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El Encanto Inn

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300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Forest Row, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our room upstairs, and the lovely grounds and relaxing pool. We were delighted there was no air con, and its accompanying noise and sterile atmosphere . Instead we went to sleep to the sound of the ocean rolling in, and wind rustling the leaves. The overhead fan was blissfully quiet and sufficient to keep us cool at night.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We staied at El Encanto for three nights. The room was clean and the terrace was cool and private. Alex is the best host i have ever met. He is extreamly friendly and helps you with everything. One of the best things is the breakfast. It includes fruits, eggs and self made breat, which is absolutely awesome! All in all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

There are no words to explain how amazing this place is. As soon as we arrived to "El Encanto", we felt there was the place to be in Cahuita. Alex and the staff were so friendly and made us feel so welcome that is impossible to put it in words. Breakfast was fantastic with bread, butter, jam, eggs, pancakes, pastry,... More 

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ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Overall it is a lovely hotel but maybe a little bit pricey. PRO's Lovely grounds I felt very safe, there was security wandering around in the evenings and the main door is closed all the time so nobody can wander in Great service- asking questions or advice or at breakfast, the staff were always pleasant Very tasty breakfast – freshly... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Everything about this hotel is charming. Loved the place, the friendliness of the staff, the food, the rooms, the location, the jacuzzi, the pool. I would say it's the best place to stay at in Cahuita. I spent my first night in town at a different hotel and when I got to El Encanto I felt like it was paradise.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

A very nice place to stay. Swimming pool, spa area, a very well managed tropical garden, a little tropical frog "criadero" and confortable rooms, make a very nice an relaxing staying. The owner, Alejandro from Spain, is a very nice person and quite effective in receiving turists. Near playa negra and in a quiet area of Cahuita.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

After a 3 week stay at various places around Costa Rica, I can safely say that this place was absolutely the best! What a beautiful setting! Very comfortable rooms with a view on a marvelous garden, where you can see different dart frogs, birds, lizards... Excellent breakfast, good service (free WiFi, laundry...) The manager, Alex (originally from Barcelona), is really... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Waking up every morning to Juanita's smiling face, sipping a cup of coffee and admiring the beautiful scenery at El Encanto is something I miss already. My partner and I stayed at El Encanto for 3 nights and absolutely fell in love with the Hotel. The staff, Juanita, and the manager Alex did everything they could to make our stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Best hotel we had in costa rica. The owner is amazing.The garden is breath taking. You can see birds and frogs right there, and get all the information you like, from Alex, the owner. It's like having your vacation in paradise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loved the garden with all the beautiful fauna and flora. Alex, the Manager is going out of his way to make everybody happy. He is very energetic and helpful in so many ways. Even drove us to the bus station very early in the morning. Breakfast is plentiful with lots of fruits and eggs or pancake. Coffee and tea is... More 

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