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Valley of Dreams Lodge 1

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Valley of Dream Eco Lodge was named one of the 'The 15 Best Places to Stay in Costa Rica (Resorts, Hotels and Eco Lodges).We have 4 beautiful Eco-lodges, each has 2 private bedrooms, a bathroom, living room, dining area and kitchenette. The main salon has 3 sofas, a full kitchen, a table to seat 14 comfortably and covered fire pit. Salt water pool and 12 acres of nature to explore. We offer unique accommodations for people to connect and experience an amazing culture! The Space: Step Off the beaten path. Situated in the beautiful mountains of Costa Rica on 12 acres, Valley of Dreams Eco Lodge offers all new accommodations designed to allow for a eco-friendlier experience. Valley of Dreams is situated 1200 feet above sea level and surrounded by the jungle, yet 15 minutes away from the town...Valley of Dream Eco Lodge was named one of the 'The 15 Best Places to Stay in Costa Rica (Resorts, Hotels and Eco Lodges).We have 4 beautiful Eco-lodges, each has 2 private bedrooms, a bathroom, living room, dining area and kitchenette. The main salon has 3 sofas, a full kitchen, a table to seat 14 comfortably and covered fire pit. Salt water pool and 12 acres of nature to explore. We offer unique accommodations for people to connect and experience an amazing culture! The Space: Step Off the beaten path. Situated in the beautiful mountains of Costa Rica on 12 acres, Valley of Dreams Eco Lodge offers all new accommodations designed to allow for a eco-friendlier experience. Valley of Dreams is situated 1200 feet above sea level and surrounded by the jungle, yet 15 minutes away from the town of Dominical. Take pleasure in the daily ocean breezes and fall asleep to the sound of the ocean waves. Here you can revel in the many shooting stars and encounter the milky way. Valley of Dreams offers amazing abundance of wildlife and biodiversity. Toucans, turkeys and green parrots can be enjoyed in their natural habitat on a daily basis and sloths, coatimundi, and others make and occasional appearance. Valley of Dreams is surrounded by mature fruit trees including, mangoes, avocadoes, rambutan, cacao, cashew trees and many more which can be enjoyed by guests but are also enjoyed by the local monkeys. Hike one of the trails to the 400+ year old Ceiba tree, known by the Mayans as the Tree of Life. Valley of Dreams Eco Lodge offers unique accommodations designed to sleep a total of 10-15 guests making it an ideal location for family vacations, retreats, reunions at a fraction of the cost. Eco-lodges are also available as individual rentals which allows for an opportunity to meet other travelers. There is an abundance of outdoor space to use including a new fire pit with a roof and seating for all to hang out and enjoy. There are plenty of parking spaces available for everyone. Designed to offer all you need to reconnect yourself with nature and simplicity, Valley of Dreams has 4 private newly remodeled eco lodges. Each eco lodge offers two well-lit private bedrooms with matrimonial mattresses, open closet space and a small desk for inspirational moments. The bathrooms all have instant hot water showers and natural stone sinks. Every eco-lodge has a tastefully decorated living room with new sofas and a coffee table offers amazing views overlooking the jungles, gardens and valleys. Every lodge has a dining table that seats 4 and a kitchenette fully equipped with a microwave, sink, small fridge, coffee maker, electric skillet, cutting board and utensils. Large open windows allow you to experience what nature has to offer. An open floor plan allows for plenty of natural air. Ceiling fans throughout. The main house boasts an open great room which features plenty of places to relax and connect with others. A fully equipped new kitchen with all stainless-steel appliances offers plenty of room to prepare meals for a crowd. All cabinetry at Valley of Dreams was designed and made by a neighboring craftsman. Here you will find beautiful Platanillo sourced cedar wood ceilings, locally sourced bamboo design, a costa rican hand-crafted rainbow eucalyptus dining table that seats 12, five ceiling fans for your comfort, three comfortable couches and an abundance of natural light. An additional restroom is located in the main area for your convenience. Valley of Dreams has a more affordable private room available with a matrimonial bed, desk, closet and large private bathroom with handrails. Refresh in the below- ground salt water pool or relax in our covered fire pit with a built in barbecue made from bamboo on our property to experience nature. We have some beach equipment available. We have several snorkel masks, old sheets for beach use, some beach towels, boogie boards and coolers available. We have a limited supply so first come, first serve! Valley of Dreams is nestled in a small local community which allows guests an opportunity for a true cultural experience and to embrace a simpler way of live. Local restaurants offer a true farm to table experience. Only five minutes away, you can bask in one of this communities renounced waterfalls, Eco Chontales and the national treasure, Nuayaca falls. There are many other various waterfalls and swimming holes to relax in or enjoy a dip in the river. Valley of Dreams is in close proximity to Dominical, Uvita, Quepos, Manuel Antonio and San Isidro and near the beautiful beaches Playa Matapalo, Playa Hermosa, Playa Linda and many more. Guest Access: Guests have full access to the shared main salon, swimming pool, hammocks galore, large covered fire pit with built in barbecue, freedom to explore the beautiful jungle. This is a true place of nature, simplicity and beauty. Share food from our garden and many mature fruit trees available on this property. We really enjoy spendingMore
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2018
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Guests have full access to the shared main salon, swimming pool, hammocks galore, large covered fire pit with built in barbecue, freedom to explore the beautiful jungle. This is a true place of nature, simplicity and beauty. Share food from our garden and many mature fruit trees available on this property. We really enjoy spending time with our guests but also want to give you as much space as you need. Please let us know if you need anything and we'll be more than happy to help out! We reside on the property and are here for you! We love this community and are excited to share it with you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable.
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Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Matt and Annie went above and beyond to ensure that we had the best stay possible at Valley of Dreams. I couldn’t be more satisfied with the home itself, which was comfortable, equipped with all the right amenities, and absolutely beautiful. Having extremely hospitable and...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Julianne C
Annie S, VR Owner at Valley of Dreams Lodge 1, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

Julianne, Thank you so much for the amazing review! We are so grateful! We loved having you all and so enjoyed the time we spent together. We are so looking forward to your return amiga! Thanks for being a part of our Valley of Dreams...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

MUCHAS GRACIAS Matt & Annie! Our 5 nights became 7 nights. We ate from their garden and it was delicious! We cooked most of our meals in their amazing communal kitchen. I love that the communal space is separate from the lodges. The place has...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank mayrlie
Annie S, VR Owner at Valley of Dreams Lodge 1, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Wow! Thank you Ayrlie and Patrick for your amazing review! We love it when we start off a journey as hosts and end up as friends. You are an amazing couple and thank you for bringing your amazing energy to Valley of Dreams. Patrick and...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

I went down to Costa Rica to film a commercial, it was nothing I expected! It was the most comfortable stay, there's always something to do! The location is in the heart of the most beautiful part of Costa Rica!!More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Annie S, VR Owner at Valley of Dreams Lodge 1, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Keith, We cannot thank you enough for sharing all of your amazing experiences here. So glad you were able to enjoy Nuayaca Waterfalls, Rana Roja, Eco Chontales, Dominical and Uvita! Best of all was celebrating Christmas together. Wishing you all the best and cannot wait...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Matt and Annie are the most wonderful hosts a guest could ask for. I feel so fortunate to be able to experience a piece of Costa Rica Paradise that they call home. Overlooking an incredible valley with the most amazing sunsets. Matt show us around...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 524stepheni
Annie S, VR Owner at Valley of Dreams Lodge 1, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Steve! Thank you so much for the amazing review! We are very thankful that you loved the place and really enjoyed watching the sunset with you! Love creating amazing new memories! We are looking forward to your return next month!!! Pura Vida, Annie and Matt

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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How to get there
Here are the directions from the coastal highway route 34. Take route 34 toward Dominical. Prior to arriving in the town of Dominical, Make a left on route 243 headed towards San Isidro and follow for approximately 12 km, about 15-20 minutes. You will go past the signs for Nuayaca Waterfall. Prior to arriving in the town of Platanillo, you will see two bus stops on the left and the right and a gravel road next to a mechanics shop with old buses. Make a left on this gravel road (Calle de San Juan de Dios) and follow for approximately 3 km. You will go past Cacao Ridge Road (wooden sign on the left) for approximately 700 meters and we are the first house on the left. We have a lot of grass in the front yard, you will see the pool and a house with a red roof. Please park anywhere if you have...
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