For couples searching for a luxury resort for your destination wedding in Costa Rica, we at Arenas Foto Wedding Photography recommend add Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas to your list. Its spacious suites – for your honeymoon and for your wedding guests – are exceptionally designed and furnished, and have smashing views of the Pacific ocean and the surrounding mountainous rainforest from inside the suites and from their private pool. Wherever you decide to have your wedding ceremony and reception – be it on the beach, buy the pool, or the upper level of the main building – you will likewise be taken aback by the breathtaking natural views and by the sites themselves.
LOCATION & TRANSPORTATION
Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas is in the Pacific Coast beach town of Las Catalinas in Guanacaste. The closest airport – Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR), is just over 45 minutes from the casa by car. If Juan Sanatamaria International Airport happens to be you arrival airport, it’s about 4 hours from Casa Chameleon by car. The villa can arrange private transport from either airport, as well as transport from SJO to LIR by charter or by helicopter to the nearby local airport. Please contact the villa for details and pricing.
HISTORY, DESIGN & REPUTATION
In operation since 2017, Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas is a 5-Star, luxury, adults-only, boutique hotel situated on a hill in Las Catalinas near the coast affording its guests stupendous views of the Pacific Ocean, beaches, and hilly surroundings covered with dry rainforest. It’s design is a fusion between minimalist and contemporary to create an experience that is comfortable and curated, exciting and tranquil, and unpredictable and basic at the same time.In operation since 2017, Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas is a 5-Star, luxury, adults-only, boutique hotel situated on a hill in Las Catalinas near the coast affording its guests stupendous views of the Pacific Ocean, beaches, and hilly surroundings covered with dry rainforest. Its design is a fusion between minimalist and contemporary to create an experience that is comfortable and curated, exciting and tranquil, and unpredictable and basic at the same time.
WEDDING PLANNING SERVICES
Let Casa Chameleon’s in-house wedding organizer or one of the independent wedding planners they can recommend help you plan every detail of your wedding – from the entertainment, food, and wine, to your bridal bouquet, decorations, and much more. For help choosing a wedding planner, visit our 7 Reasons You Should Choose a Wedding Planner and How to Choose a Wedding Planner pages.
WEDDING DAY PREPARATION SERVICES
Have one of the hair stylists, makeup artists, and manicurists the villa recommends help you with your wedding-day preparations in the comfort and privacy of your own suite. The villa can also arrange other spa treatments, such as massages, facials, and other services in your villa so you’ll be gorgeous and floating on air on your wedding day.
Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas can accommodate up to 42 of your wedding guests overnight (in single or double occupancy with 1 king size bed) in their 6 Ocean View Villas, 11 Sunset Villas and 4 Suite Villas, all of which have their own personal salt-water pool. You can either rent one villa or suite, multiple villas or suites, or the entire estate for your wedding for ultimate privacy. Group rates apply for 5 rooms or more.
WEDING DAY SITES – CEREMONIES & RECEPTIONS
The villa can accommodate weddings with a maximum of 70 guests and has 4 gorgeous locations for your wedding day events.
1. DANTA BEACH – CEREMONIES
Just a short walk from the hotel you can get married on gorgeous Danta Beach with its extraordinary views of the Pacific and hilly rainforest, as well as the gorgeous sunsets.
2. POOL AREA – CEREMONY, COCKTAIL HOUR, & RECEPTION
The stunning pool area at the main building at Casa Chameleon is another great venue for wedding ceremonies for 30 people or fewer as its location atop a hill allows for marvelous ocean, mountain, and jungle views.
3. ABOVE RESTAURANT – CEREMONY, RECEPTIONS
An amazing indoor venue for ceremonies, cocktail hour, and receptions with up to 50 wedding guests is the floor just above their famous restaurant – Sentido Norte – that has 180 degree views of the mountains and ocean. (*Dancing is not permitted.)
4. SENTIDO NORTE RESTAURANT – CEREMONIES, RECEPTIONS
Sentido Norte Restaurant is great for ceremonies, cocktail hour and wedding receptions of up to 100 people. Dancing is permitted! For the dance floor, they can convert the lounge area into a dance floor.
CASA CHAMELEON WEDDINGS – SOME DETAILS
· Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas is adults-only with 16 the minimum age · If the entire property is booked, there is no minimum age · The only two days weddings are not permitted is on Christmas (December 25) and on New Year’s Eve · If you do not book the entire property for your wedding, the minimum number of rooms you must book is 10 · Live music and a DJ is permitted until 10:00 p.m. (is the cutoff time the same if a couple rents the entire estate?) · the cutoff time for wedding receptions is 11:00 p.m. · For weddings and receptions, there is a cleanup fee and a site fee. Please contact the villa directly for details and pricing.
DINING AT CASA CHAMELEON
Sentido del Norte is an extraordinary restaurant, not only because of its delicious gourmet meals prepared with locally-sourced ingredients to help the local economy, but also because of its stunning ocean views, making it and its lounge an amazing place to enjoy their delicacies or a exotic beverage and watch the sun set into the Pacific Ocean.
Before or after your wedding day, take a dip in the villas stunning pool with mountain and ocean views, go for a swim the ocean or lounge at the beach, or have a spa treatment in your room. If you are feeling more adventurous, the villa van organize a trip to go ziplining, horseback riding, bird watching, ATV riding, hiking, rock climbing, mountain bike riding, kayaking, paddle boarding, white water rafting, sport fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing lessons, or an outing on a catamaran, as well as tours to coffee and cocoa plantations, volcanoes, waterfalls, volcanic mud baths and thermal springs and so much more.
WHY CASA CHAMELEON – ALICIA REPETTO
All of our villas are uniquely designed for your comfort and relaxation, and so that you can have unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean and the mountains. Every detail of the hotel was designed for you to connect with your significant other in utter privacy and enjoy the stunning views of this unique area of Costa Rica. We pay attention to every detail during your stay and your wedding day and give you a local experience we promise will make your wedding at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas an unforgettable day.