We stayed at this beautiful spot in January. I apologize for not putting up my rave review before now.
The villa was the perfect combination of a costa rican feel with all the amenities we needed. We adored the outdoor hottub and used it every night of our stay. Oh, those star filled skies! We also used the barbecue and swimming pool and deck area daily.
The night of our arrival, Paul & Sarah arranged for a brick oven pizza to be brought to our door. We sat on our patio and drank wine and dined under the stars. Other days consisted of exploring a new beach area each morning, grabbing a late lunch somewhere in the area, then heading back to our villa for a late afternoon swim in the pool, drinks and supper under the stars, then the hottub.
We could not have been more content and will definitely return to the area for more exploring (it's wonderful) and will be staying with Paul & Sarah again. Even though this spot didn't have an "ocean view" that everyone looks for, you won't miss it. It's beautiful mountain/jungle location along a small river is great.
Paul & Sarah also have a great lunch spot, Going Bananas, on the main drag. It's well worth trying, but we dearly hope Chef's Table will be open again for our return visit.
Don't forget your 4x4 though as the drive up is not for the compact car crowd.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Manoas (Formerly Villas De Las Aves) has undergone an extensive renovation. We now offer a large 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom house with gourmet kitchen, laundry room with washer & dryer, lounge/TV area and open air dining area all overlooking the river. We also offer both one bedroom & 2 Bedroom villas with kitchen, lounge, TV, washer & dryer, private jacuzzi and sundeck. All villas are fully air conditioned and close to the pool. WiFi is available throughout the property. Private parking is located right next to each house. Staff are onsite. ***A new addition to the property, are 4 luxury Safari tents. Each tent is complete with a luxurious King sized bed, full bathroom, and viewing deck with lounge chairs and shade umbrella. The camping tents offer an accommodation that is just as comfortable as the villas, but brings you a step closer to the jungle around you. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Manoas Costa Rica/Uvita