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Villa Punto de Vista

Pura Vida… Villa Punto de Vista perches high on a bluff, overlooking the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean and the idyllic sands of Manuel Antonio. The small town, named for its eponymous national park, is located on Costa Rica’s, hurricane-free, central Pacific coast, where you’ll find spectacular rainforests, ivory coastline, rushing rivers, crystalline waterfalls, and aromatic vanilla plantations.

The Premiere Manuel Antonio Villa… Villa Punto de Vista, Spanish for “Point of View,” provides unparalleled access to the wonders of Manuel Antonio. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of everything from the rainforest to the Pacific Ocean from high in the canopy. You’ve never been on a truly luxurious adventure until you partake in the ambiance of our Manuel Antonio villa.

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The Perfect Location

Our location, just a short stroll to the beach — under a minute in our private beach buggy — but removed from the tourist bustle, is Manuel Antonio’s best. In fact, there is no other large, private villa in the region closer to the beach. And not just the beach: we’re only minutes to Manuel Antonio National Park, local spas, the best restaurants and top activities, like canopy ziplines, parasailing, hiking and catamaran sailing.

From your private suite, the view stretches to tiny islands that dot the curving bay. Endangered squirrel monkeys chatter in the trees, where curious sloths also laze. Parrots and Toucans share the air space. And sunsets dazzle every night, as they disappear over the horizon in a kaleidoscopic blaze. This is Manuel Antonio, as seen from the picture-perfect heights of Villa Punto de Vista.

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, offers unlimited beauty. Find out why our villa is consistently ranked so highly by world travelers. Our pristine luxury resort villa is the perfect place for your Costa Rican adventure. Villa Punto de Vista is a private vacation rental paradise with an unparalleled location where the rainforest meets the sea.

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Whether it’s your first trip to Costa Rica or your tenth, your group’s vacation rental to our Manuel Antonio luxury villa is certain to be one of the travel highlights of your life. Manuel Antonio has consistently been named one of the top spots in the Americas  to travel. Not only are the local residents friendly, but the scenery is nothing short of breathtaking day, afternoon and night.

As a guest at Villa Punto de Vista, you will be centrally located to everything you need to make your journey to Costa Rica spectacular. The villa features an award-winning vertical architectural design, expanding upwards rather than outwards. Each level gives a refreshingly new, picturesque viewpoint of the region. Plus, both the private and social areas feature luxurious amenities for all-day indulgence.

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Are you seeking an easy-to-find Costa Rica location for your next big family vacation, special birthday, corporate retreatwedding or other special celebration?  . The villa can accommodate up to 30 persons and offers 10 luxurious private  en-suite guest rooms.

Want to go to the beach and enjoy the warm sea breezes? Let us set up some loungers for you in the best spots for dozing, relaxing and sunbathing. Feel like taking a trip to town where shopping, sport fishing, boating and dining mingle so perfectly? We’ll get you a ride. Want to explore the various ecosystem s and snag views of unusual and exotic animals in the rainforest? The Manuel Antonio National Park is moments away.

Whatever your agenda, the staff at Villa Punto de Vista is ready to take action and make your experiences nothing short of spectacular. When you reserve your stay, let us know how we can turn your Costa Rican journey into a once-in-a-lifetime vacation.

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Manuel Antonio has some of the best weather in the world. Experience glorious sunshine, warm temperatures and comfortable evenings in one of the world’s most breathtaking locations.

The average daytime temperature in Manuel Antonio hovers between 80º and 85º F (26.5º to 29.5º C) year-round, with refreshing sea breezes. At night, temperatures fall to a cool 70º to 75º F (18º to 24º C) — the perfect climate for dining al fresco. Enjoy the ocean’s incredibly comfy temperature of 78º/80º year-round!

During Costa Rica’s High Season, late November through May, we receive very little or no rainfall and sunshine all day long. In Costa Rica’s Northern Pacific coast, this makes for dry, brown and dusty conditions. However, in Costa Rica’s lush central Pacific Coast, where our villa is located, it’s always green regardless of season.

During the Costa Rica’s transitional Green Season from May through August, you can expect beautiful sunny mornings and early afternoons allowing loads of time for activities, adventures and beach time. It will sometimes rain a bit in the afternoons during these months, but remember — it’s the rainforest, and rainfall in the rainforest is a magical thing! An additional benefit to Green Season is that the price is a bit lower.

Enjoy a Breathtaking View During Our Whale Watching Season

September and October is the Central Pacific’s Whale Watching Season, which also happens to be the rainforest’s rainiest most fertile months. This area is one of the world’s only breeding grounds for both Blue, Humpback and Pilot whales. You can see them breaching from the villa, or we can arrange a boat ride from our local marina to see them up close! These whales travel from both Alaska and Antarctica and meet in Costa Rica — 11,500 miles away — to mate and raise their young.

During Whale Watching Season, you can find some mornings to be clear for beach time and activities. Every month has a lot to offer here on Costa Rica’s central coast! As an all-weather paradise, tours and activities don’t stop for a shower in Costa Rica — in fact, they can even be more refreshing, memorable and fun!

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San José’s Juan Santamaría International Airport (code: SJO) is the most convenient international airport to Manuel Antonio and Villa Punto de Vista. Manuel Antonio is located approximately 25 minutes by air and 2.5 hours by road from San José.

Upon arrival in Costa Rica, you have several options for travel to Manuel Antonio. Two of our guests’ preferred options are regional flights to nearby, or luxury van service – door-to-door private transportation from the airport to Villa Punto de Vista. Rental cars are also available but not advisable as once you are in Manuel Antonio there is no need for private transportation.

We are also happy to arrange for private charter flights or helicopter service to the local airport, with private luxury car service to escort you from the airstrip or helipad to Villa Punto de Vista.


Best of all, no matter if you travel to our Manuel Antonio villa during the high (dry) or low (green) season, you can expect to encounter a variety of fun activities and opportunities for groups of all ages. From adrenaline-heavy ziplining and whitewater rafting to relaxing catamaran sunset tours, there’s an experience perfect for each member of your group.


Co-Owner & Managing Partner

For Christien, being the Managing Partner of Villa Punto de Vista is a culmination of his life’s passions and experience. From a young age, he was always intrigued by hotels and hospitality. After studying entrepreneurship and marketing at Western Carolina University in the U.S. he landed a job working for the top luxury travel company in his mother’s home country of Costa Rica where he grew up before opening Villa Punto de Vista with his family. Hospitality is in his blood!

Beyond managing the villa experience and marketing, Christien is a lover of the outdoors who enjoys the beach just as much as the mountains. If he’s not working, you’ll likely find him skiing, hiking, or spending time with his wife and four-year-old son at their home in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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Co-Owner & Architect

After studying architecture in both the United States and Scandinavia, David felt in his heart that it was time to return to his roots in Costa Rica. When the family found the plot of land where Villa Punto de Vista now stands, he knew it was serendipity. David dreamed up the vision for the villa with large groups and families in mind, and there was nothing like it in Costa Rica. Perhaps the highlight of his career was when Christien acquired Mr. I.M. Pei, the designer of the Louvre’s famous glass pyramid, as the first overnight guest.

David lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters and is an avid 80s music fan.

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Magnificent property for a truly magical event

Everything was beyond perfect. Every view, room, and feature completely breathtaking. Each day was better than the next. All of our guests were in awe and jaws were dropped with every corner turned. The staff was absolutely incredible and we’ve never felt better taken care of. And most importantly, all of our friends and family remarked on it being amongst the best experiences of their lives. Many tears were shed at checkout as we were sad it had to end, but so very happy it happened.


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Everything we expected and more!

We are a group of 6 couples aged 40-60 who travel 5 star and stay in luxury villas often. Punto de Vista was one of our favorites. It started with Gloriela months before assisting with our itinerary and provisions. The professionalism and attention to detail were impeccable. Upon our arrival, we were blown away with the architecture and how well laid out the villa is. It’s absolutely picturesque. The location couldn’t be better as it sits right in the middle of nature at its finest. Monkeys, sloths and Tucans surrounded us daily. The beach was a beautiful 10 minute walk...


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Home away from home

This place will make anyone speechless! When I say it’s our home away from home, I truly mean it! The best wildlife, the best staff, the best breakfast and the best drinks. The staff truly have become a second family! We loved it the first time, we loved it the second visit and we’ll continue to love it for always! BOOK this piece of paradise

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Villa Punto de Vista compare to a resort or hotel in Costa Rica?

Well, we actually wrote a whole blog about this since we had so much to say! You can check it out here.

Is the villa a part of a company like Hilton or Marriott?

Nope. Our villa is independently owned and operated by a team of family members with close ties to the region. 

Christien Johnson and David Konweiser are the brothers who dreamed of building a villa in their mother’s home country, where they spent time growing up. And, in fact, their mother, Cecilia, was their first investor. It’s a very special place! The whole story is actually outlined above. You can check out our Architectural Digest feature to learn more about how David architected the villa, too.

What makes Villa Punto de Vista different from other hotels in Manuel Antonio?

Well, we’re not a hotel, actually! 

We’re a private resort property with two exclusive, connected villas that can be rented solo or together. Our owner and architect designed the property with groups in mind, so you can’t book one room only like you can at hotels. We are very much a group property and rent our villas as such.

We would like to say that our product offers a unique blend of resort and villa, as you get the five-star service of a resort but the privacy of a stand-alone villa.

Unlike other villas in the area, we offer a fully-staffed villa with concierge, housekeeping, and security at all times.

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