8 Day Anamaya Pure Yoga Retreat

With a bohemian vibe and a community with passion and love for the arts, Montezuma is a small beach village in Puntarenas Province. It was even recognized as one of the world’s 5 Blue Zones where people live the longest and happiest. Montezuma sits within high cliffs and a jungle where the small rivers pour out into perfect arcs to create picturesque waterfalls. Anamaya Resort, a sustainable boutique hotel in Montezuma, prides itself on having unobstructed and panoramic views of the rainforest and the ocean from their lands. Guests come to relax and recharge, to explore the rainforest and ocean adventures, or practice yoga. A little paradise at the heart of Costa Rica, Anamaya Resort is a must-visit travel destination for peace-loving soul seekers. Their retreats run exclusively from Saturday to Saturday ensuring you’ll have a week filled with fun, excitement and relaxation!

Escape from your hectic daily schedule and take some time out for yourself. This retreat is perfect for you if you are looking a retreat that will solely focus on yoga and how it will benefit your innermost being. Enjoy peaceful yoga sessions in a serene yoga shala overlooking the breath taking ocean and the awe-inspiring rain forest. The retreat was crafted with lots of free time so you can just lounge by the pool or swing in a hammock in the cool ocean breeze. This is the opportunity to treat yourself to some well-deserved time away. The luxurious accommodations, healthy organic food, and sense of exotic style will create an intimate and unforgettable experience that will leave you feeling nourished and revitalised. 

During every weekly retreat at Anamaya the team will organize an excursion to tour their farm, Rancho Delicioso, where much of the food prepared for guests is grown. After the farm tour you head to the other side of the peninsula to Playa Hermosa for a day on the beach. You end the day with a beach bonfire and dinner at sunset. If you’re interested in surfing, horseback riding along the beach, zip lining through the rainforest, snorkeling, or taking a yoga class, the resort offers a wide variety of excursions you can add to your week if you choose. These activities come at an extra cost but they sure are worth it if youre looking to squeeze in a little adventure! 

The cost of this retreat includes 10 yoga classes in a beautiful yoga shala overlooking the ocean, relaxing accommodation of your choice and a chance to see a thrilling circus performance. Get ready to deepen your practice and find inner bliss with Anamaya.

Please note pricing does not include the local tax of 13% 

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Air Conditioned Room
  • Excursion
  • Meals
  • Pool
  • WiFi Internet
Venue   Anamaya Resort

Anamaya Resort is truly an exotic place, built on a cliff edge and overlooking the most incredible ocean views. The resort is next to an epic waterfall, surrounded by rainforests, and located in one of the world’s most beautiful tropical beach towns, Montezuma. “Anamaya” is Sanskrit for “good health” and to the team that means great healthy food, rest and relaxation, exercise, and lots of fun and laughter. The boutique retreat center offers gourmet organic food, yoga teacher trainings, several types of yoga classes and yoga retreats, a variety of luxurious spa services, an array of uniquely designed retreat packages, and workshops all for your body, mind and spirit.


Anamaya also offers guests fire dancing and circus entertainment experiences, exciting local excursions, and intimate and tranquil accommodations to enhance the exotic and unique experience of visiting Costa Rica. They strive to provide guests with a once in a lifetime adventure. You will truly enjoy meeting other “Anamayans” from around the world, and sharing this experience with your many new friends. You’ll enjoy the beauty of the rainforest and the comforts of a refuge in the unique cabinas. Anamaya offers a sunrise yoga shala with epic ocean view, massage and spa services, salt water infinity pools and infrared sauna.


You can fly from San José to the small airstrip at Tambor and then take a taxi. Both Nature Air and Sansa have daily flights, which take around 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera, and then drive or take a bus. By car, it will take about one hour to drive from Paquera to Montezuma.

Accommodations

Food

Anamaya can cater to those who are strict vegetarians or vegans. The core of the Anamaya diet is lots of raw food, plenty of protein and healthy fats, minimal processing, lots of fruit, veggies especially greens, whole grains, minimal dairy and meat, and no junk food! They also use no white sugar and very little wheat, to suit people with sensitivities. 

Anamaya Resort is dedicated to using organic produce whenever possible, and are constantly seeking out new sources of organic foods in Costa Rica. Some are grown locally and some are brought from other parts of Costa Rica, especially the higher altitudes where foods will grow organically that can’t survive the beach climate. In addition, they're working on importing some organic dry goods and spices that are unavailable locally. 

Anamaya now grow some of their produce on their own farm at Rancho Delicioso, and are working to increase the percentage of their own crops. The food is so popular that due to guest requests Anamaya have released their own cook book for guests to take home the flavours of their experience.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS RETREAT

Spend a week filled with rejuvenating yoga designed to bring you blissful peace and relaxation. This retreat is perfect if you want to escape from your busy lifestyle and just take a little breather in the stunningly pristine beaches of Costa Rica to really focus on your yoga practice. Luxurious accommodation, healthy and guilt-free organic food and an amazing company create the perfect vacation and this retreat has it all. 

Kryshna

Yovada Explorer

  Montezuma, Costa Rica

The town of Montezuma boasts beautiful Pacific beaches, dramatic scenery, and some of the best waves for surfing in the world. Located in the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula, this laid-back beach town is surrounded by jungle-covered hills. Explore the nearby rivers, wildlife reserves, and scenic waterfalls and take a day trip to Isla Tortuga and snorkel among colorful fish and volcanic rocks. Walk through the nearby butterfly sanctuary or wander into town, where you’ll find world-class restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines, charming wooden houses, and weekly farmer's market and crafts sale.


The town features a mix of local residents as well as foreign backpackers and eco-tourists who come for the beaches, rivers, and scenic waterfalls that surround the village. The nearby Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve draws a large number of visitors to the area. Montezuma has well-known healing arts and yoga communities and is known by filmmakers and artists from across the world for the annual Costa Rica International Film Festival in May. After spending your days in relaxation, waking to the sounds of howler monkeys and being lulled to sleep by the ocean waves, Montezuma is a town you’ll remember in your dreams.


Located just 20 minutes from Tambor Airport, Montezuma is an ideal travel destination. The ride from the airport to the town centre would take around 30 minutes.  

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