Well-positioned less than an hour from the capital city of San Jose to the east and some of the best Pacific Coast beaches to the west, this retreat offers the best of all worlds: year-round warm tropical weather, stunning mountain landscapes, plus panoramic valley, volcano and coastal views. 

The 8-day Disconnect and Transform Retreat will help transform your body completely. You can bet that during the 8 days, you will notice weight-loss, your skin will brighten, and your body’s bloating and discomfort will subside. Your mind will be clearer and better able to focus, and stressful situations will be easier to handle. Disconnect and Transform is exactly what you need to reconnect with your body and discover new healthy habits that you can continue when you return back home.

The retreat package includes your luxurious accommodation, all meals, daily morning and afternoon yoga classes, daily fruit snacks in the morning, daily Bocas and smoothies in the sunset, 3 wellness workshops, a 60 minute healing massage and scrub, a forest hike, a trip to ferie-local farmers market, and full access to gym, vapor room, and spa facilities.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Excursion
  • Fitness Centre
  • Mats
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props
  • All Inclusive
  • Facilities Access
  • Local Shuttle
  • Massage
  • Steam Room
  • Tour
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga


    Pay 15% Deposit
    Instant Booking


6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Morning Nature Meditation and Bird Watching
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Coffee Served, Morning Green Juices
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Morning Burst
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Yoga Practice
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Smoothies and Fruits
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Cold Lunch
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wellness Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Restorative Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bocas at Sunset
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Relaxing, Sit-down 3 Course Dinner
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Yoga Deck Fire Pit
TIME OFF There are many local day trips to satisfy a wide range of desires, from challenging hiking trips to leisurely walks through the local wildlife refuge. There are artisan chocolate tastings, and organic coffee farm tours, beach days with surf lessons or boat trips, trips to the farmer’s market, and of course the beloved zip lining. The concierge can customize a day-trip for you based on what you would like to see and that will complement your experience here at The Retreat.
Venue   The Retreat
The Retreat, Venue for 8 Day Disconnect & Transform

The Retreat is a private, gated, 8-acre mountainside estate in Costa Rica’s Atenas province. Located at almost 5,000 feet above sea-level, year-round temperatures at The Retreat range from 70 to 80 degrees during the day with mild nights in the high 50s to low 60s. May through November is the Green Season in Costa Rica.

THE RETREAT caters to your every need making your wellbeing the main priority. With various, top of the line facilities and services, you are assured that you will be taken good care of. Relax under the masterful hands of their spa therapists while enjoying one of their organic treatments created exclusively for THE RETREAT. All of their spa products are chemical free, organic and made locally by Raw Botanicals and can be purchased in THE RETREAT's Spa gift shop for your continued enjoyment once home.

In addition to spa treatments guests can enjoy a detoxing session in their gorgeous steam room and refresh in one of their outdoor showers. At THE RETREAT, each of your senses will be nourished and gently stimulated to restore balance, leaving you rejuvenated and certain that you are indeed, in ‘Heaven on Earth’.

The yoga house is set at the peak of The Retreat and with beautiful French doors, opens to a large terrace overlooking the Pacific Valley. This space accommodates 20 yogis and is fully stocked with mats, blocks, bolsters, straps, and meditation pillows. THE RETREAT's gym is stocked with the newest equipment, TRX, aerial yoga, elliptical, treadmill, varying dumbbell weights, and exercise balls; but it also comes with incredible views. Run three miles on the treadmill while gazing out over the valley and feel like you are in the clouds.

Guests have full access to the community room with board games, extensive lending library, and movie library. Nights on the yoga terrace get cozy around the fire pit with a glass of organic wine and a telescope for stargazing. Or go for a night swim in the heated pool or relax in the Jacuzzi before heading off to bed. Bird watching is incredible here for the altitude and diversity of plant life. The hotel has complimentary binoculars for guests to use. 

The Retreat Costa Rica is only 30 minutes northwest of the SJO International Airport and 45 minutes from downtown San Jose.



Dine al fresco at The Retreat on organic farm-to-fork ‘Tico Fresh’ cuisine. For many first time visitors to Costa Rica and guests at The Retreat, experiencing this type of clean, organic eating is a new and eye opening experience as the benefits of feeding your body wholesome, GMO & chemical free foods is immediately realized and noticed in one’s energy level, mental focus, skin clarity and more.

Much intention is given to the food served here. Nutritionally dense, clean food is the base of the philosophy and the kitchen is the heart of the hotel. Vegan options, raw choices, fish, and meats are prepared from the gardens or are locally sourced. Fresh handcrafted cocktails, pressed juices, and superfood smoothies are available throughout the day in the restaurant, in the gym, poolside, or delivered to your room. There is a strong emphasis placed on living foods while offering a menu customizable to your needs.

Breakfast is served buffet style with a fresh flare of fruits, juices, fresh made granola, local goat yogurt, chia pudding, oats and garden breakfast salad with farm fresh pasture raised eggs du jour.

Lunch is served as the penultimate of salad bars and The Retreat sticks to a particular theme each day such as all ingredients in a Mediterranean or Asian flavor profile.

Dinner is plated and served to the table in three courses. Vegan options are always available and they always end with one of Diana’s many amazing raw desserts that delight even the most skeptical of palates.




Jump on a plane to Costa Rica for a much-needed vacation at The Retreat where you will be guided towards better ways to live a healthy, vibrant and joyous life. Not only will this retreat help you get into shape in the span of 8 days, but you will also adapt the necessary tools on how to consistently live a healthy lifestyle long after you leave. Transformation is key in this retreat- physically, mentally and emotionally. Get ready for 8 days in paradise that will indeed turn your life around!

Marionne B.

Yovada Wanderer

  Alajuela, Costa Rica

Atenas is a small town Costa Rica. Located on the Central Valley’s western edge, Atenas is a slice of quintessential small town Costa Rica. With just 5,000 inhabitants, Atenas is famous for having one of the best climates in the world, a valid claim as daily temperatures hover around 80 degrees and dip into the 60's at night. 

Many people venture here to relax in total privacy and enjoy waterfalls, coffee plantations, and spectacular views of the Central Valley and surrounding area. Bordering on the southern boundary of the Alajuela Province, this small Costa Rican town promotes hospitality and boasts one of the world's best climates imaginable. The temperate conditions make Atenas the perfect destination for enjoying what makes Costa Rica such a special place.

Atenas has an alluring laid back pace of life and a very hospitable feel, therefore spending any amount of time in this community will add to any vacation. Atenas is located on Highway 3 between Alajuela and San Mateo.