Welcome to Casitas Tenorio!
Come and explore Rio Celeste and the Volcano Tenorio National park!
Casitas Tenorio is owned and operated by Donald Varela and Pip Kelly. We are a Costa Rican/Australian couple passionate about community rural tourism, community development, sustainability, ecologically responsible travel and organic farming. Donald has been working in rural community tourism in Costa Rica for over ten years. Donald is a passionate birdwatcher and nature guide. Pip is a Geographer and teacher. Together we offer you an authentic and personalized experience of rural Costa Rica.
We offer you a peaceful calm accomodation setting in tropical paradise where you can relax, enjoy the views of Volcano Miravalles from your private ‘casita’ (cottage), watch hummingbirds in the tropical gardens, discover the secrets of Costa Rican farm life and explore the region beyond.
Casitas Tenorio is a perfect destination for many types of travelers including those who want to engage in authentic rural tourism, including families with young children as well as couples, friends or singles.
We are set off the tourist trail and set on the slopes of Tenorio Volcano surrounded by green forest and with spectacular views across the valley to Miravalles Volcano. We offer many activities including tours to Río Celeste and the opportunity to volunteer in our community.
Our casitas are private and offer you a pleasant location for your next vacation or birding adventure. We have many species of birds which live in our gardens as well as resident sloths, toucans and monkeys.