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“A taste of Paradise!!”
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Casa Dos Rios...at the beach!  and, in the rain forest.
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Casa Dos Rios...at the beach!  and, in the rain forest.
Be prepared for an amazing vacation at Casa Dos Rios! Front lawn and beach beyond
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Casa Dos Rios...at the beach!  and, in the rain forest.
Be prepared for an amazing vacation at Casa Dos Rios!
Front lawn and beach beyond
Enjoy a hammock nap!
Large, open-air living space
The living area.  We have more identical furniture for larger groups.
Living room and shutters showing.
Shiny wood interior, with a tree house feel!
The lay-out can be seen here, with the two upstairs bedrooms visible
The kitchen with its solar refrigerator...a view from the sink to the sea!
A bathroom detail.
Shower has a view of an almond tree outdoors, where macaws congregate.
Enjoy watching monkeys eat mangos...right off the balcony!
House seen through the mango tree.
The yoga deck above the manager house
Toucans love our papayas and are often seen here.
The point at Cabo Matapalo is three miles from Casa Dos Rios and is the end of the Peninsula de Osa.
The Bar-Restaurant just down the beach path from Casa Dos Rios, Buena Esparenza, is a great asset!
The Falls on the Carbonera River are a close walk from Casa Dos Rios
People taking a hike on the Carbonera River to the falls there.
Fishing is sometimes a productive pass-time in front of Casa Dos Rios
Cabo Matapalo is known for great surfing.  This shot was taken three beaches South of Casa Dos Rios.
The front yard, viewed from the kitchen, is great for croquet
A guest is surfing our sea kayak.  Guests use it for free!
A spider monkey enjoys our mango tree right outside the upper house.
Horseback riding is offered in the area
A pink sunrise in front of Casa Dos Rios
A golden sunrise
A magical sunrise at Casa Dos Rios
Capuchins eating our mangos!
Macaws are growing in numbers, seen on our property!
Howler monkeys captured by Laura Wilkerson, photographer, in our gardens!
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Cabo Matapalo, Osa Peninsula, Province of Puntarenas

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Easley, South Carolina
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“A taste of Paradise!!”
Reviewed 31 August 2011 for a stay in August 2011

Casa dos Rios is a wonderful home located beachfront on the southern end of the Osa Peninsula in Matapalo. Looking out over the front yard one can watch macaws in the Beach Almond, monkeys frolicking in the trees, and listen to the sound of the crashing waves. It is near many wonderful areas for hiking as well as an awesome guide and adventure tour, Everyday Adventures. One can easily prepare meals or take advantage of the wonderful menu offered by the manager of the property. Just a short walk down the road leads to a local restaurant /bar which serves wonderful lunches and dinners. It comes alive on Friday nights as all of the locals gather to visit, dance, and shop from local artisans. This is the only vacation we have taken where our children made friends, had pillow fights and hated to leave the people as much as the place!! I do highly recommend a rental car as it is a 45 minute rough drive into town and there always seems to be something to get from the grocery. One should be aware that this is a rainforest location and the open breezes also mean insects adn geckos and frogs may be in the house. We were never bothered by these and found them entertaining to watch and hear.

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