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The Bali House on the Beach, the Best Location by Far!

Lily

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Lily

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2015
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The Bali House on the Beach, the Best Location by Far!

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Manuel Antonio Estate Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms + Convertible beds, 7 Baths, (Sleeps 15+ or 21 with guest house)

Welcome to Bali Village, where the rain forest meets the beach in beautiful Manuel Antonio! The Bali House is a 5 bedroom 7 bath Balinese Villa nestled into the rain forest just steps away from the beach. This exotic tropical villa is one of four rental homes on a 45-acre rainforest parcel bordering one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Our location is perfect for guests who love the beach and want to maximize their beach time. Most rental homes in Manuel Antonio are perched high in the hills and their guests must drive or walk down steep hills to reach public beach access areas. At the Bali House, you are at the beach. You simply walk down our garden path and you are at private section of the beach in 1 minute! Come and enjoy our exotic hideaway in the most desirable location that Manuel Antonio has to offer - in the rain forest, yet on the beach.

Bali Village is comprised of a cluster of exclusive homes that represent the ONLY community residence directly on Playa Espadilla (the main beach in Manuel Antonio). Guests may rent the 5 bedroom house, a 4 bedroom house or a 3 bedroom guest house. Some guests of course chose to rent two or more homes at one time (see our other listings).

About The Bali House: The Bali House was designed by Balinese architect Ketut Arthana. Arthana is internationally recognized for his insightful work in designing luxury residences, tropical resorts and spas throughout Asia, Hawaii, North America and Europe including the elegant Puri Woolandari hotel in Bali, one of the Small Leading Hotels of the World. The villa was initially designed and framed in Bali from Indonesian ironwood. It was disassembled and shipped to Costa Rica along with all the furnishings and finishes and it was carefully reconstructed by a team of Balinese craftsmen.

Villa Staff: The Bali House is staffed by a manager/concierge, housekeeping, gardener, daily pool service, and maintenance staff. Your Concierge will be happy to arrange transportation from the International Airport to the house, reserve tours, hire a private chef, a masseuse, or anything else you need during your stay.

More Details
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lily (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2015

About Lily

The Bali house is owned and operated by local Costa Ricans with a little help from a lucky Gringo from Philadelphia. While Odillie is the grande dame who sets the style and handles the staff, Peter is the property manager who handles the bookings. Odillie and Peter were married in April 2013. They intend to build more such beautiful homes elsewhere on the property. Akira Reserve has 45 acres, more than enough for some special homes, should you be interested in joining them!!

Lily purchased this estate in 2005

Why Lily chose Manuel Antonio

The owner's chose Manuel Antonio because of it's natural beauty and for the National Park. There are many amenities and adventure tours available in this area of Costa Rica. Odillie loves the monkeys and Peter loves the restaurants.

What makes this estate unique

Odillie and Peter fell in love at the Bali house so they're a bit biased, but in truth, they find the density of the jungle and the proximity of the ocean waves to be utter magic. Whether eating mangos off the patio deck, walking up the driveway to Raphael's Terrazas for a spectacular tuna salad or simply strolling down the beach with a refreshing coconut drink, Odillie and Peter find there is always something to do that is pleasant, healthy and attractive.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 62 traveler reviews

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The Bali House on the Beach, the Best Location by Far!
average rating of 4.983871 based on 62 reviews
5

AMAZING, RELAXING !!!

  • 5 of 5

Myself along with 13 ladies went down to costa rica for a Bach/babe vacation. Where to even start it was AMAZING!!! The staff were amazing Fernando his wife and daughter were like family to us. The food was prepared by the family and was just delish. We had monkey's come to the house everyday which really made us feel like we were in the jungle. The beach is about a 3 min walk through the trees (which was cool) with our own entrance. Beautiful Beautiful sunsets. Fernando organized our excursions which made it simple and stress free. For any younger folk wanting to go there are great bars in town with live music. It was also a great place to relax all of the ladies loved the experience and we would 100% recommend this place to a family/couple/group of friends.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5

Excellent House, Beautiful Beach and Grounds

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 (7 adults and 3 children) have just completed a memorable 12 day vacation at the Bali House on the Akira Reserve. The house exceeded our expectations. Having the rain forest vegetation close to the house and deck keeps you close to nature. We had several visits from the entertaining capuchin and squirrel monkeys and saw two sloths in the trees along the path. A special thank you to Fernando and his staff for taking care of our every need. Everything from buying groceries, arranging car rental and preparing meals to booking excursions was handled efficiently and promptly. All of us have many happy memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

BEAUTIFUL HOME, PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 10 adults had the pleasure of enjoying the Bali House in February 2015. We enjoyed the home so much we cancelled some of our excursions just so we could spend more time on the beach, which has private access from the Bali House and enjoy the monkeys that visited us everyday. I highly recommend and will definitely return next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Our families will be coming back here again for sure. Great place to stay!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Dahlonega, GA
5

Amazing Property, Beautiful home and beach, Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a wonderful week at this home. 7 adults, 3 children, 1 infant.

The process of renting was well done by Peter.

The staff did a fine job supporting us and providing our needs.

Fernando was great. He and Iliana provided most of our meals. Maria provided clear communication in the last days leading up to our visit.

Great wildlife encounters on the property.

Premium beach access.

All in all a wonderful experience. Thanks to Peter and the entire team.

Already planning 2016.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

rainforest and beach!

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations are comfortable and beautiful, and the property combines a true rainforest setting with great beach access.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

El Avion
"Try the Jumbo Shrimp and Garlic sauce. My wife and I usually split it as the meal is large ..."
Cafe Milagro
"Great place for a coffee milkshake !! Breakfast is nice too."
Raphael's Terreza
"The Tuna Salad is the best in town. The best time to eat there is Lunch time as the prices ..."
Restaurante Barba Roja
"fun place for a young crowd, nice bar atmosphere at night."
Balu's Bar and Restaurant
"awesome place for sunsets, decent but not great food, good drinks of all types....atmosphere..."
Car: not necessary

Weekly farmers market in Quepos along the waterfront every Friday night and Saturday morning.

Other Activities: ATV Tour to a waterfall, Horseback riding on the beach, InShore and Offshore fishing, Rainforest Canopy Zip-line Tours, National Park Tour, Spice Farm Tour, White Water Rafting, Waverunner tour along the coastline, Sunset Sails

Golf: Nearest golfing is one hour away by car

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Rates & Availability

From $8,500 Per week

Manuel Antonio Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$10,000
 
 
XMAS Week
Dec 19 2015 - Dec 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$17,000
 
 
High Season
Jan 2 2016 - Aug 20 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$9,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$8,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes IMPORTANT: A phone call must be placed to the property manager prior to sending a deposit.
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Amenities

Manuel Antonio Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Outdoor Shower as well as indoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
  • Bathrooms feature black granite counters, handmade copper washbasins, cabinetry of merbau, coconut and binkerai woods, custom wardrobes, and Italian marble walls and flooring. In bedrooms 1, 2, and 3 you will find find handmade copper sinks and soaking tubs enclosed in solid teak cabinetry. The bathrooms in bedrooms 4 and 5 feature jetted whirlpool tubs with modern sinks and fixtures.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite features a Super-King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • Each bedroom suite has private keyed entrance, air conditioning, king-size bed, desk (or love seat), upscale bathroom, and deck.
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Ocean views, jungle views, private estate, ceiling fans in all rooms, air conditioning and king beds in all bedroom suites, tropical garden with nature trail, tropical fruit trees like mango, papaya, banana and coconut; privacy fence, full kitchen, lighted lotus pond with connecting ironwood crossover bridges, sliding glass window-walls in all rooms, black granite kitchen counter tops and central work island with solid teak cabinetry, Large BBQ grill, wine refrigerator, 3 outside showers, custom wardrobes, massage table for at home spa treatments, Bose/iPod docking station with speakers for poolside music, hammocks, beach chairs, boogie boards, beach bags, housekeeper, gardener, daily pool cleaning, and full time Concierge/Manager who can hire a personal chef, arrange tours and transportation, and take care of all of the details.

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