From the time you enter this exquisite estate set on 25 acres atop the highest mountain in the Central Pacific Region of Costa Rica, you cross into your own private wildlife sanctuary. As you ascend to Estrella del Mar, become immersed in a vibrant tropical jungle bursting with color and the exotic sounds of the rainforest. We are an estate home constructed in 2008 and renovated in 2015, in one of Manuel Antonio’s most exclusive gated communities. This is the developer's personal beach home and no detail is overlooked. If you want the best available, search no further, we offer you the ultimate in luxury real estate and vacation homes.
You’ll enjoy a gorgeous environment where the main living areas blend seamlessly with the outdoors-separated only by walls of glass that open to the private patio, pool and jungle beyond. And when the weather is hot, Estrella del Mar's air conditioned bedrooms ensure a cool and comfortable retreat. The home is equipped with CoolTEk AC units which are the most powerful available and use the sustainable technology that limits power usage (and keeps Costa Rica green). The exterior design channels the essence of tropical luxury, and is surrounded by lush exotic landscaping. Enjoy your stay in this stunning 6 bedroom, 6 bath estate, situated in the heart Manuel Antonio, tucked away in Valle Pura Vida and within the exclusive gated community Rancho Manuel Antonio. Here you will find the perfect place to enjoy peaceful ambiance, unwind with afternoon yoga and in home massage, or simply relax by your gorgeous pool as cool gentle breezes sweep the hillside. We frequently welcome white faced capuchin monkeys, dance with the melodic and rare mono titi squirrel monkeys, and howl with our daily visitors the black Africano Howler monkeys. Big billed toucans sing to us daily in the trees off our balconies, and we are blessed to have the frequent sounds and beauty of the endangered scarlett mackaw back in our very own Valle Pura Vida.
Split into 3 levels of luxury, this opulent Costa Rica vacation rental features a main level living area and kitchen that opens completely to the outside, taking in the surrounding beauty of the rainforest. The gourmet kitchen, family room and dining area open on all sides to the pool and jungle, with floor to ceiling handcrafted teak sliding doors. Living spaces are designed with cross ventilation in mind, inviting a year round breeze from the ocean. All three levels boast large landings that are covered from above by oversized over-hangs, keeping you dry as you enjoy the restful afternoon rains that are common here in the tropics during our summer months, May - November. The mesmerizing pool and barbeque area open to lush rainforest where it is common to see sloths and monkeys swinging playfully from tree to tree. Take a break and look out of the massive glass windows at the panoramic view of Costa Rica rainforest where you’ll frequently see Toucans and many, many other types of colorful birds and butterflies just off your terrace. This is Costa Rica living at its finest!!
With 6 spacious air conditioned bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, this massive Manuel Antonio vacation rental has the space and amenities you want for your vacation in Costa Rica. This house is PERFECT for entertaining. The Master bedroom is located on the upper floor with two guest suites also on the upper level, one of which has a double bed plus bunk bed, and the other with double bed and trundle bed. The bottom floor has 2 huge guest suites with their own private baths. And the detached guest suite is complete with spa bath and jacuzzi and it's own private entry off the mesmerizing large pool area. There is a huge bar area and BBQ next to the pool, perfect for parties and social gatherings after a day at the beach, equipped with sound system that connects to your mobile device. All bedrooms are equipped with flat screen tvs, and stereos. The main area too is equipped with sound systems so that you can listen to your favorite tunes (or sports games) while preparing the finest festive foods and drinks (or let our inhome chefs do the cooking for you).
The home is located within a gated community with nighttime guards on duty, and is within 5 minutes from Manuel Antonio National Parks, Beaches and Restaurants/Shopping. Estrella del Mar is offered as a 6 BR, 5 BR or 4 BR rental, and pricing for less than 6 BR is available upon request.
The villa is elegantly furnished with tasteful decorations, super comfortable pieces, and high thread count luxurious Egyptian Cotton Linens. All of the beds are orthopedic and were just purchased in the 2015 renovation. The bright gourmet kitchen of this Manuel Antonio vacation rental is fully equipped with modern appliances, granite counters, custom cabinetry, cutlery, and place setting for 12. The dining room table is surrounded with natural light from the floor to ceiling sliding doors. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the lush Costa Rica rainforest as you and your family partake a delicious meal.
The Master suite features a plush king sized bed, and a large Jacuzzi style bathtub—perfect for soaking in after a long day of Costa Rica adventure tours. The Master suite also boasts a magnificent view of the surrounding forest and an amazing balcony overlooking the sparkling pool and barbcue below. The two guest bedrooms upstairs feature queen beds plus an additional twin bed in each. The two guest suites on bottom floor are equipped with tv, king bed, and their own private bathrooms with adjoining patios. The detached guest house is on the opposite side of pool area and is equipped with jacuzzi tub, king bed, tv, wired stereo and cabana bed off entry. Guest house offers ultimate in additional privacy as it has it's own entry.
If you’re looking to experience nature and luxury…it doesn’t get any better than this! Welcome to Paradise!