Experience the essence of Costa Rican Pura Vida elevated to new heights at Makanda by the Sea. This intimate boutique resort redefines luxury, offering an exclusive haven for adults seeking romance, sun-kissed beaches, and unrivaled relaxation. Nestled along the lush hillsides of Manuel Antonio, Makanda by the Sea unveils some of the most breathtaking coastal vistas in the country. Spread across a serene 12-acre sanctuary perched 100 meters above the ocean, this adults-only paradise invites you to bask in the warmth of endless sunshine and pristine beaches.
At Makanda, serenity and romance intertwine seamlessly. Our exceptional staff provides personalized attention to cater to your every need, ensuring that your stay becomes an unforgettable memory. Wander hand in hand through the enchanting gardens, luxuriate by the oceanview pool, feel the sand beneath your feet on the beach, and savor an intimate dinner at our exquisite gourmet restaurant with the love of your life.
While you may be tempted to spend most of your vacation in secluded bliss with your partner, we highly recommend exploring the array of exciting tours available in the area. For thrill-seekers, there's zip-lining, whitewater rafting, snorkeling, horseback riding, waterfall rappelling, and even surf lessons. If you seek a quieter communion with nature, immerse yourself in the wonders of Manuel Antonio National Park, embark on a riverboat cruise, paddle through estuaries by kayak, or set sail into the golden sunset. The landscapes of Manuel Antonio are nothing short of unforgettable, featuring rivers, beaches, mountains, and a diverse array of captivating wildlife. Allow us to help you craft the perfect romantic getaway that will leave a lasting imprint on your hearts.
The ultra-chic Arbol Restaurant weaves an exquisite tapestry of flavors, blending locally sourced traditional ingredients and freshly caught seafood with international delights like couscous, spring rolls, and homemade ravioli. Complimentary daily breakfast and invigorating yoga lessons are offered. Room service is also available. At the onsite Shanti Spa, indulge in a variety of massages, including Hot Stone, Swedish, and Deep Tissue. The spa features a Jacuzzi and a natural Sauna for your relaxation. Couples can choose from tailor-made packages that pamper both of you with an array of soothing body treatments, lasting up to 3.5 hours.
Makanda by the Sea's hilltop elegance also makes it an exceptional choice for those seeking a world-class destination wedding. With an onsite wedding planner, culinary expertise, and professional acoustic systems, every detail can be orchestrated to perfection.
Each interior at Makanda by the Sea is a harmonious blend of meticulously crafted designs inspired by nature and infused with modern comforts and technology. From graceful curtains that exude intimacy to soaring vaulted ceilings, precious hardwoods, marble counters, sumptuous bedding, and breathtaking sunsets, every element contributes to your ultimate tropical vacation in paradise. Our resort offers an extensive range of luxury accommodations, from single rooms and studio suites to opulent honeymoon suites and private villas complete with secluded pools or Jacuzzis. Please explore the Room Amenities listed for each category below. Please note that this is an adults-only hotel, and guests must be at least 18 years of age.
If you're seeking an extraordinary destination to celebrate your special someone, Makanda by the Sea is your answer!