About This Listing
Entire home. 2 Bedrooms, 1 bath. Modern and comfortable, in a "not-so-known" neighborhood, away from the tourist bustle and close to nature, yet near enough restaurants, shops and transportation options.
Casa Libertad is a unique and historical home located in the Quepos hills where the first foreign settlers lived, the location is known as La Macha ( the blond) after the first settler Luz Henchoz of Swiss origin
This recently modernized and remodeled, lovely 2 bedroom home has with modern furniture, a state of the art full american kitchen, large living area equipped with a large screen TV, DVD and Ipod ready sound system.
The master bedroom has a king size bed and the guest bedroom a full bed, and king size bed (which can be also split into 2 twin beds). There is one spacious bathroom with hot water shower for both bedrooms. The house is fully A/Ced, has a central hot water tank for all the faucets and has lots of privacy.
Surrounded by beautiful nature and wildlife, quiet trails perfect for walking or strolling, and with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, this home has no comparison for it is unique and cozy.
Located just a 15 minute walk to downtown Quepos or a 10 minute drive to the Manuel Antonio National Park
You may also have an adventurous 10 minute walk through lush primary forest to the low tide rocky beach of La Macha, (where most of the time you'll have the beach all for yourself!) enjoy the sun “n” sea and the seasonal creek & waterfall right on the beach.
Casa Libertad is perfect for a family of or a group of friends wanting to get away from it all.
Please be aware that the road leading to the house is rustic. If you are driving in, an SUV type vehicle is better suited for it.
Full house, ample garden and outdoor sitting areas. Kitchen, large living area, laundry room, local phone calls, wifi internet, 2 mountain bikes, tidal beach, seasonal waterfall (May - December), "vacation dogs".
Interaction with Guests
I live across the street from the house, I will be there to check you in and check you out. I will be available to give you tips about area attractions, activities, restaurants or if you have any question about the house.
Is a cul-de-sac road, so very little traffic. There are only 8 houses in the neighborhood, it is very private, quiet and safe, away from the tourist bustle and traffic of downtown Manuel Antonio. Lots of nature and wildlife around the property, all kinds of birds, visits from 3 types of monkeys: squirrel monkeys, howlers and capuchins; occasional sloths also visit.
Downtown Quepos and its bus station is a 15 minute walk away from the property, although the way back in is uphill. Public Taxis reach the property and you can call them in from the house phone.
* No smoking inside the house.
* Pet friendly
* Maximum 6 people
* No illegal substances
* No prostitution or non-registered overnight visitors
* Neighborhood policy of quiet 10 pm - 6 am
I cannot recommend Elena's home highly enough. We had an absolutely fantastic experience here. Elena was accommodating, laid back and helpful. She gave us great advice and recommendations, and her roommate Elky was extremely nice as well. Their animals were so friendly and fun to be around.
Casa Libertad is modern, clean and beautiful. It is right in the heart of the jungle – we even woke up one morning to a family of 15-20 monkeys and were able to feed them bananas! The house had a full kitchen which we took advantage of. The shower is clean and very nice.
Small note – it is completely essential to rent a 4x4 here. The roads in Costa Rica are unpaved and extremely steep and windy. We were thankful to arrive to her home before the sun went down – it was crucial to navigate the drive up in the daylight the first time we arrived.
This place was great. It was well hidden and in the hills with a cool view but very close to downtown Quepos. 5 minute drive. Also the hike down La Macha was really fun.. Manuel Antonio national park is only a 15 minute drive away as well. We preferred staying at Elena's place much more because it was away from the busy tourism. The place itself is very clean, modern and spacious. We would recommend to anyone who wants a unique experience in a great location but wants a bit more peace and quiet. We saw some Monkey's running along the trees a few times in the morning as well.
Overall 5 stars.
Sûrement le meilleur endroit où séjourner à Quepos et Manuel Antonio.
Les photos parlent d'elles-mêmes, la demeure mise à disposition par Elena offre tout ce dont nous avions besoin et bien plus !
Jardin, Machine à Laver, Cuisine équipée, 2 vélos (pour les ballades en amoureux), Wi-Fi, Téléphone, TV et j'en passe...
Mais surtout, une vue imprenable sur le Pacifique !!!
Elena a été disponible durant tout notre séjour. Et n'a pas manqué de nous conseiller sur les endroits à visiter de jour, comme de nuit.
Une hôte et une maison que je recommande à tout le monde.
Maybe the best place to be in Quepos & Manuel Antonio. The house is 15 minutes far from Manuel Antonio's beach (the best) & 4 minutes far from Quepos downtown & Marina.
Elena welcomed us as no one. She was always available to respond our requests and she advised us the best places to be visited at day/night.
The house is just magic, with an amazing view to the Pacific.
And the dream come truth...
I cannot recommend this listing high enough. Elena is a fantastic host. She is welcoming and very helpful with local knowledge. As soon as we arrived, we were welcomed with an amazing sunset and terrific view. After a long drive from Arenal, the house was so comfortable and so clean - it was an oasis. We cooked in her well appointed kitchen and had a great time eating in.
My kids loved her dogs and cats - they were so friendly. The monkeys were also kind enough to visit on our last day. We all had a terrific time.
Wonderful hosts who were responsive to all our questions. Modern & clean accommodations with friendly vacation dogs.
Beautiful view of the ocean and wonderful sunsets.
Driving directions were perfect and we were glad we had our small SUV 4 wheel drive.
In the words of mother, Elena's home was "perfectly charming". I will admit we had some difficulty finding the home, because someone had blocked off the road, but thankfully Elena came to assist us. The surrounding area was more hilly and had more wildlife vegetation than we had anticipated; therefore, unless you're a skilled driver, rent an SUV. We loved the home! It was very open and airy, had a wonderful view of the ocean and marina. You really feel one with nature there. The home was very clean, the rooms spacious and well kept. The kitchen was lovely and fully equipped. Her dogs were sweet and visited us from time to time. Overall, it was a fantastic experience, though having been to Cots Rica before, I expected nothing less. We definitely hope to come back!
This was probably one of my most pleasant experiences with airbnb. The house is fantastic: spatious, clean and very pretty. The view is pretty amazing, as is the secluded beach that can be reached by an adventurous but fun path.
Elena is a fantastic host as well. She gave us lots of information about activities and restaurants in the area. She also showed us how to feed the monkeys in the morning!
If I ever come back to Quepos I will definitely be staying in casa la Libertad again, and I would strongly recommend others to do the same.
About the Host, Elena
I have been living in the Manuel Antonio area for over 10 years, woking in real estate and vacation home rentals. That's why I have a very good knowledge about the area and activities to do when around. I also Love dogs and outdoor sports.
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