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Simbiosis Spa at Hacienda Guachipelin: A Healing Journey Among Pure Thermal Spa Waters

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Visiting Hacienda Guachipelin can be an exhilarating adventure experience. But there is another side to our ranch that you may not know about: a true spa experience! Step into our magical garden-set thermal oasis in the jungle and delight in receiving custom body treatments that match the full body relaxation from bathing in our natural thermal springs. Renew, detoxify, re-hydrate, and nourish your body in the mineral rich volcanic waters of Rincon de la Vieja.

Let our expert staff at Simbiosis Spa focus on your well being using local traditional soothing and healing techniques. Our warm and kind therapists use local ingredients including fruits, herbs, essential oils, exfoliants, and minerals to create an unforgettable spa experience that will relax and clear your mind. Indulge in a holistic experience that will excite your senses while providing you with balance, energy, and overall well being in your body, mind, and emotions.

Are you seeking relief from chronic muscle pain and fatigue? Simbiosis Spa at Hacienda Guachipelin provides an enchanting space where you can relax, be present, and let your stress slip away to the peaceful sounds of the jungle. Our spa is positioned among a gorgeous forest setting and surrounded by fast flowing rivers and gentle volcanic activity. Here, positioned in this unique environment, we have made it our goal to help you completely disconnect. This is a space where you can immerse yourself in the peaceful bliss of being in pristine, green, vibrant nature while indulging in our excellent spa services.

All of our treatments are available to individuals or couples, including shower, steam room, and hot springs. Simbiosis Spa’s gardens grow many sacred herbs and medicinal plants which we use in our traditional body treatments and complimentary tea elixirs. Locals have enjoyed the naturally mineral rich water of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano for centuries. We invite you to enrich your stay at Hacienda Guachipelin with a visit to Simbiosis Spa so that you can witness the magic yourself.

What Makes Simbiosis Spa Special?

A spa is traditionally a mineral spring considered to have health-giving properties, also known as a hot spring. This original definition has been lost over time with the creation of ‘drugstore’ spas that have none of the healing attributes of authentic thermal mineral water. True hot springs have mineral-infused water that has been created under pressure and originates deep underground. Only mother nature can make the real thing.

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The best spas around the world are near the Pacific Ring of Fire. Costa Rica is one of the countries that is in this zone and as a result has over 200 volcanic formations, mineral pools, mud baths, and hot mineral springs. Around the active, smoking Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, there are many of Costa Rica’s natural treasures hidden away for you to discover and Simbiosis Spa is one of these treasures. The true thermal water that naturally bubbles up at our spa helps to heal skin problems and relieves chronic pain in joints and muscles. Minerals from the water are absorbed through the skin, healing muscles, joints, and internal organs.

Our healing thermal spa pool is included in your services at Simbiosis Spa. You can enjoy the hot springs before or after your treatment, which will help to boost the benefits of every therapy you receive at Simbiosis. Soothe and enliven your senses in this legendary setting of healing properties, which has long delivered comfort to injured, wounded, and aching bodies. Here, you can find peace of mind, experience full body relaxation, and reignite the fire in your spirit.

Services Offered at Simbiosis Spa

Thermal Experiences

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Indulge in a natural steam bath that uses geothermal-heated spring water that is mineral rich prior to receiving a deep-cleansing treatment. Try a body exfoliating scrub using volcanic mud or a chocolate mask to illuminate your skin with antioxidants. Conclude your ritual with a 75 minute massage of your choice as well as a private dip in the outdoor spa bath and leave feeling absolutely refreshed and renewed.

Corporal Renewal

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The body exfoliation experiences at Simbiosis Spa aim to stimulate circulation through masks and massage. Our mud and honey mask, for instance, uses volcanic mud that is infused with a mineral-rich organic honey that leaves skin feeling soft and refreshed. Volcanic mud helps reduce cellulite and fluid retention, as well as relieving sunburn, insect bites, and skin lesions. Our herbal mask at Simbiosis Spa has an anti-ageing effect that comes from stimulating the skin’s natural collagen. Begin with a gentle exfoliation followed by a sauna session, after which our staff apply our anti-aging botanical mixture. Or receive a creamy mud wrap infused with mineral-rich water and essential oils that dissolve muscle tension and reduce inflammation. End your renewal session with an aromatherapy massage where we use essential oils native to this region. Your body will feel refreshed and moisturized and your mind will be in a deep state of relaxation.

Facials at Simbiosis

Facial treatments at Simbiosis Spa can include a traditional scrub that is used to purify the mind, body, and spirit. We help to detoxify the skin on your face with volcanic mud and green tea leaves which will let your skin breathe and shine. Or you can choose to rejuvenate your skin with a traditional massage technique that eliminates excess liquids and toxins. We also offer a gentle cleansing peel that features a thermally-warmed serum mixed with the use of quartz crystals and an herbal mask that is activated by ice and lavender meant to tighten loose skin. This aromatic treatment focuses on balancing the nervous system using custom essential oils to compliment your needs for energetic release.

Signature Massage

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Try a wellness massage that combines thermal mud treatments with a deep tissue massage and create a deep sensation of comfort and relaxation. We also offer relaxing treatments that include aromatherapy, magnesium infusions, arnica compress, sound therapy, volcanic mud and coffee, and cryo-massage, which relieves swelling and heaviness in the legs.

Our world-class Simbiosis Spa has a variety of soothing and exclusive treatments with which we pamper our guests through luxury and relaxation. All of our spa therapies are provided by extensively-trained professional therapists. We will help you choose the perfect treatments for your one-of-a-kind experience. Our hot springs and therapeutic treatments are naturally luxurious wellness experiences set in the middle of one of the most beautiful and distinct places on earth. Hacienda Guachipelin’s unparalleled eco-friendly resort is a place of balance and well being that is also home to an extraordinary range of adventures and scenery. Create a rounded holiday experience for yourself by indulging in a spa day at Simbiosis Spa in Hacienda Guachipelin.

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