Casita Alegre is a beautiful house with all the comforts of home in a peaceful rain forest setting located approximately four to five hours from San Jose. Set amidst huge trees in a lovely garden and made out of native wood, the casita has a queen size bed with a pillow top mattress that is perfect for lounging and napping. Amenities include a kitchenette with a large toaster/oven, coffee maker and refrigerator, high speed wireless internet access, and a large porch with comfortable chairs to view the abundant species of birds in the yard. A small safe in the casita can be used to store your valuable items. such as passports, cell phones, credit cards and tablets. or small laptops. s, credit cards and tablets. or small laptops.A small safe in the casita can be used to store your valuable items. such as passports, cell phones, credit cards and tablets or small laptops. Also included is a 43" 4K UHD HDR TV hooked up to Netflix and an assortment of movies to watch in the event a night in watching a movie is what you want.
The location is ideal - just a three minute walk to the beach or a ten minute walk into the center of lively Puerto Viejo where there are wonderful restaurants and lots of shopping. Or you can bike or drive to the gorgeous Punta Uva beach which is about 15 minutes south by car (30 minutes by bike)and find some of the best diving and snorkeling in Costa Rica. On the way to Punta Uva you can stop by The Jaguar Rescue Center where orphaned and injured animals are rehabilitated and returned to the wild. Within 15 minutes of Casita Alegre, there are two wildlife centers. The Jaguar Rescue Center rehabilitates animals of all kinds from snakes to monkeys to caiman as well as sloths and returns them to the wild when they are ready. The ARA Project outside of Manzanillo is a reintroduction station for the endangered Great Green Macaws located in a primary tropical rainforest at almost 100 m above sea level. The visitors are directed to the top of a hill with beautiful views of the ocean and the surrounding jungle. Also within less than an hour are waterfalls, hiking trails, boating excursions and all sorts of outdoor activities. One thing you will not experience in your visit to the Puerto Viejo area is boredom.