Alma de Ojochal Hotel
Author Dagmar Reinhard
The Alma De Ojochal Hotel is, as the name says, “the soul of Ojochal” and is in tune with the spirit of Pura Vida on the South Western coast of Costa Rica. Here you will have the feeling of enjoying life to the fullest, embracing experience and adventure in a very relaxed atmosphere.
The Alma de Ojochal is an award-winning, adults-only boutique hotel that is located on its own 3-acre ridge. It boasts spectacular views of a great mountain range behind, with splendid vegetation that nourishes countless waterfalls. At its feet, the jungle and the valley of the town of Ojochal extends.
The Alma de Ojochal Hotel facilities consist of 5 well-appointed rooms with newly renovated bathrooms in 2020, WiFi, a private parking lot, and a beautiful ocean view breakfast area on the terrace. Freshly prepared breakfasts are included with your stay. Lounge by the pool in the midst of carefully maintained tropical gardens or watch the Pacific’s waves and breathtaking sunsets from the pool deck or your large private balcony.
Thanks to its privileged location, it always has the most refreshing tropical breezes. And every day is different in Paradise. The property is a quiet oasis regularly visited by many species of birds, butterflies, monkeys and if lucky, maybe a sloth!
The owners of this retreat, Janet and John Chantry, want to ensure that your stay at Alma will give you lasting memories that will make you want to return again and again!
John is a very versatile piano player/singer-songwriter. If you are lucky, you may witness a live show by John, or he may be joined by one of his songwriting friends, such as Ken Nickell or Janet, producing a show in the renowned live music venue at The Bamboo Room. The prior lively ocean view restaurant is now a live recording studio, and shows are broadcast online from the Bamboo multiple nights per week.
Chef-prepared dinners are available. Chef Jose Calderon uses only the freshest local ingredients to prepare his culinary delights. Please reserve in advance.
The shows are musically top-notch, fun, and interactive. While staying at Alma, you can be a part of a live studio audience! (sorry, no “walk-ins” for dinner. By reservation only.
For adventures, the hotel reception can arrange day trips to Drake Bay, the Corcovado, and Manuel Antonio National Parks, whale watching, ATV tours, horseback riding on the beach, fishing, and zip-lining. These are just some of the many other tours close to the Alma Hotel. Reserve a room now for an all-around perfect jungle experience!
Make sure to book direct for the best pricing!
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What to do, Where to eat and Where to stay…
- Activities and Tours
- Whale Watching Tour
- Natural Attractions
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