Costa Rica spaIf you’d like to daydream about mud baths and massages in the tropics, check out our new luxury spa roundup: Costa Rica’s Eco-luxe Spas.

This was written by new contributor Insiya Rasiwala, who leads yoga trips and writes often about yoga, ecotourism, and health for various magazines.

As with Argentina and Mexico, Costa Rica is rightly becoming well-known for its spas. The resorts in Costa Rica have a lot to work with including views of lush jungle, tropical fruit and coffee ingredients, and the twittering of birds as you get your rubdown.

This article highlights five of the most notable spas, one at a hotel we will be reviewing shortly and some at hotels we have already reviewed: the Four Seasons Papagayo, Gaia Hotel and Reserve, and Flor Blanca.