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Makanda by the Sea

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  • Excellent75%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

I do not usefully write reviews, but felt compelled to do so with this place. The staff was very friendly and eager to help wherever they could, but the grounds and amenities make the whole experience. The hotel is literally in the jungle with beautiful...More

Thank klaytonkbrown
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights on Jacuzzi suite 7. The hotel is very well kept. Our room, the swimming pools and restaurant have awesome sunset, ocean and jungle views. Perhaps the best feature of the whole place. Our room was amazing. We have never enjoyed jacuzzis,...More

Thank Boris C
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded today

Dear Boris, We are pleased to know you had a wonderful experience in our hotel, every detail was thought-out to create a unique atmosphere and a unforgettable experience in every guest we have. The organization considers feedback as an important tool of improvement and growth...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well, I’ll start by saying that it is probably the nicest hotel near Manuel Antonio. And that the rooms were spacious, clean and expensively furnished. In general, it is easy to tell that much thought and expense has gone in to the design of this...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Rachel, To start, we want to express our gratitude for your recent visit. We would like to address point by point your comments as the right we have to get back to you with a proper answer to your concerns. Regarding decoration and infrastructure,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 4 amazing nights July 21-25 at Makanda in an Ocean suite. The weather was beautiful with just short afternoon or evening rain. The room was beautiful. The pools are relaxing and the views amazing. I used the spa and had an amazing massage......More

1  Thank Heather M
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Heather, First of all ... CONGRATULATIONS !!!!! we are so happy that you decided to celebrate your 20th marriage anniversary with us. We love when people visit us and have a positive attitude towards pretty much everything - it does not matter if its...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I chose Makanda to begin our Honeymoon, and we were not disappointed. The staff, ocean club room, hotel grounds, the beautiful pools, delicious food (swim up sushi) and everything else created an unforgettable experience! We loved Alex’s hospitality at the swim up...More

1  Thank snor11
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, First of all, we would like to congratulate you again for your Honeymoon and we sincerely hope life will bring many years ahead full of love, happiness and health. We are pleased to find out that you had a great time at our...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
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
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$245 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#6 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$245 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#6 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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beckyt59
7 August 2018|
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Response from Evelyn L | Reviewed this property |
Liberia to Makanda $300 in a private transportation. You just contact them directly and they will coordinate for you! Also about the chef is around $200 plus the food.
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RT0625
2 August 2018|
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we did not take that particular tour. But on the canopy zip line tour we took the bridge was out and we had to be transferred by army truck....but that was a great part of the adventure..
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Aneta D
31 July 2018|
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Response from MattyRuggz | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend ANY room in the resort. I haven't personally been in it but I've been in a number. I can most likely put you in contact with the right people as well to get some photos!
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"Choose wisely......we had roughly 85 steps up/down to our villa."
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"There is not a bad room at the hotel !"
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"Ocean Club rooms, great location and very modern"
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"All rooms had a view. Ours had a number of stairs (#14)which seemed a bit slippery in the rain, but with hand..."
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