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El Encanto Inn

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300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Dietlikon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and spacious room with wooden seats outside and a beautiful garden on the property. Alex is a great host, who loves to show you all the frogs that are in his garden. I even held a green tree frog with red eyes in my hands! The complementary breakfast is the best we got during our holidays. Fresh fruit,... More 

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Pluederhausen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days in this beautyful hotel The service is perfekt and we got a breakfast early in the morning. This sllows to make excursions to several special tours. Bird watching, snorkling in the nearby natural reserve, the beaches are also beautiful and not far.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

El Encanto is very serene. Lush beautiful gardens that attract may birds. A great quiet place to hang out in the day if you need a beach break. Great location. 5 minutes walk from the main town Cahuita National Park and 3 minutes walk to the black beach. The staff is very friendly and laid back. Each day the breakfasts... More 

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Forest Row, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

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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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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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about El Encanto Inn

Address: 300 Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: $89 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Encanto Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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