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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though we only spent two days at Manoas we could have easily spent a week. We were in for an adventure and definitely got one! Steve was easy to work with and even provided us with the location (you need the Waze app for all of Costa Rica in my mind) and a pin drop to get to it...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Really really loved this place. We stayed in one of the tents but there are bungalows available.Steve the owner is very knowledgeable about the area and very helpful. Eg we arrived with a lot of smelly clothes and they washed them at cost, which was a real godsend. Wish we could have stayed longer to explore the grounds more fully....

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We recently completed a 12 day intensive training at Manoas and found the staff and facilities excellent for our purposes. As a teacher it is extremely nice to know that the housing and dining needs are taken care of so I can focus my energy on the students. Steve, the owner, was always available and helpful in suggesting services we...

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

What a gem of a place. It is only a couple of miles off the main highway but you feel like you're in the middle of an Amazon rainforest. And you have all the amenities one could want - pool, river(s), AC, gourmet kitchen, great balcony with dining and seating. Dos Rios (the big house) has four bedrooms. Our whole...

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Estes Park, Colorado
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Owner - manager Steve was helpful and welcoming. When we left something behind he immediately contacted us and sent it ahead. Lots of birds. Quite a bit above Uvita so it's cooler and quiet. The pool is very nice and easily accessed. Kitchen and rooms are well designed and appointed. Our only complaint was that the bathroom is downstairs by...

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We rented the large house for our entire family and we fell in love with this place!! Fantastic views, lovely river and forest, great pool, incredibly well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and rooms, flexibility from the owner, and proximity to Uvita center, Ojochal and Dominical. We cannot say enough about this gorgeous house. We were curious so we checked out...

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Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

It was a great stay at Manoas. We had 2 wonderful days. Steve and his crew are very nice and helpful with organisation. The Tents are just amazing, super clean and spacious . You wake up with the noise of the nature. Amazing! The breakfast is really good and typical Costa Rica. We really enjoyed this place.

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Manoas is a secret treasure! Steve was so kind and helpful. He has created a beautiful, private paradise with clean and well-stocked villas. The villa we stayed in had everything from a private hot tub to a comfy bed. We awoke to the sound of the howlers nearby and the river below, so peaceful. We wish that we could have...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We stayed at the Casa del Rio at Manoas with four families. The house was impeccably clean, the rooms were perfectly sized with every amenity of the highest quality, and you could tell that every detail had been thought of to make our stay comfortable. The owners even went out of their way to make sure we had pack n...

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Atenas, Costa Rica
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Manoas offers the perfect balance of modern comfort and exotic nature. It is tucked away in the deep green hillside, while just minutes from some of the most stunning beaches in Costa Rica. We stayed in Casa Rio this time with a group of friends, and I can't imagine a better location for such a trip. Our four small families...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Manoas

Address: La Union Road, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica (Formerly Villas de las Aves)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $124 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manoas 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Houses are all designed for families or large groups. They all are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceT227, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms in Casa Rio are terrific, but the upstairs is the most private and grandiose!”
 of 5 bubbles mommybluebird, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Everything we looked at seemed luxurious and amazing. I would choose based on size/how many people are in your party.”
 of 5 bubbles THtravel411, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“The safari tents are better than most hotels in the area.”
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 of 5 bubbles jefreyl2016, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“You should be aware that the bathroom in Villa Colibri is downstairs and you have to go outside to get to the stairs to go down.”
 of 5 bubbles caribret, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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