|Minimum Stay||4 - 7 nights|
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Itza's Enchanted '' Home Suite Home'' is a soothing, peaceful and luxurious new Home, a special place for families or 5 couples located in the heart of Beautiful Manuel Antonio Costa Rica, minutes from the Beaches, National Park, and the town of Quepos.
This beautiful new home offers 5 Individual Ensuites with private bath.
All Suites offer Garden @ Jungle Views.
All suites are Air Conditioned with ceiling fans!!
This home is very secure with gated parking!!!
TV Lounge with Cable/ DVD @ Movie Selection.
FREE Wi- Fi
Full Modern Kitchen , , teak cabinets and counters and all amenities.
Luxury Dining and Living Room , glass ( opening) walls facing the Jungle and passing creek.
NEW POOL SET IN THE JUNGLE LOOKING TO THE PASSING STREAM @ JUNGLE
NB: The Monkey Garden Suite and the Vista Pool Suite both have direct access available both to the main house and outside ( great for those coming in late, so as not to disturb the others!!!!)
I am a Tica who has lived in Manuel Antonio most of my life
I am a University Educated Massage therapist and the Owner operator of Itza Spa.
I look forward to your visit to my beautiful country.
I can also arrange all your tours, catering and transportation.
Itza Montero purchased this house in 2006
This property is in the heart of Manuel Antonio, five minutes off the main road. between Puerto Quepos and the Beach and Manuel Antonio National Park.
It backs on the jungle and passing stream
Daily visits by monkeys.
It's only a seven minute drive to the new Marina and Quepos and the other way the beaches and National Park!!
Itza is a third generation massage therapist and spa & massage treatments are available in your room, by the pool or at the beach.
My son David offers beach chairs, umbrellas and surf lessons.
Our group of 6 women stayed here for a week and it is a beautiful home. Itza is the best hostess and was able to set up 3 tours for us since she knows of the best tour companies. Itza showed us around Quepos and even took us to the local farmers market. She is the warmest and friendliest owner possible. We all enjoyed her massages since she is one of the top massage therapist in the area. I would definitely recommend staying here to all.
I recently returned from Itza's home spent a week with 5 other women. This being our first trip to Costa Rica none of us really knew what to expect. However, we did not have to look far for ideas, answers, help etc. Itza is awesome, she will arrange any attraction, transportation in a day's notice. She was more than helpful with anything we needed. And, her house is gorgeous, beautiful stone and tile work everywhere! The house is situated in a neighborhood, within walking distance to grocery and buses for venturing out of town. There are also several restaurants within walking distance. We did not have a car and found that to be no issue in the least. The monkeys came to visit almost daily! Lastly, Itza has a spa she is a massage therapist , we all had massages, and we all consider they were the best ever!
All of the descriptions and positive reviews of this home and of Itza herself are absolutely true. There is not a better place to stay in Manuel Antonio. Everything you need is a short walk away and Itza is wonderful at arranging activities. The home is fantastic with a very refreshing swimming pool, and is setup to host multiple couples with lots of privacy. Enjoy your stay at Casa Itza!
My husband and I stayed at Itza's place from 6/13/13-6/22/13. I looked at every house on VRBO in the Manuel Antonio area for several months and kept coming back to this one. I’m so glad we made the decision to stay here.
As we were carrying our bags into the house, Itza appeared on the front porch steps. She showed us a few things and left us to settle in after our long day of traveling. For the remainder of the trip, as she lives on the first floor of the home (with a separate entrance), she was available if we needed her, but we definitely had plenty of privacy.
I found all of the details of the home, in the description above, to be very accurate. The A/C in the bedrooms is more than adequate and the huge sliding glass doors on the main floor kept the house cool during the day.
We wanted to go fishing so Itza made a quick phone call and got us booked for a half day, in-shore. Marlin, our boat captain, picked us up and dropped us back off at the house afterwards, which was nice. She also booked us an afternoon tour on the Ocean King catamaran and saved us $10 per person, which I highly recommend. Her restaurant suggestions were ones that we probably wouldn’t have visited otherwise and they were delicious.
Gary cleaned the pool early every morning and Martha cleaned the house every other day. They are both very quiet and very good at their jobs.
We got massages from Itza and her daughter Abby and they were wonderful. Both of us walked out feeling like a million dollars! It’s definitely well worth the time and money.
As others have mentioned, the house is nestled in the back of a local neighborhood. We walked back and forth from the main road every day and felt right at home. When we didn’t feel like walking, we’d simply call a taxi and they all seem to know where Itza’s place is.
We saw white faced monkeys everyday, howler monkeys one day and a sloth two days. Various species of birds fly around the backyard all day so there's always outdoor entertainment.
As much as we loved relaxing on the patio or by the pool with a cup of coffee or a cocktail, I just as much enjoyed the time we spent talking to Itza. She’s such a gracious hostess. She works hard, she’s very honest and is proud of her home. I highly recommend this home as a getaway for a couple or family. It feels more like you’re visiting a relative than just another vacation rental.
I'd like to thank Itza and Abby for making our week in Costa Rica so spectacular!
As others have said, the pics are accurate. So are the animals, and so is the "setting." While each visitor deserves his/her own opinion, anyone who was not enchanted by this property or its setting really doesn't belong anywhere but in a resort or a hotel room.
Itza is everything you could expect in a hostess/concierge. She was at our disposal all day and all night, doing what we asked of her without being "underfoot." If you asked her to come an hang out with you for a few hours a day, she'd probably do that, too.
Considering the openness of the main floor, the proximity of sand and jungle, the home was clean and appropriate. It is beautifully-decorated and very comfortable. A home this large in a country like Costa Rica is a leap-of-faith in itself. The environment is hard on appliances and services, and in the few respects that we were affected, Itza (and the people who work with her) resolved our concerns immediately or made sure we were accomodated. All things considered, what more could you ask of a hostess/owner?
Itza did her very best for us regardless of our wishes, and made every effort to see that our needs were always met. Her recommendations (side trips, etc.) were fantastic (go sailing for a morning or a day--you'll love it). Her advice regarding "where" to buy grocies was great. She'd have done more for us if we'd have asked.
The home is a bit off the beaten path but, if you're going to the trouble of getting deep into Costa Rica, why not see some "reality" while you're there? It's no different than staying in a high-end home in the Colorado mountains, as long as you're outside a gated community or a resort; your going to get some "real" with you fairytale vacation. Getting used to the home's location is quite necessary; getting around is something you'll need to get the hang of if you're going to have any fun in this part of the country, and learning your way from the house down to Quepos or the Manuel Antonio beach from the house is a good start.
The home is well-protected and safe. The restaurants were, on the whole, fantastic. There are great souvenir shops in either of the towns below the home's location. The beaches were good, fun and interesting.
More important to us (a party of nine) than a "perfect" house is was the degree to which we were "accomodated," and Itza and her staff were truly perfect in this respect--the first reason I'd go back.
Thank you, Itza, for everything.
Although the owner Itza made an error regarding our arrival date (she had confirmed our change from Sunday to Saturday but forget to make the change on her calendar), she & her daughter Abby, with their local connections in being residents of the area, quickly found us very suitable accommodations for our late arrival on Saturday night. We then easily moved to this lovely & spacious home Sunday morning and Itza & Abby even offered us complimentary massages later in the week as an apology-they were great!
The house descriptions & pictures are very accurate, and there is very ample space for eight. We have rented in this El Lirio neighborhood previously, & find it very convenient and among friendly locals. However, once you enter the gated area of Itza’s house, you are convinced you are deep in the jungle, with lush foliage & animal sightings & sounds surrounding you (one exception being the barking dog next door). We had housekeeping services twice during our 6 night stay.
Access to the pool –down a picturous but unevenly paved rock stairway- could be a bit difficult for those not physically fit & not all the lights at the adjacent barbeque area were working. We noticed some other minor maintenance issues & a the kitchen supplies were a bit light on cooking utensils, but we overall had a very enjoyable stay in this well-designed & furnished home. We would not hesitate to recommend it to friends.
Itza's Enchanted ' Home Suite Home' / Spa is located a 5 minute walk from the main road (no traffic noise) half way between the charming fishing village of Quepos and the World Famous Manuel Antonio National Park and the fantastic beaches of Manuel Antonio.
It is a short five minute walk to the bus stop, taxi, grocery stores.
We are located opposite a small private reserve, with daily visits from monkeys, sloths, iguanas birds and much more. Sit on your wrap around balcony and listen to the passing creek and enjoy the solitude.
Come enjoy the best of what Manuel Antonio has to offer at our Enchanted ' Home Suite Home '/ Spa, where your hostess Itza Montero will do everything to ensure a great vacation. ( She can arrange all tours, catering, and any information you might need.)
This is a wonderful new home priced well below comparable homes in the area.
WE NOW OFFER A NEW PRIVATE POOL and RANCHO ( Covered eating, entertaining @ BBQ )
New World Class Marina in Quepos with four restaurants , outfitters, Segway Tours and World Class Sportfishing
Other Activities: Manuel Antonio National Park ( The most popular in Costa Rica).
Tours Available: Zip Lines ( Canopy ) Rafting, Waterfalls, Mangove ( Day & Night ) Segway, Bicycle , Vanilla Farm, Catamaran ( wonderful way to see the " Rich Coast" whales, dolphins and sea turtles.
Butterfly farms, Horseback Riding ( Beach or Mountains )
At the beach, Parasailing, Jet Skis, Paddle Boarding restaurants, shops, bars and Gift Shops.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay