Situated in one of the best little towns in Costa Rica called Manuel Antonio, this stunning rental villa boasts luxurious and spacious ten bedrooms with ten full and three half baths. Tropical luxury and vacation retreat are words that accompany Casa Fantastica that will surpass even your wildest dreams and expectations of a luxury vacation home. Encompassing one of the greatest and most private views available in Manuel Antonio, this vacation rental has left nothing behind. This resort like the luxurious villa is the property of owners that manage, design and construct the premier rental villas and vacation homes in Manuel Antonio. This vacation rental home was designed, built and decorated from many years of catering and meeting the expectations and needs of customers in mind. Considered the most desirable vacation villa in Manuel Antonio, this luxury villa has it all and more.
Location: Situated in a very private zone of Manuel Antonio. This gorgeous villa resides on a road that is completely residential and is one of the most private homes in the area. World-class restaurants, cafes, and hotels are within a walk of this stunning villa. You are so close to the beach you can hear the soothing sounds of the ocean. Located only two miles south of the vacation town of Quepos, you are within close vicinity of all your needs.
VIEW: The luxury villa has unsurpassed and awe-inspiring views that are nothing short of brilliance. Just below and extending all the way to the beaches on the Pacific Coast is the expansive tropical rainforests and jungle of Manuel Antonio. Stretching out and sprinkled on the Pacific Ocean are Manuel Antonio National Park Islands and the stunning Cathedral Point Peninsula. This vacation home offers the best expansive view of Manuel Antonio and is completely secluded as there are no buildings or homes next door.
WILDLIFE and FLORA : The abundant wildlife that Costa Rica is well known for will frequently visit you throughout your vacation retreat. Three of the most common species that will make appearances at your vacation home are Titis, Howlers or White-faced monkeys. Sloths and kinkachoos, small mammals, numerous stunning and beautiful butterflies and a variety of exotic and native birds will add to your experience of nature located in a place many people call paradise. An acre of the surrounding land is also a property of the owner. Wildlife is plentiful and abundant in this area attracted by the tropical and exotic fauna that surrounds the entire estate.
THE HOUSE: This ten bedroom luxury vacation villa is divided into two spacious wings, spans over 12,000 square feet and is separated into four different levels. Exotic, imported, and hand-picked materials that have been used in the construction of this luxury villa include unique woods, marble, limestone, glass, stucco, terrazzo, custom ceramic tiles, stainless steel, and copper. The best holiday villa, this vacation home has some of the most stunning features that you could imagine. The entry level is home to a Grand Salon, 2 spacious outdoor living areas, a dining room that can seat up to 12 people, another outdoor dining space that can accommodate another 12, an extensive bar, 2 half baths, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, BBQ, a massive whirlpool and a hotel size infinity edge pool with beach entry. Located on the upper level of this private villa are three master bedrooms, covered balconies and a master suite also. A game room, gym, home theater/media room, three luxurious bedrooms, and 3.5 baths are situated on the middle level. All bedrooms, the gym, and cinema are all fully air-conditioned. The second Master Suite is located on the lower level with another two guest bedrooms and the spa which has its own bathroom.
GATEWAY AND YARD: The private parking area is cordoned off by a white stone and steel wall. Behind this grand structure that leads through an articulately kept, Bermuda grass lawn, is a magnificent terrazzo stair. Arcing around the yard is a stunning white wall that greats an awesome backdrop to a massive driftwood trunk. Above this are two, gorgeous bamboo-ceiling roofs that completely cover this holiday rental. If you look through the wall of windows, you can catch glimpses of the gorgeous Pacific Ocean.
ENTRANCE: A stunning water feature accentuates the front entrance — this wall of water, reminiscent of an ocean, shaped to mirror the rolling forms at local roofs. The water first touches base with an elegantly designed slab, decorated with fossilized nautilus and flows into a foot bath below. A stunning, unique wooden door (300 lb.), made from rare Almendro wood, opens up to show some papyrus plants within a glass bottom garden. The formation of these plants is the frame for the stunning views that you will experience. They are also situated in an oval-shaped, glass bottom pond that allows you to glimpse into the game room.
POOL: Your own private pool has been designed to reach and exceed your expectations of a vacation rental and more. Spanning over a spacious area of 18 x 10 meters, it is one of the biggest private pools built in Costa Rica. From this infinity edge pool, there are stunning views of Manual Antonio National Park and the associated small islands. At one end of this luxury private pool on the “Beach” entry are lounge chairs and just in front resides a 15 person, warm water whirlpool surrounded by the massive pool and jungle views.
THE DINING ROOM: This spacious room is made of travertine marble and includes ‘disappearing walls.’ A 12 person circular dining room table made from granite stretches across 6-feet. Two more additional, granite top tables are located in front of the living room can sit another 12 people and can be relocated to accommodate larger groups. This area is separated from the gourmet kitchen by a wooden cabinet that includes a small open window where you can catch glimpses of the private chef creating amazing local and international meals.
THE KITCHEN: Counters made from Almendro wood, fully equipped with stainless appliances and custom made cabinets inset with perforated stainless steel set off this entire spacious kitchen. Restaurant standard appliances include a large oven, six burner stove, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, a beverage refrigerator, 20 bottle wine cooler and three sinks. The large sink offers expansive views of the jungle below. From the stove, you are looking down to the Pacific Ocean and the pool that boasts a massive, double size BBQ for all your entertainment needs. Specially designed to cater for large parties and functions, this kitchen is equipped with all the utensils, dishware, silverware, and glasses.
OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS: Access to one of the two, covered outdoor living areas is through 10-foot sliding glass doors that disappear (slide) into a wall. Natural air-conditioning occurs from the cool ocean breezes and is circulated by overhead fans. Deep lounge chairs and an oversized sofa furnish these lavish, oasis-like rooms — massive columns made from eucalyptus stretch up to the ceiling. On the other side of ‘the beach,’ you will find another outdoor living area that is covered and includes a ceiling fan, sofa, and chairs. You can access this great relaxation area by wading through the ‘beach’ or around the beach on dry land.
THE SALON: The salon is a spacious and luxurious room that caters to any of your needs. It spans to 1,000 square feet of space and is perfect for large group gatherings in the shade or away from the occasional tropical drizzles. A 15-foot leather topped bar that seats 8, fridge with glass door, sink, flat screen TV & DVD player, a stereo player with an iPod dock, four sofas, seven club chairs and a card table with a marble top and seating for 4 are all part of this luxury room. The three varying awe-inspiring views that are also a part of this great room are stunning. One side has the floor to ceiling glass windows that look out into the tropical jungle. Located 30 feet above the jungle floor gives you plenty to see such as wildlife, plants, and fauna. The opposite side offers garden views of the luxurious property. Out the front, through 25 feet of glass windows, you will find the stunning view of the amazing private pool and of course, the breath-taking Pacific Ocean.
HALF BATHS: Two are located on the entry level and are situated near the BBQ and pool and behind the bar in the salon. The latter is decorated with frosted glass and hand-designed Japanese rice paper and is a spacious and grand powder room. The third half bath is located between the gym and cinema on the lower level.
MASTER SUITE: The master suite is housed on the eastern side of the house and the upper floor. Enter this luxury abode through massive, Philippine crushed bamboo paneled doors and be welcomed by stunning design and furnishings. Travertine and frosted glass walls give you a panoramic view of the gorgeous Pacific Ocean, beaches and the tropical jungle. Furnished with a king size leather bed made from leather, an extensive bar with fridge, sink, coffee maker and blender, a dressing area, vanity and a spacious balcony with lounge chairs. The bed has 500 count Egyptian cotton linens and includes both feather and hypo-allergenic pillows. A safe is available for your valuables.
MASTER BATH: A stunning and gorgeous master bath is unlike any you have ever seen before. The western wall is made completely of glass and gives you a beautiful view of the beaches, oceans, and islands. Opposite this is fossil inlaid lavatory slabs that are formed into an island in the center of the room. Stepping up only two steps you will be in a platform shower that includes a large, rain showerhead that hangs from a 12-foot bamboo ceiling — the running water streams over the green glass tile edge into pebbles surrounding this unique dais. A custom made, oval-shaped tub made from turquoise glass tiles completes this luxury room. Included with this gorgeous bath are tropical soaps and bathrobes. A separate toilet and bidet offering stunning views of the valley also.
SECOND MASTER SUITE: Located on the lowest level of the property is the most private bedroom in the home. The double doors open to reveal a king-sized bed on an elevated platform that is set against a curved glass wall. A wet bar and mini-fridge may be stocked with snacks and cold drinks for sharing on the jungle/ocean view balcony. A spacious closet, vanity, and sofa complete the bedroom area. The bathroom features a 6-foot slab sink, a sunken tub, and open air, jungle shower with three heads, including a rain shower.
2 MASTER BEDROOMS: Complete with king size beds, spacious closets, tubs with showers, baths made from marble and limestone and shared balconies are three master bedrooms all located on the top level on the western side of the house. Two boast stunning ocean views, and two offer tropical jungle scenery. All include 500 count Egyptian cotton linens, hypo-allergenic and feather pillows. Tropical soaps, bathrobes, and steel safes are also provided.
5 LUXURY BEDROOMS: Located on the lower levels, on the western side of this stunning holiday villa, are five more, spacious, luxury bedrooms with views of the jungle. Situated 20 feet above the tropical rain forest floor, they are great places to see wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, and birds. Four are furnished with king beds, and the other one has two twin beds (that can be joined to make a comfortable king) and a day bed. The baths are all complete with showers made from custom made tiles and two feature gorgeous water features. The beds come with 500 count Egyptian cotton linen and feather and hypo-allergenic pillows. Safes, bathrobes, and tropic scented soaps are also included.
THE GAME ROOM: Light shines through the glass-bottomed pond above during the day from the brilliance of the shining tropical sun. A regulation size pool table, ping-pong, Foosball table, darts, and flat screen TV provide all the entertainment possibilities that you could desire on your vacation retreat. In the far end is a wrap around sofa overlooking the jungle. THE GYM: A fully equipped gym spans over a 500 square foot area and includes 2 exercise bikes, treadmill, dial weights, universal machine, yoga mats, and a fitness ball. The view can be admired through large windows that overlook the valley and the tropical jungles. Two sides are completely mirrored for your convenience. It is also equipped with a massage table and a cordoned off area for private training, yoga or Pilates class.
THE CINEMA: Made with a ceramic floor and hand-blown amber sconces your home theater room has everything. It is furnished with a digital projector; surround sound system, a fridge, microwave and deep lounge seating for 26 people.
THE WEDDING TENT AND DANCE FLOOR: Our sophisticated wedding tent extends your reception space on the main level of the home. It is set up on the front lawn and may be used for dining or dancing. Adorned with a brocade valance, silk tassels all in neutral ivory, it can be decorated and lit to work with any color scheme. The curtained walls of the tent are sheer ivory on the inside and ivory linen on the outside. Two large chandeliers of puka shells add ambiance to evening candlelight. The tent can accommodate 50 for reception dining and dancing.
THE SPA: You will experience total relaxation without ever leaving the villa. Your private in-house spa is perched at the edge of the rainforest and located away from the common areas of the home. Treat yourself or loved ones to massages, manicures, pedicures, and various other full body treatments. This tranquil space is enclosed by a beautiful wood lattice that lets in the ocean air and exotic sounds of the rainforest. Three fully equipped treatment rooms with sliding screens that may be opened to accommodate up to four massage guests. Schedule time for yourself, a couple’s massage, or let us help you plan a spa bridal party.
THE STAFF: The staff that comes with this private luxury vacation villa includes the following, fully capable and professional personnel. Two housekeepers six days a week and will complete all cleaning needs. Also, there is a gardener and pool man and a 24hour, on-call handy-man. Private chef services are included for two meals a day, the cost of food is additional. Meal plans with local food and beverages, with or without alcohol, are available, please ask us for details. 24 hour, on-call service is provided by the staff of Escape Villas throughout your stay. Your concierge and host are always available to ensure that you experience true paradise on your dream vacation getaway. Services that can be arranged include transportation, tours and expeditions, chef and in-house spa services and packages. They are also extremely knowledgeable of Manuel Antonio and can give you all the advice and information you need.
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