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Recent Cahuita reviews

  • Lovely house, convenient location

    "For our family of young and older adults, this was absolutely the most perfect house and location. Restaurants, stores and beaches are within close walking distance. Punta Uva, the town of Puerto Viejo, and attractions like the Jaguar Rescue Center are within easy biking or walking distance (including the restaurant La Pecora Nera). The jungle is all around, but the property is completely secured by fencing and there's a feeling of security as well as privacy. The managers (Mao when we were there) were so helpful, before and during our visit, and always available. The saltwater pool was lovely, and we had it all to ourselves since we rented the entire house. Star-gazing from the lounge chairs by the pool at night was amazing. Every morning we walked along the dirt road through the jungle to the beach to watch the sunrise. We took flashlights to see the leaf-cutter ants doing their thing along the path. Some mornings the howler monkeys would be right up overhead, which was thrilling to hear. There were so many different birds in the area around the house, including toucans. On the beach, where the nearby creek feeds into the ocean, there was a variety of shore birds there every morning. At the house, we spent most of our time at the pool or upstairs in the open kitchen area. It was always comfortable, with a ceiling fan as well as a floor fan and plenty of seating for six, including rockers and a hammock. It was the dry season so we had no problems at all with mosquitoes. The bedrooms were air conditioned, which provided a nice break from the humidity. The bedrooms also had screened windows that could be opened if preferred to a/c. We cooked a lot of our meals and found the kitchen well-equipped. If you rent the entire house there is also an indoor kitchen downstairs, but we didn't use it at all. There's a charcoal grill by the pool that we used one night to grill some fresh fish. Plenty of towels are provided, with extras for the pool. If you rent for an entire week, someone will come mid-week to clean, bring clean towels, and even change the sheets if you want. We loved the house. Away from the crowds of Puerto Viejo, but within biking distance, close to Playa Cocles (with a lifeguard and surfboard rentals), surrounded by nature, but also in the midst of a vibrant community, it was the perfect location for our family--just what we were looking for."
    Guest: Abider Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: April 4, 2016
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  • comfortable house, nice pool, nice host!

    "My family stayed for 3 nights & we made ourselves right at home. It's a nice, large house with a great pool, & not far to walk to food & the beach. We also enjoyed the company of Lucky the dog, who watched over us & the property! Doris is a very nice lady & made us feel very welcome."
    Guest: Debbie K. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 25, 2016
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  • Authentic Caribbean experience

    "My family and I stayed at Casa Reloj de Arena for 3 days and we had a blast. The villa is super cozy, has an authentic Caribbean style and decor, and is surrounded by a super well taken care of tropical garden. Moreover, it will only take you 1 minute to walk to Punta Uva beach (through a private path) while enjoying the landscape. Also, the villas's location is super convenient -15 minutes away from Puerto Viejo/Manzanillo. There is a supermarket across the street and several restaurants nearby worth visiting. Finally, the owner was always available on the phone and we were warmly welcomed by the property manager. I am already planning my next visit!"
    Guest: Anís U. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 6, 2016
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  • Fantastic Stay!

    "Really wonderful and private place tucked up a jungle lane, would stay there again for sure. For the extra $20 per might, take the main house as the casitas are much smaller and don't have the same outlook. Basically located right in the jungle with all kinds of animals rolling through the property. Howler monkeys make their presence know every day, birds, butterflies, and everything else. Lots of restaurants within walking distance, as well as beaches, Punta Uva was our favourite for bobbing in the waves or boogie boarding. Ocean was the best temperature and the water was clean and clear. The hosts were very attentive and they have everything you need for cooking on site, thanks to Erinn and Darren for the great stay!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: March 27, 2016
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