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Casa Galim from the beach
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon

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SandyLMLS
Austin, Texas
1 review
“Outstanding Hosts and Property....A wonderful experience!”
Reviewed 3 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

Yosi and Ester are the ultimate hosts - they provided great information to the local area; assisted with scheduling cabs and private tours, were very attentive to every need and are just wonderful people! They made you feel like a member of the family! They went above and beyond in providing assistance when another rental property fell through less than a week before our travel. The house itself was carefully handcrafted and adorned with a lush array of flowering plants and vegetables on the property. The beach is within view and very accessible - you can hear the waves as you drift off to sleep at night. A rermarkable experience!

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Liked best: Ester & Yosi; proximity to the beach; condition of the property
Liked least: about 2 miles from town - it was what we wanted and knew but may not be for everyone
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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SteveMTB
San Jose
2 reviews
“Cozy, clean, well equipped beach house in a beautiful secluded location”
Reviewed 18 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Stayed here two nights after having a reservation mishap at local hotel Banana Azul (in their defense, it was them who arranged for us to stay at Casa Galim, and covered the cost differential in the stay).

The place is a little out of the way (about 1 km on a rough road parallel to the beach) but it is absolutely beautiful. It's private, super clean and well equipped with a refrigerator, gas stove and full bathroom with a showerhead heater.

Yosi and Ester are very welcoming and were attentive to our needs. I will definitely be staying here again.

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Liked best: The privacy
Liked least: The access road
Travelling group: Friends
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TomasMohe...
Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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3 reviews
“A true taste of heaven”
Reviewed 29 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

What an amazing place!
A beautifull wooden, hand made, two story house.
Far from all the craze of the crowd, and 10 paces from the sea! =]

The perfect house for any family or group who want to come to this amazing location and just enjoy a relaxing while.

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Liked best: the hospitality
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MartinSMa...
Mayerthorpe
1 review
“'Far from the Madding Crowd'”
Reviewed 26 June 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Yosi & Esther are a lovely couple. They both made our stay at Casa Galim a wonderful experience. They helped us plan our stay and also helped plan and book many visits to local sites, even taking time to visit with us to show us around the local area. They both were well informed of the local flora and fauna and would always keep us informed if a new animal came into the neighbourhood i.e. the Sloth's and birds. Which there were lots.
The accommodation was simple and comfortable, clean and welcoming. The location is right on the coast, only feet from the lovely quiet beach surrounded by palm trees and jungle. Far enough from the town to be quiet but close enough to visit the many restaurants and bars. The sea breeze makes the location refreshing. There is plenty of activities to do and Yosi and Ester are only too willing to help you book tours and visits. We all loved the location because it was not commercialised and you felt you could relax so easily. A perfect location to lay back and enjoy and to relax.

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Liked best: Peace and quiet.
Liked least: The walk to the town was far if you are not use to walking.Although the walk is very nice. We hire a car for the holiday but if you were to have alcohol then a taxi was available.
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
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I_like_to...
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
“loved it!:)”
Reviewed 20 January 2012 for a stay in December 2011

Our stay in Casa Galim was great. Our hosts are wonderful people - warm and helpful - we felt very welcomed:) The house is beautiful and very well equipped and the patio facing the sea is marvelous. We were almost on the beach:) On the patio super comfortable hammocks to relax. We would definitely like to come back...
There is so much to see in this area and the beach is beautiful.
Puerto Viejo has lots of restaurants, bars and supermarkets to buy fresh local food.

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Liked best: our hosts, house
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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