We have recently remodeled four wide rooms , all with private bath, hot water and air conditioned.
One room is only for two people with a queen bed, another one has queen bed and a single bed, and two rooms have queen bed and a two stairs bed, for an occupancy of four people.
we don't have TV sets and telephone in the rooms, but there is free Wi-Fi in the rooms and in the restaurant, Il Giardino en la Playa!!, that is facing the Ocean front.
The furniture are simple but functional, the bed of good quality and the cleaning and hygiene are absolutely of first importance for us, both for the rooms and for the preparation of our legendary recipes.
We are located at 100 metres East from the Public Pier, directly on the fine sand Beach, where sea turtles come to feed on the weeds of the bottom, and where is possible to watch a lot of sea bird and Dolphins.
In the Mangroves in the back of the Hotel lives a group of Capucine Monkeys that, often come to eat the fruit of the restaurant while Scarlet macaws come to feed on the Almond trees of the front , on the beach.
The bus stop is at 800-900 metres from us, the ferry boat from Golfito is docking at the Public pier, at 150 metres, and the road from S. Jose' is now almost perfect.
for staying of any length, is possible to study some kind of plan that include breakfast, lunch and dinner, in any combination, up to offer sandwiches made with our fresh made bread to the people that want to hike of do some sea tour, all things that we can help to organize directly, using our net or safe and professional collaborators, including too flights reservation and car renting.
This Hotel/ Restaurant is our home too, where we live, sleep and work, so we will receive you as some of our long time friends, with all the benefit of this , but we don't have friends that aren't less than educated, polite, clean and interesting.
We are available for to try to satisfy any needs as special diet or to help with planning your trip.
We try to maintain our rates the lowest is possible and we need your help for this: please, turn lights and the Air conditioner off when you are not in the room, and don't waste the precious water of the Osa Peninsula.
Giulio's place is right across a path from the water in a remote area of town. The room is clean, comfortable, and it's a small place so there's plenty of privacy. It even has a nice restaurant. Recommend.
Room was simple but clean. It was 97 and humid outside so the little air conditioner worked hard but took the edge off. Host was nice and helped answer questions when we had them. Spoke great English. The window looked out onto a "swamp". About a 7-10 minute walk to the main street with a few simple restaurants and grocery store. Main pier where tour boats departed from was just down the street about a two minute walk. Nice atmosphere at the waterside tables, romantic by candlelight. Only restaurant that had cobblestones in front of it.
Giulio and his family were very friendly and accommodating. His wife, Cecilia, made us feel like almost a part of the family. The music from a nearby bar was very loud and made it hard to sleep but I know the owners cannot control this. Overall it was a very pleasant place to stay across from the beach in Puerto Jimenez.
We (german couple) stayed there for 3 nights. I can recommend the B&B as a convenient starting point for travelling into Corcovado Park- although the building is about 10 minutes walk away from downtown Jiménez. Beautifully situated at the sea, where you can have breakfast. The pictures which show the rooms are a little bit sugarcoated, but the room is clean and OK- although the windows do not really look on to the sea. Extra service: we got 2 kayaks from Giulio for free and had a great tour to some lonely beaches.
Hôtel très bien situé en bord de mer, idéal pour manger avec une magnifique vue sur le golfe. Les propriétaires et le personnel sont très serviables et se plient en quatre pour vous rendre le séjour encore plus agréable.
Petit bémol pour la chambre un peu spartiate et le coin TV et lecture se trouvent directement dans le couloir des chambres, on manque un peu d'intimité (la photo de la chambre sur le site ne reflète pas la réalité). Mais la gentillesse des propriétaires l'emporte largement.
We stayed one night at Il Giardino. It is a decent place on the beach in the lovely small town of Puerto Jiminez. The host was most helpful (we locked ourselves out of the bathroom). We had breakfast of fruit, toast and beverages at a table right beside the beach. The room was clean, the shower was huge. I awoke early to see if I could take pictures of some of the birds outside but it was too early (the gate was padlocked so I had to wait). I still got awesome pictures including toucans and macaws that were less than 3 blocks away.
We decided not to stay at Giulio's place as we were expecting something different. The room was clean and perfect for backpackers on a budget. The menu of his Italian restaurant out front looked authentic and very appetizing. Giulio was very understanding and graciously refunded us 2 nights stay, even though he had a strict cancellation policy. Giulio is a very kind and generous person. Thank you !
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