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La Candela Mountain Retreat

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Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Words can't describe the experience of nesting into a hand-built, creatively designed home nestled into primary oak forest in the mountains of costa rica. I've spent several years in all parts of latin america and I've never seen anything like this. Daniel is an artist with a golden touch, and if you have the opportunity to stay in this home,...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2011

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to lead a group meditation retreat at La Candela in March (2011) and it proved to be a stunning location and a beautiful home. Daniel and Dagmar were wonderful hosts and took care of any maintenance issues so we could relax completely and focus on our retreat, and enjoy the silence interrupted only...

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Montezuma, Costa Rica
Reviewed 25 April 2011

Tucked away in the mountains outside Santa Maria de Dota, this Swiss-inspired cabin in the mountains is a breath of fresh air. Beautifully built with amazing attention to detail and set in a circle of giant Oak trees, it's hard to imagine a more stunning setting. With virgin forest all around, gorgeous views and serene surroundings, this is an idyllic...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2011

This lovely place is in a magical, serene setting up in the mountains near Santa Maria. Every structure, wall and piece of furniture was created by owner and artist Daniel. We saw a resplendent quetzal while visiting, and the fire flies at night were enchanting. The temperature is refreshing cool (being from Canada) and the sunsets were spectacular on a...

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Montezuma, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 April 2011

We just spent a week long meditation retreat at the La Candela. First of all, the pictures on Trip Advisor don't do any justice at all, this place is breath taking. My first impression was "woooooooooooow!!, and I kept saying that after I saw the garden, the bathrooms, the bedrooms, the kitchen, the platforms..." It is just sooo beautiful, so...

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nc
Reviewed 25 September 2010

This is a special retreat in the Mountains of Costa Rica. Nature abounds and organic gardens for beautiful meals. Romance, kinship and relaxation abound along with hearty hiking and nature walks with every color of the rainbow...flowers, trees, rivers. I will be back again and I recommend you don't miss this one.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 September 2010

Unspoiled mountain retreat with long range views in the middle of National Forest. All organic meals from the garden were amazing. Daniel and Dagmar are the two of the most splendid hosts. I can't wait to go back.

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Address: Santa Maria de Dota, Santa Maria, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Santa Maria
Number of rooms: 2
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“If you can, hike down to the amazing river!”
 of 5 bubbles AgentSage, 4 Apr 2011 | Read review
“Upstairs room is fantastic!!!”
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