Villa Celaje

Villa Celaje - Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 3 Kings Beds
  • 4 Queen Beds
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Sleeps 20
  • 13,000+ sq ft
  • Panoramic Ocean View
  • Panoramic Valley View
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Fully Furnished Kitchen
  • Gas Grill
  • Infinity Edged Pool
  • Two Jacuzzi Tubs
  • Outdoor Gourmet Kitchen
  • Fully Air-Conditioned
  • Maid Service Included
  • House Concierge Included
  • Private Chef Available
  • Spa Services Available
  • San Jose Shuttle Available
  • Car Recommended
  • Free WiFi

Villa Celaje - Description

Dominating one of the highest points in Manuel Antonio, this new villa provides dramatic 360 degree views of the sweeping Pacific coastline, majestic mountain ranges and palm plantations. Villa Celaje is perched at the top of a gated community with 24-hour security and is the ideal place to indulge in a luxurious vacation. The 13,000 square foot villa offers three floors with eight elegant bedroom suites. No expense has been spared on the construction and furnishings of this magnificent villa. The entire house is outfitted with a/c and ceiling fans to keep you cool on the warmest days. Hand-picked local and international artwork adorns the walls and some of the finest of materials decorate the rest.

CasaTolteca Living Large
With almost 10,000 of living area, Villa Celaje is one of the largest homes in Manuel Antonio. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors make up entire walls in the villa and showcase the breathtaking mountain and ocean views. They also provide access to spacious terraces with specially reinforced railings. A large kitchen is centrally located on the main floor and is equipped with granite countertops, fashionable cabinetry from Italy, and top of the line stainless steel appliances. Connected to the kitchen is the elegantly decorated dining space with seating for 16 persons, and the spacious living room is equipped for entertainment and relaxation. There are flat screen TVs on each floor with SKY satellite service, as well as built in and external audio sound systems, ipod dock stations and wireless internet throughout.

Walk out the main entrance, or down a spiral staircase that connects each floor, and step into the ultimate entertaining experience. A brand new dream outdoor kitchen sits on a gorgeous stone patio that surrounds the beautifully tiled infinity pool which has been adapted to accommodate young swimmers. Jetting out below the pool is a ample sized sundeck with luxurious lounging encased in tropical landscape.

Main Living Area (3 bedroom suites):
Kitchen, Dining and Living area – granite counter tops, Italian cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, 16 seating dining table, spacious lounging areas, flat screen TV with SKY satellite service, sound system, wireless internet.
“Blue Ocean” Master Suite – king sized bed, outside terrace Jacuzzi, immense bath, closet with safe, ocean view
“Sunshine” Bedroom – twin beds, personal balcony, private bath, closet with safe, mountain view
“Citrus” Bedroom – queen bed, personal balcony, private bath, closet with safe, mountain view

CasaToltecaTop Floor (4 bedroom suites):
"Grand Master" Master Suite - king sized bed with 180 degree ocean view through full lenght windows, unique bathroom, closet with safe, private balconies with ocean and mountain view.
“Plum Paradise” Master Suite
– king sized bed, outside terrace Jacuzzi, immense bath, closet with safe, ocean view
“Monkey” and “Golden” Bedrooms – queen beds, personal balconies, private baths, closets with safe, mountain view

Lower Floor (1 bedroom apartment):
This suite features a beautiful queen bed and a seating area that can convert to a bed that accommodates two smaller people comfortably. There is also a full bath, kitchenette, living room and gaming area as well as magnificent views of the ocean and mountains on either side.

Villa Celaje - Floor Plans


Floor 1 -
Bedroom 1: King bed; ensuite bath
Bedroom 2: Queen bed; ensuite bath
Bedroom 3: 2 twin beds; ensuite bath
Living area; kitchen; dining area
Floor 2 -
Bedroom 4: King bed; ensuite bath
Bedroom 5: King bed; ensuite bath
Bedroom 6: Queen bed; ensuite bath
Bedroom 7: Queen bed; ensuite bath
Living area: Living area; kitchen; dining area; outdoor deck
Lower Floor -
Bedroom 8: Queen bed; ensuite bath; kitchenette; living area
Outdoor: Outdoor kitchen; deck; pool

Villa Celaje - Location


Manuel Antonio Hills - The 'Beverly Hills' of Manuel Antonio. Private communities with dozens of multi-million dollar homes scattered through the hills. Private, quiet, safe, and surrounded by rainforest and wildlife reserves are just a few reasons why homes in this area are in such demand.
Most homes in this area sit high on the hilltops so they have incredible panoramic ocean and/or valley views that face due west for spectacular sunsets.

Villa Celaje - Reviews

We just returned home from Villa Celaje a few days ago and can’t wait to return. We have spent a year planning this vacation with extended family. There were seventeen in our group and the house was all that we could have imagined and more. The pictures of the house that you see when planning your trip are accurate, however pictures do not do the house or the views justice…Villa Celaje is an outstanding residence! All seventeen of us fit comfortably in the house. There was so much common area that we never felt as though we were cramped. Each evening we gathered on the deck and in the pool to watch the sunset and each one got better and better. We were at the house on New Year’s Eve and it was quite a treat watching the many firework displays from the towns/resorts below.

While the house was really magnificent, what really made our trip were the incredible were the people we met at the house. Tatiana came in every morning with a smile to do the housekeeping – she was so thorough and friendly – it felt like we were staying in a hotel. Prior to the trip we had signed up for chef service for two of our dinners, after the first dinner we asked if they could come back for a third. Michael and William were excellent! Each dinner we had was absolutely delicious and it made it much easier for our group of seventeen to dine together rather than go out. Michael did a wonderful job in the kitchen and William was outstanding with service…meeting them was a highlight of our trip!!

Finally, I had the pleasure of working with Johan to coordinate all the details of our trip. We stayed during the holiday week and because of the large amount of visitors to the area most aspects of our trip had to be booked prior to our arrival. Johan handled everything from transportation to/from San Jose, groceries for the house upon arrival, car rental, excursion reservations, restaurant reservations and the private chefs. Coordinating a trip for seventeen people ranging in ages from 22-70 was quite daunting, but having Johan’s help made the trip seamless! There was not one glitch or issue that came up during our time there. Johan was extremely responsive in the planning process and every one of our excursions that he booked was perfect. Our group did whitewater rafting, surf lessons, zip-lining and a sunset sail. We can't wait to return!!

The home was beautiful and Johan the concierge was really good. We had chef's come in and cook for us and he arranged all the activities. We even had massage therapists come to the house to have massages on the balcony. The pool is beautiful and the views are just amazing.

If i had to complain about anything is that its a 3-5 minute cab ride to do anything. The concierge (Johan) usually arranged it and it was pretty easy but its not walking out to the beach or to the town. Its about $10 per ride to the city and back.

I would definitely stay in this home again and would recommend anyone to do the same.

To celebrate a 45th anniversary, we stayed at Villa Celaje for one week in July with our two children, spouses and grandchildren. The villa lived up to and exceeded our expectations in every way.

Celaje is the Spanish word for sunset and we arrived the first night just in time for a beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean. The villa had large floor to ceiling windows and doors and the views from every direction, day or night, were outstanding. And the villa itself was beautiful, well laid out, clean and well maintained. We all fell in love with it from the youngest to the oldest.

The staff were very accommodating and we wanted for nothing. Tatianna kept the villa clean and even did our laundry. Johan handled any request we had with ease and made us feel cared for. And we were more than pleased to have Michael as our private chef each evening. His skills were evident from the first night and we enjoyed each and every dinner. He even baked a birthday cake for our youngest traveler who turned five while in Costa Rica. Thank you everyone!

While at Villa Celaje we toured Manual Antonia with a private guide, Roy, we did the suspension bridge tour at Rainmaker park, went on a catamaran tour with Iguana Tours, did an all-day fishing excursion, an adventure tour, and did zip lining with El Santuario Tours. While each of the ours were unique in every way, the highlight was our zip lining adventure. Our children voted to do this adventure again and we went a second time on our last day at Villa Celaje.

I don't know how we managed it all but each day we had time to spend several relaxing hours at and in the infinity pool at the villa. What a beautiful pool! Even the squirrel monkeys seemed to enjoy the pool area the day they visited us. What a delight to watch them.

All in all, I can't say enough positive things about Villa Celaje and Costa Rica and wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend this to family or friends. It was a trip that will be remembered for a lifetime.


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