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May Madness Half Price Sale!! Take a Break in Paradise Just Look at Our Reviews!

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedroom, 2 story villa, 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 8).

May Travelers!
After taxes ... school ending ....
Stiil kind of cold from winter?
Don't Get The Blues!
We Understand. We've got your back.
Take advantage of our May Half Price Sale!
(Don't koose your dates - only one group is booked at a time to protect your privacy).

Come stay in Paradise. You Deserve a Break! The Perfect Vacation Awaits You -
Choose an All Inclusive or Rental Only Package.

Family Vacationers & Other Enchanted Travelers:
Rental Only - Green Season Rates $215 per night
High Season Rates $230


Come enjoy complete privacy on our 222 acre rain forest property where you will find the perfect combination of natural wonders, adventure & relaxation, If it is just the two of you, few places are more romantic than this tropical setting!

The unique Rainforest Villa is located 1000 ft above Manual Antonio State Park. You are lifted up from the crowds & humidity into your own private tropical paradise. Choose tours from dozens of high adventure activities, or a sunset sail perhaps. At night you are lulled to sleep by a symphony of waterfalls that surround you.

Spend enticing nights under starry skies in the enchanting two story villa, surrounded by picturesque balconies and verandas. Immerse yourself in refreshing, secluded waterfalls encircled by forest-covered mountains that entangle the clouds. Hike trails that abound with astounding tropical flowers, birds, and butterflies. Relax all day at the beach. Picnic on a deck overlooking the lively Naranjo River.

And just for the moment .......
leave all the stress & chaos behind.

Also Check out our:
Honeymoon and All Inclusive Packages:
2 people/8 days/7 nights - $3700

Every aspect of your trip is completely customized. Additional (or fewer) days (or people), can be pro-rated. We can make adjustments for your schedule & budget.

The All Inclusive package includes:
Trail Guides, Tours, Chauffeur, Gourmet Chefs (with a separate kitchen near the villa), Masseuses, House Attendant, & a Photographer! The kitchen is stocked with your favorite & unlimited snacks, beverages, & alcohol of your choosing.

Please read our reviews to see for yourselves.

Don't Loose Your Special Week!
Book Your Perfect Tropical Getaway Today!!

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Except in Bedrooms...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Hotel


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Large room Calif King Blow-up mattresses for children avail....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Excellenct mattresses. Blow up mattresses avail also....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    1st floor 2 singles or 1 double avail. Also blow-up mattress...moreless

  • Two upstairs bedrooms, each with private balconies. The master has a California King sized bed and is set up with luxurious high quality linens for the All Inclusive packages. For group or family rentals, the second bedroom has a Queen sized bed and the downstairs bedroom has the option of 2 singles or a double bed. We also have blow-up mattress which can be placed wherever you choose....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • The bathroom have showers, not bathes. Hair blow dryers, fresh flowers, & linens are provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Dozens of waterfalls, one with 12 ft natural swimming pool. Naranjo River borders the property; fishing available. Fish ponds, hiking trails, hundreds of tropical flowers, fruit and palm trees. Totally private; Swim in the falls - no one is watching ........moreless


  • Books:

    tourist library...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    chess, checkers, cards, dominos, box games. game table...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    SKY TV - 30 selections...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Sky TV...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Nude Beach
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    1000 ft surrounded by beautiful foot hills and nestled in your own private rain forest....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    1000 ft above Manual Antonio State Park area. Less humidity....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    30 minutes from 5 different beautiful sheltered white sand beaches in Manual Antonio State Park and nearby Mantipalo....moreless

  • River:

    THe property is bordered by the Narajo River, a favorite for river rafters. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Your are removed from the chaos and heat below. You can relax in the utmost privacy in your personal wonderland....moreless

  • Water View:

    Distant ocean view. Property is also bordered by the Naranjo River....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Multiple Waterfalls and Fish Pond...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    One down stairs bedroom has air conditioning. The house is comfortable and pleasant, with light breezes here that blow-though the screened porches....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking:

    Garage port within gated property....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free Internet, , and laptop usage....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All quality lines and bedsheets provided. Beach towels provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Covered Car Port...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Indoor linens, as well as beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer / Dryer, good condition....moreless

  • Water Cooler


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove, large modern refrigerator, microwave, egg genie, Belgium waffle maker, sandwich maker, skillet, coffee maker, toaster, ice maker, ice bucket, & citrus juicer. ...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Balcony:

    Both upstairs bedrooms have both private balconies with views....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Mountain biking and bicycle tours available....moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Sail boats, Catamaran sailing, and fishing boats tours available. The Mangrove Boat tour also has a covered boat that goes into the Mangroves...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There are screened porches all the way around the villa. There is a picnic deck by the large falls....moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    Available nearby. Los Suenos Golf Course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available on tours, Ocean or Mangrove....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered rancho over looking lovely fish ponds and forest....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Trpoical flower and fruit tree gardens throughout the property...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a BBQon the porch, right of the main dining room....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Courts available nearby, plus professional tennis instructor...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Provided on tours, such as surf-boarding, diving or snorkling....moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    We do not have a conventional pool, however we do have a large 'natural jacuzzi' swimming pool. One of our many waterfalls (this is 60 ft), spill into this pool. It is sheltered in a private lagoon....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
from 66 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Apr 26 - Apr 27, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,400 $6,700

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

May Specials
May 1 - May 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$700 $2,500
Nightly Rate
May 3 - May 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$700 $2,500
May Specials
May 7 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$700 $2,500
Green Season
Jun 1 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,400 $5,000
Christmas & New Years Weeks
Dec 22 - Jan 3, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,400 $6,700

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One Time cleaning fee $25
  • Tax Rate 13%


Parties over 6 people will be charged an additional $7.00 per day, per person.

50% to hold booking.

50% due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
30 minutes
14 Miles
Nearest Beach
35 minutes

Car: Necessary

Waterfall Rappelling, Zip-Lining, ATV Tours, Mountain Biking, Vanilla Farm, Botanical Gardens, Jet Skiing, Snorkeling, Mangrove Boat Tours, Rainforest Tours, Catamaran Sailing, Sunset Sails, Weddings


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: The magical, privately owned property is rented out to Luz de Alba (Light of Dawn). It is Costa Rican company who employ local help, including fabulous chefs from the area who cook mouth watering tropical delicateness customized personally for you alone. They are involved in various local projects to help protect and promote the Rain Forest.

Why the Owner Chose El Cerro, Quepos, Costa Rica:
It is the closest places to Paradise. Only a few hours flight from US. Out of the hurricane zone. English is widely spoken. The property is conveniently located within a half hour of town, the Park, the beaches, and the airport. CR is only 9 degrees from the equator. The property is normally 10 cooler than in town, so most couples find it really refreshing at the end of a hot day. Heat and humidity can sometimes range in the 90's down below.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Your own private rainforest - like having a National Park without the tourists. One of the most varied collections of tropical flowers as you will see in one place. Your absolute privacy is guaranteed.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Soul Mates

    Soul Mates

  • Pink Hibiscus

    Pink Hibiscus

  • Master Bedroom Suite with private balcony and view.

    Master Bedroom Suite with private balcony and view.

  • Red Ginger Plant

    Red Ginger Plant

  • Light of Dawn Rain Forest Villa.

    Light of Dawn Rain Forest Villa.

  • Pathway through the Rain Forest to the Falls

    Pathway through the Rain Forest to the Falls

  • Hanging 'Sexy Pink' Heliconia

    Hanging 'Sexy Pink' Heliconia

  • Well certainly I'm real!

    Well certainly I'm real!

  • You are in your own private rain forest

    You are in your own private rain forest

  • Three month old orphaned baby anteater

    Three month old orphaned baby anteater

  • Baby Anteater and his new found friend

    Baby Anteater and his new found friend

  • Lily of the Sea

    Lily of the Sea

  • Dozens of waterfalls, all sizes

    Dozens of waterfalls, all sizes

  • The famous nearby Manual Antonio beaches.

    The famous nearby Manual Antonio beaches.

  • Sunset Sail Anyone?

    Sunset Sail Anyone?

VRBO #270276

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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