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**The location as shown on ABnB is incorrect. We are actually located along the Rio Sierpe 30 min North to the location shown**

Casa Rio Sierpe is a bucket list destination, a vacation destination all to its self! In your visit we will offer you a luxury, waterfront home set in pristine rain forest, amazing postcard views, direct beach access with the provided boat & inclusive resort amenities such as; vacation concierge service, daily housekeeping, FREE Guided tours & BOAT/Capt. to drive it!

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***Please know that the location as shown on AirBnB is not accurate as they have us shown in Drake Bay proper. We are actually located approximately 30 min away by boat along the Sierpe River just North to the location shown on the ABnB map. Please view the Satellite photo of our accurate location found in our picture line up.***

Included with your standard rental, we provide our guest with the privacy of a luxury home but with resort amenities; highly personalized service by our on site staff, customized activities and many free included tours including the use of a boat & Captain that are structured around our guest schedule and not a group schedule found in a typical lodge. In planning your vacation please keep this in mind; we are not just a luxury vacation home but an inclusive vacation destination all to itself, so no need to look any further for your vacation needs!

Value added Service, Amenities and FREE Tours included in your visit.
• Daily house keeping including doing the dishes
• Full Concierge service with our English speaking manager
• 20’ boat with Capt, unlimited river use (guest is responsible for fuel for all boat related tours)
• Round trip boat transportation from Sierpe
•WiFi

SMALL SAMPLE OF SOME OF THE FREE INCLUDED TOURS
• Boat mangrove tour
• Guided nature hikes
• Guided wildlife night Walk
• Guided Water fall tour
• Guided kayak tour
• Full day river fishing on boat
• Sierpe bocca beach tour
• Guided Isla Violin, fruit farm/botanical garden.

TOTAL RETAIL SAVINGS FOR THE ABOVE TOURS BASED ON TWO GUEST = $950.00

Why stay at Casa Rio Sierpe and the Osa Peninsula?
Casa Rio Sierpe is located on the northern edge of the Osa Peninsula along the banks of the Sierpe River, approximately 35 minutes by boat from the quaint town of Sierpe, which is considered the gate way to Osa. This area is one of the most remote, most spectacular and wildest regions in the country dubbed by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on earth”. The house is located in the heart of true primary and secondary rain forest, a plethora of wild life is to be found many of which are endangered or threatened. There are breathtaking post card views from the house and direct ocean access where you will find extremely private, pristine beaches all only 10 min away by boat, we truly have it all!
Are you looking to discover the magic of Costa Rica's rain forests, wildlife and pristine beaches? Are you planning your honey moon or looking to rekindle your romance? Are you an avid fisherman? With over 98 line and tackle world records recorded in both fresh and salt water in the immediate area you are sure to have that once in a lifetime fishing trip. Perhaps you’re an active adventure seeker looking for a nonstop, adrenaline filled vacation or you just want to relax on our back deck in the double hammock with a glass of wine or cold cerveza and watch the monotonous grind and stress of modern day life melt away before you. Are you having a hard time satisfying everyone’s needs in a vacation? Perhaps you are looking for a romantic getaway but others want to go fishing, you want to go to the beach, others want to experience the rain forest, why choose only one when you can have it all! A stay at casa Rio Sierpe guarantees to fulfill your wildest vacation dreams and it will rejuvenate your mind, body and soul providing you with a virtual backstage pass to one of the world's most fascinating and diverse destinations.
At Casa Rio Sierpe you'll find ultra-private luxury accommodations and full service amenities typically only found in resorts but in the comfort and privacy of a private home. Our newly built, 1,800 ft2 home is the perfect combination of modern and rustic styles blending Pacific Rim architecture. This gives the home an elegant sophistication that is very unique and certainly very Costarican. Carefully nestled in the rain forest atop a high ridge line at 300 feet above sea level gives an almost 360 degree view of the surrounding rain forest, the Diquis river valley and three distinct mountain ranges in the distance. The climate is fresh with a mix of cool Pacific mountain and ocean air that circulates throughout the house and grounds. The yearly daily average temperature at the house is 85 degrees and the evenings are normally a pleasant 70-72 making it perfect for sleeping!
Given the remote location of the home, we are 100% off the gird solely relying on solar energy as the sole provider of our power. Having said that, we have made every effort to assure that our guest will be as comfortable as possible making sure that you never feel as though you are roughing it! We rely on 9 large ceiling fans and the design and the location of the house to keep our guest cool. All rooms in this luxury home are fully screened allowing sun light and cool breezes to fill the interior but keeping the unwanted guest out. Directly behind the house you will find a well-manicured trail that leads you to a small, private, waterfall and swimming hole only a 10 min walk away.
The amenities of the home include two bedrooms with two attached full bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, inside dining room, bar, living room with queen size futon and 800 ft2 of covered deck. The bedroom features a queen size bed, large armoire and a 180 degree view of the rain forest, the surrounding tropical landscape and river valley below. The over sized kitchen is fully equipped with top of the line appliances including a side by side refrigerator/freezer, 6 burner gas stove with oven, reverse osmosis purified water and of course a blender! Also, don’t worry about doing those dishes, you’re on vacation, our staff will take care of those as well! All of this is sure to sooth any culinary indulgence that a guest may have! The living room opens directly onto the 600 ft2, covered back terrace complete with ceiling fans, double hammock, lounge & rocking chairs, Webber gas BBQ and a large dining room table for 12. This is the perfect spot for your daily relaxation, enjoying breath taking views and meeting many of our local neighbors as well. Almost on any given day expect to see resident Scarlet macaws, parrots, Toucans, Aracaris, noisy parakeets, hummingbirds, squirrels, Howler monkeys, white face Capuchin monkeys, frogs, butterflies and at night Kinkajous. And if you are very fortunate you may even see the endangered Spider monkey, Ant eaters, Tayras, Sloths, Jaguarundi cat, White-lipped peccary pigs and the White nosed coatis.
Not only is Casa Rio Sierpe’s location poised for optimal wildlife observation it is also a perfect home base for a variety of activities from land to sea that are sure to keep even the most active vacationer busy. Many of these tours are given at no additional charge to our guest with their paid rental. When you come and visit us, included is a full time guide and housekeeper whose sole job is to make your vacation the most memorable, stress free, work free as possible any way that they can. They will give you private guided tours, carry your grocery bags, take you river fishing, clean the house, find fresh fruit, do your dishes, do your laundry and even get you a fresh coconut to drink while at the beach. We have over 10 miles of hiking trails along with several kayaking trails that our resident onsite guide will personally guide you on, day or night, along the way pointing out hard to see wildlife that you would normally miss and introducing you to interesting flora and fauna. If you would like to go on a night tour, no problem, if you want to go to a rain forest waterfall, no problem, how about getting you some wild cilantro from the forest for that fresh Ceviche you’re going to make, they can do that to. Would you like to explore the Sierpe River and her tributaries by Kayak? Kayaks are on site for our guests to use at any time. And lastly, how can a vacation along one of the world’s most beautiful river’s be truly memorable without being able to experience the natural beauty and wonders of that river without having access to a boat? Included in your rental fee we will provide you with unlimited use of a 20’ boat for use on the river and a captain to drive it, you’re only responsible for the gas that you use! Simply sit back, relax and let the captain do the driving and embark on one of many countless river adventures from a lazy sunset float with cocktail in hand to bird watching and of course river fishing. How does fresh snapper sound for dinner? Also have I mentioned that we have one of the most amazing, pristine, private and secluded beaches in the area and only a 15 min boat ride away? So how about a barefoot adventure on a pristine secluded beach?
There are many other tours available in the area that are not included in the rental fee as they’re operated by independent tour companies. These operators will pick you up either directly from the house or from our private river dock for any of the following; Horseback riding through the surrounding rain forest, tour of Corcovado National Park, Cano Island is directly off the coast offering the best snorkeling and diving in all of Costa Rica, World Class Sport Fishing less than 10 miles out, whale watching and many more tours guaranteeing to indulge your every whim with any array of Pacific Coast or rain forest pastimes.
The house is located on a high ridge line giving it amazing views and cool breezes but it also means that you have the equivalent of a few blocks walk from the dock to the house and involves a decent sized hill at the end. Don’t worry we will transport your luggage and supplies up the hill for you. Travelers considering Casa Rio Sierpe should be physically fit and better geared towards those who are adventurous & enjoy hiking and don’t mind getting a little dirty from time to time ( we have hot water showers and a washing machine as well).

*Please ask about the suitability for the elderly or infirm.

Here at Casa Rio Sierpe there is an unspoken message of privacy, peace, tranquility and above all - the splendor of nature. We hope that you come and visit us and discover the beauty and enchantment of this distinctive Costa Rican sanctuary for yourself....

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Autres remarques
While there’s no doubt that Casa Rio Sierpe is in an awe inspiring location that would give anyone memories of a lifetime, we realize that because of the remote geographic location, rain forest and boat only access that it is not suitable for everyone. The house is located on a high ridge line giving it amazing views and cool breezes but it also means that you have the equivalent of a few blocks walk from the dock to the house and involves a decent sized hill at the end. Don’t worry we will transport your luggage and supplies up the hill for you. Travelers considering Casa Rio Sierpe should be physically fit and better geared towards those who are adventurous & enjoy hiking and don’t mind getting a little dirty from time to time ( we have hot water showers and a washing machine and dryer as as well).

• Please ask about suitability for the infirm, elderly and young children.
• As of now we are only accessible by boat. The initial pickup and drop off in Sierpe is included with the rental.

***Guest will be responsible for purchasing the fuel on all boat related tours (the pick up and drop off by boat is included in rental).
In order to enjoy the use of the boat, after booking the guest will need to provide separate boat fuel deposit directly to Casa Rio Sierpe in the amount of $250.00. We will sell you fuel at a cost of $42 per tank.
These fees will be deducted from the $250.00 boat fuel deposit, unused deposit will be refunded to guest within 7 days of checkout. No partial tanks will be sold or refunds given for unused fuel.

The full guest agreement is available upon request at any time. Once you have booked the rental this constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions of the agreement so please request a copy before booking.
**The location as shown on ABnB is incorrect. We are actually located along the Rio Sierpe 30 min North to the location shown**

Casa Rio Sierpe is a bucket list destination, a vacation destination all to its self! In your visit we will offer you a luxury, waterfront home set in pristine rain forest, amazing postcard views, direct beach access with the provided boat & inclusive resort amenities such as; v…

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Sierpe River, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica

THE OSA PENINSULA
Located in the south west of Costa Rica, the Osa Peninsula is one of the most remote, most spectacular and wildest regions in the country. It is one of the last places in Costa Rica to be settled - it is only within the last 10 years that it has had road access - and consequently much of the Peninsula is still covered in majestic, pristine rain forest. At least half of the Osa's extensive tracts of rain forest and swamps are protected by Corcovado National Park, and Private Reserves. Its forests are home to endangered species such as Baird's tapir, the white-lipped peccary, the jaguars the America crocodiles, and the harpy eagle (only recently been re-sighted). It boasts the largest population of the endangered scarlet macaws in the country, and is the center of the very restricted distribution of the endangered Central American squirrel monkey. This small peninsula is host to almost half of Costa Rica's 860 species of birds (that is almost 5% of the world's species!), 140 species of mammals, and 117 species of reptiles and amphibians. Almost 750 species of trees have been cataloged in the area, more trees than in all of the North temperate regions of the world combined. Impressive credentials indeed!
Per unit area, the Osa Peninsula holds possibly the highest natural diversity on earth. The National Geographic magazine described the Osa Peninsula as 'the most biologically intense place on earth'. This description is a reference to the incredible abundance of wildlife on the Osa Peninsula -not only in it's rain forests, but in it's surrounding marine environment as well. Botanically, the Osa Peninsula has strong affinities with that of the Amazon and Orinoco basins, and its unique forests contain more endemic plants and animals than in any other area of Central America. Climatically, the Osa is the wettest place on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, receiving up to 7 meters of rain annually. Some of the Osa Peninsula's landmarks are described below.
RIO SIERPE and the Terraba River valley
The Rio Sierpe and its watershed, the Dequis Valley, isolate the Osa Peninsula from the mainland. This substantial river is unusual in that it is tidal almost up to its source, the Sierpe Lagoon. The Rio Sierpe is roughly divisible into two wetland areas: the flooded forests of the upper Rio Sierpe basin, and the extensive mangrove swamps of its delta.
THE OSA PENINSULA
Located in the south west of Costa Rica, the Osa Peninsula is one of the most remote, most spectacular and wildest regions in the country. It is one of the last places in Costa Rica to be…

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I was born and raised on the west Coast of Florida surrounded by water sports. 'Boat' was my first word (did not make my mom (Website hidden by Airbnb) the age of 10 we moved to a horse farm in Kentucky where we raised and trained saddle-bred horses. I briefly attended college and then served my country in the United States Marine Corp. I have always had a passion for the outdoors adventure and a love for all wild life, even the really mean ones! I am an avid sailor, hiker, surfer and fisherman. I have had many passions and loves in my life including our two cats but my greatest passion and love is my Cuban American wife. We have been married for almost 10 years! My wife was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. She attended college there and a little over 11 years ago she won a visa to move to the United States. She then moved to Long Beach, California where we met. Like myself, she shares a passion for traveling, outdoor activities, water sports & wild life. She is a good dancer and cook and she's a bit crazy when it comes to collecting sea shells,sand dollars and pretty rocks, she can never have enough! She also enjoys sharing her knowledge with others, specially kids. Her dream is to one day move to Costa Rica and teach English to the kids and adults at the local rural school. We currently live in California on our sailboat. I'm a Yacht Broker and my wife is an executive assistant to the CEO of a large company. We started building this home in 2011 and it is almost finished. Its been a long challenging build with many ups and downs but we are almost done and hope to have the upstairs master bedroom and bath finished latter in 2015. Why the Owner Chose Drake Bay: MY wife and I had plans to sail around the world on our sailboat for 4 years in 2008 but the slow down in the economy changed our plans. We both knew that we wanted a dream home outside of the USA but we weren't sure where. We met another sailor and bought a piece of property from him in Guanacaste, we bought sight unseen in a country that we had never been to, you have to have a little faith sometimes in your fellow man. We fell in love with Costa Rica and we loved Guanacaste enough that we built a small home. But we soon realized that Gunacaste was lacking for us, it was beautiful but not magical enough to build our forever dream home and there were not enough animals either!!!! We wanted to experience the true remoteness and wilderness of the Costa Rican rain forest the way it all used to be in all of her splendor. At the same time we wanted to be close to modern convenience and fellow people (like I said I love all animals even the really mean one's). So we wanted to be secluded in the purest form of nature but not isolated and we wanted to be close to the ocean as well. we soon realized that what we were looking for may no longer exist, it was going to be a difficult search. We found this little piece of paradise by accident, one trip down the river, one look at the view of the rain forest and the mountains, one experience with endangered Spider monkeys swinging over head (I still think the seller trained those monkeys somehow) and we were hooked! And our story continues...
I was born and raised on the west Coast of Florida surrounded by water sports. 'Boat' was my first word (did not make my mom (Website hidden by Airbnb) the age of 10 we moved to a…
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From Start to finish. We are extremely passionate about the area, this is our dream home and we are still in as much in awe with the magic of area as we were on day one. We want to share our passion and the magic with as many people as possible, with awareness comes protection. We are here to help any way that we can. Us the owners are available by email and phone at any time during and after the rental period. In Costa Rica and Included in your rental fee is a full time guide and housekeeper (They only speak Spanish) whose sole job is to make your vacation the most memorable, stress free, work free as possible any way that they can. We also have a local property manager who speaks very good English, who will also be the liaison and interpreter if needed. They will meet you in Sierpe, help with shopping, get you to the house by boat, help plan and arrange any tours beforehand and help solve any problems or issues that may arise during your stay.
From Start to finish. We are extremely passionate about the area, this is our dream home and we are still in as much in awe with the magic of area as we were on day one. We want t…
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