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Casa Madera, Finca Estrella, Pavones

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Terrace - perfect for relaxing
Lightshow over the Gulf
Ride along the river....
...to the beach
Our waterfall
Sunset from Finca Estrella
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Pavones, Province of Puntarenas
Finca Estrella (Star Farm) is a 150 acre paradise snuggled in the hills of Pavones with spectacular views of the rainforest, Osa Peninsula and the Gulfo Dulce (Sweet Gulf). Troops of endangered monkeys swing in the trees, sloths are often spotted munching away and scarlet macaws squawk overhead. The stunning beaches are a short drive away.

Casa Madera (Wooden House), Finca Estrella's brand new two bedroomed holiday home, is perched above the 18m swimming pool. The eco-cabina sleeps 5 and comes with a fully equipped kitchen, outdoor shower and has hammocks strung on the large terrace for admiring the stunning views, star gazing or simply wildlife/bird spotting. Come and relax in paradise - perfect for everyone from honeymooners to families.
About the Owner, Jo F
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL96087
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The master bedroom has a queen bed and the guest room has a queen bed and a single.

The open plan living/kitchen area is designed to catch the cooling breezes and the large terrace is perfect for chilling on, watching fabulous sunsets or star-gazing at night.

In addition to the indoor shower room there is an outdoor shower perfect for washing off sand after a beach trip.

Price includes weekly house-keeping.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    2 Fulls
    1 Twin
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
All prices also include use of the pool area, horses, weekly house-keeping, gas and electricity.

Monthly rentals are available at GBP1000 a month (price is for the house up to 5 people) - discounts are available for longer stays.

Payment must be made in advance and our preferred method is Paypal or wire transfer. Full refunds (less GBP35 admin fee) will be given up to a month before arrival date, after this date we will only refund if we can find replacement guests - you can, of course, defer your holiday to a later date.
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About the neighbourhood
If you head south down the 'new beach road' past the high rises of Jaco, turning right when you reach Rio Claro de Golfito you will eventually reach Pavones Bay (Bahia Pavon) , the sleepy little untouched region hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the more touristy spots where Finca Estrella and its rental houses are located. It is often said that this is where the 'real' Costa Rica is found with its wild black sand palm-lined beaches, fantastic surf and unbeatable views across to the Osa Peninsula and to the volcanoes in Panama. A quiet bay within a gulf, the Golfo Dulce, the sheltered spot is a haven for all types of sea life from the turtles that nest on the beaches to the whales and dolphins that are often spotted in the waters

The recently reintroduced scarlet...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Golfito: 30.0 km
International flights to San Jose (SJO) from the UK arrive via Mexico City (Air Mexicana), via Madrid (Iberia) or via various US cities (BA/AA, Continental etc). Air Mexicana are offering good prices of less than £500. Expedia are a good place to start when looking for flights.

Our rental houses at Finca Estrella are located on the south pacific coast of Costa Rica, a 6 and a half hour drive from San Jose or a 45 minute flight to Golfito followed by an hour drive (bus or taxi available).

If you are taking the scenic route and driving from San Jose then try www.renta4x4incostarica.com, www.mapache.com, www.4x4rentacar.com for rental cars, if you are flying then use either www.flysansa.com or www.natureair.com and fly to Golfito. Solid car rental (www.solidcarrental.com - the Osa Pe...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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