Private, gated, spacious, modern, 2 story house overlooking 120 meters of the Chirripo River with breathtaking views of Mountain Peaks, Virgin Rainforest and the San Isidro Valley.
Covered Garage, Electricity, Hot Water, Large Refridgerator, Microwave, Gas Oven Cooker, electric coffee grinder, espresso and filter coffee machines, electric juicer, 32" Flat Screen TV, Sky, Wifi, Music Speakers, Laundry Service (Washer/Dryer), BBQ area and Wood Stove.
Master bedroom with King Size Bed and walk in closets and balcony with hammock.
Second bedroom with double bed and storage shelves and cabinets.
Beautiful Gardens, Orchards and Vegetable Beds with Fresh Herbs and Salads.
Easy River Access to Waterfalls, Swimming Holes and Private Sunbathing Rocks right infront of property.
10 minutes by car to entrance of Chirripo National Park, Cloudridge Waterfall Reserve, Hotsprings and Botanical Gardens.
5 minutes walk to Cannan Centre (Bar/Restaurant, Grocery Store, Soccer Pitch, Church)
30 minutes by car or bus to San Isidro City Centre (population 45, 000)
1 hour by car to Dominical Beach for Surfing, Sport Fishing, Whale and Dolphin Watching
Countless Mountain Trails, including Climbing the 'Chirripo', Costa Rica's highest mountain peak, with guide and overnight stay at the base camp lodge
Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Paragliding (solo or tandem), Ziplining, Fishing
Healing and Bodywork, Massage, Yoga, Meditation, Tranquility!
Local Produce... Organic Coffee, Chocolate, Cheeses (Swiss, Mozzarella, Ricotta, Goat), Khalua and Hot Chili Sauces
Contempory Fine Art at 'Monte Azul' Eco Hotel Restaurant and Artist Retreat
|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||$25 / night after 2 guests|
|Minimum Stay:||3 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$900 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$2500 /month|
|Check In:||2:00 PM|
|Check Out:||10:00 AM|
A wonderful, relaxing house in a cluster of small villages within walking distance. Perfect for climbing Chiripi (which was our main objective on the trip). It's also perfect for lounging due to the open concept that lets in gentle breezes through the house. Hammocks, a spacious terrace, privacy, and a view of a rushing river and jungle makes it ideal for relaxing the day away and reading. The location may be too remote for some, so do your research ahead of time. It was ideally located for our Costa Rica mountain adventure.
You may also get a cat when you rent, which is always a plus. Watch her catch bugs and sprint like a tiger through the wild garden.
Furthermore, the owners (Angus and Tanya) are easy going and friendly, and will offer helpful advice on the area.
We're already planning a return trip.
Our trip to Costa Rica was VERY last minute (as in, we decided to go and left within 48 hours!) Luckily, we came upon Angus's listing for Kubla Khan - which was truly the highlight of the trip. It's a beautifully-designed place in a natural setting that is beyond compare. Jawdroppingly beautiful.
Angus was extremely helpful and responsive, and the local caretaker (as well as the locals) could not have been nicer or more helpful. Afterwards we went on to a touristier spot in Manuel Antonio, and both of us agreed that our time in Canaan was the special gem of the trip. Thank you Angus and Tania! We won't soon forget our stay.
This place is truly magical, and words and pictures simply can't do justice the beauty and serenity of the home and surrounding mountains. Though you must traverse a dirt road to get there, the payoff is undeniable. Nightly fireflies, fog rolling in then out to reveal stars like you've never seen and the soft roar of the river below to put you to sleep...it's heaven. Also, we were instantly, madly in love with Smooki, the resident cat. Thank you Angus and Tania, for an unforgettable experience!
Kubla Khan. Where to begin, our jaws dropped as we stepped onto the grounds. Our energy lifted and the dream began. Everywhere you look, lush vegetation, fruit trees, a garden, and of course the magnificent roaring river. Stepping into the house, we were awed by the open concept and breathtaking views. A gorgeous bathroom, excellent kitchen and a heavenly bedroom. Truly DIVINE!
The best part of our trip was Miss Smooki, the kitty. What a character!!! Everyday we enjoyed sunbathing, cat naps, cooking and playing all around the property. She created a really fun environment for us, and we miss her already.
Angus and Tania, we are so thankful to have had the opportunity to stay in your magical palace. Pura Vida. Namastè. Arigato! X
This was absolutely one of the most amazing places we've ever stayed - in any country! The house and the property are absolutely stunning (the pictures do it no justice) and the town is very charming. Angus was very helpful and informative on where to go and what to do - my only regret is that we couldn't stay longer. We will definitely be staying at Kubla Khan again as soon as possible!
The house is Canaan was great; it may have been the best part of our trip to Costa Rica! Forget the beach, if you want some real relaxation, venture off the beaten path and spend some time in a hammock by a roaring river, which is just steps from the house. We had total seclusion if we wanted it, and Angus and Tania were great guides and company when we wanted to see the sights. If you want to stay in an awesome house, with the best "sound machine" imaginable, avoid tourists, and get away from it all, I highly recommend this place!