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Casitas Del Rio-Relaxing Riverfront Retreat

Go for a swim in our 50ft pool
5.0 of 5 bubbles
64 reviews
Go for a swim in our 50ft pool
Casita surrounded by lush greenery on the banks of the river
Queen sized bed
2 Acre River Garden
Casita surrounded by lush greenery on the banks of the river
Lounge around outside your casita watching the river
Casita Porch with Red Heliconia
Surrounded by the beautiful rain forest and the sound of the howler monkeys
kitchenette and all utensils to ensure you are able to cook your special meals
locally hand made furniture.
Luxury bathroom with granite sink and large powerfull shower
kitchenette with a new addition of a mini bar
3 casitas private garden and driveway
Enjoy the sights and sounds on our locally made loungers outside your porch
Relax by the pool in our rustic rancho
River View from Casitas
Inside your casita - bed and kitchenette
Pool by mother nature
Our visiting sloth makes a regular appearance along with numerous wildlife and birds.
A 5 minute gentle stroll Up-River to a gorgeous secluded waterfall.
After a 20 minute hike you arrive at this swimming hole/waterfall
closest beach
sunset at local beach
local beach and mountains- no people, no highrises
El Pavon waterfall and restaurant 20 minutes away
A view of the casita from the river front
Two cariaris on our papaya trees.
Scarlet Macaws visiting the grounds
White faced monkeys are our friendly neighbors.
Visiting Tucans
Locally made dining table for 2
The lush gardens and a view of the gentle flowing river.
Winding paths to hidden private areas of the grounds
One of the Breakfast areas with a BBQ area
The gardens in natural full bloom
Bathroom area
Relax in the poolside rancho
Go for a swim in our 50ft pool
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Uvita, Province of Puntarenas
Casitas del Rio - "little houses" on the river or Jungalows. Our 3 individual luxury accommodations are nestled among the trees in a private hidden cove along the Morete River, one of the most pristine rivers in Costa Rica. We have an abundance of visiting wildlife including White faced monkeys, Toucans, Scarlet Macaws and sloths to name only a few.

Each of our 3 beautifully designed high quality Casitas sleeps 2 people and has a queen sized bed. .

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION - only 1 kilometer off the Costanera highway
Our location allows quick and easy access to beaches, grocery stores, restaurants, banks, and many adventures. The small town of Uvita and the lovely beaches of Playa Ballena, Playa Colonia, and Playa Hermosa are a 5 minute drive from your Casita. Dominical, the popular surf town with its funky bohemian beach b...
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About the Owner, Rachel and Steve G
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 67 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2515269
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Melissa H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in January 2017

Photos and words simply cannot do justice to this property, or these hosts. Rachel and Steve's casitas are absolutely magical. The gardens are immaculate and surprisingly private given that there are three casitas on the property. All 3 casitas were occupied while we were there but we never ended up sharing the pool or the gardens with anyone else, so...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

This place is just beautiful! My wife and I have always stayed on/near the beach, but wanted to try something different. This property is that- right on the Rio Morete! Our 1st day we walked up (in) the river to the 3 tiered cascata (waterfall). Just fantastic. The garden is spectacular, so beautiful! We sat on our porch and the...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Casitas Del Rio is an absolutely stunning and perfect location to see Uvita. The Location on the river is superb with a real feeling of being in the jungle and with all that this offers. The Casistas are well equipped and with a choice of dipping your toes or more In either the river or the elegant pool, you really...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
Dec 22, 2017 -
Jan 6, 2018
Christmas and New Year
1 night
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We have 3 separate jungalows. Each one sleeps 2 adults maximum. The rate shown is per night, PER jungalow.
We can accommodate up to 6 guests in the 3 casitas. Our accommodations are perfect for singles, couples, a family, and good friends who don't mind sharing a queen bed. If you want to rent more than 1 jungalow, please multiply our nightly rate accordingly.
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About the neighborhood
Our location is near the town of Uvita, just a 15 minute drive away from Dominical, situated in a hidden river cove between the Talamanca mountains and the Pacific ocean, 400 Meters East of the Costanera Highway, below the Vista Ballena Hotel. We are right on the south bank of the Morete River. <BR><BR>Our area offers stunning mountain and coastal scenery, adventure tours, hiking, kayaking, zip-lining, whale and dolphin tours, bird-watching, horse- back riding, hidden waterfalls and swimming holes, deserted beaches, surfing, ATV tours, and more! We are 5 minutes away from a small town with restaurants, banks, and grocery stores, yet you feel far away from it all in our private river cove surrounded by primary forest.<BR><BR>We highly recommend you rent a 4 wheel dri... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Quepos (XQP) 45 mins drive. San Jose (SJO) 3.5 hours drive: 0.0 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 mi.
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