Casa Bromelia: 2 Bedroom Villa for 4 Guests.
Fully equipped villa with private plunge pool close to spectacular beaches and all amenities.
The perfect place to relax with friends and/or family and experience all the activities on the Caribbean coast.
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE 13% Government Sales Tax.
Geckoes Lodge has two luxurious holiday houses with private plunge pools in a magnificent rainforest and river setting minutes from some of the world's most beautiful beaches.
The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is where the rainforest meets the ocean. This area is stunningly beautiful and development remains small-scale, which means more beach, nature and wildlife to enjoy.
Elevated to capture the rainforest view and with spacious accommodation for four, Casa Bromelia is the perfect place to holiday with friends or family. It can also be a wonderfully romantic escape for just the two of you.
Casa Bromelia is your luxurious holiday home from which to explore the Caribbean coast:
Snorkel coral reefs from white sandy beaches,
Take a horseback trip through the rainforest,
Surf the Salsa Brava,
Swing through the rainforest canopy,
Or simply bird watch from your pool while the barbecue cooks dinner.
* Private plunge pool with terrace, loungers, barbecue and outdoor dining furniture.
* Open plan living area with hammocks, rockers, sofa and dining area.
* Fully fitted kitchen.
* Two comfortable bedrooms each with a safe:
Bedroom 1: Queen size double bed, mosquito net, dressing table, easy chairs, spacious clothes storage.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds, mosquito nets, dressing table, easy chairs, spacious clothes storage.
* En suite 2 full bathrooms with double washbasins and rainforest outlook.
Situated in the small settlement of Cocles, yet close to Puerto Viejo, at Geckoes you can feel miles from anywhere, but have everything on your doorstep.
Cocles has numerous restaurants and supermarkets and easy access to the beach. Cocles is a quiet haven where the tropical beauty induces relaxation and embracing the good life: 'Pura Vida'.
Owners Zoë & Tom live on site, so whatever information or practical assistance needed, we are here to help you. Geckoes Lodge is small enough to offer you personal service when you need it and to respect your privacy.
We look forward to welcoming you at Geckoes and helping to make your holiday unforgettable.
Experience the beauty of Caribbean Costa Rica in Barefoot Luxury at Geckoes Lodge.
Zoe & Tom live on site so we're around to help you have the holiday you deserve :)
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Whatever you need, we're around to help: you are Welcome!
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Things to Do...
If you need a break from lying in your pool, watching the birds and butterflies or enjoying the beaches, there are plenty of other things to see and do in and around Puerto Viejo … Here are just a few of them!
Jaguar Rescue Centre:
Visit the injured or orphaned ‘stars of the rainforest’ and learn about their rehabilitation. Tours at 9.30 & 11.30 daily except Sunday. Private tours available on request.
Take a guided walk around this stunning rainforest garden, taste local fruits straight from the trees and photograph tiny Red Poison Dart frogs.
Fishing / Snorkelling/ Dolphin Watching:
Check out Wahoo fishing and tours: a great half or full day out on the water.
In season be part of a small group guided by local experts to witness the moving spectacle of turtles returning to their birthplace to lay their eggs. Contact Junior (in your house phone for detailed information).
With options for adults and children at all experience levels, take an adventure and spot wildlife from the saddle. Contact Caribe Horse Riding Club (Emily) in your phone for more information.
Canopy Zip-line Tours:
Take a swing through the canopy and see nature up close with the thrill of a fairground ride! Contact Terraventuras for more info.
Learn the history of cacao and taste organic chocolate - a must for chocoholics! There are 2 great tours given by Chocorart and Caribeans: See their flyers for more info.
Learn how to surf or improve your technique at Cocles beach, home of the famous Beach Break. Go to Om Yoga, near Cocles beach and ask for Alex: he guarantees that you'll stand on your board in 1 hour!
Scuba diving / Snorkelling:
Take a snorkelling trip to the outer reefs and become part of the underwater world or learn how to dive in warm, clear waters and get your PADI certification. Reef Runners in Puerto Viejo will tell you all about it!
Indulge yourself and choose from a menu of treats all featuring local fruits and oils. Pure Spa and Indulgence Spa use local fruits and chocolate and the smells are divine!
Visit and learn about these magnificent prehistoric reptiles at The Green Iguana rescue centre in Punta Uva.
Rainforest Waterfall: Take a picnic and the road to Bribri and immerse yourself in the cool, clear water of a rainforest waterfall. Just ask us for directions.
Gandoca Lagoon: This is one of our favourites, perhaps because few people know about it...so it's usually just you and the lagoon and any wildlife that happens to be around. Like a miniature Tortuguero, this small lagoon is a relaxing boat trip, spotting monkeys or basilisk lizards and bird life.
Talamancan Mountains and Indigenous tribes: If you're interested in the indigenous culture of this area, take a look at ATEC's trips to visit an indigenous tribe and/or talk to Junior about visiting a local indigenous family.
And this is just a few of the activities on offer in and round Puerto Viejo ... there are many more!
Got a special interest or wish that isn't covered by this list?
Just tell us and we'll do our best to help.
Sorry but we cannot accommodate pets.
You are welcome to smoke as our houses are open air: we only request that you do not smoke in the bedrooms.
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'Geckoes' is owned and managed by husband and wife team, Tom Keller & Zoë Courtier.
With backgrounds in hospitality education and tourism and extensive international experience we decided it was time for a new adventure.
Ably assisted by caretaker team Jose & Neris, Geckoes is the culmination of a two year project to create private and luxurious holiday accommodation whilst maintaining the beauty and minimising the impact on the surrounding rainforest and its inhabitants.
Geckoes was so named to symbolise the symbiotic relationship possible between wildlife and humans.
With a commitment to Sustainable development, eco-friendly practices and environmental consciousness our operating practices and the houses have been designed to fit the landscape rather than vice versa.
Geckoes has been operating since Christmas 2008 and since then we have welcomed many guests to this magical part of the world.
We look forward to welcoming you at 'Geckoes' and helping to make your holiday unforgettable.