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Makanda by the Sea

Star Rating
4.5 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.7 / 5Exceptional
269 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Playitas Beach
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Biesanz Beach
    12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    La Selvita
    4 min drive
  • Airport
    Quepos (XQP)
    17 min drive

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1-855-214-3079

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    About this area

    Manuel Antonio

    Located in Manuel Antonio, Makanda by the Sea is on the waterfront. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Manuel Antonio National Park and Manuel Antonio Beach. ADR Adventure Park and Mid World Tour Office are also worth visiting.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Playitas Beach - 7 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Biesanz Beach - 12 min walk
    • Popular Location
      ADR Adventure Park - 19 min walk
    • Popular Location
      La Selvita - 4 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Playa La Macha - 9 min drive

    Getting around

    • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 162 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Arbol Restaurant – Restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
    • Pool Lounge – Poolside cocktail bar offering local and international cuisine. Open daily. Reservations required.

    About this property

    Makanda by the Sea

    Spend the day catching some rays at Makanda by the Sea's private sand beach, relaxing by one of the hotel's 2 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. All 27 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking
    • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Airport shuttle on request

    Food and drink

    • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7 AM–9:30 AM
    • 1 restaurant
    • 2 poolside bars, 2 bars/lounges and 1 swim-up bar
    • Room service available

    Things to do

    • 2 outdoor pools
    • 2 spa tubs
    • Ecotours
    • Full-service spa
    • Yoga classes

    Family friendly

    • 2 outdoor pools
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Separate living room

    Conveniences

    • Front-desk safe
    • No elevators

    Guest services

    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Front desk (limited hours)
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Wedding services

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish

    Business services

    • Meeting rooms

    Outdoors

    • Beach loungers
    • Free pool cabanas
    • Garden
    • Pool sun loungers
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Terrace

    Spa

    • Aromatherapy
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Couples treatment room(s)
    • Detox wraps
    • Facials
    • Massage - deep-tissue
    • Massage - hot stone
    • Massage - on the beach
    • Massage - Swedish
    • Massage - Thai
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Outdoor treatment areas
    • Sauna
    • Spa open daily
    • Spa tub

    Accessibility

    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking
    • Assistive listening devices available

    More

    • Beach towels
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Down comforter
    • Egyptian cotton sheets
    • Premium bedding

    Bathroom

    • Bathrobes
    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Towels

    Entertainment

    • 46-inch flat-screen TV
    • Cable channels

    Food and drink

    • Espresso maker
    • Minibar

    More

    • Connecting rooms available
    • Individually decorated
    • Individually furnished
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)
    • Laptop-compatible safe
    • Laptop-friendly workspace
    • Phone
    • Separate living room
    • Separate sitting area

    Nearby things to do

    Activities

    Where to eat

    4.7

    Exceptional

    5 - Excellent
    210
    4 - Good
    43
    3 - Okay
    9
    2 - Mediocre
    3
    1 - Poor
    4
    4.8
    Cleanliness
    4.7
    Service and Staff
    4.7
    Amenities
    4.7
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Overall, the hotel was excellent. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Views, layout, and decor was also excellent. It was the peaceful vacation I was looking for.

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Makanda was an amazing experience. Luxury in the middle of the rainforest. Easy check in, free room upgrade, delicious food, beautiful views, friendly staff and amazing spa experience. Could not get over the absolute beauty of the resort. I will definitely be back.

      Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2019

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