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Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I stayed at Chilamate Eco Retreat for a week in February 2017. I was staying in one of the bungalows, and was very well looked after by Meghan Casey and her staff. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful and did everything they could to ensure...More

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Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you so much! We loved hosting you here and I am happy we were able to share some of the more 'off the beaten path' activities that our awesome community has to offer. Meghan

Reviewed 19 March 2017

I went with my tour group from school, therefore we stayed in cabin type rooms. That whole section was great and we had a lot of fun. The food was local and very good. The host family was extremely nice too. We saw a wide...More

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Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 3 July 2017

Pura Vida!! Thanks for writing. We LOVE to cook and keep everyone well fed with the delicious healthy food grown by our neighbors! Come back and visit soon, Meghan and family,

Reviewed 25 February 2017

3 night stay. Setting is across the river and away from the road. ~3 min walk from parking to lodge. Hosts would definitely help with baggage if needed. Simple/basic yet comfortable accommodations. Sound of the river. Excellent hosts and staff. We liked the firm king...More

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Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write! We are glad you enjoyed our family run conservation and sustainable tourism project and surrounding area! Pura vida, Meghan & family

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We love Chilamate so much we returned on our recent trip. We visited 3 years ago and just got back from a 10 day kayaking trip with Selva Whitewater. During our trip we stayed with Chilamate again and our only regret was that we didn't...More

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Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words!! We hope to definitely hope you again in the near future. Pura Vida from Chilamate!! Meghan & family,

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Carolina enchanted us with her lively and engaging story of chocolate growing and production. The opportunity to watch and then taste the chocolate at each stage was great. The project is self funded. asking for donations from visitors and the shop sells goods, including chocolate,...More

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StevePDX60
29 December 2016|
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Saludos muy cordiales! Yes we have a couple of private rooms available for two people for the two nights of December 29 and 30, 2016. Should we hold one for you? If you just arrive it should be no problem to accommodate you... More
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23 December 2016|
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Hello! From San Jose we can arrange for a private driver to pick you up. The cost is $130 door to door and you are welcome to stop along the way. The trip is 1.5-2 hours, depending on traffic. You can also take the public... More
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"We loved our rooms by the river, which had a nice covered porch where we could hang out when it was really..."
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"Tutte le stanze sono immerse nella natura, le stanze ostello sono veramente pulite e belle."
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"Highly recommend the loft room in the back for lots of space and privacy."
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"riverside cabin with hammocks on the veranda is ace."
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