Nested on a quartz mountain and surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, The Retreat Costa Rica is a luxury boutique wellness retreat, exuding intimacy with just 11 peaceful rooms. Epitomising well-being with its natural approach to addressing health issues, this transformational wellness retreat is the innovation of life coach, celebrity chef and best-selling author Diana Stobo. Through the six core tenets of The Retreat Costa Rica; stress reduction, cultural involvement, gentle physical activity, spiritual connectedness, wellness recovery and organic eating, embark upon a journey to a healthy, happy and youthful life.
Programmes at The Retreat Costa Rica
A mere 40-minute transfer from San Jose airport, The Retreat Costa Rica is perched on the sloping hillside of a quartz mountain and nestled amongst abundant tropical vegetation in the Atenas province. A private, 8-acre estate with panoramic views out to the Pacific Ocean, this transformational wellness retreat is a truly peaceful and blissful haven for those looking to escape on a healthy holiday. Whilst the retreat offers complete seclusion, you can explore the surrounding area with excursions; from guided hiking to artisan chocolate tasting, and from boat trips to zip-lining, whatever your wanderlust craves, it’s guaranteed to be satisfied.
Enjoy organic, locally grown and freshly sourced cuisine with the ‘Tico Fresh’ menu at Boca Dulce, with plenty of raw, vegan, fish and meat options. Dine al-fresco as you indulge in a varied selection of nutritionally dense, clean foods that create the basis for The Retreat’s underlying philosophy. Throughout the day, the restaurant provides pressed juices, superfood smoothies and handcrafted cocktails which you can enjoy by the pool, in the gym or delivered to your room.
Facilities & Services
Outdoor heated swimming pool
With only 11 rooms to choose from, a boutique stay at The Retreat Costa Rica offers an intimate and peaceful ambiance in which you can further your journey of well-being. With unparalleled views, incomparable comfort and plenty of privacy, whether you’re a solo traveller, a couple or a group of friends, your accommodation will not disappoint.
Deluxe / Superior Room - Guanabana
Deluxe / Superior Room - Cacao
Deluxe/Superior Room - Guapinol
Premium Junior Suites - Cas & Maracuya
Premium Casitas - Moringa, Maca & Mucuna
- Yoga (restorative and movement)
- Raw food preparation class
- Cooking class
- Sprouting class
- Gardening class
- Board games
- Reading library
- Movie library
- Night swim
- Bird watching
- Excursions (hikes, walks, artisan chocolate tastings, organic coffee farm tours, beach days, surf lessons, boat trips, farmers markets, zip-ling) Surcharge may apply
- Organic wine tasting
With the sole intention of bettering overall health, the ‘Cristal Lotus’ Spa at The Retreat will transform your well-being and address any health issues through natural approaches. With nutrition being a core element of wellness, its healing powers are harnessed with ‘farm to spa edible body magic’ treatments. Why not try an authentic Costa Rican body scrub, able to miraculously dilate the cells and reduce the appearance of cellulite, or opt for a mint chocolate treatment which improves circulation and removes dead skin. Whichever your dish, nourish your senses and find total bliss at this haven of tranquillity.
The approach to wellness is all-round and demarcated by six core tenets: stress reduction, cultural involvement, gentle physical activity, spiritual connectedness, wellness recovery and organic eating.