£112 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Casa Galim beach house – Home 174563 Guest house

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


This is a two story building with separate accommodations on the ground floor and the top floor. Each unit has a private entrance. In each unit There are two bedrooms, one with a Queen bed and one with two twin beds. The rooms have large windows - overlooking the sea, the creek, and the forest. There is a Comfortable living room with a convertible sofa which can also sleep two people. The kitchen is equipped with utensils, a gas stove, a refrigerator, coffe maker. Large balconies overlooking the sea, hammocks, hot water, garden showers, free WI-FI, BBQ in the garden to grill your catch of the day, these are just some of the amenities we offer. You'll enjoy the pleasant sea breeze, which helps cool the house. And you'll be mesmerized by the sweeping views from wide balconies, including a southern view of Puerto Viejo and a view to the north of Cahuita National Park .
* Each Level unit rents for $99 per night based on double occupancy,over two add $15 per person per night.
* Cristmes & New Year & Samana Santa, From Dec 20 .- Jan 5 Add 50% to the regular price.

Our home is located on beautiful sandy beach, 45 meters from the ocean! And 3.5 km. from Puerto Viejo center, You can easily take advantage of the nearby beaches and hiking trails, or make a visit to Cahuita National Park, Jaguar rescue Wild Animal Center, Chocolate Tour. There are also plenty of casual and fine-dining choices nearby, plus a grocery stores in Puerto Viejo town if you choose to cook. Our kitchen is fully-equipped with plenty of cooking gear. 
(^_^) Free Wi-Fi.... 

Further details outdoors

Casa Galim Beach House is 45 m' from the Caribbean sea, you have sandy beach for fishing, surfing, and in the season you can see at nights turtles coming for laying eggs.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 3 Sofa Beds, 4 Single Beds
  • 2 Family bathrooms


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 14:00, 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).
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 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% 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.

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About the owner

Yosef B.
Average reply time:
2 hours 21 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
20 Mar 2020
Years listed:
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Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

This Guest house has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Jul 2011. Located in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, it has 26 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £671 to £1197.

The Owner has a response rate of 82% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Mar 2020.


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Guest reviews

26 reviews

Very Good

“Beach in the front yard”

Reviewed 7 Feb 2019

Down a long sandy one lane path, at a secluded sandy black sand beach, this two-unit (two-story) unit was perfect for our three-generation family vacation. Yosi was able to arrange a cook for us fo… More

“Bate and switch”

Reviewed 13 Sep 2017

I attempted to book this vacation rental at the advertised price. When the owner responded the price went up $453 that is 62%

“Heavens back yard!!”

Reviewed 23 Feb 2017

My wife and I were lucky enough to have spent 5 nights at this awesome place. Close to Puerto viejo but far enough where we had complete privacy. A beautiful almost private beach. It's a nice lit… More

Owner's reply: Mark and Julia We Really enjoyed hosting you in Casa Galim. Thank you for your attitude and respect for the place and nature of our environment. I wish for everyone to have guests like you. Hope to see you again happily Esther & Yosi

“Spectacular View!”

Reviewed 30 Oct 2016

We miss it already! Perfect location, beautiful beach all to ourselves! The kids, ages 16 to 28 had so much fun playing in the waves. The hammocks are the icing on the cake! Very comfortable accommoda… More

Owner's reply: Hi Shari, It was a great week to have you all the family in Casa Galim. you are wonderful people. We enjoy the time very much with you.. wish to see you again some time Yosi

“The best place!”

Reviewed 17 Aug 2016

We were 10 persons at 2 apartments. one above the other. Large rooms, Clean, hot water. great fresh air and sea sounds. Toucans and kingaju wer seen there. The location is on the beach! no roads in be… More


Reviewed 14 Aug 2016

Zum Abschluss unserer Costa Rica Rundreise haben wir 4 Tage in Casa Galim verbracht. Mit 4 Personen haben wir die Moon Light Wohnung gebucht und es war absolut fantastisch! Die Lage ist einfach traumh… More

“magical gem for nature lovers קסום”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2016

We got here at the last minute so ce the accommodation we booked at Cocles did not suite our family. Yosi was kind enough to have us for only a couple of nights. The minute we got to Casa Galim we fel… More


Reviewed 8 Mar 2016

Wow! Where do I begin with this? This was my first trip to Costa Rica. I was looking for something other than a resort, more of a local feel for the area and I could not have been more satisfied wi… More

“Very Relaxing”

Reviewed 29 Dec 2015

We greatly enjoyed our stay at Casa Galim. I traveled with my wife and kids and we simply loved it there. The second floor unit provided a perfect retreat for us once we were finished with our daily a… More

“Great Place, Great Views, Great Owners”

Reviewed 6 Dec 2015

We are on night 6 of 7 at the beautiful Casa Galim in Puerto Viejo and are sitting on the glorious porch listening to the Caribbean ocean. This has truly been the highlight of our 14-day Costa Rican … More

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