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Hacienda AltaGracia: wellness getaway in Costa Rica’s green gold

Welcome to Costa Rica, the land of biodiversity. Nestled in the foothills of the Talamanca mountains, Hacienda AltaGracia welcomes you to unspoilt nature, off the beaten track. Ancient energy healing, Casa de Agua, natural river baths… The sublime THE WELL AltaGracia spa is a veritable sanctuary of well-being. Nature lovers will be dazzled by the estate’s abundant flora and fauna . Chances are you won’t want to go home!

THE WELL AltaGracia verdant
AltaGracia, set in a vast green estate (Photo: Hacienda AltaGracia)

Hacienda AltaGracia: Costa Rica’s Pura Vida

Costa Rica proudly assumes its position as the world’s leading ecotourism destination. This country’s gold lies in its rich, well-preserved biodiversity. At Hacienda AltaGracia, you enter a wilderness paradise. Here you are in the canopy of the rainforest, surrounded by mountains and welcoming villages, between two superb coastlines. Located in one of the Blue Zones, Costa Rica helps its inhabitants to be healthier: here, well-being is an art of living.

Nestled in the secluded hills of Pérez Zeledón, AltaGracia and its magnificent spa offer a condensed version of Costa Rica’s nuggets, inan estate of over 150 hectares. The property is surrounded by lush nature: a whole ecosystem that connects you totally to your senses and your soul. THE WELL spa and exceptional surroundings make Hacienda AltaGracia the perfect wellness destination.

Swimming pool with sublime views of the hills and mountains
Swimming pool overlooking hills and mountains (Photo: Hacienda AltaGracia)

Casitas with local Costa Rican decor

From the resort, perched several meters above sea level, you can admire sugar cane fields and coffee plantations, preceded by a vast expanse of tropical forest. Miles of rolling green hills and prolific natural surroundings surround the property and its luxurious accommodations.

Stay in one of our one- or two-bedroom casitas, tastefully decorated in local style. Neutral and warm tones adorn the homes with a mix of leather, linen and wooden furniture. Each casita celebrates indoor and outdoor living, with a spacious terrace overlooking the countryside. Some have a magnificent infinity pool.

Terrace with infinity pool THE WELL AltaGracia
Terrace with infinity pool (Photo: Hacienda AltaGracia)

One-bedroom casitas

The one-bedroom casitas are spacious, with terraces overlooking coffee farms, green hills and mountains. Generous spaces with a vast separate living room, a large bedroom, not forgetting the beautiful en-suite bathroom with double washbasin. On the design side, distressed wood materials meet marble, linen and leather. Comforting fireplaces for cosy evenings, wood- and cream-colored furnishings and Costa Rican works of art are displayed here and there.

Taste delicious Costa Rican coffee on your terrace, with the expanse of the plantations in front of you, birds and rainforest animals singing in the background. An idyllic little corner of paradise where you can disconnect and live in the moment.

Two-bedroom casitas

Enjoy all theprivacy andspace you need, with family or friends, in the spacious two-bedroom casitas. Each suite has its own private bathroom. These villas feature a large living room opening onto a private terrace, with panoramic views of the hills, coffee farms and rainforest. Large bay windows flood the space with natural light and open onto the beautiful wooden dining room. Some come with a lovely outdoor bathroom, so you can enjoy the great outdoors.

Wooden furniture and local decoration
Wooden furniture and local decor (Photo: Hacienda AltaGracia)

Exotic plants bloom indoors, bringing freshness. Costa Rican works of art crown the spaces in a spirit of safari or tropical mountain refuge. The design is defined by natural fibers and warm, neutral tones, making these cocoons welcoming and comforting.

Enjoy the pool on your private terrace, listening to the chirping of tropical birds or the echoing calls of howler monkeys. Keep your eyes open: you’re sure to catch a glimpse of some of Costa Rica’s wildlife. After all, this is the land of the toucan and the sloth!

THE WELL AltaGracia: well-being celebrates Pachamama

All-inclusive stays in a luxurious setting, immersive and personalized programs, THE WELL at Hacienda AltaGracia has been created to devote you solely to your well-being. A wellness concept based on the celebration of Pachamama, Mother Earth. Costa Ricans are very attached to nature and to healing with indigenous plants. Each treatment and experience pays tribute to the Earth and the gifts it offers us.

You’ll find eight treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy bath, a ” Casa de agua ” thermal suite, several spaces for conscious movement classes, yoga and outdoor meditation, and a healing garden. A synergy between nature, ancestral traditions and the latest technological innovations, to offer you a wide range of regenerative treatments. Care led by world-renowned healers and health experts.

Spa THE WELL AltaGracia
La Casa de Agua THE WELL (Photo: Hacienda Altagracia)

THE WELL AltaGracia & La Casa de Agua

Start your wellness journey with regenerating spa experiences. Each treatment begins with a purifying ritual, preparing you to receive the full benefits of your therapy. ApplyCosta Rican blue clay or let one of our therapists guide you. Relax on the heated stone bed and begin to feel your body and mind sink into deep relaxation. Continue this ode to water in the aromatherapy hammam or sauna. Finally, take a dip in the pool after sipping a refreshing garden tea, while admiring the view of the Talamanca mountains.

Natural river baths and crystal baths in the forest

Start with an aura cleanse in the natural El Rio river, while immersed in the sounds of nature. Exfoliate your skin with a local coffee scrub, then immerse yourself in the healing properties of water, with a herbal bath to relax your muscles and purify you.

The crystal and forest bath lets you connect with your senses and discover the power of nature. You cross the AltaGracia forest to connect with Mother Nature, continuing your experience with an integrative energy treatment at THE WELL Crystal Rancho. You sit around a huge crystal quartz, transported by sounds, guided meditation and gentle touch.

Energy healing and integrative care

Dating back to ancient civilizations, energy treatments rebalance the physical body and mind through vibratory frequencies. Free yourself from deep-rooted old patterns or beliefs. Reiki, craniosacral therapy, polar attunement, sound therapy, visualization therapy and EFT are just some of the holistic techniques offered by THE WELL.

THE WELL AltaGracia singing bowl massage
Singing bowl massage (Photo: Hacienda AltaGracia)

THE WELL AltaGracia signature treatments

Hacienda AltaGracia is home to a team of the world’s and Costa Rica’s finest holistic practitioners. These expert therapists offer signature treatments that are unique to Costa Rica:

Massage Hierbas & Flores THE WELL Altagracia
Hierbas & Flores massage (Photo: Hacienda AltaGracia)
  • Hierbas et Flores: a deep massage to heal and purify the body, with freshly picked indigenous herbs and flowers. This ancient technique begins with a relaxing massage, focusing on balancing not only the organs, but also the chakras and energy channels.
  • Maderoterapia : a holistic massage practiced in Central America. Wooden tools are used to balance energy and the body. Used with local coffee butter and oils, this therapy helps to reduce stress, detoxify the body and improve circulation in the lymphatic system.
  • Integration: maximize your well-being by offering you this fully personalized treatment. Design your own experience by choosing one, two or three combined treatments.
  • Recovery treatments: THE WELL leverages its therapeutic power by using state-of-the-art technology such as Celluma light therapy, lymphatic boots and infrared cabins.
  • Guided sleep meditation.
  • Burning Ceremony.

Botanical Yoga

Explore THE WELL healing garden with your Mindful Movement coach-therapist. The session begins with a practice of affirmation and grounding, and subtly takes you on an aromatic sensory journey. Your instructor will guide you through a Pachamama-inspired yoga session to release old patterns, clear the mind and restore your balance. This practice combines breathing techniques with the use of herbal compresses.

Costa Rica’s delicious traditional cuisine

Enjoy delicious healthy cuisine at Grano restaurant. Discover Costa Rican ingredients and Latin American culinary rituals as you sample Central American cuisine. Every dish tells a story: the story of a place, a tradition, a product… Menus are created with the seasons in mind, offering a rich palette of flavors. The Cienfuegos restaurant, meanwhile, serves up land and sea recipes inspired purely by Costa Rican culture , with ingredients cooked over a fire using desiccated coconuts.

Restaurant THE WELL AltaGracia
Refined restaurant (Photo Hacienda AltaGracia)

The Las Brisas and Picoteo restaurants offer more casual, fresh and local menus. Enjoy by the pool or on the terrace. The Palapa bar prepares all kinds of cold drinks. A chance to relax on a deckchair with a delicious local and exotic fruit juice!

Here, culinary art is intimately linked to the earth, which is why ingredients are grown directly in the chef’s El Cultivo garden. The open-air kitchen offers you the chance to take part in cooking and mixology workshops . Learn techniques inspired by the indigenous people of Costa Rica, with renowned chefs.

Tasting of local 100% Arabica coffee

As a producer of some of the world’s finest coffees, it’s impossible to leave Costa Rica without tasting this succulent hot beverage. Discover the 7,000 plants from AltaGracia farms and neighboring cooperatives, and observe the different roasting and preparation techniques. Smell the intense, woody, floral aromas typical of 100% Arabica coffees.

Book Hacienda AltaGracia

Take advantage of our expertise in wellness breaks and contact us for a personalized quote for Hacienda Altagracia.

Rates: from 1400 euros per night.

Call us for the USA: +1 (646) 980 6652 or for the UK: +44 20 4577 3258 to discuss your holiday plans.

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