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Puerto Limon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2011

This is my second time coming to this place this year and I'm so glad I did. The place is so relaxing, the staff is really helpful in everything, we did the snorkeling tour and it was really amazing. Cahuita is such a pretty place, the Park is a wonder. And it's so nice to be walking distance from everything.... More 

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Stayner, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

We have traveled to Costa Rica twice and are trying to make it an every year occurrence. We stumbled upon El Encanto our first time there and it is now a must to stay there every time we go! The people are lovely, the service is impeccable and the food is just that! It is like this little world away... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2010

The hotel is very well located, near the bus station, the center and in front of playa negra. The place is very nice surrounded by a jarden, a swimming pool, and different rooms which are very clean, spacious and charmant. I really recommend this place in Cahuita.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2010

We stayed at El Encanto for three nights in July 2010 (myself, my partner, and our children aged 10 and 14). My "average" (three star) rating for the hotel needs explanation. The hotel itself is way above average, but some service concerns means I couldn't give it the same rating I gave for some other places we stayed in Costa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

We only stayed for one night, but we loved El Encanto. The gardens are beautiful and the atmosphere is very peaceful. Our room was very clean; we didn't see any dirt or bugs. Even though there was no A/C, the ceiling fan kept the room quite comfortable, especially at night. Breakfast in the morning consisted of a large fruit plate,... More 

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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

We were extremely pleased with El Encanto. The place is a protected retreat walking distance from downtown Cahuita, with a large protective gate surrounding the internal gardens, main house with open eating area, and multiple cabins on the property. We really enjoyed our conversations with the extremely kind, personable, knowledgeable, and warm Isabel, the owner. The room was lovely and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

A bit more expensive but very nice and worth the money. Beautiful cabinets, beautiful gardens. Best breakfast we had in CR, you get fruits, good coffee, toast, juices eggs, panecakes…. It’s right between the center and playa negra. So you can walk to both of them in 5-10 minutes. My wive got sick by eating something wrong in one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

We stayed in the self catering appartment and were very impressed with it. Lovely high ceilings, GREAT walk-in shower, comfortable bed, balcony overlooking the tropical gardens. The staff were endlessly helpful, especially as one of us was ill for several days of our stay. They could not do enough for us. We will definitely go back there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2009

Excellent and frliendly bed and breakfast within easy walking distance of everything in Cahuita. It was quiet, safe and secure inside its own gates. The beach is just across the road. It is a great place for all travelers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2009

Good 'cabin' type accommodation with helpful and friendly owner and staff close to the centre of Cahuita. The 'apartment' is really very nice, spacious and relatively cool in the humid heat. Have not seen the small house which you can also rent. Unlike many of the local hotels, there are spacious and well-planted grounds with an abundance of wildlife. Very... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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: Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia 300, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: $89 - $124 (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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