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Hidden Jungle Beach House

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had expected. Lisa and Christian were excellent hosts. Because sitter Azul was exactly as we had expected it is close to the water and not too far from the town. Be aware that this is a small Costa Rica in town and not a high-priced resort area.

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Lisa V, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review, Lloyd. I'm glad your expectations were met. We try to portray our place exactly as it is, a sweet little house, rustic but comfortable in an excellent location. And yes, Puerto Viejo is like our cottage, sweet people, comfortable feeling, relaxed vibes and rustic / primitive. One more thing, so as not to confuse people,...

Salento, Colombia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Hidden Jungle Beach House for about 1 week and had a great stay. Lisa is a wonderful host and the house is very clean and organized. Close to the beach and town. You can do many activities in the area and Lisa can help you with any information yo might need. Saw a...

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Lisa V, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very nice review. We work hard to help our guests feel comfortable and enjoy their stay. I'm so glad you did. Thanks for your appreciation. It means a lot to me.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Lisa's and Christians beach house for about a week. Beautiful place, nice and clean. One minute Away from plAya negra and five minutes to the centre of puerto viejo. The owners were really friendly and gave us good advice were to go and were to eat. Bikes are for rent also. We were totally in love with...

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Lisa V, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very nice review. I'm glad you enjoyed our place. We enjoyed having you here and the dogs loved you too! Please do come back.

Fuerth, Germany
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Lisa's place indeed is a little hideaway in Puerto Viejo. Being at the edge of the jungle, you can spot many different animals (there were two sloths close by which you could observe from the living room window). At nighttime, you will fall asleep with jungle sounds and waves crashing at the beach nearby. This however doesn't mean you're out...

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Lisa V, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the very nice review. I enjoyed having you. It is so nice to have guests who love nature and appreciate their surroundings. I hope you can come back for another visit!

Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Just steps away from the beach and a short walk away from the bustling village of Puerto Viejo, this beautiful, rustic beach house is ideally located. Both Lisa and Christian were friendly, helpful and always available to help with suggestions of the many restaurants, shops and attractions in the area.

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vida_nueva_lisa, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review, Andrew. My husband, Christian and I are happy to hear that we were able to help you enjoy your stay. I'm glad you liked the area. I look forward to your return!

Nassau, New Providence Island
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I stayed with Lisa and Christian for a bit more than a month! What a wonderful experience. They are busy 'fixing things up' but always have time to share their knowledge and laughter. The room was brilliant.. I could hear the ocean as I fell asleep... , as I woke, as I lazed in one of the hammocks , as...

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vida_nueva_lisa, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you, Kara, for the excellent review! I am so happy you enjoyed our place. Your kind words really warm my heart and let me know that we are accomplishing what we set out to do - to create a quiet, tranquil place where people can relax comfortably, enjoy nature and yet be close to the beach and the activities...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed with Lisa for a couple of days in mid-May and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Lisa shares her home with you and makes you feel right at home in doing so! The rooms are bright and clean, with full mosquito netting and good fans. The whole house is always spotless. Lisa takes the time to show...

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vida_nueva_lisa, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the very nice review. I'm so glad you felt at home at my place. It was really nice to have you here. I hope you come back! Lisa

Leverkusen, Deutschland
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed at lisas place for more than a couple of days and it was such a great experience. The house is simple but has everything you need. It is so clean! The dogs are lovely and even though im not really a cat person i fell in love with this one. Lisa is easygoing and always there if there...

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vida_nueva_lisa, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. I'm so glad you enjoyed my place. When you say you felt like you were at home, it makes my work worthwhile because I love my home and I appreciate it when others do, too. Thanks! I enjoyed having you stay here as well.

Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Definitely my favorite Place during our tour around the Costa Rica. We enjoyed our stay there so much that we went back there to spend our last days in Costa Rica there. The owner of the Hidden Jungle Beach House were amazing. One thing why we felt that we are like home was all because of Lisa! She told us...

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vida_nueva_lisa, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review. I am happy to hear that you really liked my place and that you enjoyed the whole area. I hope to see you again here some day!

new york
Reviewed 11 September 2013

i was looking for a place to rest and relax for couples of days...... omg !!!! how lucky to find linda and her little jungle house....after you pass thru security check point ( 2 big dogs), she makes you feel at home...every corner in this house is labeled ,so you will know where and what to do ....it's her way...

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vida_nueva_lisa, Owner at Hidden Jungle Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review, Willie. I'm glad you enjoyed my place and got the relaxation you were looking for. That is why we are here! And just one more thing: to keep people from being confused - my name is Lisa - not Linda. But if you were simply giving me a compliment (linda means pretty in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
      Hidden Jungle Beach House is a sweet little guest house, close to the beach but hidden away in the jungle. Its for people who love nature and its tranquility. There are only four bedrooms, so we are never crowded, with two shared bathrooms and a spacious shared kitchen. Everything is bright, fresh and clean.      We are located in the jungle and right near the beach and town, too. We are close enough to all the activities and action of Puerto Viejo, yet we enjoy the jungle's tranquility and peace.             Hidden Jungle Beach House attracts the most interesting of people from all over the world. We have hosted guests from the US and Canada, England, France, Holland, Argentina, Venezuela, Iran, India and of course Costa Rica. And as I also offer a guide service and have lived in the area for over four years, I can advise you on activities, to make the best of your stay in Costa Rica's Caribbean. Our quiet little hide-away is full of pleasant surprises. Come join us and see! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hidden Jungle Beach House

Address: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - Black Beach / Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $28 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Hidden Jungle Beach House Costa Rica/Limon
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