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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
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Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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3 Star accommodation
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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
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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
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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
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Mts SW From Minisuper Pavas 800 Pavas, Carrizal, Alajuela 20103 Costa Rica
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Getting there
Juan Santamaria Intl Airport7 km
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Family and Play Areas (4)
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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.

Thank Deb W
Response from ShinaRae, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Retreat & SpaResponded 4 days ago

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

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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

3  Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

1  Thank scrappinsandyt
Response from ShinaRae, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Retreat & SpaResponded 1 week ago

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!!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Primitive and serene, clean and luxurious with gardens and views. If you are looking to get away from it all then this is the place. I experienced a total detox from fast paced living and electronics. The food is fresh, organic, healthy, delicious and made...More

Thank hedyspaghetti
Reviewed 12 July 2018

this place was magical. Went with my daughter. Yoga, food, rest, relaxation, everything was great. would highly recommend this place! Loved this trip! Met awesome people, property was keep up beautifully. We were not part of a yoga retreat, but were welcomed into the ones...More

1  Thank Ellen B
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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
5 weeks ago
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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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