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Casa Chameleon Hotel

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 25 September 2014

My husband and I booked this hotel for the second half of our honeymoon. Based on the wonderful reviews and pictures from the website, we were expecting it to be our favorite part of our trip. By the looks of the website, the hotel is very close to a beautiful and (rock free) romantic beach. Which is very misleading. They...

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Merideth, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback from your stay. We are sorry to hear that you had a negative experience at Casa Chameleon as we strive to deliver the highest quality of service. We are usually known for our attentive staff, stunning villas, and gourmet food, and we are truly sorry that you felt...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 September 2014

We were here on our honeymoon in March, and man are we glad we came here first! (We went north to Guanacaste afterwards). It's such a luxurious and intimate experience, due to the limited number of guests, couples only (we realized at our next hotel how important this was), and the amazing staff and service you receive. We were in...

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for the wonderful review!! We are happy that you enjoyed your honeymoon at Casa Chameleon, and that you were able to try our wonderful chef Pabro's creations. Our entire staff works hard to make sure that our guests have an unforgettable experience, so your feedback is very important to us! We will be awaiting your return, Mojito...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

There is not enough one can say about Casa Chameleon and those that help make this place amazing. The villas are outstanding and the staff is more than helpful and experienced. Of course we our the type of people who love to venture beyond our hotel, exploring the local town and most importantly local food, but each meal, visit, and...

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for sharing your thoughts about Casa Chameleon!. It really means a lot to us that you found our place to be "one of the greatest experiences in Costa Rica"! Our entire staff works very hard to make sure our guests have the best time possible while at Casa Chameleon, so your feedback is very important to us....

Reviewed 1 September 2014

My husband and I stayed at Casa Chameleon for 6 nights in mid August for our honeymoon and it was absolutely magical. It was the best vacation we have ever had by far. We stayed in the villa Pochote and it was incredible! The room was beautifully furnished and very clean surrounded by the jungle with a view of the...

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Cheryl! Thanks for your wonderful review! We are glad that you had an amazing honeymoon at Casa Chameleon. We have passed on your praise to Erika, Andrea and Pabro, they are very grateful for your kind words. Our staff works hard to please our guests, so your feedback means a lot to them! We hope to see you back...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Room: we stayed in Villa Estrella, which was amazing! This is certainly the most private Villa. We felt as though we had our our piece of the rainforest. The outdoor space was incredible! If you are wary of bugs, do note that there were various bugs in our room at all times. Also worth mentioning that you need to put...

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Alexandra. Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We strive to make our hotel the best it can be and your feedback is a big part of what helps us get better. We have addressed your comments with our front desk, and are glad that you enjoyed your overall stay at Casa Chameleon and that you found it to...

League City, Texas
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We stayed in the Villa Ultra for our 5 day trip to Mal Pais to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. It's true there are many steps up and down a steep hill (134 to be exact) to get to the room but it is well worth it and we didn't want to leave anyway. The view is picturesque and waking...

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Cypress, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stayed here except for all the steps to get to our fabulous room. We arrived during the night along with a hard rain. We were met out front by the security guard and one of the restaurant servers. Umbrellas were given to us and we headed down MANY stairs in the poring rain, very little light,...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My partner and I just returned from a week in Mal Pais and stayed at Casa Chameleon. We wanted a romantic getaway that included a plunge pool and after careful research and debating many locations, we stumbled upon Casa Chameleon. We booked the romance package and now that we have returned, agree that although pricey, was worth it. While the...

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Geneva, Illinois
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Ah, Costa Rica! This past spring my sister and I vacationed in Santa Teresa, on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. We’d heard so many wonderful things about the landscape, the animals – its natural beauty. It was all of that, and more. The ‘more’ being our luck in meeting the owner of Sapoa Adventures and also Executive Chef at the...

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Casa Chameleon was the perfect spot for our honeymoon. The staff is wonderful-incredibly attentive and kind. We cannot say enough about the food each morning and night! Both the head chef Pabro and sous chef Will were both incredible. We really enjoyed talking with Pabro about the dishes and local cuisine each night. We hope to be back in the...

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Chosen as one of the "Best 101 Hotels in the World" by Conde Nast Publications' Tatler Travel Guide, Casa Chameleon hotel Mal Pais is a favorite with honeymooners and couples looking to relax and unwind in an enchanted adult only environment. Casa Chameleon is vacation as it should be: a warm welcome, rich privacy, authentic experiences, and endless adventure. Regardless of which Casa Chameleon Hotel you find yourself enjoying, you can count on handcrafted cultural experiences and endless adventure. At each Casa Chameleon property, it is our priority to help you slip seamlessly into the best of local tradition and cuisine-from cooking fresh-caught seafood side by side with our in-house chefs to paddling the coastline to sipping a nightcap in your private pool. ... more   less 

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Address: Punta Barrigona | Province of Puntarenas, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $487 - $733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Chameleon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Casa Chameleon Mal Pais
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
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“Every room has it own private pool and view. There a two Suites which are larger.”
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“Sol, Palma and Vista villas require the least amount of stairs up to the restaurant and reception.”
  • View of the terrace of Villa Palma from the bed.
  • View from the shower in Villa Palma.
  • The sinks the day we arrived in Villa Palma.
  • Bed of Villa Palma the day we arrived.
  • Private plunge pool at the edge of the terrace of Villa Palma.
  • View of the shower area, that opens up to the plunge pool of Villa Palma.
  • This is the view from the shower in Villa Palma & us in the private plunge pool.
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