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Incredible Tropical Retreat Full of Monkeys, Sloths, Toucans and much more

Family-friendly villa with private pool, near Manuel Antonio National Park

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Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
10.0.Exceptional.
  • House was immaculate, comfortable and well equipped. Staff was prompt and very helpful.…

    Nov 19, 2021

  • This place was great. The location was perfect; right in the middle of it all but with…

    Jul 11, 2021

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  • 9 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Climate-controlled air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • Manuel Antonio National Park - 4 min walk
  • Cascada El Salto - 4 min walk
  • ADR Adventure Park - 6 min walk
  • La Selvita - 12 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge - 22 min walk
  • Playa Pará - 27 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Twin Bed and 2 King Beds

Bedroom 3

1 King Bed

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About this villa

Located in a Monkey Corridor and new to the Vacation Rental Market, there is no need to venture outside of your Luxury Setting to encounter Beautiful Nature & Unbelievable Wildlife.


If you are looking for a tropical retreat full of exotic wildlife but still want to remain in the comfort and modernity of a luxury villa rental, then come and see this luxury villa located just moments from Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica. You will find many species of birds such as toucans, parrots, falcons, scarlet macaws, butterflies, most likely all 3 species of monkeys in the area, and maybe even 2-toed or 3-toed sloths, a plethora of reptiles, and so much more right in your very own backyard, the jungle! The views from here are extraordinary, as you peer into the lush jungle. You can even see the beautiful mountain range in the distance adding interest to the already intriguing rain forest view.



With enormous windows on all 3 floors of this luxury villa, there is a never ending view of exotic plant life and wildlife to appreciate. From the balcony you and your vacation crew are bound to sight a wide variety of animals, maybe even more than in the national park! The swimming pool is the perfect spot to get some sun, read in the shade with a beverage and gather for fun during the day time and the night time. Pool loungers abound, so you can really relax, enjoying your vacation to its fullest potential.



Within the villa, you will find elements of luxury including fine hardwoods and modern amenities. The open floor plan will accommodate the space needed for you and your guests. Events are encouraged, plus children and the elderly will be comfortable here as well. Luxury abounds within your villa offering comfortable couches, incredible tropical views through gigantic windows on every level, AC and fans, cable/satellite TV, stereo, CD player, DVD player, and even a video library, book library for children and adults, wireless internet (Wi-Fi), telephone, and a fax in case work calls while you are away in paradise.



At the dining table, you can gather for a delicious feast made from fresh ingredients found at the local market. Amenities in the full kitchen include a blender, coffee maker, dishwasher, oven, stove, toaster, microwave, ice maker, refrigerator, freezer, cooking utensils, dishes, pantry items, and bottled water. We will make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible!



A convenient bath lies off of the kitchen and living area, so does the garage and additional parking; a security system, activities/restaurant guide, maps, and concierge are all included in this villa rental. Take a walk to visit the close by shopping, bars and restaurants, coffee shops, and much more for the vacation of a lifetime in beautiful Costa Rica.



Located only a few minutes, a short drive or ride from the incredible beaches, wildlife, and biodiversity of Manuel Antonio National Park, you are perfectly located here to take full advantage of your vacation in tropical paradise. Nearby you will always find extreme views of the Pacific that this area uniquely offers.



Sleeping up to 9 guests on 3 separate floors with 2 master bedrooms that feature king size beds, en-suite bathrooms, and spectacular views while the third bedroom has 2 king beds and one Full bed - great for a family or group of friends. The views from all 3 bedrooms are incredible as you stare out onto the tree canopy below with an abundant amount

of wildlife. All rooms are equipped with AC and ceiling fans for ultimate climate control.


Features:

- 3 bedrooms, 2 masters with King beds, 1 large bedroom with two King Beds and a full.

- Fully equipped gourmet kitchen.

- Private swimming pool.

- Three types of monkeys visit the property regularly, as well as sloths, a large variety of birds, lizards, butterflies & other unusual creatures.

- Phone, high-speed internet, WiFi.

- Satellite TV & DVD.

- Fine linens & towels & full kitchenware.

- Suitable for children.

- A/C & ceiling fans.



Services:

- Daily maid services (except Sunday and Holidays).

- Concierge Manager and Vacation Coordinator - basically, your personal assistant that will help plan your exciting vacation

- Optional Private Chef

- Babysitting if required








What’s around

Landmarks

  • Manuel Antonio National Park - 4 min walk
  • Cascada El Salto - 4 min walk
  • ADR Adventure Park - 6 min walk
  • La Selvita - 12 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge - 22 min walk
  • Playa Pará - 27 min walk
  • Playa La Macha - 28 min walk
  • Playitas Beach - 33 min walk
  • Playa Espadilla - 33 min walk
  • Biesanz Beach - 37 min walk
  • Mid World Tour Office - 2.3 mi / 3.6 km

Getting around

  • Quepos (XQP) - 14 min drive
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Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica

The villa

Key facts

  • Villa (3500 sq ft)
  • Garage
  • WiFi
  • Car not required
  • Non-smoking
  • Climate-controlled air conditioning
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom two - 2 king beds and 1 twin/single bed
  • Bedroom three -1 king bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 4 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom three - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Half bathroom - 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender
  • Spices

Dining

  • Breakfast available
  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Stereo
  • Music library
  • Books
  • Games
  • Boat on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Fishing nearby

Pool/spa

  • Private pool
  • Pool loungers

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Patio

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Concierge services
  • Telephone

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 9

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 3:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • Parties and events are allowed on site.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a first aid kit and a deadbolt lock on site.

FAQs

  • Yes. Onsite parking options include a garage.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include El Lagarto (8-min walk), Victoria's Restaurant (12-min walk), and Manuel Antonio Falafel Bar (12-min walk).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as boating. Additional recreation nearby includes basketball, birdwatching, and casino gaming. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the villa's other amenities, which include private pools.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing Experience

    This home base for our trip was one of the best things we planned. Everything was so easy and relaxing, it really set the tone. We have returned home and funny enough, I was just on their website looking at what other properties they have for next time! My advice for others, take full advantage of all the services they offer--transportation, chef and tours. We were a bit on the fence, but it was really the best way to go. We booked stuff last minute while we were in the house and Camilo, our concierge, was fantastic and still made everything happen. Worth every penny! :)

    Adriane L., 4 night trip, Dec 22, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Stay here!

    We loved every second in this rental. It's situated in the jungle but has quick access to a great market as well as our very favorite beaches. The house and property are immaculate, well-supplied, and the property manager, Mefi, was top notch. We would come back to this property any time and plan to do so!

    EMILY C., 3 night trip, Apr 6, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice property as described!

    This was a great property and as described with an amazing jungle view. It was clean and in good condition. Our concierge Mefi was always available by text or phone to help with everything. The pool was great to have to cool off! We saw a sloth on the big tree on the first day. We may have been lucky as we didn't see it the rest of the days. We saw white faced monkeys and could hear the howlers but never saw them. The property is gated-in with a couple other houses, one of which is another rental ("monkey village", I believe). The overall neighborhood is residential and mixed. In the daytime it appears very safe but at night we were not comfortable walking back from the main road. The corner store (a small Super Joseth) is very close by, like 1 minute walk and has all the basics including cereal, fruit, milk, baked goods, meat, dry goods, etc. Prices seemed good, not overpriced. for example a quart/litre of milk was $1 (~600 colones). They take credit cards too. We did not rent a car on this trip and instead took taxis locally. Mefi arranged taxis whenever we needed for us but I got the business card from our taxi driver Carlos and we were able to call him whenever we needed to go anywhere or get picked up anywhere and he would come in about 10 minutes. Taxis here do not use the meters (which is not proper from what I understand) but they charge 5000 colones (or $10) or less to go anywhere in the area. At times we wondered if we should have rented a car but in the end we were happy with our decision as we didn't have to worry about parking and navigation. We walked to the main road and ate lunch one day at the small Soda Angel restaurant - it was low priced and very good and we would recommend it. The house was great and we would recommend it especially for families.

    Kleem C., Other trip, Apr 20, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing Place

    Beautiful inside and out!

    Syed A., Other trip, Mar 23, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing

    Can’t say enough about this house it’s amazing. We saw so much wild life right on the deck more then we saw at the park. Home is gorgeous and would highly recommend it. If we return to Costa Rica we will be going just to stay in this house.

    kara k., Other trip, Jan 11, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wildlife, Waves, and Waterfalls!

    Casa Luz was an amazing property! Our party of 7 thoroughly enjoyed our stay, there was plenty of room for all of us to spread out, with 3 decks and 4 bathrooms, and beautiful spaces both inside and outside. It was an easy walk into town, up the hill and through the town of Manuel Antonio, and there was a grocery store, Super Joseth, just a few minutes walk away. Mefi was professional and very helpful in setting us up with a fantastic rafting trip and coordinated a delicious meal cooked in the house by Desiree. We loved our time at Casa Luz, and would highly recommend! Hope we can return one day!

    Donna M., Other trip, Jul 11, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful space for two families!

    Our families - four parents and four kids ranging I age from 8 to 12 - had an amazing stay in this house. It had everything we needed. The kitchen was well stocked, the downstairs was a perfect kids’ hangout, there was a little market only a block away, and we saw monkeys and toucans from the pool! I would highly recommend this house, thank you for a wonderful time!

    Ariel H., Other trip, Jun 29, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect

    Best vacation ever

    Alice R., Other trip, Jan 6, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Experience

    I enjoyed will see you again

    Dennis P., Other trip, Jul 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent vacation home in a lush setting

    Stunning house and surroundings. Everything is as depicted and better. A few highlights include well equipped kitchen, comfy beds, great housekeeping service, professional and friendly concierge, monkeys and birds in the surrounding trees, proximity to beach and towns (Manuel Antonio and Quepos), no construction in the vicinity right now (therefore quiet), A/C in all bedrooms, ceiling fan in 2 bedrooms, awesome pool, pool/beach towels provided. Only minor issue I can think of - heavily chlorinated pool, so if you’re traveling with little ones don’t forget their goggles. Ours had some irritated eyes after swimming without goggles.

    Sarah T., Other trip, Mar 14, 2019

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