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50 meters north of the cemetary, Chirripo National Park, 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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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This retreat is awesome for anyone who loves outdoors or just a very peaceful and serene environment! The service and food are absolutely excellent! The only reason it received a rating of 4 for for cleanliness is due to the more laid back atmosphere and the rooms are reflective of that however very clean!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

The Retreat provides a warm and friendly environment with amazing natural beauty. The food was fresh, creative and the rooms and balconies perfect for the locaton. Mine overlooking a group of trees full of colorful birds .

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

From the moment we were greeted by our hosts Oriana and Frank, we felt among friends. We knew we were in Costa Rica. The Retreat, with its beautiful grounds and charming buildings, is both majestic and relaxed, set in the rugged mountains with the calming mantra of the Rio Chirripo through the forest below. To arrive is to listen. Our... More

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Miami, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The setting of rio chirripo is fascinating. The mountain views are breathtaking and the sound of the river is calming. Frank and Oriana were fabulous hosts. Oriana arranged an early morning yoga class for us- the yoga studio has amazing views. They also recommended great hikes to do in the area. We enjoyed their company and the food here was... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

From the moment you arrive, you feel a sense of belonging and that you never want to leave. We travelled as a very large group of five families and descended into Frank and Oriana hungry and tired from our travels. Immediately we were welcomed with the most beautiful buffet of healthy food and juices that one can only dream of.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I am in love with Costa Rica because of Rio Chirripo. It is difficult to fully capture the experience of Rio Chirripo with words because it is so beautiful, serene, and full of healing energy- there is just so much you can experience while visiting! I have visited twice, and both times have been wonderful. The lush mountainside with the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I created a Trip Advisor account just to leave this review. I can't say enough good things about this magical place. Imagine waking up to birds singing and sitting in a sunbeam, watching the sun rise over lush mountains... Or sitting on a warm rock at the river's edge watching it flow... or relaxing in the hot tub and pool.... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I arrived with little expectation and was completely swept away by the beauty of the surroundings and the warmth and kindness of the staff. It truly is a paradise. Waking up every morning to birds singing and the sun coming up over the mountains was just the start of a great day. Oriana and Frank are incredibly warm and welcoming... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The peace of hearing a river in the background...while looking at lovely mountain vistas, after having an excellent meal prepared with care was worth writing about, but what touched me the most was hearing those working in the kitchen chatting and laughing with joy while they worked. I spent 3 days there and found Oriana and her family delightful, friendly,... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Oriana and Frank were exceptional hosts. It was very interesting sipping a glass of good wine while chatting with them. We stayed in the cabin close to the Rio and couldn't have asked for a more beautiful location. The experience was magical. We loved the healthy and delicious meals - definitely sign up for dinner. We hiked cerro chirripo and... More

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Address: 50 meters north of the cemetary, Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Chirripo National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Nestling among wooded hills beside the fast flowing Chirripo river, the Lodge is a refuge from the pressures of a busy world, a place of refreshment for mind and body. Throughout its grounds the vivid hues of abundant tropical flowers and shrubs beguile the eye and enchant the spirit. We offer different options for lodging, you can come and retreat without being part of a group, you can bring a group along with you or you can reserve the whole space and offer your own meals to your guests. ... more   less 
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