"Feel truly grounded and at one with nature in this gorgeous retreat!"
Perched 1,400 feet above-sea-level, the Samasati Retreat and Rainforest Sanctuary offers total immersion in nature. Set within a lush 250-acre Costa Rican rainforest reserve, guests at the Sanctuary can expect to discover one of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems, whilst also enjoying all the conveniences and creature-comforts of a modern resort. There are three different styles of accommodation to choose from: ten traditional Caribbean casitas, surrounded by tropical gardens, a guesthouse boasting rainforest views, or the luxuriously equipped Casa Grande (for premium sea views!) Guests can also take advantage of the daily shuttle service to discover some of Costa Rica's best beaches and finest surfing hotspots!
Each element of the resort has been designed to integrate into the surrounding rainforest, giving guests the chance to live harmoniously with nature. Wake to the calls of howler monkeys in the jungle, and to the sight of the sun reflected in the shimmering Caribbean Sea. The peaceful resort provides the perfect environment in which to reconnect with nature and with yourself, whilst daily yoga classes help refresh and rejuvenate your body and mind. Spend your days hiking to waterfalls, birdwatching, and bathing in natural pools, or take a guided nature tour. If adrenaline-pumping adventure is more your thing, then head to nearby Puerto Viejo for some world-class surfing and snorkelling, or simply soak up the laid-back Caribbean atmosphere!
The story of Samasati Retreat and Rainforest Sanctuary is a sustainability fairytale. When the retreat was first constructed twenty years ago, Samasati's founders made 'ecological promises to the land', pledging to protect the surrounding natural environment and preserve ecosystems, and to operate with minimal impact on the rainforest. The resort itself was built using simple tools, wielded with bare hands rather than by heavy-duty machinery, and no land or trees were cleared during the process. Rather, the resort's structures were positioned to integrate and blend in with the natural environment, and to preserve the rainforest in its totality. Today, Samasati continues to adhere to this spirit, and to keep its promises to nature.
Situated within a 250-acre Biological Reserve, Samasati has a responsibility to guard and protect its precious natural surroundings. The primary and secondary rainforest is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna including sloths, monkeys, butterflies, margays and ocelots, as well as several endangered species. No exotic species of flora or fauna have been introduced, to avoid any alterations to the ecosystem, and Samasati is careful to only use biological cleaning products so as to prevent potential contamination. To live harmoniously with nature, rainwater is used as the property's primary water source, and the land is enriched with compost made from organic wastage; it's all about give and take, after all!
- Price shown is a per night rate, based on single occupancy in a Guest House room
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- Linen and towels provided
- Room safe
- WiFi (at the Samasati Restaurant)
- Laundry service
- Spa treatments
- Daily yoga classes
- Lunch and dinner
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