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Casa Vista Azul a Stunning Balinese Villa w/ Sweeping Pacific Ocean Views

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths3
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Casa Vista Azul is an authentic handcrafted tropical villa. The interior of the home is as spectacular as the Pacific Ocean views and the rainforest flora and fauna that surround this 5 bedroom 6.5 bath villa. It is a Balinese designed villa open to nature, yet provides every well-appointed comfort. It is the perfect location within Manuel Antonio for local markets, restaurants, spas and all Costa Rican beach and rainforest adventures.

Please note: This villa is available to be rented as a 5-7 bedrooms with varying rates respectively. You may find other ads for this home with different rates for different bedroom counts but it is always private to just your group. Please inquire about specific rates for smaller or larger groups.


Casa Vista Azul is a traditional 4 floor Balinese villa with a 2 level pool house, custom designed furnishings using exotic hardwoods and original ceramics. Every detail of this villa exudes peace and tranquility, providing a place to enjoy quality moments with loved ones as well as personal contemplative space for yoga and reading. The pool area is truly an oasis with waterfall and beautiful gardens. The pool has a lap swim area and a shallow area for young children with plenty of shade and a sundeck. The top 3 levels of the villa have sweeping views of the Manuel Antonio National Park and Pacific Ocean.


Pacific Canyon Drive is a private gated neighborhood set-off the main Manuel Antonio road. It is a community built by expats that wanted the comforts of modern luxury living within a tropical beach town. All conveniences and necessities are available by bus, taxi or walking distance.


- All villa bedrooms are air-conditioned and have full bathrooms ensuite

- Pool house has a lounge area on the top level and a bedroom on lower level, all screened-in with ceiling fans

- Elevator from top floor, stops at master bedroom floor and pool area

- 270-degree view of the Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park

- Ceiling fans throughout the villa

- Private Pool with swim lane and shallow area

- Wifi throughout villa

- Kitchen equipped with all modern appliances

- Daily housekeeping, Private Chef and Bertender

More Details

Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Fernando

Since 2001 ESCAPE VILLAS has been the premier source of vacation rentals in Costa Rica. With offices in Manuel Antonio, we take pride in providing professional management of only the best vacation villas in the country.

Why Fernando chose Manuel Antonio

ESCAPE VILLAS offers the perfect venue for your COSTA RICA beach wedding. We have a selection of luxury tropical villas for you to choose to accommodate any number of guests, all with spectacular ocean views and easy beach access. We also have expert dedicated concierge service who will help you coordinate all the details for your dream wedding.

What makes this villa unique

We can accommodate groups from two to forty or more.

Our unique vacation villas have the finest views, décor, amenities and pools.

All our homes are set in pristine natural settings and some have fabulous beach views or are are at the beach itself

We add the extra touch through our exceptional concierge service which includes a dedicated host throughout your stay in our villas. We also offer an “All Inclusive Package” which can be tailored to your needs and may include any of the following:

Airport pickup and drop-off

Chef by day or week

Spa services

Adventure tours

Baby sitter

Guestbook comments from the owner

We rented Vista Azul for 9 days with a few of our friends (8 total). First of all, the house itself exceeded our expectations (which were based solely on the photos of the property). The house is very vertical, with lots of steps and amazing views from the top living room/kitchen/dining room area. In March 2015, when we were there, we received daily visits (around 4pm or 5pm) from roving monkeys. We could feed them bananas right inside the house! We also had a great view of a family of sloths feeding in the nearby bamboo tree. We nicknamed the iguana by the pool house "Bernice." The pool is enchanting and private with a waterfall. On days it was too warm to sun, it's nice to relax inside the pool house where you still have a great view of the pool area, but where ceiling fans cool you.

Our trip was so fantastic because of the staff at Vista Azul. Ricky was amazing and helped us several times above and beyond the call of duty. Jeff was just a friendly and helpful with cocoanut water for one of our members who took ill during the trip. Our chef was Estaban and his food was amazing! We really enjoyed the tuna he prepared, as well as his breakfast sandwiches and plenty of fresh fruit! Estaban's crab salad was delectable (and addictive!). Estaban worked very well with us as we decided each day what time to eat breakfast and dinner and what our meals would be.

Carmen was our housekeeper and she was very polite and our rooms were kept immaculately.

The whole experience was very nice. The house really feels situated in the 'jungle' with a great view of the ocean. And the location, once you reach the main road, is super convenient -- especially if you want to walk up the hill and grab lunch at Cafe Milagro!

Thanks, Vista Azul, for being such a great experience!
Mar 2015
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Manuel Antonio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Common Area Bathroom - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • Please remember that this ad and it rates are for the private use of the property for 5 bedrooms and 10 guests maximum. Please ask us about rates for larger groups or even smaller groups. Always private to just your group.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • 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
Elevator, Huge Terrycloth Bathrobes, 100% Cotton Linens (350 count), Magnificent Views, Terraces, Tropical Gardens, Daily Housekeeper, Gardener, Personal Guide to the Area, Concierge, Washer, Dryer, In-Room Safes. Special Chef and bartender included for 2 meals a day; Cost of food is additional.


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Casa Vista Azul a Stunning Balinese Villa w/ Sweeping Pacific Ocean Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 67 reviews

World-Class Views - Awesome Wildlife

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Azul! Our group included 12 family members (2 young kids, 4 teens/young adults, and 6 adults). Our family loved the large gathering area on the main floor of the house. Surrounded by beautiful views we relaxed and talked. We saw monkeys, sloths, toucan, macaw, and a thousand others all from the couch! The house staff was fantastic! Going out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. This is a gorgeous home with unmatched scenery.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 6 adults (3 couples) staying at Casa Vista Azul and oh, where to begin. The villa was beyond what the pictures/description depict. Walking thru the front door with Ricky (which is flanked by 2 HUGE vases with flora & fauna) and immediately seeing the view of the Pacific, everything only gets better. It's so well laid out, that everywhere you turn, there's another beautiful view. The common area (living/dining/kitchen/cozy nook) is the top floor, the master bedroom is below that, and the next 2 floors are bedrooms. And then there's the pool and the pool house. WOW is all I can say. We would start the day off with a quick dip and end our evenings with a return dip. The pool house has a shower that is open to the jungle and one morning we had a sloth hanging in a nearby tree watching us. Ok, really I was watching him/her. After a group breakfast, we all went off in different directions during the day, met up in the early evenings for cocktails and dinner on the top floor, which held beautiful flower arrangements from Carmen (and the entire villa was spotlessly cleaned everyday by Carmen). We had 2 chefs in our group and the kitchen is beyond a dream. Stuffed with plates/glassware/serving pieces/tablecloths/napkins, a grill, large refrigerator (actually there are 2, plus a full sized one in the pool house) there is nothing missing from this home. This was my 9th trip to Manual Antonio and this was the most beautiful property/home I've stayed in and I'm already making plans for next year. There are a lot of steps, but if need be, there is an elevator. We all took the steps in stride (pardon the pun) and after a week, our collective legs were definitely more toned! We would walk to the top of the hill, to the main road where there were plenty of places within walking distance to have a drink/bite or shop. Ricky was a phone call away for anything you might need. Truly a spectacular holiday!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, we really appreciate the wonderful review Casa Vista Azul and your stay with us. The entire Escape Villas staff enjoyed helping your group have a memorable vacation in paradise. Ricky and Carmen are always ready to help our guests and ensure you have a great experience. For someone who has been to Manuel Antonio many times, we a happy you have decided to choose us again for your next trip! Pura Vida!
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  • 5 of 5

Our group of 11 really enjoyed our trip to Manuel Antonio and our stay at Casa Azul. The house was beautiful and accommodated all our needs. The best part was having Esteban as our chef for breakfast and dinner after excursions. Carmen, the maid, was also great and worked very hard to have all of our rooms clean and our laundry done. We had monkeys all around us and we saw a sloth cross the rope and then came back about 15 minutes later. It rained every night and it was awesome to be in the living area and watch the rain as it cooled off the evenings. The views were incredible and we loved every minute!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House in Manuel Antonio

  • 5 of 5

This house was top notch. The rooms were all very spacious and comfortable. Ricky was a great help to us along with the maid Carmen, and the wonderful Chef Esteban. After every adventure we always looked forward to coming home to a beautiful and clean house. We saw a lot of wildlife from the living room: monkeys, sloths. and lizards. Views are incredible. We would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous House! Fabulous Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I went to Manuel Antonio with friends and their children. This house was perfect for all of us! The open-air living area and kitchen and pool and pool house were the perfect places for all of the kids to play and for adults to hang out. We loved having a chef every day and the food was beyond delicious! Chef Esteban was so caring about our experience and always made the details of our meal very special. Having daily cleaning and laundry was an added touch that really helps you to relax and get away from it all. We took home almost no dirty clothing and Carmen was attentive to us right up to the day we left. The staff just really make you feel welcome and cared for on vacation. The bedrooms are comfortable, air-conditioned, and peaceful at night. We woke every morning to birds, monkeys and the beautiful sun and ocean! We loved having coffee facing the water and cocktails at night to the sounds of the howler monkeys. We also loved Manuel Antonio. Again, the people of Costa Rica are so delightful. Everyone went out of their way to help us have the best time. Pablo and Rogelio for surf lessons on the beach. Mike who brought us drinks and food. The tour guides and zip line companies and restaurant staff all around the town - everyone was so kind and happy to share Pura Vida with us! We loved Costa Rica and will come back. We would stay in this house again for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Magical Place

  • 5 of 5

This was my 2nd year staying in Casa Villa Azul. Both stays were beyond anything I could have imagined. The house is incredible, and the views are breathtaking. Ricky was spot on with any request we had for the week or any repairs that needed to be done. Esteban's meals were unbelievable!! I don't think I have ever eaten SO MUCH, I kept coming back for 2nds. I promise his meals are better than any meal you could ever eat out at any restaurant. He always aims to please!! I am already looking forward to being back next year. Just an Incredible and Magical place..

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
2 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 checkin


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

This home has 7 bedrooms, this ad has rates for 5 bedrooms and for up to 10 guests, always private to just your group.
Ask us about rates for larger groups.
Rates include chef and bartender services for 2 meals a day, cost of food is additional. Ask us about meal plans to include food and drinks.
Christmas & New Years weeks are 7 bedrooms only.
Rates include local taxes.
If you have to cancel we can refund your deposit minus a $300 processing fee so long as we are able to re-rent the dates for the same amount of original reservation. The longer we have to do this the greater chance you have of getting a refund. You can also choose to have us hold your deposit towards future dates within 18 months of the dates on the original reservation. This will not incur the processing fee like the refund policy but we must be notified at least 4 months prior to the reservation dates to be able to give you full credit. If you cancel within 4 months of the reserved dates re-renting for a possible refund is the only recourse.

Owner'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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