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Casa Sonrisa Rainforest Beach House

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Cabo Matapalo, Osa Peninsula, Province of Puntarenas
Visitors repeatedly say that Casa Sonrisa and our other bamboo houses are exceptional, and have made it a Travelers Choice Winner on TripAdvisor for four years. This year it was among TripAdvisor’s top hotels for families in all Costa Rica and Central America. Located on four acres in the midst of the rainforest, this off grid, bamboo house is right on beautiful Playa Pan Dulce, the area's premier beach and an easy walk to several others. Guests have compared it to having your own private nature preserve, as it is situated in the midst of wildlife coming and going. It is remote and secluded, yet not isolated; comfortable yet unspoiled. It lets you: experience the true Costa Rica, one of the most amazing areas on earth; relax on the beach; surf uncrowded waves; commune with monkeys; and enjoy countless natural wonders. All while stayin... Read more
Listing #FKN5368717
About the Owner
kirk u
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2014
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Our family had the best three weeks of our entire year long RTW at Casa Bambu. Cabo Matapalo is a truly special little spot on earth with great wildlife, awesome surf and great people. The house was off grid but had the facilities as if...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Chris I
Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you are looking at the Osa Penninsula as a destination you value solitude in nature that is untrammeled by crowds that require every modern convenience. The Casa Sonrisa has the needed niceties to sleep, eat and minimally communicate with the outside world. There is...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank waltonjs
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

We had a wonderful stay in the bamboo house. It was perfect for our family (not sure about really young children here) to relax, explore, swim and enjoy nature. William, the manager and guide was awesome! We did not expect to see so much wildlife...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Trisha F
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    3 Kings
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How to get there
Airport: Puerto Jimenez airport: 17.0 km
To Puerto Jimenez BY AIR:
The nearest town to our property (35-45 minutes) is Puerto Jimenez, gateway to the Osa. This is where flights from San Jose land, and where you buy groceries. Puerto Jimenez has several restaurants, a post office, Internet cafes, a 24-hour clinic, a pharmacy, two banks and other amenities we don't have out at Matapalo, where the houses are.

There is daily air service between San Jose and Puerto Jimenez on both Nature Air , and Sansa Airlines . Sansa leaves from the Sansa terminal at the Juan Santamaria International Airport (about 35 to 55 minutes from downtown San Jose, depending on traffic) where the international flights land. Nature Air leaves from the International Airport. Advance reservations are a must, as these flights often fill up. We recommend cal...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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