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Beach at Sunset

Blissful Balance Retreat

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Escape, Reconnect, Renew

Indulge in self-care and reconnect with nature in this ultimate escape amidst the serene beauty of Sámara, Costa Rica. Welcome to our Blissful Balance Retreat, where lush rainforests meet pristine beaches and the rhythm of life slows to a gentle pace. Picture yourself unwinding in hammocks beneath swaying palm trees, listening to the soothing melody of exotic birds singing as they fly past while you cool off in the salt water pool which overlooks the peaceful surroundings. Immerse yourself in rejuvenating yoga sessions, creative workshops, explore hidden waterfalls, or simply soak up the sun on sandy shores. Join us for an unforgettable journey of relaxation and renewal in the breathtaking paradise of Samara. Let the harmony of nature restore your soul. Whether its  gentle movement at sunrise, meditation, catching up on your latest book or leisurely strolls along nature trails- every moment here is an opportunity to find inner peace while connecting with yourself and like-minded women . Join us for a retreat where you can escape the chaos of everyday life and immerse yourself in the restorative power of nature. Your journey to serenity begins here.

Accomodations

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Bunk Bed Room

Sleeps 4

Each bunk bed has a curtain for added privacy.
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2 Singles Room


Perfect for you and your bestie. Has a balcony and shared bathroom with bunk room.
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2 Singles Room

Sleeps 2

Sleeps 2

Has private ensuite bathroom with tub. 
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King
Room

Sleeps 2

Has private ensuite bathroom with rain shower.

About Sámara, Costa Rica

Sámara, Costa Rica, captivates visitors with its breathtaking natural beauty and laid-back beach town vibe. Framed by swaying palm trees and kissed by the gentle waves of the Pacific Ocean, Sámara's pristine beaches boast powdery white sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming, surfing, or simply soaking up the sun. Beyond the coastline, lush tropical forests teem with vibrant wildlife, offering endless opportunities for exploration and adventure. Yet amidst this natural splendor, Sámara retains its relaxed, welcoming atmosphere, where locals and travelers alike gather to savor fresh seafood at beachfront restaurants, browse artisanal crafts in quaint shops, or simply unwind in the shade of a palm tree with a cold drink in hand. Whether you're seeking tranquility, adventure, or simply a taste of pura vida, Sámara's unique blend of natural beauty and beach town charm promises an unforgettable escape.

Retreat Itinerary

Sunday: Arrival Day

  • Evening check-in and settle into your accommodations.

  • Welcome session and orientation.

  • Evening yoga nidra + sound bath session with Reiki to unwind and relax.

  • Fresh and nourishing dinner at retreat center.

Monday: Beach Day

  • Morning restorative yoga/pilates mix session with Reiki to start the day.

  • Fresh and healthy breakfast at the retreat center.

  • Guided visit to Samara Beach for sunbathing, swimming, and relaxation.

  • Free time in the afternoon for personal exploration or booking optional activities like surfing or paddle boarding etc.

  • Lunch at retreat center.

  • Sunset meditation/sound bath session on the beach.

  • Dinner at a beachfront restaurant featuring local seafood specialties.

Tuesday: Waterfall Adventure

  • Morning restorative yoga/pilates mix session with Reiki.

  • Breakfast at the retreat center.

  • Excursion to explore nearby waterfall.

  • Lunch by the waterfall.

  • Free time in the afternoon to swim in natural pools or relax amidst nature.

  • Sunset reflection session.

  • Dinner at the retreat center featuring fresh and organic cuisine.

Wednesday: Free Day

  • Morning restorative yoga/pilates mix session with Reiki.

  • Breakfast at the retreat center.

  • Free day to explore Samara at your own pace.

  • Optional activities may include horseback riding, kayaking, or visiting local attractions.

  • Lunch at the retreat center.

  • Afternoon creative workshop (e.g., painting, jewelry making) at the retreat center.

  • Dinner at a beachside restaurant to experience the local culinary scene.

Thursday: Nosara  Excursion

  • Morning restorative yoga/pilates mix session with Reiki.

  • Breakfast at the retreat center.

  • Visit to nearby beach town Nosara (spend the day/sunset there)

  • Lunch at a traditional Costa Rican restaurant.

  • Afternoon free time for exploring Nosara

  • Sunset on the beach. (Yoga optional)

  • Dinner at a local restaurant featuring traditional Costa Rican cuisine.

Friday: Nature Hike

  • Morning restorative yoga/pilates mix session with Reiki.

  • Breakfast at the retreat center.

  • Nature hike in a nearby national park Playa Izquierda.

  • Picnic lunch amidst nature.

  • Afternoon free time for relaxation or optional activities.

  • Sunset reflection and gratitude circle.

  • Dinner at retreat centre.

Saturday: Reflection Day

  • Morning restorative yoga/pilates mix session with Reiki.

  • Breakfast at the retreat center.

  • Group reflection and sharing session to discuss insights and experiences from the week.

  • Free time for personal reflection, journaling, or relaxation.

  • Lunch at a beachfront restaurant.

  • Afternoon closing ceremony and gratitude circle on the beach.

  • Farewell dinner at the retreat center with a special menu featuring local flavors.

Sunday: Departure Day

  • Breakfast and check-out from the retreat center.

  • Transfer to the airport.

This itinerary offers a balanced mix of yoga, relaxation, adventure, cultural experiences, and free time to explore and connect with others, ourselves and the beauty of Samara, Costa Rica. Adjustments can be made based on specific preferences and availability of activities. You may participate in all, some or none of the planned activities- this is your time to spend doing what YOU want!

Feeding Your Body + Soul

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Costa Rica with our fresh, locally sourced cuisine prepared at the retreat center for breakfast, lunch, and select dinners. Each meal is a celebration of the region's culinary heritage, featuring an array of mouthwatering dishes crafted from the finest ingredients. Start your day with a burst of tropical goodness with our signature smoothie bowls, brimming with fresh fruits and nutritious toppings or awaken your senses with the bold flavors of huevos rancheros, served with eggs and a savory tomato-based sauce + tortillas.  For lunch, savor the iconic flavors of Costa Rican cuisine with our delectable casado, a traditional dish showcasing rice, beans, plantains, salad, and a choice of protein. Dive into the savory delights of tacos or tantalize your taste buds with zesty ceviche and homemade salsa, perfect for a light and refreshing meal. We cater to all dietary preferences and allergies, ensuring that every guest can enjoy our culinary offerings to the fullest. Let our meals nourish your body and soul as you embark on a journey of wellness and indulgence during your stay.

Pricing

$2,599 per person

$2,499 per person (Early Bird)

Included In Price:

Accomodations for 7 Nights in a luxurious 5 bedroom 5 washroom home with a saltwater pool overlooking Sámara.

Delicious, fresh daily meals 3 times per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner except 3 dinners at local restaurants).

Daily yoga/pilates mix sessions with reiki.

Mindfulness practices (ie. meditation, sound bath,journaling, dancing etc.).

3 excursions: Belen Waterfall, Nosara and Playa Izquierda Hiking Trail (additional excursions may be added for a fee)

Swag bag with awesome goodies!

Airport shuttle to and from retreat house (1 shuttle will be scheduled for March 23rd from Liberia airport to retreat center and one shuttle on March 30th in the morning returning to Liberia airport).

An unforgettable experience and opportunity to deepen your connection with yourself while also connecting with fun, like-minded women!

Not Included:

Airfare to Liberia, Costa Rica.

Additional excursions (surf lessons, paddleboarding, horseback riding etc).

3 dinners at local restaurants. 

 

Meet Your Guides

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Kethleen or Kat (on left in first pictuer), is one of your dedicated guides to an unforgettable retreat experience! With a deep passion for adventure and a heart full of compassion, she is more than just a guide; she's a soulful companion on your journey to self-discovery and adventure. As a Reiki master, yoga teacher, and sound healer, Kat brings a wealth of healing modalities to the retreat, creating sacred spaces for inner exploration and transformation. Her intuitive nature as an empath allows her to connect deeply to those around her so that you may embark on soul-stirring adventures, immerse yourself in rejuvenating mindfulness practices, and experience the healing power that we all possess within. Kat will encourage you to experience the magic of connection—to yourself, to others, and to the wondrous world around you.

 

Meet Jenn (on right in first picture), your spirited retreat guide and coordinator extraordinaire! With an insatiable appetite for adventure, fun, and meaningful connections, Jenn is dedicated to ensuring that your retreat experience is nothing short of extraordinary. As the heartbeat behind the scenes, she meticulously orchestrates every detail to ensure smooth sailing and unforgettable moments. When she's not busy ensuring your comfort and enjoyment, you'll find Jenn eagerly exploring nature's wonders, whether hiking in a nearby forest or gliding across shimmering waters on a sailboat. With her infectious enthusiasm and unwavering dedication, Jenn is your trusted companion in crafting memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery and delight with Jenn by your side, where every step promises excitement, laughter, and boundless adventure!

Meet Ana (pictured on the far right), your dedicated Reiki Master and guide to inner peace and relaxation. With a deep passion for holistic healing and spiritual wellness, Ana is committed to creating the perfect retreat environment for participants to unwind, recharge, and find balance. With years of experience in Reiki energy healing, she brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to every session, helping individuals release tension, restore harmony, and tap into their inner vitality. Through gentle touch and intuitive guidance, participants will reconnect with their authentic selves and experience deep serenity. With Ana by your side, you'll embark on a transformative retreat experience, where tranquility reigns supreme, and every moment is infused with healing energy and profound relaxation.

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  • What should I pack?
    Lightweight and breathable clothing: Shorts, tank tops, T-shirts, dresses, and lightweight pants for warm weather. Swimwear: Bring swimsuits for beach visits and water activities. Sun protection: Sunscreen with high SPF, sunglasses, wide-brimmed hat, and lightweight cover-ups for sun protection. Insect repellent: Especially for evenings or excursions into wooded areas. Comfortable walking shoes: Sandals, flip-flops, and lightweight sneakers for beach walks and excursions. Reusable water bottle: Stay hydrated in the warm climate. Daypack or beach bag: For carrying essentials during outings. Rain gear: March is part of the dry season, but occasional rain showers are still possible. (just incase) Light jacket or sweater: For cooler evenings. (you probably won't need it) Personal toiletries and medications: Including any prescription medications, insect bite relief, and personal hygiene products. Yoga or workout attire: Comfortable clothing for yoga sessions and other physical activities. Reusable shopping bag: For carrying purchases or souvenirs. Travel adapter: If needed for charging electronic devices. Travel insurance documents: For emergencies or unexpected situations. (I don’t get travel insurance, but it is up to you) Camera or smartphone: Capture memories of your retreat experience. (be present as much as possible) Cash: For tips, souvenirs, or additional expenses not covered by the retreat package.
  • What is the weather in Sámara like in March?
    In March, Sámara, Costa Rica, experiences warm and pleasant weather conditions. It is typically part of the dry season in Costa Rica, characterized by lower humidity and minimal rainfall. The average temperature in Samara during March ranges from highs around 31°C (88°F) during the day to lows of around 22°C (72°F) at night. The days are generally sunny with clear skies, making it ideal for outdoor activities such as beach visits, hiking, and exploring the natural surroundings. It's important to note that weather patterns can vary, and occasional brief showers or thunderstorms may occur despite it being the dry season. However, overall, March offers excellent weather for enjoying the beautiful beaches and lush landscapes of Samara.
  • What is the cancelation policy?
    Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made 90 days prior to the retreat start date will receive a full refund, minus a 10% administrative fee. Cancellations made 60 days prior to the retreat start date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the retreat start date are non-refundable. In the event that the retreat organizer cancels the retreat for any reason, participants will receive a full refund. We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, and we strive to be flexible and accommodating while also maintaining the integrity of our retreat offerings. Please contact us directly if you have any questions or concerns regarding our cancellation policy.
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