7 Day Yoga Retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica!
Dates: February 3 – 11, 2018
Bookings open now. Limited seats available !!
Location: Nosara, Costa Rica
Nearest International Airport : Liberia
Duration: 8 days / 8 nights
Price: $1,999 CAD per person (double occupancy)
Deposit: A deposit of $400 CAD is required to reserve your spot!
Nosara, Costa Rica
Demonstrating an environmental sensitivity unparalleled elsewhere, Costa Ricans have set aside one quarter of their land as protected areas and national parks. Ecotourists are rewarded with botanical and animal marvels found no
where else on Earth. Although Costa Rica
is best known as an invaluable refuge for nature, this small nation is also a haven of peace.
Ostional Beach, Costa Rica
This retreat takes place in Nosara… Nosara is unlike anyplace on the planet. Its rich vegetation, amazing surf, and active wildlife make it a truly special place for people looking for adventure, rest, or simply a different way of life. The lifestyle here is relaxed and friendly–most people work hard but know how to let loose and enjoy their surroundings. With so many natural cultural attractions it is easy to see why.
The guests will arrive in Liberia and depart on a complimentary shuttle bus to Nosara. The bus is a 2.5 hour journey from the airport on a scenic route.
Deepen your yoga practice and dive into a journey of self discovery. Join yoga instructor Marisa Cline for a unique and introspective yoga retreat in the jungles of Nosara, Costa Rica. Immerse yourself in the surrounding jungles, expansive quiet beaches, daily yoga and meditation classes, and vibrant organic food to nourish your body, mind, and soul.
Daily yoga and meditation sessions will take place in the open air yoga pavilion surrounded by lush jungle; on the beach at low tide, providing the perfect place for a playful practice; or along the shore at sunset for quiet introspective guided and self meditations. Each session through out the week will build upon the previous. An interwoven fusion of dynamic breath focused vinyasa; deep restorative healing; postural and movement breakdown, alignment, and exploration; and deep intrigue and discussions into the practice; all layered to deepen your practice and cultivate the space to journey into the depths of the self.
Nosara Bed and Breakfast
At Nosara Retreat, their approach is pure and simple, just like life in Nosara. Their charming property and quaint accommodations provide a safe surrounding to unplug and renew. This natural environment, rich in wildlife, fosters relaxation, personal growth and development. They value sustainable living and greater community connections. They offer a unique space to assist guests looking to discover or reawaken their own gifts and callings.
In doing so, this empowers each of us to explore our individual roles in healing ourselves, one another, and restoring the earth. Through friendly service and bilingual communication, we guide our guests towards the community’s leading offerings of nature, relaxation, adventure, and wellness.
Today the world faces significant changes. Now more than ever, people are embracing practices that simplify life and enhance well-being. Many seek tools for personal transformation and a deeper appreciation of Mother Nature. Some explore ways to share these with the larger world community. Nosara Retreat provides a unique place to follow the calling of your heart.
About your Instructor
MARISA CLINE 200 RYT – Yoga Instructor
Marisa is a free spirit and love seeker who believes if we open ourselves to love and grace we will discover a world of beauty and infinite possibilities. Her yoga practice began after the birth of her daughter showed her the profound nature of the human body and its capabilities, sparking an inner light to step onto her mat to discover more and realize her authentic self.
Guided by her creative spirit, Marisa’s classes flow rhythmically through dynamic sequencing, yet are grounded by a deep connection to the breath and clear instruction. Her gentle nature inspires students to listen to their bodies, to move and breathe with love and intention, and cultivate mindfulness and awareness. Through her bright smile shines an obvious passion that encourage others to move past limitations, challenge themselves, and tap into their true potential both on and off the mat.
Yoga Retreat Details:
Getting There – Must fly to Liberia International Airport and arrive by the morning of February 3, 2018. WestJet has great flight options into Liberia via Calgary. If arriving on February 2, Travel Roots can provide assistance with arranging accommodations near the airport.
Program Fee Covers:
- Round-trip Airport Shuttle from Airport
- 7 Nights Accommodation at the Nosara B&B Retreat (based on double occupancy)
- 1 Night Accommodation in Liberia after the Retreat
- All meals at Nosara B&B Retreat prepared by Meg Pearson, an amazing Chef specializing in raw, vegan, and Latin American cuisine
- 24/7 Local staff support
- Daily yoga/meditation classes led by Marisa Cline
- Volunteer Activity
Program Fee does not cover:
- International Flights to Liberia – we can assist you with booking your international flight if needed
- Additional activities
- Travel and medical insurance (this is a prerequisite and assistance can be acquired if necessary)
- Personal Expenses (for shopping or extra excursions)
“Just back from an amazing yoga retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica and I would highly recommend Travel Roots!! Our trip was so well organized, the yoga, food, and area were beyond exceptional!! I would do it again tomorrow!!” – Anonymous Testimonial
“Can’t recommend highly enough the organisation of the tour done by Travel Roots. Everything from the B&B to the food and yoga teaching was absolutely perfect! Can’t wait to go back next year ” – Anonymous Testimonial
- Practice daily yoga/meditation classes led by Marisa Cline
- Volunteer activity for a local not-for-profit
- Access to some of the best surf beaches in Costa Rica
- 7 Nights at the tranquil Nosara B&B Retreat - 5 minutes from Playa Pelado
- 3 delicious locally sourced meals per day prepared by Meg Pearson, an amazing Chef specializing in raw, vegan, and Latin American Cuisine
- Countless hammocks to relax on
- Access to a variety of unique activities such as surf lessons, horseback riding, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, jungle hikes, waterfalls, zip-lining, to name a few
Additional Activities Available:
- Surf Lessons: $50 US per person for a 90+ minute class
- Canopy (Zip Line) Tour: $75 US per person this includes a 4 hour experience with 13 cables, a nature walk and a swim at the waterfall. This tour is highly recommended.
- Horseback Riding: $50 US per person this includes a 3 hour guided tour, tour guide speaks English, Spanish and German. They take you through the beach, rivers and jungle.
- ATV Tour: $70 US per person this includes 3 hours on a Yamaha 350cc, venture through riversides, beaches, cattle and horse ranches, mountains, beaches and waterfalls.
- Climbing Tour: $20 per person this tour is 2 hours and it´s a new and innovative tour in the area and the country, very fun and good for all levels.
Nosara B&B Retreat offers spa services right on site at the Yoga Pavilion, or guests could also have them offsite in Guiones as there are several spas. The spa services can be arranged directly with Nosara B&B Retreat upon arrival. Average prices ranges are as follows:
- 1 hour massage: $65-$75 US
- 30 min facial: $40-$50 US
- Manicure: $15-$20 US
- Pedicure: $30-$40 US
A Typical Day…
Wake up at 8am with a morning yoga session followed by a delicious healthy breakfast. After breakfast head to the beach to surf the waves and return just in time for lunch. After lunch go for an afternoon hike in search finding a secluded place to rejuvenate by one of the 3 different beaches. The evenings you will have the option of attending another yoga or meditation session followed by a delicious locally sourced meal prepared by the local Chef Meghan Pearson. With close access to a local community you can venture out for a couple beers or continue to relax at the Nosara Bed & Breakfast.
The whole idea behind this retreat is to allow yourself to unplug and rejuvenate. The beauty is to have an unstructured itinerary so you can find time to slow things down and reconnect with yourself. We live in such a chaotic world that sometimes simplicity is a beautiful thing. Plus it leaves room for spontaneous moments.
Optional activities can be arranged either beforehand or upon arrival at Nosara.
More About Nosara
Nosara and its surrounding beach towns of Garza, Guiones, Pelada and Ostional have become favorites among traveling surfers of all levels for both its waves and relaxed pace of life. It‘s located on the Pacific coastline of Costa Rica about 2 hours from the Liberia airport, 4 hours from the San Jose airport or a short 45 minute commuter flight.
Nosara recently appeared in National Geographic and New York Times Travel as “World’s Best Surf Towns” and “45 Places to Go in 2012”. Friendly people, year-round warm water, great restaurants, fun nightlife, world renowned yoga, world-class fishing, snorkeling and the longest zip line in Latin America are just some of the reasons for its popularity. But we chose Nosara for a different reason. It’s one of the most consistent surf breaks in the world which means that during your trip, chances are high that you’ll score ideal conditions regardless of your SUP ability level. We have over 350 surfable days a year with 90% being clean waist high to head high waves.
The area is also home to the Reserva Biologica Nosara which is a 90 acre nature preserve that is situated along the Nosara River. The reserve sets the stage for all sorts of eco-activities including SUP flat water paddle touring. The Reserva is packed with over 270 species of birds, monkeys, pizote, iguana’s and all types of flora/fauna.
Unlike other surf towns around the world, you wont find condo’s lining these beaches. Back in the 70’s the Nosara Civic Association declared a large portion of the area a Preserve thus creating large green spaces and buffers throughout the community. 40+ years later, Nosara still looks and feels like a tropical jungle.
You will have an extra day after the Retreat to slowly make your way back to Liberia and will spend one night in Liberia before departing home on February 11.
Nosara Bed and Breakfast
At Nosara Retreat, their approach is pure and simple, just like life in Nosara. Their charming property and quaint accommodations provide a safe surrounding to unplug and renew. This natural environment, rich in wildlife, fosters relaxation, personal growth and development. They value sustainable living and greater community connections. They offer a unique space to assist guests looking to discover or reawaken their own gifts and callings. In doing so, this empowers each of us to explore our individual roles in healing ourselves, one another, and restoring the earth. Through friendly service and bilingual communication, we guide our guests towards the community’s leading offerings of nature, relaxation, adventure, and wellness.
Today the world faces significant changes. Now more than ever, people are embracing practices that simplify life and enhance wellbeing. Many seek tools for personal transformation and a deeper appreciation of Mother Nature. Some explore ways to share these with the larger world community. Nosara Retreat provides a unique place to follow the calling of your heart.
Accommodations will be shared with 2 - 3 people per room. Single occupancy is available for an extra $350 USD per person.
You will get 3 healthy meals per day prepared by the amazing Meg Pearson! Meg is a “nutritarian”, passionate plant-pusher & raw vegan chef, yoga instructor, reiki practitioner, inspirational speaker, retired TV director, cookbook author, and eating disorder awareness advocate, with a personal mission to make the world a sweeter place, filled with love. Her amazing energy and passion for healthy food combine with her husbands flare for Latin American cuisine makes them the perfect pair to prepare meals for the group.
If you have any allergies or food constraints, no worries. Whether you have a gluten intolerance, are on a strict vegan diet, or just don't like certain things, Meg will prepare an amazing alternative for you.