Stay at Villa Punto de Vista and explore the rare combination of tropical rainforest tumbling into the pristine beaches of Manual Antonio with champion environmentalist and conservationist, Joan Embery. Spot endangered species and wildlife in one of the world’s most biodiverse rainforests. Experience a private sommelier hosted dinner, enriching natural history activities, along with some fun down-time with Joan Embery. Consider extending your Adventure with an optional excursion into the verdant Monteverde Cloud Forest, along with Joan Embery, to further explore the diverse wildlife found within one of the richest tropical forests in the America’s.

Joan Embery has served as a champion of environmental and conservation issues around the world, most notably as spokeswoman for the Zoological Society of San Diego. Joan Embery has led wildlife expeditions to places such as Africa, China, Nepal, India, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Thailand, the Galapagos Islands, Amazon and more.

Villa Punto de Vista is a 10-bedroom villa within a a gated estate on 2.5 acres of rainforest. It offers stunning 270-degree ocean panoramic views and a golden-sand beach is virtually footsteps away. The uniquely designed, perfectly sited-villa is nestled into the lush jungle teaming with monkeys, sloths and tropical birds. Villa amenities include a ballroom-disco off of the pool terrace and main level bar, a covered dining terrace and bar with sweeping views as well as an open-air roof deck wtih bar and jacuzzi that’s perfect for below-the-stars dining.  This award-winning villa has been featured by Architectural Digest, Robb Report, Forbes, Fox News, Travel Channel and more.


Adventure Overview

Dates: August 31-September 5, 2019

Trip Length: 5 nights and 6 days

Cost: Starting from $5195 per person

Deposit Due: 50% per person by February 18, 2019

(THIRDHOME Exchange members, ask about your special option to pay with cash + Keys)

Age Requirement: 21 years or older

Trip Highlights:

  • Accommodations at Villa Punto de Vista, a spectacular and award-winning property in the THIRDHOME portfolio
  • Wildlife encounters with Joan Embery, renowned environmentalist and conservationist 
  • An evening in the villa with a Sommelier-led wine tasting and regional culinary dinner with live flamenco guitar performance
  • Daily jungle and ocean Adventure activities while in Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio Villa Adventure Includes:

  • 5 nights luxury villa accommodations in private rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Wildlife sighting activities with Joan Embery
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily prepared by a chef
  • Beverage package each day
  • Villa staff onsite for daily cleaning and guest needs
  • Sommelier wine pairing and Costa Rican dinner with Flamenco Guitar
  • Choice of Adventure Activities – either half-day or full-day tours
  • Concierge Coordinator onsite for daily activities and coordination
  • Ground transportation from airport for all arrivals & departures as needed
  • Ground transportation throughout stay for all activities and tours
  • Private naturalist guide from International Expeditions

Not Included:

  • International Flights
  • Domestic Flights are not required due to ground transportation provided


Optional Adventure Extension Overview: Monteverde Cloud Forest

Dates: September 5-8, 2019

Trip Length: 3 nights and 4 days

Cost: $2795 per person (based on double occupancy) | $1495 single supplement add-on

Deposit Due: 50% per person by February 18, 2019

Extension Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at Monteverde Lodge in private rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Select meals
  • Select activities
  • Private Naturalist guide from International Expeditions
  • Activities with Joan Embery
  • Ground transportation
  • Wet towelletes, snacks, sodas, juices and beer in vehicles
  • Natural drinks, sodas, local wine and beer during meals

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