Casa de Nubes at Mt Chirripo

Come and experience the magic of Costa Rica at Casa de Nubes! Located high on a hillside just north of San Gerardo de Rivas, Costa Rica, this home offers fantastic views of the Talamanca Mountain Range at the entrance to Mt. Chirripo and down into the central valley. Though only 30 minutes from San Isidro de El General, the second largest city in Costa Rica, visitors enjoy the comfort, privacy, and security that is typically found far from heavily populated areas. We invite you to share our “Heaven on Earth”.

Our “House of Clouds”

Casa de Nubes is a comfortable and affordable house that is regularly rented to visitors and locals alike. The house is fully equipped with all modern appliances (except dishwasher), easily sleeps six adults, has three stone fireplaces, and is fully furnished including most kitchen supplies and condiments. We offer on-site assistance to all of our guests and our property manager, Juan Carlos Ureña Arias, is available for any questions or guidance that you may need.


  • 2 bedrooms, one with a large bed, the other with 2 medium size beds
  • 2 balconies from which you can view a huge variety of birds feeding on the fruit produced by our gardens
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Satellite Television Service
  • Washer & Dryer onsite
  • Living Room
  • Shower with hot water
  • Very private
  • 4 minutes from the centre of San Gerardo de Rivas by car or 10 minutes by foot
  • Electricity, local telephone calls and internet included
  • Cleaning arrangements are the renters’ responsibility, but we can assist with finding personnel if needed


  • Weekend: $150
  • Weekly: $250
  • Monthly: $600

*The property manager can arrange for transportation from Juan Santamaria airport in San José and can meet renters upon arrival.


Casa de Nubes is located in the quaint town of San Gerardo de Rivas, just 20 kilometers north of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica.

"Our stay at Casa de Nubes was so incredibly relaxing and serene. The views from the deck are astounding and you can be entertained for hours by all of the birds and wildlife around." ...
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"Casa de Nubes is an amazing slice of tropical paradise! It was difficult to leave the home to go hiking because every few minutes another gorgeous tropical bird came by as if to welcome us." ...
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"This home is amazing! You wake up to hummingbirds buzzing outside your bedroom window, then take your morning coffee out to the deck." ...
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"Casa de Nubis is the perfect retreat for quiet reflection and meditation with all the entertainment that you need provided by Mother Nature. The views are stunning." ...
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"There are few places that I have ever been to that rival the beauty of the area surrounding Casa de Nubes. The house is spacious, beautiful and comfortable. We will definitely return to this special place!"

R.T. - New York, NY

I couldn't believe it when I saw my first toucan from the balcony! It was only 10 feet from me and it was watching me as I was watching it...
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About the area

The area surrounding Casa de Nubes is extremely pristine and offers many activities for visitors of all ages. Bird watching is a year-round activity that occupies visitors and locals alike. Chirripó National Park and Cloudbridge Nature Reserve are less than 10 minutes away. The GEVI Natural Hot Springs is a five-minute drive from the property. A trout farm and an orchid farm are only two minutes away! Hiking, horseback riding and rainforest tours are available all year long.

At almost 6,000 ft. in altitude, temperatures range from the high 70’s to the low 60’s in the evenings. The climate at Casa de Nubes is one of eternal spring and many species of flowers and plants here bloom all year long. This mature property is a bird-watcher’s paradise! You may view tropical birds of all sizes and colors from either of the two spacious balconies. There are several species of hummingbirds and toucans that visit this property daily!

Click the pictures below to find out more about our favorite places

Mt Chirripo
Chirripo National Park
Cloudbridge Nature Reserve
Cloudbridge Nature Reserve
San Gerardo de Rivas
San Gerardo de Rivas
Hacienda Baru
Edge of the World
Edge of the World

Contact Us

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Nature Video

This video was created by one of our guests. In the video, you will see breath-taking clips of toucans, hummingbirds, waterfalls, rivers, the mountains and rich rainforest surrounding the property.