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Introduction

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat and Surfing

Join for a fantastic and recharging Surf and Yoga retreat at Vida Asana! Whether you are new to yoga, or an advanced practitioner, you’ll benefit from the serene environment and easy going approach to life. During your time with Vida Asana Yoga Retreat, you’ll enjoy three meals per day, daily maid service, daily yoga classes, and world class surf instruction.

Highlights

  • 5 yoga class sessions
  • 3 surfing class sessions
  • World class yoga and surf instruction
  • Sangria night and a welcome reception
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily healthy meals
  • Concierge services

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles

Ayurveda, Vinyasa, Restorative

Languages

Spoken languages: English

Accommodation

All rooms w/ private bathroom, hot water, AC, ceiling fan.

Retreat Program

Visa Asana Yoga Retreat Costa Rica program

It will let you rediscover yourself between the ocean and the jungle, providing a combination of lodging, fresh organic meals as well as yoga and surfing. It will also let you enjoy a simple and mindful experience that is often lacking in our daily lives.

The program encourages you to soak up the sounds, smells, and visually appealing landscape while letting go and allowing your soul room to breath.

Your day will include 3 fresh organic (whenever possible) meals, as well as daily yoga and lots of surfing. There will also be lots of time to relax, blend in with nature, explore, or immerse yourself in the other activities Central America's "adventure capital" has to offer.

Included Excursions

Package includes 3 surf lessons and a daily yoga class, including transportation and board rental.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS INCLUDE

  • Paddle boarding
  • Waterfall hikes
  • Ziplining
  • Horseback riding
  • National Park and Beach Tours
  • Organic Spice Farm Tours
  • Temazcal Sweat Lodge Ceremony
  • Community Enrichment activities such as Reforestation
  • Tree plantings, and kids programs.

Instructors

ROSEMARIE GAINZA

Rosemarie Gonzales Gainza is a holistic health practitioner, a certified yoga teacher, and the founder and owner of the Vida Asana Retreat Center in Costa Rica. Her style of yoga combines principles of Ashtanga, Bikram, and Anusara yoga which is creating a strong, healthy, and happy flow.
ALEJANDRA TORRES
Alejandra is from San Jose, Costa Rica. She began practicing yoga at an early age and realized she wanted to dedicate her life to this discipline. Her foundations are Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Anusara yoga. Alejandra is a passionate teacher and she enjoys teaching in the beautiful coast of Costa Rica.

Food

The meals are true jungle gourmet, with an emphasis on fresh, organic, locally sourced fruits and vegetables. They also serve fresh caught fish on occasion. but always have a great vegan entree available. Please check our Tripadvisor reviews, and photos for more information about the food offerings.

Things to do

Waterfall hikes, surfing, paddle boarding, spiritual experiences, National Park tours, zip-lining, rappelling, horseback riding

Spa treatments

They offer a full complement of spa treatments, everything from Reiki treatments, to Ayurvedic massages and consultations, to facials and wraps.

What Is Included

  • 6 days and 5 nights lodging at Vida Asana
  • All meals, as well as a sangria night and a welcome reception.
  • 5 Yoga Classes
  • 3 Surf Lessons
  • Concierge Services

What Is Not Included

  • Round Trip transport to Vida Asana
  • Optional activities

How To Get There

ARRIVAL BY AIRPLANE

Vida Asana is tucked away in the rainforest, less than a mile from the beach, and blends perfectly with the jungle environment. Playa Hermosa is a quiet surfing community, located between the beach towns of Jaco and Manuel Antonio, about 90 minutes south of San Jose (SJO) airport. This location allows the guests to enjoy a wide range of activities, if they choose to venture off of the property.

Private transport from the airport is available for ~ $90, a shared shuttle is ~ $35, and the bus is a great option, and costs only about $10.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 16% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.