Swiss Travel Costa Rica
Namaste Yoga at The Retreat – 4 Night Package is recommended to get back to that happy, healthy glow and retune your focus back into wellness habits that sometimes drift away from all of us. Four days is the perfect jumpstart to shift your body to feeling lighter and more energized. Arrive in the afternoon just in time for a restorative yoga class, unwind by the pool at sunset, eat delicious healthy and light meals on the Terrace Restaurant and sleep soundly in luxurious bedding. When you wake, your spirits will be lifted and your mind will experience greater clarity while you are surrounded by gorgeous views and the gentle sounds of nature’s creatures. Your mind will open & relax as our staff guides you through your days with gentle exercise, detoxifying and delicious foods and clean air that allow your body to a naturally retune.
Upon your arrival to (SJO) Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, our Swiss Travel representative will be waiting for you at the exit door of the International arrivals section. He will provide you with the welcome to our country and afterwards on a private transfer will be taking you to the Retreat Hotel in Atenas, about an hour from the Airport.
Once at the hotel you will be provided with a welcome drink made of an anti-inflammatory natural infusion and a refreshing towel with essences from our organic garden.
After a fast check-in, we will take you for a tour of the property, introducing you to the team and finish with a brief explanation of our permaculture in our organic farm.
From 6:30 pm, we will be waiting for you in our Restaurant Boca Dulce, where you will be able to discover our ‘a la minute’ gastronomy prepared with ingredients from our garden and organic products. You will also be able to taste our biodynamic wines to perfectly exalt your meals.
After dinner, you will have a relaxing moment at our Yoga Terrace and enjoy the artificial fireplace, an ideal time to contemplate the sky and keep memories of these moments of gathering.
The Retreat Hotel will be your home for the following four nights.
This property is the physical realization of visionary Diana Stobo. This intimate boutique hotel follows her teachings and philosophy that stripping away the foods that weigh you down aligns your body in perfect balance. Surrounded by the stunning natural landscape and lush edible organic permaculture gardens, The Retreat provides repose from the daily grind in an artfully inspired luxury setting. Nestled in a magical crystal mountain in Atenas, Costa Rica, The Retreat boasts a privileged space between remote privacy and accessible convenience. Atenas, dubbed one of the best climates in the world”, by The National Geographic Society, is a place where you will be able to experiment the diversity of the nature from sunrise time to sunset.
In the morning, you would start your day meditating with the sounds of the mountain, watching toucans and other tropical birds.
From 6:30 am, you will be able to get a fresh coffee and herbal tea with almond milk in our kitchen, or if you prefer you can have it served in your room. At 8 am, you will be offered a yoga class suited to all levels, to start the day with a perfect balance between the physical, mental and spiritual. At 9:00 am, after the class you will enjoy a delicious and healthy breakfast made of local ingredients, tropical fruits, delicious homemade granola with almond milk, delicious original gluten free pancakes, chia pudding with season fruits, eggs and fresh juices to get plenty of vitamins. Then around 10:30 am, you will enjoy a Massage in the hotel’s Spa with organic and homemade products. Our chefs will be waiting for you at 11:30 am to serve you a healthy morning snack with fresh smoothies, in line with your nutritional plan. In a blink of an eye, we will be ready for lunchtime, where you will enjoy green salads, raw vegetables and dressings that perfectly flavors the special raw menu of the Chef, served with healthy juices, flavored water and herbal tea or coffee. At 4:00 pm, you will start the restorative yoga class with our instructor, focusing on stretching and meditation. At 5:30, you will enjoy a beautiful sunset with healthy snacks and smoothies, a complement that will make you feel like in heaven. From 6:30 pm, we will be ready to serve you a delicious dinner cooked a la minute with organic ingredients from our garden and that you will be able to enjoy with a selection of biodynamic organic wines. After dinner, you might want to have a relaxing moment at the Yoga Terrace and enjoy the artificial fireplace, an ideal time to contemplate the sky and keep memories of these moments of gathering. Between these activities, you will be able to enjoy the hotel’s facilities: pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, spa, gym, as much as you want.
Today you will enjoy two yoga sessions.
Besides, after breakfast around, 10:15 am, you will be taken on a guided hike to Atenas Forest, where you will see several species of birds, butterflies, vegetation, robust trees, coffee plants, artisanal honey cultivations, small rivers, trails that will keep you active for at least 45 minutes.
Also today you will be taking notes as our Chef will be giving you a wellness cooking class, using fresh organic products from our garden, making exclusive recipes of foods you will really enjoy.
Day at leisure to enjoy the essence of tranquility and the sounds of The Retreat, enjoying a good sun bath, read a book, enjoy the pool, Jacuzzi and the other areas of the hotel.
As included activities, you will enjoy two yoga sessions.
According to your international flight departure time, you may enjoy a little bit more at the hotel installations.
After enjoying some unforgettable days, feeling rejuvenated, for today it is programed the return transfer to the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in the outskirts of San Jose.
Please take into consideration that Costa Rica Migration and airline authorities strongly recommend passengers to be at the Airport, three hours before departure time. This in order to proceed with the registration and migration procedures.