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Adventure Rich Jungle Home, River and Ocean Access

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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A stay at Sierpe del Pacifico is Costa Rica at its finest...remote and comfortable accommodations...nature in its purest form all around you...adventure rich...much more affordable for families than the Drake Bay Eco-Lodges This is your chance to completely escape the monotonous grind of everyday life and rejuvenate your body and mind with a healthy dose of natural beauty, active adventure, and cultural authenticity. All five senses will be on full alert here, each one contributing to an overall sense of joy and relaxation. Start your mornings with the sounds of howler monkeys, the sight of tropical sunrises, and the aroma of Costa Rican coffee that would put Starbucks to shame. Fill you days with a plethora of river, ocean, or rainforest adventure, all available directly from your front ...A stay at Sierpe del Pacifico is Costa Rica at its finest...remote and comfortable accommodations...nature in its purest form all around you...adventure rich...much more affordable for families than the Drake Bay Eco-Lodges This is your chance to completely escape the monotonous grind of everyday life and rejuvenate your body and mind with a healthy dose of natural beauty, active adventure, and cultural authenticity. All five senses will be on full alert here, each one contributing to an overall sense of joy and relaxation. Start your mornings with the sounds of howler monkeys, the sight of tropical sunrises, and the aroma of Costa Rican coffee that would put Starbucks to shame. Fill you days with a plethora of river, ocean, or rainforest adventure, all available directly from your front steps. Finally, wind down the evening watching the flight of white ibis across the sunset over Isla Violin with a cold cervesa or mojito in hand. Sound like paradise to you...we think so too! Our cabina's location on the Sierpe River - a fully navigable river that flows into the Pacific Ocean - serves as a direct connection to all of the best adventure activities that Costa Rica is known for. Accessible directly from the front steps of the cabina are 5 kilometers of hiking trails that weave through primary rainforest, wetlands, mangroves, and 3 tropical fruit filled gardens - all great for wildlife watching and birding. Feel free to help yourself to the fruit as well, the resident monkeys certainly do! Four kayaks are stored on-site and are yours to use for exploring the river and its tributaries. Are you a fan of fishing? If so, you'll be glad to know that some sizable red snapper and snook have been caught from the two riverfront piers. For adrenaline junkies some pretty intense mountain biking and horseback riding trails connect the SDP property to the Mirimar mountain range to the south. Finally, if you just want to sit back and enjoy the wide open views of three coastal mountain ranges, Isla Violin, and the daily flights of macaws, toucans, and parrots over the river, two additional hill-top scenic overlook verandas are just a couple minutes walk from the cabina. In addition to the on-site activities, it is highly recommended that you arrange for a variety of tour boats to pick you up at the riverfront dock for some of the ocean related activities that have made this area so popular with tourists. Favorites include deep-sea fishing (world class in-shore and off-shore), snorkeling, diving (Costa Rica's most renowned), and wildlife watching in Corcovado National Park. The cabina itself is only 2 years old and was built in the signature Sierpe del Pacifico 'refined rustic' style. Large beamed exotic hardwoods combine with lofted ceilings and ample use of screened in windows to emphasize views of, and harmony with, the natural surroundings. A 215 sq. ft. veranda has rocking chairs, a breakfast nook, and lounger available to relax in while enjoying the amazing views. Despite being very isolated and completely off the grid here, a well appointed solar system, on demand hot water, and 3G cell phone coverage will keep you comfortable and connected. Ask about internet options. The beds are all custom made from exotic hardwoods, have orthopedic mattresses, and use high thread count sheets. While the enjoyment of our river retreat provides the ultimate in tranquility, beauty, and seclusion, it must be said that this experience is better geared towards those who are adventurous and enjoy physical activities. The walk to the cabina from the boat dock is the equivalent of a few blocks and involves a decent sized hill. While the cabina is brand new and provides a wide range of modern comforts and conveniences, you must remember that you are “off the grid” and in the middle of a tropical rainforest. This cabin does not have air conditioning, but 4 overhead fans and a design utilizing cross-ventilation measures keeps the cabina comfortable. In our version of paradise we sacrifice air conditioning for air of the purest condition! This home is not suitable for children aged 2 and under. Ask about suitability for children ages 3-6.More
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About the Owner
Cassidy S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:45%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2013
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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 December 2014

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Date of stay: December 2014
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We booked this place for our family of 5 and it was a tight squeeze. This small cabina is much smaller than the larger house nearby. Be aware that the hike from the dock to the house is steep and long. Also, once there, you're...More

Date of stay: July 2014
1  Thank David R
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Howard & Debby
VA
Reviewed 17 March 2014

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Date of stay: February 2014
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Melba Id
Reviewed 2 March 2014

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Date of stay: December 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Water Views
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Books
Waterfront
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Shared Garden
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Terrace
Telephone
Patio
Deck
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Nearest Beach: 9.7 km
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