I spent four days at Finca Rosa Blanca. It was a wonderful alternative to San Jose. It is secluded and relaxing. Because it sits on a coffee plantation the scenery was gorgeous. The rooms were quite comfortable with a design that was charmingly unique. The location of Finca Rosa Blanca is perfect for doing activities in the area. We went on an excursion each day (nature preserves, Poas Volcano) and were back in the afternoon to relax and enjoy ourselves. The staff was warm and friendly and gave wonderful reccomendations on what to do in and around Santa Barbara. It was obvious that the quality of our stay was extremely important to them. We also had a WONDERFUL guide named Manolo whose knowledge about Costa Rica and its flora and fauna made for an unparallelled experience. Lastly, the coffee at Finca Rosa Blanca was out of this world. I missed it the second I left (thankfully I bought some for friends and family, as well as a small stash for myself). As I said, Finca Rosa Blanca has a wonderful location that is perfect for excurions, or for relaxing with a cup of coffee and enjoying the beautiful view.