£134 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Casa Corazon del Mar – Home 5523552 Bungalow

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Welcome to Casa Corazon del Mar (house of the sea heart). Just Three minutes from the beach. It is a very unique, adobe-style dome home situated in a lush colourful garden within the jungle. Our home features a fully furnished kitchen and bedroom. Casa Corazon del Mar also boasts a unique river stone, spa style washroom with a rain shower head, hand shower and slate shower bench. Queen size bed. Outdoor space includes plunge pool and nature observation platform with comfortable adirondack chairs and hammock.

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Telephone
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 01:00, Check out time: 11:00
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 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

About the owner

John N.
Average reply time:
1 hour 13 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
21 Nov 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Bungalow has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 07 Dec 2014. Located in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, it has 35 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £799.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Nov 2019.


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Guest reviews

35 reviews

Very Good

“It couldn't have been better”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2019

We were 2 weeks in this absolutely unique accommodation of John and Eric. It was our honeymoon and we wanted a special accommodation away from the hotels and in the middle of beautiful nature. And tha… More

“Patch of Heaven”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2019

If there is a little patch of Heaven all over the world, then we were lucky enough to have found the garden of Eden. This place is the most unique and amazing place I have ever stayed. The owners and … More

Owner's reply: It was indeed a pleasure having you both stay with us. It was perfect having you here. Sometimes people arrive as strangers and leave as friends. This was the case with the two of you. Looking forward to your return. All the best to you both always. John & Eric

“To try is to love”

Reviewed 10 Jul 2019

We are still here at casa corazon del mar in puerto viejo Costa Rica. I’ve been fortunate enough to stay in some beautiful places around the world but this is hands down my favourite. The dome i… More

Owner's reply: Trevor, thanks for choosing us and staying with us and taking the time to write a review. The monkeys were back yesterday. Looking for you? We look forward to your return. It was an absolute pleasure having you both stay with us. All the best John & Eric


Reviewed 5 Jun 2019

In my 43 years I have never traveled alone out of the US. I chose Casa Corazon, for its aesthetic beauty and I needed to disconnect and recharge. Visiting this Magical place John and Eric created was … More

“Fabulous stay!!”

Reviewed 4 Jun 2019

What a fabulous place to stay!!! The setting is spectacular. We felt like we had our very own jungle paradise. The dome is wonderful and there's nothing better than a plunge in the pool on a hot … More

Owner's reply: Looking forward to many more stays. Thanks for coming and staying with us it was so nice getting to know you two better! All the best! See you in TO!

“You will be treated like famly.”

Reviewed 31 May 2019

This is the perfect home-away-from-home accommodation in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. John and Eric are exceptional hosts who have thought of everything to make your stay a memorable one. Their on-sig… More

Owner's reply: Linda, it was so nice having you and Jamie stay with us . One of the best parts of our little paradise is that it brings people like you here. We look forward to future visits. All the best. John and Eric

“Straight out of Tatooine”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2019

Casa Corazon del Mar is as much an art installation as it is an accommodation. The triple-domed home on the edge of the Costa Rican jungle is full of little surprises, and quite unlike anything else i… More

Owner's reply: Ryan it was a pleasure having you stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. All the best. May the force be with you.

“Jungle Love”

Reviewed 10 Dec 2018

Shout out to John and Eric. We were in town today buying groceries and bumped into Eric buying emergency ice cream. He paid for the short cab ride back to what my wife calls a home that is a cross bet… More

Owner's reply: It’s been a pleasure having you here. We look forward to your return visit!!!

“INCREDIBLE 'Hobbit House' in the jungle!”

Reviewed 4 Nov 2018

Me and my husband spent 6 nights in what we affectionately call, 'The Hobbit House' and it was incredible. I have never stayed somewhere so unique and well thought out from small touches su… More

“One of the most memorable and wonderful trips of our lives!”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2018

One of the most memorable and wonderful trips of our lives! Puerto Viejo was beaitiful and authentic. Homeowners Eric and John were beyond helpful and super amazing from start to finish, going WAY pas… More

Review 1-10 of 35


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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.

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How do I edit my booking?

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If John (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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