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Recent Manuel Antonio reviews

  • Casa Alta: Pura Vida!

    "We are a family of 5, with our 3 children now adults (20-23). We wanted to visit Costa Rica over New Years, and Casa Alta was the perfect destination. We were met at the airport in San Jose and were brought directly to Casa Alta in an air conditioned van. We did not need a rental car while staying at Casa Alta, as all of our tours provided transportation and the beach was only a short taxi ride down the hill. We had been in contact with Natalia prior to our visit, and she set up wonderful tours for us that included zip-lining (El Santuario Canopy Adventures - don't go with any other company!), Manuel Antonio Park (saw Howler Monkeys, Squirrel Monkeys, and White Faced Monkeys), and the Damas Mangrove Estuary (a boat tour - amazing - White Faced Monkeys jumped on the roof of our boat and then back into the trees). Casa Alta is spread out over three levels - with wonderful sunset views. The pool was crystal clear and wonderful for cooling off night or day. We ate and played games both at the bar off the kitchen, and on the patio by the pool. There are two markets within a short walking distance, and a larger grocery store in Quepos (the Pali) for a larger variety. During our stay, Natalia was available by phone (there is a phone at Casa Alta), email, and/or text at all times if we ever had any questions or needed anything. This was a dream come true for our whole family to vacation together in Costa Rica, and Casa Alta was the perfect place to stay. Thank you Natalia!"
    Guest: Karl S. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 12, 2015
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  • You Will Not Find Anywhere Better Than This!

    ""Wow!" is the first word we exclaimed when we arrived at this gorgeous property. "Perfect" and "Paradise" are two other words that came to mind. You will not find a better location in CR, I'm positive of it. Ken and Kim were fantastic hosts, House Manager Jose took excellent care of our every whim, and the cleaning staff kept the place spotless. The viewing deck is the only place you need to be the whole trip, because you don't want to miss seeing any of the wildlife or hearing the ocean. The splash pool was shaded, cool and beautiful. We only used the ping pong and pool tables once but what a great way to enjoy happy hour! This perfect, private sanctuary has everything you could dream of for a life-changing vacation experience. If you need to supplement your experience, Kim offered a fantastic sunset horseback ride for my daughter that she thoroughly enjoyed, and Ken set up a zipline for our whole family that was top notch - best and safest I've ever done anywhere. And as everyone else has posted, take Jose's Mangrove tour for sure! The beach is semi-private, and it is a hike to get down there, but just take some drinks and snacks and LOTS of sunscreen during low tide and enjoy the day down there. (then just have a nap after you survive the hike back up! it's not really dangerous, just tiring in the heat). Tips: Bring a book - there's nothing better than listening to the jungle and reading in a hammock. If you have a large family, bring games for the evening. You won't want to be watching TV, trust me! Get your coffee at Café Milagro right at the top of the hill - they have the best. We also thoroughly enjoyed a dinner there. Buy bananas/fruit - you'll want snacks for "jungle visitors" Bring several good cameras - trust me, everyone will be grabbing for a camera when the animals come out to play! Have Jose find you some fish - he has friends who can provide you with anything fresher than the grocery store will have. Also the ceviche is a great snack, as him about it. Pura Vida!!!"
    Guest: Raegan V. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 1, 2015
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  • Amazing! Casa Del Mar!

    "We loved Casa Del Mar. Beautifully decorated with a fully equipped kitchen....so much attention to detail throughout the entire Villa. Fresh cut flowers and wonderful staff. You can tell that the owners want their guests to feel like they are in a place where they could stay forever. The rest of the property is amazing as well."
    Guest: Larry R Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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  • Comfortable Jungle Retreat

    "Just returned from excellent vacation to Manuel Antonio region of Costa Rica. The location of this house was excellent -- close to park, beaches, and many excellent restaurants. All five of us (53,52,22,22,16) enjoyed the space of this house and having three bedrooms all with king size beds and all three with attached bathrooms (sink, mirror, shower). Tons of windows in the house, plus the deck and pool area provided excellent views of birds, butterflies, monkeys, iguanas, and geckos. One evening over a dozen monkeys were swinging in the trees "chatting" with us right off of the main deck. All sorts of interesting and large "resident" iguanas that we saw daily on driveway or by pool, plus a giant green iguana in the trees off the deck one morning. Natalia (concierge) and Mrs Flor (cook/housekeeper) were both very friendly. Our average day: coffee on the deck overlooking the forest, breakfast at Cafe Milagro or Emilios, daily activity (beach, park), late afternoon swim, shower, and then off to dinner. Enjoyed our dinners at: Cafe Milagro, Victorias, La Luna, Mirador. The first evening, we pre-arranged for Mrs Flor to prepare dinner for us -- excellent mahi mahi dinner with salad, vegetables, potatoes, and dessert. All of the Costa Rican people we interacted with were extremely friendly. Lastly, we really appreciated having separate air conditioning units in each bedroom as well as the main floor."
    Guest: Jeffrey J. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 5, 2015
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