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    Encanta La Vida

    Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
    011 506 8376 3209
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    • Excellent81%
    • Very good10%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
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    “yoga deck” (18 reviews)
    “pole house” (13 reviews)
    “yoga retreat” (10 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Peri and Paul We have travelled to many places. This has gone straight to the top of our list. The hotel has the best atmosphere, staff were so friendly and helpful. liaised with local guides to ensure we had best experience of visiting Corcovado and...More

    Thank PeriPaul
    Response from Encanta La Vida L, Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Peri and Paul thank you so much for this sweet review! We loved hosting you two here at Encanta La Vida and your presence added so much to the holiday spirit. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time here so much. Thank you...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    This review is long overdue as we were at Encanta in January and have been traveling the world ever since. But it does give us the opportunity to say that Encanta was our favourite spot of all the places we stayed across the globe these...More

    Thank Jonathan R
    Response from Encanta La Vida M, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 3 June 2017

    Hola Jonathan! We are so pleased to hear that Encanta La Vida was your favorite spot after traveling for five months! That is best compliment we could receive and we greatly appreciate the review. We are so glad you enjoyed the pristine jungle and beach...More

    Reviewed 4 December 2017

    After being stuck in traffic, we arrived at Encanta La Vida in the dark at about 6:30pm. No help was given carrying our bags up three flights of stairs or finding our way back from the car to the room in the pitch black. We...More

    Thank Kevin N
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    If you're looking for comfort, amazing food, wildlife and surf, Encanta La Vida is the place to be in Matapalo. I stayed in the "Pole House" on the third floor which offers a large new deck surrounded by the green of the rainforest. Encanta has...More

    Thank HunterMorgan
    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    First time in CR... might have been best trip ever.... Encanta was lovely.. everyone was great.. every single person.... Had the trip of a lifetime... I went on a yoga retreat with a local teacher from California... all was well planned and great experience. That...More

    Thank suenboys1
    Response from Encanta La Vida M, Public Relations Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 6 August 2017

    Thank you so much for your review! It was really great having you here, I'll always remember how much fun we had riding the foamy waves together! Even when we don't have a yoga group, we still have an in-house yoga teacher who gives classes...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$269 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula >
    • Cabo Matapalo
    • Also Known As
    • Encanta La Vida Hotel Osa Peninsula ,
    • Encanta La Vida Osa
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    Patty C
    1 January 2018|
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    Response from Taryana | Reviewed this property |
    No, as it is a protected area nothing can be built by the beach. But the rooms have incredible jungle views and sounds, completely worth it
    Bethany T
    3 December 2017|
    Response from Taryana | Reviewed this property |
    You can’t really because there is a path that leads to the beach, and in Costa Rica in protected areas like this it is not allowed to build directly on the beach. But you won’t regret going there: you’ll hear the real sounds... More
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from scottlora | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. Yes you can smoke at Encanta La Vida. Even in the rooms. They are all open air so, the smoke doesn't get trapped in the room. However, they would probably rather you not smoke in the bedrooms but, they will not say... More
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    "Honeymoon suite is set apart and bigger in general space but other rooms have wonderful verandas and views..."
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    "Don't have a top room that has a metal roof because when it rains, it's very noisy."
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    "They are all good."
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    "All the rooms are great"
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