La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'

La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Apr 23, 2014
3 Bedrooms, 3.25 Baths, Sleeps 10

This BREATH taking, TROPICAL fully furnished vacation home sits on 6 acres of virgin Rainforests. The MAGNIFICENT Rainforests/Mountain views from the large/spacious Terrace leads to a 24x13 in ground pool. While lounging in the Sunny-warm water and a cold tropical drink in your hand. Your breath will be taken away by the INCREDIBLE views and watching the DIVERSITY of TROPICAL Birds in your Paradise Retreat.

With a NEWLY constructed RANCHER O in 2009. You can enjoy even more breath taking views of the big valley and mountain range.

This Fully furnished, Newly constructed home has a total of 1300 sq.ft. of spacious/comfortable living with all the amenities of a tropical paradise. All the rooms are well lighted and have large ceiling fans throughout. The house has an abundance of sliding windows and doors that can be well secured. The LARGE Great Room has a Dining Table that will seat 6. After dining you can relax on one of the many Bamboo couches or back out on the LARGE Terrace.

Where can enjoy the night breeze, cocktail and the reflection of the moon on the water's of the pool. While you enjoy a beautiful evening in Paradise.

The Great Room also incorporates a FULLY equipped modern Kitchen. The kitchen has a island-counter-bar with 6 stools to enjoy your robust morning coffee or bowl of FRESH Fruit. A cafe window opens up to a table on the Terrace. Where you can enjoy your morning coffee and watch the many varieties of Hummingbirds. There are 2 large Bedrooms. Both have AIR CONDITIONING, CEILING FANS and BATHROOMS.

The 1st bedroom has a FULL size BED that sleeps 2 comfortably. There is no need to bring Liens, it is provided. A dresser, closet and Night Stand. This bedroom is large enough to accommodate a 2nd bed for large groups or families. A blow-up mattress can be provide upon request. This bedroom has a sliding door which leads right back out to the Terrace/Pool.

This Bathroom has a shower and a separate BATHTUB along with sink and stool. HOT WATER, You Ask! YES! Both Bathrooms and kitchen have HOT WATER. The 2nd Bedroom has 2 Full size BEDS, again all liens are provided. A Dresser, Closet and Night Stands. The Laundry Room and Bath Room is accessible from this bedroom.

A newly added 3rd bedroom addition in 2014. This large suite is equipped with full bathroom, kitchenette and LARGE balcony. A queen size bed and 360 degree view and night breezes.

The Laundry Room has a Large Capacity Washer and Dryer. There is a outside shower for rinsing off after a day at the Beach. Or after you return from a hike that starts at the house and leads down to the mountain WATERFALL! A Covered Car Port in attached to the house for your vehicle. During your stay if for any reason you need to contact someone for questions or problems. Contact Leo & Michelle at O Rancho Soluna in Ojochal Costa Rica. They are the property managers and local contact and will be able to help you in any matters.

The house is located in a Village called Ojochal or Playa Tortuga. Which is on the South Pacific Coast, just above Peninsula of Osa (Southern Zone of Costa Rica). This is one of the Favorite destinations of Americans, Canadians, English, French and Europeans. You will find the Costa Rican Language to be mainly Spanish with a wide range of trans planted Canadians and French speaking people. All are Very Friendly, Helpful and most speak English.

This region of Costa Rica has conserved it natural wildlife and preserved the ecosystem of the Rainforest's. The primary Rain forest, Fauna and Flora are undamaged, thanks to the efforts of the government laws to protect and preserve the Magnificent natural resources.

The main Airport is located in San Jose, Costa Rica. Once in San Jose, you can reach Ojochal by 2 methods, vehicle or plane. You can fly from San Jose to Palmar Sur by Sansa Airlines. There Terminal is connected to the San Jose Terminal in San Jose.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

About the Owner

A young 57 year old guy who has found his dream/Paradise and is welling to share Paradise with others by renting.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Jerry,



Our stay was enjoyable. The house and property were great.

There were a few hiccups, but I think you knew about both. It really didn't bother us or our feelings about the place. The only recommendation we would suggest for future visitors is, a heads up about the roads to the house. We would definitely get an all wheel/ four wheel drive vehicle for this time of year (rainy/low season) and for this location. Maybe people just presume this but we didn't know and it was a challenge as far as the driving conditions. Other than that we enjoyed the place. It was an awsome location and we would definitely stay there again.



Cheers and we hope you have had a nice holiday season.



Jonathan and Lisa
Nov 2010
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Reviews

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La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'
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Ojochal Puntarenas
5

Spacious, private and Great Ojochal Location!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I have travelled extensively through Costa Rica since the early '90's. We discovered Ojochal 4 years ago and have returned every winter to escape the cold in Canada. We always rent on "Finca Maranon" where this house is located due to the beauty of the location and the proximity to the beautiful, practically deserted beaches nearby. This house is also located close to many fabulous restaurants which rival anything I've tried in North America. The house is absolutely gorgeous. There are 3 bedrooms in total-- 2 bedrooms, each with en suite on the ground level--perfect for 2 couples or a family. But the crowning jewel is the newly constructed master suite upstairs with en suite and private, spacious deck overlooking the jungle. The bedroom has huge windows on 3 sides taking in the most stunning mountain and jungle views --not in my wildest dreams could I have asked for a more perfect space to greet the morning or fall into a restful slumber at night. The pool is lovely, and the gazebo, set across the lawn, offers glorious mountain views and privacy away from others, should you need it. On a final note, I am a walker and enjoyed an early morning walk into the village of Ojochal daily. What a beautiful road leading down from the house--ferns dripping down the side embankments, delphinium blue morpho butterflies flitting by and the most amazing birdsong!! It doesn't get closer to paradise than this!!! We will return!!!
  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'
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Ojochal Puntarenas
Whitby, Ontario
5

A little piece of heaven in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I stayed here for one month over the holidays. This house is very spacious and has a great outdoor sitting area where we spent most of our time. The gazebo at the back is nice for view the monkey's (visited us daily in Dec). It got quite a bit warmer in Jan., and we did not see them as much then. The pool was great for cooling off, as well the bedrooms offered A/C. This spot is very private and although not within comfortable walking distance to restaurants it was about a 5 minute drive down. Jenell was a huge help in recommending local beaches and restaurants. She was always available via email if we had any problems. The wifi signal is a bit weak, but sufficient.
The beaches nearby were stunning! Our favorite was Ventanas with the caves and great swimming for the kids. We also loved the restaurant Villa Leonor which offered delicious food and access to the beach with your meal (rather than the park entrance fee). We did our food shopping in Uvita (about 10-15 minute drive), but there was a small mini-super in Ojochal. If you are looking for peace and quite (other than the Toucans and howlers), and an amazing view to wake up to each morning this house is the one! A great value!
  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Kate,

Thank so much for the grand review of my home and your stay. Yes, my property mgr. Jenell is a big part of the comfort at La Casa De Tropicale.
We try hard to make all of our guest feel at home and enjoy the Pura Vida in Costa Rica.

Jerry
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Ojochal Puntarenas
Greenwood, IN [Indianapolis]
5

A month of bliss!

  • 5 of 5
What better time to write a review than while I am still here and everything is fresh in my mind. After almost a month we leave [reluctantly] in two days. The stay here has been completely as advertised, Jerry the owner, has done a remarkable job of having absolutely anything and everything that you could possibly need or want while staying here.

We have travelled considerably, and it is refreshing to find a place where everything works and was immaculately clean upon our arrival. The cleanliness is thanks to the property manager, Jenell and her staff...what a quality group. Jenell was fantastic in her job, she was always immediately available to respond to any needs or questions, she even baked a cake...and later stopped by with some cinnamon rolls for us. She and her husband John have a plethera of historical knowledge on the area and were a pleasure to spend time with.

The house itself is great, very roomy, lots of ceiling fans [that you need], A/C in the bedrooms, pool is fantastic, has SKY TV and great internet. My computer worked fine, a Majic Jack is nice to have for calling back to the states for free [and it worked fine]. There were some very minor issues with power outages, but they never lasted long and the utility company responded well. Part of the issue is we are here in the beginning of the rainy season, so that contributes to some of the power problems.

There are several really good restaurants in the nearby area, don't be deceived by the exterior appearances, the sanitary conditions in these facilities is remarkable, and the owners and staff some of the friendliest in the world. You can eat gourmet and spend $30 - $50/ea or go "Tico" and have their famous Casados [a complete meal of fish, chicken or beef, rice, black beans, salad, pasta in tomato sauce and a slice of plantain] for $4 - $6. I highly recommend Mamma e Papa's for Italian & pizza, Citrus is a classy place and for a superb filet mignon or just a burger [and the absolute best fries] stop at the Roadhouse.

I was surprised at the lack of insects at the house, of course there are multitudes of small, green "house geckos", which are totally harmless and do a great job of keeping the insect population at bay. The toucans will be your alarm clock every morning...early, and if you're lucky you will hear [and see] the howler monkeys on their way to wherever, along with some white faced.

You will enjoy your stay...and tell Jerry and/or Jenell, Danny and Carol sent you.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'
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Ojochal Puntarenas
5

Second time at La Casa de Tropicale

  • 5 of 5
This area of the country really speaks to us. This is a great area of the world to hide away for a while. Our stay at the casa was our second. This year we stayed the whole month of August. Four blissful weeks of just me, my husband and our two girls.

The inground pool is wonderful and we spent most of our time at home this year. The house is air conditioned in the bedrooms so when it gets too hot there is relief. The water is hot and the kitchen has everything you need to cook gourmet meals. Jenell the caretaker I have come to think of as a friend and we are already talking about coming back next year.

If you want to get off the grid this is the place to go. However, Jerry the owner is more than happy to provide you with all the conveniences of wi-fi, tv and music. He has a great music collection and lots of movies to watch so you never really need to leave the house. Except when your need the beach or food! At the risk of upping the competition I'll also add Jerry's rental prices are very fair and compared to neighboring houses without a doubt the best deal in town!

Many thanks to Jerry and Jenell for your hospitality and our home away from home. We will be back again.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'
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Ojochal Puntarenas
Greenfield Park , Québec, Canada
5

Just a reminder

  • 5 of 5
Just to mention Jenell the manager of the Casa de Tropicale... Helpful , gentle always there when we need her and gives lots of tips to visit Costa Rica... Great Person. Thank you Jenell

Marie-Claire from Québec
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is not enough to be said about Jenell and the care she gives my guest at La Casa De Tropicale.
Thanks so much.
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La Casa De Tropicale - 'A 5 Star House for Vacations'
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Ojochal Puntarenas
Greenfield Park , Québec, Canada
5

Dream house

  • 5 of 5
For the second time à la Casa de Tropicale , it is like a coming back home... The house is clean , with everything we need for living and for comfort..Swimming pool just perfect for any time of day . If you like to cook, downtown Ojochal is within 6 minutes by car. There you will find a bakery ( fresh break ) , meat store , market with all your needs, for fresh fish , every tuesdays and fridays a fisherman comes at the intersection of panamerica route and the road down the house... And try local food ( pescado frito ) and look carefully because some locals have tables in front of their houses so they can make you real good meals... Most nicest beaches are not far : Tortuga , Ventana , Ballena , Pinuela , Uvita are within 15 minutes and less from la Casa... And the most important is around the house : sounds of nature , lots of pictures to take : birds, trees, butterflies, flowers and magnificents views all around.. A lot to remember..If you like dogs , little Megan will come and see you , all white with blue eyes like no others...she won't disturb you if you don't want.. but if you don't mind she is cuty...We just hope to go back a third time and more..That place is perfect for nature lovers .
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for returning to La Casa De Tropicale.

Location

From the Owner

A place to relax and enjoy all that the Costa Rica rain forest has to offer. All the comforts of home and just a short drive to the beaches and town.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : PalMar Sur at 30 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Playa Ventanas, Playa Tortuga at 1 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Many at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Trace Tios at 13 Kilometres Car: necessary

The Village of Ojochal De Osa is 3 hours 30 minutes on the Pacific Coast from San Jose,1hour 30 minutes south Jaco, 1 hour south of Quepos, 30 minutes south of Playa Dominical and 15 minutes south of Playa Ballena/Uvita.

Other Activities: boating, shopping, shelling, wildlife viewing, kayaking

Golf: A newly constructed Pro-9 hole golf course just 20 minutes drive South from Ojochal in Tres Rios.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Green (Low) season
May 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$850
$1,100
 
 
High (Dry) Season
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$950
$1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $250

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Safe
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Air Conditioning ...

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Catering Available ...

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • pets considered ...
  • Singles
  • Groups
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean

Attractions

  • library
  • rain forests
  • theme parks
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives

Local Services & Businesses

  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting

Floor Area

  • 1500 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Master Suite Bathroom - toilet, shower
  • Pool Shower - outdoor shower

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double, 1 baby crib
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, Upper Level Suite with spacious balcony

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Other Activities: A 25' waterfall and mountain stream (on property) is a short hike from the house. This is a great way to explore the rain forest from under the canopy. WIFI Internet is aval. at a cost od 75usd/month or less is the minumum charge. Renters responsable for pool cleaning and chlorine or hire local pool servive to care for pool during stay. A hotel style safe is aval. for a 50usd key deposit, refunded at end of stay. A 250usd security deposit for renter neglect, refunded at end of stay in no damage.
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