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Recent Manuel Antonio reviews

  • Even better than the pictures

    "This home is nestled within the jungle... right in the middle of town! The view of the ocean is just breathtaking and the huge patio is worth the stay here alone! We had such a lovely time here. The house floorplan is unique in that the downstairs is completely separate from the upstairs. Each night we had to "lock" the kids into the downstairs... then we locked ourselves into the upstairs unit. Fortunately they never needed us in the middle of the night... Emilio's restaurant is just next door and absolutely has the best breakfast in town. Activity-wise, we spent a half-day in the Manuel Antonio Park which was wonderful. We also took a jungle cruise through the mangroves (the monkeys jumped on the boat and ate bananas out of our hands!), went parasailing (awesome), and Ricky arranged for a lovely half-day catamaran cruise where we all went snorkeling, saw dolphins, and they grilled fish kabobs on board. All of our kids (ages 4-11) were thrilled! The kids couldn't wait to get into the pool each day. One day we came home to six Capuchin monkeys dancing all over the property, and the morning we left there was a massive iguana on the patio staring at us! Our only complaint is the ants - the house is infested. Even our ipads charging in the corner of the bedrooms were covered in ants at one point. I understand this is the rainforest / jungle and Ricky says they spray for them, but the ants were definitely annoying. It would also be nice if more than two rolls of toilet paper were included and also hand/body soap for the sinks / shower. We had to take time to go shopping for these items. Even so, I'm sure we'll be back oneday!"
    Guest: Lisa Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 4, 2014
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  • Awesome Time!!!

    "What a great trip! The house was perfect, the fishing unbeleivable. Imagine the most attentive staff you have had at any hotel....your's is better! Liz makes the best guacamole and that along with pool after a long day of fishing is perfect. I should have taken only one extra pair of clothes, because every time i got back to the house, they were washed and folded in my closet! The Frenzy's boat crew: Cpt. Jose, 1st Mate Marcos & 2nd Mate Alonzo were great. They were fun, easy going and most importantly knew how to catch fish. They provided drinks and food throughout the day and the comfort of the Frenzy boat is second to none. Ours was a guys trip, but this is the only boat i would go back and take my entire family on. It is perfectly set up! We caught tons of sailfish and bunches of dorado. We even caught a sailfish on a fly rod! Can't wait to go back with my family!"
    Guest: Gus Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 8, 2014
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  • Perfect place for 2 or larger groups

    "My husband and I spent a week at Jungle Creek and loved every minute of it. The location was just right for us; far enough away from road noise and hustle & bustle yet close enough to be able to walk in the evening to a few restaurants/bars. The owners (Paula & Clark) live on site and offer a perfect balance between guest privacy and helpful advice. They offer an additional service of booking any day trips you may want to do, they use reputable companies and are able to negotiate good rates. This is very unusual for holiday rentals and the service was brilliant. We stayed in the room called Gekko which is an extremely large studio which was just perfect for us. It was very spacious, comfortable and clean. After about 3 days a cleaner cleaned the room and supplied fresh towels which was also unexpected for a rental. Overall we were extremely happy with our stay at Jungle Creek and the only negative point about our stay was that we had to leave. If we are ever in Costa Rica again, we would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Anna H. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 7, 2014
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  • Phenomenal Vacation at a spectacular location

    "We were a family of 8 travelling from Canada... 4 daughters aged 12 to 23, son-in-law and boyfriend, plus my wife and I. Everything about the trip was fantastic. The listing was not accurate....because the pictures don't do it justice! Unbelievable size, layout, comfort, etc. and what a view. The monkeys came by most days and the weather was perfect. Absolutely perfect. We were very comfortable with 8 people ...and there was room for more. Alex is excellent in his organizing of all our activities. We tried the horse back riding, repelling, national park tour and catamaran sail. All highly recommended. He organizes for pick up and drop off at the front door. Local restaurants were excellent too. Although cab drivers told us the walk to the beach was either "too long or too dangerous (due to traffic)", we walked it every day without problem. It was a great way to get some exercise after spending a day at the beach. Another thing Alex did was organize an on-site meal provided by a local chef (Kukula?). It was one of the best meals we have ever had, and we do a lot of travelling. We didn't rent a car, as the local grocery store was within walking distance, as were the restaurants, and we didn't mind the 20 minute walk to the beach. We flew to San Jose, and Alex organized the 2 1/2 trip for pick up and drop off at the end of the stay. The house was cleaned every day (we didn't realize that), and there are laundry facilities on site. We definitely over-packed. This is a flip flop and short/swim suit vacation. We didn't need to wear a sweater at any time during our stay. We will go back and I recommend this for families, couples, etc. The only caution I would have is for those with small children. The building code is no where near the restrictions that we have in Canada, and as such, the area around the main floor, infinity pool and stairs may be a safety hazard for small children. For adults, it adds to the beauty of this spectacular place! A+++++ and a 12 on a 1-10 scale. Truly spectatular."
    Guest: fish007 Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 26, 2014
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