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Eustis, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Set in a natural amphitheater of mountains and cloud forest, Rio Chirripo Retreat is indescribably relaxing and enjoyable. We have been to Costa Rica many times and visited the Rio Chirripo valley before. There is something magical about this valley. The air and water are clear and crisp. The people are incredibly friendly and sincere. The birds and butterflies are...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thoughtfully crafted beautiful villas in the pristine mountains. Kind of feel like family there with a communal dining experience. Didn't realize how good we had it with warm days and pleasant evenings until we went to the sweltering coast for the second half of our trip. Our kids loved the pool and so did we- saw toucans in the trees...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We absolutely loved the lodge! Clean air, clean food, beautiful location, lots to do and the staff was more than lovely! We got help on everything we needed, our wants were really taken into consideration. Everything was clean and well constructed. Just gorgeous!

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RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very nice review. I'm glad that you chose Rio Chirripo Lodge for your Semana Santa get away. We enjoyed your company and we look forward to seeing you again. Whenever you want to get away to the mountains we'll be here waiting for you.

Lake Fork, Idaho
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

There's always an element of uncertainty when going back to a place one's fallen in love with; a sort of "Can it REALLY have been that wonderful, magical, mystical..."? line of thinking. In this case, with revisiting Frank & Ori's creation in the Talamanca Mts., there was nothing but joy, & an even deeper sense of gratitude & appreciation for...

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RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for us to have you John. It really makes the hard work part of our lives feel so worth it when we hear from you Rio has successfully imparted the Pura Vida we intended. Rio was created for people like you who make it even better by their presence.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stayed there 2 nights. Everything was perfect. Let's list some of the best points: 1. Superb place, beautiful cabins and surroundings. We had view on the mountain, with a big terrace, it was really lovely. Then you have the river, a pool and a hot tube. The hot tube at night is really terrific. 2. The food is incredibly...

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RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much, I love the itemized positive points! Like you I also look forward to starting the day with Rio's world famous breakfast. I hope you will visit again, it will be a pleasure to have you anytime.

Yorba Linda, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rio Chirripo Lodge in San Gerardo Costa Rica is one of the best-loved destinations and nature lodge. Here you can enjoy yoga, meditation, hiking, birdwatching, horse back riding or pure relaxation. Let the spectacular natural surroundings of our beautiful retreat and Chirripo area rejuvenate body and soul. Our selection of rooms and cabins with private bathrooms are complemented by inviting communal areas and trails, as well as a free form riverside swimming pool and hot tub. Practice yoga in our magnificent space with view of tropical forest and lush green hillside. We take pride in our home-grown organic vegetables lovingly propagated by our extended family community, which we carefully use in our consciously prepared meals. Rio Chirripo Yoga Retreat and Hotel is located four hours from International airport Juan Santa Maria in San Jose, Costa Rica and a few minutes drive away from the village of San Gerardo de Rivas, base camp for hikers and climbers who have their sights set on the peak of Cerro Chirripo, highest mountain in Costa Rica. Besides Chirripo National Park, the Chirripo Valley is also gateway to the cloud forest, with its waterfalls and hot springs, its breathtaking range of bird life, butterflies and orchids. We also help the traveler experience Costa Rica in its essence. We offer packages that allow our visitors to explore Chirripo’s picturesque rural villages and their people as well as honeymoon packages in the rainforest and of course our great yoga packages. Whether you’re an independent traveler looking for a unique hotel or part of a group trying to retreat from the pressures of a busy world, Rio Chirripo Yoga Retreat is a place where you will find harmony, positive energy and a universal welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Chirripo Retreat

Address: 50 meters north of the cemetary, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 11904, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Chirripo National Park > San Gerardo
Price Range: £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“There seemed to be a wide selection of choices which was nice. We chose a smaller one because we didn't plan to cook.”
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“The cabin by the river is perfect for anyone who wants to get away from it all. Room #1 was large enough for a small family.”
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