About this listing
Best views in Atenas! Beautifully furnished new luxury home with infinity pool, in gated property close to downtown, beautiful tropical gardens, fast internet w/ WiFi, Netflix, local phone, cell phone, BBQ, new kitchen. Friendly, helpful manager.
New three bedroom, three bath home on 1.5 acres with spectacular views of entire Central Valley with all volcanoes, Pacific range. New house, beautifully designed and luxurious with new custom hardwood furniture, modern kitchen, lovely tropical gardens, fruit trees. Comfortably sleeps 6 with extra inflatable queen bed for seventh guest.
3-bedroom, 3-bath house with infinity pool, large yard with tropical gardens. Tennis court, Olympic size pool with water slide and hot tub available at affiliated mini-resort just 300 yards down the hill.
Interaction with Guests
Full-time manager lives next door, will be present during guests' stay. She is native Costa Rican, bilingual, very knowledgeable about local area, San Jose and tourist attractions.
The local neighborhood is safe, relaxed and friendly. According to National Geographic magazine, Atenas has "the best climate in the world." The perpetual spring-like weather boasts daytime highs of 75-84 degrees F and night time lows of 65 F; in a word…perfect. The quaint central park is the heart of Atenas. The small town charm offers an open air feria (farmers market) every Friday morning as well as modern supermarkets, bakeries, hardware stores, drugstores, restaurants, internet café's, video stores, bicycle shops, chiropractors, dentists, lawyers, gift stores, beauty shops and more. You’ll fall in love with the warm and friendly people of Atenas.
Parking for 5 cars next to house. International airport is 25 minutes from the house. Manager can arrange airport pickup. Local buses stop at airport as well. Taxis available on call. Six minute ride to the heart of town. Manager drives into town almost daily and offers rides.
Other Things to Note
House is well stocked with useful information such as:
Guide to local restaurants, Latest guidebooks on Costa Rica, brochures on local and national attractions, best deals on car rentals, airline schedules, bus schedules, yellow pages in English, Affiliated tour operator available on call with private plane, Owner's favorite places to visit, how to get there, etc.
No pets. No smoking inside the building.
The house was exactly as pictured. Breathtaking views, beautiful pool, spacious. The host provided a prepaid cell phone so we could call taxis when out in the town, which was a thoughtful touch. We really enjoyed our stay!
ENGLISH : Amazing location (what an amazing view!!), very comfortable house, it could not have been better. Thank you Robert!!
FRENCH : Excellent emplacement (superbe vue), très confortable maison, cela ne pouvait pas être mieux. Encore merci à robert !!
SPANISH: Excelente ubicación (vista increíble), casa muy cómoda, no podría haber sido mejor. Gracias Robert !!
Bon jour Benjamin and your family! Thank you for your kind words about Casa Vista Grande. We much enjoyed hosting all of you and hope you will keep us in mind when planning future vacations and travel. I wanted to let you know that we now have a contract with an excellent rental car company that is offering a 20 percent discount off their normally low rates for our guests. So keep that in mind for your future travel as well. Merci, Robert and Magda
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About the Host, Robert
Retired professor of Psychology, Teacher of Transcendental Meditation, interested in international travel, Transcendental Meditation. I enjoy travel, especially in Latin America: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Ecuador. First know thyself, then all else can be known.