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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 January 4, 2014
Nick D Lac-Beauport, Canada
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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

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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

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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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My wife and I just got back less than 24 hrs ago and we still can't believe what a nice trip we had and how well Franz and fam took care of us. All his recommendations were spot on, from where to surf and when, to restaurants and places to see. Grounds are beautiful with tons of flowers and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

easy going owners and very welcoming, perfect for those trying to get away from the crowds and the resort-style vacation. very clean and well maintained. well located, near the town but far enough for peace and quiet. AND good surf , fishing, and food! try it, you'll love it!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

In a well localized place, with great nature all around, pachamama is a very good solution for those who want to avoid the more populated Santa Teresa. It has a quiet beach right in front, and it is also like 5 minutes from Playa Carmen and 10/15 minutes from Playa Santa Teresa. The house also has a great barbacue. The... More 

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