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    Encanta La Vida

    Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
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          Reviewed 19 October 2016

          Encanta la vida has everything you need and nothing you don't. Remember, this is an eco lodge in the rain forrest that runs on solar power. Don't expect air condition or plugging in your hair dryer. Most people interested in air conditioning and hair dryers...More

          Thank scottlora
          Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La Vida

          Hey Scott! Thank you for your review! We definitely enjoy and have a lot of fun hosting you and your friends here every year! Can't wait to see you again next year!! Pura vida! Cindy

          Reviewed 11 September 2016

          I took my wife and kids to Encanta La Vida in Matapalo. It was the the best trip of our lives. The Encanta is a beautiful lodge tucked away in the fauna and flora just steps from the beach. As an ocean family, the pristine...More

          Thank jillr1966
          Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La Vida

          Hi Matt! Thank you for your great review! We enjoyed hosting your family and are very glad you all had a wonderful time. I know the dogs definitely miss Luke and Chloe because they keep going to the balcony to check if they are there....More

          Reviewed 30 August 2016

          My family (2 adults, one 9-year old) just returned from a fantastic 10-day vacation at Encanta La Vida, and I already want to turn right around and go back! The short list of highlights: monkeys and birds, warm beautiful ocean, amazing food, connecting with staff...More

          Thank E_O_Wilson_fan
          Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La Vida

          Hey Maggie! Let me start-off with WOW and thank you for such a review! You and your family were amazing! We loved having you guys around and it was such a pleasure meeting you three. We are so very happy that your family had an...More

          Reviewed 4 August 2016

          I came to Cabo Matapalo at the end of June by myself. I had a week off and all I wanted to do was sure, read books in a hammock, and not look at my phone for a week. I initially only booked 3 nights,...More

          Thank Jake Z
          Response from Brian D, Manager at Encanta La Vida

          Hi Jake! Thanks for such an awesome review! We're so happy you loved your stay with us, we definitely enjoyed having you stay with us. We hope to see you again next year! Pura Vida!! Cindy

          Reviewed 3 August 2016

          We happened upon this lovely resort while on a day drive to Matapalo. We were looking for a place to rent a surfboard. By the time we found this resort the waves had calmed and we decided against surfing. The visiting yoga instructior was very...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$152 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Osa Peninsula >
          • Cabo Matapalo
          • Also Known As
          • Encanta La Vida Hotel Osa Peninsula ,
          • Encanta La Vida Osa
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          rbeen41
          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
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          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...)
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          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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