Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s most beautiful natural scenery. A Yoga or meditation session in Costa Rica’s rainforest or beaches is a unique experience that will stick with you for life. No matter your budget or interests you’ll find the right retreat for you on our list of the Best Costa Rica Yoga Retreats in 2021. Scroll down and find your next adventure!
Covid-19 Travel Requirements: Costa Rica opened its borders for tourists back in November. The country is currently not requiring a negative Covid-19 test, however, all visitors should fill out a Health Pass before traveling to receive a QR code that they must show upon arrival.
A valid travel insurance covering potential quarantine accommodation costs up to $2,000 and medical expenses of at least $50,000 related to covid-19 is also required to enter Costa Rica. The travel insurance must be accompanied by a certificate in English or Spanish showing details such as the policyholder’s name, the dates of coverage, and guarantees as specified above.
Suggestions of insurers can be found on the Health Pass website.
America’s CDC classes the risk in Costa Rica as “very high” and says US citizens should “avoid all travel to Costa Rica.” It also states that even fully vaccinated travelers are at risk of catching variants.
About this retreat: Join Tantric Psyche for a 5-day immersive experience in the heart of the remote jungle town of Santa Teresa! The intention of this retreat is to provide space for women to establish their practice in the presence of other like-minded warrior women.
Over the course of this retreat, participants will learn and apply principles of alignment to the body, practice daily asana (physical yoga) & pranayama (breath), take reiki, observe sound healing, resonate with kirtan (chants), participate in cacao ceremony, and let go in estatic dance.
Tantric Psyche has centered all plant-based meals around the ayurvedic doshas to incorporate a well-rounded diet into the escapade.
Dates: July 20th-25th
Instructors: Ashley Ammann & Chochi Montero
About this retreat: This is a Reset retreat which includes daily meditation, and inner-child healing workshop, 2 Daily Yoga classes including Vinyasa Flow, Hatha, Yin, Restorative, Pranayama, meditation, excursions, and 3 fresh, healthy, homecooked, local meals a day.
Also included is a Temescal Ceremony led by a local Shaman, a local market, live music, and other surprises along the way.
Dates: August 24th-29th & September 30th-October 5th
Instructors: Cecile Populaire, Jenny Cribbs, and Alejandra Torres
Cost: $875 (6 days)
About this retreat: Escape to Costa Rica for a 5 Day retreat to find your inner peace and balance, rejuvenate your body and revive your senses! Here you will find coconut trees, colorful wildlife, and crashing waves –– all guaranteed to provide a tranquil setting for letting go and living the pure life.
Experience world-class yoga and meditation sessions, on-site massage with the ocean as your background, life-transforming workshops, beachfront eco-friendly accommodations, and gluten/diary-free chef prepared meals with local organic ingredients.
Meet new friends, or bring some with you, while you zip line through the jungles, paddleboard in the ocean, snorkel through the reefs or learn to surf the beautiful waves.
This retreat will give you space to reconnect to YOU, to rejuvenate and rekindle that inner strength that allows you to boot out limiting beliefs, fears and stress that may be holding you back from the best version of yourself!
Dates: November 3rd-7th
Instructors: Shannon Jamail & Cherie Mcmanus
Cost: $1,795 (8 days)
About this retreat: The environment for this 5 night Moon package is designed to be healing, enlivening and invoke a deep sense of peace and harmony within with the stunning natural surroundings.
Practice yoga in the beautiful outdoor Studio surrounded by the jungle, or in the indoor yoga studio which is also perfect for lectures and workshops. There is an onsite pool and lush gardens with exotic flowers and animals.
In your spare time, there is nothing more peaceful and enjoyable than simply being in the gardens, watching, listening, or just relaxing in a hammock or taking a dip in the magnificently designed pool.
For even greater relaxation and pampering, the onsite healing spa offers a variety of treatments tailored to your specific needs. Experience massage and therapies including Ayurvedic, Shiatsu, Reiki, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone and Shaman cures using local healing plants.
For a real and authentic experience discover the Five Night Moon retreat which includes your accommodation, delicious meals each day, daily yoga classes, use of the first-class amenities, a one hour massage and a guided hike through the National Park.
Feel yourself relax and unwind the moment you arrive and sink into a week of yoga, nature, healing cuisine and relaxation in a beautiful, safe and like-minded community of inspiring people from all over the world.
Dates: All Year
Instructors: Jacqueline Bürkler, Marcelo Ruiz, John Jairo Ocampo, and Jonas Uens.
About this retreat: Being cared for in an environment where you don’t have to think about anything is enough to be excited about this package. It is also the best way for you to experience everything the retreat has to offer, from the amazing food, the body movement classes, the crystal mountain hikes, the chef’s lessons, and of course the hands-on healing.
The founder and owner of this unique retreat center is a wellness expert and author of fifteen books. Her successful guide to being your best self lies in these principles; a delicious anti-inflammatory diet, gentle movement with just enough challenge for most fitness levels, mental and emotional support, human connection, cultural involvement, education, and empowerment not to mention relaxation and lots of fun.
Dates: All Year
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