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Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat

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Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa 154, Costa Rica
Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat
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Ranked #9 of 25 Hotels in Santa Teresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful location, yoga class was very good. Massage by the beach was complete with the sounds of waves crashing! The restaurant featured organic and healthy options as well as fresh fish and interesting drink cocktails

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is very late as we spent 8 days at Pranamar is February 2014 for our honeymoon when we booked a garden bungalow with the surf and yoga package. My apologies for taking so long to write this review. The bungalow, gardens and beach were amazing. Right out front were the tidal pools to lounge in, and 10 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pranamar was such a lovely place to vacation. I went with a girlfriend who is an avid surfer and she enjoyed the waves a great deal, especially since they were a quick 5 min walk down the beach! I enjoyed the daily yoga classes that accompanied our stay. The yoga studio is gorgeous and every class was challenging. The restaurant,... More 

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Hello Happy Guests Thank you for that shining review of Pranamar. I'm delighted you liked our healthy food and fresh food and that your wife loved the surf and that yoga was exceptional It is so heart warming when we know you leave happy and served and it is so sweet that you take the time to write. Pranamar will... More 

Rouen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not hesitate to spend time in Pranamar. Such an incredible place with beautiful lodges facing the quiet and splendid beach. Staff is very helpful and so smiling. They can organize activities for you (horse ride, surf, snorkling, hiking...just for you!!). We all enjoyed being here for few days. Nice restaurants close to Pranamar. Crazy places to visit (Cabo Blanco... More 

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest, A big hug for you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I'm always delighted when i hear that you found our folks at Pranamar happy and helpful. I think we have a fabulous staff and of course its music to my ears when guests find our staff to be friendly as well. I hope... More 

Burlington, Vermont
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pranamar is place that will always have a special place in my heart because of the peace and tranquility that the place fostered within my wife and I. Everything about Pranamar is wonderful from the interactions with the employees online, face to face, the rooms, the food and the grounds. After a trip into Santa Teresa, walking onto the grounds... More 

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Hello Sunset lovers.... So glad you loved Pranamar and were happy with our food and staff , and yes, it's a quick walk to the best swimming beach around. I must tell you, certain months of the year, the sand comes back in front of our place and there are no rocks and you swim out front, so this does... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pranamar is indeed a very beautiful and special place. My husband and I stayed for 7 nights in one of the oceanfront bungalows, as part of a yoga retreat we were attending. To start the resort is a beautiful - a Balinese inspired village set around the pools and beach. The staff are all incredibly friendly and the service is... More 

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Happy Yogi, Wow, thank you for that glowing review! I'm delighted you were happy with the service , the food and the shala. Normally i am there to meet you all, but I was taking an art class in granada Nicaragua. It takes effort and time to send in these reviews and so we really appreciate your endeavors! Come... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Allow me to start by suggesting you not visit in April. It's bloody hot. Temperatures during the days in the 90s. Unpaved roads, no breezes, very dry and air conditioning appears to be a luxury. Potable water is trucked in and Pranamar has its own water treatment system. No, this is not a 5-star luxury resort, but read on. I... More 

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pranamar, Manager at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thank you very much for your review and feedback. We appreciate your understanding and patience. Things go wrong sometimes but as you experienced, we did all our best to make your stay better, we always do. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Best regards, Mario More 

Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It's our last day and we're sad to leave. Getting to Pranamar was quiet a bumpy ride, however once you reach Pranamar you forget everything. The staff is amazing, they make you feel part of the Pranamar family. The chef has new daily menu specials, which is deliciously awesome. We stayed in a bungalow that could easily fit 3 people.... More 

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Relaxed guest.. So glad you were able to get past our very bumpy roads in Costa Rica! As much as they drive us all nuts, once you arrive, it usually is forgotten! I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts about Pranamar. To me, the owner, the most important thing we do is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat is an idyllic setting for a yoga retreat. Santa Teresa is secluded yet lively. The beach is beautiful. The villas are inviting; informal yet simultaneously exquisite in design and attention to detail. Susan and her staff are the crowning touch. They are friendly and helpful. You can tell they are actually happy to be working... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My son and I recently stayed at Pranamar for several days, first in the Garden Bungalow and then in a Poolside Villa. Overall this is one of the our favorite places in Costa Rica (this was my 20th time in CR and my son's 10th time). We have stayed in all types of accommodations, from low-end to high-end, and Pranamar... More 

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Great Stay I think your beautiful review is amazing. You are a well seasoned traveller and no stranger to Costa Rica. I can not tell you how much your comments meant to me! Thank you for taking the time to write and for sharing such clear thoughts. And its lovely to hear that your son enjoyed his time here... More 

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