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Join for a fantastic and recharging Surf and Yoga retreat at Vida Asana! Whether you are new to yoga, or an advanced practitioner, you’ll benefit from the serene environment and easy going approach to life. During your time with Vida Asana Yoga Retreat, you’ll enjoy three meals per day, daily maid service, daily yoga classes, and world class surf instruction.
All rooms w/ private bathroom, hot water, AC, ceiling fan.
It will let you rediscover yourself between the ocean and the jungle, providing a combination of lodging, fresh organic meals as well as yoga and surfing. It will also let you enjoy a simple and mindful experience that is often lacking in our daily lives.
The program encourages you to soak up the sounds, smells, and visually appealing landscape while letting go and allowing your soul room to breath.
Your day will include 3 fresh organic (whenever possible) meals, as well as daily yoga and lots of surfing. There will also be lots of time to relax, blend in with nature, explore, or immerse yourself in the other activities Central America's "adventure capital" has to offer.
Package includes 3 surf lessons and a daily yoga class, including transportation and board rental.
Rosemarie Gonzales Gainza is a holistic health practitioner, a certified yoga teacher, and the founder and owner of the Vida Asana Retreat Center in Costa Rica. Her style of yoga combines principles of Ashtanga, Bikram, and Anusara, creating a strong, healthy, and happy flow.
Catalina is originally from the beautiful country of Costa Rica. Catalina found yoga after giving birth to her first child in 2003, which of course, a time of change in her life. Catalina masters types of yoga like Hatha, Ashtanga, and vinyasa yoga.
Alejandra is from San Jose, Costa Rica. She began practicing yoga at an early age and realized she wanted to dedicate her life to this discipline. Her foundations are Ashtanga, Vinyasa yoga, and Anusara yoga. Alejandra is a passionate teacher, she enjoys teaching in the beautiful coast of Costa Rica.
Vida Asana is an Eco-Resort that specializes in yoga retreats, surf camps, mountain bike adventures, and a healthy sustainable lifestyle. Our goal is to create a happy environment that supports education, mindfulness, and adventure.
Come rediscover yourself between the ocean and the jungle. Vida Asana was founded and built by Alejandro and Rose, in 2002, and at that time was one of the first yoga retreat centers on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Since then Vida Asana has grown into a beautiful retreat center and eco-resort, providing a combination of lodging, fresh (mostly) organic meals, as well as yoga, surfing, and mountain biking vacations.
The guests enjoy a simple and mindful experience that is often lacking in their daily lives. They encourage their guests to soak up the sounds, smells, and visually appealing landscape, while letting go and allowing their soul room to breath.
They are also dedicated to the local community: both the guests and full-time residents often engage in garden building and other sustainable community building programs. The current primary causes are BJJ Jaco and Costas Verdes. BJJ Jaco teaches the children the joys of physical fitness, discipline, and mindfulness, while Costas Verdes ensures this beautiful land is here to enjoy when they are older.
The meals are true jungle gourmet, with an emphasis on fresh, organic, locally sourced fruits and vegetables. They also serve fresh caught fish on occasion. but always have a great vegan entree available. Please check our Tripadvisor reviews, and photos for more information about the food offerings.
Waterfall hikes, surfing, paddle boarding, spiritual experiences, National Park tours, zip-lining, rappelling, horseback riding
They offer a full complement of spa treatments, everything from Reiki treatments, to Ayurvedic massages and consultations, to facials and wraps.
Vida Asana is tucked away in the rainforest, less than a mile from the beach, and blends perfectly with the jungle environment. Playa Hermosa is a quiet surfing community, located between the beach towns of Jaco and Manuel Antonio, about 90 minutes south of San Jose (SJO) airport. This location allows the guests to enjoy a wide range of activities, if they choose to venture off of the property.
Private transport from the airport is available for ~ $90, a shared shuttle is ~ $35, and the bus is a great option, and costs only about $10.