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OCiO Villas By Casa Chameleon

Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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Private luxury estate just outside of Mal Pais with three villas offering private plunge pools. There are adventure-focused activities available, and guests can schedule in-villa chef-prepared meals, spa, and salon services.
OCiO Villas By Casa Chameleon
Designed for travelers seeking an ultra-private retreat, the OCiO Villas by Casa Chameleon is a luxury estate offering three ocean view villas, perched on a hill above Mal Pais. Guests can rent one or two villas, or all three villas to relax throughout the entire estate.

The three ocean view villas feature elegant, handcrafted furnishings with an open-air design and private plunge pools. Villa Naktu is ideal for groups, with a Master Suite with an open-air bath and private deck, plus a Junior Suite with a seating area, and one Deluxe Room with a private bathroom and access to the main terrace. Villa Numi is an intimate villa with a spacious Master Suite and an indoor/outdoor bathroom with a separate shower and bathtub. Villa Nimbu is the largest villa with three spacious Master Suites and two additional bedrooms, each with private open-air bathrooms featuring bathtubs carved from natural stone, and showers with driftwood incorporated into the design.

For dining, guests can arrange for private chefs to prepare local and international cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients. In-villa spa and salon services can also be arranged. Plus, recreational options include a variety of adventure activities including snorkeling, yoga, fishing, stand up paddleboarding, and canopy tours.

Hotel Address:
  • OCiO Villas By Casa Chameleon
  • From Mary´s Restaurant,
  • 800mts East, road to Cabuya
  • Mal Pais, Puntarenas 60101
  • Costa Rica

Location Summary
About 10 minutes from the main village of Mal Pais, one of the world/s seven Blue Zones, OCiO Villas by Casa Chameleon is located between the surf destinations of Santa Teresa and the Cabo Blanco Nature Preserve. About 45 minutes from Tambor airport, the property is one of the few in Mal Pais, providing guests with a mix of locals, surfers, yoginis, and barefoot wanderers.

Directions to Hotel
Guests can fly to either of Costa Rica’s International airports – the Juan Santamaria International Airport located in San Jose or the Daniel Oduber International Airport located in Liberia. From either airport, there are a few travel options to get to Mal Pais. Guests can choose to continue to Mal Pais by taking a regional flight into Tambor, and then driving or taking a taxi to the property. The villas are located about 45 minutes from the Tambor airport. Otherwise, guests can choose to drive about a five-hour (depending on road conditions) drive from either international airport. The drive from Juan Santamaria International Airport, includes a ferry ride across the Bay of Nicoya.
Note Bene
The hotel's green initiatives include the use of nontoxic cleaning products, energy efficient lighting, water conservation practices, adjustable room temperature, organic local bath products, a monthly beach cleanup for staff and guests and the opportunity for guests to give back to the local school.
Banquets & Meetings
Weddings, retreats, and special events can be arranged for up to 42 guests.
Pool Outdoor
Private plunge pools.
Spa Facility
In-room spa and salon treatments available.
Recommended Rooms
Villa Nimbu is the grandest villa with 3 Master Suites and 2 additional bedrooms, each private bathrooms.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping

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