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Near Monteverde Rancho el Rio- Lush Paradise/Farm

Spacious, comfortable master bedroom
17 reviews
Spacious, comfortable master bedroom
HUGE screened-in kitchen overlooking the river
The huge terrace overlooks the river... hand-milled wood indlaid by hand
Awe-inspiring cliffs, deep pools, shallow rapids serving as a natural spa
A bird-watcher's paradise...over 100 species identified on the farm alone
River Fun, fun, fun... over one mile of it!!
Take a hike or a horseback ride to enjoy the breathtaking views from Rancho el Rio
Get up close and personal with the new babies on the farm--water buffalo, sheep and  our newest calf
Organic rice... we use oxen, horses and our hands to cultivate many crops
Shh... walk quietly on our forest trails and you too may get to see this Spectacled Owl
Come help us feed our curious sheep, Francisco, Campana & Marilyn and our ducks, geese, turkeys, etc.
Wildlife as well as our young water buffalos enjoy our pond
Come get your hands dirty with organic, traditional agriculture
Gorgeour Santa Rosa Waterfall only 15 mins away or take a horseback tour to it
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde, Province of Puntarenas
This cabin helps to fund all the animal welfare, environmental and social welfare programs their owners run at the Sustainability Demonstration Center. Check out a video about what we do by looking up 'Sustainability Demonstration Center' on Youtube!
SPECIAL PROMOTION: FREE TOUR of an animal sanctuary, the historic Sustainability Demonstration Center, an Organic Farm, and the surrounding tropical paradise of forest & river! Other special ADVENTURE, CULTURAL, SPANISH LANGUAGE, RURAL, AND NATURAL EXCURSION packages for a unique Costa Rican experience with DISCOUNTS available! Contact us for more details.

WATER FRONT HOUSE IN A Birder's Paradise with over 110 bird species. Rancho el Rio is another slice of heaven that the owners of Casa Cielo in Monteverde are now making available to guests..112 acres of a unique combinatio...
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Listing #FKN3440214
About the Owner
alexander/ Veronica a
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Rancho el Rio I struggled with this review. Not because I have trouble writing it, but because I was torn on how to give an accurate depiction without turning people off to this location. First, this would probably be a great location for families with...More

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Monteverde C, VR Owner at Near Monteverde Rancho el Rio- Lush Paradise/Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

We appreciate loving, honest feedback. As I sit here, there is a monkey eating mangoes right out my door… It is an accurate review for the most part. No TV. It does get dark at 6:00 (all over Costa Rica). We had hurricane damage and...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

This house is close to Monteverde and has a beautiful view and access to the Guacimal river! With wifi and hot water, a big beautiful screened in kitchen, and nice warm weather, this is definitely the place to visit if you want to combine luxury...More

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Monteverde C, VR Owner at Near Monteverde Rancho el Rio- Lush Paradise/Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We are so happy when people appreciate the beauties of Nature as much as we do. The house is rustic, but having the river literally down your back porch is hard to beat. The house sits on an organic farm with lots of animals, so...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

I wanted to introduce some extended family to Costa Rica. True Costa Rica is not just beaches with tourist traps. The rural life of the mountains is what gives Costa Rica its flavor. This farm stay fit the bill well. The owner met us with...More

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Monteverde C, VR Owner at Near Monteverde Rancho el Rio- Lush Paradise/Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

We are glad that this family stayed at our Farm. The reviewer liked our work, and we too enjoyed hearing of the work she does to better the lives of women in a very distant part of the world and, as we often do, we...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 1:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 Twin
    1 Bunk
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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
R 1 482
R 8 890
R 35 559
US$2 640
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
$5 Additional guest fee applies after the second guest
Ask about discounted rates during the months of September and October.
$150 refundable deposit for pet owners
Guests are responsible for upkeep of cabin during their stay. Cleaning services can be contracted upon request.
Payment upon arrival, cash USD. For reservations longer than 2 weeks, a deposit is required.
1 day off for every week-long stay
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About the neighbourhood
It is the Real Costa Rica. People speaks Spanish and do their ordinary every day activities such as traveling on horseback, carrying sand or rock using oxen-drawn carts, swim in the rivers for fun, have their patios filled with beautiful gardens, medicinal plants, chickens and pigs and some have cows and they herd back and forth to eat or drink from the river or more lush areas. There are TINY grocery stores. You won't see Starbucks, Walmart or McDonalds. Instead we offer food made from neighbors. Low population density so very likely to see monkeys and much wildlife.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Liberia: 106.0 km
Ferry: Puntarenas: 52.0 km
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 47.0 km.
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