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Epicurean Earth-to-Plate Cuisine

We take a playful and healing approach to our cuisine, experimenting with new flavors and restorative ingredients sourced from our land. Working with hand-picked produce from our Mandala Garden, our award-winning and published chef creates a thoroughly nourishing and organic dining experience tailored to each of our guests. From family-style feasting to tasting menus that pay homage to Mesoamerican cuisine, you will savor our natural bounty in all its colorful, curative glory.
Food Grown on Our Land at Kinkara Luxury Retreat Santa Elena, San Jose

Food Grown on Our Land

Our kitchen is dedicated to consciously sourcing ingredients grown on our land, from local farms, and from small local artisans and producers. The result is a reimagined, exquisite farm-to-table cuisine crafted to delight the palates of our guests and celebrate the abundance of the land through an artistry and diversity present within every bite.
Kinkara Luxury Retreat Santa Elena, San Jose Feel Good Eating

Feel Good Eating

An expert in Ayurvedic theory and Eastern cuisine, our celebrated Chef Kuntal Kumar prepares delectable foods with their curative properties in mind. Combining pure ingredients and memorable flavors to create unique elixirs that rehydrate, rebalance and improve your mood, the food we serve up at Kinkara Luxury Retreat will make you feel incredible.
A Kitchen Created to Innovate at Kinkara Luxury Retreat Santa Elena, San Jose

A Kitchen Created to Innovate

With regenerative cuisine at the heart of what we do, we like to keep our food as pure and organic as possible. That's why we make as much of it as we can from scratch, including dark chocolate and nut butters. We even grind our own flour and in the near future will be producing our own dairy products in house.
Kinkara Luxury Retreat Santa Elena, San Jose Liquid Elixirs

Liquid Elixirs

Our experimentation in the kitchen doesn't stop at food. To accompany our high-end wholesome cuisine, we brew our kombucha in-house, fresh-press our juices and hand-pick our herbal teas. We also serve up signature cocktails, organic South American wines and local craft beers each evening at Casa Bulú.
Places to Feast at Kinkara Luxury Retreat Santa Elena, San Jose

Places to Feast

A relaxed indoor environment to come together over nourishing food and meaningful conversation, our welcoming Casa Bulú blends a playful living space and open area for mealtimes. Dine and unwind from dawn to dusk with a view of our open kitchen, hop over to our expansive dining and relaxation tent for lunches and dinners closer to nature, or enjoy a beverage taking in sunset from the peaceful swaying chairs on our back deck or fireside after dusk.