Posts Tagged "spa"

Vista las Islas

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Southern Nicoya Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Vista las Islas

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Vista Las Islas Spa & Eco Reserva is a premier eco hotel that is as stylish as it is comfortable, exclusive and aesthetic. Located in Costa Rica’s ethereal Nicoya South Peninsula region, this lodge provides a fair share of the best of everything that the country has to offer from breathtaking tropical rainforests to unsullied beaches to immaculately maintained gardens and a string of action packed activities. Guests can feast on a variety of natural experiences such as enjoying the sunset from a private terrace or relaxing in the swimming pool (in an exotic luxurious tropical garden backdrop no less). Vista Las Islas spells sublime luxury and an understated charm that is strategically created to offer the necessary comforts without taking away from the natural aura of the surroundings.

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Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Spa

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Central Valley Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Spa

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A 75-acre boutique hotel surrounded by the striking Los Angeles Private Biological Reserve, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Spa was for originally owned by Costa Rica’s erstwhile President Rodrigo Carazo Odio. The sustainable green property was created with a vision of capturing the unpretentious charm of the San Ramon area and the local population’s deep devotion for it natural resources. Located at an hour’s drive from the San Jose International Airport, the hotel is encircled by picturesque cloud forest settings and lush confines of the biological reserve. The property believes is combining comfort with conservation and offers world class sustainable hospitality with well-appointed accommodation options and personalized service. Villa Blanca’s notable green initiatives include recycling and organic gardening, among several others. The San Ramon town is a short distance from the hotel and features a number of restaurants, bars, entertainment options and museums. In 2007, this top notch eco-hotel bagged the prestigious Five Green Leaves by The Certificate of Sustainable Tourism (Costa Rica’s highest honor for sustainable tourism operations).

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Inti Resort and Villas

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Caribbean Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Inti Resort and Villas

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Inti Resort and Villas is a small, unique and charming world-class Feng Shui resort that is nestled at about 20 kilometers from the picturesque Cahuita village on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. The resort is flanked by the lush National Park of Cahuita, which is replete with sounds of howler monkeys and a variety of rare bird species along with other specimens of the region’s bio-diverse ecology. The warm, intimate and ‘untouristy’ appeal of Inti sets it apart for visitors who seek a more private and informal experience. Designed according to principles of traditional Feng Shui, the resort strives to create a sense of harmony between tourists and their surrounding environment, while ensuring a constant flow of positive energy.

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Latitude 10

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Central Pacific Eco Lodges, Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Latitude 10

Location: Santa Teresa
Price: $210-$2,200/night
Features: spa, yoga, surfing, private beach retreat, nature trails


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Latitude 10 is a premier beach retreat located at Santa Teresa (one of the hip surf towns in Costa Rica) that combines the best of Costa Rica’s verdant rainforests and pristine beaches with world-class service, wellness facilities and exclusive amenities. Guests can do everything from unwinding with a good book at the private beach to admiring the region’s biodiversity through an educational tour to shopping/dining at the main town center of the chic Santa Teresa. The luxury beach resort focuses on personalized service in a classy and up-market yet relaxed ambiance. Built on lush natural gardens, the entire resort was created with great emphasis on sustainable policies and protection of nature/wildlife in the region. Whether enjoying an open-air breakfast at the Clubhouse (amidst panoramic views) or gaining insights into the local culture through a bicycle ride to Santa Teresa, the exotic experiences offered by Latitude remain unmatched.

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Cascadas Farallas

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Southern Pacific Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Cascadas Farallas

Location: Baru Rainforest
Price: $140-$485/night
Features: spa, yoga, organic food, waterfalls

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Cascadad Farallas is a chic, dreamy, expensive and exclusive boutique wellness resort, nestled among the lush natural landscape of Costa Rica’s tropical rainforests. The luxurious, eco-friendly property features a mesmerizing wilderness setting complete with gushing waterfalls, organic gourmet cuisine and a private wildlife reserve housed within a secluded exotic rainforest. Located only 2.5 miles from the Dominical Beach, Cascadas Farallas is a favorite for with honeymooners looking to fine dine in the backdrop of pristine waterfalls in a romantic tropical ambiance. The impeccably designed suites and villas are perfect for everything from an intimate family getaway to an action-packed adventure tour. Guests can enjoy everything from invigorating daily yoga sessions with experts to detox packages at the well-appointed spa. Often touted as the region’s best kept secret, the strategically hidden Cascadas Farallas offers lots of privacy and exclusivity, minus the chaos that marks the more touristy resorts. The hosts are committed to the cause of preserving the beauty of the Baru Rain forest and doing their bit for the environment and local community.

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