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“Great modern home in a tropical beach town”
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Mermaid House Living Room Deck from first floor
Deck off Master Bedroom
Living Room Interior
Mommy and baby sloth passing thru on front drive
Front entrance, master bedroom deck, back yards
Master Bedroom looking to Bedroom deck above the compound.
Playa Chiquta
Outside Patio off Downstairs Bedroom and Bath
Master Bath - Upstairs
Living Room Couches ~ Upstairs
Kitchen ~ Mermaid House
Downstairs Bathroom
Dining Area Night ~ Mermaid House
Master Bedroom ~ Mermaid House
Dinning Area Day
Road In Front of Main Gate
Deck Outside Master Bedroom
Jungle Off Of Living Room Deck
main gate from inside compound
Toucan Paying Visit
master bedroom closet
downstairs bedroom. cozy and quiet as not in canopy.
Playa Chiquita Evening
Monkeys Passing Thru Property
Mermaid House from backyard
view of master bath from master bedroom
view of kitchen from master bedroom
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon

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“Great modern home in a tropical beach town”
Reviewed 11 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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This is a great vacation home in a jungle setting. It is right across the street from the tropical beach – with many more walking or biking distance. The house is a solid modern home while at the same time retaining that jungle tree house feel. That bathtub was amazing! As was the size of the bedroom. Not sure the photos really do it justice.
The on-site caretaker was most helpful, check-in and check-out was effortless and efficient, although communicating required some rudimentary Spanish skills.
Playa-Chiquita is laid back with a Caribbean vibe and offers many quality outdoor restaurants and shops a few minutes walk. We had a hard time deciding where to eat as many places looked delightful. A few years ago we had stayed in Puerto Viejo but were looking for something more quiet and natural, but still within the beaten path. Playa Chiquita fits the bill.
The beaches we saw were almost void of people and had pretty fine sand, warm water and good waves. The beach is very natural – truly tropical - which we liked. We snorkeled and just played in the waves. There were quite a few surfers who seemed to catch good waves that day.
Unfortunately we were only able to stay one night (the owner was very flexible and helpful) but I would definitely want to come back to this location and home.

Date of stay: November 2014
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Liked best: The combination of modern home in a laid-back natural beach town
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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17 Dec 2014
Hi Tina, Thanks so much for the review. David Thoreau
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