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Vacation house & jungle villa rental.Fascinating jungle experience in the middle of the Caribbean rainforest of Costa Rica! Our distinguished lodge on 16+ acres of private property is situated in the Gandoca Manzanillo wildlife refuge, with the beautiful Caribbean sea less then a mile away. You will stay in one of our luxurious, fully equipped houses on stilts. Experience the jungle like never before. Have the monkeys waiting outside your window as you wake up to the sounds of tropical birds singing (more than 100 species counted on our property). There are sloths, nosebears, other mammals, frogs, and so much more…Let comfort surround you while you are relaxing in the Costa Rican rain forest, drinking a good bottle of wine on your jungle porch. Have a massage, walk our private nature tracks or relax at the creek that runs through the property. Go on one of the many excursions we can arrange for you. Visit the picture perfect & quiet Caribbean beaches just a few minutes away! Venture into Cahuita National park or the Gandoca Manzanillo wildlife refuge. Enjoy a night out in the bustling beach town of Puerto Viejo (9 miles away). But most of all look forward to waking up in a jungle paradise that seems to have been created especially for you…
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
Romantic
Location
Full view
Getting there
Changuinola Airport19 mi
Bocas Del Toro Airport34 mi
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Surrounded by secondary rain forest the two El Arbol houses offer an experience very close to pure nature. I stayed for almost a week and during this time did not need to book any tour at the wildlife refuge: staying at the house, watching ans...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I really don't even know where to start with this review, as El Arbol was such a magical place, words don't feel adequate. I first arrived to El Arbol at NIGHT, and Marilyn took the time to walk me (by flashlight) down the path to...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Nice place if you want to be all alone. bit of a distance to stores and restaraunts. A little noisey when it rains because of the tin roof but sill enjoyable and you can hear the howler monkeys. tight stairway to upstairs so if you...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Wow! If you want a REAL jungle experience, I am certain this is the only place that can offer this in the area. El Arbol is literally a dream which became a reality for us. My girlfriend and I absolutely loved this place. Generally, we...More

Thank Max O
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed El Árbol! We were looking for a unique experience and staying in this jungle house provided that. The hosts were very helpful and communicated so well. Would highly recommend!

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bnuny
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Max O | Reviewed this property |
Try airbnb. They are very responsive there.
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cayennev8
October 16, 2015|
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El Arbol has power. I dont really know that much about charging batteries but the houses have 110V supplied to them to run the refridgerator, lights, small oven, blender, stuff like that. I hope this answers your question.
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"Both bungalows are spectacular"
AliciaM436
Jan 10, 2017
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"Each room is the same."
spam132016
Aug 26, 2016
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"houses are twins and next to each other. No blinds on windows"
cayennev8
Aug 17, 2016
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"Wi-fi is not in-room, but just outside the host's home. :)"
lisasM1733VZ
Feb 8, 2016
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Costa RicaProvince of LimonPuerto Viejo de Talamanca
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