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Entryway, viewing towards guest wing, front door on left, back door on right.40ft waterfall, on property with your own 15 acre private rainforest.
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Magical Home, gardens, waterfall

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Magical Home, gardens, waterfall

8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
2.5 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
2.5 baths
Great check-in experience90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Santa Fe style home, twice in Architectural Digest of Costa Rica. Acres of gorgeous gardens, 40 ft waterfall, 20 min from airport. 15 acres of private forest. Internet access. 3+ bedrooms 2 1/2 bath, office. Beautiful kitchen. Driver available. Gardener can help take you to the waterfall on the property. Great local restaurants, look at airbnb guidebook. Early check in possible some days, $10 fee given to guard so they come early. Read the airbnb house manual for good tips, very important!


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


224 Reviews

Janae User Profile
July 2018
The grounds at Mi Kiva were beautiful. Take time to explore and appreciate the surroundings on your way to the waterfall. A 15 min walk to the local soda was enjoyable and very affordable, 4 adults fed for $20. We loved our time and would stay here again.
Vicky User Profile
July 2018
This house is as beautiful as it looks in the pictures and the garden is outstanding. There are so many charming places to sit inside and out, that our short stay meant we only sampled half of them. I loved wandering about on the intricate paths in the garden and finding the wat…
Refugio User Profile
July 2018
Gerald’s home was a real gem. We only wish we had stayed longer to really soak it all in. Everything about the home was amazing. From the moment you drive through the front gate you feel like royalty, this house is more like a mansion. Since we are nature lovers, The walk to the …
Chloë User Profile
July 2018
This by far was the most amazing place I’ve ever stayed in. It was so cool to walk through this beautifully made artistic home, then to the amazingly kept back garden, then down the steps to a HUGE JUNGLE. My whole family was in awe. We immediately explored and went to check out …
Daniel User Profile
June 2018
If you need an accommodation with a lot of space in a quiet neighbourhood here you have the right address. The garden and the surroundings are quite spectacular.
Kate User Profile
June 2018
As other reviewers have mentioned, the pictures don't do this place justice. The house is beautiful, spacious and unique. The real show stopper, though, is the property. We really enjoyed strolling the gardens surrounding the house and hiking down to the waterfall. Gerald was…
Kastan User Profile
June 2018
Unbelievable! The home and grounds are breathtaking... There is a very large waterfall on the property, wonderful hikes, a city lights view, and an amazing view of the forest valley. The plants and animals are incredible. The house is high up above San Jose, so it stays very comf…

Hosted by Gerald

St. Louis, Missouri, United StatesJoined in March 2014
Gerald User Profile
235 Reviews
Gerald is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Software executive, wife is MD, psychiatrist.
Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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