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Establo San Rafael B&B

San rafael abajo Santiago de Puriscal, Santiago de Puriscal 10405 Costa Rica
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Free cancellation until 10/21/19
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Free cancellation until 10/24/19
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We have two cozy cabinas, each with their own shower and bathroom. We also have two adjoining rooms with a kitchenette and a private bath. We also offer two single rooms with a shared bathroom. All rooms are located on our beautiful horse farm. Enjoy our new pool and gardens; breakfast is served on the porch overlooking the mountains and riding arena. You may choose to ride our horses on the mountain trails surrounding the farm, or try a session in natural horsemanship. We also give lessons in natural dressage, or jumping. If you are not interested in riding, it is also nice to just relax and enjoy the farm or hike to the nearby waterfall.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Brenda and Abel are wonderful humans who clearly take pride in their (top notch) work. After seeing how some other places in CR treat their horses, my time at Establo San Rafael was a breath of fresh air. Without using a bit on her horses and engaging in totally in-tune, non-threatening methods with her many horses, Brenda is a wiz at all things Natural Horsemanship. Besides being a gifted horse whisperer, she's a natural teacher and gentle human. Often times animal lovers can be a little hard for us fellow humans to interact with socially - and that's NOT at all the case with Brenda. She is kind, patient, wise, and easy to get along with. As for the place itself... it's both basic and beautiful. It feels like whatever the opposite of corporate is. (I guess that would be homey?) Every morning I was greeted with the wonderful songs of the many birds on and around the farm, the gentle sounds of the horses, and the occasional crowing rooster or bleating goat. Walking out the front door I'd see horses and the beautiful, green mountain straight ahead. It's not the Ritz, but a different kind of paradise entirely. In the evenings the frogs chant as the sun sets, and the sound of the crickets gave me peaceful sleep each night. The meals were hearty and tasty, and the other people on the farm (interns, other guests) were multi cultural and very fun to talk with. As a solo traveler who doesn't speak Spanish I'll also mention that I felt very safe here. I could still have alone time as I wanted it, though, and enjoyed quiet time in a hammock, dunking in the pool, and hiking to the nearby waterfall and swimming hole. This place is truly a gem. I hope to come back again and again!
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Cheers to Brenda and Abel, They have beeen hosting and teaching ...amazingly. Brenda is a practionar of Natural Horsemanship.She is absolutely gifted with Human and horses.Abel....can guide you and is a excellent Chef....with a big heart. The horses are all well trained.... The location is peaceful and gorgeaous.
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Staying here was one of my favorite Costa Rican experiences. Brenda and Abel were very attentive and kind, without being intrusive. Our room was very open; the kitchen and bathroom were off an open hall, but extremely private. The sweet air and sounds of the night lulled us to sleep and no bugs at all. It was like camping out, yet with all the comfort and convenience of home. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful - pancakes and eggs. Don't worry about roads... the last mile or so was graven in excellent condition -- GPS will take you there unerringly. TripAdvisor didn't provide cost, but it was in the $60 range for one night. I can't say enough good about this charming B&B. It's well worth a drive from San Jose for the wonderful stay.
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Brenda and Abel are amazing and have created an amazing, magical place. I am extremely grateful for every moment I spent here, for they were full of growth, beauty, smiles, and abundant hospitality...
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If you want a Marriott hotel this is not for you. If you want to relax surrounded by clean air, beautiful plants, animals, and people I highly recommend this place. I felt peaceful and safe. The food and company was wonderful. I loved our apartment with screened in windows. The night air was cool and filled with singing frogs, toads, and I have no idea what else, but it was an enjoyable symphony. We had an open air kitchen, dining room, and shower. There are horses, goats, geese, chickens, and probably more. The breakfast tasted very healthy: eggs, pancakes, fruit, bread, milk, coffee and tea. I hope to return for a longer stay with friends to take some rides in the countryside, and hopefully learn something about horses.
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$60 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSantiago de Puriscal
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Frequently Asked Questions about Establo San Rafael B&B
What are some of the property amenities at Establo San Rafael B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Establo San Rafael B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Establo San Rafael B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Establo San Rafael B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mirachos Bar Restaurante, Chicharronera la paila, and El Kristal.
Does Establo San Rafael B&B have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Establo San Rafael B&B offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Establo San Rafael B&B?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.