Tropical Winter Wellness Retreat

Visit: Rincon de la Vieja, Bijagua and Tamarindo

February 12 – February 19, 2021

  • Days: 8 Days/ 7 Nights
  • Group Size: 12 – 14
  • Double Occupancy: $3,570*
  • Single Occupancy: $4,210*

*Indicates total package costs with flights from BWI and DTW. Different cities of departure may affect price of retreat.

Overview

The Tropical Winter Wellness Retreat℠ in Costa Rica takes you to paradise for 8 days and 7 nights. This retreat is your opportunity to explore the Guanacaste province in northwestern Costa Rica. Known for its beaches and biodiverse parkland, your destinations in Guanacaste will include Rincon de la Vieja, Bijagua and Tamarindo. Activities curated for you in each location will allow you to submerse yourself in the natural beauty of the country.

Your immersive experience will combine activities in unique locations and opportunities for relaxation in blissful serenity.  Your activities include hiking at a national park, immersion in a special ecosystem floating down Corobicí River! You will be able to observe gigantic kapoks, figs, rubber and shoreline trees and also many species of animals such as monkeys, bats, lizards, birds, iguanas and many more. Combine tranquility with a bit of adventure on some class I and II rapids, which will add to your Safari Float Adventure!. Round out your retreat unwinding on white sand beaches, bathing in pools under waterfalls, soaking in volcanically heated hot springs, sitting amidst lush tropical gardens and exploring magical blue rivers.

Your sense of adventure and much needed restoration will come just as naturally as the beauty around you. Whether you’re observing the plethora of wildlife, lounging on the beaches, ziplining through canyons, or indulging in spa treatments, your Celestial Water and Adventure Retreat will be exactly what you desire and deserve.

Features

  • Retreat led by an experienced retreat curator of fitness and wellness excursions in Costa Rica over the past 5 years
  • Fitness professional, owner of LOTUS Fitness, a certified fitness professional with 19 years of personal training and group fitness experience conducts the stretch sessions and private training as requested during retreat
  • Group fitness, yoga and stretch classes taught during the retreat by the trip curator and other certified fitness professionals
  • *Video and Photo packages of your activities and excursions available after the tour (for an additional cost)
  • *Commemorative T-Shirt available after the tour (for an additional cost)

Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning views of the most active and largest volcano in Guanacaste
  • Swim in waterfalls
  • Restore and rejuvenate in a therapeutic mud bath
  • Hike through dense, lush, tropical rainforest
  • Relax in 10 volcanically heated hot springs
  • 3 nights stay at a beach front resort

Activities

  • See the magnificent Celeste River while hiking through Tenorio Volcano National Park
  • Immerse yourself into this special ecosystem floating down Corobicí River! You will be able to observe gigantic kapoks, figs, rubber and shoreline trees and also many species of animals such as monkeys, bats, lizards, birds, iguanas and many more. Combine tranquility with a bit of adventure on some class I and II rapids, which will add to your Safari Float Adventure!
  • Participate in LOTUS Fitness stretch sessions throughout the retreat
  • Observe various wildlife – 300 different bird species, armadillos, collared peccaries, iguanas, snakes, white-nosed coatis, and white-faced, howler and spider monkeys
  • Spa treatments available (not included in retreat package) *

Tentative Itinerary

Day 1 (February 12): Arrive at Liberia International Airport – Transportation to 1st Resort in Rincon de la Vieja – Borinquen Mountain Resort & Spa

Day 2 (February 13): Hike to waterfall excursion

Day 3 (February 14): Travel to 2nd Resort in Bijagua – Rio Celeste Hideaway

Walking and cultural tour of Bijagua.

Day 4 (February 15): Hiking Excursion in Tenorio Volcano National Park

Day 5 (February 16): Travel to 3rd Resort in Tamarindo – Tamarindo Diria. Check out the Live Webcam

Free day to explore the beach and the close by town, Tamarindo. Watch the sunset on the beach. Evening Stretch Session/Yoga on the beach

Day 6 (February 17): Safari boat tour down the Corobicí River

Day 7 (February 18): Morning LOTUS Fitness stretch session on the beach. Free Day to explore the beach and close by town, Tamarindo

Day 8 (February 19): Flight from Liberia International Airport (LIA) back to US destinations (book for after 12noon)

What’s Included

  • Round-trip international airfare from your point of departure in the United States to Liberia International Airport, Costa Rica (LIA)
  • Resort and hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast every day
  • Lunch included with each tour
  • Most dinners – note detailed itinerary
  • Group Tours
  • Fitness sessions
  • Stretch/yoga sessions
  • Ground transportation and tips
  • Tips for all group meals

What’s Not Included

  • Baggage fees for round trip flights to and from Costa Rica
  • Cost for meals eaten on the “free days” without the group and tips
  • Tips for hotel room cleaning service/concierge
  • Cab rides/transportation used on “free days” or for any activity not on the itinerary
  • Any activity not on the itinerary unless otherwise notified by retreat organizer

Full Payment Options

Booking Deadline: November 1, 2020

Double Occupancy: $ 3,570*
Single Occupancy:  $ 4,270*

*Indicates total package costs with flights from BWI and DTW. Different cities of departure may affect price of the retreat.

Installment Payment Options

Installment payments are allowed after the initial $250 deposit is made. Full payment for the Tropical Winter Wellness Retreat℠ is required by November 1, 2020.

Double Occupancy: $ 3,570*
Single Occupancy:  $ 4,270*

*Indicates total package costs with flights from BWI and DTW. Different cities of departure may affect price of the retreat.

  • Deposit Due:                                                       March 1, 2020
    • $250 for both double/single occupancy
  • 1st Installment Due:                                             April 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 2nd Installment Due:                                           May 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 3rd Installment Due:                                            June 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 4th Installment Due:                                            July 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 5th Installment Due:                                            August 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 6th Installment Due:                                           September 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 7th Installment Due:                                            October 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)
  • 8th Final Installment Due:                                  November 1, 2020
    • $ 415 (double occupancy)
    • $ 495 (single occupancy)