The Retreat is a private, gated, 8-acre mountainside estate in Costa Rica’s Atenas province. Located at almost 5,000 feet above sea-level, year-round temperatures at The Retreat range from 70 to 80 degrees during the day with mild nights in the high 50s to low 60s. May through November is the Green Season in Costa Rica.
THE RETREAT caters to your every need making your wellbeing the main priority. With various, top of the line facilities and services, you are assured that you will be taken good care of. Relax under the masterful hands of their spa therapists while enjoying one of their organic treatments created exclusively for THE RETREAT. All of their spa products are chemical free, organic and made locally by Raw Botanicals and can be purchased in THE RETREAT's Spa gift shop for your continued enjoyment once home.
In addition to spa treatments guests can enjoy a detoxing session in their gorgeous steam room and refresh in one of their outdoor showers. At THE RETREAT, each of your senses will be nourished and gently stimulated to restore balance, leaving you rejuvenated and certain that you are indeed, in ‘Heaven on Earth’.
The yoga house is set at the peak of The Retreat and with beautiful French doors, opens to a large terrace overlooking the Pacific Valley. This space accommodates 20 yogis and is fully stocked with mats, blocks, bolsters, straps, and meditation pillows. THE RETREAT's gym is stocked with the newest equipment, TRX, aerial yoga, elliptical, treadmill, varying dumbbell weights, and exercise balls; but it also comes with incredible views. Run three miles on the treadmill while gazing out over the valley and feel like you are in the clouds.
Guests have full access to the community room with board games, extensive lending library, and movie library. Nights on the yoga terrace get cozy around the fire pit with a glass of organic wine and a telescope for stargazing. Or go for a night swim in the heated pool or relax in the Jacuzzi before heading off to bed. Bird watching is incredible here for the altitude and diversity of plant life. The hotel has complimentary binoculars for guests to use.
The Retreat Costa Rica is only 30 minutes northwest of the SJO International Airport and 45 minutes from downtown San Jose.