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Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center

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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

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5 of 5 stars 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/... More 

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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 More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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! More 

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Sean and Jessica for the gracious hospitality! The rooms were cleaned daily and comfortable. The outdoor dining room, the meals, the relaxing pool and fantastic shala for yoga was amazing. We had a wonderful experience and can't thank you enough. ❤️

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

This is so beautiful, and so are you. We miss you, and can't wait for you to make it back to see us again. Love and Light, Sean/Jess/juju and everyone else here at Vida Asana xoxoxo Namaste More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Sean and Jessica and their Daughter JuJu were so awesome. More accommodating than ever. My room was perfect, cold AC, mini fridge and great shower. The Yoga Shala was amazing and it was so great to practice there in the jungle. They have a beautiful pool as well. The grounds were always manicured and super green. Our meals were gourmet... More 

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

Thank you Brad, this is truly how we want people to feel about Vida Asana. It is awesome when we hit the mark like this. Of course, the credit goes to all of the wonderful members of the team, and awesome spirits like you coming to visit, who inspire us to keep reinventing and evolving Vida Asana Namaste my friend,... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was by far the best place. When someone thinks of their Happy Place, Vida Asana is it...I will start with the spectacular owners that are incredibly warm and do their best to provide an amazing break from real life, Shawn, Jessica and Juju rock. The grounds are beautiful. The rooms are very comfortable and just perfect for a retreat.... More 

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

Thank you lovely lady, it was a treat to have you here. We agree, Heather is truly amazing, we can't wait to see what she will dream up next. Missing you and all of the beautiful people Donny and Free Spirit Retreats brought to our little world last week. We hope to see you again. Namaste, Sean/Jess/Juju and the Vida... More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I hosted my first retreat at Vida Asana in March 2016 and my experience with Sean and his staff was extraordinary. The rooms were spacious and clean. The food was marvellous and accommodating for Vegans and GF retreaters. (They serve amazing coffee BTW). The shala was beautiful and it had it's own spirit. The activity coordinator Todd was very helpful.... More 

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

We love you Asami, thank you for bringing so many wonderful spirits with you from Canada. We can't wait for the next one! Lots of love and Pura Vida, from everyone at Vida Asana, Namaste. #vidaasanaalumni More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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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