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El Encanto Inn

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Cookeville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Costa Rica is all about people and nature. Wonderful, happy, friendly people, and beautiful scenery and wildlife. El Encanto is a perfect example of both. The staff at El Encanto are all wonderful, efficient, and FRIENDLY people who do everything to ensure that your visit is perfect. Alex the owner, the cleaning staff, cook, landscapers, security personnel; they all went...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at El Encato. Whether it was lying in the hammock, spotting frogs or lizards in the garden, talking to Dollar (their parrot), taking a dip in the pool, or walking across the road to the beach. Everywhere clean and tidy. No aircon in our room. The fan was good enough; quiet and strong. Alex, Juanita and...

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Servigliano, Italy
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We loved El Encanto. It's location is excellent in walking distance of the beach, a great beachside restaurant and the small town of Cahuita which has bars, restaurants, shops and the National Park which is our favourite in Costa Rica. Our agent had organised a hike for us but we could also have organized this and more through the hotel....

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Illinois
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights at El Encanto and wish we could have stayed longer. The room was very comfortable with plenty of hot water, comfortable beds, and good ventilation with fans, but the best things were the lovely gardens right outside your door with many birds, frogs, and basilisks, 2 tiled pools, friendly, knowledgeable service and...

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London
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We Stayed at the El Encanto for 6 nights whilst touring Costa Rica. El Encanto is very special, charming and individual We had a very large first floor suite, complete with kitchenette and a huge verandah. The room was lovely and immaculately kept. The Gardens are a real joy, peaceful ( Apart from frog and bird noises! and we loved...

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Evergreen, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Unfortunately, we were only able to spend one night at El Encanto as we made a last minute reservation. However, in that one night stay we thoroughly enjoyed the pool, the hot tub, a great breakfast, breezes through our very nicely appointed room, and the warm hospitality of Juanita, the hostess. The breakfast had a choice of omelet or eggs...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stopped in Cahuita and stayed at El Encanto during a one-month trek through Costa Rica and Nicaragua. El Encanto was a perfect spot for us (three adults). It's a small collection of cabinas, extremely clean and well-cared for, located within a gated area that included parking for our rental car. The beds were comfortable and the service was excellent....

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

El Encanto is a fantastic place to stay. The hotel offers very comfortable and clean rooms and the hotel grounds are a beautifully maintained park. The owner actually came to Costa Rica for doing nature reserach on frogs and has now incorporated frogs into the grounds. Next to both a sweet and a salt water pool as well as small...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Located at the edge of Cahuita, towards Playa Negra, but short walking distance into town. A lovely garden in which you will se lots of animals like frogs, birds and lizards while you're having a good breakfast. The staff is nice and helpful. A good place to relaxe. The only negative I can things of is that wi-fi could be...

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were lucky enough to stay in the two-bedroom suite at El Encanto. This was our second stay in Cahuita but our first stay at El Encanto. Juanita welcomed us with a wide smile and she and the other El Encanto staff made sure we had everything we needed for an unforgettable stay. My husband got a sunburn during or...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: $133 - $319 (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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“We enjoyed an upstairs bungalow, but we think any spot would've been great.”
nancysZ1979YT, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two bedroom suite is amazing.”
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Veranda
  • View from veranda into master bedroom
Traveling_Therapist, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms look good. Each one a little different view. But all have a nice sense of quiet and space from otheres.”
DebbieCBoulder, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get the suite above the dining area. Wonderful views, beautiful private veranda and iguanas live in the area under the roof (but above the ceiling)”
S6634QGemilym, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I don't think it makes a difference, except the suites have more room. We stayed in both and loved them equally.”
  • Hammock outside every room
427Coloradosteve, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
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