Take a Chance to Change Your Life Series: For Women Who Know They Are Meant For More

  • Tides Right Tides Right
  • Savegre and Uvita Costa Rica, Central Pacific Zone
  • May 12 - 19, 2019 (8 days)
  • $3,200.00 - Program Price Shared Room $4,000.00 - Program Price Private Room

About This Event

With Writer, Artist, Intuitive & Spiritual Mentor Kate Rose

The Costa Rica Rainforest and Pacific Beaches will be the setting for this amazing opportunity for you to get back your hunger for life and stop silencing your voice within. Join me, Kate Rose, as we look at the barriers we have set up against that crazy amazing love and how embracing who we are not only leads to us living our most authentic lives but also creating the life that we feel calling to us, whispering from the shadows that we are meant for more.  

Kate Rose Retreat Experience Highlights

Opening and Closing Ceremony

Group Classroom with Kate

One on One session with Kate

Morning Wellness & Yoga

Famous Rafiki Waterfall/Jungle Aqua Hike

Beach Horseback Ride

Luxury Safari Ecolodge & Beach Villa Lodging

Jungle & Beach Bonfires

Private Nature Reserve Tours

Sacred Cacao Ceremony

Ladies of Luna Full Moon Ceremony

WHY COSTA RICA’S SOUTHERN ZONE FOR YOUR KATE ROSE RETREAT

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse countries on the face of the Earth and the Southern Zone, located on the southern Pacific coastline, is the most ecologically diverse region within the entire country. Countless species make their home here – Toucans perch on trees outside your window, white-face monkeys bounce playfully along palm tree-lined beaches and the lush, tropical beauty that Costa Rica is famous for is visible at every turn. It is a magical, spiritual place to help you escape from your day to day life experience.

During your free time or if you choose to extend your stay, you will have the opportunity for hiking through the dense jungle, rafting down jungle rivers, zip-lining through the forest canopy, swimming in natural waterfalls and pristine beaches, watching whales with their young, world class sport fishing you can find the greatest experiences Costa Rica has to offer right here. For such a small corner of Costa Rica, there is an amazing range of diversity – in geography, climate, history, wildlife, adventure and social life. We’d be happy to help you book any tours or adventures you might desire.

So that you can experience the most that this region has to offer we have split your retreat week between two magical  TidesRight Select™ lodging experiences:

The first location we have selected for your retreat is the famous Rafiki Safari Lodge located on the banks of the pristine Savegre River well up into the tropical rainforest. You’ll be staying at Rafiki for three nights “Glamping” in luxury Safari tent accommodations with an African twist, as the family that runs Rafiki has its roots in Africa.

The second location is the luxury villa Casa Amarilla, a beach area property in Dominical on a small ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean. You’ll be staying at Casa Amarilla for four nights experiencing ocean breezes, incredible views and beautiful sunsets, while relaxing to the sounds of the jungle in comfort and style.

ABOUT RAFIKI SAFARI LODGE

Rafiki Safari Lodge is nestled in the tropical rain forest on an 843 acre private reserve on the banks of the Savegre River. This unique rainforest ecosystem luxury camping experience is a perfect location for our Costa Rica retreat experience. In the seclusion of the jungle, the opportunities to enjoy your time and focus on yourself or loved ones are endless. Enjoy a float down the Savegre River, horseback rides, nature hikes, world-class birding or relax and utilize the amenities of the lodge itself. Speed down the water slide through the property, soak in our solar powered hot tub, or unwind with yoga, meditation or a massage.

As of 2017 Rafiki is proud of its participation in establishing the Savegre Valley as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This remarkable achievement highlights the importance of the Savegre ecosystem for Costa Rica and the planet. Not only for the flora and fauna, but also for the human contribution that has allowed the valley to remain so pristine, natural and beautiful. (contact info blocked)

ABOUT CASA AMARILLA

Casa Amarilla is situated on a ridge 100 ft above the Pacific Ocean and Playa Dominical, this 18000 sq ft family compound provides an unequaled tropical ambiance and stunning views. The compound draped by jungle covered mountains affords unsurpassed vistas across the Pacific to the Osa Peninsula. Watch groups of pelicans darting across the waves of Playa Dominical, marine life from humpback whales to dolphins. Walls and gated entrance provide unsurpassed security and privacy. Dominical’s restaurants are a short walk or drive away.

This exclusive compound consists of five separate buildings – the principal living area with 25 ft ceilings houses the kitchen, dining and living rooms. A large covered terrace adjoins this building and offers open air dining and living areas. A two story building with wide covered terraces contains five bedrooms and bathrooms, all with ocean views. A separate building houses the master bedroom which is adjoined through a walled garden to two additional bedrooms. A fourth building contains a large family/entertainment area and sleeping loft with king size bed.

After you experience these two incredible lodging experiences we are sure you’ll want to explore more of what Costa Rica has to offer. We’d be happy to assist you in extending your adventure in Costa Rica.

ADVENTURE & EXPERIENCES

A sacred Cacao Ceremony will welcome our retreat members as a collective to connect us to each other for healing, transformation, and celebration. The ceremony creates a sacred space for the intentions of community, gratitude and the opening of the heart. Cacao, or chocolate, is a native plant of Central America with powerful medicinal and spiritual properties.

The famous Rafiki Aqua Hike is an adventure you will never forget. Explore the Savegre River and rainforest, go river rafting, enjoy amazing vistas, see colorful wildlife, swim under 120 foot waterfalls, cross a 340 foot suspension bridge, learn about Costa Rica culture, and try a delicious fire cooked meal in the jungle…all in one amazing experience! (contact info blocked)

Horseback Ride on Playa Hermosa We scheduled the ride on a day when the ocean is at low tide so you can enjoy a ride on the beach. The horses are well trained for any level of rider. (contact info blocked)

Ladies of Luna Full Moon Ceremony Ladies of Luna, We are created from the stars and as women our bodies naturally attune to the rhythm of the lunar cycles; our bodies over 60% water is greatly affected by the waxing and waning of the moon. To be in synch with ourselves means to be in synch with the moon. Ladies of Luna will be our nightly women’s groups on the beach under the moon, giving up our offerings, prayers and wishes for this new cycle that is about to begin. Ladies of Luna will finish off with a lantern release ceremony under the full moon so that we can truly let ourselves begin a brand-new chapter not just in life-but in what it means to be a woman.

Morning Wellness  You can start your day with guided yoga where you will Move, Breathe and Stretch. The level of experience will be for beginners to advanced.

Surfing Lessons at Playa Ballena (this is an optional add-on or substitute if you do not want to horseback ride) Learn how to catch a wave from the locals. This beach is an easy place to learn. The locals are very friendly and helpful

Snorkel at Marino Ballena National Park (not included but optional add-on during free time) has some of the best coral reefs and fish diversity along the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Discover underwater treasures such as, sea turtles, parrotfish, butterfly fish, blue surgeonfish, and starfish at a depth that ranges from 1 to 3 meters.  Observe the land formations of Ballena Island and Tres Hermanas Islets with their abundant brown boobies and green iguanas and the world famous “Whale’s Tail” sandbar. (contact info blocked)

During you free time we can book for you other tours and adventures from dozens of choices to explore all of the beauty and experiences that Costa Rica has to offer.

DAILY SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

One on One sessions with Kate may be scheduled during the free time and some evenings throughout t.he retreat

Day 1

Private Transport from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)

Arrival to Rafiki Safari Lodge

Welcome Dinner

Opening Intention Sacred Circle

Day 2

Morning Wellness

Breakfast, Journaling, Quiet Reflection

Afternoon: When Did Being You Stop Being Good Enough?

Lunch followed by Free Time to Explore Grounds/ Relax by River and Pool

Dinner and campfire

Day 3

Morning Wellness

Breakfast, Journaling, Quiet Reflection

Aqua Hiking Adventure to Waterfalls with fireside picnic lunch

Late Afternoon: How to Recognize the Whisper of Your Soul

Dinner and Quiet Reflection

Day 4

Morning Wellness

Breakfast, Journaling

Travel to Beach Resort Casa Amarilla

Stop in Playa Dominical (eating light before cacao ceremony)

Evening: Sacred Cacao Ceremony

Dinner and Quiet Reflection or Beach Walk

Day 5  

Morning Wellness

Breakfast, Yoga and self-reflection time

Free Time Local Beach below the Casa Tortuga, optional Surf Lessons available to book

Low Tide will be at Sunset

Dinner

Optional Bonfire on the Beach with Ladies of Luna

Day 6

Morning Women Wellness

Breakfast, Journaling.

Horseback Riding on the beach will be early morning with the tide

Lunch at Casa Tortuga or one of the tours

Afternoon: The Choice to Risk it All

Dinner

Optional Bonfire on the Beach with Ladies of Luna

Day 7

Morning Women Wellness

Breakfast, Journaling  (Today is the actual Full Moon)

Explore Local Farmers Market

Visit Wildlife Rescue Center

Lunch on or off property

Afternoon: Closing Circle and Intention Setting for the New You

Explore the Beach and Nature Reserve

Final Dinner

Full Moon Ceremony with Ladies of Luna Lantern Release

Day 8

Farewell Breakfast

Departure shuttle back to SJO airport

Meals:

Local farm to table meals created with fresh local ingredients by your chef are included with the price of the retreat. Some of the most delicious vine ripened fruits will be served on a plate or in a smoothie. Costa Rica coffee which is undoubtedly some of the best you’ve tasted, grown in one of the many farms here in the country. A variety of teas and fresh fruit infused water will be served throughout the day. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.  Vegan,Vegetarian and Gluten Free options will be on the menu or available upon request.

Evenings:

Each evening enjoy time to explore the area, visit local venues to listen to music, relax in quiet solitude, or spend time socializing in healing and fun conversation with the group. Come dance around the fire with me and let your inner soul shine free!

There will also be time for one on one conversations and questions with Kate Rose.

The trick is to combine your waking rational abilities with the infinite possibilities of your dreams. Because if you can do that you can do anything.

Event Highlights

  • The Costa Rica Rainforest and Pacific Beaches will be the setting for this amazing opportunity for you to get back your hunger for life and stop silencing your voice within. Join me, Kate Rose, as we look at the barriers we have set up against that crazy amazing love and how embracing who we are not only leads to us living our most authentic lives but also creating the life that we feel calling to us, whispering from the shadows that we are meant for more.
  • Sacred Cacao Ceremony
  • Life Lessons with Kate a 4 part series over 4 different days
  • Waterfall Aqua Hike all day adventure
  • Horseback Riding on the Beach
  • Full Moon Ceremony with Lantern Release

Schedule


Venue Highlights

So that you can experience the most that this region has to offer we have split your retreat week between two magical locations and TidesRight Select™ lodging experiences:

Casa Amarilla is situated on a ridge 100 ft above the Pacific Ocean and Playa Dominical. The compound draped by jungle covered mountains affords unsurpassed vistas across the Pacific to the Osa Peninsula. Watch groups of pelicans darting across the waves of Playa Dominical, marine life from humpback whales to dolphins.

Rafiki Safari Lodge is nestled in the tropical rain forest on an 843 acre private reserve on the banks of the Savegre River. This unique rain forest ecosystem luxury camping experience is a perfect location for our Costa Rica retreat experience. In the seclusion of the jungle, the opportunities to enjoy your time and focus on yourself or loved ones are endless.

Accommodations

At Rafiki Safari Lodge most will be sharing a Luxury Glamping Tent with another woman. Each Tent has a private bathroom and private deck with a table and chairs. You can request a roomate or pay for the upgrade of a private tent. At Casa Amarilla most of the bedrooms are private rooms with King beds. This 18000 sq ft compound provides an unequaled tropical ambiance and stunning views.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

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

Menu/Cuisine

There is an abundance of amazing local farm to table food. The most delicious vine ripened fruits to enjoy in smoothies or right on you plate. There are a few organic farmers markets we visit weekly. At both locations you will have three meals prepared for you daily unless we are off property on an adventure. If you have specific food preferences please let us know ahead of time.

Directions

You will be picked up at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) on the 12th of May by a private shuttle. We will wait for the other women flying in that day to depart for a 3 hour drive to Rafiki Safari Lodge. On the 19th of May we will provide a private shuttle for the group to return to the airport leaving from Casa Amarilla in Dominical. It is best to book your flight to arrive before 1pm on the 12th and depart in the afternoon on the 19th, if possible. If there is a conflict with schedule please contact us. If you need to fly in a day early there are inexpensive hotels nears the airport. The shuttle is included.

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