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“Superbe!”
Your view coming up to your private estate.
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Your view coming up to your private estate.
Why it's called 'The Sunset' Fresh, delicious, plentiful breakfast.
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34 reviews
Your view coming up to your private estate.
Why it's called 'The Sunset'
Fresh, delicious, plentiful breakfast.
Views as far as you can see.
Amazing play of color and light.
Dinner service, delicious home cooking.
High ceilings of sustainably harvested hardwoods.
Costa Rican art and tile work throughout the home.
6 comfortable bedrooms all with shower and bathroom.
Office area, Musical instruments to use.
Spacious and elegant.
Lake Cote is just a mile and a half hike or drive from the home!
Sunset from the pool house.
Your private rental estate.
Great views!
Great for large presentations or just your intimate group.
Awe inspiring views.
So much room to spread out and enjoy.
Simple, clean and well appointed.
You can go to the horses or the horses can come to you.
A vista from one of the several hiking trails.
2 or 25 we can tend to your group or large corporate groups.
We can set up all your adventures!!!
Comfortable and relaxed.
Sunset from a small local eatery we recommend. 15 minutes from the house.
Comfort overlooking nature's grandeur.
You may find a great book and not want to leave till you're finished!
Dining over the Lake for two to 24 people.
Chef's kitchen where your every dietary need can be met
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Villa -
6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Nuevo Arenal, Province of Guanacaste

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Linda B
Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Superbe!”
Reviewed 8 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Staying at Sunset was without a doubt one of funnest parts of our whole Costa Rica experience. The house is big, beautiful, and interesting. The view is spectacular. The rooms are spacious and each have their own bathroom. Beautiful antiques from ancient Mayan ruins fill the downstairs space. The kitchen and dining room are huge. Most of all, the hospitality of Patrick and his lovely wife is beyond words. They catered to our every need. If desired they prepare fantastic meals for their guests. They were so helpful for navigating every desired trip. I would go back there, and in fact, plan to do so again some day!

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Liked best: Hard to choose, but the view and the hospitality.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
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Cynthia V
South Deerfield, Massachusetts
1 review
“Beautiful home, wonderful location, friendly and knowledgeable host”
Reviewed 24 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We stayed at Patrick's beautiful home for a five-night stay. Patrick was a most cordial and knowledgeable host who drew us a map of the area and where we needed to go on each day of our adventures. By the way, he cooked our fabulous breakfast each morning as well The home is amazing- 6 unique bedrooms, each with full bath, laundry room, book-lined living room, gourmet kitchen and gorgeous dining room. It is sumptuous yet very inviting and homey. On the last night of our stay, the wind blew hard and incessantly all night but we knew the home was very well built and could easily withstand wind and rain. What we will always remember from our trip are the beautiful views from each room as well as the nature walks available right outside the door of the house. We will heartily recommend this home to friends and family.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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AnnaMaria...
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Perfect place to chill!”
Reviewed 18 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Fabulous!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★


This is an amazing property with great views in a gorgeous setting, but the best part of the experience is undoubtedly the care and attention given by Patrick and his wonderful team. Breakfast was always something to look forward to, and our best meal in Costa Rica was the mixed grill and fruit torta prepared by Patrick, who remained unphased when there was a power outage and dinner was served by candlelight. The house is very large with loads of space to spread out, enjoy the library, the pool or views from balcony areas, and there are lots of pleasant walks nearby, so something for everyone in a very tranquil setting. The road up to the house is rough, unpaved and a bit of a boneshaker, and most of the activities we did (zipline, hot springs etc.) were near la Fortuna ( a rather touristy little town), which was about 50 mins drive. It would have made more sense to take full advantage of Patrick's culinary skills, after a day of exploring, rather than turn out again to find restaurants. We stayed during rainy season and the weather was pretty wet, but it didn't stop us doing any activities - just clouded over the spectacular views a lot of the time. Some of our group went kayaking on Lake Arenal and horseriding up the mountains nearby. Patrick was always there for us, ready to book and arrange anything and honest in his advice. We were a family group of seven adults with two cars, which allowed for different choices of activities and everyone had a really special time. It could not have been more perfect. A huge thankyou to Patrick and all the staff for an exceptional few days - wish we could have stayed longer.

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Liked best: The fabulous meals from the owner and staff
Liked least: The unpaved road up to the house
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Nelson S
1 review
“Exceeded expectations... PERFECT family vacation at Redsunset!”
Reviewed 20 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We almost don't want to post and keep Redsunset our secret! The property is spacious, fantastic and amazing but Patrick and his entire family, including his preferred/private driver Jaime, made us feel welcome as extended family. Patrick planned/booked all of our activities on the fly and is an amazing chef, we ate dinner based on his menu just about every other night. All of us had such a great trip, thank you Patrick, Elisa, Mariel, Madigan, Harrison and Hunter (and Blackie and Brownie)! We will be back!

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Liked best: everthing
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Peter N
Quincy, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great vacation in a new environment (for us)”
Reviewed 21 May 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We stayed a week with a large group (two families). The house was beautiful, spacious, and accommodating. The setting is gorgeous. It rained quite a bit, but we were equipped for hiking in the rain forest. The micro climates around the lake make the weather unpredictable. Patrick, the owner/host, was very helpful with planning daytime activities in the Arenal area. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. We ate breakfast and dinner at the house, and the food was varied and delicious. Patrick hired a driver for the nine of us, Jaime Castro, who was very helpful getting us to and from our various activities. Most days I ended up in the front seat and had an opportunity to refresh my Spanish. Jaime's English is better than my Spanish. Ask for him if you're looking for a driver/guide. Note: roadway/street signage is marginal.

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 9 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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Reviewed 22 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Liked best: The wonderful meals
Liked least: The matresses
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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