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Discover Your Eco-Luxury Paradise in Costa Rica

Welcome to Vayu Retreat Villas, your eco-friendly resort in Costa Rica’s stunning South Pacific Coast. Nestled near the charming coastal town of Uvita, our sustainable luxury villas offer a perfect blend of comfort and natural beauty. This hidden gem of Costa Rica boasts pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and a refreshingly low-key atmosphere – ideal for those seeking a quiet beach resort or a rainforest retreat without compromising on adventure or amenities.

Vayu was born from our passion for eco-tourism and our desire to create a boutique hotel experience for visitors to Costa Rica. After years of exploration, we found our paradise here in Uvita, where the jungle meets the sea. Our villas offer a unique combination of seclusion and accessibility, allowing you to immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s natural wonders while enjoying premium accommodations.

From thrilling rainforest hikes to serene beach days, unforgettable adventures and rejuvenating wellness experiences await you at Vayu Retreat Villas. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a nature immersion holiday, come discover why this sustainable lodging in Costa Rica is where you truly belong.

Marc & Rafael

Owners - Vayu Retreat Villas

A woman in a flowing white cover-up and sun hat walks down the steps at Vayu Retreat Villas on a sunny day, surrounded by vibrant greenery and tropical flowers. This idyllic scene captures the essence of one of the best hotels in Uvita, Costa Rica, offering a perfect blend of luxury and natural beauty in a jungle retreat setting.
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What Makes Vayu Retreat Villas Unique?

At Vayu, we’ve created a one-of-a-kind retreat that blends the elegance of Mediterranean coastal design with the lush beauty of Costa Rica’s southern rainforests. Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Exclusive Luxury: With only four meticulously designed suites, we offer an intimate, boutique experience that larger resorts can’t match. Each suite is a private sanctuary, ensuring tranquility and personalized attention.
  • Fusion of Cultures: Our unique design marries Mediterranean aesthetics with tropical surroundings, creating spaces that are both familiar and exotic. Imagine sun-bleached whites and azure blues nestled among vibrant green canopies.
  • Immersive Natural Experience: Positioned at the edge of renowned rainforest jungles, Vayu offers unparalleled access to Costa Rica’s biodiversity. Wake up to the sounds of howler monkeys and exotic birds right outside your window.
  • Curated Comfort: Every detail, from our locally-sourced linens to our hand-picked furnishings, is chosen to provide the utmost in comfort and style. It’s luxury that feels like home, but better.
  • Personalized Adventures: Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping rainforest hikes or serene beachside yoga, our team crafts bespoke experiences tailored to your desires.

At Vayu, we don’t just offer a place to stay – we provide an unforgettable journey into the heart of Costa Rica’s natural beauty, wrapped in Mediterranean-inspired luxury.

Your extraordinary escape awaits.

Destination - Costa Rican South Pacific


A Paradise Waiting to be Discovered. Your Luxury Hideaway on Costa Rica’s South Pacific Coast For a Secluded Getaway

Nestled in the jungle-covered hills near the tourist town of Uvita, Vayu Retreat Villas offer a luxurious escape with the best that Costa Rica has to offer! 

Beach Life

35 Kilometres of Pristine Tropical Coastline

To The Sea

The Iconic Whale’s Tail Sandbar enjoys Seasonal Visits from Migrating Humpback Whales

A lush region of colorful rainforests, cascading waterfalls, palm-fringed beaches along the Pacific. Head to the beach to soak in uninterrupted ocean views over the iconic Whale’s Tail as you gaze out to the horizon. Keep an eye out for the majestic humpback whales breaching in the azure waters below. The Pacific offers a playground of world-class activities, from surfing and fishing to snorkeling in vibrant marine habitats.

Turn your eyes toward the lush jungle, and you might spot playful monkeys making their way through the trees. Venture deeper into the pristine rainforest surrounding our luxurious Costa Rican resort and indulge in thrilling adventures like zip-lining through the canopy, horseback riding along scenic trails, and trekking to breathtaking waterfalls.

Waterfalls & Hikes

Our doorstep showcases raw, untamed beauty and remains largely unexplored.

Wildlife at its Best

The Osa region, named “one of the most biologically intense regions on earth” showcases nature at its best. 


Check Our Best Rooms & Suites

Not just a hotel room – Indulge in simplistic comfort designed for wellness. Features like, smart integrated rooms, limitless lighting options, pillow-top beds and luxurious linens, expansive showers and private outdoor spaces. Our Boutique Hotel offers an intimate, relaxed and serene vibe.
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*Prices are per night in USD.

Exceptional Services you Expect

Sustainable Flavors

Our tasting menu is not to be missed - Open to guests and the community, our onsite restaurant highlights the flavors of locally sourced ingredients. While in our bar we have a wide selection of international wines to choose from.

*Breakfast is included with all stays.

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Best of Costa Rica

Take advantage of our trip building and experiences planning to enhance your experience.

*A digital guidebook and concierge is available in the comfort of your room on your smart phone.

Honeymoons at Vayu

With only 4 guest Suites on the property, you’ll have as much privacy as you please to relax and rejuvenate in an intimate, adults-only setting.

*Enquire about our couples spa packages. 

Extend your Journey

Journeys to Vayu are now easier with 20% off your next stay when you book a minimum of two nights. Allowing extra time to embrace the Pura Vida.

* No booking code required 

What our Guests Have to Say ....

We staye here in mid February and I still remember how beautiful and wonderful this place is. I had to come back and write a review knowing I should have done this months ago. Food is excellent, service is top notch, and the ...

Stephen Salas

Stephen Salas

2 months ago

We travelled through Central America for 6 weeks and this was by far the best stay on our trip. It was the last week of our trip and we were a bit stressed. After the stay at Vayu all the stress was gone. It was such a privat...

Finn Rüb

Finn Rüb

6 months ago

Best of the Best TripAdvisor 2024

We are proud to be recognized in our first year.

 Travellers’ Choice winners are among the top 10% of businesses on Tripadvisor. The Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best is TripAdvisor’s highest honour.


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Pura Vida

At the heart of Vayu you will find this sentiment to ring true.  

A place to call your home away from home. 

Reservations Now get a 20% Discount on all Rooms

Take additional savings off our Green Season pricing until November 2024
A serene night view of the pool area at Vayu Retreat Villas, with illuminated lounge chairs and umbrellas reflected in the water. This inviting scene captures the luxurious ambiance of one of the best hotels in Uvita, Costa Rica, perfect for a tranquil and elegant jungle retreat experience.

3km East from Costanera Pacifica Hwy Puntarenas

Tres Rios de Coronado, 60501

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