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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 August 15, 2011
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Golden, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

I stayed in the Kula House at Prana Mar for a yoga retreat last February and had a blissful week. I have never been so relaxed and felt so in touch with nature on a vacation before. The Kula House was perfect for the five of us and we all loved the outside showers. The restaurant served excellent, healthy food... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your Yoga retreat with us. The Kula House is definitely a special place for groups and families. Stay in touch as we will be offering many different yoga retreats throughout the year. We'd love to see you again soon! More 

Lafayette, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

I will start by saying that I have no affiliation with anyone at Pranamar. My wife and i just got back from a great week at Pranamar. We choose Costa Rica this trip as we didn't have 2 weeks to go to europe this year but wanted to do something other than go to the beach in Hawaii. Santa Teresa... More 

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

This is Nancy writing to thank you both for being such a joy to teach. It was my pleasure to assist you in your yoga practice and it is always an honor for me to have such willing and open students in my classes. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope you'll come back soon... More 

Hoboken
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Gorgeous pool and surroundings. GREAT rooms/villas! I absolutely loved the set up. We stayed in a two floor/two bathroom villa right next to the pool. We did yoga each morning in the shala enjoying the view and sounds of the ocean. So relaxing. Breakfast and lunch were delicious. Dinner was not the best, but wasn't... More 

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

Thanks so much for writing and letting us know what you loved about Pranamar. I am thinking that you must have missed my Advanced Yoga classes on Thursday and Saturday at 9am. I always am very mindful of the different mixed levels in my classes and try to create a challenging, but safe space for everyone to practice in. I... More 

Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

So, we got married in Costa Rica and then headed to Playa Santa Theresa just the two of us. We actually stayed at Flor Blanca, up the street from Pranamar. But I am telling you, we spent most if not all of our time, coming to Pranamar. There is nothing wrong with Flor Blanca (see my review). But, Pranamar blew... More 

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vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

The minute you arrive at Pranamar, you know you are somewhere truly special... from the beautiful gardens, the tranquil pool and the white sand beach to the luxurious villas, the stunning yoga shala, and the amazing restaurant. We slept like babies in our beachfront villa... falling asleep and waking up to the sound of the waves... we never wanted to... More 

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

We will wait for you back here, paradise is here and we will keep it this way!!! Our gardens are still young, believe it or not, they still have much to grow! This is why you must come back, you wont believe it, after this rainy season, it will be amazing.. nature is magical! I think this helps our staff... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

We stayed at Pranamar for our honeymoon for 5 nights at the end of July. We were nervous about it being the rainy season but we only had one big storm the knocked-out the power at night during our stay. The storm was during dinner at the hotel and the staff continued to work by candle light. It was a... More 

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

Dear friends, Nothing makes us happier than to make dreams come true! Knowing it was your honeymoon makes it even better when planning special events like your pizza class in your villa! Thank you for trusting us to make this a special night and all others as well. You are right, we are privileged to be in such a secure... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

This is one of the most beautiful, tranquil and relaxing resorts that I have had the pleasure of visiting. It is a place to disconnect from everything. The food in the restaurant is abundant and delicious. The staff and the owners treat each other and the guests as family. If you want some activity, there is plenty to do: Yoga... More 

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

Please come back and visit us!!! We love meeting new people, for sure, but, we also love to have our new friends come back! Bali was Susan's inspiration for sure... and in combination with our staff, I think we mix well together! We are all glad you had a good time and were able to enjoy all of our adventures!!!!... More 

san diego
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

We didn't stay at Pranamar but ended up hanging out there and doing the 9:00 yoga class with Nancy each morning followed by smoothies at the bar afterwards. We also went there for dinner one night. Our experience was amazing. The yoga classes were fantastic. 90 minutes for $12 at a beautiful open air studio on the beach can't be... More 

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

Dear Friends, You have portrayed exactly what we want to offer to all those people who are not staying with us but choose to come to us, for yoga, food, smoothies, and simply the good vibe! Please come back and stay here, I am sure you will love our accomodations as much as everything else! And remember, with our nightly... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

I was so fortunate to stay here for a week in May 2011. Nancy Goodfellow is a wonderful Yoga Instructor. Her class every morning was perfect! She can teach any level and provided expert instruction as well as heartfelt supports and guidance. I do a lot of Yoga at home and would recommend her to the beginner and the advanced... More 

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

Nancy, is truly, an amazing teacher!!! Now, dont get me wrong, I just dont say this because she is my teacher or she is part owner of Pranamar, its because it is true and it is great to know others think the same way!! thank you for your wonderful comments! Yoga gives us balance in the everyday life and we... More 

Monarch Beach, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

First and foremost, the staff at Pranamar welcomed my fiance and I as if we were family. Each and every one of them went above and beyond to take care of our requests and many questions. We look forward to visiting our new friends again as much as visiting their beautiful country. The grounds and accomodations at Pranamar are very... More 

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

Sean and Natalie, We surely felt like like we made new friends having you here. All your other friends as well, it was a pleasure!!! Whenever you wish to come back we will be waiting, waves will be waiting, yoga, the sun... mojitos.. all the good stuff! I hope you are enjoying back home!! Pura vida amigos!!!! More 

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