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Mechelen, Belgium
Reviewed 25 September 2015

After a 3 week stay at various places around Costa Rica, I can safely say that this place was absolutely the best! What a beautiful setting! Very comfortable rooms with a view on a marvelous garden, where you can see different dart frogs, birds, lizards... Excellent breakfast, good service (free WiFi, laundry...) The manager, Alex (originally from Barcelona), is really...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Waking up every morning to Juanita's smiling face, sipping a cup of coffee and admiring the beautiful scenery at El Encanto is something I miss already. My partner and I stayed at El Encanto for 3 nights and absolutely fell in love with the Hotel. The staff, Juanita, and the manager Alex did everything they could to make our stay...

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Best hotel we had in costa rica. The owner is amazing.The garden is breath taking. You can see birds and frogs right there, and get all the information you like, from Alex, the owner. It's like having your vacation in paradise.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Loved the garden with all the beautiful fauna and flora. Alex, the Manager is going out of his way to make everybody happy. He is very energetic and helpful in so many ways. Even drove us to the bus station very early in the morning. Breakfast is plentiful with lots of fruits and eggs or pancake. Coffee and tea is...

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Unfortunately, we were very sick with my friend during our stay. We have been to a bad restaurant around. But the owner Alex has helped us a lot. He drives us for free to the hospital, he stayed there for hours to explain to the nurse our problem. This man is awesome : he is really funny and POSITIVE. Thank...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The little hotel is just perfect! Hidden just s short walk from the center, wih a beautiful garden and a little pool. Great breakfast and an extremely welcoming and helpful manager. The studio was lovely and we slept really well. All was uncomplicated and relaxed, we can fully recommend this place, also for families with small kids!

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We were there for two nights and enjoyed it very much. We were welcomed in a very cordial way and the management was available for any help any time. The Cahuita Park is just 10 minutes walk from the hotel which is very practical. Also, the hotel area attract a huge amount and variaty of birds, which spend a beautiful...

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Russell Ontario
Reviewed 7 April 2015

El Encanto is a peaceful small inn just on the edge of Cahuita village, 5 minutes walk to 'downtown'. The rooms although not large, are well decorated and comfortable. The studio is more spacious and has a mini kitchen. It is upstairs and the balcony is quite private with a hammock. Plenty of hot water in the shower. The breakfasts...

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Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I just returned from 5 days at El Encanto with members of my family (3 adults and 1 child). We had the suite above the dining area with a king bed in one room and twin beds in the other. It was a perfect visit. As other reviewers have mentioned, El Encanto is an oasis in Cahuita, especially after a...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We've traveled numerous times to Costa Rica and this was our first time to the Caribbean side of the country. We will surely come back and would only stay at El Encanto. We would live here if we could. Alex has more energy than most hosts and the attention to cleanliness of the property and the personal attention was surely...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Encanto is a small first class bed and breakfast inn located within 5 minutes walking distance from the village of Cahuita on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It is close to the Cahuita National Park where sloths, monkeys, birds and other types of wildlife can be seen. The closest beach is within 100 meters from El Encanto. The inn has four tastefully decorated bungalows and a fully furnished house with three bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining room. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and balcony. El Encanto is renowned for the quality of its personalized service, the generous and healthy tropical breakfasts, the beautiful surroundings and artwork. Above all, it is admired for the peace and serenity of its garden. It is a place that appeals specially to those for whom harmony and well being are priceless. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Encanto Inn

Address: Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia 300, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: $132 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Encanto Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The two bedroom suite is amazing.”
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Veranda
  • View from veranda into master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles Traveling_Therapist, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms look good. Each one a little different view. But all have a nice sense of quiet and space from otheres.”
 of 5 bubbles kjmccorry, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get the suite above the dining area. Wonderful views, beautiful private veranda and iguanas live in the area under the roof (but above the ceiling)”
 of 5 bubbles S6634QGemilym, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I don't think it makes a difference, except the suites have more room. We stayed in both and loved them equally.”
  • Hammock outside every room
 of 5 bubbles 427Coloradosteve, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you can get the suite, then go for it. Well worth the money! Best room we stayed in during our entire trip!”
  • The master bedroom in the suite
  • Beautiful garden!
  • The suite terrace
 of 5 bubbles World_Traveller221, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
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