Retreats

Yoga | Empowerment | Adventure

8 day All-Inclusive Retreat, Arenal Volcano Area, Coast Rica

 

Join Dinghy Expeditions and Yoga Arenal on this unique retreat combining yoga, adventure activities and nature to empower you physically, mentally and spiritually.  Our specially designed program includes yoga twice daily, safari, hiking, rafting, visits to volcanoes, lagoons, waterfalls, organic farms, hot springs and much more.

This program is based out of La Fortuna, Costa Rica, famous for the spectacular views of Arenal Volcano, thermal waters, adventure sports, sustainable living and ecotourism.

D1 SUNDAY

5:00pm

Meet and greet at Hotel in La Fortuna

Welcoming, briefing, introduction.

You will be staying at the footstep of the magnificent Arenal Volcano surrounded by mother nature and tranquility. Strategically located; nestled in a beautiful area of rainforest, teaming with fauna, and just 8 minutes from downtown La Fortuna.  Each of the guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, flat screen cable TVs, and views of our gardens and the surrounding rainforest.  Single, double & triple share is available in the gorgeous cabins surrounding nature and tranquility.  Enjoy the magnificent yoga deck with breathtaking views of Arenal Volcano and private walking trails in the jungle.

D2 MONDAY

6:00 am                Yoga

7:15 am                Breakfast

8:00 am                Safari Float Trip and Natural History Tour

12:00 pm             Lunch

1:30 pm               Arenal Volcano National Park Walk and History

5:00 pm                Yoga and meditation

7:00 pm                Dinner

On Day 2, we will learn about tropical rainforest fauna and flora as we float down the Peñas Blancas River host to many birds and other wildlife such as Howler Monkeys, Caimans, Green Iguanas, etc.  In addition, we will walk to the 1992 lava flow rocks of the Arenal Volcano as an introduction to the region and volcanology.  Second half of the day we take a guided walk through the famous Arenal Volcano National Park up to the 1992 lava flow rocks learning about volcanic activity and natural history.  Witness a breathtaking view of Lake Arenal and the Tilaran mountain range.  Observe different wildlife, trees and plants along the way.  Relax in the therapeutic natural hot spring waters of the Tabacon River.

D3 TUESDAY

6:00 am                Yoga

7:15 am                Breakfast

8:00 am                Visit to Rio Celeste and Tenorio National Park

1:00 pm               Lunch

5:00 pm                Yoga and meditation

7:00 pm                Dinner

Tenorio Volcano National Park is the home and secondary rain and cloud forest.  We will hike along the Rio Celeste, the river’s color is the result of the chemical mixture of sulfur and carbonate, which originate in the nearby Tenorio Volcano.  Seeing this sky-blue river flow through a dense rainforest is an undeniably amazing experience!

D4 WEDNESDAY

6:00 am                Yoga

7:15 am                Breakfast

8:15 am                Rafting Balsa River II-III

1:30 pm                Lunch

5:00 pm                Yoga and meditation

7:00 pm                Dinner

Join us for a action packed fun day of adrenaline  pumping white water rafting on the Balsa River. This is a fun and safe class II-III and is great for beginners.  You will be guided with an experienced, professional & knowledgeable river guide and a safety kayaker on the river with Dinghy Expeditions.

D5 THURSDAY

6:00 am                Yoga

7:15 am                Breakfast

8:00 am                Hanging Bridges

12:00 pm             Lunch

1:00 pm               Relax in the hot thermal waters of the Tabacon River

5:00 pm                Yoga and meditation

7:00 pm                Dinner

We will walk in the canopy of the tropical trees as we cross several hanging bridges with Arenal Lake, Arenal Volcáno and the Tilaran mountain ranges in view.  Afterwards, we will stop at the Tabacon River, famous for it’s natural hot waters deriving from the base of the Arenal Volcano and enjoy a thermal outdoor natural spa in the tropical forest.

D6 FRIDAY

6:00 am                Yoga

7:15 am                Breakfast

8:00 am                Cerro Chato Volcano Half Day Hike & Lagoon Swim

1:30 pm                Lunch at an organic farm

5:00 pm                Yoga and meditation

7:00 pm                Dinner

Cerro Chato is a 38,000 year old dormant volcano.  Bound to push your limits, once we reach the top of Cerro Chato, we will decent into it’s cráter and swim in the beautiful lagoon inside.

D7 SATURDAY

6:00 am              Yoga

7:15 am                Breakfast

8:00 am                La Fortuna Waterfall

11:00 am             Dog Rescue center

12:00 am             Lunch

5:00 pm                Yoga and meditation

7:00 pm                La Fortuna town tour and live music night.

The 70m high waterfall is one of the top places to visit in Costa Rica and a must-see!  An easy and delightful 15 minute walk through the rainforest to reach the bottom of La Fortuna waterfall, once at the base of the cascade, you can take a refreshing swim and enjoy the magnificent natural beauty.  After a visit to Costa Rica Dog Rescue, we grab lunch and relax at Gecko’s Gourmet.  In the evening, there is the option to visit La Fortuna’s hot spot in town, Lava Lounge, for dinner and sweet live reggae.

D8 – SUNDAY

6 am – Yoga

7:15 am – Breakfast and farewell

We are happy to arrange shuttle transport from and to the airport, if required.  The average cost is $60 [er person.  Please contact us for more details.

What is included:

7 nights accommodation (double occupancy*) in Hotel Kokoro Arenal (or similar).  Pool, hot springs, WIFI, flat screen TV, etc.

7 breakfasts

6 lunches

5 dinners

13 yoga and meditation classes

11 tours with professional guides

All transportation to the activities**

All entrances to the national parks
*Price is based on twin share

*If you prefer a private room, please advise us.  There is an additional cost.

**If you need to arrange transportation to your next destination or a pick up from/drop off to the airport, please contact us for additional information.

 

 

Call Now ButtonCall Us Now