Charming Jungle Studio with Views

Other - Entire home/apt · , Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas 60601, Costa Rica
Sheryl

OASIS 1 is an upper studio nestled in a jungle setting with partial ocean views. Charmingly rustic, constructed of beautiful local woods, one has the impression of being in a tree house. Centrally located just steps from public transport, restaurants, and a short walk to the beaches and National Park.

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OASIS 1 is an upper studio nestled in a jungle setting with partial ocean views. Charmingly rustic, constructed of beautiful local woods, one has the impression of being in a tree house. Centrally located just steps from public transport, restaurants, and a short walk to the beaches and National Park.

The Space

Located in the golden mile next door to Villas Nicolas in Manuel Antonio just five minutes by bus or car from the Manuel Antonio National Park one of the most beautiful parks in the country.
This studio-apartment has a very large terrace overlooking the ocean and jungle. This studio is suitable for a maximum of two people.

Guest Access

Facilities include access to a swimming pool, restaurant, maid service every other day, wi-fi internet access, parking lot, nightly guard service, etc.

Interaction with Guests

We have a concierge office open from 7am to 8pm daily at Villas Nicolas next door. We can arrange a wide variety of tours and activities as well as side trips, car rentals, transportation anywhere in the country and are happy to help you with anything you may need during your stay.

Getting around

Very convenient location 15 minute downhill walk to beaches, bus stop outside your door, taxis run 24/7.

Other Things to Note

The advantage of Oasis studios is that you have access to the swimming pool, tour desk, etc at Villas Nicolas next door.
Cleaning Service is included only once a week. If you wish more days there is an extra charge for this upon request.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 0
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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  • Listing was accurate, but I didn't read it carefully enough. Location is on a very busy and noisy street. Other than this, it was really great.

    July 2014
  • Excellent stay at the Villas Nicolas for our honeymoon!! Ideal location near the top of the hill in Manuel Antonio (ease of walking to restaurants, and about a 30 minute walk to the Mar y Sombra beach). The studio was fairly spacious but perfect for two, with the kitchen very handy for the lazy "scrambled eggs" mornings (or preparing fresh guacamole with ingredients from the Quepos farmers market). The beautiful hardwood patio with a view was our favorite place to lounge quietly among the surrounding nature. In-unit AC was great to keep the humidity low at night. We traveled here in June, which is the low season, so had the run of the hotel restaurant, bar, and pool. Loved it all!!

    June 2014
  • Great location, lots of privacy, and a BEAUTIFUL balcony. Monkeys came to visit us often and the AC was a LIFE SAVER. We did have a bug problem one day but they fixed it right away and we never had a problem again. Overall, I would highly recommend it. It's close to everything and everyone is very helpful.

    June 2014
  • My husband and I just got back from a wonderful week in Manuel Antonio. We ABSOLUTELY LOVED this studio!

    What we enjoyed most was the huge, spacious covered balcony. The balcony is surrounded by jungle views and also has a partial view of the ocean in the distance. Nearly every morning and afternoon, we were greeted by howler monkeys, white faced monkeys and one day the squirrel monkeys even made a visit! We also saw toucans every day.

    The location is perfect- wonderful restaurants are in walking distance in both directions. Manuel Antonio National Park and the public beach are a short 5 minute bus ride away, but we preferred to walk down, which took about 20-30 minutes and then we would bus it back because it's all uphill coming home.

    The A/C was a definite plus, but most of the time we only needed the fans. We were really only in the room to shower and sleep- the majority of our time was spent on the magnificent balcony! As it was the beginning of the green season, we had quite a bit of rain and thunder/lightning in the evenings. Sitting in the hammock or the comfy chair and listening to the rain and sounds of nature, watching the lightning storm...PRICELESS!

    May 2014
  • We LOVED this jungle studio. Right in the middle of manuel antonio, but still we were feeling like in the middle of the jungle with the jumping monkeys. The studio is very well equipped with a strong A/C, ceiling fans and kitchen utensils. The hotel swimming pool was like a dream and most of the time empty.
    The staff was very responsive and addressed the internet/ceilling fan problem we had very quickly. This room was the very best part of our trip!

    April 2014
  • We stayed in the jungle studio for a week. It was easy for us to fall in love with the deck. The swinging hammock, the view of the ocean, the animals that came to visit (monkeys, sloths, a friendly cat) made for an ambience you can't attach a monetary value to. Turkey vultures soared through the sky. Tucans played in the air. There were plenty of kitchen amenities. We booked our zip line outing with the people at the front desk and had an amazing adventure. Excellent place to stay. Try out the Falafel Bar up the hill. We had more up close animal encounters on the veranda than we did at the Park. You'll love this place.

    April 2014
  • We stayed in the Jungle studio for a week in April, and had a really lovely time. The property is clean and comes with a very well equipped kitchen. It reminded us of a charming, rustic cottage or tree house. It was absolutely lovely to sit outside the very private veranda, and look out at the gorgeous view. I cannot say enough about this veranda! You can spend all day relaxing on it, napping, or observing the wildlife. Every morning began with Howler monkeys calling, followed by a visit from Squirrel and While-faced monkeys, and of course the birds. The variety of birds you can see from the veranda is enormous - don't forget your binoculars!

    All the pictures of the property are accurate. The room has air-conditioning, but if it's not too hot or humid, the fans suffice to make it comfortable. Always keep in mind that you living in the jungle - there will be lots of nature sounds, and you must remember to put all your food in the fridge to avoid ants.
    My only complaint is that the mattress was a bit too firm for my liking.

    There are a lot of good restaurants in the area, as well as a supermarket called Super Joseth a short walking distance away where you can buy essentials.

    We arranged our birding tours in advance, and had three absolutely amazing days with Roy Orozco and a wonderful tour with Berny Sanchez - extremely knowledgeable and friendly guides!

    Overall, I would highly recommend this property!

    April 2014
  • We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay for our first visit to Costa Rica. The place was fantastic! Not only were the views breathtaking, the location was perfect and the villa was nicely stocked with everything you would need. We spent a lot of time out on the porch, enjoying the hammock, and the monkey visitors! We saw monkeys every day of our visit!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful property with us!

    March 2014
  • We had a lovely few days in Oasis 1 next to the Villa Nicholas. We really loved the comfortable deck with the hammock and other furniture including a table and chairs so we could eat outside. And the kitchen accommodations were excellent. Best of course were our monkey visitors.

    March 2014
  • Room was clean, staff was friendly, and wifi was fast. We enjoyed our stay a lot.

    February 2014
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I am originally from Canada however I have lived in Costa Rica for over 20 years!. I fell in love with this country and its nature as soon as I arrived. I have been working in the hospitality business since then, I manage a Condo Hotel as well as my own apartments in the most beautiful area of Costa Rica; Manuel Antonio!
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