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House for cloud forest.

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Monteverde Villa Rental Photos and Description

Chalet and apartments set. Rent exclusive to one group.

The main house style villa has its own terrace and café-disco fire in your first level. It is a perfect space for BBQs, lighting the fire at night or arming the party. There is room to sleep 16 people. On the second level is the main floor with full kitchen, fireplace, loft room. There is a lovely balcony to watch the sunset or to watch birds and wildlife. It has its own bathroom, dining room and TV room. It also has another room with jacuzzi tub and laundry center. In the third level there is another beautiful apartment with private terrace and bathroom. The house is surrounded by lush gardens of bromeliads with trails and a waterfall jacuzzi with hot water in the middle of the garden.

The property has another beautiful canopy type apartment with bathroom. On the second floor it is equipped with its own kitchen set, refrigerator and private furnished terrace to enjoy the sunset and to watch birds and other forest animals.

Inside the property is the only amphitheater in the area of ​​Monteverde and Santa Elena where movie theaters and concert seasons outdoor classical and world music project.

There is parking space for 12 cars on the property.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sergio Pacheco Cartagena
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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based on 13 traveler reviews

House for cloud forest.
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Stockton, California

Wonderful expierence and beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. 6 adults and 3 young teens, plenty of room to roam around or play games. The house had a dance floor with a disco ball, the kids loved dancing at night and kept us entertained. The house is surrounded by lots of trees, lush landscaping and rock paths. Really liked the feel of privacy at this house. Some of us loved hearing the rain at night hitting the roof, others were glad they brought ear plugs. We did cook some of our own meals, but we also ate at a couple different restaurants and the bakery during our stay all within a short walk or drive. Anyone with a walking disability take note there are a lot of rock steps getting up to the house, so it might take you some extra time, but it’s worth it. We would love to stay here again. Thanks to Sergio for the use of his home and thank you to Rafa for taking care of us. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Arlene, thank you very much for letting us be your hosts in the cloud forest. You were impeccable hosts and hope to receive you again in the future! This is your house! Sergio.
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Beautiful and comfortable retreat!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's favorite stay while visiting Costa Rica. We were a total of 3 family's - 16 people, and there was plenty of room for everyone, both to sleep and to just hang out. The grounds are beautiful to explore and it is a super short walk to a very nice small restaurant, market, and coffee shop. Rafa, the home's caretaker, was very welcoming upon our arrival, and super helpful to us throughout our stay, giving us excellent restaurant and tour recommendations, and helped us graciously with making any needed arrangements and transportation. We all look forward to our next visit to Costa Rica and Monteverde and the chance to stay at Sergio's lovely home again and explore the surrounding area more.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing, beautiful, unique home!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a stay here and found it amazing. The drive to Monteverde from Arenal was long, and the dirt roads were tiresome, but the landscape and scenery was lovely. This artistic home was perfect for our group of 18 (10 kids, 8 adults). Lots of separated areas for the multiple families and 3 generations of people, but a great gathering space in the main house. The bonfire and amphitheater were fabulous community spaces too--our kids performed a talent show for us! Rafa is kind, dependable, very helpful. A few restaurants are a mere minutes-walk away, and the town of Sta Elena is only a short 5-10 minute drive away. We loved hearing the rain on the roof at night and the sunlight streaming in in the morning. Having laundry facilities was a plus!

Thanks again for allowing us the chance to use this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gloria. You were fantastic guests and fills us with happiness that you are carrying a special memory of Monteverde. We hope to enjoy your visit someday in the future again!
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Given the size and beauty of the house, the warm attention from caretaker Rafa and the excellent location, I cannot imagine a better place to stay in the Monteverde area.

The house has 4 separate bedrooms plus many sofas that convert to beds if needed so it can probably sleep at least 15 people comfortably (our group of 8 had more than enough room). The bedrooms are all apart from each other so there is peace and quiet: one is a loft located in the main part of the house, which is light filled with at least 20 foot ceilings, a huge living/dining room, and a well-equipped open kitchen overlooking the living space; two other bedrooms are reached from outside entrances off the main house (one has a mini-kitchen) and the fourth bedroom is in a smaller house all its own (but just steps away) and also has its own second floor terrace with mini-kitchen. All the furniture, lighting and décor are carefully curated (apparently the house was a former art gallery). There is also an excellent DVD collection in the main house with a nice-sized flat screen tv. Indeed, there are also a disco and a huge amphitheater (both of which are exclusively for use by the guests -- we used the amphitheater stage for some group exercising).

The caretaker Rafa immediately welcomes you into his family and can arrange any activity you want at a moment's notice. He is a warm, kind, knowledgeable man for whom no request is too much. Meeting and getting to know Rafa made our visit all the more special.

Finally, the location is amazing. You are nestled among trees and quiet but just a 2 minute walk from the village of Monteverde, which is much more serene than the bustling town of Santa Elena (10 minute car drive). Within the short walking distance are Stella's Bakery (wonderful sweet treats and nice breakfast), Cabure chocolate café and Tramonti (we never tried it but supposedly awesome Italian food and it was always packed whenever we walked by) as well as a mini-outdoor mall with a very nice, friendly local health food store, a vegan restaurant/juice bar/yoga center, a coffee shop, CASEM (local artisans coop), and an amazing Costa Rican soda (in the back of CASEM). The house is between Santa Elena and Monteverde Cloud Forest so you never have to drive too far to get anywhere (I think the furthest we drove for any activity was 25 minutes)

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank very much Aviva! What a nice and wonderful review about our house! You were amazing guests and we hope to enjoy your visit again sometime in the future! Your directions for some other guests will be very appreciated. Thanks for taking your time! Sergio
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Piece of Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place for a peaceful getaway. Sergio made things easy for us from the moment we contacted him, and Rafa took great care of us while we enjoyed this incredible property. The place is huge, the grounds are perfectly well kept, the house and apartments are big, cozy and very clean. There is a lot of room for big groups, and the bar/disco area downstairs is the best place to have a good time. The property is conveniently located close to the various reserves and very close to the town of Santa Elena. This was an amazing experience for my family and me!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure to hear positive feedback from our guests! Thank you for sharing and we hope to receive you again soon !
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Amazing birds and nature

  • 5 of 5

What a magical place. We saw more diverse birds than I can recall, right on the property and at the reserve walking distance away -- even a pair of Quetzals! Stylish and comfortable, the house and apartments are a peaceful, clean and beautiful place to relax with a great location. Beautiful sunsets and places to eat nearby if you don't want to cook. Contemporary design with all the amenities. This was my third time in Monteverde and above and beyond favorite place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Bar Los Amigos
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Monteverde Cloud Forest Train
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Autopista interamericana
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Stella´s Bakery
Nearest Beach
70 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Monteverde has several of the best private reserves in the world in a cloud forest.

In addition you can enjoy many adventure sports such as canopies, bungee jumping, horseback riding, ATV rentals, and fishing in lakes or at sea.

The area has cable cars and a train that runs from the cloud forest. You can make many day and night to the different nature reserves tours.

Monteverde has several museums and natural observatories of hummingbirds, snakes, amphibians and bats.

There are a variety of restaurants within walking distance of the property. There are Italian, French, Japanese, vegetarian, Mexican, Mediterranean food and many chocolatiers, bakeries and cafes.

At 50 meters from the property it is specialized in natural and organic products where you can find vegetables, fruits, vegetables, cheeses and a variety of organic products in the area of ​​Monteverde and Santa Elena supermarket.

A 2 km is Santa Elena where commercial activity is concentrated in the area and has all important, such as banks, large supermarkets, offices tours and many souvenir shops services.

There are tours of a day or half a day to go fishing, visit volcanoes, caves, water raftings, surfing, wind surfing, etc.

Monteverde also offers interesting tours of coffee, chocolate and microbrews.

Constantly there are cultural activities such as music festivals which are presented in an amphitheater located within the same property.


Rates & Availability

Monteverde Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Navidad y fin ano
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Semana Santa
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Temporada Verde
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fin de año
Dec 25 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

50% en el momento de la reserva y 50% una semana antes del ingreso

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Monteverde Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 25 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 queen , 5 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    - 3 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • wind-surfing
Access available Tours are offered with special rates and generally is included for a bus to take them to these attractions. Canopies, horseback riding, Bungees or walks in the woods of day or night.

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