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AFFORDABLE LUXURY, CHARMING HILLSIDE VILLA OVERLOOKING THE OCEAN MANUEL ANTONIO.

Andy Thierry owner, handles reservations. Scott Fergusen is the local manager.

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Andy Thierry owner, handles reservations. Scott Fergusen is the local manager.

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AFFORDABLE LUXURY, CHARMING HILLSIDE VILLA OVERLOOKING THE OCEAN MANUEL ANTONIO.

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Manuel Antonio - Casa Azul, Azul Pajaro, 218

Casa Azul Has An Amazing Infinity Pool, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, And Maid Service.

The design and decor of the home are a blend of Costa Rican and Mediterranean. It has a unique charm.

The home has four bedrooms. The Master has an orthopedic king bed and an adjoining bath. There is a second bedroom with an orthopedic queen on the same level as the master. There is also a second bath on this level. A third bedroom is off the main level. It has an orthopedic queen plus an oversize twin bunk bed with a king on the bottom and a queen on the top. The fourth bedroom is off the pool level and has its own bath. All beds have new toppers [2014] and protective covers for both beds and pillows.

All bedrooms and the main living area are air conditioned with individual thermostats. There are quality ceiling fans in each area.

The main area is open and consists of the living, dining, and kitchen areas. There are many large Mediterranean style windows which open towards the pool area. The dining table seats eight. There is a six seat sectional sofa, four other cushioned chairs, a cushioned two seater bench, and a kitchen island with three stools. A door opens from the living area onto a new [2014], full length balcony on the rear of the house. There are tables and chairs there as well as a gas grill. There is another table with chairs at the pool level. There are eight quality lounge chairs near the pool.

Parking is at the villa. There are two covered spots and parking for two more on the street in front. The street is used only by us and a couple of neighbors. There is a security fence around the Villa with lockable gates and an alarm system. There is a safe to secure your valuables.

The pool is a large infinity style with a full view of the ocean, town, and mountains yet there is privacy. The depth is five feet throughout, good for swimming but requiring supervision of children who cannot swim. The pool area and the pool itself are lighted. There are eight comfortable loungers plus three seating areas with additional chairs, and a gas grill. The grill can be used on the new balcony. There are areas of sun and areas of shade at the pool area.

The kitchen is fully stocked with all utensils and cooking pots and pans. There is a stove, an ice maker, a coffee maker, a toaster, a blender, a microwave, and a dishwasher. All the appliances are new in 2014.

New, tropical landscaping for the property was completed in 2014.

We have a management team, Coldwell Banker of Quepos, to greet you, to check you in, to answer your questions, to help with your tours and help with any questions or problems you may have. The team leader's name is Scott Ferguson of Coldwell Banker, Quepos.

There is maid service included in the price. A chef will come to the Villa and prepare your meals for a reasonable price. See the menu on our website costaricadeluxe.com.

The villa has an ample supply of quality towels and linens including towells for the pool and towels for the beach There is a laundry room with a new, 2014, washer and dryer on site. If you prefer, the maid will do your laundry for an added fee.

The Villa is conveniently located on the Manuel Antonio road about halfway between Quepos and Manuel Antonio. It is in a small development of lovely homes. One mile to the town, two miles to the beach, and three miles to Manuel Antonio park. It is located near the best hotels with many good restaurants nearby.

We purchased the home in December 2013, and completely remodeled and updated the Villa during 2014. We hope those who have been prior guests enjoy the new things. Many additional photos and reviews can be viewed on the property website, costaricadeluxe.com.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andy Thierry owner, handles reservations. Scott Fergusen is the local manager. (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2004
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 February, 2015

About Andy Thierry owner, handles reservations. Scott Fergusen is the local manager.

We sold our vacation place in Florida in 2013 and decided to find a new vacation place in Central America. After looking around, we decided on Costa Rica. After more looking around in Costa Rica, we decided on the Manuel Antonio area. We fell in love with Casa Azul and we believe you will too.

Andy Thierry owner, handles reservations. Scott Fergusen is the local manager. purchased this house in 2013

Why Andy Thierry owner, handles reservations. Scott Fergusen is the local manager. chose Manuel Antonio

First, the natural beauty and diversity of the area. Second, The people, handsome, noble, hard working and friendly. Third, the charm and comfort of Casa Azul. Fourth, the close availability to all sorts of activities. Last, but not least the management team. Steve Kelly will be your concierge during your stay. Jaha and Jos, our domestic engineers, will make sure the Casa is tidy when you return from your trips or excursions.

What makes this house unique

We have never seen a view like that seen from the house. It can be enjoyed day and night. The ocean, town, and mountains offer a panoramic view. The house has both charm and comfort, a rare find.

The Casa is surrounded by a lockable fence. There is an alarm system for security.

The house and property were extensively remodeled in 2014. Most of the furnishings and all of the appliances are new.

Casa Azul is out of town yet close to everything. Many of the local tours know our location by the name 'Casa Azul'.

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

5
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Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p509158vb
-(610) 614-1524 (Pennsylvania, USA)
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Huntingdon, Pa USA
5

Casa Azul

  • 5 out of 5
The house was perfect for 5 guys who were able to get away from their wives and work for a week. Very comfortable, clean and a great location for whatever activities we took on that day. It was especially nice to hop in the pool after a full day of reeling in many sailfish. The staff of Steve and Jocelyn were very helpful and courteous and we would go back to Casa Azul in a second. Thank you to all who helped make this a very memorable vacation.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p509158vb
-(610) 614-1524 (Pennsylvania, USA)
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Ontario, Canada
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 out of 5
The house was exactly as advertised - very comfortable, clean, with all the comforts of home. The kitchen was very well equipped with very good cookware and dinnerware. Having good laundry facilities was very much appreciated. The maid service was an added bonus and Jocelyn did a great job. Scott and Steve were extremely helpful in getting us settled and in providing advice for activities in the area. Steve was particularly generous in assisting us with getting grocery supplies on the day we arrived, tired after a long drive from Monteverde to Quepos. The pool was very clean and enjoyed by our group, the lovely porch facilitated appreciation of a beautiful view of Quepos and the surrounding coastline. Availability of air-conditioning throughout the house made it very comfortable. It was very great communicating with the owner, Andy, who was always very quick to respond, and addressed all questions and queries. All in all, a wonderful vacation at a spacious house that was conveniently located close to all the needed amenities and tourist activities.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p509158vb
-(610) 614-1524 (Pennsylvania, USA)
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
5

Casa Azul Costa Rica

  • 5 out of 5
Excellent home to stay in while visiting Quepos. Ideal location, easy to get to most local attractions. Stunning view! Andrew and his local representatives were all so gracious, helpful and professional. Home is perfect set up for multiple familes, pool is amazing, very private and secure, home is stocked well and daily maid service is great. I would highly recommend this rental.
  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p509158vb
-(610) 614-1524 (Pennsylvania, USA)
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Toronto, Canada
5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 out of 5
I was part of a group of 6 friends that spent 1 week at Casa Azul in December 2014.
Pros:
-Very clean, spacious, and well equipped. Very private location. Secure. Fully air-conditioned. We particularly enjoyed: 1) the bluetooth stereo through which we could stream music from our phones. 2) The kitchen: extremely well stocked. 3) The bbq and balcony: we used it pretty much every day.
-the pool: amazing views, spacious, clean, reasonably deep, ample pool toys (floaties, noodles) and towels, 8 loungers
-housekeeping: every day except Sunday. Friendly and efficient. Even cleaned our dirty dishes.
-location: we did not have a rental car. It was a 15 min walk to Quepos. 3 minute walk down the hill for access to public transportation to go towards Manuel Antonio (beach, restaurants, national park).
-Concierge (Steve): Prompt responses. Organized a fishing trip for us. In particular, we really appreciated when Steve drove us to a ziplining excursion after the excursion company screwed up and did not have enough room in their van for our group of 6.

Cons:
-the casa has amazing views of the ocean, town, and mountains. This is because it is high up on a hill. Unfortunately, this means a walk up a very steep road to get to the casa. The owner was up-front about this. Although the walk is about 5 minutes, be prepared for a work-out. However, taxis are relatively plentiful if you don't want to walk up or down the hill (1500 colones or $3 from Quepos). You could rent a car too, although we felt taxis and public transportation were more than adequate to get around Quepos/Manuel Antonio.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p509158vb
-(610) 614-1524 (Pennsylvania, USA)
Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Pennsylvania USA
5

Wonderful relaxing vacation

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed spending 10 days at your lovely villa in Quepos. The view from the deck overlooking the pool and the town of Quepos was spectacular both in the day time and especially at night. There are lots of beautiful colorful birds and butterflies to watch while enjoying your morning coffee on the veranda and we even saw a troop of small monkeys, just passing through.

The house is perfect. Set in the hillside overlooking the town, mountains and ocean it blends in very well with the area. The main living space is very spacious with plenty of seating to accommodate larger groups. It is beautifully decorated with big open windows for you to enjoy the views all around. The many bedrooms have very comfortable beds and the whole house was exceptionally clean. The pool and patio area are one of the highlights of this house. There are fountains at each end of the pool which adds to the ambience and the water was warm and well maintained by the pool person who comes to clean it several times a week.

My husband's bucket list has long included catching a Sailfish. We both caught one as well as several Mahi Mahi while fishing off shore. The restaurants in the area are fabulous and we even found one to cook our fish for us, it was delicious. The wait staff are friendly and accommodating and we were never disappointed with any meal we had.

All in all a wonderful vacation, we would highly recommend staying at Casa Azul to anyone wanting to visit Quepos, Costa Rica. We hope to return next year.

Janice
  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Mucias gracias Janice.
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Affordable Luxury, Charming Hillside Villa Overlooking The Ocean Manuel Antonio.
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Manuel Antonio Puntarenas
Worcester, Mass
5

Excellent vacation home

  • 5 out of 5
What a fantastic home!! Arrived with my wife, 4 children and my 2 parents. The house is beautiful, plenty of space and has any feature you will need. The pool was a huge hit, i took advantage of the grill, the wife loved the free wifi to upload photos and my parents enjoyed relaxing on the couch and catching some TV at night. The view is gorgeous and the weather was perfect. Scott was very attentive and accommodating, even driving over to help me out with the grill, without me asking him to. Top notch place and next time I go to CR for 2 weeks, I plan on staying here the entire time. We can't reiterate how much we loved our stay!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Quepos at five Kilometers. Sansa & Nature Airlines
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several bars and restaurants within one mile.
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rt 34 Coastal highway. Follow signs for Manuel Ant
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several within one Kilometer.
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Manuel Antonio at four Kilometers.
Car: recommended

Manuel Antonio has several beautiful beaches a short drive from Casa Azul. The new Marina in Quepos offers world class sport fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Maui-Maui and more. If you like fishing, a trip is a must. The water is calm for the most part and gets very deep within a few miles of shore. There is very little boat traffic. On our first trip out we caught two of the largest sailfish I have ever seen as well as numerous Maui- Maui, also the largest I have seen. These were caught within sight of shore. We also saw a Humpback Whale with her Pup.

The new Marina with reasonable, safe charters is within two miles of Casa Azul. It can be viewed from the house. Arrange a charter with your concierge. If you prefer, the management team will arrange for a chef to prepare a full course meal with your fresh fish for a reasonable fee, or you can take your fish to any one of the local restaurants and they will be glad to prepare it for you.

Wildlife tours in Manuel Antonio park are amazing as is the beach. The park entrance is 3 miles from Casa Azul. We recommend hiring a guide with a spotting scope. You can see the various species of Monkeys, Sloths and Iguanas really well for a very reasonable fee. If you have an Iphone, the guide will take amazing pictures using his scope. Within a mile or so inside the Park, you will come upon several beautiful secluded beaches.

The beaches near the park entrance have Jet skis, parasailing, horseback riding, and ATV tours. We have done white water rafting and zip lining. Both are a blast, great fun for all ages. The local tour companies will pick you up at the house and return you.

Although I am not a surfer, I hear from those who are that some of the best surfing is within a short drive of Casa Azul. Hermosa is to the North and Dominical to the south. For the more adventuresome, there are all sorts of tours available for ATV riding thru the mountains.

Diving and snorkeling trips are available at the new Pez Marina which is two miles away and can be viewed from the house.

Of course, there are all sorts of Eco tours which show and explain the diverse and beautiful Costa Rica Flora and Fauna.

Casa Azul sits on a hill overlooking the town of Quepos and the ocean to the west. To the east are the rainforest mountains. The view is Panoramic during the day. At night, the lights of the town can be enjoyed from the house, balcony, and the infinity pool.

Quepos is an exuberant little town with lots of shopping and friendly local Ticos.

There are several grocery stores nearby. There is also a large Pali market [Walmart chain] about two miles away.

Taxis are very reasonable and readily available in the area. If you rent a vehicle, there are parks, mountains, beaches and tours within a short drive. If you drive to Quepos from San Jose Airport, the new roads are quite good. It is a scenic drive along the ocean and thru the miles and miles of palm plantations along highway 34. There are modern gas stations and stopping points along the way.

For a more laid back vacation, spend plenty of time at the house enjoying the amenities, including the infinity pool and the new, full length balcony on the rear of the house. Cook your fish on the new grill and enjoy the sunsets.

There are many excellent and reasonable restaurants to choose from within a few miles of Casa Azul. Most are on the Manuel Antonio road which is less than a mile from Casa Azul.

I can honestly say we have never had a bad meal at any of the popular restaurants alone the Manuel Antonio Road. There are many good ones to choose from. Most restaurants along the Manuel Antonio Road are open air with views of the Pacific ocean and lovely ocean breezes. The service is generally good and the prices are reasonable.

Costa Rica has good medical care. There is a hospital two miles from Casa Azul. There are local pharmacies in Quepos always ready to help with any need you may have.

Quepos has a Farmer's Market every Friday evening and all day Saturdays. You can get all sorts of fresh food and condiments at a very reasonable price.

Quepos has its own airport which is three miles from Casa Azul. There are many flights daily from San Jose to Quepos by Sansa and Nature Air. The flight takes twenty minutes and is an experience in itself. There are several car rental agencies in Quepos. We currently use Adobe. Rentals rates are reasonable.

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high season
12 Dec 2014 - 30 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,050
for 3 nights
From
$350
$2,200
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
1 Sep 2015 - 12 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
for 3 nights
From
$200
$1,300
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
19 Dec 2015 - 2 Jan 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
for 7 nights
From
$500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$750
for 3 nights
From
$250
$1,650
$6,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Notes Cancellations within 30 days will receive full refund minus a $150.00 processing fee. Cancellations inside of 30 days will receive only the $500.00 security refund. Holiday weeks cancellations are a $500. fee.
Last minute discounts of 20% off for any time inside of 30 days. Send an inquiry which mentions this discount and I will send a quote with the discount.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Manuel Antonio in Puntarenas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There are three full bathrooms, all with showers and sinks, no tubs. All are tile with Costa Rica flair.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • There are four total bedrooms with six total beds. The bedroom off the living room, bedroom 3, is set up well for children or young adults. It contains three beds, 2 queens and a king. One Queen is above the King as an oversized bunk bed. The master has an orthopedic king. Bedroom 2 has an orthopedic queen., Bedroom 4 has one double size bed. All bedrooms have their own fans and AC units. All beds have new toppers and protective covers on both beds and pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Taxi, Chef and Spa services are very reasonable as are prices for tours and excursions. Steve Kelly, the concierge, will greet you upon your arrival, take you to Casa Azul, show you the house operations, and help you with the arrangements for taxi service, in house chef or spa services, and with recommendations and arrangements for any tours or activities that you may be interested in. There is maid service daily except Sundays.
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