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Reconnect with nature, reconnect to yourself

with Cheryl Shillington in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

From $945 Per person

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6 nights in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Thu Nov 30 - Wed Dec 06, 2017

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MESSAGE FROM THE AMBASSADOR

Explore yourself in nature. Meet new people. Reconnect with friends. Practice Yoga. Go hiking. Sit on the beach. Take a waterfall tour. Hang out in your hammock. Sip drinks in the lounge. Relax

- Cheryl Shillington

Highlights

  • 3 locally sourced gourmet meals (vegetarian, vegan options) in open air dining
  • 1 or 2 yoga classes a day with Cheryl (gentle, restorative and power flow options)
  • private, double or triple accommodations
  • waterfall tour and natural dipping pool
  • Caribbean ocean views and transportation to the beach just a few miles away with our onsite driver
  • ground transportation to/from San Jose Airport (1 hour travel time)
  • open air dining
  • spa and ayurvedic treatments (additional fee)  

What's Included

Accommodations

7 days 6 nights at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary

Meals

Includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Yoga

accessible and energizing classes to start the day, calm and restorative practice to end the day

Airport Transfers

Roundtrip airport transfers to/from San Jose International Airport (SJO)*** Must land before 2pm on arrival day

Flights

Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included

For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.

Optional Activities

Samasati Biological Reserve Tour with Scott Mckenzie, Thai Yoga Massage, Heaven and Earth – Craniosacral & Reflexology, Rainforest Massage, Chocolate - Coffee Body Treatment, Rainforest Renewal, Sunburn Therapy, Tortuguero One Day, Gandoca- Manzanillo Rainforest Hike, Bird Watching Tour, Surf Lesson, White Water Rafting at the Pacuare River, Punta Uva Sea Kayak and Rainforest Hike, Horseback Riding at the Beach, The Jungle Adventure - Zipline, Waterfalls, Swings, Kekoldi Indian Reserve, Hiking in Cahuita National Park, Sunburn Therapy

Getting There

Free round-trip transportation to and from San Jose International Airport (SJO) is provided on the first and last day of the trip. It takes 1 hour 15 minutes to get to the venue from the airport.

Good to Know

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

The Instructor

Cheryl Shillington
Yoga Ambassador

Cheryl leads retreats, workshops and classes in Canada and abroad. She is enthusiastic about traveling and practicing yoga in places off the beaten path. She has over 1000 hours of teacher training and continues to study ,explore and share this with others. Her studio, Yoga Glow, warmly welcomes all ages, shapes and sizes to the mat to discover their Self in various styles of yoga from gentle/restorative, yin to power flow.

About Cheryl Shillington

UPCOMING DEPARTURES

November 30 - December 6, 2017
Travelers' Tribes
yoga
3
beach
2
nature
2
sightseeing
2
world heritage
1
hiking
1

Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary

The architecture of Samasati’s Caribbean casitas were designed to silently sit within the terrain, climate and natural offerings of this land. We deliver comfort within an earthy simplicity. We have ten Caribbean style casitas built with precious native woods that are nestled within lovely tropical gardens and the lush forest. All casitas have private bathrooms and a spacious veranda overlooking the rainforest and South Caribbean Sea. Some casitas have lofts that accommodate up to three people. All of our casitas have comfortable new mattresses, which are king, queen, full or two singles. Our guest House bungalows are smaller private rooms with a choice of a full or two single beds. The bungalows are semi-private with each sharing a bathroom with one other room. Outside, there are large verandas with hammocks overlooking the rainforest.

Our spa house consists of two cozy rooms sitting high up on a hill. A cool breeze gently brings in just the right amount of fresh air during your treatment. This is a sweet space where our guests feel comfortable and nurtured.

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

Amenities

  • Beach
  • Classroom/Deck for yoga & fitness
  • Internet
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • On-site driver
  • Spa
  • Hot water
  • 110 volt outlets
  • Mosquito nets
  • Towels
  • Sound system for instructor use in yoga/fitness space

Yoga & Fitness Equipment

  • yoga mats
  • yoga blocks
  • yoga straps
  • yoga bolsters

Pricing Per Person

  • Kristin
  • Verified Guest
  • Aug 28 2016

Samasati was amazing! It's perfect for nature lovers, tucked away in Costa Rica's rainforest with a quick 10 minute ride to the beach. The drive from the airport is long ( 4 1/2 hours approx.) but the views are worth it. The staff at Samasati are so wonderful!


  • Denise
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 12 2016

A wonderful resort in the middle of the rain forest. Nature is all around you, and the employees are wonderful.


  • Nikki
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 17 2016

This was a rustic retreat. Met some great people.


  • Dave
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 18 2016

This was an outstanding trip! The accommodations were fantastic, transportation spot on, and the food was fabulous. Oh, the other travelers were a blast too. I made a bunch of new friends.


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