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Shana Residences #322: Luxury ocean-view condo w/ amenities. Walk-to-beach!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,759 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bed / 2.5 bath, Sleeps 6, ocean-views, walk-to-beach, full resort amenities

The Shana Residences consist of 8 luxury condominiums in central Manuel Antonio, and are the nicest accommodations in the Shana Hotel & Residences resort. Not only are they less expensive per bedroom than the resort, but also more luxurious, spacious, and have the best views and location.

The Shana Residences are located in central Manuel Antonio, on Quepos Point--known for it's high-end, sparse development. Because of this, the area is surrounded by rainforest--and therefore, wildlife. It's common to see monkeys, sloths, iguanas, butterflies, toucans, parrots, pelicans and scarlet macaws from your balcony. Furthermore, there are 2 walkable beaches: Playa Bisanz and Playa Espadilla. Playa Bisanz is a quaint, cove beach, accessible via a pleasant 10 minute walk--and has the best snorkeling in the area. Playa Espadilla is the main public beach, is 2 miles long, and culminates in Manuel Antonio national park.

Shana Residences #322 is a 2-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 1750-square foot, luxury condominium on the parking level (ie easy access). It is also very private, being on the far side of the resort, and is flanked by the living rainforest. (Watch out for monkeys on your balcony!) There is a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living area with a flatscreen TV, half bath, and balcony with another dining table.

Master bedroom:

- King bed

- Sitting area w/sofabed & flatscreen TV

- Private bath

- Private balcony

Guest bedroom:

- King bed (converts to 2 singles)

- Private bath

- Private balcony

In summary--the Shana Residences bring together all of the features and amenities that people look for in a resort--but are also nicer and more private!

More Details

Property Manager
Nicole Bastian, Manuel Antonio Rental Properties
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Nicole Bastian, Manuel Antonio Rental Properties

Hola! My name is Nicole Bastian, and I am the Reservations Manager for Villa Vigia. I am originally from Minnesota, though I have been living here in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, for over 10 years. I'm happy to answer any questions you have about the property--or about Manuel Antonio in general!

Nicole Bastian, Manuel Antonio Rental Properties purchased this condo in 2007

Why Nicole Bastian, Manuel Antonio Rental Properties chose Manuel Antonio

Both my family and I have stayed at the Shana Residences before, and can attest to the natural beauty and comforts! Whether it's your first time to Manuel Antonio, or you come back every year--this is an ideal spot!

What makes this condo unique

The Shana Residences are special for a number of reasons: 1) The setting is gorgeous, surrounded by rainforest and wildlife, with picturesque views of Bisanz bay and distant beach and mountains, 2) It is central located in Manuel Antonio, yet off the beaten path, 3) You can walk to Bisanz beach in 10 minutes or Espadilla beach in 20 minutes, 3) The amenties are great, including a huge pool, jacuzzi, restaurant, spa, etc.

Amenities

Manuel Antonio Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1759 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Living area half bath - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private bath, private balcony, flatscreen TV
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins convert into a king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Shana Residences #322: Luxury ocean-view condo w/ amenities. Walk-to-beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Wonderful condo with a nice view and wildlife

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 4 nights here with our two teenage boys and really enjoyed it. They were able to have their own room with twin beds which is sometimes hard to find. Condo has everything you need but only small mini-markets are located in MA. For larger grocery runs, you need to go down the hill to Quepos (biggest grocery store is back by the highway). From the balconies, we saw monkeys and birds every morning and even a sloth from the pool deck. There is a small beach just a 10 minute walk away as well. Concierge and other staff were very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice property

  • 5 of 5

This condo was spacious and beautiful! We enjoyed spending a lot of time on the balcony. As others have said - please be aware that the property is hilly. It is an incline from the pool back to the property and the walk to the beach is fine going down but very strenuous on the way back. Since we had a car, we decided to drive down and park right at the path which shortened it some for us.

The only complaints I would have are that the Jacuzzi was not really hot - it was the same temp as the pool. Since the nights were cooler it would have been nice for it to be more heated. And while the restaurant was good, it was pricey. And fyi - if you are staying in the condos you do not get the complimentary breakfast. however, we found the breakfast to be reasonable at $10/pp. We ate lunch another day - two pizzas and a sandwich and it was close to $70.

Would definitely stay here again though.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property and location

  • 5 of 5

The home is giant, the pool is wonderful as well as the food at the restaurant (albeit expensive). Howler and white-faced monkeys, toucans right out the patio doors and a, more or less, private beach down the street. It's a wonderful oasis. Vanessa and the housekeeping were also tremendous during our stay, as was the entire staff at Shana. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely Place

  • 5 of 5

This condo exceeded my expectations. Lots of room, great location and amenities. We found it to be the perfect jumping off point for Manuel Antonio and the Quepos area. The manager was responsive and provided lots of information.

The wildlife watching just from the patio was amazing. Evening monkey visits, morning sloths, and more birds than we could count. We will return.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

One of the most Beautiful Places in Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented two condos at Shana and we could not have been happier! Kent and his staff went above and beyond to make our stay spectacular. They even accommodated our crazy request for a Birthday cake for my nephew. It was by far, one of the most memorable vacations we have ever had. The Rooms are so beautiful and well stocked with anything you might need. The view from any room is spectacular. They are also only about a 10 minute walk to the ocean. During the walk you may run into monkeys or other lovely animals. I would highly recommend the Shana to anyone interested in staying in Manuel Antonio!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Super! My husband and I spent 2 weeks in Manuel Antonio at a lovely 2 brm condo at a relatively small place surrounded by rainforest with a 90 degree balcony looking west toward the beach and ocean and south toward more ocean and rainforest. The concierge was wonderful and met us right away. He also knew all about the various tours and recommended those according to the best and reliable outfitters. He also helped to pick the best tours for me (I've had a debilitating Illness). We enjoyed the catamaran and mangrove tours. We saw a lots of wildlife everyday; 3 kinds of monkeys, lizards, beautiful birds who made lovely music, heard toads and frogs too. We ate fresh seafood at five different great restaurants , I forget the names but ask the concierge. Biesanz beach was a short 10 minute walk. Everything was well maintained and clean. I highly recommend Manuel Antonio Rental Properties. I plan to use them again in the future. This was my best birthday present ever.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Quepos Domestic Airpor
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Bat Cave
Nearest Golf
60 Miles
Los Suenos Golf & Marina
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
El Gusto
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Playa Bisanz

Manuel Antonio national park - rated by Forbes magazine as one of the 12 Most Beautiful National Parks of the World! Also, voted as the #1 Beach in Central America by Trip Advisor!

Furthermore--Manuel Antonio is known for its great restaurants, prolific wildlife, and wealth of activities. Great family destination!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

$500 damage deposit required (through authorization form w/ passport copy).

For credit cards, we require a copy of the cardholder's passport. There is a 3.5% credit card processing fee. (Please note that the credit card processor name will appear on your statement in the owner's company name: Surfside Storage.)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.