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Heliconia Island Bed & Breakfast

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 August 2012

My family and I just visited the wonderful gardens at Heliconia Island. Beautiful and colorful species & interesting trails together in a magnificent piece of land. Henk and Caroline were super welcoming & friendly. The guided tour with Caroline was great. She will not hesitate to answer your questions with a big smile. Don't miss this little gem in the...

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Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 September 2011

We stayed here during our round trip to Costa Rica. We really enjoyed our stay. Carolien seemed to know everything about nature and showed us owls, toucans and even a sloth, living in their garden. They have I think the largest collection heliconia's in Costa Rica. The houses are nice, modern but cosy. True: you don't have a small house...

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Schellinkhout, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 May 2011

Heleconia Island was our last stop before heading back home. And it was just the best place to finish a great holiday. The owners have the most amazing garden with loads of different Heliconias but also with numorous bird species, a large group of Howler monkeys and all sorts of other animals. We walked the garden together with Carolien (owner)...

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Alentejo
Reviewed 12 May 2011

Caroline was especially lovely and did her best to make our stay a great experience. The place is gorgeous with a lovely garden on a partial island with a good river one side and a sometimes river the other. Spectacled owls in the garden as well as sloths and the other birds are good too. Downers? Well, if we have...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2011

We stayed with Henk & Carolien for three nights. Although the rainy season was supposed to be over, it was pouring! A 48 hour non-stop stretch of rain caused the island to flood. It suddenly became clear why the cabanas are built on poles... Closed in by the water, there is only one thing you can do: bring a good...

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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 February 2011

Sometimes the small things are the best things. We arrived on Super Bowl Sunday, which would normally mean nothing, but this year, wonder of wonders, the Packers were in the SB. Despite not understanding the concept of American Football, Henk found a nearby restaurant (the Tica Linda) where the chef set up for us and hosted an unforgetable super bowl...

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Utrecht
Reviewed 16 June 2010

Lonely planet writes this is the best garden in Costa Rica. So with expectations we travelled from San Jose in just 3 hours only to Sarapiqui. (From here it is easy to travel (2,5 hours) to Arenal or to Tortuguero.) Anyway, at what we first called “off the road” arrival we parked our car just where our GPS told us...

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leiderdorp
Reviewed 20 April 2010

It was fantastic! On this island you have a lot of animals! There is a big group of monkeys and the luiaard. The people are nice en we have had a very nice breakfast.

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Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2009

Nice cabinas with seats outside on poarch to view beautiful garden and birds. Quiet place. Rooms are neat but not very large, so with baby-bed not too much space is left. Ok breakfast, dinner is ordered in from nearby village and not advised. Tour through garden is highly informative and recommended.

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New York
Reviewed 20 August 2009

I have to say that after reading the review in the Lonely Planet and the other review on this website, I was expecting something spectacular. What I found was a decent place with nice people in an okay location. We stayed here largely because of its proximity to San Jose, and therefore, the airport. The good thing is that we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heliconia Island a perfect place for nature lovers. The most beautiful botanical garden of Costa Rica. Feel like you are at home in a private atmosphere. Enjoy the birds, the river and walk around in the garden where you find a huge collection of heliconias.We have two rooms with air conditioning and two rooms with a fan. Also there is a family apartment. All the rooms have hot water and a good mattress, The furniture is made of bamboo. On the balcony you have a nice view over the garden. In the restaurant we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.Sarapiqui is a green area in the lowlands in the north of Costa Rica. There are 3 national parks, Braulio Carillio, La Selva and Tirimbina. Many activities can be done like rafting, canopy tour, horseback ride and boat trips. You can visit a pinapple, bananas or coffee plantation. For birdwatchers it is a real paradise.There is a busstop only 500 mts from the hotel.Discover Heliconia island, a small bed and breakfast in a magical garden. Cross the bridge into a unique world of natural harmony surrounded by the sounds of birds, frogs, monkeys and the flowing river. Relax and enjoy: Pura Vida! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heliconia Island Bed & Breakfast

Address: Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui 40101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
Price Range: $103 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Heliconia Island Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms seem to have a nice outdoor patio setting overlooking the gardens.”
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vickib62, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are similar. Two of them have AC, so ask for that if you require it. A fan has always been adequate for our stays.”
Hamhed, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are 4 double rooms and one family room”
msercombe, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All the 5 rooms looked good.”
943frankn, 22 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Like a lot of this type of hotel in Costa Rica you must have a car.”
Paul_A_Cave, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
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