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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, solar energie, reforestation, arts&crafts, horses & holistic health practices, which you can partake on. Adjacent to the biological corredor "El Paso de la Danta" (The Path of the Tapir)
For the more adventurous, there are nature tours through the tropical forest, hike to the different waterfalls and natural swimming pools.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 2 single beds

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Doorman

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Prices
Extra people $15 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules

Our farm is located by a protected area, 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.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Ruben User Profile
February 2017
Amazing hosts, really have hospitality down to a science . the place is remarkable and set in nature. Birds everywhere and such amazing views from the east and West. Chema and Marga give me some hope for humanity .
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
We are both so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that it was inspiring.
February 2017

Alen User Profile
December 2016
My fiancée and I stayed here for 4 days and it was amazing! As everyone else has already said, Chema and Marga are great hosts. Their hospitality is unmatched. Marga's meals are out of this world! Absolutely delicious every time. Beautiful, scenic views in every direction you look and walk. Truly an unforgettable and amazing experience!
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
Feeling so happy for you guys, it was an honor that such an important decision was taken here. Well, it is a romantic enough place, don't you think so? Hope to see you both in the not so distant future...
December 2016

Heidi User Profile
October 2016
Chema and Marga are wonderful hosts. The experience on their farm was unlike any other and I learned so much about sustainability, nature, and the spiritual realm. I am very grateful for their knowledge, tremendous cooking, and kind hearts.
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
Great Heidi, to know that you guys had such a good experience, looking forward for our communications and to know how you are developing your dreams. You know that you can count on us for any assistance at this end.
October 2016

Prisca User Profile
April 2016
We spent a wonderful time at Chema y Margas place. It was very relaxing and we learnt a lot from Chema, who has a bride knowledge about the nature and social culture. And Marga impressed us with her cooking. Chema gave us a tour in his fog forest and showed us also the waterfalls. We enjoyed it very much. Both are very nice and helpful. I can highly recommend this place especially if you would like to be outside of the touristic spots.
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
So glad that you guys enjoyed your stay, and we hope that your journey through Costa Rica was just as enjoyable
April 2016

Erin User Profile
February 2016
Chema and Marga were amazing hosts, and their home is absolutely stunning. It was such an amazing and unique experience to live with them for several days and learn about their permaculture and sustainability model. Their home is beautifully built through models of sacred geometry and holds the most wonderful energy. Marga cooked all of our meals, and they were beyond anything we could have expected. She has a true gift with cooking, and used all authentic costa rican ingredients- most of which came from their own gardens! Chema and Marga were kind, helpful, and wonderful hosts. It is a true gift to experience their way of life!
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, we could not hope for more. We hope the memory will last for a long time
February 2016

A taste of paradise on earth! Marga and Chema provide a very clean, comfortable, and relaxed mountain retreat. They've done an incredible job of making their chunk of land a nature lover's dream. As a Holistic Nutritionist I often have to be flexible with what I eat when traveling. Thanks to Marga's marcrobiotic cooking, I maintained my sense of energy and health during the whole trip. Also, typically on travels you end up feeling hungry often, but these meals were generous and plentiful so that was never the case. Chema is very hospitable and shares tons of interesting wisdom, insights, and stories. We feel as though we've gained a years worth of education in our short trip. There are some beautiful hikes and waterfalls around their home which make for fun daytime activities. We also did the horseback riding and massage treatment and thoroughly enjoyed both. Cost of accommodation and food is very fair. As many have said, it is a bit of a drive to get up and down from the mountain so plan your activities accordingly. An amazing experience with some wonderful people!
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
Pura vida Chris and Sandra, So good to know that you guys realy enjoyed your stay that much. Thanks so much for your kind words and hope that your return home was a pleasant one. Looking forward to keep in touch with you
February 2016

Malene User Profile
February 2016
We loved the days at Marga and Chemas place. We stayed there with our 3 children at the age 5, 8 and 10. The enjoyed the horseriding and the waterfall. We loved the wonderful homemade food and their hospetallity. We would love to come back and some hiking in the furure. Take care Marga and Chema.
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Response from Chema Y Marga:
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and specially that the children had a good time. And yes, we would love to see you again and maybe go up the Chirripo or and some other hiking trails. Pura Vida
February 2016

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San Isidro de El General, Costa RicaJoined in May 2011
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We are native from Madrid, Spain. Residing in Costa Rica since 1976, following a sustanable way of life. We offer holistic health and sustainable practices seminars. We also offer horse back riding for experienced riders and nature hikes through the tropical forest and to the local waterfalls and pools.
For us to have a guest is a way to share our way of life, to promote a sustainable life and to make friends.
Our main object is two fold, first is to simplify our way of life by practicing sustainable techniques and regenerative activities; second is to be minimizing our impact on the planet, that is, that our ecological footprint would be less and as we see it, is about quality of life instead of standard of living.
"You are not necessarily richer by how much you have, but perhaps, by how little you need"

Languages: English, Español
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