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Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just got back from the lovely Vida Asana spending a week full of yoga, ziplining , hiking and beach activities . Sean , Jennifer and Heather were ideal hosts making everyone feel perfectly comfortable and well fed. I loved seeing their daughter and all their welll behaved pets too. THe food was absolutely delicious and my single room was...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was here on a yoga retreat. First of all, I knew the teachers and their style of yoga. But had never been to Vida Asana. The lodge is located in a small surfing village about a 5 minute bike rode to a stunning beach. The lodge itself is an eco lodge. The rooms are super basic but thats all I...

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Reviewed November 18, 2016

I wish I could give a 6/5. My wife and I stayed at Vida Asana in mid November 2016 to celebrate our Pearl wedding anniversary. We could not have asked for anything netter, Sean, Andrea, and Heather were just superb. They made sure that we had the best. They arranged for an amazing bouquet on our anniversary. The food was...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

We would love to give you a 10/5. We loved sharing our space with you, and your lovely bride! Blessings and Pura Vida, we can't wait to see you again. Gracias and Namaste, Sean/Jess/juju and everyone else at Vida Asana

San Francisco, California
Reviewed August 6, 2016

I stayed at Vida Asana for four nights in July 2016. The owners were beyond helpful and accommodating beginning with my very first inquiry about a yoga retreat during unusual dates (I did not have a full week to do a retreat because of other plans). I cannot tell you how many emails I sent to Sean regarding scheduling, transportation...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

This is lovely, we loved having you, and definitely hope you make it back again. Thank you for being such a wonderful part of our family here in Playa Hermosa. Juju sends besos! Blessings y Pura Vida lovely lady! Sean/Jess/juju and everyone else at Vida Asana #namaste #vidaasanaalumni

Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Thank you first Pamela Leal for sharing your retreat, my first ever yoga retreat, and wondering as it became closer why I ever said yes! I am so thankful I did as it was a truly magical experience forged together between the amazing group of women I met (Fyi-I was a solo participant) and everyone at Vida Asana, especially Kenneth...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

I love reading this Cynthia, especially the love for members of the Vida Asana Family. Pamela Leal is a very special lady, and she always brings wonderful souls to share our space, and regenerate our energy. We can't wait for her next visit in October, when maybe Heather's grandchild will be here with us! :-) Thank you, thank you, thank...

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed June 11, 2016

From the moment we were picked up from the airport, the team from Vida Asana had everything organized for the yoga retreat. Lunch (organic, fresh, delicious!!)was waiting for us so we could go on our first adventure, zip lining. Sean and Jessica (owners and incredible hosts) have gathered a team of intelligent, laid back, yet hard working people to run...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for being so lovely, both inside and out. It is hard to believe Pamela's retreat was only 5 days. Next time I hope we can plan something a little longer, so we can spend more time together. Thank you for the kind words about the Vida Asana Family, they work very hard to make sure new members...

Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed June 7, 2016

It was my first time going to Costa Rica, and I am so grateful I stayed at Vida Asana, for my Yoga retreat. From the moment we arrived, Sean and Jessica, made every effort to welcome us, make sure our rooms were ready, and had our zip lining excursion organized within minutes. As soon as you pull up, you can...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa, we all loved reading about your week at Vida Asana, through your eyes. We loved having you here at Vida Asana, and you truly captured exactly what we want our guests to feel. Never before has one group packed so much adventure into 5 days, we are honored to have been a part of it. Blessings y...

Reviewed May 24, 2016

I loved this place the moment I got there. I came for a yoga retreat, but staying at Vida Asana made my trip so much more than that. Sean, his wonderful family, Heather, the kitchen staff and domestic goddesses were all so lovely and inviting. The food was fantastic, fresh and local. Sean was so helpful in setting up excursions/...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

We miss you and your wonderful spirit! What an awesome group you were a part of! We do care, and it is awesome that it is noticed and appreciated. Thank you, we can't wait for the someday that you return! Love, Pura Vida, and Namaste, Sean/Jess/juju and everyone at Vida Asana xoxo #vidaasanaalumni

New York City, New York
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Sean and his staff are such sweet people, super friendly and very accommodating. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms are comfortable, the food is amazing (thank you Heather and crew!!), and there are plenty of places to relax and enjoy a book in your free time. The pool and Yoga Shala are very well maintained. Playa Hermosa beach is only...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

Love you Hladini, thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at vida Asana, we truly appreciate it. Hope to see you again very soon. Blessings and Pura Vida, Sean/Jess/Juju and everyone else at Vida Asana We love You!

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe how much I love this place. What a perfect setting for a weeklong retreat in the jungle. Food was thoughtful and delicious (Heather ROCKS!!), rooms were immaculately clean and relaxing, and the people were the best part. Sean and Jesse took amazing care of us and made sure we were happy. If you love birds, ask Sean...

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Sean M, Owner at Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, responded to this review

Words also cannot describe how much this place loves you. We agree, Heather rocks, and our Domestic Goddesses are magicians of cleanliness. We can't wait for you to come back, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Blessings, Pura Vida, and Namaste, Sean/Jess/Juju and all of your Vida Asana Family xoxox #vidaasanaalumni.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vida Asana is a yoga and emerging permaculture center, that specializes in yoga retreats, surf adventures, mountain bike riding, Jiu-jitsu camps, and a healthy sustainable lifestyle. Our two acre property is located in the forest only one km away from Playa Hermosa's beautiful beaches. We have private and shared rooms, a restaurant, lounge, gift shop, swimming pool, and yoga studio. At the restaurant we serve foods from our own vegetable garden, and we have daily yoga classes for all levels. Come visit us and enjoy this magical lifestyle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center

Address: Calle Hermosa 1 km East, Playa Hermosa 61101, Costa Rica (Formerly Vida Asana Yoga Retreat Center)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $40 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Vida Asana Eco-Retreat And Yoga Center Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“All rooms have very moderate amenities. This could definitely be upgraded, but did not feel any shortcomings.”
 of 5 bubbles 50ramr, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“I was in room #1. perfect room for a single or even a double. Had a mini fridge, sink, cold AC, ceiling fan, great shower and a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 29zachk, Oct 15, 2015 | Read review
“There was a group of us and we had fun rooming together in Casa Luna. Every room was nice and well kept.”
 of 5 bubbles 635jaclynh, Aug 9, 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs front two rooms have a small balcony and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles richardsC7805SY, Mar 27, 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 has a great balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 607julial, Mar 13, 2015 | Read review
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