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El Encanto Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 128*
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Forest Row, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We loved our room upstairs, and the lovely grounds and relaxing pool. We were delighted there was no air con, and its accompanying noise and sterile atmosphere . Instead we went to sleep to the sound of the ocean rolling in, and wind rustling the leaves. The overhead fan was blissfully quiet and sufficient to keep us cool at night....

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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We staied at El Encanto for three nights. The room was clean and the terrace was cool and private. Alex is the best host i have ever met. He is extreamly friendly and helps you with everything. One of the best things is the breakfast. It includes fruits, eggs and self made breat, which is absolutely awesome! All in all...

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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

There are no words to explain how amazing this place is. As soon as we arrived to "El Encanto", we felt there was the place to be in Cahuita. Alex and the staff were so friendly and made us feel so welcome that is impossible to put it in words. Breakfast was fantastic with bread, butter, jam, eggs, pancakes, pastry,...

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ireland
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Overall it is a lovely hotel but maybe a little bit pricey. PRO's Lovely grounds I felt very safe, there was security wandering around in the evenings and the main door is closed all the time so nobody can wander in Great service- asking questions or advice or at breakfast, the staff were always pleasant Very tasty breakfast – freshly...

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Everything about this hotel is charming. Loved the place, the friendliness of the staff, the food, the rooms, the location, the jacuzzi, the pool. I would say it's the best place to stay at in Cahuita. I spent my first night in town at a different hotel and when I got to El Encanto I felt like it was paradise....

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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

A very nice place to stay. Swimming pool, spa area, a very well managed tropical garden, a little tropical frog "criadero" and confortable rooms, make a very nice an relaxing staying. The owner, Alejandro from Spain, is a very nice person and quite effective in receiving turists. Near playa negra and in a quiet area of Cahuita.

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Mechelen, Belgium
Reviewed 25 September 2015

After a 3 week stay at various places around Costa Rica, I can safely say that this place was absolutely the best! What a beautiful setting! Very comfortable rooms with a view on a marvelous garden, where you can see different dart frogs, birds, lizards... Excellent breakfast, good service (free WiFi, laundry...) The manager, Alex (originally from Barcelona), is really...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Waking up every morning to Juanita's smiling face, sipping a cup of coffee and admiring the beautiful scenery at El Encanto is something I miss already. My partner and I stayed at El Encanto for 3 nights and absolutely fell in love with the Hotel. The staff, Juanita, and the manager Alex did everything they could to make our stay...

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Best hotel we had in costa rica. The owner is amazing.The garden is breath taking. You can see birds and frogs right there, and get all the information you like, from Alex, the owner. It's like having your vacation in paradise.

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Loved the garden with all the beautiful fauna and flora. Alex, the Manager is going out of his way to make everybody happy. He is very energetic and helpful in so many ways. Even drove us to the bus station very early in the morning. Breakfast is plentiful with lots of fruits and eggs or pancake. Coffee and tea is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Encanto is a small first class bed and breakfast inn located within 5 minutes walking distance from the village of Cahuita on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It is close to the Cahuita National Park where sloths, monkeys, birds and other types of wildlife can be seen. The closest beach is within 100 meters from El Encanto. The inn has four tastefully decorated bungalows and a fully furnished house with three bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining room. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and balcony. El Encanto is renowned for the quality of its personalized service, the generous and healthy tropical breakfasts, the beautiful surroundings and artwork. Above all, it is admired for the peace and serenity of its garden. It is a place that appeals specially to those for whom harmony and well being are priceless. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Encanto Inn

Address: Metros Oeste Delegacion de Policia 300, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: $126 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Encanto Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We enjoyed an upstairs bungalow, but we think any spot would've been great.”
nancysZ1979YT, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two bedroom suite is amazing.”
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Veranda
  • View from veranda into master bedroom
Traveling_Therapist, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms look good. Each one a little different view. But all have a nice sense of quiet and space from otheres.”
DebbieCBoulder, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get the suite above the dining area. Wonderful views, beautiful private veranda and iguanas live in the area under the roof (but above the ceiling)”
S6634QGemilym, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I don't think it makes a difference, except the suites have more room. We stayed in both and loved them equally.”
  • Hammock outside every room
427Coloradosteve, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
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