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2 Bedrooms
3 Beds

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Casa Rio Sombrero is custom-finished with fine hardwoods, an open floor plan and a beautiful thatched roof. There are two bedrooms on the second floor. The main floor hosts a fully equipped kitchen, full bathroom, dining area, and dipping pool.

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The Space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Weekly discount: 5%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Casa Rio Sombrero is custom-finished with fine hardwoods, an open floor plan and a beautiful thatched roof. Upstairs the house has two bedrooms containing king-sized, netted beds. Downstairs, there is a central, open kitchen designed for (email hidden). It is also equipped with modern appliances. There is a comfortable dining area and an artfully designed bathroom, detached from the main structure for privacy. The bathroom area includes a covered dipping pool - a refreshing escape from the midday sun.

Guest Access

Surf lessons, board rentals, and yoga deck.

Interaction with Guests

Monika will be your onsite hostess. She can help you with anything you need during our stay.

The Neighborhood

Cabo Matapalo, known by the locals as simply Matapalo, is a small community located 15 km south on a bumpy dirt road from the town of Puerto Jimenez. The area consists of a scattering of eco-lodges and rental homes with one local bar. There are no banks or grocery stores, so make sure to stock up in Puerto Jimenez before heading out. Over the years, Matapalo has become a surf destination. It borders a beach along the Pacific Ocean that routinely ushers in large swells. There are several areas to surf. The waves vary in difficulty, allowing for beginner to expert surfing opportunity. The abundant wildlife also makes this area popular among travelers. Four species of monkeys, scarlet macaws, toucans, sloths, agoutis, and coatimundis are just a small sample of the wildlife that one sees on a regular basis. The Audobon Society has named Cabo Matapalo one of the premiere bird watching venues in the world. Matapalo is where travelers go to be at one with nature and find ultimate relaxation.

The pristine rainforests and rugged natural beauty of the Osa Peninsula make this region one of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica. Declared one of the most biologically intense places on Earth by National Geographic Magazine, the Osa Peninsula has become the premier eco-tourism destination in the country. The Osa Peninsula is a secluded nature wonderland, playing home to many of the country’s rare and endangered animal and bird species, including squirrel monkeys, jaguars, and other forest cats. With a large chunk of the peninsula forming the Corcovado National Park, this area has the single largest expanse of lowland tropical rainforest in Central America and is one of the tallest rainforests in the world. The area hosts more than 375 bird species, a fourth of Costa Rica's tree species and more than (phone number hidden) vascular plant species, many of which are found nowhere else on earth. The rain forest is made up of 700 tree species — the greatest diversity of tree species in all of Central America.

Getting Around

There are local taxis, rental cars, and a local colectivo (public transportation).

Other Things to Note

This home is located off the grid in one of the most biologically diverse places in the world. It's the perfect spot for nature lovers, adventurers, and people looking to relax and unwind.

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House Rules

We expect our guests to respect the wildlife and keep their energy and water consumption low.

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About the Host, Gretchen

Bellingham, Washington, United States
Member since March 2013


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