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Brattleboro, Vermont
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This beautiful hacienda is located in an incredibly scenic spot, with elevated views of Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. We immediately felt at home, and enjoyed being away from the crowds, but near the attractions. Although a 4wd vehicle was needed to drive up the driveway, that added to the adventure and charm. Howler monkeys were our alarm clock and...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Encantada Guest House. The location was really close to the Arenal and some day adventures, yet it was private enough and had a beautiful view. The house was very clean and the caretaker was very responsive. We would definitely stay again!

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, we look for to seeing you again soon.

Slovakia
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Our family had wonderful stay at Hacienda Encantanda! The place is great with Volcano view. The house is amazing, comfortable and located nearby jungle. The house is equipped well. We have great memories from this place. For sure we will come again!

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words, we truly value your remarks and we hope you return again soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We had an amazing time in Costa Rica and the Encantada Guest House was by far the best lodging in which we stayed. Though it is a shared house sytle lodging, we were there alone. Its a home away from home to be sure. We only spent a few days here but easily could have spent the week. This is...

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review, we so appreciate your comments and hope you return again soon!

Montreal
Reviewed 24 February 2015

The place is magical with great views! Lots of wildlife around the house and a short distance to all the Arenal activities. The room is very comfortable and the house is well equipped and cozy! We will try to stay here again some day...we also accidentally discovered an incredible restaurant only 5 minutes away...Tres Cabras. Enjoy!

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review, we hope you return again soon!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 May 2014

True Bliss! I had an amazing 3 days @ the Hacienda Encantada guest house. I needed to regroup in my life and this was the place to go! When I arrived I was surrounded by the beauty of nature. I was able to see the Arenal Volcano from relaxing in a hammock on the patio. I layed there breathing it...

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words! We are getting so excited about finishing the new B&B, in 2015, We hope you will come back when we get it open!

Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 May 2014

I just wanted you all to know what a great place Encantada Guest House is! My wife Kristin and I recently left our home in Newtown Connecticut to visit Costa Rica and we had a wonderful trip. The Hacienda is in an absolutely gorgeous setting, with beautiful views of the nearby volcano, the jungle below, and the mountains above. It...

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review, please come back soon! Nita

Albany, New York
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We had such a wonderful stay at Hacienda Encantada! The house is really nicely located - beautiful volcano view, very close to the little village of El Castillo (which has a lot to do!), close to the entrance to the National Park/hot springs/village of La Fortuna. The house, itself, is amazing. We immediately felt comfortable there even though we were...

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Lauren, for the kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed you stay and we hope you will be able to come back again soon. Maybe you can even rent the whole house next time!

Trinidad, California
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I stayed six nights with 3 friends. We loved how quiet and beautiful the house and property were. Everywhere you look is enchantment and beauty. We loved being able to cook our meals in the efficient kitchen. It is fun to eat out at the many fine options, but the hustle, bustle gets tiresome and enjoying simple, relaxing meals at...

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Judy for your kind review, it was a genuine pleasure to help you plan your vacation and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Encantada Guest House. Come Back Soon! Nita

Sandy, Utah
Reviewed 11 February 2014

I loved my little corner of paradise for the week I was there. The views of Lake Arenal in one direction and of the volcano in another were sublime. Tucked away in a secluded corner of the jungle, the guest house is surrounded by howler monkeys making their presence known. Yet the lodging is close enough to El Castillo and...

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PuravidaElCastillo, Owner at Encantada Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your Kind Words and Glowing Review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit us again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely Guest Cottage has Two Private Guest Rooms and a Generously Equipped Guest Kitchen. Sleeps up to 7 Persons and is also available as a 2 bed room Vacation Rental Only 5-35 minutes from the most Popular Adventure Activities: Hiking, Ziplines, Horseback Rides, Eco Zoo, Butterfly Garden, Hot Springs, Volcano National Park & More! Close to Restaurants and Small Markets. FREE WiFi, Covered Outdoor Patios with Hammocks. Tropical Garden, Birds, Monkeys! TWO NIGHT MINIMUM PER RESERVATION. Bath and all Common areas are Shared IF we are fully booked. 4X4 SUV STRONGLY SUGGESTED for rough roads in the Arenal/Monteverde Areas ... more   less 

Additional Information about Encantada Guest House

Address: # 1 Via Encantada, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > El Castillo
Price Range: $98 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Encantada Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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