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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys Galore. Huge Pool with Slide and Swim Lane

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Talamanca Mountain Range - Main view from the house

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Manuel Antonio house description

Brand new for June-Aug 2014!! The Family Jungle House now has a local chef with fantastic food and great deals!! $30 for breakfast for up to 12 people and $100 for dinner for up to 12 people!! Exclusive, only for the Family Jungle House and these prices include food cost! Roxana does not cook anywhere else and you will NOT find this deal anywhere else in Manuel Antonio. There are some restrictions: service is only Mon-Fri, only certain meals are prepared, the food is all local Costa Rican cuisine, and the meals are only served at certain times. There are no subsitutions and only one main course may be selected! Only here at the Family Jungle House!! I dare you to find another deal this good in Manuel Antonio!
This open air style house is situated on a hilltop surrounded by over an acre of tropical gardens and peaceful forest. There are spectacular views of the Talamanca Coastal Range and 6000 foot Mount San Geranimo.
This gorgeous home has two Master Suites for two families traveling together! This is a 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home which has an second living room which can be converted into a 5th bedroom.
Arriving to the Family Jungle House you will find some delicious local, Costa Rican fruit available for immediate consumption, or wait until the next day and have Roxana, the maid, cut it all up for you! We now also provide 250g of Coffee for all guests staying Dec - Aug so that you can arrive and immediately enjoy a cup of delicious, hot Costa Rican coffee!
Keep in touch with your family with the Costa Rican CEL phone we provide at no additional cost! Just buy prepaid minutes on the cel phone and feel confident about leaving the house knowing you can tact those who stayed behind at any time!!
There are covered terraces surrounding most of the upper level and the bedrooms at pool level. The house can be opened up completely to these terraces allowing for a tropical out of doors living experience. Monkeys pass by in the trees outside our bedrooms most days and an occasional sloth has crawled across our property. Come and hang-out by the pool - we have huge decks and an even larger pool!

The hillside pool is situated beneath towering jungle trees where White-faced or Titi Monkeys are often swinging through the branches. There is fantastic bird, butterfly, and iguana watching right from our decks. There is 24 hour security in this gated, secure community. The house is very private and quiet, unlike so many rental houses and hotels crammed along the busy main road and with giant walls as your next door neighbor. You can walk to the main road in three minutes where there are buses and restaurants. By car you are only five minutes from the National Park and some of the worlds most beautiful beaches or equal distant from the entertaining town of Quepos. There are generous parking and storage areas.

For your pleasure and comfort, the Family Jungle House offers the following amenities: WIFI, Phone, air conditioning, and there are three flat screen TVs and a DVD player. We have a well outfitted full kitchen and main floor washer and dryer and the maid will do your laundry. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Outdoors we have a teak wood jungle gym for kids, BBQ grill, and fantastic pool complete with its own water slide. After an exciting day in the tropics, the pool and terrace make for a relaxing evening.

We offer housekeeping every other day, laundry service by the maid when she comes and we can arrange for a private chef and babysitting for an additional fee.

Keywords: Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Puntarenas, San Jose, Escazu, beaches, mountains, ocean, serene, peaceful, birds, butterfllies

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    This house is made for families!!! Safe railings for small children, although we do not have a gate around our huge, fun pool....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Please smoke out on the deck...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 10-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Memory foam mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    There is one set of bunk beds and a trundle bed...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Also we have access to an air mattress...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) Bunk Beds in kids room, Baby Cribs (1) We have one available Pack n' Play for babies., Futons (1) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet

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  • This whole house was built between 2007-2012 so just about everything in this house is new or at least new-ish. The bathrooms are clean and relatively large....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This house is located about 1.5 miles on the road to Manuel Antonio National Park. This is a secure, gated community with lovely hiking trails, gorgeous views, silence, peace and a ton for kids to do. This house is perfect for 2 or 3 families traveling together who want to keep their kids occupied. There is a huge pool and a jungle gym to keep all age ranges happy. We have a great patio for grilling with an outdoor sink next to the pool. The monkeys come by with frequency since this house is on a monkey trail. There are 5 restaurants and a spa within walking distance. Our home has kid-safe railings on the balcony that are sometimes difficult to find in this area....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) This house has three brand new Plasma TVs and one DVD players. There is HBO and Cinemax included in over 150 channels....moreless

  • Television:

    There are 3 televisions (all HD and wall mounted) in this house!...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Six wall units. One in each bedroom and one in the Kitchen/Living room...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Lease allow maid to do your laundry...moreless

  • Internet:

    We have WiFi!!!!! We have recently upgraded our internet speed and now have much faster WiFi! ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We provide plenty of towels, both for home use and for beach use....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    You park off the main road in a private parking lot which can fit up to 5 cars....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Sorry, no international phone calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Please allow maid to do your laundry...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We have WiFi!!!!! We have recently upgraded our internet speed and now have much faster WiFi! ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    We have a coffee maker, toaster oven, blender, microwave, stove top range (4 burners), oven, dishwasher, and plenty of dishes, glasses, mugs, silverware, etc......moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    It's of outdoor deck space as well as roofed outdoor deck space!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Huge pool with swim lane and fantastic slide!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jan 6 - Mar 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$450
$2,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Easter Week
Mar 28 - Apr 5, 2015
3 night min stay
$625
$3,200

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

April 2015
Apr 6 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$375
$2,100

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

May 2015
May 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,750

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

June-Aug 2015
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$425
$2,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Sept-Nov 2015
Sep 1 - Nov 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$260
$1,400

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2015
6 night min stay
$450
$2,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Early December 2015
Nov 30 - Dec 19, 2015
5 night min stay
$350
$1,990

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Holiday Season
Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,900

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

Holiday Season II
Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,600

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Rates are for up to 10 people.

GROUPS OF 7 or fewer ask for small-group discount.

Cash deposit required at "check-in."


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

  • Manuel Antonio National Park

    "A must see! Zoo in the wild. Spend the money for a qualified and certified National Park G..."

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  • Manuel Antonio National Park

    "A must see! Zoo in the wild. Spend the money for a qualified and certified National Park G..."

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  • Cafe Milagro

    "Great breakfasts and lunches! And the coffee is worth going back for again and again and ag..."

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  • Biesanz Beach

    "Perfect for families with young children - virtually no currents in this bay! On a typical ..."

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  • Restaurante Barba Roja

    "Worth the trip up the mountain - gorgeous ocean and sunset view year-round! Great daily spe..."

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  • Bambu Jam

    "Try it! Not sure what is happening there these days!"

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  • Super Joseth

    "Great international grocer only 1 mile from the Family Jungle House - can be more expensive ..."

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  • Tarcoles Bridge

    "Stop here on your drive from San Jose to Manuel Antonio - all I can say is that once you arr..."

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  • Ríos Tropicales

  • MidWorld Costa Rica Tour Office

    "The picture is of myself and my 5-year old daughter about to enjoy some 'hang-time!' Very ..."

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  • Cafe Agua Azul

    "Great food! Prepare to wait a little bit to sit down!"

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  • Agua Azul

    "Water Sports and Parasailing!!! Do this! Parasailing is awesome!!"

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8 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Quepos Municipal Airport
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Z Restaurant, Ambar Lounge at Hotel Gaia
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Los Suenos at The Marriott in Herradura
150 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Manuel Antonio Highway
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Z Restaurant, Pizza de Marco, La Luna
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Manuel Antonio Beaches

Car: Recommended

Manuel Antonio beach or Playa Espadilla - was just rated as the Best Beach in Latin America this past April 2013 and Costa Rica is the happiest country on the planet according to various surveys! Come see what all the fuss is about! Don't want to go to the beach, then maybe try a ziplining tour, or some deep sea fishing, or raft down one of our awesome white-water rivers. Or just hang out at one Manuel Antonio's fantastic Happy Hour bars!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: I moved to Manuel Antonio in Aug of 2004 because I simply fell in love with the delightful Costa Rican people and the convergence of powerful elements all meeting in one place - the mighty Pacific Ocean, the strong sun, the wildness of the jungle, the tropical animals and foods, the strong winds and rains . . . We lived there with our two girls until April of 2012 when we moved back to Florida - and we now long for the days when we get to go and visit Manuel Antonio ourselves. We hope you love Costa Rica as much as we do!

Why Manuel Antonio:
We hope you find the peace and joy and harmony we tried to instill in this house and the surrounding gardens. We love entertaining guests - always have. We wanted a comfortable house that would be practical and fun for families. I know from experience that can be difficult to achieve.The beach, the ocean, the waves, the mountains, the sunsets, the clean air, the nice people - why would you not want to visit here?

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house is wonderful for families! Kids have outside and the pool, and the biggest kids have plenty of space for themselves too! Right in the middle of Manuel Antonio to where access to the beaches is a five-minute drive and Quepos is a 4-minute drive, but removed from all the noise and crazy drivers. True peace in paradise!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Talamanca Mountain Range - Main view from the house

    Talamanca Mountain Range - Main view from the house

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • Master Bedroom #1 on upstairs level with view into closet - King-size bed

    Master Bedroom #1 on upstairs level with view into closet - King-size bed

  • Master Bedroom #2 with Mural on Wall - Queen-size bed

    Master Bedroom #2 with Mural on Wall - Queen-size bed

  • Master Bath #2

    Master Bath #2

  • Blue Room - Queen-size bed

    Blue Room - Queen-size bed

  • Sitting/play room downstairs between the two bedrooms.

    Sitting/play room downstairs between the two bedrooms.

  • Additional downstairs bed room with set of bunk beds and set of trundle beds.

    Additional downstairs bed room with set of bunk beds and set of trundle beds.

  • Titi Monkey on the roof of the Family Jungle House

    Titi Monkey on the roof of the Family Jungle House

  • Parasailing at the Manuel Antonio Beach - Daddy and then 3-year old daughter!!!

    Parasailing at the Manuel Antonio Beach - Daddy and then 3-year old daughter!!!

  • Outdoor swing jungle gym!

    Outdoor swing jungle gym!

  • House, pool, swim lane, slide, and outdoor BBQ area are all visible here.

    House, pool, swim lane, slide, and outdoor BBQ area are all visible here.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom #1 on upstairs level - King-size bed

    Master Bedroom #1 on upstairs level - King-size bed

  • Master Bedroom #1 bathroom

    Master Bedroom #1 bathroom

  • Master Bedroom #2 with Mural on Wall - Queen-size bed

    Master Bedroom #2 with Mural on Wall - Queen-size bed

  • Blue Room with View of Pool - Queen-size bed

    Blue Room with View of Pool - Queen-size bed

  • Shared bath for the two downstairs bedrooms.

    Shared bath for the two downstairs bedrooms.

  • Sitting/play room downstairs between the two bedrooms with view of Pool.

    Sitting/play room downstairs between the two bedrooms with view of Pool.

  • Mosaic on the columns by the pool

    Mosaic on the columns by the pool

  • Beautiful Sunset at the Barba Roja Restaurant

    Beautiful Sunset at the Barba Roja Restaurant

  • Jungle with monkey 6 feet from my daughter!

    Jungle with monkey 6 feet from my daughter!

  • Yet another sunset photo from the Barba Roja Restaurant - too good not to share.

    Yet another sunset photo from the Barba Roja Restaurant - too good not to share.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/26/2015
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