Yoga Surf New Year's Retreat

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December 28-January 4, 2014/15 -Costa Rica

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About The Retreat

  • Info
  • New Years Yoga Surf Retreat in the Osa Peninsula!!
    December 28th – January 4th, 2014/15
    With Jackie and Brendan

    Off the grid in the OSA peninsula. Surrounded by breathtaking views, enjoy the quiet as you explore your yoga practice in the Costa Rican jungle. Choose between solar powered rooms with showers and and rustic cabins lit by candlelight to enjoy the full experience of being one with nature. Leave your computer at home, turn off your phone and enjoy this jungle setting as you dive into yoga & meditation, enjoy clean healthy food, and learn how to surf! World renouned surfing, sup tours, jungle hikes, spa treatments are all at your door step at this incredible Eco friendly retreat centre. Take some time to reflect and reboot as you let go of 2014 and prepare for 2015!

    Email: yogasurfretreat2015@gmail.com

    SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE:
    7:00-7:30 – coffee, tea & fresh fruit
    7:30-8:00 – meditation
    8:00-9:30 – vinyasa practice
    10:00-11:30 – brunch
    11:30-4:00 – free time (beach, excursions, acupuncture, one on one time w/ teachers)
    4:00-5:00 – yoga practice (yin, vinyasa or energy work)
    5:00-6:30 – dinner

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  • Registration
  • $500 non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot.
    (payment by credit card also available)

    **Payments due Novemeber 1st, 2014**

    Included in Price: Accommodations, 3 meals per day, 2 yoga classes per day, 2 surf lessons

    Not included in Price: airfare, ground transportation and travel insurance

  • Accommodations
  • Our rustic, open jungle bungalows and cabinas put you right, smack in the middle of nature. Experience your own private paradise, shaded from the sun by lush halyconias and ginger. At night, enjoy the cool breezes, lull of waves, song of crickets, and relaxing rustlings of the jungle. Wake up to the howler monkey’s call and spend your days exploring this unspoiled oasis, where the river meets the ocean.

    The Tierra de Milagros landscaped wilderness features a range of accommodations including everything from secluded, thatched-roof palapa style jungle yurts lit only by candles and sharing nearby bathroom facilities to newly renovated, tin-roofed cabinas complete with terraces, sitting areas, en suite bathrooms, hot water and solar powered outlets and lights, and balconies overlooking frolicking monkeys in the canopy.
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    Casa Playa- With Electricity | Private Bathroom (4 king beds total) **FULL**

    Casa Coco- With Electricity | Private Bathroom **FULL**

    Casa Pina- No Electricity | Private Bathroom **FULL**

    2 Story Cabinas- No Electricity | Private Outdoor shower | Shared Bathroom **FULL**

    2 Story Cabinas 3-4ppl-No Electricity | Private Outdoor shower | Shared Bathroom **FULL**

    El Mango- No Electricity | Shared Bathroom **FULL**

    Jungle Yurts- No Electricity | Shared Bathroom **FULL**

    (payment by credit card also available)

    *Prices in USD
    *Electricity available for everyone in Casa Grande (dinning room)
    *Hot Showers available for everyone near the yoga deck

    NOTE FROM THE OWNERS—–All showers are open air, cool water, outdoor showers. (While the owners description may have mentioned hot water in some of the cabins, it is not a guarantee. The hot water systems are finicky here, so they don’t want to make any promises). If anyone needs a hot shower, they are welcome to use the bathroom on the yoga deck. This shower is hooked up to a propane hot water heater and is fairly reliable.

  • The Osa
  • The Osa Peninsula is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth and home to over half of the species found here in Costa Rica. On our grounds, you will see four different types of monkeys, macaws, toucans, sloths, and everything else you would imagine in a real live jungle.

    Surrounding Tierra, you will discover unspoiled rainforest trails, waterfalls tumbling into hidden swimming holes, river lagoons and tidal pools perfect for cooling off in the middle of a hot day, rocky outcrops made for fishing, and an array of spectacular beaches to swim, sun and surf.

    A secluded, off-the-grid jungle hide-out nestled between pristine Pacific beaches and tropical virgin rainforest in the wilds of the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Handcrafted thatch-roof bungalows and rustic, eco-conscious cabinas are scattered within this lush botanical garden we share with the monkeys, macaws, toucans, and sloths.

    Surrounding this magical space, you will discover waterfalls, tide pools, a beautiful river lagoon, and an array of spectacular beaches to swim, sun and surf.

    Having hosted many years of deeply restorative and magical retreats, the legendary private sanctuary continues to be a unique and special space to reinvigorate your practice or passion, contemplate and experience true connection with nature, and enjoy quality time with family and friends.

  • Travel
  • Getting Here

    To get here, you will fly from San Jose to Puerto Jimenez.  There are two local airlines with multiple daily flight.  Check www.flysansa.com and www.natureair.com.  ****The time of year you plan to come is one of the busiest, so these flights will sell out.  Book as early as possible.  Once you arrive to Puerto Jimenez, we will arrange for a taxi to pick you up and bring you out to the retreat.  It’s about a 40 minute drive.  The cost is $40-$50.  This is a total cost, so typically there are a few people coming in on the same flight that can share the cab.

    www.flysansa.com

    www.natureair.com

    Worst case scenario for last minute sign ups would be to either fly to Golfito and take a ferry or water taxi over to Puerto Jimenez, or take the Osa Shuttle (a van that travels between San Jose and Puerto Jimenez once per day).  The shuttle takes around 6hrs.

    For information about travel please contact:
    Jenn Collins at Travelony
    jcollins@travelonly.com
    (416) 801-2755
    Head Office:
    202-325A West Street
    Brantford, Ontario
    N3R 3V6
    (519) 752-4363
    Travelonly customer funds are protected in Ontario by TICO 4316071

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  • Activities
  • Matapalo tours (no transportation/taxi required):

    Guided jungle hikes
    Tree climbing
    Waterfall repelling
    Horseback riding
    Surf Lessons
    Stand up paddle tours
    Night hike
    Massage (Thai or Therapeutic)
    Spa (facials, body wraps, scrubs, etc…)
    Acupuncture and Chinese medicine

    Surrounding Area Tours (transportation/taxi required):

    Zip Line/Canopy Tour
    Corcovado National Park
    Dolphin watching and snorkel tour
    Sport fishing
    Kayaking
    Chocolate farm tour
    Botanical Gardens

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