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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel with full-service spa and free breakfast

Location

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Toucan Rescue Ranch and within 6 mi (10 km) of Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto and Alajuela Cathedral. Central Park and Iglesia La Agonía are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 49 rooms provide furnished lanais, coffee makers, and down comforters. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, showers, and free toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Pura Vida Retreat & Spa features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 4361 square feet (405 square meters) include a conference center. This Alajuela hotel also offers a fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available 24 hours).

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 405 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1996 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4361 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Furnished lanai 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa has a restaurant on site.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 15

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10 PM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

  • Pura Vida Retreat
  • Pura Vida Spa
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  • Pura Vida Wellness Retreat Spa
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  • Pura Vida Retreat & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


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