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Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon
Spectacular two story jungle home, 10 minute walk from uncrowded, pristine beaches by public paths. 25 ft ceilings open into the canopy. All species of birds, monkeys, sloths and other wildlife surround. Two large decks upstairs with spacious living room, modern kitchen and dinning area. Exquisite floors, woodwork etc. One bedroom upstairs, one down stairs (separate entrance) both with bathrooms (upstairs Jacuzzi doesn't work but shower and tub fine). Caretaker lives on property. Very secure. Wi-Fi.
Listing #FKN3206481
About the Owner
David T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Our stay at the Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita was amazing. The beautiful house settled in the jungle had just been refurbished and very clean...Gorgeous! We were blown away by the monkeys howling in the jungle which we would watch off the balcony. It is...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Christine F
davidthoreau, VR Owner at Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Christine, thank you for the wonderful review. It was great having you and your friend stay at the Mermaid House. DT

Reviewed 21 July 2017

House has so much potential. In its hey day would have been wonderful. It requires a lot of maintaince to be suitable. Nothing worked , lighting , fans , light switches , spa bath and showers It is also not walking distance to the beach,...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank frangii
davidthoreau, VR Owner at Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

I doubt this reviewer read the Trip Advisor description of the Mermaid House! (re Spa, beach access and downstairs bedroom). See pictures! Additionally I reiterated in my welcome note that the Jacuzzi didn't work and the multiple beach accesses are 10 minute walks on various...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2016

My husband and I traveled in Costa Rica for 2 months in March and April of 2015. This house was one of our favorite places during that entire time. The views from upstairs are magnificent. It feels like you are in the rainforest canopy. Birds,...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Janice B
davidthoreau, VR Owner at Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks Janice. i was a pleasure having you.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
Enjoy the beautiful house and environs.
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
Main Gate on inland side of Puerto Viejo - Manzanillo (256) road approximately 250 meters northwest of town Playa Chiquita. Walking distance to private beaches, local restaurants, cafes, bike rentals and gourmet market.
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How to get there
Airport: SJO: 300.0 km
MEPE bus from San Jose to Puerto Viejo. $12 USD. Nice comfortable buses. Ride takes approx. 4 hours. 3.5 hours by car.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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