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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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    Traveller (607)
    Room & Suite (322)
    • 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
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Accessible rooms
    Banquet Room
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 504 reviews

    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
    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 1 week 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 2 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

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Beautiful estate. Great pool(s). We had the pool villa. The queen bed is a bit small for two persons. Ordered dinner in room which was great. We were offered a bottle of champagne complementary. The only minor is that we only stayed for 1 night.More

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

    Buenos días and thank you for choosing Makanda! We are glad that you had a nice experience. Looking forward to host you again. Let´s just making longer so we get a good chance to really pamper you. Make sure to mention that you already stayed...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I came here for a bday getaway & it was spectacular. The concierge & their hospitality was beyond amazing! They went above & beyond to surprise me w cake & champagne (didn't even ask for any of it, all thanks to Alberto )! Loved every...More

    Thank Souvenir R
    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Owner at Makanda by the SeaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear guest! So happy you loved your getaway with us! Happy Birthday and hope to see you again! Cheers!!!!!))

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    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • 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
    • Price range
    • US$235 - 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 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 On the Beach 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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    Traveller (607)
    Room & Suite (322)
    Pool & Beach (174)
    Dining (41)
    Hotel & Grounds (331)
    Bathroom (14)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    .92 km away
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    1,276 reviews
    1.04 km away
    Gaia Hotel & Reserve
    1,587 reviews
    2.04 km away
    Parador Resort and Spa
    2,485 reviews
    .61 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
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    1,560 reviews
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    Michael G
    16 September 2017|
    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.
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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