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Casa Melray

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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To say our time at Casa Melray was worth every penny would be the biggest understatement of the year. From the moment my first email inquiry landed in Mel’s inbox, we were greeted and taken care of with immense care. Melanie was helpful, sweet, kind and genuinely cared about ensuring we were being looked over. We arrived in Liberia, after... More 

Thank Amie L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We traveled to Playa Portrero with our 18 and 24 yr old sons to Casa Melray for our final spring break. There are hundreds of scenarios that would have been just fine with us, after all we were all together & on a long awaited vacation. What could take a family vacation and turn it into a top shelf family... More 

1 Thank Cheryl W
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I came to this absolutely beautiful Resort. Was welcomed with smiles from guests and owners and felt like I was at home. The room was fantastic and right on the beach. They have a relaxing pool and hot tub as well. The owners also own a bar very close buy which was great! Food there was also good! The owners... More 

Thank Travelgrl123456
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

What a great experience staying at Casa Melray. From the well appointed suites to the wonderful pool, gardens, outdoor kitchen, perfect location and exceptional hosts, Casa Melody was the perfect stay for our group of 10. Melanie and Ray have created an amazing retreat on the beach. Situated a nice 10 min walk on the beach from the restaurant area,... More 

Thank Sully8804
West Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Traveled with a group of 10. Discovered this gem through a local friend. We had 4 rooms and they're all beautiful! Much better than the photos we saw! Fabulous people. Mel and Ray are great as are Leah and Nelson who all work hard to make their home your home away.

Thank tl5070
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

My parents came upon this boutique resort and wanted to have the entire family celebrate their 50th there - awesome decision! From start to finish, the Casa Melray "experience" was 1st class! Mel started it off with a welcome package email to all of us, along with booking our tours & airport transfers as well as arranging golf carts for... More 

2 Thank HallZee
1 review
Reviewed 21 January 2016

When we weren't lounging around next to the pool, Mel was also there to help us quickly arrange rides, tours and even pedicures. She baked goodies almost every day for us to enjoy. The shared kitchen was a great place for hanging out with the hosts and other guests, making the whole stay feel a lot like my girlfriend and... More 

Thank Rowan W
Prince George
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

We travelled to Costa Rica (first trip) for 3 weeks last April. Split our trip between 2 mountain locations and 2 ocean - one was Casa Melray in Portrero. Very luxurious beautiful house, pool, etc. - and being April we had the entire place to ourselves with the exception of the very friendly and helpful caretakers that were there for... More 

2 Thank Mari W
Yerseke, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Perfect place to stay and relax ,Thx to Mel and Ray and the crew the hospitality is from an outstanding level ! with the beach on one side of the modern accommodation and a swimming pool and whirlpool at the other side i can't imagine a better place to stay.

Thank Daniel P
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

It's been the third time i had the opportunity to stay at Casa Melray. As a fisherman i come here to fish for some of the coolest fish in the world. The place is amazing and it's owners are the best hosts a guest could ask for. And a nice staff to make your stay even more convenient. I feel... More 

Thank Ronald T

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to paradise at Casa Melray, a sensational beach front accommodation only steps to Potrero Beach, Costa Rica. Located in the stunning province of Guanacaste, Canadian operated Casa Melray has every amenity you can think of. Enjoy our contemporary boutique guest house or take a dip in our sparkling pool. Feeling adventurous? Try some kayaking, surfing, or nearby fishing. Hungry? You have to try the mind blowing restaurants in the area. Wander down the marina or hop in the car. You're only a five minute drive from the breathtaking tourist destination, Flamingo Beach. You're not dreaming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Melray

Address: 1km north of La Perla's Bar | Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range: $133 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Casa Melray Costa Rica/Playa Potrero
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“Best views are from the penthouse, but be aware that is gets very warm on the deck.”
 of 5 bubbles HallZee, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“View from top floor is amazing. But beachfront suite nicest! Poolside suites would be noisier if there were other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles MariW166, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent, depending whether you want an ocean view or not.”
 of 5 bubbles grantster2015, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are spectacular, the iguana and frog rooms are quieter and have beautiful ocean views, but if you seek total privacy, opt for the penthouse.”
 of 5 bubbles loun856, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Can't go wrong! But the penthouse and Iguana room are lovely and quite special.”
 of 5 bubbles 6kathrynh, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
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