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Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Vienna, VA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to Samasati for a private yoga retreat. I went with plans to restart my yoga practice, regain some flexibility and to do some writing. I did not realize what awaited me in this true retreat. Located on the side of a mountain, in the rain forest, this was a true retreat from the busy, information overload of the...

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear miar84, Thank you so much for taking time to share the details of your personal retreat, this is a wonderful guide for those considering a true escape from the stresses of the world. We are so grateful for clients that appreciate all that a rainforest immersion has to offer and for our incredible staff who love to love the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and eating area are fabulous. The casitas are rustic. The location within the rain forest is truly inspirational. I went on a yoga retreat with my daughters and it's an experience we will never forget!

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear donnasajdak, We couldn't be happier to hear that you had an unforgettable retreat with your daughters! Samasati is not a sprawling resort but we focus on those unforgettable basics like nourishment, self care, health & wellness, food, culture and of course access to pristine nature. We hope to see you and your family again soon! With Gratitude & Pura...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my time at Samasati. The personalized yoga, meditation, consultations, and body treatments were amazing. The chef was very attentive to my dietary restrictions and the casitas were charming. There was a bit of a hiccup regarding my check in and room assignment, but it was taken care of and I was quite satisfied.

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear ebcoyote, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your experience! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed the yoga, meditation, consultations and treatments, our clients' health and well being is a priority! It's our pleasure to serve you and we hope to see you again soon. With Gratitude & Pura Vida,

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place and everyone should go there. It is the oldest "eco" lodge in Costa Rica and you are actually staying in a nature preserve so there isn't another hotel right next door to you. But with that being said going with the right expectations will enhance your stay 10 fold. First think more camping than clamping....

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Milissa R, Thank you so much for your detailed review, it is really so helpful for other travelers to read about your experience and like you said, have the right expectations! We are so grateful you enjoyed your stay here on the hill and that you were able to experience the jungle's beauty, wildlife, beaches, local people and of...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property is absolutely stunning. We stayed in the guest house and were disappointed with the beds and the overall condition of the bathroom. It's a little more rustic/outdoor experience than we were expecting.

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear 944wanderer, Thank you for choosing Samasati for your stay and for sharing your 3 star review. We strive to provide clean, safe, comfortable accommodations within an authentic rainforest experience. While the environment does wear and tear on interiors and furnishings greatly here in the Caribbean jungle, we do apologize for not meeting your expectations. Warm Regards,

Cresson, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Samesati for eight days in April. I love this retreat center. It is beautiful, safe, unusual, full of rainforest vegetation and wildlife. It is a perfect place to get peace from the world. The lodging is rustic and private. It is clean and pretty. I enjoyed being here. Scott, the director makes sure all goes well. He...

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Beth043, Thank you, serving travelers like you is an honor. Please do visit again for a healthy dose of rainforest beauty. Thank you for appreciating all of the touches and efforts by each hard working individual!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 April 2017

For the price you pay to attend the yoga retreat, I would expect better amenities, food and not have to clean the bathroom myself, when we needed an additional cleaning when my roommate became ill due to food and water. Make sure you carry electrolytes to add to your water as everyone on our trip became sick and having electrolytes...

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear 57anonymousp, We deeply regret that you had to clean your own bathroom and your experience was not to your liking. This is not the kind of stay we want for any of our guests and we apologize for your disappointment. Our food is typically very well received and guests enjoy the jungle amenities, however, we're open to hearing how...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our stay at Samasati was perfect in all ways. The retreat is located up on the mountain and it's the perfect getaway for someone who wants peace and be close to nature. You can see and hear monkeys and the sloths hang out up in the trees, you just need to look up. We saw many many beautiful birds and...

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear 497essis, Thank you for posting your review and sharing about your experience at Samasati! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the property, the animals, staff, yoga and meals. Our retreat and rainforest sanctuary is an ideal destination for nature lovers, yoga lovers, adventure enthusiasts or folks looking for peace and tranquility. We hope to see you back...

Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It felt great to get away for a few days, enjoyed the sounds and sights of the rainforest + yoga. Staff always made sure I was accommodated, trips to the beach were a great part of the stay at Samasati. Would love to come back with friends!

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Samasati_Retreat, Manager at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear shakira759, Come back with your friends anytime - we'd be honored to host you! Thank you for sharing about your trip and your highlights, we truly appreciate your business and your feedback. Pura Vida,

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I loved it there, I would go back again in a heartbeat. The entire property is gorgeous, The rooms are beautiful, the view is amazing, and the food is the best I have had on vacation ever! That part of Costa Rica is absolutely beautiful and the town nearby is really fun.

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Dear heathermR4151EW, Thanks so much for your short and sweet review, you hit the nail on the head! We're grateful you enjoyed your holiday, the rainforest, the views, food, people and wonderful Afro Caribe region! Please do visit us again. Pura Vida!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary Perched on a magical mountain ridge overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Samasati offers guest house bungalow and casita accommodations just minutes away from the beaches of Puerto Viejo. For over 20 years we have hosted world class retreats, workshops, guest artists and travelers like you! Your stay includes delicious gourmet vegetarian buffet served in our renovated open air restaurant with breathtaking views. Also available on site are healing massage treatments, jacuzzi spa, nature trails, waterfall with natural pool, daily yoga classes and a meditation hall. Tours, excursions and beach shuttles to local attractions are arranged daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary

Address: Carbon 1, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica (Formerly Samasati Nature Retreat)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: ₹ 5,945 - ₹ 8,789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Samasati Nature Retreat Hotel Puerto Viejo
Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary Costa Rica/Limon
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“The classic/preferred casitas are recommended for their private baths and privacy. More expensive but worth it.”
miar84, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Call the reservations line directly and be sure you know what you are booking. As a solo traveler, I was assigned a much smaller (and clearly inferior) cabin upon arrival. All the photos on the website showed a different casita type and what I got was certainly not what I was expecting. They changed my room when I asked and I just had to switch rooms my last night. All good. It seems the reservations dept is remote, in San Jose, and a bit disconnected from the actual property. Just make sure you know what you are getting.”
ebcoyote, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Some of the bungalows have quite a hike up stone stairs to get to.”
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milissar2014, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good.”
Beth043, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a Casita with a view. #4 or #5”
415KarenS415, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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