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PRIVATE STUDIO WITH MOUNTAIN VIEW, YOGA & HOT TUB
PRIVATE STUDIO WITH MOUNTAIN VIEW, YOGA & HOT TUB
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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.

Der Wohnraum

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!!

Zugang für Gäste

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.

Interaktion mit Gästen

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.

Weitere wichtige Infos

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.


Ausstattung
Küche
Internet
TV
Wesentliches

Preise
Zusätzliche Personen 13 € / Nacht bei mehr als 2 Gästen
Wochenrabatt: 15%
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Schlafgelegenheiten
Schlafzimmer 1
1 Doppelbett (mind. 1,50 x 2 m), 1 Sofa

Hausregeln
Nicht für Haustiere geeignet
Nicht sicher oder ungeeignet für Kinder (0–12 Jahre)
Die Check-in-Zeit ist 12:00–16:00
Check-out bis 11:00

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 OR IN JACUZZI AREA..... 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.

IF USING JACUZZI --- please shower before using the jacuzzi. It helps us to keep the jacuzzi clean for everyone's use. We also ask that you use the foot rinse basin before entering the jacuzzi. We do not have a completely paved area leading to the jacuzzi area and it helps to keep dirt out of the jacuzzi.

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.

Außerdem musst du Folgendes beachten:
Treppensteigen ist erforderlich - 1 small flight to the terrace and 1 flight to the lower area where the rooms are.
Lärm-Potenzial - we are in a farming community. You may hear the local farmers tractor or the cows from the valley below.
Haustier(e) leben im Gebäude - we have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 1 rooster and 5 chickens
Einige Räume werden gemeinsam genutzt - gardens, jacuzzi and the yoga room
Einschränkungen bei Annehmlichkeiten - internet can be slow here in Costa Rica

Stornierungen

Sicherheits-Features
Rauchmelder
Kohlenmonoxid-Detektor
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Feuerlöscher
Abschließbares Zimmer

Verfügbarkeit
1 Nacht Mindestaufenthalt.

16 Bewertungen

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Nutzerprofil von Christiane
Mai 2017
Wir verbrachten unsere letzten zwei Nächte bei Michael und Ed. Wir wurden sehr nett und offen empfangen und beide gaben uns viele Tips. Die Unterkunft ist sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet und man hat einen wunderbaren Ausblick. Wir waren herzlich eingeladen am Yoga teilzunehmen. (Ed ist ein sehr guter Yoga Lehrer!) Es hat uns sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Ebenso die Hot-Tube haben wir sehr genossen. Das Anwesen von Michael und Ed ist eine kleine Oase. Wir haben uns sehr wohl dort gefühlt. Absolut zu empfehlen. Thank you Michael& Ed!!!!

Nutzerprofil von Patricia
Juni 2017
We stayed three nights at Ser La Luz and loved every minute. The home is beautiful, great views of the mountains and valley below. The hot tub at night was a real treat. But I must say that spending a little time with our hosts Michael and Ed and their friends was the highlight. The first night they invited us to join them and some ex-pat friends for dinner and the next day hooked us up with others who do a long morniing hike! Ed's yoga class was also a treat, he is a real master and the atmosphere lends the perfect touch!! I recommend this place for not only a personal trip but for their retreats as well. Pure Vida!!

Nutzerprofil von Danae
Mai 2017
This place is the perfect to unplug and relax. With a beautiful view of the "campo" and on a clear day Poas Volcano, we couldn't have asked for a better weekend. There is Netflix (although sometimes the internet wasn't good enough to work it), a hot tub (sooo relaxing), and even though we didn't take advantage of the yoga room, this place definitely creates the environment of holistic living. There is also a beautiful walking trail through coffee fields near the property. The hosts were wonderful and thorough in explaining the room and the area, and even let us check in early! I highly recommend this place, and hope to be back soon!
Nutzerprofil von MichaelMichael ist ein Superhost.
Antwort von Michael:
Ahh the joys of living in the mountainous areas of Costa Rica lol spotty internet ... like the locals say Pura Vida. We're glad you decided to stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again.
Mai 2017

Nutzerprofil von Arthur
Mai 2017
3rd stay here - gorgeous scenery on the flanks of the volcano, great accommodating hosts, and now they even have a hot tub!

Nutzerprofil von Gregory
April 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!

Nutzerprofil von Aubrey
November 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!
Nutzerprofil von MichaelMichael ist ein Superhost.
Antwort von 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!
November 2016

Nutzerprofil von JeffJeff ist ein Superhost.
November 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 (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) 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

Dover, Florida, Vereinigte StaatenMitglied seit Juli 2015
Nutzerprofil von MichaelMichael ist ein 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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