4 Day Wellness & Nature Yoga Retreat

This retreat is a perfect way to start or end your Costa Rican vacation for those with limited time. It is a short booster and relaxation retreat allowing you to take care of yourself and enjoy nature before heading back to your busy lifestyle, you will leave feeling refreshed and relaxed.

Situated in the heart of the Costa Rican mountains, AmaTierra's goal is to create a sanctuary, a place to truly rejuvenate. Nestled on 8 acres of lush rainforest, the retreat center is located 1 hour west of the capital city of San Jose and 1 hour north of the Central Pacific Beaches. 

Your mini retreat includes 2 yoga classes and meditation, 3 meals per day consisting of delicious organic foods, 3 nights lodging in a spacious mini-suite, a one-hour full body massage plus a full day tour to Carara National Park & the Pacific Beach.

Enjoy a few special days of swimming, hiking and relaxing in nature. Experience breathtaking sunrises and sunsets and sleep soundly immersed in the tranquil nature that surrounds you. Although short in duration, the benefits of this retreat will overflow into your onwards journey. 

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Excursion
  • Meals
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props
Venue   Amatierra Retreat and Wellness Center

AmaTierra is a life-enhancing guest facility nestled on 8 acres in the Costa Rican mountains about an hour’s drive through windy mountainside roads from San Jose International Airport. In this rural mountain eco-lodge, surrounded by friendly Costa Rican people, you can glimpse the local culture in a safe and natural way. Choose an all-inclusive anytime wellness package, vacation package or a Costa Rica Honeymoon package to match your holistic lifestyle.

This special eco-resort features an infinity-edge pool where you can unwind from your daily excursions. You can nurture yourself with delicious organic foods and professional wellness services. Enjoy an interactive dining/activity room, a balcony with breathtaking views and 10 private casitas, each with an outdoor patio. Versatility is the motto at AmaTierra and offers basic lodging and breakfast as well as all-inclusive vacation packages.

AmaTierra’s 3 hectares of mountain forest is home to two 2 kinds of Toucans and hundreds of varieties of birds and butterflies.Take a tasting tour of the organic greenhouse, find serenity on a hike to the stream or take a walk through the property and listen to the sounds of nature that truly make this place unique. Venture on day trips to some of Costa Rica’s finest attractions that include beaches, parks and coffee plantations. AmaTierra's, elevation, at 2000 feet, creates an ideal climate for your holiday or retreat.

Food

Ama Tierras chefs create delicious dishes made with local and organic ingredients that are sure to delight your taste buds and nourish your cells! Three homemade meals are included each day during your retreat. Favourite vegetarian dishes include Spinach Enchiladas and Vegetarian Thai Curry served over rice. 

Seafood and chicken are also available for guests and dietary requirements can be cared for. You are also welcome to enjoy a glass of organic wine or Costa Rican beer with dinner if you choose to as you overlook the sunset over the property. 

The menu is predominantly vegetarian, with organic eggs and dairy, but local, hormone-free chicken and fresh fish are also included, and vegan, gluten-free and other dietary requirements are happily catered to with a little notice.

Ama Tierra strives to serve healthful, enjoyable food with fresh and wholesome ingredients. A beautiful fresh salad is part of every dinner, using only healthful oils, real butter and local honey. Desserts are homemade and generally light, and if you're a chocolate lover you will rejoice!

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS RETREAT

This retreat is perfect for anyone looking for a short break which combines yoga with nature. Enjoy a quick relaxation booster before heading back to your busy life again! A few days at AmaTierra are still enough to have you feeling renewed and refreshed! See some local sights on your excursion and bliss out with a luxurious massage. This mini break fits in everything you could ask for in a yoga retreat still with plenty of down time to relax and soak in the tranquil energy of the beautiful space. 

Jannica Klingborg

Yovada Yogini

  Amatierra Retreat and Wellness Center, Costa Rica

Surrounded by several mountains, volcanos and coffee-cultivated hillsides of the Central Valley, you'll find Costa Rica’s heart and soul. This is not only the geographical center of the country, but also its cultural and spiritual core.

Home to a variety of environments and located about an hour’s drive southwest of San Jose International Airport, you can enjoy local festivals where you can sample "typical" foods and watch the "caballos trotadores", Spanish dancing horses or bull riding events. San Pablo offers a variety of activities, such as, touring a local organic coffee farm, or you can choose to explore the beaches, parks and the hot springs.

Experience curvy mountain roads as you travel through forested nature. Quaint and quirky agricultural towns invite leisurely detours to farmers markets. For more adventure, you can experience world-class rapids, resplendent quetzals and close encounters with active volcanoes, which all show off the rich landscape in which Costa Rica's character is rooted.