Category: Facilities

Personal Concierge

Asher is originally from California, and has been living in the Manuel Antonio area since 2001. Here she has raised her two sons whom where born in Costa Rica. Over the years Asher has owned and managed many businesses in the area of tourism. She is familiar with the logistics of travel and also knows how to make guests of all ages enjoy the natural beauty of Costa Rica. Asher is your own personal concierge. She will help you have a more exciting and unique travel experience.

Asher has an extensive knowledge of Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio, and of Tulemar. This allows her to customize each guest’s stay so they can enjoy with planning ease, all that the area has to offer. Having raised her family there, she can recommend first hand, the best restaurants, best spas, best tours, best guides, etc. She will help you plan activities for all the guests in your party. Everyone from toddlers to seniors, from adventure tours to spa treatments.

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Spa Services and yoga

We are proud to offer the services of Spa Holis to all of our guests.   They offer everything from manicures and pedicures to massages and body wraps to yoga and pilates classes. All of these services can be offered in the privacy of the Garden House or at the spa which is just two blocks from the house. Here is a link to their website where you can see their full spa menu:

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Private Chef

Garden House offers a private chef for all our guests.

• It is $1,200 a week for a private chef to come and cook all three daily meals for up to ten people at the Garden House (plus the cost of groceries)

• It is $1000 a week for just breakfasts and dinners (plus groceries)

• Individual meals: • Single Breakfast $80 • Single dinner $130 • Single Lunch $110 (plus groceries)

Chef Tito is our primary chef that we use, but we also work with other local chefs when Tito is busy cooking at other private homes. All our chefs are very talented and flexible with their cooking styles. Chef Tito owned his own Caribbean style restaurant in Quepos for many years before deciding that he wanted to dedicate his time to cooking in a more private setting with tourists.

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Private Photography

Many guests love to capture their memories of their vacations in Costa Rica. You can hire a private, professional photographer to come and take family photos for you.  The Tulemar beach is the perfect setting for this.  The costs vary depending on the time spent on the shoot and the number of people. Here is a link to one of our favorite local photographer: John Williamson

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Car Rental

Adobe Rent a Car in Costa Rica is the car rental company with best value, since 1990. The company focuses in delivering a complete service at a reasonable price, with no hidden fees. They offer cars with less than 24 months and the most comprehensive insurance available in the market. They offer the most cost-effective option in the market, with rentals for a day, a weekend, a week, a month or long term rentals. You can visit their site here:

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