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Casa Melray

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Okotoks, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Just got home from our 2 week stay at Casa Melray and we loved every second of it. So much so, that we booked for next winter before we left! From the moment we arrived at the airport and were greeted by the driver Mel had arranged, to our last night out with our group and our new friends Mel...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Fantastic review . You described your Casa MelRay experience very well. We also believe that the Potrero area is very special. Very safe with a lot of local exposure and very little tourist pressure. Small town tropical experience that we have been fortunate to experience for many years. Mel and I also had a great time with your whole group....

Gray, Maine
Reviewed 9 February 2015

At long last I get to sit down and write this for our wonderful hosts who are now friends, who feel like family. 10 weeks ago my husband and I had the extraorindary experience of getting married at Casa Mel Ray with 50 of our closest friends and family. It was nothing short of spectacular and certainly not because our...

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Melrayg, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Awe thank you Katie and Tom , I must say that was one of the prettiest touching weddings I have ever been to and yes I feel more like family to you know that we have meet all your family and friends they were all such wonderful people. Thank the gods for opening the sky after a week of cloudy...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We had a fantastic experience at Casa Melray. Melanie and Ray are great hosts in their meticulously maintained Inn. The place looks brand new because it is maintained so well. The Inn has top notch materials, great beds, bedding, baths, great tile floors throughout, spacious baths with premium fixtures. The concept is absolutely the best. There is a common outdoor...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review. We try our best to make your Costa Rican Holiday a positive memorable one. There are many great day trips and excursions you can take in the area. You can drive to them your self or have one of several tour companies pick you up right here at the Casa. There are 3 other very...

Gray, Maine, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2015

This place is beautiful and meticulously maintained! Everyone there is accommodating and helpful, yet never in your way! The rooms are spacious and beautiful, the grounds are vibrant and welcoming. Mel's homemade baked goods are TO DIE FOR! When not being supplied delicious goodies, we enjoyed cooking in the outdoor kitchen, laying by the pool, paddle boarding, adventuring to nearby...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks fo all the compliments. It is very rewarding for us to hear our guest having a great time on their Costa Rican holiday. This is a small village resort area, but with many great activities near by. The beaches are never crowded and you can always get into the restaraunts without reservations. Hope to see you again. Pura Vida

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Everything about Casa Melray is perfect in so many ways! Mel greeted us at the gate upon our arrival and this hidden jewel became our slice of heaven. I had searched for countless hours trying to find accommodations during peak tourist season that would accept less than a 1 week commitment. Then I was referred to Casa Melray and everything...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

I was great having you join us to watch the New Years Fireworks from our Balcony. It is always a great show. We are so glad you had a great time here. Thanks for mentioning Soma, who is a big part of the Casa Melray experience. He loves going out for walks with the guests and is always sad when...

Boulder, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We had the pleasure of renting the guest house for a week for my husband's 50th. Upon arrival on Christmas day we were greeted not only with the most beautiful accommodation but homemade cookies and a card. Everything is beautiful and comfortable both inside and the pool and amazing gardens in the courtyard. The staff is amazing as are the...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

It was great to share the holidays with your group. Thanks for the kind review and hope to see you back in Costa Rica again. Cheers

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 December 2014

This is a hidden jewel. Easy access to everything one would want to see and do in Costa Rica, but then you may not want to leave Casa Melray. We didn't. ;) I didn't know what to expect but ended up loving the outdoor kitchen where we could prepare and share breakfast and happy hour with others. Our room was...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Our common outdoor kitchen is a hit with everyone - a special place to share the days experiences with the other guests. Looking forward to your next visit. Cheers

Reviewed 30 November 2014

This place is definitely a 5 start plus small resort, the rooms are up to date, first impression was wow, very clean, nice bathroom, bed is perfect, I slept thru every night, tv in all rooms but you won't need it here, they have plenty of stuff you can use kayaks, paddle boards, boogie boards, fishing poles and anything else...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay with us. We understand the importance of good beds,so we imported ours to ensure our guests could have a good sleep. We try to accomidate everyone as best we can, and hope everyone has a great time . Hope to see you back in Costa Rica. Pura Vida

Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We were in the San Jose area for some business and we had a 4 day break. We immediately thought of heading to Casa MelRay. This is our third time there. We hopped a shuttle from San Jose and were there in about 6 hours. Even though we only had two days, it was heaven. The room, the staff ,...

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

It was great having you guys back to visit again. See you again soon. Thanks for the great reviews. Cheers

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We had a great room with a view of the ocean. The best beds that were so comfortable we only got up because we didn't want to miss anything. Enjoyed sitting at the kitchen bar watching the soccer games and lounging in the pool.

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

It was great watching Costa Rica in the World Cup - the whole country was so proud of their team. We will see you back here in CR soon. cheers

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to paradise at Casa Melray, a sensational beach front accommodation only steps to Potrero Beach, Costa Rica. Located in the stunning province of Guanacaste, Canadian operated Casa Melray has every amenity you can think of. Enjoy our contemporary boutique guest house or take a dip in our sparkling pool. Feeling adventurous? Try some kayaking, surfing, or nearby fishing. Hungry? You have to try the mind blowing restaurants in the area. Wander down the marina or hop in the car. You're only a five minute drive from the breathtaking tourist destination, Flamingo Beach. You're not dreaming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Melray

Address: 1km north of La Perla's Bar | Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range: ₹ 6,464 - ₹ 16,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Casa Melray Costa Rica/Playa Potrero, Guanacaste
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“The Iguana and Frog rooms had private patios facing the ocean. The Monkey room and Turtle room both faced the pool/kitchen area.”
Judy713, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Favorite Rooms are the Iguana and Penthouse”
shonam433, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of them!”
ZeeSechelt, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from the penthouse, but be aware that is gets very warm on the deck.”
HallZee, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“View from top floor is amazing. But beachfront suite nicest! Poolside suites would be noisier if there were other guests.”
MariW166, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
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