Pura Vida Retreat (R)
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
VILLA LA ISLA
Situated on 2 and a half acres with distinct, contemporary architecture, this awe-inspiring home comes fully staffed and is close to the vibrant city of Manuel Antonio. This private home lies in a peaceful neighborhood right down the road from one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world.
Not only can this property can also be potentially booked in conjunction with the 10-Bedroom Villa Punto de Vista (https://rentals.thirdhome.com/properties/71-manuel-antonio-costa-rica-villa-punto-de-vista-rainforest-meets-the-sea) to form a combined 18 bedroom, dual-villa, mini-resort, but it also offers amazing views, gives you access to the ocean.
The villa is in close proximity to Manuel Antonio’s famous national park and, as such, visiting wildlife right outside is a regular occurrence. Each day will offer surprises and one-of-a-kind memories that last a lifetime.
Upon entering, the grandeur of this amazing abode is immediately noticed. With four social spaces, eight bedrooms, and a staff that is dedicated to you every day you will be surrounded by luxury wherever you go. Floor to ceiling windows cover the home so that optimal views the space no matter where you go. The upper level social space welcomes you as you enter where you will see breathtaking ocean views and views of Manuel Antonio Bay Islands while sitting on the contemporary furniture and take it all in.
The lower social space is outdoors, and offers spectacular views through the two story windows. This space is adorned in natural wood finishes, rocks, and a double infinity pool. Dine al fresco on the spacious dining table and enjoy a meal right from the sundeck! Enjoy breathtaking views as well as jungle wilderness surrounding you as you swim or relax.
Make your way back inside to a great room with living area and chef’s kitchen. The living room has ample seating facing the water so you can lookout at the Pacific Ocean as you relax. Flowing into the modern kitchen, everyone can gather around the space. Enjoy a tropical drink made by the house bartender at the spacious center island or take a private cooking class from local chefs. Wake up every morning to a gourmet breakfast cooked by the on-site chef and focus on making the day memorable and exciting.
There are 8 luxuriously appointed bedrooms, each with their own personality and design. The bedrooms offer ocean and jungle canopy views, private balconies, and high-end furnishings. Sustainably resourced Teak furniture greets you in each room as well as local art and Egyptian rock. The bedrooms offer a serene oasis for a good night’s sleep, so you can rest up for an exciting and adventurous day.
If the day calls for relaxation, take advantage of the custom-built bathrooms that boast Indonesian Green Rock and 15'' Rainshowers. This allows for a one of a kind relaxing and regenerating experience. If you’ve spent a lot of time exploring, make time for an in-house massage in the parlor overlooking the jungle and ocean
The most popular place in the home is of course the infinity pool overlooking the jungle. Lounge on the chairs under the sun or shade as the in-house bartender mixes up your favorite drink. Swim to the edge of the pool and overlook the canopies, ocean, and wildlife. The sundeck also offers plenty of seating so that everyone can spend some quality time together as they admire the views.
There is beach transportation from the villa, so a day at the beach is even more relaxing. If you’re looking to explore the area in other ways, Manuel Antonio’s National Park is a phenomenal natural paradise with spectacular views and tours. For an adrenaline rush, try parasailing or zip lining over the emerald waters. No matter what the day calls for, everything you desire to see and do during this unique getaway is right out the front door, thanks to this incredible Villa La Isla!
8 bedrooms, 12 baths, and 0 square feet
King, King, King, King, King, King, King, and King
20 guests maximum
San Jose Airport (SJO)
- 40"+ TV
- Air Conditioning
- DVD Player
- Hot Tub
- Laundry Service
- Multiple TVs
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Pool
- Satellite/Cable TV
- Washer & Dryer
- Wireless Internet
Activities of Interest
- Horseback riding & whitewater rafting
- Sendero Congo - This short trail offers opportunities to see white face monkeys and howler monkeys playing in the trees.
- National Park Tour - The park’s trails are short enough that you could conceivably hike them all in a day, although you may want to leave some time to enjoy the beaches, too.
Places of Interest
- Manuel Antonio National Park - It’s renowned for its vast diversity of tropical plants and wildlife, from three-toed sloths and endangered white-faced capuchin monkeys to hundreds of bird species.
- Quepos - As a tropical inlet backed by rainforest, Quepos is a small booming harbor town famous for being one of the best places in the world for big-game sport fishing as well as the gateway to Manuel Antonio.
- Espadilla Beach - Playa Espadilla's toasted barley sands stretch out along the coast for more than a mile across the Manuel Antonio coastline.
- Punta Serrucho - Sendero Mirador leads to Punta Serrucho, a jagged escarpment that juts out from the coast, offering magnificent views.