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Ocean Estate with Private Beach access and incredible Ocean/Jungle views

Bedrooms 3
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Unmatched spacious Villa with 3 Bedrooms and 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Please see our new page on VRBO/Homeaway which is # 4651417 where pricing is reduced and direct payments can be made.

Casa Pura Paz is an incredible, secluded Villa in the thriving rainforest that stands out from all of other Vacation Rentals in Manuel Antonio with it unique design, location, Ocean Views, and the only one where you can walk to 3 different beaches. Once you stay at Casa Pura Paz, you will not want to leave.

With 74 five star reviews on VRBO, every feature of this majestic Villa has been impeccably designed to take advantage of the incredible Ocean Views and the encompassing lush tropical rain forest. 3 decks surround the house which provides great viewing areas but also allows you to come very close to nature with the frequent monkey visits (almost daily), hundreds of species of birds including toucans and scarlet macaws, sloths and many other species of animals. Casa Pura Paz allows you to feel like you are living in an outdoor zoo!

Beaches This Wonderful Estate is walking distance to 3 stunning beaches with two having historic turtle traps that Archaeologists believe that these were arranged by 16th-18th century Quepo indigenous people to function as a turtle trap and still today, you can see lobsters, fish and other sea animals located in these rock designed enclosures. No worries as high tides allow all of the animals to be set free but you get to see how creative our ancestors were many, many years ago. The first beach is rarely used by others and is a short 5 minute walk from the Villa with the second 10 minutes away where you can witness the turtle traps and if you are looking for water activity, Playa Biesanz is a mild 15 minute walk away where you can rent snorkel gear, kayaks and other water toys. If water activity is not of interest, we have several hiking trails through the jungle that will certainly allow you to burn off a few calories before you come back for a cold beer.

Top Floor The top spacious floor of the Villa offers the most exceptional views and is large enough to accommodate up to 40 guests for weddings/events and has its own full bathroom. Additionally, this floor is perfect to just relax and take in the magical scenery or perfect for yoga, a private massage session. You can also take advantage of the onsite exercise equipment or enjoy a game of ping pong.

Middle Floor This floor includes the main living area, complete with a poker table, open kitchen along with a bar area that opens to the large veranda. Walk up a couple steps to the grand bathroom and two large air conditioned bedrooms. Both bedrooms are complete with king beds that can be converted to two twins (in each room), if required.

Lower Floor This floor includes an air conditioned Master Suite with a king size bed, spacious private bathroom, ocean view and a relaxing balcony overlooking the jungle setting and ocean vista. The swimming pool is also located on this level.


• Incredible Ocean Views from each of the 3 decks

• 5 minute walk to a Private Beach or 10 minutes to see the turtle traps

• 15 minute walk to a public beach cove that offers snorkeling gear, kayaks and other water activities

• Three types of monkeys visit the property regularly, as well as sloths, a large variety of birds including toucans and scarlet macaws, lizards, butterflies & other animal species

• Several hiking trails.

• 3 Bedrooms with 3 baths.

• Swimming pool

• Fully equipped gourmet kitchen, large living room and a poker table

• Large covered Rooftop Piazza that can accommodate up to 40 guests for weddings/events

• Cable TV and Wifi

• Fine linens and towels

• Suitable for children and elderly

• A/C and ceiling fans

• Nonsmoking Villa


• Concierge Manager and Vacation Coordinator who will make your Vacation and Holiday extremely stress free so that you can relax, enjoy and escape- basically, your personal assistant. They will help coordinate your transportation from San Jose to Manuel Antonio with a Private driver greeting you at the airport for your relaxing and scenic ride to the Villa, arrange all tours and excursions with only qualified and certified guides and various other benefits to ensure the perfect vacation!

• Daily Housekeeping Service (except Sunday/Holidays),

• Full time Maintenance personnel that has been at the Villa for over 10 years and also assists with guiding you to the various beaches and can direct you through the various jungle trails

• Optional Chef Services – Your personal Concierge can coordinate a Private Chef for an evening or your entire stay

• Babysitting available

More Details

Property Manager
Don Segal
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Don Segal

Our first Vacation Rental Business was established back in 2006 and quickly became one of the first luxury vacation rental companies in the Manuel Antonio area. We sold the company in 2009 and at the encouragement of many local luxury homes, have since re-entered the Property Management and Vacation Rental business in Manuel Antonio with the goal of providing our clients with unparalleled service and an impeccable attention to detail.

Our inventory of properties representing all budget levels, is managed by our highly skilled team, ensuring the highest quality homes for our guests.

All rentals include our premium Concierge and Vacation Coordinator service; we will help you plan every detail of your trip, from booking in-country transportation to assisting with our most highly recommended tours. We also pride ourselves on our commitment to the environment, and are doing everything possible to make our homes eco-friendly.

Book with CR Vacation Properties and rest assured that you will have the best vacation of your lives! Let us assist you!

Don Segal purchased this villa in 2017

Why Don Segal chose Manuel Antonio

Casa Pura Paz is uniquely positioned in a private setting with incredible Ocean views and a very short walk to two different beaches with one where you can rent beach chairs, umbrellas and water toys while the other is a more private setting. The main Manuel Antonio beach is an approximate 20 minute walk away.

This incredible villa is located in a jungle setting and a monkey corridor so wildlife is abundant. You will most likely see many monkeys, sloths, various species of birds including toucans and scarlet macaws, numerous butterflies, iguanas and various other exotic animals. You will think that you are staying in an outdoor zoo!

Casa Pura Paz comes standard with a private Concierge Manager and Vacation Coordinator to help plan your wonderful vacation, daily maid service and a full time maintenance expert which will allow your vacation to be extremely relaxing and stress free.

What makes this villa unique

- The only Villa that is walking distance to 3 beaches

- Incredible Ocean Views

- Large top level deck with yoga/exercise area

- Optional Chef Services

- Jungle setting

- Very frequent Monkey, sloth, Toucan and Scarlet MaCaw's

- Extremely large property

- Full staff included

- Exclusive Concierge Manager and Vacation Coordinator to help plan your exciting vacation and to tend to all of your requirements - your personal assistant!


Manuel Antonio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    outdoor - outdoor shower
  • We also have a outdoor shower for cleaning up after beach.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • there are 3 large bedrooms including the master on pool level with its own kitchen and bar. We can add blow-up bed to take another person or two. One of the kingsize beds can be split into 2 singles.
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Private Pool: Beautiful splash pool with waterfall overlooking the butterfly garden and the ocean. Great covered observation deck on the 5th floor for guests use.. Numerous paths thru the rain forest and trail to 2 secluded private sandy beaches with pre-Columbian turtle traps. Most private property in Manuel Antonio. All national forest,protected property from house to beach. Beach View: This home has nothing between you and your private beach, short 5-7 minute walk. Ocean View: Nothing impedes your view and listening as you hear the surf crash on your beach. Water View: The ocean view is superb as you can see from the photo. Mountain View: You also have beautiful mountain view as well. Home is build in the middle of the National Forest and has all the animals, monkeys sloths, birds, butterflies and other wildlife you will see in the National Park but with fewer people.


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Ocean Estate with Private Beach access and incredible Ocean/Jungle views
average rating of 4.9605265 based on 76 reviews

A truly incredible Villa and wonderful Staff

  • 5 of 5

We were over the top excited with our stay at the newly renovated Casa Pura Paz Villa as it is located in such a magical setting with unmatched views and tons of wildlife. Every day we had visits from monkeys, toucans our friendly neighbor sloth, iguanas and every other type of bird that you can think of.

The staff tended to all of our needs and the Concierge was always available at all times to answer any questions, provide recommendations on activities, places to eat which made our vacation so relaxing and stress free. We can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the mansion are exactly what this place looks like, but the view is even better!

There is almost no need to go to Manuel Antonio State Park as it is literally here! We saw 3 kinds of monkeys, sloths, humming birds, toucans and macaws. The horses that the owners have are also grazing around and are very friendly.

The beach is a bit of a hike, but good exercise. Bring what you need for a few hours. Bring swim shoes as there are some rocks. We only saw about 6 other people while we were down there. So you practically have it to yourselves!

The local restaurants are very good. We had a car while we were there so it was easy to get around. We made our own breakfast, lunches and a few dinners ourselves. Not a gourmet kitchen but has enough to make meals. Sitting on the deck eating dinner is as good as a restaurant view.

We would love to come back!!!

If you like a rustic trip that you really will have fun make sure to book a trip with Jose to go to the Mangroves and a private Island. This was the highlight of our trip.

Also get a massage on the observation deck if you can. Delightful!

Finally, Kim and Ken are great hosts, very warm and friendly. They can help you out with whatever you need.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, comfortable home with amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here Dec 10-17, which is the end of rainy season and the week before peak season. It was a great time of year to visit as we were able to book all our excursions last minute and nothing was crowded. We really enjoyed our time at the house and Ken and Kim were very hospitable, checking in every day to make sure we had what we needed.


- The back porch! We loved sitting out there on the rocking chairs and watching the wildlife and the ocean. The top level deck was fun for ping pong/pool, yoga, or just watching the monkeys come by every day for bananas.

- The small pool was great to cool off in.

- The master bedroom bed was comfy and having air conditioning meant we could sleep easily . The rest of the time we enjoyed the open air house. Because there were no screens, I was worried about mosquitos but there were none at the house!

- The house had mostly everything that you need - full kitchen, TV/DVD player for rainy nights, house phone, 2 bathrooms (plus one at the top level), daily housekeeping. Ken even loaned us a flashlight when we forgot ours for the dark walks to dinner.

- Ken and Kim recommended MidWorld (ATV tour), scheduled a GREAT guide for the national park, and booked a massage at the house- one of the best I've had. All were AWESOME!

Things to consider:

- We did not rent a car based on Ken's recommendation not to saying that taxis go by the house all the time. Every day, we walked to either lunch or dinner and only 1 time did we see a taxi drive by us on the walk. I'm guessing this is the time of year we were there, but something to consider in the low season. The closest restaurants are only a sweaty 1/2 mile away, but (according to my Fitbit) the equivalent of walking up 25 flights of stairs so not ok for someone with mobility issues or very young kids. We took a taxi back from dinner one night because it was pouring and it was $8 for the 1/2 mile drive. Having said that, not sure we would have enjoyed renting a car as it would have been difficult to find parking at places.

- Similarly, the hike down to the beach was also fairly running back up to the house for a cocktail. ;) Also, the rocky beach is only usable during low tide. So we only visited our beach once.

- Extra things to bring besides a flashlight: a soft-sided cooler for beach days, ziploc bags for leftovers as their is no tupperware in the kitchen, binoculars for wildlife, reusable water bottle.

Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation of a life time.

  • 5 of 5

We spent one week in Manuel Antonio and stayed at the Pura Paz. It truly was the vacation of a life time. It was my wife, three sons age 11, 9, and 7, and myself. We had been to Manuel Antonio 14 years earlier and declared it our favorite area in Costa Rica. We returned and had an even better time. The house itself was perfect. You are cut right into the rain forest and it makes for an unbelievable setting. The architecture and design of the house are very impressive and the flow of the 5 floors is really cool. Very spacious, clean, and efficient. A perfect vacation home. The bed rooms are very large, spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is nicely equipped. The high lights of the property for us were first the troops of monkeys that visited us every morning. This was almost surreal for our family and we truly enjoyed the 1/2 hour or so early every morning with these creatures. White faced monkeys and small squirrel monkeys come to the decks to socialize and eat. They were great. Howler Monkeys were very close by and easily visualized in the trees on 2 mornings. We saw 3 different sloths on the property, 2 from the deck, one out near the road, all were beautiful to see in nature. The second highlight was the private beach that is easily accessible on foot. You hike down through the rain forest which is a beautiful walk through a secluded trail and end up on the beach. A beautiful rocky beach that on most days we had to our own, with no one else in sight. There is a small hotel that also has access, so occasionally we would have a few people to share the beach. It has calm warm waters and is truly perfect for families to swim. I would recommend water shoes or water sandals to make entrance into the water easier on the feet. The hike back up is also cool, and it is a good workout. We loved the hike both ways and did it twice a day. We took numerous excursions such as zip lining, mangrove tours, dinner at the Quepos marina, and others. All were perfect for us. Jose is in charge of house repairs and keeps the place in perfect shape. He also does his own tour through the mangroves and to the Island of Damas where he has family members living and running a farm. Ken and Kim are wonderful people and great hosts. They make you feel at home in there house. Kim does a great horse tour on the Beach that my kids loved and are still talking about. This is a fantastic house with great people. I can't wait to return. Mike and Teri.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Dear Ken and Kim, thank you so much for allowing us into your home, Casa Pura Paz is named perfectly. These 5 days Betsy and I spent with you were absolutely the most relaxing least stressful days for us in year's. For anyone considering visiting the Manuel Antonio area, I would strongly recommend

Pura Paz! Every aspect of my visit exceeded expectations. The house was exactly as it looked online, except it looks 10 times better in person. You can be as active as you want to be or just stare at the view off the deck all day. The national park is a great outing, but you will see all the wildlife right off the porch!The scenery of the surrounding area is nothing short of spectacular, there are too many outstanding restaurants to name and all of them are minutes from the house. One of the many highlights of our visit was the day trip with Jose, having a casual lunch on his farm provided a real glimpse into the culture of Costa Rica. We will be repeat visitors!

Thank you again.

Charlie Keiger

Charlotte, NC

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect location from the perfect hosts

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came here with our sons (19 and 14) and my 70 year old father. We all left with a very favorable impression of this area of Costa Rica, its people, and a true fondness for the owners (Kim and Ken), their house manager (José), and housekeeper (Shirley sp.?).

The house is truly amazing, with a very comfortable layout, incredible view, and access to all the wildlife, activities, and tranquility one could hope for. Ken and Kim walked a beautiful line between being accessible and helpful when needed, while respecting our privacy and letting us enjoy our family time together. I only wish that we would have had more time to visit with these truly generous and kind people.

As many have mentioned before, José's tour is incredible, and provided a great deal of entertainment for all of us. We also spent a day on the Nelsons' beautiful boat, where we caught (and released) beautiful sailfish and dined on Giovanni's wonderful cooking. The entire crew was professional, kind, and made the day aboard another highlight of our stay.

We hope to come stay in this beautiful home again! In my opinion, you could not find a better place to stay while in CR.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Quepos -San Jose
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
next door
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
beach below home
Car: not necessary

Located in a monkey corridor with walking distance to a very calm beach cove that is ideal for snorkeling and young children.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

- Please inquire for rates for less than 7 nights
- An official rental agreement will be forwarded to confirm your reservation
- Visit CRvacationproperties for more information on our Casa Pura Paz or call 506-8335-5792
- Contact us direct for savings

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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