The open concept of Casa Rio Sierpe, bringing the outside In! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Breathtaking post card views from the house of the rainforest, river & mountains - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
The 700 sqft covered back deck is our favorite room in the house. - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
These could be your foot prints on this pristine beach and only 10 minutes away! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Included in your Stay, Unlimited River fishing by boat & we provide the tackle! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Endangered, The Elusive Jaguar 5 of the 6 cat species are seen in our area! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Spacious fully equipped kitchen to support all your culinary delights - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
The majestic Rio Sierpe. your back yard and playground! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Highly Endangered Spider Monkey high in the forest Canopy around Casa Rio Sierpe - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Guided Hikes Included; Our onsite staff guiding us through primary rain forest - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
400 Sq Ft Master Bedroom with private balcony - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Endangered Scarlet Macaws, they mate for life and are seen from the house - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Included in stay, The Lapa Boat with Capt, Countless river adventures awaits! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Luxurious Master Bathroom, His/Hers Sinks, His/Hers Rainfall/waterfall showers - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
One of the many daily visitors to Casa Rio Sierpe, the Toucan - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Upstairs master shower (His/Her) it feels like you are showering outside - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Morning coffee on the back deck, nothing like it! What a way to start the day! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Howler monkey's, the loudest terrestrial animal in the world, your alarm clock! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Included in stay; Boca Beach tour, Transportation to the Boca Beach, 10min away! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
World class sport fishing found directly offshore - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
One of the amazing trees found in the primary rain forest near the house - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Fishing on the Rio Sierpe is spectacular! How about fresh Grouper for dinner? - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Bairds Tapir, highly endangered and seen in the area. These weigh up to 880lbs - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Spacious guest bedroom with 180 degree views - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Included in Stay Guided Kayak Tour; Entire family kayaking on one of our  trail - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
The Bocca Beach on the SIerpe River, safe for all ages, Where is everyone? - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Spacious and well appointed downstairs, guest bathroom - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
A visit to Jose Angels fruit Farm is a favorite tour of our guest! Jose is 94! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Cano Island Diving and Snorkeling, the best in Costa Rica and directly offshore - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Two and Three toed Sloths are found in our surrounding forest - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Inside dinning room and kitchen bar - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Majestic early morning views from the back deck - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Corcovado Natl. Park is accessible from Casa Rio Sierpe as an outside tour. - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Our luxury home nestled into the primary and secondary rainforest - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Endangered Central American Squirrel Monkey. Normally seen along the Rio Sierpe - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Our guest most popular, outside tour, Horseback riding through the rain forest! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
You can do a horse back tour and have lunch and swim at this secluded river - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Lesser Anteater in our tree - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Your private waterfall swimming hole a 10 minute walk away. - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
The mysterious Mangrove Forest of Terraba Natl Park, largest in Central America - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Fire Billed Aracari, part of the Toucan family and regularly seen from the house - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Rio Sierpe at Sunrise. Magic! - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Life long friendships are made at Casa Rio Sierpe, it can be hard to say goodbye - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Golfo Dulce Poison Dart Frog, one of many species that inhabit our forest - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Dreams come true This Rooster fish was a bucket list catch for this former guest - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
All 4 species of monkey found at Casa Rio Sierpe White Face Capuchin monkey - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Tyra, part of the weasel family, seen from the house - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
Kinkajou, a regular nightly visitor in our trees surrounding Casa Rio Sierpe - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
The owners of Casa Rio SIerpe, Mark & Lisley. We hope to see you soon! Thank you - Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe
BOAT, TOURS & STAFF ALL INCLUDED in stay!! Luxury Waterfront & Rainforest Hm
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At Casa Rio Sierpe Included with your standard rental, we will provide our guest with the privacy of a luxury home but with resort amenities; highly personalized service by our on site staff, customized activities and many included tours including the use of a boat & Capt that are structured around our guest schedule and not a group schedule found in a typical lodge. In planning your vacation please keep this in mind; we are not just a luxury vacation home but an inclusive "Bucket List", vacation destination all to itself, so no need to look any further for your vacation needs!
Value added Service, Amenities and Tours included in your visit.
• Daily house keeping including doing the dishes
• Full Concierge and vacation planning service For your entire Costa Rican vacation
• 20’ boat with Capt, unlimited river use
• Round trip boat transportation from Sierpe
• Free WiFi
• Boat mangrove tour
• Guided nature hikes
• Night Tour
• Guided Water fall tour
• Guided kayak tour
• Unlimited river fishing by boat
• Sierpe bocca beach tour
• Guided Isla Violin, fruit farm/botanical garden.

If you are interested in learning more about us, what makes us so unique then please take a moment to read on;
Casa Rio Sierpe is located on the northern edge of the Osa Peninsula along the banks of the Sierpe River, approximately 35* minutes by boat from the quaint town of Sierpe, which is considered the gate way to Osa. Casa Rio Sierpe is located among 2,500 acres of private reserve & adjoins the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands in the Osa Peninsula. This area is one of the most remote, most spectacular & wildest regions in the country home to 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity and dubbed by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on earth”. The house is located in the heart of true primary and secondary rain forest, a plethora of wild life is to be found many of which are endangered or threatened. There are breathtaking post card views from the house and direct ocean access where you will find extremely private, pristine beaches all only 15* min away by boat , we truly have it all!
Are you looking to discover the magic of Costa Rica's rain forests, wildlife and pristine beaches? Are you planning your honey moon or looking to rekindle your romance? Are you an avid fisherman? With over 98 line and tackle world records recorded in both fresh and salt water in the immediate area you are sure to have that once in a lifetime fishing trip. Perhaps you’re an active adventure seeker looking for a nonstop, adrenaline filled vacation or you just want to relax on our back deck in the double hammock with a glass of wine or cold cerveza and watch the monotonous grind and stress of modern day life melt away before you. Are you having a hard time satisfying everyone’s needs in a vacation? Perhaps you are looking for a romantic getaway but others want to go fishing, you want to go to the beach, others want to experience the rain forest, why choose only one when you can have it all! A stay at casa Rio Sierpe guarantees to fulfill your wildest vacation dreams and it will rejuvenate your mind, body and soul providing you with a virtual backstage pass to one of the world's most fascinating and diverse destinations.
At Casa Rio Sierpe you'll find ultra-private luxury accommodations and full service amenities typically only found in resorts but in the comfort and privacy of a home. Our newly built, 2,200 ft2 home is the perfect combination of modern and rustic styles blending Pacific Rim architecture. This gives the home an elegant sophistication that is very unique and certainly very Costarican. Carefully nestled in the rain forest atop a high ridge line * at 300 feet above sea level gives an almost 180 degree view of the surrounding rain forest, the Diquis river valley and three distinct mountain ranges in the distance. The climate is fresh with a mix of cool Pacific mountain and ocean air that circulates throughout the house and grounds. The yearly daily average temperature at the house is 85 deg & the evenings are normally a pleasant 69-73 making it perfect for sleeping!
Given the remote location of the home, we are 100% off the gird and solely relying on solar energy as the sole provider of our power. Having said that, we have made every effort to assure that our guest will be as comfortable as possible making sure that you never feel as though you are roughing it! We rely on 9 large ceiling fans and the design and the location of the house to keep our guest cool. All rooms in this luxury home are fully screened allowing sun light and cool breezes to fill the interior but keeping the unwanted guest out. Directly behind the house you will find a well-manicured trail that leads you to a small, private, waterfall and swimming hole only a 10 min walk away.
The amenities of the home include two bedrooms with two attached full bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, inside dining room, living room with queen size futon and 800 ft2 of covered deck. The first bedroom features a queen size bed, large armoire and a 180 degree view of the rain forest, surrounding tropical landscape and river valley below. The second bedroom features a king size bed, bathroom and private balcony overlooking the valley. The large kitchen is fully equipped with top of the line appliances including a side by side refrigerator/freezer, 6 burner gas stove with oven, reverse osmosis purified water and of course a blender! Also, don’t worry about doing those dishes, you’re on vacation, our staff will take care of those as well! All of this is sure to sooth any culinary indulgence that a guest may have! The living room opens directly onto the 680 ft2, covered back terrace complete with ceiling fans, double hammock, lounge & rocking chairs, Weber BBQ and a large dining room table. This is the perfect spot for your daily relaxation, enjoying breath taking views & meeting many of our local neighbors as well. Almost on any given day expect to see resident Scarlet macaws, parrots, Toucans, noisy parakeets, hummingbirds, squirrels, Howler monkeys, white face Capuchin monkeys, frogs, butterflies and at night Kinkajous. And if you are very fortunate you may even see the endangered Spider monkey, Ant eaters, Tayras, Sloths, Jaguarundi cat, White-lipped peccary pigs and the White nosed coatis.
Not only is Casa Rio Sierpe’s location poised for optimal wildlife observation it is also a perfect home base for a variety of activities from land to sea that are sure to keep even the most active vacationer busy. Most of these tours are given at no additional charge to our guest with their paid rental. When you come and visit us, included is a full time guide and housekeeper whose sole job is to make your vacation the most memorable, stress free, work free as possible any way that they can. They will give you private guided tours, carry your grocery bags, take you river fishing, clean the house, find fresh fruit, do your dishes and even get you a fresh coconut to drink at the beach. We have over 10 miles of hiking trails along with several kayaking trails that our resident onsite guide will personally guide you on, day or night, along the way pointing out hard to see wildlife that you would normally miss and introducing you to interesting flora and fauna. If you would like to go on a night tour, no problem, if you want to go to a rain forest waterfall, no problem, how about getting you some wild cilantro from the forest for that fresh Ceviche you’re going to make, they can do that to. Would you like to explore the Sierpe River and her tributaries by Kayak? Kayaks are on site for our guests to use at any time. And lastly, how can a vacation along one of the world’s most beautiful river’s be truly memorable without being able to experience the natural beauty and wonders of that river without having access to a boat? Included in your rental fee we will provide you with unlimited use of a 20’ boat for use on the river and a captain to drive it, you’re only responsible for the gas that you use! Simply sit back, relax let the captain do the driving and embark on a one of countless river adventures from a lazy sunset float with cocktail in hand to bird watching and of course river fishing. How does fresh snapper sound for dinner? Also have I mentioned that we have one of the most amazing, private and secluded beaches in the area and only a 15 min boat ride away? So how about a barefoot adventure on a pristine secluded beach?
There are many other tours available at additional cost that will pick you up directly either from the house or from our private river dock guaranteeing to indulge your every whim with any array of Pacific Coast or rain forest pastimes; Horseback riding, Corcovado Natl. Park, Cano Island offering the best snorkeling & diving in all of Costa Rica, World Class Sport Fishing, whale watching and many more.

**To discover more about us, please enjoy our VIDEO "The Casa Rio Sierpe Experience" found under the Video Tab in the photo box on VRBO or in the INITIAL, large Picture lineup at the top of
the listing on Homeaway.**
* The house is located on a high ridge line so you will have the equivalent of a few blocks walk from the dock to the house with a short but relatively steep hill at the end. We will transport your luggage and supplies up the hill for you. Guest considering Casa Rio Sierpe should be somewhat physically fit, who are adventurous & enjoy the outdoors.
*Travel times on the river by boat are estimates & will vary slightly depending the load & how much wildlife we stop to look at along the way
***OWNERS CANCELLATION POLICY*** is vastly different then what is stated on the VRBO & Homeaway sites as we give refunds! Please review our cancellation policy found in the note section under Rates & Availability on this site or in our guest terms before Booking.


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No events allowed
No smoking allowed
No Parking


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I was born and raised on the west Coast of Florida surrounded by water sports. 'Boat' was my first word (did not make my mom happy)...At the age of 10 we moved to a horse farm in Kentucky where we raised and trained saddle-bred horses. I briefly attended college and then served my country in the United States Marine Corp. I have always had a passion for the outdoors adventure and a love for all wild life, even the really mean ones! I am an avid sailor, hiker, surfer and fisherman. I have had many passions and loves in my life including our two cats but my greatest passion and love is my Cuban American wife. We have been married for almost 10 years! My wife was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. She attended college there and a little over 11 years ago she won a visa to move to the United States. She then moved to Long Beach, California where we met. Like myself, she shares a passion for traveling, outdoor activities, water sports & wild life. She is a good dancer and cook and she's a bit crazy when it comes to collecting sea shells,sand dollars and pretty rocks, she can never have enough! She also enjoys sharing her knowledge with others, specially kids. Her dream is to one day move to Costa Rica and teach English to the kids and adults at the local rural school. We currently live in California on our sailboat. I'm a Yacht Broker and my wife is an executive assistant to the CEO of a large company. We started building this home in 2011 and its been a long challenging build with many ups and downs but if it was easy then everyone would do it!
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 11AM - 3PM
You will need to coordinate your exact arrival time with our guest relations manager who will meet you at the river front town of Sierpe. Once in Sierpe we will load you and your belongings into the boat and take you down river to the house.
Check Out: 9AM
No pets
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
House Rules
A set of house rules will be provided upon reservation or initial inquiry
Refundable Damage Deposit
Besides the $500 damage deposit, we also require our guest to obtain a $59 damage protection insurance policy that will give you $1,500 of coverage. At time of reservation we will send you an invitation to purchase this insurance.
Cancellation Policy
Cancelation Policy; If you cancel in advance of 90 days from the reservation date we will reimburse you 50% of the monetary amount that has been cleared to CRS. Due to third party booking sites service and or commission fees this may be different then the amount that has been paid by you. If you cancel within 90 days there will be no refund as it is often very hard to secure a new rental within this time; however, we will offer you a rental credit of 50% of your rental fees on a future rental within 180 days of the cancelled reservation date. The security/Fuel deposit will be fully refundable on all cancellations.
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Please read all of our policy's in the Guest Terms and Conditions. Please know that we have a strict cutoff time of 2pm for checking in at the river town of Sierpe.
There will be a mandatory boat fuel deposit of $252. The cost of the fuel that you use on all boat related tours will be deducted from this deposit and any unused portion of the fuel deposit will be refunded to you within 7 days of your departure. Fuel will be sold to you at a flat rate of $42.00 per tank, NO partial tanks will be sold to you and no refunds will be provided for left over /unused gasoline
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Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe is a Vacation Home located in Sierpe, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 8 guests
Casa Rio Sierpe - Sierpe has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jun 2018

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