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Casa Balbi - Studio Monteverde Cloud Forest

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5.0 of 5 stars
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Located in a forest setting
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Skywalk bridge
rainforest walk
rainforest walk
hiking trail
Skywalk view
sunset view
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rainforest view
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local town of Santa Elena
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde, Province of Puntarenas
The upstairs Studio Apartment offers great view s of the forest & garden views. A comfy and warm feel is the atmosphere that will make you feel at home, the studio has one king size bed . A fridge, microwave, small toaster oven, coffee maker and all needed kitchen utensils, It also has a complete bath / shower with hot water.

The gardens are tropical with flowers to attract humming birds and butterflies. Drive way entrance & private parking with a gate to the main road, the location is a plus, quite and peaceful, very easy to get to all the attractions in Monteverde. The Selvatura & Sky Adventures are just up the road, Santa Elena Reserve is also close. The corridor on site is perfect to look for Sloths, Coatimundis, Monkeys and other wildlife that uses the forest at Casa Balbi. Bird watching right from your room is huge...
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About the owner, Oscar S
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 2 properties
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Regis P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 for a stay in January 2013
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Casa Balbi was a good choice to stay. Apartment above main house, clean, and roomy. Owners Oscar and Larry are helpful with information on the area. Location is out of town of Santa Elana that I preferred and short walk to town or take cab or shuttle to town. Shuttle service to Santa Elana Reserve and other activities in the... more

anthony a
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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I came to Casa Balbi from New York with the intention of staying for 1 month of my 3 month stay in Costa Rica, and wound up staying for a full 3 months, basically because of how amazing the space is, a huge farm in the mountains circled by trees, and how cool, friendly, and helpful the father and son... more

Kyra S
Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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I fell in love with Monte Verde and its people. I have a suspicion it's a lot to do with where I stayed and the hosts I stayed with. Balbi is quiet, sweet and warming (even when the temperature was not so) place to lay our heads every night. It felt like our own private villa on a beautiful vast... more

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  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
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Dec 15, 2015 -
May 1, 2016
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