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Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lets start with the good: The hotel is in a nice secluded location, lots of green areas, nice views, very tranquil and quiet. Good place to relax, nicely decorated and friendly staff. The bad: its in the small details and the way they try to save costs: 1. no sings on the way, we made it thanks to waze, but...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I just stayed 9 days at the gorgeous wellness resort. The staff we wonderful, the food was great, the grounds are very asthetically pleasing, services, massages, etc were perfect. The only thing I found very odd was the lack of people there. I was the only person at the entire resort the whole time I was there! I don't understand...

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We've stayed here twice and had breakfasts and dinners many times in there restaurant. This is a lovely, secluded estate, but close in to La Garita, Alajuela and San Jose and its airport. The dinners are wonderful spa food, some of the best we've enjoyed in CR. The hilltop location is beautiful...a combination of CR, Tuscany and New England. It's...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

First of all, I understand this is a wellness resort so everything is meant to be healthy and I get it. However, there are some things that most would appreciate if changes could be made. First, the food while healthy is not very tasty except for the breakfast which is only fruit and bread. Secondly, it gets daylight at 5:30am...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at Asclepios for four nights in February 2017. We lucked out with gorgeous, warm days and cool nights for the entire trip. Charmed by the area's natural beauty, and impressed by the amazing staff's efforts, we had a fantastic experience at this wonderful spa. After a short (10 min) drive from the airport, we had...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I decided that I wanted to go on a wellness retreat - something to feed and heal my mind and body. I started doing research on the world's best retreats and came across Asclepios. I ended up choosing it because of the range of treatments offered. I came here and did the one week Anti-Sress program and simply could not...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 December 2016

From the reviews here, it's clear that visitors have had mixed experiences at Asclepios — for us, this was a perfect overnight escape. Asclepios was quiet and relaxing. As others have said: no alcohol, no smoking, ambient new-age music piped throughout the property, limited wifi, and very very quiet. We enjoyed the low-key and minimal staff; we did not find...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I was here two years ago as a first night for my honeymon, and it was excellent, I think we were the only guests but we enjoyed overall, room was very confy, views are to die for and food/service at the restaurant was great as well. Perhaps a little bit expensive but I guess it is worthy for a special...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great learning and relaxing wellness experience at Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat Costa Rica. As a wellness tourism author, I often indulge into wellness activities to have experience and knowledge. What a beautiful wellness centre in Costa Rica, exceptional location, wonderful design, meticulous wellness knowledge and great therapies. Special thanks to team for making it delightful experience. I...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Half day retreat with overnight stay. I arrived at 3pm and spent the night at Asclepios. If you are visiting Costa Rica and have a day or half day to spend and want to relax, Asclepios will be a great way to refresh and recharge. Many different spa treatments and massages are available.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Asclepios (honoring the Greek God of Health) is located in Alajuela, Costa Rica and offers its guests 12 rooms which evoke the most important medical traditions of the world, together with a regulated ionized swimming pool, amphitheatre, fitness center, exercise pavilion, sauna, hammam, nature paths, 6 treatment lodges, a relaxation room and a Conference room.We are located on the edge of a tropical forest with views of the surrounding sugar cane and coffee plantations, mountains and volcanoes.We work with a team of selected holistic practitioners and highly skilled spa therapists. We have put together a great understanding and passion for physical, emotional and spiritual health resulting in great wellbeing.Asclepios also seeks to educate in environmental appreciation and conservation. It is built in siding and brick, two sustainable materials. We use thermal solar collectors and take advantage of natural ventilation and natural lighting. Wild life has been preserved and our primary and secondary forests have been untouched. Our quest is to restore the person’s whole being to its natural state of balance, by correcting such diverse factors as improper diet, sedentary lifestyle, lack of a correct oxygenation, negative thought patterns and their emotional impact, and the lack of rest or restorative sleep, among others.We do this by five Special Wellness Programs that include Detoxification and Revitalization Programs, Stress and Weight Management and the Spa Experience Program.A la carte: Naturopathy, Meditation, Pranayamas, Acupuntura, Floral Therapy, Vichy and Scottish Showers; Kneipp, Shiatsu, Shirodhara, Yoga, Reiki, Tai chi…And, as health also includes your palate: bioenergetic gastronomy, where you can rediscover the original flavors of vegetables, fruits and fish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat

Address: El Cacao | 750 mts Norte del Hotel Las Orquídeas, camino a San Pedro de Poas, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $206 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Get one of the rooms with a bathtub! They're spectacular.”
lkurtz1, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They are all good...no TV's, but glorious sunsets, especially from the upper floor...”
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“Rooms on the first floor have high ceilings and a balcony with incredible views—those on the ground floor have personal outdoor hammocks!”
adnanistan, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“stayed in the Zeus room; absolutely beautiful. would suggest rooms on the top floor”
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