Be Fit Be well Retreats Year Round Fitness, Wellness and Empowerment retreats in Costa Rica

  • Uvita Beach, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
  • Ongoing package (7 days / 6 nights)
  • from $1600 USD per person - incl. accommodation, meals, 3 guided excursions, ground transportation to /from airport

About us

Welcome to Be Fit Be Well Retreats~

We offer year-round unique stress-free fitness and wellness experiences that will rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit in the scenic and soothing Costa Ballena region of Costa Rica cradled by the Pacific Ocean. 

Our Fitness retreats are led by 3X Olympian and Master Personal Fitness Trainer Ian James.

Our Wellness & Empowerment retreats are led by wellness/sound practitioner and light worker Dawn James.

For upcoming dates visit

JULY 2018 Fitness retreat with Olympian and Master Personal Fitness Trainer

AUG 2018  Wellness retreat -Awaken Your Inner Wisdom 6- Day retreat

NOV 2018 Empowerment retreat- Design Your Future 6- Day Retreat

Costa Rica is a top destination get away. And with the perfect balance of ocean, mountain, hiking trails, nature and scenic views – what better place to transform your body and awaken your soul!

Get clear on what truly feeds your heart and soul!

Event Highlights

  • Why join our Empowerment retreats:
  • You will come away with a renewed sense of purpose, a new life plan and a personal commitment to live the life you have designed.
  • This retreat is ideal for anyone who:
  • Wants to build self-esteem and confidence
  • Is ready to change their inner dialogue from the “critic” to the “cheerleader”
  • Needs to take ownership and command respect in their lives
  • Wants to have a stronger self-image
  • Is ready to live more consciously
  • Wants to create positive, sustainable change in their lives
  • Is open to self-discovery, trying new things and having good safe fun
  • Awaken your Inner Wisdom retreats are designed to offer you maximum opportunity to develop your Divine Inner Wisdom:
  • Deep Inner Peace, Expanded Consciousness, Heightened Intuition Clarity of Speech, Unconditional Love for Self and Others, Firmness and Focus of Will Center, Strengthening of Power Center, Firm and Grounded Connection with Mother Earth.
  • You will come away with a renewed sense of purpose and life meaning. You heightened connection to your Inner Wisdom will be a beacon and guide you in your daily life.
  • This retreat is ideal for anyone who:
  • Wants to deepen their connection to self
  • Is looking to get away from the hustle and busyness of everyday life
  • Appreciates soothing sounds, meditation and a peaceful pace
  • Wants to understand how to co-create positive change in their life
  • Is ready to live more consciously
  • Wants to connect with Nature and natural beauty
  • Is open to self-discovery, trying new things and having good safe fun

Venue Highlights

Casa Libelula is a luxurious comfortable relaxing retreat for a stress-free get away with everything that you could want without putting a step outside this 3-acre villa.
Set amongst breathtaking views and captivating sounds of nature, it is complete paradise.
The property is situated on its own pinnacle hillside at the elevation of 285 feet above sea level that enjoys the panoramic views along the coast which is located in the lush tropical coastal forest full of wildlife and birds that surround the property with regular visits from Monkeys, Toucans and Sloths, etc.
When you enter the Villa and open the wide wooden front door to this spacious 5,166 square feet/480 square meter contemporary villa and you are greeted with a large open plan entrance and lounge with travertine floors and fully glazed walls that overlook the pool and beautifully landscaped garden.
You can truly enjoy outdoor living in the huge kidney shaped private pool with a large surrounding deck area, outdoor shower and a capacious outdoor palm covered rancho decked out with exterior kitchen and gas Barbeque.

There is also 24-hour onsite security and caretaker.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • House-Keeping


Each day will begin with yoga and a guided meditation
Ample personal and silent time to encourage opportunity for self-discovery, healing, clarity and reflection.
Each attendee will also receive a personal sound/energy healing session with Dawn.

3 Guided excursions included based on the participants' preferences, may include any combination of a boat tour on the Pacific ocean, Nature hike to explore the diverse flora and fauna, Wildlife Sanctuary tour, Horseback riding to Nuayaca Waterfalls, zip lining, beach day and more.

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free


Meals prepared by villa chef - 3 meals per day

Food preferences will be taken at time of registration.


All bedrooms have private ensuite bathroom

Master Bedroom #1
1 king size bed with on suite bathroom and Jacuzzi tub, covered terrace with ocean view
Master Bedroom #2
1 queen size bed, on suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, covered terrace with ocean view
Bedroom #3
1 king size bed with on suite bathroom and a wrap around balcony, with forest view
Bedroom #4
Queen size bunk bed with on ensuite bathroom

Rooms are cleaned daily and bed made
Laundry Room with Washer & Dryer available
All towels supplied for bathroom, pool and beach
4 boogie boards and a surfboard free for guests to use
Air Conditioned
3 dining areas on the property
overlooks Pacific ocean


You must arrive in the San Jose (Juan Santamaria) International Airport in San Jose (SJO) on the designated date we discuss on your call and depart after 1:00 pm. Group transportation will be provided for you to Casa Libelula in Uvita. If you are not arriving in time to be on those transports, we can help you arrange your own taxi or we recommend the local airlines Sansa or Nature Air which will fly you into Quepos (at your cost). We can provide complimentary round-trip ground transportation to/from Quepos airport for you as well.

Feel free to call us at +1.587.600.9242.

This retreat is limited to 6 participants! Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

Tags: costa rica detox empowerment fitness meditation spirituality stress reduction wellness yoga

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

Become a friend to myself. Scott

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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