here's your kitchenette area during the dayyour private sitting area with cable t.v.


Chambre privée

3 voyageurs

1 chambre

1 lit


Chambre privée

3 voyageurs

1 chambre

1 lit

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À propos de ce logement

Elegant, romantic private studio, full kitchenette, breathtaking views of a tranquil valley and majestic Poas Volcano. Rural mountain spring-like weather. Relax before or after your tour of Costa Rica in our secure, gated property.

Yoga studio, gardens, grand terrace, observation area, bodyweight exercise station, fire pit and newly installed JACUZZI!

Easy nature trails from 20 minutes, up to 3 1/2 hour Poas Volcano hike (45 minute drive) directly from our gate.


Le logement
Capacité d'accueil : 3
Salles de bain : 1 (Salle de bains privée)
Chambres : 1
Lits : 1
Arrivée : 12:00 - 17:00
Départ : 11:00
Animal sur place : Chien(s), chat(s) et autres animaux
Type de logement : Chambre privée

Équipements

Prix
Voyageur supplémentaire : 14€ / nuit après 2 voyageurs
Réduction à la semaine : 15%

Description

Elegant, romantic private studio, full kitchenette, breathtaking views of a tranquil valley and majestic Poas Volcano. Rural mountain spring-like weather. Relax before or after your tour of Costa Rica in our secure, gated property.

Yoga studio, gardens, grand terrace, observation area, bodyweight exercise station, fire pit and newly installed JACUZZI!

Easy nature trails from 20 minutes, up to 3 1/2 hour Poas Volcano hike (45 minute drive) directly from our gate.

SER LA LUZ (Be The Light) - is an 'old world' style luxury private residence and Boutique Retreat Center with breathtaking views of the Poas Volcano and a picturesque valley.

Located in San Francisco, San Isidro de Grecia in Alajuela Province, 15 minutes from charming downtown Grecia, and 45 minutes from the San Jose International Airport. Romantic, private, accommodating, and steps away from many nature trails. Escape the tourist destinations or the hot, humid beaches, and experience a taste of old Costa Rica.

Secure, private property for your relaxation and comfort. When staying with us, you are treated like family.

LOADED WITH AMENITIES: FULLY FURNISHED private STUDIO with 4 Poster Queen Size Bed, mood lighting, 42" T.V. with cable, Netflix, additional futon sleeper couch, refrigerator, kitchen sink with cabinet, toaster oven, coffee maker, complementary herbal teas, induction burner, pots, pans, place setting for 4, programable safe, private full bath with rain shower. Plus, enjoy an essential oil diffuser, featuring premium "DoTerra" brand oils for relaxing or rejuvenating aromatherapy.

Grab a lounge chair or hammock and relax! Rejuvenate in our newly installed JACUZZI!!

Keyless entry allows your easy entrance inside the gate. Your studio has a keyed private entrance. Park your vehicle inside the gate.

This rural/agricultural area is amazing for walking and hiking. We are an easy stroll or hike to the Poas Volcano (3 1/2 hour hike) or in the Bosque del Nino Forest Reserve.

Relax watching the many species of birds who live on or around the property. It is common to see many humming birds in a day.

Professional haircuts, massages, manicures/pedicures, Reiki Sessions, personalized yoga sessions, and Tarot readings are available by appointment.

There are many areas on our property to read a book or just relax. Very soon our circular hot tub surrounded by lush tropical plantings and designed for intimate conversations, will be completed. Or enjoy the more than 220 degree treehouse like view from our observation deck. We are developing our mini orchard. You are invited to attend our monthly drumming circle if it corresponds with your stay.

The over 700 sq. ft. yoga studio has vaulted ceilings, large view filled windows on all four sides, and is available to you whenever it is not needed for scheduled classes.

Join us for our morning multi-level Yoga Classes (for FREE) Monday/Friday at 9 AM, Tuesday 7:00 AM, Wednesday 8:00 AM and Chair Yoga Wednesday 9:30 AM. All levels welcome.

Our Private area is restricted.

We live on the property, and are available 24/7 if you need us. If you prefer your privacy you will have that.

We are both yoga instructors, willing to answer any questions you might have, but we certainly do not require your participation. We want all of our guests to feel like they have found their home away from home. We do our very best to ensure your comfort. We also do our best to make sure that our guests leave with lasting memories of the real Costa Rica.

Experience a window into tranquil, rural, agricultural, old Costa Rica, away from the tourist areas. People often smile and wave. Ser La Luz is on a quiet neighborhood road, surrounded by farmland. Access nature trails practically right outside our gate. The views will surprise and delight you.

At nearly 4700 feet elevation, our spring like temperatures give you an escape from the hot humid mosquito weather found at the beaches.

Park your vehicle inside our secure gate. Taxi service is available 24/7 with honest drivers, and costs about $10 US from here to downtown Grecia.

We are about 300 meters to reliable inexpensive public transportation. A bus runs to town every 30 minutes throughout the day.

We have a few fantastic private drivers available (at an additional fee) to take you on personalized excursions. We can arrange to have you picked up or delivered to the San Jose Airport for about $30 US plus modest tip.

Sheets, towels, toilet paper is provided. We even provide you with an handcrafted organic soap that can be used as a conditioning hair shampoo, made with simple natural ingredients in a coconut oil base.

There are two neighborhood stores, 20 and 300 meters away if you need staples, or other essentials.

Our Costa Rican next door neighbors have a family dairy farm. They sell milk an hour from their dozen pampered cows, or eggs from their couple dozen chickens.

Fruit based breakfast with or without mountain grown rich Costa Rican coffee is the only meal we include, but other family-style meals possible on request, for additional fee.

We can also arrange exciting excursions for you, fees vary according to destination. In addition to what has been already noted, choose from zip lining, coffee or sugar plantation tours, or animal rescue preserves. We have a few local fantastic drivers available to take you to many locations. Most are bilingual.

Grecia has a variety of restaurants from authentic Tico 'typical' style to more USA style for your dining enjoyment. There are a few "vegan" and "vegetarian" choices near by. A restaurant or two will deliver for about $1.00 US.

Friday afternoon and evenings, Grecia's Feria (farmers market), offers an outstanding selection of local produce, home-made crafted foods, all in a friendly, festive atmosphere.

We are about an hour away from the San Jose International Airport and 45 minutes away from the Poas Volcano (2nd largest ACTIVE crater in the world). Many people feel the La Paz Waterfall Gardens is a 'must see', and is maybe 40 minutes away.

Our location near the geographic center of the county makes it easy for folks to stop here before or after traveling to the farther destinations. Our proximity to the San Jose Airport allows folks to spend their first or last night or two relaxing before the next leg of their journey.


Règlement intérieur
Ne convient pas aux animaux
Peut ne pas convenir aux enfants (0-12 ans)
L'entrée dans les lieux se fait entre 12:00 et 17:00

NO SMOKING INSIDE THE ROOMS ..... Plenty of outdoor areas and ashtrays are available for you to use.

NO CURFEW --- BUT on property parking is not available after 9pm so you have to access the door in the gate.

NO GLASS IN THE YARD ..... we do have 2 big dogs that have access to the yards and if a glass was to be broken it could be dangerous for them as well as for other guests. PLASTIC cups are available for your use, just ask for some.

We expect you to respect not only our privacy but that of other guests. Please keep noise down after 10 p.m. and before 7 a.m.


Annulations

Flexibles

Si vous annulez jusqu'à 24 heures avant le voyage, vous recevez un remboursement intégral, frais de service compris.


Dispositif de sécurité
Détecteur de fumée
Détecteur de monoxyde de carbone
Kit de premiers secours
Fiche de sécurité
Porte de la chambre avec verrou

Disponibilité
Séjour de 1 nuit minimum

L'adresse exacte est communiquée uniquement lorsque la réservation est confirmée.

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Profil utilisateur de Gregory
avril 2017
If you want to see a lush green valley up in the clouds this is your place. You will love the personal service and attention to detail. We had a fantastic stay with great food and company! Our room had spectacular views and sounds of nature!

Profil utilisateur de Aubrey
novembre 2016
First off, the location is fantastic - close enough but far enough away that you really get to enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica's mountains. Their view is breathtaking! Mike and Ed are incredibly hospitable. This was my first travel to Costa Rica, and outside of the US, and alone, and they made my travel so relaxing and easygoing! The yoga they offer is fantastic and you get to meet some of the locals, as well as any other events they may have going on at their abode while you are there. Everyone I met was fantastic, positive, good energy folk. I also had family-style dinner with them a few evenings and completely enjoyed it, learning about their experiences and lives. All in all, I must say that I must come back to visit them and Ser la Luz. What they have created is paradise within paradise itself, Costa Rica. Thank you, Mike and Ed!
Profil utilisateur de MichaelMichael est un Superhost.
Réponse de Michael :
It was our pleasure having you join us. We love sharing our experiences and our home with other people. Like we say... we treat you like family because to us you already are..... have a safe journey through Costa Rica. Looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip. Will have more flan!
novembre 2016

Profil utilisateur de JeffJeff est un Superhost.
novembre 2016
If you are planning your Costa Rican tour, this is a must stop. With a stellar view of volcano Barvo and the lush valley below, his quintessential retreat is perfectly laid out for guests to relax, enjoy plenty of private space as well as nature, and even participate in one of Ed's yoga classes. Ed & Michael were more than accommodating, making sure we knew where we were going, and offered excellent choices of local inexpensive restaurants. The suite was bright, airy, comfortable bed, excellent hot water pressure, a mini fridge as well as coffee pot, and for those needing TV, the suite even has Netflix. Strong wifi made it easy to 'stay connected' anywhere on the estate. At night, the refreshing clean air was only surpassed by a beautiful star lite sky and the sound of the river below ( how perfect ). They even made sure it was identifyied on earth so GPS was able to pin-point the exact location. We highly recommend Mountain View Getaway, as it is exactly as described. We started our Costa Rica tour here and we loved it so much, we may try to return before ending our tour. SURPASSED EXPECTATIONS !!! Jeff - Tampa Florida USA & Delfin - Caracas Venezuela

Profil utilisateur de Arthur
octobre 2016
2nd time staying at this mountain getaway. Great place to come back to after a couple weeks of roaming around Costa Rica! Comfortable room, quiet location, gorgeous views, great hosts, and fresh fruit from their trees. What's not to like?!!

Profil utilisateur de Arthur
octobre 2016
I own vacation rentals including one in Costa Rica, so I consider myself a pretty critical guest who notices details. Michael and Ed were awesome hosts, and their Ser La Luz retreat is really sweet! I stayed 2 nights while I recovered from dental surgery, and very much enjoyed the spacious & clean room, beautiful views of the volcano & valley, and their service. They arranged a driver to bring me from surgery, made smoothies for me, provided some aromatherapy, and otherwise did everything I could ask and more to make my stay great. I would highly recommend it to anyone seeking a quiet & health-conscious retreat in the Central Valley, and to workshop facilitators since their private indoor & outdoor spaces for group work are gorgeous. The only potential concern would be their 2 dogs and 2 cats for anyone allergic, but if you aren't allergic, even the roosters seemed friendly. From what I could see, they are also continuously improving the facilities, so future guests will only have it better. I would stay there again, and highly recommend it.

Profil utilisateur de Grita
octobre 2016
This location is in the mountains with a wonderful view of the Poas volcano. It is a nature lovers dream. It is away from town but there are buses and locals to act as taxis. Ed and Michael facilated to make sure we saw the sights. Healthy food, yoga, and hiking caused me to return home lighter and more fit. My friend was elated with the photo opportunities. I didn't want to leave.

Profil utilisateur de John
septembre 2016
I have stayed at several airbnbs and can say unhesitatingly that Michael and Ed were fantastic hosts. Everything was impeccably clean when we arrived. The most notable part of our experience is that they did everything they could and more to make us feel welcome and comfortable. Example one: They not only let us use the kitchen for cooking, but cleared out half the refrigerator so we could have space for our food (we eat in a lot); Example two: The nights are quite chilly here so they let us use a very high quality space heater which I am sure used a lot of electricity; Example three: I left a couple of things behind and they went out of their way to get them to me. The yoga studio is beautiful: again, one of the best I have ever seen. In addition they will let you take yoga classes from them without extra charge. The view from the very beautiful property - indeed a work of love - is as described which is outstanding with gorgeous sunsets too. The neighborhood, ten to fifteen minutes from the very plain town of Grecia, is quiet and nice to walk in. They do own some chickens so be prepared with earplugs for the early rooster wake-up calls. This is not a big deal though if you have lived in the country or are - haha - an early to bed early to rise person. I very much recommend this airbnb.
Profil utilisateur de MichaelMichael est un Superhost.
Réponse de Michael :
Hi John, Thank you for your kind words. Our motto is "We treat you like family, because to us you already are". This has been a labor of love as you were able to see. We enjoyed having you and Robin here visiting us. We hope the rest of your trip is an enjoyable one. We look forward to seeing the two of you again someday.
septembre 2016

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Dover, Floride, États-Unis · Membre depuis juillet 2015
Profil utilisateur de MichaelMichael est un Superhost.

Ser La Luz is a family run boutique bed & breakfast. My partner Ed and I are Yoga instructors now living in San Francisco, San Isidro De Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Michael is originally from Rhode Island but lived for 27 years in the Tampa, Florida area. Ed lived in the San Francisco California area for many years and 4 years in Dover, Florida.

We have set up our amazing home to be a Yoga retreat center and a B&B. Totally private fenced in yard with our own mini orchard out back, an amazing view of the Poas Volcano and the valley below. Love looking at the stars at night? Not a problem with our clear skies. We have 2 dogs, 2 cats and currently 8 chickens and 1 rooster.

This is traditional farm country where we are and it's amazing. We have created our own sanctuary and look forward to sharing it with you. Besides our orchard we have herb gardens and vegetable gardens throughout the property.

Stay with us and join us for fires in the back yard when weather permits. On weekends you can join us for Movie Night outside when weather permits. We treat you like family, because to us you already are.

Life is to short to not take an adventure. This is why in 2015 we decided to move to Costa Rica to start a new life and to enjoy an amazing adventure. We enjoy sharing it with others either through visiting us in person or through our online presence.

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