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The Villa Mariana is an architect's dream come true.

Rates Table Key:

  Travel Dates      Bedrooms

 Minimum Stay      Starting Price

Travel Dates
Min. Night Stay
Min. Stay
Now to May 3, 2019
The Villa Mariana
$ 1,095  992 $ 1568 $ 1483  1125 £ 868
/per night
Now to May 3, 2019
The Villa Mariana plus Casita Romantica
$ 1,395  1263 $ 1997 $ 1890  1434 £ 1106
/per night
May 4, 2019 to Jul 26, 2019
The Villa Mariana
$ 995  901 $ 1425 $ 1348  1023 £ 789
/per night
May 4, 2019 to Jul 26, 2019
The Villa Mariana plus Casita Romantica
$ 1,295  1173 $ 1854 $ 1754  1331 £ 1027
/per night
Jul 27, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019
The Villa Mariana
$ 795  720 $ 1138 $ 1077  817 £ 630
/per night
Jul 27, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019
The Villa Mariana plus Casita Romantica
$ 1,095  992 $ 1568 $ 1483  1125 £ 868
/per night
Nov 30, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
The Villa Mariana
$ 995  901 $ 1425 $ 1348  1023 £ 789
/per night
Nov 30, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
The Villa Mariana plus Casita Romantica
$ 1,295  1173 $ 1854 $ 1754  1331 £ 1027
/per night
Dec 21, 2019 to Dec 27, 2019
Christmas - The Villa Mariana plus Casita Romantica
$ 2,195  1988 $ 3143 $ 2973  2256 £ 1740
/per night
Dec 28, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020
New Year's - The Villa Mariana plus Casita Romantica
$ 2,595  2350 $ 3715 $ 3515  2667 £ 2057
/per night

Please add 13% tax to all rates.

4 bedroom rates include up to 8 guests. 5 bedroom rates include up to 10 guests. Each additional guest is $85/person/night up to 18 guests total.

Weekly chef rate is $600 for up to 10 guests (over the age of 2).
For groups of 11 or more, a chef's assistant will be used, so the weekly rate is $850.
Includes up to two meals per day for six days of the stay. Guests choose the full day off.
Christmas and New Year's weeks are $1,000 (regardless of age of guests) for up to 18 total guests. Chef rates are not taxed.

Security Deposit: $1,000

Minimum Stay: Varies by date.  Please confirm your dates with a villa specialist.  

Important! Non-USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

The Villa Mariana Vacation Rental

This property is a work of art (featured in “Su Casa,” Costa Rica’s premier architectural magazine). Hidden from the road, the house is set in over 2 acres of Manuel Antonio's thriving rainforest, and is surrounded by Costa Rica’s spectacular natural beauty. Every feature of the house and property have been impeccably designed, and is of the highest quality. The appeal is modern tropical and features 20-foot glass walls, and an open floor plan. A cascading water feature greets everyone who enters, and runs through the house to the infinity pool and surrounding decks. In the house, aesthetic features include lighting alcoves, vaulted teak ceilings, fully-appointed kitchen, two indoor gardens, over 200 inset lights, a rainwater recycling system, wireless internet, cable TV, laundry room and an oversized Jacuzzi tub in the spacious master bathroom. Playa La Macha, a private tropical beach surrounded by jungle, is only a 20-minute walk from the house.

The property is serviced by two electric gates, a guard house and is fully fenced. Adjacent to the main house is a guest or caretaker's house on an independently titled property included in the sale. Both pieces of titled property have their own city electricity and water. The house has been rented as either a four or five bedroom, including the guest house.

Adjacent to The Villa Mariana is Casita Romantica which offers two master suites, each with a queen size bed, en-suite bathrooms, ceiling fans and air conditioning. Casita Romantica also has a fully equipped kitchen, third full bathroom, a pull out sofa in the living room (double-bed size), indoor/outdoor dining with private deck, and infinity edge swimming pool. Amenities include wireless internet access, 3 flat screen TV’s with cable and sound system

This exquisite and unusual house speaks for itself, and is without a doubt one of the most impressive homes in Manuel Antonio.

Bedroom Details
  • Bedroom 1 (Master): King bed, TV, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, phone, en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2: King bed, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 3: Two queens, TV, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, phone, en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 4: King bed, TV, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom
  • Guest House: Two Master Suites with Queen beds, three bathrooms, pull out sleeper sofa in living room, air conditioning, ceiling fans, safe
  • Air-conditioning in bedrooms only
  • Apple TV
  • Books
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fans
  • DVD players (3)
  • Fully equipped kitchen: marble counter-tops, all stainless steel appliances, five-burner gas stove top, indoor/outdoor bar
  • Gas BBQ with side burner
  • Infinity edge pool
  • Outdoor dining
  • Outdoor shower
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washer/dryer
  • Wireless internet access
Beach Details
  • Public beach is a 5-minute drive
Staff and Services
  • Housekeeping - daily (except Sundays)
  • Maintenance/groundskeeper - daily (except Thursdays)
  • Security - seven nights per week (6pm - 6am)
  • Concierge - books airport transfers and excursions
Staff and Services (at additional cost)
  • Chef service plus cost of groceries
  • Grocery pre-stocking
  • Massage therapist
Location Details
  • 10 minutes to Manuel Antonio beach
  • 1 minute walk to closest restaurant (outside of security gate)
  • 3 minute to Quepos
  • 5 minutes to Playa Espadilla (beach)
  • 10 minutes to tennis
  • 50 minutes to golf course
Villa Notes
  • Air-conditioning in bedrooms only
  • Check-out: 10:00 am
  • Check-in: 4:00 pm
  • Late check-in fee of $50 applies to check-ins after 9:00 pm
  • Please note that there is no air conditioning in the primary living area but the room can be completely opened to the outside for the passage air. Fans are also available in this room to assist with the circulation.
  • Please note that the Villa Mariana chef is the only chef allowed on the property.

The exact location of The Villa Mariana is not available on this map. The pin on the map below shows the approximate location of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica:

The Villa Mariana Reviews

Costa Rica was amazing – even better than …
Posted by in September 2017

Costa Rica was amazing – even better than remembered. All arrangements worked out perfectly, and we had fun, adventure, relaxation and more.

We strongly recommend the Villa Experience! It was super. The decision to go with the chef was also a good one – Chef Over is truly a chef, we ate really well (his meals were better than those at the fancy restaurants we went to). We saw sloths, giant iguanas, 3 kinds of monkeys, lots of different birds, all from the deck of “our” villa! The “nearby” beach (40-minute hike) was the most secluded beautiful beach I have ever been to.

We had a wonderful time at Casa Romantica in …
Posted by in November 2012

We had a wonderful time at Casa Romantica in Manuel Antonio. It was all we hoped it would be and more! Everything was perfect from the Concierge to the Chef to the Housekeeper to the home owner. Everyone was accommodating and hospitable. The house is beautiful and comfortable!

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