Manuel Antonio Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Well appointed one bedroom apt. sleeping 2 and 3. Pool and Laundry
Well-appointed apartment in natural rainforest setting where monkeys can be seen almost everyday on the balcony of the apt. and around the pool area. View of the ocean and a short walk to one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. Located on the central pacific coast of Costa Rica. We can set you up with extraordinary breathtaking tours, ie: river-rafting, canopy zip lines, waterfall repelling, surfing and fishing. It's all here. We have the flora and fauna of paradise.
Nearby National Park: Manuel Antonio National Park is a gem among Costa Rica's nature reserves and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Costa Rica. A lush blanket of tropical green spills headlong onto several hidden and incredibly beautiful, jungle-lined beaches. There are White Faced Monkeys within this magnificent dream-scape. You may catch glimpse of whimsical monkeys, loud and colorful parrots, giant toucans, three-toed sloths, and a whole host of rare plant and animal species that inspire and overwhelm the senses. The birding opportunities are nothing short of fantastic with more than 350 species spotted in the park's small boundaries. Easy walking trails take in sweeping vistas of Costa Rica's dramatic coastline and meander through primary rainforest with over 300 species of trees.
Punta Serrucho in Manuel Antonio National Park
Secluded beaches and unworldly vistas create a special sanctuary to rest the soul. One can sit quietly, shrouded in magnificence.
More about Quepos: Tourism is now the area's leading employer as Quepos evolves from its banana growing roots into a premier holiday destination. After the demise of the Quepoa Indians in the late 1800's, vast banana plantations were developed throughout the region. Bananas were shipped to world markets across the docks that now service the sport-fishing fleet. In the 1980's bananas lost out to heartier African palms and their high quality palm oil. As Quepos diminished in importance as a banana port, it renewed itself as an ecotourism and sport-fishing destination. World travelers are discovering the area, with many visitors purchasing homes and returning each year to enjoy the relaxing village lifestyle and natural beauty of nearby Manuel Antonio.
Some Costa Rica Stats: Country Capital: San Jose
Area: 51,000 square kilometers, 19,652 square miles
Location: Located in the Central American Isthmus, immediately north of Panama, with ports in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and 153 highway miles between them.
Political Environment: Traditional and stable democracy, with elections held every four years. Army abolished in 1949. Stable political and economic environments. Lowest risk rating in Latin America. Business environment and legal framework open to foreign investment. No limitation on foreign control of corporations and ownership of property.
Population: 3.6 million
Density: 183 inhabitants per square mile (70.5 inhabitants per square kilometer)
Major metropolitan center: San Jose (1 Million)
Main Exports: Total goods: $6.6 billion. Electronic components, textiles, bananas, coffee, pineapples, foliage and ornamentals, fish and seafood, sugar, processed foods.
Major revenue generator: Electronic circuits and micro-structur
- Events Allowed
- Low Allergen Environment
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- not suitable for children
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
We couldn't have imagined our vacation would be so wonderful. The stay at El Paseo del Mar was so comfortable, living in the rainforest with all the ammenities and conveniences and seeing the monkeys play by the pool evryday. The staff was so helpful and they took care of our needs as far as any tours we requested. We have already made plans to return next year. We named the monkeys so we have to return to see how they are doing.
I have been living in Costa Rica for twenty years now and I am a wildlife artist and did some rain forest tour guiding for a while. I lived in a remote part of the rain forest for twelve years before building my apartments here at the beach near the national park.
This place is only 8 years old and the location is so perfect because when you are at the beach you usually have quite a walk to get back up the hill to where most of the hotels and rentals are located, but we are situated between the main part of Manuel Antonio with all the restaurants. shopping and the beach. So less walking because you are staying between the two and all the while living on the edge of a jungle with all the monkeys that pass almost daily and stop to visit us here by the pool.
A small quaint operation that makes you feel relaxed and comfortable for an enjoyable vacation.