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Sublime Modern Osa Peninsula Beach Jungle Paradise

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Wake to the sound of howler monkeys, toucans, scarlet macaws & the running river below! Sip your coffee whilst watching giant blue morphs dance in the early morning sunlight! Smell the fragrant frangipani & ylang ylang! Experience the intense, inspiring majesty & the Pura Vida of the Osa Peninsula and it's tropical rainforest! This is an open planned 2 bedroom beach house, with lounge, full kitchen and terrace with sofa, hammock and informal dinning area. The house can be opened up or closed completely offering full security. There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms and on the terrace, LED lights and a large fridge/freezer that run on a 24 volt solar energy system, as well as a gas stove/oven and all kitchen crockery and appliances. There is a spacious private driveway with ample parking....Wake to the sound of howler monkeys, toucans, scarlet macaws & the running river below! Sip your coffee whilst watching giant blue morphs dance in the early morning sunlight! Smell the fragrant frangipani & ylang ylang! Experience the intense, inspiring majesty & the Pura Vida of the Osa Peninsula and it's tropical rainforest! This is an open planned 2 bedroom beach house, with lounge, full kitchen and terrace with sofa, hammock and informal dinning area. The house can be opened up or closed completely offering full security. There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms and on the terrace, LED lights and a large fridge/freezer that run on a 24 volt solar energy system, as well as a gas stove/oven and all kitchen crockery and appliances. There is a spacious private driveway with ample parking. The 1 acre garden runs all the way to the river below, where you can cool off in the midday heat and take a hike through the jungle to the waterfalls. Just a 10 minute stroll down the dirt road under the jungle canopy you will find yourself at the beautiful 'Pan Dulce' (Sweet Bread) beach and the longest right hand point break on the peninsula. Continue down the road or along the beach (at low tide) to 'Backwash Bay' and 'Matapalo', other world class surf breaks. This property is located among primary tropical rain forest and at the entrance to the Corcovado National Park. The Osa Peninsula is home to the largest concentration of animal and plant species outside of the Amazon Rainforest, boasting nearly 2 percent of all animal and plant species found around the world. It is listed in National Geographic’s top five naturist destinations. You will most definitely encounter many types of wildlife and experience an intense tropical climate. Although the house is extremely comfortable and very clean, we advise all guests to be prepared for adventure and to become one with nature!More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Amplatoa is a little slice of paradise! Surrounded by jungle and nature. Only a short walk to Pan Dulce beach and to the pub. The house is well set out and equipped with everything you needed. It felt very safe. Loved reading on the day...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Kmcranage
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Richard's directions are perfect, so that eliminates a lot of stress in getting there. The cottage is far enough from the "main road" to be quiet and not at all dusty (the main road is dusty for sure!). It is convenient to several nice beaches...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank michaelkS2138PM
Management response:Responded 19 July 2018

Thanks guys for the review, it was indeed a pleasure and hopefully we see you’ll again in the not so distant future. Pura Vida

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Jungle life I'm far away from nowhere On my own like Tarzan boy Hide and seek I play along while rushing 'cross the forest Monkey business on a sunny afternoon Jungle life I'm living in the open Native beat that carries on Burning bright A...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Aska M
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Poetically put thankyou so much Aska, lovely to meet you and I hope you will both be back at some point in the not so distant future. Good luck with everything. Pura vida

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We rented this house together with the neighboring River House for a 10 day family vacation in Matapalo. With morning howlers and morpho butterflies, a sloth and spider monkeys on the trees right beside the porch, endless hiking trails and nearby beaches, this was a...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank greencoconut r
Management response:Responded 31 May 2017

Thanks for a great review, it was a pleasure to meet you and all your wonderful family and host your trip. I think you guys trekked more trails than I have done in the last six months. Hats off to Jack Best wishes Richard

Reviewed 3 May 2017

The key to a great stay at Casa Amplatoa is remembering that you are a visitor in the jungle wild. It is the key and the joy. For ten days in April 2017, we were privileged to rest in the closest thing to Eden we...More

Date of stay: April 2017
2  Thank KatBern
Management response:Responded 31 May 2017

Kat and Dan, Thank you for such an ensightfull and detailed review of your experience here at Casa Amplatoa I must say it was a pleasure to have met you both and hosted your trip. Looking forward to hopefully seeing you both again on your...More

About the Owner
Richard G
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
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From Puerto Jimenez head towards Cabo Matapalo/Carate. After 30 minutes you will drive through a river (no bridge). Pass 'Martina's Bar - Buena Esperanza' on the left. Drive down and through second river (foot bridge) and up hill. Take first entrance on the left after the bend and go through gate 'Tierra de Milagros'. First entrance on the left (before green gate) and the house is on the right 'Casa Amplatoa'.
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