Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas Costa Rica (PressExposure) May 25, 2011 -- Hotel Makanda by the Sea is pleased to announce that they have been chosen by Lanier Publishing International Incorporated's Elegant Small Hotels division for the prestigious honor of being the cover hotel for their recently published, annual guidebook. This year's Elegant Small Hotels: Boutique & Luxury Accommodations guide is the company's 25th Silver Anniversary Collector's Edition and represents a milestone achievement by celebrating 25 years of publishing some of the world's finest hotels, both in guidebook form and on their internet directory website.
"Hotel Makanda by the Sea was among a select group of hotels that were reviewed for this honor." explains Vivian Sturdavant, Director of the Elegant Small Hotels division. "It is never an easy decision for our committee, as our member properties are such wonderful representations of what elegant service is all about. However; Hotel Makanda has that elusive ambiance that we look for, and that is why we chose it for the prestigious 25th Anniversary cover issue. The room chosen for the cover has a view that seems to just flow from the outside to the inside, with the local wildlife becoming a part of the overall vacation experience.", added Ms. Sturdavant.
The Hotel Makanda is located in Costa Rica's most popular National Park and Beach destination, Manuel Antonio. "Consisting of only 11 private luxury Studios and Villas, Makanda by the Sea offers the services and amenities you expect from higher end hotels, but also has the casual elegant ambiance that makes guests feel comfortable, but pampered at the same time." explains Director of Marketing, Kimberly Barron. "Due to its very desirable location, the extra attentive staff and the unique adults only atmosphere, Hotel Makanda has been hosting honeymoon couples, anniversaries, birthdays, destination weddings and romantic escapes for more than 25 years now." adds Ms. Barron.
Debuting at bookstores in May, the Lanier Publishing's Elegant Small Hotels: Boutique & Luxury Accommodations 25th Silver Anniversary Collector's Edition can also be ordered online. See, feel and experience exactly why http://www.makanda.com is an "Elegant Small Hotel" while browsing the many properties worldwide that have contributed to making this guidebook a trusted resource for travel for more than two decades.
About Hotel Makanda by the Sea: Consisting of 12 acres of wildlife sanctuary, 100 meters above the ocean, the fully equipped Villas and Studios are carefully placed in rainforest gardens with spectacular views of the sixty mile coastline. Makanda by the Sea is the ideal location for guests wishing to experience "romance in nature", dazzling sunset views and our adults only romantic ambiance. Offering gourmet cuisine, first class service, and close to Manuel Antonio National Park, Spas, Restaurants, Tours and Beaches. More information can be found at http://www.makanda.com.