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The Osa is the last untouched area of Costa Rica. The last truly wild, far out, off the beaten path corner of this beautiful country. Located just north of the Panama border, the Osa is home to Corcovado National Park, dubbed the most biologically intense place on earth. With the rainforest on one side and the vast ocean on the other, the country’s largest population of scarlet macaws floating above, the Osa is truly a unique, inspiring and life changing place.
Boca Sombrero will be our home for this adventure, serving up comfortable rooms, delicious/healthy food, a swimming pool and a yoga studio just yards away from the ocean. It’s so beautiful, once we get there, we never want to leave. With daily yoga, surfing, and amazing excursions, our adventure into the wild side of Costa Rica will be as balanced as a rainforest’s eco-system. Optional activities include massages, epic tree climb, marine preserve, horseback riding and waterfall and so much more.
To get here, simply fly into San Jose, Costa Rica and take a short flight on Nature Air or Sansa to Puerto Jimenez where we’ll pick you up! We suggest booking your local flights in advance to give you the most options available.
Shared Taxis will be provided from Puerto Jimenez Airport to the retreat before 2:00 pm on Jan 14th based on flight times. Shared Taxis will be provided from the retreat to Puerto Jimenez Airport before 2pm on Jan 20th based on flight times. If you need a separate ride it is $30 for up to 3 people and $10 for every additional person.
Empowered. A word I live by.
All of us have the ability to overcome things in our lives. Defining moments in our “story” give us a choice, the courage to either become our truth, or live in a lie.
Before yoga came into my life, I was a young mother, strapped to a corporate job, with laundry list full of guilt, shame and baggage from a turbulent youth. Fitness goals led me to yoga, and yes, I became physically strong, but slowly I began to notice changes occurring in my actual nature. The baggage from my past started to slowly get stripped away. I began to realize who I was deep down, and deep inside beauty started to unfold where there was once only pain.
My past does not define me, but I know the challenges I have been blessed with in this life are so I can empower others with the knowledge that all we have to do is look inside for the answers.
That is what yoga does for you. It strips away what is not real, replaces it with Love, and gives you back what you truly are at your core, your spirit. And it’s never too late to start.
Boca Sombrero is an exclusive ocean front paradise embedded in the amazing rainforest settings of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula.
This center specializes in group events that usually combine Yoga practice with surfing perfect waves in the lush tropical setting of our beach. Our wide range of accommodations allows you to choose one of our luxurious beach front villas or one of our more modestly priced thatch roof tent platforms.
We also offer a wide variety of activities that will give you the opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of this unique part of Central America while kayaking, climbing trees, rappelling down waterfalls, or simply zip-lining through the forest canopy.
Of course you are also welcome just to relax by the pool, have a spa day, a massage, an acupuncture or one of the many other treatments offered by the therapists of our small cosmopolitan local community.
Our highly trained chefs and kitchen staff provide an exotic blend of delicious and healthy cuisine that is sourced from local farmers. Our chefs take great pride in creating nutritious and fantastically tasting dishes, meeting your group’s dietary requirements, in a beautiful setting. Here in Boca Sombrero we are dedicated to making your stay with us as exciting, pleasurable and healthful as possible.
A Week in Paradise
Each day on retreat features delicious meals, 1-2 yoga classes with Brook, time at the beach or exploring the untouched tropical rainforest around us. This trip includes shared airport transfers, all-levels surfing lessons, a jungle hike, a trip to Corcovado National Park and plenty of time to relax, play in the pool, get a massage and enjoy the beach at Boca Sombrero.
Schedule Summary (subject to change)
Day 1: Time for Arrivals + Opening Practice + Welcome Dinner
Day 2: Rise with the sun for Morning Yoga + Surf Lessons + Evening Yoga
Day 3: Morning Yoga + River Walk + Free Time + return to our mats for Evening Yoga
Day 4: Morning Yoga + Surf Lessons + Evening Yoga
Day 5: Morning Yoga + Trip to Corcovado with local Guide + Free Time
Day 6: Morning Yoga + Optional Activities (Tree Climbing, Kayaking, Sea Life Preserve, Surfing and more!) + Evening Yoga + Closing Circle
Day 7: Departures
We offer three payment options based when you sign up! We encourage those that can’t afford the full price option to sign up early for the lowest price. We strive to maintain a balance between offering our programs to the widest range of participants and running a sustainable and thriving company so that we can continue to create and share our experiences with you. Please inquire about payment plans. We can split up your payments however final payments are due at least 45 days prior to the start date of your retreat.
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