Support the planet while you de-stress.
By: Michele Peterson
Whether it’s lava spilling from a live volcano or thunder echoing during a tropical rain shower, Costa Rica’s spas are as much about the setting as the treatment. But these five spas aren’t just inspired by their stunning natural surroundings; they’re also kind to the environment, so you can unwind with peace of mind.
This pioneering luxury ecolodge, set on 400 hectares of protected rainforest in the pristine Osa Peninsula, is a model of environmental and social sustainability. Its five-leaf certification comes courtesy of a community school, a reforestation program and biogas powered by on-site pigs. Take a jungle night walk or commune with the rare two-toed sloth outside the yoga hut while doing your part to help preserve the tropical rainforest.
Iconic Treatment Simplicity is key. Zen out with a massage or reiki treatment, accompanied by a live soundtrack of red-eyed frogs, howler monkeys and scarlet macaws.
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