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Encantada Ocean Cottages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice small hotel/resort. direct at the beach. very nice staff and family like. huge beach and only very few people. There is no city close by, but jaco is just 20-30 min by car. There is a small mall, not yet fully in operation where you have a supermarket and some restaurants.

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Orange Walk, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this hotel. Out room was beautiful, and the beds were by far the most comfortable out of any place we stayed for our month long trip in Costa Rica. The pool was where we spent half our time...beautiful blue tiles and a great warm temperature. Just 30 steps away is a black sand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three days and never wanted to leave! The cottages were beautiful and spacious. Adam ( the manager ) was personable and helpful. The food was delicious. It was the quietest beach and most relaxing time we had in Costa Rica. I definitely recommend Encantada!

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Thank Ashley H
Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had very good time at Encantada. These are some of my opinions: -Since the public access to the beach is not close, there were very few people around, the environment was very peaceful and quiet. -The beach is great, if the day is sunny the water gets heat from the sand and it gets a little warm. It is... More 

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EncantadaCostaRica, Manager at Encantada Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; I'm glad you had a nice relaxing time while here. I'm sorry that you didn't feel welcome when you first arrived, but thank you for mentioning it. I have spoken with the lady that works the desk in the mornings and worked with her to ensure future early arrivals receive a warm welcome and friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ratings are based on expectations and actual experiences so from the get go I have to say that although not perfect (I will write some improvement recommendations later on) this little hotel delivered and exceeded my idea of a relaxing weekend at the beach! Therefore I will give it 5 starts as I left with a smile (although saddened that... More 

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Thank Manrique M
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience at Encantada was divine. We hosted out first yoga retreat there and could not be more pleased. The setting was lovely and quiet but not too remote. The food was delicious. The accommodations were comfortable and clean. And the service was beyond friendly. We will definitely return!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had a lovely relaxing 24 hours here. The beach is long and fairly empty. It did mean that we did not swim in the ocean here, but we did go for long walks down the beach. The hotel pool is lovely. The breakfast was the best I had in Costa Rica. We also had a lovely... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice place if you like to be somewhat away from the crowd. When we were there at the end of June, the beach is somewhat wide open. You almost feel that you are on a private beach by yourself. The cabin is a little bit outdated, but this is what you would expect in Costa Rica.... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We had a great time here in Costa Rica. The owners truly made us feel at home by accommodating us with anything we needed. Tiffany's recommendations on activities to do in the area were most helpful. Our family really enjoyed the Mango Monkey Boat Tours the best. Yoga in the morning, game of corn hole in the evening and even... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We had an amazing time during our week at Encantada with our 4-year old daughter! We traveled to Costa Rica with 2 other families and their young kids, and Encantada was the perfect base for our adventures. The owners, Nome and Tiffany, were fantastic and made sure that we had everything we needed. Tiffany was always ready with great recommendations... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Encantada Ocean Cottages

Address: Beachfront, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $106 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Encantada Ocean Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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