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Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

Playa Danta, Costa Rica

98 Excellent 154 Reviews
Adult-only villa retreat with plunge pools and panoramic ocean views focused on adventure, culture, and green initiatives. Featuring minimalist design, infinity pool, and sunset bar, the property offers an array of activities on the Guanacaste coast, about 45 minutes from Liberia Airport.
Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

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Excellent hotel. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe. Great pool.

Perched on a hillside within a new beach town, Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas is a luxury hotel offering an idyllic Costa Rican retreat infused with culture, experiences, and traditions. Providing guests with an immersive, adventurous, and romantic setting, visitors have access to beaches with warm waters for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking, plus 1,000 acres of tropical hills, forests, and valleys to explore on foot, horseback, or bicycle.

The all-villa resort has 21 private villas with personal salt water plunge pools. There are three types of villas to choose from: Villas, Sunset Villas, and Villa Suites. The Villas feature views of Sugar & Penca Beaches, Sunset Villas face the west with balconies and views of the Catalinas Island, and Villa Suites offer prime locations, total privacy, and larger terraces. Infused with locally-inspired, yet modern decor, each of the villas has king size beds with 480-thread-count cotton linens, Bluetooth speakers, minibars, private terraces, and 24-hour concierge service.

For dining, Sentido Norte Restaurant is set on the cliff’s edge with panoramic views and chef-prepared cuisine, inspired by the local culture. There's an array of cocktails available, and guests can choose in-villa dining from the restaurant's menu.

Providing a focus on wellness, the resort offers private yoga and fitness equipment that can be delivered to villas, plus guests have access to the city's Las Catalinas' Beach Club. In-room spa services can also be scheduled.

The adventure-focused property provides guests with lessons and equipment for an array of activities including stand up paddle boarding, surfing, fishing, hiking, and biking.
Hotel Address:
  • Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas
  • 4 km north of Soccer Field in Potrero
  • Playa Danta, Guanacaste 50304
  • Costa Rica

Location Summary
Set atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas overlooks the new resort town of Las Catalinas. About a 45-minute drive from the Liberia Airport.

Directions to Hotel
By car from Liberia Airport to the resort: Take a right out of the airport on to the main two lane highway. Drive 10 kilometers and take a right at the directional sign towards Sardinal. After the gas station take a left, near the Congo Trail billboard, a bus stop and a RIU Sign. This is a paved road. Continue straight on this road, approximately 10 kilometers. You will reach the soccer field at Colon, drive around it and take a left here on to a small dirt road. Please make sure your car is in 4×4 for this road. (Don’t follow Las Catalinas sign, that is a different route, in bad conditions during rainy season). You will pass the Congo Trail Canopy Tour, keep straight for about 25 minutes. You will reach the Potrero town, pass Marco Polo restaurant and keep straight until you will reach a soccer field. Drive around the soccer field and turn right, following Las Catalinas sign. Drive for 10 minutes until you see the entrance to the Green House restaurant and Pura Vida Ride at Las Catalinas, park here. * The last 25 minutes are on a dirt road and Casa Chameleon is perched on top of the hill just before the town of Las Catalinas.
Banquets & Meetings
The resort can be rented for weddings and events with up to 40 guests.
Fine Dining On Site
Sentido Norte Restaurant is set on the cliff's edge with panoramic views and chef-prepared cuisine, inspired by the local culture.
Fitness Center
Yoga classes.
Pool Outdoor
Infinity pool and all villas have private saltwater plunge pools.
Spa Facility
In-room services can also be scheduled.
Recommended Rooms
Villa Suites offer prime locations, total privacy, and larger terraces.

Guest Review Highlights

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding

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