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4 Days Deluxe Yoga and Horse Riding in Costa Rica

4 Days Deluxe Yoga and Horse Riding in Costa Rica

  • Canaán de Rivas, Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica

Horse Riding & Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

Awake at Rio Chirripo Retreat to the sounds of the river and the birds. Start the day with tea or coffee and fruits. Enjoy your Yoga session is in the beautiful open air Yoga studio. After Yoga there is a healthy breakfast of home made fruit juices, baked goods, local cheese and Yogurt. Explore the areas hot springs or see the mountains from horseback. Relax with a massage at Rio Chirripos riverside spa. Dinners at Rio are mostly vegetarian and made with organic ingredients as much as possible.

Highlights

  • Two daily yoga classes
  • Choice of Ashtanga, Scarabelli or Vinyasa Flow
  • Horseback riding to Cloudbridge Reserve
  • Cleansing juices once a day
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Trip to the hot springs
  • Three meals a day
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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Our cozy River Cabin has the perfect setting, overlooking the tumbling Chirripo River, the pool and the hot tub, with awesome views of the jungle. It has a gorgeous private porch, one cozy double bed and private bathroom. Its the perfect romantic getaway, meditation nest or both. Most of our rooms have a double and a single bed. Each bed comes with sheets, a comforter and a blanket. There is free access to wireless Internet in the common area.

The yoga package at Rio Chirripo Retreat

Rio Chirripo Yoga Retreat and Lodge in Costa Rica is one of the best-loved yoga destinations and nature lodge. Here you can enjoy yoga, meditation, hiking, birdwatching, horse back riding or pure relaxation. Let the spectacular natural surroundings of our beautiful retreat and Chirripo area rejuvenate body and soul. Rio Chirripo offers year round yoga package. Rio Chirripo will ask you to practice in an environment created for the enjoyment of Yoga. Build strength, stamina and flexibility as well as detoxify, purify and rejuvenating the entire body.

Schedule

Day 1

  • 09:30 Arrival
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Tea time
  • 15:30 Yoga session
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 2

  • 07:00 Fruit and light food pre yoga
  • 08:00 Yoga session
  • 09:30 Breakfast
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Trip to Hot Springs
  • 15:30 Yoga session
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 3

  • 07:00 Fruit and light food pre yoga
  • 08:00 Yoga session
  • 09:30 Breakfast
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Massage
  • 15:30 Yoga session
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 4

  • 07:00 Fruit and light food pre yoga
  • 08:00 Yoga session
  • 09:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Horseback riding
  • 14:00 Departure

Rio Chirripo Yoga Retreat & Hotel is located 3.5 hours south of Juan Santa Maria International Airport and four hours north of the border with Panama. We are 45 minutes east of the city of San Isidro del General in Perez Zeledon. Take the winding road that brings you to the small town of Cannan de Rivas. On that road you will be able to admire the tumbling waters from uncountable springs into fertile valleys, a great variety of fauna and the greenery of the landscape. We are about half way between the Osa Peninsula and San Jose, if you are heading in either one of those directions by car, we are a good midway point. Rio Chirripo Retreat is also located 40 minutes away from the nearest hospital.

Area attractions

  • Cloudbridge Reserve
  • Chirripo National Park
  • Art galleries near retreat center

Free time, options, and extra activities

Below are some options for your free time and extra activities. Some of these options may include additional costs. If you have any inquiry or you would like to make further arrangements, you can do so by contacting Rio Chirripo Retreat. Simply click on the Send Inquiry button to send a message to Rio Chirripo Retreat.

Activities

  • Rio Blanco Reserve Tour
  • The Coffee Tour
  • The Cheese Tour
  • The Secret Garden Tour
  • Spanish lessons
  • Birdwatching
  • Tropical dance lessons

Driving directions from the North

  • Once you're in the city of San Isidro del General take the Panamerican highway heading south.
  • Go through the city of San Isidro, over two bridges and you'll see a sign on your right that says Parque Nacional Chirripo and Maxi Bodega supermarket on your left.
  • Take the road on your left that goes parallel to the highway. Follow that road for aproximately 12 kilometers until you get to the town of Rivas.
  • Once you pass the center of town (church will be on your right, bars on your left), turn right (do not continue straight ahead) and go for about 9 kilometers on a gravel road until you get to the village of Canaan.
  • Go past the cemetery of Cannan and 50 meters more, you'll see a paved driveway and a sign that says "Rio Chirripo Retreat", we'll be waiting for you.

Driving directions from the South

  • If you are coming from the south pass the Monte General Mall on your left and going north, you'll pass three traffic lights.
  • Once you pass the third one, start looking for a sign that says Parque Nacional Chirripo and immediately after that take a road on the right side that goes parallel to the highway.
  • Follow that road for approximately 12 kilometers until you get to the town of Rivas.
  • Once you pass the center of town (church will be on your right, bars on your left), turn right (do not continue straight ahead) and go for about 9 kilometers on a gravel road until you get to the village of Canaan.
  • Go past the cemetery of Cannan and 50 meters more you'll see a paved driveway and a sign that says "Rio Chirripo Retreat", we'll be waiting for you.

Arrival by bus

  • There are buses leaving from the Musoc bus station in San Jose every hour starting at 7 am until 5:30 pm. The bus to San Isidro will take about three to three and a half hours.
  • From San Isidro, one can take a taxi or a bus to Rio Chirripo Retreat. The three buses that will take you from San Isidro to Rio Chirripo Retreat are at 9:30 am, 2:00 pm and 6:45 pm. They leave from the central market in San Isidro. It takes approximately one and a half hours.
  • From Musoc bus station in San Isidro, you can ask a taxi driver to take you to the central market for about 1500 colones.
  • The bus schedule that leaves San Gerardo goes back to San Isidro at 5:15 a.m, 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The fare is 800 colones (roughly $1.60 USD).

Arrival by taxi

  • You can take a taxi from the airport in San Jose to Rio Chirripo for about $120 to $180 USD each way. We recommend two taxi services from San Jose, Taxis Johnny and Carlos, please contact us for their phone numbers.
  • A taxi from San Isidro to Rio Chirripo Retreat will cost about $30 USD and take 45 minutes. You can find better deals if you look. Tell your driver you are going to San Gerardo de Rivas, not to be confused with San Gerardo de Dota. We can also arrange it for you.

Arrival by van

  • If you have a group of up to 14 people traveling with you, there is a van service for about $245 USD. This price is one way from the airport to Rio Chirripo Retreat & Hotel.
  • The price can change as fuel goes up, please contact us for the price at the time that you need the service.