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Exotic Escape, 3BR Rainforest Home, Gated Community, 5 Min To Beach, WiFi/AC

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Tropical Rain Forest Oasis Minutes From All That Manuel Antonio Has To Offer.

Nestled in a true wildlife sanctuary, this contemporary 3 bedroom home offers quiet seclusion within Manuel Antonio Estates-- one of the most accessible and beautiful gated communities in the area. This gem is situated just minutes away from downtown Quepos, the white sand beaches of the Manuel Antonio National Park, and the new world-class Marina Pez Vela. The quality of the building materials and the detailed workmanship of Kiskadee Casa is exquisite. Imported Italian tiles, wooden French doors with ornate stained glass panels leading to the master bedroom, a spacious, elegant master bathroom, and the local hardwood finishes are just a few of the incredible features. Because of its location at the end of the cul-de-sac, the house enjoys privacy, as well as safety, with 24 hour security. The three comfortable bedrooms can easily accommodate 4 - 6 residents. Each bedroom is equipped with its own quiet AC unit with remote control, which you don't find often in Costa Rica. Why rent two or three hotel rooms, when you can rent an entire, family-friendly house for the price of one hotel room? With a full kitchen and a gas grill, feel free to take advantage of the local markets, including the farmers market on Saturdays, to prepare your own meals with fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables and freshly caught fish. Or, just outside the estates you will find an abundant variety of restaurants from casual, ethnic, and al fresco, to 4 & 5-star gourmet dining with beautiful ocean views.

Kiskadee Casa is ideal for families who love the surroundings of the lush rain forest and can’t get enough of the pure sounds of the jungle. Step outside and be entertained by visitors such as bright, colorful toucans and macaws, playful monkeys and adorable sloths. Fruit trees and flowers are abundant on the property. Relax on the balcony in our hammock chairs that covert to full hammocks. Green areas cover a large portion of the estates with 5 km of hiking trails with small creeks and waterfalls. Although, we don't have a pool on site at this time, ask the concierge for convenient locations nearby. Visitors can, also, frequent the Raindrop Spa, a beautifully appointed, Balinese-inspired new day spa with outdoor gardens, offering many types of therapies as well as yoga & Pilates and located right on the Estates' property.

With various modes of transportation easily accessible, you can enjoy a multitude of exciting activities in the area including zip-lining, whale and dolphin watching, boating, para-sailing, bird watching, eco-tourism, tennis, golf, and huge, wild crocodiles at Carrara National Park, just to name a few. Not only are there tours of the park but many other local tours for which pick up can be arranged. Recommended examples are Damas Island, a canopy tour in Rainmaker Park where you can swim and stand under a waterfall, Horseback tour to waterfall, Nighttime Jungle tour.

Day trips can, also, be arranged from Kiskadee Casa for snorkeling at Caño Island, whale and dolphin watching, Corcovado National Park, and other exciting tours leaving from Marino Bellena National Park.

Shuttle or bus service is available to and from San Jose airport. One could rent a car at the airport and drive approximately 3.5 hours to Quepos/Manuel Antonio on good roads or fly Nature Air from San Jose to Quepos and arrange for car rental after arrival at one of the local agencies. Flights take about 25 minutes. Or choose to use local shuttle or taxi service once you arrive.

Here is a quote from Forbes Magazine about Manuel Antonio Park: “Here is a stunning combination of beaches and coral reefs, perfect for snorkeling and exploring the area’s famous tangle of mangroves. Rainforest jungles remain untouched habitats for Brown-throated Three-toed Sloths, iguanas, Central American squirrel monkeys and birds of extraordinary colors. One of Costa Rica’s smallest national parks, Manuel Antonio is nevertheless one of its most popular, with activities ranging from white-water rafting and sea kayaking to horseback riding on one of the park’s four beaches.”

From Broadwayworld: “Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, has had its debut, and is now becoming one of the top 'boutique' travel destinations in the world. Forbes called Manuel Antonio National Park one of the '12 Most Beautiful National Parks of the World'.

Costa Rica is fast becoming one of the top vacation spots for families. Manuel Antonio has much to offer including beautiful white sand beaches, calm waters, kid-friendly tours, National Park, and abundant, exotic wildlife. Kiskadee Casa is a budget-savvy, tropical rain forest oasis just minutes from all that Manuel Antonio has to offer. Enjoy your stay. Pura vida.

More Details

Property Manager
Brendon Cleer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Brendon Cleer

I am a teacher from Illinois living with my wife in Tennessee. I have always been a nature lover and outdoor enthusiast. I have traveled to many places, but Costa Rica has it all. It was love at first sight. So, my wife and I decided to 'settle down' and buy this gorgeous house to which we hope to retire someday. In the meantime, we would love to share it with you. People are very warm and friendly, here. I love the abundant, exotic wildlife and being so close to the ocean. Opportunity for adventure abounds. The picture is of one of our favorite tour guides, Mario Brenes, and me on a canopy tour of Rainmaker Park.

Brendon Cleer purchased this house in 2014

Why Brendon Cleer chose Quepos

Tranquil, secure home away from home minutes from all Manuel Antonio has to offer. 24/7 security. Why pay for multiple hotel rooms that are just average. Nature lovers dream. Lots of amenities. Spa on the grounds with yoga and Pilates. Easy to get to. Near restaurants, grocery stores, farmers market. Easy to get transportation. Tours to suit all interests. Easy to do day trips to other areas of Costa Rica. Monkeys, monkeys, monkeys. Dazzling bird colors. Peaceful, serene, relaxing.

What makes this house unique

Located in wildlife sanctuary. Hiking trails. Waterfall. Safe. Fully air conditioned. Much more comfortable than staying in a stuffy hotel room. Full kitchen. Private laundry facilities on site. Concierge service speak English, Spanish, French, German. Maid service included.

Amenities

Quepos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Exotic Escape, 3BR Rainforest Home, Gated Community, 5 Min To Beach, WiFi/AC
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 27 reviews
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

AC worked great. Howler monkey greeted us the first night, iguanas everywhere, frogs and more wildlife than I imagined this close to town. Gated and personnel are helpful. Lovely house!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Come to visit again soon.
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4

Peaceful views in the rain forest

  • 4 of 5

The location in the rain forest was divine. We saw squirrel monkeys, scarlet macaws, morpho butterflies and more. The kitchen is well stocked and easy to use. The owner and staff at Manuel Antonio Estates were helpful with advice and planning a tour. We notified them of some plumbing issues that were going to be taken care of

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet home in the jungle with a great view

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Kiskadee Casa was wonderful!

We saw almost as many critters at the estates as we did elsewhere on our journeys.

The house is comfortable and well appointed. There’s plenty of room, and the staff at Manuel Antonio Estates are helpful and friendly.

Thanks for a lovely vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice comfortable and cozy place, people very

  • 5 of 5

Very professional in quickly to respond if needed

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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5

Very nice and cozy place. Everyone was professiona

  • 5 of 5

Very nice people and responded quickly if needed.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nice, friendly people

  • 4 of 5

Really nice and cozy house. Enjoyed every minute.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Map

Manuel Antonio National Park
"Take a tour through the park with a guide to help you spot monkeys, sloths, and other critte..."
El Avion
"Great atmosphere and terrific food reasonably priced. Love the whole fish. Short drive fro..."
Cafe Milagro
"Our favorite coffee shop in town. They have good food two. Buy some ground coffee to take ..."
Playa Manuel Antonio
"White sand beaches."
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Quepos airport QPS
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
La Liga
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Puntarenas
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Los Sueños
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Puntarenas
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
34 Coastal Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
El Gran Escape
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Espadilla Beach
Car: not necessary

With various modes of transportation easily accessible, you can enjoy a multitude of exciting activities in the area including zip-lining, whale and dolphin watching, boating, para-sailing, bird watching, eco-tourism, tennis, golf, and ATV tours, just to name a few. Not only are there tours of the park but many other local tours for which pick up can be arranged. Recommended examples are Damas Island, a canopy tour in Rainmaker Park where you can swim and stand under a waterfall, horseback tour to waterfall, and a nighttime Jungle tour.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Rates may change at owner's discretion.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund