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Pachamama Tropical Garden Lodge

1 km from cross route , 50 m from the beach, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014
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Celina, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This was my first time in Costa Rica and we decided to stay at Pachamama tropical lodge. Let's just say the only thing i regret is only staying there for 10 days, I never wanted to leave.Franz and Marta are some of the best hosts there could possibly be, I couldn't thank them enough for what they did for us.... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My husband and I were looking to get back to nature and relax. This makes Mal Pais perfect!! Pachamama was the perfect accommodations for getting to see howler monkeys and being out away from town where we could enjoy the sounds of the jungle. The owner and staff were welcoming and made us feel at home. He even took care... More

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

I hope I can make many trips back to Pachamama tropical lodge! The people are very friendly and helpful for having a very good time at your stay! You can "rough" it and stay in the incredible 3 story tee pee or step it up into a beautiful house with comfortable beds, incredible woodwork and very nice views!

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Lac-Beauport, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

For our second time in mal pais we decided to go back to pachamama and we don't regreat it, the feel of the house and garden is very special. Thank you Franz for keeping it so real ! Noah liked is tall chair by the way.. i will return for sure. Nick

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Franz and Marta are the best hosts! When I arrived Franz had invited me to a nice dinner within a few minutes of meeting him at one of the restaurants in town with a big gang of people. This garden lodge has something for everyone whether you are traveling on a tighter budget or are looking for a private (extremely... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Amazing spot in Malpais, full nature, great place on and off season, hope to come back soon!. Is clean with everything in place, the nature welcomes you and is only 8 minute walk from the beach in malpais, great fishing spot too and very close to santa teresa with great surfing. totally recommended. Franz is the best host to make... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights and it was unbelievable. The little bungalow was perfect and everything i needed was there. It was very clean. It feels like we are in the middle of the jungle. Across the hotel theres a very good resto Caracolas. so hotel is well located. Unfortunatly i couldnt meet Franz but I was very lucky to meet... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

A very big thank you to Franz, his lovely gardener and family. Stayed here with my 8 year old daughter for 1 week and it was more than wonderful. The cabins are well maintained and set in beautiful and well loved tropical gardens by Franz and Pachamama team. We had an excellent stay and highly recommend Pachamama Lodge, its was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

I had a lovely stay here. It was clean and very welcoming and Franz could not have done enough to help you with making arrangements he even takes you into Santa Teresa for your shopping when you arrive. It is a 10 minute walk along the beach into town which is directly across the road. There is a lovely little... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Two friends and I spent four days in Malpais at Pachamama. We were so lucky to have stumbled upon this tropical haven. We didn't have reservations, but luckily there was availability when we arrived. We stayed in the big House -- two stories, two bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a porch and hammock, and an amazing garden/patio/barbeque area. It was absolutely... More

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Address: 1 km from cross route , 50 m from the beach, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
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Pachamama Houses and Bungalows is the perfect place for people who like sports, nature, sun and beach. Only 1 km away is Cabo Blanco, the first national park created in Costa Rica, in 1963.We have two bungalows, each with a double bed and shared terrace for $60 a night, monthly $1400. A third bungalow is on a second floor with a double bed and private terrace. All lodgings are fully equipped with hammock, kitchen, fridge, fan, private bathroom with hot water. The house for rent has air condition and is fully equipped. There are 2 bedrooms, a beautiful terrace with BBQ, outside shower, hammock for $140 per night, monthly $2800. We have wireless internet, security 24 hours, private parking and cleaning service. It is the best option, for relaxing and enjoying the nature. We have a lot of wildlife in our tropical garden: butterflies, exotic birds and monkeys hanging around in the trees, and our coati, a sort of raccoon, which always comes to pick up his breakfast from us. The bungalows and the house are about 50m from the beautiful and quiet beach of Mal Pais. Here surfers find perfect waves year round. Air temperature is 30-35 degrees and water 24-26. We offer surfboard rentals and surf lessons. I'm a passionate kite surfer and if there is coming up some wind I'm in the ocean with a 16 m2 Kite. The wind is 15-20 knots from January to May. It is possible to rent a small house for $80 a night as well. It is fully equipped in a very beautiful and quiet place only 200m from the beach. Perfect location for 2 people. Monthly $1500We can reserve a hotel and transfer in San Jose, or book you a rental car in San Jose or in Mal Pais. ... more   less 
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