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Costa Rica Yoga Retreat – Montezuma, Costa Rica – July 16th-23rd, 2022

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“The Costa Rica Yoga retreat with Kim and Scott was absolutely fabulous. It was the perfect balance of yoga, adventure and relaxation. I truly enjoyed experiencing the yoga classes overlooking an amazing view of the ocean and jungle. The pictures still energize me!”  -Debby C., Austin, TX

Want to get away? What better way to relax and renew than on a week long, soul-polishing immersion in a tropical rain forest beach paradise. Nourish your summer by spending some time for yourself and join us for our 11th annual yoga retreat held at the magical Anamaya Resort in Costa Rica.

Led by husband and wife team Scott and Kim Goyette, this Costa Rica Yoga Retreat is where you will indulge all your senses with daily yoga, meditation and life inspiring sessions.

Your bliss experience includes luxury, shared eco-accommodations, 3-organic meals per day, infinity salt water pool, waterfall hike,  circus performance and celebration.  Choose to add-on a rejuvenating yoga package taking classes on a deck overlooking a breathtaking 270 degree view of the ocean.  Please see below for an extensive list of additional opportunities to customize your retreat experience.

Whether you are new to yoga, looking to deepen your yoga practice, brighten your life or just chill in a hammock or on the beach, this retreat is a life changing week!

Base Rates (plus 13% tax)

Dorm           $795/week/person

Triple           $945/week/ person

Double         $1,095/week/ person

Single Basic   $1,645/week/ person

Customize Your Retreat Experience When You Arrive with These A-La-Carte Add-Ons:

Circus Performance and Dance Party – this is the celebration we do at the end of the retreat where we have local and staff talent performances and then a chance to get your dance groove on!  It’s free for all guests and always a great experience.

Yoga Classes – we offer 1.5 hr Vinyasa Flow classes 6 mornings a week and 1 hr Yin/Restorative classes 4 afternoons a week, for $12/each. If you do 8 the last 2 are free. $96 for 10 classes

Private Yoga – One-on-one lesson (price and availability depends on teacher).

Salsa Class – Dance Lesson (weekly if available). 1 hr for $12. (5 person minimum)

Cooking Class – Learn to cook Costa Rican food Anamaya style. 1 hr for $12. (5 person minimum)

Spanish Class – Basic fun Spanish lesson. 1 hr for $12. (5 person minimum)

Tortuga Island Snorkeling Boat Tour – enjoy a lovely boat ride from the Montezuma beach 45 minutes to the famous island. You have 2 spots to snorkel near the island, lunch and chill time on the island, then return on the boat. Guests often see exotic wildlife. It leaves at 9am returns at 4pm (includes lunch) for $55. This is available every day with no minimum number of guests.

Zipline Canopy Tour – available 2 times a day. It’s about 2.5hrs for $50. It’s conveniently right next to Anamaya and has 9 zipline cables across 13 platforms.  It can be a great way to enjoy the jungle and wildlife.  The guided tour will have a stop at the upper Montezuma waterfall pools for a refreshing swim.

Biolumenessence Boat Trip – the Curu National Wildlife Refuge offers and unforgettable afternoon/evening experience of kayaking or swimming/snorkeling with bioluminescent plankton. You leave Anamaya at 4 pm and return at 8:30 pm. $50/person, plus transportation (price varies by number of people).  You can go earlier and enjoy a hike in the park if you’d like.

Surf Lesson – Beginner or Intermediate. Enjoy a 40-minute beach and jungle hike to a remote pristine beach called Playa Grande. The trip is about 3-hours and the times are dependent on the tides. $50 which includes board rental. The boards will already be at the beach!

Surf Lesson at Playa Hermosa – Beginner or Intermediate (50 min drive) . The trip is about 3-hours total and is $60 with board rental. No hike necessary.

Surf Board Rental – For experienced surfers. $15-$25

Scuba Certification – 4 pool dives, 3 beach dives and 1 deep ocean dive and boat trip with lunch. The price for this is $390.

Horseback Riding – Beach or Hills+Waterfall. 2-4 hours $40-60

Butterfly Garden – Next door down the hill from Anamaya. 1hr for $8.

Beach Excursion – Sunset Beach Trip to Playa Hermosa. With a stop and tour of our organic farm. Depart at 1pm on Wednesday returning at 7pm for $20.

Waterfall Hike – The famous Montezuma waterfalls are just out our back door. We have our own private entrance. You can go anytime you’d like and there is no charge.

Spa Services – definitely a huge part of the Anamaya experience and a wonderful way to relax and restore. We have pretty much any type you could imagine.

Please click on the link to get room descriptions and details.

https://www.anamayaresort.com/accommodation/

To Book

Space is very limited, so don’t miss an opportunity of a lifetime and book today.  Contact KIM to register or with any questions.  A 60% deposit per person will hold your space and be paid directly to the resort.  The rest is paid at check out.

Anamaya Resort

The stunning Anamaya Resort is located in the quaint beach town of Montezuma, Costa Rica.  Located on a mountainside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the resort offers breathtaking views, serene yoga decks, sunning patios, an infinity pool and spa, and private living cabinas scattered throughout the property.  With the Pacific Ocean in the front yard, the rain forest and waterfalls in the backyard, you will never grow tired of your beautiful surroundings.

Travel Here

There are direct flights to San Jose or Liberia, Costa Rica from most major airports ranging from $400-$800.  After you arrive in San Jose or Liberia Airport in Costa Rica, you have several options by plane to get to the remote area of Montezuma from San Jose.  The most direct is taking a small plane on Sansa Airlines for about $130 round trip from San Jose or Liberia to Tambor.  Once you land in Tambor, Anamaya can arrange a private taxi to pick you up and take you strait to the resort.

Teachers

Kim Goyette is a yogini, mother and lover of life.  She began her yogic journey in 2006 when she was searching for balance while working in an extremely stressful position in corporate America.  Her love of yoga grew as her personal practice provided a powerful way to rejuvenate her energy and nourish herself.  Her positive experience motivated her to share these meaningful tools with others by becoming a yoga teacher.

As an international teacher and student of yoga, founder of Meditation Mutha and co-owner of Fitness 4 Mind & Body, Kim empowers her students to have wellness of mind, body and spirit.  She believes everyone comes from a place of wholeness and encourages students to have acceptance, compassion and loving-kindness toward themselves and others. Kim supports an integrated experience by guiding asana from the foundation of breath incorporating practices of pranayama, mantra, mudra, meditation, and personal ritual.

Kim enjoys teaching Hatha, Hatha Flow and Yin yoga, where students have the opportunity to venture deeper into the mind-body connection. She provides individual adaptations for postures to ensure practicing yoga is accessible and safe for all whom she teaches. Kim believes students should walk away from a yoga class feeling nourished and rejuvenated.  Her classes focus on the individual needs of each student, as she nurtures their development and personal growth.

Kim has her Masters in Exercise Science from Texas State University, has completed her 200-hour yoga certification and has studied and practiced meditation for the past nine years. She has been teaching corporate, private and public yoga classes and retreats for over six years. Her passion for bringing life balance to the hectic worlds of her students, drove her to develop programs for the community that provide tools for overall well-being and self-care.

Scott Goyette is a former collegiate basketball player, triathlete and all-around sports fanatic.  Today, Scott spends most of his time speaking on the topics of “Life Balance and Wellness” to audiences around everywhere.  Additionally, he is the author of MVP of Intuitive State and Speaking of Success.  As co-owner of Fitness 4 Mind & Body, inspirational speaker, accomplished author, life coach and health and wellness educator, he is committed to the emotional, physical and intellectual development of every individual he trains and/or coaches.  He is the founder of Go Love Now, an organization that teaches the importance of compassion, love and kindness to youth and adults alike.