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Fargo, North Dakota
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the oceanfront cottage at Encantada for 3 nights around Thanksgiving. It was wonderful! The cottages themselves are beautiful (the ocean front has big front doors and you can lay in bed and look out at the ocean), the grounds are beautiful, the pool is clean and a good size, and you can't beat the beach being just... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Encantada with our kids (aged 7,9,11) for 3 nights at the end of a 2 week trip. We had done lots of wildlife spotting etc before we arrived so spent a lovely 3 days not leaving the hotel grounds other than to go and jump in the huge waves on the beach right in front of the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this earthy hotel on the beach. I didn't stay but did yoga there which was one of the best yoga classes I ever attended. The view of the beach from the class was amazing. The owners of this hotel are on hand and very friendly and helpful . They hosted a party for 40 of us at the last... More 

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California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice room, great pool, immense beach for long walks or jog or run, good surfing location. Yoga. Meditation. Cute garden with flowers and tropical fruits. Away from main road and hubbub, very quiet. Recommended!

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1 Thank Mcxmcs
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I 'found' Encantada Ocean Cottages purely by chance as we were touring Costa Rica by car. What a 'find' this proved to be. Everything was as perfect as could be. The staff friendly, the food terrific, the rooms were lovely. In fact, everything about Encantada was a delightful surprise Peaceful & serene, beautiful pool, the beach was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

I just held a yoga and mindfulness retreat here and this place took the cake. I could not recommend a better place to hold a group trip. The owners and the staff make you feel like family. You are in good hands when you stay at this place. Everything you could ever want is here, peace and serenity, amazing meals,... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

What a way to spend your first trip to another country! Tiffany and Nome were so welcoming and are running such a quaint little place. The staff go above and beyond to make you feel at home and treat you like part of the Encantada Family. Encantada offers VERY clean cottages, Fantastic cook to order Costa Rican dishes, Freshly blended... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Loved Tiffany and Gnome. Maria and Adam as well. The vibe was EXACTLY what is conveyed in the pics. The hospitality was on point. Good was great. Plenty of activities IF you so choose. No bigs if not. Boogie board, surf lessons, horse back riding on the beach, beach volleyball, a cute little library on site, board games, massage, facials,... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We actually had two separate stays here on a recent two week trip to CR. After two nights at the beginning of our trip we booked three more for the end. Room was beautiful, as was the beach. Took yoga in the mornings looking out at the ocean. Food was great, and staff couldn't have been nicer. We would go... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

When you arrived at this wonderful hotel is more than you expected after you travel almost 2 hours from San Jose and the last 5 minutes of the journey looked like you're going nowhere,then tranquility takes over when just the sound of the waves and birds welcome you. We stay at the cottages which are beautiful decorated with an espiritual... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Encantada Ocean Cottages is located in Esterillos Este. The quaint, friendly community is just 90-minutes from the San Jose airport on the Central Pacific Coast and 30-minutes from Costa Rica's most popular tourist destinations: Jaco, Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. The 7 units can either be rented out individually or for groups. Each is unique and able to accommodate 2-5 people; the property sleeps 30 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Encantada Ocean Cottages

Address: Beachfront, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $158 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Encantada Ocean Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Pool side, jump from the room to the pool...handy!”
 of 5 bubbles Mcxmcs, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would again chose garden view. we had a nice lounge area in front of the house”
 of 5 bubbles 895matthiasr, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not forget to bring insect repellent!! Mosquitoes like "fresh meat" haha”
 of 5 bubbles RonaldP955, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront room”
 of 5 bubbles 226manriquem, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed our Garden cabina but would opt for the Ocean Villa next time”
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