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OCiO Villas by Casa Chameleon: Costa Rica



Villa Estate in Mal Pais, Costa Rica

VIVA the Villa Vacay

For the travel savvy seeking to experience luxury in the unique privacy of your distinctive Costa Rican jungle retreat, OCiO Villas by Casa Chameleon invites guests to the hills of the Nicoya Peninsula perched above the coastal towns of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa for an unforgettably rarefied vacation villa destination. Whether your getaway is a romantic interlude, a time to reconnect with your family, friends, even colleagues, or a special event… wedding, anniversary, reunion, or board meeting, OCiO Villas offers an opportunity for exclusivity for those who appreciate exquisite sanctuaries secluded in vibrant rainforest beauty with breathtaking panoramic ocean sunset views and easy access to pristine beaches. OCiO offers distinctive choices of five star villa estate experiences, the distinctive wedding venue of Villa Nimbu and the more intimate Villa Numu, each designed to meet the needs and expectations of sophisticated travelers and discerning groups with high expectations. From wedding planning to business tech needs, award-winning accommodations, and acclaimed private chef providing gourmet local and international cuisine tailored to your specific tastes, dietary needs, and special requests.

There is a harmony in the setting and in the seamless blending of indoor and outdoor living spaces in the individual design of the villas and every detail of the decor, from hand carved native wood furnishings to extraordinary baths, jetted tile tub and outdoor true rainforest shower. Luxuriate in dreamy linens, wrap in plush towels, relax in contemporary seating, and delight in indulgent high-end amenities. Surprises abound…plunge pools, privacy terraces, rooftop cocktails and toucan pairs. Lush gardens border the terrace and stunning pool with its inviting grotto and hot tub, its infinity edge opening to expansive coastline views, the blues of ocean meeting sky with the promise of electrifying displays of color in each sunset presentation. Tropical colors are reflected throughout the interiors of each villa unique in design and personality, spaces intimate and communal, possibilities for exuberance or serenity. The magic of your Mal Pais villa stay is an escape from the mundane to the exotic, memorable from every dimension, the tastes, the sounds, the air, the water.

Minutes from the famed Mal Pais wave action and prized surf breaks, guests enjoy the best of Costa Rica’s treasures from this secluded niche, discovering the wonders of the rainforest ecosystem by ATV or on hiking/biking trails, replenishing with onsite yoga, spa treatments, a friendly game of pool, a welcoming place to connect. And beyond, access to top rated beaches, wondrous surfing, snorkeling, fishing, ziplining, and quaint coastal surf towns.

Casa Chameleon at Mal Pais

While staying at OCiO Villas, its sister property Casa Chameleon at Mal Pais, recently chosen as one of the Top 10 Hotels in Latin America by Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, is located just down the road and is designed to provide the ultimate adults-only private villa experience for couples, small groups, families, friends, or business associates. As you approach ascending the winding dirt road concealed under the lush rainforest canopy, a burst of sun and sky reveals the 10 villas at home in the naturescape. The joys of Pura Vida abound at OCiO Villas and Casa Chameleon at Mal Pais waiting to be discovered and savored.

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