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About this listing

We are a mountain retreat located on the ridges of the Coastal range on the Pacific south west of Costa Rica.
Our sustainable way of life is based on bioagriculture, alternative energies, reforestation, arts&crafts, horses & holistic health practices

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Living Sustainably # 5

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Weekly discount: 14%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Margas and Chemas home is a large elegant, two storied round building with a geodesic dome on top for holistic exercises. A large living room with a fire place. Private bathroom in every bedroom. The dinning room and livingroom have a view to the forest and ocean from 1000mts above sea level. No grid conection, solar panels and candels. The spring is in the property.

With over 25 years experience in sustainable practices.
A large biological farm with organic gardens and fruit trees. Thouroughbred horses, a cross between andalusian and costarrican paso fino.

Caters to naturalists, equestrians, holistic health groups, artists, mistics and clases are given in sustainable practices. Property is adjacent to the Biological Corridor "El Paso de la Danta"

A rural road to the beach by four wheel drive, 12 kms and the National Marine Park Marino Ballena, where twice a year the humpback whales migrate. Also, there is a large variety of dolphins which make their home in these waters.

Many cascading rivers in the area where to swim, sorrounded by tropical forests and spectacular views.

So, what is a sustainable way of life? It is a friendly relationship with nature, where the "cost of living" is directly related to minimizing environmental impact and a true economy based in frugality, reciclying, craftmanship, growing your own food and avoiding consumerism.

Breakfast is included, other meals are available with an additional cost. Please let us know ahead of time. It is possible to hire a naturalist guide and horse back ridding. All these services are payed in cash.

There is a daily public bus service, except Sundays, to a nearby village, 3 kms. Taxi is also available.

One can also praticipate in the voluntary hands-on sustainable practices, wich are Margas and Chemas way of life. Such as gardening, reforestation and horse care.

For more than 2 persons, please contact us for special prices.
The whole villa is also avilable, it has capacity up to 20 people

You can also see availability of rooms 3 - 4 on the following link,
Or room 5 -

Guest Access

To the farm, the forest and the nearby natural swimming pools and waterfalls, also there is a regular swimming pool about 1 km down the road

Interaction with Guests

Guests become part of the family, we are early to bed and early to rise

The Neighborhood

It is nature at its best, lost of wild life and trails to walk through the woods, nearby swimming and it is so peaceful

Getting Around

There is daily public bus and availability of taxis

Other Things to Note

Please call when you are in Costa Rica and on your way here so as to help you with directions

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House Rules

Our farm is located near to protected areas, Our guest must be respectful about wild life

Breakfast is included with our guests stay, the time of serving is from 7-9 am.

Please advice if you like to have other meal service.

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2 nights minimum stay
Living Sustainably # 5

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About the Host, Chema Y Marga

Costa Rica
Member since May 2011


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