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El Encanto Inn

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300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from 5 days at El Encanto with members of my family (3 adults and 1 child). We had the suite above the dining area with a king bed in one room and twin beds in the other. It was a perfect visit. As other reviewers have mentioned, El Encanto is an oasis in Cahuita, especially after a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've traveled numerous times to Costa Rica and this was our first time to the Caribbean side of the country. We will surely come back and would only stay at El Encanto. We would live here if we could. Alex has more energy than most hosts and the attention to cleanliness of the property and the personal attention was surely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cahuita is a charming little town. Staying at El Encanto adds a bit of magic and elegance to it, and never feels stuffy in the process. Alex, the manager, starts off your stay with his enthusiastic welcome. He couldn't have been more warm and helpful throughout our stay. He has such a passion for the surroundings (including the collection of... More 

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This place had pretty much everything we wanted. A nice pool for all of us, including our 18 month old daughter, to enjoy, walking distance to the national park and the main street with many great restaurants. The rooms were very clean with great beds and the hammocks outside the bungalows were very comfortable. The suite room was incredible! My... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

When the front gates of El Encanto open, you feel like you are walking into a dream! The grounds are absolutely beautiful! We were lucky enough to stay in the Suite and it was amazing. You had a beautiful view of the hotel grounds and of the ocean. The swimming pool area was very nice as well. We were greeted... More 

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wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I didnt stay here but had an excellent massage in their spa pavilllion listening to the waves and the birds. I was offered a coffee and wifi while I wsited by the friendly staff. The gardens looked lovely,. Would definitely consider staying here if was in the area again.

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

beautiful grounds with a swimming pool we arrived late on the first night and were made very welcome by Juanita Breakfast is included and is good something different each day we stayed in the self contained apartment upstairs with glimpses of the ocean The National Park which includesthe best swimming beaches is about a 5- 10 minute walk. Alex the... More 

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Arendal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I stayed for three nights with my teenage children. We all loved the place. Alex, the manager, does all he can to make it a nice stay. The breakfast is wonderful with homemade bread every day. The garden is beautiful and the location is in short distance to both the national park and the centre of Cahuita. I hope to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Very comfortable rooms in a tropical garden, that hosts some very colorful frogs and is decorated with an amazing variety of stone sculptures. Amiable Alex manages this cozy hideaway with great charm and gives best advice where to go and what to do. You can enjoy the very clean pool and relax with a cup of coffee or tea in... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Located a short walk from el centro,the national park and good restaurants. The grounds were private and very well maintained creating a sense of peace and tranquility and the pool was very enjoyable after a hot day. Alex, the manager, was very friendly and helpful directing us to good restaurants and activities and the staff were very accommodating. The climate... More 

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