Align. Immerse yourself in the pure energy of nature, drawing in the blissful scent of the region's native flowers, as you connect to the rhythm of mystical waterfalls and the secret language of the birds and butterflies - all living in Zen unison with the people who enter this sacred land. You've arrived in a place where your outer journey moves you inward, towards self. Our womens focused journey includes all farm to table meals, activities, stays in Costa Rica's premire sustainable luxury hotels and resorts, an opportunity to give back to the local community, daily yoga and meditation and more.
The language of peace and tranquility is spoken in Costa Rica's Central Pacific Region.
Align. Immerse yourself in the pure energy of nature, drawing in the blissful scent of the region's native flowers, as you connect to the rhythm of mystical waterfalls and the secret language of the birds and butterflies - all living in Zen unison with the people who enter this sacred land. You've arrived in a place where your outer journey moves you inward, towards self.
Enlighten. As part of Learning Journeys commitment to sustainability, we have crafted a unique physical and spiritual journey of self-discovery for those looking to nourish the essence of their inner spirit to become one with the environment. We have chosen the perfect partner to deliver this exclusive, exceptional Costa Rica experience, Greentique Hotels. The brand's commitment to sustainable hospitality embodies a deeply held conviction about the importance of wellness, including sustainable gastronomy. A "Closer is Better," slow-food philosophy is expressed in the nutritious, beautifully prepared meals at all Greentique restaurants, where hand-selected organic and locally sourced ingredients are used. You'll reach natural connection through Pranayama as you breathe in wellness - along the verdant cloud forest hiking trails; beside pristine rivers; or ensconced in the warm golden sands of a tropical beach. Relax and restore mind, body, and spirit with a Cala Spa and Voices of Nature spa experience. Life-in-Balance is a quest shared by Learning Journeys and Greentique Hotels, and our commitment on this Journey in Costa Rica, is to have you share in it as well.
- Learning Journeys Health and Wellness Concerige
- Arrival Airport Transfer
- One Group Airport Arrival Transfer (2:00pm) from Juan Santamaria International Airport
- Accommodation as outlined.
- Private Learning Journeys Yoga services are included throughout from day 1 to day 8 and during airport transfers.
- All yoga classes and guided meditation
- Private ground transportation throughout
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner as noted.
- All tours and activities as outlined.
- Sales Taxes & service charge for restaurant meals included on the trip.
- Tips for Bellboys, Maids and porters
- Water and snacks during transfers
- Early morning (between 6:00am - 7:00am) departure transfer to Juan Santamaria International Airport
HOTELS OR SIMILAR
San Ramon - Villa Blanca
Manuel Antonio - Si Como No
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- Tour Operator
- Learning Journeys
- Offer valid through 9/30/2017
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Costa Rica||Arrive in Costa Rica|
Afternoon transfer to Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve. At Villa Blanca, comfort and conservation co-exist in harmony, reflecting a commitment to sustainable hospitality. Our profound respect for the natural surroundings and dedication to uncompromising standards of personal service makes a stay at Villa Blanca a truly exceptional Costa Rica experience. In January 2007, Villa Blanca received Five Green Leaves by The Certification of Sustainable Tourism (C.S.T.), Costa Rica's highest award for sustainable practices and operations. (D)
|Day 2||CLOUD FOREST||Cloud Forest, San Ramon, Nature Hike, Optional Zipline/Hanging Bridges|
AM Yoga class. After breakfast we will take a relaxing walk into the clouds as you step into the heart of the cloud forest with our own nature interpreters who will unveil a secret world of rich tropical life along four different user-friendly trails. The trails were created by nature guides and designed to showcase a variety of tropical flora and fauna as it winds its way throughout this rare and incredibly diverse biosphere. As a part of only 2.5 % of the planet's remaining cloud forests, this unique forest habitat continues to amaze all who enter this protected nature reserve of over 2,000 acres. Relax and enjoy the magic of the cloud forest or:
OPTION: Enjoy a boxed lunch as you head off to Arenal Volcano for zip lining, hanging bridges and to experience the relaxing hot springs. This evening we will gather for a guided meditation before enjoying a dinner featuring locally grown products. (B, D) Lunch is included in this optional tour.
|Day 3||Cloud Forest Walk||San Ramon. Community Project, PM Cloud Forest Walk|
AM Yoga class. After breakfast we gather to work on a community project at Musade, a local center which supports women's empowerment. Lunch upon return. Afternoon to relax at the spa or wellness center.
PM Cloud Forest Walk: If you're looking for the region's wildest nightlife, look no further. When the sun goes down, the cloud forest transforms like no other habitat in the world. Night is when the cloud forest breathes; pumping out higher concentrations of oxygen along with layers of the sweet fragrances of nocturnal plants and flowers. And then, something truly extraordinary happens.. the forest is filled with the music of nature's most spectacular symphony as the voices of millions of life forms fill the cool night air. You'll see an important amount of nocturnal species representing the countless variety of insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals that comprise this amazing jungle. You'll discover a world rarely seen by visitors to other parts of Costa Rica. PM - Guided meditation after dinner. (B, L, D)
|Day 4||Manuel Antonio||Yoga and Manuel Antonio|
AM Yoga Class. Morning to enjoy the sauna and whirlpool. Mid-morning, transfer to Quepos in Manuel Antonio National Park. Whole foods boxed lunch. Afternoon at leisure to relax poolside or visit the stunning beaches. Dinner at hotel included (B,L,D)
|Day 5||Manuel Antonio||Manuel Antonio|
AM Yoga Class. After spend the day in Manuel Antonio National Park. Beach picnic and guided meditation on the beach. PM return to the hotel for dinner. (B, L, D)
|Day 6||Manuel Antonio||Manuel Antonio, Santa Juana Rural Adventure, Community Project|
AM Yoga. After breakfast, we will depart for the mountain range of Fila Chonta. Experience a unique piece of Costa Rican rural heritage and biodiversity during the Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure. This unique mountain adventure is a guided nature, conservation and cultural expedition that takes you along the Talamanca mountain corridor to Santa Juana overlooking the panoramic coastline of Manuel Antonio National Park. Visit the tiny farm village while enjoying an authentic "Campesino" style lunch in a typical rancho co-hosted by members of the local community. Afternoon community project. (B, L, D)
Early departure to International Airport Juan Santamaria (SJO) to take your flight back home