Discovery Beach House on the Beach

5 star(s) from 1 votes
Located directly on the Beach by Manuel Antonio Park -, Located next to Karahe Hotel, PUNTARENAS PROVINCE, ,Costa Rica


Pampered in Paradise

The Discovery Beach House staff earned the honor of “Top Vacation Rental Home in Manuel Antonio 2012” by pampering their guests in paradise in surprising and unique ways. TripAdvisor comments include, "The staff made us feel like family" and "All the thoughtful personal touches made us feel so special." This award-winning beachfront villa books up 3-6 months in advance. Holidays book early, so don't wait until someone else takes your dates. Make your reservation today.

Convenient Location

Picture yourself in the most convenient location in all of Manuel Antonio where you're a 1-5 min. beach walk away from a variety of restaurants, a grocery store, souvenir shopping and with public transportation right outside your door. Imagine a 10-minute walk to Manuel Antonio National Park, rated by Forbes Magazine as one of the "Top 12 National Parks in the World."

Before the borders were legally defined in 1972, this property was a part of Manuel Antonio National Park. It still attracts 3 species of monkeys, 2 types of sloths and other interesting wildlife. The owners have successfully worked with a botanist since 2006 to enrich the biodiversity and benefit its wildlife. Lush gardens add to your tropical experience


The Discovery Beach House is your premier choice for a Costa Rica destination wedding. This romantic villa is one of only four vacation rental homes located directly on the beach In Manuel Antonio and was awarded TripAdvisor's FlipKey “Top Vacation Rental Home in Manuel Antonio 2012, 13, 14 etc.”  

Imagine walking down an orchid-lined path from your luxury villa with the beach just 60 seconds in front of you. No shuttling yourself or your guests back and forth from another location for your beach wedding ceremony because you're already ON the beach!

In addition, a new 9x9 meter deck just inside the property is perfect for your Welcome Party, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridesmaid’s Luncheon or Reception. Interior and exterior options are available for all your events.

Costa Rica's top wedding planners work with the Discovery Beach House. On a budget? We have wedding planners to fit every budget.

This 3-bedroom 4-bath beachfront vacation villa sleeps 6-8.  Ask about rental options for larger groups of 12-16. Credit cards accepted.

Everything You Need

The Discovery Beach House has everything you need; 2 Master Bedrooms and a Guest Bedroom, 2 King size beds (1 converts into twin beds) and 1 Queen size bed. It has a fully-equipped kitchen with spices and condiments (just like home) with indoor and outdoor dining options. The huge infinity swimming pool gives the illusion of splashing into the Paciific Ocean and the oversize hot tub accommodates up to 12. 

Free WiFi, a private Concierge, housekeeper, gardener and 24/7 security are all included. A bottle of champagne and a gift basket with tropical fruit and Costa Rica's finest coffee await your arrival. As a special gift to you the owners treat you to a free Vacation Buggy Welcome Tour around town to familiarize you with your surroundings right from the beginning. 

Want to relax inside the house? The entertainment center has a 42" plasma TV, DVD player, DVD library and board games.

The Owners

Evelyn Gallardo, is the author of "The Best of Manuel Antonio & Quepos 2012."  She lives in Manuel Antonio with her husband, David Root, who plays the flute with  local bands. The couple once worked with mountain gorilla expert Dr. Dian Fossey in Rwanda and with Dr. Birute Galdikas on the Orangutan Project in Borneo. Evelyn is also the author of "Among the Orangutans: The Birute Galdikas Story." Photos of the couple's interesting experiences adorn a floating photo gallery on the second floor and their worldwide collection of artifacts is found throughout their unique home. 



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Don11-02-2012 02:34PM
Best Vacation Home

I want to stay here...