Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Kitchen Cabin with Kite & Windsurfing, Birdwatching, Great Restaurants Volcano Views and Local Brewery all within 10 minutes drive.
Great Day Trips, amazing scenic drives to Rio Celeste, Hanging Bridges, zip Lines, Tarzan Swing, Quad off Road adventures, Waterfall Hikes, Horseback Riding, Kayak and River Float, Monteverde Day Trips, Kite & Windsurf lessons.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 6%


The space

Beautiful private Garden Room, Comfortable double orthopedic mattress, windows to lush garden area. There is a built in closet, desk and shelves.This room opens to a Mediterranian style stucco patio guest kitchen with large tiled sinks, hammock and sitting area. The kitchen is equipped with a frig, toaster, double gas burner and any stainless steel cooking pans you might need. There is a large terra cotta tiled bathroom with hot shower.
Located in the quiet , village of Sabalito in the district of Tilaran, Guanacaste Costa Rica. Only five minutes to lake and Tico Wind Surf and Kite center.
Walking down the village street you can see the active Volcano Arenal and breathtaking Lake Arenal in the foreground. There are several different hot springs,Canopy Tours, Kayaking, River rafting, Wind Surf and Kite at Tico Wind, Great hiking just out the front door, Horse Back Riding, Bird Watching from large patio area.
Great Restaurants within three to 15 minutes by car and some fun gift shops. 15 to 25 minutes walking distance.
Laundry service is available and there are covered clothes lines and areas for windsurf and kite gear also.

Guest access

Guests have access to private room and bathroom which opens on to a shared guest patio sitting area with hammocks, kitchen and jungle view.

Interaction with guests

I tend to leave my guests their privacy after introducing how the house and internet work.
I also help guests plan and arrange their adventures.
I am always just a phone call or text away and can always send the maid with extra towels or anything guests might need.

The neighborhood

Sabalito de Tierras Morenas is a beautiful rural village but close to great restaurants and lots of fun day trips.

Getting around

This is an expansive area with three different volcanoes, two lakes, and my place is in the central hub for visiting Rio Celeste , Arenal Volcano , Cañas river float nature tours and monteverde cloud forest,best to have a car here but there are local village taxis, private tour drivers and also networks of buses.

Other things to note

If you plan to Kite and Windsurf and you are not bringing your own gear please reserve gear and instructors with Ticowind before chosing your stay dates.

House Rules
Not suitable for pets

Relax and enjoy your stay.
Smoking is permitted on out door patios only where seating and ashtrays are provided.

Please ask if you need more towels, soap, or anything more for the kitchen that you might not be finding.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

48 Reviews

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Liz User Profile
March 2017
Helena's place is a fantastic spot to stay if you are looking to do things in the area like visit Rio Celeste and cloud forests. We were able to check in easily and got great recommendations for food and activities in the area. We loved the outdoor patio for the kitchen and hammocks for relaxing. We'd definitely stay here again if we were in the area!

Robert User Profile
February 2017
Just loved the place.

Martin User Profile
February 2017
Perfekt host, awesome House highly recommended!

Caroline User Profile
January 2017
Our stay at Helena's was so lovely. We were the only ones there so we had everything to ourselves. It's beautiful, clean and everything you need is at your disposle. Nice kitchen in the open which makes cooking there really enjoyable. You can look at and hear the jungle from your hammak. Just beautiful. I also really enjoyed the yoga room you are free to use any time you want. Helena is really sweet and friendly and availible for any question you may have. Overall we had an amazing time and wished we could have stayed longer. Thank you Helena!

Jean-Philippe User Profile
January 2017
Helena is a great host and everything was perfect.

Dominik User Profile
August 2016
Really nice lodge and helena is a very friendly and helpful host! We had a great time and recommend this place! ☺

Jorien User Profile
August 2016
We stayed at Helena's for three days and had a wonderful time! It felt like living on your own in the middle of the Costa Rican country side. Helena was a great host, she facilitated our transportation, she talked with us at length about the different activities to do in the area and she gave us private yoga classes. We also did horse riding with a local boy through the hills. Helena was an all-around great person to be around. We would recommend (as Helena does herself) to get a rental car because the location is quite remote. However, for us it was the perfect getaway from touristy spots. Thank you Helena for having us!

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica · Joined in April 2011
Helena User ProfileHelena is a superhost.

Casa de Helena is a private guest house which welcomes people from around the world. The closest airport is Liberia International 1 1/2 hour drive on good paved road.

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