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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    1 - 5 of 492 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Makanda by the Sea is in a spectacular setting and creates the ambiance of total paradise. Perfect for a romantic get away. My fiance and I stayed for one week. Our room was modern, well air conditioned, and had a fantastic comfortable king bed. The...More

    Thank Jena H
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Good morning Jena, thank you for choosing our property and visitin our profile. So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. From the description I can tell you stayed in our newest category: Deluxe Suite Ocean Club. How about the Molton Brown aminitites? You will...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This property is so beautiful I almost don't want to write a review so I can keep it to myself! From check-in to check-out, the staff was top-notch and the view from the saltwater pool is to die for. The draw for me is the...More

    Thank NitaD_16
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Buenos días, thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and taking from your time to visit our profile! Guys already checked your review and they are really happy because your expectations were fulfilled. Looking forward to your next visit(s). Have a great and blessed day...

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Location, views and hospitality were well beyond my expectations. There's a lot of renovations going on. So I look forward to coming back to when the place is even better. We were lucky enough to get one of the newly built rooms. Giant beach view...More

    Thank Mical_Ped
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Buenos días Mical, thank you for choosing our property and visiting our profile. We really appreciate your kind words, it is great to realize that we are doing a good job. Glad that you enjoyed the beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. Looking forward to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel is very nice. The location is perfect in front of the sea. The place is very quiet, we had a private villa with terrace with sea view. The food is excellent, we had sushi, octopus, and healthy breakfast.More

    1  Thank XavL737
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Buenos días Xavi! Thank you for choosing Makanda and taking from your time to visit our profile! We have been working a lot to offer the best gastronomic option in the Central Pacific Area and our Kitchen staff is doing a great job. How about...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My spouse and I spent 6 great nights at this marvelous hotel, upon our arrival we were greeted by Alberto who was very welcoming and covered all the information we needed for our stay. Of course we enjoyed our complimentary pineapple smoothie. The accommodations were...More

    1  Thank Frank D
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Buenos días Frank, thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. Glad that you enjoyed our perfect mixture of great design, friendly staff and wildlife; besides having very sweet fruits year round is just one of the blessings in Costa Rica. Thank you for...More

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    About
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    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$248 - US$431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • Makanda By The Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park ,
    • Makanda By The Sea Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio
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    AbigailShropshire
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from Winden-Photography | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there in April they were adding on new rooms and some ocean view rooms completed. The older rooms looked like were not updated, although still very nice with each room having its own personality vs the new ocean... More
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    25 June 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    Buenos días and thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda. I see you booked a Studio room. How about if you provide me with your email? I will make you an offer for all of those night so you will not to worry about going... More
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    23 June 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    Buenos días! We do not allow children under the age of 16 years. Minimun stay applies for Peak Dates Dec 20 to Jan 5 for 3 nights. You can book and cancel without any penalty 30 days prior to your arrival. Have a great... More
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    "I got upgraded to a suite by the saltwater pool, which was great -- top floors provide the best views!"
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    "Ask to stay in one of the newer built rooms. That's what we had and we loved it."
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    "The newer rooms have great views of the ocean and wildlife no need to splurge on the villas."
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    "had an ocean view room, on bottom floor. try to get one on the top. better view, more private."
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