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You are able to choose your own affordable and flexible yoga adventure retreat in Costa Rica with this year-round yoga retreat tropical land and sea yoga adventure program or just focus on yoga and relax at the pool. The four star, multiple award winning, Hotel Docelunas looks forward to being your host for an unforgettable yoga retreat, with at least one yoga class a day, Monday through Friday, year round (retreats can be extended through the weekend). You choose which week is good for you to get away! You will also have the choice to join three land or sea adventure activities: surf lessons, SUP, horseback riding, canopy tour, and many more.
The lovely, hardwood floored yoga studio has mirrors on two sides and a long row of French doors, making it bright and airy. The studio sits up on a hill, overlooking Docelunas' five acres of landscaped jungle gardens and tropical fruit trees. The hotel grounds are visited regularly by monkeys, kinkajous, coatamundis, and sloths, along with toucans, scarlet macaws, and blue crowned mot mots. You'll love this little slice of Costa Rica!
Airport transfer included: Juan Santamaria International Airport
Hotel Docelunas offers spacious, clean, and well appointed rooms with custom made tropical hardwood furniture and original Costa Rican artwork. Docelunas is an ICT certified 4 star hotel. Several styles of rooms are available, including family, handicapped, and luxury. If you are traveling as a couple, you can upgrade your room to a luxury Junior Suite with king bed, for 60 USD per person on double occupancy.
All rooms include: air conditioner, bathtub, free Wi-Fi, original Costa Rican artwork, personal safe, mini bar, and cable tv. Junior suites also have living room area, private patio with Adirondack chairs, and a reading nook with writing desk. Docelunas is blessed to be on its own water system. With the well and filtration system, they have bottled water quality, out of every tap.
The hardwood floored, spacious, and light filled yoga studio overlooks Docelunas' five acres of beautiful gardens. It is canopy level from the main hotel, and monkeys are often seen in the treetops near the studio. With mirrors on two sides, and a long row of French doors, the studio has an open and airy feel. Halfway down the hill to the hotel is a veranda. Sometimes on cool mornings, Anabel will lead a class on the veranda, completely surrounded by flowering trees. She has also led classes at the meditation circle, and with live musicians during Jungle Jam. The lovely light and airy yoga studio sits atop the hill above the hotel's five acres of landscaped tropical jungle gardens. Hotel Docelunas won number five hotel in Central America for relaxation from Tripadvisor for 2012.
You will enjoy at least one yoga class from Monday to Friday with great instructors in a spacious hillside studio. In addition to daily yoga, these packages also give you a choice of three thrilling, land or sea, adventure activities. Learn how to get up on a surfboard, ride a horse through Costa Rican rainforest, fly through the jungle treetops on a zipline, sea kayak during whale season, watch sea turtles lay their eggs, check out huge crocodiles on the Tarcoles river, navigate the Jaco Ropes course, learn some Spanish, or simply relax in the spa with a therapeutic massage. It's all up to you, and how you want to spend your time in beautiful Costa Rica.
When you're not doing yoga, or exploring Costa Rica, you can explore Docelunas' five acres of landscaped gardens. There may be some animal visitors, and one bird watching couple saw over 50 species of tropical songbirds in less than a week. This area is a transitional zone between two ecosystems, so the bird and animal life is rich. When you want to relax, there are five room spa, and a huge mosaic lined, free form pool. For real peace and quiet, try the meditation circle.
People love DocuLunas cousine, and their open air restaurant, Eclipse. They only serve the freshest, locally grown and harvested, produce and seafoods. Many delicious vegetarian dishes are available as well as meats and seafoods. Meet the friendly locals that attend yoga classes, and mix with people from the neighborhood and other guests at Friday happy hour with live acoustic music and free snacks.
Included in the price is your choice of any three activities listed below:
Docelunas is located just a few minutes from the center of Jaco, a bustling and vibrant surfing and adventure tourist mecca, on the Central Pacific Coast. Jaco is an hour and fifteen minutes from the international airport (SJO), and an hour an a half from San Jose. Docelunas is the closest beach town to the Central Valley. The hotel sits just out of town, at the base of a rainforest covered mountain. They are exactly one mile to the beach, and the grounds are peaceful and quiet. Playa Hermosa, a world renowned surf break, is just ten minutes away.
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Eclipse Restaurant only sources the best and freshest, locally grown and harvested, produce and seafood. DoceLunas Hotel works with family farms and purveyors. The restaurant is fully open air, with flowering plants on three sides. Chef Maria combines the flavors of the tropics with American and Costa Rican favorites, for meals that you will never forget. She also has an extensive menu of delicious vegetarian soups, salads, and entrees. They make their own ice cream and desserts, many with the fruit from their own trees.
You'll be ordering all your meals off the extensive menu. Your choice of a full breakfast plate, a two course lunch, and a two course dinner. Any appetizer and any entree on the lunch and dinner menus are yours to enjoy. Coffee, tea, and iced tea are provided at each meal. Check out full menus on the Docelunas website.
The five room spa has custom made manicure and pedicure stations, two massage rooms, and one wet room. DoceLunas Hotel offers a wide range of massages, wraps, and treatments.
Please arrange your flights to Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). From the airport, DoceLunas Hotel and Yoga Retreat Center will pick you up and take you to the hotel.
Busses run frequently to Hermosa, Manuel Antonio, and San Jose.
There are available cabs and transfer services to Hermosa, Manuel Antonio, and San Jose for a rate of 7 USD to Hermosa and 100 USD day trip to Manuel Antonio.