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8 Days Adventure Yoga Retreat at Rios Tropicales Lodge, Costa Rica

Adventure Yoga Retreat Costa Rica

This is the perfect getaway for all the yoga and adventure lovers. It’s a retreat like no other in which you will step out of your comfort zone and try the many exciting activities the Costa Rican nature has to offer. Rios Tropicales Lodge will make sure you feel connected to the nature around you but most importantly to yourself, making you understand you are a very special being in this ecosystem that surrounds everyone.

Retreat highlights

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • Hikes to waterfalls and horseback riding tour
  • Rafting the Pacuare River and zip lining tour
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Airport pickups

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

8 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 14
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Rincón del Valle Hotel & Suites

Rincón del Valle Hotel and Suites is proof that elegance and affordability can go hand in hand. The 40 air-conditioned rooms and suites are the ideal blend of minimalistic design and touch-of-home comfort. You will enjoy the relaxing social areas which are perfect for catching up with friends or relaxing with colleagues.

Rios Tropicales Lodge, Siquirres

At Rios Tropicales Lodge, you can relax, explore, and enjoy all that Costa Rica offers on the 2,000-acre private reserve at the mouth of the Pacuare Gorge. The lodge has more than 40 miles of hiking trails and numerous waterfalls, streams, and pools. The open-air dining pavilion and lounge let you watch the local wildlife and listen to the sounds only found in a tropical paradise.

During your stay at Rios Tropicales eco-lodge, there will be no access to Wi-Fi. This will allow you to immerse completely into nature and into the yoga practice to fully recharge and align our energetic fields.

Rios Tropicales Lodge Costa Rica Yoga Retreat Schedule

February 10, 2018

Airport pick up and drop off at the hotel, followed by optional dinner meet up.

February 11, 2018

  • 06:00 Hotel pickup
  • 09:00 Arrival to El Cairo, Rios Tropicales operation center, breakfast
  • 10:00 Transfer to Pacuare River and safety talk
  • 11:00 Rafting down Pacuare River and cold lunch on the side of the river
  • 14:00 Arrival to Rios Tropicales Lodge
  • 14:00 Room assignments, rest, or nap
  • 16:30 Yoga class or meditation for opening retreat
  • 18:00 Happy hour
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 Free time, hangout, board games, followed by bed time

February 12 -15, 2018

  • 06:00 Fruits, tea, and coffee
  • 07:00 Morning flow yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Morning adventure!
  • Day 2 Canopy or zip line
  • Day 3 Horse back riding, plant a tree, and butterfly farm
  • Day 4 Meditation and reflecting day
  • Day 5 Hike to waterfalls
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free time
  • 16:30 Yoga class or meditation and pranayama practice
  • 18:00 Happy hour
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 Free time, hangout, board games, followed by bed time

February 16, 2018

  • 06:00 Fruits, tea, and coffee
  • 07:00 Morning flow class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 09:30 Bring your luggage down for packing
  • 11:00 Rafting down Pacuare River
  • 14:00 Arrival to El Cairo, shower, and farewell lunch
  • 16:00 Back to San Jose
  • 18:00 Arrival to hotel in San Jose

February 17, 2018

Fly back to your countries or go to the beach.

Included excursions

  • Rafting Pacuare River
  • Canopy / zip lining
  • Horse back riding
  • Hike to waterfalls
  • Plant a tree and visit to butterfly farm


Claudia Gallo
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Yoga Works Yoga Alliance RYT 300 (Yoga)
Born and raised in San Jose, Costa Rica, Claudia has been living around the world for the last 10 years, teaching yoga around South East Asia and USA in the last five years. Claudia did her first 200-hour teacher training in India in 2011 and her 300-hour was completed in New York with Yoga Works. She continues to deepen her practice by taking workshops and other trainings constantly. Coming from a very sporty background, Claudia's energetic yet serene personality brings together a dynamic set of classes, not letting out the importance of the breath and calming of the mind.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in San José, Costa Rica.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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You will be served seven breakfasts, six lunches, and five dinners at the lodge. You can let Rios Tropicales Lodge know your diet restrictions. They are adapted to all kind of cuisines.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Pescatarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Royal Thai massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Reiki session
  • Rappelling

What's included

  • 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Rincon del Valle (night of arrival and night before departure)
  • 2 yoga sessions per day with Jodie Rufty
  • 5 happy hours (fruit punch or piña colada)
  • 5 nights accommodation at Rios Tropicales Lodge
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners at the lodge
  • Airport pickups from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
  • Bilingual guides
  • Canopy (zip-line) tour
  • Hikes to waterfalls
  • Horseback riding tour
  • Meditation sessions
  • Plant a tree day
  • Professional pictures of the time at the lodge and tours
  • Rafting the Pacuare River
  • Towels, toiletries, mattresses, sheets, pillows, and blankets

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Alcoholic beverages and sodas
  • Dinner night of arrival and night before departure
  • Guides and instructor’s tips
  • Massage
  • Rafting pictures
  • Reiki session

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Rios Tropicales Lodge will pick you up from the airport, followed by optional dinner meet up.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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