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“So much love so little time...”
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Main entrance and two balconies with ocean view
View from the ocean
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kitchen
View from the kitchen
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Room´s deck
Bedroom´s balcony
view of the surf
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Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Santa Teresa, Province of Puntarenas

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Erica B
2 reviews
“So much love so little time...”
Reviewed May 8, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed my one-month stay at Villas Anazasi. Stayed in Studio Quincho and it was perfect. The view is amazing! Somehow I felt more compelled to enjoy the view from the studio than to walk down to the beach.

The owners, Martha and Axel, are very friendly and accommodating. They were able to meet my needs as a solo traveler without a car. Spending time with them added an unexpected touch of heart-felt joy to my stay at Villas Anazasi.

Playa Manzanillo itself is quiet in comparison to the surrounding beaches, it was exactly what I needed. And the people there are super friendly, as well. I felt very safe.

Next time I'm in Playa Manzanillo I'll be sure to visit Villas Anazasi again! Thank you Martha and Axel!

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Liked best: The good vibes!
Liked least: The crabs after the first rain.
Travelling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 May 2015
Was our pleasure to have you an entire month with us, time enough to make us feeling you more as the family than a guest. This time you enjoyed the Sand Castle contest in our beach, granted your scuba certificate for open water with our on site instructor and scaped to the vecinity Santa Teresa for fun a few times, girl, you make that month,intensive. Love for you prima and come back. Yours, Martha & Axel.
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North Carolina
Reviewed March 12, 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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A romantic getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
12 Mar 2014
Anna and George,we are gratefull because the time we spend together, wish your plans come true this yeear and we will wait until your next hollidays, if we are honored with your visit again.
best
Axel
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Wayland MA USA
Reviewed March 1, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway
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Management Response
1 Mar 2014
Thanks you Anne and Ted for this review, we were blessed for your visit and your good energy. Your words are very usefull for us but most for future guest.
Wish you the best,hope to see you again.
Axel
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WintersR4...
Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“A secret get-a-way in Paradise”
Reviewed March 1, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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The two main reasons to stay at Villa Jakal are the owners Axel and Martha. They can't do enough for you. They live on the property and they answer their email and requests while you're there immediately. We asked to rent bikes and 2 were delivered the next morning. We wanted to rent a quad, the rental guy was there to pick my husband up to take him to the rental place. AND he drove him home when we returned it. Axel picked us up at the van drop off point in Santa Teresa and stopped so we could buy groceries and charged half the price of a taxi! They even arranged for someone to pick us up and take us to the van drop off when we left because they weren't available. I could go on and on about how helpful they are.
As for the condo, you can tell from the price, it is not going to be a 3 star resort. It is basically a kitchen, bedroom, small bathroom. Certainly adequate for our needs. The stove is 2 burner propane, a full sized refrigerator, and utensils for two. There were no closets but Axel had made 4 hanging shelves in the bedroom that held all our things. The bed was comfortable with an overhead fan. There was air conditioning but we did not use it. There was a TV cable but we did not ask for a TV. They charge extra for electricity but don't worry, ours came to $14 for 10 days! Showers were warm with the typical Costa Rican water heater over the shower head. There were also shelves in the bathroom. I saw other complaints but we had no problem with the internet anywhere in the condo. The two small balconies overlooked the ocean. We were walking distance from the ocean. The condo is up a good sized hill but you will be glad it is. All roads are dirt and the dust is incredible at street level. We were above all that in the clean air where you could wake to the sound of the ocean, the howler monkeys and the birds. Manzanillo beach is calm water for swimming. Surfing is about 2 miles away at Playa Hermosa or 5 miles away at Playa Santa Teresa. The beaches must be undiscovered because nobody is there. Even at the surfer beaches there were about 30 people surfing. It is like having your own private beach! Would we go there again? In a heartbeat. Finally, thank you Axel and Martha for making our stay like visiting friends. We came as strangers but left as friends.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: The dirt roads
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 May 2015
Thanks you for such descriptive review, for your time and dedication on it, future guests and our team always learn from the feedbacks. You described our real status and this help our clients to have moderated expectations, in the level of this primitive area, best, Axel.
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CA
Reviewed July 6, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Management Response
6 Jul 2013
Tommy: thanks to give us the opportunity to be the host of this family reunion that meet here from places so distant as California and Honduras. If we had vacancy in the other bigger house we could make an upgrade for you, the 3 to be more comfortable, but was reserved because the hollidays brake. Also thanks for share the pictures about the wildlife and horse ride on the beach of the wildlife refuge. Hope to see you and your family again. Martha
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san rafael heredia
Reviewed March 30, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Management Response
30 Mar 2013
We are going to be excellent only if we can make you and your lovely family come again, for now we are just good enough.
Martha & Axel
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bc
Reviewed March 21, 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Management Response
21 Mar 2013
Well said that ¨nothing fancy¨, we do not treat the guest as kings, we just see them as our family. You and your lovely family will have always a space in our place, as you have it already in our hearts.
Martha & Axel
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