About this listing
Comfortable rustic house in southern costa rica's rainforest. The property sits within 62 acres of secluded forest with abundant exotic fauna and flora. Be prepared to be awakened by the songs of scores of tropical birds, while falling asleep to the soothing music provided by our amphibian residents!
Private, comfortable, rustic house with a detached and private "jungle room", pool, gazebo, hammocks, rocking chairs on spacious outdoor decking, washing machine and full kitchen. Guests enjoy the conveniences of dependable electricity, clean water and local cell phone signal for calls and internet availability. Surrounded by 62 lush acres of tropical rainforest for the ultimate in solitude and tranquility. Ample trails to explore for photography, bird and wildlife watching. Hike in an unspoiled, natural setting to majestic waterfalls, rivers and spectacular views with experienced and knowledgeable guides. Rejuvenate your soul. And still be close to the Golfo Dulce, Pacific Ocean, sports fishing, whale watching, national parks, and outdoor adventure activities.
Guests enjoy the convenience of electricity, potable water, and cell phone signal for calls and internet availability. There is a refreshing stream fed pool perfect for cooling off, while experiencing the songs and colors of abundant tropical bird life.
•Tropical rainforest trails
•Rivers and creeks
•Magnificent bird watching, tropical fauna, and flora
•Social areas, playground for kids, and open field
•Tropical ecology talks
•Scenic areas with astonishing views
•Serenity, tranquility and rejuvenation of soul
•Pacific beaches, fishing, whale watching, national parks, adventure tours, and supermarkets/banks/hospitals/airports within 20/40 minutes.
Interaction with Guests
There is an onsite property manager, Juan, available to coordinate any needs you might have, from prepared meals using some of our locally sourced ingredients, to house cleaning and recommendations for any of the activities in our surrounding area. You might be interested in a guided rainforest trail hike or ecology talk with our experience environmentalist and former University Professor. Or you may want to splash around in our natural waterfalls or river.
A place to stay for nature lovers...
The access to the house is from the southern Inter American Highway, at a location named “Kilómetro 40” (Kilometer # 40). We have access throughout the year. Any off road vehicle will do, but preferably a 4 x 4.
A mile of gravel road provides access from the southern Inter American road to the entrance of the lodge. The lodge has a network of gravel roads which allow for mobilization to all the property.
Other Things to Note
This is an area of tropical rainforest. The driest months are from January to April and the rainiest from August to October.
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About the Host, Ecoliving
I am an oceanographer, university professor and environmental consultant with over 30 years of experience working both in the private and government sectors, to protect Costa Rica's precious lands, waters, and other natural resources.
I have taught for many years at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and VERITAS University. Also completed environmental research studies while at UCR and with my private environmental company, ECOTEC.