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Beachfront Punta Uva: Storied Home, Modern Comfort

24 reviews | other travelers have booked this property
Rental Home 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 5 Pets not allowed Save
Bedrooms have quiet air conditioning, iPod players and safes for valuables.
Bedrooms have quiet air conditioning, iPod players and safes for valuables.
2 bedrooms with tall ceilings, restored original hard wood floors, 2 baths, and modern amenities.
View of Punta Uva beach near the end of the private beach path. Beach is great for swimming.
Recently remodeled, two-story, two-bedroom, two-bath house w/ private beach access.
View of kitchen from eating area. Tables seats up to 8.
Lush tropical gardens and stone pathways surround the house. Ocean is beyond the trees.
View from the kitchen towards the eating area. Ocean is to the right.
Kitchen with new refrigerator, stove, tiles, and appliances.
View from the kitchen, down the path, to the beach.
Bedrooms look over porch towards the ocean. Plenty of storage space and good light.
Upstairs bathroom: 2 sinks, shower/tub, & hot water (not typical in the area).
Screened-in upstairs porch (ocean is to the right). Relax while listening to the waves and jungle.
Upstairs porch and hallways outside of bedrooms. Ocean is to the right.
Private path from the house to Punta Uva beach.
View of Punta Uva beach from the house's private path.
House is well-lit at night for enjoying dinner, drinks, or moonlight swim.
A huge tree on the property that flowers every 5 years.
Tropical garden with many flowers, fruits, and trees.
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Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon
We hope you feel inspired while staying in our recently-renovated beachfront home, Casa de la Musa (House of the Muse), directly on the spectacular beach of Punta Uva. This is the home where famous Costa Rican author, Anacristina Rossi, lived for nearly 15 years and wrote stories about the life and beauty of the Caribbean coast. Her works include 'La Loca de Gandoca,” which, after its release in 1992, helped save the Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge from development (her books are available to read in English and Spanish at the house). While sitting in the home’s breezy deck and looking through the magnificent jungle gardens towards the gorgeous Punta Uva beach, you can easily imagine how Rossi felt inspired to write about this Costa Rican paradise.

Casa de la Musa is a clean, recently-restored Caribbean-style cabin with 2 bedrooms...
Listing #FKN2281098
About the Owner, Jeffrey / Evi K
Languages spoken: German, English, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 24 reviews
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English first
A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in March 2017

Casa del la Musa has a great location with the beach access direct from the property and is also handily located close to Selvin Restaurant and easy walking to the local mini mart.

Abe R
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in March 2017

it was amazing to be staying right there on this beautiful beach. The soft early morning sun was great for enjoying breakfast and sunbathing. The forest meets the beach, creating a nice area of shade during the peak heat of the day and places to hang your hammock if you bring one. The beach in front of the house has...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Lovely rental house with an interesting back story and the most idyllic position you can find on this coast. Right on the beach (15M) with a beautiful array of wildlife surrounding you. You even get your own sloth in the garden who strolls right past you without a care. Carlos and Yolanda live next door and look after the house...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Smoking not allowed
Pets not allowed
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Children under 12 stay free.
Rate includes cleaning after every 3 nights for stays of 5 nights or more.
Rate includes 1 load laundry per 2 guests after every 3 night (laundry done on-site).
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About the neighborhood
Directly on Punta Uva beach, one of the region's most swimmable and most beautiful beaches (the house is on the 50 meter line, the closest that houses in Costa Rica can legally be to the ocean). Punta Uva is located between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport SJO: 159.7 mi
Ferry: Limon: 39.8 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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