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Escondido, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been to Costa Rica several times in the last 20 years but we have always stayed at rented homes. We wanted a new experience this trip staying at a nice resort and we certainly find one at Casa Chameleon Hotel in Mal Pais. When we arrived we were greeted by the wonderful staff, Junior gave...

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CasaChameleon, Gerente at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Robbie W. I am so happy we make you change your mind. We try to offer the most genuine service and let Costa Rica beauty make the rest. Pura vida and we all in Casa Chameleon hope to see you again. ¡pura vida!

Meredith, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel. We stayed in Villa Palma, which is one of three (including Villa Sol) that are closest to the restaurant and reception. Our villa was completely private, with a refreshing plunge pool, a great hammock and an incredible view. Our breakfast was included each day and we though it was very good. The Huevos Rancheros were our...

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CasaChameleon, Gerente at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hello RuRuRoams. You just prove that is impossible to get disappointed in this place, thank you for sharing your nice experience and to let us give you a little piece of Costa Rica. ¡PV!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the absolute most WONDERFUL time ever!!!! Jamie and Maria were great and were always there to help us with the excursions, car rentals, etc. Andres, David, Junior- these guys were the sweetest gentlemen and were there to assist us whenever we needed it!!!! Emilio- another sweetheart! And he made the yummiest breakfasts and lunches. EVERYTHING...

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CasaChameleon, Gerente at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hello VanessarA64ZY Thank you for your great review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your Honeymoon, I have passed your kind comments and good wishes to Jeimy, Maria, Andres, David and Junior. We hope you will visit us again someday – the staff at Casa Chameleon will look forward to assisting you in your next trip! ¡pura vida!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVED Casa Chameleon!!! The staff was amazing. The villa was beautiful and private. We would absolutely return Mal Pais and stay at this incredibly lovely spot to relax and unwind from the stresses of life.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa Chameleon is a captivating boutique hotel in the hills above Santa Teresa. I could praise the features of the hotel on and on. But I want to highlight the wonderful staff and unrivaled dining experience. Junior, Andres, Ignacio, David, Maria and Julia are so spirited and truly make you feel like valued friends. Dining-wise, if you want endless options...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time we visited Casa Chameleon we knew that we had to come back for our honeymoon. We had an amazing time on our honeymoon and all centered around the wonderful folks at Casa Chameleon who made our trip so memorable. The rooms and room service are beautiful, the pictures speak for themselves. The staff was not only super...

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CasaChameleon, Gerente at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Daniel D. Thank you for your nice review. Mal Pais and Sta Teresa's beauty makes our job easier. I will pass the word to our staff, they appreciate to meet new people and share our culture. Pura vida.

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved every minute of our stay in MalPais at the Casa Chameleon. We received a warm welcome from Jamie and Junior. Our Villa was everything that we hoped it would be. A large comfy bed, plunge pool, and the Bluetooth speaker along with the refreshment center were nice additions. We enjoyed a lovely couples massage in our villa during...

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Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review. We work very hard to make sure you have an exceptional stay and whenever we hear you leave happy we know it is a job well done. We will let Jaime, Junior and our chef Jose Luis of your recognition as well as Andrea, David, Maria,Mario...

Houston, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel staff at Casa Chameleon made our trip to Santa Teresa for our honeymoon unforgettable. Junior, Andres and David were more than willing to make recommendations to allow you to experience the area like you could not have without a local's expertise. Maria and Julie were also fantastic in helping us make arrangements and handling any administrative items throughout...

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Good Morning, We are thrilled you had a great stay with us. I will make sure Junior, Andres, david, Maria and Julie get the recognition and please let us know when you come back to make sure you have an even better stay

Saint Petersburg, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, we had a good time in Mal Pais and at Casa Chameleon. The staff was friendly, food/drinks were great, and the room/hotel grounds were amazing. However, the trip was not without many bumps in the road due to lack of planning ahead on Casa Chameleon's part. 1. Upon arrival there was no taxi driver with a sign to signal...

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Thank you for your review and for staying at Casa Chameleon Mal País. We appreciate your feedback. Please allow us to apologize for the lack of planing on our side. We will make sure that we will always have a sign with the guest name. Regarding the reservation of your ATV, we have corrected that, reserving those as soon as...

Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were most excited about this hotel on our 10-day trip, and I really wish I were giving this 5 stars. The hotel is in an amazing location with incredible views and the rooms are lovely. If we had stayed away from the restaurant I might add a star, but we didn't. The staff was very nice but disorganized (new...

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Good Morning, I really want to apologize for the inconvenience. We are working very hard with our training to make sure we leave nothing to improvisation and we will continue to do so. We are normally known for our attention to detail and our fresh food, and we regret we missed the mark. Please let us know when you come...

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  • Free Parking
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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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Chameleon Hotel

Address: Punta Barrigona | Province of Puntarenas, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $413 - $645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Chameleon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Casa Chameleon Mal Pais
Casa Chameleon Hotel Costa Rica/Mal Pais
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
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“Every room has it own private pool and view. There a two Suites which are larger.”
 of 5 bubbles robbiew20, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sol, Palma and Vista villas require the least amount of stairs up to the restaurant and reception.”
  • View of the terrace of Villa Palma from the bed.
  • View from the shower in Villa Palma.
  • The sinks the day we arrived in Villa Palma.
  • Bed of Villa Palma the day we arrived.
  • Private plunge pool at the edge of the terrace of Villa Palma.
  • View of the shower area, that opens up to the plunge pool of Villa Palma.
  • This is the view from the shower in Villa Palma & us in the private plunge pool.
  • Table on the terrace of Villa Palma.
 of 5 bubbles RuRuRoams, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villa Ultra :D”
 of 5 bubbles V4011YKdanield, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Camibar which was a regular villa and incredibly secluded. Other guests said the villa suites weren't worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 516elizaw, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Villa Pochote has a long stair climb but its so worth it! Biggest of the Villas (almost the same size as a villa suite).”
 of 5 bubbles sypowers, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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