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"Crisp, fresh, elegant, delicious, convenient, quiet, safe..."

Casa de las Tías is all of the above:A peaceful night's sleep in elegant comfort after a day of travel or adventure touring.

The aroma of world-class Costa Rican coffee, a hearty tropical breakfast of outstanding Latin American cuisine, taken in our garden patio. Lush green surroundings just minutes from the best food, shopping, medicine, dentistry, and transportation available in the San José Metropolitan area.

And the care of your hosts Pilar Saavedra-Vela and Xavier Vela, happy to help you with tours, reservations, car rentals and travel tips to make your stay a memorable one.

Casa de las Tías is located in the charming town of San Rafael de Escazú, a scarse 15 minute cab ride from busy downtown San José; 25 minutes from the international airport, 10 minutes from the local Tobías Bolaños airport; and 6 minutes from the CIMA hospital.

The cedarwood Victorian-style house, set in a half acre estate, is a great start for fabulous beach vacations, an ideal base for business, trips to Central Valley mountains, volcanoes, quaint towns, whitewater rafting and jungle adventures. You can start birdwatching right at breakfast!

One of five uniquely decorated rooms, with original art from Latin America, is waiting for you right now. Casa de las Tías is your casa in Costa Rica.

We Offer You...

  • Four rooms and one junior suite
  • Private baths; Ceiling fans
  • Full gourmet breakfast included
  • Free wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • English, Spanish, French and Hebrew spoken
  • Airport transfers for easy arrival and departure
  • TV, phone, safety box, laundry service, parking
  • See Rooms and Rates for details


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