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Book this 4 bedroom villa in Manuel Antonio today! A total of 10 people can sleep here comfortably.
Guests can enjoy a pool, deck, and air conditioning among other amenities offered by this rental.
Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 37 reviews.
The manager responds to 95% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Jul 26, 2017.
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- Calendar last updated:
- 26 Jul 2017
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Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Manuel-antonio Attractions
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes dryer
- Hair dryer
- Housekeeping Included
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet access
- Wireless Internet
Pool / Spa
- Jacuzzi or hot tub
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- High chair
- Sea view
- CD player
- DVD player
- Satellite TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Tennis court (shared)
- Smoking allowed
– based on 37 reviews
- Very Good
“Vacation in Paradise!”
We couldn't have asked for better digs for our family vacation! We stayed in September 2013. Casa Dolce Vita was everything we imagined and more. The team from Escape Villas welcomed us warmly despite the late hour and the pouring rain. As a group of 6, we were more than comfortable in the beautifully designed house. One of the best parts was waking up the first morning to see the amazing view! The open living room/kitchen layout is great for groups. One of the coolest parts was being able to see the monkeys up close from our deck! We also enjoyed spending time in the infinity pool with ocean views. The pictures really can't capture how truly wonderful this place is. We also had the pleasure of having a private chef provided by Escape Villas. Stefan was amazing - we absolutely recommend his services! His cooking was impeccable and it was so relaxing to not have to worrying about cooking dinner. It was a great perk. The house is located near the beach (a few minutes drive or a 20-25 minute walk), as well as some great little restaurants like Cafe Milagro. There is plenty to do nearby - we went surfing at beach and arranged for a zip line tour through Escape Villas, which was a highlight of the trip! We're already thinking about our next trip to Casa Dolce Vita.. we can't wait to go back!
Response from the manager Casa Dolce Vita is such a special spot - we're thrilled that you thought so too! Stephane is a perk like no other. We're glad he allowed you to fully relax while you were here. It sounds like you made the most of the area and villa's neighborhood. Cafe Milagro is an old favorite that we recommend often. Let us know when you start the planning for the next trip. We'd love to have you back and are always here to help. Pura Vida, The Escape Villas team
“Everything we could possibly want in a vacation and more!”
I can't fully express how wonderful our stay at Dolce Vita was. Preparing the vacation was made very easy by working with Valerie. She got everything lined up for us so that when we arrived at the airport, our shuttle driver was the first person we encountered. Easiest airport departure I've ever experienced. Our drive to Manuel antonio was picturesque, informative and fun. When we got to rental office, Ricky was waiting for us, had everything set and lead us to the house...where our personal chef was cooking us dinner. Tired from our travels, we were instantly rejuvenated as we looked around the house. Each level was more beautiful than the next, and the views overlooking the ocean took our breath away. Each day we spent time in the pool, watched the monkeys and sloths, relaxed and ate the most wonderful food. Our personal chef, Esteban, cooked us breakfast and dinner each day and the food was amazing! He was professional and friendly and had the most amazing menus to prepare for us. He was also very helpful in improving our Spanish. He was happy to teach us new phrases and help us communicate better in Spanish. We just loved him and wanted to bring him back to the us with us. Situated on the side of a hill over looking the ocean, Dolce Vita was a quick walk or cab ride to restaurants and the beach. All of our activities and travel were arranged by Ricky and his staff and all of it was top notch. We had masseuses come give us massages by the pool and they were the best we'd ever had. I have no complaints about our stay here. Well, the howler monkeys were a bit noisy in the wee hours of the night, but that's hardly fixable. The house was beautiful and comfortable, the services were outstanding and most importantly, we had so much fun. Thank you!
“What a spectacular view!!!”
Our trip was absolutely fantastic. The place was incredible. The food was unbelievable. From top to bottom a 5 Star resort in my opinion. Chef Esteban and his cooking was the highlight of the trip. I would recommend this house and the all inclusive package to anyone and everyone!!
I don't have the words to describe this place. I'll simply say that it was one of the coolest, most amazing experiences I've ever had. What can I say about the house that hasn't been said in every other review? But the house would be nothing if it weren't for the incredible staff. Ricky is a trip and will take care of anything you need. Our housekeeper, Mina, came in every morning and worked her tail off to clean that place from top to bottom and keep it looking just like the night we got there. Also, try to take advantage of the chef services and get Esteban if you can. He sears a mean tuna. Tip the staff!! They're badasses!! Manuel antonio is a beautiful place and a great place to either get adventurous or just lay on the beach all day. If you go to the beach, try to track down Pedro. He'll make sure you don't have to get up all day for anything if you don't want to. Dolce Vita is everything everyone says it is. It's a big world and there's lots to see but I hope to return one day and I guarantee it will be w/ Ricky and the gang. Oh yeah, monkeys! The spider monkeys and Capuchins come by at least once a day. The spider family likes to drink from the pool and will even venture into the house just a little. They're never invasive. Don't feed them. Around 4 or 5am the howler monkeys can be heard in the distance. It's eerie but sooo cool.
“This place is paradise!”
Manuel antonio and this house were amazing. This was the trip of a lifetime. 8 of us shared this beautiful 4 bedroom house and everyone left in awe. The house itself is too beautiful for words...pictures do not do it justice. It's spacious, clean, fun and has everything you need. The pool is perfect! As far as amenities...everything you need is here. The cleaning service keeps the house spotless. It's close to excursions, the beach and National Park. I can not describe the feeling when you wake up and look at the view of the trees and beach...it's a magical feeling. You will not be disappointed with your stay!
What a wonderful experience! Dolce Vita is a awesome house in a great area! The house is designed for entertaining and enjoying breathtaking views. Every morning and evening we would sit in the open air living room and enjoy the monkeys. The beach,bars and restaurants are all close to Dolce Vita. Every day the maid would clean the villa and wash our clothes. It was nice to go home with all clean clothes. Ricky with escape villas was always available with any and all questions. I will definitely be back!!! I highly recommend Villa Dolce Vita
“Truly amazing service”
The house was absolutely beautiful! I loved the King size beds, the oversized shower and dual vanities in the Master Bathroom... very comfortable. The pool and deck were lovely and clean with the most amazing views. The kitchen had everything we need... overall a well equipped house. The staff was excellent. They were very knowledgeable, and provided us with the information we needed and in a timely manner. Very nice experience! I would recommend this house to anyone.
Casa Dolce Vita...yes, this is the "Sweet Life"! The country, culture, people of Costa Rica have left an unforgettable image in our minds and hearts. We could not ask for a more welcome introduction to paradise.
Response from the manager That is great to hear as we pride ourselves on giving the best service possible for our guests to relax and truly enjoy the Pura Vida lifestyle here in Costa Rica!
“Everything and More!”
Had an eventful trip getting here, since our 2 year old broke his wrist the night before. Very happy we still made the decision to come. After the interesting road trip from San Jose to Manuel antonio, we were happy to see the casa which was everything and more than we expected. We filled our days with surfing, beach relaxing, hiking the national forest, going to the local markets, feeding monkeys, and eating the best cuisine. We had every meal at the casa prepared by local chef Beli and his son Jose. Future plans to return!
“2nd time happy customers--We love Costa Rica!”
We enjoyed the hospitality of your home and staff. We stayed in your sister home (Casa Samba) two years ago. My daughters wanted to return with their husbands to show them how beautiful and magical this part of Costa Rica is. We loved the home including the daily visits from our neighbors (white faced monkeys)! We love Costa Rica! We highly recommend your home and staff! Thanks!