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Rio Chirripo Retreat

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50 meters north of the cemetary, San Gerardo de Dota 11904, Costa Rica
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Rio Chirripo Retreat

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

best place in costa rica by far. we stayed here after climbing the mountain chirripo. the garden, the mountainviews, the river, the local soap in the bathrooms, the hot tub by the pool while it was raining...everything was amazing. do not miss breakfast and dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I just can't find all the superlatives to describe this stunningly beautiful retreat centre. It was already a treat to share this yoga experience with some family members and to meet lovely new people, but things just kept getting better. There's a palpable feeling of serenity, not only because of the mountains that cradled us, but also because of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We spent a week at Rio Chirripo Retreat with about 20 others on a yoga retreat. The setting is quite magnificent with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and forests. The weather was quite lovely (much drier than the weather at the beach towns on the west coast). The main building is really beautiful, a tranquil, inviting place for relaxing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Highly recommended place for a getaway with gracious, generous hosts, gorgeous settling, lush vegetation, beautiful gardens, delicious organic food. Can't speak to the "value" question because price for accommodation included yoga. Nice pool area with hammocks in shade. Plan to go to bed early and get up early to the sounds of the rushing river and bird song. Approximately 4... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The "rancho" was so inviting and beautiful down to the last detail.the owners Frank and Ori are available and so welcoming.i have been to four lodges in Costa Rica and none compare:mountains, rushing river,birds , flowers, lush forests and gardens,pool,hot tub,decks,hammocks....... Kasy from Florida US

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Everything was perfect! A beautiful setting, stunning property, wonderful hosts, fantastic food. The temperature cooled down at night so we could comfortably sleep with the windows open listening to the river and sounds of the night. The grounds and flowers were stunning.All of the buildings were wonderfully designed. They had a wood burning pizza oven and Ori looked so happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This place was fantastic! Even more enjoyable than I had envisioned it. Our lodge in the Osa Peninsula had recommended this lodge and I had reviewed it online before committing to staying here. The website looks great but I can honestly say it doesn't do this place justice at all. This place is absolutely beautiful - a perfect place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I couldnt give a higher review of Rio Chirripo. We had an absolutely fabulous stay here and were very well attended too. The meals are incredible - don't miss out! Take advantage of the nature path, gorgeous yoga room, and fireplace. Do get to know Frank and Oriana. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My wife and i stayed at Rio Chirriipo Retreat for 5 days, and this was easily the best place we have stayed in our travels. True to its name it was a well planned retreat that has been given much thought and work to create a environment where you could relax and enjoy every part of it, including the Meditation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Thank you for a wonderful stay! We considered Rio Chirripo to be the nicest place we stayed on our trip to Costa Rica. The facility was beautiful, the food delicious but the best part was the genuine warm and welcoming hospitality. Truly a joy and I hope more weary wanderers are lucky enough to find their way to the Rio... More 

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