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Casa Chameleon Hotel Mal Pais

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Chosen as one of the "Best 101 Hotels in the World" by Conde Nast Publications' Tatler Travel Guide, Casa Chameleon hotel Mal Pais is a favorite with honeymooners and couples looking to relax and unwind in an enchanted adult only environment. Casa Chameleon is vacation as it should be: a warm welcome, rich privacy, authentic experiences, and endless adventure. Regardless of which Casa Chameleon Hotel you find yourself enjoying, you can count on handcrafted cultural experiences and endless adventure. At each Casa Chameleon property, it is our priority to help you slip seamlessly into the best of local tradition and cuisine-from cooking fresh-caught seafood side by side with our in-house chefs to paddling the coastline to sipping a nightcap in your private pool.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport69 mi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I HIGHLY recommend Casa Chameleon Mal Pais for couples or singles looking to have a relaxing, amazing vacation. My husband and I spent a blissful week here for our honeymoon and loved every second. Upon arrival, we were greeted with a complementary fresh juice and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We just returned from a 6 night- 7 day vacation at Casa Chameleon Mal Pais, and we wish we could have stayed longer! Traveling to Casa Chameleon was an amazing adventure, we landed in Juan Santamaria international airport (SJO) and walked to the Sansa terminal...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank KenzMartin
Reviewed 5 days ago

The place is amazing for anyone looking for an off the grid relaxing vacation! Upon our late arrival, the entire staff had already memorized our names and had room service brought up to our room waving the room service fee due to our late arrival...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank jebasset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get to this hotel and think that everything will be nice and fun, specially after reading the reviews, well what a mistake!!!! we had one of the worst stays ever. Management is horrible. First as soon as we arrived in we went to the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank Ruben M
Response from Alicia R, Director of Sales at Casa Chameleon Hotel Mal PaisResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr Machado My team and I were genuinely sorry to read your guest review and all the areas you felt we fell short. We pride ourselves on taking excellent care of our guests and take it very seriously. I have spent time with my...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I so wanted to give this place 5 stars. Unfortunately there are some areas to improve which I will cover at the end of my review. MALPAIS is almost off the grid, a 6 hour drive from San Jose, there are no paved roads the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Paul S
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katmoon2016
August 28, 2018|
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Response from jenniferoS9117QV | Reviewed this property |
I’ve stayed at Casa Chameleon recently and loved it. The roads are rough so you’d probably want to rent an ATV to ride down to St. Teresa or Hermosa for surfing. There is another good surfing spot on the opposite side of the... More
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Welkina
July 11, 2018|
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Response from DAVID T | Reviewed this property |
I can echo the response from Kash G. Beware without transport it is difficult to access beach or restaurants as situated at the top of a very steep hill
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"Best views"
jebasset
6 days ago
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"The Villas with the infinity pools are worth it!"
barefootninja_travel
Oct 22, 2018
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"flat location most rooms about the same"
roadadvisor
Oct 19, 2018
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"Villas are beautiful if you're up to the many steep stairs required to get around."
kashg2018
Jul 5, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$390 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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casa chameleon mal pais
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMal Pais
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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