Have a Costa Rican Christmas with Hacienda AltaGracia

Have a Costa Rican Christmas with Hacienda AltaGracia

The holiday season at Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection is celebrated with vigor and excitement. Families and communities can gather through transformative wellness, soulful culinary, and thrilling adventure met with deep local tradition, spirited events, and reflection.

Christmas Eve

  • The Art of Rompope: Explore the unique ingredients that make up Rompope – a Latin version of eggnog that is synonymous with the festive season in Costa Rica.
  • Sound Healing with Visiting Master Alejandro Lázaro: Experience deep rest and revitalization with this guided sound bath. Attune to the innate nature of the Self and honor our interconnectedness through sound vibration and gentle instrumentation.
  • Christmas Eve Dinner with Live Music: On Christmas Eve, families can gather at the resort’s signature restaurant, Grano, for an untraditional Christmas Eve Dinner that perfectly blends expected ingredients with Costa Rican flair and tradition. Dishes include honey-glazed turkey, crispy pork belly with pineapple chili relish, amongst other dishes, and for dessert, a chocolate and vanilla yule log.

Christmas Day

  • Chakra Energy Yoga & Healing Chakra Meditation with Visiting Master Rashia Bell Maintain chakra balance and positive energy flow throughout the body in this fluid yoga movement practice. Center and align the mind and body in this energetically harmonizing meditation practice.
  • Christmas Pura Vida Hour: Gather for an opportunity to give back to the local community. Join us as we head to the Hogar Madre del Redentor girls orphanage to personally deliver parcels containing everyday necessities and baskets of food prepared at the hacienda and share our signature Pura Vida Hour with the girls.
  • All Things Crystal with Visiting Master Rashia Bell: Join Visiting Master Rashia Bell for an introduction to nature’s energy through crystals. Discover the healing powers of crystals and learn how to bring this element into your daily life to support your well-being practices.
  • Christmas Dinner: Join us at Grano for a traditional Christmas dinner set against the scenic backdrop of our festively decorated restaurant.

December 26

  • El Tope: Line the streets of the hacienda for El Tope, the resort’s take on a traditional horse parade which happens in Costa Rica each year on the 26th of December. A tradition of national folklore, El Tope is the main event for lovers of horse riding born at the beginning of the 20th Century, when farmers would herd their cattle on horseback from one farm to another.
  • Hacienda Sunset Gathering: Throughout the year, the resort hosts our extended family – the guests of AltaGracia – for a sunset gathering to celebrate togetherness. During this special holiday period, alongside curated festive cocktails and mocktails, enjoy live music and a traditional performance of Costa Rican Cimarronas.
  • Lunas Energy Ceremony with Visiting Master Rashia Bell: Harness and honor the amplified energies of the New and Full Moons, focusing on practices for expanding and nurturing intention. In this ritual the moon is honored and intended, using the moon to recharge energy making us feel empowered and full of love.

The full holiday itinerary can be found here.