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Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary

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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average6%
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“yoga instructor”(25 reviews)
“vegetarian food”(18 reviews)
“howler monkeys”(41 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Good Morning all the way from home already, missing deeply the sounds of the rainforest, crickets and monkeys, the warm smile of the staff and those delicious breakfast to set you ready for an adventurous day. We are truly satisfied and happy to have chosen...More

2  Thank TravelersYJV
Reviewed June 27, 2013

This was my first international trip alone, first trip to Central America and first Yoga retreat. The entire trip went off without a hitch thanks to Lisette who helped arrange everything (car, van to Samasati, hotel in San Jose). The cabin was so sweet, totally...More

5  Thank LaraBrooke
Response from SilviaZani1, Owner at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest SanctuaryResponded July 1, 2013

Thank you for your review. Yes, Samasati is a perfect place to connect with nature and with yourself, really. That is what has been built for so, I am glad you had the chance to truly enjoy it. Come back soon! Best regards Silvia

Reviewed June 25, 2013

We went to this resort solely on the basis that in the advertisements expressed a likelihood of seeing wild sloths on the resort. Unfortunately... we never saw one. Granted, this is something the resort cannot control, but it was a disappointment to spend hours each...More

1  Thank Emily C
Response from SilviaZani1, Owner at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest SanctuaryResponded July 3, 2013

Thank you for your review. I am glad you have enjoyed Samasati. Sorry about sloths ...yes, they are very much out of our control. Monkey do "travel" on the tree tops every day from the meditation hall area to the Yoga studio area between 3:30...More

Reviewed May 30, 2013

I have had the great fortune to travel to many places in my life and do many wonderful adventures. However, this adventure with Max and everyone at Samasati touched my heart and my spirit like no other. I am not big on taking pictures, sharing...More

2  Thank FloridaSherry
Response from SilviaZani1, Owner at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest SanctuaryResponded July 1, 2013

Thank you for your review! It is wonderful that you have had such great time. I hope you will soon be back and may the Jungle energy be with you. warm regards Silvia

Reviewed May 24, 2013

A wonderful environment to spend a relaxing vacation. Amazing service with great food! We stayed in an ocean view house located in the jungle above Puerto Viejo. Sloths, toucans and monkeys abound. One of the best staffs that I have experienced in my 7+ years...More

4  Thank CR_Reconteur
Response from SilviaZani1, Owner at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest SanctuaryResponded May 24, 2013

Wonderful! thank you for the review! I am glad you enjoyed Samasati and its beauty! We look forward having you back! Silvia

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Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$159 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Charming Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Great View Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#8 Mid-range Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#18 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#41 Quaint Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
$159 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Charming Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Great View Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#8 Mid-range Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#18 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#41 Quaint Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Kajal V
February 7, 2017|
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Response from SamasatiCostaRica | Property representative |
Dear Kajal V, We are located on the south Caribbean coast of Costa Rica and therefore enjoy a very different climate compared to the rest of the country. As a matter of fact, Samasati, which sits on a mountain perch... More
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Sandra R
January 23, 2017|
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Response from SamasatiCostaRica | Property representative |
Dear Sandra R, At this very moment the gift shop is out of sunblock, however, sunblock is available for purchase at the grocery stores and markets in town near the beach. Our gift shop does carry other lotions, oils... More
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sabrinagatliff
January 21, 2017|
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Response from SamasatiCostaRica | Property representative |
Hello sabrinagatliff, To fly into Costa Rica you'll fly into SJO airport (Juan Santamaria Airport) which is located in San Jose. From there it is a 4hour drive to Samasati (options include public shuttle bus or private... More
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"Casitas 4 and 5 have very nice views, 5 of the sea 4 of the jungle. Great place to see birds but bring..."
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"Go someplace else, like the beach!"
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"go to the jaguar rescue, it is so worth the time"
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"Check the safe for bugs!"
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