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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
    011 506 2777 0442
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “infinity pool” (52 reviews)
    “ocean club” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
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    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
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    Spa
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 506 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My wife and I spent 5 days at Makanda by the Sea and we truly enjoyed our stay. We loved that the hotel is in the middle of the jungle, giving us prime access to the surrounding wildlife. We had monkeys visiting our villa's patio...More

    Thank Jazz12283
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded yesterday

    Thank you for choosing our property and taking from your time to visit our profile. Glad that you enjoyed our perfect combination between architecture-design-service-wildlife, besides the gastronomic offer of course. Our Chef and his staff work really hard and put a lot of love to...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Visited Makanda last month during a round trip through Costa Rica and was truly impressed by this amazing place! Stunning views with amazing facilities. Great food, served by nice, friendly and helpful staff. I can definitely recommend Makanda for a nice wind down when Staying...More

    Thank Corne B
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded yesterday

    Thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile! We really appreciate your kind words. It is such a blessing to have become a sacred spot for relaxing in this beautiful area. Looking forward to your next visit. Have a great and blessed day...

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I arrived at Makanda, and was taken to a villa that smelled like something had died in the pipes. The stench was horrible, until I got to change rooms to the one beside it that smelled so much better. I will say, the architecture is...More

    Thank Rebekah R
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded yesterday

    Dear Rebekah Litch, Please allow us to remind you a few interesting details of your stay with us: - You stole a credit card from a male companion you shared a room the first night with. He then moved out to another room for the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The perfect place for the honeymoon. We chose Makanda by photo in the Web, but reality exceeds all our expectations. Modern, stylish, with stunning ocean view and wild beach. Excellent service and cuisine. We didn't want to leave. Couple advices. Before you go to the...More

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

    Dear Stanislav, thank you for choosing Makanda for such a special occasion and visiting our profile. We are glad that you had a nice stay while enjoying the perfect combination between great design, excellent staff and wildlife. Looking forward for your anniversary visit ;-) Have...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Let me just say that this hotel is beautiful! My boyfriend and I came here to celebrate our anniversary and we stayed in the ocean deluxe suite. I am here to tell you the best time to visit here is during off season (rainy season)...More

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

    Dear Brianna, Thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. We really appreciate your kind words, our staff enjoyed taking care of you and we all miss you already. Looking forward to host you again for your second, third, forth... time in Costa Rica...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    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
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$236 - US$450 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 Spa 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
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    Michael G
    16 September 2017|
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    Response from Mike A | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. We had outside guests join us and it was not a problem. They left their children with a sitter.
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    AbigailShropshire
    18 July 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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    "Definitely go for the Ocean Suite rooms - they are the newest."
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    "I got upgraded to a suite by the saltwater pool, which was great -- top floors provide the best views!"
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    "Ask to stay in one of the newer built rooms. That's what we had and we loved it."
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    "The newer rooms have great views of the ocean and wildlife no need to splurge on the villas."
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