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Encantada Ocean Cottages

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Hotel - Beach Resort - Yoga Retreat Center - We have 7 clean, spacious & simple ocean front cottages on the expansive, secluded chocolate sand beach of Esterillos Este, Costa Rica. Rent an individual cottage or rent the entire property. It’s the perfect setting for… Romantic Getaways, Yoga & Other Retreats, Family & Group Adventures and Tropical weddings. At Encantada, you will have access to... Our oceanfront restaurant, Beautiful outdoor pool, Pristine beaches of Esterillos Este, Surfboard & boogie board rentals, Shady private yoga shala, Yoga props and classes. Experience your own version of paradise. We’ve worked hard to make Encantada a place where you can let go, and fully immerse yourself in all the experiences people have come to love so much about Costa Rica. Our friendly and caring staff are here to help make your getaway everything you imagined it would be...
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Our 3-day stay at Encantada was everything we had hoped it would be, and more. The staff at Encantada are super helpful, welcoming, and friendly. They were very helpful in the days leading up to our arrival, coordinating a tour of La Iguana Chocolate farm (highly recommended!),
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Hotel's Favourite
Encantada hosted us for our SOULar Awakening yoga reTREAT and all we can say is they were amazing. From the very beginning of planning it Tiffany was super easy to get in touch with and everything she promised was exactly how it played out. Our guests were extremely happy. The
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Response from encantadacr, Guest Relations Manager at Encantada Ocean Cottages
Responded 21 Nov. 2018
Thank you for this great review Jessica and trusting us with your retreat! We are so happy you had such a wonderful stay with us! I'll be sure to forward your compliments to the staff. Pura Vida!!!
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If your looking for the Hilton or Marriott this is not the place for you. If you are interested in your own private paradise on a beautiful beach in Costa Rica this is definitely it. Encantada is everything you could ask for in a vacation property. The owners are present and
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We just returned from a family vacation at Encantada. Everything was amazing. We had 19 people (3 generations) rent out all 7 of the cottages. The entire staff was attentive and friendly without being overbearing. They helped us plan activities and were able to offer us advice.
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Perfect place for our family. The beach in the morning is fantastic and the ocean so warm you can dive Right in. The beach decends very gradually so it is a great beach for swimming and boogie boarding, of which rentals are available right on site. There is some mething for
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Any mosquitos in March?
January - April is our summer so it's dryer here and we have much less Mosquitos. We don't have many anyway being on the beach but we have less to none during that time.
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Yes, the private transfer to/from the airport is $135 each way for up to 5 people. The cost can be split up between the passengers in whatever way they would like. For over 5?people it is $20 per person over 5 and up to 10 total in one car. I hope that helps but please let us know if you have any additional questions.
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Yes, We have a driver who can take up to 5 people for $135 one way. If over 5 people it's $20 extra per person for up to 10 people max. He has great vehicles and is always on time. Please let us know if you would like us to arrange transportation for you.
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Is there air conditioning? What is the weather like in November.
Yes is air conditioning,and November is mild rainy season
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how do you get there from San José airport? Cost approximately?
Hello, Driving Directions: We are approximately 90 minutes from the San Jose airport. You can use your map or GPS to guide you to the Jaco area, via the new highway 27 to the 34. Once you have reached Jaco, we are 28 km south of Jaco on the Pacific Coast highway (34). When you get to Esterillo Este, turn right.(Be sure not to make the mistake of going to Esterillos Oeste or Esterillos Centro which you will pass on the way to Esterillos Este.) Follow the road to the end and turn left, go about four hundred meters. On the right hand side is Encantada Ocean Cottages just past Alma Del Pacifico. GPS Coordinates to Encantada: Latitude: 9° 31' 27.15" N Longitude: 84° 27' 5.93" W The cost of our rooms range from $100 - $170 depending on which room and what season you visit. Please see our website for more information. Sorry but TripAdvisor won't allow us to post our web address here but you can find it at the top of our page on TripAdvisor. Thanks and we hope to see you soon!!
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"There's only one ocean view cottage - book it!"
"The oceanfront villa has the nicest location. The two bedroom villa is closest to the road. The private retreat is a room above Maintenance"
"Casita facing the Beach is the best."
"We stayed in Cabina # 1and it was fabulous."
"Get the ocean front cabina! It's worth it"
USD 126 - USD 226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasEsterillos Este
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