Vista Hermosa Estate: Ocean Views | Private Chef | Arenas Del Mar’s Private Beach

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Vista Hermosa Estate: Ocean Views | Private Chef | Arenas Del Mar’s Private Beach

Vista Hermosa Estate: Total Ocean Views, Private Chef and get to utilize Arenas Del Mar’s private Beach

Newest Luxury 6 star Estate, over 11,000 sq.ft., and walking distance to the main beach! Private Chef Included

Vista Hermosa Estate is a brand new Estate that just completed construction and has taken center stage as one of the most unique and architecturally significant homes in the Manuel Antonio Community with access to the beautiful Manuel Antonio beach of Playa Espadilla. We already have 34 weeks reserved for 2017 and 6 for 2018, so plan your reservation today!  One of our first guests is a famous celebrity that stated “over 35 years of taking a holiday with my family all over the world, Vista Hermosa is at the top”!

This magnificent estate overlooking Playa Espadilla, with a Private Chef, is built in a setting of forest trees and palms encompassed by natural Costa Rican vegetation. The expansive 11,000 SQ/FT, fully air-conditioned Villa, sleeps up to 24 guests and houses 8 bedrooms, 10 restrooms, under a stunning 4 story estate with a unique floor plan that embodies Costa Rica elegance. The Tropical – Contemporary inspired design provides for a clean and expansive top floor social area that includes an infinity edge swimming pool, kitchen, living room and event area and takes full advantage of outdoor lifestyle living and breathtaking ocean views from every room while also surrounded by a tropical jungle that attracts three types of monkeys, sloths, and toucans amongst other wildlife. Yes, every room including all Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Secondary Family Room, and Yoga Area have stunning ocean views.

Outside, the great open patio offers a 180-degree jungle to ocean view, poolside terrace, BBQ grill/bar area and a sun deck for you sun worshipers. This spacious outdoor area, large enough for any big family or event of your choice, makes this top floor terrace perfect for destination weddings, retreats and any other event overlooking the Pacific Ocean as your backdrop to any magical portrait.

The Villa’s location is on the road to Arenas Del Mar Resort (one of our only 5 star Eco Hotels) with almost an acre of premium ocean view land in Manuel Antonio overlooking Manuel Antonio’s main beach, Playa Espadilla. Vista Hermosa is that rare property that embodies the essence of beach luxury. Every custom detail makes our Villa a unique and matchless Pura Vida style for family and friends to enjoy. The Villa is constructed on the side of a hill facing the ocean. Even though it’s a 4-story house, you only have to climb 1 & ½ flight of stairs from the parking lot and front door to reach the top floor.

Beaches  This Wonderful Villa is close to 3 stunning beaches. The first beach is a short 7-minute walk, through the lush tropical jungle to the famous Manuel Antonio main beach known as Playa Espadilla recognized as one of the top rated beaches in the world. The second beach is Playa Biesanz, a slightly longer walk with a romantic, picturesque setting with tiny gentle waves that are perfect for toddlers and small kids, also a great beach for kayaking and snorkeling. Or, Vista Hermosa is the only Villa with a special relationship with Arenas Del Mar in which you can utilize their private beach with an attractive 20% discount on all food and beverages – so have a few cocktails and enjoy their beautiful private beach. They will also pick you up at the Villa. Additionally, walking to restaurants, bars and shopping only takes approx. 20 minutes, or a couple minute taxi ride as taxis are as abundant as New York City. While walking to restaurants, bars and shopping only take 20 minutes; it is not recommended for large groups because the absence of sidewalks.

Manuel Antonio  Where the jungle meets the sea is a region best known for its gorgeous sand beaches, world famous Manuel Antonio National Park, several multi-cultural restaurants and abundant wildlife. Located 3 miles south of the New Quepos Yacht Marina, known as a world-class sport fishing destination and home of the annual Offshore World Championship Tournament. The Manuel Antonio beach community is a perfect combination of quiet, peaceful serenity with a small town feel and admiring a rain forest jungle environment.

Top Floor  The top floor of the Villa is the main social area. It has one large great room enclosed and air conditioned with floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors on 3 sides. This great room includes a spacious and fully equipped chefs kitchen, gorgeous living space, indoor dining room and ocean facing large balcony. Adjacent to the great room is a swimming pool with a three-sided infinity edge. This unique pool also includes a 9” deep, shallow area for in-pool lounge chairs or can be used as a toddler pool play spot. Next to the pool is a large covered open area with BBQ grill, movable bar, fridge, ice maker, TV, 2 restrooms and a large uncovered ocean facing balcony. This open top level area can hold events such as weddings, retreats and includes a high-end sound system & party lights for dancing and can accommodate live music or a DJ.

Middle Floor This floor includes a Master Suite with a king size bed with a spacious dual sink bathroom and 2 balconies, one facing the ocean and the other fronting the lush jungle. Also, on this floor are 2 other bedrooms. Each bedroom consists of 2 queen size beds, a private dual sink bathroom, and ocean facing balcony. Additionally, this floor has an open covered area situated directly below the pool with exceptional ocean views, perfect for yoga, group workouts or a private massage session.

Lower Floor This floor includes a Master Suite with a king size bed with a spacious dual sink bathroom and 2 balconies, one facing the ocean and the other facing the lush jungle. Also, on this floor are 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom consists of 2 queen size beds, a private dual sink bathroom, and ocean facing balcony. There is also a secondary family/TV Room perfect for kids or teens to hang out and watch TV or play games.

Ground Floor The ground floor houses a studio apartment as well as another spectacular bedroom. The self-sustained studio has 750 SQ/FT of privacy and partial ocean views, complete with a living room, kitchenette with a 4 burner stove top, full size refrigerator, stackable washer/dryer, private balcony along with another bedroom that is similar but without the washer/dryer.

Chef – Vista Hermosa would not be a First Class Estate without providing your own Private Chef to prepare up to 2 meals per day (food and beverage costs are separate). Nobody needs to shop, cook or clean as Chef Javier and his assistant Wife Karina, do it all while saving you money as well by purchasing the freshest ingredients from local vendors – butchers and fisherman, where typically only Restaurants shop. Saturday mornings is the day that they go to our Farmers market and selects the best vegetables, fruit and high quality produce at a fraction of the cost of our local stores.

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Features & Amenities

  • 8 bedrooms, 4 King beds & 8 Queen beds and 10 Bathrooms.
  • 2 master suites, each with 2 balconies – one facing the ocean and one to the jungle.
  • Studio Apartment that provides the 7th Bedroom along with an 8th bedroom suite on the ground floor – both have full kitchens.
  • Each bedroom has a private en suite bathroom, TV & personal safe, high speed internet and balcony.
  • Private Chef is included to prepare up to 2 meals per day – food/beverages are separate as are meals for events.
  • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances.
  • Scenic infinity swimming pool with a shallow area for beach chairs or play area for kids.
  • Large covered terraza with outdoor kitchen, TV, sound-system, party lights, Great for Weddings, retreats or general events, & 2 restrooms.
  • Private space for yoga, massage or exercise with open ocean views.
  • 2 separate Family-TV rooms.
  • 2 Private, self-contained apartments.
  • Capability to utilize Arenas Del Mar’s private beach.
  • Three types of monkeys visit the property regularly, as well as sloths, a large variety of birds, lizards, butterflies & other unusual creatures.
  • WiFi & blue tooth enabled sound system throughout.
  • 9 large TVs with satellite/cable.
  • 2 sets of washer/dryers plus another set in one of the Studio Apartments
  • Fine linens & towels & full kitchenware.
  • Fully air conditioned with smart system controls.
  • Ceiling fans in all rooms & covered outdoor areas.
  • 2 outdoor showers for rinsing salt & sand.
  • Portable baby crib.
  • Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas & toys.
  • Fully gated property.
  • Gas generator backup for power outages.
  • 4 car parking.

Guest Services

Daily Maid Services with personal laundry done twice per week (or upon request).

Concierge Manager and Vacation Coordinator – your personal assistant to help plan your entire vacation.

Private security on-site 6:00 pm to 6:00 am.

Private chef included to prepare 2 meals per day (event days are separte – cost of food and beverages are also separate.

Optional Massage or in-house Yoga available.


Optional Wedding Planning/Event Services available



Vacation Buggy Jungle Waterfall

Winner of Best Tour Featured in the book Best of Manuel Antonio & Quepos 2013 and just announced, 2015 – a back to back winner!

5 Hrs, includes lunch & private reserve entrance fee

White Water Rafting at Savegre River

Great Family Adventure – River Rafting for Ages 6 and Up

6 Hrs, includes lunch & transportation

White Water Rafting at Naranjo River

High Adventure – Exciting River Rafting for Ages 9 and Up

4 Hrs, includes lunch, snack & transportation

Zip Lining Tours

Guaranteed Thrilling – The Original and Best Costa Rica Canopy Tour

5.5 Hrs, includes breakfast or lunch & transportation

Night Canopy Tour

Exciting & Different Zip Line Tour – Experience the Nocturnal Jungle

3.5 Hrs, includes dinner & transportation

Finca Paraíso Verde Eco Farm with Vacation Buggy

Experience Organic Foods & Medicinal Plants of the Rain Forest

1 Hr add-on to Vacation Buggy Jungle Waterfall

Dolphin & Whale Watching Tour

Humpback Whale Watching Tour

5 Hours, includes water, lunch & captain

ATV Tour Costa Rica

Great ATV Adventure: Jungle Exploration and Waterfall Swim

4 Hrs, includes refreshments, lunch and transportation

Mangrove Night Tour

A Real Night Safari – Nocturnal Tour of the Damas Mangrove Estuary

3.5 Hrs, includes dinner, night equipment & transportation

Catamaran Tours

Manuel Antonio Marine Reserve Catamaran Tours with Swimming and Snorkeling

3.5 Hrs, includes lunch, snorkeling gear, rum drink or beer & transportation

Night Safari Tours

Night Safari Tours: Butterflies, Monkeys and More!

3.5 Hrs, includes dinner, night equipment & transportation

Mangrove or Sea Kayaking in Costa Rica

Kayak Tours: See the Animals and Plants of Costa Rica Up Close and Personal

4.5 Hrs, includes meal, drinks & transportation

Costa Rica Surfing with Manuel Antonio Surf School

Learn to Surf Like a Pro! Surf Lessons in Manuel Antonio

Duration depends on tides – includes gear, refreshments, snacks or lunch & transportation

Jet Ski Adventures

Jet Ski Adventures – See Manuel Antonio from the Sea

2 hours, includes Wave Runner, life vest, guide, snorkelling gear, refreshments, snacks, & transportation

Rainforest Spice Tour

Flavors of the World: Certified Organic Spice Farm Tour

3.5 hrs, includes bilingual guide, drinks, chocolate & treat samples & transportation

Superman, Canopy & ATV Tour

Escape Your World and Come to Ours – Fly Above the Rainforest and Swim in a Waterfall

Customize your visit from .5 hr to a full day. You decide!

10 in 1 Tour Adventure Park

10 in 1 Tour – Hike, Climb, Rappel, Zip Line, and more!

7 Hours – includes lunch, bilingual guides & transportation

Mangrove Monkey Estuary – A Tour For The Whole Family

Suitable for Everyone

2 – 3 Hrs, includes snacks, refreshments, lunch & transportation

Rainforest Bird Watching

Magnificent Birdwatching Opportunity in Costa Rica 

4 – 5 Hrs, includes snacks, refreshments, naturalist guide, spotting equipment & transportation

Manuel Antonio National Park – Come Enjoy The Beach

Guided Trip to Manuel Antonio National Park: Rainforest, Beaches & Coral Reefs

2 – 3 Hrs, includes snacks, refreshments, naturalist guide, spotting equipment & transportation

Horseback Riding in Costa Rica: Beach & Jungle Tour

Rare Customized Riding Experiences – See the Beach and Jungle of Costa Rica from Horseback

2 – 3 Hrs, includes beach lunch, bilingual guide & transportation

Parasailing in Costa Rica- Adventure To New Heights

Exhilarating, Fun & Safe: Parasailing on the Beach in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

15 or 30 minutes


Season Start End Minimum Stay Prices from
Nightly Rates Starting at: 7 $1272.00

Rates Notes

Jan.3- Aug.31, 2017 (excluding holidays)$12,900 $12,500

September 1 – November 18, 2017: $8,900 $8,900

Easter/Thanksgiving 2017: $12,900 $12,500

November 25 – December 19, 2017: $8,900 $8,900

Christmas, 2017: $16,000 $16,000

New Year, 2018:  $21,900 $19,900

Jan.3- Aug.31, 2018 (excluding holidays)$12,900 $12,500

Rental Terms & Conditions: Pricing is based on 16 guests and rental for 7 nights (inquire on pricing for less than 7 nights). Please add $250 per week for each additional guest.  Terms are 50% of the rental amount is required to lock in your dates with the Remaining 50% due 30 days prior to arrival. A $700 refundable cash damage deposit (less any damage) to be paid with final payment or provided upon check in. Pricing does not include 13% sales tax. Event fees apply so please inquire for pricing based on the number of guests for the event

Cancellation: Cancellation made 60 days or more prior to arrival, may be applied to an alternate booking date within one year. Cancellation made less than 60 days prior to arrival will result in complete loss of deposit unless part or all of the dates can be rented to another guest.

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