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#1 and newest Estate in Manuel Antonio w/ Stunning Ocean Views! | CHEF Included

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms10
Space 11,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Approaching 60 Five (5) Star Reviews in just 8 months with beach access

--- Very Popular Destination Wedding Venue ---

Vista Hermosa Estate is a brand-new Villa located in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica that has taken center stage as one of the most unique and architecturally significant homes in the Manuel Antonio community. This luxury vacation rental is a magnificent Bali-Contemporary designed villa located in the sought-after community of Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. Situated in an impeccable centralized location, this luxury villa is immersed in tropical vegetation with breathtaking ocean views from every floor. The panoramic views from the entire top floor social area including the kitchen, dining area, living Room, infinity edge swimming pool and open event area are second to none. This phenomenal property located within a short walk on Vista Hermosa's private trail through the jungle to the beautiful Manuel Antonio beach of Playa Espadilla.

This magnificent estate overlooking Playa Espadilla and is one of the few Villa that is provided with a Private Chef, while built in a jungle setting and palms encompassed by natural Costa Rican vegetation. 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 and houses 8 bedrooms, 10 restrooms, under a stunning 4 story estate with a unique floor plan that embodies Costa Rican elegance. The Tropical-Contemporary inspired design provides for a clean and expansive top floor social area that includes an infinity edge swimming pool. The top floor also takes full advantage of outdoor lifestyle living and breathtaking ocean views from every room while also surrounded by a tropical jungle that attracts sloths, toucans and three different species of monkeys amongst other wildlife. Yes, every room including all Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Secondary Family Room, and Yoga Area has stunning ocean views.

Outside the great open patio offers a 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.

The Villa’s location is on the road to Arenas Del Mar Resort with almost 2 acres of premium ocean view land in the prestigious Manuel Antonio community overlooking Manuel Antonio’s main beach, Playa Espadilla. Vista Hermosa is that rare property that embodies the essence of beach luxury. 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.

Beaches - This Wonderful Villa is walkable to 2 stunning beaches. The first beach is a short 7-minute walk through the lush tropical jungle to the famous Manuel Antonio main beach known as Playa Espadilla recognized as one of the top rated beaches in the world. The second beach is Playa Biesanz, a slightly longer walk 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. 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 Secluded 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.

Manuel Antonio - Where the jungle meets the sea is a region best known for its gorgeous white sand beaches, world famous Manuel Antonio National Park (which was ranked as one of the top 12 National Parks in the world by Forbes Magazine), several multi-cultural restaurants and abundant wildlife. Located 3 miles south of the Quepos Marina, known as a world-class sport fishing destination and home of the annual Offshore World Championship Tournament. The Manuel Antonio beach community is a perfect combination of quiet, peaceful serenity with a small town feel and admiring a rainforest jungle environment.

Top Floor - 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 hard-wired 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.

Middle Floor– This 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.

Lower floor - This 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.

Ground Floor - This level provides a self-sustained studio with 750 SQ/FT of privacy and also 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 1 bedroom apartment with a king bed, private bath, and full kitchenette.

Vista Hermosa Estate would not be a First Class Estate without providing 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). Nobody needs 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. Saturday mornings is the day that our Chef goes to our Farmers market and selects the best vegetables, fruit and high quality produce at a fraction of the cost of our local stores.

Vista Hermosa Estate is managed by CR Vacation Properties, Manuel Antonio’s top vacation property management company. CR Vacation Properties handles all of our management and concierge services.

Amenities

- Private Chef included to prepare 2 meals per day

- Ceiling fans in all rooms, Master Bathrooms, Kitchen and covered outdoor areas. Ceiling fans over every individual bed

- Optional massage/spa service available

- Air conditioning in every room

- Daily maid service

- Top floor wedding/event area, large enough to hold 40+ guest

- Personal Concierge services

- Private onsite Security Guard daily from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am

- Entire Villa has its own water purification system

- Beach access - private trail through the forest

- Sound System with several options to play music: wall mounted iPad, - Bluetooth, or hardwired to a personal device

- Every room has a blue tooth enabled sound system

- 12 large TV’s throughout all with smart TV features such as Netflix

- Wi-Fi throughout

- 2 sets each of washing machine and clothes dryer

- Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas & toys

- Fully gated property

- LP Gas Generator will automatically turn on and powers the house during power failures, quite typical in Manuel Antonio

- Iron and ironing board in each bedroom

- 2 outdoor sand showers located near the entrance

- Personal safes in each bedroom

- 1 Portable baby crib

- Parking for 6 cars

Services

- Daily Maid Service included (except Sundays) with personal laundry service twice during the week or upon request.

- Exclusive Concierge Manager and Vacation Coordinator are a part of your stay. They will assist with arranging your transportation from San Jose airport to Manuel Antonio, arrange all excursions/activities with certified and reputable companies, coordinate small events, procure your requested items that you choose to be in the house upon arrival (beer, water, snacks), and all other requests to ensure a relaxing and stress-free vacation – basically, your personal assistant!

- Private Chef included to provide up 2 meals per day (food, beverages and the Chef for events are not included). Our Concierge will coordinate what you would like for dinner your first night and your first breakfast the following morning.

- An event planner is available for hire for small events/weddings or we can recommend the best event/Wedding planners for groups over 24 guests.

- Private Security Company patrolling on-site nightly from 6:00pm to 6:00am

More Details

Property Manager
Don Segal
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Don Segal

We visited Costa Rica and fell in love. We decided in building a home for our family and friends to also fall in love with the Pura Vida way of life here. We hope that you enjoy our home and will want to come back and stay with us again.

Don Segal purchased this villa in 2016

Why Don Segal chose Puntarenas

If you love phenomenal ocean views with the ability to walk to the best beaches in Manuel Antonio and also enjoy the town, just a 20-minute walk to shops and restaurants, then you have found your place. This villa offers a breathtaking Ocean view from every room in the house and is managed by the most respected Vacation Rental company in Manuel Antonio with CR Vacation Properties..www.crvacationproperties.com.

Manuel Antonio has fabulous parasailing, surfing, plenty of restaurants, nightlife, awesome beaches, sport-fishing, and a beautiful national park with plenty of wildlife, it’s clear why this area remains so popular. Thousands flock to Playa Espadilla and its surrounding sands each year. Because Manuel Antonio is situated on rolling hills, tourists are drawn by breathtaking views of the Pacific, surrounding jungle and pristine beaches. Although a wide variety of tourism based businesses have sprung up along the jungle forested hills, Manuel Antonio has managed to strike a fine balance between development and nature as the town still has plenty of thick tropical rainforest. Wildlife is plentiful all around town and is a highlight for most visitors. Vista Hermosa Estate might feel like you’re staying at a luxury hotel with all the amenities, but that won’t stop troops of monkeys from scattering across the top floor.

What makes this villa unique

• Private Chef included to prepare 2 meals per day

• Ceiling fans in all rooms, Master Bathrooms, Kitchen and covered outdoor areas. Ceiling fans over every individual bed

• Optional massage / spa service available

• Air conditioning in every room

• Daily maid service

• Top floor wedding / event area, large enough to hold 40 people

• Personal Concierge services

• Private onsite Security Guard daily from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am

• Entire Villa has it's own water purification system

• Beach access private trail through the forest

• Sound System with several options to play music: wall mounted iPad, Bluetooth, or hardwired to a personal device

• Every room has a blue tooth enabled sound system

• 12 large TV’s throughout all with smart TV features such as Netflix

• Wi-Fi throughout

• 2 sets each of washing machine and clothes dryer

• Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas & toys

• Fully gated property

• LP Gas Generator will automatically turn on and powers the house during power failures, quite typical in Manuel Antonio

• Iron and ironing board in each bedroom

• 2 outdoor sand showers located near the entrance

• Personal safes in each bedroom

• 1 Portable baby crib

• Parking for 6 cars

Amenities

Manuel Antonio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 11000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • EVENTS – Vista Hermosa charges an event fee for any event (weddings, reunions, retreats, parties, etc.) to cover the expenses of extra wear and tear.
  • The rental of the Residence is intended to be solely for residential vacation uses. Any use other than the authorized use terminates this agreement.
  • The Client agrees that doors and windows shall be closed when air conditioning is in operation and will turn off the AC units when departing the house
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Double Sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Double Sink
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Double Sink
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Double Sink
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double Sink
    BBQ Area Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    BBQ Area Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 9 - self contained apartment - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 10 - self sustained apartment - toilet , shower
  • All showers include an overhead rain showerhead.
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has 2 Balconies
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , En-Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , En-Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , En-Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen , En-Suite Bathroom
    Bedroom 8 - Self sustained apartment - 1 king , Full bath and Kitchenette
    Bedroom 7 Self Sustained Apartment - 1 king , Full bath and Kitchenette
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has 2 balconies
  • All 8 bedrooms have an ocean view and include an en-suite bathroom with double sinks.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews
5

The Best Vacation I have ever had!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was amazing and the Staff was incredible, it was a vacation of a life time. The beach so close, you can go to sleep hearing the waves. The best time of my life!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Viva Vista Hermosa Estate!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place was beyond amazing! It was 11,000 sq. ft. of spacious luxury. We were a family of 20 including children. There was something for everyone. We all enjoyed the beautiful infinity pool. It has bar; game room, quiet area; balconies with unbelievable views of the ocean and wildlife in the surrounding rainforest. We ate delicious breakfasts and dinners together which were prepared by Chef Javier and Sous Chef Karina. The bedrooms were huge each with its own balcony. The location was a short walk to the private beach and short ride to town. We did three trips with the entire group: The Catamaran; Manuel Antonio National Forest; and a jungle cruise of the man grove trees. Separately, some went on an off-roading trip in side-by-side vehicles through the jungle guided by Jorge of the OFF ROAD company. Some paddled kayaks on the river while others went into town to shop and eat. Shiona was our concierge who took very good care of us. She provided historical information; recommendations of activities; and made reservations for us. The house staff was kind and accommodating. Vista Hermosa is a stunning, fun-filled, yet most relaxing place to where I would return. I would recommend this gorgeous estate to everyone who would like to enjoy beauty and peace.

Pura Vida!!!

Maria C.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Vista Hermosa is absolutely AMAZING! 10 stars!!! :-)

  • 5 of 5

Words can’t even begin to express what an amazing experience we had at Vista Hermosa! From the moment we walked through the front door this place exceeded all of our expectations! I had looked at the photos repeatedly and went through the virtual tour several times, but seeing those views in person was just indescribable! We spent so much time on the upper balcony mesmerized by the beautiful ocean/rainforest view and abundant wildlife! We even saw whales from the balcony! We were so close to beautiful beaches and amazing sites such as Manuel Antonio National Park and the mangroves! The house felt like a private luxurious hotel! Throughout the stay I kept noticing more and more of the beautiful details and touches that were put into this place! The service we received was impeccable! We had so much more relaxing time during this vacation. When we arrived at the house the refrigerator was stocked with all of the groceries we had requested! Whenever we needed something either the chefs or concierge would have it delivered quickly! This was a HUGE relief and time saver! I would usually spend so much time wandering through an unfamiliar grocery store trying to figure out what to get and where it was! Our chefs Javier and Karina were WONDERFUL! They prepared delicious, high quality meals and were so accommodating to the members of our group with various dietary needs. It was so nice to be able to show up at the table right when the food was ready and be able to chat and relax after a meal instead of having to clean up and wash dishes! I don’t know how many hours this added to our vacation relaxation and enjoyment time! Chef Javier and Karina were so friendly and personable we felt so at home and comfortable from the get go. Our concierge Shiona was fantastic! She was there to help with anything we needed both before and during our stay! She was always there when we needed her and was behind the scenes making sure everything ran so smoothly throughout our vacation! It was so nice to be in a private home and have maid service that exceeded any service I have ever received in a hotel! We would come back after a fun day at the beach or on an excursion and everything was so clean and they even washed and folded our LAUNDRY! What a treat! All of the house staff worked beautifully together to make us feel welcomed and special :-). Vista Hermosa is the ideal place to stay, especially with a large group! It gave us the privacy we needed with bedrooms that have a keypad

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jamie, Thank you for your generous review and we felt privileged to host such a nice group. We also appreciate your "10" star review as that is the highest to date. Too bad VRBO doesn't add more stars! We are delighted to hear that our hard working staff were able to allow you to truly enjoy a tremendously relaxing and memorable vacation. Thank you for staying with us and please let us know when you would like to return, and our doors will be wide open. Much appreciated, The Vista Hermosa Team
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5

Thank you Vista Hermosa! Pura Vida!!!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible vacation! This trip exceeded all my expectations and made it all but impossible to come back home. This was my family's second stay in Costa Rica. Here are some of the reasons that this trip so great.

First of all, the accommodations and grounds at Vista Hermosa were awesome. The location is only 5-10 minute walk from the beach. The home takes advantage of the spectacular views of the beach, vegetation and wildlife. We rarely wanted to leave but if we did we're only a short walk or ride from town and excursions. The size of the home was able to comfortably fit our group of 20. The kitchen, pool, and bar area are all overlooking the beach. The infinity pool literally looks like the sky and water are melting into one another. One afternoon we saw whales swimming in the bay. The owners & staff already had binoculars and a tripod set up for use. It was truly magical.

The second reason that made our stay so great was the staff. The chef Javier and his assistants Karina and Hilary were awesome. They were so personable, fun, and great to be around. Not to mention that the food was fresh, and delicious. We loved that they would shop for any additional food items we needed. The concierge (Shiona), maintenance people and maids were also some of the unsung heroes of our stay. We reported any needs or issues and they were taken care of right away. Their hard work gave us all more time to enjoy one another and the surrounding area.

Lastly, the welcoming Costa Rican people were a such a joy to be around. I cannot really credit the Vista Hermosa Estate for the the locals friendly and pleasant nature, but I must say that their behavior was so contagious that our family really bonded over our time together there. Mealtimes we're full of fun and laughs.. We were all sharing and enjoying stories about all of our incredible experiences in and around this wonderful place. Thanks again for this great and memorable vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: George, We are thrilled that your vacation exceeded your expectations as that is always the goal of our entire team. You described the Villa and our staff perfectly and it is much appreciated. There is definitely something about the friendliness of the Costa Rican people which is one of the main reasons that Costa Rica is voted the "Happiest Country" in the world. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again. All the best, The Vista Hermosa Team
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SPECTACULAR VIEWS, VERY LARGE, PRIVATE & FUN

  • 5 of 5

Perfect choice for our family vacation. The luxurious property is well kept and it’s ideal location was perfect to keep teenage children and adults entertained (and there were many of us). The swimming pool is amazing! We felt very much at home. The location is ideal for exploring the town, including Manuel Antonio National Park. But, the best part of our trip was spending the day at the beach, just a short walk down a private walkway. Everything about this vacation was hassle free including booking excursions and getting around the town. We were pampered by Chef and Sous Chef. We will definitely be back and soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Five Stars is not enough to describe our phenomenal experience.

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this house! This was our first visit to Manuel Antonio and must say it exceeded our expectations and has made our trip a most memorable one. Vista Hermosa is a well-appointed gated estate that was obviously built with an incredible amount of loving care. It is set within well-manicured landscaping and has a very outdoor patio area with breathtaking ocean views that was perfect for our outdoor entertaining. The concierge service was easily available and on call to answer our questions and provide local recommendations to ensure that our stay was perfect. The food cooked by the chef was delicious and the service was short of spectacular. Five stars is really not enough to describe our family's wonderful experience, we were 22 ranging in age and must say everyone had a fantastic time enjoying the house, the views, the location!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Manuel Antonio National Park
"You can’t come to Manuel Antonio without experiencing its famous national park. With sloths,..."
Espadilla Beach
"Playa Espadilla Norte – The crown jewel of Manuel Antonio, it is over a mile long. This is t..."
Cafe Milagro
Cafe Agua Azul
Emilios Cafe
Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Barba Rojas
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Emilio's
Nearest Beach
225 Metres
Playa Espadilla
Car: not necessary

Beaches

If you appreciate beautiful beaches, then you are going to absolutely love Manuel Antonio!

Playa Espadilla Norte – The crown jewel of Manuel Antonio, it is over a mile long. This is the main beach located adjacent to the national park, an easy-to-access public beach with cheap parking nearby. The waves are wild enough for surfing but calm enough for a swimming in it’s warm waters. On the sand, visitors can rent chairs and umbrellas. The south end of this beach has vendors who sell water bottles, jewelry, arts-and-crafts, snow-cones, and can also find parasailing and surf lesson kiosks. The north end is much less crowded but with the same white sand and jungle surrounding. Sunsets over the water are stunning. Vista Hermosa has a private trail through the jungle that leads to the north end of this beautiful beach which is about a 15-minute walk.

Playa Espadilla Sur – Playa Espadilla Sur is just south of Playa Espadilla Norte and is actually an extension of it as it curves seaward to Punta Cathedral. This beach is within the National Park and is situated back to back with Playa Manuel Antonio. The waters are sheltered from the surf by Cathedral Point, this beach is excellent for swimming, and has a panoramic view of Playa Espadilla Norte. Cathedral Point with its forest topped cliffs is connected to the mainland by a thin land bridge that separates beaches Playa Espadilla Sur to the north and Playa Manuel Antonio to the south.

Playa Manuel Antonio – Located within the national park, this beach is on the opposite side of Playa Espadilla Sur separated by this land bridge. Playa Manuel Antonio is a picturesque half mile long, white sand crescent dissecting deep green foliage and is ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

Playa Playitas – Located within the beautiful resort of Arenas Del Mar and happens to be the location for the beach restaurant Playitas Restaurant & Bar. A small but gorgeous beach, you can enjoy 1st class service with excellent dishes with your toes in the sand or just relax in a lounge chair while drinks are served. Vista Hermosa has recently established an exclusive relationship with Arenas Del Mar where guests of Vista Hermosa can utilize their private 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. If you decide to walk, it is only 5 minutes.

Playa Biesanz – This beach is off the beaten path and secluded. White sands with calm and peaceful water, this is a very nice beach to relax. Vendors are available for chair-umbrella rental, drinks, snorkel equipment rental, kayaks and stand up paddle board rental.

Playa Escondido – Located within the National Park, is a wide, horseshoe-shaped beach that can be reached along the Puerto Escondido trail. The beach is situated in a cove ringed by steep cliffs. Playa Puerto Escondido is the most remote of the beaches that can be reached by following a National Park nature trail. The cove and beach can be viewed from above by following another park trail to the clifftops. On a clear day from these cliffs you can see the coastline all the way to the Osa Peninsula.

Activities

Manuel Antonio is centrally located for almost any tour you would want to do in Costa Rica. Zip lining, hiking, water falls, white-water rafting, canyoning, ATV tours, waterfall rappelling, mangrove tours, parasailing, horseback riding, stand up paddle boarding, jet skiing, sport fishing, sunset cruises, and whale watching tours are all available.

Manuel Antonio National Park

You can’t come to Manuel Antonio without experiencing its famous national park. With sloths, 3 types of monkeys, basilisks, iguanas, and exotic birds along even the main trail, you won’t have to look hard to find wildlife. The park contains a charming combination of rain forest, beaches, and coral reefs. Many trails in the park have been improved recently, so you will find well-maintained paths that lead to spectacular viewpoints, secluded beaches, and small waterfalls. You can also sunbathe and snorkel at the park’s many beaches.

Destination Weddings

Manuel Antonio with its beautiful beaches and scenic jungles, happens to be a very popular wedding destination. Not only is the town a very popularVista Hermosa has held several weddings in less than a year of operation.

Dining in Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio is one of the best places for dining in all of Costa Rica. While fresh off-the-boat seafood is a standard, the town also has dozens of restaurants with everything from authentic Italian, steak houses, sushi, pizza, and BBQ. Most restaurants are situated on viewpoints that offer spectacular ocean & sunset views while others are in an open setting surrounded with a tropical background.

Marina Pez Vela

With the addition of the Quepos Marina, the area now has several more amazing restaurants to choose from overlooking the marina. From contemporary seafood dishes, delicious homemade pasta and great steak

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Insurance $79

- Rates are based on 16 guests and please add $350 per additional guest for the week.
- Thanksgiving and Easter weeks - $14,500 plus tax.
- Please inquire for rates for extended vacations.
- Visit www.CRvacationproperties.com for more information on our beautiful Vista Hermosa or call 011-506-8335-5792

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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