The Beach House
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Welcome to The Beach House in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica on the Osa Peninsula which is one of the most bio-diverse places on the planet. With nature all around the area boasts a wealth of wild life. The Beach House is available for rental by room or as a complete unit.
It is a four bedroom / four bathroom house with loft, full kitchen and space for 8 to 18 people, located just outside of town on a calm swimming beach. The house makes a great base to explore the area and enjoy surfing, fishing, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding or just simply relaxing.
With the town so close you can walk to local restaurants, bank, grocery store, pharmacy, etc, it is about 15 minutes. The Beach house is in the jungle with regular guests including iguanas, squirrels, a variety of birds such as the tiger heron , toucans, a gang of macaws, green parrots, parakeets plus the occasional monkey.
The beach house is ideally suited for groups and families looking for an out of town experience while still being close to the action. Amenities include hot water, a/c, telephone, Wi-fi and on-site management to help you with whatever you need to have a pleasant stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||right out front|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: The Puerto Jimenez Airport is 5 minutes 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||6 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Dining seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
A quiet remote town in the 1960's, Puerto Jimenez has grown to become one of the largest towns on the Osa Peninsula today. Located in the southern part of the Puntarenas province, this laidback town is one of the main gateways to the beautiful Corcovado National Park. The last town before one can enter the park premises; a main ranger station is situated here with many tourists using this town to stock up on supplies before they trek their way through the gorgeous and diverse wildlife that the Corcovado National Park has to offer. - govisitcostarica.com
Situated in the Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez has a wonderful beach where one can relax while taking in the superb beauty of the Osa Peninsula. This tiny 'frontier' town has a good number of hotels and resorts, both affordable and luxurious, with many rental tour companies and travel agencies in the area from where trips around the region can be arranged. Transportation can also be organized from Puerto Jimenez, while if you get bored you can head out to the lovely remote village of Cabo Matapalo, which is famous in the region for its awesome surf breaks.
With a history of being a key gold mining and logging town before the Corcovado National Park was created, the locals in the area still log and mine gold here, but in much smaller numbers as this entire region is now a protected habitat. In and around the Puerto Jimenez, there is much to see and do. Sport fishing excursions can be arranged, while for the more adventurous, hiking, rappeling, mountain biking and kayaking tours are on hand. If you prefer a more tranquil relaxed holiday, take a dolphin watching tour of the lovely Golfo Dulce and the Pacific, or simply sit on the beach to view some of the most amazing sunsets in all of Costa Rica.
If you are interested in partying here do be careful, as by night Puerto Jimenez tends to get a bit rowdy. However, the nightlife here is pretty good. During the day you can explore this small town and its surrounding environs to catch a glimpse of the rare and beautiful scarlett macaws as the fly over head. With some world class angling, eco tours are the major draw of this town where you can spot upto 4 different monkey species and many brightly colored birds.
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