Finca Bellavista– a sustainable treehouse community is the property of Mateo and Erica Hogan, who became the owners of this place seven years ago. This marvelous treehouse complex is located in the middle of the Costa Rican rainforest and covers the area of 600 acres.
The main reason for creating this interesting complex was to save 300 acres of local rainforest where these two people with high level of environmental awareness now live and sustainably and successfully run this modified piece of wild nature.
Surrounded by big trees, rich flora and fauna, splashed by the whitewater river Bellavista, Finca Bellavista consists of seven tree houses and cabins. The only house, which has electrical power is the Base Camp, which uses a 1200-watt photo-voltaic DC power system, while the rest of the community tends to implement the sustainable energy, like solar and hydroelectric power. Additional contribution in this direction is provided through a common garden area and a well-designed recycling center.
The whole complex is powered via a hydroelectric turbine system. The underground power cables are set along the main access road, as well as the transformers. Such a power system provides clean, reliable and sustainable power for the community, without enormous monthly electricity bills.
The dwellings of Finca Bellavista had to be designed in a way that all of them could use a rainwater collection system, so the water for each unit would be provided. The houses also must be made of wood.
Of course, the houses are available for rent for prices that vary from $100 – $275 a night. Although the entire community gives the impression of absolute isolation from the modern everyday world, the visitors of Finca Bellavista have the possibility to use high-speed internet and WIFI, which are available in the community’s base area, along with the main parking lot. The complex also includes a wedding garden, a bath house, a campfire field, a dining hall and an open air lounge.
The visitors can move from one cabin to another using the system of ground paths, bridges, as well as the zip-lines and platforms, which connect all houses.
So, if you want to experience a bit of wild jungle life and contribute to preserving the nature, at only a mile and a half away from the nearest town, near the Pan American Highway, there is a perfect place for you- The Finca Bellavista, a warm and peaceful piece of paradise. watch videos below
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