Manuel Antonio: near the beach
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The magical nature and ocean views will certainly take your breath away while you relax in the infinity pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
With over 7000 square feet of open living space on 3 levels and 4 bedrooms with 5 full baths, this luxury home can accommodate 8-12 guests. The living room, kitchen, dining area and basically all areas except the bedrooms, are open to nature but covered for comfort. Each of the extremely spacious air conditioned bedrooms can be closed for privacy and have their own spacious bathrooms with all the amenities you would require – including hair dryers.
The massive bedrooms include 3 with King beds and 1bedroom with a Queen bed along with three full size convertible beds. Each of the opulent bathrooms features European style shower heads and extremely modern fixtures. The balconies outside of each of the bedrooms have their own sitting area and unique views. On the master bedroom patio, there is a large cold water Jacuzzi that can accommodate up to 6 people.
The suspended infinity pool is extremely unique with a large viewing window, bar surrounding the pool and a sunning deck. Situated off of the kitchen, this is truly a swim up bar!. Monkeys love to walk on the edge of the pool.......
The modern kitchen, stainless steel appliances, large screen plasma TV, music and video libraries and ceiling fans throughout the house are just a few of the deluxe finishes in this home. The open floor plan with very high ceilings, provides a very spacious feel and fantastic scenery from every angle.
As for luxury, we offer daily maid and personal laundry service (regular wash items only and minimal weekend hours), private security guard and our personal Concierge Manager will assist with planning your exciting vacation prior to your arrival, coordinate your transportation from San Jose Airport and will handle all of your requirements such as arranging car rental, scheduling spa treatments and tour reservations, and any other request to ensure your stay is relaxing and stress free. An optional personal Gourmet Chef is also available, if required, to take care of all of your grocery shopping and prepare up to 3 meals per day!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Biesanz Beach 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: San Jose 132 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Puntarenas region
Located in Costa Rica’s largest province Puntarenas, Puntarenas city is the largest city in the Central Pacific. Some 120 kilometers west of the capital San Jose, Puntarenas means ‘sandy point’ in Spanish, and used to be one of the country’s principal seaports. Situated in the Gulf of Nicoya, Puntarenas has played a huge role in the history of Costa Rica.
For years this city was a major sea port. However, now it is mostly used as a stopover port for many cruise ships that sail the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Still used as an important commercial fishing port, Puntarenas offers visitors and locals alike, a variety of tantalizing fresh sea foods such as shrimp, lobsters, fish, etc.
This city by the sea attracts thousands of tourists yearly, mainly because Puntarenas is frequently used as a central point when exploring the many beautiful beaches and islands in the surrounding areas, such as Playa Naranjo,Playa Mal país, San Lucas, Cedros and Jesuita. Many national parks and nature reserves are also close at hand, like the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, theSanta Elena Forest Reserve, the Cabo Blanco Reserve, the Parque Nacional Corcovado, the Parque Nacional Carara and the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio. Visiting Puntarenas on the weekend or during local holidays is also an old tradition among Costa Ricans themselves.
A lively and attractive city, perhaps one of Puntarenas’s most interesting features is the Paseo de los Turistas. This is a tree-lined promenade adjacent to the beach. This area turns into a colorful street on weekends, as people from all over flock the popular restaurants, discos, cafes, bars and hotels that are found here. While the beach here is not safe for swimming because the water tends to be pretty murky, it is still a great place to hang out and relax with the local Ticos.
It is definitely worth exploring this city, as there are many beautiful old unusual buildings found all over the place, as well as several fabulous restaurants and hotels. Puntarenas also has a lovely old church, which is a must see as well. During peak tourist seasons, visit the Casa de la Cultura for some excellent plays and concerts. Home to a number of festivals and carnivals, a good time to visit the city is during the Festejos Populares in November, and the Fiesta del Virgin del Mar in July. During February and March, the city comes alive with annual carnival celebrations as well.
During your stay at Casa Elsa, there are numerous activities and attractions that are sure to keep you and your family entertained. Casa Elsa is close to Manuel Antonio National Park, where visitors can hike through the rainforest or even take a guided tour.
In addition to the rainforest, there are numerous activities for visitors of all ages and interests. Popular activities include horseback riding, mangrove tours, kayaking, snorkeling, dolphin and whale sighting, sunset sails, sport fishing, etc. For those seeking adventure, don't miss the opportunity to zipline through the rainforest canopy or consider an underwater diving tour or white water rafting.
The nearby city of Quepos features several tourist attractions and is within bus or taxi distance from Casa Elsa. Closer to Casa Elsa, visitors can shop, visit a local art gallery, walk through the butterfly farm, and have lunch or dinner at one of many restaurants. Dancing and live music are available at several nightclubs. You can also press your luck at a casino.
The concierge at Casa Elsa can assist you in recommending activities. Furthermore, most attractions, excursions and tours provide transportation to and from Casa Elsa. With so many things to try you are sure to be entertained during your visit.
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