About this listing
A true relaxing vacation! We will do all the cooking and cleaning for you!
Imagine waking up to the sound of parrots and toucans. Enjoy breakfast on the patio with the rainforest all around you. Spend your day relaxing by our private pool or hiking through the trails and exploring the streams on this 7 acre mountainside retreat. Go on an exciting white water rafting trip. Watch for tropical birds, butterflies and other wildlife from the balcony, deck. Then chef Beto will make dinner for you.
Imagine waking up to the sound of parrots and toucans. Enjoy breakfast on the patio with the rainforest all around you. Spend your day hiking or mountain biking through the trails, and exploring the streams on this 7 acre mountainside retreat either by yourself or with a local bilingual guide. Swim in the private pool. Watch for tropical birds, butterflies and other wildlife from the balcony, decks or large windows. There are also spectacular views of a lake in the valley below.
White Water Rafting Special:
If you stay at our home for at least two nights you can have a trip on the beautiful Pacuare river (class 2,3,4 rapids) with an experienced English speaking guide. You will be picked up and dropped off at our home. The tour includes lunch and a hike to a waterfall for just $80 a person. Usually the trip costs $100 - $115 The river is rated as one of the top 10 most beautiful rivers in the world by National Geographic.
Be alone with nature! This beautiful home is located in a remote corner of a small farming town in the lush green Turrialba mountains. It is a gorgeous location that is both safe and private. The rainforest surrounds this mountaintop house on three sides. The climate here is perfect, 72-78 degrees year round.
This large, modern, three story home is clean and nicely furnished. You will be very comfortable in the family room, kitchen, dining room, and 2 large bedrooms. There is a balcony that wraps around 3 sides of the house to enjoy the spectacular views. There is a game room with a pool table, a ping pong table, a foozball table.
entire house, large property and hiking trails, private pool
Interaction with Guests
Our Spanish speaking housekeeper Beto will greet you and serve you dinner and breakfast. He can help you book any tours of the area, for example white water rafting.
The house is located in a small farming town. It is safe to walk around. There is a small store up the hill. The neighbors do have dogs. The Costa Rican people are so friendly and helpful.
A 4X4 or suv are recommended because of the gravel road that is steep in places. There is a local bus that goes back and forth to the town of Sitio de Mata and the city of Turrialba 4 times a day.
Other Things to Note
Beto will make dinner for you and breakfast in the morning. You can arrange the meal times with him. We are flexible to your needs.
Respect the house and natural surroundings. Breakfast and dinner are included in the price. You can arrange with Beto, the chef and housekeeper, the time you would like to eat these meals. The house will be cleaned daily.
Adrian is a native Costa Rican who grew up in Turrialba. He met Libby when she was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica. They have been married for 18 years and have 3 children.