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JUNGLE ROOST, A BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED 4 STORY TREE HOUSE NEAR THE BEACH

Heather Soame

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, French Speaker Available
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Heather Soame

Advertiser since: 2011
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Calendar last updated:
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JUNGLE ROOST, A BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED 4 STORY TREE HOUSE NEAR THE BEACH

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Manuel Antonio House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms, sleeps 6 + double air bed if required

Imagine being 4 levels up, nestled in Costa Rica’s spectacular, pristine canopy. Welcome to Jungle Roost! Enjoy your morning coffee on the wraparound deck watching monkeys foraging and making their way across the treetops.

This 2,500 ft2 home has 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms, and is fully and comfortably furnished. It has floor to ceiling windows with unobstructed views designed to bring the outside into the open and welcoming interior. The architectural design of this unique home includes numerous sliding glass doors that open to allow breezes through all 3 floors and bedrooms. Sliding screens and ceiling fans keep A/C use to a minimum.

The ground level has ample parking for your SUV, a laundry room equipped with washer and dryer, and a surf board should you be so inclined. The main level includes a spacious great room, fully-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar/island, deck surrounding the living area, and two piece bathroom.

Walk up one level to the expansive master bedroom with queen size bed, sliding doors to the wraparound deck, and massive windows for unobstructed views of the canopy wildlife. This level also has a full bathroom with a glass block, walk-in shower.

Walk up another level to the fourth floor where there are two lovely bedrooms with queen size beds, a full bathroom with a glass block, walk-in shower. Both bedrooms have floor to ceiling sliding glass doors on two walls providing access to the wraparound deck where there is a large outdoor chesterfield for quiet reading or naps. Don’t be surprised if a monkey (or 10!) sneaks past. Stay still and they will just amble by looking to jump from the balcony to the nearest tree. You will be tempted to feed them but please refrain – there is plenty of healthy food in the jungle.

The nearby beach is gorgeous and quiet. If you are in the mood for more people, funky bars, good restaurants, surf schools, groceries parasailing and fun shopping, just stroll 15 or 20 minutes along the white sand to Manuel Antonio.

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Heather Soame (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, French Speaker Available
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
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Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
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Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

Jungle Roost: A National Park In Itself

  • 5 of 5
My time at the Jungle Roost is difficult to put into words. Two girlfriends and I spent 10 days here in Manuel Antonio this past October and had the time of our lives. A short walk to the beach and a beautiful garden made waking up here paradise. Although nearby Manuel Antonio National Park is one of Costa Rica’s finest natural sites to see, there is no need to leave this property. Monkeys and sloths galore will frequent the decks of jungle roost and its nearby gardens, some cuter than others. I highly recommend sitting on the third floor deck and sipping coffee in the early morning while watching nature pass you by. Birds and other beautiful creatures are also quite plentiful.

When we arrived, Heather, the owner, met us and gave us a complete orientation so we felt completely comfortable and safe in these stunning surroundings. From the very beginning, when we discovered Jungle Roost online, Heather was easy to communicate with in making our plans, and stayed in constant touch with us right up until our departure. Paying the deposit to Heather through a wire transfer was also quite straightforward, on both ends of the transaction. We knew the money was safe, and Heather trusted us as guests to her beautiful home.

When we landed in San Jose, we took a shuttle from the airport which brought us right to the city centre here in Manuel Antonio. This was a fantastic decision, because after the tire of travelling, we were stress-free and excited about getting to this sought-after destination.

I highly recommend renting a car. Although you can walk everywhere you need from Jungle Roost, it is great to be able to get around with an SUV. It makes everything easier and more relaxing, especially if someone in your group is physically disabled, as was the case with ours.
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p931857
+1 -613-747-9477
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Bay Area, CA
4

Great house, great location, great owner

  • 4 of 5
We had a wonderful stay at Jungle Roost. The house looks exactly like it does in the pictures. It's welcoming, well appointed, and comfortable. Just like other guests, we delighted in daily visits from monkeys, bats, butterflies, toucans, and other wildlife. Our kids loved the pool and the swing. We also had no problem walking down (and back up) the steep road to the beach. Even with our six year old, it took 10 minutes down and 15 back - and the beach was beautiful. Finally, this served as a good base for exploring the national park, going river rafting, and taking a boat cruise - which we enjoyed. We did have one challenge with our stay. While we were there, the water went out. The owner was very responsive and did everything she could to address this beyond-her-control problem, and when it couldn't be easily resolved, she provided us a discount to make up for the inconvenience.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for providing a review. It gives me such pleasure to know that my guests are enjoying the house, pool, gardens and the close proximity to such a gorgeous beach. It also helps to know which excursions you enjoyed as there are so many to choose from. I am pleased to report that the water issue is fully resolved. Manuel Antonio has become a preferred destination in Costa Rica so infrastructure improvements have been a priority. Water pressure is now consistent throughout the area, electricity is reliable and the roads are better than ever. Costa Ricans are very proud of their country and motivated to ensure visitors return. I hope to see you and your family again. With thanks, Heather Soame (owner)
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Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p931857
+1 -613-747-9477
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

Above and Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5
Listing in entirely accurate plus more !! Jungle Roost is a wonderfully kept 3 story "tree-house" that is visited by monkeys on the daily and provides everything you could want. The owner has decorated the house to perfection ! The area is amazing if you are looking for a location near groceries, restaurants, things to do and areas to explore. I would recommend Jungle Roost to everyone I know !! I have been home from Jungle Roost for almost a month now and I can still remember every detail of this incredible home.

The near by beach is STUNNING, the best one we visited in the area. We drove down almost everyday. About 2 min drive-give or take. You can also walk down hill to the beach (10-15mins) which we would do at night when it was not as hot.
The owner provided us with great recommendations of where to go for great food, live music, or adventure. The property manager takes care of booking any activity you want to do. He even join us for a in-shore fishing trip which was a blast.
Emilio’s Cafe is 10/10 is all areas of service and food, offers a stunning view, and is just around the corner from Jungle Roost. Check that place out for sure !!


Jungle Roost gets 10/10 in every way.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p931857
+1 -613-747-9477
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

Great Family and/or Friends Hide Out But Close to Everything

  • 5 of 5
The Jungle Roost is an incredible place and the owner could not be more helpful, fair, and accomodating. For starters, the house and pool is fantastic. Tucked low in the jungle you get big spots of shade all day, but sun when you want it. Walk 10 minutes down a dirt road and you are surfing at Playitas with incredible breaks (lefts and rights). Walk ten minutes up to town and you have over a dozen restaurants and shops. Or you can stay in and cook in the Jungle Roost's ample kitchen. The owner is incredible. US Airways lost our luggage and the owner let us borrow clothes, stocked our fridge, and made three days without any of our stuff seem like a speed bump. Not sure what we would have done without her. We traveled as an extended family of six. Two aging parents (70+) and two young kids (boys 7 & 8). The house worked for everyone. Mom and Dad and the kids could tuck away on the 3rd floor, and grandparents had the entire 2nd floor to themselves. Folks with dissabilities might find the stairs and hillside landscape daunting, but that's more of a heads up vs. anything else. if you are looking for a great spot to launch and do everything and anything, then stop thinking about it and just book this place. You won't regret it.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p931857
+1 -613-747-9477
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

A Jungle oasis in the heart of Manuel Antonio

  • 5 of 5
Our group of 6 adults had a great time at Jungle Roost. We loved being surrounded by nature, lying in bed and watching the sunrise, the sounds of birds and the company of the monkeys. It's a tranquil spot that is a short walk from great restaurants and the beach. Heather, the owner, was a wonderful host offering great suggestions on excursions, restaurants and the local culture. We'll be back.
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jungle Roost, a beautifully appointed 4 story tree house near the beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p931857
+1 -613-747-9477
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Seattle, Washington
5

Beautiful home among the trees in paradise

  • 5 of 5
This house was absolutely perfect for our family vacation (ages 24 - 56).
Heather has done such a nice job with her home. It's comfortable, beautifully decorated and has all the basics you may need.
The pool is stunning! It's fun swimming day or night. Floating in the sun is my favorite, especially when it's 90 degrees F!
The pictures are great, but still don't do this house justice. Everything is even better in person.
The garden and steps throughout make you feel like you're in your own private botanical mini jungle.
The location is great for walking down (10min) to the beach. It's closest to the quieter side near the main beach of Manuel Antonio, so is nice because it's not over crowded.
I could go on and on. But lastly, I must comment on the owner and property manager. Heather is the nicest, easiest person to rent from. She made sure we had everything we needed and ensured we were happy while there. Ollie was helpful in showing us around and giving tips on things to do while here. He responds right away with any questions or possible help needed at the house.
I would come back again, no question!
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Zip Lining, ATV

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Rates & Availability

From $357 Per night

Manuel Antonio House Rental Rates

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Nov 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

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Amenities

Manuel Antonio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There is also a double air bed if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house is fully furnished including linens, a breakfast bar, a fully equipped kitchen including range, oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, blender, toaster oven and microwave. It also has cable TV and Internet access. Every level has a wraparound deck and your neighbors include monkeys, sloths, hummingbirds, toucans and iguanas. The property’s flora and fauna ensure the animals, birds and butterflies are your constant companions. Manuel Antonio State Park is a short walk or bus ride from Jungle Roost. There you are guaranteed to see an abundance of wildlife and enjoy two of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches. Surfing, zip lining, rafting, fishing, ATV tours, hiking, day spas, excellent restaurants and live music, bars, shopping, grocery store, farmers’ market are all within walking distance, a short drive or an inexpensive local bus.

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