Minnesota Power Yoga

  • Peace Retreat, Costa Rica Peace Retreat, Costa Rica
  • Guanacaste Province, Los Pargos, Costa Rica
  • Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018 (7 days)
  • Retreat - Double Jungle Cabina - $1,199.00 Retreat - Double Room - $1,299.00 Retreat - Single Room - $1,599.00

Minnesota Power has created an exciting retreat. We are about continually evolving ourselves into our next best self in all domains, generating new vitality within and greater expression in the world. The intention of this retreat is to create an environment and a community in which everyone experiences greater vitality, empowerment, connection and inspiration. We will be using yoga (asana) meditation and self inquiry for our practices for transformation!

We are committed to creating an exciting new experience for rejuvenation, connection, and play.

This retreat is for you if:

If you are someone who…

…is ready to get away to a beautiful, tropical location during a month that averages 20°

…wants to learn how to surf

…wants to eat fresh tropical fruit in the winter

…likes the sound of the sun on their skin in February

…loves yoga


Our mission is to presence peace, enhance wellbeing, and inspire new possibilities for self-expression and vitality.


Peace Retreat caters to tourists, yogis and wellness enthusiasts alike who are searching for adventure, relaxation and personal exploration, in an eco‐friendly paradise.

 We invite you to join us at our unique Costa Rican learning and wellness retreat. It’s the perfect location to host an individual stay, group retreat, or training program. With flexibility and compatibility, we invite you to plan your perfect getaway – a retreat designed by you and delivered by us!

We look forward to meeting you, and together, creating a revitalizing, inspiring, and lasting experience of peace.


“Spent two weeks at Peace Retreat in June for YTT and it was the best experience. Nancy and the volunteers took such great care of us during our stay.”

~ Steph B


Skill Level:

✔ Beginner

✔ Intermediate

✔ Advanced

Sample Schedule:

7:00am­ – 8:30am yoga

8:30am breakfast

The rest of the morning & afternoon for surfing/horseback riding/mountain biking, waterfall hikes, SUP, zip lining, volcano excursions, catamaran tours!

5:00pm – ­6:00pm yoga

6:15pm­ – 7:15pm dinner

7:15 Free Time

Menu:

At Peace Retreat, we prioritize our guests’ heath, preserving the environment, and supporting the local economy and culture. As such, we are committed to buying local, organic, and in-season produce and animal products. We avoid buying imported foods to minimize our carbon footprint, we avoid processed foods, and we support local farmers. We also use a range of traditional ingredients, infused with Ayurveda food combining principles, in our menus to support our “food as medicine” approach.

We offer fresh, locally sourced, well-prepared meals that meet a variety of dietary needs. Two meals (breakfast and dinner) are typically included in your contract, unless otherwise negotiated. Lunch and snacks can be added for an additional charge. Our menu offers both vegetarian and omnivore options and can also be prepared vegan or gluten-free upon request. There is also a juice bar on site serving fresh smoothies, juices, snacks and desserts. Playa Negra is also home to local restaurants that are all within a 15-20-minute walk from Peace Retreat.

 


“Utterly divine location. I can still smell the air and feel the earth of this place. It’s no exaggeration to say that this place has the ability to touch deeply.”

~ Nick B


Accommodations:

Samadhi Suite is on the 3rd floor of Casa Yoga.  It is a studio suite, with a full, private kitchen, private roof top deck with ocean view, a private bathroom, and a queen bed. There is also a large sitting area and private deck overlooking the pool and jungle.  This suite is perfect for couples or single occupants.

 Om Room is one of two private rooms on the second floor of Casa Yoga.  Om Room has a teak armour, a queen size bed, and a single bed all beautifully constructed out of reforested teak wood.  Om Room also has a great view of our pool and the Costa Rican jungle!

Pricing:

Cabin Double Occupancy: $1199

Casa Yoga Room Double Occupancy: $1299

Casa Yoga Room Single Occupancy: $1599

 

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Shanti Room is one of two private rooms on the second floor of Casa Yoga.  Shanti Room has a private bath with a great view of our pool and the Costa Rican jungle! The room is beautifully appointed for couples or a traveling pair with a beautiful four-poster queen size bed, a single bed, and amour all constructed out of reforested teak wood.

Shine Room is the largest room of Casa Yoga, and is on the first floor. It has one queen sized teak bed, two single beds (that can be set as bunk beds), a teak desk, and a private bathroom. Shine room has the capacity to accommodate an additional set of bunk beds, making it perfect for families.

There are 6 cabinas on our beautiful jungle property. Each cabina was lovingly constructed with reforested teak wood, and contains furnishings of the same. Cabinas have screen-windows, a ceiling fan, a safe, and also include an open-air closet with storage space. Cabina guests use our beautifully constructed stone showers, sinks, and community washroom facility.

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“Amazing teacher training experience at this gorgeous eco-retreat, in synch with local community and ecosystems. Top notch yoga classes, and an immersive, natural place to stay and experience Costa Rica.”

~ Meghan B


Additional Activities:

The Playa Negra community offers a diverse range of outdoor activities and holistic wellness services. At your request, we can arrange for guests to make the most of their visit and include excursions in your retreat package. All services offered are designed to enhance the experience of those seeking to restore, explore, and transform. Excursions and activities generally range from $60-$150 USD (transportation costs extra on some excursions).

2-hour excursions

-SUP/ SUP Yoga

-Surf lessons

-Snorkeling

-Nature Hike

-Ziplining

-Mountain biking

-Horseback riding

All-day excursions

-Catamaran sunset cruise

-Nicaragua day adventure

-All day volcano adventure

-Guanacaste nature tour

-Arenal volcano experience

-Area beach tour

-Spa services

-Massage

-Facial

-Mani/Pedi

-Full day spa experience

Spaces Available:

We offer a variety of accommodation options. We can accommodate 21 guests at double occupancy. We offer linens, bath towels and daily house-keeping services. Pricing is based on double occupancy (2-3 guests per room). Guests requesting a private single room will incur an additional fee. The following rooms are available for booking with your retreat:

Please note we can also accommodate up to eight (8) additional guests by utilizing convenient off-site housing options, and on-site camping options, growing our capacity to over thirty (30) guests.

Directions:

Peace Retreat is located in Playa Negra, a small town on the Northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The closest airports are in the city of Liberia and the town of Tamarindo.

From Liberia International Airport, drive towards Santa Cruz (it is a right hand turn onto the highway from the airport). Just before the bridge at the entrance of Santa Cruz (approximately 40 minutes from the airport), turn right and follow the signs to Playa Junquillal, Paraiso, and others.

After 17 km on a paved road, you will cross a bridge. Take the first turn to the left after the bridge, go straight for 400 meters and then turn right following signs to Paraiso and Playa Junquillal (you should see the first signs to Playa Negra too).

 After another 12.2km on the paved road, you will reach Paraiso (it is a T-intersection). At Paraiso’s soccer fields, turn right following the sign to Playa Negra.

 Follow the dirt road for 3.4km and you will take a right hand turn – you will see surf boards that say “Peace Retreat” on them at the corner.

Follow the road approximately 500 meters you will see another surf board on the right side of the road directing you to turn left into the driveway. Follow the driveway to the end and you will be at Peace Retreat.

From Tamarindo Airport turn left and follow the road 1.1km to t-intersection.

Turn right and follow the road 13.3km, you will notice a directions sign that indicates three towns – Santa Cruz, Pairaso and Playa Junquillal, turn right there.

 Follow the road 400 meters and turn right and proceed to Pairaso. 

After another 12.2km on the paved road, you will reach Paraiso (it is a T-intersection). At Paraiso’s soccer fields, turn right following the sign to Playa Negra.

 Follow the dirt road for 3.4km and you will take a right hand turn – you will see surf boards that say “Peace Retreat” on them at the corner.

Follow the road approximately 500 meters you will see another surf board on the right side of the road directing you to turn left into the driveway. Follow the driveway to the end and you will be at Peace Retreat.

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“Peace Retreat is such a beautiful, relaxing place nestled off the path. It’s a perfect location with amazing staff, amenities and yoga instructors.”

~ Autumn Y


FAQ

How close is the beach?

A 20 minute walk, a 5 minute drive.

Do I need a car?

No, but having a car makes getting around much faster and easier.

Where is the closest ATM?

The closest ATMs (and bank) are in Tamarindo & Santa Cruz (both are approximately 30 minutes away by car and approximately a $30 taxi).

Is the Playa Negra beach only for good surfers?

Playa Negra is great for experienced surfers and next to Playa Negra is Sandy Beach, which is awesome for beginner surfers, swimmers and snorkelers.

When is rainy season?

Late May through October.

When is it the hottest?

March – May

Are there lots of bugs?

We live in the jungle ­ there are bugs including scorpions, mosquitos, spiders and snakes. Wear shoes and bug spray.

Does Peace Retreat have air conditioning?

No. Our structures have been engineered in such a way that we do not require a/c.

Do I have to bring my yoga mat?

No, we have some available for use.

Do I have to bring my yoga props?

No, we have blocks and straps available to borrow for up to 12 people.

Cancellation Policy:

Initial deposit payment is due to secure the dates along with a signed contract.

8-10 participants – Flat Fee deposit of $1000

10+ participants -20% of estimated attendance

Second deposit payment due 90 days out from retreat: 

40% deposit due

One week prior to start date:

Final balance is due 

All deposits are non-refundable.

Notes:

It is typical to have the number of retreat/training participants fluctuate during the booking process. In our experience we often observe the enrollment number grow as the retreat/training start date nears. We are committed to partnering with you in a way that works for you. We are pleased to adjust the contract numbers as enrollment moves. Please note that our group contract numbers are for a minimum of eight guests. As such, should group leaders enroll less than eight (8) guests there is still a requirement to pay for 8 guests.

 Should contract terms not be met, Peace Retreat reserves the right to cancel any bookings without any advanced notification.

 

 

 

 

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