This is a classic Manuel Antonio property that holds the jungle barefoot luxury, yet simple. The architect designed the house in a European style. It is elegant in its construction and furnishings. Casa Voladora was designed by an award-winning architect to bring the area’s natural beauty right into the house. There are breathtaking views from every window and terrace. Your view consists of the National Park of Manuel Antonio, Espadilla Beach, all of the infamous Punta Quepos, all the way up the Northern coastline and the mountain ridge of Fila Chonta making anyones jaw drop!! Tropical forest surrounds the back of the house providing privacy and a front row seat to Costa Rica’s exotic plants and wildlife. The house has one private bedroom on the second floor, downstairs is a convenient daybed is suitable to sleep one more person. It is an intimate and romantic setting where you can have your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail on one of the several private terraces, including a Romeo and Juliet balcony in the master bedroom. The house is mostly suitable for those who do not require lavish amenities, as there is no TV or air-conditioning. You will find however, that air conditioning is not necessary as the house sits on the top of a ridge and enjoys a constant fresh ocean breeze. Numerous windows and ceiling fans also provide for excellent ventilation. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave oven, toaster oven, refrigerator, coffee-maker, and all plates, pots, pans, utensils, etc. The house has a telephone in the living room area. There is one full bathroom and also an outside secluded shower. There is hot water throughout the house, including the outside shower. This truly is a place to relax and appreciate Costa Rica’s natural beauty. In the morning you will awaken to the exotic songs of rainforest birds and the sounds of the rolling waves of the sea below. Occasionally you will hear howler monkeys in the distance (sometimes not so distant) giving their morning salutations. Often there are toucans in the palm trees around the house. If you’re lucky you might even see white-faced monkeys, squirrel monkeys or sloths dangling and jumping from the trees around the house Casa Voladora sits on a cliff overlooking Punta Quepos & Manuel Antonio National Park. It is a 10-15 minute walk to Playa Espadilla and 15-20 to Playa Biesanz. Playa Espadilla is great for surfing and body boarding while Playa Biesanz is more protected and better for snorkeling and swimming. These are the two of the most visited beaches besides the park which is also in accessible but its your view!! Manuel Antonio National Park is one of Costa Rica 's best known and most often visited parks.The area is home to over 353 species of birds. Howler and white-faced monkeys, two-toed and three-toed sloths, coati-mundi and raccoons frequent the beaches in and outside the Park. The National Park area offers some of the best beaches on Costa Rica 's Pacific coast for surfing, swimming and snorkeling. Within the area, there is much to enjoy; bird watching, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, and boat trips for fishing or to watch dolphins. Located besides the town of Quepos in the Central Pacific Zone, the area is one of the most beautiful in Costa Rica. Please note that the house sits on the top of a ridge and is only accessible by a series of 128 steps leading from the parking area up to the house. This can make it a moderate physical endeavor. As such, it might not be the best choice for people who are physically restricted. The walk up the stairs, however, is rewarding as it provides you with the fantastic view on top. There is an electric elevator basket that runs up the side of the hill the to the houses, but it was constructed to carry luggage and supplies only. The caretaker will take charge of getting all of your luggage to the house.