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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“yoga classes”(10 reviews)
“in town”(23 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

A friend and I traveled to Santa Catalina for 5 days and took a salsa dance class from an incredibly exuberant and amazing woman named Melissa. I have never salsa danced before, but Melissa broke it down into four basic steps. She was very patient...More

Thank cousinep
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 2 weeks ago

HOORAY!!! We love Melissa and hope she will be back for more salsa next season. At the moment we are offering Ashtanga Yoga, Slow Flow Yoga and Dance Therapy in our beautiful treetop studio.

Reviewed 24 February 2018

We stayed in Gekko house for one night. It was very nicely made, everything with green lizards, perfect match with the surrounding forrest. All in the room was clean, and the space was OK for two people. The crew on the reception is nice, especially...More

Thank Michał R
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Michal for 4 stars! Service is a top priority to us so I am sorry if you found our local didn't meet your expectations. We do actually provide the fastest wifi service in town. A great reason to stay at La Buena Vida, plus...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I know I’m going to get feedback for this, but here goes. Stayed here for 3 nights and had a problem the second night with the smell in the bathroom. It was to be fixed, but unfortunately it leaked and the floor was wet when...More

Thank Tuffi
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tuffi! As you say, we, the owners we did try to make everything right for you. Readers can see the many other positive reviews here of the same two-story bird villa that you complain about. It's spacious with two terraces, hammocks, a/c, private bath,...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

La Buena Vida was a great place for us to call "home" while visiting Santa Catalina. We rented the Red House which was furnished comfortably and equipped with two en-suite bathrooms. Everything was quite functional and the air conditioning and hammocks on the porch were...More

Thank LisaCanada_Travels
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 2 weeks ago

Yeah! Thanks Lisa! So glad to hear you were happy with the house at "Las Casitas" as well as the food and service at La Buena Vida. The yoga studio is our sanctuary, the view of the canopy and the surrounding hills is stunning.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I received a Swedish massage from Eva. The setting is amazing! You have to climb steps up the side of a mountain to reach the Bird’s Nest. It’s totally private and open air with a roof over your head. My massage was so relaxing. A...More

Thank RadicalBMXers
Response from Michelle M, Owner at La Buena VidaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hooray! Yes, beautiful location and kindred soul, that Eva! Glad you enjoyed!

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