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Casa Flotanta

  1. Pin

    Hermosa de Cóbano, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

  2. Suitcase

    7 guests

  3. BedDouble

    3 bedrooms

  4. Bath

    3 bathrooms


  • GradeComfortable
    Stylishly Comfortable
    A property designed with great style and with amenities that offer a relaxed stay.
    House
    House
    A standalone unit of accommodation
    Tropical
    Tropical
    In the tropics, with year-round high temperatures

    Above the Jungle Canopy

    For anyone dreaming of living among the treetops of Costa Rica, this house is both chic and eco-friendly and shares its lofty position with the neighboring parrots and monkeys.

    Above the Jungle Canopy

    This award-winning villa designed by Benjamin Garcia Saxe floats above the canopy on 1.5 acres of jungle. Completely renovated in 2021, the three bedroom, three bath villa sleeps up to seven guests and boasts breathtaking ocean and jungle valley views, premium interiors, a saltwater infinity pool, and concierge service. Plus, it's only a five-minute walk to world-class surfing and the beach.

    Set above the jungle canopy with sweeping 180-degree views of the mountains and the Pacific, this beautiful home is comprised of a trio of "pods" that form a modern and eco-friendly treetop habitat. Designed by Costa Rican architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe, the home has been shortlisted for "House of the Year" by World Architecture News, awarded five Costa Rican Binneal awards and has been featured in Inhabitat, Dezeen, Design Boom, World Architecture News and Su Casa Magazine.  

    Uniquely designed in three independent sections connected by exterior walkways and bridges, the eco-conscious construction was designed for minimal environmental impact utilizing sustainable teak wood, solar power and UV water systems. 

    The large open-plan living room includes a chef's kitchen and dining area and is ideally placed to capture the views, with foldaway concertina doors that create an indoor-outdoor environment. The wood construction is sleek and modern but warm and inviting, with interiors designed Dante Medri. A lengthy bamboo corridor leads to two upstairs bedrooms with awesome views of the shoreline with a third bedroom downstairs. 

    The pool is positioned below the house with perfect placement to enjoy the sunsets. Modern and innovative but with an earthy warmth that gently inhabits the jungle environment, this is a luxurious and unique escape. 

    ADDITIONAL FEATURES

    Housekeeping and concierge services are included. Services available at additional cost include private chef, grocery delivery, laundry, massage therapist, and babysitter.

    AROUND

    The house is just a five-minute walk to Playa Hermosa and a 10-minute trip to the charming town of Santa Teresa. The southern Nicoya Peninsula is a particularly blessed corner of Costa Rica. Due to its relative remoteness, it has retained the vibrant beauty of nature unspoiled by over-development. 

    With world-class surf breaks and beaches, Santa Teresa is adjacent to Malpais and offers tranquility in a less densely populated area along a stretch of road with mostly private residences. Manzanillo Beach is to the north and nearby Playa Carmen to the south on the road to the beautiful and protected Cabo Blanco Reserve at the tip of the peninsula. 

    LOCATION

    Malpais, Costa Rica. Nearest airport: Manzanillo (12 mins).

    BEST TIME TO VISIT: Year round


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    Amenities

    Here’s what you can expect during your stay:

    • Washer
      Washer
      Laundry facilities
    • Kitchen
      Kitchen
    • Bbq
      Outdoor Barbecue
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Coffee
      Coffee Maker
    • Desk
      Desk or workspace
    • Wifi
      Internet
    • Boardgames
      Board Games
    • Parking
      On-site Parking
    • Shower
      Rain shower
    • Toiletries
      Toiletries Provided
    • AirConditioning
      Air Conditioning
    • FragranceFree
      Fragrance-free
    • Accessibility
      Entrances Wider than 32 Inches
    • Pool
      Pool
    • Events
      Suitable for events
    • Terrace
      Balcony

    How long would you like to stay?

    Minimum 2 nights



    Location

    Discover more about where you’ll be staying.

    Hermosa de Cóbano, CR

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