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Cabo Matapalo Costa Rica See on map
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Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Encanta La Vida is a cool spot way off the beaten track in the jungles of southern Costa Rica. It was a little more "rustic" than we expected given the cost. First the positives... The property and the surrounding jungle is magnificent. The beaches are...More

Thank Bizyman
Response from Encanta La Vida L, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi James, we are happy to hear that you had a pleasant experience at ELV and that our staff went above and beyond! We are constantly working to improve our services so that our guests are leaving happy, healthy, and rejuvenated. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Our experience at Encanta La Vida was near perfect....the only thing that would have made it better would have been if we could have stayed longer! From the moment we walked into the office we were treated as though we were family. The staff was...More

Thank Brint W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We decided to have a destination wedding in Costa Rica because of Encanta La Vida and the special place that the Osa is. The staff at Encanta went above and beyond to make everything perfect for us and our families. We booked the entire hotel...More

Thank BlakeV27
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Our son celebrated his marriage at Encanta for in excess of 40 plus guests. Those Encanta were not able to accomodate had rooms near by but all took meals, etc. at Encanta. We had 3 plus glorious days with an outstanding staff, cooks, you name...More

Thank tunaman1932
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This was my third trip to Encanta La Vida. It is hard to put into words how special this this place is. From the staff who are friendly and attentive to the lovely accommodations, the amazing surroundings, this is paradise! The lodge staff took care...More

Thank Mike K
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Description
Encanta La Vida is an all inclusive jungle retreat located amidst the beautiful beaches of Cabo Matapalo. The hotel offers direct access to amazing wildlife and world class surf, and features a stunning, private, More chemical-free soft-water swimming pool - the only of its kind in Matapalo! Encanta La Vida is the ideal vacation spot for families, yoga retreats, honeymooners, and surfers alike. Garden trails lead you to private cabinas nestled throughout the property. The beautifully landscaped grounds provide privacy and wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities. Our rooms are clean and spacious with queen-sized beds and open decks. Enjoy three DELICIOUS meals a day in the Encanta La Vida restaurant featuring fresh fruits, veggies and meats all locally grown or caught off shore. The hotel bar is located just off the swimming pool and serves up blended tropical drinks and ice cold beer. Encanta La Vida is also a fun and easy destination for family reunions, weddings, and yoga groups. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Kids pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 187 - USD 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Encanta La Vida Hotel Osa Peninsula
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Encanta La Vida Osa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 187 - USD 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Encanta La Vida Hotel Osa Peninsula
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Encanta La Vida Osa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
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Traveller (145)
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Family and Play Areas (3)
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Questions & Answers
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Patty C
1 January 2018|
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Response from Encanta La Vida L | Property representative |
Thanks for this question and thanks for your answers, Mlee2surf and Taryana. We do not have ocean view rooms, however as the above replies have highlighted, we are very close to the beach. Our yoga deck does have a stunning... More
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Bethany T
3 December 2017|
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Response from Encanta La Vida L | Property representative |
Hi Bethany! As Taryana mentioned, we are a short walking distance from the ocean and located in the edge of the jungle. That said, you actually can hear the sound of the waves as they break all the way around the tip of the... More
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rbeen41
27 February 2017|
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Response from scottlora | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes you can smoke at Encanta La Vida. Even in the rooms. They are all open air so, the smoke doesn't get trapped in the room. However, they would probably rather you not smoke in the bedrooms but, they will not say... More
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"Stay in the pole house"
BlakeV27
16 Aug. 2018
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"Bring a flashlight, it's dark at night. All the rooms are unique and great!"
steveneisenberg2018
18 Jun. 2018
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"It's average only because the jungle sounds can be loud but that's to be expected."
exalways
28 Apr. 2018
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"Honeymoon suite is set apart and bigger in general space but other rooms have wonderful verandas and views..."
PeriPaul
30 Dec. 2017
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