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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 22 December 2014

    Disclaimer - we ended up having to cancel our trip to Costa Rica on the day of travel due to a visa technicality . This almost gave us a heart attack as Costa Rica is one of the most expensive destinations Now the reason I...More

    2  Thank Vidalu
    Reviewed 7 December 2014

    No kidding; the BEST PLACE EVER! So fabulous in every respect we came back again from the U.S. and will try to come each year. The privacy amongst the lush rainforest with incredible ocean view right outside your private patio was so appreciated. Monkeys, birds,...More

    3  Thank Jim M
    Reviewed 28 October 2014

    I stayed in the Makanda by the Sea and WOW..... was I impressed. It has recently been all remolded and there pool is amazing !! The thing I like the most about the pool was it had a fresh water pool system on it. No...More

    3  Thank jay d
    Reviewed 7 October 2014

    This hotel simply cannot be beat when it comes to privacy, beauty, wildlife, view, or food! We celebrated my husband's 50th birthday there and I don't know if he has ever had a better b-day! We both loved it and are already trying to plan...More

    2  Thank Dawn P
    Reviewed 5 October 2014

    Stayed in April 2014. Great hotel in a beautiful area of Costa Rica. The area is touristy but the hotel feels secluded. The pool is beautiful, especially early in the morning before everyone (besides the monkeys) is awake. The private beach is a hike but...More

    5  Thank Scott_R60763
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    About
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    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
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$243 - US$449 (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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    Michael G
    16 September 2017|
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    Response from Mike A | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. We had outside guests join us and it was not a problem. They left their children with a sitter.
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    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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    "Definitely go for the Ocean Suite rooms - they are the newest."
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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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