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The Orchard Mountain View Retreat

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Escazu, San Jose Metro, Province of San Jose
Are you seeking quiet rural beauty just a short drive from San José? This gorgeous two bedroom apartment offers both luxury and close proximity to the capital city. Nestled in the mountains of Escazu, we’re only 10 minutes from the local town center; 20 minutes from CIMA Hospital; 25 minutes to downtown San Jose and the International Airport (15 miles/25 km). Ideal for those seeking a retreat, whether tourists, medical tourists (we’re fully handicapped accessible), birders, gardeners, meditators, and anyone else who wants to soak up the peace here.

We offer free airport pickup, and we can have a rental car delivered to your doorstep.

Every single room has lovely views of the mountains, even the walk in closet, the shower and the dining room. Both bedrooms have balconies from which to enjoy the view. We have a fully equipped kitche...
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About the Owner
Sarah S
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

I accompanied family members to Costa Rica for their dental work and was amazed at this beautiful place. The scenery was breathtaking, I never tired of the lush landscape, mountains, and view of the sparkling city at night. Sarah and Barry were excellent hosts, always...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Another_path
Management response:Responded 14 February 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were here for a combination of dental work and family vacation. It was absolutely perfect. The views are stunning. It is peaceful and quiet, which was great for our recooperation. We used Uber for our trips into town and it was no problem at...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank cheryl j
Management response:Responded 15 February 2018

Thanks so much!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018


Date of stay: January 2018
Management response:Responded 4 February 2018


  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • VCR
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
This is a quiet, serene spot above the city. Please keep the noise level down. There is parking for a maximum of two cars near the entrance to the apartment. Please pull in...
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: $176 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
San Antonio de Escazú is part of the popular upscale suburb of Escazú, on the western side of the capital city of San José. We are 4,600 feet above sea level (1,424 mts), so the temperature is usually around 72 degrees. Because Escazú is beautiful, convenient, and upscale, it is home to many of the Costa Rica's wealthier expatriates. Our house is in the more rural, mountainous part of this suburb - so you get beautiful countryside and city conveniences at the same time.

Ask for my google map to local attractions. The nearest supermarket and restaurant, is one mile away; ATM, post office and center of Escazú is 3 miles away; International airport is 15 miles; the hospital is 5.5 miles; largest mall in the country 5 miles.

Things to do in the neighborhood:
Stroll withi...
Getting around
We recommend that you rent a car while staying here; however we do have a roster of recommended bilingual taxi drivers as well as bus times. Uber has worked well for our guests. There is secure parking near the front door for two cars.
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How to get there
Airport: Juan Santamaria International Airport: 25.0 km
We are quite easy to find using the ‘Waze’ smart phone app. Or I can send a map and instructions. I will happily pick you up. The front door opens with a code, but you will need a gate opener.
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Nearest Beach: 80.0 km.
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