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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our 2 week trip around Costa Rica and loved it. The setting of the tents is great, each one has their own balcony, the pool area is really pretty and the overall location is very peaceful. The tents are overall comfortable with a great big bathroom and a huge king...

Thank SKbristol24
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in one of the super spacious 'tents'. You really don't require hard walls in an abode unless you plan to put pictures up... and the shower, fridge, fan and spacious bathroom certainly made us feel like we were in a well proportioned hotel room. The road up to the hotel requires a 4X4 which is a lot of...

Thank farmersboy3
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed 3 nights in Heliconia cabin. This place has great views and is a good location to get to the ocean without the intense heat of the lowland. Jorge gave our friend a surf lesson and he was thrilled with the whole experience. The owners are very responsive to any problems or needs. It made for a very relaxing...

Thank linda h
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Manoas during an epic 2 week trip traveling throughout Costa Rica for the first time. We stayed with Steve, the owner (aka Happiness Engineer) who has the most luxurious super tents with panoramic views of the forests. Be sure to see very rare egg plants never seen anywhere in the world!

Thank Myra K
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

For a peaceful yet exhilarating experience look no further. The owners of Manoas are the opitomy of service with unparalleled attention to detail. They have made our trip unforgettable not only because of their genuine hospitality, but because they go above and beyond to make your stay one to remember. Steve's coffee alone makes breakfast every bit worthwhile. The cafe...

Thank yoginictothep
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 8 November 2016

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...

Thank troyt84
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....

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 31 July 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...

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 21 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...

Thank Pa R
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...

Thank Janice T

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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: $107 - $644 (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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