If you are looking for the benefits of a modern house with a tropical flavor you have found it. This is not US tropical. It is strictly a Nicaraguan experience meant to provide the best of both worlds.Casa Roja is really a private reserve, where you get away from the city, though it is only 10 minutes away. You immerse yourself in nature, with beaches 5 minutes away and tortoise sanctuaries just down the road. Views of the ocean are everywhere. A quiet and silent retreat on almost 3 acres where the only sounds are monkeys and birds. If you want an ecological experience with all the modern necessities, then you have found it. You and the forest and a thousand plants and is what a tropical vacation is all about
This place is like no other in SJDS. The house is fully equipped with all the comfort you wish when on holiday. Luis, your "cuidador" is on site 24/7 to help you any way he can and to make sure your stay is flawless. just ask him what you need and he will certainly make it happen.
The property is composed of 4 separate units. The Master suite, with dressing, terrace and private bathroom, the casita hosting two bedrooms and a shared bathroom, and the main house, with all amenities and comfort an the rancho which has been turned into an open air ensuite bedroom offering breathtaking views over Costa Rica. All facilities included you just need your toothbrush. Luis your "cuidador" is on the premises 24/7 and will help you any way he can, daily maid service is included;
The master suite - apart from all other buildings - has a King bed with night tables, chest of drawers and small desk for writing. The room can easily take another double bed or queen. So, toddlers, welcome. Large bathroom has huge quarried tile tub, shower - hot water even! - two granite sinks and full width mirror. TV, overhead fans and lights as well as bedside lamp provide a comfortable ambience.
The two-bedroom suite is a detached casita with bedrooms on each side of a centrally accessed bathroom. One queen bed in one room, with room for another bed and then two singles in the other room. Both rooms have drawers for clothes and either a desk or table. Again overhead lights and fans make life comfortable. Outside one bedroom french doors open to a private patio with a hammock for sleeping or reading or both. The bathroom has a three-sided glass shower with textured tile walls. A marble sink, toilet and tiled surfaces throughout complete the room.
Recently we have built a bedroom and bathroom on the second floor of the wooden Rancho, offering spectacular views over the Pacific and Costa Rica. This bed room is open air... no windows....
We have no A/C because we don't need, there is always a refreshing breeze to cool you down. Don't look further this is the place for a perfect stay.
View the video - see what they mean when they say "bird's eye view". With an ocean view as well as crystal clear view of Costa Rica, your eyes will never get tired of this vista. And, if they do, or the spirit moves you, head on down to Hermosa beach, just five minutes down the road.
If you need an affordable 4 wheel drive car, or have some fun with a quad just ask Luis and drive away directly from « your » front door. Need a cook for authentic Nicaraguan meals; all easily arranged so you can just relax. Need a gourmet cook who will whip up any sort of meal you want (owner and chef at three well known restaurants) - no problem!!
The main house has a full kitchen with granite and marble countertops throughout. Wooden cabinets with glass windows reveal all the dishes and rum and wine glasses you'll need. Fridge is normal size and can fit all you can eat and drink! It's modern and energy efficient, just remember to open and close quickly to preserve the electricity. In addition we have a wine cellar with a selection of wines. Modern gas stove and broiler, toaster, blender,..… plates, silverware, cooking dishes, about everything you need is there!
The ceiling in the main house is all palm fronds, 26 feet high, (other casitas are brick tiles) beautiful, airy, gorgeous wooden beams and yes, 100% waterproof, with a large sliding glass door to the patio, say no more. The patio is where 75% of your waking life will be!! Views, sunsets, drinks, monkey howls, drinks, music, dancing, drinks, BBQ's on gas or charcoal grill and then, yes, relax and have a drink. Got the picture?
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