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Farm of Life (Finca de Vida)

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3 km East of San Salvador | Diamante Valley, Dominical 10101, Costa Rica
Farm of Life (Finca de Vida)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My week at Finca de Vida was amazing! The entire experience - from beginning to end - was wonderful filled with delicious, beautiful food, magical accommodations in Casa Mono on the hill, inspirational people (Brian and Jody and ALL of the staff and volunteers), yoga every morning, and incredible adventures hiking, swimming in mountain pools and the Pacific Ocean. I... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Absolutely amazing place. Jody and Brian have done an outstanding job with all aspects of this property and their high level of customer service. Rooms, property and food are great but the best part is the people/family...and the VIEW...can't wait to return. Pirate Vida!

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I visited the Finca de Vida the end of March 2015. What can I say? It was one of the most special places I have ever been to, and I have traveled around the world. First, the farm itself is pure beauty. The huts were clean and very comfortable even though we were basically in the jungle. It was 90... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have never had a better vacation. My cabin and its views were breathtaking. The staff made me feel loved and nourished. Brian and Jodie give their all to make the trip unforgettable. I feel so great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Finca de Vida is an all around life changing place! The cabins are beautiful but nothing in comparison to the breath taking views from your balcony. Brian, Jody and all their staff are so awesome and were there for what ever I needed. My time spent here opened my mind and my heart to new things and I could never... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have never been to a location like this. When I wake up in the morning I see them most beautiful scene from the room. I was at Bird altitude so while on the porch I was looking down several hundred feet into the valley. Amazing. The room was cozy and very clean. The food was great, the adventure and... More 

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La Habra, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I have never been anywhere as beautiful and loving as the farm of life. Brian and Jodi have created a magical place that is sure to offer you not only a wonderful getaway but a new outlook on living a more healthy and joyful life. What a beautiful experience they've created for people.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This place will not disappoint you!! We came here for our honeymoon as well as our 1 year anniversary, that is how much we enjoyed staying at The Farm of Life! It was perfect for what we were looking for. We're not resort type party people, but rather wanted to stay somewhere in nature where we could do lots of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for about a week last winter and had a wonderful time. Our cabin was amazing--one of the best ones on the site--and during our stay, ran about $80 a night total (which in our book seemed very affordable.) The small additional fee to pick whatever fruits and vegetables desired off of the property to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Brian and Jody are wonderful hosts of this retreat center- I loved being part of this raw vegan awareness community for the short 10days I was there and can't wait to return. Finca is reasonably priced with raw food optional on this gorgeous and peaceful land where you can pick your own veggies from the greenhouse if you choose. Daily... More 

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