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Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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....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.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Enjoy the beautiful house and environs.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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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 Glennis B
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

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.

Reviewed 14 July 2015

"My husband and our friends loved staying at the Mermaid House. The house was beautiful, the lighting, architecture, furniture, everything. It's like living in a luxurious tree house. We got the best of both worlds. The home is close to the little town of Playa...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Zestful74life
davidthoreau, VR Owner at Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thanks very much for the time and effort it took to write this thoughtful review of the Mermaid House and the Playa Chiquita area. Best, David Thoreau

Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

My family of 4 stayed at the Mermaid House for 3 nights in March. We arrived late at night and had a hard time finding the place as there are no signs or lights around there. We also couldn't get a hold of the caretaker...More

Date of stay: March 2015
3  Thank Lidiya_Rus
davidthoreau, VR Owner at Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2015

The Mermaid House has received over a dozen reviews from Flip Key and AirBnB clients and all have been glowing except this one. The house is in fact less that 150 meters from a beautiful private beach. They are two trails off the main road...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2014

This is a great vacation home in a jungle setting. It is right across the street from the tropical beach – with many more walking or biking distance. The house is a solid modern home while at the same time retaining that jungle tree house...More

Date of stay: November 2014
2  Thank TinaEll
davidthoreau, VR Owner at Mermaid House in Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2014

Hi Tina, Thanks so much for the review. David Thoreau

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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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.
Getting around
Buses and taxis are very inexpensive and drive past the main gate.
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