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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

The Toucan is an apartment of 100 m² for 2 or 4 situated people with pool.To some hundreds of meter of the principal road on the flank of a hill in the middle of the jungle calms and calm in which will be able to take you advantage and discover the wildlife and luxurious flora of the Costa Rica. You have access to 2 air-conditioned rooms, a room with a bed King size and another room with a bed Queen size. You dispose equally of a big kitchen, a water room with soaks and wc, a very big stay, a terrace with a view on the Pacific and on the jungle.

You dispose equally of a connection Wifi, of a washes linen and dry linen.

To the go out of the "valle Pura vida", you have access to a bus stop that for less than $0.5 can drive you to the center of the town of Manual Antonio, to the town of Quepos, or to the beach. (An all the 15 mns).

You can equally rejoin the center of the town or the beach on foot. Many taxis are so available for the average price of $5. You have equally to less than 3 km a room of sport or you will receive the better welcome.

I attract your attention on the Fact that Manual Antonio is a very tourist station, crossed by a single road with many bars and very animated restaurants evenings. Therefore it is often preferable to have his lightly removed apartment of the caused nuisances. The villa Mar y Sol guarantees you calm and serenity during your stay.

Please note that Quepos/Manuel Antonio is a very popular tourist destination with many bars and lively restaurants along the main road, creating an energetic evening atmosphere. After enjoying our great bars and restaurants, many visitors find it preferable to have accommodations a little removed from the nightlife on the main road. The villa Mar y Sol guarantees you calm and serenity day and night during your stay.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 5 min by bus
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Santa Maria 156 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sea view
General Air conditioning, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Puntarenas region

Manuel Antonio contains a charming combination of rain forest, beaches and coral reefs. This beaches are the most beautiful in the country, lined with lush forest, and the snorkeling is excellent too. The forest is home for sloths, iguanas, the rare and adorable squirrel monkeys and millions of colorful little crabs. And the trail that winds around Punta Catedral affords some spectacular views. The park is easy to reach, south of the town of Quepos, and is near a good selection of hotels and restaurants.

Visiting the park, one is treated to an abundant diversity of wildlife. Cathedral Point, with its forest topped cliffs was once an island, but is now connected to the coast by a thin strip of island. This land bridge now forms the spine separating the parks two most popular beaches, Playa Espadilla Sur and Playa Manuel Antonio. The southern facing beach, Playa Manuel Antonio, is a picturesque half mile long, white sand crescent bisecting deep green foliage to one side and a private, secluded cove to the other.

Standing with your feet dug into the sand and watching the wave crash against the rocks on either side of the lagoon, it is easy to believe that you are a thousand miles from anywhere.

Manuel Antonio

The area was once dependent on banana plantations which used to line the surrounding area. After disease infiltrated the harvest, interest transferred to African Palms as the prominent crop. Now, tourism has deemed itself the major economic factor, contributing to just about everything in the area.

Quepos lures in many tourists for its fantastic sportfishing. In fact, some have come solely to participate in this world class experience and have never left. The main attraction here is marlin fishing, especially during the months of December to April. Many outfitters will be more than happy to accompany eager anglers on the high seas for an unforgettable outing.

Besides sportfishing, many other activities are available. Visiting the nearby Butterfly Botanical Gardens is sure to impress as there are informative exhibits, night walks and a stunning collection of butterflies, all housed in one incredible location. For some wildlife viewing that’s a little more untamed, check out the Damas Estuary. Exploring this maze of wetlands by boat or by kayak is the only way to see crocodiles, monkeys, herons, raccoons and more. For something a bit more equestrian, horseback riding excursions are available, so don’t forget your spurs!

Depending on the time of year, white-water rafting on the Naranjo River can reach up to class IV in intensity, but most who experience this river would rate it a ten out of ten. North of Quepos are the Damas Caves, a surreal experience for anyone brave enough to crawl and hike between stalagmites and stalactites witnessing bats and insects close up.

A stay in Quepos is sure to entertain as the nightlife and activities in the area are a must for any vacation. A wide range of accommodations are readily available for all travelers. Transportation to Manuel Antonio is uncomplicated and a must for anyone who embarks on a vacation to the Central Pacific.

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Review 1-5 of 5

12 May 2014

5/5

"Beautiful and modern house with everything you need."

It was a beautiful house with nice view, swimmingpool and grill. It's an easy job to find a house with David's instructions, which we received before arrival. Everything we needed was only c… More

8 May 2014

5/5

"Great condo, beautiful views, and amazing pool!"

I stayed here with my gf for a week and we had a great time. The condo was very nice, modern, and has a great view from the balcony. There was WiFi and it worked well, but the best connection was actu… More

21 Aug 2013

5/5

"Formidable"

Appartement exceptionnel et très design, dans une maison située en pleine jungle. Ce mariage de contemporain minimal avec la nature exubérante est totalement audacieux, réussi et extrêmement plai… More

8 Feb 2013

5/5

"sejour inoubliable au milieu de la nature..."

niché sur les hauteurs de la"Valle Pura Vida", dans un écrin de verdure nous avons pu profiter des activités proches : Canopy, Rafting, Ballade en mer a bord d'un catamaran, Plage et… More

3 Feb 2013

5/5

"magnifique"

Magnifique séjour, hôte très accueillant, appartement très confortable, proche du pacifique avec ses plages et cocotiers facile d accès et tranquille, très belle région avec ses multiples paysa… More

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  • 1 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:24 Jul 2014

Based in Costa Rica

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