Paradise Getaway in Costa Rica!

House - Entire home/apt · Carretera Vieja Naranjo-San Ramon, San Ramon, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Joe & Liz
Your host, Joe & Liz
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The Space

2900 square feet of beautiful living space located just 10 minutes west of San Ramon. Only 40 minutes west of San Jose airport, off of the Panamerican Highway. Another 35 minutes west to several beaches on the Pacific Coast.

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large living and dining rooms, spacious fully functional kitchen with new appliances. Walk-in to full laundryroom with washer & dryer. Amazing terrace that spans the full length of the back of the house, facing the Gulf of Nicoya and Pacific Ocean. Enjoy early morning breakfasts, mid-afternoon cocktails, and beautiful sunsets on our spacious terrace. Bird watching and just plain relaxing can also be enjoyed!

Major attractions such as Poas Volcano, La Paz, Carara National Rainforest, La Fortuna, Arenal Lake & Volcano, Sarchi, and the Gulf of Nicoya are all within 90 minutes of our house. Activities such as Zip-Lining, Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Sports Fishing, Swimming, Biking, Sunbathing, Snorkeling, Scubadiving, Boating, and Bird Watching are all within easy reach. It's a nature lovers feast.

Our house is in a 24 lot gated community, on a spacious 5000 square meter lot. The property still operates as a working coffee plantation. Beautiful trails, a waterfall, creeks, tilapia pond, and of course lots of coffee plants make it a very charming and relaxing environment. Butterflies, deer, ducks, toucans, parrots and various other birds can be seen on our property. Positano de Magallanes is a very special place!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1100 /week
Monthly Price: $3000 /month
Cleaning Fee: $50
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
  • Staying at Joe & Liz's villa was - probably the best - part of a memorable 2 week trip we had in Costa Rica.

    The villa on AirBnb stood out to me because I was looking for a high quality resident for my family's first trip to the country.
    Then I met Joe, before leaving to CR, and was very pleasantly surprised by the friendliness, attention to detail and care in instructing me about everything.

    We stayed at the villa as our first destination before going to Tamarindo.

    It was a high end experience... and I am quite picky.

    The place is newly built at quite high altitude and it is an exquisite construction - I am passionate about construction.

    No matter where in the house we could see the valley tens of kilometers away. On clear days we could see Guanacaste and ocean.
    All around one case see coffee fields, lower down the edge of tropical forest and in some areas even pine trees - Costa Rica is surprising this way.

    Over the next few days the time slowed down and we could feel the stress of North American living leave room to more strategic thinking about our future.

    The small community of expats around is worth knowing and we became friends quite easily with a few of them.
    Felt among family.

    Then, we spent 4 days in Flamingo loading with sun and the ocean.

    On the way back we passed by the house again and could appreciate again the freshness that comes with the higher altitudes.

    If you are looking for a mix of time off, recharging, realigning with your true purpose and taste living in Costa Rica then do not go to a resort.
    Consider our experience!


    April 2012
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Joe is an Insurance Consultant and Liz is in Real Estate Sales.
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