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Recent Manuel Antonio reviews
Beautiful views and amazing wildlife
"The driveway is a bit steep but the pay off is the view. Beautiful view of the ocean and surrounding jungle. We heard the Howler Monkeys on our first day and that was just the start. We had white-face capuchin monkeys, squirrell monkeys and toucans all around us and we didn't even have to leave the deck! You can walk to a number of restaurants. Our favorite was Claro Que Si Seafood Restaurant. We did a guided walk in the park, well worth paying for a guide, you will see things with a guide that you would never see on your own. The beach in the park is a bit crowded but very nice. I wish we could have stayed longer."
Guest: Ann M.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
"This was the BEST vacation our family has been on and this Villa was a HUGE reason why. From the spectacular ocean view to the exceptional help from the concierge service, this trip exceeded our expectations. We saw many animals including visits from White Face and Squirrel monkeys, iguanas and several varieties of birds. The Villa is perfectly located to walk just about anywhere you need to go. Restaurants, beaches, groceries, banks and more are all minutes away. Not to scare you but be prepared for a bit of a workout as it seems everywhere you go is uphill!! (Good exercise) The Villa served our needs wonderfully! There where 8 of us on the trip, 4 kids and 4 adults. The private suit downstairs was perfect for our brother and sister-law and the rest of us where in the upper Villa. When we where home the pool saw the most action as our kids had a great time swimming and playing. I would highly recommend this Villa as a vacation residence and we would definitely stay there again!!"
Guest: DennyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
"Loved this place. Super comfortable house with all of the amenities and a great feel. Even nicer than the photos. Sitting areas abound, tastefully decorated, all bathrooms are ensuite, little details provided (laundry soap, coffee, tea and even bug spray - which by the way wasn't necessary in the dry season), kitchen super usable and well supplied (yes, as others have commented, the dishes are high (we saw this in other houses in Costa Rica too) but it allows a window at the sink with great views of the monkeys in the trees, we just put our dishes in the pantry to make it easier - plus the maid had set the table so many of the dishes were already down anyway). The really great thing about this place, aside from it being a great house with a nice refreshing pool, is that you see more animals while relaxing at home than we did at the Manuel Antonio Park and Rainmaker Park! Titis (endangered squirrel monkeys) came by (20-40 of them), even several babies clinging to their mommas, every morning and many evenings, we also had visits from capuchin monkeys, coatimundis, iguanas, motmots, and other beautiful birds. This helped make our trip spectacular. Jonathan, from the property management company, was awesome and very helpful when we needed it. We had a couple of hiccups and he handled them graciously and quickly. He also booked excursions for us at the same price as booking yourself yet we in no way felt pressured to book through him. The information was simply there with his phone number - call if you need his services, or not. Great place!"
Guest: stacey h.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 22, 2015
"If you want to go to paradise and depart with a longing to stay knowing you will have a transformative experience this is where you need to go. My wife and I are nature enthusiasts and like to be around people that have a similar "warm and fuzzy" side particularly if it is genuine and sincere. This place gets into your blood immediately upon arrival. From those born to Costa Rica to those who have become expat's the experience is uniformly gracious, caring and service oriented. Our hostess, the great and wonderful Ashley, anticipated our concerns and truly went the extra mile seemingly what she just does naturally. She even arranged a chef on our last evening for an 'in bungalow' feast that rivaled the excellent on site and area restaurants. Chris (the chef) is beyond description. He is personable, a great food educator with world experience, who felt like a natural member of the family as he did on site creations we have not seen. Chris, the eggs diablo were like nothing I have ever partaken! I didn't know you could do that with anchovies! The most disappointing part of Casa Del Mar was leaving. Colleen and I are both psychiatrists and we can find no better antidepressant than the PEOPLE and resort of Casa Del Mar!!!
Thank you and Bless You, Ashley, Chris and Dave (and David, our beach concierge, who never played Bocce Ball but is a natural!). We'll be back!!!"
Guest: Craig RDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 17, 2015