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Casa Capuchin, Spectacular Ocean View Villa

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Casa Capuchin is a modern, three level, 4 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath home perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, tucked into lush tropical jungle. The moment you walk in the door your eyes are drawn to the endless postcard views of the ocean and the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park.

Located on Pacific Canyon Drive, one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Manuel Antonio, the villa is just a 5 minute drive from the beaches and the world famous national park. There are excellent restaurants within walking distance and a wide selection of activities that are conveniently close by.

This picturesque villa has a state of the art design that maximizes the positive effects of living by the sea. Its high ceilings and open floor plan facing the ocean allow you to fully immerse yourself in your environment, enhancing your enjoyment of the tropics.

Much less visible but just as important are the 67 roof mounted solar panels. On average they generate more than enough electricity to run the entire house making your stay with us a “green” and sustainable one. Additionally, any excess energy is pushed out to the grid where it is used by other consumers that might otherwise be using carbon generated power. We are proud to be the first house in the Manuel Antonio area with this capability thus contributing to Costa Rica's goal of achieving carbon neutrality.

The villa is equipped with all the amenities to ensure your comfort, allowing you to savor your surroundings. It can accommodate 10 guests in the 4 bedrooms and is ideal for families, honeymooners, couples, and groups of friends.

The two upper level bedrooms have king size beds and breathtaking ocean views. The lower level bedroom has a queen size bed, a twin bed and a private balcony with jungle views. The 4th guest bedroom (located off an internal courtyard) has a queen size bed and a loft sitting area with jungle and partial ocean views. All bedrooms are air conditioned and have private baths.

The open air living area is perfect for lounging and dining with plenty of ceiling fans and an ocean breeze to keep you cool throughout your day. It also allows you to easily observe the local wildlife as they go about their daily routine. Three species of monkeys, sloths, toucans, iguanas and geckos often pass by providing entertainment, educational and photographic opportunities.

The kitchen is stocked with modern appliances. A private chef can be provided upon request, and don't worry about the dishes as daily (excluding Sunday) maid service is included.

This villa was recently sold and the new owners have made numerous improvements to the property. The kitchen has been refurbished and the living room furniture has been replaced. They have also added new safety railings to the stairs and pool. Other improvements are ongoing but will not interfere with your stay.

Your concierge can help you with transportation, tour reservations, activities, restaurants and recommendations for the best places to shop for souvenirs, beachwear, groceries and more.

Come enjoy Casa Capuchin and immerse yourself in the absolute expression of tropical luxury. Call us today to start planning your ultimate escape to paradise and let us make your vacation a truly memorable experience.

Casa Capuchin is a smoke free home - smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property. No pets allowed. Child Friendly - Ask

Keywords: Villa, Capuchin

More Details

Property Manager
Alexander Rivera
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Alexander Rivera

Hello everyone

... My name is Alexander Rivera and I manage the house for a wonderful North American couple. They recently purchased Casa Capuchin, and have made numerous improvements. I am thrilled to be working with them.

I was born in the US but I live here year-round with my family. My parents are from Costa Rica and I have been working in the area of Manuel Antonio for the past 9 years. I love where I live and I love my job...if you have any questions about Costa Rica please call or email me and I will answer you ASAP.

Pura Vida!


What makes this house unique

You will be taken care of from beginning to end and if there is anything you need before or during your stay just let me know and it will be done.


Manuel Antonio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 1 private bathroom per bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    convertible bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
The house is equipped with an alarm system and 2 safes. Round trip transportation can be arranged. Inquire about discounts for tours and activities. Just email or call Alex for more information. Thank You


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Casa Capuchin, Spectacular Ocean View Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Excellent location!! Beautiful home!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 10 with age range from 5 to 70. We stayed one week for Easter. The location is perfect, within walking distance to groceries and good quality restaurants.

The home itself is perfect for large and small families alike. All four bedrooms are clean with good furnishings and comforts. The two bedrooms on the top have absolutely amazing views. The third bedroom is one floor below the common area, and has very convenient smaller beds that makes the room perfect for couples with children (where my wife and 5 and 7yo stayed). The bottom room has tons of privacy, and a neat set up with the bed in a loft, and the bottom with a small living space.

The common area was a unique retreat with an open air plan, perfect views, clean modern floors and furnishings, and plenty of space. The house keeping was amazing, she was incredibly helpful and courteous, and left our home spotless every day. Our property manager was also very helpful with both the check in and check out, and he was very quick to respond and help with making reservations for both dinner and activities. We had wildlife visit us every single day. We saw more Howler monkeys, Capuchins, squirrel monkeys and Toucans quite frankly at the house than we did visiting the national park!

The walk to the beach is not that bad for the physically able. It is a 20-30minute walk to the quiet end of the beach, or if you are renting a car, you can easily drive down and park right on the beach with 4WD.

The only big consideration people should take (and this is not a criticism) is safety if they are coming with young children. We had a 5 and 7yo, and we did fine. But the stairs do not have child safe railings. It was ok, because we just set rules for them to only go downstairs alone, and upstairs with a grownup. And the balconies are secured as seen on photos with the frame and steel cables with about 1 foot space. Again, with proper supervision and good kids, this is a great home, but this is not the right home for a nine month old to crawl around with you minding the kitchen. If you are concerned, talk to the property manager first before booking. If very young children are not a concern for your family, then by all means book without hesitation! You will not regret it!!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Western side of the great State of Michigan.

What a wonderful, fun filled and delightfully elegant home to stay for 10 of us, including 2 kids.

  • 5 of 5

We were treated with a very high level of care and concern. Our manager (Alex) was most responsive to calls, emails, requests for cabs and trip/tours etc and always available to us. He provided us an excellent group of drivers and helpful places to shop and sight see. He was very knowledgeable of the area and resources. I would recommend him highly, in fact, only book a home that he is responsible for. Our maid (Dessi) also needs to be commended for keeping the place so neat, tidy, clean and she was very friendly. The animal towels were also a big hit. Thanks to you all, for a great vacation and wonderful holiday, we can not thank you enough.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

My family of 8 stayed in the Casa Capuchin in March, 2016. We were a bit nervous, because we had never rented out of the country. This house is everything and more as described. We had a wonderful time and Alex was so very attentive to our needs. We missed our plane flight and he arranged to have everyone picked up and cars delivered to the house. When you walk in the door , you feel as if you are on a scenic overlook of the most spectacular scene that you could ever see. The house has a wonderful maid service, is ultra comfortable, and is in a great location. You can walk to all the restaurants. The beach needs to be driven particularly when it is hot, however there is an easy bus that you can catch. The monkeys visited us for sure and we heard howling monkeys as well. We would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Capuchin. We never get tired of that spectacular view and the monkeys that stop by often. Sounds like you enjoyed those things too. We also agree that Alex and Yesenia are amazing and always seem to go above and beyond in everything they do. We hope you return to Costa Rica and when you do you come back to Casa Capuchin.
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Unparallelled View and Tremendous Service

  • 5 of 5

Waking up each morning to a spectacular view of the Pacific would normally be hard to beat, but the comfort of the home and the complete service offered by the house manager, Alex, competed well. Alex took care of every need we had from scheduling excursions to arranging meals to coordinating the staff that kept the house immaculate; Alex was a great resource for our first venture to Costa Rica.

The house is well situtuated for an easy walk to many restuarants, a grocery store, a yoga studio and a bank; we rarely had to venture much further if we did not want to do so. The monkeys did come and the sunsets were brochure worthy. My wife, four kids, Mom, neice and I were very comfortable in the house with plenty of space to stretch out and enjoy a very restful vacation. Best house ever.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Capuchin. You listed all of the things that we think make this place great...the view, the monkeys visiting and the easy access to restaurants and amenities. Alex and Yesenia are wonderful assets and we are grateful to have them as a part of our team. We hope you think of Casa Capuchin should your future plans bring you back to Costa Rica.
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London, Canada

Phenomenal Vacation at a spectacular location

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 8 travelling from Canada... 4 daughters aged 12 to 23, son-in-law and boyfriend, plus my wife and I. Everything about the trip was fantastic. The listing was not accurate....because the pictures don't do it justice! Unbelievable size, layout, comfort, etc. and what a view. The monkeys came by most days and the weather was perfect. Absolutely perfect. We were very comfortable with 8 people ...and there was room for more.

Alex is excellent in his organizing of all our activities. We tried the horse back riding, repelling, national park tour and catamaran sail. All highly recommended. He organizes for pick up and drop off at the front door. Local restaurants were excellent too. Although cab drivers told us the walk to the beach was either "too long or too dangerous (due to traffic)", we walked it every day without problem. It was a great way to get some exercise after spending a day at the beach.

Another thing Alex did was organize an on-site meal provided by a local chef (Kukula?). It was one of the best meals we have ever had, and we do a lot of travelling.

We didn't rent a car, as the local grocery store was within walking distance, as were the restaurants, and we didn't mind the 20 minute walk to the beach. We flew to San Jose, and Alex organized the 2 1/2 trip for pick up and drop off at the end of the stay.

The house was cleaned every day (we didn't realize that), and there are laundry facilities on site. We definitely over-packed. This is a flip flop and short/swim suit vacation. We didn't need to wear a sweater at any time during our stay.

We will go back and I recommend this for families, couples, etc. The only caution I would have is for those with small children. The building code is no where near the restrictions that we have in Canada, and as such, the area around the main floor, infinity pool and stairs may be a safety hazard for small children. For adults, it adds to the beauty of this spectacular place! A+++++ and a 12 on a 1-10 scale. Truly spectatular.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL, USA

Honeymoon get-away

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Private, quiet. Amazing views. Nothing but good things to say about the house and the agent (Alex)

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Quepos La Managua Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Byblos sports bar
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Los Sueños
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Agua Azul
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Playa Manuel Antonio
Car: not necessary

Lush tropical paradise with beautiful views at every turn ...unique wildlife observation ...monkeys, sloths, birds...fantastic surf for begginers and experienced...paradise for body surfers, sunbathers and sand castle builders.

Restaurants with exquisite dishes prepared with fresh food from the area...friendly, helpful people wherever you go.


Rates & Availability

Manuel Antonio House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Apr 16 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Green Season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Green Season
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 25 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 2 2018
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
High season 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Mar 24 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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