Back to basics, Chirripo Valley

Chalet - Entire home/apt · Inter American Hwy, Pérez Zeledón Canton, San Jose, Costa Rica

The Space

The casita del Sol is a small chalet of mountain situated in a 5 hectare property; La Cima del Mundo, at 1 300 m of height, at the heart of more than 200 hectares of private reserves.

The chalet consists of 2 double rooms, a bathroom, a completely equipped American kitchen, a lounge with fireplace, a covered terrace, a private garden, a parking area.

We knew how to make of this casita a warm place, just like our place and like the welcome that we take pleasure to offer to our hosts.

A lot of activities are possible in the valley, such as gone hiking, trek at more than 3800 m, walks, waterfalls, swimming pools of hot waters, fishing, ride, paragliding, bathing in river, visits of farm producers of delicious cheeses, coffee, etc. All these activities are between 5 and 8 km of our place.

Our property offers a beautiful wide and relatively flat path about 4 km in the forest.

You will be in perfect communion with the nature, and will meet peace and serenity in this garden of Eden. You could appreciate a fantastic view over all the mountains, and amazing sunsets.

Internet and telephone.

San Isidro del General, bigger city of the South of Costa Rica is (email hidden), with all the necessities.

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us for every kind of information concerning our place quite as the country, it makes 7 years that we are living in this magnificent small country, thus it is with a great pleasure that we shall bring you answers and helps to the elaboration of your journey.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $330 /week
Cleaning Fee: $10
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  • Nous avons passé une nuit a 4 chez Swin a la "cime du monde". Endroit magique, effectivement perdu dans les montagnes (4x4 OBLIGATOIRE). La vue est sompteuse et les touristes absents. Ambiance zen et nature assurées! L appartement est cosy et tres confortable. Reveil au son des oiseaux et belles balades dans la foret autour de la maison!

    Swin et sa famille sont adorables et nous ont donné de bons conseils pour la suite!

    March 2014
  • Wir hatten einen wunderbaren 4 tägigen Aufenthalt in dem voll ausgestatteten und liebevoll eingerichteten Haus. Die Umgebung ist beeindruckend, Naturliebhaber kommen hier voll auf ihre Kosten . Aufgrund des angenehmen in der Nacht kühleren Klimas haben wir erstklassig geschlafen . Verpasst es nicht , Swins Empfehlungen über Aktivitäten in der Umgebung nachzugehen., es lohnt sich sehr . Swin und Jedy sind an Herzlichkeit und Fürsorge nicht zu überbieten . Nicht zu vergessen ist dekleine, große Hanoi der einen immer wieder zum lachen bringt und die schrecklich sympathischen Haus und Hofhunde die uns adoptiert haben . Vielen Dank für den unvergesslichen Aufenthalt bei euch, es war wunderschön !

    February 2014
  • What a beautiful and peaceful place for vacation. The property is serene and expansive with a great trail to hike and terrific views of the surrounding mountains. Swin was a terrific host, very warm and welcoming. A real pleasure!

    February 2014
  • A rustic little spot in the mountains gets you away from the tourist hustle and bustle. Swin and family are wonderful hosts and quickly respond to any requests or questions. The drive up takes you through teeny towns and past rushing rivers. The house is rustic and cozy and there is a fireplace, enjoy.

    February 2014
  • Hello,
    Our experience was great. Very nice people, experience and place to stay. Beautiful seperate home in nature, with own kitcken and two double bedrooms and a nice bathroom. Nice terrace also. Do not hesitate to visit swins place, cause they are very nice and help you find your way in the area. thanks guys! Ps: go there with 4x4 car.

    January 2014
  • My two friends and I stayed with Swin and her husband for a few days on a tour around Costa Rica and we had an amazing time. Swin and her husband were very welcoming and friendly, even helping to tow our rental car up the hill when we got stuck! They have a very friendly and energetic young son as well as two great dogs. Their house is pretty far from most things, so be sure to get some groceries before arriving because the nearest places to eat are about 20 minutes away by car. Also, a 4-wheel drive car is helpful for reaching their house, though we made due with our tiny Hyundai i10, though we did get stuck the first time. The property is beautiful and incredibly peaceful. The scenery was breathtaking. I would definitely stay here again.

    January 2014
  • Into the wild! beautiful location and superbly renovated place. The owners, Swin and Jedy, made everything possible to ensure the comfort of their guests. However, going there with a toddler wasn't ideal for us. The environment did not meet our expectations beside walks in the jungle there is not much to do in a walking distance. Since the place is very difficult to access we found taking the car on bumpy dirt roads was a hassle. We enjoyed the place for 3 days and looked for another destination.

    January 2014
  • We've visited about 5 different places while touring Costa Rica with our 9 month old baby, and our most enjoyable stay was most definately at Swin's beautiful property in the mountains. It's quite a hike up a bumpy road (by car of course), but is so worth the view and tranquility. We are very adventurous people by nature, but do appreciate the comforts of home when adventuring to different countries. Swin accommodated such request as providing a baby bath, and even a stroller if we needed one (try to get that kind of service at hotel) , but also advised us on where to go venturing, what fees we can expect to be charged for entry into Chirripo, what was going on in San Isidro (great Thursday market btw), and even where to stop on our way to Manuel Antonio, which was our next destination. Swin and her husband really made us feel like family. Should we decide to visit Costa Rica again some day, we will most definately look them up.

    November 2013
  • If you are looking for peace and quiet - this is the place for you. The house is very uniquely designed and is comfortable and pleasant. It has a fully appointed kitchen. You must have your own transport that in the rainy season must be 4 wheel drive. It takes at least 30 minutes each way from San isidro to get to the house. The water is warm not hot and the wifi is spotty. The hosts are nice and try to be helpful. This is a special place for someone who wants solitude.

    August 2013
  • Swin and Jedy are amazing hosts! This is a wonderful home nestled in the mountains near Chirripo National Park. The home is a great price for what you get. Two bedrooms with ample space. The kitchen was amazing, and you even get hot water in the kitchen sink, a rarity in Costa Rica. A lot of work and detail was put into the home. The property was stunning! There are plenty of hikes, and some amazing views. The property was gorgeous. We had the pleasure of having dinner with the hosts on several occasions, and Jedy graciously taught us how to bake bread! He even baked us some bread for out arrival. This was an amazing experience. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area. Highly recommend!

    July 2013
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J aime ma famille, la nature, le calme, les riches rencontres que la vie nous offrent, le cinema, la lecture, marcher, faire de l artisanat, voyager. Je ne pourais pas me passer de soleil, de rire, d etre en pleine nature, de lire, de chanter. Aimant voyager et rencontrer les gens du voyage on s est decide a ouvrir un lieu de location de chalets et de rencontre entre voyageurs. On aime recevoir les gens chez nous, faire en sorte qu ils se sentent tout de suite a l aise, en famille. On aime faire ces petites attentions qui je pense, font la difference.
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