LAS CATALINAS, COSTA RICA – Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas, the luxury boutique hotel nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Costa Rican coastline, announce its induction into the esteemed Relais & Châteaux collection. This new coveted designation underscores Casa Chameleon’s commitment to delivering exceptional hospitality, driven by incomparable culinary experiences, that aligns with the industry-leading standards of the renowned Relais & Châteaux organization.
Relais & Châteaux, an association of outstanding boutique hotels and gourmet restaurants around the world, has long been synonymous with excellence in hospitality and fine dining. Each member undergoes a rigorous vetting process, ensuring that every venue that bears the exclusive designation upholds the highest of standards. Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas is honored to be one of the newest members of this exclusive network, which comprises more than 580 exceptional properties in over 60 countries.
“Joining Relais & Châteaux is a tremendous honor for Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas,” said Brent Reynolds, Managing Partner of NRI, owner and manager of Casa Chameleon. “We have always strived to provide our guests with a truly unique and immersive experience in Costa Rica, and this partnership solidifies our commitment to delivering the highest standards of hospitality and culinary experiences. We are thrilled to be part of a global network that shares our passion for excellence and connotes the ultimate designation of quality and sophistication.”
The new partnership with the Relais & Châteaux organization ushers in a new era for NRI, whose award-winning portfolio of hotels and restaurants set the bar for experiential luxury and culinary excellence. The association with Relais & Châteaux lays the foundation for the company’s upcoming announcement of a new luxury, culinary-driven destination resort brand that will redefine how travelers experience some of the world’s top food destinations.
Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas’ dedication to sustainability, exceptional cuisine, and personalized service aligns perfectly with the core values of Relais & Châteaux. The property’s commitment to culinary excellence truly sets it apart, with a strong emphasis on sourcing ingredients locally and forging connections with nearby farmers and fishermen to ensure the freshest and most sustainable ingredients across each restaurant.
Guests can expect unforgettable gastronomic experiences at Casa Chameleon’s Sentido Norte Restaurant, which showcases the flavors of Costa Rica’s rich culinary traditions using the finest local ingredients. Led by Chef Jose Lopez, Sentido Norte boasts a combination of bold flavors and authentic dishes, all in perfect harmony with the restaurant’s incredible open-air setting, offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
With only 12 seats available, the new Grotto 12 at Casa Chameleon offers a well-curated selection of wines from around the globe in an intimate wine cave atmosphere. The unique gathering space is a true haven for wine enthusiasts and an experience not to be missed.
The Green House is an intimate dining spot that celebrates Costa Rica’s rich culinary heritage with dishes crafted from freshly sourced ingredients on-site. Here, guests are encouraged to indulge in authentic flavors that perfectly meld freshness and tradition for a distinct dining experience that truly embodies the locale.
La Pampa Grill showcases the soul of Costa Rican flavors, featuring slow-cooked, sea, and field-to-table feasts, offering insight into the destination’s culinary heritage. Seasonal produce sits on the menu alongside classics such as signature fall-of-the-bone ribs, embracing the beauty of old-school, open-fire barbecue.
Casa Chameleon is looking forward to welcoming guests to explore the natural beauty, vibrant culture, and exquisite cuisine of Costa Rica while enjoying the signature hospitality and culinary delights that Relais & Châteaux represents.
This summer, the property recently announced the addition of a brand new real estate component, Casa Chameleon Residences, to its renowned resort property of 21 hotel accommodations, offering four exclusive villas and 15 luxury condominiums to a select group of owners. Scheduled to be completed at the end of 2024, the new serviced Casa Chameleon Residences offer the modern elegance and famed spirit of adventure that is synonymous with their namesake resort. Beyond the luxurious offerings, Casa Chameleon provides an experience that transcends mere accommodation. With the vibrant Costa Rican culture as its backdrop, Casa Chameleon empowers residents to craft their own narrative – whether they seek tranquility, adventure, or a blend of both.
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