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About Hotel Heliconia Island

About Hotel Heliconia Island

We are Henk and Carolien Peters- van Duijnhoven, We are both from Groesbeek, in the Netherlands. Henk has worked for 22 years at Philips, Carolien has had her own dog grooming salon and has been a veterinarian assistant. In 2000 we first learned about the beautiful Costa Rica when we had a holiday here. We were in love with the country right away and loved the beautiful nature, animals and friendly people.

We knew then that we wanted to live here. That dream lasted for some more holidays until we found Heliconia island at a real estate agent. Now this unique place is ours and our guests and we enjoy the nature and the temperature.

Experience this magical island secluded in a tropical rain forest in the heart of Costa Rica. Heliconia Island a perfect place for nature lovers. The most beautiful botanical garden of Costa Rica. Feel like you are at home in a private atmosphere. Enjoy the birds, the river and walk around in the garden where you find a huge collection of heliconias.

Sarapiqui is a green area in the lowlands in the north of Costa Rica. There are 3 national parks, Braulio Carillio, La Selva and Tirimbina. Many activities can be done like rafting, canopy tours, horseback rides and boat trips. You can also visit a pineapple, bananas or coffee plantation. For birdwatchers it is a real paradise. There is a bus stop only 500 meters from the hotel.

Discover Heliconia Island, a small bed and breakfast in a magical garden. Cross the bridge into a unique world of natural harmony surrounded by the sounds of birds, frogs, monkeys and the flowing river. Relax and enjoy: Pura Vida!