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Casa Chameleon

4.0 of 5 Punta Barrigona, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas, United States
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed: December 2014 Villa: Sol Reason: Honeymoon I think it is important to note that this was the first vacation my wife and I used Trip Advisor to help determine where to stay and thus feel the need to share our experience. We were not originally planning on spending our honeymoon in Costa Rica, but were very pleased with the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This place is absolutely fantastic. The views will take your breath away and the privacy is second to none. The staff is very friendly and the food is world class as well. My wife and I went there on our Honeymoon in November 2014. Getting there is quite the adventure. The small planes from San Jose airport are a thrill... More 

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Tucker, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Casa Chameleon is perfect for those who want to see the real Costa Rica and not just the inside of another American/European hotel chain that is vaguely Costa Rica themed. We booked the Adventure Package for our honeymoon, and we absolutely loved being able to take the ATV out during the day for ziplining, surfing, snorkeling and other adventures and... More 

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Washington, DC, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I went here on my honeymoon, both 26 years old and somewhat adventurous, and we had an amazing time. The biggest challenge is getting to Mal Pais, as it is far from both airports and in an area with poor but not terrible roads. However you arrive (we rented an SUV), it is completely worth the long trip. The staff... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Where to start? Casa Chameleon is something special on so many levels. This is not your normal run of the mill resort. The villas are beautiful and have everything you would need. The views everywhere on the property are breathtaking and the service is personal and friendly. Here are a few key things to keep in mind when deciding if... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you are looking for your typical resort, this is not it. If you are looking for one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica to stay, this is. We came here for your honeymoon, and from the moment we got to Casa Chameleon we were in paradise. Usually you see pictures and hope that it will be that... More 

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

Hola Jeremiah! We are glad that you made wonderful memories at Casa Chameleon! Our staff strives to provide our guests with unforgettable one-of-a-kind experiences, so it means a lot to us that we were able to make your honeymoon memorable! We wish both of you the best in your marriage and hope you will come and visit us again! Pura... More 

North Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While the resort takes some effort to reach, once you are there it is heaven. Decompression and relaxation occur with the welcome drink and the first plunge into your private pool. The staff is incredibly friendly and accommodating and with such a small number of villas it feels like your own private retreat at an incredible value. The food is... More 

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

Hola! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experience while staying with us! We are glad that you enjoyed Casa Chameleon! We hope you will come back soon so that we may pamper you again! Pura Vida! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 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... More 

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon, 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... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 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... More 

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon, 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... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 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... More 

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CasaChameleon, Owner's Rep at Casa Chameleon, 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.... More 

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Address: Punta Barrigona, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Chameleon 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Casa Chameleon Mal Pais
Casa Chameleon Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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