Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only hotel with 2 outdoor pools and 2 spa tubs

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
Concierge services

Location

Situated on the waterfront, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Finca Naturales Wildlife Refuge and ADR Adventure Park. Nahomi Park is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, 2 poolside bars, 2 bars/lounges, and massage/treatment rooms are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 27 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include living rooms, minibars, and room service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Manuel Antonio hotel has its very own private beach. Makanda by the Sea features 2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2016.

Makanda by the Sea is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Direct access to private beach 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Concierge services 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 27 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Separate living room 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Arbol Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Pool Lounge - This cocktail bar is located by the pool and specializes in local and international cuisine. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Shanti Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 16 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 16 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • 1 per room (up to 10 kg)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Pets allowed (no fees)
Minimum guest age is 16
Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 160 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services, spa treatments, and private bath/onsen. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.


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