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Baltimore
Reviewed 31 May 2013

This place is beautiful, however, if you are ok with insects and bats sharing your rooms then you will love it. We sstayed in villa 1, which is one of two ocean facing villas and I must say waking up to the waves smashing against the shore is an experience in it self. The staff is very friendly and the...

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Folks I must say, I'm glad you appreciated the beauty of Costa Rica, but sad you do not understand that where ever there are tropics, there are insects! What really confuses me is that your villa has screens and air conditioning, so there is no reason why you would have insects in your house. If you were enjoying the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

This place is really a little piece of heaven. Bar staff if fun and friendly, not to mention cute :) food was fresh and different menu each night. The beach was a little rocky and not great to swim, but perfect to cool off in. The outdoor shower was my favourite! Yoga every morning at 9 was the best way...

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Louisville, Colorado
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I don't know where to start. What an adventure! Went to Pranamar with Boulderjen (her second time, my first). Loved the drive from San Jose and the ferry ride (sea turtles swimming alongside the boat). I especially liked the bumpy dirt road to Santa Teresa. The resort was everything could have hoped for. The owners (Greg and Susan), were so...

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Treat yourself to a slice of heaven on a beautiful Costa Rican beach! Pranamar is lovely with open air villas, soaking pools literally steps from most rooms, and the restaurant offers excellent, fresh, tasty, and healthful meals and amazing smoothies. The staff are very friendly and helpful, with good connections to the nearby communities. They can help you scout out...

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Friends Another great day when I opened TripAdvisor and saw your review! Thank you for the nice words and more importantly, for trusting us with all your holiday dreams. This is the owner writing you, but I have to tell you, I have the best staff in the world! I mean this with all my heart...and I'm just delighted...

Boulder
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Yesterday in a local yoga class in Louisville, CO, I swear that saltwater suddenly dripped from my nose and it tasted like surfing and all of my beautiful experiences at Pranamar Villas. Just thinking about it gives me goosebumps! This is how much I love Pranamar; it is my slice of heaven on earth. I just returned from my second...

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Hello to some of my favorite guests: Now thanks to your great review, I told myself I could go eat some homemade cookies in the restaurant....funny how we have to "give ourselves permission" to eat junk food! But really, thank you for a great review and you have no idea how happy it makes our staff when they see their...

Truckee, California
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Pranamar........ahhhh........greeted with cold Shiva's Nectar (ginger infused drink) on arrival is amazing! Beautifully situated on the Playa with multiple relaxation pools, walking paths, hammocks strung through trees, lounges on the beach, Yoga Shala, surf lessons and boards, restaurant, and massage! It doesn't get much better or "tranquilo" than this and I will be going back. We stayed in bungalow 3...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Unique. Both the hotel and the houses are simply amazing. I'm not going to describe all because i don't want people to know too much ;)))... We arrived last minute in season end (Late April) for one night and stayed three nights (we were four people). Surfing was the goal and this place is right on the Sweet spot for...

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

HELLO Surfers! Glad you got some good surf while you were here....Mother Nature doesnt ALWAYS cooperate, but you have a good shot at it in this area! I dont mind that you didnt want to tell "too much", haha, but you told enough that people can find us....so i THANK you profusely for that! And you are RIGHT, Costa Rica...

Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Pranamarvillas is stunning! We were a group of eight and stayed in the ocean front villas! The villas were gorgeous with beautiful view of the ocean. The food is amazing, all the staff are very friendly and they take the time to get to know you! Loved the Shiva Nectars Johan made for us. The yoga shala is beautiful and...

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Friends, WELL, I read your review and just wanted to send a big THANK YOU for the loving and kind words.....and your enthusiasm jumps off the page!! Really, Im delighted you had such a good time....and that you appreciated Johann our incredible bartender and smoothie maker....he has been working with me for many years in my other hotels. And...

Reviewed 25 April 2013

We were a group of eight a group put together by our yoga instructor, we had villa 1 and villa 2, it was everything i thought it was going to be and much more. I stayed in villa 1 it was awesome, the rooms were beautiful and soooo loved the outdoor shower on the lower level! What can i say...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We luckily stayed here on a last minute on a getaway. The place is great. The staff was beyond warm & lovely. The food was really divine & super clean. The yoga studio is really epic and has some great, well-studied instructors. The outdoor shower was one of my favorites perks- a big beautiful stone bowl. We got a lot...

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pranamar, Owner at Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat, responded to this review

Hello Friends, I sure know who you are...Villa 6...and I do remember that I was in the pool making a lot of the noise with my granddaughter and the only 4 other kids in the hotel! So I do apologize ...we rarely have kids, I was excited to have my granddaughter enjoy some english speaking friends, so to be honest,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Costa Rica’s Premier Ocean Front HotelPranamar Ocean Front Villas and Yoga Retreat, an intimate, consciously designed oceanfront hotel recently built on the spectacular beach of Playa Santa Teresa, offers guests tropical beauty and nature in an exotic and friendly ambience. Along with world-class surfing and our top-quality Yoga classes, numerous activities and adventures await you.Immerse yourself in the beauty and ease into nature’s rhythm as Pranamar’s experienced and caring staff take care of all the details, making sure your vacation is perfect.Our hotel offers a variety of accommodations to fit your needs and desires: our luxurious two-storey villas built around a free-form saltwater pool have private lounging areas, tropical gardens and boast spectacular views, while the ecologically-constructed bungalows offer tropical simplicity with sea breezes, spacious decks and views of the ocean.Pranamar’s beautifully designed open-air restaurant and tea lounge specializes in healthy, delicious cuisine using organic fruits and vegetables, local fresh fish, seafood and organic meats.We invite you to step into the rhythm of nature, breath in the energy of the sea and discover... PRANAMAR!!! ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa 154, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: ₹ 20,969 - ₹ 38,578 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pranamar Villas And Yoga Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“Any of the rooms are awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles lmsanders123, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If solo or a couple get a beachside Bungalow.”
 of 5 bubbles papabillmontana, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a beachside bungalow but all rooms looked to be a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles jmontana2014, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My favorite is the Garden Bungalow and Ocean Front Bungalow”
 of 5 bubbles 652sarahp, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I had a Bungalow with pool access, not all of them have this, it's pretty nice.”
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