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Pachamama Tropical Garden Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pachamamma is a lovely little compound a little ways down the road from Playa Carmen (20 minute walk or 5 minute drive). The property itself is beautiful, the rooms comfortable, and very relaxing. It's also excellent value for what you're paying. However, the absolute highlights are Franz and Amancio. Franz is the owner, an Austrian transplant to Costa Rica who...

Thank Arsalan A
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Franz did everything to make us feel at home. Every morning we would drive to the nice and glassy waves that Playa Carmen has to offer. The waves where amazing! The place is super relaxed, and nicely located, away from the dusty town of playa carmen. You can walk on the beach to playa carmen in 30 minutes, we didn't...

Thank LVB2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our time at Pachamama and can't wait to return. Hopefully this year. I spent hours unwinding on the hammock ouside my room enjoying the beautiful gardens that Armancio, the gardener, so livingly cares for. The place is private and peaceful nicely tucked away from the dusty road. The birds, monkeys and sunset in Playa Carmen were truly magical....

1Thank Wanda T
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was our first time in Costa Rica and we couldn't be happier with Pachamama. The location is very convenient, the property is well-managed and clean, and the bungalows have everything you need (wifi, towels, kitchen utensils, fridge, etc.). Set in a beautiful tropical garden, this place has an area perfect for breathtaking sunset views. The highlight of this experience...

1Thank Anna K
Nelson, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our family of four stayed at Pachamama for a surf vacation, for a week. We stayed in the house, with the beautiful sleeping loft and outdoor dining area. It was a beautiful place, that was kept spotless everyday, thanks to Elizabeth. The grounds are beautiful thanks to Amancio. Franz himself made our stay. He was so helpful, with everything from...

Thank ericakonrad
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The pachamama is located in a dusty surf town in the south of the Nicoya peninsula. In contrast to the rough and bumpy roads, the pachamama is well manicured and is very comfortable. The gardens are beautiful and there are tropical birds everywhere. We had a white throated Magpie land right on our porch! Further, there is a terrace atop...

Thank milesgrunvald
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I believe I have been to Mal Pais 12 times now, I seem to have lost track. All but the first time I have stayed at Pachamama. Pachamama is a great little place whether traveling as a family, a couple or by yourself. Franz is a super host and will make you feel very welcome in the paradise that is...

Thank kayday1991
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Pachamama Lodge is owned and run by Franz, a very friendly and welcoming Austrian man with a charming accent. Every afternoon Franz would ask us how our day had gone and answered our questions about places to visit around Malpais. We felt that he genuinely wanted us to enjoy our stay at Pachamama and have a great time. The bungalow...

Thank Andres Q
San Pedro, Costa Rica
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great place, comfortable, very clean, has a marvelous deck for the sunset (great for yoga). Full of fauna n beautiful flora. Very calm and peaceful. The best host! (Franz) always available and caring, Made us feel as we were at home! Fully recommend this place!

Thank DaLaitano
Reviewed 12 December 2016

If you want to experience paradise in all it's glory, come to Pachamama in Mal Pais. The house is super comfortable and unique in it's construction, using all natural materials to make you feel nature inside as well as out. The house was very clean and well kept. Situated amidst beautiful gardens with flowers, star fruit trees, squirrels playing in...

1Thank Lisa F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pachamama Houses and Bungalows is the perfect place for people who like sports, nature, sun and beach. Only 1 km away is Cabo Blanco, the first national park created in Costa Rica, in 1963.We have two bungalows, each with a double bed and shared terrace for $60 a night, monthly $1400. A third bungalow is on a second floor with a double bed and private terrace. All lodgings are fully equipped with hammock, kitchen, fridge, fan, private bathroom with hot water. The house for rent has air condition and is fully equipped. There are 2 bedrooms, a beautiful terrace with BBQ, outside shower, hammock for $140 per night, monthly $2800. We have wireless internet, security 24 hours, private parking and cleaning service. It is the best option, for relaxing and enjoying the nature. We have a lot of wildlife in our tropical garden: butterflies, exotic birds and monkeys hanging around in the trees, and our coati, a sort of raccoon, which always comes to pick up his breakfast from us. The bungalows and the house are about 50m from the beautiful and quiet beach of Mal Pais. Here surfers find perfect waves year round. Air temperature is 30-35 degrees and water 24-26. We offer surfboard rentals and surf lessons. I'm a passionate kite surfer and if there is coming up some wind I'm in the ocean with a 16 m2 Kite. The wind is 15-20 knots from January to May. It is possible to rent a small house for $80 a night as well. It is fully equipped in a very beautiful and quiet place only 200m from the beach. Perfect location for 2 people. Monthly $1500We can reserve a hotel and transfer in San Jose, or book you a rental car in San Jose or in Mal Pais. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pachamama Tropical Garden Lodge

Address: 1 km from cross route , 50 m from the beach, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $97 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pachamama Tropical Garden Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We really enjoyed the second floor bungalow”
milesgrunvald, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you go during the hot season (March/April) choose the main house with AC. The bungalows are also very quaint but have fans only.”
thecaliforniawhites, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all great, fore what you need”
952hermanns, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Second floor bungalow is away from the rest of the rooms.”
talyar2015, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Depends on what you want - if a family go for the house it's unreal, otherwise the single accom was really fine.”
PinXXX, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
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