For those, like myself, who are seeking an absolutely gorgeous spot in tropical Costa Rica to relax and unwind, this vacation home may be your destination. It is located less than 100 feet from the south shore of Lake Arenal with a beautiful view of the lake. The owner informed me that they receive less rain (in the rainy season) than the north shore while also just a small fraction of the traffic (only about 10 cars a day pass by). It is located near the towns of Tronadora and Tilaran, and there is an excellent gourmet restaurant nearby also. Over the mountain to the south there is panoramic green rolling valley and the town of Silencio, with Arenal Volcano visible in the distance.
The owner, Terrillynn and her assistant (and cook), Martha, were quite helpful in seeing that I was comfortable. I even got to sample some of their all natural cooking . . . delicious! The cabina is a separate house, clean and fully equipped for short or long term living as a Tico, if...