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Hotel Rio Perlas Spa, Resort & Casino

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Groveland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely resort, two swimming pools one is colder water to refresh, another is thermal spring water for healing. Restaurant on site--good food. Have not seen the casino (was being built when I stayed there). Quiet and very affordable.

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Province of Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

so romantic place with jacuzzi in the room if you choose a big room or there is also jacuzzi near the swimming pool, the rooms are awesome, there is also a small church if you want to get married there. if you rent a car it maybe can be difficult to find the place but ir's really nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With a small group of walkers (Costa Rica Coast to Coast) we stopped at this amazing location to have a meal. Some of our co-walkers decided to stay, whereas we returned to San Jose. The service at the restaurant (Rancho) and the Taberna del Capitan was extremely friendly and efficient. The food was good and ample, though of the invariable... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We went to Rio Perlas for a weekend in May and really enjoyed the peace and tranquility of this hotel. It is quite a large property and they take you in a car to your cabin- necessary as some are quite far from the reception and up steep pathways. You are not allowed to take your car beyond reception- one... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

My morning walk about Rio Perlas. Was one of the most Splendid in the most amazing times I had in Costa Rica can't wait to get back there and enjoy the hot springs warm company and wonderful food and service that was provided for me highly recommend.

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Thank Lovefood152
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I was visiting this hotel for 2 nights and I have to say it's like been in paradise. The place is so peaceful and calm the staff was very kind and helpful. I like the fact that you don't have phone signal because you in the mountains, but if wifi necessary so you have at there. I met the owner... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice gem in the middle of the jungle! Relaxing, beautifully surrounded by birds and flowers. We loved it! Pura Vida! The food was good, service as well. We walked around a small trail with small waterfalls running down the hill. Bathed in the naturally heated pool and enjoyed the surrounding beauty. Just gotta have good legs to go around!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

For the price they're asking, waiters and service is generally poor. Too bad because they have a wondeful river flowing with tons of birds and plants. Cantina music at the spa just does not relax me! Specially if they leave the music selection to local waiters! Im looking for a real or standard spa experience. Gloriana

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Máximum relax with the splendid beautiful nature and river sound. Rooms are cozy and nice, specially those uphill. Only problem: the restaurant is so so. Not bad, but not that good. Don´t buy the food included with your room. Better use the menú.

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Ingram, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We found this place through a recommendation and happenstance. OMG!!! It was absolutely spectacular. The surroundings were not only beautiful but so peaceful and quiet. The sounds of the waterfalls, birds, monkeys, and just life blew me away. Two pools, one thermal and one cold. Small 'tubs' of thermal water all over the place. I'm a birder and I couldn't... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 65 rooms new property located in the beautiful and legendary Orosi Valley 39 Km./ 24 Mls. from San José represents the only Mountain & Spa destination in Costa Rica. Hotel Río Perlas Spa & Resort is surrounded by many natural attractions as: Tapantí National Park (15 Km./ 9 Mls.), the Irazú Volcano (57 Km./ 35 Mls.), the Turrialba Volcano (30 Km./ 19 Mls.), the Arqueological Reserve of Guayabo ( 30Km. / 19 Mls.), the Pacuare and Reventazón Rivers normally used for white water rafting, the Lankaster Gardens (9 Km./ 6 Mls.), the Ujarrás Valley and also the Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de los Angeles located in the center of the old Costa Rica metropoli: Cartago. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rio Perlas Spa, Resort & Casino

Address: Valle de Orosi, Cartago 95-7100, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Cartago
Price Range: $105 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Rio Perlas Spa, Resort & Casino 3.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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