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Encantada Guest House: An Unparalleled Jungle Experience + Free Night Hike

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Encantada Guest House:
Family Villa for 6. It's Simply Pura Vida!
1 of 59Encantada Guest House: Family Villa for 6. It's Simply Pura Vida!
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela
Listing #FKN2193111
About the Owner
Nita K
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
I usually greet my guests personally with a smile and keys in hand! I am always available to help with any issues that might arise or to help you book exciting tours & activities.
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4 - 6 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We loved our 3-night stay in this colorful and charming Costa Rican house in El Castillo! Our family of four enjoyed lounging in the hammock on the porch outside while listening and watching howler monkeys in the foreground of beautiful Arenal Volcano. Nita and her...More

Thank Kim H
PuravidaElCastillo, VR Owner at Encantada Guest House: An Unparalleled Jungle Experience + Free Night Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

So awesome that you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon. We'll leave the lights on for ya!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Excellent accommodations with a lovely garden and beautiful views. The owner was so very helpful with our stay and guiding us to different activities in the area. We had a wonderful time at this rental and will be return

Thank donnafrgsn
PuravidaElCastillo, VR Owner at Encantada Guest House: An Unparalleled Jungle Experience + Free Night Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thanks Donna I hope you get to come back next year!

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We LOVED this relaxing little cottage, and only wished that we had planned more than a 3 night stay! Although the drive to the cottage was adventurous, it was certainly not in any way dangerous or difficult. The views were impressive, and we were so...More

Thank Laree14
PuravidaElCastillo, VR Owner at Encantada Guest House: An Unparalleled Jungle Experience + Free Night Hike, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks so much for your very kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come back to visit soon..Maybe when we finish the new B&B? Pura Vida!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Bunk
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: $297 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $45 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Smoking in Outdoor Designated area only.

2x4 or 4x4 SUV Vehicle is Strongly Recommended for the Arenal / Monteverde areas due to Dirt or Gravel roads, including ours!

Note That it gets dark in Costa Rica, by 6PM year round. Please try to arrive by 6PM or make arrangements for later arrival.

If not already collected by Trip Advisor..A $200 Security Deposit may be captured via Credit Card at Check-in

Rental Agreement and instructions will follow upon Confirmation of Booking
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About the neighbourhood
Costa Rica's Northern Zone is an emerald green oasis of mountains and incredible beauty. This is where you will find Lake Arenal, a 25 kilometer long man-made lake, that is hard to beat, for sheer beauty and pristine water sports as it majestically mirrors the simmering Arenal Volcano. Arenal, offers all the best that Costa Rica has to give, from Adventure Activities to Hot Springs and abundant Wildlife. The nearby village of El Castillo, has a variety of Activities, Restaurants and small markets.
Getting around
Renting a 4x4 SUV is Necessary In this Area for the best experience. I can personally recommend a Great Car Rental Agency

Private Driver or Shuttle Services can also be arranged.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: SJO or LIR: 90.0 km
Ferry: Puntarenas: 100.0 km
Lake Arenal is located approximately 3.5 hours drive from either the San Jose or Liberia International Airports. The Arenal area is very easy to access via Route142 and the Drive is Stunningly Beautiful. A 4x4 SUV or a high clearance vehicle is strongly recommended for this area, including for access to El Castillo and Our own little cow path to paradise!.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 90.0 km.
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