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“Magical Retreat” 5 of 5 stars
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Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa 154, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #13 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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“Magical Retreat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2010

Visited this beautiful, family owned, Balinese styled resort for a yoga retreat for 8 days. I never wanted to leave. Staff was excellent and did everything (and more) to make my stay pleasant and comfortable.
My gorgeous villa sat next to the pool, faced the ocean and was very close to the exquisite open air yoga shala where we were offered two yoga classes a day during the retreat (Usually there is just one yoga class a day taught by their professional Anusara Inspired teacher Nancy, who also offers private sessions.)
The restaurant, where I ate every meal, was stunning and the food always fresh and delicious. Their Chef, Davin, does a marvelous job. The waitstaff was accommodating, attentive and friendly. You'll meet the owners and know the staff by name. The front desk staff is also wonderful and efficient, facilitating the rental of surfboards, boogie boards, ATV's, etc., and arranging tours of the nearby area. I went on a fabulous horseback tour of a 10,000 acre ranch. :)
The only negatives were that the WiFi was spotty at times, and some of the landscaping was not mature yet, which should be expected since they just opened. All in all a wonderful trip, and I can't wait to go back! Oh, and I almost forgot...be sure to get a massage from Stephano. Awesome!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2010

I stayed at pranamar villas. Took yoga and ate all their great food! The beach was absolutely spectacular. What a fun, relaxing visit. The people at Pranamar were so super lovely and made it a delicious exeprience!

Stayed July 2010, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat

Address: Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa 154, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
#11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Costa Rica’s Premier Ocean Front HotelPranamar Ocean Front Villas and Yoga Retreat, an intimate, consciously designed oceanfront hotel recently built on the spectacular beach of Playa Santa Teresa, offers guests tropical beauty and nature in an exotic and friendly ambience. Along with world-class surfing and our top-quality Yoga classes, numerous activities and adventures await you.Immerse yourself in the beauty and ease into nature’s rhythm as Pranamar’s experienced and caring staff take care of all the details, making sure your vacation is perfect.Our hotel offers a variety of accommodations to fit your needs and desires: our luxurious two-storey villas built around a free-form saltwater pool have private lounging areas, tropical gardens and boast spectacular views, while the ecologically-constructed bungalows offer tropical simplicity with sea breezes, spacious decks and views of the ocean.Pranamar’s beautifully designed open-air restaurant and tea lounge specializes in healthy, delicious cuisine using organic fruits and vegetables, local fresh fish, seafood and organic meats.We invite you to step into the rhythm of nature, breath in the energy of the sea and discover... PRANAMAR!!! ... more   less 
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Pranamar Villas And Yoga Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa
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