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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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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Non-smoking rooms
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The grounds are beautiful with a breathtaking view of the mountains. A small resort means cozy, quiet and peaceful for anyone who wants to get away from it all and reenergize yourself. The food is all fresh and healthy options only. That can be a little limiting for a few but
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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
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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
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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
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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 Parking WiFi available on the social area. CONs
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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..."
US$198 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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