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Casa Tordesillas, a sustainable way of life

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Villa 5 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms Sleeps 15 Pets not allowed Save
Front entrance Casa Tordesillas
Front entrance Casa Tordesillas
walking out of the forest towards the house
Ready for breakfast with the rising sun
Have a good sleep, simple but confortable
Breakfast is included
Morning sun into the living room
The geodesic dome for hollistic exercises
Candle lite dome
candle lite dinner
Candle lluminated entrance
Morning rise over the shire...the hamlet of Socorro de Platanares with the Talamanca Range in back
The waterfalls on the way dowsn to the beach
This swimming pool is about 1 hour hike from the house
Some of the nearby natural swimming pools
The area has many waterfalls, this one is about 15 minutes away from the house
A dive into cristal clear natural pool
A refresing 'shower' at one of the many nearby waterfall
We are located at the top of the ridge and a front view of the Bahia Ballena National Park
A large barrier reef forms the 'Whales Tail'
Some of the most beautiful beaches at Marino Ballena National Park
The ride to the beach
A horse back ride through the countryside
Bambu forest on the way to the beach
Out for a ride
The oldest house in the shire
A tipical sun rise over the Talamanca Range
And a special sun set over the Pacific Ocean
One of our semminars of sustainable practices, learning about geodesic domes
Students putting together a geodesic dome
One of the jungle paths in the property
Primary forest with in the property
A biological guided tour through the forest
Rural road to the beach
Since we dont have a motor vehicle, our regular transport is by horse
Marga & Chema bid you wellcome
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Aguas Buenas, Province of San Jose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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Thank you Kristy, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in our place, it was great showing you arround and we do hope you and Chad will return. Chema...


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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013 for a stay in December 2005

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (20)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (5)
  • Single Beds:(11)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
House rules
Not kid-friendly
Smoking not allowed
Pets not allowed
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Rates per room, doble occupancy $60 per day
$350 per week
$1200 per month
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About the neighbourhood
Our farm and home is up on top of the ridge of the Coastal Range, on the south west coast of the Pacific in Costa Rica. It is sorrounded by tropical forests and cascading rivers, the nearest village is 3 km away and the beach (National Marine Park of Marino Ballena) is 12 km by rural road (4X4 required). We have several water springs, one of which feed the house. It overlooks the ocean, to the west and the tall Tallamanca range, with the highest mountain in Costa Rica the Chirripo, to the east. A good place to observe nature, wild life and very good birding, since the farm is set at a mountain pass comming from the ocean low lands to the fertil valleys on the other side of the ridge. On the western border, an impresive scarpment of a 1000 mts, overlooks the tree tops of the tropical... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: San Jose: 161.0 km
Railway: N/A: 0.0 km
Ferry: Puntarenas: 193.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
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