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Recent Manuel Antonio reviews
Casa Samba. Outstanding luxury property in Manuel
"Great family vacation around fathers 85th birthday. Ten of us were easily accommodated in this spacious beautifully designed home. We arranged for a cook to prepare breakfast and dinner. Hiro the chef received high marks from all of us including my Cordon Blue Paris trained sister and her husband who for over ten years owned a haute cuisine French restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. Ricky the property manager was always there to provide tour, restaurant and general recommendations. The house was cleaned top to bottom everyday and kept in immaculate condition. I would highly recommend Casa Samba to anyone traveling to Manuel Antonio."
Guest: Steve M.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015
"This condo is amazing! Rent it today before it is booked! We spent a week here in July and it was the best vacation ever. The views from the 4 balconies are breathtaking. Of course the view of the ocean was great, but the view of the rain forest is really what made the vacation even better. We saw several different species of birds, white faced monkeys and howler monkeys. The pool area was nice, but we spent most of our time at the beaches. You can walk to the closest beach (Biesanz), and it is just beautiful and very secluded. We also saw lots of monkeys at this beach. The beach at the national park is absolutely spectacular, surrounded by dense jungle and lots of wild life. It was nice to return to a beautiful condo after a day of excursions. We are a family of 4, and we had plenty of room. Each of the bedrooms has its own bathroom and balcony, which makes it a perfect condo for a family with teenagers or a small group of friends. We will definitely stay here the next time we travel to Costa Rica!"
Guest: Jeannie D.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 3, 2015
"Our family stayed at Brooks Hacienda for a week over the 2014 Thanksgiving holiday and had a wonderful trip. As other reviews have stated, this is a great location to see the rainforest and wildlife right from the deck and poolside. During our stay we were able to see and hear all types of monkeys and birds with a beautiful backdrop of the rainforest preserve in the backyard. We prefer to stay in a quieter, more relaxing place away from the crowded resorts, so we found Brooks Hacienda to be the perfect spot. The pool is great and all the features of the kitchen, bedrooms, and bathroooms are very nice. The house was very clean and the beds are comfortable. Laundry facilities are also available.
This is the first time that we have rented a place where the owners were so close by, and we found it very helpful to have Randy and Kate available for questions when we needed it. Kate hooked us up with a great guide for a day trip to the Manuel Antonio Preserve and a jungle canopy tour that included ziplining, swimming at a waterfall, horseback riding in the mountains, and a Costa Rican style lunch at Santa Juana, a small village high in the mountains. This was the best day trip and tour experience that our family has ever been on. Both tours picked us up and dropped us off at the house, so it was very convenient. Kate and Randy really went out of their way to make sure our family had a great experience and had everything we need. Kate even picked up some groceries ahead of time for us since we were arriving late. She also had great recommendations for local restaurants and we found Cafe Milagro, Emilio's Cafe, El Lagarto, and El Wagon Pizza to be very good. We would recommend a 4 wheel drive vehicle as the road is a little rough to get to the house, and it is nice to have if you want to explore any beaches or other activities that are off the main roads. This is a quiet neighborhood, so if you are looking for a party spot, this probably would not be the best fit.
We can't wait to come back....Pura Vida!"
Guest: Minnesota Wild CatDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: March 21, 2015
"This house was everything I thought it would be and more! Right in the jungle but still an amazing view of the ocean. Although there were monkeys everywhere they were never a nuisance. You will be woken up early by the Howler monkeys but it is such a cool experience. There are restaurants in walking distance but the hill is pretty steep. It's too far to walk to the park but taxis are easy to find. I would go back again for sure! Our party of 7 truly enjoyed it."
Guest: BethDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 5, 2015