Drone Picture of Chez Mu! Please note this was taken during dry season, the jungle is green and lush during the other seasons.Our family enjoying the Chez Mu pool on August 4, 2017
Chez Mu Luxury Ocean View & Jungle Villa

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3 bedrooms

6 beds
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Our recent Airbnb guests say it best:
"Jungle Heaven"
"Chez Mu is a dream. It can fit a large group of people, but couples, if you want a secluded place with a gorgeous view, Chez mu is for you. My fiancé actually ended up proposing right out on the pool deck in front of the gorgeous pacific view."
"A truly beautiful home in an incredible setting, so much so, you just don't want to leave. Ever."
"Nous voyageons depuis 8 mois et "chez Mu" est notre numéro 1 des locations!!"
"Increíble lugar!"

The space

Chez Mu is nestled on a hilltop above Montezuma. The Villa offers tropical luxury at its finest. Custom built to the highest standards, with a spectacular pool, oceanview and modern outdoor living furnishings. The Villa can accommodate a large family or several couples. Unplug, unwind and get lost in our picturesque jungle paradise!

The home is in the middle of a lush 4 acre property, with privacy, tranquility and pure beauty. White faced and howler monkeys, as well as parrots,hummingbirds and many other varieties of birds can be seen daily. The hilltop setting provides panoramic views of the jungle and ocean, as well as a steady and refreshing breeze (and no mosquitoes!).

Plenty of deck space near the pool to have a BBQ party, or the deck could become the backdrop for a very special wedding party and is perfect for yoga.

It is only 5 minutes from downtown Montezuma (cozy town with amazing beaches), 15 minutes from Cobano (bank, doctor, supermarket) and 25 minutes from Malpais (incredible sunsets and surfing).

Chez Mu is the perfect honeymoon retreat, or pampering base camp for your family's tropical adventure!

Guest access

The entire villa 4 acre gardens are yours to access.

Interaction with guests

Housekeepers live down the hill from the main house, and will do the daily cleaning,(except for Sundays and National Holidays), when you're away or a schedule that's convenient for you. If you prefer extra privacy the housekeepers and be instructed to only provide fresh towels and clean daily. Our Co-Host Jennifer lived in Montezuma for over 2 years and can provide personalized tips on things to do, restaurants and getting around! The owners/hosts are not onsite but are available 24/7 via airbnb messenger and cell phone.

Other things to note

As of August 2017 the new owners have added the following amenitites for the use and enjoyment of our guests - 1) iPhone docking station and alarm clock in all 3 bedrooms. 2) Hair dryer in all 3 bathrooms. 3) Light Vanity Mirror in all 3 bathrooms. 4) Weight scale in all 3 bathroom. 5) Smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector. 5) New assorted board games. 6) Brand new eco friendly Yoga mats. 7) Highchair for toddler. 8) Brand new hotel quality bath, hand and wash towels. 9) Brand new hotel quality lightweight comforter for all 5 beds. 10) Brand new hotel quality for bedding sheet set for all five beds. 11) Brand New duvet covers for 2 King duvets. 12) Iron. 13) New shower heads for all 3 bathrooms. 14) Toddler stroller. 15) Sand Toys. 16) Child outlet covers.

We highly recommend renting a 4x4 to fully explore the nature parks, beaches and restaurants in the area.

We offer free SKY Satellite TV and Wifi. These services are sometimes dependent on the weather and can sometimes loss its signal. This is an area supplier issue, we doing every we can to make sure the service is up but the occasional loss of service is beyond our control. As a backup to the wifi we also provide a portable MovieStar myfi unit at the house.
During the rainy seasons please be care not to slip when walking on the concrete and paved areas at the property and the surrounding towns.


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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 king beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 6
Check In: 2PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Doorman

Amenities
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people $19 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $59
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)

1)We don't ask for a security deposit, but you are responsible for any major damages or loss. We believe in the Airbnb community and ask you to uphold the honor system. If something is damaged by you or your group please report it we can work it out.

2) 11 pm quiet time... please keep the music low for nature and neighbors!

3)Please do not take the white towels to the beach. Please take the branded "Chez Mu" towels to the beach.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

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Rick User Profile
September 2017
A group of four of us stayed at Chez Mu for two nights and loved the place. The photos can't really do the view from the pool and deck justice which are the highlights. It's an easy 20 minute walk into town and either a little more strenuous return or reasonable taxi back. The owner Mike was very helpful and made sure we had everything needed. Would certainly recommend and hope to return some time in the future!
Mike User Profile
Response from Mike:
Rick - We are so glad you and your group enjoyed your stay at Chez Mu. Look forward to having you back in the future!
September 2017

Oscar User Profile
August 2017
This location is beautiful' really amazing' one of the best homes I've slept in period. Best food in town Amazing magical place!!! Highly recommended
Mike User Profile
Response from Mike:
Oscar, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed our place! Look forward to you coming back anytime.
August 2017

Nicole User Profile
August 2017
Chez Mu is a dream. I know it can fit a large group of people, but couples, if you want a secluded place with a gorgeous view, Chez mu is for you. My fiancé actually ended up proposing right out on the pool deck in front of the gorgeous pacific view. The wildlife surrounding you is amazing. Mike and Jenny were readily available to answer any and all questions we had. Jenny recommended some of my favorite food spots in Costa Rica(Mocha's Monchi and Clandestina). I can't say enough wonderful things about this place. I only wish we would have stayed longer. We will definitely be back(URL HIDDEN) Recommendations for future guests: use waze as Mike suggests. We foolishly used (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps and it lead us to a road that had become a river. Talk about adventure. The place is definitely worth the drive. Also, after sunset, keep the doors closed and the lights dim or you will have more bugs trying to get in than you can believe. Be careful of any food/drink spills. The ants will come.
Mike User Profile
Response from Mike:
Nicole congratulations on your engagement! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Chez Mu! Thanks for the excellent feedback! Your always welcome to return! Perhaps a honeymoon trip is in the future?
August 2017

Valerie User Profile
August 2017
Jungle heaven! The house is amazing , right in the middle of the jungle with a beautiful view on the ocean. You wake up with the sounds of the birds and go to bed with the incredible sight of the fireflies! It is 5 min up the road from montezuma which is a nice bohemian , hippie chic place. Mike and His daughters who are the new owners are great support before and during your stay and the housekeepers are really helpful and discreet. I would highly recommend to anyone to stay and enjoy the best of Costa Rica in just one place ! Many thanks mike and Jennifer
Mike User Profile
Response from Mike:
Valerie - Thank you for your kind words about our "Jungle Heaven"! I am glad you and your family enjoyed your time at Chez Mu! If you make another trip from Paris to Costa Rica we would be honored to host you again.
August 2017

Shawna User Profile
August 2017
I would have thought Chez Mu is a place that only exists in dreams if I hadn't seen it for myself. It truly is a great option for those who want to getaway and disconnect from the real world for a bit to enjoy the great outdoors. The house is secluded but the surrounding jungle encompasses you and makes you feel a part of the beautiful nature around you. The pool deck boasts great ocean views and the sparking infinity pool will make it very hard to leave. It was so nice to lounge in the pool and look out at the ocean while listening to the relaxing sounds of the birds flying around. I'm telling you - it's like a dream! The inside of the house was terrific, as well. Very clean. Roomy enough to accommodate a large group of people, if needed, very comfortable and updated with modern amenities. The beds are beyond comfortable and I was delighted to find the shower pressure was great! Mike and Jenny were great hosts. Very prompt and responsive to any questions I had. They even provide a PDF pamphlet of everything you would want or need to know about Chez Mu and Costa Rica! The house keeper was also very helpful and attentive to all of my needs. If you are a solo traveler or a large party looking for a place to stay in the area, look no further than Chez Mu! It is everything you need it to be and more. I would definitely stay here again!
Mike User Profile
Response from Mike:
Thanks for your kind words. Glad you thought it was a "dream place"!
August 2017

Gustavo User Profile
August 2017
We stayed at Chez Mu for a week and really enjoyed living in the house. The view of the tree canopy and the ocean from the deck and the infinity pool can hardly be described with words. Great birdwatching just from the deck. The travel guide to Chez Mu (a PDF more than 50 pages long!) was very useful and right on target on all topics it covered.
Mike User Profile
Response from Mike:
Gustavo - Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy that you and your group enjoyed your stay and you found the Chez Mu travel guide to be useful.
August 2017

Gina User Profile
June 2017
We very much enjoyed our stay at Eric's place. It was a beautiful location for relaxing in the pool after exploring the area. The town itself is very endearing, and the rooms comfortable and equipped with AC. Use of our car was essential in getting up the hill to the house. We saw lots of birds and frogs while sitting on the deck :) Would recommend to groups exploring Montezuma!

Huntington Beach, California, United StatesJoined in June 2011
Mike User Profile

Hello! This is Mike and along with my wife Linda, daughter Jenny and son-in-law Tyler, we are the proud new owners of Chez Mu. We visited Chez Mu at the end of May 2017 and completely fell in love with this magical property in Montezuma and had to buy it. We completed the transaction in July with the former owners Eric, David and Luis, who had owned Chez Mu since 2006. They put their hearts into making Chez Mu a dream escape and we plan on continuing that vision . Share it with us!

Languages: English, Español
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