£133 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Encantada Guest House: A Unique Jungle Experience + Free Night Hike – Home 2193111 Guest house

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Encantada Guest House: A Unique Jungle Experience + Free Night Hike – Home 2193111

  • Guest house
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 28 reviews

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Guest house / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


After a complete Home Make-Over in 2018, Encantada Guest House is now better than ever. As our guest, you will enjoy a tranquil, well equipped home that is quite unique in this area because it is perched high on the edge of the Rain Forest, overlooking the treetops of the jungle canopy. Birds, Monkeys, Toucans & Wildlife are often visible and abundant.

This Lovely, Secluded, Mountain Gem offers: A Full Kitchen, HotTub Terrace with stunning views of Lake Arenal and the Majestic Arenal Volcano, BBQ Grill, Outdoor Seating and Dining areas, Lush Tropical Gardens & Fabulously large windows that are filled to the brim with panoramic picture perfect vistas. The home is also close to all the Most Popular Adventure activities: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hot Springs, Ziplines and More!

Hacienda Encantada, is a private hillside estate and Future upscale B&B. Our delightful 2 bedroom guest house sleeps up to 6 people and is Spacious, Comfortable,Tastefully Decorated, Family Friendly and also within Walking Distance of the colorful rural Village of El Castillo, which has many tantalizing restaurants, small markets and adventure activities. A Small Crib and High Chair are Available on Request and there are many extras included, such as Condiments and Spices, Coffee,Tea, Sugar, Flour and Cooking Oil. Have a special occasion...Just let us know!

Nita and Marty, are your on-site Owner / Hosts and they have earned a Great Reputation for their Exceptional Service and Attention to Detail. They are strong believers in the old adage: "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." We don't use impersonal lock boxes or key less entries. So when you arrive at Encantada Guest House, you will be greeted personally and handed the keys to your vacation kingdom.

Free Concierge Services and Free Trip Counseling are also available to help you make your best travel planning decisions. Making Spot on Recommendations, and Booking Tours or Adventure Activities are our specialty! We can even assist with your Car Rental needs.

Encantada is consistently rated as Excellent on all of the major booking sites and our open calendar dates do tend to fill in quickly, so if you are reading this...Why wait? We invite you to come, explore, relax and be our guest. Book your stay at this Certificate of Excellence Winner today.

Need a bit More Info? Read On!

Established in 2011, this exceptional Multiple Award Winning Property, has been featured in Mother Earth News Magazine and is Consistently Rated as Excellent on Various Travel and Vacation Rental Sites, across the Web and Bookmundi just rated us as one of the Top Hotels in the Arenal Area!

Our Mission is Simple: We want to Help You Make This Trip..Your Best Vacation Ever! Have Questions? Need Recommendations.. Just Ask! We take our guests needs seriously and we work very hard maintain our reputation for Excellent reviews.

Amenities Include:

Close to Restaurants and Adventure Activities

Free Internet / WiFi

Free Parking

Fully Screened Doors & Windows

On Demand Hot Water

TV & Classic DVD Library, Book Exchange & Board Games

Hammocks & Covered Outdoor Seating

Cool Mountain Breezes, Ceiling Fans, (AC is rarely if ever needed here)

Fresh Air Ventilation

Hot Tub Spa or Cold Plunge Pool

Comfy Beds & Quality Linens

Hand Made Artisan Furniture

In Rooms Safes & Home Security System

Lush Tropical Gardens, Protected Rain Forest Habitat

Private Hiking Trail to a Hidden Creek

Fully Equipped Kitchen, Extras & Welcome Drink!

Free Activity Booking & Personal Concierge Service

On Site English / Spanish Speaking Owner/Manager

Stunning Views and Panoramic Vistas

Pure, Spring Fed Water

Abundant Wildlife: Lots of Birds, Monkeys, Toucans, Butterflies

Privacy, Tranquility & Yoga Mats on Request

Outdoor Dining with a Small Gas BBQ Grill. Crib & High Chair available

Things to Note:

A 4x4 SUV is Strongly Recommended for the Arenal, Monteverde Areas.

Non Smoking Home..Smoking in Designated areas only!

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed Bunk Bed
  • 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Getting around

Renting a 4x4 SUV is Necessary In this Area for the best experience. I can personally recommend a Great Car Rental Agency Private Driver or Shuttle Services can also be arranged.

Interaction with guest

I usually greet my guests personally with a warm smile and keys in hand! I am always available to help with any issues that might arise or to help you book exciting tours & activities.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£158.74) $200.00
Yes, smoking allowed


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules


Any damage to the Hot tub/Spa will incur a $200 penalty. No Children Under 5 Allowed in Spa

We have 1 Very Sweet Jungle Kitties and a Rescue Mutt named Dobby, who live outside on the property, Please treat them with respect and feel free to enjoy and cuddle them Outside of the house.

We Strongly Suggest renting a 4x4 SUV for staying in the Arenal & Monteverde areas.


About the owner

Nita K.
Average reply time:
2 hours 33 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
13 Jun 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

This Guest house has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Aug 2011. Located in Arenal Volcano National Park, it has 28 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £927.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Jun 2019.


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Guest reviews

28 reviews

Very Good
Review 1-10 of 28


How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Nita (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Nita (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Nita (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Nita the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Nita (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Nita (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Nita (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Nita (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Nita (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Nita (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Nita (the owner) a message.

If Nita (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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