SPRING awakening IN COSTA RICA

april 15-20, 2024 – Playa Hermosa

Join Jennifer Gray and Jennifer Golden, co-owners of The Yoga Center Retreat, in the lush tropics of Costa Rica! Reconnect with nature after a long winter, and renew the body, mind and spirit at the Vida Asana School of Yoga & Eco-Retreat Center.

Located between the jungle and the world-famous beaches of Playa Hermosa, the Vida Asana School of Yoga and Eco-Retreat Center provides easy access to activities, excursions, restaurants and shopping, yet offers a peaceful jungle setting to relax and restore. In addition to daily yoga and meditation, you will be able to soak in the sun at the pool or bike 5 minutes to the beach. A 60 minute deep-tissue massage is included and there will be many opportunities for group or solo excursions, including hiking tours, stand-up paddleboarding, ziplining and horseback riding.

Have questions about this retreat? Please email Jennifer Golden. Or be the first to know when registration opens for our newest destination and sign up for our quarterly retreat newsletter »

what’s included

  • 5 nights lodging
  • Daily morning & evening yoga in the open-air jungle yoga shala (mats, blocks, straps and bolsters provided)
  • Daily afternoon workshop
  • 3 abundant meals per day
  • 60-minute deep tissue massage
  • Welcome refreshments and light snack upon arrival
  • A sangria welcome reception
  • A healing cacao closing ceremony
  • Swag bag
  • Group shuttle from the airport (SJO) on the first day and to the airport the last day of the retreat

sample itinerary

  • 6:30am: Coffee and juice
  • 7am: Morning Vinyasa flow
  • 8am: Breakfast
  • 9am: Free time or excursion
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 3pm: Workshop
  • 4pm: Free time
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • 8pm: Restorative yoga

Exact times and itinerary subject to change.

INVESTMENT (PER PERSON)

  • Shared occupancy: $1,850
  • Single occupancy: $2,150

payment & cancellation policy

A $500 deposit saves your spot. Once registered, the deposit is non-refundable.

  • 50% of the balance (minus the $500 deposit) is due on November 15th, 2023
  • The remaining balance is due on or before February 15th, 2024
  • Cancel on or prior to November 14th, 2023 for a full refund (minus the $500 deposit)
  • Cancel on or prior to February 15th, 2024 for a 50% refund (minus the $500 deposit)
  • There is no refund for cancellations on or after February 16th, 2024

accommodations

The Vida Asana School of Yoga & Eco-Retreat Center is 90 minutes from the San Jose (SJO) airport. The rustic rooms are equipped with twin or queen beds, air conditioning, ceiling fans, private bathrooms and hot water. Most rooms have a mini-fridge, and the common area has a community fridge. There is a pool, sun deck with lounge chairs and hammocks. The beach is a 5-minute bike ride away (bikes are free to use).

oPTIONAL EXCURsIONS & activities

  • Soul Reading with Jennifer Gray: $150
  • 1/2-day jungle tour of Rainmaker Park: $70
  • Full day tour of Manuel Antonio National Park: $70
  • Surfing lesson: $60
  • SUP lesson: $65
  • Zipline: $60
  • Sweatlodge: $80
  • Horseback ride & mud bath: $110
  • Mirador hike: $20 donation

not included

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport transfers if not using the group shuttle (Can be arranged for $120 each way)
  • All optional excursions
  • Alcohol (there is no alcohol provided at the retreat center, but you are welcome to bring your own or have it delivered for a fee)

Have questions about this retreat? Please email Jennifer Golden. Or be the first to know when registration opens for our newest destination and sign up for our quarterly retreat newsletter »

collage of costa rica photos