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This exceptional villa is the crown jewel of the private Buena Vista community on Lake Arenal. Enjoy stunning views from all rooms. Large Terrace for relaxing by the lake with a Private Infinity Pool.
Built for maximum enjoyment with attention to details. Beautiful hardwood floors, carved doors, high ceilings, and a spacious open living/dining area. Glass doors open onto a private infinity pool and huge terrace. Perfect for morning coffee with toucans and howler monkeys frequently nearby, sunsets, and star gazing. Both bedrooms have a private bathroom. The master bath has double rainfall shower heads.
Puerto San Luis is a central point to Monte Verde, La Fortuna, Tenorio National Park/ Rio Celeste, and Rio Perdido (all within 1 -2 hours drive). Spectacular Hot Springs, Zip Lines, Waterfalls, Hanging Bridges, Tubing, Trekking, Canyoneering, Volcanoes, and animal sanctuaries are just some of the area's offerings. 2 minutes from the house, in San Luis, is a restaurant and convenience store. The largest town nearby is Tilaran (10 minute drive), which has grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, etc. This is the quieter side of the lake, with more locals, than tourists. The wildlife is abundant. I've seen sloth bears, howler monkeys, armadillos, toucans, iguanas, and many other birds near the house. It is safe and the locals are friendly. Quite peaceful and relaxing! For a local hike, Viento Fresco (5) waterfalls is beautiful and private (25 minutes away). To finish off the day, if you appreciate beer, the Lake Arenal Brewery is a ten minute drive with some excellent beers on tap.
  • The house was beautiful inside and out and everything was perfect. Kara was very nice and helpful whenever we had a question about the home. Staying at this home was definitely the best decision we made on our Costa Rica trip.

    Ramon2016-08-27T00:00:00Z
  • Kara was great and welcoming - she tracked us down at a local restaurant where we were having lunch before checking into the house. The house itself is quite amazing. The pool is outstanding! Pacing it off, it is approximately 60 feet by 15 feet .. wonderful for laps. Bathrooms are floor to ceiling granite and large. Master bath had a double rainfall shower. Unfortunately, the air conditioning did not work, that was a problem only one night of our stay as it was pretty darn hot that night! Wifi wasn't working at the house, but the owner had it available 2 doors down and it was a 1 minute walk over to sit on that deck and check emails etc.

    Sandra2016-04-28T00:00:00Z
  • Beyond beautiful place , kara was available for our questions , very clean, great location. Loved our stay :)

    Mélissa2017-05-10T00:00:00Z
  • Kara was very welcoming, she waited for us to arrive at the gate to ensure we found the property with ease. Provided fresh fruit and basic necessities to get us started. Assisted with information of local attractions and shops nearby. The house was spectacular, and would highly recommend visiting. Very private, amenities and attractions were all within driving distance. The drive is worth it for not only the soaking in the beauty of the natural landscape but for the ease of visiting many areas that would have been missed if staying in a more touristy area such as La Fortuna. Definitely recommend renting a car to allow for a more Costa Rican experience. With Tilaran being less than 5kms away - we always had everything we needed close by. We will definitely return in the near future. We miss it already!!

    Chad2016-07-02T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful house with a great view.

    Phillip2017-07-26T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home with a great view!

    Shannon2017-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Kara was very kind and helpful. Her recommendations for food and fun were excellent. The place was beautiful!!

    Elizabeth2016-05-26T00:00:00Z
  • Kara was a great host with some great tips on what to do in the area. She was able to arrange a horseback ride to La Fortuna waterfall. That was amazing! Speaking of amazing, this house! The house was at one time owned by the architect/builder of the neighborhood and he put some really nice perks into this house. The view is arguably the best in the neighborhood. Being able to watch lightning out over the water of Lake Arenal was simply breathtaking. You would pay over $1000/night for a place like this in any resort. Why not do it here and give yourself your own private resort experience?

    Ryan2016-06-02T00:00:00Z
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    Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Luxury private villa with private Indoor Jacuzzi and private swimming pool on your large porch.
    Surrounded by tropical gardens and great view on the Arenal Lake. Located in the property of the hotel La Mansion Inn Arenal.
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    Nuevo Arenal, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Boungainvillea Studio Confort Residence stands on the lakefront of the peninsula with tropical and organic garden. Exclusive lakeside suites situated in a quiet place. Bounganvillea Studio its a small and luxurious suites perched on a hillside overlooking Lake Arenal, just on the LAKE . King size beds, nice organic Restaurant TINAJAS ARENAL on the Lake. Hub to many attractions and perfect for exploring the lake and the rest of this beautiful region.
    Bounganvillea Studio Boutique is a small and luxurious suites perched on a hillside overlooking Lake Arenal, just on th LAKE.
    The Studio provides luxury accommodation in Nuevo Arenal on the Lake, is just 1.5 km from downtown Arenal and 1.30 hour away from the LiberiaAirport , Guanacaste. This exclusive Studios is ideally located, near to the best beaches in Guanacaste 2 hour. or 30 minutes of La Fortuna where is the Arenal Volcano and 1 hour Rio Celeste in one of the nicest areas of Costa Rica.
  • Truly an incredible stay, beautiful studio apartment with a view that cannot be beat. It is somewhat isolated but close to a cute town with plenty to make your trip interesting (make sure to try the German Bakery).

    Jac2017-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • Cindy's spot is enchanting, with sweeping views and a very cozy bed, the space is very clean and their family environment feels very protected and friendly. The restaurant downstairs is delicious with gluten free options, and a beautiful atmosphere. Cindy is wonderfully helpful with navigating the lake environment and full of wisdom she generously shares. We enjoyed our stay here and hope to be back soon!!

    paula2017-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • Cindy was amazing, friendly, easy to communicate with and extremely helpful (for example - she took the time to show us how to use the tv). She added extra touches to the room like flowers and artfully folded towels. The apartment is stunning. The view of the lake is breathtaking. We highly recommend the drive out of Arenal to stay here - close enough to the sights but a quiet oasis after a busy day. Her mother is a 5 star chef who cooked us an amazing dinner in the family run restaurant downstairs. We highly recommend staying at her place, it is a real treat.

    Lisa2017-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • This is a rare gem of a place. It is one of those places you debate keeping a secret, but because Cindy and her family are so amazing I will spread the word far and wide. The moment Cindy opened the door we were blown away, the studio is INCREDIBLE! The views are breath taking, the style of each item in the room impeccable and all done with intention. From the shower to the patio furniture, it is clear that each piece had thought put into it. The restaurant has some of the best food I have ever eaten. There are vegetarian options abound and many of the ingredients come right from their organic garden! One morning we took a swim in the lake and we literally had the whole place to ourselves, the peninsula is secluded, and well worth the few minute drive (5 minutes at most) from Nuevo Arenal. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND staying here!

    Pamela2017-10-22T00:00:00Z
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    Suzanne2017-03-25T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    Sitting on our deck looking over the lake is like being on tropical safari. It's a serene, magical place where you can rendezvous with nature. We are 40 minutes from La Fortuna, near zip lining, kayaking, horseback riding, hot springs and Volcano Arenal. We're also 10 minutes from the acclaimed Gingerbread Restaurant and the quaint town of Nuevo Arenal. The house has a spacious, open floor plan and wraparound deck with spectacular views. The breeze off the lake provides comfort year round.
    The exterior of our home includes a 600 sq. foot covered wraparound porch where we congregate, read and paint--even on rainy days (a real plus as we do get warm rain). The interior is all custom designed and built by one of the local artisan craftsman, including slotted bamboo kitchen cupboards and custom carved doors and accent pieces. We are also continuously adding to our art collection which currently includes several colorful paintings. This truly feels like an inviting home base, from which you can explore the beauty and wonder of Costa Rica.
    We are located between Nuevo Arenal and La Fortuna, right off the main road on top of a hill overlooking the lake. On one side of the property there is a small, sustainable organic farm with chicken, sheep and fish. On the other side is open farm land which sometimes hosts a handful of cows and a horse or two. Bird-watching from the deck is a full-time activity with flocks of parrots and toucans entertaining from above.
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    Lake Arenal, Costa Rica

    The house has all the basic services such as tv, kitchen, washing machine, dryer, cooking equipment and is 10 minutes from the town of Nuevo Arenal with supermarkets and restaurants of Italian, American and German cuisine; and, of course, Costa Rica. Place to rest, hear and see the fauna, flora and panoramic views of Lake Arenal and its fauna. Just 30 minutes from the Arenal volcano and entertainment area such as tours to the volcano, pools of spring hot water, other
    They have all basic services to be able to stay in a very comfortable and pleasant accommodation, without noise, peaceful; has all the equipment to cook or restaurants 10 minutes in the vicinity of the house.
    The area is a community of 6 houses. Only the house has a green area 5000 m2. It is 10 minutes from the town of Nuevo Arenal and international food restaurants
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    Nuevo Arenal, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Casa Lago Arenal is the ultimate in luxurious vacation rental in the lake Arenal area in Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. This peaceful, virgin property is one of the finest and secure gated communities at Lake Arenal.
    Our home feels incredibly peaceful, spacious and relaxing with dramatically framed lake and mountain views. This home is cared for by a locally-based property management staff, to help you when needed and to ensure that your stay with us goes smoothly. Rooms: Main house- 1 Master bed +full Bath and 2 twin beds with full bath and an extra bath for guest. 1 casita with master bed and full bath. The interiors include natural wood, marble, granite, and handcrafted tiles. The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel high end appliances, elegant wood cabinets, and granite counter tops. The management office can help you with travel arrangements if told in advance.
    Tilarán The closest town from Casa Lago Arenal is Tilarán. It is about 5 KM from the House. It is a small, quiet, rural town with a supermarket, several bars and restaurants, internet cafe and a pleasant town square around which pretty much everything is located. Its an important tourist site in that there pass the roads to some of the country’s main tourist destinations: Monteverde, Arenal Volcano and the Pacific beaches. Roads in this town is possible the widest in Costa rica.The weather is also very nice, an average of 75 F. Nuevo Arenal Nuevo Arenal is the other town which is about 30 KM from the house. The Arenal Botanical Gardens are located 4km east of Nuevo Arenal and contains 2,200 rare tropical species of plants including anthuriums, bromeliads, ferns, gingers, heliconias, roses, orchids, and gorguras. The gardens also have an Asian garden with waterfalls and live snakes in cages. Butterflies and birdlife are all over, and it is a magnificent place to visit for a few hours San Luis Yacht Club: Right opposite the Resort is the Yacht Club Which Offers Wind Sailing, Jet Ski & Kayaking. There is also restaurant in the yacht club. Lake Arenal is a fantastic place to go for world class Windsurfing, boating, and fishing for South American Bass and Rainbow Bass. The majestic Lake Arenal is Costa Rica’s largest lake. Surrounded by rolling hills of pastured and forested land, the imposing cone of Volcano Arenal dominates its eastern vista. Following the 1968 eruption, Lake Arenal was enlarged to 3 times its original size, an area of 85.5 km (33 sq. miles). Now it’s basin forms a hydroelectric project that produces 9% of Costa Rica's electricity. The lake offers many year-round activities: windsurfing, fishing, boat tours, and kayaking. For those traveling to the Monteverde Cloud Forest, taxi boats provide a quick and scenic shortcut across the lake. The surrounding area offers land tours by horseback, mountain biking, and hiking. Windsurf one of the top windsurf destinations in the world. Lake Arenal provides a scenic backdrop and little or no boat traffic, making it a must-do among avid windsurfers. Rent equipment or take a class with Tico Wind (2692-2002) or Tilawa Windsurf Center (2695-5050.) White Water rafting: Not far from the town of Canas you can do whitewater rafting in Rio-Corobici Viento fresco Waterfalls This private farm started operations to offer visitors the chance to see four of the country’s most beautiful waterfalls.You will find the place 11 KM from Tilaran following the road to Monteverde. There is an information center that will guide you through the tour.You can walk , horsebackride or drive.There are 3 waterfall here : Rio Serena, Escondida, Arco Iris (the biggest waterfalls(75 meters). Monteverde Cloud Forest & Santa Elena Selvatura Park, in Santa Elena, provides a total cloud forest experience. The park offers the longest canopy tour in Costa Rica, and an amazing ride involving 19 cables and 20 elevated platforms. Selvatura also features Treetop Walkways – a series of suspension bridges as high as 150 ft. above the ground, winding 1½ miles through the canopy. A butterfly exhibition and a hummingbird garden also await visitors. Other activities in Monteverde include coffee Tour,orchid Garden, cheese Factory and Frog Pond. Arenal Volcano & La Fortuna area is only about 1 and ½ hrs from Casa Lago Arenal. The main attraction here is the active Arenal Volcano; one of the top ten active volcanoes in the world. During the day visitors can take a hike through the Arenal Volcano National Park where you will walk through majestic forests. At night watch the incredible lava display from the volcano. There are a wide variety of adventure activities to choose from in the Arenal area: rafting, hiking trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, waterfall rappelling, hot springs, hanging bridges, canopy tours, zip lines, wildlife viewing, and even cave tours. La Fortuna: is just 4 miles (6.4 km) away from the Arenal Volcano and provides a great base for exploring Arenal and the surrounding area. This natural wonderland has spectacular Waterfalls and ancient caves to explore walking or on Horseback. A trip to the Venado Caves (Cavernas de Venado) will give you the impression that you have arrived at a different planet. Arenal Hanging Bridges are a great way to experience the Arenal Volcano up close. This incredible project is located near the volcano in the midst of a protected rainforest preserve. The spectacular 3 km walk crosses over 15 bridges including 6 hanging bridges. From the phenomenal structures, you will be able to experience nature from every direction. Hot Springs And to complete your unforgettable vacation treat yourself to the Hot Springs at the nearby Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa or at The springs resort & Spa and other public hot springs in the Arenal volcano area.
  • Great place to stay, especially for a group of friends or family. We loved the location on the lake and the open plan home, definitely recommend staying here! George and his local caretaker were extremely helpful and friendly.

    Jude2016-04-24T00:00:00Z
  • The house had everything we needed and more! It was clean, welcoming and spacious. The wifi worked well and there was a little town just up the street with restaurants, etc. The manager (Pablo) was very helpful with information on what to see and where to go. He even booked our adventures for us which was amazing! We had a great time!

    Darren2017-05-16T00:00:00Z
  • George's place is nestled in heaven. The views of Lake Arenal from his spot are remarkable. We relaxed and enjoyed many a sunset from the deck. One of the best things about this spot is the property manager, Paulo. He's incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the area. He scheduled a day trip for us for Monte Verde where we went zip lining, cheese and coffee tasting. It was one of the best days of our entire trip. Paulo was so hospitable the entire time. He even helped us arrange an early morning transit for a couple friends who has to catch a flight. The house has everything you could ever need. We mostly wanted to relax and cook meals together and we did just that. The beds were the most comfortable we had all trip. The complex is tiny and quiet, right next to the lake, and close to a tiny town should you need basic supplies. We came from Playa Hermosa and Tamarindo so the transition from the beach was perfect. It's significantly cooler and breezier. The views are absolutely breathtaking. Two big thumbs up for George's place and Paulo!

    Tawnee2016-05-28T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for families or 2 groups of people. Beautiful surroundings and quality accommodation.

    Mark2017-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • When we travel we do a lot of driving and see as many things as possible. This lovely home was a warm and welcoming place to return to each evening. Since there were two couples the detached bungalow was especially nice. The home was well furnished and the security was excellent. Thank you George!

    Preston2016-11-26T00:00:00Z
  • We loved this house!! Gorgeous view of the lake, well kept house, and Pablo (who manages the house when George isn't there) is awesome! Pablo went above and beyond to make sure we were getting the vacation we wanted. The location is remote, so you will need to travel at least an hour to do an excursion. We recommend eating at The Gingerbread and the brewery down the street. Out of all 3 places we stayed in Costa Rica, this was by far the best!

    Jenna2016-06-09T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing place by the lake, direct access to boat ramp and great catamaran tours to the Volcano and back if do no own a boat! The place is neat, walking distance to the water edge and very quite for tranquility seekers!

    Eduardo2017-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • This house was in a great location for ziplining and Arenal volcano area. The house is beautiful and Pablo speaks excellent English and is attentive to guests. Had a great time and would definitely return.

    Anne2017-02-24T00:00:00Z
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    Guanacaste, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Spacious 2 level single family home. Short walk to Lake Arenal. The home is equipped with many amenities. Large windows allow the natural breeze flow throughout the house. Each floor has its own living room, dining room, kitchen and master suite with private bathroom. The second floor has 2 additional bedrooms and bathrooms. The uninterrupted views of the mountains and lake are spectacular. If you yearn tranquility and serenity and want to experience connection to mother earth, this is it!!
    Casa Katalena is great for company retreats. The house sits in a very quiet area away from the main road, yet all tourist attractions are within 1 hour drive. The beach is within 2 hours drive. Canopy, Hot springs, Spas, and Restaurants are all near by. The residential complex has a 24 hour security. Neighbors and hosts are very nice and approachable. Walking trails on the community or on the national parks allow one to experience nature and wild life.
    The neighborhood is very quiet. It is 2 kilometers in from the main road. It has access to the majestic Lake Arenal. The location is very centralized to the Liberia airport, beaches, La Fortuna and Monteverde; all between 30 minutes to 2 hr drive.
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    Tilaran, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

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    Our rooms are spacious, airy and comfortable. Open your doors or windows let the cool breeze hug you, and immerse yourself in the nature that surrounds our B&B: birds, trees and the amazing view of Lake Arenal and Volcan Arenal. Whether you are relaxing, enjoying a drink or sipping hot tea, you will feel welcome and well-cared for, like a guest in a inviting private home.
    This is for the whole house, you will be renting all 3 rooms, breakfast is included, we will prepare and serve breakfast in the house for our guess.
    We are very close to the center of town, 10-min and you are in the heart of town, markets, restaurants, etc, all which just a walk.
  • From the moment my family walked into Dona Rosa, we knew we were in for a rare treat. In my 30 years of staying in b and b's all over the USA, I never experienced or stayed in a better place. But this is Costa Rica and Pura Vita as it is meant to be. Carlos and Werner made my three teenaged girls want to stay there and not finish the rest of our trip to La Fortuna. That is not an easy feat if you know what teen girls are like. The house itself is impeccably decorated and clean with premier panoramic views of Lake Arenal, within walking distance. It has a lovely pool and deck area, with lush gardens, chickens, perfect spots for bird watching, and, if that weren't enough, two of the nicest men I have ever had the pleasure of meeting and spending time with. Carlos' breakfast feast was better than any fine dining breakfast I have had and this is not to be missed. It really felt like we were guests in our friends' home. My family will never forget the experience and I pray we will be able to visit again.

    Denise2017-07-16T00:00:00Z
  • Carlos y Werner, Ha sido una gran experiencia el haber compartido esos momentos de mucha alegría con ustedes y que nos hayan permitido entrar a su casa muy hermosa, de diseño exquisito, de verdad increíble, espaciosa, llena de detalles grandiosos, y sobre todo por esa grata y cálida atención de ustedes, desde la recepción nos hicieron sentir de lo mejor, con una gran vista al Lago Arenal, recomendaciones de todo, y que por cierto hay que seguir si quieres obtener lo mejor, la pequeña piscina para pasar un gran momento con los amigos o en familia, así como la terraza, los cuartos bastante amplios y con decoración de un gusto extraordinario, una amplia e increíble cocina y con el riquísimo desayuno preparado por Carlos,todo el servicio de internet wifi, y televisión. La atención continúa desde antes de tu llegada, durante la estancia y las indicaciones para llegar sanos y salvos a tu destino final. Definitivamente regresar a Costa Rica, será en definitiva volver a Casa Donna Rosa B&B, y saludarlos de nueva cuenta. Gracias por tan placentera estadía.

    Irma2017-08-13T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    Casa Donna Rosa B&B
    2 reviews
    Your privat getaway unique closed and open space! This Guesthouse is perfect for Singles and Couples. There is an open Kitchen / Living room and a large desk. The kitchen is ideal for preparing Coffe, snacks and/or breakfast.
    Like many local home in Costa Rica, there is a big open space with kitchen and livingroom and a big deck to enjoy the breathtaking view.
  • As advertised, view was incredible! Definitely had an outdoorsy/upgraded camping feel to it. Situated in a blended local and expat community with many nice sodas and shops. We stayed here on our honeymoon and it was just what we were looking for, peaceful and serene. Waking up to howler monkeys, toucans, and other birds was a plus. Kitchen was equipped with basics, so we were able to make light breakfasts in the mornings. Highly recommend a 4x4 vehicle to get here and around the surrounding areas. Also would recommend bug repellant! Heidy and Wolf were very kind and welcoming. We would stay here again :).

    Naomi2017-03-31T00:00:00Z
  • The Million Dollar View was beautiful. We even got some rain but were still able to enjoy the stars at night. The house was difficult to find from following the gps and other suggestions. What we found was once you turned off of 142 (onto a dirt road) at the white gas station go about 2km and the house will be on your right. There is a gate with Casa Lobo painted on the post. Heidy and Wolf were very friendly and quick to fix any issues! Definitely a place to see.

    Trina2017-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Firstly the place is unique. It is truly in nature with so much outside space, amazing views and wildlife. Secondly Wolf is unique. He baked us some bread, gave us beer, did our laundry and let us feed his horses and his chickens. We also got plenty of dog and cat time. If you are an animal lover you will adore this place. This is on top of one of the best views of Lago Arenal. Thanks Wolf!

    Jonny2017-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Wolf was very welcome and the place is unique. The view is amazing and surroundings awesome. Just don't follow GPS to drive there, turn on the left when arriving in Nuevo Arenal at the big cross with the gas station when coming from the west. The property is named casa Lobo.

    Vladimir2017-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing view, pictures truly don't do it justice. Highly reccomend to anyone looking for a quiet, secluded get away

    Jordan2017-03-21T00:00:00Z
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    Mata de Caña, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Inside a gated community, a beautiful terrace over looks Lake Arenal. There is a clubhouse and a community swimming pool. A romantic quiet place where you will able to relax among monkeys and exotic birds.
    The house is virtually brand new. As remote as this property is, you will feel right at home with all of the creatures of comfort. Each bedroom has a king bed.
    Local attractions include: Arenal Volcano, canopy tours and hot springs, Tenorio National Park for the Rio Celeste Waterfall hike, a floating river trip near Canas on the Rio Tenorio, and more. It is also a beautiful place to just relax and be inspired.
  • Eric's place is breathtaking. The pictures are gorgeous, but being there is even more incredible. There is nothing more calming and beautiful than Waking up in the morning to the view of the lake on the back porch. There are so many little places around where you can eat, have a few beers, and relax. Everything you will need is in walking distance but I recommend a car if you want to sightsee and explore the area. National parks are not to bad of a drive and easy to get to! I wish I could've stayed longer! Pablo was a great help and made us feel very safe and welcomed. Thank you again for letting us stay, we would 100% stay here again.

    Ashley2016-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Eric's place is amazing! It was nice, clean, spacious, and quiet. It's also in a great area that was somewhat central for all the things we did while we were in that part of the country. Also, Pablo the property manager made sure we were well taken care of and if there was anything we needed (tour arrangements, restaurant recommendations, etc.) during our stay he handled it. Would recommend it to anyone.

    Jason2016-05-07T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice, spacious place. Everything was very clean and looked new. Beautiful views and very safe, comfortable area. If you wanted to, you could walk into the small town and there were a couple of good restaurants. Picturesque drive around Arenal Lake if you want to head over to La Fortuna (about 1.5 hours). We drove from the cabin one morning and did the Skytrek Ziplining Adventure tour and it was awesome. Pablo arranged the tour for us.

    Eric2016-11-05T00:00:00Z
  • The home was just as advertised, with a wonderful view and an incredible property manager in the person of Pablo Aguilar. Pablo went above and beyond the optimal level of customer service to ensure our stay was everything we wanted it to be. Every resort on the Costa Rican Pacific coast should be heavily recruiting this property manager. The town of Puerto San Luis (where this rental home is located) was very quiet and friendly. Be sure to get clear directions from the host. Written directions to the place would have been not that difficult to email to me (I asked three times for these at various times before our trip). This lack of information from the host caused a wrong turn, almost resulting in our 4x4 being stuck on a muddy farm road. I found this to be completely avoidable.

    Richard2016-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time at Eric's place. The Eric and property manager Mr Pablo are great hosts. In future we will stay at this place again.

    LALIT2016-12-25T00:00:00Z
  • House was beautiful. Pablo was great, arranged a fishing trip for us with short notice. Neighborhood very quiet; almost too quiet. Clubhouse & community pool need some work but Everything was clean & worked well. We would stay there again.

    Janice2016-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • We had the most wonderful time staying at Eric's place. Pablo was so kind and friendly and gave us tonnes of information about the area and things that we could do. The place was huge, modern and had the most fantastic view. It was a super quiet gated community and felt very safe, even to wander around at night in the dark. Everything was very clean and well taken care of. I'd stay here again in a minute if I ever came back to the area.

    Jen2016-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • San Luis is a friendly town just up the road and has two very good restaurants. Every Monday evening at 5:30 there is a get together at Pasaditas for English speaking people. You get to meet friends and learn about the area The house is high on the hill with beautiful views of the lake and lots of birds. It is spacious, clean and in a quiet protected area. The community pool area needs maintenance, but the water was clean and properly treated.

    Joseph2017-02-28T00:00:00Z
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    Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    This is a very comfortable grand view home on the edge of Lake Arenal, outside of Nuevo Arenal in the Turtle Cove Private Community. Our cozy house is fully furnished with hot tube, kitchen, BBQ, washer, dryer and air conditioning. Fresh water swimming pool in the community and Lago Arenal access for water sports.
    Launch your boat and enjoy Lago Arenal from this comfortable, cozy and warm lake side new home. Enjoy the fresh breezes in the area that native Indians called " Place of Strong Winds" and breath the fresh air that only the Rain Forest of Costa Rica offers!
    We are in the middle of the jungle in front of the beautiful Arenal Lake in a private and quiet neighborhood that calls Turtle Cove in the Aguacate tiny town, this town is 15th minutes from New Arenal.
  • Thank you so much Soledad for this very warm welcome at the villa Colibri ! Our stay in Nuevo Arenal was extraordinary ! Well-placed to visit the area ! As La Fortuna , Monteverde and Tenorio Volcano ! The view on the balcony is sublime! Beautiful little paradise! Muchas Gracias ! :)

    Martine2016-04-12T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay at this amazing house! The road is a little bumpy arriving to the house but once we arrived everything was pristine, private and breathtaking. The home looks over the lake and watching the sunset on the porch and in the community pool was definitely a highlight. Great communication before, during and after the stay. Fully stocked kitchen that we cooked many meals in. We would 100% recommend this house and are so happy we had the opportunity to stay!

    Kristi2017-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Wow, super nice place! The pictures don't lie. The views are beautiful, the lake goes on forever, and the house is clean, modern, and spacious. It's a remote location, but with car access, you can get around to all of the great spots around Arenal. The neighbors were really friendly, and offered us use of their kayaks. If you hear dinosaurs roaring in the forest, fear not, they're actually howler monkeys. I watched them for a while from the road.

    Aladdin2015-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • We wished we could have stayed longer. The house is very well equipped, spacious, supremely comfortable and the site is out-of-this-world. We loved spending time on the terrace, watching the sunsets, and bird watching. We saw parrots, aracaris and toucans from the veranda! There are also hummingbirds in the garden. It's a 10-15 min drive to Nuevo Arenal. The last few mins of the drive are on a gravel road but a 4x4 is not necessary. Cannot fault this place... Soledad is a gracious host.

    Adam2016-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • The place is absolutely perfect! If you're looking for a comfortable, private place in the Arenal area, you can't beat this home. The house looks brand new and was spotless. The whole house has AC, which was so welcomed after spending a week in Costa Rica. Everything you could possibly need, the home is equipped with: extra towels, blankets, pillows, cleaning supplies... We used the kitchen regularly to cook most of our meals, and it has it all. Would definitely stay here again!

    Lara2016-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • The pictures don't do this property any justice! This a beautiful house, in a gated community, that is also comfortable and very clean! We were a little lost, but Ms. Soledad's husband guided to the location. Waze was not very helpful, going in and out of service, so we lost a way a bit, but once we were back on track. Once we reached the location, our mouths dropped and the beauty of the house and once we walked in, we couldn't believe it. We made a great selection with this option! The next morning, we were more surprised at the beauty of the surroundings. Waking to parrots and toucans, not to mention the cool morning breeze! You can't go wrong with this location. Only thing is, we flew in to San Jose and we should've flew into Liberia.

    Michelle2017-06-11T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful time at Soledad's lovely home. It is in a very peaceful and quiet neighborhood which is perfect for relaxing and taking in the local sites. We were on there for 3 nights and were on the go most of the time. We wish he had more time to just relax.

    Eric2016-10-09T00:00:00Z
  • Our group of 6 enjoyed the house and it was exactly what we needed. Our hosts were very attentive and were able to give us a ton of information! I highly suggest staying at their house!

    Kat2016-11-20T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Private House, with pool on boutique hotel property
  • Charm/Class/Style Wonderful place! Wonderful people!

    Jason2017-09-02T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    There are three rooms available at Chalet Nicholas. Our cozy chalet allows for as much personal attention as you’d like. We offer travel assistance, guided hikes, and plentiful, tasty breakfasts (vegetarian and gluten-free available upon request) included at no additional cost. In the morning, you will wake to the songs of tropical birds. You may also hear Howler Monkeys in the distance making their early morning rounds.
    Double Loft Room: The loft has two sleeping areas – one with a queen-sized bed, half bathroom and a window facing the volcano. The other room has two single beds and a large patio accessed through its french doors where Lake Arenal can be viewed. A full, tiled bathroom is at the bottom of the spiral staircase for loft residents only.
    Chalet Nicholas is located a short distance outside of Nuevo Arenal. This quaint town has a bank, gas station, as well as several grocery stores and many restaurants for all types of tastes.
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    Nuevo Arenal, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    This modern home offers spectacular views of the volcano and Lake Arenal as well as the surrounding mountains. On the upper level there is a single living room, dining room and kitchen, also the master bedroom and its bathroom with jacuzzi. On the lower floor there is a small living room, the secondary bedroom, a full bathroom and laundry room. The apartment has a modern and comfortable design that allows you to enjoy the beauty and quiet of the place.
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    In your cabin you will find a comfortable queensize bed , and in the second bedroom you have two singlebeds (extra large 2,10m / 7 feet long ), as well as a private bathroom and kitchen with a refrigerator. Next to the kitchen you'll find a small dining area with garden view. Outside you'll have a nice terrace with chairs and a table. Wifi is at the cabins free of charge.
    Your Hosts, Kees and Griselda, welcome you to Monte Terras B&B and Cabinas and to beautiful Costa Rica. We are close to the Monteverde Cloud forest, Rincon de la Vieja, Rio Celeste and Tenorio volcano, Arenal volcano, several hotsprings, and of course lake Arenal itself. The cabins are situated in a beautiful garden where it’s nice and quiet. Simply enjoy the view, the birds and squirrels will keep you company. In your cabin you will find a comfortable queensize bed and in the extra bedroom you find two single -extra large- beds , as well as a private bathroom and kitchen with a refrigerator. Next to the kitchen you'll find a small dining area with garden view. Coffee and tea are provided and you may cook yourself a dinner or enjoy a home made meal at the Rancho with spectacular views of the lake. Outside awaits a cosy seating on the veranda which you share with your “neighbours”. Every two cabinas share a veranda where you are protected from the wind. At lake Arenal there is always a nice breeze. The average temperature is around 76° F / 25° C. At the cabinas, we offer a breakfast service. Wifi Rancho Garden Lake view Owner will be present during your stay Most beautiful place in the world! Magnificent view of Lake Arenal Bus in the village Breakfast and dinner are optional. With the day prices (stay less then a week) breakfast is free.
    Our cabins are located in a small town close to the lake Arenal . Small and autentic , just a few tourists . But from our place you can visit several costarican highlights , like Vulcano Arenal and hotsprings , Monteverde cloudforrest , Park national Rincon de La Vieja , Park Nacional Tenorio with the Rio Celeste and offcourse sports / hiking and watersports on and around Lake Arenal . Let us help plan your daytrips.
  • It was a lovey, clean, quiet place to rest our heads after full days off activities that the area has to offer. Kees is very help full and knowledgeable about the area and things to do and how to get there. The breakfast delivered to our room was a great way to start the day. You can also arrange for your supper meals that are home made and very tasty!

    Michele2014-04-10T00:00:00Z
  • Not sure how we would have made it to this B&B without our GPS! But when we arrived after dark Kees was there to greet us. The room was clean and comfortable. This place is designed with Europeans in mind and in the bathroom there are two outlets; one indicating 220V. I didn't realize what this meant and fried my hair dryer my first day. There are no TV's in the room, which was fine with me, although my husband would have preferred one. Also, the WiFi was very sporadic and slow when we could get a signal. We took up a lot of Kees time asking about the area and he was very patient answering all of our questions, and those of the other guests as well. He is very knowledgeable about the area and an impressive craftsman. The breakfasts were delicious and preordered the night prior. The view was beautiful but unfortunately it was cloudy the entire time we were there, so we did not get to see the volcano. The only real drawbacks to this B&B are the precarious roads and poor WiFi reliability.

    Colette2014-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • Kees is very friendly and nice person . My friends and I spend a very good time . Breakfast was so good. The view to the lake is amazing . The area is quit and peaceful. We will back for sure . Thank you Kees!!

    Svetlana 2015-04-06T00:00:00Z
  • Kees is amazing! Breakfast is free and has fresh fruit, toast, cheese, and all kinds of eggs. Kees even picked us up from bus station or sends us off to the bus station from 5am to 8pm. He is always available when we have questions and went out of his way to make our stay a pleasant one.

    Xiaoyin2015-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • We were unable to stay with Kees due to a sudden change in plans but he was very easy to reach through Air Bnb.

    Christina2016-07-06T00:00:00Z
  • Kees and Monte Terras were fantastic! The cabin was just how it was described, very cute and perfect for a long stay (even though we only spent 2 nights). The view of Lake Arenal was breath taking! Kees welcomed us with a drink and chit chat in his dining area and gave us some excellent dinner and activity recommendations. If you get the breakfast order his pancakes, they are the best!!! Directions were a little funky, as there are no street names or number, like there are in the States, but I called Kees and he came to the rescue. We would definitely come back!!

    Christina2016-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Kees was a very welcome host! We really enjoyed our time in Tronadora!

    Ashley2016-07-19T00:00:00Z
  • Nice and clean place. Kees is really good in suggesting the places where to go.

    Alexey2017-01-08T00:00:00Z
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    Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    The Lago Suite is a cheerful spot with Caribbean flair. This is a lovely suite for a family or group of friends as it comfortably houses up to four people. Just beyond two pairs of French doors lies the view of the rainforest and lake. Near Fortuna.
  • Really nice place, excellent location. Due to low season restaurant was closed, which was kind of an inconvenience for us which is why we cut our stay short one day. Owner was very polite and helpful with refund of the one day we relocated elsewhere.

    Diego2017-09-16T00:00:00Z
  • You won't get a better view than at Toad Hall! You feel like you are staying at somebody's home with all the adorable animals running around and the friendliness of the manager! We were there in rainy season so we had the place to ourselves for a night and it was magical! I truly felt at home and we came back early from our adventures each day to enjoy more of Toad Hall. Plus, the food was DELICIOUS!

    Emily2017-08-20T00:00:00Z
  • This place is spectacular! With beautiful scenery and really nice (and funny) staff, you can't go wrong by staying here. It's affordable, away from the crowds, and very safe. It is the definition of Pura vida! We will certainly be staying here again in the future!

    Joseph2016-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • Great views, awesome friendly staff, close to the attractions.

    Sanjay2016-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Staying at the toad hall hotel was amazing! You really get a feel for the nature as the hotel is hovering right in the heart of nature. Milton and Edwin are the best people on the planet! They have so much passion and try their best to accommodate everyone in the restaurant and hotel. Edwin is probably the best bartender I have ever seen and I have worked in the hotel business for years. He made us mojitos from scratch which entailed a short jog to pick fresh mint leaves and instead of using the typical Sprite or Soda he hand squeezed limes and added bubbly seltzer water and it was super refreshing! Another night he made piña coladas and he blended fresh pineapples instead of using the concentrated junk. The food at this hotel is delightful as well because it's made with a lot of love and flavor. It's takes a little bit of time to make but that Pura Vida at its finest! Be mindful your staying in the jungle so if you oppose insects understand that they are everywhere and can't be avoided. Everyone there loves their job and the owner do it does feel like a family. I must say I really do hate frogs and this hotel does have toads roaming the property but it didn't bother me at all! You would be CRAZY not to stay here.

    Marcus2016-07-24T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place to stay with a killer view! Edwin and Milton are gracious hosts, full of information and are very good people.

    Masha2016-09-16T00:00:00Z
  • Costa Rica is amazing.......this place isn't.

    Anita2016-08-02T00:00:00Z
  • The volcano Lago Suite is great, it's clean and very luxury. I think it is very important to mention that the mansion is called 'toad hall'. We didn't know when we were going there, so it was very difficult for us to reach it. If you try to find it, don't use (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps. It will guide you anywhere else but Not to the toad hall. But when we finally got there it was a great stay. Edwin was really nice and we had a lovely conversation with him. The view is amazing.

    Uli 2016-06-25T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Casa Karon is a breathtaking new home, custom built to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings while still having every comfort. It enjoys views of the volcano, the lake , rolling pastures and rain forest covered mountains.
    Casa Karon is a breathtaking new home, custom built to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings while still having every comfort. It enjoys views of the majestic volcano, the tranquil lake complete with wind turbines on the horizon, rolling pasture lands, and the lush rainforest. The house is modern Bali-style architecture. Construction finished in 2013. It is a gorgeous combination of steel and sharp angles with natural stone and wood. The whole house is furnished with custom-made furniture and cabinets made from the most beautiful local hardwoods. The ceilings are vaulted and 20 feet high. There are two bedrooms, one with a view of the lake and mountains (one queen size and one small sofa bed), the other with a view of the volcano (one full size bed). The bathroom has an oversize slate shower and double vanity. The kitchen is fully-equipped with new appliances, and we provide the basics- salt and pepper, paper towels, soap, etc. The living room has an oversize double sliding glass door which opens wide to give the sensation that the deck and the living room are one in the same. Without a doubt, the best feature of the house is the exotic wood bench and bar that runs along the entire length of the covered deck. Guests can sit and dangle their feet in the air with a drink or meal, and take in the majestic views below. A delicious continental breakfast can be provided for an additional cost (with advanced notice). Also offered for your enjoyment are a hot tub, a beautiful fire pit with formed-benches, and an immense grill. If you just feel like staying in, we offer Netflix and Amazon Prime movies, high-speed Wi-Fi, a selection of DVD’s, and board games. When you venture out, we are a 15 minute drive to do some spelunking in the Venado Caves. La Fortuna is 45 minutes away where you can visit natural hot springs, go canopy jumping, horseback riding, four-wheeling, visit the snake and reptile zoo, indulge in a spa treatment and do some souvenir shopping. Other day trips will take you to magical waterfalls or the crystal-clear blue water of Rio Celeste. As a bonus, our guests may feel free to load up our 2 kayaks and go down to the boat launch in town, where they can explore Lake Arenal and look for artifacts along the shorelines. The entire area around Lake Arenal is a cyclist’s heaven, with excellent roads and trails to navigate. It is a perfect place to connect with nature. Our guests will enjoy the marvels of all the local wildlife right at their door-step. The call of the 'congos' swinging through the trees, gigantic toads, a myriad of brightly colored insects and butterflies, bromeliads growing all over the trees, exotic flowers. Bird watchers will be in heaven here in overlooking the treetops at the toucans, hawks, vultures, hummingbirds, parrots and more. The house is located in a spacious gated community 10 kilometers up the mountain on a country dirt road from the town of Nuevo Arenal. The road is in decent condition at most times (depending on rainfall). A rental car is a must, and 4x4 recommended. The development is secluded, yet still close to town and all the local amenities. Being higher in elevation, you will always enjoy a fresher, crisper, breezier climate than 'down the mountain'- between 5-10 degrees difference on average. Unlike many beach areas in Costa Rica where it is always the same weather-hot and humid- here you can experience a refreshing mix of sunshine and heat with rain, clouds, mist, and cooler weather. Our family lives on the property as well with our 2 large dogs. The two houses are separated completely, and we will never interfere, but are glad to be of any assistance if needed. The town of Nuevo Arenal has three grocery stores, two banks with ATMs, two pharmacies, gift shops, a gas station, a farmer's market and several bars and restaurants. There is also a "laundromat" in town where you can bring your soiled clothing to be washed, dried and folded (charged per kilo). The town is 20-30 minute drive from the house, depending on road conditions. Because of the distance to town, we always recommend that our guests do any shopping for provisions BEFORE heading up the mountain. We also HIGHLY recommend arriving before nightfall if possible, as the road to our house is dark and bumpy, and can be disconcerting to weary travelers.
  • If you have your own car, do not hesitate to stay here. The home is beautiful, clean, and stocked with plenty of things to do, even though you probably won't spend too much time there. The view from the deck absolutely cannot be beat. Michael, the owner, lives in the home next door and can give you wonderful suggestions on things to do, especially if you want to go off the beaten path, and he also will not hesitate to help you out with anything you need. He has three dogs that are big sweethearts, and he will let them out to roam if you are comfortable with them, which we definitely were! There is nothing quite like coming home from a long day of hiking and swimming to relax on the deck at sunset!

    Jessica2017-04-13T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay at this spectacular home! This place is well off the beaten path, but Kelly provided great directions. The home is located on an amazing lot with incredible views. It really made our trip to Costa Rica special.

    Charlie2017-03-24T00:00:00Z
  • Kelly is an excellent host and made us feel very comfortable in a place far from our home.

    John2016-03-17T00:00:00Z
  • The house is fairly remote though there are houses here and there all the way up from Nuevo Arenal. The views are wonderful from the house. Michael greeted us and showed us around. He was very helpful with cool things to do that were somewhat off the beaten path. He recommended a wonderful restaurant (Gingerbread), which we loved. He also directed us to a great short cut down to the highway below Nuevo Arenal and his wash and fold person for laundry. He's really a very nice, interesting person. If you don't mind a little drive, it's a wonderful place to stay and the four of us in our group recommended his house.

    Melissa2016-08-05T00:00:00Z
  • Fabulous place, great location. Michael is very helpful.

    Leslie2017-06-29T00:00:00Z
  • The house and views are stunning--the photos don't do it justice. We had a wonderfully relaxing time and Michael was an incredibly helpful and generous host. The grounds were meticulous and the house was exactly what we were looking for--quite private with tons of huge windows and high ceilings, which made us feel like we were outside even when we weren't. I was surprised by the lack of insects, too; there were a few, but I had expected a lot more. Thank you very much, Michael!!

    Jillian2017-06-06T00:00:00Z
  • A mind blowing experience!! If your looking for a place to stay in Costa Rica this place defines Pura Vida. The location allows you visit anywhere from Monteverde to La Fortuna and beyond. While being tucked away on your own with the most beautiful views of Lake Arenal and the surrounding mountains and valleys. Michael our host, was one of the most friendly and helpful people we have met so far! Anywhere you want to go, he knows someone or something about it. He will gladly give you directions as well. We 100% recommend staying here and are confident you will love it as much as we did. Make sure to get directions before visiting as it is tucked away, but very manageable to find and navigate. "A hidden gem at its finest"

    Matt2017-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • This is a beautiful home with a spectacular panoramic view of Lake Arenal and the Volcano. The home is nicely built and furnished with just about everything you could need. We actually think the pictures on Airbnb don't do it justice. A great place to stay for a couple nights or for weeks. We would definitely come back. Micheal, the owner, was a great host. Thanks for the short cut towards La Fortuna Mike. The area has so much to see and do. The small town of Nuevo Arenal has a little of everything including a gym and is about a 10 km drive down a bumpy road. (Just like the rest of Costa Rica)

    Don2016-12-20T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    66 Acres of Gated Privacy, Lush Tropical Gardens, 100's of Fruit Trees, almost 5 miles of private trails, 3 ponds and beautiful views of Lake Arenal, Sunrises and Sunsets. Your own Costa Rican Paradise awaits... only 1.5 miles above Nuevo Arenal.
    Lots of room to roam with 5 bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Full Kitchen, Dining, Living, entertainment, and private Balconies with great views. Spacious 2,500 sq.ft., clean and comfortable.
    We are set 1.5 miles above beautiful Lake Arenal outside the town of Nuevo Arenal. Our surrounding area is rural farmland and we are private and gated.... NOT a subdivision.
  • Brett's BnB is fantastic, the property is stunning, and the Arenal area is magical. The house is close enough to the village and activities, yet far enough away to be relaxing and tranquil. A great combination. Everything is well maintained and in good condition, the place could hold a large family or gathering. Henry who met us to access the property was very helpful.

    Mike2017-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • The listing was very accurately described. Don't be afraid of the 3 km dirt road up to the property. Ya its a little rocky, ruff, and steep in a section or two but it just adds to the amazing experience you will have. Remember that your in the rain forest.....and yes its going to rain (a lot) but the road is more rock than dirt so its just fine. The house and grounds were really well cared for. The house was cleaner and nicer than expected. Bret will give a suggestion on a local restaurant that has amazing food and a great view of the sun setting over Lake Arenal....take his advice just don't wait until the last night like we did because its amazing. Yes, its a little hard to find but really well worth the effort.

    Christopher2015-06-17T00:00:00Z
  • That was one of our best family vacations ever! The house was amazing, very comfortable, great kitchen....super clean and the caretakers were awesome. Great trails in the compound and the running roads near and around the property were awesome!! We were able to swim in one of the lakes on the premisas and catch fish in the other for a wonderful lunch (15 good size bass/guapote) my son caught his first fish!!...also able to jump on the horse (Blanco) ....amazing plant life throughout the compound...Yoga in the deck with lake views.....we will definitely be back!

    Barry2017-07-16T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely property with amazing gardens. Nice welcome helpfull and friendly people. The house met our expectations and gave opportunities for encounters with nature. Good place for a peacefull Holiday.

    David2015-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • The most amazing place I have ever stayed. A true oasis. Definitely a good place for a reunion or family gathering. Gorgeous view and atmosphere.

    Charlotte2015-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • CRParaiso was perfect for our group: 4 adults and 4 kids. The property manager was very helpful and accessible. The house was bright, clean and safe

    Becka2017-07-02T00:00:00Z
  • The home was absolutely great. Beautiful views, large space, close enough to town but away from the touristy traffic and noise. Bret was very helpful with providing information about how to get to the property, how to check in, and making sure we knew what we would need while we stayed at his home. We highly recommend staying here!

    Matt2016-07-29T00:00:00Z
  • Bret was an amazing communicator. Each time I had a question he would respond quickly. He also provided maps, recommendations, phone numbers, and photos of the area so that finding the house was easy. The managers of the house were kind and put us at ease. The gardner gave a few of us a personal tour and provided us with fresh bananas, oranges, and star fruit. The surrounding area is beautiful. The house was clean.

    Marilee2016-01-07T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    CRParaiso / Main House
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    We are located only minutes from Nuevo Arenal, on a lake view property. The location is safe, secure and central to all activities around the lake. The suite has it's own private entrance with a King size bed, TV, WiFi, and an outside covered terrace. The en-suite has a separate shower and bathtub. If you would prefer to enjoy breakfast at one of the local restaurants or sodas in town during your stay, please contact us prior to booking so that we can make a price adjustment on the rate.
    We are located on a scenic acreage property only 5 minutes to the town of Nuevo Arenal. It is private and secure, and no BUMPY ROADS. The location provides an excellent base to explore the surrounding area. If you are travelling with friends or family, and require additional sleeping space, Lake Vista Cottage, a self contained 1 bedroom and bath might also be available. There is also a pull out sofa in the living area which can sleep one additional guest. Socialize during the day with your other guest and then retire to your privacy in the evening. Please inquire for pricing for both units.
    Lake Vista B&B is located only minutes from Nuevo Arenal. The location is safe, and secure and central to all activities around the lake. With so many different activities available for day trips in this area it is easy to find something to please everyone. After your adventure is over return to your Suite and enjoy the wonderful view of the lake and then pop down to one of the many restaurants located nearby. You might meet some of the local natives, Expats, they are a friendly bunch. Please check out our website for activities and restaurants in the area. There are a number of very good restaurants in the immediate area. We would be pleased to recommend some of our favorites.
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    It is a small paradise where you can be filled with life and be very happy, with a spectacular view of Lake Arenal and Arenal Volcano. It is surrounded by trees and different species of birds, such as toucans, oropendula guans, yellow chests and many more, such as monkeys. and won.
    It has three bedrooms, dining room, kitchen, a large patio and garden a bathroom, a hammock, and many fruit trees, private parking
    It is quiet beautiful and full of nature
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    Nuevo Arenal, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Unusually open beautiful Villa in a quite location on 3 acres overlooking Lake Arenal . 3 bedrooms (one, a large loft) and 6 bathrooms w/bidet showers. Infinity salt water swimming pool and a large hot water tub for a fee. Accommodates 10. Suitable for some quiet time.
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    Provincia de Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Lake Arenal View Villa
    3 reviews
    A comfy casita next to our house, overlooking Lake Arenal. Ten minutes from all amenities in the town of Tilaran. Lake activities and day trip close to many of Costa Rica's attractions: zip lines, volcano hike, cloud forest, waterfalls, beaches etc. Moderate weather all year. Walking/running trails with abundant flora and fauna. Peaceful and relaxing.
    Sitting area, kitchenette, walk in closet and bathroom with shower. Queen Bed (cotton linens) can be separated from living area with curtains, and a futon bed (with springs) in living area. Kitchenette has refrigerator, mw, and hotplate, stocked with pots, pans, dishes etc.
    We are rural, but within 10 minutes of several towns which have grocery stores, and all amenities. The casita is on a beautiful walking trail where you can enjoy a large variety of flora and fauna. We're also adjacent to pastureland with cattle and horses. Trails, tours, towns, waterfalls, beaches, ziplines, much more close by for day trips.
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    Boanerges2017-11-08T00:00:00Z
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    Tilaran, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    In Tronadora de Tilaran, Guanacaste, fully furnished,Tico style house on a hill, very private. Whole house rental includes utilities and gardening. Caretaker on call. Gorgeous view of Lake Arenal, volcanos. Available 6/1/2016 onward. Sleeps up to 6.
    This is the place for you if you love to be left alone to meditate, write, study, chill, and use a home base for adventuring n Costa Rica. You would most conveniently take Southwest or Jet Blue, depending on your jumping off point in the IUS, or other from other locales and travel to LIR, Liberia airport Daniel Oduber, where our caretaker/driver, Danilo would pick you up. Pay him for the 1-1/2 hour ride to my place. It will be about $75 USD OR you can take chances with the buses (four changes) and under $10 total. Danilo has all keys to the place and can orient you well. Trash pickup on Tuesday 7 a.m, fruit and veg vendor honks at 11:30 a.m. Thurs.; fish vendor honks Friday at 11:30 a.m. Neighbors on one side very friendly and kind. Raise and milk cows, can sell cheese and eggs if they have. Other side - only cow pasture. Green season beginning about now, May, as we have had a prolonged drought lasting 3 months and are happy to. have our green back! List of local phone numbers available in kitchen area.
    Quite bucolic, rural, great for walking, motorcycling, getting to know other US expats and friendly Ticos. Road is rough, but go slowly and carefully on it and avoid any of the potholes, loose dogs, or horses.
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    Tronadora, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    We have both one bedroom studio and two bedroom apartments available for short term or long term rental. Each unit has it's own entrance and bath. All units are fully furnished, kitchenettes, sat TV, and Hi Speed Internet. We differ from all from all other local rentals in that we are in Town. In walking distance to supermarkets, restraunts , nightlife and the other cultural attractions Arenal has to provide.
  • I have stayed all over the Lake Arenal area. I have seen owners and places come and go. Without a shadow of a doubt this was the absolute best value and MOST COMFORTABLE stay I HAVE EVER HAD. A lot of places look good online, this is the only place that's SO clean, well maintained, close to everything a traveler needs. Where I felt safe and so welcome in 20 years of travelling. Where do I start...I stayed in a studio apartment, downstairs with awesome view of the lake from the shared deck (so cool). Big , clean queen bed, kitchenette that had everything I needed from coffee maker, toaster and 2 grill cook top, regular sized fridge with lots of ice, ceiling fan, 32 inch flat screen with local and international channels and GREAT INTERNET. I walk outside and there are two hammock swings, cool breezes and really cool neighbours some long term, some not. I walk ten minutes and I am downtown good food, stores with tons of supplies, even hard to find stuff like ginger and wasabi as we made sushi in the apt a couple of nights. Took recommendations from the locals and had a superb meal at "The Gingerbread" also planned and went on kayak and a zip line tour. Chuck the owner was perfect, he was there when I arrived had suggestions and even helped me figure out how to get online, which was all on my end, great internet. Did two loads of laundry! DID I MENTION THERE IS FREE LAUNDRY ONSITE!!. I don't know how Chuck manages to put this all together for such an affordable price, try and stay at least three or four days to take in the town and local sights. It really isn't an apartment it's like your own private mini condo, that is super clean and way to cheap. Book it before he changes the prices because once word is out, you won't find an open spot at this place. I will be returning soon, if they are good enough to have me. 5 STARS!!!

    Patrick2017-06-09T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    VISTAS DEL LAGO APTS
    2 reviews
    Our rooms are spacious, airy and comfortable. Open your doors or windows let the cool breeze hug you, and immerse yourself in the nature that surrounds our B&B: birds, trees and the amazing view of Lake Arenal and Volcan Arenal. Whether you are relaxing, enjoying a drink or sipping hot tea, you will feel welcome and well-cared for, like a guest in a inviting private home. Book your stay now for the holiday season.
    Our Banana Suite is located in the main house, second floor, very bright and spacious. Queen size bed, private bathroom with tub, shower, double sinks, private sitting area. Large balcony with amazing views of Arenal Lake and Volcano as well as rainforest, shared with The Mora room.
    We are very close to the center of town, 10-min and you are in the heart of town, markets, restaurants, etc, all which just a walk.
  • We had an amazing time at Carlos & Werner's house, it is a beautiful place to stay. The both of them are so kind, splendid, warm and caring... they know the area and recommended us where to have a great dinner, Moya's pizza is one of the best we have tryed. We stayed at Banana suite, a lovely room as you see it in pictures and had it all you read on the description. Simply a comfortable place. Hopefully we will come back soon!

    Rebeca2017-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • What was there not to love! The view is amazing, the room was great and clean, the breakfast was to die for and most importantly Carlos and Werner are amazing hosts. So attentive and very helpful!! We wished we could have stayed longer. But we will definitely be back that's for sure!

    Rocio2017-05-29T00:00:00Z
  • We just finished a 5 day 4 night visit to Casa Donna Rosa B and B. Everything about this visit was magical for us! Werner and Carlos were incredible hosts and went above and beyond to make sure our every need was taken care of...always with grace, kindness and good humor. (We feel blessed to have them as friends going forward!) Throughout our visit they were full of solid information, which was very helpful to us. They picked us up and dropped us off at the LIR airport, for a most reasonable fee. Their place is stunning; quiet, extremely clean and beautifully decorated! The breakfasts were to die for...still savoring their memory! We can't wait to return...(also to see Milo and Mia)...

    Douglas2017-07-26T00:00:00Z
  • Where do I start...The experience was far and beyond any of my expectations. My wife and I were on our honeymoon and these two gentlemen made our experience the toast of Arenal. From the exceptional customer service before we arrived to the wonderful conversation once we walked through the door, our experience was one for the ages. We were truly amazed by the wonderful room and spacious bathroom, but this was only to be outdone by the fantastic breakfast. Carlos is a world class chef and you are in for a treat. We had such an amazing experience that I will send anyone that goes to Costa Rica to stay at this true BnB.

    James2017-05-01T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    Self contained 1 bdrm (separate from living area) 1 bath casita fully furnished and supplied with all the comforts of home. (In addition the couch/futon folds out to sleep two small children or one adult) Secure gated community with pool tennis courts boat docks and a view matched by none. All paved roads only 3 miles from the town of Nuevo Arenal.
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Lodge Arenal Lodge offers you a comfortable room, two beds one double and one single, with private bathroom and hot water. Outdoors there are gardens and terrace where you can enjoy a nice afternoon.
    Located in the Lake Arenal region there are dozens of day trips to be taken. From spectacular Pacific beaches, to jungle trails, to volcanoes and much more. Whether you want a base for fun filled daytime activities or just want to unwind and relax, The Sandbar is a great choice.
    A quiet, very safe place
  • They were very nice and friendly. The room was nice and the view was awesome.

    Hannah2016-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • We loved the restaurant at the bottom of the drive and the horseback ride was very enjoyable. The owner set a nice leisurely pace and we had a great conversation during the ride and after. Highly recommend the restaurant. Very good food, fair pricing and made to order. Excellent.

    Guillaume2017-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • We were well looked after and had a wonderful stay in Arenal. The host was very helpful and provided lots of advice and support for seeing the area. It was nice to get a true country feel for Costa Rica and see the beauty of the area. The host organised a private tour with her family to Rio Celeste and a horse ride ride into the mountains. Food was also available from the families restaurant just down the road. Best accessed with a car and no hot water but that is normal for many places if Costa Rica. Highly recommend!

    Eleanore2016-11-14T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for The good esperienze

    Francesco2016-03-25T00:00:00Z
  • This lodge was beautiful. It was as described: two beds, private room with bathroom, easy parking. We did have some trouble finding this place as there are no addresses in Costa Rica, but after asking around to make sure we were driving the right way, we eventually reached Lodge Establo Arenal. The host was flexible with our check-in time and eager to help us plan and book activities in the area. If you need anything, they're available through Airbnb, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), and live right next door so communication is easy. Lovely view from their front porch too! Recommended.

    Kim2016-12-12T00:00:00Z
  • Very friendly family, warm and conveniently. This offer little ranch cottage, a restaurant (with a délicieuse homemade yogourt!) and the possibility to have a horseback hiking. the setting is very pleasant and guests will be happy to provide information on activities in the surrounding area. A good address!

    Sarah & Emmanuel2015-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • What a gem! This was a perfect place for us, very very peaceful and located atop of a hill amongst beautiful gardens. The town is about 3 km away but there is a restaurant right at the lodge which serves good food.the room was basic but for the price, a good bargain.we hope that we can return one day

    Raymond2016-03-27T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice people

    Christine2016-03-09T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Completely furnished home, Internet Wi-Fi, Cable TV, located in a gated community, club house with pool, 150 meters from the Lake Arenal access, pool table, Lake and garden view
  • Our host, Pablo, was great at communicating with us prior to our trip to get ready and to coordinate with us on our arrival time, even though it ended up being fairly late in the evening (around 9:00pm). He was always extremely prompt in responding to emails and texts with responses to our questions. After meeting us at the house, Pablo provided us with useful information about the area and showed us around the property and house - he was available as needed during our stay to answer any questions we had and provide anything needed at the house. He recommended a great local brewery/restaurant in the area and well as other restaurants/attractions. The house is located in a beautiful area with views of the lake - there is a wonderful patio out back where you can sit and enjoy the view. All of the bedrooms - the guesthouse room and 2 bedrooms in the main house are all spacious and comfortable. The living room is very comfortable and nicely furnished. We were able to do a good deal of cooking in the kitchen, which was very convenient - it was well stocked with supplies for cooking. Overall, a great place to stay in the Tilaran area - do be aware that the area (and all of Costa Rica) has many unpaved and rough roads so always give yourself plenty of time to get from one place to another. The house is around 1.5 hours from the Arenal Volcano area and 1.5 to 2 hours from beaches and Santa Elena/Monteverde areas.

    Lori2015-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home in a safe, quiet, private and scenic location with stunning views of Lake Arenal. This house offers the feeling of living in Costa Rica, not just visiting. Our host, Pablo, took special care to meet us, offer many suggestions, and then spend extra time booking reservations for us- he was more like a private tour guide or concierge. Our travel from US was delayed by weather and Pablo showed genuine concern and was in constant contact offering assistance. We travel frequently and know he is a superior host. The house location offers stunning views and space to relax in comfort. We drove around the lake to Arenal Observatory lodge and grounds, hiked to waterfalls, visited La Fortuna, and watched the moon rise in one day. The roads now paved make travel much easier than 20 years ago! Follow Pablo's recommendation to drive up to the wind turbines for a spectacular sunset! Local restaurants are good. The dog next door may visit you- she is adorable. The third bedroom is a really a guest house/studio with its own shower, small kitchen, etc- good for teenagers; in-laws; a second couple or adult traveling with you. Enjoy! We highly recommend this house and we look forward to coming back one day!

    Joanne2017-04-12T00:00:00Z
  • Pablo was the ultimate host. He was available for us whatever we needed and made our stay stress free. The house was beautiful and had everything we needed for a terrific stay. I would stay here time and time again both because the house was so beautiful and Pablo was such a fantastic host!

    Monica2016-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Pablo was a great host and made our arrival and check-out very easy. The house was well equipped and as in the pictures. The third bedroom is in a separate guest house which seemed to be not frequently used as it was very damp. Unfortunately it rained during our stay, but otherwise it would have been nice to sit on the terrace.

    Laura2016-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • House #6 is incredible. Perfect location in front of the lake, with all the amenities you need. Close to Tilaran and many other attractions in the area. But above all a perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy nature.

    Jan Willem2017-01-01T00:00:00Z
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    Tilaran, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    House # 6 Buena Vista
    5 reviews
    The perfect place in Nuevo Arenal for a couple or 1 person. Wonderful setting in gated community amidst the rain forest. Wake up, look out your window and see the howler monkeys and toucans pass by!
    Very quiet area with jungle all around you. Ideal for nature lovers, birders, hikers and outdoor adventure seekers. You will be surrounded by all kinds of animals, numerous birds, orchids, etc. There are some beautiful walking trails through the rainforest on the community property. A longer hiking trail is within a 3-minute distance. This is a great area for mountainbiking. It is also a water sports paradise: windsurfing/kitesurfing at a 15 minute distance, wakeboarding and waterskiing and SUP at 30 minutes, kayaking 5 minutes away. Lake access is at 5 minutes in the public park in Nuevo Arenal, and at several other locations (Puerto San Luis being a very nice one, at 30 minutes), but not within walking distance. Pictures of the lake with this listing are for illustrative purposes, to show the area, but are not taken from our property.
    La Casita is situated in a quiet and green residential area.
  • Staying in Sander's casita was great! It is located near town and lots of really great restaurants. It was the perfect quiet oasis that was needed to come back to after long days of adventuring in the area. Sander and his family are very kind and provided all the necessities for our stay. I would highly recommend this comforting place to stay during your Lake Arenal visit!

    Laura2015-07-23T00:00:00Z
  • From the moment I arrived in Costa Rica, Sander, Kirsten, and their family made me feel welcome, be it through on-the-spot help with directions or my very own parking space adjacent to their home. La Casita is as advertised: a serene, cozy, clean hideaway tucked away in Nuevo Arenal. La Casita is positioned advantageously near sights and cities, just a little under an hour from La Fortuna and Arenal and minutes from Nuevo Arenal, a tiny hamlet featuring friendly bars, restaurants, and shopping (Kirsten has thankfully provided guests with a portfolio that acts as a guide to the area in case you were like me and didn't do extensive research!). La Casita remains highly recommended. Anyone looking for an escape from the stress of daily life should consider staying here! -Vince

    Vincent R.2015-07-13T00:00:00Z
  • Sander and his family are very warm and welcoming. They went out of their way to introduce the entire family and make sure we were comfortable with the accommodations.

    Michael2015-10-25T00:00:00Z
  • My boyfriend and I stayed at La Casita for 4 nights and had an incredible time! Sander and Kirsten are absolutely lovely, open, thoughtful people. Even with their busy life, I always felt that they were accessable if I needed anything. They were flexible in adjusting to our travel plans and helped us figure out the best place to go for canyoning. We even went wake boarding with Sander and it was a blast! I would recommend renting a car if you plan on staying here as having a car makes it much easier to get to attractions.

    Rachel2016-07-05T00:00:00Z
  • We found a treasure in our accommodations. Sander and Kirsten were the consummate hosts seeing to our every need--even down to loaning us a small cooking pot. The kitchen was adequate for our needs: 2-burner stovetop unit, coffeemaker & toaster oven. The shower was heavenly! Our only downside was three days of nearly constant rain, but our hosts provided the sunshine!iIf you love birds you will be in heaven.Hummingbirds galore

    Jeffrey2016-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Its a really beautiful house for one or two people :) the family is really friendly and the location of the house is great if you want to live near the lake. I liked it a lot.

    Verena2016-10-17T00:00:00Z
  • Wife and I had a great time staying at the Casita. It was the perfect location for enjoying lake Arenal. The Casita had all the amenities needed and lots of privacy. Sanders and family was a delight, friendly and helpful, great people.

    James2015-09-18T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay at Sander's place. He was very responsive when we tried to contact him and received us along with his family at Check in. The ambiance of the room was better than we expected. It was spacious, clean and well kept. Over all a great stay. We would definitely consider staying here again and would recommend anyone else looking for a stay option around here.

    Vinod2016-12-30T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    La Casita at Lake Arenal
    70 reviews
    When you visit Nuevo Arenal come and stay on a real working organic farm! Milk a cow, or feed the ducks! We will be happy to explain how this balanced eco system works. And our new addition, come and catch your dinner at your own private lake!
    Farm Stay is a idea of mine to let the public see how a organic farm can work. We have designed and built a naturally balanced eco system that feeds itself and us. The property is a natural rain forest paradise that sits on a lush 10 acrs., that over looks the lake of Arenal. We made a dam at the top of the property were the water flows on its own to all parts of the farm. With all that water we planted banana trees, fruit trees, and fenced in the pastures for the cows. We made fish ponds and lakes that are now filled with enough fish to feed many people. Every day is something new here at the farm Stay!
    The Farm Stay is in the San Antiono neighborhood just out side of Nuevo Arenal, over looking the lake of Arenal. Quiet, safe and peaceful.
  • Gaia was an excellent, helpful and welcoming host. We were traveling on bus and by foot, so we walked the half mile up the hill (mountain!) to his farm. The views are outstanding! There is a walking path to the town, which is about a 20 min walk. There is a bus that leaves town around 8am for La Fortuna, where you can go zip lining and do other adventures. The Farm Stay was a really nice little cabin with two beds, a furnished kitchen, and a bathroom (all in the same room). Gaia showed us around the farm and helped us set up a horseback riding adventure. Staying here is definitely doable on foot (and worth is), just expect a lot of walking because Gaia's place is a bit remote. Overall, he was very knowledgeable, helpful, and welcoming, we definitely recommend staying here!

    Ryan2015-01-11T00:00:00Z
  • We had a fantastic time staying with Gaia. He was extremely welcoming and helped us orient ourselves to the area, suggesting several interesting local attractions not found in guidebooks. The accommodations are simple, clean, and quiet. The farm animals were friendly and adorable - two baby lambs were born the first night we arrived. Highly recommended.

    Andreas2015-10-15T00:00:00Z
  • My favorite place I stayed on my trip to Costa Rica! Gaia's place is a little hard to find if you can't pull in a GPS signal but you can ask for directions from the chocolate shop in town. Gaia met me when I arrived and immediately took me around to introduce me to all of his farm animals, which was a major reason I had picked his place. And the landscape is stunning! I hiked around his hillside and the view is great... but Gaia's property is luscious and so peaceful. Then he showed me to my quarters, the most perfect studio in-law unit with a claw foot bathtub. If I was going to move to Costa Rica, I would ask Gaia if I could rent this place. While it is just a studio in size, it has everything I needed minus an oven. And clean! The cherry on top was my new BFF, one of his 3 dogs, Buck, a year old pit/husky mix. He's very rambunctious but don't be fooled: he's a lover and once we finally found a gentle space together, he'd come visit me in the morning and the evening to play or get love. I actually cried when I drove away. I would recommend this stay to anyone and everyone.

    Kim2017-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Gaia is a great host! He was present and made us felt welcome and helped us out as much as he could! His place is AMAZING! Nuevo Arenal is a dreamland! We had a great time staying with him, met the humble and nice people in town! We didn't have a car while we were there, but Gaia was there to help us out to his fullest extent. He even woke up early to drive us to the bus stop, because we had luggage and it was raining! Gaia's house is tucked away on a hill, on a clear day you can see the lake, and the view is unbelievable. 30 minutes hike down into town is very enjoyable, along the way there are just beautiful scenery, animals, and exotic plant life. Gaia showed us a back door short cut to his place, and the view is just as stunning! We really enjoyed staying at Gaia's place, we highly recommend this magical place!

    teen andrew2015-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • What a unique experience it is to stay on Gaia's farm! Gaia and his significant other Rosie having been investing in this delightful and sustainable farm for 10 years. It was inspiring to see a couple building their dream and cultivating practices with ingenuity and respect for the environment. My stay was no less than serene on this beautiful piece of property. The guest house is situated on the property so that it is very private. Guests are well protected by the ever-vigilant watch dogs Baloo and Mongo; and the little one, Moco will love you like he is your own the moment you step foot on the property. It was clear to me that Gaia is an upstanding and involved member of the community in Nuevo Arenal and he was an extremely hospitable host. I felt fortunate that he his willing to share a slice of his heaven! Exploring the area is best done with your own vehicle, although I got by without one.

    Jen2016-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying at Gaia and his wife! The place was magical. And being there so close to the animals is awesome. When we arrived we had the biggest surprise, there were small baby pigs! We even got to held them in our arms. Gaia is so friendly, and willing to tell everything about the farm and surroundings. He helped us a lot with arranging transportation. We recommend staying at Gaia's anytime! Visiting the farm was a highlight of our stay in CR.

    Barbara2013-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Gaia's place. The house was clean and cozy. It is equipped with some basic kitchen facilities which makes cooking possible. There is a nice balance between privacy and interaction with the animals and Gaia. Gaia was very helpful in planning some activities near Nuevo Arenal (horse back riding) and providing directions of the area. We loved his hospitality and his animals! The farm is a bit away from the centre of Nuevo Arenal but that is no problem when you have a car. The farm has a relaxed and quiet atmosphere. From the front of the guesthouse you can see a magical sunset every evening, and there is a beautiful view on Lake Arenal. Staying at this farm was a great experience. We recommend it to anyone who likes a peaceful environment with lots of nature!

    Paul2015-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • What a great experience !!! The home is beautiful and surrounding are peaceful with breathtaking sights . However as amazing as this place is , what's even even more great are its owners ! Gaia and Rosie are just about the nicest people ever ! From sharing their vegetables , to doing our laundry , they are truest unbelievable hosts who go above and beyond :) very interesting and warm people !

    Cristina and Paul2015-02-21T00:00:00Z
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    Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Farm Stay
    86 reviews

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    Nicole
    Nicole
    2017-03-21
    The house is exactly like the pictures. We were a group of 12 visiting Jaco. We fit comfortably (used the couch beds as well). The house has everything you need- including a landline phone, which is v…
    Andres
    Andres
    2017-05-05
    Ami, an excellent host, the apartment was as described, pool was great, the place is private and pretty close to Jaco. We had a blast!
    James & Joan
    James & Joan
    2015-04-23
    Beautiful setting. Great people. Answered many of our questions. Thanks much for everything.
    Michelle
    Michelle
    2017-11-20
    Without a doubt this house was the most serene and relaxing place I have ever stayed. It was also one of the prettiest. After booking I was a little concerned that the location was o far away from t…
    Jennifer
    Jennifer
    2017-07-01
    Great house would recommend to everyone Soledad is very helpful. We had a wonderful time, can't wait to go bacl
    Lois
    Lois
    2016-03-25
    We just returned from Lake Arenal and had a fantastic time. The cabin was truly beautiful and spacious. We stayed with another couple and Pablo brought our 17yr. old son an air matress to sleep on. …
    Brenda
    Brenda
    2016-05-22
    Soooo Nice people, and What a house !!!! Very Nice breakfast at the morning with fresh orange juice and thier homemade coffee. Absoluetly want to see Michael and Elizabeth for a second night. No doub…
    Caroline
    Caroline
    2016-04-26
    Our group had an amazing time at Pura Vida Ecolodge. The views are even more incredible in person than they are in photos. It's definitely secluded, private and you are truly staying up on a mountain …

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