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Wendy"s Eco Guest House - Sarapiqui

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
La Virgen, Sarapiqui, Province of Heredia
What We Are
• A place where nature lovers can experience the lifestyle of a local Costa Rican family, learn about sustainable practices, and find rejuvenation amidst extraordinary biological diversity!

What We Offer
• A private Ecological House surrounded by forest. Designed with love and creativity by owner Wendy Brenes, the lodge balances sustainability, comfort, and a rustic feel.
• The Eco House is fully furnished with stove, microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator, hot water, hardwood floors, hammocks, clothes line, etc.
• This beautiful home is located on a 2 hectare (5 acres) farm/family property, 200 meters from the host’s family home. Here you may enjoy the beauty of nature and abundant wildlife around you, the tranquil environment, and the welcoming hospitality of your hosts.
• Just outside, or from the balcony, you may see t...
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About the Owner, Wendy B
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Wendy´s Private Guided Nature Walks
With her many years as a guide, naturalist, and long-time resident of Sarapiqui, Wendy is an expert on the plants and animals of the area, including the best places to find them. Experienced tourists agree that having a guide can greatly increase natural sightings and your understanding of the environment.
Tours available: Frogs, Rainforest Walk to the Waterfall, Bird Walk. also, Canopy, Rafting, Horseback Riding, Boat Tours, Chocolate and Coffee tours, ox cart Ride and more....
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Excellent - based on 21 reviews
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Margit Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in February 2018
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My sister and me stayed the first 3 nights of our trip through CR and here was a wonderful start. The house is perfect for nature lovers, you have it all just around you, but you feel absolutely safe. Every morning and evening we enjoyed the short different tracks to the wonderful food of Rita and her warmhearted personality. Howlers...

Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 for a stay in July 2017
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I went to Wendy's eco guest house in July with my parents, husban and my 2 kids (5 and 7 yearls old). It is definitly our best memory of our trip to Costa Rica. The family is so welcoming. My kids loved the animals on the farm and had the chance to milk the cow. The meal was a delight....

Mrs Lorna...
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
people found this review helpful

Thank you so much to Cristel and her parents! Me and my sister really enjoyed the experience, staying in an Eco House. The food Cristel's Mother cooked on our first night was the best food I had in Costa Rica and I also enjoyed milking the cow with her Father, Don Eduardo. The location is brilliant and the tour recommendations...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Garden
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Fulls
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R 1 081
R 6 606
R 18 017
US$1 500
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About the neighbourhood
The Surrounding Area
• The nearby communities of San Ramon de Sarapiqui (a small village to the south) and La Virgen de Sarapiqui (to the north) provide an opportunity to experience the life style of rural Costa Rica.
• A variety of nature, cultural and adventure activities await you, including: 1) rafting on one of the most famous and beautiful rivers in CostaRica, the Sarapiqui River, only 5 minutes away; 2) Nature walks (day and night), including bird tours, horseback riding, canopy tours, chocolate tours, bat tours, and more; 3) Important and recognized organizations and tourist attractions like Tirimbina Biological Reserve and La Selva OTS (Organization of Tropical Studies) are located at 5 and 20 min from the Eco House.
How to get there
Coordinates: N 10°22.028´W 084°08.156

How to get here:

After you arrive to La Virgen Sarapiquí. up in the north of the Heredia province, you must go the well known tourist destination Hacienda Pozo Azul, at the entrance of the San Ramon bridge (on the Sarapiquí River).

Once at Hacienda Pozo Azul entrance you must:

Cross the Sarapiquí River on the bridge. And turn right on the following intersection and continue on the paved road for about 2 km.
Once the paved road ends, you must continue on the gravel road for about 200mts.
Please turn left at the brick colored metal gate
The host family house is on a hill and is pink color (Familia Brenes Morera).
Upon your arrival the host family will share juice or cup of coffee and guide you to the Eco House
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