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Casa Lagarto, Dream Jungle-Beach Cottage In Cocles Secret Garden

Casa Lagarto, Dream Jungle-Beach Cottage In Cocles Secret Garden


Property Details

Updated: Dec 11, 2010
2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, open living and dining areas. Sleeps 4-5

For those seeking to find something different in a land where winter does not exist and nature provides in abundance, Casa Lagarto offers you a safe, quiet and comfortable accommodation equipped with all the amenities in the heart of the Cocles beach area. Casa Lagarto is a one story wooden cottage raised on stilts, nestled in La Finca Chica’s 2.5 acres of beautifully landscaped property, just steps away from some of the most impressive tropical beaches on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.

Outstanding design and quality construction make of this 810 sq. foot cottage built from local hardwoods a perfect holiday rental for couples, families or small groups of friends, a great place for nature lovers who are looking for adventure, relaxation and fun.

At Casa Lagarto you will enjoy the daily company of many different kinds of wild birds, as well as other inhabitants of the jungle. Howler monkeys, toucans, parrots and iguanas are just a few.

Casa Lagarto a dream come true!!

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Casa Lagarto, Dream Jungle-Beach Cottage In Cocles Secret Garden
+506 -27 50 19 19
Puerto Viejo Limon Province
south carolina


  • 5 of 5
I think this place looks better in person then in pictures, if that's possible!! We LOVED this place, it was set amongst the jungle, you could hear all the birds and sometimes monkeys. It was so relaxing in the evening, we would be gone all day then come back and relax and it was so open and airy and you just felt so at peace. Place was cleaned for us everyday, when a water line broke in town they fixed us up right away. So kind and gracious! Must eat at 'soda" Johannas, she had the best food. I recommend staying here as it is a little south of P.V(which i felt was more for a younger party crowd) the beaches are better in this area! Rent bikes, they are a great way to get around, and cheap too! $4 or $5 aday! This place is a must visit!! And they have smaller places and a larger place, so check their website out too!!
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway


Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Cocles, a low density residential area immersed in the jungle just 2 miles south of downtown Puerto Viejo, offers the traveller one of the most beautiful and scenic sites in the country.

Lush jungle filled with wildlife, golden sand unspoiled beaches, friendly people, fine restaurants, grocery stores and more, make Cocles the perfect and tranquil jungle-beach setting for your vacations.

Explore the neighbouring areas or hang out in town at night, hike inside the jungle to the waterfalls, surf the beach break, go snorkeling among the reefs, take a horseback ride on the beach or just lay down in a hammock enjoying the warmth from the tropical atmosphere, the sights, sounds and aromas from the jungle...

Casa Lagarto is one of four vacation rentals scattered on La Finca Chica's 2,5 acres of tropical gardens.

La Finca Chica is a very safe, quiet and secluded property bordered by the jungle conveniently located in the heart of Cocles...Your secret garden in paradise!!


Rental rates

Additional information about rental rates

  • Tax Rate 13.0%


  • Taxes included
  • Rates include taxes, daily cleaning service, sat TV, phone (Calls inside C.R.) and WiFi Internet access.
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Property Type

  • cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Communication / Internet

  • fax

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • River


  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 810 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double, crib available
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double, 1 twin/ single
  • Linens and bath towels supplied and changed twice per week.


  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Cleaning and laundry services available. Jenny and Emilio, your hosts live in the premises, both speak English and Spanish and are available to assist with their vast knowledge of nature and wildlife, area information, tours and activities booking and any other arrangements you may need.

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