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Villa Tortuga is a 4 bedroom, 4 full bath and 2 half bath luxury vacation rental located right in the heart of Manuel Antonio. Walking distance to nearby restaurants, coffee shops, banks, bakery, sport bar and bus stop. It is a quick 4-5 minute bus ride to the the national park & public beach, this magnificent villa is everything you are looking for in a home away from home. The Villa also has one of the finest chef's in Manuel Antonio, he will prepare your fresh catch or cater your meal to your liking. He is of Italian decent and will bring you around the world in his cuisine, a true dining experience.
Upon arrival, your personal concierge will greet you with a welcome beverage and snack and assist in carrying your luggage from the car to your suites.
Villa Tortuga will dazzle you with it's expansive views from all 6 of it's incredible balconies, and outdoor relaxation pavilion (a private patio in a jungle setting, with views of the ocean).
Enjoy the company of a sloth, toucan, or capuchin monkey while sitting around the pool or taking in nature at the private pavilion, just steps from the front door of Villa Tortuga.
Cool off in the afternoon by taking a dip in your own private salt water pool. The 1200 square foot teak deck offers ample tanning space and includes plenty of chairs to accommodate your family and friends. Rinse the sand from your toes by taking advantage of the outdoor shower located on the pool deck.
Interested in white water rafting, zip lining, or surfing lessons? Ask Victor, the villa manager! He is available to make your stay as comfortable, easy going, and exciting as you want! And he knows just who to call!
Interested in taking in the beautiful Costa Rican sunrise with a private morning yoga class? No problem! The pool deck overlooking the ocean is the perfect place for that!
Comfort is our forte at Villa Tortuga. You can Relax in the large bathtub inside the master bathroom, or cozy up in the plush robes provided to each guest during your stay. Luxury toiletries make your stay even more enjoyable by taking away the travel anxiety associated with packing 'liquids'.
Villa Tortuga's kitchen comes equipped with top of the line appliances, so whether you are feeding 2 or 12, our chef style kitchen can accommodate it! Sit back and let our private chef prepare your meals! Fresh fruit, salsas, fried plantains, and fresh fish are only a sampling of the wonderful meals that can be provided during your stay.
Or have dinner outside! Villa Tortuga comes equipped with two outdoor grills so you can watch the tide roll in from your own private pavilion.
At night, curl up into bed with one of the books from our private collection and relax. Our beds have brand new mattresses and divine bedding that will keep you cool and comfortable throughout the night.
Daily maid service is provided so you won't have to lift a finger! Bedding is changed at your request, and personal laundry service can be provided.
Villa Tortuga has AC throughout the house to keep you comfortable on even the hottest of Costa Rican nights, and each bedroom and common area has it's own controls.
Enjoy a night in with the family and watch a movie from our collection on one of the many flat screen HD televisions located throughout the house.
If you are interested in staying at Villa Tortuga, we are only a phone call or email away! Our job is to make your stay as memorable as possible.
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Also, check out our website at www.villatortugacostarica.com
Other Amenities: Outdoor kitchen Pool Wifi & Cable Washer and Dryer Housekeeper Private Chef (included 1-2 meals per day) Board Games Take a book/Leave a book DVD's Beach towels Boogie boards Air Conditioning DVD Player Outdoor Stereo System HD Televisions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
HOW CLOSE IS VILLA TORTUGA TO THE BEACH? Villa Tortuga is a short 4-5 minute drive to the beach, but don't worry, you don't need to rent a car if you don't want to, the bus stop is only a couple blocks away from the house.
HOW MANY PEOPLE DOES THE HOUSE SLEEP? Villa Tortuga can comfortably sleep 11 people.
ARE THERE NEARBY RESTAURANTS? Absolutely! Several restaurants are within walking distance of the house, our favorite being Agua Azul, where you can take in the incredible views, and have the BEST fish tacos!
WILL I SEE WILDLIFE AT THE HOUSE? Yes! Monkey's visit almost daily when there are guests, but we also have a sloth that likes to make appearances, several tropical birds, and an iguana named Mr. Sanchez. You can get a great view of even more through our telescope too!
High Season Nov 15 - Nov 21, 2015 4 night min stay
Thanksgiving Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015 5 night min stay
High Season Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015 5 night min stay
Christmas Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2015 7 night min stay
New Years Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016 7 night min stay
High Season Jan 3 - Apr 23, 2016 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$1,000
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A 5 minute car ride from the beach and national park. No car? No problem! A few blocks away you can catch a bus that runs regularly to the public beach!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Villa Tortuga has been a dream of ours since we first got married. Well, at least the idea of owning property within close proximity of the ocean was. Being from the landlocked state of Oklahoma, our visits to the beach came in the form of family vacations, most often to Florida or Mexico. In 2011 our family decided to take our Christmas trip to Costa Rica. Immediately we fell in love with the nature, the culture, and the people. Costa Rica is unlike any place in the world. For us, it was just developed enough to be comfortable, but untouched enough to remain a idillic paradise. After 3 years of Christmas vacations spent in Manuel Antonio, our family decided to take the plunge and buy property on our favorite street! We are taking every measure possible to make this home feel like a dream vacation home, and we hope that your family will enjoy it as much as ours does!
Why the Owner Chose Manuel Antonio: Villa Tortuga has undergone quite the facelift. While it wasn't the prettiest one on the block, we saw the potential in her. Her views are unmatched by any house on the same street. Not only that, but she is located right next door to our best friends, so it was a perfect fit for our family. In July 2014, we will be unveiling the brand new, fully renovated Villa Tortuga. Every tile, every wall, every faucet and fixture has been replaced. And while she maintains her glorious spot high upon the hill (her best feature), that's about all that remains of the former Villa. She's quite the looker now!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: You can see the ocean from almost everyone room in the house. The house has been engineered for plenty of privacy, so while there are neighbors close by, you will feel like you are in your own private paradise.