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Pachamama Tropical Garden Lodge

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1 km from cross route , 50 m from the beach, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pachamama was an oasis! It was quiet, beautiful, super clean, tranquil and relaxed. But best of all, was the owner and host, Franz. Many reviews mention his dedication and hospitality and I agree whole heartedly! He really made you feel like an old friend. He took care of everything, morning surf trips, supermarket trips, recommendations to anything you can think... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a fantastic surf getaway, I highly recommend staying at Pachamama Tropical Garden Lodge. I stayed for three weeks in January/February and can't wait to go back. The host, Franz, makes you feel like a long lost friend. He helps arrange everything from supermarket trips to surfing lessons to transportation. Most days he would offer to... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

For sure I will be back! The vibe is excellent.The place is just awesome. Surrounded by nature... And the ocean view is unique! 100% recommended! Anyone that is planning to visit Mal Pais should go to Pachamama.

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

nice location, great place, awesome host. 100% recommended for your vacations. Ticos friendly ;) nice location, great place, awesome host. 100% recommended for your vacations. Ticos friendly ;) :) :S :P

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

So quiet compared to the rest of the area in town. Rent a bike or ATV and don't worry so much about the dust. Simple bungalows at a reasonable price. Set in a beautiful natural area. Walk to the beach. Cook your own food. Full personal kitchen. The owner is incredibly helpful. Speaks English, Spanish, German, and I believe other... More 

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Grenada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I just spent 11 nights at Pachamama and we will definitely be back! The location is perfect as it is out of the hustle and bustle of Santa Teresa yet near enough for anything you need or want to do there. There is a nice beach just across the street. Its quiet with the jungle sounds filling... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 9 nights. We rented the bungalow which was perfect for us. Hot water, kitchenette, queen bed with mosquito netting, amazing veranda, A/C, ceiling fan plus, the best host we could ever ask for, Franz. Don't expect USA resort style here. It is rustic but comfortable. Everything was clean and tidy, inside and out.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed for three nights at Pachamama, it was the end of an intensive three-week trip and it was the perfect finish of our holiday. The lodge is beautiful and quiet, close to the beach and the host, Franz, is very friendly, relaxed and helpful. It's possible to rent surfboards, an ATV to discover the beautiful neighbourhood and Franz drove... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We highly recommend Pachamama. We had just the best time. We visit Pachamama with our family. The rooms are nice and spacious. A kitchen, a private outdoor space to have meals and an outdoor shower were a few of the many good points of this lodge. Franz was a great host, full of tips about places to eat and to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Pachamama is a beautiful, quiet retreat surrounded by nature. In addition, Franz will do whatever is required to make sure your stay goes smoothly, and is more than happy to help organise for you to do all the things Mal Pais and surrounds offer if you want to get out and about and explore the stunning national park and beaches,... More 

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