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The quintessential jungle cabin, Casa Selva!

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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The dream of finding that private spot, nestled in the jungle among nature and wildlife, is fulfilled by a stay in Casa Selva on Osa Vistas acres. Sit on the porch overlooking the Pacific shoreline, whitewater playing on the rocks below. Watch the toucans and a myriad of bird life pass right by. White face and Howler monkey's, sloths and pizotes are frequently seen passing through the canopy overhead. Numerous guests have commented on the 'therapeutic affect' of Casa Selva. You truly unwind here. When Casa Selva is not available, and the guests ask for a referral to something similar, we are hard-pressed to come up with the answer. There simply isn't one. From Casa Selva you can drive 15 minutes to either the world famous surf town of Dominical, or the thriving community of Uvita, comple...The dream of finding that private spot, nestled in the jungle among nature and wildlife, is fulfilled by a stay in Casa Selva on Osa Vistas acres. Sit on the porch overlooking the Pacific shoreline, whitewater playing on the rocks below. Watch the toucans and a myriad of bird life pass right by. White face and Howler monkey's, sloths and pizotes are frequently seen passing through the canopy overhead. Numerous guests have commented on the 'therapeutic affect' of Casa Selva. You truly unwind here. When Casa Selva is not available, and the guests ask for a referral to something similar, we are hard-pressed to come up with the answer. There simply isn't one. From Casa Selva you can drive 15 minutes to either the world famous surf town of Dominical, or the thriving community of Uvita, complete with grocery stores, banks, ATMs, pharmacies, etc. Numerous sites and activities are all around: horseback waterfall tours, whale and dolphin tours, sport fishing, turtle vigilance, diving, surfing, ATV tours, the list goes on. The beaches are beautiful and the restaurants are great. Or, how about some quiet time in a hammock with a good book? A stay at Casa Selva includes access to the pool, which overlooks the entire southern coastline. The pool is shared with the owners & one other rental making it an intimate crowd. Feel free to gather with us on the porch or at the pool to exchange tales of your adventures or remain quietly on your balcony with the animals...the choice is yours! Casa Selva is perfect for a honeymoon, romantic getaway, jungle hideaway, or a family/friend vacation can be planned by adding the other two rental casas on the property. You can see another Casa on Trip Adviser Property #654721.Secluded in nature for privacy, but close enough to all the area has to offer. The owners live on the property as well and are available to help with whatever you may need. They are willing to be as helpful as needed, or as invisible, if preferred.More
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Diane C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:91%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is well represented as on internet. A rustic cabin nestled in a beautiful jungle scene with toucans, Howler monkeys and various wildlife within view. The ocean view is great and the grounds are enchanting. The owners are personable and set a great standard for...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank GeneS676
Management response:Responded 5 March 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay...yes the roads to us are steep but it's the only way you get these views so close to the ocean. We enjpyed having you!

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed it very much and do not be afraid of rainy season. It was surprisingly pleasant and not very hot. Only rained mostly in afternoons after 3-4 PM and sometimes all during the night.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Gene B
Management response:Responded 2 September 2017

So glad you enjoyed it! Rainy season, as residents, is our favorite time of the year because it is cooler & greener. Altho it is hard to beat the warmth during cold season elsewhere ;)

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a wonderful stay at the Quintessential cabin. It was just a few minutes drive from the beach and major road. We felt as though we were in the jungle, and we were. The cabin is so comfortable and had everything you would need...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank dtrautz1
Reviewed 22 October 2014

This is a special gem hidden away in the mountains of beautiful Costa Rica. My partner and I stayed there for just a couple of days (wish it was longer!) and our experience was amazing. If you are looking for a place to just relax,...More

Date of stay: July 2014
2  Thank LESLIE S
Management response:Responded 24 October 2014

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. We really enjoyed sharing our special place with you & look forward to your return! Diane & Peter

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Grill
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Blender
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Books
Waterfront
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
As with most rental homes in this area of Costa Rica, the access is 4 wheel drive. We are at the end of the interior road of a private Escaleras Community, abutting the jungle. The only traffic noise up here are the toucans and monkeys passing through. The property looks out over the canopy of jungle and out to the Pacific ocean and the majestic mountain ranges. On a clear day you can see all the way to the Osa Peninsula. This is the only area in Costa Rica where the mountains meet the sea, which accounts for the comfortable climate that accompanies the dramatic coastline. At an elevation of 900 ft. there are cooling breezes & lots of shade so it is always several degrees cooler here than at sea level. Stay cooler while encountering many fewer bugs! We are centrally located right between ...
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