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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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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “infinity pool” (52 reviews)
    “ocean club” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    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

    Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

    This hotel was a hidden gem! Gorgeous property and rooms. Great views, and wildlife (cappachino and howeler monkeys, sloths). Most friendly and accommodating staff, Alberto, Leo (both) and Coco, we're the BEST!! Highly recommend!!

    2  Thank Katie V
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 16 July 2017

    Hola Katie! Thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile! We are glad that you enjoyed the Hotel. Staff and wildlife have made the best combination, right? Hope you visit us again. Have a great and blessed weekend...

    Reviewed 14 July 2017

    Makanda By The Sea provided an extraordinary experience for us. Nestled right into the jungle at Manuel Antonio National Park, the vista and setting were exceptional. The mix of plants, trees, flowers, birds, monkeys, sloths and other living things mixed among stone and lava provided...More

    1  Thank Maria N
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 16 July 2017

    Estimada María, Muchas gracias for choosing Hotel Makanda and taking from your time to visit our profile. We really appreciate your kind words, it is real satisfaction when we get to understand that we are doing a good job. Such a detailed review will also...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

    Makanda is a first class boutique resort. The entire property is beautiful, and is kept pristine by the staff on a daily basis. The service levels are very high, with all the employees willing to help you in any way they can. Leo was incredibly...More

    Thank Dan P
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 16 July 2017

    Buenas tardes Dan! Thank you for choosing our Property and visiting our profile. Reception and Restaurant staff really enjoyed taking care of you and your lovely family. Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed our amenities, we have been working...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    My girlfriend and I stayed at Makanda by the Sea for 5 nights in July. The hotel is beautiful-beautiful ocean view, infinity pools, and private beach. We saw monkeys and sloths on multiple days. We had the complimentary breakfast everyday and ate dinner from the...More

    Thank Shaye S
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 14 July 2017

    Buenos días Shaye! Muchas gracias for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile. How about our perfect combination between monkeys, sloths and GREAT staff / perfect design and ocean views ;-) Our Chef and his kitchen staff are always improving, glad that you decided to...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
    • 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$236 - US$450 (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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    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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    "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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