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1 room, 2 adults

Villas de la Selva

2-star2 stars
Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, 60601, Costa Rica

Beach hotel with outdoor pool, near Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Free WiFi and free parking
From 61 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Great room

Villas de la Selva

from ZAR 1,148
  • Family Room - panoramic ocean view
  • Double Room -balcony ocean view
  • Double room with sea view terrace
  • Superior room with terrace and sea view
  • House, 1 Bedroom, Sea View
  • Family House, Ocean View

What’s around Villas de la Selva


  • Manuel Antonio National Park - 4 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Beach - 37 min walk
  • ADR Adventure Park - 26 min walk
  • La Selvita - 31 min walk
  • Playitas Beach - 34 min walk
  • Biesanz Beach - 38 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge - 44 min walk
  • Playa La Macha - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km

Getting around

  • Quepos (XQP) - 17 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 163 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Disabled parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

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Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 43 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Carlton, us6 night trip
Very good 8,0
Monkeys yes..... luxury no...
If you read through the reviews previously posted there are no surprises when you arrive. Monkeys are everywhere and definitely the best part of staying at this hotel. The rooms are adequate and comfortable. We didn’t have hot water the first night, found Manuel the property manager the next day and he turned it on. (Not sure why it was turned off to begin with, made for a very uncomfortable first shower there). There is a magnificent view of the water, although some wires and roofs in the way but nothing we can do about that. The beach access is open till 5 pm everyday with entry through the hotel below. The 100meter hike is a strenuous steep hike to the beach but worth it with a near private beach below. If looking for luxury, not your place. If looking for daily monkey visits, definitely your place.
Tanya, us3 night family trip
Good 6,0
Amazing view
Beautiful view. Only 1 functioning plug and the tv didn’t work either. Asked to have it fixed but they didn’t seem To care.
Saverio, ca2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Incredible sunsets and close to the beach
The staff at Villa de la Selva were so friendly and welcoming. Our room had two hammocks on the deck which were so comfortable and relaxing at the end of every day in Manuel Antonio. Breakfast was delicious and although the walk was STEEP on the way back the property is walking distance to the beach. We saw a number of ants in our room as mentioned in other reviews but they didn’t bother us. We brought a few ant traps with us because of the other reviews but wound up not needing them. The view for sunset was incredible. There were several sloths, monkeys and lizards in the garden and trees which were so fun to see every morning. The location was a short 10 minute drive from Manuel Antonio National park and 2-5 minutes drive or a 10 minute walk from great restaurants.
Noah, us3 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Good view, sweet housekeeper, ask questions
Pros: cute, quiet place, balcony with fan, hammock, view of ocean, equipped kitchenette, great pool, friendly staff (when they are around) Cons: no hot water, no wifi password in room, and office apparently only open for check-ins. I was (accidentally?) locked into my room with a padlocked, screened security gate (outside the regular wooden door that bolts shut) and had to make my way off the balcony and around the muddy landscaping in the dark to open it from the outside. There wasn't anyone around the next day to find out what happened. Advice: communicate when you check in about wifi and on checkout procedure since the office was closed. And about the room's front security gate! FYI, the same key opened both unmarked padlocks (on the front and balcony iron gates), PLUS the padlock on the vacant room next door. However, I imagine there hasn't been thefts or we would have read it here.
Donna, hk1 night trip

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