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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          US$339
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          Overview
          • Excellent72%
          • Very good16%
          • Average6%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Airport Transportation
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          Poolside Bar
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          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 527 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          My husband and I stayed at Makanda for 4 nights in June as an early anniversary trip. The hotel room was modern in style, but still very comfortable. It had a wonderful view of the sea, and a huge balcony. Both pool areas were immaculate,...More

          Thank Stacy K
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          My boyfriend and I just returned from a trip around Costa Rica - we ended the vacation with 4 nights at the Makanda in Manuel Antonio. It did not disappoint! We received the recommendation from a friend who said it was one of the best...More

          Thank kimdahlgren
          Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

          Dear Kim, Thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile. We are so glad that you had a great time and enjoyed the hotel. All of our staff is always trying to go beyond and making the effort to fulfill all the expectations....More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We had an incredible two night stay in the private pool room. The room is an absolute work of art - every little detail is exquisitely crafted, from the lighting to the wood work and the tiling. Even the bedroom headboard amazing. High attention to...More

          Thank sraju7
          Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

          Buenos días, thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile. We really appreciate your kind words and feedback. Glad that you noticed and enjoyed those design details that we have worked a lot on. We all already miss you and look forward to...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Makanda is the best hotel in the area. The rooms are super comfortable and well designed. We loved the restaurant by the pool, the food is amazing and it has the perfect view for the stunning sunsets in Manuel Antonio. They have the best service.We...More

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

          Hola María! Thank you for choosing our hotel and for visiting our profile. We are happy that we fulfilled your expectations and that you enjoyed our piece of paradise. Already looking forward to host you again. Have a great and blessed weekend...

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Beautiful boutique hotel with a trail through the jungle to a private beach. The resort is filled with exotic wildlife and makes you feel like you are in the middle of the rainforest. Impressive level of detail went into building the modern and spacious rooms....More

          Thank ella258
          Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Management at Makanda by the SeaResponded 1 week ago

          Buenos días! Thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda and visiting our profile. We are glad that you enjoyed the property, we have put a lot of effort on design and human resource to provide the best hospitality experience possible. We really appreciate your kind words....More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Spa
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$245 - US$445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #8 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
          • #10 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
          • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 27
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Manuel Antonio National Park
          • Also Known As
          • Makanda By The Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park ,
          • Makanda By The Sea Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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          Traveller (553)
          Room & Suite (276)
          Pool & Beach (125)
          Dining (32)
          Hotel & Grounds (300)
          Bathroom (13)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Patrick T
          How would one go about booking the flight from San Jose to Quepos? I checked orbitz and there is no such flights, are their specific sites for those flights?
          9 May 2017|
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          Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
          Dear Patrick! Sansa Airlines do several trips to Quepos Airport. Let us know your arrival time so we can arrange transfer to Hotel. Have a save trip!
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          Patrick T
          Is the San Jose airport the only airport closest to makanda? Is it not possible to fly into quepos? That's still about 3 hours away, how do we go about booking accommodations to get to the hotel if we do not want to rent a car?
          3 May 2017|
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          Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
          Buenas tardes! You can check or google Nature Air or Sansa Costa Rica. Feel free to send your arrival itinerary I can check local flights or help you book private ground transportation in the worst case...
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          Ian S
          Does the snorkelling actually exist and do they have equipement or is it better to take your own ?
          13 March 2017|
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          Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
          Take your own.
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          Room Tips
          "Private pool room is amazing but expensive. We got a discount during rainy season/outside of high season."
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          "The villas are so beautiful but if you have a smaller budget delux studio 11 is really lovely"
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          "all rooms. I can't see how any would be a bad choice"
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          "I think the studio rooms are updated, but the villas have more privacy and more animal interaction I think!"
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