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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
    011 506 2777 0442
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    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
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    “infinity pool” (54 reviews)
    “ocean club” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 526 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This was our "splurge" hotel that could have been amazing. The view and room itself were breathtaking. But the arrogant manager needs some hospitality training. Our shower leaked so bad it flooded into the bedroom. The "plumber" came and couldn't find anything wrong so he...More

    1  Thank natasha2929
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My husband and I chose to stay at Makanda by the Sea for our 5th year anniversary. The day we checked in it was raining and we arrived earlier than expected. From the moment we went into the gate everyone we were treated like family....More

    Thank 513alicia
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Whilst not at the beach this hotel is great for relaxing and an ocean view from both pools. Easy distance to the National Park and Damos Island . Our villa is beautiful , spacious and with a large ,private balcony from which we saw a...More

    1  Thank Jennifer E
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    A great place to stay, with the best high end restaurant in Manuel Antonio. Superb food, service, views, decor and I especially enjoyed the wine list. Luxury surrounded by rain forest and wildlife. I can highly recommend this place.

    Thank fa642014
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This was our last stop on our honeymoon so we wanted luxury - we were not disappointed! We were welcomed to the hotel in the cool comforts of the managers office. We were given an upgrade which was a treat but later learnt the hotel...More

    2  Thank Laura M
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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$286 - US$752 (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
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    Dining (42)
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    Angelica N
    10 November 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    We can help you to arrange all activities here, no problem:)
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    Michael G
    17 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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    Room Tips
    "Pro tip an amazing view does not make up for a lousy attitude"
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    "Villas are higher and have the best views, but no room has a bad view of the rain forest and Pacific."
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    "We stayed in 2 story villa 8, it is very private and has gorgeous view."
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    "Definitely go for the Ocean Suite rooms - they are the newest."
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