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Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

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Mts SW From Minisuper Pavas 800 Pavas, Carrizal, Alajuela 20103 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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3 Star accommodation
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Special Price:15% off MBS packages
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u need to stay in San Jose and want to relax this is the place. Best staff for massage, body talk services (try this one it’s very good), also best Ayurveda services and yoga every morning and late afternoon. I was very stressed and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank nanotaro
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My wife and I had the chance to spend a week in early January there doing a Taichi and Qigong retreat. The resort is truly nice, rooms are very elegant (we had a Vista) and it was refreshing to have no electronic at all in...More

Date of stay: January 2018
3  Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a week long stay at Pura Vida. Beautiful location- pleasantly surprised that (as advertised) no mosquitoes! Friendly staff, property was well maintained. Three meals a day - healthy and delicious. Had several massages and other spa treatments - the therapists were excellent....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Nancy K
Response from ShinaRae, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Retreat & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your stay Nancy. We do understand some guests miss their constant connection to WiFi or phone service, but we maintain minimal connectivity as a conscious choice to aid in the process of relaxation and wellness we have cultivated for the last...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The staff and accommodations were amazing.Fresh foods daily.Abundance of excursions. The daily rain was nice and they had umbrellas available outside all buildings.The grounds are like Garden of Eden.Cant wait to return in 2019.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Deb W
Response from ShinaRae, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Retreat & SpaResponded 17 October 2018

Can't wait to welcome you back! Thank you for the kind words. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

I attended a retreat with my friend who was part of LMT Success training for massage therapists. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the resort and especially the staff. The food was amazing and the staff became like family during our stay. They arranged...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank scrappinsandyt
Response from ShinaRae, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Retreat & SpaResponded 9 October 2018

We LOVE hearing about and we work to provide that sort of experience to our guests. We are so glad you've made some new friends in CR and we hope to welcome you back soon!!

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World-Class yoga instruction, acres of natural beauty, delicious healthy cuisine and spa services unrivaled in Costa Rica await inside the cloistered walls of this magical retreat. Tropical rain forest, active More volcanoes, mountain cloud forests full of rainbows, breathtaking beaches and exhilarating white water rafting beckon the adventurer in you, all within a few hours drive of our eco-chic spa and wellness resort in the world's greenest country. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
51
Also Known As
Pura Vida Spa And Yoga Retreat
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Pura Vida Spa & Yoga Retreat Hotel Alajuela
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Pura Vida Wellness Retreat Spa
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Pura Vida Retreat & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
51
Also Known As
Pura Vida Spa And Yoga Retreat
,
Pura Vida Spa & Yoga Retreat Hotel Alajuela
,
Pura Vida Wellness Retreat Spa
,
Pura Vida Retreat & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
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Questions & Answers
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LuC573
9 July 2018|
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Response from Eduardo M | Property representative |
Hello Lu C. None of our rooms have air conditioning, we are 4200 feet above sea level and the temperature is quite confortable year round.
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lsolo30
14 October 2017|
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Response from Eduardo M | Property representative |
Each of our instructors will help, adjust and individually give instructions as much as the group session allows however if you would prefer you can also book private sessions with them which will allow for much more... More
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Liz F
9 January 2017|
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Response from Eduardo M | Property representative |
Hello! The nearest beach is 2 hours away. Some of our guests rent a car, others get a taxi, car for hire or van fore the day.
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Room Tips
"Tentalows are much nicer than you would imagine and are on the quieter side of the property. Zendo was..."
scrappinsandyt
16 Sep 2018
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"Tentalows may be cold, but you can request a heater."
219lorrainer
22 Jan 2018
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"do not hesitate to ask for extra blankets as some nights can be a bit chilly"
pierrebI1063WP
16 Jan 2018
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"Tents are roomy and well appointed.Outdoor showers are clean and beautiful. Be open minded about the..."
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6 Sep 2017
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