Samasati Nature Retreat

The Samasati Nature Retreat is a Caribbean Hotel Lodge built at the heart of a 250 acres Private Biological Reserve, overlooking the ocean and only 6 miles from Cahuita National Park and its wonderful beaches. In operation since 1997, this unique Hotel Lodge has been one of the first in Costa Rica to promote the concept of Eco-Tourism and Sustainability.

Guest are accommodated in Private Cottages, Classic Rooms with shared bath ( Full, Queen or King size beds) or beautiful fully furnished and equipped two-three bedroom houses with kitchen. The restaurant overlooks that Caribbean and serves three vegetarian meals per day. Two Yoga studios are available for daily classes and trainings or retreats. Guests can enjoy warm soak in a large hot tub with great views.

The 250 acres Samasati Biological Reserve is open for hikes- several trails take you to waterfalls, rivers and you can observe wildlife and the numerous plant speacies caracteristic of primary rainforest.

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Yoga Packages and Special Offers.

Yoga In The Caribbean Package

    Seven nights in a Caribbean Cottage overlooking the water
    Meals & Hot Drinks
    10 Yoga Classes

    One Massage

    A Canopy/ Ziplining tour
Cahuita National Park Tour- Snorkeling or Horseback Riding
    Waterfall trekking

    Discount for Single Travelers
    Package offered all year around

Your New Year Resolution: Healthy Living Kick Start Vacation

Cocles Beach Caribbean Costa RicaVacation is the perfect opportunity to start your Holiday Season or the New Year 2014 on a “Healthy & Adventurous Foot” – definitely “Healthy & Adventurous Living” can be your New Year Resolution! 

Our resident yoga teacher, Stephanie McKenzie, will design an individualized private exercise/yoga session for you, a sequence that you will be able to use every single day of your life. Following this vacation, Stephanie will offer three months of online support via email and Skype to help you bring exercise, yoga and an adventurous & positive attitude into your life.

    6 nights in a Caribbean Cottage overlooking the water
    All meals & Hot Drinks
    5 Yoga Classes
    One private customized Yoga Session
    One 2 hr session on Designing Lifestyle
    Beach and Jungle SURPRISE! excursions
    Three months email support and Facebook group access to support YOUR lifestyle

Yoga Retreat for Women

A Yoga vacation in the Caribbean during the winter months is a must for every woman that wants to stay healthy and enjoy life.
It is important sometimes for women to be together, to support each other and be with themselves at the same time, like only women can do. Yoga classes and other interesting learning sessions, simple rituals, excursions together at the beach and in the jungle. All this will be fun and will give you the opportunity to relax and let down as we often don’t have the time to do in our busy every-day-life. After this vacation, you will return home renewed, rejuvenated, recharged and in a really good mood! Join Samasati’s resident yoga teacher, Stephanie McKenzie, as she guides you on an adventure of a lifetime.

    7 Days 6 Nights Accommodation
    Meals & Hot Drinks
    Morning and Evening Yoga
    Daily Morning or Afternoon 2 hour session on:
    Yoga, Breathing, Ayurveda, Lifestyle Designing, Women Rituals.
    Jungle Excursion to Waterfall
    Beach Excursion

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Partners Yoga and Adventure Retreat

A Romantic Caribbean vacation with your loved one, partner or friend.

    7 days 6 nights Accommodation Caribbean Cottage
    All meals and Hot Drinks
    5 Morning Regular Yoga class and Evening Partner Yoga class
    1 massages per person
    Daily beach shuttle
    Horseback riding or Kayaking for two
    One excursion of choice

Yoga Teacher Trainings

HARI OM Yoga School of Italy offers Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Training 

    200RYT       January 4- 25, 2014  
    200RYT Sept. 20 – October 11, 2014

    Check with Samasati for other dates of yoga teacher trainings

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Directions to Samasati Nature Retreat.

Samasati Nature Retreat is situated on the Southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, 4 miles away from Puerto Viejo and Cahuita, 130 miles from the capital. Depending on your arrival time in Costa Rica, there are different options to travel onwards to Samasati Nature Retreat. The airport where you will fly into is: San Jose International Airport (SJO).

How to Get to Samasati from the Airport

Samasati Bungalow #5

From San Jose’ international airport to Samasati is a 4 hours scenic drive. To rent a car they suggest This company gives you the option of renting a car at the airport and dropping it off in Puerto Viejo. At Samasati we offer a daily shuttle to the beach and all excursions include transportation, so a car is not necessary during your stay at Samasati. Contact at for driving directions. They strongly suggest that you arrive at Samasati by 5 PM, as the roads can be not so easy to drive after dark. Samasati’s entrance gate will be closed after 9:00 PM

Direct public buses run daily from San Jose’ city to Puerto Viejo. They can arrange for you to be picked up at the airport by a taxi and taken to the public bus station. The total cost is approximately $ 40.00.

If your flight lands after 1:00 pm, we suggest you to spend the night in San Jose’ and catch the following morning a semi-private minivan (Interbus)  which leaves the city at 8:00 am. The cost is $ 45.00.



Phone: Toll Free:  1-800-563-9643   Costa Rica: (011- 506) 2224 1870
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