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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 February 4, 2013
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We stayed at Pachamama for 7 days and can only recommend it. Der Franz der kanns! Franz was very helpful in every way, the house that we stayed in was very romantic. For everybody visiting Mal Pais, this is the perfect place to stay, whether you are looking for a quiet retreat or a place to meet good people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The intensity of my work requires regular escapes into the quiet jungles of Costa Rica. I have visited Costa Rica 8 times in the last seven years and stayed in many places throughout the country. I have found an area (Mal Pais) that I will return to again and again and accomedations there that I will also use every time... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

The whole area is filled with animals like howler monkeys, squirrels, parrots, white-face monkeys etc... You can do fishing, surfing, kite-surfing, shops, nice restaurents, walking on the beach, swim in the sea... Other activities are close like montezuma waterfalls, cabo blanco for hiking!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I stayed in Pachamama at the end of the low season traveling solo when it was fairly quiet in the town - Franz went out of his way to make me welcome and help orient me - a thoughtful and really chilled out host. I loved Mal Pais and Pachamama was the perfect accommodation for me - I stayed in... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

I'll try to keep it short … everything has been written about this place in previous reviews anyway. My stay in Pachamama was amazing! My friends stayed there a few years ago and highly recommended it. So i went, instantly felt like being home and got stuck there like many before. A few days quickly turned into a few weeks... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Don't miss an opportunity to stay here!!! Everything is possible at Pachamama – surf, yoga, bonfires on the beach at sunset, bbqs, fishing, hikes, day excursions, horseback riding, quad tours… along with peace, harmony and a taste of PURA VIDA! I lived at here for two months this past year and can’t say enough GREAT things about this place. Besides... More

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

We stayed at Pachamama Nov. 16-20. We were in the house which I highly recommend. The house has all natural wood and the doors & windows open up to the outdoors. The upstairs room has big wooden doors that open up to a deck/outdor sitting area. We kept the doors open all night long, and in the morning we all... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

Pachamama was a fantastic experience for my wife and I while traveling through the Nicoya Peninsula. The bungalow we rented was huge and complete with a safe, full kitchen, hammock, mosquito net, outdoor shower, and shady upstairs deck to escape the sun. The place was full of other bonuses like a beautiful built-in BBQ and private outdoor lounge, too. This... More

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Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

after two years of living and visiting all over Costa Rica, i found HOME! The safest, most tranquillo location i have been, Magical Mal Pais... inside Pachamama! Clean, safe, freedom to come and go as you please. The owern from Austria and the people working with him for over 8 years is like along lost cousin. They invite you with... More

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

This place is Amazing, we have traveled all over the world and this is the most friendly, accommodating and at home we have ever felt. Take my advice you won’t have a better time anywhere else. Frankie and Mara were the perfect hosts. It was the perfect getaway from our usually hectic life, surfing in the morning chilling in the... 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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