Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat | Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Location:¬Playa Santa Teresa

Rates:¬$ 150 + per person

Accommodations: Villas, bunglows and kula house

Amenities :¬Room service, bar, non-smoking rooms, 24 hour service desk, safe deposit box, mini refrigerators, full and partial¬†kitchen,¬† restaurant ( Ala¬†Carte), sun terrace, private beach area, free parking, AC, WiFi, outdoor pool, garden, security guard, turndown service

Playa Santa Teresa, as one of the finest surfing spots, attracts both amateurs and experts with its nicely formed breaking waves. Pranamar Villas  and Yoga Retreat is a nicely built intimate property located on the stunning beach of Playa Santa Teresa. The place has an open air restaurant and a tea lounge which serves some delicious food. All the ingredients used for preparing these delicacies come from organic sources. They use local meat and fish. You can sit in the restaurant, relax and view both the ocean and swimming pool. One of the good features of the swimming pool is that it is chemical free and salt water pool . This lagoon like pool is the centerpiece of this hotel which is used by guests as a place to relax or sun-bath. A spacious yoga studio with its three sides open is also located in the hotel facility. It has high bamboo roof, teak wood floors and antique doors. The ambiance of the place inspires to practice yoga and meditation. There are trained teachers who deliver yoga classes along with Pilates.  Guests who want more relaxing activities can indulge in different kinds of massages ranging from Swedish to traditional Thai massages.

There are various types of accommodations which can be chosen according to one’s budget and needs. There are two story luxury villas   surrounded by pool, having private lounges and lush gardens. The villas have two AC bedrooms each with a living room,two private bathrooms and lots of terrace and deck space. sleeping options include 2 king size beds or one king and two twin beds. There are two oceanfront villas which are quite spacious. The bungalows have queen size bed with a kitchen, private bathrooms, fridge and security deposit area..There are huge decks which offer spectacular view of the sunset and sunrise. Kula house is a two story accommodation which has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate maximum 7 people. It has its own terrace area and large ocean front deck. It has a living room, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen and security box.

Activities :


Pranamar Villas hosts yoga workshops and retreats with international yoga trainers and their own resident yoga professional all round the year.


The hotel offers several surfing packages ranging from two days to seven day surfing packages. These packages include breakfast, surf lessons and deep tissue massages. For more info on packages, visit :

Snorkeling and tide pools

Right in front of the hotel one can find snorkeling and tide pool opportunities.

Shopping : The Gift shop

You can shop local products and souvenirs from the small gift shop located inside the hotel. They have organic products for beauty and health too.  You can also find some yoga supplies like yoga mats and costume in this small shop.