GAIA’S VIP SERVICE includes a tropical Welcome Drink, transportation to and from the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio and the National Park (every day from 7:30AM to 4:30PM), a complimentary guided Tour in our own Nature Reserve (every Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays), FREE WIFI access throughout the property, your own private Concierge who will assist you in all your needs and arrangements, Usage of our Exercise Room, Free local and international phone calls, Twice Daily maid service and Free 24/7 medical consultation. For our guests from the age of 13 years, all reservations also include one 20 minutes treatment per guest per stay available at our Terra Spa from 10am to 2:40pm daily. You can choose from: (A) Back Relief (B) Hands & Feet Renewal or a (C) Mini Organic Facial, two tapas and two free house cocktails at La Luna Restaurant that can be used arrival night.


Botanical Garden & Spice Tour

A fantastic tour for foodies and everyone interested Costa Rica´s agriculture. The tour explains the origins of spices and their traditional uses. An experience for all senses! The tour is a gentle walk through the plantation and is very sensory featuring the world´s three favorite flavors: vanilla, chocolate and ceylon cinnamon. Visitors enjoy an assortment of gourmet spice treats all grown on the plantation and prepared by their own staff pastry chef.


Transportation, bilingual guide, food samples


8:00am and 12:30pm and lasts approximately 3 hours total.


A comfortable walking shoe and clothing, insect repellent, money for the gift shop

Cash crops include vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa, black pepper and allspice, plus a variety of exotic fruits & essential oil plants.

The tour also features an epiphyte collection of orchids, bromeliads and tillandsias.

Departures at 8:00 am and 12:30 pm and lasts approximately 3 hours total.

Please note that the gift shop only accepts cash and no credit card charges.


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