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Casa de Delfines - Caribbean Jungle Home

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Puerto Viejo de Talamanca House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

***As of June 1st the downstairs bedroom has been equipped with a new air conditioner, new sliding glass windows with screens, and decorative security bars to offer a more comfortable modern experience in that room.***

Casa de Delfines is located on the first street outside of Puerto Viejo and only a 200 meter walk down our quiet street to Playa Negra. This location means you are close to fabulous restaurants, shopping, spas, and nightlife in town and in complete tranquility at the house!

The lower level consists of a dining room, kitchen, full bathroom, bedroom, and laundry room. The dining room has a hardwood table and chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped for days when you would rather eat in. The full bathroom has terra cotta tiles and a large walk-in hot water shower. The downstairs bedroom has a new air conditioner and screened glass windows and is the perfect place for sensitive electronics. The laundry room has a washing machine and wash basin. Dirty beach clothes are no problem and no need to pack tons of clothes!

The beautiful hardwood upper level consists of the living room, two bedrooms, and half bath. There are cathedral ceilings for great air flow and ceiling fans in every room. The living room is open air and faces towards the Caribbean. There are chair hammocks so you can relax and listen to the sounds of the jungle and ocean! The half bath can be accessed from both bedrooms. The master bedroom has a full sized bed, mosquito net, and shelves for clothing. The second bedroom has two twin beds with mosquito nets and also has shelving for clothing. Also each bedroom has a keyed door.

The outside is completely fenced and gated for security and there are tall privacy hibiscus lining the entire property. The entrance gate is beautifully carved with dolphins and opens to a covered carport for your vehicle. The back patio has a large hammock for lounging by the new concrete outdoor grill which is perfect for cooking up your day's catch without heating up the kitchen. If you see any ripe bananas, cocoa, plantains,papaya, limes, passion fruit, or coconuts in the garden feel free to pick any of them and try what a truly fresh organic piece of fruit tastes like!

The house has a home phone for free local calls and wireless Internet. There is a large safe for personal belongings. Casa de Delfines gives you the comforts of home while being in a tropical paradise!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Krystle Richardson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016
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About Krystle Richardson

We came to Puerto Viejo with our family and fell in love with the area and the people. It was like finding that dream place that has been in your head for a long time. We knew we had to call Puerto Viejo home, at least part- time! Since we cannot be there full-time we want to share our home and this wonderful place with others.

Krystle Richardson purchased this house in 2012

Why Krystle Richardson chose Limon Province

We believe it is a great house for many reasons. It's proximity to the beach and town are perfect. The home has a cool concrete bottom with vaulted ceilings and ceiling fans on the upper level for maximum comfort. The kitchen and bathrooms have all of the modern conveniences that make you feel at home while in a jungle paradise.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Casa de Delfines - Caribbean Jungle Home
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

The best!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good about this place! Location couldn't be better, it is very close to town but not in town. It's a stones throw from the most amazing beach. It's off the main road so no traffic noise. The property is safe and secure. The completely fenced yard was awesome with my little one. If he wandered outside I knew there was no danger of getting onto the road. The house is very clean and well equipped. We did all our own cooking and the kitchen was great. The yard is well kept thanks to the very friendly gardener, Oscar. Having the one air conditioned room was awesome when the heat got overwhelming in the middle of the day. The stairs have a gate at the top which was a must with small children. It was a totally baby/ toddler friendly house. I 100% recommend this house for your stay in Peurto Viejo. Thank you Krystal!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream Home

  • 5 of 5

Let me first tell you that it was fairly easy finding this property. Krystle (house owner) gave me perfect directions and was clear about everything. The location of the house is PERFECT. It's like 2 blocks from the beach ... and 4 blocks to Puerto Viejo. You do not need a car, but perhaps bicycles would be nice to have! (you can rent them in the town!) The house in itself was beautiful. When we first arrived, the gardiner, Oscar, was working. He helped us call the house manager, Susana, so she could come over and give us a tour of the place & the keys. Susana was SO sweet and just perfect. She showed us the house & even gave us tips on where to go visit! After she left, we began unpacking our bags and Oscar began to cut "pipas" (coconuts) for us! He gave us each a pipa to drink & they were absolutely delicious! It was an amazing welcome to the property! As we were just going around the property's backyard and looking at all the beautiful plants and trees it has ... believe it or not ... we saw a sloth with a little baby going down a tree in our neighbor's backyard. It was a few feet away from us and it was unbelievable. The house has everything you could need. Towels, sheets, washing/drying machines, hammocks!!!!, 2 queen beds and two twin beds, two bathrooms but one shower (hot water!), etc. If you are going to cook at the house, make sure you go to the grocery store because the fridge won't have anything! & make sure to decompose! Susana said they like to keep trash to the minimum. This was a great house and I cannot wait to go back. I would definitely stay here many many many times! Thank you Susana and Oscar! And thank you Krystle for letting my family and friends stay at your place! Hopefully, it won't be long till we go back!! Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose

Perfect for a Caribbean getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time I have stayed at Casa Delfines. Brilliant location, just on the very edge of PV, so quiet but close to the local restaurants and shops.

Extremely comfortable with everything you need. The open terrace is beautiful to relax on and listen to the rain as the house has everything you need.

Great communication with the owner and Consierge.

Will definitely be back next time we visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home case de defines is. It was an absolute dream. Beautifully decorated with Krystle's personal touch and equipped with everything you need to do your own cooking and spend long evenings chilling in the hammock under the covered patio. The property manager Susana was fantastic to deal with as well. She helped us out with every question we had and pointed us in the right direction for all the activities we were thinking of doing.

Although there were only two of us this time, this house is perfect for families with kids or would also be great to come with another couple. We will be back and would 100 percent stay at this fabulous house again!! Muchas Gracias!!!!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review and again, thank you for choosing to stay at Casa de Delfines. If you do come back to Puerto Viejo we would love to have you stay at the house again.
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Wonderful vacation home rental in Puerto Viejo

  • 5 of 5

This property far exceeded our expectations for our 5 day stay in Puerto Viejo. We are a family of 3 with a 6 year old son. We love the close proximity to the town center with access to a fantastic beach within walking dustance. The house is beautifully decorated and equipped with everything one would need to complement their stay i.e. hammocks, beach towels, snorkel equipment, laundry room, bicycles, kitchen items, wi-fi, phone for local calls, tour info and even a cooler and beach chairs. We appreciate the excellent and timely communication with the owner Krystle and the property manager Susana before, during and at the end of our stay. We highly recommend this rental and look forward to our next visit and stay at Casa de Delfines in Puerto Viejo. Pura vida!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outdoor living with creature comforts. Great hammocks on the second floor.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at the home and found everything we needed to enjoy the jungles of the Caribbean coast.

The checkin and checkout could not have been better. The home opens up and your living within the jungle. Commication between the owner and the guests is excellent. We found the home clean and comfy. One item is the air condition in the one bedroom could not be regulated so you either froze or boiled. The window in that room had no screen. Would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
International-Juan Santamaria San Jose (SJO)
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Kaya's Place
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Kaya's Place
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Playa Negra
Car: not necessary

Zipline, Turtle watching, Bribri medicine man tour, Dolphin watching , Yoga, Jaguar Rescue Center, Sloth Sanctuary

Rates & Availability

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

2016 discounted rate of $600 per week (7 nights) with additional nights charged at $90 per day.
$25-$50 non-refundable pet cleaning fee charged for pets depending on length of stay.
Rates subject to change at any time.
Payments accepted through VRBO payments via debit/credit card or US e-check or Paypal.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • lower level bathroom - toilet , shower
    upper level bathroom - toilet , marble vanity
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • lower level bedroom/office - 1 double , air conditioned
    upper level 2nd bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Great for children.
    upper level master bedroom - 1 double
  • upstairs bedrooms have ceiling fans and mosquito nets
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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