December 8-14, 2019
February 2-8, 2020
Contact us for dates for December 2020
PLUS book by December 31 for travel through 2020 and mention promo code: YOGASURF and receive a $25 Visa Gift Card compliments of Just Spas & Adventures!
A perfect recipe for relaxation and rejuvenation includes a blend of daily yoga and surfing spiced with long walks on the beach, a dollop of massage and free time, all complimented by outrageously fresh local cuisine and our expert staff to guide and support you every step of the way.
• Surf Lessons in the morning
• Private one-on-one surf lesson mid-week, plus video analysis and CD to take home
• Ground School and Paddle School
• Awakening the Senses yoga each morning
• Daily yoga in an inspiring ocean-view studio
• Qigong for relaxation and balancing
• Delicious, fresh, organic meals showcasing local produce
Surfing at Playa Hermosa
Ride Your First Wave- a short walk down the white sand beach is your gentle surf spot. This picturesque palm-lined beach is Playa Hermosa, ‘beautiful beach’ in Spanish. We provide safe, fun, and informative surf instruction. Teaching safety first with fun and stoke as a close second. A low student-to-instructor ratio (2 to 1) will ensure that you receive thoughtful feedback and coaching. You will even have a one-on-one session mid-week plus you will get video analysis midweek and a CD to take home to show you SURFING!!!
This surf retreat has created a very special paddle school which will take place in the cutest tide pool outside your beautiful villas. It is a quiet water spot with very gentle, rolling waves. In paddle school, we will teach techniques to paddle more efficiently and powerfully, how to turtle roll, how to spin around quickly (for catching waves) and how to find your sweet spot on the board.
Instructors have the essential talents to help you achieve your goals:
Many years’ experience in surf instruction
Genuine enthusiasm and patience
Local knowledge of the area
Passion for the ocean and surfing
Surf lifesaving, CPR, and first aid certifications.
Practice, breathe, and sweat in one of Costa Rica’s newest and most inspiring studios. A spacious yoga shala is open on three sides to allow the sea breeze and ocean song to flow thru. Built with beautiful teak floors, high bamboo ceilings, and antique Javanese doors, this sacred space is unforgettable and fully equipped. Offering daily yoga classes including soft flow, Vinyasa flow with hip and shoulder openers. This focus will improve your flexibility and strength as well as your surfing.
Your elegantly designed villas were completed in 2010. Each has Costa Rican hardwoods, bamboo, and plenty of light-filled windows. They are decorated with Indonesian furniture, exotic fabrics, and Buddha statues. Guests will enjoy nature and ocean views in a relaxed, peaceful, and intimate setting.
All four poolside Villas include: personal pool entrance, 2 air-conditioned bedrooms, fans, screens, garden bathroom with granite stone tub, laptop size security safes, Wi-Fi, and 1 room with a king bed ($500 extra and only 4 available) and 2 twins (depending on your preference) two bathrooms, a living room, and huge decks and terraces. Every villa has a personal entrance to the pool! Fabulous!
Luxurious granite stone tubs surrounded by tropical gardens give a unique, exotic touch to the completely private open air bathrooms. Decorated with imported, hand- crafted Indonesian furniture and floating around a free-form pool, the villas create a relaxed, peaceful atmosphere complimented by their natural surroundings.
Each morning start the day with fragrant Costa Rica coffee. Serving outrageously delicious meals with spectacular views and a relaxed atmosphere. The chefs create dishes that nourish the body and enliven the senses. You’ll love Costa Rica’s local tropical fruits like pineapple, papaya, starfruit, and citrus. Utilizing the freshest ingredients for their menu with a strong emphasis on using organic and local produce. Each meal is started with a special fruit smoothie. YUM!!
*All healthy organic meals are included, with the exception of one lunch and one dinner where you’ll be free to explore some fabulous local restaurants.
• 7 days, 6 nights in beautiful villas in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica (double occupancy, single available at extra cost)
• 4 days of surf instruction
• Canopy Zip Line or Horseback riding
• All surf equipment, use of a rash guard, wax, and accessories
• Twice Daily yoga, stretching, and meditation
• All amazing meals, except one dinner and one lunch
• All yoga equipment including mats, blocks, and straps. (Bring your own yoga mat if you prefer)
• Memories and friendship to last a lifetime
Also available locally are (optional and for an additional cost):
Rate: $2,600 per person double occupancy (single supplement limited/available for additional cost upon request).
Contact us today for more information on this beautiful and adventurous retreat!
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