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65 acre Private and Gated Estate

Welcome to CRParaiso -- Front Gate
5 reviews
Welcome to CRParaiso -- Front Gate
Looking back to Front Gate after entering Property
Entrance from Driveway
Balcony on Western side (sunsets)
Balcony on Eastern side (sunrises)
Full Kitchen -- lower level
Another Kitchen View -- lower level
Large Dining table off Kitchen.
Living Area with comfortable seating.
Living Area with wood burning fireplace.
Living Area with lots of natural light.
Entertainment Area with comfortable seating.
Flat Screen TV with DVD/VHS movies - no regular TV.
Queen Bedroom lower level
Full/Queen Bedroom 2 -- upper level w/balcony
Downstairs bedroom with bunk bed.
Downstairs bedroom.
Bedroom 3 - upper level w/balcony
Bedroom 4 -- upper level w/balcony
Full bath w/deep tub and separate shower on upper level
Upper Bath
Full Bath w/Shower
Office Loft -- upper level w/balcony
Large Veranda
Large Veranda off Kitchen and Living Room
Sunset from Balcony
Lake View from Balcony
Typical Flower on Property
Naturally Refreshed 1 acre Swimming Pond
Naturally Refreshed 1 acre Swimming Pond
Swimming in the Pond is refreshing and natural
Beauty Surrounds you
Great Trails with places to rest and enjoy
Great Viewing and Exercise Platform on Property
Over 200 Species of Orchids
Over 100 Banana Trees (several different varieties)
Pinapples too
More Flora
Friends for Dinner
Local Traffic
More flowers from the Property
Hills around the Lake are Majestic
The volcano is Magnificent
The local Monkeys are fun to see and hear
Pizote (racoon family)
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5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Nuevo Arenal, Province of Guanacaste
IMPORTANT UPDATE... April 12, 2016, The road to our property has been re-graded so it is easily accessible by all size vehicles. We are excited that the municipality has vastly improved our road.

Gated and Private. Meticulously maintained 65+ acre private retreat with flowers and wildlife too numerous to mention. Over 3 miles of private hiking trails, many leading to fantastic vistas of the surrounding mountains, volcano and lake. The house is a compact 2,500 square foot open floor plan design with 5 bedrooms (1 queen, 1 full, and 4 twin and 1 bunk bed) and 2 bathrooms and sleeps 10. Each bedroom has great views. Full kitchen inside with local hand made cabinetry and a local hand made eat-in dining table that seats up to 10.The veranda on the back of the house is huge with great views of the lake and has a working wood stove that can s...
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About the Owner, Bret F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 16 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 4.3 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2100804
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English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed April 8, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We had a great stay at this place, the house was wonderful, it had everything we needed, except for the fridge that it did not work and we had a little bit of trouble with our food, but despite of that everything was wonderful. This is a great place to rest and enjoy nature, I went with a group of...

Aurora, Colorado
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
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Reviewed June 29, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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My family of 4 and extended family enjoyed our 3 night stay on this beautiful property. The host was great and Marvin and son were wonderful in helping us with anything we needed. They provided us with delicious bananas, limes, chiles and mandarins grown on the property. We saw some wildlife on the trails and just wish we had more...

Management response:

Thank you and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. You are welcomed back any time. We are always working on improving our property to provide a better Costa Rican experience for our guests.


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Reviewed May 31, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Management response:

We always appreciate guests that share their experience on our property and the surrounding area. We strive to provide the best experience possible and we constantly work to improve the property. Truly, the best Costa Rican experience is the hospitality and generosity of the locals that work with us---thank you Marvin, Jason, Flory, Annia and Henry...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
2.5km east of the Two Mouth River Bridge outside the Town of Nuevo Arenal.
Car advised
How to get there
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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