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    Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

    Mts SW From Minisuper Pavas 800 | Pavas, Carrizal, Alajuela 20103, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent67%
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    • Average5%
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    “yoga classes” (34 reviews)
    “hot tub” (13 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 167 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My first visit to Costa Rica was amazing thanks to this amazing, healing place. The food, the people, the surroundings, the yoga was unsurpassed. Among everything I learned during my stay, I remember hearing someone say: "this is not a resort, it is a place...More

    Thank michellenE3832WI
    Response from RR R, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Pura Vida Retreat & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind words! We at Pura Vida Retreat & Spa truly want each guest to experience Costa Rica's authentic healing spirit and we are happy to hear that you were able to experience that. We hope you...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    Great place to unwind and escape the stresses of everyday life. Particularly love the caring staff, wellness treatments, lush grounds, yoga and delicious, healthy meals. This was my fifth year in a row to return to this beautiful spot so that speaks volumes.More

    2  Thank Smarkow314
    Management response:Responded 13 March 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time out to leave a great review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us here at Pura Vida Retreat & Spa. We hope you travel to Costa Rica again soon for your sixth...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2017

    I needed a place to go to that offered shuttle service from the airport. I was very nervous about traveling internationally with my two daughters and researched retreats not too far from the airport. So, I booked Pura Vida Retreat. What was also a requirement...More

    1  Thank Kimberly D
    Management response:Responded 12 June 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you and your daughters again soon.

    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    As a retreat leader and business owner I look for hidden gems to host my women's retreats. Being familiar with RR Resorts using their property in Dahlonega, GA I decided to host my first international retreat at Pura Vida Retreat and Spa! Let me say...More

    2  Thank Floridawillsgirl
    Management response:Responded 5 May 2017

    Thank you for your kind review of Pura Vida Retreat & Spa! At Pura Vida, our mission is to support and uplift you on your journey with us and to impart the joy and vitality of our Costa Rican culture and people. We are so...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    Regarding "can we leave zero stars?" - utter nonsense. I was on the same retreat. Some people simply can't be pleased, and want the red carpet treatment everywhere they go. This is not a resort with staff fawning all over you. It is a refuge...More

    1  Thank Jenny H
    Management response:Responded 5 May 2017

    We truly appreciate you taking the time to write a kind review about your recent stay at Pura Vida Retreat & Spa. Thank you! We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed the accommodations, spa treatments and food. We strive to provide exceptional customer service...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • #3 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Pura Vida Spa And Yoga Retreat ,
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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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    Response from CallmeKarlie | Reviewed this property |
    Hello! It´s actually just a perfect place for solo traveller. I´ve been there solo myself as many others women... You could hardly find a better place to go alone, actually. It´s just ideal, especially if you feel, like you... More
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