Farmhouse AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection, the extremely expected alternative wellness resort, has actually opened up in the green foothills of the Talamanca Mountains. Set on 180 bird-song-filled acres, AltaGracia supplies an ideal balance of soul-stirring wellness and also unchecked journey for those looking for total amount health. Located beside among Earth’s five Blue Zones, where locals live to more than 100 years of age, the 50-casita hotel presents a balanced blend of eastern as well as western therapies– both olden and reducing side– in partnership with THE WELL, the leading New York City-based wellness carrier. Rooted in the belief that transformative well-being ought to be both tranquil and electrifying, AltaGracia stimulates the senses with thrilling exploration and also introspective getaway, matched by inspiring culinary trips that offer the most effective of Latin American cuisine showcasing the region’s all-natural bounty.
A wellness destination like no one has ever before seen prior to, THE WELL at Hacienda AltaGracia invites guests to reset, rewind, and recharge while reviving each person’s personal link to Pachamama– Mother Earth. Making use of time-proven local healing traditions as well as cutting-edge scientific research, the considerable wellness offering consists of East-meets-West recovery treatments, transformative treatments, expert-led wellness mentoring as well as workshops, a schedule of seasonal retreats, and also daily health and fitness and also conscious motion sessions from aerial yoga exercise to qigong and forest bathing.
Every wellness journey starts prior to arrival with a complimentary online health and wellness mentoring examination, supplied by THE WELL’s skilled team of health trains. A conversation concerning each guest’s health history as well as health goals, this session notifies their keep, whether interested in remainder and also recovery or elevating their adrenaline through awesome experience.
Health experiences on residential property start at Casa de Agua, THE WELL’s invigorating heart. Influenced by Earth’s apothecary, this glass-walled sanctuary is devoted to filtration and relaxation rituals making use of just hand-harvested, plant-based Costa Rican clays, loofahs, as well as oils turned on by water, warmth, as well as heavy steam. Like a greenhouse in which the rarest plants blossom, this hydrotherapy facility with its large swimming pool, experiential showers, steam bath, as well as saunas gives the ultimate cleaning and revival for mind and body.
Treatments in the eight serene therapy areas vary from THE WELL Craniosacral Facial and also trademark Maderoterapia, an alternative massage therapy method making use of wooden devices to balance power, decrease stress, and also boost the circulation of the lymphatic system, to Hierbas y Flores, a nature-inspired deep massage making use of freshly selected natural herbs as well as blossoms. THE WELL also offers state-of-the-art healing experiences using introducing innovation, like Celluma light therapy, lymph boots, as well as infrared cabins, in addition to a detailed fitness center as well as a host of outdoor setups for treatments, motion courses, and reflection. These consist of a recovery garden, a rancho (pavilion) dedicated to mindful activity, as well as THE WELL Crystal Rancho, which organizes a nearly 700-pound crystal and offers an exceptional setup for integrative energy recovery. Immersive experiences include the trademark natural River Bath on the financial institutions of the Calientillo River, a ritualized journey developed to immerse the senses in the environment.
Hacienda AltaGracia is both a haven and also springboard, providing a host of energetic experiences as well as social trips to complement its cooking as well as wellness experiences. The resort’s instinctive Compas– each visitor’s devoted liaison as well as experience designer for their stay– curate finely tuned experiences and also multi-day schedules to improve as well as attract at the speed each guest desires, expanding horizons both literally and figuratively.
El Rio is the residential or commercial property’s natural play ground, with an incredible network of journey paths and three miles of walking trails winding with rich jungle. Guests can stroll these trails to the tallest tree in AltaGracia’s forest, where they will ascend to the tree cover and also uncover a hidden tree internet offering splendid views over the forest. Hiking to the awe-inspiring Mina Escondida Waterfall is one more opportunity, as is horseback riding to Don Nery’s neighboring farm to learn the arts of tortilla making as well as sugarcane distillation, prior to sitting down to a hearty, home-cooked lunch.
Standing for a considerable section of the earth’s biodiversity with over 900 bird types, the bordering exotic woodlands supply rich chances for wild animals exploration. Come with by a specialist naturalist, guests can determine vibrant species as they look for the marvelous and evasive quetzal, among the most lovely birds worldwide. Nighttime expeditions expose an entire brand-new world of fascinating creatures by headlamp, from strongly hued frogs to armadillos, pizotes as well as perhaps even ocelots. Evening also exposes spectacular skies over AltaGracia, and daydreaming sessions can be coupled with astrologer-led birth chart readings.
AltaGracia’s main location and also personal airstrip make every corner of the country available. Visitors can head southern to the Osa Peninsula and also Isla del Cano National Park to snorkel, dive, fish, as well as coastline hop; spend a day with the Boruca tribe in their indigenous booking; or see Tortuguero National Park, where they will paddle typical canoes upstream to a remote village. Other adventure opportunities include searching journeys to Uvita and also discovering Guayabo, an ancient lost city, followed by a white-water rafting experience down the spiritual Pacuare River.
Genuine culinary odysseys
Each of the hotel’s 5 dining places is directed by the approach of eating near to nature, with interest a vital component and meals showing well-being and also vitality. Hacienda AltaGracia’s deep connection with the land highlights sustainability, while experiential dining on-site and also off syncs with curated adventures to promote and also excite.
Influenced by the seasons as well as the amazing all-natural fruit and vegetables of the area, dining at AltaGracia is an experience of indigenous Latin American life that awakens the explorer in every guest. Focusing on authenticity, exploration, and area, Arno Janse van Rensburg and Liezl Odendaal, the husband-and-wife chef team, job closely with regional cultivators and purveyors. With a concentrate on flavors one-of-a-kind to the valley, they make use of genealogical cooking and conservation techniques as well as the bounty of El Cultivo, the chef’s organic garden.
Founded on farming and neighborhood, rustic Grano is AltaGracia’s signature dining establishment telling a story of place, customs, as well as components sourced solely within the boundaries of the nation. Establish together with Los Establos, the hotel’s stables and also Picadero riding ring, barbecue-and-rodeo-inspired Cienfuegos spotlights a land as well as sea dinner menu prepared over a typical coconut husk fire, to the background of a live equestrian program. Mercado is AltaGracia’s pulse, where fresh baked breads, coffee from the hotel’s very own coffee vineyard, as well as all-day grab-and-go options are offered alongside in your area made beer and also biodynamic white wines. Offering light as well as rejuvenating alfresco family members dining, Picoteo is located close to the hotel’s household pool. Ignoring the adults-only infinity swimming pool with breathtaking hill sights, Las Brisas attributes a raised food selection and a laidback rancho bar serving trademark mixed drinks.
Marrying food and expedition, AltaGracia’s dining experiences expand far past the hotel’s dining establishments: Guests can put into a typical cowboy morning meal of gallo pinto in the stables before a morning invested wrangling cattle; trek via the woodland to discover a picnic stocked a hilltop clearing, or join a foraging exploration as well as culinary workshop in El Cultivo to discover lasting food preparation techniques and the huge selection of neighborhood ingredients. From coffee sampling excursions with Los Jilgueros, the neighborhood coffee cooperative helping to harvest and roast AltaGracia’s beans, to a guaro aperitif experience, collaborating with a mixologist to instill this sugarcane-distilled alcohol with active ingredients from the yard, cooking journeys are personalized to match each visitor’s daily plan.
Pictured by New York-based developer, Nina Gotlieb, the inviting interiors at Hacienda AltaGracia are defined by natural fibers as well as cozy, neutral tones, using every opportunity to bring the outside in. Rustic, weathered, wooden elements fulfill highly hued leather and linen, creating an inviting aesthetic that flows outdoors onto sunlight balconies beneath vine-covered pergolas. Alternatives range from roomy one-bedroom casitas– a number with private dive swimming pools– to lofty family-friendly two-bedroom accommodations, with large balconies which inspire indoor-outdoor living.
An all-inclusive stay
A stay at Hacienda AltaGracia is covered by an all natural, complete rate. This includes dining and individualized adventure and wellness shows to allow the moment, room, and also flexibility needed to discover the location and oneself. From the minute of arrival, a sense of expectancy is balanced by a feeling of coming home.
An obtainable area apart
Set down over the cloud line with sweeping views of the San Isidro Valley, Hacienda AltaGracia is a place apart, yet is conveniently available from both the capital San José and Liberia. The resort’s everyday charter between San José and Pérez Zeledón offers practical access, with all details prepared through the resort group. With the special arrival service at San José’s Juan Santamaria International Airport, visitors can perfectly move to their charter or a breathtaking 30- to 60-minute private trip (from San José or Liberia, respectively) over the country’s magnificent southerly chain of mountains permitting guests to land straight on the property.
To commemorate the opening of AltaGracia, guests may make use of an exclusive opening deal, which includes a free 6th evening when staying for 5 evenings or even more – in addition to AltaGracia’s all natural price, that includes all meals and non-alcoholic drinks, daily activities, ground transfers, and a specialized Compa.
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