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    Encanta La Vida

    Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
    011 506 8376 3209
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 11 September 2016

    I took my wife and kids to Encanta La Vida in Matapalo. It was the the best trip of our lives. The Encanta is a beautiful lodge tucked away in the fauna and flora just steps from the beach. As an ocean family, the pristine...More

    Thank jillr1966
    Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 17 September 2016

    Hi Matt! Thank you for your great review! We enjoyed hosting your family and are very glad you all had a wonderful time. I know the dogs definitely miss Luke and Chloe because they keep going to the balcony to check if they are there....More

    Reviewed 29 August 2016

    My family (2 adults, one 9-year old) just returned from a fantastic 10-day vacation at Encanta La Vida, and I already want to turn right around and go back! The short list of highlights: monkeys and birds, warm beautiful ocean, amazing food, connecting with staff...More

    Thank E_O_Wilson_fan
    Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 17 September 2016

    Hey Maggie! Let me start-off with WOW and thank you for such a review! You and your family were amazing! We loved having you guys around and it was such a pleasure meeting you three. We are so very happy that your family had an...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2016

    I came to Cabo Matapalo at the end of June by myself. I had a week off and all I wanted to do was sure, read books in a hammock, and not look at my phone for a week. I initially only booked 3 nights,...More

    Thank Jake Z
    Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 6 August 2016

    Hi Jake! Thanks for such an awesome review! We're so happy you loved your stay with us, we definitely enjoyed having you stay with us. We hope to see you again next year! Pura Vida!! Cindy

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    We happened upon this lovely resort while on a day drive to Matapalo. We were looking for a place to rent a surfboard. By the time we found this resort the waves had calmed and we decided against surfing. The visiting yoga instructior was very...More

    1  Thank waterm0m
    Reviewed 18 July 2016

    The people at Encanta La Vida are so nice and lovely, and the food is divine! We didn't lodge there, but had a couple of meals and took advantage of the bar and surf board rentals. Corey, Cynthia, Glinda, everyone was so nice to talk...More

    2  Thank Amy A
    Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 24 July 2016

    Hi Amy! It was great meeting the family and having you around and how we wished this hadn't happened. We do sincerely apologize for that inconvenience. Unfortunately in these jungle areas it is hard for us to get good internet to respond quickly to our...More

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    • Number of rooms
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula >
    • Cabo Matapalo
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    Bethany T
    2 December 2017|
    Response from Taryana | Reviewed this property |
    You can’t really because there is a path that leads to the beach, and in Costa Rica in protected areas like this it is not allowed to build directly on the beach. But you won’t regret going there: you’ll hear the real sounds... More
    26 February 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
    Samantha M
    28 September 2016|
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    Response from Jake Z | Reviewed this property |
    3 meals, and non-alcoholic drinks with meals (if memory serves...)
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