House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
David Gittelman & Natalia Sanchez
- english, spanish
What makes this House unique
You will enjoy a safe, private farm that is a rare location where wildlife inhabited forest reach beautiful beaches that see very few visitors. You will be surrounded by serenity and natural beauty..
Max guests: 6 (sleeps up to 4 adults)
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
The best kept secret
We ended our first trip to Costa Rica at this beautiful house in 2014 and we love it so much we wanted to be there again 5 years later.
We’ve been lucky enough to stay at many incredible places over yhe years in amazing countries but this house has something magical. It’s not too big, not small, clean and well equipped yet not enough that you lose touch with your surroundings and the spirit of natural Costa Rica.
We’re just afraid it will not stay secret forever. We’ll be back again.
Time well spent
We loved our stay, hard to beat a place that offered monkeys and tucans just minutes into our stay. Would love to stay here again. Pictures and other reviews do a good job describing this property, everything was just as expected.
Amazing views, wildlife and peace
Loved the constant sounds of ocean
So much jungle everywhere with monkeys bird life and changing weather
The house is perfect for we two
Sunrise and sunsets galore
My favorite place in Costa Rica
David and Natalia our hosts where friendly and helpful
Definitely need 4WD car
Gorgeous setting, house needs some TLC
We spent 5 nights at this home with 3 teenagers and enjoyed our stay. First of all, the setting and views are gorgeous. You are surrounded by nature, you can hear the roar of the ocean in the distance, there are colourful birds flying everywhere and monkeys in the trees next to the house. Speaking of monkeys, the howler monkeys woke us up every day at around 530am so make sure you go to bed on time!
It feels that the house needs a bit of loving from an attentive owner, there are numerous things that anyone committed to the house would fix or repair. The view and location are great but until small things like locks, outlets, plugs and appliances are updated I would keep an open mind to other houses available.
Without doubt the best place we stayed in Costa Rica. The location was great as it was on the edge of the jungle so you had wildlife constantly around and then it was only a 10 minute walk to the beach where you would hardly see anyone else. It was then only a 10 minute drive to the town. The house was spacious, clean and comfy. It had everything you needed and more. The property managers were very friendly and helpful. The next time we go to Costa Rica we will definitely look to stay in one of the places managed by these people again.
A great place for nature lovers who seek comfort and convenience.
We stayed at Casa Lutecia for the last week of March and it was a perfect place for us, as family of two middle-aged parents and two boys, ages 7 & 10. The house is beautifully and simply furnished, accurately depicted in the website's photos. Staying in an open-air house (with screens) really helped us acclimate to the hot weather, and the surrounding tree cover made it very comfortable even on bright, sunny days. Walking through the jungle to get to the beach always felt magical. During that short walk, we saw a basilisk lizard, a toucan, leaf-cutter ants, howler monkeys, and many other creatures. At the house in the mornings we were alternately visited by howler monkeys and white faced capuchins. Green parrots squawked from high branches; a couple of geckos climbed the screens outside at night. Apparently we missed seeing a pair of scarlet macaws fly by one day, but we saw several pairs at various times during our canopy tour and Nauyaca Waterfall trip. We also visited the wildlife rescue shelter just north of Uvita, where we saw baby sloths, an anteater, a squirrel spider monkey, among others. When we felt like swimming, we could take the short walk to the beach or take a short drive to Uvita to cool off at Cascada Verde, a wonderful set of swimming holes and waterfalls. The kitchen had what we needed and the internet worked perfectly. If you are looking for a place that is low key, clean, private (we rarely saw others on the beach), and comfortable, this is the place for you. Notable attractions were the Osa zipline tour and the waterfalls. Playa Arco is breathtaking. We came at the wrong time for whale watching, but the surf was great for boogie boards with our kids.
Thank you so much for your thoughtful review and we are most happy you enjoyed your time at Casa Lutecia. Authentic Costa Rican experiences are very fulling and we are glad you could appreciate all the natural surrounding beauty.
Hopefully we will see you again soon,
Natalia and David