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    Encanta La Vida

    2.5 km from Cabo Matapalo centre
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
    Special Offer
    Complimentary bottle of wine
    02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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    Reviewed 31 July 2014

    Friendliest, kindest staff I've ever encountered, especially Kate the manager. And she's a terrific massage therapist as well! Food is terrific and healthy and the bar was fun too. Large, clean rooms and the wildlife is enchanting. Warning: some folks did not like the howler...More

    Reviewed 29 July 2014

    From the moment you walk in everything is perfect. We had stayed at two other places while in Costa Rica. This place was completely different and special. You were off the grid and it was an all inclusive hotel. The meals were unbelievably good. Each...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

    Hard to say enough nice things about this place. This was my second stay and I hippie I don't wait another 5 years to go back. A little off the beaten path... okay a lot of that said path. Road is a little rough but...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2014

    Encatalavida what I loved: amazing three meals a day, fresh, creative and perfectly local.  The chef for our group of (mostly) vegetarian yoga Colorado crowd, Sarah Jane did great food and attended to special requests as just as well. The tuna one night was caught...More

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    Reviewed 11 June 2014

    Old friends get together for an annual surf trip. This trip to Encanta La Vida was the best experience for us ever. The facilities are outstanding. The staff is top notch and very knowledgeable of the surroundings and surf breaks. The point breaks are world...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Can you smoke outside of the rooms?
    27 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
    What is included in the price of this lodge (i.e all food, drink, excursions)?
    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...)
    France T
    I am looking to find another accommodation close in another part of Costa Rica- not to far where I could explore something different . I love hiking, yoga, art, foods, learning about cultures et meeting new people-the locals. If you have some suggestions for me... Thanks, France T.Martin
    6 January 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "We stayed in Casona #2 and the hammocks on the shared porch were a favorite spot to overlook the property."
    djdavidgrimm, 22 days agoRead review
    "Third floor room of newest addition is almost in the canopy."
    Mark L, 1 month agoRead review
    "There is a lot of variety available so ask about what each room/villa offers"
    porterstarr, 1 month agoRead review
    "there are no bad rooms"
    pavonnes, 4 months agoRead review
    "Get the upper level when offered."
    Sean R, 8 months agoRead review
    "I would suggest asking for Deluxe 2 on the 2nd floor that has better views and more breeze that our Deluxe 1."
    Curtis K, 11 months agoRead review
    "the beach was a 10 minute walk-not far at all!"
    kayla l, over a year agoRead review
    "Our family of 5 shared Deluxe cabins 1 & 2, which are the upstairs and downstairs of the same building..."
    Becky R, over a year agoRead review
    "we recommend the honeymoon-suite - this cabin is just slightly more expensive but much nicer than the others..."
    no_name_given_here, over a year agoRead review
    "We stayed in Casona 2 & 3. Close to the restaurant and pool area. The rooms were clean and nice. At..."
    Nancy R, over a year agoRead review
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