Enjoy surfing with Pura Vida Surfers while connecting with yourself. The fun, playful, and challenging surfing together with the mindful, relaxing, and balancing yoga is a combination that many love. The practice of yoga gives strength and flexibility to the body, and peace to the mind. By finding focus and clearing the mind, you will progress more in surfing. Breathing is crucial in surfing and one of the main focuses in yoga. Proper breathing technique relaxes the body and enhances your focus. Build strength, increase flexibility and energy levels, bend, twist, breathe, and release tensions in yoga to become a better surfer. Enjoy the combination of yoga and surfing together with Pura Vida Surfers.
Hostel La Posada is a friendly hostel located just a few minutes away from Playa Carmen in Santa Teresa. The rooms are nice and clean, and the hostel is a bit off the main road which makes it less dusty and noisy. A grocery store and restaurants are just around the corner and the hostel is located close to the crossroad in Santa Teresa where ATMs, car rental, shops, restaurants, and a pharmacy are located. Posada has a pool, billiards table, a bar and a fully equipped kitchen available for all guests. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Posada also has a tour desk where you can schedule various activities.
The schedule during this retreat is flexible. One can decide to do yoga in the morning and surfing in the afternoon, or vice versa. It is also possible to do yoga and surfing head to head in the morning, and have the afternoon off.
You will normally surf at 7 a.m, 9:30 a.m, or 3:45 p.m, surf lessons will be scheduled according to ocean conditions. The yoga schedules varies depending on the yoga studio. Throughout the retreat, you will enjoy five surf lessons and six yoga classes.
The yoga classes are held at different yoga studios in Santa Teresa to provide you many different yoga styles and various hours to practice it.
The retreat can be customized. For example, you can add an extra day of surfing or yoga, a rest day, etc. Please contact Pura Vida Surfers with your request!
This retreat and surf camp will take place in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Santa Teresa is a beautiful beach town that many people return to. This is a perfect place to connect with nature and also with yourself. Despite being a small town, it is still for everyone. Whether you want to go there for surfing, yoga, with your partner, family, or friends, Santa Teresa is the destination. It is a friendly place with a mix of Ticos and internationals.
Santa Teresa is located in the southern part of the Nicoya Peninsula. With its many and long beaches it is an ideal place for those who loves surfing or want to learn to surf. Santa Teresa also has many different yoga studios, as well as activities, in its biodiverse and beautiful nature. Some of the activities that one can do are horseback riding, ziplining, ATV tours, visit national parks, and fishing, just to name a few.
Daily breakfast is included in the package and will be served at the hostel.
When you book your flight to Santa Teresa you will first land at Tambor Airport (TMU) and then take a shuttle to Santa Teresa (the shuttle takes about 45 minutes). The land transportation fee is included in the airfare, given that you choose Santa Teresa/Mal País as your final destination. Nature Air operates flights from San José to Tambor/Santa Teresa. To book your flight, simply go to their website and choose San José in the "from"-dropdown list, and Santa Teresa/Mal País in the "to"-dropdown list.
There is a direct bus from San José to Santa Teresa leaving daily from Terminal 7-10 at 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. The ferry ticket is included in the price and you do not have to change buses when you get on or get off the ferry. However, you might have to change buses in Cóbano which is an hour drive after the ferry. Normally, the bus driver tells you to change bus, but if you are unsure, just ask the driver.
Shuttles leaves daily from San José to Santa Teresa. If you stay overnight in San José, the hotel is normally able to help you arrange the transportation. You can also contact Pura Vida Surfers ahead of time and you will get any assistance.