Makanda By The Sea Hotel

Category: luxury | deluxe
Style: boutique

The Makanda by the Sea Hotel is a romantic getaway outside Manuel Antonio National Park geared toward couples with a local feel. Children under 16 years old are not permitted at Makanda. Inspired by the owner’s dream of balance with natural surroundings, the hotel uses nature as a background to its architectural openness, allowing the rich tropical surroundings to become a part of the hotel’s environment.

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Costa Rica

Aerial view of Makanda by the Sea’s pool

The stunning grounds of the hotel were designed to attract a mix of birds, monkeys, butterflies, and other jungle wildlife, making a stay here seem to become a heightened jungle experience. The tropical breezes are intoxicating when you stroll the beaches of the Pacific Coast, and few things can compare to dazzling sunsets over the ocean.

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Costa Rica

Makanda by the Sea Hotel pool deck

Makanda by the Sea Hotel features an infinity pool that has over 4,000 feet of deck space. The hotel is set on a forty-five degree hillside with spacious viewing decks that seem to reach into the jungle canopy, bringing nature within arms reach. Makanda is a paradise in truth.

Wildlife at Makanda

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Costa Rica

Makanda by the Sea is in the perfect spot for wildlife and nature lovers! Nearby, visitors will find one of the richest ecosystems in the world – where rainforests, beaches, mangroves, and coral reefs border one another. Manuel Antonio National Park. The park is within walking distance for Makanda guests. There, keep an eye out for everything from sloths and tapirs to several monkey species and the humpback whales that gather off the coast seasonally. Not only that, but Makanda itself sits on a 12-acre wildlife reserve, and guests will delight over the presence of the colorful tropical birds and sociable howler monkeys.

Makanda Studios & Villas

Makanda By The Sea Hotel, Costa Rica


The Makanda by the Sea guestrooms are Studios, Deluxe Studios, and Villas. Maximum occupancy for Studios and Deluxe Studios is 2 guests. Children under 16 are not allowed.

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Costa Rica

Deluxe Studio

The Villas are great options for larger groups and can be combined with studio rooms. Each villa is between 900 and 1000 square feet, with comfortable King-size beds and a wrap-around sofa which could be used as a second bed. Villas have also full-sized and fully equipped kitchens and large terraces with chairs and a hammock.

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Costa Rica


The new Deluxe Ocean Club Suite features a king bed with silky cotton sheets, air conditioning, carrara marble bathroom, natural materials, and luxury details. In room amenities include telephone, coffee machine, flat screen TV, safe, hair dryer, hot water shower, complimentary WiFi, Minibar, and plush robe and slippers. Capacity: 2 guests.

Makanda by the Sea Hotel, Costa Rica

Deluxe Ocean Club Suite