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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very comfortable and nice room with a beautiful garden. Many orchids and other tropical plants and, above all, a lot of special sites for frogs and lizards. Many breeding and forageing birds. A manager with excellent knowledge of the amphibians, and in general a warm and friendly atmoshere. Cahuita town and national park areonly a few minutes walk away from... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Encanto Inn is a very nice hotel where you enjoy a tropical ambience. So calm, clean, with everything you can need to get a fantastic time. Alex, the manager, is so cool. He will help you feel at home and get all the info to discover the area and the country. Highly recomended!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the hotel most of last week and I cherish every moment there. The rooms are lovely, the garden is beautiful. A real place to relax. Alex the owner is very knowledgeable, he can hear a bird sing and give you its name, he knows all about nature in CR and will help in anyway he can. I... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable rooms, even though they are simple with no air conditioning. The two small pools and jacuzzi were very enjoyable!! The breakfast was outstanding and Juanita at the reception was extremely helpful and nice, as were all the staff. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

El Encanto is an amazing piece of paradise near Puerto Viejo. My boyfriend and I booked a bungalow last minute and were so surprised by the whole environment. The staff is super friendly and helpful. The food was delicious. Everything was super clean and nothing was broken. The 2 pools were the perfect temperature and so refreshing. I just couldn't... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great accomodation, very enthousiastic and friendly owner. If you visit costa rica this really should be a stop. Aside from the awesome b&b, the town is really vivid and has a really nice reggae atmosphere. Go snorkling and visit the national park! And go drink and eat at the cocos bar. Truely one of the best stays i've had on... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We finished up our 10-day trip in Costa Rica at El Encanto and it was a perfect way to wind down and relax after a hectic week of ziplining, rafting, hiking and exploring. We rented the top floor ( the suite ) which, with its large balcony, has a great view of the immaculately maintained hotel grounds. Alex greeted us... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice and spacious room with wooden seats outside and a beautiful garden on the property. Alex is a great host, who loves to show you all the frogs that are in his garden. I even held a green tree frog with red eyes in my hands! The complementary breakfast is the best we got during our holidays. Fresh fruit,... More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days in this beautyful hotel The service is perfekt and we got a breakfast early in the morning. This sllows to make excursions to several special tours. Bird watching, snorkling in the nearby natural reserve, the beaches are also beautiful and not far.

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

El Encanto is very serene. Lush beautiful gardens that attract may birds. A great quiet place to hang out in the day if you need a beach break. Great location. 5 minutes walk from the main town Cahuita National Park and 3 minutes walk to the black beach. The staff is very friendly and laid back. Each day the breakfasts... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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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: £78 - £198 (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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“All rooms look good. Each one a little different view. But all have a nice sense of quiet and space from otheres.”
 of 5 bubbles kjmccorry, 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)”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles 427Coloradosteve, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you can get the suite, then go for it. Well worth the money! Best room we stayed in during our entire trip!”
  • The master bedroom in the suite
  • Beautiful garden!
  • The suite terrace
 of 5 bubbles World_Traveller221, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“They have a lovely studio with kitchen and own veranda overlooking the garden. But the regular rooms in separate bungalows are also nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Heike_HH, 3 Dec 2014 | Read review
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