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TripAdvisor's Top Vacation Rental Home in Manuel Antonio. Right ON the Beach.

Your beachfront villa awaits!
92 reviews
Your beachfront villa awaits!
These are the moments you'll remember forever.
This could be you!
Location! Location! Location! You're a 1-minute walk to the beach.
The Great Room offers garden views and free flowing conversation.
The Great Room Staircase Leads to the Master Bedroom.
The Master Bedroom has a romantic four poster bed and canopy.
The Master Bath has handpainted sinks, tub, bidet and private garden.
Studio Bedroom Floats Over the Livingroom.
Kitchen view allows you to cook and visit.
Water volleyball anyone?
You don't get visitors like this back home.
All spa services are available on site.
Relax by the pool in this comfy hammock.
A destination wedding doesn't get more romantic than sealing your vows on a tropical beach.
This is your perfect beach front wedding choice.. No shuttling guests because you're on the beach.
This is the perfect location for your beachfront destination wedding.
Couples come from all over the world to get married at the Discovery Beach House.
Manuel Antonio has 25 of the 27 activities available in Costa Rica.
Manuel Antonio National park is a 10-minute beach walk away.
Parasailing is just 1 of the 25 activities available in Manuel Antonio.
You Deserve Romantic Walks on the Beach.
Endangered red-backed squirrel monkeys often nest in the rooster palm over the hot tub,
Howler Monkeys are the Loudest Monkey in the World and we have 'em!
The Discovery Beach House property is on the natural foraging route of these capuchin monkeys.
This three-toed sloth is a frequent visitor to the Discovery Beach House property.
Two-toed sloths are rarer in Costa Rica than three-toed sloths but can be seen on the property.
Come See our Wildlife!
Wouldn't you rather Be Sipping a Coconut on the Beach?
Enjoy the many tropical flowers in our garden like these sexy pink  heleconias.
Blue Morpho Butterflies are indigenous to Manuel Antonio.
Do you miss your pet when you're on vacation? House mascot Diego loves tummy rubs!
Midnight at your oasis.
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3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas
#TripAdvisor Top Rental The Discovery Beach House vacation rental home is directly ON the beach. It was awarded 'Top Vacation Rental Home in Manuel Antonio' by TripAdvisor/FlipKey.

Imagine the most convenient location in all of Manuel Antonio a mere 1-5 minute beach walk to restaurants, a grocery store and souvenir shopping. You're just a 10-minute walk along the beach to the national park. This property was once part of Manuel Antonio National Park and still attracts monkeys, sloths and other fascinating wildlife. Lush exotic gardens, artifacts and hand painted sinks add to your tropical experience.

This 3 bedroom 4-bath home sleeps 6-8. Ask about our rental options for larger groups of 12-16. Everything you need is right here; 2 King size beds (1 converts into 2 twins) and 1 Queen size bed, fully equipped kitchen (just l...
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About the Owner, Evelyn G
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 25 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 92 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Our concierge, Sabrina, will take care of your every need and will be on call 24/7 during your stay. If you prefer more privacy, let us know and we'll be happy to accommodate you.
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Excellent - based on 92 reviews
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Angela W
San Francisco, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Our family just returned from one of our most memorable vacations at the Discovery Beach House. The house is as pictured - beautiful, well cared for - the staff keeps the property sparkling clean. The pool was the perfect temperature and we loved being able to walk directly onto a very lively beach (few houses in Manuel Antonio have this...

Management response:

We truly enjoy hosting families and are so happy you had such an amazing time. Our staff pours love into everything they do to make our guests feel special. We hope to see you again. Paradise Awaits! Evelyn & David Homeowners


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Reviewed 13 February 2018 for a stay in January 2018
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We stayed at Discovery Beach House in early January 2018. We have traveled extensively around the world and stayed in some pretty nice houses. I am not sure if "perfect" exists, but Discovery Beach House comes really close. This is the first time I have taken the time to write a review - mostly because the staff at the house...

Management response:

We're thrilled we exceeded your expectations. It's what we strive for along with making your vacation all-fun and worry-free. We can't wait to see you again! Evelyn & David Homeownners


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Dana M
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

We stayed at the Discovery Beach House for one week in Jan. 2018. It was hands down the best vacation we have taken. Half of our family is from Costa Rica, however, have never experienced a trip like this in beautiful Manuel Antonio. Discovery Beach House is in the perfect location - directly on the beach, minutes from Manuel Antonio...

Management response:

Dear Dana, The highest compliment a guest can give us is to leave with tears of joy for the fun you had and tears of regret for having to leave. It means we fulfilled our promise to pamper you in paradise, make you feel like family, and to give you a vacation of a lifetime. I'll forward your kind words...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We host events such as beach weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and family reunions.
    2 Full baths
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    2 Super Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 5 nights
R 11 186
R 11 186
R 74 156
US$5 900
R 276 514
US$22 000
4 Jan 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights -- --
R 74 156
US$5 900
1 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
7 nights -- --
R 61 587
US$4 900
1 Nov 2018 -
18 Dec 2018
7 nights -- --
R 74 156
US$5 900
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 12 569 / stay - Deposit
  • 13% Costa Rica tax based on total rental not charge per booking fe: R 9 640 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
New Years Week guests can check in Dec. 26.Arrival and departure dates are flexible. Rental fee includes personal concierge, housekeeping, free laundry, maintenance, gardener, 24/7 security and welcome basket.Rates do not include mandatory 13% tax.
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About the neighbourhood
This is one of the most desirable locations in all of Manuel Antonio where there are only 3 luxury homes directly on the beach. Restaurants, grocery shopping, souvenirs and public transportation are super conveniently located within a 1-5 minute leisure stroll along the beach. You can walk to Manuel Antonio National Park in 10 minutes.
Getting around
Getting around couldn't be easier. There is a bus stop on the road outside the house and cabs are readily available.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Juan Santamaria International SJO: 270.0 km
We can book roundtrip transportation to and from the airport for you. Our concierge service is included.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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