Rent the villa

el alma may be booked as such. It is perfect size for small groups, families (children 13 and up) or friends.

The secluded premium villa comprises of three spacious suites − each with its own bathroom, dressing room and private terrace or porch − a living room and a kitchen.

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Mandala Suite

The very large mandala suite is our jewel with a breathtaking view. The bathroom has a touch of your own SPA. The spacious terrace offers privacy and clear views over the pacific.

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Tree Top Room

You will find the tree top room on the upper floor. The view into a very large and old tree adds a mystic flavor. You have direct access to the terrace from the bedroom as well as from the bathroom.

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Garden Room

The garden room is located on the ground floor where you have direct access to the terrace and the garden.

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Soul Retreat

The house and surroundings may be described as a “garden of the soul”. It is a place for inspiration, (re-)enlivenment, refreshment, salvation, love and personal development. A site made for the pursuit of spiritual happiness. el alma and the retreats offered here are devoted to the soul as George Eliot once put it: ” it’s never too late to be what you might have been”.

Yoga & Massage

Costa Rica is a perfect place for mindfulness, yoga and meditation combined with the beauty of the nature.

We offer a variety of spa therapies at el alma such as sport massages, relaxing massages, deep tissue massages or Thai massages.


In line with our soul retreat philosophy we offer our guests also a reflecting tool such as coaching.

Here you find time and leisure to devote yourself to your personal subjects surrounded by the beautiful nature and without your daily stress.

Fine Dining

If you prefer to stay at the villa we can organize a fine dining on the covered terrace. The chef will prepare for you an exquisite meal according to your personal wishes. Dayana, our concierge can organize for you a romantic dinner at the beach Club. At this exclusive location, delicious meals can be enjoyed on the beach on the very edge of the ocean, accompanied by a sky full of stars or if you are lucky by the full moon.


Do you want to complement your stay with golf? Peninsula Papagayo offers a 18-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. The fairways lead over 6,788 yards through diverse terrain with an overall area of 125 acres. The course includes dramatic elevation changes and offers spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean from 14 of the 18 fairways.


El Alma is the wonderful place where you can enjoy your romantic, soul connecting honeymoon. For a couple looking to start their married life in the best possible way, a relaxing vacation in Costa Rica can be a wonderful place. Our guest house offers the exclusivity, luxury and privacy spot for a memoral experience. Are you are looking for a combining spectacular ocean cove scenery and the natural surrounding el alma can offer.


Designed by Arnold Palmer, this 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course was designed with the resort golfer in mind and is ranked among the "Top 100 Courses Outside the United States" by Golf Digest. Your experience begins atop one of Peninsula Papagayo's highest plateaus, overlooking the jeweled waters of Bahía de Culebra.

Soul & Surfing

El Alma is in a privilege location, for several reasons and one of them of them is the proximity to the world-famous surfing spot Witches Rock, where is located in Playa Naranjo. The real Playa Naranjo features epic golden sands, strong and open breaks and a large rocky formation just off of the coastline that the locals have dubbed Witch's Rock. The surf is consistently strong and clean groundswells are of common sight, making it perfect for those surfers to take the larger outside sets or for the surfer who likes the smaller inside waves. If learn to surf or surf Witches Rock El Alma offer this amazing opportunity combining El Alma exclusive and luxury treatment with the adventure sense of surfing.


Peninsula Papagayo

Peninsula Papagayo is located in Costa Rica's province of Guanacaste at the north Pacific Coast of the country. Originally created by volcanic activity and formed by weather the Peninsula is now protruding into the gulf of Papagayo. Unique in Central America are its wonderful views, the virgin tropic dry forest and untouched beaches.


At el alma we offer you a variety of activities.

From nature walks by the nearby volcano Rincon de la Vieja to watersport on the blue ocean such as stand up paddle, kayak or just swimming our concierge Dayana will help you to find your preferred activity.

Boat Tour

The boat tour is more for relaxing like snorkeling, discovering lone beaches, dolphin or turtle watching (depending on the season). The highlight of the boat trip is an exclusive private picnic, organized by Dayana on a lonely beach.