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This is an opportunity to have an authentic Costa Rican experience: Eat typical food, see wildlife and farms before commercialization changes them and most importantly, experience the local people's kindness that defines Costa Rica.

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The gazebo in the central park of Santa Barbara.

The Space
Property type: House
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $10
Weekly Price: $160 /week
Monthly Price: $600 /month
Cancellation: Strict


House Rules

Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Living room with view to porch and front entrance.

16 Reviews

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From Wheeling, WV · April 2015

From New York, NY · February 2015
Peter And Krista
Response from Peter And Krista:

The cleaning fee is to launder the sheets and clean the house after you leave as well as prepare it before you arrive. It is not a maid service.

Poas is rather difficult to get to if not impossible to get to by public transportation, as a volcano craters aren't generally top priority destinations in urban planning. Renting a car, plus gas (which is about $10 a gallon in Costa Rica, tourists usually don't realize those adveritised prices are per liter not per gallon) would have been more expensive than $95.

Most hot water systems in Costa Rica do not use a boiler. Hot water is heated directly from the shower head using electricity. I'm sure Isleivin or Jairo would have been able to assist you in properly operating the shower head. The water pressure is purposefully low in showers since the water heating shower head can only heat so much water. If you attempt to pass too much water through the head, it won't heat the water.

February 2015

From Takoma Park, MD · January 2015

From New York, NY · September 2014

From Lebanon, PA · February 2014

From Rochester, NY · February 2014

From Portland, OR · February 2014

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About the Host, Peter And Krista

Peter And Krista
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Member since February 2013
Response rate: 68% (past 30 days)
Response time: within a day

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