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About this listing

5,000 sq ft, 7bd/8ba , overlooking Pacific Ocean and rain forest. Minutes from the beach. Large balconies, private pool, visited by monkeys regularly. Gated community, maid service included. Chef and massage services available. In demand, book now!

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View from day bed.

View from day bed.

The Space
Room type: Entire home/apt
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 8+
Beds: 11
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $100
Weekly Price: $3500 /week
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

It doesn't get much better than this. A 5,000 sq. ft (recently upgraded!) 7 bedroom, 8 bath villa mansion overlooking the town of Quepos and Pacific ocean in the distance. The villa sits on TWO properties and is four levels high! (five if you count the laundry room). It can host up to 14 people comfortably but there's even room for more, the entire villa is ideal for large groups or we offer options to rent different parts of the Villa detached from main house with their own separate entrances (For more pictures and videos visit:

Panoramic views of the ocean and coastline from the two main master bedrooms. A Jacuzzi tub with views of the forest canopy and ocean below. A wall of glass doors opens up completely in both the living room and the kitchen revealing the gorgeous pool framed in artistic stone detail. There's not many places you could stay in Manuel Antonio where you can jump from the living room and land in your private pool! Detailed stone & tile work around and through the house, make for a truly unique space.

The huge balcony has been expanded to make room for more outside activities like barbecuing or entertaining a large number of guests for a moonlight dinner. And when you go inside, you get that rare feeling that you're still outside with the fresh breezes blowing in through the two walls of open doors by the pool and the many open windows throughout the house. You'll also appreciate there's a slight temperature drop even when you're just a couple hundred feet higher up.

Nestled inside a well maintained gated community and home to the Rain Drop Spa, Manuel Antonio Estates sits on the main road to world famous Manuel Antonio national park and its beaches. A true sanctuary when you're home, yet very easy access to everything Quepos and Manuel Antonio has to offer! From zip lining tours, massages, surfing (yes!), fishing, golf, hiking, gym, horseback riding, sight seeing, snorkeling/diving, boating, jet skis, swimming, wildlife viewing, tennis, biking, yoga, shopping, white water rafting and more!

It seems you'll never run out of new foods to experience, from some of our favorite restaurants in Quepos (with healthy options too!) to the long row of restaurants and hotels in Manuel Antonio. Plus if you are taking advantage of our all-inclusive paradise service option which includes your very own gourmet chef and ONSITE massage therapist, you can take your daily experience of Manuel Antonio to a whole new level! And when the day is done you can retire to your castle, sip your favorite drink by the pool (clothing optional) and watch the city light up from below.

Whether you just want to give your family or friends an experience of a lifetime or you're looking for an amazing place to stay before you continue on your journey through Costa Rica, you won't want to miss an opportunity to stay at Happy Jacana and if your budget allows, go for the FULL experience with chef and massage therapy, you'll be glad you did!

Costa Rica is often referred to as the gem of central america, and Manuel Antonio, the gem of Costa Rica. The property is uniquely situated at the start of Manuel Antonio , just after Quepos, so you get the best of both worlds. 5 minutes from Quepos airport, a 15 min. drive to Dominical, 45 minutes away from world class waves in Hermosa and the buzz of Jaco Beach. Plus there's many places just a short drive away if you want to actively explore the are awhile you're here.

Yes, we have FAST Wifi!
If you are here to work while you play, we've got you covered with fast wifi connection onsite.

Guest Access

Access to the entire house! 7 bedrooms, five separate entrances, five balconies, private pool , garden path and more!

Interaction with Guests

Before, during and after your stay you will have contact with either me or a concierge to assist or point you in the right direction for reservations and tours

The Neighborhood

Near the beach, great hiking trails, great views, great breezes, gated and safe!

Getting Around

5 minutes from the Quepos airport. Taxis and buses are easy to find. And its easy to get into Manuel Antonio or Quepos from our location.

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House Rules

1 - Dogs or cats are allowed on the property but if they eat something or make a mess that costs money to fix, its coming out of your deposit. They are not allowed on the furniture.

2 - No smoking anywhere inside the house. Outside, ok.

3 - HAPPY JACANA is Green with solar panels! But please help us save the environment and do NOT leave any AC running when you leave the house. House keeping is asked to monitor this so please be on top of it.

4 - The house has a total of 8 beds and several futons and couches. There's also plenty of balcony space for extra large groups as well. Suggested maximum occupancy is set at 16, but flexible.

5 - Respect your neighbors and keep music or TV volume at reasonable levels after 10 PM and especially after midnight.

6 - Check out is 11 AM and Check in is 4 PM, please check with us if you need to set another check in or check out time we can be flexible.

7 - Security deposits are refunded up to 48 hours after house is inspected for any broken or damaged items. Unless any other fees are specified at the time of rental, as long as everything is in good order you can expect a complete refund on deposit. If there is damage you will be briefed on what it is, what it cost and your deposit will be returned minus damages.

8 - Upon check out please ensure all lights and ACs are turned off and the door is not left open.

9 - Cancellation policy: Deposits on cancellations within 7 days of booking are non-refundable. Deposits on cancellations within 30 days of booking are 50% refundable. Deposits on cancellations outside of 30 days of booking are completely refunded.

10 - There is a $100 cleaning fee applied to your Payment request, which pays the maids to clean up after up to 16 people. It is not refundable, it is a cleaning fee! thanks!

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

Near the beach

About the Host, James

San Diego, California, United States
Member since March 2012
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour


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