Do you want to experience something more authentic in Costa Rica than a hotel?
Do you want to learn or improve your Spanish?
Would you like to learn how to cook tortillas or gallo pinto?

Introducing holiday homestays in San Gerardo de Rivas, a quaint village with a cloud forest backdrop in unspoiled south central Costa Rica.

 

Booking Info

Interested? Send an email to costaricaholidayhomestays@gmail.com and we will get back to you immediately with answers to your questions and an information package.
www.costaricaholidayhomestay.com

All homestays include:

  • Pick up and drop off from nearby city of San Isidro de General
  • Full package of information to help in your planning
  • Private bedroom
  • Shared bathroom with hot water
  • 3 meals a day, with the option of a packed lunch
  • Laundry service
  • Information on other tour destinations in Costa Rica
  • Length of stay your choice – or choose from our budget-priced packets.

Options:

  • Cooking lessons: includes how to make delicious tortillas, gallo pinto, fried plantain, refrescos, and much more.
  • Spanish conversation lessons
  • Packets and Tours including:
    • Guided hike to Cloudbridge Reserve
    • Horseback Riding – rentals or guided tour
    • Visit to the hot pools (Aguas Termales GEVI)
    • Guided visit to the beautiful Jardines Secretos
    • Fishing/Lunch at Los Cocolisos Truchero
    • Hike to a coffee plantation and picking (in season)
    • See beautiful folk art at the gallery ‘Arte Mia’
    • Milk a cow and make cheese at ‘Quesos Canaan’
    • Photography, bird-watching, orchid gardens and more.
  • Optional longer hikes to Mt Chirripó or other destinations can be arranged at additional cost. Plan on 3 days for your Chirripó trek.
  • Volunteer opportunities available with Proyecto San Gerardo, Reserva Cloudbridge and others

Who are Holiday Homestays for?

Holiday Homestays are best suited to independent travelers: singles, couples or families. If you enjoy meeting new people, learning a new language and culture, and returning home with a new perspective on life – Holiday Homestays is for you!

Interested? Send an email to costaricaholidayhomestays@gmail.com and we will get back to you immediately with answers to your questions and an information package.