Starting at $396 per night

Overview

Makanda by the Sea takes the Costa Rican, Pura Vida experience to the next level with their boutique style, luxurious accommodation options. This romantic, adults-only resort caters to couples that are hoping for endless sunshine, white sand beaches, and plenty of R&R. Located along the hillsides of Manuel Antonio, Makanda by the Sea brags some of the most spectacular views in the entire country! The property consists of a 12-acre sanctuary on a hill 100 meters above the ocean. Hotel amenities include a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, internet, and tropical gardens. Makanda by the Sea invites you to explore their hotel with the one you love most in the world, in return, you’ll find heaven.

If you want romance, serenity, and absolute paradise, there’s no better place than Makanda by the Sea.  Staff here has been trained to provide individual and personal attention to each and every guest, allowing you to have all of your needs met.  Walk around the massive property, take a relaxing dip in the swimming pool, or share a meal with the love of your life at the hotel’s gourmet restaurant. 

Though you may want to spend the majority of you vacation lounging with your partner, we definitely recommend checking out all the tours in the area!  Go zip-lining, whitewater rafting, snorkeling, horseback riding, waterfall rappelling, surfing, or basically, whatever you want.  The landscapes of Manuel Antonio are unforgettable, there are rivers, beaches, mountains, and a variety of different wildlife species, so check it out today and see what lies behind a Pura Vida vacation!

Makanda by the Sea has several different room accommodations, either studio rooms or private villas.  The Deluxe Studio features, breakfast, air-conditioning,vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, large sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player with ipod dock, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchenette, telephone, and a large terrace with chairs and a hammock. Extra person bed is the sofa.

Or, the Studio 2 features, breakfast, air-conditioning, vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchenette, telephone, private balcony with chairs and a small Japanese garden with views of the sixty-mile coastline. Extra person bed is the sofa.

The Studio 4 includes, breakfast, air-conditioning, vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchenette, telephone, private balcony with chairs and a small Japanese garden with views of the sixty-mile coastline. Extra person bed is the sofa.

Also, the Studio 3 features, breakfast air-conditioning, sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player with ipod dock, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchenette, telephone, and a balcony with chairs. Extra person bed is the sofa.

Didn’t like any of the studio options?  Well, Makanda has several more options, just in the form of private villas. Check these out!  First, the Villa 1 features, breakfast, air-conditioning,vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, large wrap around sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player with ipod dock, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchen, telephone, internet connection, Japanese garden, hammock, ceiling fans and a panoramic ocean view. Extra person bed is the sofa.

Or, the Villa 5 features, breakfast, air-conditioning,vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, large wrap around sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player with ipod dock, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchen, telephone, Large Japanese garden, and a large terrace with chairs and a hammock. Extra person bed is the sofa.

The Villa 6 offers, breakfast, air-conditioning,vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, large wrap around sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player with ipod dock, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchen, telephone, Large Japanese garden, and a large terrace with chairs and a hammock. Extra person bed is the sofa.

Also, the Deluxe Studio 7 includes, breakfast, air-conditioning,vaulted ceilings of precious hardwoods, a separate bedroom, glass enclosed living area with a large wrap around sofa, dining area, cable TV, CD player with ipod dock, hair dryer, fully-equipped kitchen, telephone, private terrace with chairs and a hammock. Extra person bed is the sofa.

Makanda by the Sea is definitely a wise option if you want peace, quiet, and romance during your vacation to Manuel Antonio.  This hotel requires guests to be of 18 years or older, so don’t worry about noisy babies ruining your romantic getaway!

Hotel Tags

  • Luxury
  • Eco Style
  • Boutique
  • Spa
  • Romantic
  • Hilltop
  • Adult Only

Hotel Amenities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Gardens
  • Parking
  • Wifi
  • Wifi Free
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Tv

Room Amenities

Deluxe Studio

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Terrace
  • Ocean View

Studio 2

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchenette
  • Balcony
  • Ocean View

Studio 3

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchenette
  • Balcony
  • Ocean View

Studio 4

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchenette
  • Balcony

Villa 1

  • AC
  • Fan
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Ocean View

Villa 10

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Terrace

Villa 5

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Terrace

Deluxe Studio 7

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Separate Bedroom
  • Terrace
  • Jungle View

Luxury Villa 8 Shared Pool

  • AC
  • Fan
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Balcony
  • Terrace

Deluxe Suite Ocean Club Room

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Hair Dryer

Luxury Villa 6 Private Pool

  • AC
  • Fan
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Ocean View

Pacific Jacuzzi Suite

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Internet Free
  • Hot Tub
  • Hair Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Terrace
  • Ocean View

Handicap Accessibility

  • Accessible Bathroom
  • Roll-in Shower
  • In-room Accessibility

Location

Latitude: N 9°24'8.13". Longitude: W 85°50'18.85"

Reviews

  • Overall 94.3% (3 Guest Ratings)
  • Cleanliness: 100.0%
  • Comfort: 93.3%
  • Meeting Expectations: 90.0%
  • Staff: 93.3%
  • Value: 95.0%

01/21/2019

Very nice hotel & most of the staff was awesome. The front desk people didn't seem as helpful as the rest of the team.