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Multi Award Winner: 'Top Vacation Rental'- Casatolteca - Walk to Beach and Park

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
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Property description

CasaTolteca has won the 'Top Vacation Rental - Manuel Antonio' award EVERY YEAR the award has been given!

In fact, CasaTolteca has remained one of the most popular and most requested home in Manuel Antonio for the past 9 years with good reason. There are plenty of beautiful homes in Manuel Antonio, but ONLY CasaTolteca has:
1) Perfect location... close to the beach as well as the town (this is one of only two large homes in town that you can comfortably walk to the public beach where you will find the entrance to the National Park).
2) Privacy - From virtually every corner of the estate, you have complete privacy. Your view is lush tropical rain-forest and stunning ocean views, not noisy, distracting neighbors. Most homes in town are built on narrow lots with neighbors just a few feet away.
3) Perfect layout for groups with 4 living spaces... one large great room for everyone to get together when you want, and three other living areas for everyone to have their own private space when needed.
4) Horizontal layout that rolls up into the rainforest, which gives you that great indoor/outdoor feeling that you are living in the rain-forest, not just looking over it.

Most Popular Home in Manuel Antonio: CasaTolteca is more than a home, it's a private luxury estate nestled up in the enchanted Manuel Antonio rain-forest. Perfect for large groups, CasaTolteca includes four fully equipped living suites including 2 large great rooms... large enough for weddings and family reunions.
Surrounded by lush rain-forest with no visible neighbors, exotic birds, monkeys, and other wildlife frequently visit CasaTolteca. Walk through our colorful butterfly garden and out our secure entrance gate and you can walk to over a dozen restaurants, bars, a private nature reserve, casinos, or to the beach in just minutes. You don’t need a car!
From virtually every corner of the estate, you have complete privacy. Enjoy the view of lush tropical rain-forest and stunning ocean vistas with no neighbors or distractions. Most other homes are built on narrow lots with neighbors just feet away. With CasaTolteca you do not feel confined to the indoors.

Extraordinary peace, privacy and seclusion: CasaTolteca is private and secure gated property which offers extraordinary peace, privacy and seclusion within the rain-forest. Frequent monkeys, sloths, flocks of toucans, and many spectacular lizards may be observed about the villa. Hundreds of species of birds have been spotted from our balconies.

Experience CasaTolteca now - its lush jungle setting and breathtaking ocean views are out of this world. Explore the many exciting attractions of this pristine coastal rain forest from one of the most pleasant and delightfully relaxing luxury havens in all of Central America.

Please allow us to help assure that you and your entire group enjoy a truly fabulous expedition in this incomparable tropical paradise. Contact us anytime. We will be happy to tell you more about Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio, and CasaTolteca. We look forward to hearing from you soon, and to eventually serving you at CasaTolteca!

Guest Comments: More guests comments on our private web site --

'Thank you for the beautiful accommodations at Casa Tolteca. It was breathtaking and perfect in every way. We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful, clean, and spacious place to stay, with all the comforts of home. Every morning we were entertained by monkeys, out back and around the balconies. We also had a sloth hanging in one of the trees and of course several iguanas on the tree tops--it was fabulous. During our last evening, several toucans swooped by and landed in the tree over the pool. 'Your concierge was wonderful and the maid did a great job. We were greeted by them on Saturday with gorgeous flower arrangements and a huge basket of fresh fruit. The entire villa smelled of fresh flowers. I couldn't believe my eyes when I walked in and saw the view out over the lush rain forest and the pacific ocean and how perfect everything was. 'We saw more wildlife and beauty from our balcony then we did in the park. It was wonderful!

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 6500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome at the house, but should always be supervised near the pool...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed ONLY outdoors...moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

  • Sky Suite West: 1 king

    Ocean View...moreless

  • Sky Suite east: 1 king

    Garden view...moreless

  • Ocean Suite west: 1 king

    Ocean view...moreless

  • Ocean Suite south: 1 queen

    Poolside...moreless

  • Jungle Studio: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Ocean view studio...moreless

  • Casita: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Ocean view studio...moreless

  • CasaTolteca can sleep up to 18 comfortably. CasaTolteca is an estate with 4 separate living suites, each with their own kitchen and sitting area. The Sky Suite is located on the upper terrace and has two bedrooms, two baths with a very large 550 square foot great room. The Ocean Suite is located on the middle terrace and has two bedrooms, two baths and another large 440 square foot great room. The Jungle Suite located on the lower terrace and is an intimate studio. The Casita Studio is also an intimate, private studio and is located on the upper terrace. All suites have ocean views! The entire CasaTolteca complex is over 6,500 square feet of habitable space....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Sky Suite west: toilet, shower

    double vanity...moreless

  • Sky Suite east: toilet, shower

    double vanity...moreless

  • Ocean Suite west: toilet, shower

    double vanity...moreless

  • Ocean Suite east: toilet, shower

    double vanity...moreless

  • Jungle: toilet, shower

    double vanity...moreless

  • Casita: toilet, shower

    single vanity...moreless

  • Shower: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • Hair dryer and double sinks in all bathrooms. There is also an outdoor shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • A beautiful vanishing edge pool with a spectacular view of the Pacific shares the middle terrace with the two-bedroom Ocean Suite. Each of the four living suites enjoys a breathtaking ocean view, and has its own garden seating. There is plenty of covered outdoor space for our large oversize hammocks, as well as a gas barbecue....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Each living suite has a separate entertainment center...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    almost 300 movies...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Nude Beach
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront:

    There are only 6 homes in town that are within a 10-15 minute walk to the main beach (next to the national park). CasaTolteca is one of them!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Overlooking the hills of Manuel Antonio's rain forest...moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Spectacular Ocean Sunsets...moreless

  • Water View:

    Incredible panoramic view of the Pacific...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Seating for 5 more at kitchen bar that is next to dining table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Entire home is air conditioned (not just bedrooms like many homes in town)...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (3)...moreless

  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Intercom System
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets...moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    Two large great rooms....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 10 cars...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Study Room
  • Telephone:

    (5)...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2)...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Let our multi-lingual concierge arrange a private chef to cook for you...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    4 fully equipped kitchens!...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    (3) 4 microwaves...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    (3) 4 refrigerators...moreless

  • Stove:

    One of the few homes in town with a GAS oven and stove top....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (4) Balconies overlook the rain forest and Pacific Ocean...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    (4) Huge covered decks and balconies on each living suite, plus large deck/sitting area around pool...moreless

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf:

    At Los Suenos about 45 minutes away...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    (4) Plenty of covered outdoor space surrounding two floors....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Tennis club just outside of town....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Relaxing infinity edge pool with waterfall and sitting pool below...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 25 - May 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,000
$5,925
Summer
May 30 - Aug 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,100
$7,110
Fall
Aug 29 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$900
$5,300
Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$15,900
High Season
Jan 2 - Mar 18, 2016
7 night min stay

$7,900

Changeover Day: Saturday

Easter
Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$8,900
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$1,400
$7,900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

LAST MINUTE DISCOUNT - Save up to 40% off our standard rate for any last minute booking

Price includes daily maid service, concierge service, gardener, and pool service

Holiday pricing for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years

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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Quepos
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
El Avion
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Avion
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Manuel Antonio

Car: Not Necessary

CasaTolteca is located in the heart of Manuel Antonio, one of the closest homes to the world-famous National Park. Surrounded by rain-forest, just walk through our private butterfly garden and out the front gate to easily walk to all the best restaurants, casinos, clubs, bars and discos.

Several world-class beaches and the famous National Park are just a two minute drive or ten minute walk from the villa.

All this means that you may not need to rent a vehicle during your stay at CasaTolteca, since inexpensive cabs and public buses frequently pass by its main entry gate throughout the day and evening. The CasaTolteca complex is spread out horizontally, not vertically like most other houses in the area, giving an open feeling that you are on a large property, not just in a house.

CasaTolteca is surrounded by rain-forest and gardens, not other houses, giving you complete privacy, except, of course, for the monkeys, birds and other animals that frequently visit the house.

Other Activities: zip line; horseback ride; jet ski; etc

Golf: The nearest golf course is about 45 minutes away from Manuel Antonio

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: After year's of traveling through Asia and Europe, Costa Rica was my first travel through the Americas. I quickly fell in love with the people and the incredible beauty of Manuel Antonio, purchasing an estate as my home-away-from-home in 2006. After extensive renovations, I'm proud that I have made CasaTolteca the most rented home in the country... unfortunately, that means I rarely get to visit. So I just finished building my 'retirement home' on another property in Manuel Antonio. I live in Chicago today, but will be living in Manuel Antonio very soon.

Why Manuel Antonio:
Costa Rica has many beautiful areas, but none more spectacular or famous than Manuel Antonio. Manuel Antonio has the best of everything Costa Rica has to offer in one place. While other small towns of Costa Rica are growing too fast with tall towers and fast food restaurants, I will always have the natural beauty and privacy of Manuel Antonio National Park right next to me.


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Photos

  • Award Winning CasaTolteca

    Award Winning CasaTolteca

  • Pacific Views from every suite and balcony

    Pacific Views from every suite and balcony

  • Plenty of private outdoor space surrounding pool.

    Plenty of private outdoor space surrounding pool.

  • Custom made, locally crafted, hand made exotic wood furniture.

    Custom made, locally crafted, hand made exotic wood furniture.

  • Secure Entry Gate of Estate

    Secure Entry Gate of Estate

  • Separate Private Casita Overlooks Pool & Pacific

    Separate Private Casita Overlooks Pool & Pacific

  • Endangered Monkeys Feel Safe at CasaTolteca

    Endangered Monkeys Feel Safe at CasaTolteca

  • Dining table for 12

    Dining table for 12

  • Custom Solid Wood Hand-Crafted Headboards

    Custom Solid Wood Hand-Crafted Headboards

  • Ocean view from your pillow

    Ocean view from your pillow

  • Take a siesta in one of our comfortable hammocks.

    Take a siesta in one of our comfortable hammocks.

  • Romantic Sunsets

    Romantic Sunsets

  • Animals frequently visit CasaTolteca

    Animals frequently visit CasaTolteca

  • Private pool with infinity edge and waterfall to sitting pool below

    Private pool with infinity edge and waterfall to sitting pool below

  • Granite and Stainless Steel kitchen including GAS range.

    Granite and Stainless Steel kitchen including GAS range.

  • Privacy - Nestled in the Rain-Forest of Manuel Antonio

    Privacy - Nestled in the Rain-Forest of Manuel Antonio

  • Private Casita bedroom area

    Private Casita bedroom area

  • Many places to relax with ocean views

    Many places to relax with ocean views

  • Outdoor Shower under the trees

    Outdoor Shower under the trees

  • New high end granite bathrooms with double sinks

    New high end granite bathrooms with double sinks

  • Outdoor bar and sitting area to watch the sun set into the Pacific Ocean.

    Outdoor bar and sitting area to watch the sun set into the Pacific Ocean.

  • Lower Gardens

    Lower Gardens

  • CasaTolteca at dusk

    CasaTolteca at dusk

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/21/2015
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