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Cozy Mountain Top Free Standing Cottage with Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4, Wrap-around Terrace and Fireplace

Finca Buenavista is a unique experience in the highlands of Costa Rica. It

is located about 2 kilometers from the ' Braulio Carillo State Reservation'

at an altitude of +/- 2,000 meters. It's about 40 minutes from the Poas

Volcano, 35 minutes from the capital city of San Jose, 15 minutes from the

Britt Coffee Tour Plantation. About 15 minutes from the City of Heredia, a

very typical place and where you would go to the supermarket. Approximately

2:30 from the Caribbean Coast and about 1:35 from the Pacific Ocean and

beaches. There is a grounds keeper on the property who attends to the

Barbecue and the fireplace, and can also cook and help in other matters.

The property is approximately 60,000 square meters with walking trails

throughout. The year round temperature is 25 C/77 F, in the day and 13 C/

56 F at night, perfect for a fireplace.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
31 October, 2016


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Purabá in Cantón Santa Bárbara

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • surf fishing
  • whitewater rafting
Chauffeur is Independently Contracted (Spanish only)


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(2 traveller reviews)

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Cozy Mountain Top Free Standing Cottage with Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Great views at serene cottage overlooking San Jose

  • 5 of 5

Arrived late and had helpful driver Marco drive us up the mountain to the cottage. Host kindled a fire for us and provided breakfast supplies for when we woke up the next morning. View was outstanding and cottage was super comfy, rustic and charming. Property is vast, including beautiful walking trails with horses, ancient tress and waterfalls. Groundskeeper was nice and showed us around. Would high recommend and we won't hesitate to return here next time we visit San Jose. Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good times in the mountains of Costa Rica

  • 4 of 5

I spent Labor Day weekend here last year with a group of friends and it was great. The driver picked us up at the airport in a Toyota 4x4, we stoped by the market to stock up on provisions, and the party never ended. The driver took us to the bars and casino in San Jose every night, and drove us home (with our "dates") lit the fireplace and DJ'd salsa til sunrise. Slept and ate all day and then did it again!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2012
  • Date of Stay: September 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
San Jose International Airport
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Puntarenas - Naranjo
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Carretera San Jose-Volcan Poas
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Canopy Zip Lining


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Purabá, Costa Rica

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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