About this listing
#1 B&B in Atenas as reviewed on TripAdvisor
Lovely rooms nestled in extravagant tropical gardens
Friendly Canadian hosts with insiders travel advise
Large well maintained pool
Intoxicating, rich, colorful, extensive gardens with many pathways and places to sit and watch all the numerous birds and butterflies. Truly unique.
Zero gravity chairs, benches, rocking chairs, hammocks from so many view points we recently had a guest complain, "there are too many amazing views to place oneself, it was just too difficult to choose!"
Pool is kept pristine with minimal chemicals.
Each day a new creation from the kitchen inspired by whats fresh from our organic gardens.
Peace and tranquility is the essence of this Garden of Eden.
Avtar and Jan, the hosts, are happy to assist you in your travel plans and attending to your comforts.
Read our tripadvisor reviews.
Rooms have private bathrooms, robes, tea set, and ceiling fans. Rancho is fully equip kitchen.
Please contact us even if the calendar shows not available because we may have other options that will work for you in our other guest rooms, cabin, or apartment.
Interaction with Guests
Hosts are easily accessible for questions, travel plans, and socializing if desired.
Avtar and Jan were fantastic hosts. By the time we were ready to go, we didn't want to. Their huge patio by the pool made for great conversations with other guests. Their awesome dogs, Max and Lilly were fun and sweet while being great guard dogs (Max slept outside our door one night). The pool was refreshing. Jan's (a pro botanist) garden is incredibly lush and full of gorgeous flowers-Avtar gave us a tour. Avtar went above and beyond in helping us plan the rest of our trip. Lastly, Jan makes a WORLD CLASS breakfast. We'd go so far as to say the best in Costa Rica. It's different every morning and is part food, part art! Stay here if you can, as long as you can.
Avtar and Jan greeted us and our friends when we approached, warmly inviting us all in. We felt instantly at home in this absolutely beautiful place. We loved everything about it, the gardens, accommodations, company including Max and Lily. We've been in Central America for 9 weeks and this was the best breakfast we've had! We reccommend this place highly and will be back!
We're still smiling about our visit to Eden.
The food is perfect
The location is perfect.
The dogs are perfect
The rooms are perfect
And the owners carefree, smart, humorous, and gracious
We were living in sin with no regrets
We had a delightful stay both times we stayed at Eden Atenas! Our Hosts, Jan & Avtar, were VERY helpful to us, even when we had an emergency back in the States! We love the gardens that Jan has been growing for at least 12 years - absolutely beautiful! We felt loved & taken care of by their 2 German Shepherds, Max & Lilly - made us feel very safe! This is a Great place just to relax & unwind! We highly recommend this spot if you are in need of relaxation!
Absolutely fantastic place for artist or anyone who wants to write poetry or a book, compose music, doing some meditation or having inspiration for a project. Our host Jan and Avtar are absolutely amazing and inspiring people, specialist about gardening and knowing all secret about plants and trees. They created a paradise into the wildness of Costa Rica.
Thank you for these precious moments,
Artist for Cirque du Soleil.
We arrived late in the evening after being being lost in the dark... we were welcomed warmly, our room was super clean and the wifi worked perfectly. Only the next morning when we woke up to the sound of birds that we realised how beautiful the garden was, all sorts of birds and butterflies fly by non stop. Our breakfast was delicious.
I would definitely recommand this place without any hesitation.
If you are a traveler who enjoys a slightly more rustic setting surrounded by gorgeous gardens and plentiful wildlife, Eden Atenas is the place for you. The proprietors are very welcoming and pay attention to every detail. Jan's breakfasts are magnificent, while Avtar is a masterful concierge in a very relaxed atmosphere. Getting to know the other guests was a high point of the adventure, and by the time we left we felt like old friends. Though I hadn't planned a future visit to Costa Rica, I feel that I will be visiting Eden Atenas again.
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About the Host, Eden
Eden Atenas is a small community of resident and non-resident members dedicated to sustainable practices, creative expression, and holding a small piece of this planet for Peace. Whether you choose to join us for Sunday meditation, grab your mat for some yoga, spend and hour helping out in the organic food gardens, or just hang out and chat about the "deeper" things in life, the community of Eden Atenas welcomes you.