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Costa Rica Yoga Retreats


Anamaya Retreat

Anamaya Yoga Retreat

Anamaya Resort is one of the most distinguished places for yoga retreats in Costa Rica and is on the list of most yogis worth their mat heading to the Central American belt for the mind body soul transformation quest. It is perched on a cliff edge and offers a stunning backdrop of the conspicuously gorgeous cerulean waters of the region. The resort is a few steps away from the area’s famous waterfall landscape, encircled by rainforests, and housed in one of the world’s most scenic tropical beach towns. “Anamaya” in Sanskrit reads “good health” and that is precisely what guests here can expect.

Their unusual and classy retreat center offers gourmet organic food, yoga teacher trainings, a variety of yoga classes (to suit all levels and yoga objectives) and yoga retreats, a range of luxurious spa services. They have a heady mix of innovatively designed retreat packages, and workshops related to the body, mind and spirit. Anamaya also offers their guests other entertaining and adventure packed services such as fire dancing and circus entertainment experiences, thrilling local excursions, and serene accommodations to up the exotic living element in the midst of nature.

Anamaya’s Retreat Center amenities include a sunrise yoga shala with majestic ocean view, daily yoga classes, massage and spa services, a salt water infinity pool, an infrared sauna, organic food with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free choices, free range organic chicken and fresh fish available, wireless high speed internet, media room for lectures, classes, or movies.

The inspiring wellness resort offers a variety of retreat packages, available all days of the week. They include Cleansing and Detox Retreats, Meditation Retreats, Surf Camp and Yoga, Yoga Teacher Training and Certification courses (4 week programs), Aerial / Aerial-Yoga Retreats, Creative Arts Circus Retreats with Fire Dancing and Scuba Diving and Certification.

Anamaya offers multiple yoga certification classes each year, usually spanning 4-week, 200-hour programs that seek to meet all the requirements to be certified by the Yoga Alliance as a professional yoga teacher. You live for four weeks at one of the most biologically blessed places on the planet, and at the end of it, are remarkably transformed to kick start a new career as a yoga teacher. Even if you don’t plan to be yoga teacher this training course can help strengthen your individual yoga practice and boost your physical, mental, and spiritual health. They hire the best teachers so expect your yoga instructor training to be nothing short of superlative. Every teacher here radiates his or her own persona through the classes, though they are all top-class.

Anamaya Resort
USA Toll Free: 1-866-412-5350
USA Phone : 415-704-5024
Costa Rica Phone: (+506) 2642-1289

Ama Tierra

AmaTierra features one of the best yoga retreats in Costa Rica replete with evocative views from the spectacular open-air studio. Visitors can enjoy complete relaxation along with their rejuvenating holistic health services including massage and spa treatments conducted by their registered herbalist (AHG) Jill Ruttenberg. You can also attend their special Yoga retreats and other self-improvement programs that seek not just to enhance the vacation experience, but also bring about a complete mind-body-soul transformation.

Ama Tierra
Toll Free: 1-866-659-3805
Fax: 011-506-2419-0094
011(506) 2419-0110

Blue Spirit Yoga Retreat

Blue Spirit is one of the oldest world-class yoga and meditation retreat centers in Costa Rica, offering an incredible atmosphere to those seeking to rejuvenate their senses and transform their souls. They are as much concerned about personal development as about ecological sustainability.

Nestled in the naturally lush Nosara region, the Blue Spirit yoga and meditation retreat center sits on a photogenic hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean and a three-mile pristine sandy beach that is preserved as a turtle refuge. The flawless natural surroundings, balmy all year round tropical weather, dedicated staff, and the positive healing aura of the Nosara community creates a near perfect environment for a yoga retreat, workshop, or teacher training program.

Blue Spirit offers yoga retreats, yoga teacher trainings, meditation retreats, Winter learning vacation weeks with Omega Institute, and other transformational programs. Other highlights of the property include vegetarian cuisine, a holistic spa & longevity services, salt-water infinity pool, excursions, and the and comfortable accommodations that cater to multiple tastes and budgets.

Blue Spirit Yoga Retreat
Costa Rica Phone: 506-2656-8300,
US Phone: 646-833-3410

Samasti Nature Retreat

This is one of the low-publicity, less fluff more work seeking and ecologically conscious yoga retreats in Costa Rica. It is a fiercely private, gated community and resort built that is built with ardent ideals of sustainable tourism and low impact tourism that seeks to cause minimal damage to the environment and local community. The resort is characterized by enchanting lodges and bungalows, verdant gardens, a tropical jungle in the backdrop replete with monkeys, toucans, and unusual insects.

The resort offers enlivening yoga sessions, massage services, and meditation as the core of its services. Visitors can participate in their meditation retreats that offer a variety of yogic practices and forms in the middle of a stimulating natural paradise environment. Yoga, is complemented by their deep tissue or Swedish Massage, Head Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Reiki, and Reflexology, which all seek to offer patrons a string of health benefits and spiritual gifts. Yoga teacher trainings are available here all through the year.

Samasti Nature Retreat
Toll Free: 1 800 563 9643
Costa Rica: (011- 506) 2224 1870

Blue Osa Yoga Retreats

Blue Osa encourages all of their guests, to enrich the quality of their Blue Osa getaway by joining both, the private and group yoga sessions. They offer all levels of yoga taught by their instructors who are all well trained and experienced in the hatha yoga tradition. Their instructors have profound knowledge in the Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara, and Kundalini traditions. All sessions can include asana (poses), pranayama (breathing exercises), and guided meditation to create a more spiritually and physically well rounded experience.

They host a range of incredibly talented yoga instructors and retreat leaders throughout the year. If retreat-sponsored classes are being held during your stay, you will have the option of participating in it on most occasions.

One of their upcoming retreats includes a program with Elise Joan. Visitors can expect plenty of stimulating and powerful vinyasa flows and workshop style classes, that focus as much on the off the mat travel experienced as on the mat yogic adventures. Guests can expect to find their best life as Blue Osa seeks to help them explore not just themselves but the flourishing jungles and striking beaches of the area. You will get to practice balance and fearlessness in the surfs here, and enjoy the therapeutic beauty of the resort’s natural surroundings. There will be personal intention setting sessions, jungle trekking, and numerous opportunities to commune with nature. Guests can enjoy delicious local foods, empowering yoga, and lots of time discovering the outdoors and their soul all the same. You are encouraged to trigger your inner champion and participate in the adventure through the jungles and surf.

Blue Osa Yoga Retreats

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Nosara Yoga Retreats

Nosara Yoga Institute regularly conducts yoga retreats offered by highly trained and experienced yoga guides on their naturally stunning campus in Costa Rica. These yoga vacation retreats offer visitor yogis the ability to have fun and develop their practice surrounded by the lushness of the nature and the warm tropical spirit of the beach backdrop. Some of their retreats also qualify for continuing education credit hours with the Yoga Alliance; although these retreats are neither affiliated with the NYI’s professional teacher trainings nor applicable for NYI’s 500-hr Level Certification.

Nosara Yoga Retreats
Toll free: 1-866-439-4704
In Costa Rica:
Tel: (506) 2682-0071
Fax: (506) 2682-0595

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers

The place is ideal for those who are into transformation of their physical and spiritual aura, while also being one with nature, practicing yoga and meditating. The Sanctuary at Two Rivers is a quiet, luxurious and contemporary eco-estate rental property and Yoga Retreat hub that has all the amenities for a world-class wellness holiday. This retreat sanctuary features 100% off-the-grid solar powered private residences that are located minutes away from Costa Rica’s first National Nature Preserve, The Cabo Blanco Reserve.

The Sanctuary EcoQuest Retreat – This week long retreat has been created to combine the spiritual wholesomeness of Yoga and the goodness of surfing. Meditation sessions, a significant component of the retreat, will help visitors gain a sense of balance. Richard, Elijah Guy and Lynda Carre, the trio master yoga instructors and meditation authorities will guide yogis through the sessions and help them earn a perfect mind-body-spirit posture.

Another great retreat offered by them is the Detox, Transform, Evolve with Sylvia Mordini and Jacob Young. This transformational retreat, hosted by Silvia, a celebrated yoga instructor who is known for living, breathing and exuding yoga every step of the way. She is the owner of a successful yoga studio that offers more than 50 weekly classes and boasts of a team of 15 teachers who have trained more than 8,000 students in 8 years. The other host of this retreat is Jacob Young, an experienced and affable yoga instructor.

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers
Retreat Inquiries:
Phone: 011 506 8544 3427

Ojo Del Mar

Are you looking to accommodate yourself in charming cabinas that are scattered throughout the jungle and are open on both sides so you can commune with nature in the middle of spectacular natural surroundings? Or looking for a reasonably priced place that is nestled bang opposite beautiful beach? Or offers a fantastic ambiance that awards you the luxury to stay as close to nature as possible while offering all the required comforts of a comfortable bed and breakfast? If yes, then Ojo Del Mar is your place.

Oja del mar is nestled right on the beach with a yoga deck right across the cerulean waters. A huge dining/social cabina offers an inviting ambiance for intimate meals. To keep the place at its earthy and rustic best, there is no luxurious spa here and neither do they have electricity or hot water.

Get set for a flowing and mindful yoga session in the heart of the jungle at the edge of an isolated beach with scarlet macaws, the balmy beach and an unmistakably soft breeze blowing around you. They offer every-classes of Hatha Yoga, a yoga system of physical exercises and breathe control to obtain a sense of positivity and balance for the body and soul. Their beautiful open-air wooden deck right on the beach fringed the cool palm trees with the Golfo Dulce in the backdrop qualifies a perfectly inspiring yoga setting.

Ojo Del Mar

Doce Lunas

Docelunas is an eco-friendly property that believes in is passionate about the cause of centering their goals around created a sustainable environment. More than 400 species of inhabit the region surrounding the resort and several of them can be spotted on the hotel premises. Docelunas offers an intimate and private boutique hotel experience, featuring twenty rooms in the midst of a stunning tropical backdrop.

Doce Lunas arranges complete yoga retreat vacation packages to help you practice yoga in the midst of parks and beaches around Jaco. This Jaco hotel features five acres of landscaped grounds fringed by trees merging into the forest canopy covered mountain offering the ideal backdrop for a quiet and relaxing Costa Rica yoga retreat surrounded by natural beauty and verdant tropical vegetation. Their bright and airy yoga studio with floor to ceiling mirrors down opens into a terrace above the beautiful gardens acting as the perfect venue for that unforgettable Costa Rican wellness retreat.

Doce Lunas
Phone: 011-506-2-643-2211

Via Yoga

Via Yoga is one of the world’s nine amazing yoga retreat destination that is as much known for its peaceful setting and for its wholesome mind, body and spirit retreats. Yogis can enjoy everything from invigorating yoga sessions to tasty organic food to blissful meditation.

This is an unusually designed retreat that is customized for the 40+ ‘girl gang’. The life altering retreat includes world-class yoga instruction, invigorating surf lessons; healthy organic eating and plenty of molly cuddling. Women will enjoy learning the secrets of divine feminine existence and explore their dormant feminine power. They will transform into totally different beings both physically and mentally.

Participants are put up at the Villa Amor where they will be offered a couple of daily 90 minute Yoga or Pilate classes. Along with morning meditation classes will make you refreshed and rejuvenated. Also in the wellness goodie bag are surfing that will guests develop a sense of fearlessness and empowerment, while also helping them shed their inhibitions. Top this daily schedule up with a relaxing massage that will give bring the body an incredibly relaxing state and you’re in wellness heaven. This retreat is best enjoyed with a bestie or large group of girl buddies.

Via Yoga
Phone:1-206-216-4849 or
1-800-603-YOGA (9642)

Encanta La Vida

Encanta La Vida is a unique jungle lodge located in the tropical rainforest of Southern Costa Rica. Nestled on the naturally lush tip of the photogenic Osa Peninsula connecting to the Corocvado National Park, their beachfront Lodge in Cabo Matapalo offers abundant adventurers the to explore one of the few ecologically immaculate regions in the country. Guests can experience the hypnotic sounds of the jungle, sunbathe on bits stunning beaches and view the region’s incredible wildlife.

Encanta La Vida facilitates several yoga retreats throughout the year. They offer their entire lodge to instructors for groups of 20 or more yogis. The property’s two-story 36 x 33 foot yoga deck is housed right on the beach under the rainforest canopy overlooking the cerulean blue waters of the “Golfo Dulce,” the perfect place for an unusual yoga adventure.

What makes Encanta La Vida the perfect place for a yoga retreat is not only the quality of service they offer or the beautiful lodge itself but the spectacular location. The lodge is juxtaposed between the mountains and coastline of Cabo Matapalo where the secondary forest meets the primary forest. Matapalo is known as the hub for the region’s most diverse flora and fauna. Guests can spot four species of primates, toucans and the rare scarlet macaws from their lodge and yoga deck regularly. They are the only lodge at the beach in Matapalo, known by many as the most elite area on the Osa. Encanta La Vida is also said to have the perfect waters for swimming, sunbathing and surfing bang in front of their property. The Encanta la Vida Spa located at the yoga deck is specially created for yoga hosting yoga retreats. The lower level has a couple of separate zones where guests can enjoy spa treatment, acupuncture services and massage.

Encanta La Vida
Phone: 011-506-8376-3209

Pavones Yoga Center

Pavones Yoga Center, is a boutique yoga retreat and yoga teacher training center that focuses on promoting good health and wellness through yoga, is nestled on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, approximately 320 kilometers from the capital city of San Jose. This beautiful yoga retreat is located bang in the center of the jungle with a sparkling ocean view entices people to tap into their inner and outer world with an unexplained curiosity.

Pavones Yoga Center

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