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Playa Negra, 350 m north Pulperia Violeta, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7240, Costa Rica
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Chimuri Beach Retreat
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuujjuaq, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed for 3 and a half weeks at Chimuri. Our stay was perfect and easily felt like home. The retreat is in a quite area with local people and a few other places to stay. The jungle and beach are never far away and the sounds of the ocean and birds are so calming. We were... More

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Milton, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My husband and I spent six weeks at Chimuri and found it to be lovely for maybe a short retreat. The yoga was absolutely wonderful and we both practiced three times a week. The beach was beautiful and the water spectacular. We enjoyed walks many times a day, especially mornings and late afternoon. However, we found the location of the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I stayed in a smallest unit (1/19-1/25/14) and it was cozy and quite comfortable. Loved the hammock in the front porch,tree, birds, flowers, and peaceful ocean breeze. It was my first personal retreat experience and I am very happy to choose Chimuri Beach Resort. Kiana is such a lovely person who takes care of her guests and property wonderfully. I... More

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canarias
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I have been coming back to Chimuri again and again because I have not found another place yet where I can relax, get away from my work and have time just for myself (even without my lovely wife!) like here for an astounding price, unbeatable for all the simple comfort it offers. Its so peaceful and beautiful, no matter if... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I was looking for an affordable personal retreat where I could focus on yoga, meditation and writing, and this place is simply perfect for that. I stayed for a month in January and made an on-the-fly decision to stay for another month because it was exactly what I was looking for. during the time I ran into "ShinDao" who has... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stayed a month in the Sea Heart cottage and loved it! It had a nice view of the beach from the kitchen window and the sound of the waves lull you to sleep everynight. The prices are very affordable and the cotttage is nice and clean. Kiana help you with any questions or assistance you need. She was great... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We stayed for a month at Chimuri. We loved our little cottage and the price was right. I cooked a lot of good meals in the kitchen, and the atmosphere was very nice. Kiana was very helpful in every way. I would definitely recommend Chimuri for a long stay in Puerto Viejo. It is a nice walk in the beach... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We booked my stay at Chimurri from Dec 30, 2012 to Jan 24, 2013 and once again from start to finish it was an absolutely amazing experience! The cottages are simple and clean and have an authentic rustic feel to them. The beautiful Playa Negra is only steps away from the cottage's front door. Kiana welcomed us with open arms.... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

This place was so wonderful for its price. Located on a much more secluded part of the beach, its charm lies in its mellow, laid back atmosphere, matched with a a sense of being connected with the local life here. Once you catch wind of the vegetable and fruit truck schedule, you can buy all the local fruit and vegetables... More

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Ithaca, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I stayed at Chimuri for the month of September while I volunteered at the Jaquar Rescue Center. It was absolutely wonderful! My cottage (Hawk's Spirit) was beautiful - very comfortable, spotlessly clean, and with everything I needed for my extended stay. And I can't say enough about what a fabulous, welcoming host Kiana is! She was always available to answer... More

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Address: Playa Negra, 350 m north Pulperia Violeta, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7240, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Chimuri Beach Retreat Costa Rica/Limon

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Chimuri Beach Retreat offers three very affordable, simple, self-catering, Caribbean style one- or two person cottages in a tropical garden in front of a solitary beach for your personal retreat, either self-directed or supported. Meditation and introspection, Yoga, Universal Energy healing, holistic therapies and guided nature walks for your personal transformation and healing time. ... more   less 
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