Costa Rica 2018

7 Days of Bliss: Nourish & Recharge in Paradise
Blue Spirit Resort
Nosara, Costa Rica
February 17-24, 2018
Teachers: Melanie Caines & Helena Butler

www.bluespiritcostarica.com

Join Melanie & Helena for 7 days of bliss & nourishment in paradise at Blue Spirit in Nosara, Costa Rica.  This yin/yang retreat will include feel good Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Restorative, and Yoga Nidra with optional Neurogenic Yoga and advanced pose workshops.  Fresh air, fresh food, two yoga classes a day, plus all the lounging, exploring, and relaxation you can handle: treat yourself to this BLISS!

 

10984086_10155176874600696_960996984272568862_nBlue Spirit is one of the foremost world-class yoga and meditation retreat centers in Costa Rica, providing an extraordinary setting to all who are dedicated to spiritual transformation, personal growth, and environmental sustainability.

Located in Nosara, the Blue Spirit yoga and meditation retreat center is perched on a hilltop over looking the Pacific Ocean and a three-mile white sand beach that is protected as a turtle refuge. The pristine nature, subtropical climate, dedicated staff, and the healing energy of the Nosara community create the ideal environment for your retreat, workshop, or training to become an unforgettable and deeply nurturing experience.

 

 

 

ACCOMMODATIONS & FEES AT BLUE SPIRIT

OCEAN VIEW ROOM with A/C ocean
Single Occupancy $2475 USD
Double Occupancy
$1895 USD per person

***SOLD OUT!***

This room has a step-out balcony and beautiful ocean views.  The room also has a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.

Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 

These double rooms have step-out balconies and beautiful ocean views. The rooms are tastefully furnished and provide the perfect space for two people. Each room has a king-sized bed or two twins, with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning. – See more at: http://www.bluespiritcostarica.com/blue-spirit-accommodations#sthash.O7MlFsFe.dpuf
These double rooms have step-out balconies and beautiful ocean views. The rooms are tastefully furnished and provide the perfect space for two people. Each room has a king-sized bed or two twins, with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning. – See more at: http://www.bluespiritcostarica.com/blue-spirit-accommodations#sthash.O7MlFsFe.dpuf

MOUNTAIN VIEW ROOM with A/Cmountain
Single Occupancy
$2375 USD
Double Occupancy $1795 USD per person

***SOLD OUT!***

This room has a step-out balcony and large windows with an extraordinary mountain view.  The room also has a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.

Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 
 

PACIFICO COTTAGE with A/C
Single Occupancy $2375 USD
Double Occupancy $1795 USD per person

***SOLD OUT!***

The Pacifico Cottages are tucked away amidst the lush tropical gardens and close enough to the sandy Pacific Beach so that the sound of the Ocean will rock you into sleep.  These beautiful and rustic new rooms feature a private porch with a hammock, one queen-size bed, an outdoor shower, and air conditioning.  From the main building the Cottages are a short walk down the hill towards the beach.


Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 

NATURE SUITE with A/C Nature
Single Occupancy $2250 USD
Double Occupancy
$1750 USD per person

***SOLD OUT!***

Nature Suites are very cozy and located on a hillside overlooking the lush vegetation.  They are simple and natural wood frame structures and have private bathrooms with an outdoor shower overlooking the jungle.  Each suite sleeps two people and includes a separate enclosed porch with a desk.  All suites have solar hot water as well as air conditioning.  The Suites are a short walk up the hill to the Main Building.

Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 

HERMITAGE ROOM
Single Occupancy
$1795 USD
Double Occupancy
$1525 USD per personhermitage

***SOLD OUT!***

These rooms are specifically designed for singles and provide privacy and elegance, while being cozy and inexpensive.  Many of these rooms have partial views of the ocean and others of the mountains nearby, a private bathroom with solar hot water, with air conditioning, and a natural ventilation system.

Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 

ECO-COTTAGE eco
Single Occupancy
$1575 USD
Double Occupancy $1325 USD per person

*1 room available: BOOK THIS ROOM!

These cottages are beautifully situated in lush vegetation, allowing for a sensual being-in-touch experience with nature.  They are simple and natural wood frame structures with screening for natural ventilation.  Eco-Cottages now have private bathrooms as of 2015.  These cottages are situated below the main building and involve a short hike up a stone stairway to get to the Main Building.

Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 

PLATFORM TENT
Single Occupancy
$1275USD

*2 tents available: BOOK THIS ROOM!

Each Platform Tent has a queen-sized regular mattress and is placed on a platform under a wooden roof for protection against the sun and rain. The Tents are surrounded by nature and close to a shared bathhouse. All linen, pillows, and towels are provided to guests. Guests in the Tents can bring valuables to be stored in the safety box at Reception at no charge.

Click HERE to view the room on the Blue Spirit website.

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
-7 nights accommodation
-Daily Meditation & Pranayama
-2 yoga classes a day: Flow, Yin, Restorative, & Yoga Nidra
-2 optional Neurogenic Yoga classes
-1 optional advanced pose workshop
-3 fresh, healthy vegetarian meals a day
-Internet/Wifi
-All taxes/HST included

NOT INCLUDED:
-Airfare
-Ground transportation to Blue Spirit (this can be arranged from Liberia Airport to Blue Spirit on arrival day and from Blue Spirit to Liberia Airport on departure day only via the Blue Spirit Group Shuttle at a cost of $60USD each way.  Please see notes below regarding the hours that the shuttle is available).
-Alcohol
-Gratuity (a gratuity of $60 USD for service staff is added at check-out as an optional charge for each person staying at Blue Spirit).

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:
-Spa Treatments & Massages
-Zip Lining Adventure
-Canopy Tour
-Horseback Riding
-Surf Lessons
-River Kayak Expeditions
-Birdwatching Boat Tour
-Stand Up Paddle Surf

 

DAILY ITINERARY toucan

-Morning Yoga + Meditation
-Breakfast
-Free Time/Relaxation/Optional Excursions
-Lunch
-Free Time/Relaxation/Optional Excursions
-Optional Yoga Workshop: 3 afternoons during the week
-Late Afternoon Yoga
-Dinner

 
 BOOK NOWturtle

Click links above to pay the non-refundable $400USD deposit (PER PERSON) required to hold your spot.

Please specify single or double occupancy and roommate (if applicable).  Please note that there are a limited number of each room type.

Once you have your spot reserved you can search for your flight!  Flights should fly in and out of Liberia airport.

*It is approximately a 2 hour drive from Liberia airport to Nosara; your ground transportation will be arranged and waiting for you in the arrival area.  Please note that the Blue Spirit shuttle runs from Liberia airport to Nosara multiple times from 12:00-4:00pm and 7:00-8:30pm on arrival day (Saturday, February 17).  Shuttles will depart as they fill.  If you need a ride at a time that the shuttle does not run a private transfer can be arranged at an additional cost.

 
Terms & Conditions

-A $400USD non-refundable deposit (PER PERSON) is required to reserve your spot (ie, a double room requires 2 deposits).

-50% of balance is due September 17, 2017
-Remaining balance is due November 17, 2017

-All payments after deposit must be made by US certified cheque or cash

-If you with to pay with credit card via PayPal there will be a 3% surcharge applied

-Travel Insurance is recommended for this trip.

-Deposit ia NON-REFUNDABLE: no exceptions.

-Payments made after deposit are refundable if cancellation is made by October 14, 2017

-Participants must have a regular yoga practice and should be comfortable with a level 1-2 class.  Participants should be confident modifying when they need to and be open to exploring and adventuring on the mat.

 
Questions?

Email novayogaretreats@gmail.com or call 709-743-8303.

 
FAQ

1. Do I need a passport?

Yes you are required to have a passport.


2. I don’t have anyone to go with and I don’t want to pay for single occupancy – can you find me a roommate?

Yes I can try to match you up with another solo traveller.  You can pay your deposit and if a match cannot be made your deposit will be refunded.


3. I have dietary restrictions – is Blue Spirit able to accommodate me?

Yes certainly; once you have reserved your spot please pass on any allergies, restrictions, or requests.


4. Will my ride to Blue Spirit and Nosara meet me at the airport?

Yes!  Blue Spirit will have all of your flight arrival (and departure) information and will arrange for ground transportation to meet you upon your exit of Liberia Airport.


5. Do I need to be an advanced yogi to join this retreat?

Participants should have a regular yoga practice and be comfortable with a level 1 class; participants should be confident modifying when they need to and be open to exploring and adventuring on the mat.


6. Can I bring my kids?

Although Blue Spirit welcomes children this Nova Yoga Retreat at Blue Spirit will be an adult-only vacation.