About Escape Villas

About Escape Villas

For over 10 years ESCAPE VILLAS has been the premier source of vacation rentals in Costa Rica. With offices in
Manuel Antonio, we take pride in providing professional management of only the best vacation villas in the country.

  • We can accommodate groups from two to forty or more
  • Our unique vacation villas have the finest views, décor, amenities and pools
  • All our homes are set in pristine natural settings and some have fabulous beach views or are are at the beach
  • We add the extra touch through our exceptional concierge service which includes a dedicated host throughout
    your stay in our villas. We also offer an “All Inclusive Package” which can be tailored to your needs and may
    include any of the following:
    • Airport pickup and drop-off
    • Chef by day or week
    • Spa services
    • Adventure tours
    • Baby sitter

Meet Our Team

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Fernando is the Sales Manager for our popular Manuel Antonio homes and has been with Escape Villas for over 10 years. Fernando is your initial point of contact and will guide you in your first steps to assure you a seamless experience organizing your Costa Rica vacation. Fernando has lived and traveled extensively throughout North and South America, settled in Costa Rica over 11 years ago, started a family here and is an expert on beach vacation planning!

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Valerie has been with Escape Villas for over 8 years and is our concierge for Manuel Antonio. Unlike Ricky that has direct contact with our guests, Valerie is in charge of all pre-trip email and phone contact. She helps our guests coordinating all the details for the trip and most importantly, loves to answer all your questions about Costa Rica and your vacation. When she is not busy caring for her two and five year olds, Valerie loves the outdoors, the arts and is also a consummate baker!

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Ricky has been with Escape Villas for more than 8 years, is originally from San Francisco and spent many years in the US military. He came to Costa Rica looking for new adventures and challenges and now enjoys sharing his love for his adopted country with our guests from all over the world.

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Marta is originally from Nicaragua, has been with Escape Villas for over 8 years and is in charge of the house cleaning team in Villa Las Brisas in Manuel Antonio. Marta truly is proud of her work and never tires of seeing her villa sparkle. Marta also loves to cook and don’t be surprised if after finishing her cleaning tasks, she joins the chef and helps him prepare dinner!

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Kendary has been with Escape Villas for over five years and is in charge of administration at our Manuel Antonio Office. Kendary is currently studying Business Administration and although you won’t have much contact with her she has a passion for customer service and inspires the team with her warmth and caring nature.



Jeff is one of our hosts in Manuel Antonio and loves to share his knowledge of the area with our guests. When he is not traveling the world, he is here to help you have an Amazing vacation. Originally from Colorado, he has been living in Costa Rica for the past seven years.