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Makanda by the Sea

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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed at makanda after a trip around arenal and monteverde and this was definitely set up for relaxing . The pool views are amazing and the sun beds are so comfortable. The pools are also a really good temperature. We were lucky enough to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I stayed here for 4 days and had the absolute best experience. It was our first trip away from our 8 month old baby and we really needed to rest and recharge. The rooms were comfortable, clean and stylish. The pools were...More

Thank Morgan N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel Makanda is a beautiful boutique hotel surrounded by the natural rainforest landscape. It was very cool to see the local animals roaming around in the trees in their natural habitat. The rooms were very clean and modern. The staff was always very friendly and...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my girlfriend at the time back when she met up with me in Costa Rica while I was traveling for the month. The accommodations are very modern and upscale. I am pretty technologically savvy, however I found the lighting controls a...More

Thank Greg G
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Greg, Thank you for visiting our Hotel and taking form your valued time to write this review. We are proud to have very honest and responsible employees, both of our pool guys have been working for the hotel for over 15 years with no...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was fantastic stay. I love this hotel so much. I was staying 12 days in this adorable hotel. Firstly need to say that interior of the room is brilliant. When I hear that the hotel is boutique I mean that it is small. No,...More

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Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. We really appreciate your kind words. It was really nice to have you here for such a long period, this gave us the chance to really pamper you. Restaurant and Staff in general always going further...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum 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
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$281 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#8 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$281 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#8 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Dining (51)
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chopperz
22 March 2018|
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Response from Ivana L | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There's no direct route to walk to the beach from the resort. We actually DID walk to the resort but we had to go out of the resort, walk up a two-way street, down a rock/dirt path, etc. It took about 30 minutes to... More
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MemphisTeacher
11 March 2018|
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Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
Hi! Ocean club is American standard King Bed. Enjoy)
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chopperz
24 February 2018|
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Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
Hi! please check our webpage to see all room types photos
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"Get the Ocean View!"
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"Ocean Club rooms are pure modern luxury. Older rooms are clean and comfortable but not nearly as stunning."
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"All the rooms are unique and beautiful."
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"Look at your room first its the best way to tell if your totally happy... which you will be"
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