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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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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Pachamama is a beautiful, quiet retreat surrounded by nature. In addition, Franz will do whatever is required to make sure your stay goes smoothly, and is more than happy to help organise for you to do all the things Mal Pais and surrounds offer if you want to get out and about and explore the stunning national park and beaches,...

2Thank Darren d
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed at Pachamama during our trip in Costa Rica after the Christmas. The place is really easygoing and relaxing with beautiful garden around. The owner Franz is really friendly and helps you with anything you need. He also arranged us a lovely yoga teacher Tracy to come to Pachamama and give us a yoga lesson at the garden -...

4Thank Anu F
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We stayed at Pachamama for seven nights over christmas and had a superb, relaxing stay. The grounds are beautiful, bungalow was clean, comfortable, had a great little kitchenette, and Franz is an absolute gent as well as a great host. He would drive us to the beach in the morning to go surfing with him along with suggesting places to...

1Thank TheBrowns8386
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Such a wonderful little spot!! Franz, the owner is AMAZING. he is so helpful with ideas of things to do and where to eat! The other staff members are also friendly and helpful. The bungalow was super clean, the bed was comfy and the kitchen is awesome. There is also hot water:) Oh and the view is amazing. It's about...

3Thank Cara P
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Our bungalow was wonderful, with all the needed amenities. The air conditioning was put to good use! Franz, the owner, was very helpful with everything and went out of his way to make sure that we had everything we needed. Pachamama is in a peaceful area of Mal Pais, which was perfect for us.

2Thank Ville S
New Brunswick
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Well worth the half day bus ride/ferry/bus to get there! At the Cruze we got off the bus and walked to the left with heavy backpacks and guitar in the hot afternoon sun, about 20 minutes. We had a warm welcome from Franz and crew. All of whom became fast friends. We chose a bungalow for two, with a shared...

2Thank eagleray2112
Eugene, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This is my second review of Pachamama, and honestly, there is nothing that I can say that hasn't already been said many times on this site about Pachamama and Franz. I is a wonderful place to stay, to relax, and to listen to the ocean. But the host makes the experience. No matter what it is that you want to...

1Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 30 June 2014

After a road trip around all of Costa Rica, Mal Pais and especially Pachamama is the place my wife and I look forward to returning to most! Franz was extremely helpful any every way possible. When we arrived he had upgraded us to a full house from the bungalow since we were the only ones staying there at the time....

Thank Matthew K
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 June 2014

My partner and I stayed at Pachamama for 3 nights and had the perfect stay. Originally we planned to stay in the tepee but when we arrived Franz (the owner) sorted us out with a bungalow (with kitchen/bathroom included) at a great low season price. The location of Pachamama is fantastic - it's surrounded by trees (with iguanas, monkeys, squirrels,...

1Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Pachamama is very unexpected as you drive from Carmen towards Mal Pais. The grounds are secure and very well kept and only host a few guests at the same time - nice if you are wanting to escape the crowds. This oasis offers one of the most valuable features when you are traveling - a great host! Franz has made...

Thank James P

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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: RM308 - RM770 (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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