From the moment you enter this spectacular villa you walk into tropical luxury. Boasting one of the best and most secluded views in Manuel Antonio it is a rare gem in the world of luxury homes. This resort style home is built to the highest standards and best design, making it one of the most desirable vacation homes in the area.
Rates include chef services for 2 meals per day; cost of food additional.
High Season: $11,520 for 5 bedrooms
$990 for each additional bedroom
Mid Season: $10,485 for 5 bedrooms
$880 for each additional bedroom
Low Season: $8,520 for 5 bedrooms
$660 for each additional bedroom
Holy week: $12,520 for 5 bedrooms
$990 for each additional bedroom
Thanksgiving: $12,520 for 5 bedrooms
$990 for each additional bedroom
Christmas: $27,500 for 8 bedrooms only
New Years: $30,000 for 8 bedrooms only
Bedrooms not rented will not be offered to anyone else
Occupancy is based on 2 people per room until all bedrooms are rented
For each guest above 16 in an 8 bedroom rental there is an additional fee:
$525 a week in high season and holiday weeks
$425 a week in mid season
$325 a week in low season
50% deposit when booking
50% 60 days prior to arrival
A Non-Refundable Damage Insurance Fee of $120 is paid with final payment.
A site fee will apply starting at $500 and depend on size of group.
All rates are in USD($) per week.
Price subject to change without notice.
This Manuel Antonio villa rental in Costa Rica has 8 bedrooms with 8 Full and 3 Half bathrooms. There are 2 Master Suites and 6 comfortable guest bedrooms each with its own bathroom. From the moment you enter Casa Fantastica you walk into tropical luxury. Boasting one of the best and secluded views in Manuel Antonio, it is a rare gem in the world of luxury homes. Casa Fantastica, completed in 2009, is a "Tropical Modern” style resort home that was built by owners that have designed, constructed, and managed the premier rental homes in Manuel Antonio. After 8 years of catering to their customer's needs, they built the best, and most desirable Manuel Antonio Vacation Rental; one that would meet all their customer's expectations, and a little more. Chef services are included with the cost of food being additional.
LOCATION: The villa is located in one of the most exclusive, ocean view, private areas of Manuel Antonio. The road is entirely residential, and Casa Fantastica is the most secluded home in the neighborhood. Some of the best restaurants and hotels are located less than a mile away. The white sandy beach of Manuel Antonio is also less than a mile away and is close enough that you hear the surf. The town of Quepos is three miles north, and is home to a beautiful new marina.
VIEW: The view that surrounds this setting is nothing less than spectacular. The rainforest is below, stretching to the beach and the Pacific Ocean, which is decorated with the Manuel Antonio National Park Islands and Cathedral Point Peninsula. This huge view is one of the most secluded in the area; there are no other nearby homes or buildings.
WILDLIFE AND FAUNA: The wildlife here is abundant. Monkeys are almost daily visitors, and you can count on seeing at least one of the three local species, be it the Titis, Howlers, or White Faced. Small mammals such as sloth and kinkachoos, multitudes of butterflies, and exotic birds to thrill an ornithologist are all included. The owner of Casa Fantastica also owns an acre of the undeveloped and developed land that surrounds most of the villa. The entire area is planted with species that encourage wildlife visits. Gardens are planted with exotic, tropical specimens and line the public ways.
THE HOUSE: The 10,000 square foot, 3 level, 8 bedroom villa is divided into two wings. The materials used are glass, rare woods, travertine marble, limestone, terrazzo, custom ceramic tiles, stucco, stainless steel, and copper. The entry level hosts a Grand Salon, 2 outdoor living rooms, 12 seat dining room, outdoor dining area for an additional 12, large bar, 2 half baths, BBQ, gourmet kitchen, a huge solar heating whirlpool, and a hotel size pool with beach entry and infinity edge. Very large parties can be hosted in this spectacular yet comfortable space. The upper level has three master bedrooms, covered balconies, and one master suite. The lower level has a game room, a gym, a cinema, three luxury bedrooms, and 4 and a half baths. The cinema, gym and all the bedrooms are air conditioned.
GATEWAY AND YARD: Past the white stone and steel wall of the private parking, are cascading, terrazzo stairs that curves through a large, Bermuda grass lawn. A white wall arcs around the yard creating a backdrop to an enormous driftwood trunk and root – the real jungle gym. Towering above are two, bamboo-ceiling roofs that cover the two wings, and 8,000 sq. feet of living space. Through the wall of windows, fragments of the Pacific Ocean can be seen.
ENTRANCE: Next to the front door is a wall of water, evocative of the ocean, and molded to mimic the undulating forms of the local “Tico” roofs. The water falls first onto a finger freshening slab, inlaid with an ancient fossilized nautilus, and then spills into a beach-cleaning foot bath below. The 300 lb. rare Almendro wood door glides open to reveal a small water garden of papyrus plants. They frame the spectacular views and are set into an oval, glass bottomed pond that offers a glimpse into the game room below.
POOL: Beyond the pond is a curved, infinity edge, beach entry pool, 18 meters long, 10 meters wide. It is one of the largest private pools in the country. There is a magnificent view of the national park and its islands. A row of upholstered lounge chairs rest in the shallow water of the “beach”. The top of a 30 foot palm tree sways next to a 20 person, warm water, solar heating whirlpool. that spills over into the pool.
THE DINING ROOM: To the left of the entrance is the dining room which has travertine marble and "disappearing” walls. The views are of the garden, the pool and the ocean. A round, granite, dining table is 6 feet across, and has 12 celadon leather-backed chairs. There are two, similar granite tables that seat an additional 12 pool side, and can be relocated for large parties. The dining area is separated from the kitchen by a cabinetry wall with an open window that lets you glimpse the house’s private French chef in action.
THE KITCHEN: The kitchen has granite, stainless steel, and Almendro wood counters, with custom cabinets inset with perforated stainless steel. The appliances are restaurant quality, including a large oven, six burner stove, big microwave, 3 sinks, dish washer, large refrigerator-freezer, beverage fridge and 20 bottle wine cooler. The view from the large sink is of the jungle valley, from the stove you look to the ocean and pool where there is a double sized BBQ. The kitchen is designed for catering large parties and is equipped with plenty of flatware, glasses, and dishes. A private chef is always available.
OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS: Ten foot glass doors “disappear” (slide) into a wall, and open the kitchen and the dining room onto one of the two covered outdoor living rooms. Cooled by ocean breezes and overhead fans, these are the most popular oases in the house. There is an oversized modular sofa, and deep lounge chairs. The pool water sparkles in reflection across the bamboo ceiling that is 25 feet above. Three enormous eucalyptus columns soar up to copper surrounds inlaid in the ceiling. You can cross the beach to the western side of the house either by wading thru the shallow water of the beach, or by dry land. Here is another outdoor, covered living room with ceiling fan, sofa and chairs. It is located between the “beach” and a lovely glass fronted grand salon.
THE SALON: The Salon also has ceiling fans and window walls that disappear to allow for the constant sea breezes. At 1,000 sq. feet, the room is ample in size to provide a large group with either cozy shelter in the event of tropical rains, or just deep shade in the afternoon. There is a 15 foot, leather, faux crocodile, topped bar with seating for 8, a glass fronted fridge, sink, flat screen TV, and DVD player, stereo system with iPod dock, four sofas, 7 generous club chairs, and a marble topped card table with 4 chairs. The room has three wonderful views. One side is 30 feet above the jungle floor and has floor to ceiling glass windows looking into the trees. This is front row seating for the rainforest and all its fabulous wildlife. Another side looks across the garden, and interior stair. In the front, 25 feet of windows completely open to the pool and ocean.
HALF BATHS: There are two half baths on the entry level. One is near the BBQ and pool, the other is located behind the bar in the salon, and is a large, elegant powder room with walls of frosted glass and hand stamped, Japanese rice paper. An additional half bath is on the lower level between the gym and cinema.
MASTER SUITE: The upper floor of the eastern side houses the master suite. The large double doors, set with Philippine, crushed bamboo panels open to a room with travertine marble, and frosted glass walls that enhance a panoramic view of the ocean, beaches and jungle. There is a leather, king sized bed, large bar with fridge, sink, coffee maker, and blender, a dressing area, a vanity, and a big balcony with lounge chairs and ottomans. The bed is dressed in 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets, and has both feather and hypo-allergenic pillows. A safe is provided for valuables.
MASTER BATH: The spa-like master bath is one of a kind, and quite unforgettable. The western wall is all glass and showcases the view of ocean, beach, and islands. Opposing, concrete lavatory slabs are inlaid with fossils, and set like an island in the center of the room. Up two steps is a platform shower that has a large, rain showerhead, hanging from the bamboo ceiling, 12 feet above. The water runs over the green glass tile edge into pebbles that surround the dais. Opposite, is the enormous custom, oval, bath tub, made of turquoise, glass tiles. The bath is supplied with tropical soaps and bathrobes. There is a separate toilet and bidet with its own spectacular view of the valley.
SECOND MASTER SUITE: Pass through large double doors to the most private room in the home which is located on the ocean side of the lowest level. A king size bed overlooks the suite from an elevated platform and is backed by a curved, glass tile wall. There is a wet bar and small fridge to keep your beverages handy to the balcony that fronts the entire room. A sofa, dressing table and ample closet complete the bedroom area. The enormous bathroom features a sunken tub, a separate open air shower with 3 heads including one that is a rain shower, and a 6 foot slab sink.
3 MASTER BEDROOMS: On the western side of the top level are three large bedrooms, all with king beds, large closets, Jacuzzi tubs with shower, marble and limestone baths, and shared outdoor balconies. Two of the bedrooms have ocean views and two have jungle views. All the beds have 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets and feather and hypo-allergenic pillows. Tropical soap, bathrobes, and steel safes are provided.
3 LUXURY BEDROOMS: On the western side of the lower level are three more large, jungle view bedrooms. These rooms are 20 feet above the rainforest floor and are wonderful for viewing monkeys and birds. Two bedrooms have king size beds and one has two twins, and a twin sized day bed. (Two of the twins can be made into a comfortable king.) All the baths have large custom tiled showers, and two feature waterfall sinks. The beds have 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets and feather and hypo-allergenic pillows. Tropical soaps and bathrobes are provided as well as steel safes.
GAME ROOM: During the day, the space is enhanced by an oval of shimmering light, which moves across the floor and walls - reflected from the glass bottomed pond above. The room has a regulation-size pool table, foosball, ping pong, darts, flat screen TV, and is surrounded on one side with banquette seating and ocean view.
GYM: The gym is 500 square feet and hosts 2 stationary bikes, an electronic treadmill, dial weights, universal machine, mats, and ball. Large windows overlook the jungle valley, and two sides are mirrored. There is also a massage table, and space for private training, yoga or Pilates classes.
CINEMA: The theater has a digital projector, sound system, deep sofa seating for 30, a large fridge, and microwave for popcorn and other snacks. It features a custom purple ceramic floor, and hand blown amber sconces. The Escape Villas office maintains a library of classic and current films. Newly released films can be rented in nearby Quepos.
WEDDING TENT & DANCE FLOOR: To create a party-in-paradise, our elegant wedding tent with wooden dance floor may be set up on the grass lawn at the main level. A brocade valance with silk tassels in ivory and natural linen will compliment any color scheme. The tent sides are decorated with a double layer of curtains, ivory shear on the inside and off white linen and brocade tie-backs on the outside. Two 42” puka shell chandeliers compliment candle light in the evening hours. With space for up to 100 guests you can dance the night away with a live band, DJ tunes, or your own iPod/iPad music. Up to 80 diners may enjoy sit down meals in the tent.
SPA: Our in-house spa is nestled in a quiet corner of the home. Adjacent to the rainforest, we offer a nurturing, tropical retreat where you can celebrate the restorative power of nature, relax your body, revitalize your mind, and renew your spirit. Three fully equipped treatments rooms overlook the vibrant, lush foliage of the tropical jungle. Sliding screens between the rooms may be opened if you wish to share the experience for up to four tables. Schedule some private pampering for yourself, plan a couples’ massage with your loved one, or let the worries melt away with a spa bridal party. Everyone will walk down the aisle looking their best and most relaxed! Treat yourself to services like manicures, pedicures and facials; or indulge with the ultimate pampering of deep tissue, reflexology or Thai massage, a thermo-mud wrap, chocolate/coffee body scrub, or a tropical enzyme polish. You are invited to relish the healing powers of nature, through a holistic experience designed by experts to enrich your physical and emotional well-being in the comfort of your villa.
STAFF: Casa Fantastica has two housekeepers who care for the home 6 days a week and will see to all your cleaning needs. There is a gardener and pool man, and a handyman on 24 hour call. A private chef is available. The dedicated staff of Escape Villas is at your disposal 24 hours a day during your vacation. Our concierge and host are available to help make your dream vacation come true. Not only can they arrange tours, transportation, chef, and in house spa services, but they are also very knowledgeable of the many activties in the area and can answer any questions you may have.