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Amy Irving

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

Wonderful Spacious Private Villa, Jungle & Ocean Views, Infinity Pool & Jacuzzi!

10 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Puntarenas Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Gourmet Kitchen, Outdoor Kitchen, Entertainment Room

Casa Tranquilidad is perfectly located in the heart of Manuel Antonio. Fully walled and gated, this secure 4 bedroom villa sits on three quarters of an acre and offers privacy, security and luxury.

The 6,000 sq. ft. estate boasts sprawling National Park jungle views with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. The property is beautifully landscaped with tropical flowers and fruit trees and is bordered by a creek.

The villa consists of 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Gourmet Kitchen, Large Indoor and Outdoor Living/Dinning Areas, Outdoor Kitchen & Huge Entertainment Room with a pool table and table football.

The home has spectacular open-air terrace with a unique oval Jacuzzi that flows as a waterfall into a beautiful infinity edge swimming pool. The luxurious infinity pool runs into a pebble lined pond surrounded by a luscious garden. Both upper and lower levels have exquisite nature views from all points. Whether you prefer to see monkeys, birds, sloths or foliage, from either terrace you will not be disappointed!

The upper level of the villa consists of a large open air terrace that leads into a beautiful open plan kitchen / living area. The kitchen is well appointed with high end appliances and a huge 6 burner stove with top grill.

The living area is very comfortable and gives superb views across the jungle and Pacific Ocean. There are 2 master suites located at either side of the villa, providing privacy from your fellow travelers. Both master suites have private bathrooms, large closets and 1 queen sized bed in each. There is also a security safe which you are welcome to use to store any valuables and passports.

On the lower level there is an enormous entertainment room with a large TV, DVD player, books, games, football table and pool table. This room leads out to the lower deck and pool. A great place to throw the kids while the adults enjoy the upper terrace!

The remaining 2 bedrooms are on this lower level. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other 2 double beds. Both rooms are wonderfully shaded so a good nights sleep is guaranteed.

Vill Bedroom Layout:

-Bed 1

Queen bed with private bathroom

-Bed 2

Queen bed with private bathroom

-Bed 3

Queen bed (shared bathroom)

-Bed 4

2 x Double bed (shared bathroom)

There is also a sofa bed in the bonus entertainment room - which is on the lower level of the villa, next to bedrooms 3 & 4. This is the room with the TV and large sofa (in addition to the sofa bed)

All bedrooms have Air Conditioning. Like many Jacuzzi's in sunny Manuel Antonio, the Jacuzzi on the upper patio is cold water only.

-We ask guests not to use our laundry services as our Costa Rican machines can be delicate. However, if you do have any personal items that you wish to have washed, please let us know and our maids would be happy to do it for you, free of charge.

If you have any questions please do contact us, we are always happy to help!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Amy Irving (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

About Amy Irving

I originally came to Costa Rica on a sabbatical from a busy job in London, England. I intended to stay 3 months but after 7 years I'm still here - What happened?! Well, Costa Rica happened. With so many amazing things to do & see it really is a hard place to leave, be warned! Now I get to live in paradise, hike in the jungle, swim & surf in our beautiful warm ocean, rappel down waterfalls, raft rapids, zip-line through the jungle canopy, and so much more. Lucky me!!! With the help of great friends, I manage vacation villas & run a boutique vacation planning business, My Vacation Costa Rica. We specialize in giving our guests the personal touch & between us, we guide you through all aspects of planning your vacation & make sure you only experience the best of the best - so come us in paradise and start enjoying the pura vida life!

Reviews

4.8
based on 10 traveler reviews

Wonderful Spacious Private Villa, Jungle & Ocean Views, Infinity Pool & Jacuzzi!
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
4

Great place to stay. Great service.

  • 4 of 5

Extended family of 4 20-somethings and four adults thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The balcony and pool overlook the rainforest and wildlife exhibits from sloths to monkeys. Tucans decorate the trees and an iguana lives in the gutters of the house. House was very comfortable with plenty of space to be alone or together. Kitchen has nicely equipped although watch the water from the ice maker--We'ld put a towel there if we stayed again.

The house is away from the city which means a long walk, having a car or a taxi, which to us was worth it to have the solitude on quiet time with the animals. The house staff were very helpful and obviously concerned that we had a good time. Hazel, the concierge was also helpful We didn't need here to schedule tours but she was very helpful after the robbery.

Hazel had warned us to use the alarm, which we did, but the windows downstairs were not alarmed. A nephew sleeping in the game area without air conditioning opened the window for some air and fell asleep. In the night someone entered, probably through the window, didn't bother us, but picked up an Iphone, Nike anything, cool shoes, a Fitbit, etc. We never heard anything. A hassle but not the end of the world. If you stay in this delightful place do keep it locked up tight at night as Hazel will tell you to do....

We would definitely stay here again. Overall a great experience.

catherine

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Family Home

  • 5 of 5

My overall experience was great from the time of booking to my departure. The great thing about this rental, is that you not only get a beautiful home in a great location but you also get a personal vacation advisor . I had the pleasure of working with Amy, Hazel and Jonathan which where all great. They made it easy to book the home and also helped me book my car rental and activities. The home is in a great location just minutes from shops and restaurants. The jacuzzi and pool along with the game room allowed for all 12 of my family members to have a great time Together! I would highly recommend this rental and I hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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5

Beautiful property, we had a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

The house is large, and it backs up to the national park. Every day we had multiple troops of monkeys in the trees, as well as iguanas and toucans. There is a small ocean view. The pool and jacuzzi are kept clean, and it is larger than it looks in the photos. The house could hold many people, and there are many places to relax and gather. It is outside of the traffic of the city, so it is free from traffic and city noise. The worst noise was howler monkeys early in the morning, but that is part of the experience. The cleaning lady Myra is very, very nice, she will clean even your clothes for you, and there are maintenance men that are very friendly. Hazel, the concierge, will help you with your fun stuff. Great place for multiple families/kids/teens. You might want to bring some toys for the beach/pool.

Downside- the power went out several times, but it was only briefly. Because it is so hot in that part of the country, only the bedrooms get really cool with the a/c. You need to drive to get to a store/restaurant/things to do. The stuff in Manuel Antonio is higher priced/more Americanized. If you drive to Quepos about 10 min down the hill, you will find a Tico town with more reasonable prices/more authentic stuff. We recommend Soda Sanchez, which the cleaning lady Myra recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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4

Nice place to stay and Geralyn was great!

  • 4 of 5

Geralyn met us to show us the way to the house, showed us around and picked up some groceries before we arrived. The house has just about everything you need to have a comfortable stay. One thing which should be looked at is a leaking showerhead in one of the bathrooms. Other than that, we enjoyed the house and surrounding area which is close to all the restaurants.

We went to Costa Rica to fish for 3 days and on the first morning, our car wouldn't start. I called Geralyn at 6:30 in the morning for help. She arranged for a taxi to pick us up, worked with the car rental company to get the car running and followed up with us to make sure everything was ok. She turned what could have been a stressful situation into no problem. Great customer service and thanks again Geralyn!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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5

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do the house justice, it was more spacious and beautiful. The first night we got ransacked by monkeys so be sure to bring all snacks inside the house. There were a pair of toucans that visited every morning as we enjoyed our coffee by the pool. We weren't aware of this but we had a daily house cleaner, excluding Sunday. Allowing us to come home to clean house, clean towels and if needed, clean laundry. The house is very secluded and secure; however the road to the house can be a little rough but it's a very short drive. Geralyn was very helpful when we needed suggestions or had any questions. I will be staying here in the future and recommend this house and vacation group to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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5

Private Paradise in Cost Rica - Highly Recommended!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the last day of our vacation and I'm sitting on the large terrace as I type this surrounded by monkeys and catching the last few rays of sunshine before we head home.

Every day in this villa has been amazing. When we first arrived, our concierge pointed out a pregnant sloth(!) that is living in the jungle in front of the house. We call her Peggy and have visited with her everyday. We have also seen dozens of incredible looking colorful birds, white faced & titi monkeys, giant iguanas, huge iridescent blue butterflies and too many other animales to remember!

We are 2 families, with a total of 5 kids, and it feels like this villa was made for us. The kitchen is huge, the bedrooms are all a good size with plenty of storage & all with AC, super comfy sofas out on the terrace over hanging the pool - where there's also an oval plunge pool / jacuzzi that looks out over the jungle and ocean. Great for late evening dips.

The villa really is tucked away and the nearest restaurant / bar is a 5 minute car ride away. We hired a car but a couple of nights we took a taxi which was $8 each way. There are also restaurants & super markets that deliver which we used a few times.

Geralyn our concierge was just a gem. She welcomed us when we arrived and has been so good at looking after us all. She organized everything for us, zip lining, white water rafting, national park tour and our transport to and from San Jose. She also sent us Chef Harold to make us dinner on our first night here. What a treat & delicious!!

The booking process was simple and Amy was super helpful answering all many questions before we took the plunge. She said we'd love this place and she was right! What else can I say, I don't want to leave. Lol.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Ziplining tours, White Water rafting, National Park

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Rates & Availability

Manuel Antonio Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2016
Jan 2 2016 - Aug 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
$525
$3,675
 
 
Green Season 2016
Aug 27 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$395
$2,765
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,650
 
 
Mid Season 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$450
$3,150
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,400
 
 
New Year 2016/17
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 13.0%

Additional Rates:
Presidents Week 2016 $ 4,250
Easter Week 2015 - $ 3,960

**Pet fee $ 250**

** Contact Owner for dates not listed in rate schedule and for current promotions / discounts that may apply **

contact us: reservations@myvacationcostarica.com | us tel: +1.646.895.7871 | cr tel: +506.2777.6846

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Amenities

Puntarenas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
  • Large Master Bedroom with private entrance, walk-in shower with 2 heads, double sinks, large walk in closet, television in room. Second Bedroom, queen bed, upstairs with private bath Third Bedroom, queen bed Fourth Bedroom , 2 double beds Entertainment Room: Queen Sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Large pool deck with covered outdoor kitchen, Viking Gas Grill w/ Rotisserie, Sink and table that seats 8.

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