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Manuel Antonio National Park
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The famous beach in front of the EOC, Playa Espadilla
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas

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ElisaLove...
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
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“Practically Ocean Front (100 yards), Creative Design, Mangos Every Morning”
Reviewed 16 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

What a lovely stay. We could tell immense thought and effort were put into the plan and design of the location, architecture, and interior design of the villa. We had our own private small pool and hammock. And though villas were on either side of us, the use natural trees and vegetation obfuscated those views. We felt safe and relaxed. The public beach is an easy 10 minute walk down from our own, what seemed to be private beach. The water and views were beautiful. The waves and under toe can be massive, so just be careful. We came during mango season, so every morning when we walked out on our private deck, mangos had fallen and we had our choice to eat throughout the day. The staff are friendly, helpful, genuine, and knowledgeable. The national park is also an easy 20-ish minute walk. And the street walk to town and the public beach is about 10 minutes or less. People do walk up and down the beach asking if you'd like something to drink or to see if you'd like to buy something they've made. They have some lovely wares. And it's how these people make a living. So if you find something lovely, don't hesitate to buy it to take home as a memory of your time in Costa Rica. If you're not interested, just say so. They'll move on.
There are only a few things to watch out for: If you're renting a car, the driveway into the resort is extremely steep and takes a brave soul to back out or drive out. Just be careful and ask for assistance if you need to.
Manuel Antonio is a lovely, small town. Plenty of food and drink places from which to choose.
Don't know much about taxi's since we have a rental car.
They do have a few places in town that offer food delivery if you don't feel like going out.
Chairs are put out automatically for you on the beach, but are taken in at 4PM (free). I'm sure one could arrangement to have chairs kept out longer for a fee.
This is a small resort with 4 villas and a small, cool public gathering area. There is no restaurant on site. Food is easy enough to come by as mentioned above.
The weather was fantastic. We came during the rainy season. And when we come again, we always want to come in the rainy season. It rains at least once a day for 10 minutes or an hour....but the rest of the day is beautiful. Sometimes it was bad weather more than that, but mostly it's just a couple of showers during the day to cool things off. The weather was perfect! I heard how hot it gets in Costa Rica. Well, that's another thing about the rainy season...not as hot...the breeze in somewhat cool.
You will be asked to tip the staff so be prepared.
The 2 Bedroom 1.5 Villa we stayed also had an outdoor shower.
Very cool architectural features.
One bedroom had a king bed and a loft bed. The other bedroom had a queen? bed, I think. And the full bathroom upstairs was between them.
The lower level has the half bath and a kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, and cook top (no oven that I could find.). and a sitting area. with wall to wall windows.
The private courtyard was amazing and private.
Sometimes there are horses in the field between the villas and the ocean.
So nice.
This is not the place for loud, crazy, partying. This is a high end villa resort meant for families or friends just coming to hang out.
Wonderful trip. Would definitely recommend staying at Espadilla Ocean Club. Top Notch resort and service.

Your age range 35-49
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af3658
United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonserful!”
Reviewed 8 May 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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We stayed as a family at Espadilla and it was everything we hoped for. If you are looking for peace and tranquillity and a home from home feeling then look no further. Fer and Brooke were friendly, welcoming and always ready to help. Overall a liitle piece of paradise.

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cheryl b
Frederick, Maryland
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“Holiday in Paradise”
Reviewed 13 January 2017 for a stay in May 2016

We traveled to Costa Rica with our five adult daughters (no boyfriends, husbands, or grand kids). This was like staying in paradise. We were greeted by Fernando and Brooke who were so lovely. We arrived very late and tired. Brooke was so patient with orienting us to the units and the area. Fernando is fantastic! We had the rental care from hell and Fernando spoke with the company to have it replaced, (so grateful). Everything that you need is there including an almost private beach with monkeys. The park was within walking distance which after seeing the park we were grateful to have some distance (very busy area). The units each have a theme (we rented two), with a wading pool which is great to sit in after the beach and just relax. The units are decorated and set up very nicely. The only complaint that we had was the mattresses in the loft beds in both units were very uncomfortable. We enjoyed massages on the beach along with fresh coconut drinks made to order. This is a great place for a family vacation, we couldn't have been more pleased.

Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
16 Jan 2017
thanks for the great review, guys.......we try pay great attention to customer satisfaction and it's always good to here that our managers/concierges, Fernando and Brooke, are doing a great job at it........I noted your comment about the loft beds not being comfortable, so we are going to look into a solution for that.......we hope to see you again soon........Bobby, owner
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Julie H
Alpharetta, Georgia
2 reviews
“Christmas in Paradise!”
Reviewed 4 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

This was our second trip to EOC, and it couldn't have been more perfect. Our family of four stayed in the "Air" villa this time, and we could have easily fit one or two more kids. Air has an outdoor shower attached to the downstairs powder room, and each shower was memorable: purple flowered vines and monkeys swinging through trees high over our heads! We felt perfectly safe and well cared for---Brooke and Fer arranged amazing day trips for us---waterfalls to slide down, beach caves to explore, surfing & zip--line expeditions. But our favorite thing was just hanging at the villa, walking to the market to buy fresh mangos, avocados, pineapples and fish and then cooking up a storm! They recommended the best restaurants, many we could just walk along the beach to access. They arranged a fishing trip for my son and husband, and they caught a huge Schnook and 2 red snappers, which we cooked on the grill, made fish tacos, and had enough to eat all week and share with our friends we made at EOC. It was the best vacation ever, and we already decided that we will rent the whole thing out for my son's wedding in the future. Thanks for everything!

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Management Response
4 Jan 2017
thanks for the great review, Julie......we look forward to having you again, and for your son's wedding down the road......Bobby, owner
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Jo R
1 review
“Location, Villa and Concierge wonderful”
Reviewed 28 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Thank you to Fer and Brook for such terrific service during our very rainy stay at EOC. The weather cannot be helped but they made our stay during the unusual weather so much happier.
The villa is well appointed and very close to a beautiful beach .
Will return at a time with better weather so we can enjoy all the benefits of the villa such as splash pool and deck.
Thank you for looking after us
Jo and Jim

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Management Response
29 Dec 2016
thanks for the review, Joanne........we hope the weather will cooperate better for you next time.......
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