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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Encanta La Vida. perfect location to surf Pan Dulce, amazing yoga deck overlooking the ocean, great food & very accommodating & friendly staff. A beautiful setting in the jungle. We'll be back.

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Response from Encanta La Vida L, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your nice comments! We enjoyed having you at the lodge, hope to see you again soon!! Pura Vida

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Pros: Jackie the manager is an absolute delight and loves her job The amount of wildlife you can see on the compound beats anything you would see in a national park or even guided tour. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. Took an amazing...More

Thank Owenie
Response from Encanta La Vida L, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Cindy!! it was a pleasure having you and your husband here! Again we are very sorry for the inconvenience and thank you very much for your nice comments, we will work on getting better keeping in count your review. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

I just tried to book a fourth but it was sold out! I loved staying here with yoga retreat friends. Close to the beach, has a bar and a nice pool. Surrounded by jungle but not too remote. I will return!

Thank H C
Response from Encanta La Vida L, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 26 March 2018

Hello! thank you so much for your nice comments! we are sorry you couldn't stay with us this time, but please come back again!!

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This completely off-grid place is nestled in the jungle. We stayed at pole house 3. We enjoyed our private balcony and watching the monkeys frolicking in the trees! The place is landscaped beautifully and the artwork was a lovely touch. The staff and owner were...More

Thank angiegolding
Response from Encanta La Vida L, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 7 March 2018

Hello Angie! thank you so much for your nice comments! We will keep working and improving the lodge! We enjoyed having you here! Pura Vida!

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Thought we’d splurge for family vacation. It sounded amazing. It is very nice, but You can certainly appreciate Costa Rica in a very nice hotel for a lot less down the road. What you’ll miss is the $80 yoga classes and vegetarian meals which you...More

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Patty C
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Encanta La Vida L | Property representative |
Thanks for this question and thanks for your answers, Mlee2surf and Taryana. We do not have ocean view rooms, however as the above replies have highlighted, we are very close to the beach. Our yoga deck does have a stunning... More
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Bethany T
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Encanta La Vida L | Property representative |
Hi Bethany! As Taryana mentioned, we are a short walking distance from the ocean and located in the edge of the jungle. That said, you actually can hear the sound of the waves as they break all the way around the tip of the... More
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rbeen41
February 26, 2017|
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Response from scottlora | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes you can smoke at Encanta La Vida. Even in the rooms. They are all open air so, the smoke doesn't get trapped in the room. However, they would probably rather you not smoke in the bedrooms but, they will not say... More
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"It's average only because the jungle sounds can be loud but that's to be expected."
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"Honeymoon suite is set apart and bigger in general space but other rooms have wonderful verandas and views..."
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"Don't have a top room that has a metal roof because when it rains, it's very noisy."
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"They are all good."
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