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The Long House of Congo-Bongo Beach and Nature House Rentals

The Long House of Congo-Bongo Beach and Nature House Rentals

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Jan 5, 2011
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

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The Long house is located 400 meters from the nice white sandy Caribbean beaches and is surrounded by beautiful tropical rainforest. The Long house has one floor. It has a surface of 98 sq. meters and can keep up to 6 persons.

There are three big bedrooms. Two bedrooms with king-size beds and each room has his own hot shower, toilet and sink. The next bedroom has two double beds. Fully equipped kitchen and it has an open living area. There are ceiling fans in every room of the house.

The terrace has a hammock, rocking chairs and a big porch. It has a beautiful nature view on the tropical gardens. It gives a lot of privacy and comfort. The house can be locked completely and it has a safety box. All the beds are covered with mosquito nets and the house is well screened. Fresh linen and towels will be provided and soaps are included.

Congo Bongo is located 3 1/2 hours south east of San Jose in the Gandoca Manzanillo wildlife refuge at the Caribbean coast. On our property of 15 acre we have many flowers, fruit and giant Rain forest trees. We have a private walkway to the quiet, unspoiled beach, featuring the beautiful blue Caribbean Sea. The best snorkeling in the area can be found right offshore. The sea water is safe and no riptide or dangerous coral reefs are reported.

The private walkway to the beach (just 400 meters) leads you through the garden, full with flowers, trees, butterflies, monkeys and much more…………

All day you are surrounded by the sounds of creeks and birds and sometimes a group of howler monkeys will pass by. All of this will make you feel relaxed and be a part of nature yourself. The houses offering you all the comfort, privacy and safety you need in this part of the world. The area is also safe for children, so don’t be afraid to bring them along. They will love it.

The wetlands and surrounding forest areas contain a great diversity of species, many only locally sited, endemic to this area: crocodiles, alligators, otters, wild bores, ocelots, pumas, pacas, sloths, spider monkeys, howler monkeys, white-throated capuchin monkeys, and numerous other species of birds, reptiles and amphibians.

Manzanillo (1km) is a small fishing village with restaurants, grocers, a dive shop and a boutique. Town children play soccer on the beach day and night in front of Maxi's famous seafood restaurant. During weekends it is crowed with local people who like to spend time on the beach and in the bar.

Puerto Viejo (14 km) there you will find a Bank, doctor, drugstore, boutiques, bars, restaurants, supermarket and nightlife. The property of Congo-Bongo is 13 acre we build five beautiful and comfortable private houses for you to stay. The comfortable houses are in the middle of the Jungle and next to beautiful and unspoiled white sandy Caribbean beach.

All of this together Congo Bongo is offering you a private home to stay, in the middle of natural beauty of nature itself. By the way, Congo means “howler monkey” in Spanish and Bongo is the rhythm of the Jungle. We hope to see you soon at Congo Bongo

Keywords: Private House

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

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Calendar last updated:
January 5, 2011

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The Long House of Congo-Bongo Beach and Nature House Rentals
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p224150vb
-+506 2759-9016 (Costa Rica)
Manzanillo Limon Province
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Up close with the Jungla.

  • 5 of 5
This was my second stay at Long House. This house is part of Congo-Bongo which offers a full service of laundry and house cleaning. it is wonderful. the staff and owners are super friendly and helpful with your plans for activities.The pictures show how beautiful the house is and they don't lie. Be aware that the houses are very open air, except the bedrooms, so there will be bugs! it is the jungle and that is why you came. To be up lose with nature! We love this whole area and hope to return again.
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Activity and Interests

# Other Activities

* -Diving (Padi-Certified School) -Snorkel Diving -Dolphin Watching -Kayaking -Surf and Boogie Boards -Boat Tours -Indian Tours in Talamanca -Waterfall Tours -Massage Therapy -Biking -Guided Hikes (Through the Jungle) -Horseback Riding -Trips to Panama -Bird Watching -Rent a Car or Motorbike -Trips to Tortuguero -Trips to Cahuita National Park

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
low season
Sep 15 - Dec 15
2 night minimum stay
$132
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$165
$990
 

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Town

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 192 m²

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1)

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Amenities: Private Access to the Beach, Very Private Ambiance, Fans, Mosquito Net, Towels, safety deposit box, Free Bottled Drinking Water, Hot Water, 200 meters Walk from the Beach, Rental Bikes nearby, Restaurants at walking distance, Internet Facilities nearby, grocery store around the corner, organic farmers market on Saturdays
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