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Luxury Estate | Stunning Ocean Views! | Beach access | CHEF Included

Bedrooms 8
Space 11,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Stunning 8 bedroom, 10 bedroom luxury villa overlooking the Pacific

The brand new Vista Hermosa Estate is one of the most unique and architecturally significant homes in the Manuel Antonio area. If you have been searching for a beach vacation destination with breathtaking ocean views then look no further. The entire top floor social area which includes kitchen, dining area, living room and 3 sided infinity edged pool offers panoramic views. Take a short walk on Vista Hermosa's private trail through the jungle to the beautiful Manuel Antonio beach of Playa Espadilla. Or walk a little further to Playa Biesanz with a romantic, picturesque setting with tiny gentle waves that are perfect for toddlers and small kids, also a great beach for kayaking and snorkeling.

This magnificent estate overlooking Playa Espadilla is one of the few Villas that includes a Private Chef. The expansive 11,000 sq/ft fully air-conditioned Villa situated on almost 2 acres of prime tropical jungle setting sleeps up to 24 guests comfortably in 8 bedrooms and includes 10 restrooms, under a stunning 4 stories of Costa Rican elegance. The Tropical - Contemporary inspired design provides ocean views from every room including all Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Secondary Family Room, and Yoga Area.

Outside the great open patio offers an 180-degree jungle to ocean view, poolside terrace, BBQ grill/bar area for the Private Chef and a sun deck for the sun worshippers. This spacious outdoor area, large enough for any big family or event of your choice, makes this top floor terrace ideal for destination weddings. The terrace overlooks the Pacific Ocean and makes for a perfect backdrop to any wedding portrait.

Vista Hermosa is that rare property that embodies the essence of beach luxury. Every custom detail makes this Villa unique, exemplifying the Pura Vida style for family and friends to enjoy. The Villa is constructed on the side of a hill facing the ocean. Although this is a 4-story house, you only have to climb 1 ½ flights of stairs from the parking lot and front door to reach the top floor.

Additionally, we have recently established an exclusive relationship with Arenas Del Mar (Manuel Antonio's only luxury 5-star Eco-friendly hotel), located at the end of our street where guests of Vista Hermosa can utilize their beach and enjoy beachfront lunch and drinks (with a 20% discount on all purchases). They will even come to the Villa to pick you up so no walking is involved.

The top floor of the Villa is the main social area. It has one large great room enclosed with floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors on 3 sides. This great room includes a spacious and fully equipped chef kitchen, gorgeous living space, indoor dining room and ocean facing large balcony. Adjacent to the great room is a swimming pool with a three-sided infinity edge. This play pool also includes a 9” deep, shallow area for in-pool lounge chairs or can be used as a toddler pool play spot. Next to the pool is a large covered open area with BBQ grill, movable bar, fridge, ice maker, TV, 2 restrooms and a large uncovered ocean facing balcony. This open top level area can hold events such as weddings and includes a high-end sound system & party lights for dancing. This area can accommodate live music or a DJ. Music can be played from your personal electronic device hardwired by plugging into your headphone jack or via Bluetooth. Also, there is the option of logging into a music app such as Spotify, Pandora, iHeart Radio or YouTube by operating our wall mounted iPad.

The middle floor includes a Master Suite with a king size bed with a spacious dual sink bathroom and 2 balconies, one facing the ocean and the other fronting the lush jungle. Also, on this floor are 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom consists of 2 queen size beds, a private dual sink bathroom, and ocean facing balcony. Additionally, this floor has an open covered area situated directly below the pool with exceptional ocean views, perfect for yoga, group workouts or a private massage session.

The lower floor includes a Master Suite with a king size bed with a spacious dual sink bathroom and 2 balconies, one facing the ocean and the other facing the lush jungle. Also, on this floor are 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom consists of 2 queen size beds, a private dual sink bathroom, and ocean facing balcony. There is also a secondary family/TV Room perfect for kids or teens to hang out and watch TV or play games.

The ground level provides a 750 sq/ft self-sustained studio with ocean views along with a private entrance with a balcony facing the lush green Costa Rican jungle and includes 1 king size bed, dual sink bathroom, full kitchenette and washer/dryer. Adjacent to this studio is another luxury 950 sq/ft one bedroom apartment with a king bed, private bath, and full kitchenette.

Vista Hermosa Estate includes your own Gourmet Chef to prepare up to 2 meals per day (food and beverage cost are separate as well as special pricing for any event). No need to shop, cook or clean as your personal Chef does it all and saves you money as well by purchasing the freshest ingredients from local vendors - butchers and fisherman, where typically only Restaurants shop.

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Cunningham
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Michael Cunningham

After year's of traveling through Asia and Europe, Costa Rica was my first travel through the Americas. I quickly fell in love with the people and the incredible beauty of Manuel Antonio, purchasing an estate as my home-away-from-home in 2006. I now own a few homes in Manuel Antonio and manage several others so can help you find the best home to fit your exact needs. I have recently moved to Manuel Antonio full time, but do spend much time in my home town of Chicago.


Manuel Antonio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 11000 sq. ft.
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , shower
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king


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Luxury Estate | Stunning Ocean Views! | Beach access | CHEF Included
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Amazing Costa Rican Getaway for a group of 21!

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We had a wonderful time in Costa Rica. Villa Oceana & Villa Vecinos were amazing, breathtaking views and both beautiful houses with all the amenities you could imagine (indoor/outdoor surround sound, outdoor fridge & BBQ, swim-up bar, well-kept house, vey secure & safe). Villa Oceana was slightly better in my opinion simply for the space, layout and view. There were many highlights of the trip, but mostly it was just spending time at the Villa with the beautiful view and wildlife. Several types of monkeys would come by everyday and we saw lots of sloths & baby sloths, plus toucans and huge iguanas.

We did a few paddleboarding excursions & paddleboard yoga with Paddle9 which was great (good group rates too, very friendly). We went on the Ocean King for a sunset boat cruise, which was really fun. Good food, drinks and activities. We also saw some humpback whales and dolphins. We surfed many times by just renting boards on the beach, and even went to Dominicale one day for bigger & better waves. I would recommend all those things.

I was not overly impressed with the Manuel Antonio national park. We definitely saw MANY more animals & wildlife just at our house. Plus there were no crowds. We went to the park at 7am and left by 12 noon. The beaches are stunning, but that is the only reason I would go back to the park.

Local restaurants I would recommend: Barba Roja & LaLuna at Gaia for a more upscale dinner. We also loved Emilos Café for breakfast & lunch.

It was the BEST vacation we could have imagined!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for this review, however, this review is not for this property which is brand new on the rental market in Manuel Antonio.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Quepos (QPX)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Barba Roja
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Los Suenos
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Playa Espadilla


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

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