The owners are a semi-retired couple living on-site half the year and enjoying a lifestyle of surfing, sailing, gardening, wood crafts, art, cooking and sewing. They are from Fayetteville, AR, where Melanie is a real estate broker and Kim was a builder. He built the two houses that represent Casa Dos Rios in 2005. Guests have been returning for the past eleven years, very pleased to have selected Casa Dos Rios. They moved to Costa Rica at the end of 2009. They also maintain a residence in Fayetteville, AR. where they now spend six months of the year.
Kim has been a sailor since 1990 and the couple offer sailing tours to guests aboard Sorrento, a 36 ft. Columbia sloop. Melanie is Cajun, from So. Louisiana, originally, and is adept at cooking and baking breads and desserts. Many guests opt to have some of their meals prepared by her.
It is obvious from seeing the manicured property and beautiful gardens that they also spend time landscaping the grounds and ever-improving the gardens.