Q – What time is check in?
A – 2:00pm. However, we are flexible. Please ask to see if your casita will be ready earlier.
Q – Can I bring pets?
A – Depends. Please ask.
Q – Is there a maximum number of people?
A – Bali House and Casa Bambú are comfortable for couples. If you are traveling with a child, we may be able to accommodate. Please ask.
Q – Do c need to worry about bugs?
A – Both casitas are entirely screened and insects have never been a problem inside the casitas. Mosquitoes can appear at dawn and dusk in the garden and open areas like The Namaste Pavilion. We recommend that you bring your favorite insect repellent for those times.
Q – What about security?
A – The Bali Rica property is gated. The owners live on the property and the groundskeeper, Mainor, is on site as well. In addition, the owners have three very well-behaved pets who act as watch dogs. Both casitas have in-room safes.
Q – Can I pay you in dollars and do you accept credit cards?
A – Yes, credit cards, paypal, colones and/or USD, and bank transfers.
Q – Do you offer discounts for longer stays?
A – Yes, there is a nightly rate and discounts for weekly or longer stays.
Q – Is Wi-Fi available?
A – Wi-Fi is available in The Namaste Pavilion and some guests have connected successfully in Casa Bambú. We do not provide laptops.
Q – Do the casitas have air conditioning?
A – No. However, each casita has numerous, effective ceiling fans and are well-shaded and breezy.
Q – Do the casitas have televisions?
A – No. However, the nature program unfolding just outside your windows will keep you entertained for days. There is a TV with a DVD player and a selection of DVDs available in The Namaste Pavilion.
Q – Is there daily housekeeping?
A – We do not provide housekeeping for stays of less than a week. Casitas are cleaned once a week during stays of one week or longer. If you need garbage removed or new towels at any point, just let us know.
Q – What’s included in the kitchens?
A – The kitchens in both casitas come fully loaded with a full size refrigerator/freezer, coffee maker, blender, electric hot plate with two burners, microwave oven, pots and pans, cutting board and knives, cutlery, can opener, wine opener, glasses, mugs and dishes. The Bali House also has a toaster. In addition, a welcome basket with farm fresh eggs, coffee, milk, sugar, fruit from the garden and Sharons’ famous banana bread will await you at check in. The village of Ojochal also has two great bakeries, a good butcher shop, a weekly farmer’s market with organic products and a well-stocked supermarket.
Q – What if I love it so much I want to live here?
A – We have experience in buying and selling property here in Costa Rica. We are not agents, but would be happy to recommend trustworthy people to guide you and show you available properties.