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BIRD/BUTTERFLY/MONKEYS GALORE. HUGE POOL WITH SLIDE AND SWIM LANE

Heather Burt

Advertiser since: 2008
Call Manager
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Heather Burt

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2014
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BIRD/BUTTERFLY/MONKEYS GALORE. HUGE POOL WITH SLIDE AND SWIM LANE

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Special Offer! FREE Breakfast* January 6 - April 30

Manuel Antonio House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4/5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-16)

Brand new for June-Aug 2014!! The Family Jungle House now has a local chef with fantastic food and great deals!! $30 for breakfast for up to 12 people and $100 for dinner for up to 12 people!! Exclusive, only for the Family Jungle House and these prices include food cost! Roxana does not cook anywhere else and you will NOT find this deal anywhere else in Manuel Antonio. There are some restrictions: service is only Mon-Fri, only certain meals are prepared, the food is all local Costa Rican cuisine, and the meals are only served at certain times. There are no subsitutions and only one main course may be selected! Only here at the Family Jungle House!! I dare you to find another deal this good in Manuel Antonio!

This open air style house is situated on a hilltop surrounded by over an acre of tropical gardens and peaceful forest. There are spectacular views of the Talamanca Coastal Range and 6000 foot Mount San Geranimo.

This gorgeous home has two Master Suites for two families traveling together! This is a 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home which has an second living room which can be converted into a 5th bedroom.

Arriving to the Family Jungle House you will find some delicious local, Costa Rican fruit available for immediate consumption, or wait until the next day and have Roxana, the maid, cut it all up for you! We now also provide 250g of Coffee for all guests staying Dec - Aug so that you can arrive and immediately enjoy a cup of delicious, hot Costa Rican coffee!

Keep in touch with your family with the Costa Rican CEL phone we provide at no additional cost! Just buy prepaid minutes on the cel phone and feel confident about leaving the house knowing you can tact those who stayed behind at any time!!

There are covered terraces surrounding most of the upper level and the bedrooms at pool level. The house can be opened up completely to these terraces allowing for a tropical out of doors living experience. Monkeys pass by in the trees outside our bedrooms most days and an occasional sloth has crawled across our property. Come and hang-out by the pool - we have huge decks and an even larger pool!

The hillside pool is situated beneath towering jungle trees where White-faced or Titi Monkeys are often swinging through the branches. There is fantastic bird, butterfly, and iguana watching right from our decks. There is 24 hour security in this gated, secure community. The house is very private and quiet, unlike so many rental houses and hotels crammed along the busy main road and with giant walls as your next door neighbor. You can walk to the main road in three minutes where there are buses and restaurants. By car you are only five minutes from the National Park and some of the worlds most beautiful beaches or equal distant from the entertaining town of Quepos. There are generous parking and storage areas.

For your pleasure and comfort, the Family Jungle House offers the following amenities: WIFI, Phone, air conditioning, and there are three flat screen TVs and a DVD player. We have a well outfitted full kitchen and main floor washer and dryer and the maid will do your laundry. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Outdoors we have a teak wood jungle gym for kids, BBQ grill, and fantastic pool complete with its own water slide. After an exciting day in the tropics, the pool and terrace make for a relaxing evening.

We offer housekeeping every other day, laundry service by the maid when she comes and we can arrange for a private chef and babysitting for an additional fee.

Keywords: Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Puntarenas, San Jose, Escazu, beaches, mountains, ocean, serene, peaceful, birds, butterfllies

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Heather Burt (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2014

About Heather Burt

I moved to Manuel Antonio in Aug of 2004 because I simply fell in love with the delightful Costa Rican people and the convergence of powerful elements all meeting in one place - the mighty Pacific Ocean, the strong sun, the wildness of the jungle, the tropical animals and foods, the strong winds and rains . . . We lived there with our two girls until April of 2012 when we moved back to Florida - and we now long for the days when we get to go and visit Manuel Antonio ourselves. We hope you love Costa Rica as much as we do!

Heather Burt purchased this house in 2006

Why Heather Burt chose Manuel Antonio

We hope you find the peace and joy and harmony we tried to instill in this house and the surrounding gardens. We love entertaining guests - always have. We wanted a comfortable house that would be practical and fun for families. I know from experience that can be difficult to achieve.The beach, the ocean, the waves, the mountains, the sunsets, the clean air, the nice people - why would you not want to visit here?

What makes this house unique

This house is wonderful for families! Kids have outside and the pool, and the biggest kids have plenty of space for themselves too! Right in the middle of Manuel Antonio to where access to the beaches is a five-minute drive and Quepos is a 4-minute drive, but removed from all the noise and crazy drivers. True peace in paradise!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.8
based on 25 traveler reviews

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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews
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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p182183vb
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Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
California
5

Great family vacation at the Family Jungle House!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for a week at the "Jungle House": 5 adults, two teens and an 11 and 8 year old. The pool was great- kids and adults loved the slide! (Although I do recommend that you use an old bathing suit because the slide can cause a little damage to your suit...we had a blast and didn't care ultimately!) The wildlife on the property was fabulous. On the second day there a large group of titi monkeys came to visit us and were very comfortable and playful on one of the trees just above us (we took a million pictures of course!), there was a sloth in one of the trees just across the dirt road from the house, and we saw tons of beautiful birds throughout our stay and even bats at night! We loved sitting out on the back porch and enjoyed our coffee in the morning and cocktails in the evening watching the wildlife and the view of the mountain and jungle forest was spectacular at all times of the day and evening.
The property felt very safe - with the house alarms and 24 hour security at the entry gate. Josue, the concierge, was fantastic. He helped us plan and coordinate all of our activities each day (Sunset cruise, zip lining, Manuel Antonio National Park, and Parasailing) and was very responsive to whatever we needed. We also really enjoyed having him as our guide for our visit to Manuel Antonio National Park as well. Roxana, the housekeeper, is truly lovely and was very helpful when needed. Basically the entire management of the house and rental process by Heather (the owner), Josue, and Roxana was superb. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend the family jungle house to friends.
  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hello there!!

Thank you so much for your review!! Every time I read a review where the guests are truly content and find so much joy and peace and energy there, I feel awesome! I love sharing this house and I especially love my staff. Roxana has worked with me now for 8 years and Josue for a total of 2 in different jobs! They are a blessing and such amazing and giving people! Thank you so much for your review!
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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
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Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
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5

We love the Family Jungle House!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this home for a whole month, and thoroughly enjoyed our visit!
We were a group of 11 (8 kids!) and we fit comfortably. We even had a few extra family members stay with us toward the end of our visit and the home accommodated us very well. This home was definitely built with families in mind:)

The water slide and amazing pool were very much enjoyed. As well as the abundant wildlife and daily visits from squirrel monkeys.

Josue the consierge was great and so very helpful. He was always very responsive to any questions/concerns we had and helped us make our stay to MA great.

Roxanne was very nice and so sweet to the kids. One day she even made us a lovely lunch when some repairs were being made on the sink. She speaks zero English, but we managed to communicate with a translation app on our phones.

We always felt very safe and the alarm system provided peace of mind, especially when we have little ones we didn't want escaping to the pool at night.
There are safety gates at the top of stairs which was great because we have baby that is crawling.

We loved our stay at in this home, and hope to return someday!:)
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
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Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
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5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Grandparents, children and grandchildren all had a great time at this house. The listing and pictures were accurate and location was great.
The house was very clean and well maintained with enough space to accommodate our family of 6 easily.
We had booked another house for the week but we felt very unsafe, the house was in disrepair, needed to be totally updated, and the pool was a very long way from the house, too far for little children. My husband contacted Josua, the concierge, looked at the house and moved in the next day. The transaction was very easy and Josua was very easy to work with. He even arranged a tour for us.
We participated in activities in the morning and the children couldn't wait to get back to the house to play in the pool. The slide was great and each night they fell asleep very early.
Roxanne was great, kept the house clean, did our laundry, and cooked 2 meals for us which were delicious. Our 3 year old granddaughter kept saying yum and ate 3 helpings of chicken. Roxanne also showed me the spices she used to make things so tasty. I bought some to take home.
The Titi money's visited us 2 times during our 5 day stay and everyone was pleased by the number and how close they came to us. There is also a resident iguana that lives by the pool and we saw toucans and scarlet macaws.
This is a safe, fun, oasis and would recommend it to anyone. I can't say enough about the precious memories made at this beautiful home.
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very happy that you all enjoyed your stay at our house! We strive to keep the house and grounds clean, pleasant, ready to be enjoyed!! Roxana's home-cooked meals are such a treat! And Josue is a wonderful concierge!
Thank you for your wonderful review of our home! Pura Vida!!!
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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
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Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Austin, TX, USA
5

Great time at the Family Jungle House

  • 5 of 5
We spent 8 days in the Family Jungle House with 5 people, including 3 children aged 9, 11 and 14. We had a fantastic time and plenty of space to enjoy the house and its surroundings. We had abundant wild life in the morning to look at (especially various types of monkeys) with beautiful views of the jungle. The kids particularly enjoyed the large pool with the slide. We felt both very safe and very much part of the nature. We did a few activities in the morning, and we are recommending the Canopy tour ziplining activity.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p182183vb
+1 -2393008052
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

We Couldn't Ask For A Better Vacation Home

We Couldn't Ask For A Better Vacation Home
  • 5 of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay in this home and will definitely book it again next time our family is in Manuel Antonio.

The view on the back porch was beautiful and made us feel as if we were in a remote area. The pool provided great entertainment for the kids. We felt safe and secure with our children, there are locked gates at the tops of stairs, we were easily able to see the pool while relaxing pool side or upstairs outside, it's in a gated community with security guards and the house has an alarm system.

Inside the house was great too! Roxanne the house keeper was fantastic and really allowed us to relax without worrying about laundry and tidying up. The owner Heather was very easy to work with and her pride of ownership shows throughout the property. The home was clean and bug free inside. The bedrooms were separate two upstairs and two down which was nice. We really could go on and on.

I highly recommend this home for anyone considering booking a stay for a group or family in Manuel Antonio.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bird/Butterfly/Monkeys galore. Huge Pool with slide and swim lane
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p182183vb
+1 -2393008052
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Washington, DC
4

Very nice house--just one really annoying bird!

  • 4 of 5
We had a terrific time with our three young children (ages 6-11), and the house and pool and yard were ideal (and the air conditioning worked very well). What a beautiful and absolutely secure location! The house has a fantastic deck overlooking the forest and the troops of dozens of monkeys that came by every day we were there! The housekeeper and concierge were fantastic and very helpful. The concierge arranged fantastic tours, and during our stay, the fridge broke and they got someone in on the weekend to repair it. The only problem we had was that a bird woke us at 5 am each morning by pecking aggressively on all the windows--a problem they seem to have been having for a few weeks. After several days, I finally covered all of the windows with garbage bag and solved the problem. While we were there someone came to measure for netting to be installed on the windows. As long as that is done, I would say that is is hard to imagine a better house to stay at!
  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hello Jason,
Jungle birds!!! Why exactly a jungle bird would feel the need to peck at a window at 5AM is crazy to me!!! Yes, we now have screens to help deter the bird or birds. Seems to be working as the birds never did anything except peck at the window to make noise at 5AM!!
Thanks for your review!! This house is great and we are glad you all enjoyed it as much as we do when we are able to get down to Costa Rica!!

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Manuel Antonio National Park
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Manuel Antonio National Park
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Cafe Milagro
"Great breakfasts and lunches! And the coffee is worth going back for again and again and ag..."
Biesanz Beach
"Perfect for families with young children - virtually no currents in this bay! On a typical ..."
Restaurante Barba Roja
"Worth the trip up the mountain - gorgeous ocean and sunset view year-round! Great daily spe..."
Bambu Jam
"Try it! Not sure what is happening there these days!"
Super Joseth
"Great international grocer only 1 mile from the Family Jungle House - can be more expensive ..."
Tarcoles Bridge
"Stop here on your drive from San Jose to Manuel Antonio - all I can say is that once you arr..."
Ríos Tropicales
MidWorld Costa Rica Tour Office
"The picture is of myself and my 5-year old daughter about to enjoy some 'hang-time!' Very ..."
Cafe Agua Azul
"Great food! Prepare to wait a little bit to sit down!"
Agua Azul
"Water Sports and Parasailing!!! Do this! Parasailing is awesome!!"
Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Quepos Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Z Restaurant, Ambar Lounge at Hotel Gaia
Nearest Golf
80 Kilometres
Los Suenos at The Marriott in Herradura
Nearest Motorway
150 Metres
Manuel Antonio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Z Restaurant, Pizza de Marco, La Luna
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Manuel Antonio Beaches
Nearest Point of Interest
Gaia Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Plaza Yara
Nearest Point of Interest
Mono Azul Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Lot # 1, El Salto Estates
Car: recommended

Manuel Antonio beach or Playa Espadilla - was just rated as the Best Beach in Latin America this past April 2013 and Costa Rica is the happiest country on the planet according to various surveys! Come see what all the fuss is about! Don't want to go to the beach, then maybe try a ziplining tour, or some deep sea fishing, or raft down one of our awesome white-water rivers. Or just hang out at one Manuel Antonio's fantastic Happy Hour bars!

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Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Manuel Antonio House Rental Rates

Special Offer! FREE Breakfast*

Special Offer From:
Dates Jan 6, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015

Receive a FREE breakfast from our almost-in-house-chef, Roxana! You will receive a typical Costa Rican breakfast of Gallo Pinto, scrambled eggs and maduros!

*For new clients only. Valid only on stays of 7-nights or more. Breakfast must be served Mon-Fri and at 8AM. Only valid for one free breakfast during the 7-nights stay. Good for any available dates between Jan 6, 2015 - April 30, 2015.

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Pre Holiday Season
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
5 night minimum stay
$700
$4,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter Week
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 5 2015
4 night minimum stay
$599
$2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2015
Apr 6 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$375
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
May 2015
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
June-Aug 2015
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$1,990
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Rates are for up to 10 people.
GROUPS OF 7 or fewer ask for small-group discount.
Cash deposit required at "check-in."

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Amenities

Manuel Antonio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • This whole house was built between 2007-2012 so just about everything in this house is new or at least new-ish. The bathrooms are clean and relatively large.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , There is one set of bunk beds and a trundle bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Also we have access to an air mattress
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) Bunk Beds in kids room, Baby Cribs (1) We have one available Pack n' Play for babies., Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This house is located about 1.5 miles on the road to Manuel Antonio National Park. This is a secure, gated community with lovely hiking trails, gorgeous views, silence, peace and a ton for kids to do. This house is perfect for 2 or 3 families traveling together who want to keep their kids occupied. There is a huge pool and a jungle gym to keep all age ranges happy. We have a great patio for grilling with an outdoor sink next to the pool. The monkeys come by with frequency since this house is on a monkey trail. There are 5 restaurants and a spa within walking distance. Our home has kid-safe railings on the balcony that are sometimes difficult to find in this area.

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