The porch overlooks the lush gardens and waterfall

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

The Secret Garden, a comfortable 2 bdrm/1 bath, full kitchen and A/C. The Secret Garden is a part of the TOP RATED Villas Oasis family run vacation retreat, consisting of only three accommodations, each very private.

Perfect location and within walking distance to several restaurant/stores. The beach and National Park is only a 5 minute drive away.

The property is fully enclosed with beautiful manicured gardens, large swimming pool, BBQ social area, handmade waterfall and a viewing tower.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 15%
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The space

The Secret Garden has been described as “hidden in paradise”. This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit has its own full kitchen with A/C in the bedrooms. Here you have your own private patio, overlooking the tranquil garden waterfall.

The Secret Garden kitchen has recently been remodeled, receiving all new appliances including the new smooth glass ceramic cooktop. The custom designed wood cabinets and counter top in the kitchen produce a unique Costa Rican vibe.

Attention to detail is definitely a priority everywhere you look. This two bedroom garden unit is perfectly nestled among its natural surroundings and carries a refreshing cross breeze through the entirety of the living area.

The handcrafted river rock shower in the bathroom creates a rain forest style natural energy.

The private side patio is a fantastic area to sit in the early morning to catch the sounds of the tropical birds attracted to the property. Supported by beautiful teak beams contrasted against the continuing theme of the Costa Rican river rock walls.

The Secret Garden is a part of the TOP RATED Villas Oasis family run vacation retreat, consisting of only three accommodations, each very private. The entire property is gated and very secure.

Once you arrive at Villa Oasis you are in good hands. You will have access to your own personal onsite concierge. He will be there to assist you, from booking tours and adventures to picking the right restaurant.

On the property we have a beautiful swimming pool, with a graduated beach style entry to sit and splash before going in. We also have plenty of space around the pool where you can relax on one of the lounge chairs or hammock.

On the other side of the gardens you can enjoy climbing the winding stairway which carries you to the top of our comfortable viewing tower. This is a favourite spot to start the morning with a coffee in your hand while enjoying the sunrise. A great place to enjoy a 360 degree view, starting from the ocean, all the way around to the mountains.

For those who enjoy to BBQ, why not spend some time using our outside grill. Our outdoor ranch / social area is completely covered, with its own exterior kitchen and long hand crafted dining table. This provides enough space to comfortably host up to 20 people.

On the other side of the garden is the viewing tower. Many of our guests love to venture to the top with a cup of coffee and take in the sunrise as a start to the their day.

Many also enjoy that soothing sound of the waterfall which creates that perfect serenity all around the gardens. So no matter if your plan is to entertain friends by the pool or perhaps to relax on your own in a garden hammock. You have found the perfect location.

Guest access

- Full Kitchen (refrigerator / freezer, stove, microwave, coffee maker, blender)
- High Speed Internet
- AC
- Daily Maid Service
- TV
- Onsite Concierge
- Safe
- Hairdryer
- Water cooler dispenser
- Private Entrance

- Swimming pool.
- Washer & Dryer ($5 per load, our cleaning lady will wash, dry, fold and put away your clothes)
- Viewing tower.
- Outdoor covered ranch / social area.
- BBQ Grill.
- Handmade waterfall.
- Outdoor Kitchen.
- Lounge Chairs.
- Hammocks.
- Secure Parking.

Interaction with guests

We have an on site concierge who is happy to help you navigate the area and overcome the language barrier. We are happy to help you with any activities or planning events.

The neighborhood

Villas Oasis is perfectly located in the very center of Manuel Antonio, this is an excellent spot to experience a taste of the exciting Costa Rican culture. Close by we have the popular Manuel Antonio “outdoor food court”, there you will find a great selection of restaurants. Depending on your taste you will discover a selection of Mexican, Sushi, fish tacos, fried chicken, and traditional Costa Rican food.

Since each unit in Villas Oasis comes with a fully equipped kitchen our guests have the freedom to find well stocked supermarkets close by and prepare their own breakfast, lunch or dinner!

We are 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and about a 5-10 minutes drive to the main beach and the world famous Manuel Antonio National park. Most people like to take the public bus that runs every 20 minutes and picks up at a bus stop close to our property. The cost is 60 cents each way.

We are located on a beautiful hillside, so while it is possible to walk to the beach, the roads are narrow and Costa Rican drivers are not the most careful out there, so we don’t recommend walking.

Manuel Antonio is the central hub for some of the very best and most professional tour companies in Costa Rica. Zipline, whitewater rafting, yoga, surfing, sport fishing, the popular sunset cruise and much more.

Villas Oasis is proud to have a longstanding relationship with the very best tour companies in the area. Thanks to this, all of our guests enjoy the convenience of being picked up and dropped off right outside the property.

Getting around

Due to our central location, most of our clients choose not to rent a car while staying at Villas Oasis, they tend to save their money for more fun activities :)

We have a public bus stop with busses running down to the beach and downtown Quepos every 20 minutes.

For those what might choose to rent a car, it it is not necessary to have a 4 wheel drive. In our area, most of our roads are in good condition all year round.

Other things to note

We built Villas Oasis with our own hands and you will see the personal touches everywhere on our property. We are proud of our little place and consistently land at the top of travel review websites.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

We cater to families, couples and people who come to Costa Rica to enjoy the nature and fantastic parks and beaches of Manuel Antonio.

We have a zero tolerance drug policy.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

3 nights minimum stay.
From Dec 15 - 22, 2017 the minimum stay is 5 nights.

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

50 Reviews

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Katy User Profile
April 2017
My two sons and I enjoyed our short stay at Villas Oasis. We loved the beautiful decor and finishes in our unit. It was meticulously maintained and very clean. The pool was a great place to unwind and the layout of the property was great. The kids and I enjoyed visiting with the other guests. Jason was a great help and answered all of our questions in a timely manner. He kindly arranged taxis and a fishing excursion for us and helped us with the logistics of organizing a day trip. He was super knowledgeable about restaurants, beaches, markets, etc... We really appreciated his help.

Alison User Profile
April 2017
This property has everything you need. We stayed in the basement apartment. Although it is 2 bed, one of the rooms is a lot smaller than the other so if you are vertically challenged it may be a prob, however we were fine with it. Jason, the concierge, couldn't have been more helpful in arranging trips and has a wealth of knowledge about the area. The bus stop is 1 min walk if that and you will want to use it to get to the beach as it is about 40 min walk otherwise. The pool area has sunbeds, hammocks and an outside kitchen with BBQ if required. A 360 degree tower allows you to view wildlife and plenty of birds visit the oasis - we saw a scarlet macaw so close up. 3 supermarkets around the corner and plenty of bars and restaurants with views over the sea. All in all a great stay in a fantastic country! Pura Vida.

Heidi User Profile
April 2017
This apartment was perfect for our family's three night stay in Manuel Antonio. Villas Oasis is at the top of a hill in Manuel Antonio itself, and not in Quepos. In my view, Manuel Antonio is a much nicer place to stay than Quepos, and is much closer to the beach and National Park. Both the stunning public beach and National Park are easily accessed from Villas Oasis either via public transportation or private car in about five-ten minutes. This apartment was spacious, clean, and wonderful. We had EVERYTHING we needed, including a great water cooler and wonderful air conditioning, and we relaxed and slept very well. The shower in the unit was incredible. The grounds are secure, private, and amazingly beautiful, and the pool is wonderful to relax in or by at any time of day. We saw beautiful birds just relaxing at the pool after our day at the beach. Jason was very helpful at check in, with any directions we needed, and throughout our stay. It is luxurious to have an AirBnB with daily cleaning, and Villas Oasis had this and someone to do your laundry if you wanted to pay for it as well. Villas Oasis is very close to public transportation, but also has parking and is within walking distance to restaurants and grocery stores. The unit in which we stayed could have easily accommodated five people in the two bedrooms and had a nice day bed in the living room as well. We would stay at Villas Oasis again in a heartbeat and I highly recommend it.

Sara User Profile
April 2017
I stayed at Villa Oasis with my boyfriend and his family as our last leg of vacation, and it was better than we could have asked for. It is better to have a car, but still easy to get around with walking or via bus. Since the location is up the hill and away from the beach itself, it was calm and quiet, but still around great quality bars/restaurants. The grounds themselves were stunning, and well maintained. The pool (unlike many photo/reality cases) was clean, in the sun, and a great temperature. The gardens are neat and colorful. The villa and hammocks around the grounds made for lots of space to relax. The accommodations themselves were very clean, comfortable, and had all we needed. They were also cool amidst the dry season heat. We ended up enjoying our lodging more then the crowded beach in the last days! Jason, who lives on the grounds was extremely helpful and great company. He anticipated most questions/needs upon arrival, and was available for any other requests. We would all highly recommend staying at this location.

Cristian User Profile
April 2017
Amazing place with all the amenities you need. Perfect location, easy to find, family friendly! Excellent experience

William User Profile
March 2017
This is a very nice accommodation which is very secure and in a great location close to everything Manual Antonio has to offer. We would have no hesitation about staying her again.

Karen User Profile
March 2017
Villas Oasis is a lovely, 3-unit villa located at the hilltop of the main road through Quepos Manual Antonio. The units are in a single building but are configured for privacy - you will feel you have the place to yourself and occasionally see the other guests around the pool or outdoor kitchen. It's a great location whether you have a car or not...there are lots of restaurants and neighborhood groceries within easy walking distance, and there is a bus stop right on the corner. Jason the concierge can arrange tours that pick you up right at the villa. The Secret Garden is a charming 2-bed 1-bath villa with a full kitchen and its own private outdoor dining area. Even in the dry season the Villas Oasis grounds are beautiful with lots of greenery and color. Jason the concierge knows a lot about Quepos Manuel Antonio and can recommend what to do, where to eat, where to park in town, where to shop, and will reserve tours for you. This is a great place to stay when visiting Quepos Manuel Antonio.

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Niclas, born in Sweden, felt at an early age the urge to explore the world. Traveling extensively in Europe prior to turning 20, he then took his backpack and left for Barbados and the Caribbean Islands, and continued on to Bali and Indonesia for months at a time. A few years later he got a job in the music industry, working for the legendary rock band Metallica, which made him move to the band's home base of San Francisco. Working closely with the band during their concert tours, introduced him to every part of the world; the perfect combination for his passion for Travel & Music. After 10 years of traveling all over the world, he decided to retire from touring and focus on family life. After a visit to Costa Rica, he felt Costa Rica was the perfect place to move to. "It almost felt like Sweden in that it was very safe, with wonderful people, a great place for children to grow up in. But unlike Sweden, there is no cold dark winter to endure." It became obvious that he had finally found his "endless summer", where he could surf everyday and enjoy the relaxed pace of life that the Costa Ricans are so famous for.

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