Making Space for Joy through Yoga and Mindfulness in Costa Rica with Noelle

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Hi! I’m Noelle. I live in the Philadelphia area with my husband and dog, Ollie. I also have two cool kids who are in college and living their best lives. Since 2009, I have been teaching various forms of yoga as well as meditation at several different studios in the Philadelphia area. I specialize in Gentle Flow and All Levels Yoga with an emphasis on care and compassion toward one’s self without judgment. I have also offered mindfulness workshops and healing retreats in the local area. Hosting a retreat in Costa Rica has been a dream of mine, and I am so looking forward to sharing my practice with you so we can let go of what is not serving us best and live a life filled with joy!

Duration

5 days · 4 nights

Travel Date

Mar 10 – 14, 2025

Activity Level

Moderate

Group Size

12 – 14

Transportation

Group airport & activity transfers

Tour Price

USD 2,100
/ person
Flexible payment plans available
18 people interested
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Age range

21+

Travel interest

Wellness, yoga, meditation, nature

Costa Rica>Making Space for Joy through Yoga and Mindfulness in Costa Rica with Noelle

Embark on a soul-nourishing 5-day yoga retreat in the breathtaking landscapes of Costa Rica, where each moment will help you discard stress and worry and make room for sheer joy. You will immerse yourself in daily practices of guided meditation and yoga, gently releasing tension and welcoming serenity into your being. Find solace in the supportive embrace of a like-minded community, sharing meals and experiences that nourish both body and spirit. From exhilarating horseback riding adventures to tranquil hikes through the lush wilderness, each activity invites you to connect with nature and deepen your sense of presence. Release old patterns and embrace the abundance of the present moment on this 5-day experience! Book now to reserve a spot.

Cancellation policy

TourHero, the retreat host, and the tour operator reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this trip up until December 5, 2024. If the departure is canceled out of your control, you will be alerted by this date and will receive a full refund.

In this case, TourHero is not responsible for your preparation expenses, such as airline tickets, extra accommodations, loss of work, or any other cost associated with preparing for your trip. We recommend booking travel insurance, along with refundable flights/accommodations in case of cancellation.

Refunds for deposits
We will hold your spot as soon as you put down your deposit. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, we will be unable to refund your deposit.

Refunds for fully-paid trips
You may change or cancel your trip by December 5, 2024 for a refund, excluding the deposit. After this date, no refunds will be given. You can change or cancel your trip in your TourHero account by clicking on Your Trips.

Your TourHero

Noelle Hammerbacher Hero Pic

Hi! I’m Noelle. I live in the Philadelphia area with my husband and dog, Ollie. I also have two cool kids who are in college and living their best lives. Since 2009, I have been teaching various forms of yoga as well as meditation at several different studios in the Philadelphia area. I specialize in Gentle Flow and All Levels Yoga with an emphasis on care and compassion toward one’s self without judgment. I have also offered mindfulness workshops and healing retreats in the local area. Hosting a retreat in Costa Rica has been a dream of mine, and I am so looking forward to sharing my practice with you so we can let go of what is not serving us best and live a life filled with joy!

Duration

5 days · 4 nights

Travel Date

Mar 10 – 14, 2025

Activity Level

Moderate

Group Size

12 – 14

Transportation

Group airport & activity transfers

Costa Rica>Making Space for Joy through Yoga and Mindfulness in Costa Rica with Noelle

Embark on a soul-nourishing 5-day yoga retreat in the breathtaking landscapes of Costa Rica, where each moment will help you discard stress and worry and make room for sheer joy. You will immerse yourself in daily practices of guided meditation and yoga, gently releasing tension and welcoming serenity into your being. Find solace in the supportive embrace of a like-minded community, sharing meals and experiences that nourish both body and spirit. From exhilarating horseback riding adventures to tranquil hikes through the lush wilderness, each activity invites you to connect with nature and deepen your sense of presence. Release old patterns and embrace the abundance of the present moment on this 5-day experience! Book now to reserve a spot.

Timeline

  • Day 1 · March 10, 2025 · La Fortuna
  • Arrive in Costa Rica
  • Group transfer from airport to accommodation
  • 12 - 5 PM: Check-in at Finca Luna Nueva
  • 5 - 6 PM: Gentle yoga
  • 6 - 7:30 PM: Dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:30 PM: Opening circle activity
  • 8:30 PM: Socialize or bed
  • Day 2 · March 11, 2025 · La Fortuna
  • 8 - 8:30 AM: Guided meditation
  • 8:30 - 9:30 AM: All-levels yoga
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Light breakfast/free time
  • 12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:30 - 5 PM: Horseback riding/free time
  • 5 - 6 PM: Restorative yoga
  • 6 - 7:30 PM: Dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:30 PM: Evening circle activity
  • 8:30 PM: Socialize or bed
  • Day 3 · March 12, 2025 · La Fortuna
  • 8 - 8:30 AM: Guided meditation
  • 8:30 - 9:30 AM: Gentle yoga
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Light breakfast/free time
  • 12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:30 - 5 PM: Free time
  • 5 - 6 PM: All-levels yoga
  • 6 - 7:30 PM: Dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:30 PM: Evening circle activity
  • 8:30 PM: Socialize or bed
  • Day 4 · March 13, 2025 · La Fortuna
  • 8 - 8:30 AM: Guided meditation
  • 8:30 - 9:30 AM: All-levels yoga
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakfast/free time
  • 12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:30 - 5 PM: Cabalonga hike/free time
  • 5 - 6 PM: Gentle yoga
  • 6 - 7:30 PM: Dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:30 PM: Evening circle activity
  • 8:30 PM: Socialize or bed
  • Day 5 · March 14, 2025 · Departure
  • 8 - 8:30 AM: Guided meditation
  • 8:30 - 9:30 AM: Gentle yoga
  • 9:30 - 10:30 AM: Light breakfast
  • 10:30 - 11:30 AM: Closing circle activity
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Packing/free time
  • 12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch
  • 1:30 PM: Group transfer from accommodation to airport
  • Journey ends

Details

Day 1 · March 10, 2025

A serene arrival in Costa Rica

Arrive amidst the verdant beauty of Costa Rica where anticipation meets tranquility. Settle into your surroundings and embark on a gentle yoga session, inviting a sense of calm to wash over you. As evening descends, gather for a communal dinner, followed by an opening circle activity that sets the stage for the journey ahead. Retreat to your accommodations, where the embrace of relaxation awaits, ready to guide you into a restful night's sleep.

Day 2 · March 11, 2025

Awaken to possibility and begin exploring

Awaken to the gentle rhythm of guided meditation, grounding yourself in the present moment as the day unfolds. Engage in an invigorating all-levels yoga session, nurturing body and spirit alike. Fuel your being with a leisurely breakfast before delving into the day's adventures. Whether traversing Costa Rica's trails on horseback or immersing yourself in free-spirited exploration, each moment invites you to connect with the essence of the natural world. Return for a restorative yoga session, soothing tired muscles and preparing you for another evening of connection and reflection.

Day 3 · March 12, 2025

Find renewal and joy

Good morning! We enter the day with a guided meditation, setting intentions for a day of inner exploration and renewal. With gentle yoga as your guide, allow the morning to unfold at its own pace, savoring moments of quiet introspection and connection. Indulge in a leisurely breakfast before venturing into the realm of possibility during free time. Return to the mat for an all-levels yoga session, grounding yourself in the wisdom of your practice. As the day draws to a close, gather once more for nourishment and community, finding solace in the shared journey of self-discovery.

Day 4 · March 13, 2025

Adventure in nature with an immersive hike

Begin the day with guided meditation, welcoming the dawn with a sense of clarity and purpose. Engage in an invigorating all-levels yoga session, allowing the practice to invigorate your body and uplift your spirit. After breakfast and moments of free-spirited exploration, embark on a transformative Cabalonga hike, immersing yourself in the majesty of Costa Rica's natural wonders. Follow a well-marked trail and admire the lush forest. Return for a gentle yoga session, integrating the day's experiences and preparing for an evening of connection and camaraderie.

Day 5 · March 14, 2025

With gratitude, depart from the retreat

As the journey nears its conclusion, gather one final time for guided meditation and gentle yoga, embracing the bittersweet beauty of transition. Share a light breakfast with fellow retreat-goers, reflecting on the moments of transformation and growth experienced throughout the week. Come together for a poignant closing circle activity, honoring the journey that has unfolded and the connections forged along the way. With hearts full and spirits renewed, bid farewell to Costa Rica's embrace, carrying the essence of this transformative experience with you as you journey onward.

Accommodation

  • Finca Luna Nueva

    Finca Luna Nueva is located in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle, deemed a recreational paradise and a living classroom for all who visit. The lodge offers delicious ‘farm-to-table’ food, comfortable rooms/suites, and miles of hiking trails through rainforests, farmland, and herbal gardens. Enjoy the views of each from your chosen accommodation, all featuring private decks or wraparound porches. You’ll have everything you need for the perfect experience, including private bathrooms with hot water, linens and towels, and space to rest and relax. The property also features a pool, stunning yoga shala, spa, open-air lounge area, and delicious restaurant. Room type: Double occupancy. Room configuration: Double beds.

Included

  • 4 nights in Finca Luna Nueva
  • Shared double occupancy in accommodation
  • All meals
  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • One group airport arrival transfer
  • One group airport departure transfer
  • Transfers between activities and accommodation

Not included

  • Flights
  • All food and drinks not mentioned in inclusions
  • Optional add-ons
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities

FAQ

What happens if I need to cancel my trip?

Please check the cancellation policy section on this itinerary page for specific details.

Will TourHero or the operator take care of my visa (if applicable)?

Travelers are responsible for researching visa requirements and obtaining a visa if needed. Please check government websites to ensure you have the necessary documents, along with passport requirements, before your departure date. This includes necessary transit visas, permits, and vaccinations required prior to travel and any required reciprocity fees for the destination. TourHero will provide a booking confirmation document after purchase, which may be needed to obtain a visa.

If your visa is denied for any reason, TourHero will issue a refund based on the cancellation policy. However, we are unable to provide a refund after the cancellation due date has passed.

Do I need a passport for this trip?

A full and valid passport is required for all persons traveling to any destination outside of one’s home country. Most international tours require a passport that's valid for at least six (6) months beyond the scheduled end of your itinerary. TourHero will not issue refunds based on passport issues such as renewals or lost passports.

What's included in the price?

Please check the inclusion and exclusion sections above. You'll find information about included meals, transfers, flights, and activities. If you have any questions or need support, please contact hello@tourhero.com.

Available add-on

Single supplement room upgrade for the entire trip

Want a little more privacy during your trip? Select this single supplement add-on and have a room all to yourself.

Price: USD 357

3 spots left

Single supplement add-on

Cancellation policy

TourHero, the retreat host, and the tour operator reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this trip up until December 5, 2024. If the departure is canceled out of your control, you will be alerted by this date and will receive a full refund.

In this case, TourHero is not responsible for your preparation expenses, such as airline tickets, extra accommodations, loss of work, or any other cost associated with preparing for your trip. We recommend booking travel insurance, along with refundable flights/accommodations in case of cancellation.

Refunds for deposits
We will hold your spot as soon as you put down your deposit. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, we will be unable to refund your deposit.

Refunds for fully-paid trips
You may change or cancel your trip by December 5, 2024 for a refund, excluding the deposit. After this date, no refunds will be given. You can change or cancel your trip in your TourHero account by clicking on Your Trips.

USD 2,100
Per person