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Hotel Makanda by the Sea

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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

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.

Nearby activities: Horseback Riding Surfing Zip Lines Sport Fishing Scuba Diving Bird Watching Rafting Snorkeling ATV Tours Rappel ling

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.

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.

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Manuel Antonio

How to Get There:

The trip takes approximately 3 hours driving from San José.
Drive on the Panamerican highway, and follow it to the international airport. From the international airport, drive to La Garita, where you turn left and continue to Turrucares. Once you arrive Turrucares, take the highway #27 to Caldera. Once you arrive Orotina continue until the next toll station. Just after this toll station turn right, where you see the sign to Jaco. Continue over this coastal road to Tarcoles, Jaco until you reach Quepos.

Take the exit to Quepos. Once in Quepos downtown turn left past the small park and drive up the mountain about 4 kilometers towards the Manuel Antonio National Park.