If you look for family vacation packages options in Costa Rica on the internet, you will find a variety of options; but this time, we would like to tell you about 5 incredible hotels that you can include in your itinerary and where you can find the best luxurious spa treatments for mom. Because mom deserves it!
When you look for TravelExcellence.com family Costa Rica vacations, you will see that it’s really easy to combine fun activities for children; sporting options for dad and relaxing moments for mom in the same package…this country will give the whole family unforgettable holidays.
Well first, some of the most popular things about the country are the inspiration for one-of-a-kind spa treatments – its astounding volcanoes and its relaxing hot springs, its delicious and world-known coffee, the vast collection of tropical fruits … all of this things are used as part of a wonderful selections of luxurious massages offered in secluded spa rooms located into lush forests or with incredible ocean views.
Using everything from volcanic mud up to banana leaves, these 5 properties will offer mom an experience that she will never forget:
Tabacón Grand Spa Thermal Resort
Location: Arenal – 4 hours driving away from Juan Santamaria International Airport
A renowned area for its volcanic hot springs is home to one of the country’s best-known spas. Tabacón Thermal Resort has designed open-air bungalows to make the most of the resort’s outstanding natural setting; besides, as it is located nearby Arenal Volcano, the views of this nature marvel and a relaxing dip in the resort’s natural hot springs will be the perfect combination.
Four Seasons Spa at Papagayo Peninsula
Location: Guanacaste – 4 hours driving away from Juan Santamaria International Airport and 30 minutes from Daniel Oduber International Airport
Four Season’s Resort, besides being one of the best-known luxury resorts in Costa Rica and the region, have also one of the most incredible spas. The Four Seasons spa offer a wide array of innovative treatments such as natural healing bamboo massages and green coffee detoxifying body wraps.
Blue Osa Eco-Spa
Location: Osa Peninsula – 8 hours driving away from Juan Santamaria International Airport; but it’s better to take an internal flight that will take you no more than 50 minutes.
The South Pacific of Costa Rica is one of the most relaxing places of the country, thanks to all the nature magic that surrounds it. Blue Osa Resort is a paradise for yoga buffs and people looking for disconnecting from city noise. Coffee, coconut and salt scrubs, combined with a organic farm-to-table meal and amazing beach views will completely relax mom.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa
Location: Bajos del Toro Amarillo – 2 hours driving away from Juan Santamaria International Airport
A secluded cloud-forest spa is hidden 2 hours approximately from San José. El Silencio Lodge & Spa is located in a small town named Bajos del Toro Amarillo and its spa features an al fresco yoga deck and the intriguing Conical Room –a cone shaped structure with a floor-to-ceiling slit window and calming acoustic effects.
Brown sugar, papaya and pineapple treatments are among the options offered by this magical place.
Xandari Resort & Spa
Location: Alajuela – 40 minutes driving away from Juan Santamaria International Airport
One of the favorite options for those who don’t have time to leave San José or for those who have to spend a last night in the capital to take an early flight. Xandari Resort & Spa is located in a 40-acre coffee plantation and mom will have the opportunity here to enjoy the spa treatments in her own palm-roofed bungalow. An after-sun wrap that uses banana leaves to help the body soak up the aloe is the perfect happy ending for vacations.