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Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat

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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.
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Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Wheelchair access
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport4 mi
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We stayed in Asclepios at 2 different occasions at the beginning of October. Place is an absolute gem! Wonderfully decorated, huge rooms, with a fantastic and beautiful view over the mountains and Coffee estate.
Staff is extremely efficient, friendly, helpful and they will do eve
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My friend and I stayed with Asclepios for one night and felt that it was sufficient enough for our experience. The rooms were extremely spacious and the rounds were beautiful but specific wellness retreat qualities were lacking. The retreat was very quiet and peaceful and only tw
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I have very recently stayed here (August 2018) for three nights and must say I really enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed my 3.5-week stay in beautiful Costa Rica.
My room was spacious and clean, called 'Indra', had a nice bathroom and a breathtaking view - garden, volcano and coffee
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PROs
Relax environment put you away from TV, Internet, music, etc
Asclepios massage is good: about one hour with good products and performance.
Small place means no crowds, no wait line and staff recognize you all the time
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WiFi available on the social area.

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We paid £700 for 3 nights here, and a massage each. It genuinely feels like we've been scammed.

I'll start with the positives: the rooms are very spacious and the views are amazing.

Now for the negatives: the staff is polite but incredible stretched/clueless, the breakfast is
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Hello, I'll be turning 30 in March. I have recently decided to, seek balance and purpose rather than having a big party in Vegas. I'm a mother of 2 children, I work full time and I get so caught up with day to day life that I rarely treasure any of the moments within it. I suppose I'm searching for something profound and enlightening. Additionally, I've really never done yoga and I think I could definitely benefit from it as well. Has anyone ever booked one of their packages? If so, what was it like? I'm becoming more confused as I read reviews. It's starting to seem like a really nice relaxation spot, although their website states they are a "wellness retreat." Would this be the place to go for what I'm looking for? Thanks so much for your time!
Hello, I think that we contact with you in our chat. If you have any other inquire do not hesitate to contact us. Best regards
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How far away is the beach and what is the available transportation?
Asclepios is not a beach hotel. It is perfect for regeneration and relaxation. However, you may book a day trip to Jaco for more adventures or beach if you like to include that in your stay. The drive should take 1 1/2 hours max to Jaco. There are day tours you can book or you may rent a car and drive yourself. It is an easy drive. I hope that note assists and feel free to ask any other question you may have. Pura Vida!!!
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"Choose the second floor"
"I only know 'Indra' with a wonderful mountain view. Splendid!"
"Get a room on the 2nd floor of the building"
"Get one of the rooms with a bathtub! They're spectacular."
"They are all good...no TV's, but glorious sunsets, especially from the upper floor..."
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PRICE RANGE
US$197 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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asclepios wellness & healing retreat hotel alajuelaasclepios wellness and healing retreat
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaAlajuela
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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