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Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat

4.0 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   El Cacao | 750 mts Norte del Hotel Las Orquídeas, camino a San Pedro de Poas, Alajuela, Alajuela 0000, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Los Angeles, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Asclepios at the end of a week long journey in Costa Rica. The property was serene and relaxing and very high design for Costa Rica. The rooms have amazing beds with delicious linens. Opening up onto the rainforrest it was a treat to wake up. Spa treatments are top notch for anywhere in the world and this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice time in this place. The hotel is very quiet. The swimming pool is nice with a stunning view on the forest....a bit dark though in the evening...don't stay there more than two nights...this hotel is a sort of transition in your holidays....

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We would have given 5 stars if it weren't for the paper thin walls. We could hear everything the couple said/sang next to us. The restaurant had decent food. Very well presented.. Tastes organic. Shower pressure was decent but our bed was very hard.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Ready for quiet relaxation? Even with massage treatments you are there. The steam bath and pools are fantastic. Peace and quiet of no tv in the rooms. The desk will set up tours of San Jose for you with a smile on their face. The hot tub and Hamm';s weren't working when I was there, but the staff was so... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

A world away from San Jose but less than half an hours drive. Spectacular property overlooking a stunning forested valley; feels remote as its so quiet with no light pollution. Calm, clean, harmonious design reflects the setting. Undoubtedly this place will cleanse your soul. Breakfast was simple with fresh fruit and seeds….warming to caffeine addicts - no coffee here. No... More

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Munich, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

This is white, chic place, very quiet indeed. We stayed two nights, just arrived from Europe, so that we went to bed early and got up early again, so we didn't miss TV or entertainment. The dinner was marvellous, with choice between 5-6 different dishes (no red meat), tasty white organic wine. Rooms were in good shape, however no Kleenex... More

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We are glad to know you enjoy your stay with us, as a Wellness Retreat Property we aimed to offer well balance organic cuisine, promoting healthy eating habits. With our room rate, a continental breakfast is included, base on Fresh organic fruit, press raw juice (no chemical ingredients or additives). The reason behind this, is that the body system during... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

My friend and I chose Asclepios for a quick, one-night stay on our way from Arenal to San Jose airport. Rather than try to make the 2.5 hour drive from Arenal early in the morning to catch our flights, we booked Asclepios through Jetsetter, believing that it would be a tranquil place to rest and cap off a great trip.... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

“Eco” is the prefix for the words that will best describe this property, ecological and economical. The best asset for this Spa is that it is situated away from the city providing a pleasant grounds to enjoy. Beyond that it offers very little. Upon our evening arrival, we were greeted by a consistently pleasant night receptionist. Make sure you arrive... More

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With reference to this, we would like to comment that ASCLEPIOS WELLNESS & HEALING RETREAT is not a Hotel, we are a Healing Retreat Center, seeking to strengthen the well-being of people, inner peace and joy of living in a world where tension and stress take an increasingly areas of our existence, restoring the equilibrium, affected by diverse parameters as... More

Huntington Beach, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I came here for my Honey moon, "luna de miel". My husband chose this place to end our honeymoon on the right foot with massages and a nice peaceful retreat before heading back to California where we reside. We checked in Sunday and had booked until Wednesday am. We checked in late Sunday evening-The building was beautiful and tranquil. The... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I just checked out of Asclepios with a heavy heart. I will remember my time there (4 nights) for the rest of my life, and I do hope to go back someday. Where to begin? I arrived at Asclepios completely frazzled and stressed from months of hard work and lack of sleep, not to mention a serious Cancer scare that... More

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Address: El Cacao | 750 mts Norte del Hotel Las Orquídeas, camino a San Pedro de Poas, Alajuela, Alajuela 0000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
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Hotel Class:4 star — Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat 4*
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Asclepios (honoring the Greek God of Health) is located in Alajuela, Costa Rica and offers its guests 12 rooms which evoke the most important medical traditions of the world, together with a regulated ionized swimming pool, amphitheatre, fitness center, exercise pavilion, sauna, hammam, nature paths, 6 treatment lodges, a relaxation room and a Conference room.We are located on the edge of a tropical forest with views of the surrounding sugar cane and coffee plantations, mountains and volcanoes.We work with a team of selected holistic practitioners and highly skilled spa therapists. We have put together a great understanding and passion for physical, emotional and spiritual health resulting in great wellbeing.Asclepios also seeks to educate in environmental appreciation and conservation. It is built in siding and brick, two sustainable materials. We use thermal solar collectors and take advantage of natural ventilation and natural lighting. Wild life has been preserved and our primary and secondary forests have been untouched. Our quest is to restore the person’s whole being to its natural state of balance, by correcting such diverse factors as improper diet, sedentary lifestyle, lack of a correct oxygenation, negative thought patterns and their emotional impact, and the lack of rest or restorative sleep, among others.We do this by five Special Wellness Programs that include Detoxification and Revitalization Programs, Stress and Weight Management and the Spa Experience Program.A la carte: Naturopathy, Meditation, Pranayamas, Acupuntura, Floral Therapy, Vichy and Scottish Showers; Kneipp, Shiatsu, Shirodhara, Yoga, Reiki, Tai chi…And, as health also includes your palate: bioenergetic gastronomy, where you can rediscover the original flavors of vegetables, fruits and fish. ... more   less 
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