SPECTACULAR OCEAN VIEW,CENTRALLY LOCATED,FEW STEPS TO EVERYTHING,NEWLY REMODELED

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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SPECTACULAR OCEAN VIEW,CENTRALLY LOCATED,FEW STEPS TO EVERYTHING,NEWLY REMODELED

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Dramatic ocean views, steps to dining,ATM, grocery store

Dramatic Pacific Ocean Views of Manuel Antonio National Park surrounded by Dense Jungle & Amazing Wildlife. Awake to Sounds of Splashing Waves, Roars of Howler Monkeys & Calls of Fiery-Billed Toucans while relaxing in your hammock sipping Costa Rican Coffee watching Mono Titis playfully swinging in the Rainforest Canopy. Queen, King Suite, or 2BR/2BA centrally located in Manuel Antonio a few steps to many great dining options w/ocean sunset views, cafes, grocery store, spa, gym, theater, nightlife, shopping & ATM. Taxis & most tour shuttles pick up in front, and the local bus stops a minute walk away for a 3 minute drive to the beach & National Park for a 50 cents (Car is not necessary)

Book the entire 2BR/2BA newly remodeled villa or each level separately-private exterior entrances (no connecting interior) . Villa Vista Mar is perfect for families or couples traveling together.

Larger Completely Remodeled A/C Ocean View King Suite boasts a new Fully Equipped Granite Kitchen w/SS Appliances, Oven, Stove, Microwave, Full Size Refrigerator, Porcelain Tile Floors, King Memory Foam Pillowtop bed, Daybed in the living room (w/ an extra twin), 2 cushioned benches, 4 Ceiling Fans, Granite/Marble/Tile Bath, Flat Screen w/cable TV, Sliding Patio Doors open for a full ocean view with hammock

Sleeps 4 comfortably $125 7/1-11/20

Smaller recently remodeled A/C Ocean View Queen with balcony features a memory foam A/C queen bedroom w/flat screen TV, 3 ceiling fans, separate living/open air private balcony with cushioned bench seat & double hammock to view ocean with TV, minifrig, stove, coffee maker, microwave and full bath with indoor/outdoor shower. Sleeps 2 comfortably

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Dear Joni,



I just want to take the time to thank you once again for receiving us with open arms and making us feel so welcomed when we visited your Villa at Villas El Parque in Manuel Antonio.

My mother, sister and I had a fabulous time out there.

Please see the attached picture of what I came back to... all this snow in front of my house :-(

I already miss the warmth of Costa Rica!!!



Thank you again for everything!



Hugs,

Ainex, Xenia, and Nicole
Feb 2014
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Joni

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We 1st visited Costa Rica with our 3 children in 1998 and loved everything about this magical place named Manuel Antonio & all it has to offer (mountains & breathtaking ocean views, dense jungle w/exotic wildlife, awesome dining, & friendly relaxed atmosphere). We purchased a piece of ocean view property and designed, built & managed our Manuel Antonio small boutique hotel (Mango Moon-rated #3 on Tripadvisor at the time). We sold Mango Moon in 2008 and returned to the states to be close to our 3 grown children & aging parents. Manuel Antonio with all the nature & wildlife, friendly people & casual lifestyle were greatly missed; upon a return visit we purchased our Ocean View Villa, completely remodeled, with intentions to share with others desiring a casual luxury home away from home while on vacation. I hope you enjoy our newly remodeled & updated Villa as much as we do and return home with treasured memories with your loved ones. Happy Travels & Enjoy Your Time Away From Home ~ Be Blessed!

Joni purchased this villa in 2013

Dramatic Pacific Ocean Views nestled in the jungle on one of the highest points in Manuel Antonio while living in casual luxury just a few steps to great dining, spa, 3 beaches, bank, & grocery store. Public transportation stops 1 minute walk away & a 3 minute ride to the beach & town for only 285 colones (.50) or 15 minute walk to 3 different beaches. Manuel Antonio has the best Costa Rica has to offer with no mega resorts or fast food. It is a magical place as close as it gets to paradise with breathtaking sunsets & amazing wildlife(white faced monkeys, titi monkeys. sloths, howler monkeys koatis, toucans, iguanas, & a variety of birds that enjoy the abundance of flora).

Awe-inspiring Pacific Ocean Sunset Views, Exotic Wildlife, nestled in dense jungle, Natural Beauty of National Park & Beaches which you can walk to 3 beaches in less than 15 minutes & only steps to some of the best restaurants, cafes, grocery store, ATM and nightlife. A car is not necessary to enjoy the best of Manuel Antonio!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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4.5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
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Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p506032vb
8504963446
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
USA
4

KILLER VIEW

  • 4 of 5
Right in the middle of the best restaurants. Great view, great town!
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers
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Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p506032vb
8504963446
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Atlanta
5

GREAT ACCOMMODATIONS AND SERVICE!

  • 5 of 5
We recently stayed a Joni's Villa at El Parque. We had a fabulous time in Manuel Antonio.

Rooms:
We had 4 adults so we booked the upper and lower villa. There were really nice forest and ocean views ( even the Catedral at Manuel Antonio Park ).The upper is a little nicer, with a full kitchen and more modern updates. The lower villa is quieter with the fabulous hammock. All of the beds were super comfy, and the A/C worked well. The Villas are built on the side of a cliff ( as is most of Manuel Antonio ), so be prepared to climb the steps daily.


Area:
The Villa is on "top of the hill" and is central to all of the nice restaurants ( Barba Roja, Emilos, El Avion, The Wagon ). There is a small supermarket and Bank ATM located right next door.
The only downside of el Parque was the common area pool. It is a bit dated and appeared to be dirty, although it was just the paint peeling. There is not much of a view from the pool, but you could possibly spot monkeys and a sloth.

Tours:
Joni had provided a list of tours ahead of time and offered discounts if we booked through her. Since we did not know what the weather was going to be like or what we would feel like doing, we ended up booking 3 tours through Joni after arrival, most of them that morning. Joni was very responsive and made sure that all of our needs were met. She even provided a quick text with events and recommended restaurants for that evening.

Animals :
Yes! We saw Howler and Squirrel monkeys in the surrounding trees. They migrate daily, but if you stay for several days, you are sure to see them. There was a sloth in the tree adjacent to the pool across from the villa ( you have to have a good eye ).
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p506032vb
8504963446
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
4

WE DID NOT REALLY STAY IN THIS CONDO

  • 4 of 5
I thought we rented the two bedroom, two bathroom place that Joni also owns, but we actually stayed in the one bedroom, one bathroom place that is a level lower. I was bit confused about this. The place that we stayed was nice but a bit cramped for the four of us. Additionally, there are a lot of stairs to get to the condo - so take this into account if you have disabilities. Joni is a great host and did arrange for all of our activities which was really nice. The Manual Antonio area is a must see on your visit to Costa Rica. We toured the park, and did a night time rainforest tour that we really loved. We also really enjoyed our zip lining at El Santuario Canopy Adventures. Our favorite restaurant is Ronnie's - for the sunset. We loved Cafe Milagro for breakfast.
  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p506032vb
8504963446
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
4

MANUEL ANTONIO CONDO

  • 4 of 5
Nice condo with an easy to find location.

The owner was very helpful in showing us around and making sure we were aware of all the local activities we could take apart in, including assisting us in making a great zipline tour reservation. The provided "book" of review, activities, and details was a good help in making dinner reservations, much appreciated!

A few things to think about for the future, it would be really helpful to have a sink close to the outside kitchen to avoid having to use the bathroom sink to wash dishes. Potentially on the outside wall opposite the shower for ease of plumbing?

Thanks so much for the great stay!
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Tom for your review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Your right, our A/C ocean view 2 room queen with balcony for $125/night comes equipped with a minifrig, 2 burner cooktop, microwave, coffeemaker, 2 TVs, wifi, and 3 ceiling fans. However, our A/C newly remodeled ocean view 3 room king suite has a full kitchen (granite countertops, SS full size refrigerator, oven/stove, microwave, sink, and blender). Due to our high occupancy rate this year, we were unable to complete the addition of the sink for the queen unit. However, we do plan to have a sink installed in the near future. Thank you for booking with us.
business
Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p506032vb
8504963446
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

CLEAN AND COMFY WITH GREAT VIEW!

  • 5 of 5
This was a great clean room room and made for a very comfortable stay. The room had a great view and was within walking distance of more restaurants then we had time to visit.

I would gladly stay again!
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Zach, for the kind words. And yes, there are many great dining options & beaches to choose from in Manuel Antonio as well as 23 of the 27 activities available in Costa Rica right here in Manuel Antonio and most excursions pick you up right in front of our villa. Just another reason to come back. We look forward to your return visit.
business
Spectacular Ocean View,Centrally Located,Few Steps To Everything,Newly Remodeled
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p506032vb
8504963446
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

BEAUTIFUL VILLA-GREAT LOCATION-FABULOUS CONCIERGE

  • 5 of 5
My family of 4 had a fabulous experience in Manuel Antonio and loved staying in this villa, which was walking distance to different sites, restaurants, stores, hotels and even the ATM. My husband and I stayed upstairs with the king bed, and our two adult kids stayed downstairs. We enjoyed going to their room to hang out on the hammock after a day of adventure, and they enjoyed coming up to our room to eat and hang out.

Along with the wonderful space and view, was the best concierge one could ask for when traveling to a new destination. Sabrina not only helped us book different activities and make restaurant recommendations and reservations, but she took care of us on this vacation. Before traveling to Costa Rica, she has emailed us and sent us a great deal of information to help us plan our trip, including information for a driving company (we planned to travel to Monteverde and La Fortuna before heading to Manuel Antonio). I had opted not to take her up on this, and get our own car; however, when we landed in San Jose, our rental company told us they were sold out (even though they had our name and confirmation number). I spent the first evening at our hotel texting back and forth with Sabrina, who answered our call right away! Thank goodness!! We got set up with drivers to take us to each of our destinations- one showed up the very next morning to get us to Monteverde! I don't know what we would have done without her help. Furthermore; I ended up getting sick during the trip. As soon as we got to the villa, Sabrina met us, heard my raspy voice, called the pharmacy, got medication for me, and had it delivered that first evening! She even waited until it arrived at our night tour. She should be cloned- what a treasure! I will always remember that kindness and assistance.

Our electricity worked well during our stay - I would only say that the internet was sometimes weak during peak hours, but it worked well during off hours. However; being in an foreign country, that was to be expected. All in all, great stay and great experience!
  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Susan for the awesome review! We are so glad your family had a great time together. Sabrina really appreciated the kind words too!
Sabrina (your personal concierge) said you were great guests and we loved having you with us......Our A/C ocean view villa is perfect for a family with grown children or 2 couples, as it affords privacy mixed with togetherness while on vacation with 2 separate units (both with ocean views) , upstairs with a king bed, living room, dining room, full kitchen & bath & downstairs with a queen bed, bathroom, & balcony with a hammock for 2 to lounge, watch wildlife, TV, and spectacular ocean views all at the same time ..
Everyone loves having a concierge handle all the details, suggesting the best tour/adventures for you, while taking care of the small things that may come up, providing answers to your questions or maybe just a friendly smile at check in. We want all of our guests to relax and enjoy their time in Manuel Antonio, so it makes me happy to know we accomplished that.
Being in the heart of Manuel Antonio with one of the best ocean views available, you can walk to everything…. Great Restaurants, ATM, Spa, Gym, Beach, grocery store…..
Thanks again for staying with us and we look forward to your future return.
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Manuel Antonio National Park
"Rated #1 in Central America! 3 types of monkeys, beautiful secluded beaches surrounded by ra..."
Agua Azul
Espadilla Beach
"Mile long beach beautiful for early morning or sunset walks, playing volleyball, surfing, or..."
Emilios Cafe
"Great Jazz & Folk Music can be found here by surprise, best desserts, and awesome dinners!"
Cafe Agua Azul
"Great Views, Great Food, Awesome Owners!"
Canopy Safari
Cafe Milagro
"Awesome Breakfast, Best Coffee, Great Music, Awesome Owners, Great Location!"
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
20 minutes to Quepos domestic airport
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Manuel Antonio National Park, Espadilla, Playitas
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Agua Azul & Barba Roja
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Agual Azul,Barba Roja,Emilios,Cafe Milagra
Car: not necessary

Best location for Manuel Antonio Ocean Views right in the Heart of Manuel Antonio walk to the best restaurants with awesome sunsets only a few steps to Bank, Spa (opening soon), Grocery store, gift shops, movie theater, & gym

Local Bus (stops 1 minute away) runs every 30 minutes to the beach for only 285 colones (.60), Taxis & most tours pickup in front. Zip Line Canopy, Waterfalls, White Water Rafting, Sunset Sail, Monkey Mangrove, Horseback Riding, ATV, Parasailing, Jet Skis, Sport Fishing Marina Pez Vela,

Surfing

Manuel Antonio Nat Park (voted best beach in Central America by Trip Advisor)

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Manuel Antonio Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Queen-$125,King-$150
Jun 8 2014 - Sep 7 2014
3 night minimum stay
$125
$875
 
 
Queen-$95,King-$125
Sep 8 2014 - Nov 21 2014
3 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Queen-$135,King-$175
Nov 22 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
$135
$945
 
 
Queen-$195,King-$295
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
5 night minimum stay
$195
$1,365
 
 
Queen-$150,King-$195
Jan 5 2015 - Apr 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Wire transfer,paypal, direct bank deposits accepted. 50% at time of reservation, balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Full refund if cancelled by email 30 days prior to arrival. $100 loss/damage deposit at check in which is refunded at checkout if no loss or damage occurs.
Notes NO SMOKING- NO PETS, Housekeeping every 3rd day. Personal laundry $10/load. Please inquire about shorter stays if shown available.
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Amenities

Manuel Antonio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • hairdryer, toiletries, hot water, towels, beach towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 1 new king memory foam pillowtop bed upstairs , 1 new queen memory foam bed downstairs, new orthopedic twin daybed upstairs w/ additional twin & 3 cushioned benches which could provide additional sleeping (2 up and 1 down)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Game Room ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • whitewater rafting
  • sailing
  • parasailing
  • jet skiing
  • surfing
Notes:
Housekeeping every 3rd day. Personal laundry $10/load. In room safes provided. wifi, cable,security, parking, pool
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