Immersive Caribbean Experiences in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica

by Kimberly Krol

Jan 17, 2015

Matapalo, Costa Rica © Piccaya | Dreamstime

Health & Wellness

With most of the country facing freezing temperatures this winter, it’s hard to keep your mind from wandering to happy thoughts of a beach vacation. If you’re considering a warm weather getaway this year, consider these Caribbean excursions and programs in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica to stay well and help beat the frigid temps.


W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island is offering a yoga retreat, ENERGIZE by Tara Stiles, including Strala classes, wellness assessments, nature escapes, cooking classes and spa treatments. Visit the Bioluminescent Bay while in Vieques.


At the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico, guests can enjoy excursions at the foot of El Yunque National Rainforest. The 438-acre nature sanctuary offers sustainable activities such as helping guardian Leatherback Turtles.


Retail therapy is a wellness activity at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, offering the country’s first Retail Therapist to curate guest’s shopping needs with specialized itineraries, maps, guides to artisanal markets and tips.


At Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort, adventure awaits. Guests can surf, take rainforest canopy tours, deep sea fish, hike, take Spanish lessons or relax by the pool.


Set on a 30-acre coffee plantation, Costa Rica Marriott San Jose is close to ecotourism options like Poas Volcano, rainforest excursions, plantation tours and canopy trips.



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