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9 Days New Year Meditation & and Yoga Retreat Costa Rica

  • The Goddess Garden, Playa Grande, Cahuita, 7302, Talamanca, Limón, Costa Rica

9 Days New Year Meditation & and Yoga Retreat Costa Rica

  • The Goddess Garden, Playa Grande, Cahuita, 7302, Talamanca, Limón, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat and New Year Celebration

Join Fannie Hungerford's New Year yoga retreat in Costa Rica. You will be staying at Goddess Garden, a beautiful place with a stunning overlooking view to the jungle. The sound of animals surrounded the place will soothe and calm your mind away. This is the best place to practice yoga and meditation for those who seek tranquility. Come and celebrate the New Year in Costa Rica!


  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Yoga Nidra practices
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • 8 nights' accomodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals
  • Airport transfer
  • 8 days with instruction
  • English
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In this retreat, you will be staying for 1 night at a hotel in San Jose and followed by 7 nights at the Goddess Garden Eco Resort on the Caribbean Coast. The Goddess Garden features clean and beautifully decorated rooms. The practice space is a stunning veranda overlooking the jungle.

Last year, howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, and a variety of exotic birds and butterflies within the center’s grounds were seen (and some were heard). The resort features a pool, Jacuzzi, hammocks to lounge in, a wall-less dining hall, and common area featuring Wi-Fi.

With twice daily sessions of yoga and meditation, delicious fresh, organic meals, and an abundance of life and beauty surrounding you, this special retreat is an opportunity to step away from distraction in your life and be held in the ease of retreat living.

For the practices, Fannie Hungerford will use the tools of asana and meditation practice, chanting, community, writing, ritual, and relaxation to illuminate the path to the life you want in the coming year in this program.

  • Fannie Hungerford

    Fannie Hungerford is a yoga and meditation teacher based in Iowa City. She is Iowa’s only ParaYoga certified teacher (Level 1). She is a firm believer in the time-tested power of the ancient practices of yoga. She's also a lover of people and with a great interest in the human condition. Her teaching is grounded in the energetic and psychology of yoga, and provides experiences for the soul alongside tools for leading a less-burdened life.

Costa Rica is located in Central America, north of Panama, flanked by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. It is a small country, with 250 kilometers (155 miles) between coasts and about 400 kilometers (250 miles) length.

Costa Rica is well known for its biodiversity. It is a paradise of natural beauty. Its tropical rain forests and dry forests contain 6% of the world's species although the area of the country is as less as 0.1% of the territory of the earth.

Nearby places

  • The beach, 300 yards

During your stay, you will be provided with daily fresh and organic vegetarian meals. Fish and chicken meals are also available as an option if meat is your preference. Special diet program can also be accommodated in this retreat.

  • Cahuita National Park tour
  • Chocolate tour
  • Dolphin viewing
  • Enjoy rainforest canopy adventure
  • Horse back riding at the beach
  • Indigenous cultural tour
  • Sea and river kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing lessons
  • Visit "Tree of Life"
  • Visit a shaman
  • Visit Alma Verde Medicinal Garden
  • Visit beaches near the Goddess Garden
  • Visit Bribri indigenous reserve
  • Visit Jaguar Rescue Center
  • Visit research and adventure park, Veragua
  • Visit sloth center at Avarios Del Caribe
  • Visit a waterfall
  • White water rafting
  • Visit Cacao Trails

Spa treatment is available at the facility but not included in the price.

  • 2 daily sessions of yoga and meditation
  • 3 meals of freshly prepared vegetarian food per day
  • 8 nights' accommodation
  • Transfer to and from the San Jose Airport (SJC)
  • Additional excursions
  • Airfare to and from San Jose Airport (SJC)
  • Spa treatments


  • Review by Sean Camillian
    9 out of 10

    "Fannie Is a truly exceptional teacher and individual. She is inspirational in explaining her teachings in class and does so with knowledge, humility, and humor. I highly recommend her to anyone looking to go deeper within their own inner work and journey of one’s self-knowledge, which reveals our true essence and light."

    Fannie Hungerford website, edited

  • Review by Jennifer Iverson
    9 out of 10

    "By practicing with her in the style of ParaYoga, I’m manifesting my goals more quickly, living with more joy and contentment, with a greater sense of abundance, and with greater peace and equanimity in my relationships. These are the benefits of ParaYoga. "

    Fannie Hungerford website, edited

  • Review by Allyson Malandra
    9 out of 10

    "Fannie has been my yoga teacher and mentor for the past three years. When I first came to her classes, despite having practiced yoga at a few other places in the past, I was certainly still within the beginner realm. Feeling timid of a new class and a new teacher (as most people are), I was pleasantly surprised to feel so welcomed and connected to her class from the very first practice. Since that time, I have been a devoted student of Fannie’s, and my practice has grown in so many ways, anywhere from Pranayama to Psana to daily meditation, and I have Fannie’s guiding light to thank for that. Her ability to take anyone, no matter what your level or experience, on a spiritual journey in her classes is what truly makes her teaching so special. She is able to take yoga further than just some postures, breath, and movements, and create something that is a deeper experience, something that speaks to your soul and your own life path. Her classes are the most gratifying, connected, and blissful practices that I have ever witnessed. For those 90 minutes, your practice can take you to another place. Fannie has a very special and unique gift of being able to share yoga in a way no one else ever has for me and I have pure gratitude to have shared it."

    Fannie Hungerford website, edited