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April 23-28, 2023


related to or embodying the powers of nature.


Buena Vida :: Costa Rica
Co-Ed Yoga + Surf Eco-Retreat
April 23-28th, 2023

We’re not offering you an escape.  We’re inviting you to discover a sense of freedom.


For thousands of years yoga has cultivated continuity within the mind, body and spirit.  For those that have dove into this practice, its principals have brought them to life in a unique way.  The breath, the philosophy, the movement are each unique teachers.

Buena Vida is about Self discovery.  This retreat is an opportunity to push out of your comfort zone; trying new things, discovering new places, and finding your people as you connect to a deeper sense of joy. Through this exploration, new pathways may be opened and systems recalibrated in a way that cultivates quality in life... those Buena Vida vibes


~Cheers to the good life~

A vacation is the intention to vacate oneself from everyday life. 

A retreat is the invitation to step into oneself and discover the beauty, the fulfillment and strength that resides within, in order to return to everyday life refueled and thriving.

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All Inclusive

We will spend 6 days + 5 nights in exploration.  Rolling out our mats, paddling out on surf boards, seated quietly in meditative reflection and equally adventuring towards a quality connection. 
The unique beach, meets the jungle landscape of Dominical, Costa Rica will encompass us. 
Rich locally sourced organic meals will nourish us. 
Like minded individuals will support us.

Cleanse your mind, body and spirit in this life giving retreat

Feeling Good Leads to Doing Good

5% of our retreat profits will go to covering our travel carbon footprint;

Community Carbon Trees

What’s Included:

  • Daily Yoga 1+ class offering a day

  • Surfing (no experience necessary)- we will provide boards + lessons for those who need it (you’ll indicate your abilities and if you’re traveling with your own board upon registration)

  • Morning Meditation + Breathwork practices

  • Yoga Philosophy will be intertwined throughout our days together

  • Costa Rica 1/2 day adventure based excursion (transportation + lunch included)

  • Immersive Closing Ceremony

  • Full access to our private Luxury Eco-lodge. Each room is made from a salvaged shipping container.  We have 3 room choices.  You'll indicate your room preference on our registration form (please don't forget to note any friends that are joining us and that you'd like to request as your roommate)

  • Locally Sourced Fresh Vegetarian friendly meals.  Beginning Sunday at dinner and finishing with Friday’s breakfast (please indicate any dietary restrictions you may have on our registration form)

  • Free time to explore the local town or relax and nourish by the private pool

We wanted to make this adventure carefree.  

We've taken care of all the details... now we just need YOU.



What’s NOT Included:

  • Flights to and from Costa Rica- our registration will share further details on suggestions for booking flights so you arrive on time to our retreat center and don’t miss any of the final fun

  • Transportation arrangements to + from San Jose to our retreat center (we will provide some assistance for group book these shuttle transports, once we receive your travel information)

  • Traveler’s Insurance- this is no longer required by Costa Rican mandates, but we highly recommend purchasing insurance to guard your trip.

  • Additional Excursions- you’ll have some downtime to book further local adventures.  These will be in addition to and at your own expense

  • We will have Nicole Messner lens capturing and documenting our time together.  She will be offering personalized private photography sessions as well as capturing our group experience.  If you wish to setup a private session or purchase any of our photos this will be in addition to retreat packages.

  • Treatments- we will have some wellness treatments that you can individually book upon arrival.

  • Please note that at the time of this retreat going live, there are no longer Covid-19 or any other travel restrictions.  However as we all know things can change in moments.  If any testing or additional processes that are required go into place, this will be the responsibility of the attendee.

Safety: physically, mentally and emotional are an important part of our time together.

We include an 'acknowledgement' of your responsibility to show up and support our gathering space, but please note the following:


This will be a "clean" retreat

Drugs and alcohol will not be permitted within our sacred space or at any time during our retreat.

-We continue to monitor US + Costa Rica Travel/Covid policies and will shift and adjust our protocols accordingly.  

You will find all participant requirements listed in our Acknowledgment page of our registration, but it is the responsibility of each attendee to ensure they meet the needs of entry and exit of Costa Rica.  

Any questions, don't hesitate to reach out.

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