3 wellness tourism options in Costa Rica to take care of your body and mind

Would you like to improve or maintain your well-being during or as a result of a trip? If so, Then you have to know about wellness tourism.

What is wellness tourism?

The Global Wellness Institute defines wellness tourism as the tourism that people seek to improve or maintain their well-being during or as a result of the trip they make.

You can improve your well-being both physically and mentally by doing activities such as:

  • Spa circuits.
  • Detoxification programs.
  • Yoga classes.
  • Meditation sessions.
  • Healthy meals and diets adapted to your needs.
  • Art classes.
  • Outdoor activities.
  • Natural therapies.

You can do all those activities which revitalize your body and mind, at the same time you’re traveling and getting the chance to know new places and natural settings. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

Places for wellness tourism in Costa Rica

If you are interested in wellness tourism and want to try it, we recommend you 3 different options in Costa Rica where you can have this unforgettable experience:

1. Asclepios wellness and health retreat

Asclepios seeks to generate physical, emotional and spiritual balance in its guests through services and therapies with a holistic approach. This center located in Tambor de Alajuela, also apply high standards to have the minimum environmental impact. Asclepios uses solar panels to generate electricity and practice organic agriculture on its property.

What can you do?

Asclepios offers services such as: naturopathy, detoxification and revitalization programs, stress and weight management programs, meditation, reiki, acupuncture, among many others.

2. Río Perdido

Located in Bagaces, Guanacaste, Río Perdido comprises a unique canyon 200 ft deep, where hot mineral water rises from its rocky base. Río Perdido also includes important sustainability standards in their buildings and services, so you will also be a responsible traveler with the environment.

What can you do?

Massages, hiking, baths in hot springs, cycling, and many more activities.

3. Tabacón

Tabacón is located in the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano and surrounded by thermal waterfalls, where you can do wellness tourism and be in touch with nature. Tabacón is another option that has sustainability policies from a strong commitment to reduce the environmental impact.

What can you do?

Enjoy the hot springs, massages, thermal hydrotherapies, yoga classes, hydromassages, and so on.

What do you think of wellness tourism? Would you like to visit any of the places we just mentioned? Tell us!



Get a great discount at Asclepios wellness and health retreat and Río Perdido by showing your rental agreement with Economy Rent a Car at the time of visit. Call us at +1 (877) 326-7368 to make a car reservation with us!

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