Canaima Chill House

Top choice hotel in Mal País & Santa Teresa
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A 'chill house' is an apt descriptor for this eight-room boutique eco-chic hotel, set in the jungle. Super-stylish suites have breezy indoor-outdoor living areas, well-equipped kitchens, awesome hanging bamboo beds and loads of natural materials (such as stone grotto showers). Guests share the Jacuzzi and plunge pool, and commune in the sunken pillow lounge.

Located 400m uphill from the sign for Nautilus Hotel. It can be walked, but you may want a taxi.

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Quick description

This eco-friendly, boutique hotel is located in pretty Santa Teresa on the Nicoya Peninsula. It offers spacious and rustic suites, an outdoor hot tub, swimming pool, massage services and a chill-out sun terrace. The Canaima Chill House suites feature a balcony, kitchen, dining area and bamboo hanging beds. Each includes a mosquito net and ceiling fan, an iPod dock, safe and spacious en-suite bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is also included. Canaima Chill House is set up a hill from the main road,is only 500 metres from Santa Teresa Beach. The hotel offers activities such as horse riding and snorkeling on Tortuga Island, 30 minutes away from the hotel. Canaima Chill House offers free parking and is 5 minutes’ drive from the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. It offers airport shuttles for a charge to both Tambor Airport and Juan Santamaria International Airport.

Important information

Please inform Canaima Chill House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Please note that a fixed amount of 100 USD must be paid in advance. The hotel will contact you after you have made your booking to arrange payment by bank transfer or Paypal. Reservations are not confirmed until this deposit is paid. The deposit won´t be refunded in case of cancellation. The rest of the payment will be made upon arrival in your check in. Canaima Chill House does not accept any credit or debit cards, only cash in USD or Colones. A discounted booking cannot be modified. In case of early check-out for such a booking, no amount will be refunded. The property recommend a 4x4 vehicle for the dry season from December to April , and during the wet season between May - November it's needed. If you wish to rent a 4WD car in San Jose or have a 4x4 Quad Bike upon your arrival at the Hotel, they can help you to organize it for you. Just get in contact with them.


  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Free parking
  • Wifi
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • On-site parking
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Terrace
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Horse riding
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • First aid kit available
  • Garden
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Snorkelling
  • Internet services
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Designated smoking area
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Fishing
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Cashless payment available
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Airport shuttle
  • Diving
  • Swimming pool
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Tour desk
  • Parking


  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box


  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service


  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Massage


  • Free WiFi available