8 Best Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica to Book in 2024

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In this article, we tell you what are some of the best yoga retreats in Costa Rica. You will be able to find retreats of all types of Yoga, of different budgets, and duration so that you can hoose the one that best suits what you are looking for.

Surely after reading the article you will fall in love with one of these beautiful places and you will not resist this experience!

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Today there are numerous retreats that have settled in some of the most beautiful areas of the country. Whether you prefer the beach, the jungle, or the mountains, you will be able to find the perfect place to spend a few days living the magical experience that the landscapes of Costa Rica offer every day.

Where to book your Yoga Retreats?

There are two major websites to use. We are working on a big comparison guide, stay tuned. The two best sites are:

The top destinations for best Costa Rica retreats are listed below, so keep reading to find out more!

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8 Best Yoga Retreats In Costa Rica

We also wrote up big guides to top yoga retreats in Mexico as well as California.

Going to a yoga retreat is a way to cleanse the soul, and reconnect with ourselves and with the universe. Going to a place surrounded by nature and away from the noise and stress of the city undoubtedly helps the practice of yoga to be deeper and more conscious.

In Costa Rica, you can find this and much more, this country is known for its biodiversity, rain forests, adventure tours, excellent waves, and friendly locals. Costa Rica is perfect to connect your mind and body through the practice of Yoga.

Also good to know, many hostels in Costa Rica offer as well Yoga these days. We wrote up a big guide on the best hostels in Costa Rica – including yoga and surf lessons.

In this guide, you will find:

Quick Introduction to Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica

Types of Retreats: Meditation, spiritual, holistic healing, and many other types of yoga retreats may be found in Costa Rica! Having a clear notion of what you want to achieve in your yoga practise is essential.

Yoga Styles: Every yoga retreat has a lot of different types of yoga, like Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, and Astanga.

Prices & Duration: Prices range from $114 to $4000 a day depending on the kind of yoga retreat and the length of the package. Yoga retreats in Costa Rica vary in length from one day to more than a week.

New to Retreats? Read our full yoga retreats guide for beginners. We especially recommend reading:

  • How to book retreats (and websites to use)
  • What to pack for a retreat
  • How to choose a retreat you will ❤️

The 8 Best Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica

Want to experience beautiful yoga in Costa Rica? We collected the 8 best retreats around the country of Costa Rica.

You will have the opportunity to compare Costa Rica retreat centers based on all of the contributions of the various styles, costs, and duration of stay that you prefer. As soon as you found the one that is most perfect for you, you can begin planning and booking your yoga retreat.

1. Surf and Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica

1.1 7-Day Yoga and Surf Camp Vacation

  • Retreat Center: Pura Vida Surfers
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Astanga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Santa Teresa, Puntarenas
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

If you can’t decide between surfing and practicing Yoga, in Pura Vida Surfers, you can practice both all day! The center is located in a beautiful beach town in the southern part of the Nicoya Peninsula. With its many long beaches, it is an ideal place for lovers of surfing or for those who want to learn to surf.

Santa Teresa is a beautiful town, with picturesque streets. Santa Teresa beach is absolutely stunning. The biodiversity that you can appreciate there will help you connect with yourself. You will take Yoga lessons as well as surfing, and you will see how much you can improve in both activities by practicing them together.

Some of the activities that can be done include horseback riding, zip-lining, ATV tours, visits to national parks, and fishing, just to name a few.

Pura Vida Surfers is one of the best yoga and surf retreats Costa Rica has to offer.

You will have access to 6 yoga classes, 4 surf lessons, daily breakfast, fruits, and water, photos and videos of your practice, transportation to and from the surf lessons

The center has:

  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchen room
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Beach
  • Restaurant
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free WIFI
Check Pura Vida Surfers here

7 Day Yoga and Surf with Friends Surfing at Pura Vida Surfers Pura Vida Surfers Yoga at the beach

1.2 7-Day Tailor-Made Yoga & Surf Wellness Retreat Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Del Alma Retreat
  • Yoga Type: General Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Dynamic Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Santa Teresa, Puntarenas
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

One of the best wellness retreats Costa Rica has to offer is located on the beautiful beach of Marbella in Costa Rica, Del Alma Retreat is the perfect escape from life’s hassles.

In this Yoga and Surf Retreat in Costa Rica, you will explore your adventurous side and learn or improve your surfing skills while you meditate, relax and stretch your muscles while practicing yoga postures.

You do not need any level of experience in surfing or yoga. Our trainers will guide you through this program specially designed for you.

You will have access to: water, tea, coffee served throughout the day, 5-day two-hour surf lesson, 1-hour massage treatment, daily pranayama classes, daily meditation classes, welcome drink, accommodation, wifi connection, 3 daily delicious and nutritious meals, airport pick-up, and drop-off.

Check Del Alma Retreat here

Girl Surfing at Del Alma Retreat Del Alma Retreat Yoga Beachfront at Del Alma Retreat

2. Affordable Yoga Retreats In Costa Rica

2.1 5-Day Budget Yoga Retreat in Santa Teresa de Cobano, Puntarenas

  • Retreat Center: Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Costa Rica Center
  • Yoga Type: Vinyasa and Hatha
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Location: Puntarenas
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

This is an excellent destination if your budget is tight as it has a beautiful guest house where you can stay. But, do not let the price fool you, you will be in a privileged place since you will be only 50 meters from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world that is only 50 meters away.

Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Center is surrounded by a beautiful garden and is located between two surf spots, Playa Carmen and Santa Teresa. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and incredible beaches just a few minutes from your room.

In this yoga retreat, you will relax and calm your mind, body, and soul by taking as many classes as you want!

Good to know: Casa Zen is also one of the best hostels in Costa Rica. Check out more reviews for Casa Zen here.

The center has:

  • Kitchen room
  • Bilingual Staff
  • Yoga platform
  • Yoga studio
  • Bicycle rental
  • Surfboard rental
  • Internet access
Check Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Center here

Casa Zen Guesthouse and Yoga Outdoor Casa Zen Guesthouse and Yoga Center - Girl Practising Yoga Beachfront at Casa Zen Guesthouse and Yoga Center

3. Costa Rica Yoga Retreat For Singles

3.1 8-Day Yoga and Wellness Vacation in the Central Mountains of San Pablo De Turrubares

  • Retreat Center: AmaTierra Retreat Center
  • Yoga Type: Hatha
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: San Pablo De Turrubares
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate

For single people looking to find their own balance, and connect with themselves, there is an excellent place in the mountains of San Pablo De Turrubares, a town in the north of Costa Rica that has a warm and generally cloudy climate, which translates in a perfect climate, totally comfortable.

AmaTierra Retreat Center will be for you an oasis of tranquility and rejuvenation, which you will discover through yoga, meditation, mind and body awareness, healthy eating, fresh spring water, herbal medicine, and body work.

Its inspiring views from the magnificent open-air study will make you forget everything and focus on yourself. You will find yourself in the middle of nature, surrounded by mango trees and the sounds of the living forest in a simple and elegant suite.

Each suite has its own bathtub, private terrace, and garden with outdoor tables, so you can enjoy the sunset every day from your terrace. Book yourself a spot on a Costa Rica yoga spa resort where you can relax and recharge.

You will have access to: daily yoga class, a 1-hour wellness treatment, an evening of group meditation and toning with quartz singing bowls, full day tour of Carara National Park and the Pacific beach, complimentary airport and beach transfers, daily breakfast, lunch, dinner.

The center has:

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Dining room
  • Yard
  • Terrace
  • Yoga-shala
Check AmaTierra Retreat Center here

Ama Tierra Girls Practising Yoga Ama Tierra Massages Ama Tierra Yoga and Meditation

4. Luxury Yoga Retreat Costa Rica

4.1 6-Day Meditation and Yoga Retreat with Soul in Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Aves Hotel and Resort
  • Yoga Type: Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Location: Puntarenas Province
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advance

Aves Hotel and Resort will pamper yourself completely! The yoga meditation retreat Costa Rica has a stunning paradise location with luxurious ocean view rooms. There is a large yoga deck with ocean and jungle views and daily yoga classes for all experience levels.

Aves Hotel and Resort sits on a 40-acre hillside property next to the Montezuma River overlooking the ocean. Nearby are the famous cities of Santa Teresa and Malpaís, the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, and Tambor Airport (TMU).

You can walk to beautiful waterfalls while enjoying the nature that surrounds you. Or you can spend the day enjoying the lap pool, lounge pool, fitness center, and spa rooms. The package includes one excursion: Montezuma Waterfall Hike.

You will have access to: daily vinyasa flow and yin yoga classes, pranayama, and meditation, use of lap pool, lounge pool, and fitness center, large yoga deck with ocean and jungle views, healthy, delicious, organic food, rejuvenating spa treatments.

The center has:

  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Yard
  • Meditation garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Terrace
  • Yoga platform
Check Aves Hotel and Resort here

6-Day Meditation and Yoga Retreat with Soul in Costa Rica Aves Hotel and Resort yoga and meditation

4.2 6-Day Tailored Luxury Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat in Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Ashtanga Yoga Mama
  • Yoga Type: Ashtanga, Integral, Nidra, Restorative, Vinyasa, Yin, Hatha, General, Dynamic
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Location: Guanacaste Province, Nosara
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advance

Nothing more luxurious than a view of the Pacific Ocean on the western horizon, combined with the exuberant nature of Costa Rica that abounds in this wild area, with long empty beaches and rugged mountain ranges.

This retreat takes place in Rancho De Linda, a paradisiacal place on the Guanacaste coast of Costa Rica, in one of the 5 blue zones in the world. You will spend 6 unforgettable days in a cozy villa on a sprawling lot, perched on a low cliff.

Ashtanga Yoga Mama offers you a personalized retreat to suit your needs. Before you begin, you’ll have an initial consultation, then an authorized KPJAYI Yoga Teacher will create a yoga and mindfulness program specifically tailored to your experience and goals.

Whether to support your ongoing practices or to start fresh and strategically build a foundation for the future, these personalized retreats truly give a person the space and time to receive individual attention from a teacher and cultivate an authentic practice.

In addition, this retreat has the flexibility to book  according to the dates that are right for you.

You will have access to: daily yoga classes, daily meditation classes, daily pranayama classes, water, tea, coffee served throughout the day, specialized workshops, pre and post retreat support from our team, brunch and dinner.

The center has:

  • Gardens
  • Open yoga area
  • Salt water pool
  • Lounging pool
  • Private path to the beach
Check Ashtanga Yoga Mama here

Luxary Yoga at Ashtanga Yoga Mama, Gua Province, Nosara, Costa Rica 6-Day Tailored Luxury & Mindfulness Retreat in Costa Rica

5. Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica At The Beach

5.1 8-Day Private Yoga Getaway in Playa Chiquita, Limón

  • Retreat Center: Tierra de Sueños Wellness Center
  • Yoga Type: Hatha
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Puerto Viejo
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate

Tierra de Sueños Retreat and Wellness Center is an ecotourism paradise located in the community of Playa Chiquita, on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The retreat center is just a five-minute walk from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Costa Rican coast, so if what you are looking for is a Costa Rica yoga resort that allows you to connect with the sea, this is a great one option. After walking a nature trail across the road, you’ll find unspoiled Playa Chiquita with reefs for snorkeling, palm-lined lounging in the shade, and depending on the time of year, waves for surfing or calmer waters for swimming.

In this retreat you will enjoy organic food and you will be able to learn the healing properties of each vegetable, herb and fruit. The center has various extra activities that you can enjoy.

You will have access to: 1 yoga class per day, meditation and pranayama lessons, massage session and other afternoon activities.

The center has:

  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Horse ride
  • Kayaking
  • Massages
  • Reiki
  • Snorkel
  • Spa
  • Surf
  • Multilingual staff
Check Tierra de Sueños Wellness Center here

Hatha Yoga for All Levels at Tierra de Tierra de Sueños Retreat and Wellness Center Tierra de Sueños Retreat and Wellness Center 8 Days Private Yoga Getaway in Playa Chiquita, Limón

6. Yoga Retreats In Nosara Costa Rica

6.1 8-Day Nourish Your Soul Yoga Retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort Costa Rica
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Nidra
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Nosara
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is one of the best yoga resorts in Costa Rica. It is the perfect place for a Yoga retreat, surrounded by undeveloped jungle, oxygen-rich national parks, and the clearest ocean water in all of Costa Rica. This charming little town has a feeling of peaceful isolation. It is also known as one of the 5 original blue zones in the world: a place where the inhabitants, on average, live longer and happier lives.

This retreat is about nourishing your soul. This modern yet tranquil sanctuary will give you the luxurious yoga immersion you’ve been dreaming of. Within the jungles and beaches of Costa Rica, you will explore yourself, connecting with the center of your heart.

You will have access to: Daily yoga and meditation practices in the morning, Some deeply restorative, Yoga Nidra practices in the afternoon, Restorative and Yin yoga practices in the afternoon or early evening, 60 minute private yoga session focused on your needs and goals, access to bikes on property to explore, 3 delicious meals a day.

And if you are interested in teaching yoga, they also offer yoga teacher training for aspiring instructors like you.

The center has:

  • Outdoor pool
  • Yard
  • Lounge / Living room
  • Yoga studio
  • Free WIFI
Check Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort here

Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort for all levels Massage and relax at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort 8-Day Nourish Your Soul Yoga Retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica

More Yoga Retreats Worth a mention

We have listed the best of the best yoga retreats Costa Rica has to offer! In recent years, yoga tourism in Costa Rica has grown at an unprecedented rate, and it’s not hard to understand why. But if you are still looking for retreat centers in Costa Rica, we got you!

Costa Rica has beautiful cloud forests and beaches that is why it is now wonder that boutique retreat centers have sprung up like wildflowers because of its perfect location.

Have some fun and enjoy exploring the list of best retreats in Costa Rica that we have compiled with you. This is the start of your endless adventure.

7-Day Permaculture and Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Rancho Delicioso
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Cobano
  • Skill level: Beginner

Spend some time in the jungle with Rancho Delicioso and Anamaya Yoga Retreat, and discover how to create a thriving garden that is beneficial to all living things!

The world is confronted with problems ranging from habitat loss to environmental deterioration to social alienation. Rancho Delicioso thinks that the time has come to nurture chances for constructive transformation and learning for everyone.

Nature’s patterns and interactions are the basis of permaculture, which gets its name from the terms permanent and culture. Permaculture is a design science that seeks to replicate the efficient patterns and relationships found in nature. Permaculture is yoga for the earth, and yoga is permaculture for the body, and they are both intertwined.

The center has:

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily permaculture workshops
  • Aerial silk and archery classes
  • Healthy cooking and nutrition workshops
  • Demonstration and hands-on Thai yoga massage practice
  • Trip to the beach and pool party
Check Rancho Delicioso here

Daily yoga classes at Anamaya Spend some time in the jungle with Rancho Delicioso and Anamaya Yoga Retreat 7-Day Permaculture and Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

5-Day Yoga and Spiritual Healing Retreat in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: El Sabanero Eco Lodge
  • Yoga Type: Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Restorative Yoga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Cobano
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Embrace Guanacaste’s healing energy and restore balance to your mind, body, and spirit. With regular yoga and meditation practices, you may take advantage of the warm weather and stunning views of the valley.

El Sabanero Eco Lodge hosts a Costa Rica spiritual retreat. It has a stunning infinity pool is always at the optimum temperature, and the restaurant delivers some of the greatest cuisine in all of Costa Rica, including a variety of local and international vegetarian options.

Relax by the pool, explore the local area, or visit the four magnificent beaches that are just a few minutes’ drive from the lodge, and you’ll have a week to remember in Costa Rica’s Caribbean paradise.

Check El Sabanero Eco Lodge here

Friends having fun at El Sabanero Eco lodge El Sabanero Eco lodge 5 Day Yoga and Spiritual Healing Retreat in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

4-Day Private Yoga and Wellness Retreat on the Caribbean Coast of Puerto Viejo, Limon

  • Retreat Center: Samasati Yoga & Wellness Retreat
  • Yoga Type: Thai
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Location: Puerto Viejo
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

The signature treatments of Samasati Yoga and Wellness Retreat, provided by acclaimed guest therapists and outstanding local practitioners, will provide you with distinct relief and rejuvenation. Organic superfood components from indigenous, organically grown plants are the foundation of Samasati’s therapies.

Coconut oil, salt crystals (for exfoliating body scrubs), aloe vera, and Costa Rican chocolate are all used by Samasati to optimize the effectiveness of its treatments. Samasati’s beauty and wellness professionals formulate and apply nutrient-rich living meals for your skin that have antioxidant, revitalizing, moisturizing, healing, and anti-aging characteristics. You’ll emerge from each treatment with visible benefits.

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Samasati Yoga and Wellness Retreat 4-Day Private Yoga and Wellness Retreat on the Caribbean Coast of Puerto Viejo, Limon

8-Day Yoga and Wellness Retreat in Manuel Antonio

  • Retreat Center: Enchanted Homes and Gardens
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Vinyasa, Aéreo
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Manuel Antonio
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Enchanted Homes and Gardens is anchored on the transforming power of nature and nutrition, which serves as the heart and soul of our retreats.  Being able to practice Yoga every day in paradise, while also resting with personal massages and treating your body to good, life-promoting meals, makes you feel better than you have in a long time.

There are several adventure trips to select from, ranging from kayaking to sky diving to white water river rafting. All excursions are priced on an individual basis, and we can schedule your journey as early as the day before, or even the same day if necessary.

Check Enchanted Homes and Gardens here

Enchanted Homes and Gardens 8-Day Yoga and Wellness Retreat in Manuel Antonio 

22-Day 200-Hour Yoga and Meditation Teacher Training

  • Retreat Center: Pranamar Villas
  • Yoga Type: General Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Dynamic Yoga, AcroYoga, Vinyasa Yoga
  • Duration: 22 Days
  • Location: Santa Teresa
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate

Enjoy your training in this lovely place. Immerse yourself in nature and settle into your own unique rhythm while the skilled team at Pranamar takes care of everything and ensures that your training is flawless.

Listen to the waves as you open your eyes and get your day started with some refreshing yoga. Indulge on excellent vegan and vegetarian alternatives prepared with produce from the farm.

Spend your days enjoying the sun and surf in the warm ocean, walking or jogging along the beach, horseback riding, or exploring the area’s beautiful waterfalls.

Check Pranamar Villas here

22 Day 200-Hour Yoga and Meditation Teacher Training, Costa Rica

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8-Day Recalibrate Yoga Retreat at Blue Spirit Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Blue Spirit Costa Rica
  • Yoga Type: Restorative Yoga
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Nosara, Guanacaste Province
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

If you’re serious about making a change in your life and the world, Blue Spirit Costa Rica is the place to be.

Blue Spirit offers an extraordinary natural setting on one of Costa Rica’s renowned beaches, perched on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean and a three-mile long white sand beach that is protected as a turtle refuge, to help make your retreats, workshops, and trainings a deeply nurturing and unforgettable experience.

When you book a room at Blue Spirit, you’ll have access to a variety of luxurious amenities, including a saltwater infinity pool, koi pond, café, gift shop, spa treatments, outdoor activities, and free Wi-Fi.

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8 Day Recalibrate Yoga Retreat at Blue Spirit

Yoga Retreat at Blue Spirit

6-Day Reset Yoga Retreat at Vida Asana in Costa Rica

  • Retreat Center: Vida Asana Costa Rica
  • Yoga Type: Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, General Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Location: Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

This retreat offers lodging, nutritious organic cuisine, yoga, and surfing while helping you rediscover who you are between the shore and the forest. Additionally, it will provide you the chance to experience a direct, meaningful emotion that is sometimes lacking in daily life.

As you take in the sights, sounds, and visually appealing settings, the programme encourages you to let go and allow your soul some room to breathe.

You will get three organic, nutritious meals each day in addition to daily yoga and plenty of surfing. There will also be many of chances to relax, blend in with nature, explore, or partake in the many activities that Central America’s “adventure capital” has to offer. wellness retreat costa rica

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6 Day Reset Yoga Retreat at Vida Asana in Costa Rica

Vida Asana in Costa Rica

Cheapest Yoga Retreats in Costa Rica

As mentioned in our introduction, Costa Rica yoga retreats prices range from anything between $114 to $4000. And as always, there are always cheaper options.

Besides checking the total price, it is also worth it to consider the following:

  • What exactly is included, such as
    • accommodation
    • meals
    • yoga sessions
    • other activities
    • transport
  • What is specifically not included
  • Where exactly is the retreat located? Is it easy and cheap to get there? This plays a role if you are planning to also eat in other restaurants or want to do other activities.
  • What is the duration, how many days?

With all that being said, if you want to find the most affordable yoga retreats in Costa Rica, it is quite simple:

  1. Open BookYogaRetreats.com and BookRetreats.com with the full list
  2. Add your travel dates or time window
  3. Order by price

Simple as that.

Why do we recommend opening both sites? Well, there is no real indication that one site is cheaper than the other. We found good deals on both platforms.

Good to know: Please always check the descriptions in the listing, especially the part of “What is not included”.

We wrote a big guide on where to book yoga retreats. We compare BookRetreats vs. BookYogaRetreats, and more. Here we cover different websites, pros, cons and fees. It is a must-read.

Why choose a yoga retreat in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a tropical paradise nestled between the Pacific and Caribbean oceans, known for its friendly locals, fresh air, and active lifestyles such as surfing and yoga. As a result, Costa Rica has some of Latin America’s most breathtaking scenery to offer visitors.

It’s the ideal location for a yoga vacation because to its magnificent fauna, clean beaches, and Pura Vida motto. Costa Rica is a wonderful location for a yoga retreat because of its beautiful green surroundings, humid air, and jungle sounds. You can see why so many yogis go to this country, which is tucked away from the rest of the world, with beaches and forests nearby.

Some of you may be asking what a yoga retreat can do for you, we will go over a few of the advantages you may anticipate from the majority of retreats you may be contemplating.

  1. Yoga retreats will improve your practice, gain knowledge of new information, and learn the philosophy that you can apply to your personal yoga practice.
  2. You will have time to actually practice your mindfulness while disconnecting and reconnecting at your stay
  3. Meeting like-minded people will have you feeling like you belong to a community where you can share your advice, your concerns and have great conversations.

Yoga is not just the physical poses you see in magazines. It is going beyond the postures and the physical aspects of it opens up a spiritual philosophy. If you have developed a practice and a love for yoga, immersing yourself in yoga at a retreat may be an experience for your mind, body, and soul.

Where to book your Yoga Retreats?

There are two major websites to use. We are working on a big comparison guide, stay tuned. The two best sites are:

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Well,  this is already a super detailed article. I am sure that you already have your favorite retreat in mind! Below we list all the frequently asked questions.

Where to find Yoga retreats in Costa Rica?

BookYogaRetreats and BookRetreats.com are the two best sites to find retreats in Costa Rica. You can find the best yoga retreats in Costa Rica easily at Hostelgeeks.com. We picked them by hand.

What happens at a yoga retreat?

A yoga retreat is a gathering of individuals who get together to practice yoga. These retreats lasts for 2-18 days that is packed with different activities. Joining a retreat is a great way to meet other yoga enthusiasts.

Is it good to go to yoga retreat?

Yes, yoga retreats has a long term effect on your overall health. Yoga retreats also teach you how to separate your job and personal lives, allowing you to get a fresh perspective on life.

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