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Casa Rio Sierpe

Official Website Of Casa Rio Sierpe, BOOK DIRECT AND SAVE!!!

BOAT, GUIDED TOURS AND STAFF INCLUDED IN STAY! Luxury Rain forest & Waterfront Home located in the Pristine rain forest of the Osa Peninsula along the Sierpe River, Adventure Awaits!

                                         

Value added Service, Amenities and Tours included in your visit.

• Onsite Resident guide that will personally escort you on any number of land and river adventures!

• Daily housekeeping (Monday-Saturday)

• Full Concierge and vacation planning service for your entire Costa Rican vacation 

• 20’ boat with Capt, unlimited river use 

• Round trip boat transportation from Sierpe

• Free, unlimited 4g WiFi provided


SMALL SAMPLE OF SOME OF THE UNLIMITED INCLUDED TOURS

• Boat mangrove tour

• Guided nature hikes

• Night Tour

• Guided Water fall tour

• Guided kayak tour

• Unlimited river fishing by boat

• Sierpe bocca beach tour

• Guided Isla Violin, fruit farm/botanical garden. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      


Official Site of CRS, Book direct & Save. Casa Rio Sierpe is located in the Osa Peninsula along the banks of the Sierpe River, approximately 35 minutes by boat from the quaint river town of Sierpe and close to Drake Bay, which is considered the gate way to the Osa.  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 lodge.; highly personalized service by our onsite staff, customized activities and many included tours including the use of a boat & Capt. 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 "Bucket List", vacation destination all to itself, so no need to look any further for your vacation needs!







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What Our Guests Are Saying

  • May 2019- A ten star adventure!

    5/5 Stayed May 2019 Hailey M. Before we even arrived Mark was an accomadating and informative host. He moved our reservation due to some trouble with booking flights and added another guest a month ...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Mar 2019- Incredible adventure in Costa Rica

    5/5 Stayed Mar 2019 Darren S.Toronto, Canada I don't even know where to start! This was an incredible experience that we will never forget. Right from the day we booked we received incredibly det...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Mar 2019- Pura Vida!

    5/5 Stayed Mar 2019 Karen C. Previous reviews on the quality of the experience say it all. We missed the sounds of the jungle as soon as we left, even the howlers! During our stay we saw three types...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Mar 2019- Fantastic family vacation!!!

    5/5 Stayed Mar 2019 Shalini S. Mark's home brings luxury in the remote rugged rainforest jungle. Supported with solar energy / beautiful design to capture views and wildlife and best coffee to refre...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Feb 2019-Superb house,location & outstanding staff

    5/5 Stayed Feb 2019 Matt S. Our recent stay (with 4 adults) was one of those true "one in a lifetime" adventures. The house accommodations are super comfortable/relaxing with everything you can poss...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Feb 2019- An unforgettable adventure!

    5/5 Stayed Feb 2019 Judy G. 5 star rating: We visited Casa Rio Sierpe for a week beginning Saturday, February, 2019. We brought along 3 grandchildren ages 7 to 11 for a “grandparent’s camp” week....read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Jan 2019- Adventure of a lifetime!

    5/5 Stayed Jan 2019 This was our 2nd visit, and it was even better than the last time we were there!! We were able to do different things like go to Corcovado National Park, horseback ride to the ...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Jan 2019- Amazing!

    5/5 Stayed Jan 2019 Saquib L. I have stayed at many rental properties, both for personal and business travel. Many of these have been 5 star, but Casa Rio Sierpe truly stands out as a step above! ...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Jan 2019- Very pretty and comfortable.

    5/5 Stayed Jan 2019 Karma G. Super fun to have activities, boat, and the furniture outside was very relaxing to sit on Published Jan 17, 2019

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

  • Dec 2018- Remote, beautiful, and fabulous!

    5/5 Stayed Dec 2018 Jenni H. This was our best family trip we have ever taken. I was nervous about the remoteness of the property but that is what made it so enjoyable. We traveled with 3 kids (8, 1...read more.

    Confirmed of Norwalk, CA US
    Reviewed Jun 27, 2019

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Amenities & Accommodations





Casa Rio Sierpe Lodge Amenities

Our recently built, 2,200 ft2 lodge 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. We are 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. All rooms in this luxury home are fully screened (No Glass) allowing the sights and sounds of the rain forest to envelop your senses. This also allows sun light and cool breezes to fill the interior but at the same time keeping the unwanted guest out.The climate is fresh with a mix of cool Pacific mountain and ocean air that circulates throughout the house and grounds.

The amenities of the lodge include two bedrooms each with attached full bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, inside dining room, bar, living room with queen size futon and 800 ft2 of covered deck. The down stairs 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 second upstairs master bedroom features a king size bed, luxury bathroom and private balcony overlooking the river valley. 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!

The living room opens directly onto the 600 ft2, covered back terrace complete with ceiling fans, double hammock, lounge & rocking chairs, Webber BBQ and a large dining room table. This is the perfect spot for your daily relaxation, enjoying breath taking views and meeting many of our local wildlife neighbors as well. 

• Bedrooms:2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

• Downstairs Bedroom : 1 Queen Size bed, armoire, ceiling fan.180 degree view of the forest, river and mountains.

• Downstairs Bathroom. : Toilet, Vanity and shower tower with rainfall shower head, jets and wand

• Upstairs Master Bedroom: 1 king size bed, dresser, two ceiling fans and attached private balcony

• Master Bathroom- Toilet, Vanity with His/Her sinks and showers as well as waterfall/rainfall shower

• Additional Beds- Queen size futon in living room and queen size daybed in breakfast nook in dining room

Other Amenities and included services

• Fully equipped kitchen

• Linens Provided: For every three days of stay fresh sheets and towels will be provided. Beach towels will also be provided

• Telephone:A local cell phone will be provided for booking tours and emergencies.

• Ocean kayaks

• Fishing equipment suitable for the river

• Round trip boat transportation from Sierpe

• Programmable safe 

• Books:selection of Guide books and nature guides

• Games:selection of Board games


The Casa Rio Sierpe Experience 

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. We are much more then just a vacation home, we are a vacation destination! 


Tours and Activities and ADVENTURE!!!

  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. Most of these tours are given at no additional charge to our guest with their paid rental using our resident guide and river Captain. 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. Almost on any given day expect to see resident Scarlet macaws, parrots, Toucans, Monkeys, Ant eaters, Sloths and possibly even a wild cat.

  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 let the captain do the driving and embark on a one of 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, private and secluded beaches in the area and only a 10 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 directly either from the house or from our private river dock for any of the following; Horseback riding through the 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.

Vacation Rental Lodge Amenities

    • Deck
    • Full Kitchen
    • Washer/Dryer Unit
    • Telephone (Local Calls)
    • BBQ
    • High Speed Internet
    • Wireless Internet
    • Safe Vault for Valuables
    • Daily house keeping including doing the dishes (Mon-Sat)
    • Onsite Resident adventure guide providing private tours
    • 20' boat with Captain
    • Full Concierge vacation planning service
    • Unlimited High speed wireless internet
    • Rubber boots
    • Hiking sticks
    • Kayaks for 8 guest
    • River Fishing equipment rods reals and lures
    • Round trip boat transportation from Sierpe
    • Fully covered terrace with fans
    • Double hammock
    • North American 110v electricity
    • Hot water
    • Reverse Osmosis purified water
    • Nature Guide Books
    • Children's Games
    • Spotting Scope (for adult guest only)
    • Toddler Crib
    • Portable children's playpen
    • Child's High chair
    • Basic kitchen condiments such as spices and oil
    • Top tier Costa Rica coffee
    • Top tier gourmet Tea's
    • Soap Shampoo and Conditioner
    • Full linens provided (Sheets blankets towels beach towels)
    • Full Dinner service is available by local chef for additional cost.

Rates

Rental Policies and Conditions

Payments Accepted

Credit Cards

Minimum Stay

A minimum stay of 3 nights required during standard rental dates.

Currency
All currencies are shown in USD.

13% Costa Rican lodging tax is not included in rate.


Suitability 

The lodge is located on a high ridge line giving it amazing views and cool ocean 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 for you. Guest considering Casa Rio Sierpe should be somewhat physically fit and better geared towards those who are a bit adventurous, enjoy hiking and the splendor of nature.


Owner's Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel in advance of 90 days from the reservation date we will reimburse you 50% of the initial funds that have been cleared to us. If you cancel within 90 days there will be no refund as it is often very hard to secure a new rental within this time; however, we will offer you a rental credit of 50% of your rental fees on a future rental within 180 days of the cancelled reservation date. The security/Fuel deposit will be fully refundable on all cancellations. 


Other Notes
1) Please read the entire listing description as well as the guest terms to establish your suitability before booking.

2) Reservation is not fully confirmed until guest terms are signed. To avoid cancellation by owner, guest must provide the signed guest terms within 48 hrs of booking.

3) There is a $252 a fuel deposit. In order to enjoy the use of the boat, a $252 fuel deposit must be provide directly to CRS. Fuel will be sold to you at $42 per tank and deducted from this deposit. The unused portion of your fuel deposit will be promptly refunded upon checkout

4) Along with a damage deposit, there is mandatory damage protection insurance that must be purchased by the guest. The cost is $59.00 for $1,500 in coverage.

Rates may vary depending on holidays, seasons, or special events. Please click "View Rates" above to view detailed pricing.


Our Location


Official Site of CRS, Book direct & Save. Casa Rio Sierpe is located in Costa Rica, Central America, in the Osa Peninsula which is found on the Southwest Pacific Coast directly above Panama. We are amongest 2,500 acres of private rain forest reserve which directly adjoins the Terraba-Sierpe national Wetlands and the Rio Sierpe. This area is one of the most remote, pristine, spectacular and wildest regions in the country. It is home to 2.5% of all of the world's biodiversity and dubbed by National Geographic as "The most biologically intense place on earth". 



Costa Rica

Costa Rica is blessed with impressive scenic beauty a fact that is not lost on the more than one million tourists that visit each year.Located in Central America in an area that covers 51.000 square kilometers (about the size of West Virginia) (19.729 square miles), Costa Rica possesses approximately 6% of the world’s biodiversity. Because of Costa Rica’s small size, a diverse array of fabulous sites is within easy access. A trip to Costa Rica affords the opportunity to visit 12 different life zones, 20 national parks, 26 protected areas, nine forest reserves, eight biological reserves and seven wildlife sanctuaries. Costa Rica is the birthplace of ecotourism.The country is often cited as a model for conservation in harmony with community development and economic growth. Having said this, It is not surprising that tourism is Costa Rica’s main source of income and hard currency. Costa Rica receives over 1.7 million tourists per year, the majority of whom come from the United States and Canada. Earnings from tourism amount to more than $1.7 billion US dollars per year. It is estimated that up to 80% of all visitors to the country come to do eco-tourism related activities.

Costa Rica is also one of the oldest democracies in the Americas.It is a country proud of its heritage and tradition of negotiation over confrontation, social development over military spending and tolerance over hostility which has lead to a 95% literacy rate! The people enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the Americas and has been immune to the internal conflicts that have inflicted her Central American neighbors as well as its one of the safest countries in all of the Americas, including the United States.It is the home to many international organizations such as the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the University for Peace of the United Nations and the Earth Council.


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 rainforest. At least half of the Osa's extensive tracts of rainforest 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 rainforests, 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 160 inches 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 upper Rio Sierpe wetland is virtually uninhabited, relatively unspoiled and it contains large areas of raffia palm swamp, flooded forest and lagoons. Fingers of high ground, thickly clad in rain forest, permeate this area. 

The delta of the Rio Sierpe, which it shares with the Rio Terraba, is the most extensive area of mangrove swamp in Costa Rica and largest in Latin America (almost 50% of all the mangrove wetland of the country). This swamp is permeated by a maze of channels in which it is easy to become lost! The eight species of mangrove found here are some of the tallest in the world – red, black, grey, and tea mangroves being the most common varieties.  The impressive mangroves provide a valuable coastal ecosystem to an abundance of avian, mammalian, reptilian and aquatic animals.

Birding enthusiasts come from all over the globe to experience the area’s phenomenal birdwatching opportunities. Both resident and migratory birds visit these swamps, which also boast two endemic hummingbird species: the mangrove hummingbird and the yellow-billed cotinga.

On the coastal fringe of this delta, near the mouth of the Rio Sierpe, lies Violin Island. Sir Francis Drake reputedly buried a large treasure here. The many attempts to find this treasure have met with no success. However, Violin Island has yielded many gold nuggets of one or more kilos in weight.


CAÑO ISLAND BIOLOGICAL RESERVE

Located 12 miles of the western coast of the Osa Peninsula, Caño Island is 300 hectares in area with 5,800 hectares of Sea included in the Reserve. While the Island itself is home to relatively few animals and plants, its surrounding waters abound with marine life: colourful reef fish, impressive schools of large pelagic fish, manta rays, sharks, turtles, whales and dolphins. Caño Island is second only to Coco Island in the quality of its diving in Costa Rica. 

Costa Rica not only offers some of the best sport fishing in the world, it delivers as well.  With over 44 line class records, 14 fly records, and 18 all-tackle records, the fishing experience here is nothing short of a bona fide phenomena ;Sailfish, Black marlin, Blue marlin,Yellow fin tuna,Albacore,Grouper,Pargo,Pomano,Dorado,Wahoo all had to be caught has given this land its claim to fame!