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Shanti Spa

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Pampering for body and soul

Shanti, The Spa at Makanda, draws inspiration from the Costa-Rican beautiful Nature, a place of personal total comfort, relaxation and good vibes filling. Located on a private terrace looking out over a private bay and surrounded by rain Forest, the detached spa complex is designed to be a jewel. Shanti Spa interior made of only natural materials: ocean stones, natural wood, bamboo, shells - everything that helps to relax and feel connection with amazing nature.
Spa area include big ocean-view terrace for private yoga lessons, outside relaxing zone with beach beds and massage spot, comfort zone with big Jacuzzi and exclusive natural wood steaming room.

Body massage, yoga, stretching, special steaming-therapy and relaxation combine to assist the body's natural renewal.



Swedish massage
This incredibly relaxing Swedish Massage uses light to medium pressure incorporating long, soothing, and fluid strokes to stimulate blood flow, oxygenation, and circulation to the tissues.
60 Minutes - $ 80         90 Minutes - $ 100

Deep tissue
Deep tissue bodywork strengthens the immune system, calms the nervous system, flushes toxins from the muscles reducing pain and tension and improves the range of motion in the joints.

60 Minutes - $ 100          90 Minutes - $ 120

Couples Massage
The ultimate romantic therapy. Two therapists will work in unison to stimulate and reset the nervous system and to harmonize your couple rhythm, allowing a deeper state of relaxation and connection

60 Minutes - $ 150         90 Minutes - $ 215

Lymphatic Drainage
Gentle and repetitive technique aimed at producing the activation of the functioning of the superficial lymphatic system in order to improve the elimination of fluid found within the large molecules called lymph and facilitate the elimination of toxins.

90 min- $ 120

Thai massage
This ancient massage practice from Thailand also known as "Assisted Yoga", uses acupressure points and passive stretching to give your body profound relaxation, increased flexibility and energy. Please wear comfortable clothes

75 minutes - $ 120

Hot Stone Therapy
Feel how that tension melts while hot stones from Costa Rica's rivers are strategically placed along your body, and combined with essential oils,
Reiki and the best massage techniques. This ancient art of thermotherapy immediately releases any physical, mental and spiritual stress, leaving a sense of balance and well-being.

60 Minutes - $ 90        90 Minutes - $ 125

Chocolate whim - exfoliation massage
An exquisite fusion of indigenous cocoa seeds and sunflower oil, which is applied to your body with warm organic chocolate scrab-powder, that cleanses your skin, while you enjoy the benefits of our popular massage.

60 Minutes - $ 85         90 Minutes - $ 120

Rainforest Steps
(available at the pool)
A wonderful treatment for your legs with Swedish massage techniques and lymphatic drainage, relieve tensions as well as eliminate accumulated toxins. A refreshing mask of Green mud and mint will give the final touch to recover your legs and feet for another day of adventure.

60 Minutes - $ 60

Neck and hands massage
(available at the pool)
Receive the maximum benefit in the shortest time. Your therapist will work specifically on your hands, shoulders and neck, freeing you from any feeling of tiredness and tension.

30 Minutes - $ 40



Ginger & Honey Exfoliation Body Scrub

Our delicious blend of Costa Rican Honey and Ginger uses Raw Cane as a base.
Your skin will benefit not only from the gentle exfoliation and hydration that gives you the
honey, but also its wonderful analgesic properties, antioxidants and their anti-inflammatory effects. This formula increases the internal heat, strengthening your metabolism and blood circulation.
Exfoliation includes the application of a moisturizer at the end of the treatment

60 Minutes- $ 90


Body Wraps
Our body wraps are the composition of pure organic ingredients and food grade botanicals, which will guarantee the most relaxing experiences. All wraps include a Mini Facial.

60-minutes $ 90

Chocolate Wrap
This delicious fragrant body wrap will firm and tone your skin with the slimming properties of caffeine. Sooth your body and senses in chocolate heaven and our organic honey facial mask. This sexy treatment is a great energy booster.

Sunburn Relief
A natural and soothing wrap that combines the healing properties of aloe vera, lavender oil, vitamin C and rosemary extract that refreshes the skin burned by the sun, leaving it deeply hydrated. Facial mask based on cucumber and aloe.

Mud therapy
Remineralize, cleanse, and tone with the indigenous Thermal Mud sourced from the base of Costa Rica’s Arenal volcano. This wrap offers you the synergistic effect of thermal mud infused with eucalyptus to draw out toxins, enhance immunity, and give your spirit a boost.

Seaweed wrap
This wrap helps to eliminate toxins from your body. Also seaweed contains antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamin A, all of which can help to rebuild the elasticity of the skin. It also makes your skin more supple by increasing blood flow to its surface, regenerates damaged skin cells, produces collagen to firm and tone the skin, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, helping with body contouring


Organic Facial
The best Costa Rican ingredients are carefully collected and mixed to give you the best organic experience possible. Focused on improving in a natural way the
condition and appearance of your skin, all organic facials include a deep cleansing
Exfoliating coffee and vanilla, a volcanic clay mask with lemon and finally a facial massage with an exquisite combination of aloe, lavender, vitamin and snail slime.

1 hour- $ 50


Making reservations
Advance booking prior to the intended visit time is necessary. We provide bookings for Spa area only as private-sessions. That mean only you and your guests can use all spa facilities (steaming-room, terrace, Jacuzzi etc). We have options for 2, 4 and 6 people. Please either call or visit the Makanda desk in the main hotel reception.  

What to wear
You may wish to bring a swimsuit while enjoying the spa’s facilities. Also spa wear is provided for your treatment.

Your privacy
Your privacy will be protected at all times. Your therapist will leave you to change in private and throughout the treatment you will be draped with towels, covering all parts of the body not being treated

In consideration of other spa guests, we request a minimum of 4 hour’s notice if you are unable to keep your appointment. Please call our staff, who will be happy to reschedule. No shows or appointments canceled within
4 hours will incur a 50% cancellation fee.