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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 March 13, 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont, Usa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

It doesn't get much better than Pranamar! The staff is like a family that wecomes you in with warmth, kindness, and welcoming smiles! The massages and food are topnotch, not to mention the yoga and delicious smoothies after class! If you want to be on the ocean in Costa Rica...PRANAMAR IS YOUR PLACE! :) Regina B. Robbins Burlington, Vermont

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

Dear fellow Vermonter! (Did I tell you I went to UVM...about a hundred years ago it seems) I want you to know that all the smiles and love you received from us is always because we are just giving back what we are receiving from YOU! I'm so happy that Pranamar met your expectations and that we can hold each... More 

Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Booked a 7 night yoga package at Pranamar for February 2013; second trip to Costa Rica, such a beautiful country and great place to practice yoga. Decided to check out the coast and chose Pranamar Villas based on the yoga focus, proximity to the beach, overall value and prior reviews. This resort surpassed all expectations: the food provided by the... More 

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

Dear Maria, Im sitting here in the restaruant, watching a beautiful bird descend into the pool and reading your awesome grip advisor report. I didnt think my spirits could be lifted any higher but you just took me over the top! Thank you for this wonderful review!! I must say, you are right about the fish; we go to the... More 

Sparks, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Returned a few weeks ago from a week long stay with 2 yoga buddies at Pranamar. It's difficult to put into words all of the wonderful aspects of the resort-so I will try to be brief! 1. The facility, grounds, and ocean view access are beyond beautiful. The Kula House is tastefully decorated and the style of the building(s) fit... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Pranamar is a real gem!! We just returned from our second visit there and enjoyed it even more than the first time. The setting is absolutely magnificent! If you are looking for relaxation you have it. If you are looking for great yoga you have it. And if you are look for adventure you have that too! We stayed in... More 

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

Dear happy guests! A big hug and a big thank you for taking the time to write and for coming to Pranamar for a second round. Now that is the ultimate compliment! I probably sound like a broken record, but as a hotel owner, the moments of truth (i.e., evaluations) are the moments that make or break us! I do... More 

maryland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
25 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I spent 1 week at Pranamar and overall, it was a very lovely experience. The staff is amazingly friendly and everyone seems very sincere. I didn't feel anyone was putting on an act to "be nice to the guests." The owners, who are a family, are always close at hand so if you need some help or just want to... More 

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

Dear Friend Well of course we all remember you well; when you have serious dietary restrictions it can be difficult for restaurants. We really do try to help people out, but honestly, your kindness and your appreciation for all we did just made us want to do more. Also, as you mentioned, there is worry about over fishing. We buy... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This place is amazing, Santa Teresa is amazing. The staff is AMAZING! This is what sets this place apart. They arranged everything perfectly and many times on short notice (I'm not the greatest planner). I asked the people at the front desk to rent an ATV at 10pm and hire a tour guide to show us around at 10am the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Oh boy, your words are music to my ears! someone who understands that I can not control the animal, insect life in Costa Rica and who appreciates that we don't want to be using DEET and other obnoxious chemicals. And a big hug to you for also having compassion about WiFi.....we actually pay for the only two internet... More 

san diego
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This review is more about the restaurant than the hotel. We visit Costa Rica once or twice a year and always stay in Santa Teresa with friends. We eat out and enjoy many nice restaurants. A year ago we had a wonderful meal at Pranamar and decided to try them again. To our surprise, the waiter recognized the two of... More 

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

Dear Restaurant Guests, How lovely that you took the time to write a review and share your experience. I'm delighted you were happy with our food and I'm even happier that my incredible staff welcomed you with open arms! I have the best group of folks working here and I'm so pleased that they were as kind and loving with... More 

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I was so excited to stay at the Pranamar hotel in Santa Teresa, it looked beautiful and they seemed to say all the right things to entice us to book a week at the hotel. The problems started immediately upon checking in. I was promised a villa that we had seen the week before in person but was led to... More 

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

Dear Guests, I predicted to my staff we would receive a nasty review from you. Normally I am very concerned about such reviews, but in your case, i am going to make sure the truth is told. First of all, I am the owner and i met you in our Yoga class. you came to me and said "this place... More 

Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

My boyfriend told me I must come with him to the Mal Pais area of Costa Rica and I will say the trip here was a little different. The main road is unimpressive and I thought to myself where is he taking me? We pulled into Pranamar Resort and I could not believe how beautiful, peaceful, and secluded it was.... More 

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

Dear Guests, WOW , thank you for this loving and warm evaluation. I have said it so many times, but there is nothing that makes all of us at Pranamar happier than to hear from a guest who loved our place and took the time to write about us! We are fortunate to attract loving people who appreciate their environment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Heaven on Earth! The area is is amazing to begin with the hotel is the icing on the cake. The Beach is peaceful and secluded. The grounds are meticulously maintained. The restaurant is definitely one of the best in the area. The rooms are like a small two story house. The staff is so friendly. The Yoga is the awesome... More 

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