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Casa Fantastica - Costa Rica's Best Villa Rental

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10 bedrooms
13 bathrooms
20 guests
Minimum stay varies
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From the moment you enter Casa Fantastica, you walk into tropical luxury located in Manuel Antonio. Boasting one of the best and secluded views in Manuel Antonio it is a rare gem in the world of luxury homes. Casa Fantastica, completed in 2009, is a “Tropical Modern” style resort home that was built by owners that have designed, constructed, and managed the premier rental homes in Manuel Antonio. After eight years of catering to their customer's needs, they built it as the most desirable vacation home in the area; one that would meet all customer's expectations, and a little more. Private Chef and bartending services are included with the rental, the cost of food and beverages is additional. Meal plans with or without alcohol can be added; please ask us for details. Location: The vill...From the moment you enter Casa Fantastica, you walk into tropical luxury located in Manuel Antonio. Boasting one of the best and secluded views in Manuel Antonio it is a rare gem in the world of luxury homes. Casa Fantastica, completed in 2009, is a “Tropical Modern” style resort home that was built by owners that have designed, constructed, and managed the premier rental homes in Manuel Antonio. After eight years of catering to their customer's needs, they built it as the most desirable vacation home in the area; one that would meet all customer's expectations, and a little more. Private Chef and bartending services are included with the rental, the cost of food and beverages is additional. Meal plans with or without alcohol can be added; please ask us for details. Location: The villa is located in one of the most exclusive, private, residential areas of Manuel Antonio. Some of the best restaurants and hotels are located less than a mile away. The town of Quepos is 3 miles to the north and is home to a beautiful new marina.View: The view that surrounds this setting is nothing less than spectacular. The rainforest is below, stretching to the beach and the Pacific Ocean, which is decorated with the Manuel Antonio National Park Islands and Cathedral Point Peninsula. The HouseThe 10,000 square foot, 4 levels, ten bedroom home is divided into two wings. The materials used are glass, rare woods, travertine marble, limestone, terrazzo, custom ceramic tiles, stucco, stainless steel, and copper.The entry level features a waterfall entrance, a glass bottom papyrus pond, a Grand Salon with large wet bar, flat screen TV, sound system, 2 outdoor living rooms, 12 seat dining room, outdoor dining area for an additional 12, 2 half baths, BBQ, a gourmet kitchen with granite, stainless steel and wood counters, custom cabinets, 3 sinks, 2 refrigerators, a restaurant quality oven and 6 burner stove. Outside there is a hotel size pool with beach entry and infinity edge with ocean view, and a 20 person warm water Whirlpool. Very large parties can be hosted in this spectacular yet comfortable entry level.BedroomsThe upper level houses the master suite, three master bedrooms, and two, covered balconies with generous seating. The lower level has three deluxe bedrooms with baths, a game room, a cinema, and a gym. There are seven king size bedrooms and one bedroom with two twins and a twin size day bed. (Two of the twins can be made into a king.) All the beds are dressed in 500 count Egyptian cotton sheets with both feather and hypo-allergenic pillows. Every bedroom is air-conditioned and has steel safe for valuables. The baths have tropical soaps, bathrobes and plenty of towels. Three bedrooms have ocean views, four looks into the rainforest.Game room, gym, cinemaThe game room entertains with a regulation size pool table, Foosball, ping pong, and darts. Large, ocean view, banquette seating lines one wall.There is also an air-conditioned, 500 sq. foot gym with two exercycles, an electronic treadmill, universal machine, dial weights, and space for private classes. The theater is air-conditioned and has a digital projector, sound system, deep sofa seating for 30 and wet bar with fridge and microwave for popcorn and other snacks.Wedding Tent and Dance FloorOutfitted with decorative valance and ivory linens this is not your average event tent. Brocade tiebacks, sheer curtains, and puka shell chandeliers give this outdoor space a grand feel for up to 80 seated dinner guests or up to 100 dancing party goers. Setup in the grassy, tropical garden on the main level it is only steps from the infinity pool, bar, living room, and kitchen. Hire a band, DJ or bring your iPad/iPod music to have a jungle party.SpaThe lux spa is conveniently located right in your private villa. Just walk a few steps to the lower level, and you'll find this full-service spa abutting the jungle, tucked away from the common areas of the home where you can relax to the sounds of the rainforest. The trellised walls allow the ocean air and your wildlife neighbors to be the only sounds in the secluded space. It's perfect for individuals or groups with three fully equipped treatment rooms and the option to create a fourth with sliding screens. Our concierge can arrange for manicures, pedicures, massages, facials and other full body treatments for you, couples or spa bridal parties.Wildlife and Fauna The wildlife here is abundant. Monkeys are almost daily visitors, and you can count on seeing at least one of the three local species, be it the Titis, Howlers, or White Faced. Small mammals such as sloth and kinkachoos, multitudes of butterflies, and exotic birds to thrill an ornithologist are all included. The owner of Casa Fantastica also owns an acre of the undeveloped and developed land that surrounds most of the villa. The entire area is planted with species that encourage wildlife visits. Gardens are planted with exotic, tropical specimens and line the public ways. Staff Casa Fantastica has two housekeepers who care for the home six days a week and will see to all of your cleaning needs. Laundry service is provided bi-weekly for sheets and daily for towels that are left on the floor. Personal laundry service available and can be arranged for through your host. There is a gardener, a pool man, and a maintenance man who is always on call. A private chef is included for two meals a day; he will do all the shopping for you.The dedicated staff of Escape Villas is at your disposal 24 hours a day during your vacation. Our concierge and host are available to help make your dream vacation come true. Not only can they arrange tours, transportation, chef, and in-house spa services, but they are also very knowledgeable of the Manuel Antonio area and can answer any questions you may have.More
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Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2009
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Reviewed 2 April 2019

What an amazing trip. From the very beginning, Escape Villas concierge group is amazing. We worked with Valerie who was so sweet and accommodating to all our needs. She booked all our necessary excursions. Ricky, our on-site concierge was wonderful, he also has so many...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Roving398608, VR Owner at Casa Fantastica - Costa Rica's Best Villa Rental, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

It is so great to hear you had such a wonderful time and enjoyed the home and guest services so much.

Reviewed 27 March 2019

What an amazing vacation & stay at Casa Fantastica! Valerie, Ricky, and our amazing chef & cleaning crew were above & beyond wonderful!! We didn't have to worry about things being stolen, and even money was returned that was found in the pockets when they...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Roving398608, VR Owner at Casa Fantastica - Costa Rica's Best Villa Rental, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2019

So glad you had a great time! Let us know when you are ready to come back to paradise.

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Reviewed 26 March 2019

Escape Villas accommodated all our needs with a wonderful Chef to trustworthy maid service. It was a true vacation in paradise. Casa Fantastica exceeded our expectations. We didn't think the photos did justice, once we arrived each room was beyond beautiful and very clean. We...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Roving398608, VR Owner at Casa Fantastica - Costa Rica's Best Villa Rental, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2019
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So happy you enjoyed Casa Fantastica. Pura Vida!!!

Reviewed 26 March 2019

Thirteen of us spent the most magical week at Casa Fantastica in March of 2019. We enjoyed every single moment of our time there, the service, hospitality, food, cleanliness, location and decor was ALL FIVE STAR! The home is without a doubt beyond FABULOUS, it...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 March 2019

12 of us stayed at the house to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. We had an absolutely fantastic time - all of the rooms were very comfortable. The housekeeping staff was amazing and Choco, the chef, was excellent! We hardly left the property and saw...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank EPpatti
Roving398608, VR Owner at Casa Fantastica - Costa Rica's Best Villa Rental, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2019

So glad you had a great time. See you again soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Gym
Hot Tub
Game Room
Pool Table
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Casa Fantastica is surrounded by nature and other vacation homes. You can feel safe because the neighborhood has nighttime security and is only a 10-minute walk to the main road and a large variety of restaurants and shopping.
Getting around
Getting around Manuel Antonio area is simple enouph with public transportation. Including Taxi, Uber, and buses. Although car rental is recommended if you wish to explore the are even more.
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