- 5 bedrooms
- 6 bathrooms
- Sleeps 12
Description from the owner
Welcome to Villa Perezoso, in Manuel Antonio-- one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica...featuring ocean and rainforest views from every room, stunning, private 5bd/6bath 6000 sq feet tropical luxury villa with full staff and chef...FEATURED in Ocean Home Magazine, Villa Spotlight as well as Su Casa Magazine, and 5 Star TripAdvisor rating, Villa Perezoso set in a magical location, offers flawless service and immaculately appointed living and sleeping quarters. Perfect for a couples retreat or family retreat or that special occasion destination trip. Our guests describe their stay with us best..."When you envision a vacation, you want a... restful atmosphere where you can zen out, relax, and recharge from the stresses of the every day. However, being the types of people that want it all, we also want to be in close proximity to fun activities to entertain us. Cue Villa Perezoso, the gorgeous jewel of Costa Rica. Complete with a staff to wait on your every beck and call, the villa is the perfect place to unwind. We ate like kings, slept in, and enjoyed the wild life from just outside our window. The activities in Manuel antonio could kept you entertained forever. It was an unbelievable experience and we are counting the days for our return."
What makes Villa Perezoso unique, in addition to the beauty and design of the space, is the attention to detail our staff provide our guests making their stay on par with a 5 star resort. Once you arrive, there is no need to lift a finger. From assistance with decision making of what activity to partake in, to the grocery shopping, clean up, gourmet meal preparation,bartending, even running to the store for that extra something you forgot, Victor, along with the rest of our staff is at your exclusive service 24/7.
Every room in the 6,000-square-foot Villa Perezoso features handcrafted furnishings and accessories from Bali, such as solid hardwood furniture and vibrant fabrics—details that add to the feeling of luxury and immersion in total beauty. Most rooms also have attached terraces extending out into the jungle, with more than enough lounge chairs for your entire group.
Sumptuous, first-level lodging options include the exceptional Grand Master Suite, with its king canopy bed, yoga/meditation space, iPod docking station, flatscreen TV, air conditioning, and floor-to-ceiling windows that provide magnificent views of the jungle. Get even closer to nature by taking a book and a coffee onto the furnished private terrace. The en suite bathroom offers a private, glass-door shower, so you can duck under the spray and look out over the rainforest and the ocean.
Two more Master Suites also have private decks, air-conditioning, flatscreen TVs, docks for your iPod, ceiling fans, and large en suite bathrooms. One of these has a king bed, the other has two doubles.
On the second level, an open living space is fitted with floor-to-ceiling glass doors to keep the lush Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park in view. These doors open up to a wrap-around terrace with a pool, cushioned Balinese teak lounge chairs, and outdoor dining table—all spots where wildlife are known to frolic. The living area provides ample seating, a dining table for 12 plus a bar, a gourmet kitchen where Chef Ober crafts his epicurean delights, a large full bathroom, and an air-conditioned entertainment room with three additional sofas and 42-inch plasma TV.
We call the third level The Penthouse. This space houses two more master suites, plus a full living area with a second gourmet kitchen (a great place to fix a snack or a cup of coffee), and views of the Pacific extending from one side and the jungle from the other.
The fourth level—the Penthouse Loft and Sun Deck—is reached from a grand circular staircase and is encased in glass for 280-degree views. From the rooftop terrace, you can sink into the Jacuzzi tub with your signature cocktail and watch the sunset fade into a twinkling night sky. To experience the bird’s eye views of the sun terrace is to capture the essence of Manuel Antonio. We also recommend this spot for an in-house massage—Victor will help arrange one for you.
With furnishings and accessories imported from Bali and designed specifically for the house,Villa Perezoso quietly exudes an air of elegance, warmth and comfort.The Villa has ceiling fans throughout and air conditioning in every bedroom.
In short, the award-winning Villa Perezoso presents captivating views, gourmet meals, your own on-site personal concierge, and up-close-and-personal experiences with wildlife that you’ll never forget.
Search Villa Perezoso on YouTube for a full tour—of course, no camera can capture its beauty, but it’s a start.
As you would imagine, the calendar fills fast. Book your indulgent Manuel Antonio getaway at Villa Perezoso today. Sleeps 10-12. Top Rated by TripAdvisor.
See owners website for more info/virtual tours and testimonials.Read more
About the owner
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Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 67 reviews and 2 properties
Spectacular Top Rated Luxury Villa, w/ Butler/Chef
Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Additional Location Information
Located on a tropical hillside overlooking Manuel Antonio National Park, the Pacific Ocean, the beaches and the rainforest, about 300 meters down a private, gated road off the main road leading to Manuel Antonio National Park, rated one of the top 12 most beautiful parks in the world by Forbes magazine.
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Last updated on August 27, 2014
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- Tax rate | 13% of rent
- Damage deposit | $800
Additional notes from the owner
Villa Perezoso also offers a 2 bdrm Penthouse and 3 bdrm/4 bath Villa option as a rental. Please inquire about these rates.
Please inquire for Easter and Thanksgiving rates.
- A/C or climate control
- Local Guides/Maps
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Fax Machine
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 6000 square feet
What Past Guests Are Saying
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55 guest reviews
100% of guests would stay again
Villa Perezoso is amazing!!
This house was a home run!! The house is beautiful and the staff is absolutely fantastic.
The view of the bay from the house is breath taking and the wild life is so entertaining. We saw toucans and several different monkeys. Some of the monkeys came right up on the back porch. The house itself is magnificent! Each room is beautiful and comfortable. The views from the showers are also amazing.
The staff was over the top wonderful! We loved that we got to have whatever we wanted made for us to eat each day! The food was amazing the cocktails were to dye for.
We can not wait to go back again!
I usually don't write reviews unless I think it's justified. In this case it is. We went down with 5 couples, who are all friends, and absolutely loved our stay at Villa Perezoso. The staff and villa were both 1st class. Victor, our onsite concierge, was very helpful in arranging travel and excursions and made the billing process very simple and easy. The chef staff of Over and Randall were fantastic. We ate like kings each day. The villa was extremely clean and modern. Anytime you blindly book a villa like this, it's always risky. However, Villa Perezoso is a home run. We left having no regrets and feeling like the price we paid was more than worth it. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 03/18/2014
We so appreciate this and that you took the time to review our Villa Perezoso. Thank you for choosing us. Thank you for writing. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Pura Vida!
What an amazing way to spend your vacation in this beautiful hou
The house is kept impeccably clean. You are pampered from the moment you arrive til the day you leave. The customer service provided is incredible. We enjoyed our vacation immensely and were sad to leave this beautiful home and place.
Best Vacation ever
We could not have been more impressed with Villa Perezoso and their wonderful staff!
From the planning stages where we were assisted by Victor, to being greeted with a delicious cocktail by Randall upon arrival, to all of the great meals prepared by Chef Over, and the house being kept spotless our entire stay..truly a wonderful experience all around!
We stayed at the villa with our extended family, with ages ranging from 6-70yrs..and everyone was happy. The setup of the villa was perfect, we each had private rooms with gorgeous views and balconies, yet the common areas were spacious and provided plenty of room for all of us to relax and enjoy each other's company.
We had never stayed a "staffed" vacation rental prior to this, and were a little worried about how it would be. There was no need to worry, everyone there just went above and beyond and helped to make this trip such a memorable one!
Victor was able to book excursions for us, and we were at ease with the excursions because he has such knowledge of the area and what companies to use. One of our party experienced a problem with her back, and she was able to get in to see a chiropractor, all arranged by Victor..so helpful!
When initially planning our trip, we figured on going to some local restaurants..well, after that first night's incredible dinner, we knew we wouldn't want to go anywhere! Chef Over's food was deliciously prepared and beautifully presented each day, we didn't want to miss any of it!
Randall was an incredible bartender/host...he anticipated our needs before we did...he conjured up some delicious cocktails, and was such a pleasure to be around!
This was also our first visit to the Manuel anotonio area...it was just a beautiful place to be! I highly recommend the zipline canopy tour...just breathtaking!
We also toured Manuel antonio National Park, again arranged by Victor and we had a fabulous time.
Thanks to Villa Perezoso and their wonderful staff for a vacation we will never forget!!
Long Island, NY / Florida
Tranquility in Manuel antonio
It was the first time we had been to Manuel antonio so there was definite apprehension. All was alleviated the minute we pulled up to Villa Perezoso. Victor the house manager was at the door to meet us along with Over and Randyll with drinks to Welcome us. The house itself was just what we all needed for our annual friends reunion where we meet to unwind, relax and catch up with each other's lives. We had 4 couples and 3 chdren and the house accommodated us perfectly. Everyone had their privacy as well as much common area to be together. The decor and architecture were just beautiful, simple elegance. Throughout the week Victor took care of all our excursion, transportation and anything else we needed. Now... To Over, Randyll & Cecilia...coming from a wife and business owner with an incredibly hectic life, Words cannot describe the feeling of walking into a clean home each day as well as the Uh-maz-ING smells that hit you in the face as you neared the kitchen. We had all our meals prepared for us and one was better than the next! This crew really outdid themselves to make sure we enjoyed every minute of our stay at Villa Perezoso. We would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a luxury rental where you will be positively spoiled !!!
Truly a Spectacular Villa
Villa Perezoso, is truly a spectacular villa. It is near the most amazing beach, situation in the rain forest with lush green vegetation. The villa itself is stunning with all the amenities one could need. Each room is beautifully decorated and visually so relaxing. The service is outstanding. Victor who manages the villa is always there to help with anything you might need, including stocking the fridge before arrival. Over and Randall create amazing meals and Cecelia just kept the place immaculately clean. Would definitely go back and recommend to all my friends.
The home, the service, the food, the people, the amenities - all amazing!
Jessica Marie Hereth
Germantown, Maryland USA
My vacation with my two sisters was unbelievable. The Villa has a spectacular view of the jungle and ocean. What made it so special and
a real vacation for me was having a chef on site for breakfast and dinner.
I have two teenage sons and the last thing I wanted to do was cook. I truely was able to relax, rest and enjoy every moment in such a beautiful home. I
would rate it above a 10 and "dreamy" is the description. I will definately will be going back soon...hopefully for my Wedding vows. Love it.
Dream Villa to Celebrate 50th with Family & Friends
What an absolutely perfect way to celebrate my 50th with family & friends. Villa Perezoso was a dream for location, services, luxury and food. We were able to do what we wanted, when we wanted - whether it was a day white-water rafting or just relaxing by the pool, the staff made it possible with such ease. The onsite chef - Ober was fabulous and made it absolutely perfect for those who all they want to do is decide what type of tropical drink you want for the day. What a treat!!
We had the most outstanding vacation ever at Villa Perezoso!! The house was perfect and amazing and you have the best staff !
Every meal was incredible and we felt like we were entertained every night by Randall during the meal, it was so fun!
Victor took care of our every need and set up all the activities - getting us to the beach, ziplining, atv tour, catamaran/snorkeling, and surf lessons (I think I may still have water sloshing around inside my head...haha). It was comforting that Victor knew many of the people with the tour operators, which we found very helpful as it opened the door for immediate communication and turned into lots of laughs along the way. We're a pretty social group, so it didn't take long !! haha
The house is also so beautiful, with lots of room for everyone and comfortable at night and the beds were terrific. It was funny how even our teenagers were up early and ready to go first thing in the morning and then we'd all be sleepy, with full bellies, and ready for sleep by about 10pm...only to be up with the sun and ready to go again...along with the howler monkeys...haha. Not sure what I thought a howler monkey should sound like, but that wasn't it and so weird, doesn't seem like that sound could come out of a monkey !?!
I can't say enough about the meals...simply the best !! We really just left it up to Victor and Over to suggest what we might want to try next and we were never disappointed. One night, we were a little later coming back from the atv trip but we didn't want to miss even one meal at the house, so we asked for just some appetizers...awesome again...wow, we felt so spoiled !!
We will definitely be back for another visit, to see more of what we didn't have time for in one very short week.
Thanks again & hope to be back soon !!
Response from Villa Perezoso - 05/06/2013
It's always nice to hear this and the staff, well, they just beam after reading these reviews. Thanks for choosing us. We look forward to your return! Pura Vida.
We had the opportunity to stay at Villa Perezoso for a week in March. Our family of five (kids 3, 7 and 7) and my brother's family of four (kids 2 and 4) along with a set of grandparents. It was an amazing vacation. Costa Rica has so much to offer and the staff at Villa Perezoso only added to the wonderful experience. Victor, Ober and Randall were excellent hosts. Food prepared by Ober was amazing (everything he made) and drinks by Randall were excellent. We really loved everything about the villa.
I would caution those traveling with younger children that the railings on the balcony and the stairs inside are not kid-friendly. We had some young children with us and didn't fully appreciate how precarious the balcony and stairs would be. We were able to adapt and use furniture to block off the stairs, so it wasn't the end of the world. But we will probably wait for the kids to get older before we venture back.
Within ten minutes of arriving, we were already talking about our return trip. This villa is like nothing we have ever experienced. It was beautiful and clean upon our arrival and remained that way because of the attention to detail. The kids looked forward to seeing how the towels would be arranged each day. The house provided everything it promised, beautiful views, amazing wild life, and delicious cuisine. Any request was handled by Victor. He booked a great guide for our visit to Manuel antonio National Park. Our guide, Danny, was so good that other visitors mingled near us so they could also benefit from his knowledge. It seemed that wherever Victor sent us, everyone knew him and treated us with special care. We felt like celebrities. Our meals were truly the best we have ever experienced. Each day Victor and Over planned our menu with us, taking advantage of whatever was the freshest at the market. Our kids tried new dishes and loved everything. The chef, Over, is truly a gem. I hope he remains with Villa Perezoso for the next time we visit. The weather and attractions are not in the control of the Villa, but Costa Rica in and of itself is a great destination. Villa Perezoso just makes everything that much better.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Vacation of a life time...
The accommodations are beautiful and the staff are incredible. Over's meals were delicious; Victor went out of his way to arrange excursions to suit our requirements; and Cecelia is so friendly and keeps the place immaculate. The wild life around the place is incredible, we saw monkeys, sloths, beautiful birds, and other sorts of animals, all just from the deck. Seda you are a wonderful person to share this extremely beautiful location, for that I thank you. This will definitely be a vacation that is talked about for many years.
Belleville Ontario, Canada
Loved everything about it!!
My family and I spent a week at Villa Perezoso in Nov/Dec of 2012 and we couldn't have been happier with our experience. Victor, Over and Cecelia went out of their way to be accomodating to us, even on the rainy days!
The food and views were out of this world! We really enjoyed watching the monkeys every day around 4pm :)
On the last night of our stay, Victor and Over created a beautiful atmosphere with candles and flowers to celebrate my parents anniversary and mom's birthday. It was the perfect conclusion to the perfect trip :)
I would highly recommend this villa to anyone and will come back every year if I can :)
35 & 25 year anniversary trip
Exceeded our Expectations
Our group consisted of 5 couples, stayed for a full week & thought we needed our space. Villa Perezoso was perfect : Room for the entire group but space for quiet time too.
The staff and service was even better. They helped us plan then arranged our day trips, one was better than the other
The meals were excellent and what a convenience!You'll not want to leave the villa for dinner and what a way to end each busy day !
The most incredible vacation we've ever had!
Villa Perezoso is an amazing place... from the time you're greeted at the door by Victor to the time you well up with tears as you leave, it is by far the best vacation experience we've ever had. The house is beautiful and Victor, Over and Cecilia make you feel at home immediately!
Truly a fantastic place!
We highly recommend it!
San Jose, CA
I was expecting a great vacation - but my time at Villa Peresozo became even more than that - it was a special experience that changed my outlook on what is really means to "get away".
As luck would have it, the namesake perezoso and her baby were waiting for us at the main entrance when we arrived. That greeting - along with a tasty beverage from Victor and a delicious salad from Over - allowed us to immediately lose ourselves in the Villa Perezoso experience.
I have to admit, my favorite moments were mealtime. Having meals prepared for me was nice enough... but Over is truly an amazing chef and prepared heavenly taste adventures on every occasion.
Between meals, Victor kept us busy. Great hikes to a very private cove, a short walk to the nearby nature reserve, massages on the deck, and an unforgettable whitewater rafting trip, to name a few.
The highlight of the trip, bar none, was the visit from the local capuchin monkeys who "stole" our fruit and dipped in the pool.
When can I go back?!
Family from France and US
Paris, Colorado, California
Wow - what a fantastic vacation. The unique combination of extraordinary service and luxurious villa truly make this deserving of a 6-star rating. We had very carefully researched all sorts of options for our trip. After reading the property and staff description and all the reviews we had very high expectations and we were not disappointed! From the time we contacted Seda, the property owner, to the time we said our goodbyes to Victor, Over, and Cecilia we were pampered and taken care of like never before. Better than the service and amenities of a high-end resort as we were the only ones being catered to. I also cannot say enough about the staff - from perfect organization and recommendation of the best activities available, to meals that were so good we ended up never going out for dinner, and I need to mention here that some of our family members are from France and they are used to fine dining in Paris so meeting their expectations when it came to food was no small task! Finally, the house cleaning staff always ensured the house was impeccable while always being discrete and never "in our way" (and we were a large party so this was not easy). Thank you also for going the extra mile and arranging for our kids to experience a day in a Costa Rican school. They loved the experience! A final note to mention the wildlife present - Everyday we enjoyed the white-faced, howler, and even once the rare squirrel monkeys. The white-faced monkeys particularly seemed to enjoy crossing by the swimming pool and even sometimes dipping their arms and legs in it to our great enjoyment (and also great movie making!) We also enjoyed the frequent viewings of the sloth, so definitely a good name for the villa! Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 08/30/2012
So happy to hear this...I know you searched long and hard to find a vacation spot for your 3 families! The staff really loved the kids and the opportunity of the school show and tell that you provided them. Thanks for that...what a gift! Glad the monkeys put on a show for you...they are quite something. Hope to see you back.
Thousand Oaks, CA
A slice of heaven in the jungle of Costa Rica
We just returned from a fabulous week in Manuel antonio at Villa Perezoso. It was our first time in Costa Rica and we couldn't have chosen a better location to start or place to stay. The Villa is absolutely stunning and yet very family friendly. My three children (ages 18,7, and 9) loved the accomodations and made themselves right at home. We saw monkeys, sloths, birds, and all sorts of jungle creatures while still enjoying the ocean view.
We did not need for anything during our stay. The staff at the villa was exceptional and really "made" the trip for us! Victor, the House Manager, was on top of everything. He made all of our arrangements from the beach, to zip lining, white water rafting, Atv's, and even a day of shopping in Quepos. Over, the chef was fantastic, he was able to satisfy the kids while still preparing a delicious variety of meals that were restaurant quality. Last, Cecilia kept the place sparkling clean without ever being seen.
We enjoyed every element of the trip and are so appreciative to Seda for sharing her little slice of heaven with us! Thank you thank you thank you!
Steve, Marcia and 6 teenagers
Great food, companionship and well taken care of during our stay
The house interior is beautifully decorated. The additional amenities of determining what to eat and having it cooked for you along with having a live in Manager to discuss activities and really watch over you make a huge difference and set it apart from just a rental property. It makes you feel very safe. The deck is relaxing and scenic even though the pool is small. There really are monkeys, birds and sloths within easy viewing distance. We enjoy walking and the road to the main road and to the beach was a little grueling. Hats off to Victor and Over for being so friendly, helpful and fun! We also enjoyed Cafe Milagro and the Rafiki white water rafting. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 08/01/2012
Thank you for your input...we really appreciate it. I know our staff had such a great time with your family. looking forward to seeing you again.
The ultimate luxury vacation experience!
I can't begin to say enough good things about Villa Perezoso. Everything was spectacular - from the views to the food to the on-site concierge services - we couldn't have asked for more. We had a large group of 11 people and I can't think of anything that we needed. Rooms and views were unparalleled...and sunrise on the roof deck in the hot tub was unforgettable! Both Victor and Over were an absolute joy to have there, not only for their services, but for their recommendations and great conversation, as well. The location is superb and the monkeys outside were so much fun to see! Overall, I would give this Villa 5 stars, the service 5 stars, and Manuel antonio itself 5 stars. A perfect trip and the best place to stay! Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 08/01/2012
So glad you had a wonderful time at our Villa Perezoso! We do our best to make our guests vacation the best ever!
Villa Perezoso was absolutely fantastic! The house is spectacular in a beautiful setting with attention to every design detail and amenity through the house. Even more impressive are the staff - Victor (Butler), Over (Chef) and Cecilia (Housekeeper)! Victor was always available and three steps ahead of what our party of 8 might need - always with a smile on his face and making all of us feel completely at home. Over was magnificent - cooking with a carefree and jovial demeanor while repeatedly creating incredible, healthy meals. Cecilia was relentless with her tireless efforts to literally sweep up after all of us as we came and went each day.
I highly recommend Villa Perezoso for an incredibly beautiful and relaxing vacation.
Fabulous vacation with friends at Villa Perezoso, Costa Rica
We had the most wonderful time in Costa Rica. We stayed at the Villa Perezoso, a private residence built into a hillside near the National Park, Manual antonio. The villa and location were truly magical, overlooking a grove of tropical trees, home to white faced and howler monkeys, tropical birds and a very cute sloth. What made the week so extraordinary was Over's cooking and Victor's care for all our needs and activities. We were able to relax and enjoy our selves completely. We enjoyed having Victor and Over as our "hosts" and felt they were wonderful ambassadors for the people of Costa Rica.
West Islip, NY
Highly recommend the Villa Perezoso for a perfect vacation. Nothing is left out here and you never want to leave. Once we got home, all I thought about was being back at the Villa. The best of everything at your finger tips!
My stay at Villa Perezoso was amazing! It was so beautiful! The staff really made the whole experience. Victor and Over where great. The food was 5 star and the service was incredible. I am already planning on when I can turn!
Beautiful setting with incredible staff!
The reviews of this breathtaking property are entirely accurate. We visited with our two teenage children, who saw more wildlife off (and on) our deck in a single afternoon than during our entire tour of Manuel antonio National Park. Every afternoon we were visited by howler monkeys and capuchins. We frequently saw a sloth with its baby in a nearby tree and were nearly overrun by squirrel monkeys who wanted the amazing tropical drinks prepared for us by the staff. The house is beautifully decorated and is immaculately kept by Cecilia, who left us amazing towel sculptures with flower petals every day. All the meals prepared by Chef Over were delicious and beautifully plated. We gorged ourselves on fresh fruit every morning and feasted on banana pancakes, fried queso, and plaintains. Lunches were fantastic -- we selected great choices from a list supplied by the staff. The salads were light and delicious, and the mahi mahi was so fresh and wonderfully prepared. Each dinner was delightful, especially the barbeques. The desserts were to die for -- ask for the bananas flambe. We still miss the food. Finally, our experience was topped off by the kindness, playfulness and expertise of Victor, our concierge. He organized trips, called taxis, and taught us a lot about Costa Rica and its culture.
Villa Perezoso combines an amazing home with an extraordinary staff. It is difficult to decide whether the staff or the house should get top billing. They did combine wonderfully to give us a memorable experience. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 04/23/2012
Thank you! Our team makes Villa Perezoso what it is. So glad you enjoyed it.
This house - it's views, the gorgeous rooms and most of all the incredible staff (Over and Victor) - was truly amazing. Our week in Costa Rica was the best vacation we have ever taken and it is due to this house and the chef who makes sure you eat five-star quality food and a concierge who makes sure that every day you spend there is better than the one before. And then there are the incredible monkeys and sloths who hung out in the trees right off the pool deck and posed for great pics. I wouldn't change a thing about this house - not only is it gorgeous but it is a great location that is easy to get to.
Elegance and Magic in Costa Rica
If Costa Rica calls and you value vision made into magnificent reality, then stay at Villa Perezoso in Manuel antonio. We took many worthwhile excursions (zip lining, national park tour, mangrove boat ride), but our most profound interactions with the monkeys and the sloths occurred right around the villa while we rested in the sun, warmth and beauty of the rainforest and gazed at the Pacific Ocean. The villa is impeccably designed and furnished in a style both elegant and real, nothing was overlooked. It offers a perfect blend of private and shared spaces for groups small and large. We fell in love with Victor, Over and Cecelia who took great care of us and who manage the place with efficiency and thoughtfulness. I already miss it and can't wait to return. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 04/23/2012
We cant wait to have you back!
A 1st Class Vacation
Victor, Over, and Villa Perezoso make a great team. All the rooms have a great view, the food was very special, and the hospitality is tremendous. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 04/23/2012
So glad you enjoyed your stay with us!
We just spent a glorious week at Villa Perezoso to celebrate our grandmother's 90th birthday. The experience was spectular from the moment we arrived to the moment we departed. Above all, the staff made the trip. Victor, Over, and Cecelia are an amazing team - always there to help plan activities, discuss dinner menus...etc. We really missed them when we got home. The villa itself is stunning, with gorgeous views of the jungle, an infinity pool, and impeccable rooms with very cool showers. Monkeys come to visit the porch each evening around sunset, which is quite fun for the kids in all of us.
Villa Peresoza is a dream vacation
Went to the Villa over Christmas with 11 family members, including a 90 year old to celebrate her birthday and a 9 month old baby
Everything was great. The cook accommodated us--2 Kosher people, 2 vegetarians, and 4 major meat eaters. We sat down to fabulous meals and desserts daily.
The excursions--white water rafting, zip lining, and catamaran rides were planned for us and every detail of our lives was taken care of.
the staff was great. Wish I could take them home with me. The Villa is gorgeous and big big big
The one single most fabulous pace we have ever stayed!
Upon our arrival we were blown away with the fabulous location at the top of the hill, to the simple entrance to the elegant interior. Our suite was large with the whole wall of windows looking iut to the jungle,and comfortable with everything available to us that we may have needed. There were monkeys outside visiting us from time to time. Victor and his staff accommodated our every wish and need for the whole week. We could not have stayed at a more fabulous place!
Mill Valley, CA
Extraordinary, pampered experience
We looked at a lot of places to stay in Costa Rica and am I happy we chose this house. A most amazing place to stay with family or a group of friends. Multi-level, so plenty of space to spread out - but comfortable common areas to hang - beautiful views of the ocean and jungle and ideal location to the beach and park. The staff provides over the top service. Could not recommend it more!
The Elmer Family
Wonderful ~ Wonderful Vacation!!
Thank you so much for an incredible week! Everything was amazing. The fancy drinks upon arrival, the wonderful dinners, beautiful touches to the accommodations, and the professional activity advice are only a few of the things that make Villa Perezoso so special. Everything far exceeded our expectations. We were so sad to leave this paradise. It was truly a wonderful vacation. This house is beautiful! There was not a single feature missing. Everything was so well thought out. It was perfect for our family vacation. Victor's professional manner, advice and friendliness were greatly appreciated. Over's amazing breakfasts and dinners were 5 star. Everyone was right... who would want to go out to eat if you have Over as a chef? Simply amazing! Cecelia made our accommodations special. She does a wonderful job. We will miss her special touches. Thank you for sharing your amazing place with us. It is truly a paradise! We look forward to returning. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 10/29/2011
We look forward to your return! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Pura Vida.
Rick & Lisa Wright
Truly a 5 Star Experience and a 5 Star Villa!
This is a true 5 star operation at an extraordinary villa in Manuel antonio, Costa Rica. Superb villa with attention to every detail. The staff is excellent, the villa manager has every detail planned from pre arrival planning to execution of any need we had. Excursions, special dietary needs, spa visits, dinner reservations (when we are not eating superb meals from the private chef!), reservations with beach service with chairs, umbrellas and even food service. Transportation throughout our stay was coordinated for all family members, including airport transfers, excursions and even drop off and pick up from other destinations we stayed while in country. The private chef was truly 5 star, anything we wanted was provided at the times we requested. Everything was prepared in an excellent fashion and served in a special way. The daily maid service at the villa was impeccable just like any 5 star resort or hotel. The Balinese style furniture with the modern design was stunning and refreshing. The views of nature and ocean are breathtaking. This is truly one of the best places to stay in one of the best places to visit in the world!
New York City
Imagine heaven on earth and that's what VP is like.
When you envision a vacation, you want a restful atmosphere where you can zen out, relax, and recharge from the stresses of the every day. However, being the types of people that want it all, we also want to be in close proximity to fun activities to entertain us. Cue Villa Perezoso, the gorgeous jewel of Costa Rica. Complete with a staff to wait on your beck and call, the villa is the perfect place to unwind. We ate like kings, slept in, and enjoyed the wild life from just outside our window. The activities in Manuel antonio could kept you entertained forever. We went zip lining through the jungle and hiking through the rain forest. It was an unbelievable experience and we are counting the days until we can return.
San Anselmo, CA
Most amazing Trip Of a Lifetime!!!
I just returned from a 2 week stay at Villa Perezoso where I went to celebrate my 50th Birthday. The first week was spent just with my sweetheart, and the second week was spent with my 11 best girlfriends and family. It truly was the most unbelievable trip of a lifetime! The Villa and Penthouse are exquisitely decorated and appointed, the location is fantastic, the Concierge, Victor, is the most generous, attentive, caring and kind person you could hope for. The gourmet Chef, Over, cooked such spectacularly delicious meals with grace and humor, and the housekeeping staff, Cecilia and her crew, managed to keep our chaos tidy and organized without every being in the way. I wanted an indulgent, pampered experience with my sweetie, best girlfriends and family for my 50th and that's exactly what I got. Every one of us left our time there feeling rejuvenated, replenished, pampered, indulged and very well taken care of. It couldn't possibly have been a better experience! I highly, highly recommend it!!!
The Bruno Family
Incredible Costa Rican Vacation Experience
Villa Perezoso is one of the most unique vacation experiences on the planet. Our family has vacationed all over the world and this was truly one of the most enjoyable holidays that we have had together. The Villa is exquisite, charming, spacious, compfortable, beautifully appointed and most importantly perfectly located to take full advantage of Manuel antonio's sights and activities. However the secret to the magic of a Villa Perezoso holiday is the superb staff. They are attentive, engaging, and fun. The chef, Over, prepares the most delicious meals all with a Costa Rican flair. Each day you can select your meals from breakfast to dinner and the next day Over prepares apetizers, starters, and the main course. I would recommend that one day you ask Over to prepare his seafood paella. Orchestrating all of the events at the villa is Victor the house manager. He takes care of any and all details for your day's activities from white water rafting,zip lining in the rainforest, snorkling, golf, deep sea fishing to nature walks in the Manuel antonio National Park. Victor and Over are exceedingly accomplished in their roles and they compliment one another perfectly. Their attention to detail ensures that one will have the vacation of lifetime. The premises are immacutely cleaned by Victor's staff on a a daily basis. One wants for nothing at Villa Perezoso. It is also important to note that part of the VP experience is the wildlife that are in the rainforest outside the patios. On any given day there are sloths, tucans, and monkeys all within the premises which creates one of the most unique opportunities to observe these creatures in the wild all while enjoying the views and the vistas of Villa Perezoso. The ambience of the Villa, Over's culinary skills, Victor's positive "can do attitude", ensured that they exceeded our expectations for a Costa Rican vacation. We look forward to our next holiday at Villa Perezoso.
Paradise on earth
We enjoyed the trip of a lifetime at Villa Perezoso. From the moment we were met at the front door of this beautiful villa, we felt welcomed, pampered and nourished mind, body and spirit. The chef is a gift with his gourmet, consistently excellent meals and he is a joy to see each day. The house manager and staff at Villa Perezoso make each day so easy. Anything you need from setting up activities to guiding us on daily requests is effortless. The villa is a beautiful self contained vacation and a home away from home. Each adventure that the house manager arranged for us was top notch with the best guides and the safest, most beautiful destinations. I highly recommend Villa Perezoso for a spectacular vacation destination. We have traveled the world, and for us and for the friends we traveled with, we voted this the best vacation spot, beautiful, elegant, comfortable and fun.
Philip and Mary
An Excellent place to enjoy Costa Rica
My husband and I spent a week at this wonderful villa. The views are beautiful, I took pictures of Howler monkeys, and beautiful birds all from the balcony of the upper level of the penthouse. The chef prepared excellent food each meal. We did not dine out at all. The pork loin and sea bass were to die for. The management, chef and housekeeper did a lovely job and were so warm and friendly. We actually spent more time just hanging out and relaxing at the villa than we have any other place we have stayed. We would recommend this place to anyone who wants a very special vacation. I cannot say enough good about them.
Incline Village, NV
Costa Rica at It's Best!!!
From the time you pull up till the time you depart Villa Perezoso, does not disappoint. The staff is welcoming and personable. The accomidations are beautifully and well appointed. The meals were divine. There is no other place I would rather be in Costa Rica. We had orignally planned to stay at the Four Seasons which would have been triple the cost. That would have been a waste and do not think we would have been treated half as well as at Villa Perezoso. I will definately return to Costa Rica and you can bet your "colonies" I will be booking the Villa Perezoso... Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 03/02/2011
We are humbled by your review, thank you Jonathan. We all look forward to your next visit.
Luxurious Villa with First-Class Service
This was a beautiful and comfortable place to stay. The service provided by Victor, Over, and staff made the stay! The food was great. The attention to detail and requests were top notch! These guys went out of their way to make sure all guests' needs were attended to.
Villa Perezoso is a beautiful property that offers everything you need for a perfect vacation. From the views, to the delicious food to the lovely, highly trained staff to the luxurious beds and fantastic amenities you will have a perfect vacation. Can't wait to go back! It's Costa Rica at its best!
villa perezoso is the nicest, most luxurious villa i have ever stayed in! when i walked in the front doors i was Wow'ed!!!
the service and food are impecable. the decor is so elegant and comfortable. the rooms are huge, bathrooms huge and the whole place is immaculate!! run dont walk to this fabulous villa!!!
I would recommend this wonderful and beautiful home to anyone that wants to be pampered and relax in the beauty of Costa Rica. The view is wonderful and the house is confortable and elegant. I feel like I've known Over the Chef and Victor the House Host for a long time. They make you feel so welcomed. The food is amazing. I never felt unsafe and they make you feel like your someone important. Hats off to everyone involved in making our trip so wonderful. This place is amazing. The pictures don't do it justice. I can't say thank you enough. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 01/28/2011
Thanks Bill...hope to have you come back to visit soon!
Healdsburg , Calif USA
Wow ! To be completely taken care of from the time you arrive until the time you leave was a treat. All of our activities were arranged by the staff . The meals were prepared and served at our request. The food was 5 star. We didn't want to eat out in town.The Villa was incredible with it's setting and facilities. The place is newer with many amenities that you would not expect to find. I would not miss this chance to be truly pampered if visiting Costa Rica.
Walt & Nancy
Bernardsville, New Jersey
Villa Perezoso has it all...beautiful location, supurb accomadat
My wife and I recently visited Villa Perezoso located in Manual antonio,Costa Rica. The Villa is remarkably beautiful and extremely well appointed reaching a new definition for " Luxury"!!! As if this was not enough, it is staffed by an on site Manager ( Victor), a chef ( Over) and a housekeeper ( Cecilia). These three professionals provide a level of Service far exceeding any Resort, Hotel or Vacation Spot that we have ever experienced. Victor is the consummate concierge catering to your every need. Over's meals were fabulous, the presentation always impressive which when combined can best be described as " Over" the Top Culinary Delight!!! Cecilia maintains an impeccably clean household with attention to every detail. Add spectacular Ocean Views, Monkeys and Sloths at your door step plus a wide variety of Tours and activities including close proximity to Manual antonio National Park and you get a truly First Class vacation. We can't wait to go back. We recommend this property as a true Gem for all to see.
Walt & Nancy
Everything about The Villa Perezoso was amazing from the welcome cocktails the moment we arrived to our last breakfast before the flight home. The Villa is beautifully decorated, perfectly located and entirely relaxing. Victor & Over could not have been more accommodating. They truly made our 3rd annual "Girls Trip" unforgettable. Service was their top priority and they did not take a single break in ensuring everything was perfect for us. I would recommend this place to everyone and fully believe anyone who stays at Villa Perezoso will fall in love with Costa Rica, the home and the staff. Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 08/21/2010
I'm so happy that you all had a great time and a memorable "Girls Trip"! We hope to see you again soon!
Linda and Pete Frederick
A slice of tropical heaven!
Our getaway to Villa Perezoso was perfecto and our only regret was that we didn't get to stay longer. The bountiful beauty of the villa, it's view of the ocean and surrounding rainforest with close up wildlife was a superb combination for the senses. The delightful staff includes Victor, our margarita master and event planner as well as Chef Over whose talents in the kitchen exceeded our expectations and Cecilia who kept everything clean and fresh. We look forward to returning one day in the not too distant future. Pura Vida!!
Costa Rican Paradise
We had a wonderfully relaxing week at Villa Perezoso over the New Year holiday in 2010. The staff are superb, the food was delicious, and the accomodations were luxurious. Monkeys surround the house in the high trees, and we enjoyed our evenings by combining cocktails by the pool with monkey-watching! The only negative was the 10-15 minute hike to the beach, but the mountain vistas and jungle surrounding the house definitely compensate for that inconvenience. My husband and I regularly travel internationally, and we count this vacation as one of the best of our lives. We would highly recommend this property!
Villa Perezoso is a fantastic experience. Not only is the house itself beautiful the staff makes it a wonderful vacation. We never had to eat out as Over's culinary expertise astounded us every day. How nice to always eat in our bare feet. Having a house manager (Victor) made life so easy - every request was efficiently taken care of. This is a vacation where you can do everything or nothing. Loved the open showers looking into the jungle and listening to the monkeys! Definitely a 5 star property!!
gene and nancy
the most incredible villa and a staff you adore who pamper you
The villa was gorgeous and spacious with spectacular views of the Pacific and animals and easily made 10 of us comfortable. Believe every picture on the internet and add some because it was even better!
The service was beyond belief. Whatever you needed or activity you wanted to do Victor arranged it all perfectly with a smile on his face. He was a joy to talk to pointing out all the animals, keeping us informed about Costa Rica and had a wonderful sense of humor. Over was the best chef. Everyday the food was better!!!!. He catered to any special needs in the group. Initially we had intended to go out to dinner at least one evening but we didn't because why would you leave perfection. I wanted to bring them both home!!!!!!
The location of Villa Perezoso in Manuel Antonio was great. The views were terrific, easy to get to, a quick walk to the beach if you chose and a feeling of privacy. There was not thing the villa lacked in amenities except a clock in the bedrooms to determine what time the Howler monkeys started in the wee hours!!!!
The only thing that was not perfect was it was really HOT the week we were there. As beautiful as the beach was I don't like to have people try to sell me things while I am enjoying the beach but all that comes with the territory and would highly recommend Villa Perezoso to anyone who wanted to live in luxury.
Our stay at Villa Perezoso was one of the best vacations I have ever had, and I travel a lot. The house is opulent, the view spectacular, but what really makes the stay is the staff. The food and service was unbelievable, I plan on going back next January.
Miss you all!!! Read more
Response from Villa Perezoso - 04/07/2010
Thanks so much. We will look forward to seeing you again!
Lap of Luxury in Costa Rica
Villa Perezoso is the perfect place to stay in Costa Rica. The views are panoramic and gorgeous with animals all around. The hospitality is wonderful, guaranteed by the living in house-manager, Victor. The food is to die for. Over is a fabulous private chef who caters to your every whim. We had a truly magical experience and look forward to repeating it in the future.
A Feast for the Senses
I spent an enchanting week at Villa Perezoso February of last year, and was so enthralled, I went back for another week January/February of this year. A delightful day in paradise began with the thrilling sound of howler monkeys, followed by a breathtaking sunrise, serenaded by beautiful tropical birds, body warmed by the rays, still in bed, no sunscreen needed! Then a breakfast of fresh papaya, mango, pineapple, watermelon, and toast, light enough to go to the beach for a long morning swim in the warm, clear waters, with the snorkel. A veritable plethora of fish, brilliant blues, shimmering silvers, bright yellows, delight my eyes. Back to the villa for one of Ober’s delectable fresh seafood dishes, a leisurely afternoon by the pool with a book, dozing, chatting, counting my blessings, deciding between a late afternoon massage or down to the beach for some boogie boarding. Decide to stay by the pool and am delighted when I hit the jackpot: the squirrel monkeys and capuchins come for a visit, cavorting and frolicking in the trees outside the balcony! And that’s all before the sun sets and I haven’t even changed out of my suit all day. Oh, I hear the blender! Is that Victor making mojitos? Villa Perezoso is a feast for the senses and I will surely be back!