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Central Pacific - Manuel Antonio
Makanda by the Sea

Makanda by the Sea is a unique, contemporary design hotel that has been built in balance with its striking green natural surroundings. It´s open air design enhances the views while taking advantage of the Pacific breezes. Located just off the main road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park, the hotel has 12 acres of sanctuary, 100 meters above the ocean. 

All of Makanda`s secluded villas and studios have been carefully placed in the botanical rainforest gardens with spectacular views of the sixty mile coastline. The hotel's delightful accommodations have been furnished with special hardwoods, vaulted ceilings, handcrafted tile and some of them feature open-air living areas and Japanese gardens.

In Makanda, guests can find a number of ways to keep comfortable: swimming in the infinity pool, walking through the trams of the rainforest, sipping a cool tropical drink in the jacuzzi or enjoying an exciting gourmet dish at the open air Sunspot restaurant. Makanda, the name once said to mean essence or nectar in ancient Sanscrit, is a paradise found.


All rooms offer forest and dazzling ocean views, tropical flower arrangements, cable TV, CD player, hair dryer, robes, fresh Makanda blend coffee, mini bar, kitchenette and private bathroom.

3 Studio and 2 studio Deluxe that open onto large balconies, making nature part of them. 

6 Large villas with vaulted ceilings, large sofas, hand-crafted tiles and exotic hardwoods.


The hotel’s restaurant offers haut cuisine dining, featuring seafood, tenderloin, fresh fish prepared with aromatic herbs, Italian Pastas, vegetables and cool salads. Breakfast is served at the guests room and for lunch the hotel serves snacks, sandwiches, typical ¨casados¨ (rice, beans, salads, vegetables and meat) and fresh salads.


Tour desks, breakfast in the room, concierge service, Internet access, poolside restaurant & Bar, infinity pool and Jacuzzi, daily maid service, private beach, laundry service, secure parking, on site tour guides and 24 hour security.

Tours & Activities

Tours available leaving from Manuel Antonio

Dates Room Meals Rates
      Sgl Dbl Tpl
From: 22 APR 19 To: 19 DEC 19
Deluxe Suite Ocean Club


$452 $452 N/A
Luxury Villa 4 pax


$1017 $1017 $1017
Luxury Villa 6 pax


$1695 $1695 $1695
Luxury Villa Private Pool


$791 $791 N/A
Luxury Villa Shared Pool


$565 $565 N/A
Pacific Jacuzzi Suite


$599 $599 N/A
Villa B $486 $486 N/A



*Minimum age: 16 years olad and must pay as adult.


*Minimum of nights  Christmas & New Years &  Easter (Apr 14 to 21, 19) 3 nights required.


*There is a 20% deposit request for Easter, Christmas & New Years which must be paid within 7 days after confirmation.


• ATV´s Tour in Manuel Antonio
• Calypso Catamaran Cruise Tortuga Island
• Carara National Park & Bird watching
• Catamaran Island Adventure or Sunset Catamaran Sail
• Ocean Kayak / Snorkeling
• Canopy Tour
• Mangrove / Damas Island Kayaking
• Manuel Antonio National Park
• Savegre Whitewater Rafting Tour (Class II-III)
• Tocori Waterfalls Horseback Riding Tour
• Surf Lesson at Manuel Antonio Beach
• Discover Scuba Diving
• Jungle Night Walk
• Local Flavor Tour Cooking Lessons
• Whale Watching Tour
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