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Costa Ricas Favorite Family Destination

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One open deck plus four covered terraces surround the house

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Last updated: 09/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Manuel Antonio house description

This Santa Fe-style house is situated on a hilltop surrounded by nearly an acre of tropical gardens. There are spectacular views of the Talamanca Coastal Range and 6000 foot Mount San Geranimo as well as the evening sunset views over the coast. 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. Ten foot ceiling and the openness allow the sea breezes to cool the house naturally day and night. There are screens on all the windows and doors, as well as overhead fans in all the living areas.

The hillside pool is situated beneath towering jungle trees where White-faced or Titi Monkeys are often swinging through the branches. Some of the best bird and iguana watching can be had right from our decks. There is 24 hour security with a wonderful Costa Rican couple living in a small house at the properties entrance. Besides maintenance and housekeeping they offer additional maid service, washing, cooking, and baby-sitting. The house is very private and quiet, unlike so many rental houses and hotels crammed along the busy main road. Yet you can walk to the main road in five 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.

The owners lived in the area many years before constructing their ideal home for living comfortably in the tropics. Most of the art work is by the owners and their friends and the gardens are a testimony to their love of plants. Our vacation renters have loved the house as much as we do when we visit. It is the perfect getaway for families or couples, right in the heart of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica's favorite destination. Be sure to click on our personal web site below for more pictures, info, maps and links to the area and services. Now with WIFI. Last minute deals and we'll consider your price offers- so just ask us!

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Smoking Allowed
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave
          • Catering Available
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Garage
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Covered Parking

          Other Amenities

              • lots of private lounging areas, covered roof top with 360 degree views where you can see all kinds of animals and birds. Caretakers who have been with us 10 yrs...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View
                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Rafting
                  • Jet Skiing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 18 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Sep 1 - Nov 22, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,000
                  Thanksgiving-Dec 14
                  Nov 23 - Dec 15, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $275
                  $1,500
                  X-mas/New Year
                  Dec 16 - Jan 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $3,250
                  High Season
                  Jan 8 - Apr 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $400
                  $2,500
                  Spring Season
                  Apr 16 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,350
                  Summer '15
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $300
                  $1,750

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                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Location

                  Andres our caretakers son, takes guests on custom excursions into the Mts to visit jungle waterfalls etc and less visited beaches etc, He also helps line out the best tours and guides in the area for each season. He helps with personal vans and taxis brought to the house should you need extra transportation for your group. Our caretakers have been with us 10 yrs and are 3rd generation Ticos and the folks you want to help you make your stay the best.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1997

                  About the owner: The Osman family lived in Manuel Antonio for 11yrs, Steve started the first tour biz in the area in 1989, and they built their house in 1997.The family moved back to Montana in 2000 and started offering their house as a vacation rental, one of the first to do so in the area.

                  Why the Owner Chose Manuel Antonio:
                  One of the most trusted rental properties in our area since 2001, with the same local family on-site 13 yrs, for any of our guests needs; 24/7 security, tours , transportation, cooking, with the answers to all your questions.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Locally owned and built by long time residents, they have dialed in tropical living as having spent a good deal of time in the area. The art is mostly by the owner and his friends. Mary lou spent years creating her gardens.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • One open deck plus four covered terraces surround the house

                    One open deck plus four covered terraces surround the house

                  • Five minutes to one of the worlds most beautiful beaches and the Nat. Park

                    Five minutes to one of the worlds most beautiful beaches and the Nat. Park

                  • The entire house opens up so you can practically live outside with the flowers

                    The entire house opens up so you can practically live outside with the flowers

                  • Three comfortable bedrooms (one has bunkbeds for kids) sleep six to eight

                    Three comfortable bedrooms (one has bunkbeds for kids) sleep six to eight

                  • cocktail time on the public beach

                    cocktail time on the public beach

                  • sunset at the public beach 5 min. by car

                    sunset at the public beach 5 min. by car

                  • Mary Lou's favorite corner of the pool w/ heliconias and screwpines

                    Mary Lou's favorite corner of the pool w/ heliconias and screwpines

                  • Do we have monkeys?!  Titi's can't resist a banana

                    Do we have monkeys?! Titi's can't resist a banana

                  • white face (chapolin) monkeys in our yard

                    white face (chapolin) monkeys in our yard

                  • one of 3 canopy tours

                    one of 3 canopy tours

                  • Sunset at the end of the public beach, surfers favorite spot

                    Sunset at the end of the public beach, surfers favorite spot

                  • Flowering trees in our garden

                    Flowering trees in our garden

                  • Very private pool surrounded by tropical gardens

                    Very private pool surrounded by tropical gardens

                  • Full kitchen opens to the outside terraces

                    Full kitchen opens to the outside terraces

                  • There's WiFi to check your e-mail on the deck

                    There's WiFi to check your e-mail on the deck

                  • The TV room has a DVD player, cable, bring your own favorite music CD's or iPod

                    The TV room has a DVD player, cable, bring your own favorite music CD's or iPod

                  • Our covered roof top terrace: great for sunsets and  360 degree views

                    Our covered roof top terrace: great for sunsets and 360 degree views

                  • the view from the upper deck, also there's a great hike to the top of this hill

                    the view from the upper deck, also there's a great hike to the top of this hill

                  • Anna can cook you up a "Tico" feast very reasonably

                    Anna can cook you up a "Tico" feast very reasonably

                  • Still more jungle than neighbors, the roof top terrace is now covered

                    Still more jungle than neighbors, the roof top terrace is now covered

                  • drinking 'pipa's on the main beach

                    drinking 'pipa's on the main beach

                  • the town of Quepos from Plinio's tower, a short walk from our house

                    the town of Quepos from Plinio's tower, a short walk from our house

                  • Dining at the public beach

                    Dining at the public beach

                  • view from the pool of flowering vines on the terrace railings

                    view from the pool of flowering vines on the terrace railings

                  VRBO #19078

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                  This listing was first published here in 2002.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, August 23, 2014

                  $200 - $464 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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