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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Granted, I likely stayed in one of their best villas, but this hotel is one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. Wildlife abound. Three toed sloth next to our pool got a name he spent so much time with us. Troops of...More

    Thank drugadawg
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Lavender Family, We really appreciate that you chose our property for your holidays! It was such a pleasure to have you and take care of you. The sloth and monkeys are missing you and we all hope that you come back soon. Remember to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at Makanda for our 15 year anniversary. It was wonderful. It's a beautiful boutique hotel with very attentive (and happy) staff. The rooms are very modern and big. You can see monkeys from your balcony. The only negative thing I...More

    Thank Dave J
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Buenos días Dave, thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. It was such a honor to host you for such a important ocassion and we are so happy that you enjoyed your time in our piece of paradise. We are now looking forward...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I would highly recommend Hotel Makanda to anyone looking to stay in Manuel Antonio. The property is gorgeous and lush, and just a quick walk to a beautiful private beach. We stayed in Room #4, but toured two other rooms on the property as well....More

    Thank Ben L
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for choosing our Property and visiting our profile. We really appreciate your kind words. We are really happy that people can come to Makanda and enjoy the perfect combination between luxury, jungle and wildlife. Looking forward to host you again, please remember to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    So happy that we decided to book this hotel to finish off our Costa Rican dream holiday. My girlfriend and i booked this hotel as a last minute treat after we had such an amazing start to the beginning of the holiday. I proposed and...More

    Thank Chris W
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Chris, Thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile! We were really honored that youy chose us for such important ocassion and that had a great time here. All the Staff is grateful for your kind words, we all miss you and...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    When it comes to Makanda by the Sea, one word stands out amongst them all - "Wow". Context: 27 year old male 27 year old female 6/16/2017 - 6/22/2017 We flew in and didn't arrive at the hotel until almost midnight. We were greeted with...More

    Thank Clint C
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Clint, thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile. We are glad that you had a great time and enjoyed all of those details we have put a lot of effort on. We have been working really hard to become the best...More

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    About
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    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $266 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #11 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • Makanda By The Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park ,
    • Makanda By The Sea Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio
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    AbigailShropshire
    July 18, 2017|
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    Response from Winden-Photography | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there in April they were adding on new rooms and some ocean view rooms completed. The older rooms looked like were not updated, although still very nice with each room having its own personality vs the new ocean... More
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    June 25, 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    Buenos días and thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda. I see you booked a Studio room. How about if you provide me with your email? I will make you an offer for all of those night so you will not to worry about going... More
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    June 23, 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    Buenos días! We do not allow children under the age of 16 years. Minimun stay applies for Peak Dates Dec 20 to Jan 5 for 3 nights. You can book and cancel without any penalty 30 days prior to your arrival. Have a great... More
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    "had an ocean view room, on bottom floor. try to get one on the top. better view, more private."
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    "Villa 9 and 8"
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    "Best views, impecible service, amazing location."
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    "Private pool room is amazing but expensive. We got a discount during rainy season/outside of high season."
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