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Makanda by the Sea

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Kitchenette
Concierge
Spa
4 Star Hotel
Makanda By the Sea is 12 acres of wildlife sanctuary, 100 meters above the ocean. Our fully equipped Villas and Studios are carefully placed in rainforest gardens with spectacular views of the sixty mile coastline. Hotel Makanda is the ideal location for guests wishing to experience...
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Location and contact
Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
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3.5 miles to Quepos Airport
52 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed yesterday

The Ocean Club rooms were very nice, lots of space to spread out and the views of the Pacific Ocean were breathtaking. Request Ocean Suite 5, nice large area in front of room, very private and close to salt water pool. The only caution I...More

Thank jam1015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Some folks out there write reviews because they want to damage the reputation of the business owner others write because they want to inform the public. Our reason for writing is the latter. We think it is proper to share our experience with those of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a significant new resort, totally renovated and the Suites are very well finished. I liked the hotel location - somewhat concealed from the typical Manuel Antonio yet sufficiently close to stroll there on the off chance that you'd like. The rooms are extremely very...More

Thank Константин Л
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded 2 days ago

Dear customer, First of all we would like to thank you for visiting us recently. As you mentioned the hotel is been fully renovated, deluxe suites and villas and soon we will open some new Suites, gym, tennis and basketball court. We appreciate the fact...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

From the moment we arrived I was astounded at how friendly, professional and funny everyone was. Traveling to a foreign country there's always a bit of apprehension regarding the level of English the staff will understand and the amount of Spanish I will understand...no need...More

Thank Michele W
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Michele, First of all we would like to thank you for visiting us, all of our customers are extremely vital and for that reason we work hard to help create an experience while you are staying at the hotel; exceeding our customers expectations is...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recently I spent 3 nights at this resort and it was an incredible stay! We had a free upgrade to the Deluxe Suite Ocean Club, so could not ask for anything better to start our holidays in Makanda. The ocean views, quiet sea and be...More

Thank Svetlana A
Response from MAKANDAFAMILY, Guest Relations Manager at Makanda by the SeaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Svetlana, We feel great that you liked our Deluxe Suite Ocean Club, every detail of it was thought to please the highest standards of all of our customers. Being located in the middle of the jungle in a secondary forest in Costa Rica has...More

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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
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$254 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 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$254 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#7 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 (58)
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Michele W
19 June 2018|
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Response from MemphisTeacher | Reviewed this property |
We did not rent a car. The roads are narrow, curvy mountainous roads in many places, and not marked as they are in the states. We used prearranged shuttle vans through AnywhereCostaRica, and a taxi in the city. We also... More
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Heather M
29 May 2018|
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I am not allowed to answer your question. But you may use reception at the hotel's name.
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chopperz
21 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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Room Tips
"Ocean Club rooms, great location and very modern"
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"Stay away from rooms that are adjacent to the tree line."
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"All rooms had a view. Ours had a number of stairs (#14)which seemed a bit slippery in the rain, but with hand..."
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"villa 10 offered privacy and ocean views."
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