Blissful Yoga Retreat

with Asami Martens in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

From $1375 Per person

5 nights in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Mon Mar 14 - Sat Mar 19, 2016

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Join Asami for a 5 night, 6 day retreat at one of the most eco-friendly places on Earth, Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center, in Costa Rica. Surround yourself in the jungle, the ocean and the magnificent fauna of the country. It is your time to unwind and unplug yourself from your daily life. Give yourself a blissful treat to deepen your Yoga practice, but most importantly, spread your wings to have fun in the nature!

Practice energizing and creative Vinyasa Yoga in the morning and nourish your body, mind and soul with soothing Yin practice in the late afternoon. Each morning practice will help you strengthen and deepen your Asana practice followed by meditation. You will be introduced to advanced postures. These postures will be explained to you as a mini workshop style so you can debunk the myths of these big Asanas!

The Yin practice will be designed to tap into your inner emotions through imageries and affirmations. The practice helps you to free yourself from everyday stress. Release what is stuck in your heart and let go of your daily blockages you feel inside. And of course, prepare yourself for a good night’s sleep!

The amazing part of this retreat is that the prices are affordable. You may pay upfront or  save your spot with simple a deposit. Daily Yoga with Asami, healthy meals, stand up-paddle boarding lessons, airport transfer… and a beautiful room with private bathroom are all included in this package.

If attending a Yoga retreat is one of your dreams, this is the time to dive into this amazing experience. Save your spot today!

What's Included


6 days, 5 nights at Vida Asana Eco-Lodge and Yoga Shala


Healthly, locally-sourced breakfast, lunch, and dinner


  • Daily yoga
  • Beach
  • Private pool access
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Sangria night
  • Tarcoles Crocodile Bridge visit
  • Optional activities: Biking, Trip to Manuel Antonio, Sweat Lodge and Shaman Ceremony, Zip-Lining, Mountain Biking Tour, Herradura fishing trip, and more!

Airport Transfers

One group private ground transfer to/from San Jose International Airport (SJO)


Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included
For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.

Good to Know

Not included: flights to/from San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.


 12:00pm  Arrival to San Jose International Airport - Tarcoles Crocodile Bridge visit on the way to Vida Asana!
 4:00pm  Arrival to Vida Asana
 5:00pm  Intention Setting and Evening Vinyasa Practice
 7:00pm  Dinner
 7:00am - 8:45am  1st Chakra Vinyasa Practice
 9:00am  Breakfast
 12:30pm  Lunch
 Afternoon  Relax at Retreat
 5:30pm - 6:45pm   Afternoon Yin Practice and Meditation
 7:00pm  Dinner
 7:00am - 8:45am  2nd Chakra Vinyasa Practice
 9:00am  Breakfast
 12:30pm  Lunch
 Afternoon  Relax at Retreat. Enjoy your adventure
 5:30pm - 6:45pm  Afternoon Yin Practice and Meditation
 7:00pm  Dinner
 7:00am - 8:45am  3rd Chakra Vinyasa Practice
 9:00am  Breakfast
 12:30pm  Lunch
 Afternoon  Relax at Retreat
 5:30pm - 6:45pm  Afternoon Yin Practice and Meditation
 7:00pm  Dinner
 7:00am - 8:45am  4th Chakra Vinyasa Practice
 9:00am  Breakfast
 12:30pm  Lunch
 Afternoon  Relax at Retreat
 4:00pm  Afternoon Yin Practice
 5:30pm  Sunset Beach Meditation
 7:00pm  Dinner and Reflection
 7:00am - 8:45am  Complete Chakra Vinyasa Practice
 9:00am  Breakfast and Closing
 12:00pm  Departing from Vida Asana

The Instructor

Asami Martens
Yoga Ambassador

Asami has been teaching Yoga since 2009, and holds two, 200 hour Teacher Training from Santosha Yoga and SBC Yoga. She is also trained in Yin Yoga from HappyTree Yoga. Asami incorporates Yoga philosophy and storytelling to make her classes more than just a physical practice.

About Asami Martens


Vida Asana Eco-Lodge and Yoga Shala

Vida Asana Eco-Retreat and Yoga Center is located just 90 minutes from San Jose Airport (SJO), in beautiful Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. Vida Asana is a place to find your true self. We are an eco-resort that specializes in yoga retreats, surf camps, mountain bike adventures, and a healthy sustainable lifestyle in a beautiful setting between the rainforest and the ocean. Our goal is to create a happy environment that supports education, mindfulness, and adventure. Our guests enjoy a simple and mindful experience that is often lacking in their daily lives. We encourage our guests to soak up the sounds, smells, and visually appealing landscape, while letting go and allowing their soul room to breathe. We’re also dedicated to the local community, both our guests and full-time residents often engage in garden building and other sustainable community building programs. Our current primary causes are BJJ Jaco, and Costas Verdes, two tremendous programs in our community. One teaching our children the joys of physical fitness, discipline, and mindfullness, the other making sure this beautiful land is here for them to enjoy, when they get older. Our meals consist of 3 daily mostly organic meals.

Food & Beverage

Includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Vegan Meals
  • Gluten-Free Meals
  • Fish & Meat
  • Alcohol is available for purchase
  • Snacks are available for purchase


  • Beach
  • Classroom/Deck for Yoga & Fitness
  • Airport Transportation
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Ensuite Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Accessible kitchen for guest cooking classes
  • On-Site Driver

Yoga & Fitness Equipment

  • yoga mats
  • yoga blocks
  • yoga straps
  • yoga bolsters
  • towels
  • standup paddleboard (SUP)

Pricing Per Person

  • Seth
  • Ambassador
  • Nov 18 2016

Vida Asana was better than advertised!! Sean was the PERFECT host in every which way! EVERYTHING exceeded all expectations!!

  • Stephanie
  • Verified Guest
  • Jun 05 2016

The perfect uplifting, revitalizing getaway. I went on this trip with my sister for our birthdays. She knew Avery from yoga class but I hadn't met anyone. From the start, Avery was available, helpful, warm, kind, and comforting.. And her yoga classes were awesome all around. The trip agenda was flexible and accommodating, Vida Asana was paradise. On this trip, We were able to give back to Costa Rica through a planned tree planting evening on the beach. I Have so many memories and often think back to the beautiful women and beautiful country I was able to spend time with this past March.

  • Julie
  • Verified Guest
  • Jun 03 2016

Our trip to Vida Asana was more than I could have imagined. Peaceful, beautiful, entertaining, delicious. The whole group came only knowing only one other person or none, yet we could not have felt more connected. Avery did a beautiful job planning our days, yoga sessions, meditations on the beach, opening and closing ceremonies, connecting us with ourselves, nature and each other. My body and soul were rejuvenated after this retreat. Thanks to all for such a memorable experience! I can't wait to do another yoga retreat soon.

  • Carla
  • Verified Guest
  • Jun 01 2016

Overall, the trip was a wonderful experience! The meals were all amazing and the facilities were gorgeous.

  • Megan
  • Verified Guest
  • May 27 2016

This trip was was exactly the healing tonic I needed after a long winter.

  • Tess
  • Verified Guest
  • May 26 2016

Amazing experience!! Vida Asana is a beautiful eco resort with beautiful people. I can't wait to return.

  • Jessica
  • Verified Guest
  • May 23 2016

I had a wonderful, energizing, yet relaxing, trip at Vida Asana. The food was amazing, the people so friendly and welcoming, and I loved cooling off during the day in the pool. I would definitely book a room at Vida Asana again in the future!

  • Katie
  • Verified Guest
  • May 23 2016

The trip was amazing it was my first retreat and it felt like we really experienced tye Costa Rica lifestyle.

  • Kristen
  • Verified Guest
  • May 17 2016

Costa Rica is beautiful!

  • Darcey
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 25 2016

The trip was really good, as the accommodations were very nice and the ambassador was wonderful. The meals could have been better, but the owner of Vida Asana was so thoughtful, and an above-and-beyond concierge for us!

  • Verified Guest
  • Mar 30 2016

This was my first yoga retreat. And I wish there was a word to describe how amazing it was. I came very open minded and nothing I envisioned could have prepared me to what I actually experienced. I let go of everything and just lived my life to the fullest as if I was a child again. Every day we did yoga, ate the delicious food that was prepared to us, played, shared and discovered together as if we had know each other forever. I didn't really knew anyone (except for Asami) coming into this retreat but I left having found my tribe. Those ladies are in my life forever.

  • Asami
  • Ambassador
  • Mar 26 2016

I had time of my life at Vida Asana! Thank you for organizing Trip Tribe!

  • Amy
  • Verified Guest
  • Mar 26 2016

Testimonial – Blissful Costa Rica Retreat I had never been on a yoga retreat when I signed up for Asami’s Blissful Retreat in Costa Rica. After taking, and loving, Asami’s classes in Montreal for a few months I has no hesitations about signing up as soon as she announced it. I was excited about escaping from the winter and getting to do Asami-yoga for nearly a whole week. If this is what I had experienced I would have been over the moon, but the retreat was so so so much more than I could have imagined! I thought I would be working on my physical strength – my balances and inversions – but instead, in the space of a few short days we built and strengthened a close community of compassionate, vulnerable, courageous, empathetic and supportive women. Yoga and meditation – along with our other activities (surfing, SUPing, hiking) – was the vehicle, not the destination. That my experience was this magical was no accident! Asami had clearly put in a lot of thought into the themes and tenor of each practice, which made it easier for us to connect with ourselves and others. Apart from this, Asami’s own open-heartedness and enthusiasm means that she brings out the same qualities in others. The location was perfect. We were tucked away from the distracting tourist hustle and bustle but still surrounded by a welcoming community at Vida Asana. The basic but thoughtfully renovated premises and delicious meals made it feel like a home away from home. I hope that you are able to find the opportunity to go on one of Asami’s retreats.

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