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“Beautifully intouch with nature.”
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Uvita, Province of Puntarenas

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Adamwalke...
1 review
“Beautifully intouch with nature.”
Reviewed 7 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

I stayed at the casitas del rio for 7 nights during march, and have to say it was a wonderful break from the hassle and bustle of England.

Rachael and Steve grey were excellent hosts who bent over backwards to make my stay amazing.

The location of the property is peaceful apart from the sound of the monkeys in the morning (although a better sound than traffic)

Overall had an amazing stay and looking forward to returning and seeing the new pool.

Thank you both

Mr A Walker

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Apr 2015
Casitas Del Rio is definitely a good place to escape the hustle and bustle of England, and we are glad that you were able to relax and unwind. It is our pleasure to be able to give you top tips and help you out in any way to make your stay with us run smoothly, and we hope to see you back here sometime soon
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Helen M
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Like magic...one is provided with hospitality and helpfulness within a lovely tranquil space.”
Reviewed 7 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

It is also quite evident that thought has gone into many decisions ranging from colour palate and luxurious styling, to quiet running of appliances, all was in great working order. So comfort, privacy and beautiful landscape; these are gracious hosts can be counted on for high standards, discretion and attention to detail. Thanks to both of you for your great contributions to your new community as well,
Sincerely, Helen

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Liked best: Serenity, Privacy, Tranquility
Liked least: We did need to read Rachel and Steve's great instructions/map, as our GPS didn't
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Apr 2015
It was a pleasure to meet you and be able to make your stay even more enjoyable. We are glad that you enjoyed staying with us, and that we were able to spend time with you in our beautiful area.
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Jennifer...
Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Second time's a charm!”
Reviewed 28 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We returned to Casitas del Rio, this time in dry season, and it was the perfect escape from the endless NJ winter. Once you pass through the gates to Steve and Rachel's little retreat, you enter a lush tropical garden full of flowers of every color. The highlight of every day there was a dip in the river with a cold beer, and watching the bright blue Morpho butterflies fly along the shore. It is the perfect location to enjoy Playa Hermosa, and one of the most navigable roads in the area...even without 4WD.

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Liked best: The garden and river
Liked least: Going home to NJ
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
9 Apr 2015
We are glad that you came back again to escape the NJ winter. Hope to see you back again soon, it is always a pleasure to have you stay here
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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 10 March 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Apr 2015
We are glad that you were able to make the most of the beautiful surroundings and that you enjoyed your time here watching the water and looking for monkeys!
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CoastalPa...
Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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“Peaceful oasis”
Reviewed 10 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Rachel and Steve could not have been more gracious hosts! Bravo to Steve for the gorgeous gardens he has created, truly a little slice of paradise. Rachel had a wealth on information regarding tours and activities. The casitas, themselves were beyond our expectations… beautifully constructed, roomy, and comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed hiking and playing in the river, watching wildlife in the gardens, and cooking on the grill, all in a very private and peaceful setting.

The only amenity that could have made our stay even better would be a covered structure over the outdoor cooking and dining area. We found ourselves getting very creative when our grilling was interrupted by rain.

Overall, I only wish we had had more time to spend at this lovely oasis.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
9 Apr 2015
We are glad that you enjoyed your time here with us - it was great for us to have such a lovely, friendly family group use all 3 casitas and enjoy the gardens.
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