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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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    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
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    Room & Suite (423)
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “infinity pool” (50 reviews)
    “ocean club” (9 reviews)
    “private beach” (65 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Accessible rooms
    Banquet Room
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    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 7 August 2017

    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 4 August 2017 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

    2  Thank XavL737
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 August 2017

    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 1 August 2017

    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

    2  Thank Frank D
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 August 2017

    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

    Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I were looking for a luxurious, private romantic retreat- and the private pool and room 6 were exactly what we needed. Makanda by the Sea is beautiful and lush. We enjoyed every aspect of our room, the bedding was lush and comfortable,...More

    1  Thank Rebecca_Jax
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 28 July 2017

    Dear Rebecca, Thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile! We are so happy that you enjoyed the Luxury Villa with Private Pool, sorry you had to share it with the Monkeys, hehe... All of our staff enjoyed taking care of you and...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is amazing. Since we arrive we were greeted by Jamie (I think that's his name) who was very attentive and offers us pineapple smoothies and make us feel very welcomed. The room was incredible with the most spectacular view of the ocean. The...More

    1  Thank Carolina A
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 17 July 2017

    Buenos días Carolina! Thank you for choosing our Property and taking from your time to visit our profile. We are glad that you had a nice experience, this music feature is amazing and compliments the great service and food offered ;-) Looking forward to host...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • 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
    • Price range
    • US$238 - 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 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 On the Beach 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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    Traveller (605)
    Room & Suite (423)
    Pool & Beach (176)
    Dining (42)
    Hotel & Grounds (329)
    Bathroom (14)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    Michael G
    16 September 2017|
    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.
    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
    25 June 2017|
    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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