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Hidden Oasis with Pool, Close to Beach, Restaurants & Stores

Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • House2600 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6, + 2 on fold-down)

Perfect for families, vacationing friends, or a romantic getaway.

Luxurious open concept 2 story house with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, its own private pool, large decks and patios, 20 foot interior ceilings in the main living and dining area, full kitchen, laundry service available upon request and large windows looking into the garden and jungle. It comfortably sleeps 6 and up to 8. Designed to ensure maximum privacy in each bedroom – perfect for friends or parents who can take the master bedroom with a private bath and patio on the main floor while the kids play in their own bedrooms upstairs.

Casa Bosque Verde is equipped for everyday living, cooking, indoor-outdoor dining, and sleeping. Including: stereo, 4 televisions, a gas BBQ, and telephone service. The private pool has 3 levels of decking surrounding it with a cozy clamshell style lounger & plenty of deck chairs. Also, Wi-Fi Internet for your laptop or mobile device. Has secure parking inside the gate with an on-site, friendly caretaker. Concierge services are also available.

Walk to restaurants, beaches, bars, cafe, grocery store. Taxi & bus stands are at the end of our street

This home is in a very central location. Once at the house you can walk to restaurants, grocery store, cafe, sunset bars, and the beach. The beach is a 25 minute walk to the surfing end of the largest beach. There are bus stops and taxi stands at the end of our road and to the right. The taxi or bus ride to the National Park and the other end of the beach is just a couple minutes. The bus stops every 20 minutes. Casa Bosque Verde is located in a typical Costa Rican neighborhood with a mix of different style homes and income levels. Don't just visit Costa Rica.......Experience it!

Property Manager

Kirk Wallace

Member Since 2007
Response rate:
Response time:
within two days
Calendar last updated:
Feb 12, 2018
Why Kirk Wallace chose Manuel Antonio

This vacation home is very spacious, has a modern design, a private pool, and looks out into the jungle. We bought it as a quiet getaway from the bustle of the city. But it is a place close enough to walk to the beach, restaurants, bars, and other amenities.

What makes this House unique

PRIVACY, PRIVACY, PRIVACY! If you're looking for a unique, comfortable house to experience Costa Rica, then Casa Bosque Verde is the house for YOU. Get Away........Home. Pura Vida!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon
      • Upper King Bedroom
        1 king
      • Upper Twin Bedroom
        2 twin/ single
      • The Master Bedroom has its own full bathroom and an additional sofa bed/couch. The upper bedrooms are at opposite end of the house and thus creates privacy in each bedroom. Each bedroom has Cable TV and Air Conditioning.


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Master Bathroom
        toilet, shower
      • Upper Bathroom
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Lower Bathroom

        Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
            The beach is only a 10 minute taxi ride or a 30-35 minute walk away from Casa Bosque Verde. Enjoy a myriad of beachside activities or enjoy a fresh seafood meal at one of the area restaurants.
          • Village
            Manuel Antonio is a small coastal town. Although it is small, there is plenty to do and to see. Restaurants, shops and stores abound here, as well as in the neighboring town of Quepos.


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Parking
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Each bedroom has it's own remote controlled unit, as well as a large remote controlled unit in the main living are.
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Laundry service is available, but guests do not have access to the laundry area. Our housekeeper, Lucy, will be happy to do your laundry for a small charge. $5 per load
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Parking in Driveway behind Secure Locked Gate
                      • Safe
                      • Security System
                      • Shampoo
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                        We have a VOIP dedicated free call line to Canada and US, and a local telephone line.
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        Laundry service is available, but guests do not have access to the laundry area. Our housekeeper, Lucy, will be happy to do your laundry for a small charge. $5 per load
                      • Wireless Internet
                        Wireless Internet for your Laptop, phones, and tablets


                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Catering Available
                            A Cook can be provided upon Request for an extra charge.
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Blender
                          • Kitchen
                            Fridge, Stove & Oven, Microwave, Blender, and full arrangement of kitchen utensils.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                6 place Dining table inside the main living area, as well as an additional 6 place Dining table outside on the deck.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                    A small guest built assortment.
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                    Small assortment of board games & dominos.
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Cable in each bedroom and the Living Room
                                  • Stereo
                                    Modern, Bluetooth enabled CD/Radio unit
                                  • Television
                                    Flat screen units are in each bedroom as well as the main living area.
                                  • Video Library
                                    An assortment of various subject DVDs are located in the main living area for your enjoyment, including some specifically for children.


                                      • Balcony
                                        Private balcony with bistro seating on upstairs bedroom
                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Beach Towels
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        (3 sides/levels) Sunning Deck around pool Also a walkout patio with seating on the Master bedroom.
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        Deck/lanai off living room has a roof
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Entire property is surrounded by tropical trees and plants, for a private feel
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Patio
                                      • Terrace
                                      • Wood Deck


                                          • alternative lifestyle
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Private Pool
                                                Very Private Pool with Privacy Fencing.

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Concierge
                                                  • Staff


                                                      • health/beauty spa
                                                      • marina
                                                      • nude beach
                                                      • rain forests
                                                      • reefs
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • volcano
                                                      • waterfalls

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • shelling
                                                          • beachcombing
                                                          • boating
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking
                                                          • whale watching
                                                          • wildlife viewing

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • jet skiing
                                                                  • kayaking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • parasailing
                                                                  • rafting
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                                  • surfing
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • whitewater rafting
                                                                  • wind-surfing


                                                                      • Maid service every other day and on-call concierge are provided. On-site caretaker provides security. Parking for cars behind a locked gate.

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                        39 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Lovely house with lots of great comfortable amenities

                                                                        Jennifer S.

                                                                        I took off one star because of the debacle that occurred upon our arrival. I rented this place and received confirmation and reminders through HomeAway, but with the WRONG CONTACT INFORMATION! I checked in with Elizabeth, the supposed local contact, as requested, the night before our arrival, then several times on the drive from San Jose, never receiving any response. When we got to Casa Bosque Verde, Antonio the caretaker had no idea we were coming! Nicole, the actual contact and designated concierge, also had no idea we were coming! To the owner/manager, please make sure that all contact information is updated. It is a lousy experience to show up after 10 hours of travel, knowing that the place is paid for, only to be told that the pertinent parties don't have your reservation!

                                                                        Once we got that taken care of everything at this place was lovely. Antonio is indispensable to have on the property. He resides in a small carriage house on the street side of the house, all of it within a walled lot. He took good care of everything that we needed. We did not need much. Nicole arranged several activities for us and all were great. The house and the grounds were so pretty and welcoming: bigger and better in real life than in the photos.

                                                                        The house is well-situated, a 30 minute walk to the beaches, or a much quicker taxi ride. The main road is busy and narrow with not much shoulder, so be careful if you choose to walk. There is a supermarket at the end of the block for all of your needs. The weather was hot when we were there, so the A/C in the bedrooms was very welcome. The kitchen is moderately well-stocked and the beds very comfy! The whole place is spotless (thank you Lucy!).

                                                                        Be aware that much of this beachfront hilly community has iffy plumbing, so it's requested that nothing is flushed down the toilets besides human waste--NO TOILET PAPER IN THE TOILETS! It's no big deal, but some people may be squeamish about that request. If you have little kids, be aware that the mezzanine and staircase have very wide spaces between the balusters and railings, big enough for an adult to fall through--you will have to be very vigilant, which is not so relaxing.

                                                                        We had a great time here!

                                                                        Warm welcoming getaway

                                                                        Laurie F.

                                                                        We really enjoyed our stay at Casa Bosque Verde with grandparents, mom & dad, and two kids (ages 5 and 2.5). Best part, by far, is the pool in the backyard. The pool and back patio are very private. We woke to the first light every morning and roosters who were up before then! The proximity to the supermarket (Super Joseth) was great, as we walked down almost every day for additional snacks or breakfast items. Several restaurants, beaches, and shops close by. With the little kids, we did take cabs a fair amount. The house is not ideal for toddlers (openings on the 2nd level, staircase has a drop-off at the middle), but fine for kids probably 4+. Even our 2.5 year old was okay, but it did require an extra-watchful eye. Great hospitality by all and we enjoyed backyard monkey visits two separate days!

                                                                        Great house, Great location

                                                                        Ben D.

                                                                        Our family of 4 stayed in Casa Bosque Verde in August 2017. We really enjoyed the home. The house is in a perfect location, half way between Manual Antonio and Quepos. We did not rent a car. The home was very close to great restaurants, markets, and public transportation. Os was very helpful with any questions and checked in on us from time to time via text. The house was very spacious and clean. The pool was great, plus we had several monkey visitors. We can't wait to go back.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        AWESOME! We're glad your family enjoyed your stay at Casa Bosque Verde, you're now part of our extended worldwide family! Thank you for choosing our little piece of paradise, and we would love to be your vacation destination in the future. Book your dates soon, they go quickly! :0) Safe travels my friends, Pura Vida!

                                                                        Jungle setting in a modern comfortable home

                                                                        gina l.

                                                                        We just spend 4 days and 3 night at the Casa Bosque Verde. Don Antonio and Os were a pleasure to deal with and took great care of us. Very attentive and nice. We really enjoyed getting to know Don Antonio and he was always there to help us with the doors and any questions we had! Os was super helpful finding out information for tours before we even got there and giving us some recommendations for places to eat and beaches to visit.

                                                                        The transaction was smooth ad easy as well as the booking.

                                                                        The house is really comfortable and we had everything we could ever think of needing. Clean and very modern. we enjoyed the porch and the hammock. It was so nice to lay in it in the evening or early in the morning and just listen to the sounds of nature that surround the house.

                                                                        It was a short 5 minute drive to the Espadilla Beach and we had a wonderful time. Beautiful beach too. We even found some games in the house and had an intense game of Monopoly followed by some dominoes!

                                                                        Thank you so much again for a wonderful stay. We thoroughly enjoyed it! Pura Vida!

                                                                        wonderful home

                                                                        Carolyn B.

                                                                        We had a wonderful time in Manuel Antonio. The home was very comfortable and we loved the location. We were in the middle of a neighborhood so we really felt like we experienced Costa Rica like a native. The grocery store is right down the street so buying food to bring home was easy. Os was great in setting up tours and guides and we really enjoyed our activities and excursions. Antonio was so kind in making sure we were taken care of in the home. We saw many monkeys and animals in the yard and had fun in the pool. There were lots of bugs but we expected that so it was fine. We rented a car for our family of five and liked that we parked behind a locked gate. We also walked a lot and used local transportation which was super easy. I would highly recommend this property.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Sounds lke your vacation was a hit! (minus the bugs) - LOL That's one of the two things we can't control, bugs & weather. But aside from those, we continualy strive to make your vacation destination as comfortable, carefree and relaxing as possible. From the furniture to the soaps we supply, everything is prepared with YOU in mind. Please consider Casa Bosque Verde for your future vacation plans. We thank you choosing to stay with us & we hope to serve your vacation needs again. Safe Travels!


                                                                        JaimeColumbus, GA

                                                                        Casa Bosque Verde is truly a gem. The property is a serene place that makes it easy to connect with family, relax and get into the beautiful and contagious spirit of Costa Rica, specifically Manual Antonio. The house is pristine and offers lush scenery and modern amenities. The Casa Bosque Verde Team to include, Os and Antonio were extremely accommodating and kind during our stay. The location of the property can't be beat. It's an easy walk to the grocery store and close to all the highlights in M.A. (our favorite was Playa Biensanz). Our flight was canceled on Wednesday and there we found ourselves, with our twin three-year old boys, back in the car and returning to M.A. We absolutely loved our stay at Casa Bosque Verde and highly recommend it.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Bosque Verde & we truly appreciate your outstanding review. Your family is now a part of our extended, worldwide family & we welcome your return. So consider our home, your home. We would love to have the opportunity to serve you again, in the future. Pura Vida!


                                                                        Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica

                                                                        Beaches Restaurants & Bars all within close walking distance; various tours such as zip line, waterfall, kayaking, white water rafting, fishing, sunset sailing

                                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Additional Guest Fee

                                                                        Rates are for 6 persons. Additional persons beyond 6 people are $50 per night per person. Rates may change at the owner's discretion. A $500 refundable damage deposit is required upon arrival. Please see our website for other policies.

                                                                        39 Reviews
                                                                        Wonderful 4.8/5
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