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8 Days Grow with the Flow Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

Adventure Yoga Retreat Costa Rica

If you are interested in setting intentions for 2017, looking to discover your own potential, or feel curious about self-inquiry and self-empowerment, this retreat is just what you need. During this holiday in Costa Rica, you will explore yourself physically, emotionally, and spiritually, as well as discover yoga and seva, your own spiritual growth through contributing to the improvement of the community. This retreat is the perfect opportunity to grow as a person and as a yogi.

Retreat highlights

  • 2 daily yoga sessions and workshops
  • Hiking, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and bike riding
  • Daily group circles, vision boarding, and intention setting activities
  • Excursion to a nearby town and exploration of a local labyrinth
  • Massage and service project with a local community
  • All in-country transportation included
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Most meals included

Yoga styles

7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 20
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Colores del Pacifico stands at an amazing location overlooking the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This resort offers an infinity swimming pool in a tropical setting close to many restaurants and gorgeous beaches. All rooms have an ocean view, king-sized bed, private terrace with hammock, private bathroom, mini fridge, air conditioning, fan, and shared access to a fully-equipped kitchen.

SolShine Collective Costa Rica Yoga Retreat Program

Grow with the Flow is a seven-day intensive yoga retreat in the paradise of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. During this time, you will retreat into yourself and explore what it means to cultivate ultimate peace, happiness, and tranquility within one’s self. Through the Grow with the Flow yoga retreat, you will join a community to explore yourself and the greater world at large.

It is believed that taking yourself out of your comfort zone is the fastest way to grow. This experience will provide you with an opportunity to step out of your normal day-to-day, to change your external environment just enough to look inward.

During the retreat, you will enjoy yoga sessions and workshops twice a day, as well as outdoor activities, such as hiking, snorkeling, bike riding, and paddle boarding. There will also be opportunities to vision and reflect, with daily group circles, vision boarding, and intention setting activities.

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Your retreat will be complete with cultural exploration activities, such as live music with locals, visit to a local labyrinth, and a day excursion to a nearby town. A service project with a local community is also planned.

The intention of this experience is to provide a deep breath from the fast pace of everyday life, to provide an experience that fosters internal growth, compassion, and centeredness, in order to create better relationships, a better community, and a better world.

Included excursions

  • Day excursion to a nearby town
  • Exploration of a local labyrinth
  • Live music with the locals


Timea Chemez
Timea's authentic passion and clean style of living a positive life are contagious. She teaches with a themed focus on presence, core strength, and synthesizing breath with movement. She combines her yoga and life practice of riding horses to help riders evolve with more connection, balance, and fluidity. Joining presence, core strength, and body awareness, she strives to create flexibility, neutral balance, and dynamic movement with ease for yogis, riders, and horses alike. Timea embodies health, vitality, fluidity, and flow in an authentic fashion.
Aliya Rosenbloom
It is Aliya’s deepest desire to live her life and teach her classes from a place of authenticity and love. She has witnessed the incredible power that yoga has to collectively transform the body, mind, and soul and finds deep passion in helping others find their own balance in this. Outside of teaching, Aliya just completed a master's in social work and community development and gets to apply all of that knowledge and a lot of love to the amazing youth of The Amala Foundation, as she serves coordinating volunteers and helping with community outreach.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in Flamingo Beach, Guacanaste, Costa Rica. This region of Costa Rica is known to be one of the Blue Zones. It is also one of the places where people are said to be the happiest and live longer.



  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding / rental
  • Massage
  • Reiki
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool
  • Zip lining


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Beach nearby
  • Dining area
  • Hammock
  • Kitchen
  • Labyrinth nearby
  • Mini bar
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Terrace


  • Free bicycle


During this retreat, most meals will be provided. There will be a handful of meals out in the town that you will need to cover at your own expense but 17 of the 21 meals are included.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
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)

Excursion to Arenal Volcano

One of the most active volcanoes in the Americas, Arenal Volcano is a wonder of nature. Lush tropical rain forest and many activities surround the volcano.

Horseback riding

Enjoy a peaceful ride along the beach on a horse.

Jet skiing

A great way to discover the beautiful beaches, emerald waters, and stunning scenery of Costa Rica is by jet skiing. Dolphins and turtles are frequently spotted on this tour.

Sailing in a catamaran

Sailing along the coast with the wind in your hair is an experience you will never forget. Watch dolphins and turtles as you glide along the water.


Discover the fantastic marine life of Costa Rica through snorkeling.

Stand up paddleboard with turtle nesting tour

Las Baulas National Park is located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The leatherback is the largest turtle, reaching a shell length of 1.7 meters and a mass of 700 kilograms. Guides are from a local community; they roam the beach and take groups to nesting turtles.

Surfing lessons

There are professional surfing lessons for all levels. Enjoy Costa Rica's best surfing beaches, as well as peaceful moments in the water and the nature around you.

Zip lining

Experience an amazing adventure by zip lining through the forest. Discover monkeys, iguanas, birds, and many tropical plants. This activity is safe and secure for all ages.

Spa treatments

On this retreat, you will enjoy one complimentary massage. The resort also offers other services, such as Thai massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and reflexology.

Deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve chronic pain and muscle tension throughout the body. This type of massage focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles, tendons, and fascia, the connective tissue surrounding the joints. The goal is to break down tense areas within the muscle, which cause pain, inflammation, and limit the motion of the muscles and joints.

Using deep muscle compression along the grain of the muscle, muscle fibers are loosened, toxins are released, and blood and oxygen circulation improves. A deep tissue massage is both corrective and therapeutic.


Reflexology has been in use for thousands of years as an alternative treatment for a wide variety of conditions. The benefits of reflexology include its ability to stimulate the central nervous system, boost circulation, eliminate toxins, clean up urinary tract conditions, prevent migraines, relieve pain, and speed recovery after injury or surgery.

The reflexologist applies pressure to areas in the hands or feet which represent specific areas of your body that can be adjusted or managed through these zones. A treatment of reflexology induces a deep state of relaxation and can result in increased energy levels, relief of sleep disorders and depression.

Swedish massage

A soothing Swedish massage calms the body, mind, and emotions. This technique uses long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Beyond relaxation, a Swedish massage improves circulation, increases the oxygen level in the blood, boosts immunity, enhances flexibility while easing tension, and decreases muscle toxins.

Thai massage

Thai massage is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and guided yoga postures. This dynamic bodywork therapy uses sequenced rhythmic pressure along the body’s energy lines and pressure points, along with assisted yoga stretches.

Joints are opened, muscles and tendons are stretched, and internal organs are toned. The result is a comprehensive full-body treatment that relieves muscular tension, stimulates the body’s natural healing ability, and balances the body energetically.

What's included

  • 1 massage
  • 2 yoga sessions and workshops a day
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 17 meals
  • All in-country transportation
  • Cultural activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Daily group circles
  • Intention setting activities
  • Outdoor adventures as specified in the itinerary
  • Service project with a local community
  • Vision boarding

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Driving directions from the National Banc in Flamingo

  • Drive 200 meters north, towards Potrero.
  • Take the first entrance on your right-hand side.
  • Take the little road going up the hill.
  • Drive 200 meters and take the small road to the left before the big gate.
  • Drive 100 meters and open the gate of Colores del Pacifico.
  • Then, drive all the way to the top and park your car.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR). Transfer from and to the airport is included. SolShine Collective will pick you up from the airport.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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