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Beachfront Punta Uva - where the Jungle meets the Beach !

Bedrooms have quiet air conditioning, iPod players and safes for valuables.
1 of 33Bedrooms have quiet air conditioning, iPod players and safes for valuables.
Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
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...
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Listing #FKN2281098
About the Owner
Jeffrey / Evi K
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
We are always very responsive - we are living in the same area and whatever you will need or have questions we are happy to assist you in any way. Reach out to us for any questions you may have
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Reviewed April 2, 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.

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Reviewed March 28, 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...More

Thank Abe R
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Reviewed January 25, 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...More

Thank IMGlasgow
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • 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
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please respect the tranquility and dont party after 10 pm if you smoke, you can smoke outside of the house - inside it is not allowed Sorry, no pets allowed if you hate spider...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    1 Twin
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
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).
Rates are higher during Christmas, New Year and Easter weeks. Please inquire.
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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.
Punta Uva dive center is about 500meters away
Best Caribbean Restaurant is a 5 minute walk away 'Selvin'
Supermarket 800 meters
Bus Stop 200m
Getting around
You can move around easlily by bicycle during the day - to explore nearby beaches like Playa Chiquita, Cocles or ride even to Puerto Viejo which is about 7 km. The roads are in good condition and flat.

A car is nice to have if you come with kids or you want to explore further to the National parks of Cahuita or the Wildlife Refugee of Gandoca/ Manzanillo
or if it rains and in the night we do not recomend to ride the bike.

But you can always call a inexpensive Taxi or a TukTuk.

Public transportation is available - just 200m from the house stops the bus every 2 hours and takes you to Puerto Viejo, Cahuita, Manzanillo, Limon and San Jose.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport SJO: 159.7 mi
Ferry: Limon: 39.8 mi
Airport to fly in is SJO - Juan Santa Maria Intl. Airport and from there its a +/- 5 hour drive to the house in Punta Uva, whether you rent a car or come with public bus or a Shuttle.
Reach out to us and we are happy to assist with the bookings.

A few days before arrival we will send you detailed instructions how to get there. Any questions are very welcome
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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