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Birdwatcher's Paradise in a Luxury Apartment

Birdwatcher's Paradise in a Luxury Apartment
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Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2 full
Sleeps: 4
Property Type: Apartment

Property Description

Located in a quiet, rural setting your private accommodations will provide a comfortable base for exploring all the highlands of Panama have to offer. The kitchen is fully equipped with full size appliances, the beds are comfortable with fine linens, and the decks offer quiet areas to unwind. The vistas from floor to ceiling windows in both the upper and lower levels give the feeling of sitting in the trees. Stroll the surrounding lanes that bird watchers from all over the world come to and see exotic birds. One recent guest was amazed to spot 87 species on our property alone (see below for complete list). Expand your search to the nearby hydro-electric dam, within easy walking distance, or to La Amistas and Volcan Baru National Parks, both within easy driving distance. End your day with a peaceful night's sleep enhanced by chirping crickets and flickering fire flies.
Bird List: Cattle Egret, Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, Roadside Hawk, Yellow-headed Caracara, Peregrine Falcon, Spotted Sandpiper, Pale-vented Pigeon, Scaled Pigeon, Ruddy Ground-Dove, White-tipped Dove, Sulphur-winged Parakeet, Barred Parakeet, Orange-chinned Parakeet, Blue-headed Parrot, White-crowned Parrot, Squirrel Cuckoo, White-collared Swift, Vaux's Swift, White-necked Jacobin, Snowy-bellied Hummingbird, Rufous-tailed Hummingbird, Blue-crowned Motmot, Fiery-billed Aracari, Olivaceous Piculet, Red-crowned Woodpecker, Golden-olive Woodpecker, Lineated Woodpecker, Slaty Spinetail, Streak-headed Woodcreeper, Greenish Elaenia, Yellow-bellied Elaenia, Slaty-capped Flycatcher, Paltry Tyrannulet, Common Tody-Flycatcher, Bran-colored Flycatcher, Black Phoebe, Dusky-capped Flycatcher, Panama Flycatcher, Great Kiskadee, Boat-billed Flycatcher, Social Flycatcher, Piratic Flycatcher, Tropical Kingbird, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, White-winged Becard, Masked Tityra,Yellow-winged Vireo, Philadelphia Vireo, Blue-and-white Swallow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, House Wren, Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush, Clay-colored Thrush, White-throated Thrush, Tennessee Warbler, Northern Parula, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Mournig Warbler, Rufous-capped Warbler, Bananaquit, Hepatic Tanager, Summer Tanager, Cherrie's Tanager, Blue-gray Panager, Palm Tanager, Silver-throated Tanager, Bay-headed Tanager, Golden-hooded Tanager, Scarlet-thighed Dacnis, Blue Dacnis, Green Honeycreeper, Shining Honeycreeper, Red-legged Honeycreeper, Variable Seedeater, Yellow-faced Grassquit, Black-striped Sparrow, Streaked Saltator, Buff-throated Saltator, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Great-tailed Grackle, Crested Oropendola, Yellow-throated Euphonia, Spot-crowned Euphonia, Lesser Goldfinch.

Property Photos

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Lynn and Loki at the main gateLynn and Loki at the main gate
Covered parking areaCovered parking area
Entry from the covered parkingEntry from the covered parking
Living area with door to upstairs deckLiving area with door to upstairs deck
Full size washer and dryerFull size washer and dryer
Kitchen with standard size appliancesKitchen with standard size appliances
Upstairs bathroom just off the entryUpstairs bathroom just off the entry
Dining for fourDining for four
Daybed with trundleDaybed with trundle
Living area is open to belowLiving area is open to below
Upstairs bathroom with showerUpstairs bathroom with shower
Kitchen area from upstairs living Kitchen area from upstairs living
View of Volcan Baru from upstairs deckView of Volcan Baru from upstairs deck
Spiral stair from upstairs to downstairs bedroomSpiral stair from upstairs to downstairs bedroom
Queen size bed in the downstairs bedroomQueen size bed in the downstairs bedroom
Downstairs with writing deskDownstairs with writing desk
Downstairs bathroom with showerDownstairs bathroom with shower
View to the patioView to the patio
Comfortable seating on the patioComfortable seating on the patio
Covered patioCovered patio
Private garden area off the patioPrivate garden area off the patio
Just one of the flower gardens on the propertyJust one of the flower gardens on the property
Family of aracaries at our bird feederFamily of aracaries at our bird feeder
Jer and Lynn at Playa la BarquetaJer and Lynn at Playa la Barqueta


This property has 2 bedrooms and sleeps 4 people

Bedroom Beds Sleeps Comments
Bedroom 1 1 Queen 2
Bedroom 2 2 Single/Twin 2


This property has 2 bathrooms

Bathroom Type Features Comments
Bathroom 1 full Toilet, Shower
Bathroom 2 full Toilet, Shower

More Amenities

Category Amenities
Activities CyclingMountain BikingWalkingEco TourismBeachcombingBird WatchingHikingDeepSea FishingMountain Climbing
Outdoor Features MountaineeringSnorkelingBalconyGardenPatioParkingGarden Chairs
Attractions Botanical GardenHospitalRain ForestsDuty Free ShopsVolcanoRestaurantsWaterfalls
Nearby Facilities ATM/BankFitness CenterGroceriesMedical ServicesMassage Therapist
Leisure Whitewater RaftingRaftingSight Seeing
Nearby Facilities, Attractions, and Services Scenic Drives
Kitchen MicrowaveStove Top BurnersOvenWashing MachineRefrigeratorCoffee MakerCooking UtensilsFreezerToasterBlender
Indoor Features Washer/Dryer
Internet Wireless Internet
Outside Unscreened Porch/LanaiParking Off StreetBeach Chairs
Onsite Services Housekeeper Optional
Onsite Equipment Cooler Small

Property Rates


Rate Category Period Rates Minimum Stay
Default Rate 1-Jan-2019
$100 per Night
3 night(s)

*** Default rates are subject to change. Please confirm the rates prior to booking.

Please note that rates are based on double occupancy. There is an additional fee of $15 per person/per night for more than two people.

Property Availability (Next 12 Months)

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Property Location

Birdwatcher's Paradise in a Luxury Apartment

Location Type: River

The owner advises that a car is required for this location.

Location Information

DIRECTIONS from the David Airport:
When leaving the airport, turn left and drive 3.4 kms. You will see the police station on your right. Turn left (North) on Calle Miguel Brenes and go 1.8 kms. (you will pass a McDonalds on your right). This road T's into the Pan-American Highway. Turn left (West) and go 21.3 kms to the town of Concepcion. Turn right and drive another 21.9 kms to the pueblo of Cuesta de Piedra. Turn right at the Mini-Super Don Nacho market and go 2 kms where you will see a large, green water tank on your left. Our driveway is approx. 200 meters past the tank, on your left. There are cream colored stucco walls lining the drive and the gate is black iron.

Should you have any problems finding us, not to worry, just call us at 6499-8085 and we will find you and bring you home.


Average ratings for this property based on 1 Reviews:

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Beautiful, relaxing, great location. Truly home away from home!
Overall Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Review by: emchelle from Portland, OR
Reviewed On: January 5th, 2012
Date of Stay: November 2011
I actually have to say I don't think the pictures do justice to this vacation rental. The home and grounds far exceeded my expectations. Spacious, clean, quiet. And the grounds are meticulously and lovingly landscaped. The location is ideal for any wanting to explore what Western Panama has to offer, central to all of the beautiful variety...beaches, cloud forests, hiking, water sports, etc. I have to admit that I am somewhat nervous about having the owners on site when renting, just because you tend to feel you can't totally relax, or you never know what their 'vibe' will be. Lynn and Jerry are the perfect balance of casual invisible/willing concierge, we LOVED them! Do not hesitate to rent this home, you will not be disappointed! (Oh, and the birdwatching onsite is unparallelled!)
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Owner Information

Jerry and Lynn Longbons

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