Personal Detox Retreat - Open Yearround

Event Highlights

  • 14-nights accommodation at Farm of Life
  • Daily Yoga and Qigong
  • Health Coaching
  • Meditation (3x a week)
  • Abundant fruit, vegetable and coconut buffet.
  • Complimentary morning green juice

Schedule

6 am Sungazing
7 am Yoga
8:30 am Morning Green Juice
9:30 am Tour to waterfall, beach, farmers market, etc
3 pm Meditation
5:30 pm Dinner
7 pm Movie Night or Campfire

About This Event

Schedule your much-need personal healing vacation, for cleansing and detox, anytime this July, August and September. Rooms are available now.  

Thrive on healing foods. Reconnect to nature. Practice yoga and meditate. Be thrilled by eco-tours. Find (contact info blocked) stillness. Deepen your soul connection. Return home with a renewed sense of wellbeing and purpose.  Take your journey-to-wellness in our supportive and nurturing setting, surrounded by the purest air, water and food you can imagine. Let the healing properties of nature and energy-medicine restore you to health. Make a long-term visit for optimal opportunity to renew your health and vitality.  

Life is choice and experience

What's Included

  • 14-nights accommodation at Farm of Life
  • Daily Yoga and Qigong
  • Health Coaching
  • Meditation (3x a week)
  • Availability to an all-day, abundant fruit, vegetable and coconut buffet. Help yourself to these nourishing and cleansing foods, all-day long.
  • Prepare your foods in our beautiful communal kitchen.
  • Complimentary morning green juice
  • For an additional price, opt-into tours to waterfalls and beaches, dance, cacao ceremonies, Chef prepared dinner and other activities of your choose.

What's Not Included

Airfare
Souvenir Shopping
Massage $70
Eco-tours to waterfalls and beaches ($12 - $25) and farmers market ($8)
Cacao ceremony with Ecstatic Dance ($15)

Venue Highlights

Farm of Life is the ideal environment to reconnect with nature and for a personal journey to wellness. Join yoga and raw food retreats or enjoy a personal healing vacation for recharging body, soul and life passion. Thrive on delicious raw, vegan and vegetarian food. Prepare your meals in our beautiful communal kitchen, using fresh, organic food or opt for chef services. Revive your body and spirit with detox, meditation, yoga and massage. Enjoy waterfalls, wildlife, beaches and jungle hikes. Affordable accommodations with modern amenities. A serene setting atop a lush green valley with spectacular views and stunning Pacific sunsets.

The Farm of Life Retreat center includes a luxurious views of valleys and ocean, a lap pool & vitality pool, harvest house for gatherings, spa, gardens & fruit orchards, organic farm, greenhouse, fresh water springs, walking trails, yoga studio & fitness platform, meditation spaces, fresh water springs, and plenty of places to get away and unwind.

Accommodations

All rooms are styled to bring you closer to nature while giving you the comforts of modern amenities, enabling you to relax and recharge. All rooms have screened windows, flush toilets, electricity, ceiling fans, warm showers and high-speed internet. Room service is twice a week. Reservations are made as private rooms only. We do not have you share a room with someone you do not know.

Room Types:

Coconut & Monkey House
Our premier, family-style accommodations are stunningly beautiful and have epic views of the surrounding mountains and to the distant Pacific Ocean. Each cabin has a pair of queen beds, walk-in closet, private bathroom, outdoor shower and balcony with hammocks and rocking chairs. They are fully equipped with electricity, hot showers, flush toilets, ceiling fans, screen windows, canopied bed and Wifi. The balcony has a child-friendly banister. The outdoor showers are an exotic experience. In Casa Mono, the Deity shower backs up to the forest, where monkeys and birds may be peeking in on you. In Casa Coco, the spiral shower with painted jungle murals is it’s own world. These two cabins are located closest to the Yoga Rancho than anywhere else. It is a 5-minute downhill walk from these cabins to the Dining Hall.

Butterfly Suite
A charming and private bungalow for the romantic getaway. Perched on a hillside overlooking the deep green jungle of the Bora Canyon Nature Preserve. Awake to the enchanting sounds of tropical birds, the distant voice of the howler monkeys, and the gentle warmth of the sun rising over the mountains. This room has a queen bed, private indoor bathroom and outdoor balcony with hammock and rocking chairs. Fully equipped with electricity, hot shower, flush toilets, ceiling fans, screen windows, canopied-bed and Wifi. The balcony does not have a banister and is not child-friendly, unless you keep your child off of the balcony.

Toucan & Macaw
Toucan and Macaw are bunk rooms that can each accommodate up to 4-people. Perched on a hillside, the decks overlook a lush, green valley and the Pacific Ocean in the distance. Frequent sightings of Hawks’ adrift on the air currents and Toucans. There are two side-by-side rooms - the Toucan and Macaw rooms. Each room has 2 sets of bunk beds, a private indoor bathroom and balcony with hammock and rocking chairs. Fully equipped with electricity, hot showers, flush toilets, ceiling fans, screen windows and Wifi.

Cabin in the Orchard
Cabin in the Orchard is settled in a fruit orchard and surrounded by Ylang Ylang trees. This lovely accommodation is built entirely of wood - gorgeous purple heart and cedar - with large windows and French doors. This cabin has 2 side-by-side rooms – The Ylang Ylang room and the Sacred Ceiba room. The rooms have either a king bed or 2 twin beds, and can be single or double occupancy. Each room has a private entrance and a private outdoor bathroom with shower. Guests enjoy showering under the stars, surrounded by Bougainvillea blooms. A spacious front porch connects both rooms and commands a direct view of the evening sunsets. Fully equipped with electricity, hot water, flush toilets, ceiling fans, screened windows and Wifi. These balconies do not have hammocks, and do have a child-friendly banister.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping
  • Ceremony Space

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Farm of Life encourages thoughtful, healthy meals that come from the earth. We feature an organic, vegetarian, vegan and raw food communal kitchen. We eat directly from our own thriving, organic greenhouse and fruit orchards, and we source from local farmers too. Treat yourself to nourishing juices and scrumptious exotic salads. Pick your fruit from the orchards. Learn all about plant-based eating and how to prepare it. We offer our guests an economical, self-catered holiday, where they prepare their own meals in a communal kitchen. Or, opt for dinner specials prepared by our talented Chef at an additional cost.

An abundance of seasonal, organic and local fruits and vegetables are awaiting you in the communal kitchen. This beautiful kitchen offers guests a unique vacation experience. We stock the kitchen with local, seasonal and organic fruits and vegetables and all the kitchen tools you need. You prepare your own meals, smoothies, salads and juices (up to16 oz per day). The nightly rate includes using the communal kitchen and fruits and vegetables.

This set-up is best for...

an affordable travel option
a long-term visit
practicing a healing diet
connecting with healing foods
traveling out and about often
The kitchen is ultra-convenient for guests to use. It has a refrigerator and stove, and is stocked with kitchenware, dinnerware, cookware, utensils, blenders, juicer, mixer, dehydrator, organic fruits and vegetables from the farm and local area, and a dishwashing station to clean up after yourself.

Occasionally at the evening meal, multiple guests are preparing their dinners and a potluck gathering evolves. Often, guests are on different schedules and use the space separate of one another. Some take fruit to-go and others eat-in. Some guests prepare their own meals, and other order from our Chef’s delightful specials.

If you want more than 16-ounces of juice a day, you are welcome to make more for yourself, however there will be an additional fee based purely on the cost of ingredients. Please give us advance notice.

Relax without the inconvenience of meal preparation. We do not have a restaurant. However, we do serve dinner in the Harvest House for an additional cost. Chef Anna prepare extraordinary meals, but these are not included in the nightly rate. This feature is for Farm of Life guests only.

Our Chef prepares a nightly special and guest can opt for a hearty meal ($16), a superfood salad ($10) or a detox salad ($8) plus sales tax and gratuity. Let the Chef know your dinner preference by breakfast each day.

We stock the communal kitchen with an abundance of fruits and vegetables., including coconuts, avocadoes, mangoes, papayas, pineapples and bananas. Seasonal exotic fruits include mamey sapote, star apple, rambutan, mangosteens, snake fruit, dragon fruit, Surinam cherry, dragon fruit and so many more. We also have a greenhouse with a wide selection of lettuces, greens and herbs, which you can harvest for your salads and juices. This produce is all complimentary with your nightly rate.

If you want other food ingredients, please bring your own. Bring your own nuts, seeds, superfoods, seaweed, grains, spices, condiments, oils, etc. We have pantry and fridge space where you can store your personal grocery items. You can buy groceries at the markets at the beach and even in our village, but the selection is limited and organic is rare. Or, bring grocery items with you in your luggage – keep them in their original, sealed packaging in order to pass customs. If you are coming to Farm of Life for healing, then you will be discouraged from eating nuts and seeds, so leave them at home.

Directions

Once a reservation is made, we will send you directions for how to get to Farm of Life from SJO airport. There are a selection of options, such as direct airport taxi ($220), shuttle and taxi or taxi-bus-taxi combo ($86).

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Reconnecting with myself after a very crazy few months with a new baby! Just having that feeling of being grounded again. But also having an opportunity to connect with new amazing people. Getting exposed and Inspired by new (to me) yoga instructors (and community). Being in the presence of real, authentic and raw emotion (the whole spectrum).. So many reasons! Alyson
 

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