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Monkeys! Birds! Close to the Beach and everything you want to do! Very Popular!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Casa Carolina is Manuel Antonio´s most exclusive vacation rental home. Perched on a hilltop with beautiful panoramic ocean views, Casa Carolina is without a doubt in a class of its own.

Every last detail in the design and decoration of Casa Carolina insures that your needs will be catered to during your stay.

The breathtaking sunsets from the infinity pool and fully equipped outside grill area will inspire you and take you to a new level of relaxation. Here, as well as from the balconies of three of our suites, you will enjoy the serene blue of the Pacific Ocean.

Frequently seen from the home are monkeys, parrots, ducks and many other species of birds.

Casa Carolina is 5-Star class with a down-to-earth welcoming feel as the services are brought to you. Casa Carolina features a concierge manager who can arrange adventure tour bookings, a day of sportfishing on the Frenzy, in-home massage and spa services, advanced grocery shopping and chef services.

Manuel Antonio offers an abundance of natural beauty and excitement, and Casa Carolina is your perfect home base for exploring what the area has to offer, including world-class sport fishing, eco-touring and extreme adventure activities as well as indulging in the high-class comforts of the home.

Come and experience all that Casa Carolina has to offer!

Keywords: House, Villa, Manuel Antonio, Quepos

More Details

Property Manager
Charlotte Walker
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018


El Cerro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , The master has a stunning 20 mile view across the bay!
    Ocean View - 2 queen , This bedroom as a deck outside to watch the sunset!
    Rainforest View - 2 queen , Wake up early to watch the howler monkeys in the rainforest!
    Chickee - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The Chickee apt has a stunning view of Manuel Antonio Area!
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. The Master Bedroom has a large covered porch frequently visited by monkeys! The Chickee apartment has a complete kitchen, a king bed as well as a living room with a fold out sofa. All bedrooms have excellent views.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Your concierge, Willy Jimenez, can arrange all aspects of your Costa Rica vacation including tours, shopping and transportation. Private chef services are available and reasonably priced. Casa Carolina is perfect for couples as well as families.


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average rating of 4.979592 based on 98 reviews
Mount Pleasant, SC

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Carolina lived up to, & exceeded, our every expectation!! We could not have asked for a better vacation for our first trip to Costa Rica and we will be back!

Jamie Walker, the owner of the Casa Carolina, spent about 30 minutes on the phone prior to our visit to walk us through what we could expect for the week. It was so nice of him to spend that time with us-we felt very prepared for the trip.

We then communicated with Willy Jimenez, who oversees the property in Quepos. One of the very best parts of the trip was Willy & his staff. They took care of every last detail of our trip with ease & kindness. We looked forward to seeing them everyday! Willy arranged things like transportation to & from the airport, our fishing trip on the Frenzy, vanilla farm tours, etc. He was outstanding! We also can't say enough about Lisabeth & Saul, who worked at the house everyday. They are two of the kindest people you will ever meet. Lisabeth washed our clothes each day, made beds, laid out fresh towels & kept the house spotless. Saul took care of us from sun up to sun down with grocery shopping, arranging our driver needs, setting up reservations....whatever we needed, he made it happen. Both Lisabeth & Saul cooked breakfast and dinner for us several times throughout the week. The rice and beans & veggies are to die for-we will miss that dish! We also loved our driver, Misael, who took us wherever we wanted to go & whenever we wanted to go. He was awesome. We also loved our airport transfer driver, William. We just can't say enough about the staff of Casa Carolina. Everyone of them was so kind, funny & easy to work with-we definitely made new friends!

Casa Carolina itself is incredible. It sits up high with a view of the Pacific that is just gorgeous. There is also a terrific view of the Pacific from the shower in the Chickee apartment...what a way to shower with the window open and that view! Swimming in the infinity pool also provided beautiful views of the Pacific We spent a lot of time in the pool, adults & kids-terrific! The monkeys arrive everyday & the wildlife watching is amazing!

The house is very well appointed, w/ comfortable beds, a well stocked kitchen, great dining & living area. One of the best parts of the house is the outdoor kitchen/dining area.

Bottom line, Casa Carolina is amazing-the house, the staff, the country, the views. We feel so lucky to have stayed there and experienced Pura Vida from Casa Carolina! Great location!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Tracy! I am glad to hear that you guys had a great stay at Casa Carolina. Thank you for the kind words in your review. I'll pass them along to Willy, Liz and Saul. They will be delighted to hear this. I remember telling you in our conversation that this will be the easiest vacation that you will ever have! I believe it turned out that way. I hope you will come back. The monkeys miss you! Jamie
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Amazing house, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The house is spectacular. We had a wedding there in April and it really is a perfect destination wedding location. With the layout of the house, both the inside and the outside can be utilized for different things with a ceremony on the deck, reception inside with the huge ceilings and space. Then dancing the night away around the outside bar and additional areas outside. The view is truly spectacular and only adds to the magical feel of this property. The house staff are super helpful and friendly and overall, I cannot recommend it enough!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you chose Casa Carolina for your destination wedding! From what I have heard it was a beautiful event with a spectacular sunset for your wedding photos! Our house staff had a wonderful time helping your local wedding planner prepare for the ceremony and reception. Thanks for the nice review. I'll pass it along to our staff. Jamie
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

One of our favorite vacations! The property is beautiful, and the staff was amazing!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the 5 Star review! We're glad you had a great time once again. I will pass along this review to our staff. They always love to read them! Jamie
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A Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Casa Carolina was first class in every aspect! Whether it was Willy's assistance with making reservations or recommendations on local attractions or good beach spots to Elizabeth's attention to every detail in the house seeing that everything was perfect to Saul's excellent chef skills, it was a trip of a lifetime for my family and I.

The house itself is amazing with plenty of room along with a great location in Quepos. Sitting out on the patio in the morning watching the fishing boats go out was one of my favorite things. It was peaceful in every way!

We cannnot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding stay at Casa Carolina!

  • 5 of 5

Family and I, (6 total), just returned from 5 days at Casa Carolina. The home is beautiful, indoors and out, and is very well appointed. Although we filled our days with various excursions, I would've been more than happy just staying in and enjoying Casa Carolina and the amazing views it offers of the Pacific and all of the local wildlife. During our stay, we enjoyed visits from Macaws, a Toucan, three types of monkeys (Howler, Capuchin, Squirrel), and even had a sloth on the property! The accommodations and the wildlife were certainly memorable, but the icing on the cake was the awesome duo of Saul and Liz! They were fantastic and took such great care of us. We've stayed in a lot of nice homes... this one is one that we'd definitely return to!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael thanks so much for your great 5 Star review of Casa Carolina! I am glad to hear that you had a chance to see the scarlet macaws. They really are beautiful. We are seeing them much more frequently now than even a few years back. Of course the monkeys are our usual visitors and can be quite entertaining! I'll pass along your kind comment to Saul and Liz. They sure do work hard to make sure that our guests have a great time! We do hope that you will choose Casa Carolina again for your vacation! Jamie Walker
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Amazing home- amazing people- amazing staff!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation! We had 6 teenagers and 6 adults- so much to do for everyone. Liz and Saul are amazing cooks and so much fun. Willy arranged everything perfectly for us- we will miss them!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marne thanks for the kind words! I'll pass them along to Liz, Saul and Willy. We appreciate you choosing Casa Carolina again for your vacation!
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Nearest Airport
152 Kilometres
San Jose (SJO)
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Manuel Antonio National Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Marina Pez Vela
Nearest Point of Interest
Casa Carolina
Car: not necessary

Many adventure tours are available including world class fishing, Rainforest Canopy Ziplining, Surfing, Bird Watching, and lots of visiting Monkeys!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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