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8 Day Healing with Plant Consciousness - Ayahuasca Journey and Yoga Holiday in Cabuya, Costa Rica

  • Santa Teresa Beach, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
  • Ongoing

Event Highlights

  • We'll sit in three ceremonies as a group filled with music and singing and we’ll have instruments to play throughout the week.
  • We include group and one-on-one integration sessions with a licensed psychotherapist, as well as pre-screening/technique/tips and post-integrations services.
  • Savor daily fulfilling plant-based meals cooked from locally grown, organic produce by Chef Russell. We’ll also provide fresh juices each day. All included.
  • Enjoy daily yoga classes, meditation and sound healing.
  • Enjoy an ethical and informational tour of a wild animal rescue center.
  • Adventure to a local waterfall that tourists rarely get to see!


Day Two
9:00 - 9:30 am: Meditation
9:30 - 10:30 am: Breakfast
10:30 - 1:00 pm: Free time / Private healing sessions
1:00 - 2:00 pm: Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 pm: Rest / Beach
3:30 - 4:30 pm: Creation of the Living Altar
4:30 - 5:30 pm: Gentle Yoga
5:30 - 1:00 am: Healing Ceremony

Day Three
9:00 - 9:30 am: Meditation
9:30 - 10:30 am: Breakfast
10:30 - 1:00 pm: Jungle & waterfall hike/swim
1:00 - 2:00 pm: Lunch
2:00 - 5:00 pm: Free afternoon / Private healing sessions
5:00 - 7:00 pm: Group integration
7:00 - 8:00 pm - onward: Dinner

About This Event

We invite you to embark on a personal journey of healing & integration in the jungle of Costa Rica.

You’ll find yourself immersed in a community of supportive individuals that are healing & growing alongside you. Feel completely safe & contained as you explore the depths of your mind, body & soul with the guidance of our hosts. Do all of this in nature, surrounded by wild animals & rescue animals at the center where we will stay in the jungle. Rise to the sounds of the ocean waves and howling monkeys, start every morning with meditation & positive vibes, connect to nature by playing in the ocean, indulge in organic, local cuisine, learn what it means to build community, integrate your experience with a licensed psychotherapist, & give yourself space and time to HEAL.

With so many ayahuasca retreats out there, why join ours?


You will work closely with our support team, which has over 25 years combined experience with plant medicine, including a world-class musician/ceremony leader, a licensed psychotherapist, and a vegan chef.


Our ceremonies are SMALL & INTIMATE! Safety & security is our top priority, as with as creating a safe container within which our guests can go on their journeys. We never have more than 12 guests max per event (versus other centers in Costa Rica that have over 80 people per ceremony!).


Integration is of utmost importance to us! The work truly begins once you go home. The worst-case scenario is for our guests to go home feeling lost or confused about what to do next or where to go, so we incorporate strategies to ensure you return home with the tools you need to implement the changes you want to make in your life while doing so confidently & peacefully. You’ll enjoy group and one-on-one integration sessions with a licensed psychotherapist after each ceremony. PLUS you have the option of continuing your work on-line after the retreat ends with a therapist that understands your path and experience.


Music is integral to any ceremony experience. Our ceremony leader, Angela Blueskies, is a well-known ceremony musician and leader who‘s music is inspired by the medicine and is a song-keeper for the medicine.


All of our events are 100% waste-free & eco-conscious. We make sure not to use single-use plastics. We use only biodegradable cleaning products. 100% of the produce used is local, organic & plant-based. We personally recycle anything that remains after the event ends.


You will stay at a resort that is located on a wild animal rescue center, so your money goes towards benefitting animals in need and you get to be surrounded by the energy of beautiful wild animals!


The center is located right outside of the lush Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve where wild animals are abundant. You’ll enjoy outstanding ocean views from the infinity pool outside of your deluxe room.

Our Healer for the Ceremonies

Angela Blueskies

Angela is an Initiate of the Q’ero healing tradition from the high Andes Mountains, and has journeyed to Peru for over a decade to learn directly from shamans, mentors, healers, and medicine men and women. As an Energy Medicine practitioner, she holds space for the healing and awakening of all those who are called to the path, no matter where they are on the journey. She is co-founder of Rumi Wasi Sanctuary in Harpers Ferry, WV, and The Heart of the Mother Retreats in Peru and Costa Rica. She is also well known as a visionary musician and Sound Medicine practitioner, and incorporates sacred sound into all her healing work. Angela visions a world where people live in balance and harmony with themselves, with each other, and with the natural world.

If being part of a supportive, intimate community while you undergo your personal journey in a tropical paradise sounds appealing to you, then this retreat if for you.

It's time to leave the past behind…

And instead, live your best life…

As you spend a week healing in paradise
alongside a group of caring individuals.

Playing, dancing, and relaxing together during free time on our last retreat in Costa Rica


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This unique experience is a life-changing week that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

What's Included

  • Organic, vegan, Meals, 7 nights accommodations, 3 ayahuasca ceremonies, daily yoga classes, ceremony music, integration with a psychotherapist

What's Not Included

Transportation to or from the event

Venue Highlights

Retreat Center and Animal Rescue - Cabuya, Costa Rica

Imagine taking a small plane that lands on a landing strip that meets the ocean. Your taxi awaits you & takes you down the peninsula to the rustic road that runs through Cabuya, a sleepy coastal farm town on the Nicoyan peninsula. Your driver turns up a road and you begin to ascend into the jungle, higher and higher.

Soon you arrive to the Jungle Resort, nestled in the foothills of the Cabo Blanco National Park in Costa Rica. You enter, and the first thing you notice is that you're surrounded by lush green jungle, breathtaking ocean views, wild animals & gorgeous accommodations. The photos don’t do it justice, as many of our previous guests said!!

You're taken to your bedroom and you set your stuff down to relax. Ahhh, you've finally arrived. Plop down on the luscious bed, kick off your shoes, take a shower and relax with a tropical fruit smoothie before meeting the group.

Throughout the week, you'll awaken with the howler monkeys as you enjoy the comfort of luxury within the peace and quiet of the wild and enchanting Costa Rican jungle. Savor the jungle views during breakfast or from the stunning pool. Look out to the horizon and let your worries melt away as the waves of the ocean roll into the shore. Spend the afternoon bathing in the sun and dipping in and out of the beautiful pool. It's time for dinner, enjoy gourmet food prepared by our private chef poolside and dine to the sounds of nature and the crashing waves in the distance.

Where you'll stay is also a rescue center, so we’ll tour the center and all profits to the center go towards the animals and projects!


Our 4 deluxe rooms contain either a queen and twin bed or 3 twin beds and can sleep up to 3 people. Each contain A/C, private bath, hot water, satellite tv, digital safe and mini fridge as well as boasting pool and ocean views.

Deluxe rooms may be requested as shared or private.

Our 3 shared, simple rooms sit near the front of our property. Our Green and Purple Rooms each have a bunk bed and a twin and sleep up to 3 people. They face the ocean and exhibit stunning sunrises during the winter months.

Our blue room has a double bed and may be reserved by couples.

Each of our simple rooms have mosquito nets, fans and share a bathhouse with hot water showers.


  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping
  • Bicycles

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Dairy Free


Unhealthy eating habits can affect the quality of our emotional and physical life. Discover how delicious and fulfilling eating healthy can be, and you'll be surprised at how good you feel. We won't be "cleansing" by any means, just enjoying clean, gourmet organic, locally-sourced food from a personal chef (Russell!) all made with love and gratitude. You'll find that eating healthy is not only good for you, but it's also a fun thing to explore! One guest even like 10 pounds after our retreat, accidentally!

Savor daily fulfilling plant-based meals cooked from locally grown, organic produce by Chef Russell. We’ll also provide fresh juices each day. All included.


You will fly into and out of San Jose Airport, Costa Rica, and from there, make your way to Cabuya either by commuter flight (recommended) via Sansa Airlines, Costa Rica Green Ways, Aerobell or shuttle.

You would fly to Tambor Airport (TMU) and from there, we can arrange a taxi to the center in Cabuya.

If your flight out of San Jose leaves very early in the morning, it's best to book it for the next morning to enjoy the full benefit of the retreat.

From there, you can make your way leisurely to San Jose and stay near the airport in comfortable, affordable and safe accommodation.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 30+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 15-29 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-14 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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