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Rainforest Hideaway at Portal de la Montaña

  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms

Immerse yourself in Rainforest Hideaway, a secluded mountain embrace where nature's tranquility meets comfort. Descend a forested path to a private abode with an in-outdoor pool and sauna, feeling the forest's peaceful heartbeat. Cozy up by the fireplace, marvel at the stars from your sky-view bedroom, or unwind on the terrace. This stair-accessed sanctuary, wrapped in nature's melody, offers a soul-soothing retreat with all home comforts, a true haven for rejuvenation. Rainforest Hideaway is a captivating retreat that begins with a journey down covered stairs leading to its welcoming front entrance. As you step inside, you're greeted by a charming living room, complete with a cozy fireplace and a convenient kitchenette-bar. This inviting space is perfect for relaxing evenings or leisurely mornings. Adjacent to the living room, step out onto your private balcony, a peaceful spot to enjoy the surrounding natural beauty. Across the hall from the living room lies the spacious bedroom, boasting a comfortable king-size bed set beneath a mesmerizing skylight. The bedroom is thoughtfully designed with ample storage for your clothing, ensuring a clutter-free and serene environment. The heart of Rainforest Hideaway is its unique in-outdoor pool, accessible by crossing a striking see-through bridge. This architectural marvel adds an element of excitement and luxury to your stay. On the other side of the bridge, choose between plunging into the inviting pool or unwinding in the warmth of the sauna. The pool offers the flexibility of swimming under cover or heading out to the terrace, where you can bask in the tranquility of the forest. The terrace is a sanctuary for relaxation, with comfortable lounging options that allow you to soak in the serenity of your surroundings. For those moments when you crave social interaction or wish to indulge in fresh, delicious food, the restaurant is just a stroll up the path. Here, you can mingle and enjoy the culinary delights, adding another dimension to your stay at Rainforest Hideaway. Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature at Rainforest Hideaway. Guests are invited to freely roam our 100-acre private reserve, a sanctuary of diverse landscapes, or partake in guided tours that unveil the secrets of the nearby forests and cascading waterfalls. Embark on a journey along our waterfall path, leading directly to the summit of the majestic 150m Ceci Falls, a spectacle of nature's grandeur. For the more adventurous, we offer horseback riding with prior arrangement, allowing you to traverse the terrain in classic style. Engage in exhilarating activities such as waterfall rappelling, discover the vibrant local birdlife, or hike to hidden landmarks, each offering its own unique story and scenic beauty. Conveniently located, the resort's restaurant is just a 3-minute journey up the stairs from Rainforest Hideaway. Here, you can indulge in culinary delights featuring produce sourced directly from our land, enhancing your connection with the environment. Rainforest Hideaway isn't just a stay; it's a gateway to exploring the untamed and the beautiful, where every path leads to a new discovery and every activity enriches your experience. At Rainforest Hideaway, our commitment to your comfort and convenience is paramount. Our staff is available 24/7 at the main building to assist with any needs or inquiries you may have during your stay. Please note that while our restaurant and staff observe the Sabbath from Friday sundown to Saturday sundown, we ensure that your experience remains seamless. For dining on Saturdays, we offer a pre-order option by 3pm on Friday. Your meal will be prepared in advance and made ready for you to easily heat in your room. In case of emergencies, rest assured that an emergency contact person is always accessible to provide immediate assistance. We are here to ensure your stay is both enjoyable and worry-free Outside the hustle of San Jose. There is no industry around but you will find happy people with a big smiles on their faces. We are trying to help with employing only local staff and selling locally produced products. Public bus services operate from San Jose to our nearest village, Sabanas. From there, we can arrange a convenient pickup for you. Once you’re with us, a car becomes less essential. However, if you choose to drive, a 4x4 vehicle is recommended for easier access. Without a 4x4, kindly inform us in advance, allowing us to arrange a pickup for you at the entrance gate of Portal de la Montaña. Before planning your stay at Rainforest Hideaway, we'd like to share a few important details. For the best experience navigating our mountainous terrain, we recommend traveling with a 4WD vehicle. Smaller cars may find some of the climbs challenging. Our on-site restaurant welcomes guests every day with varied Kitchen hours to suit your dining needs: Monday to Thursday: 7am - 11pm Friday: 7am - 5pm Saturday: 6pm - 11pm Sunday: 7am - 11pm Please note the early closing time on Fridays and the later opening on Saturdays due to Sabbath observance. We look forward to making your stay both comfortable and memorable

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Broadband Internet


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Stairs to the Villa


Pool & spa facilities

Swimming pool

Parking & facilities

Parking included

Bathroom & laundry

Bed linen , Essentials

Heating & cooling

Fireplace , Heating available


TV (Antenna)

Internet & office

Broadband Internet , Broadband Internet

Kitchen & dining

Children's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Kitchen stove, Kitchenette , Refrigerator

Home Safety

Fire Extinguisher , First aid kit

House Rules

Check-in: 02:00 PM

Check-out: 11:00 AM


Camino a Parrita , Cangrejal, Costa Rica


Policy and notes


December 2023


About host

Matt Heinrichs

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