Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas


A hidden paradise

Perched high on the hilltop above Las Catalinas, embrace the feeling of Pura Vida at Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas, a secluded paradise where adventurous moments meet serene comfort.

Las Catalinas is an enchanting new beach town located on the Guanacaste Coast of Costa Rica. It sits between over 405 hectares of tropical dry forest, with spectacular hills and valleys and the Pacific Ocean, alongside two of the finest beaches in Costa Rica.

Overlooking the town and coastline below, Casa Chameleon offers 21 well-appointed villas, featuring their very own saltwater plunge pool and private terrace to admire the mesmerizing ocean views. Capturing the Pura Vida ideals through open-air spaces, understated luxury and undisturbed privacy, Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas mirrors the uplifting charm of Costa Rica. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, Sentido Norte boasts a combination of bold flavours and authentic dishes, all in perfect harmony with the restaurant’s stunning surroundings.


At a glance

  • 21 villas

  • Restaurant and bar

  • Private saltwater plunge pool

  • Spa treatments

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  • Casa Chameleon Costa Rica zip lining

    Congo trail canopy tour

    Explore the forests of the Guanacaste region, by sailing through the sky on more than a kilometre of zipline platforms and hanging bridges.

  • Casa Chameleon Costa Rica horse riding

    Horseback riding

    Set out from the town of Brasilito on a horseback tour of Costa Rican culture, race across the beaches under the looming green shadow of Costa Rica’s mountains.

  • Casa Chameleon Costa Rica biking

    Hiking and biking

    Experience the best of Las Catalinas by hiking or biking across more than 22km of designated trails accessible from town.

Community & Culture

Casa Chameleon Hotels, in partnership with Kind Traveler’s Every Stay Gives Back certification, supports Abriendo Mentes in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Abriendo Mentes empowers children and adults through innovative education and community development programs in rural and underserved communities in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.


Alongside adopting water conservation practices, Casa Chameleon provide monthly beach clean-up projects for their staff which you can also participate, you are also invited to contribute to the hotel’s Plant-a-Tree program.


To preserve the beauty of the secluded paradise that surrounds Casa Chameleon, the team have implemented a long list of sustainable practices, focused on bettering their environmental impact. Single use plastic has been removed from the premises and replaced with bamboo, glass and cardboard. They have also incorporated energy-efficient light, a composting and recycling program, as well as using locally sourced produce wherever possible. Casa Chameleon Hotels is constantly looking for new ways to increase our sustainable practices.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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