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Rainforest Villa: 3BRs, Private Pool, Lake View

Rainbow over Casa Gavilan!
30 reviews
Rainbow over Casa Gavilan!
Our view of Lake Arenal and the hills of Monteverde beyond
Open the doors to the living room onto the beauty of the best of Costa Rica
Relax in our beautiful pool
Our pool is right next to the house so you can keep an eye on family
Enjoy the view as you refresh yourself in the pool!
Casa Gavilan is a large villa bungalow
View from our west terrace along the shores of Lake Arenal
Enjoy the views from our outdoor dining area
Another view of our living room and entertainment center
Our spacious living room has huge windows to our front garden and terraced gardens
Enjoy our fully equipped kitchen!
Our Master Bedroom has an en suite bathroom, King Sized Bed and views of Lake Arenal and Rainforest
This mot-mot feeds at our feeder regularly
This lovely photograph was taken by a recent guest - a hummingbird at one of three of our feeders
We have two covered decks - recline and read as you enjoy the views of our rainforest
Enjoy a meal outside on our adjoining covered deck, birdwatching is right there next to you.
Our poolside deck has a barbeque and firepit
Another view of our poolside deck, lounge chairs and firepit
Casa Gavilan's poolside deck:  Watch the kids play in the pool while enjoying the rainforest & view
Watch the sun go down in comfort!
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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Nuevo Arenal, Province of Guanacaste
This beautiful detached bungalow sits in its own gated grounds, complete with gardened terraces, private pool, and sweeping views of tropical rain forest jungle, Lake Arenal, and the hills of Monteverde beyond. You literally wake up to the sound of Howler Monkeys and Toucans every morning! You can linger in our pool, take a pleasant walk on our garden terraces or in the jungle beyond, or be more adventurous with the dozens of activities offered in La Fortuna, a short drive away.

In the evening, you might try one of our many restaurants nearby, or enjoy a romantic dinner at home in the seclusion of your own private mahogany-furnished dining room, as you watch the sun setting over the lake. Our private property is perfect for couples, each of our three bedrooms having its own self-contained bathroom. You have access to the world with tele...
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About the Owner, Kathleen G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN2102169
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Judith W
Medford, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

If you are renting in this area, I strongly suggest you consider this home. You can get there from Liberia or San Jose. The home was clean and has everything you could want : 3 bedrooms with private baths, a well equipped kitchen, cheery decor, beautiful outside views, outside seating, pool with a private lounging area, good location and lots...

Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We can't say enough nice things about Casa Gavilan in Nuevo Arenal. Beautiful and clean accommodations, beautiful surroundings, colorful birds, and great people. They have EVERYTHING that you need here; including a wide variety of bird identification books that made it fun to identify all of the birds that come into the feeders. The caretakers were very helpful and informative...

Marian M
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Better than advertised. Casa Gavilan ranks TOPS on m VBRO rental experiences. This property is gorgeous. The pictures do not do it justice. Ed was so helpful. We were delayed arriving which caught us having to drive the windy roads at dark, nerve racking. Ed met us along the road and guided us in. He also had us the essentials...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
CASA GAVILAN IS LOCATED ON THE NORTHERN SHORE OF LAKE ARENAL, FACING SOUTH, AND SURROUNDED BY RAINFOREST AND LAKE VIEWS! We are in a secure, gated community but the houses are arranged so that you enjoy complete privacy and seclusion, with the security of knowing good neighbors are only a short walk away!
Altitude 1957 feet, so no need for air conditioning - a gentle, fresh breeze keeps you comfortable all year round!
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