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Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our stay here was ruined by the arrival of about 25 appallingly behaved American schoolchildren who were badly supervised almost to the point of neglect. They were allowed to kick footballs into the wildlife habitats and trample the Dart frog's homes whilst making a huge...More

4  Thank paul n
Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 4 July 2017

Saludos muy cordiales and thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear that your stay with us was ruined. Please permit me to clarify, for the sake of our potential guests reading on this forum, in an effort to mitigate the negative...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat is a family run sustainable tourism project dedicated to rainforest conservation and contributing positively to the surrounding community. (note: I plagiarized that sentence but it's accurate nonetheless.) We got a recommendation to check this place out while on a snorkeling tour...More

Thank rogbakos
Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write! Pura Vida from my family to yours!!

Reviewed 6 April 2017

On a most pleasurable split 17 day stay I was in private room #4 for 14 nights and #5 for 3 nights. The beyond basic bedrooms and bathrooms were large, well-maintained, well-insulated as I never had to turn on the fan, quite clean, and had...More

4  Thank Les S
Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for sharing! We look forward to hosting you here again!! Pura Vida from all of us here at Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat....it took us a while to get used to you not being around :)

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

When we arrived on the parking lot we were warmly greeted by the staff of the lodge, they took our luggage and brought them to our room with a golf cart ( the parking lot is about 200 meters from the logde ). The room...More

Thank Robert8504
Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write! Staying with us is by far the best way to help us continue to preserve and expand our private conservation area and to contribute to our local community, so thank you and pura vida!

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

Thank Hilary B
Response from ChilamateRainforest, Propietario at Chilamate Rainforest Eco RetreatResponded 4 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

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StevePDX60
29 December 2016|
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Response from ChilamateRainforest | Property representative |
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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24 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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