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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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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I were celebrating our honeymoon and they made us feel so special. Our room had an amazing ocean view and we received a complementary bottle of champagne. An employee even brought it to their private beach, for us! The entire staff was...More

    Thank Hookylite
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 12 July 2017

    We are so thankful that you gave us the honor to host you for such a special occasion! We really appreciate your kind words. Our horizon is a constant grow and realize that we are making our customers (now family) happy is just the fuel...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    Had a great time at the hotel. Low season, so not many other people at the hotel. Staff, particularly Luis, were extremely friendly. Great view of the water, wonderful animal life. Best Caipariñas I've ever had! Would go again in a heartbeat.More

    1  Thank Patrick M
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Managemebt at Makanda by the SeaResponded 10 July 2017

    Dear Patrick, Gracias for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile! Glad that you enjoyed the advantages our property offers. Looking forward to host you again, do not forget to mention that you already stayed with us when making your next reservation. Have a great...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    Granted, I likely stayed in one of their best villas, but this hotel is one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. Wildlife abound. Three toed sloth next to our pool got a name he spent so much time with us. Troops of...More

    Thank drugadawg
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 6 July 2017

    Dear Lavender Family, We really appreciate that you chose our property for your holidays! It was such a pleasure to have you and take care of you. The sloth and monkeys are missing you and we all hope that you come back soon. Remember to...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at Makanda for our 15 year anniversary. It was wonderful. It's a beautiful boutique hotel with very attentive (and happy) staff. The rooms are very modern and big. You can see monkeys from your balcony. The only negative thing I...More

    Thank Dave J
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 July 2017

    Buenos días Dave, thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. It was such a honor to host you for such a important ocassion and we are so happy that you enjoyed your time in our piece of paradise. We are now looking forward...More

    Reviewed 1 July 2017

    I would highly recommend Hotel Makanda to anyone looking to stay in Manuel Antonio. The property is gorgeous and lush, and just a quick walk to a beautiful private beach. We stayed in Room #4, but toured two other rooms on the property as well....More

    Thank Ben L
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 3 July 2017

    Thank you for choosing our Property and visiting our profile. We really appreciate your kind words. We are really happy that people can come to Makanda and enjoy the perfect combination between luxury, jungle and wildlife. Looking forward to host you again, please remember to...More

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    About
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    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$242 - 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 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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    christypritchard
    25 June 2017|
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    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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