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Private Lake Access / Volcano View/Car Available*

Casa Malecu
Very good
2 reviews
Casa Malecu
Outdoor Deck / Terrace
Outdoor Lounge
View from Lounge
Outdoor Dinning Table
View from Terrace
Cozy Indoor Living Room / TV Room
Fully Equipped Kitchen / Dinning Table
Kitchen Area
Bedroom #1
Bedroom #1
Bedroom #1
Bathroom #1 / Shower with view!!
Bathroom #1
Bedroom #2
Bedroom #2
Bedroom #3
Bathroom #2
Bathroom #2
Garden Views and Lake
Road to Lake
Floating Deck / Kayak Dock
Casa Malecu Playground
Picnic or water activities?
Feel like just feeling nature? enjoy wooden bench, listen to the birds.
Floating deck / Kayak Dock
Pedro !! He will take care of you ... Tips are appreciated
Casa Malecu
Volcano View from the house
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Nuevo Arenal, Province of Guanacaste
The house is fully equipped and offers everything you need to enjoy a complete vacation experience. Comfortable beds, well-kept kitchen and laundry appliances, privacy and security. It is located inside a 29 acre private farm with a beautiful view of the Arenal Volcano and its 85,000 m2 lake. Besides this impressive scenery, the villa has an exclusive access trail to the lake where you can enjoy water activities such as kayaking (kayaks available for FREE), swimming, fishing or just appreciate the fresh water of this amazing lake. We recommend the private area for picnics or any other family activities. For those who are passionate for the outdoors, there is also enough room to walk / run around the property trails.

The wonderful gardens make the environment perfect for a relaxing and an enjoyable stay. It makes you feel part of the sp...
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About the Owner, Antonio & Chris B
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2014
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #FKN2956986
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English first
Edmonton, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed April 28, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We enjoyed our 5 night stay here but were not prepared for how isolated it is.

While absolutely a bird watchers paradise - we saw parakeets, toucans, a pheasant, hummingbirds and much more, all from the gorgeous front porch - it was less than ideal for our family with 3 school aged boys. While Pedro the caretaker and the folks in nearby Nuevo Arenal were all very kind, they did not speak English and we speak no Spanish. We could not find the bathing beach for the kids to swim and could not have managed getting more than one kayak down if we even found the boat launch. The drive to La Fortuna where activities are located, is at least an hour drive despite the short distance because of the windy roads - which are also not fun if anyone in your group is prone to motion sickness.

That being said, if you do want to get away from it all, and have a car, this is a lovely property on beautiful grounds with a truly inspiring view. It was clean, well stocked with dishes, good...

Vivian M
Laurel, New York, United States
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed March 6, 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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Casa Malecu was a little difficult to find because the Maverick restaurant has closed and is no longer a useful landmark.The house has a beautiful view, a beautiful porch. Pedro the caretaker and his wife were extra nice and helpfull. We enjoyed the kayaks. You do have to strap them to a cart and pull them up and down the hill but it is not that tough. We brought our 88 year old parents to celebrate mom's birthday and the house was very easy for them to use. Just one step in the whole house. The lake is about 300 meters away down a gravel road with a fairly steep incline. It was not suitable to bring them to the water there. Boat launch ramp in the last 100 feet is very steep, however Pedro was kind enough to tell us where the bathing beach in the town was and we were able to get them to the water there. The kitchen is well equipped. The super market in Nuevo Arenal is a quick drive and is well stocked with everything,There is also a butcher close by. You really need a car to get into...

  • Boat Available
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dec 24, 2017 -
Dec 31, 2017
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About the neighborhood
Driving Direction (Coming from Cañas Town): Follow route 142, after approximately 23 km you are going to pass through a small town called Tilarán. Continue on route 142, approximately 16.5-17 km after passing Tilarán you will pass through a really small town called Rio Piedras. Continue on route 142 and 3.9 km after you will pass through El Aguacate small town. If you follow route 142 you are going to go over a small bridge the crosses The Aguacate River, from that bridge it is approximately 800 meter. The gated community entrance is going to be on your right hand. If you see a restaurant called Maverick or Hotel La Rana to your right that means that you already missed the gated community entrance. The gated community entrance is between kilometer 44 and 45. When you are driving Route 142... more
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