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Gorgeous New Luxurious Condo with Breath-Taking Ocean Views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 6

Welcome to paradise! Manuel Antonio is one of the most beautiful places on earth, rich in unique tropical vegetation and wildlife, with breath-taking views of the Pacific coastline, rain-forests and mountains.

Our two-bedroom condo offers any visitor to Costa Rica two important advantages: a quiet setting with commanding, unobstructed views of the ocean and coastline, and a wonderful, strategically located home base for exploring this region. Consider staying here, where the majority of our guests write a five star review about their experience and return again and again.

This website will introduce you to a place we love, and one we know you will love as well. Please email me if you have any questions or would like to book a rental.

Thank you,

David Spivey


Our spacious condo offers the luxuries, comfort, privacy and pampering of a fine home. For those of you traveling in groups of two to six, this is an ideal place for time together, as well as time apart from other tourists and visitors.

*Follow the early morning acrobatics of the Capuchin monkeys from one of the private bedroom balconies while enjoying a cup of Costa Rican coffee.

*Walk to two fabuous beaches from our condo, Biesanz Beach and Espadilla Beach.

*Simply hang-out on our balcony and watch dozens of magnificent bird species visit the rainforest below.

*Watch the stunning sunsets with your family and friends over appetizers and drinks from the living room or wide balcony with seating for six.

*Take a plunge in the pool below at the end of the day packed with adventure.

*Relax under the vast night sky and stars, listening to the sounds of the ocean.

*Does life get any better than this?


Our two-bedroom condo is much more affordable than two rooms in a comparable four-five star hotel. If you value certain things that hotels do not provide such as a fully furnished kitchen, a spacious living room, a washer and dryer (imagine going home with a suitcase of clean clothes!), snorkeling gear provided for your use, free secure, covered parking, steps away from our front door, this is the place for you.


*Nestled in the tropical rainforest with fabulous views of the ocean and mountains, away from the busy, noisy main thoroughfare of town.

*Walk to Biesanz Beach in 10 minutes or Espadilla Beach in 20 minutes.

*Walk to fine dining: the five-star Makanda by the Sea, the five-star Parador Hotel, Arenas del Mar and Issimo Suites, among others, or visit the fine on-site Gusto Restaurant in affiliation with the Shana Hotel.


*The finest, unobstructed views in this complex.

*An on-site gourmet restaurant, managed by the Shana Hotel.

*An on-site spa and spa services.

*Extensive library of travel books and guides in our condo for your use.

*Original artwork by local artists in every room.


*Attentive poolside service provided by the staff of the Shana Hotel

*Dedicated, out-going Costa Rican property manager, fluent in both English and Spanish.

*Outstanding concierge services provided by property manager who will handle all of your individual needs.

*Covered, secure parking space steps away from our front door.

*24/7 security for the entire complex.

More Details

David Spivey
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, Written Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2017


Manuel Antonio Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Each bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, a large walk-in closet, a large bathroom with walk-in shower, a private balcony overlooking the Pacific Ocean and rain-forest, and abundant storage space.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Our condo is nestled in the rain-forest, away from the busy/noisy main thoroughfare of town, strategically located near Biesanz Beach, a beautiful, white-sanded gentle cove, great for swimming and snorkeling. Nearby are many of Costa Rica's finest hotels (Hotel Parador, Arenas del Mar, Makanda by the Sea) and restaurants, on perhaps the most valuable street in the entire country.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(125 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous New Luxurious Condo with Breath-Taking Ocean Views
average rating of 4.944 based on 125 reviews

Very nice and spacious

  • 4 of 5

This property is very nice, (starting to show it's age although) the view is fantastic, the balcony's are very spacious and comfortable. Vanessa our concierge was fabulous and made sure our time in Manuel Antonio was enjoyable. Now for the Shana hotel, they change their policy towards the residence (where the condo is) when ever they choose. The general manager there Mr Samir either has never run a successful hotel before or never ran a hotel period, his restaurant is so over priced and the menu (besides pizza) is way to large and off the wall. If you decide to order in from somewhere else forget it they won't allow them on the property. He shut the water off at 10 am in the middle of my shower (they shut off the water at midnight to refill the reserve tanks) for the hotels use and when we complained he said oh sorry our mistake (two nights in a row). The condo is well equipped in the kitchen to make most of your meals (knives need sharpening) so if your in to cooking it's a great place. That been said there are a great many excellent restaurants within a short drive. Just ask Vanessa and she will not steer you wrong.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The drive was challenging but we made it. The accommodation was super for 5 people. We loved the poo

  • 5 of 5

While having breakfast a monkey tried to take our food. It was a unique experience

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Happy Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 enjoyed a fabulous Christmas holiday in this beautiful condo. It had all the comforts of home plus a gorgeous, panoramic view. The location was close to the beach and Manuel Antonio Park. Our concierge, Vanessa, recommended some great tours and restaurants and booked everything so all we had to do was relax and enjoy. We definitely hope to return again. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Condo Rental Evert

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in may rental condos, cabins, villas and inns and this

rental unit has been the best by far. It is well appointed with

beautiful furniture, art work, appliances,cookware, bedding, towels

and everything that makes a house a home. You would think you were in

someones primary residence, and not a rental property. It has amazing

views of the ocean and mountains and overlooks a beautiful pool with

an infinity edge. While on the main balcony/terrace (three in all), we

were able to see monkeys in the distant trees.

We were a party of two couples traveling from Atlanta and this condo

was perfect for us. It has a master suite and a second bedroom of

almost equal size. Both rooms have king size beds, balconies and

enormous on-suites.The showers are huge. The living room, dining area

and kitchen were spacious and main balcony seemed to be our primary

lounging spot. The kitchen had high end matching cookware, small

appliances, glassware, and service ware. If cooking is not your thing,

the property had an excellent restaurant, and many others in walking


The concierge, Vanessa was amazing. She arranged to have our condo

stocked with food, snacks and beverages for our arrival. THAT is a

GREAT service; no need to rush out to the local market after your ride

in from the airport. Vanessa also arranged our transportation to and

from the airport as well as daily excursions and taxi service.

This condo unit is definitely a 5 STAR PROPERTY !

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We love this place and the monkeys!

  • 5 of 5

This is our absolute favorite place to stay in Manuel Antonio. We visit Costa Rica every year with our three kids and this was our third time in a row at Shana Residences. Dr. Spivey's unit is our favorite because of its tasty decor and perfect location over the pool. It is also very well equipped with everything in the kitchen, laundry room, beach towels and toys etc. We travel a lot and mostly find our places to stay through vrbo or homeaway due to our big family. We have a few favorite places that we like to return to in different locations but have found that after a few years many of these places have experienced too much wear and tear and are not so attractive anymore. Fortunately, this is not the case withDr. Spivey's unit. They seem to be very good at updating the unit so that it always looks fresh. This time we found new sofa, fresh coat of paint on the walls, new towels etc. The staff at the Shana hotel and residences as well as with the management company are all very friendly and helpful. Thank You for letting us stay at this beautiful condo again.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect play to stay in Manuel Antonio area

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four, including two teen boys, had a fantastic stay in Manuel Antonio. We walked into the condo from a long drive and the view took our breath away. The view is spectacular, and the balcony was perfect for our sunrise coffee listening to the sounds of the jungle, and our evening martini. The condo is perfectly appointed, comfortable beds, and a great kitchen layout. David, the condo owner, sent us excellent materials on the condo, the Shana complex, and Manuel Antonio, and the property manager, Vanessa was an absolute sweetheart. She arranged a guide for a Manuel Antonio walk who was equally charming. Playa Biesanz is gorgeous, the jungle comes right down to the shoreline. We walked down every afternoon, it's a virtual private beach (and nice not to have to worry about crocs or rip tides with the boys). The local restaurants were terrific; La Mariposa had a stunning view, El Avion was kitchy-fun with a history lesson added on, pizza from El Gusto was delicious (spoke French with the Italian chef since my Spanish isn't as good as it should be). We love, love, love Costa Rica. Everyone we met was very kind and gracious. My only regret was not taking David's travel advice regarding bringing a small pair of binoculars. Do NOT forget these, even if you don't consider yourself a bird expert. Thank you so much for allowing us to share your piece of heaven on earth!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Restaurant at Pacific Souss Hotel
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Biesanz Beach
Car: recommended

Nestled in the tropical rain forest with fabulous views of the ocean and mountains, away from the busy, noisy main thoroughfare of town.

Walk to Biesanz or Espadilla Beaches.

Walk to fine dining: Issimo Suites, the five-star Makanda by the Sea, Arenas del Mar, and the five-star Parador Hotel, or visit the on-site Gusto Restaurant in affiliaton with the Shana Hotel.

Other Activities: Our favorite 3 tours are:

1. Manuel Antonio National Park Tour, great for seeing wildlife: all 3 species of monkeys, numerous tropical birds including toucans, macaws, parrots, etc

2. Sunset sail leaves in the early afternoon and includes snorkeling adventure and off-shore dolphin-watching adventure.

3. Mangrove tour by kayak or flat bottom motorboat, great for seeing amazing wildlife including 2 species of ant-eaters, magnificent tropical bird species, e.g. blue herons, osprey, ibises, storks, etc.


Rates & Availability

Manuel Antonio Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

All deposits will be refunded 95% if cancellation is at last 60 days before your arrival. After that it is not refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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