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Beautiful and luxurious, overlooking the ocean and rain forest
Excellent
9 reviews
Beautiful and luxurious, overlooking the ocean and rain forest
Beautiful and luxurious, overlooking the ocean and rain forest
Master Bedroom
Indoor Shower
Main Viewing Deck with Outdoor Shower and Ocean View
Outdoor Shower
Aerial view from garden
Stunning sunrises and sunsets
Aerial view from garden
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Overview
Bungalow -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas
Casa Aracari is a brand new luxury 2 story home It is situated in a security estate between Quepos and Dominical, 15 minutes from either town. Boasting spectacular ocean and rain forest views, this rental is sure to impress. Included is a large plunge pool with jets, a viewing deck nestled in the tree canopy, outdoor shower, high end living quarters & decor including granite tops, AC, porcelain ceramic floors, stainless steel appliances, fine art and furniture with jungle and ocean views. The hummingbird garden has a bench and tables covered with a steel umbrella overlooking the Pacific Ocean, perfect for coffee at sunrise and cocktails at sunset. The house is compact but resembles a classy hotel suite and is perfect for couples. It is a single room 'honeymoon suite'. Casa Aracari is 100% private with no neighbors or passer-by... Read more
About the Owner, Gary K
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The property management team at Portasol will provide you with a full concierge service including the handover of the house keys, an introduction to the house and the estate/community's amenities. Spa treatments, in house chef, tours and cleaning services are available at an extra cost to our welcome guests.
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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BirdBrain...
Sevens Point
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 for a stay in March 2018

This property is simply amazing...the views, the wildlife, the waterfalls, the privacy, it's all at your fingertips. The cabin was nicely appointed with everything you need and then some. Gary, the owner, was extremely helpful in getting tours booked prior to our stay, arranging a private chef and making sure everything was just right during our visit. We couldn't have...

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Management response:

My pleasure Belinda! You were wonderful guests and I welcome you back at any time! I'm glad you enjoyed the chef and the tours I booked for you and that the house and it's surroundings were to your liking. Pura vida! Gary

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Bobby G
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018
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person found this review helpful

Casa Aracari did not disappoint. It's a bit of an adventure to get there and they're not kidding about the 4WD but it wasn't a problem and the staff were extremely helpful getting us oriented and turning the place over to us. It is so private we never saw a person from our property and the only structures in view...

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Management response:

Wonderful, Bobby! It's just like you say - extremely private! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and were happy with the accommodation. Hope to see you soon again! (For those TripAdvisor readers out there: 4x4 vehicles are required but that's not because the roads are bad, it's just that there are some steep inclines and declines inside the community because...

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Donald A
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 for a stay in January 2018
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person found this review helpful

Sometimes things just don't workout. After the excitement of finding this place and booking it, we received an email informing us the dates we chose were no longer available. Not sure how we were able to book and get a confirmation email after booking, but those dates were not available. The owner contacted me directly and we were able to...

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Management response:

Thank you for your review Donald. Yes "life happens" and we did our best to make you happy. We would welcome you back any time!

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children's Pool
  • Deck
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The single bedroom sleeps 2 in a king bed however there is 1 pack-n-play for a baby or small child. This is the only other sleeping option other than the king bed. Smoking is not...
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Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Super King
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
RM 502
US$129
RM 2,992
US$769
RM 11,282
US$2,900
1 Aug 2018 -
1 Nov 2018
Default
2 nights
RM 424
US$109
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: RM 778 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Lush coastal rain forest teaming with wildlife and natural beauty. With plenty of activities such as hiking, kayaking, rappelling, paragliding, fishing, surfing, ocean safaris, scuba diving and snorkeling to name a few.

Fantastic restaurants namely Fuego in Dominical (20 minute drive) and Langosta Feliz (12 minute drive) in Matapalo.

The Manuel Antonio National Park and Hacienda Baru are excellent for wildlife tours. For any other tours, please speak to the property management team at Portasol and they will be happy to assist. Alternatively email Bushmaster Adventures for any adventure tours like kayaking, speedboat ocean safaris, night tours and more!
Getting around
Renting a car is essential to get around this area. Kindly note that only 4x4 vehicles are permitted to Casa Aracari. The best beaches in the area are Playa Dominical (great for sunsets), Playa Linda, Playa Matapalo and the Manuel Antonio National Park.

Stunning waterfalls can be found on the Casa Aracari property and also at the 'La Casuela Park' in Portasol just a few minutes from the rental. The largest and most impressive waterfall is Nauyaca Falls. Note the hike to get there is 8kms (5 miles). Alternatively you could ride on horseback.

One of the best places for wildlife is on the Casa Aracari property. It is recommended that you wear close-toed shoes and not sandals. Enjoy the natural swimming holes and waterfalls at the bottom!
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Quepos Airport: 22.0 km
DIRECTIONS:

Directions to Casa Aracari, Portasol Living in Portalon, Costa Rica (Kindly note that a 4x4 vehicle is mandatory. The roads are well kept and in good condition but there are some sharp inclines and declines and so for this reason only 4x4 vehicles will be allowed in the Portasol community)


Here are the actual GPS coordinates: 9.3682° N, 83.9702° W

Coming from San Jose: Follow the 27 highway until you reach the 34 (Costanera Sur). Turn left onto the 34 and head towards Jaco, Platanillo and Quepos. Keep going past Quepos and the Savegre River turnoff and a few minutes later you will see Portalon turnoff AFTER THE BRIDGE on your left, take that turnoff LEFT. Go up the well kept gravel road for 2.8 kms until you get to the Portasol Main Gate with security boom (right at the end...
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Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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