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4.3 out of 5

"Excellent 👌. Wonderful place to be. Food is amazing & stuff are great. Highly recommend. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 15 May 2021

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Tropical Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£313* Per night/room 7 Jul - 8 Jul

Ocean Club Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Villa 4 People

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Villa, 1 King Bed, Private Pool

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Honeymoon Grand Pool Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

WOW Suite Premier Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the helpful staff at Makanda by the Sea. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Playa Pará. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus 2 outdoor pools.

  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine while dining at Arbol Restaurant
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the 2 outdoor pools or soak in the 2 spa tubs
  • Treat yourself to deep-tissue massages, body treatments or aromatherapy at Shanti Spa
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, a concierge and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a steam room, a sauna and yoga classes
  • Guests have great things to say about the beach and the helpful staff
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Playa Espadilla and Playitas Beach
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Makanda by the Sea ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Makanda by the Sea

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5 out of 5
Excellent 👌. Wonderful place to be. Food is amazing & stuff are great. Highly recommend.

Posted by on 15 May 2021

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4 out of 5

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4 out of 5
Sehr schöne Anlage. Sehr luxuriös. Poolbereich mit nur wenigen Handtüchern. Essen sehr teuer.

Posted by , from München on 8 Apr 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Apr 2018 by Management

Dear Eva, Thank you for choosing Makanda and visiting our profile. We are glad that you enjoyed the Hotel. Your feedback is really important for us and it'll be taken in consideration. Looking forward to host you again. Have a great and blessed day...

Property Features

Unwind on the private sandy beach, located just 150 meters away. At Makanda by the Sea, you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There's a restaurant on site. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, a garden and a terrace. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Makanda by the Sea was completed in June 2020. This 4.5-star Manuel Antonio hotel is smoke free.

  • 29 guestrooms or units
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue
  • Swim-up bar

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Makanda by the Sea offers 29 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. 46-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Living room
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Climate control
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Arbol Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Pool Lounge – This cocktail bar is located by the pool and specialises in local and international cuisine. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Shanti Spa has 1 treatment room. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Thai massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 16

Special check-in instructions:

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Makanda by the Sea offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Caters to adults only
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 30 for adults and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 160 per vehicle (one way)
  • Late check-in fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Makanda
  • Hotel Makanda Sea Adults Only
  • Hotel Makanda Sea Adults Only Manuel Antonio
  • Makanda Hotel
  • Makanda Sea Adults Only
  • Makanda Sea Adults Only Manuel Antonio
  • Makanda Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio, Quepos
  • Makanda Sea Hotel
  • Makanda Sea Manuel Antonio, Quepos
  • Makanda Sea
  • Hotel Makanda By the Sea Adults Only
  • Makanda Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio
  • Makanda Sea Manuel Antonio
  • Makanda By The Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Makanda By The Sea Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Makanda by the Sea Hotel
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  • Makanda by the Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services, spa treatments, and private bath/onsen. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 16 years old aren't allowed.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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