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Speaks: english, spanish

Postcard Ocean Views, Centrally Located, Beautifully Designed, Game Room

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Villa, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Perched atop the highest hill in Manuel Antonio, this first-class, resort home commands a 270 degree view. You will have direct views from every room to the world famous National Park and the surrounding mountains. The view to the ocean is truly amazing.

This 5200 square foot home is built to the highest standards and reflects the tropical beauty that surrounds it. It features five luxurious air conditioned bedrooms and full baths ensuite. There is one master bedroom suite with a king-size bed, large private balcony with fabulous ocean view, and a bathroom that includes a jacuzzi tub and a stone shower. Additionally there is one other king bedroom, 2 queen bedrooms, a bedroom with 2 full size beds, and all of the bathrooms have custom sinks made of hand-carved stone or glazed earthenware bowls.

The finishes have been meticulously chosen to give you the feel of 'jungle luxury.' The details include exotic hardwoods, bamboo, custom tile, and stonework along with landscaped tropical gardens, fountains, and original art from around the world.

The kitchen area on the ground floor has a dining area whose sliding glass doors open up to the pool and connects to a large outdoor deck and seating area. In the morning, enjoy a fresh cup of coffee from locally grown beans and watch the Mono Titi monkeys in the treetops next to the house. The pool is 25 feet long and has a large balcony. You can relax and gaze at the soaring condors while you listen to the birds in the trees and the ocean below.

The magnificent room on the third floor has a 15 foot ceiling made of bamboo and native craft mats. It is supported by exotic hardwood columns with hand carved stone bases. This lofty vented space has five ceiling fans and low eaves that ensure a cool interior. The sides are completely open to the ocean breezes, spectacular views, and the abundant nature that surrounds. In this room there is a heated indoor pool, pool table, and seating area with TV, stereo, and DVD player.

Casa Samba can also be rented as a private four bedroom house for smaller groups at a lower rate. Always private to just your group.

Designed by an award winning decorator, this magnificent home is located on a dead-end gated community between the world famous 'Si Como No' and 'Mariposa' Hotels. It is three hours by car and a 20 minute flight from the San Jose International Airport.

Manuel Antonio is one of the premier resort towns in Costa Rica because of the many activities offered here. Among the adventures are canopy tours, world-class sportfishing, surfing, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, not to mention the exploration of the National Park. Our full-time house manager can arrange any of these tours and anything else you need, from cars to personal massages.

The full-time staff includes daily maid service, gardeners, and a pool man. Laundry services available for a small fee. We also have an outstanding chef that can be hired to prepare meals in your own fully-equipped kitchen and if booked at the time of reserving the house there is a special rate of $500 a week for 2 meals a day, cost of food is additional. If you prefer to eat out, you will find scores of excellent dining opportunities in and around Manuel Antonio, thanks to a large international community.

Come and make this your home for an unforgettable vacation!

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  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Fernando (Owner)
Member since: 2000
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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Casa Samba was the perfect house for our family of 11! We enjoyed waking up to "Senor Samba", the resident iguana each morning and coming home in the afternoon to the white-faced monkeys playing on the upstairs porch, often wrestling in the pillows or dipping their arms and legs in the pool!

We loved the views from Casa Samba overlooking Manuel Antonio and the Pacific. Hard to beat! And the proximity to town and the beaches was great too!

Most of all, we loved the help of the staff at Casa Samba. From our concierge, who scheduled all of our tours and excursions and arranged grocery service, to our host and housekeepers, they were all wonderful and accommodating.

This trip was the most memorable we've ever had as a family, we can't say enough about our trip to CR! So many fun, amazing memories were made. We will definitely be back!!
Jan 2015
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2 traveler reviews

Postcard Ocean Views, Centrally Located, Beautifully Designed, Game Room
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Casa Samba. Outstanding luxury property in Manuel

  • 5 of 5

Great family vacation around fathers 85th birthday. Ten of us were easily accommodated in this spacious beautifully designed home. We arranged for a cook to prepare breakfast and dinner. Hiro the chef received high marks from all of us including my Cordon Blue Paris trained sister and her husband who for over ten years owned a haute cuisine French restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. Ricky the property manager was always there to provide tour, restaurant and general recommendations. The house was cleaned top to bottom everyday and kept in immaculate condition. I would highly recommend Casa Samba to anyone traveling to Manuel Antonio.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Awesome Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our trip to Costa Rica was awesome!! We had a great time, our house was amazing and in perfect shape, very clean had beautiful views. It had that tropical feel to it but very luxurious at the same time. The daily visit from the monkeys made it really fun and they DO love bananas. Our concierge Valerie went beyond our expectations and was able to book every tour we wanted and answer all of our questions. We will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
SJO San Jose International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Barba Roja
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cafe Agua Azul
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Manuel Antonio
Car: recommended

World Class Sport Fishing, Pristine Beaches, White Water Rafting, Canopy Tours, Mangrove Tours, National Parks, Four Wheel Adventures, Wildlife Viewing (see monkeys, sloths and toucans from your living room!) Horseback Riding, Waterfall Tours, Restaurants and Fine Dining, Cinema, Dancing, Full Tour Menu with CD presentation provided upon check in.


Rates & Availability

Quepos Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
September Special!
Aug 19 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holy Week
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 21 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 22 2017 - Aug 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Aug 19 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Special weekly chef rate of $500 if booked at time of reserving, 2 meals a day, cost of food is additional.
Christmas and New Years rates include chef services, cost of food is additional.
Ask us about our lower 4 bedroom rates for smaller groups. Always private to just your group.

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Quepos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
  • We can sleep 14 maximum with the use of a futon so long as 2 of the guests are children.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Swimming pool, Indoor Plunge Pool, Jacuzzi, DVD/CD Player, Grill, Huge Terrycloth Bathrobes, 100% Cotton Linens (350 count), Magnificent Views, Terraces, Tropical Gardens, Daily Housekeeper, Gardener, Laundry Service (available for a small fee), Personal Guide to the Area, Concierge, High Chair, In-Room Safes, 2 Refrigerators, Blender, Coffeemaker, Toaster, Oven, Full Kitchenware

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