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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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CORAL REEF HOUSE

Manzanillo House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms 2 baths, sleeps 8, large outdoor veranda, high in coconut tree

Costa Rica is full of tropical experiences from beach to mountain. On the Caribbean side of Costa Rica is a little village at the end of the road called Manzanillo, located in the Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife and Marine Refuge. It's a small traditional town, about 4 hours by car or bus from the capital, that offers prime fishing and ocean adventures as well as all jungle wildlife. This area is relatively undiscovered, uncrowded and therefore much more laid back as compared to the Pacific side. The culture is also distinctly different, being Afro-Caribbean.

Note: If the Coral Reef House is booked, check our web site for availability of the Dolphin Lodge right next door, which also sleeps 8. www.dolphinlodge.org

Manzanillo/Gandoca Wildlife Refuge: The Coral Reef house in in the Refuge and is situated on a 30 foot coral rock. Monkeys, sloth, parrots, toucan and other wildlife abound and are easily seen form the outdoor veranda. There is excellent snorkeling in coral tide pools right in front of the house. The sea breeze, sound of the ocean and cool night air make sleeping a dream. The average day time temps are about 85/ night 70 and the water temp is always 83-86 F.

Activities for the real outdoors person: This is an outdoor paradise. Beside the great snorkeling and diving, hiking in the jungle will present new and unique wildlife experiences. The local guides can educate you and your family to the wanders of the outdoors. Dolphin tours in the area present a magical experience with the rare tucuxi dolphin and playful bottlenose and Atlantic Spotted Dolphins are arranged with the local boat captains. Also, sea kayaking, canopy tours and fishing are popular activities.

More info and photos: Please visit our own web page below for more information, photos, reviews, and nightly rates.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Owner/Property Manager (Owner)
Advertiser since 2002
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Speaks spanish, english

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Coral Reef House
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
business
Coral Reef House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p148005
406 586-5084
Manzanillo Limon Province
Fort Collins Colorado
5

family beach vacation

  • 5 of 5
We spent two weeks at the coral reef house over christamas and new years. Our party was two families (four adults two late teens and one two year old). The setting was absolutely perfect. We were close enough to town to get there if we wanted but far enough to be selcluded. We woke to howler monkeys almost every day. Dolphi (caretaker) was great and Paul House was very helpfull with questions and all. If you are looking for a resort style stay this isnt it, but if your looking for a great home in the jungle on the beach to rent and are adventurous and self sufficient this is perfect.
  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Manzanillo, Costa Rica, Caribbean coast
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
beach
Car: recommended

Manzanillo is the end of the road on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, near the Panama border. It is a small village, just large enough to have all the basic supplies, and rich in natural beauty. The Coral Reef House, and neighboring Dolphin Lodge, are just beyond the end of the road in the wildlife refuge, a 10-minute walk from the village.

Other Activities: jungle tours, dolphin tours, canopy tours

Photos

Photos

Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Manzanillo House Rental Rates

Notes

  • Price is total, no hidden fees or taxes to be added on
  • Rate is for 6 person occupancy; additional people are $20/person/night

Amenities

Amenities

Manzanillo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Safe
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Each king bed can be split into 2 singles. Bedrooms 1 and 2 each have a King-size bed and a twin size, for some reason this shows up as 'extra large double bed.' Also, twin and single are the same size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website: