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Rio Chirripo Lodge & Retreat

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Rio Chirripo Lodge in San Gerardo Costa Rica is one of the best-loved destinations and nature lodge. Here you can enjoy yoga, meditation, hiking, birdwatching, horse back riding or pure relaxation. Let the spectacular natural surroundings of our beautiful retreat and Chirripo area rejuvenate body and soul. Our selection of rooms and cabins with private bathrooms are complemented by inviting communal areas and trails, as well as a free form riverside swimming pool and hot tub. Practice yoga in our magnificent space with view of tropical forest and lush green hillside. We take pride in our home-grown organic vegetables lovingly propagated by our extended family community, which we carefully use in our consciously prepared meals. Rio Chirripo Yoga Retreat and Hotel is located four hours from International airport Juan Santa Maria in San Jose, Costa Rica and a few minutes drive away from the village of San Gerardo de Rivas, base camp for hikers and climbers who have their sights set on the peak of Cerro Chirripo, highest mountain in Costa Rica. Besides Chirripo National Park, the Chirripo Valley is also gateway to the cloud forest, with its waterfalls and hot springs, its breathtaking range of bird life, butterflies and orchids. We also help the traveler experience Costa Rica in its essence. We offer packages that allow our visitors to explore Chirripo’s picturesque rural villages and their people as well as honeymoon packages in the rainforest and of course our great yoga packages. Whether you’re an independent traveler looking for a unique hotel or part of a group trying to retreat from the pressures of a busy world, Rio Chirripo Yoga Retreat is a place where you will find harmony, positive energy and a universal welcome.
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A two hour drive into the mountains off the coastal road near Dominical, Costa Rica will bring you to this beautiful and rare spot. The villas are beautifully appointed and are all near the rushing river. They have terrific food for breakfast and dinners. You can order wine or
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I was in Costa Rica, on holidays, from Dec. 27, 2018 to Jan. 6, 2019. I had booked a reservation for a week at another resort that started on Dec. 28th but due to my flight date, I needed a room the night before and chose Rio Chirripo because it was approximately 10mins away
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Great place to stay in the Chirrpo area. Frank & Ori welcome you and their staff does all the best to make your stay memorable. The rooms are very clean, lots of light coming in, bathroom is modern and the bed is the very best in 3 weeks stay in Costa Rica. The breakfast is also
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My daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights in the Casa Cafe, our room was very comfortable, spacious, and clean! On your covered balcony, we could feel the cool breeze and soak in the sights and sounds of the tropical river surroundings. The staff was extremely welcoming and
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I cannot say enough about this place. It is paradise with breathtaking views and grounds. Relaxing and peaceful. Excellent and locally sourced food/meals. Very welcoming and friendly staff. My cabin was large and comfortable with a wonderful view from the balcony. Cozy seating
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The balcony outside of my room.
My room - Caraos room
View from my room!
View across the Rio Chirripo valley to hills beyond.
Dear Joanne, The room rate only includes breakfast. So, tours for hiking & yoga classes involve separate charges. In regards to yoga classes we offer regular & private ones. Regular yoga classes are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays mornings. Private ones are available on Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays in the mornings or afternoons any day in the week. We also offer different options for hiking, relaxing, watching birds... in this beautiful area. If you stay with us we can recommend you different places for hiking with a guide or by your own. We can also assist you with an itinerary with different suggestions. Any doubts or if you are interested in making a reservation with us please contact us at our e-mail address on our website. kindest regards Rio Chirripo Staff
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Hello Karen, please check our website for rates. Trip advisor won't let me add our website, it's the name of the lodge. Links, contact information, and advertising are not permitted. If you have any questions or would like to make a reservation please contact us at the email address on our website. Thank you.
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"River views or Mountain views are both great."
"I loved my room - the Caraos room :)"
"The rooms DO vary greatly, use their website to pick the one that suits you."
"All the rooms have gorgeous views of the mountains. We have stayed in Caraos, Ceiba, Casa Cafe - they were all charming and comfortable."
"The Guanacaste Suite was incredible!"
US$150 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseChirripo National ParkSan Gerardo
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