In Costa Rica you will find many Yoga retreats where you can enjoy Yoga holiday and light up your vacation spiritually. Some of the retreat centers are nestled closer to the mountain or beach and you can choose whichever you prefer. Yoga retreats which are close to the beach are more desired as the guests can incorporate yoga with surf lessons. Not only surf lesson, if you choose to go on a yoga retreat in Costa Rica, you will also get opportunity to enjoy many other activities such as snorkeling or windsurfing, cruise in the Caribbean sea, bird watching or nature walk. Here goes 10 amazing Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica:
Anamaya Yoga Retreat:
Nestled on a hilltop above the freewheeling beach town of Montezuma, Anamaya Yoga Retreat is an exotic resort that focuses on holistic wellness. This resort is surrounded by lush green rainforest that allows the guest to stay close to the nature. There is a yoga deck that is expansive and overlooking stunning view of the surrounding area. This resort mainly focus on yoga retreats and also offers yoga teacher training programs. Not only Yoga classes but also many unique services including comfortable accommodation facility, fire dancing, local tours and also circus entertainment are offered by the resort.
People who want to take Yoga lesson near the mountains and rain forests of Costa Rica, they can visit Dominical’s Danyasa, formally known as “Bamboo Yoga Play”. From this center you can also visit the beach just within a 2 minute drive. In this yoga retreat center you will learn how to live artfully when you will learn healing yoga. Here you will also learn how to combine dance, writing, visual arts and other aspects of human life with Yoga and see the magic unfold.
Located in Nosara, Blue Spirit as it is one of the premiere Yoga Retreat centers in Costa Rica. This retreat center has three mottos: pleasing environment, personal training and spiritual wellness. This center offers yoga classes, standard facilities,comfortable accommodation facilities, vegetarian cuisine, holistic spa services and also has salt water pools.
Luna Lodge is set in the pristine and captivating Osa Peninsula near Corcovado National Park. This lodge was developed in 2000. Secluded in a tropical rain forest, it is a self contained, bio-diverse, well managed Ecolodge. Its 1600 square feet of covered open air space is perfect for enjoying a variety of therapeutic activities including Tai Chi, Yoga, aromatherapy and also massage therapy. This rustic and elegant retreat center offers comfortable accommodation facilities and other necessary facilities. Luna Lodge is perfect for arranging yoga retreat for a group and yoga instructors can visit this retreat with a group for participating in any of the several Yoga or other retreats.
If you are a yoga lover, you will find Montezuma Yoga as a great place. In this Yoga retreat you will meet people who have 12 years of experience in Yoga. They customize the courses on the basis of day to day set ups and choose locations depending on the practitioner’s preferences. This center offers a variety of Yoga packages and you can choose whichever you think most convenient for you.
Nosara Yoga institute:
Nosara Yoga Institute is world-renowned for a rejuvenating, life transforming experience of learning and professional career training in Yoga education. Different yoga retreats are offered by this institute frequently and all the sessions are are guided by experienced instructors. This institute also offers yoga teacher training sessions. Yoga sessions are usually held in a natural setting surrounded by the magic of lush jungle and beach. All the yoga sessions are guided by internationally-acclaimed yoga teachers and founders of the Institute Amba and Don Stapleton. These teachers help the practitioners to learn the techniques properly and to develop their personal yoga practice.
PachaMama Yoga Retreat:
People who are planning for a yoga vacation, they can go to the PachaMama Yoga retreat and enjoy yoga and meditation session offered by PachaMama Yoga retreat center. This small village offers perfect environment and courses based on Yoga. Here you will learn how to combine yoga and meditation and get benefited from this discipline and also enjoy other services like cleansing, juicing and detoxification.
Pranamar Villas and Yoga Retreat:
This retreat center has a yoga studio overlooking spectacular ocean-view. While practicing at this studio, the perfect environment will make your sessions unforgettably effective and enjoyable. This retreat center offers 3day/5day/7day yoga packages that also include other facilities you need to enjoy complete comfort. You will also enjoy one hour massage session that will make you relaxed, refresh, rejuvenated and energetic. You will have green juices, organic food from the hotel and enjoy a heavenly experience.
Pura Vida Adventure:
Located in Mal Pais, on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, Pura Vida Adventures is an exclusive surf and yoga retreat for women. This retreat centers offers surf sessions and Yoga classes. Cristina Kalyani, a professional yogi and surfer, will guide the practitioner in daily yoga classes. One week long retreat includes various kinds of yoga such as Vinyasa flow, Hatha, Swasthya, and Kundalini. This retreat also includes beachfront accommodations, yoga classes twice a day, two gourmet meals per day, herbal teas, fresh fruits and juices, and also many other activities.
Samasati Nature Retreat:
Tucked into the jungle, up on the mountain above Puerto Viejo, this stunning property presents you a virgin rain forest in the Caribbean set-up. This retreat center offers a variety of yoga retreats, teache training, packages. It offers seven-night Yoga in the Caribbean package that includes 10 classes, a 60-minute massage, and horseback riding or a waterfall tour. People who want to have their own customized Yoga sessions and tours, they can opt for Tailor-made activities as well.