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Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Host: Myrna K.
Published October 11, 2018

General description

  • Main home
Pica Flora, little flower describes our Bali style home in the middle of a forested area in the mountains of Costa Rica. Our home is open on all sides with glass showing the beautiful tropical plantings. birds and natural earth.
The home is one mile from Atenas, a small village that offers most all needs, listed as the worlds best climate by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. The San Jose airport is 30 minutes away.

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • 4 dogs
The dogs are all rescue animals, loveable and fun. Great watch dogs although we live on a dead end road and very safe.
We have a host of wild birds and feeders that attract a host of hummingbirds, Tucans and many migratory birds, as well as a local wild animal, an Olingo that visits regularly to eat bananas..

Practical life

  • Village
  • 150 - 500 m² (1590 - 5290 sq. ft.)
  • More than 1000 m² (1060 sq. ft.)
  • Bus stop
  • Airport
  • Supermarket
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinarian
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Enclosed garden
  • Ground floor
  • Disabled access
A large weekly farmers market of locally grown vegetable and fruit, cheese, bread, meat etc
is open each Friday. There are a variety of good local restaurants at reasonable prices.
Atenas is a charming village and has maintained a Tico

Comfort and Luxury

  • One floor
  • 6 rooms of which 3 bedrooms
  • Contemporary
  • Terrace / Balcony
  • Car parking available
  • Landscaped garden
  • Veranda
  • Television / DVD library
  • Book library
  • Art and music
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Swimming pool
Our home is unique and offers a view of the mountains and valley. The climate on the equator remains the same year around temperatues with rain in the morning and sun in the afternoon about 6 months a year.

Tourism and Leisure

  • Mountain
  • Countryside
  • Forest
  • Beach
  • Museum
  • Zoo
  • Cinema
  • Theater / Opera
Pura Vida or pure life of a clean enviornment and happy Ticos. Ticos are considered the one of the happiest people in the world and are happy with their life and home.
A variety of fascinating area options are available -volcanos, river rafting, fishing, museums,
zoo, coffee plantation tours and zip lines though the forrest.

Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Atenas 20501, Costa Rica


From Friday 2018

To Tuesday 2018

firm dates

We have bought tickets and the dates, Oct 19 to Nov 6 gives us a day on each end to share and
get acquainted. We are closest to the San Jose Airport.

Housesits matched

Home-sits over



Myrna K.


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