Secluded house has a beautiful view to Gulf and Peninsula of Nicoya, appropiate for families or friends. Located 1.5 from Santa Elena.
The house is situable for families or friends, sorrronded by nature.
Downstairs there is a 3 bedroom with 3 double bed and 1 single bed, 2 bathroom, full kitchen (stove, microwave, toaster, freezer, coofee maker, blender etc). Uptairs has a 1 double bed and pinpong table. Also there is a balcony with hammock and little table.
WIFi: 2 Mbps download speed.
Free laundry if you ask.
Interaction with Guests
I like to talk with the guests, I also want to respect their privacy.
Not much noise, and see many birds, toucans, motmot, emerald toucanet, manakin and many others.
If you come by car let me know and i will give you directions.
From the airport you can take a taxi and go to the bus stop of Monteverde called Transmonteverde and leaves at 2:30 pm or take a taxi and go to "La Radial" the bus passes by this stop at 2:50 pm. (Arrive at 6 pm to downtown Santa Elena)
From downtown Santa Elena to the house you can take a taxi. (4$)
Minimum stay 2 nights.
No smoking indoors.
There is a $7 extra charge for additional adult or child after 2 guest.
Richard was a great host! Even before we came to his house he gave us a lot of information of things we could do around the area and was helpful to talk to our driver to get directions to his house. Once we got there he showed us around the house and gave us a map of the area. He told us that he would help as much or as little as we wanted. He gave us great tips on activities to do for the day and even helped us schedule ATV and Ziplining tours. His house is great for groups, we were able to cook lunch and dinner there and relax after a great day of exploring. I would definitely recommend anybody to stay there. It is easy to get around the town walking or taking a cheap taxi, but having a car would be even better. If you are looking for a place to stay in Monteverde, this is it!
What an amazing view! The pictures don't do this place justice because it over looks the whole valley with great sun rises and sun sets. It is a perfect location to see Monte Verde and the surrounding areas. We walked to most of the tours and is only a 10-15 min drive to the actual park.
Richard keeps the house VERY clean and is very welcoming, we would definitely stay here again.
Lastly ask Richard for directions, there was some road work going on that he will let you know and maps don't give you the best route.
Richard was very nice and helpful. He told us where to go and gave us a voucher for a 10% discount on the canopy tour. The house is well located as it is quite and has a really nice view over the Golf of Nicoya.
Richard made us feel right at home welcoming us to the gorgeous house with a smile. He provided us with great tips, discounts and maps with local knowledge. Without his input our trip to Monteverde would not have been half as good!!! His help was invaluable!
Richards place is a large house with the best view in Monteverde of Montoya peninsula. The place is located a little bit out of town, but with a car, using taxis or a 30min walk it was not a problem. He has a large property which you can explore all to yourself. It was clean and had all items required for your stay and a pong table for entertainment!!
I would definitely recomme
Nous avons passé un excellent séjour chez richard. Il a toujours été ou disponible pour nous. La maison est très agréable avec une magnifique vue sur le golf de Nicoya. Nous avons trouvé tout le confort nécessaire dans la maison avec des matelas de très bonnes qualités, ce qui nous as permis de faire de très bonnes nuits . nous vous recommandons vivement cette endroit magnifique. A ne pas rater
Our accommodations at Rainbow House were clean, quiet and comfortable. We arrived in low season so we had the house to ourselves. Richard was able to recommend restaurants and activities in Monteverde and made sure we had everything we needed. The house is not really walkable into town, so it is helpful to have a vehicle or there are taxis available. There is a little bakery up the street that seems nice and we also shopped at the grocery store for a few meals since the restaurants can be a bit pricey. Hot showers, cold water everywhere else, Wi-Fi, local phone, great view.
Richard made the effort to come and meet me in the town to help me find the house. The house itself is large and the view is beautiful. I had to cancel my second night for alternate reasons but the house itself comes with everything you might need and there are small hikes around the property. I think it would have been a better experience to stay there with friends.
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