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Villa Vista Verde

Villa Vista Verde


Property Details

Updated: Dec 8, 2014
House, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Step into this beautiful Manuel Antonio rental, the perfect jungle retreat for your Costa Rica vacation. A spacious 1450 square foot ground level self-contained unit of a two story villa with large swimming pool located in the award winning beach and sun vacation destination of Manuel Antonio positioned in the heart of the verdant Central Pacific rainforest. The unit has 1 bedroom plus futon in living room (sleeps 4), 1 bath, laundry room, fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and dining table for four.

This newly constructed Manuel Antonio villa is surrounded by verdant tropical greenery and an abundance of flora and fauna. Sit by the swimming pool with a refreshing fruit cocktail while you look amongst the tree tops for monkeys, sloths and humming birds. Enjoy the seasonal creek and waterfall.

This beautiful Manuel Antonio Villa is located within easy reach of all the areas activities. Eco adventure tours, fishing, boating, diving, fine restaurants and stores are all available nearby. The award winning Manuel Antonio National Park, with its stunning white sandy beaches, the charming fishing town of Quepos, and the new marina are only minutes away. If you are looking for a conveniently located Manuel Antonio villa, this is the perfect option for your get-away to paradise! Off street parking is available if you have a rental car or a 5 minute walk brings you to the main road and bus service between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park for 50 cents. If you would like to rent our electric golf cart for getting around in the Manuel Antonio/Quepos area, you can do so for $30/day. See Photo 2.

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access

Recent Review

About the Owner

I am a semi-retired nurse-midwife still doing international health work part time. My husband is a retired private business owner. We are both volunteering time with Kids Saving the Rainforest in nearby Quepos, a wildlife rescue, rehab & release center that offers tours of the wildlife sanctuary.

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4 Reviews

Villa Vista Verde
+506 -2777 4958
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Salt Lake City, UT

As good as it gets!

  • 5 of 5
As much as possible, I stay in vacation rentals rather than hotels and this one is as good as it gets. The unit has everything you need for easy living in the tropical climate. With lots of grocery stores, fresh fish, a good bakery and coffee shop and Saturday open market you can prepare good food. The location provides quiet time away from the crowds in an area than can get pretty congested (Quepos to Manuel Antonio is a very popular destination) along with easy access to all of the attractions that draw people to the area. There are lots of windows/doors and every view is a pleasure. Annie and Barry provide lots of extras to be sure you have a good time.
If being connected to TV or the internet non stop is how you need to spend your vacation, Costa Rica should not be on your itinerary and if you stay here be prepared for sudden outages. They did not last long.
The locals (Ticos) are known for being very nice and I share that opinion. Annie and Barry, US ex-pats, fit right in!
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Villa Vista Verde
+506 -2777 4958
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Alexandria, LA United States

Our wonderful trip for our 5 year anniversary!!

  • 5 of 5
We are sorry we are just now writing this review. We had an amazing stay at Villa Vista Verde. From the moment we arrived in Manuel Antonio, Barry and Annie were very helpful. We couldn't find the house, so Barry came and met us immediately to bring us to house. Our part of the house was perfect for the 2 of us. It was very clean, spacious, and accommodating. The bed was very comfortable and the shower was awesome! It was also very nice having a washer and dryer. The house was a perfect location to everything. Just minutes from great restaurants, beaches, and Manuel Antonio National Park. Barry and Annie were very resourceful to us throughout our stay. One afternoon we arranged for a massage therapist to come to our house and without Annie translating she would have never found us. Barry and Annie also made us a cake for our anniversary. Thanks again! Ya'll were wonderful! We plan to come back one day!
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Villa Vista Verde
+506 -2777 4958
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas

Just a lovely place

  • 5 of 5
When we arrived, Susan was very sick. Annie helped us find a clinic nearby and they were very efficient and all went well after that. We went to the "kids helping animal" rescue with Barry and Annie and took many pictures and learned about the work being done rescuing monkeys and birds from being pets. Also that they are starting to build rope ladders for the monkeys so they do 't get electrocuted.
We ate many meals from the beautiful. Modern kitchen within the suite and swam in their beautiful pool while the birds and monkeys watched from above. Sunset at the B52 restaurant is amazing. We loved the place and recommend here if you choose to visit the Manuel Antonio or Quepos area.
Can't say enough about how wonderful Annie and Barry are as hosts. Thanks for a wonderful stay.
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear John and Susan,
Thank you very much for your very positive review. We are so glad that you both were able to enjoy your stay after Susan was treated locally for her illness. Thank you also for sharing the wonderful photos you took with us and with Kids Saving the Rainforest. If you are interested, go to their website. KSTR has put up over 170 monkey bridges and maintains them monthly. The rope for each bridge costs $100. As a result, the critically endangered Titi monkey (native only to Costa Rica)population has increased from 1200 to more than 3000.
Barry and Annie
Villa Vista Verde
+506 -2777 4958
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

A fantastic family vacation in Manuel Antonio!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I and our three boys, aged 11, 15, and 17, enjoyed one of our best family vacations in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, and much of it was due to this beautiful vacation rental and our generous hosts. Annie and Barry went out of their way: picking us up and dropping us off at the bus station, sharing a fish dinner with our family, and taking us to a local animal sanctuary where they volunteer. And they were always available to answer our many questions about the area. Their home is built in the middle of the rainforest, and much of the wildlife we saw was on their property: monkeys, tree frogs, butterflies, and a variety birds. The first floor rental was clean, comfortable, spacious, with every amenity we needed, and the a/c and pool provided welcome relief from the heat and humidity.

The weather that week (March 12-19, 2013) was gorgeous: hot and sunny every day with one night of rain. We hiked Manuel Antonio Nat'l Park, went zip-lining at Hacienda Baru, went tubing down the lovely Savegre River, and spent a number of afternoons at the local public beach. And we were able to do it all without renting a car! The local bus system is efficient and cheap, and the nearest bus stop is an easy 5 minute walk from the house.

We highly recommend this beautiful, peaceful property and the Manuel Antonio area!
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Scott and Caroline,
Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We very much appreciate all your positive feedback. Your family was delightful, and we enjoyed having you as guests. All the best to you, and we wish you many more wonderful adventures!
Annie and Barry


From the Owner

Beautiful setting, quiet, private, conveniently located near beaches, restaurants, Manuel Antonio National Park, private pool, visiting wildlife, economical. Access to excellent healthcare if needed 10 minutes away. Completely self-contained unit with completely equipped kitchen and laundry room. Sleeps 4.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : San Jose International Airport at 114 Miles Nearest Barpub : Too Bizarre Tiki Bar at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Jaco at 67 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Highway 34 (between Quepos & Manuel Antonio at 0.1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Too Bizarre Tiki Bar at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Manuel Antonio Beach at 1.5 Miles Car: not necessary

Eco adventure tours, fishing, boating/kayaking, snorkeling, diving, parasailing, jet skiing, horseback riding, zipline canopy tours, fine restaurants and stores, Manuel Antonio National Park, marina


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Rental rates

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Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly Rate: $65 - $85

Weekly Rate: $455 - $595

Monthly Rate: $455 - $595

low season: June 16 to December 15 Nightly $65 Weekly $455 Monthly $1820
high season: December 16 to June 15 Nightly $85 Weekly $595 Monthly $2380


From the Owner

30 minute walk to a waterfall and swimming hole from our property. 5 minute walk to the road that runs between Quepos and Manuel Antonio Park with buses that run between for 65 cents a ride per person

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Rural


  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1450 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Private bedroom with queen sized bed with adjoining bathroom with large walk-in shower. Queen sized futon in the main living area.


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • * Free Wireless Internet * Air Conditioning * Alarm System * Cable/Satellite TV * Ceiling fans throughout * Full Kitchen * Jungle Views * Maid Service * Microwave * Off-street parking * Patio/Deck * Private Pool * Telephone * Washer/Dryer * Electric golf cart for rent
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