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Puerto Jimenez, Cabo Matapalo 60702 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

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

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Response from Encanta La Vida L, Front Office Manager at Encanta La VidaResponded 13 September 2018

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 16 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

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Reviewed 16 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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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Concierge
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
Kids pool
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Price range
US$ 191 - US$ 347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 191 - US$ 347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (145)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (21)
Room & Suite (16)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Patty C
1 January 2018|
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Response from elvmanager | 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
2 December 2017|
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Response from elvmanager | 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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