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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%
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    “infinity pool” (54 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 514 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We loved Makanda by the Sea, eating breakfast with the squirrel monkeys and capuchin monkeys. The facilities are luxurious, with amazing cabins nestled in the Costa Rican rainforest near Manuel Antonio Park. Pools are wonderful. (How do the owners ever recover their investment for all...More

    Thank syael1339
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    What a beautiful hotel! Stylish, chic, great location and breathtaking views. This is our second visit to Costa Rica, we prefer to stay in the south. A couple years ago we had visited and stayed in a great place too. Makanda has two different pools...More

    Thank treasurefinder999
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for coming to Makanda and visiting our profile. We enjoyed taking care of you and really look forward to become your home away from home. We will be waiting for your next visit. Have a great and blessed day!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great Location, relaxing atmosphere, fabulous accommodations, gorgeous surroundings. Lot's of privacy. Loved watching the sunset from the salt water pool bar. Pacific Jacuzzi suite was one of it's kind!!! Highly recommended.More

    Thank victoriashapa
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for choosing our Hotel and visiting our profile. We are so glad thatyou enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see you again in the future. Remember to mention that you already stayed with us when making your next reservation. Have a great and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This review is very late in being submitted. We had the immense pleasure of staying at Makanda the end of August. From the minute we set foot on the property, we were amazed. They did an incredible job of incorporating this lovely, boutique hotel into...More

    Thank HIborn
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

    Buenos días, thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. It feels so well to realize we are accomplishing our goal. We have been working really hard to become the best hospitality/relaxing spot and reading to your kind words is the fuel that we...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This place was amazing! Sometimes pictures online are way better than the actual resort...this was NOT the case here. It was so private with amazing wildlife and ocean views. Our room stayed clean and the staff was all amazing. Alberto in the office was attentive...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Buenos días! Thank you for visiting our profile and choosing our Hotel. We have been working really hard to become the best Hotel in the Central Pacific Area, the perfect spot for relaxing and a must visit for culinary experience. Hope you become part of...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum 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
    • 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$283 - US$451 (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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    Traveller (628)
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    Dining (42)
    Hotel & Grounds (350)
    Bathroom (14)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    Angelica N
    9 November 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    We can help you to arrange all activities here, no problem:)
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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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    Room Tips
    "Villas are higher and have the best views, but no room has a bad view of the rain forest and Pacific."
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    "We stayed in 2 story villa 8, it is very private and has gorgeous view."
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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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