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Ocean view home centrally located in Manuel Antonio

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Casa Kaylen is an ocean view home located in the heart of Manuel Antonio. The location couldn't be more convenient! It's within walking distance to the beaches, ATMS, the best restaurants/bars, spas, and shopping. A car is not necessary to get around. Taxis can be hailed on the street or dispatched to the house. The public bus service is inexpensive and very reliable. Just check out the reviews from VRBO customers as well as the Guestbook comments from property manager. Just keep scrolling down on reviews and it's right after manager info. These are reviews left by non-VRBO guests.

Built for the tropical climate of Manuel Antonio, the house features high ceilings, screened in windows for cross ventilation and ceiling fans throughout. It is equipped with a monitored security system (alarm) as well as a large safe for valuables.

There is a bedroom area with a king size bed, and in the living room, a futon which converts into a full size bed, a bathroom and a kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with a gas stove/oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave oven, toaster and blender.

The front terrace is ideal for taking in the ocean view, observing wildlife, practicing yoga, reading or just relaxing. The house may accommodate up to four people but is ideally suited for two. Wireless internet, local telephone usage, towels and linens are provided.

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Property Manager
Rebecca Wells
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Rebecca was an extremely gracious host and Casa Kaylen was perfect. Breezy and cool, plenty of space, close to everything we needed for the trip and each beach. Even the futon couch was comfortable. We used the local buses or walked almost everywhere we went. Right from the beginning Rebecca went above and beyond, helping us make travel arrangements with the buses and she was very flexible with our arrival and departure. She even had a bowl of delicious fruit, water, coffee and other necessities - far more than I ever expected. She was very welcoming and attentive. Thank you again Rebecca for sharing your slice of paradise!
Dec 2015
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Manuel Antonio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 full bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
There is a monitored security alarm system and a safe. A cooler, folding beach chairs and beach umbrella are available for guests.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Ocean view home centrally located in Manuel Antonio
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 33 reviews

Would recommend

  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful. Loved sitting on the deck in the morning viewing the Ocean and watching the monkeys play in the trees. Rebecca had provided beach chairs, a beach umbrella, lots of to wells, a bag of coffee, and so much more. House was decorated tastefully and in a great location. Also Rebecca would go out of her way to show or help you see or do anything in the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hemet, CA USA

Awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. A secluded little bungalow tucked into the jungle. The view is amazing, just as the pictures show. We saw three different kinds of monkeys (a few with babies!), sloths, beautiful butterflies, iguanas, little animals and so many kinds of birds, while just sitting on the porch. Liked having the bank and a little store within walking distance. The house has everything you need-even a shower that looks out into the jungle-very cool. We always felt safe leaving our things when we went out because of the security provided. Rebecca was so helpful and provided great directions to local beaches and sites, as well as related costs for parking and taxis. I couldn't have imaged a better place to stay. It's quite magical!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this typical Tico bungalow. The view is beautiful. We could see so much vegetation and the ocean. The yard is lovely and filled with animals. We went to sleep and woke up to the sounds of birds. We even saw a sloth just down the road. The outdoor shower is great for rinsing off sandy feet. The house was clean and met our needs. It looks like the pictures posted. We had to get comfortable with the lack of glass windows however having the screens provided wonderful breezes and made us feel part of the landscape. The bed is comfortable and the kitchen has everything we needed. There are plenty of towels and two beach chairs. The house is secure with an alarm, safe and good lighting. The internet would go on and off which required us to keep resetting it. Our host Rebecca is wonderful. She has a full book with the house information and local tours and activities. She arranged several guided tours at the National Forest and Butterfly Garden. She told us the best place to park for the beach and where to eat. The house is centrally located and stores, restaurants and pharmacy are within walking distance. This is also a draw back since the road is very noisy and traffic continued until about 10 pm as well as the music at the bar across the street. We learned to adjust. Costa Rica is a beautiful country. We really enjoyed our visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Like everyone else said, this was a wonderful place to stay! Great location, clean, friendly and helpful owners, secure, private and equipped with everything you'd need. We loved watching the squirrel monkeys right outside the house playing in the mango tree :) Just what we were looking for!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jamie for being such excellent guests and treating the house as if it were your own. You are welcome back anytime.
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Great place and great people!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my boyfriend stayed at Casa Kaylen for 3 nights in July/August. We really had a great time! The house was very well equipped (kitchen well equipped, lots of towels, fans, beach stuff like cooler and chairs...). The place was also really well secured. We didn't have to worry about anything when we left the place.

Rebecca was also a gem! She told us what to look out for at the beach and at the park, which restaurant she recommended, etc.

The house itself was really well place (5min by car to the beach and park, walking distance to a small market, cafes, restaurants, etc.).

Rebecca and her husband also helped us out during our stay because we unfortunately lost our rental car keys in the park... What a nightmare. They gave us a ride back to the house and help us out since the house keys were in the car.

They were great!!! The place was great, the view was great and Rebecca and her husband were great also!

I recommended Casa Kaylen without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore, MD

Fantastic Bungalow in Manuel Antonio!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I booked at 3 night stay at Casa Kaylen, for our Manuel Antonio portion of our Costa Rica trip. Luckily, we were able to add an extra night on to our trip, and arrived a day early! Best decision ever! We loved the bungalow, it suited our needs perfectly. The house is very charming, inside and out...the photos are true to life. The grounds are gorgeous and the bungalow has a great open design, and is nicely decorated, perfect touches as far as furnishings and artwork.... with everything you'd need for a nice vacation in paradise. We really enjoyed the charm of the bungalow, as well as the beautiful tropical grounds (such amazing plants! like from a dr seuss book!) and the view of the ocean. The house was very secure, as others have will not be worried about your valuables and electronics if you lock up accordingly! There are two beaches about a 20-30 minute walk from the house...very hilly, as is everything in MA, but doable for able-bodied people. Only a short walk to restaurants, cafes, a bank and a mini-grocery store....the house is perfectly located. Monkeys occasionally visit in the trees, which is very fun! Some car/truck traffic noise from the nearby was noted in a previous review, but it was just louder than I was expecting! Overall, we had a great stay and a fantastic vacation! The only thing it lacks would be a hammock (or a hot tub) on the deck overlooking the forest and ocean! Just a super place, great memories, felt like we had our own little slice of paradise. Thank you!!

Would definitely recommend this place for couples or a very small family of 3, 4 would be tight. I highly recommend taking advantage of the kitchen facilities in the house, and maybe stock up on breakfast/lunch supplies, as the restaurants/cafes in MA are VERY expensive!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

The house is centrally located in Manuel Antonio within walking distance to the best restaurants and bars, banks, gift shops, convenience and grocery stores. Don't miss out on daily sunset happy hour (4-6 pm) to take in breathtaking sunsets. Locals and tourists alike gather at Agua Azul, El Barba Roja, and Salsipuedes. Enjoy live blues at Salipuedes every Monday from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Live music jams featured every Friday at Mango Moon Hotel from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.

Drop in to Emilio's Cafe for your morning cup of joe and in the evenings (Thursday - Saturday) check out the live entertainment... jazz, latin, acoustic, Flamenco, Tango and even Belly Dancers once in awhile.

Or treat yourself to some pampering at the Raindrop Spa...wonderful!


Rates & Availability

Manuel Antonio House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $20

Christmas-New Years and Easter Week: $105 per night - 3 night stay minimum

Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m.
When available, a later check out, or earlier check in time can be arranged. I am happy to do so at no extra charge. Please ask ahead of time for availability.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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