Samasati Retreat and Rainforest Sanctuary
American Way magazine called it a ” Jungle Gem”. This Hotel sits in the heart of a 250 acres Conservation Project & Biological Reserve. Overlooking the Caribbean and some of the best beaches of Central America, Samasati has been a pioneer of Sustainable Tourism as well as one of the first Yoga lovers destination in Costa Rica.
Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary hosts world class guest artists year round to share their gifts, crafts, practice and wisdom. In addition, retreat groups flock to the mountain perch above the sea for the perfect combination of nature, class space, attentive staff and on and off site excursions. Check out the web site for offerings that range from yoga to writing to mandala art creation.
An ideal destination for couples, families, solo travelers or groups, Samasati's amenities include rainforest casitas or guest houses, hiking trails, waterfall with natural swimming pool, gourmet vegetarian buffet meals served in an open air restaurant, daily yoga and meditation, shuttle to Puerto Viejo and beach, spa treatments including massage, thai yoga, cacao body scrubs and more!
Find your center. Center your self.
You spend your life giving to others. Now it is time to receive. Come let the staff of Samasati nurture you while you indulge in a week of yoga, massage, nature hikes, beach swims, and self care workshops.
Your host, Stephanie McKenzie, will share her favorite self-care practices which she has relied on for decades to find her center and be so full of self love that she has abundance to give to others.
- Three Vegetarian Meals Daily
- Fresh Juices
- Twice Daily Yoga Sessions
- Daily guided Meditation
- Daily Self care rituals
- Vegan Cooking Workshop
- Natural Skin Care Workshop
- 2 Massages
- 1 Facial / Body Treatment/ Massage
- Guided Day Hike
- Guided Night Walk
- Day trip to beach
- Shuttle to Puerto Viejo
Sample Daily Schedule:
- 6:30am – 8:00am Morning Yoga and Meditation
- 8:00am – 10:00am Breakfast
- 10:00am – 12:00pm Natural Skin Care Workshop
- 12:00pm – 5:00pm Massages
- 5:00pm – 7:00pm Evening Yoga and Meditation
- 7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner
Indulge in a week of yoga, massage and spa treatments, rainforest hikes, beach fun, and self care workshops in Costa Rica's beautiful Caribbean.
: Stephanie McKenzie
Stephanie McKenzie - is a World traveled, southern USA born yogini. Her eclectic life has been met with an equally eclectic study of yoga traditions and practices. She has immersed herself in the study and practice of ashtanga, vinyasa, yin yang, therapeutics, restorative, and alignment focused yoga traditions. Stephanie’s intuitive teaching weaves together philosophy, mythology, yogic-living and inspiration. She draws from her deep understanding of yogic traditions, therapeutics, bio-mechanics and sequencing to bring students into a intimate, honest conversation with their selves.See more photos and other events by this presenter