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The Retreat Costa Rica

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The Retreat Costa Rica is the creation of Celebrity Chef, two-time best-selling author, and Health and Wellness Life-Coach Diana Stobo. This intimate boutique hotel follows her teachings and philosophy that 'stripping away the foods that weigh you down - aligns your body in perfect balance'. Surrounded by the stunning natural landscape and lush edible organic permaculture gardens, The Retreat provides repose from the daily grind in an artfully inspired luxury setting. We have lovely rooms overlooking the mountains and the Gulf of Nicoya, plus a relaxing pool, jacuzzi, spa, gym, sauna and a fine outdoor restaurant where you can taste our delicious dishes, organic wines and drinks with teas made in home.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Redondel De Toros 50 E Alto del Monte, Atenas 20502 Costa Rica
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Getting there
Juan Santamaria Intl Airport17 mi
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I almost hate to write a review on this hotel for fear that I won't be able to come back due to it becoming so popular. I have traveled all over the world and have never experienced the understated luxury here. The food is absolutely incredible!! Green juice, watermelon
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Response from Diana S, Owner at The Retreat Costa Rica
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank You Susan, On behalf of my staff and myself, it was a pleasure to host you here at The Retreat. We certainly hope you will return soon. In health and Love, Diana
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Beautiful property & location, phenomenal staff, delicious food, and relaxing ambience. Stayed here with family for several nights in December. What was most memorable for our family was how accommodating the kitchen staff was to our dietary needs. Sergio, Iwan, and the rest of
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Response from Diana S, Owner at The Retreat Costa Rica
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your review and we are very happy that you had a nice relaxing time here at The Retreat. We are also very grateful for your feedback. I am personally going to apologize for Tarzan and Jane (The Peacocks) They love to look in the mirror and the gym is surrounded by mirrors :) and, I am terribly embarrassed that you had to experience any 'void' of our mascots. We will attend to that immediately. Along with adding wipes to the gym (very helpful suggestion) Good news is our Gym will be expanding and moving to the New Ayurvedic Spa and Healing center in early April and there will be a lovely breeze with expansive views. As for the insects, we do take precautions and we will continue to improve. We use only organic non- invasive sprays to keep the health of our guests optimal, and sometimes it is not strong enough. We don't want to kill them, we just want to keep them at bay. Costa Rica is known for its 'close to nature' living, and unfortunately (or not) little critters live in nature. This time of years when the weather changes, they like to remind us that they are HERE. I do appreciate the feedback and we are constantly diligent on this matter and will continue to improve to make your stay the most comfortable. In health and Love, Diana
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The Retreat at Costa Rica is an amazing place. Stay here if your goals are to rejuvenate,relax, and enjoy Costa Rica at its best. Start with Costa Rica, such a wonderful country and people. Then when you arrive at the Retreat you are welcomed with genuine care and comfort. The
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Response from Diana S, Owner at The Retreat Costa Rica
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Gretchen, I am grinning from ear to ear as I read this review. I am so proud of my staff and the way they truly love the guests. Thank you for being part of our Retreat family now and we hope to have the pleasure to serve you once again. In health and Love, Diana
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I have visited this place three times now and it never gets old. It always gives me a new perspective on my diet and my priorities. I don't know how it happens but its more beautiful each time. And the staff is the best I have ever experienced.
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A unique experience of hospitality. At The Retreat the patron is treated like family which makes the experience unbelievable and unforgettable. The kindness and thoughtfulness with which the staff treats each guest is beyond compare. The infrastructure is cozy, inviting and
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Does this resort include all meals? Or is that an upgraded option?
Dear Bianca, We offer different options including full board and all inclusive rates. Please do not hesitate to send us your email adress so we can share with you more information about our packages and rates. Kind regards
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Do the rooms have A/C or ceiling fans?
Hello, Greetings from the Hotel The Retreat! Yes, our rooms have ceiling fans, and where we are located is an area with the best climate in Costa Rica. Please, let me know if you have other question or if you would like sent me an email Blessings
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Hello! We will more than glad to send you our menu. May you kind of give your email or send us an email to info and we will send you or menu. Best regards
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"Great views with amazing weather that combined with the superb service make for a wonderful experience."
"Ask for room with a view"
"The casitas are incredibly beautiful with a stunning view!"
"Enjoy the underused top deck for a drink and sunset! It is stunning!"
"All rooms are good - you can choose a 'casita' room that over looks the valley or a room closer to the Yoga room - all are good"
$229 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
The Retreat at Altos Del Monte
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaAtenas
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