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Hatillo Rd, Dominical 25687, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bend, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manu Villa sits on top of the clouds! It is an adventure to get to the Pacific Coast from San José but it is worth every bump in the road. There are great local tours nearby, snorkeling, a surf lessons or zip line at the Hacienda Baru but once you arrive at the Villa you do not have to leave.... More

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Acworth, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Alex and Grace were fantastic hosts. We just returned a week ago and couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. While the homes are in Costa Rica, it truly feels like your in a Bali resort with jungles all around the look and feel of teak. I had an initial concern about being too close to other villas, but... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

My husband and I spent 5 nights here on our honeymoon in July. It was the most perfect place to get away from civilization, yet still enjoy some adventure. The area was gorgeous and the accommodations were perfect. Grace is a fantastic cook and great host. They are nearby enough to help, yet give you privacy as well. I highly... More

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Tulsa, OK
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We could not have picked a better place for our honeymoon! It's a little piece of Bali perched high in the jungle of Costa Rica - overlooking the beautiful Pacific! 5 stars all around. Alex and Grace are incredible hosts. The property itself is gorgeous and truly unique. Beautiful grounds, amazing views of the jungle and ocean, and both the... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

You know it's a great trip when your 13 and 10 year old ask if they can come back every year. From the minute we pulled onto the property, it was an outstanding experience. Grace and Alex have created a beautiful hideaway perched above a sweeping valley that converges with the Pacific. Each part of the day brought magical wildlife... More

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South Porcupine, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We can't say enough about our recent stay at Manu Villas Pavilion! The private mountain villa surrounded by the lush rainforest with spectacular views of the Pacific is absolutely beautiful. The villa was immaculate with well kept grounds. The infinite pool, that appears perfectly perched on the mountain side, is the perfect spot to relax with a glass of wine... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

My experience at Manu will be highly memorable, from the location (a breezy jungle-top spot overlooking the rushing waves of the Pacific.. privacy.. friendly and attentive caretakers nearby) to the grounds and house. The patio is perfect for sunbathing, with a fresh, cool infinity pool surrounded by the exotic flora and fauna of this region. I enjoyed the frogs, birds,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012 via mobile

I can't imagine a more peaceful, relaxing place than the pavilion at Manu. Oh how i miss having wine by the pool and watching Toucans in the trees above me. I'll try to post pictures of the view-amazing. We took advantage of having Grace cook meals most nights and her cooking did not disappoint. Her fish dishes were fine dining... More

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Soldotna, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Located on the doorstep of one of the most biologically diverse rainforests in the world, his property delivers at all levels.

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

The calculus of Manu Villas is magical but is by no mean an accident.The owner's Alex, an Austrian and his gracious wife aptly named Grace, have creative a very special place that will lovingly haunt your conscience and subconscience with memories of spectacular sunsets, the distinct, rhythmic calls of toucans, the cool fresh water of the infinity pool ,the velvety... More

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Address: Hatillo Rd, Dominical 25687, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Manu Villas And Spa Costa Rica/Dominical

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Manu Villa Rental and Spa in Dominical Costa Rica caters to individuals who value an authentic encounter with nature. Hidden among 30 acres of lush tropical rain forest, four luxury vacation villas are situated on a small mountain ridge with expansive Pacific Ocean views stretching from Manuel Antonio Park in the north to the southern tip of the Osa Peninsula. Each rental villa comes with a private pool, fully equipped kitchen, organic linens, ocean views, tropical breezes, and the rain forest at your doorstep. ... more   less 
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