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Encantada Ocean Cottages

Beachfront, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I absolutely fell in love with this place. Encantada is right on the beach and has 7 different cottages to chose from. A beautiful large pool surrounds the cottages. I met my sisters for a week and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's beautifully landscaped with tropical plants, quiet and so relaxing. You don't even have to leave if you don't want... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Encantada feels like a beautiful home with independent cottages surrounding a lovely pool. The beach, games on property, horse back rides and beach walks are friendly and amazing. The menu is delicious and everything was cooked over a wood burning grill which we loved. The flavors were exquisite. My family and I felt very welcome and safe. We had so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Encantada last week and I LOVED it... will definitely be recommending this to everyone that needs a place to stay while on the road or needing a beach break in Costa Rica. Esterillos Este is far removed from the irritating hub hub of Manuel Antonio, and is a very convenient stop off of the highway. Stay at... More

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Diamond Bar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met my sisters and stayed here for a week where the property is on the beach and there are 7 cottages. It was our first time to Costa Rica, The town of Jaco is 1/2 hour away and about 1 1/2 hrs from airport of San Jose. Encantada is lovely, quaint, quiet and relaxing. Good for everyone. They have bikes,... More

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Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This review is for the restaurant in Encantada, we did not stay in this property as we are renting a house along the beach. The cocinero, Gerald, was at first aloof but still friendly; I ordered Costa Rican burrito and my husband ordered Rib Eye. While waiting, he served as a crisp pieces of something and later found that it... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After some vacations to the Caribbean and Central America for snorkeling, diving, boating, and sightseeing Mayan ruins, we needed a vacation to unplug, relax, and rejuvenate. We wanted a quiet, end-of-the-road, relaxing time at a smaller locale. A place where we could go for long walks on a secluded beach, flop around pool-side, and enjoy excellent seafood and local dishes.... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I were looking for a nice, relaxing end to our hiking adventure in Costa Rica. Let me tell you, this was beyond perfect. It is the "green" season there, which basically means 1. It's super sunny from 6am until 2pm, then it rains, 2. Less tourists, and 3. Everything is way cheaper. We got upgraded to a... More

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Service is fantastic thanks to Herald the manager and the owners Nome and Tiffany. Beautiful location, grounds and rooms. Herald even assisted with recommendations and reservations for our activities. Thank you! We will be back with friends!

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were looking for a quiet getaway for our family (2 adults, a 6 yo, and a 4 yo), away from San Jose, away from Jaco, but not too far from the airport (Quepos felt like too far to drive after just arriving in CR). It was the perfect beginning to our CR vacation. It would also be a nice... More

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stumbled onto Encantada a year ago for one night, loved it, and just returned for a much longer stay. My wife and I took our two boys, 4 and 2, with us and though I think there are a lot of better spots in Costa Rica (I like to hike in the jungle and fish, and this isn't the... More

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Address: Beachfront, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
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Encantada Ocean Cottages is located in Esterillos Este. The quaint, friendly community is just 90-minutes from the San Jose airport on the Central Pacific Coast and 30-minutes from Costa Rica's most popular tourist destinations: Jaco, Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. The 7 units can either be rented out individually or for groups. Each is unique and able to accommodate 2-5 people; the property sleeps 30 people. ... more   less 
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