Ashtanga Yoga Retreat
January 25th-February 1st 2020
Dates : January 25th-February 1st 2020
Led by Terri McCollum and Yaëlle Wittes
Location : Samasati Ecolodge, Puerto Viejo Costa Rica
7 nights of lodging from simple to deluxe
Morning Mysore style yoga practice or led level 1 led class
Afternoon restorative practice or workshop
3 delicious vegetarian meals every day
Shuttle to beach/Puerto Viejo 2 days of your stay
Not Included : flight and ground transport, travel & health insurance, alcohol, tips for resort staff, additional shuttles or taxi, additional charge for late check in & check out
THE LOCATION :
Located near the Caribbean beaches and town of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica. Samasati is in the jungle, inside a 250 acre rainforest, up on a hill about 15 minutes from the coast.
Flights to San Jose are inexpensive and there are several direct flights weekly through Air Canada and Transat. From San Jose a taxi can be taken (about $50 usd/4 hours) or one of 3 daily flights to Limon through Air Sansa (about $90 usd/30 minutes) with a 40 minute shuttle to Samasati.
THE PROGRAM :
Wake up to coffee and tea overlooking the waking jungle.
Morning meditation followed by Mysore style practice with Terri and/or Yaelle, or a led beginner class. Not sure you are ready for Mysore style practice? It is for all levels and abilities, read more here.
Choose your breakfast from the menu of organic, vegetarian, fish and chicken dishes, fresh juices, house made pastries and bread, local cacao and more while overlooking the jungle.
In the free hours after breakfast, you can visit the incredible local beaches for surf, snorkel or chill, visit the vibrant town of Puerto Viejo, hike and explore the local nature: wildlife, waterfalls, swimming in natural jungle pools, etc. Go on a guided excursion, or simply get a massage and chill in the hot tub at Samasati.
Lunch can be served at Samasati or taken with you on your adventure.
In the late afternoon we will have the second practice, usually restorative or a workshop that is tailored to the needs of the group.
We will have the evening meal together. The on site restaurant uses organic as often as possible and can accommodate many food restrictions and preferences. Raw, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, vegan or vegetarian dishes are available (with notice). Beer and wine are also available if desired. Remember to save space for the delicious desserts!
LODGING & INVESTMENT:
Classic Casitas: SOLD OUT
The Classic Casitas have their own secluded area in the jungle. They sleep up to 3 people; there are two single beds on the main floor and a double bed in the loft, There is a private bathroom, spacious terrace with hammock, and is surrounded by tropical garden.
single - usd 2100
double - usd 1350
triple - usd 1150
Preferred Casitas: SOLD OUT
The Preferred Casitas are secluded in the Jungle with big windows that open to gorgeous views of the rainforest or Caribbean Sea. They have a king bed, private bath and quiet terrace with a hammock set is a lush tropical garden.
single - usd 2150
double - usd 1450
Guest Rooms: HURRY - ONLY 2 ROOMS LEFT!
The guest house has 5 rooms and 2 shared bathrooms. It is close to the restaurant and reception area, great for those looking for simple accommodations.
single - usd 1200
double - usd 1100
Non practicing partners, friends, and children are also welcome. Contact us for pricing.
*All prices in USD and are before taxes. $500CAN deposit to hold your place including $100CAN non-refundable admin fee.