Sustainability, Asclepios compromise

  • Asclepios wishes to educate in the appreciation and respect for nature and all its living beings. Our Center and Spa will not compromise our natural habitat, it will only occupy 2,200 square meters in a total area of ​​5 hectares. It is built in cladding (recycled newspaper and cement) and adobe, two sustainable materials. Asclepios honors ventilation and natural lighting. We also use solar thermal collectors and water recirculation systems. The existing lamps are energy efficient. We protect our wildlife and preserve our primary and secondary forests. We also regenerate the land by cultivating beautiful organic gardens and we work with experts to reintroduce native plants and animals that have been expelled by alien species.Asclepios Wellness & Healing Retreat participates in the Costa Rica Tourism Institute CST certification program that aims to categorize and certify tourism companies according to the degree to which their operation is close to a sustainability model.
  • We are affiliated with the Friends of the National Parks of Costa Rica Program.
  • We support and promote tree planting campaigns for native species in our gardens, generation of food for fauna, nesting of birds, soil stabilization and water conservation.
  • We support the Blue Flag Program at the Dr. Adolfo Jiménez de la Guardia Community School by depositing our recyclable waste such as plastic bottles and cans in its collection center.
  • Our company is committed to the philosophy of the 4 Rs, Reject, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle as part of our internal management and sustainability policy.
  • Our gardens produce herbs, vegetables, fruits and vegetables without chemicals, supplying our Higia Restaurant, offering natural, fresh and organic products.
  • Our facilities do not compromise the natural habitat since they only occupy 1800 square meters in an area of ​​5 hectares.
  • We use alternative energies such as solar panels to heat and reuse the water to irrigate our gardens.
  • We have an internal waste selection program, separating all the organic matter generated in our kitchen, for the preparation of compost in our gardens. This process is carried out directly at our facilities. The rest of the recyclable material is taken to community centers, duly authorized for this purpose.
  • We have an internal emergency plan, duly endorsed by the Ministry of Health, and an evacuation plan.
  • All our promotional material, as well as the hotel directory and menus of our Restaurant are made with 100% recycled paper.
  • We use chemical-free whitening soaps, which are 100% biodegradable. We do not use amenities in our rooms and personal hygiene products are in dispensers. We also do not use kleenex.
  • Our outdoor lighting is low impact to protect the species that inhabit the area. Our rooms have ceiling fans, large windows for fresh air circulation and we promote energy consumption savings with our external and internal clients.
  • Our collaborators receive talks periodically on environmental issues, such as recycling, reforestation and saving exhaustible natural resources such as water.
  • We support national producers with small farms, factories of artisan soaps, artisan chocolates and organic products for Spa made in Costa Rica.

    Thank you for making conscious and sustainable decisions when booking with Asclepios.