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El Encanto Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 19 Cahuita B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If I could give El Encanto, and particularly the general manager Alex, 10 stars, I would. This is a gem and hands down the best place to stay in Cahuita. It's a perfect location - a quick walk to town, but far enough away to be quiet. For people who don't have a car who are looking for Cahuita hotels,... More

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Syracuse, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little ambivalent about traveling to Cahuita with my two kids (ages 10 and 14), it having the reputation as something of a party town--but we did want to visit the sloth sanctuary and check out the beach. El Encanto was a perfect little island of serenity. I simply can't imagine anyone not loving this place and feeling... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed for four nights in one of the upstairs suites. The room and grounds were spotless. You could see all the hard work the staff puts into this bed and breakfast. Everyday morning we were greeted with a delicious breakfast and a genuine smile. Coffee was good and brewed for us every night. We felt so... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you come to cahuita - stay here. the staff is amazingly friendly. the rooms are big and clean. breakfast is delicious. you won't be in a room (like a hotel), you will be in a mini garden-house. you feel like you live in paradise with flowers and trees all around you. i can 100% recommend this place. you won't... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel was probably the best choice for our Costa Rica trip 2014 - here we had the first contact of how life could be when you live in paradise :) The Hotel itself is small but very cosy - if one is not able to relax in this place then definitely nowhere else. There are plenty of things we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Enchanting indeed. The rooms are beautifully decorated and the grounds/gardens are just lovely and very well kept. Plenty of areas to relax especially in the steamy midday heat. Taking a dip in the lovely pool and watching the wildlife were bonuses. We had a studio with kitchenette and balcony on the second floor. Really excellent breakfast -- the best pancakes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay at El Encanto! We had a wonderful time visiting the National Park, the town, the beach, etc., but the best part of all was returning to El Encanto and resting by the pool every afternoon. We looked forward to breakfast every morning. The fresh fruit and homemade bread were delicious. Alex will host dinner for... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we were so happy to start our trip off in Cahuita. The rooms are set in a tropical setting and beautifully manicured gardens. It is a small complex but does not feel crowded. This is a great place to just relax and sit on your hammock and listen to ocean. The... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

You just can't stay at a better place than this! it is a wonderful little oasis in the dusty, charming town of Cauhita, with a small and slightly wild-growing garden, wonderful pool, incredibly nice and helpful manager (as well as the rest of the personnel);, good and rich breakfasts, cosy pizza restaurant some evenings, clean and very nice rooms -... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

What a surprise to find such a wonderful spot in Cahuita! That was the most beautiful (and huge) room we have ever stayed in, and so convenient too. After coming into Cahuita in the dark, we were not sure what we were in for, so it was more than a pleasant surprise to find such opulent lodgings. Alex, the manager,... More

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Address: 300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Encanto Inn 2.5*
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El Encanto is a small first class bed and breakfast inn located within 5 minutes walking distance from the village of Cahuita on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It is close to the Cahuita National Park where sloths, monkeys, birds and other types of wildlife can be seen. The closest beach is within 100 meters from El Encanto. The inn has four tastefully decorated bungalows and a fully furnished house with three bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining room. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and balcony. El Encanto is renowned for the quality of its personalized service, the generous and healthy tropical breakfasts, the beautiful surroundings and artwork. Above all, it is admired for the peace and serenity of its garden. It is a place that appeals specially to those for whom harmony and well being are priceless. ... more   less 
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