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The Best Spas in Costa Rica

The Retreat Spa at Altos del Monte in Costa Rica


Top Spas and Wellness Retreats in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican "Pura Vida" isn't just the country's slogan. It is a way of life symbolizing the enjoyment in simply living happy. Experience your own "pure life" at one of Costa Rica's best spa destinations. Waterfalls, thermal springs and lush jungle surround some of our favorite resorts, combining natural beauty with inner peace. Check out Gayot's selection of top spas and plan your next great escape!


The Retreat
Altos del Monte
Atenas, Costa Rica
506-8947-0707
wwwtheretreatcostarica.com

The Retreat Costa Rica

The Grand Spa at Tabacón
Tabacón Hot Springs, Resort & Spa
Arenal Volcano National Park
La Fortuna
877-277-8291
www.tabacon.com

Tabacón Hot Springs, Resort & Spa

Pura Vida Wellness Retreat & Spa
Alajuela
Province of Alajuela, 4050
Costa Rica
888-767-7375
www.puravidaspa.com

Pura Vida Wellness Retreat & Spa

The Spa at Four Seasons Costa Rica
Four Seasons Resort, Costa Rica
Peninsula Papagayo
Guanacaste
506-2696-0000
www.fourseasons.com/costarica

The Spa at Four Seasons Costa Rica


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