away (10 minutes to the best surfing beach; ALL the beaches here provide AMAZING sunsets.) It's refreshing to have a sustainability bent on an elegant property. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5

We were in love with the Treehouse before we arrived in CR. We had spent so much time online looking at photos and reading about the area, that we felt that we knew what to expect.

However, when we were initially shown around the house and saw firsthand the views of the jungle and of the Pacific, and then heard the Howlers in the valley below... we were stunned. You cannot fully appreciate the experience until you are sitting in one of the rocking chairs or lying in one of the hammocks, and then you will wish you never had to leave.

The Treehouse is unlike any vacation our family had yet experienced. Well appointed furnishings, beautiful teak floors, and every modern appliance you could need... all of that while you are truly living IN the jungle. The only thing between you and the flora and fauna is a few feet of open air.

We were very well treated by everyone associated with the Treehouse. Paul contacted us long before our arrival and provided more than ample information on traveling to the area from Liberia Airport, and also about shopping, dining, and activities while we would be there. The local staff, Maria, Carlos and Brainard, were all extremely helpful.

We fell in love with the town of Playa Negra; its dark sand beaches with great swimming and surfing, Cafe Playa Negra, and the charming Lula of Lula's Tours.

I would strongly recommend if you rent a vehicle that you get a 4x4 or AWD with good clearance for the roads and streambeds that you will navigate during your stay.

We cannot wait to go back again. Pura Vida!

Daniel, Julie, Jackson and Garrett Morris

Visited in early August, 2017

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience

  • 4 of 5

It is beautiful and incredible. Kitchen is incredibly well stocked. We stopped at Santa Cruz (1/2 hr out) for food etc and had great dinners with our family. We had monkeys "strolling" through the trees rt near the house on multiple occasions. The playa negra beach was beautiful. Road to get there was a little rough but you get used to it. Nice to have a washer and dryer for all the family clothes. My only big tip that we got from Ray (kind of next door) was to shut the lights before dusk, turn on the light down in the laundry room to draw the bugs there, then you can turn the lights back on 1-2 hours later in the tree house and you won't have near as many bugs/moths. An experience you will never forget.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the tree house. Loved the small town and seclusion. We were a bit hesitant the first night and had to get used to the nature (insects). By the second and third nights we had become one with nature and truly enjoyed the peacefulness and adventure of the location. The house is gorgeous and well maintained. The monkeys visited and it was a dream come true. Great communication and information from the owners. My only complaint was having to drive into town after an already long day of driving to meet the person to lead us to the tree house and then having to drive back down the same long, rough road to get back to where we started.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Hacienda Pinilla
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Playa Negra
Car: recommended

A quiet, peaceful, rural area. Non-touristy. Great place to escape to. Located in a 250 acre eco-reserve. Close to several incredible beaches.

Detailed driving instructions, picking up groceries, other useful information will be sent once you are booked. Q


Villa DeeVena – Our area's best. Exquisite food and surroundings - 10 minutes’ drive north on the right at their sign, just before entering Playa Negra - reservations needed for dinner

Cafe Playa Negra - great local/fusion menu breakfast, lunch dinner - closed Tuesdays - 10 minutes’ drive north towards Playa Negra (also known as Pargos)

Lolas - beautiful beach, surroundings, and food on Playa Avellanas - open until 6pm, closed Mondays - 20 minutes’ drive - best to go during the week as it is very busy on weekends

Mundo Milo Lodge – 10 minute drive south towards Junquillal. Dutch hosts. Great food and beautiful surroundings

Hacienda Pinilla Beach Club - music, pool and good food right on Playa Avellanas

Kon-tiki - North of Playa Negra, up coast road – the best pizza

Tatanka - Pizza and Pasta - 10 minutes towards Playa Junquillal.

Playa Junquillal Eco Resort and Restaurant – Canadian owners. 10 minutes away from the Treehouse. Spectacular surroundings

Guacamaya Lodge – in Junquillal. Swiss\German fare

Ancient People - wonderful lunches - Located near San Juanillo Beach

Hotel Playa Negra - Thatched roof restaurant right on Playa Negra


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

1 week High Season $1,500 USA, 2 week rate is $1,300 per week USA
1 week Green Season 1,300 USA, 2 week $1,100 per week
Housekeeping is included.
Please see our junglavista website.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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