LIGHT UP!

January 2-9, 2021
Blue Spirit – Nosara, Costa Rica

Seven glorious days of all-inclusive mind, body and soul healing, a loving group of like-minded travelers, and total relaxation await you.

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LIGHT UP! Join Marybeth and Amy for 7 days of magic at Blue Spirit in Nosara, Costa Rica. Blue Spirit is located in one of only 5 Blue Zones in the world; a place where people regularly live to be 100+ years old. During our week we will enjoy 2-3 movement classes daily, abundant sunshine, lively howler monkeys, and pristine sandy beaches. Many adventures and activities are available if you choose, or you can relax by the pool and take long walks on the beach. This is your week to unplug, unwind, and reconnect with yourself.

We will offer

  • Nia®
  • Nia® Moving to Heal
  • Guided Meditation
  • Soulful Planning Sessions
  • Creative Arts

What’s Included

  • 7 Nights Accommodations
  • Three healthy gourmet meals daily
  • Daily Nia, and mindfulness practices
  • Salt water infinity pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Sunset ocean swims, love, and sunshine
  • Wednesday group dinner at a local restaurant
  • Of course we will eat, drink, swim, explore, connect, and PLAY all week long!

Optional Extras

  • Spa Treatments & Massage – We LOVE the treatments – ask us!
  • Zip Lining Adventure
  • Canopy Tour
  • Horseback riding
  • Surf lessons
  • River kayak expeditions
  • Bird watching
  • Boat tour
  • Stand up Paddle Board
  • Turtle hatching (if in season)

Past Guests Praise

“I learned to be kinder to myself, to be more aware and truly what it is to be more purposeful and live with intention.The food made it easy to be good to my body and provided a kick start to a better diet once I got home. The exercise throughout the day was amazing, the level of conversation and connection with other women was exactly what I needed to come home refreshed and approach the daily issues I have in my life with purpose and compassion.”

“It was really amazing to be able to observe how different I was from my first retreat a few years ago, to this one. The activities all worked really well together to bring about joy, and sense of community, and personal transformation!”

“It was a beautiful and healing week, with lots of opportunity to connect with kindred spirits in what might as well have been paradise. I returned feeling renewed, empowered, and inspired.”

About Blue Spirit

Blue Spirit is a world-class yoga and meditation retreat center in Costa Rica, providing an extraordinary setting to all who are dedicated to spiritual transformation, personal growth, and environmental sustainability.

Voted one of the best yoga escapes by Yoga Journal, Blue Spirit is perched on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean and a three-mile white sand beach that is protected as a turtle refuge. The pristine nature, subtropical climate, dedicated staff, and the healing energy of the Nosara community create the ideal environment for an unforgettable and deeply nurturing experience.

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Accommodations & Fees

Ocean View Room with A/C

This room has a step-out balcony and beautiful ocean views. The room also has a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning. You can choose from one large bed or two separate beds.

Double Occupancy: $2500 per person

The Mountain Room

The Mountain Room double has a step-out balcony and large windows with an extraordinary mountain view to take in the true sound healing in Costa Rica. The room is tastefully furnished and provides the perfect space for one or two people. It has a king-sized bed or two twins with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning. These rooms have a safety box large enough to fit a 17″ laptop computer.

Double Occupancy: $2350 per person

Nature Suite with A/C

Nature Suites are very cozy and located on a hillside overlooking the lush vegetation. They are simple and natural wood frame structures and have private bathrooms with an outdoor shower overlooking the jungle. Each suite sleeps two people and includes a separate enclosed porch with a desk; you can choose from one large bed or two separate beds. All suites have solar hot water as well as air conditioning. The Suites are a short walk up the hill to the Main Building.

Double Occupancy: $2350 per person

Hermitage Rooms with A/C

These rooms are specifically designed for singles and provide privacy and elegance, while being cozy and inexpensive. Many of these rooms have partial views of the ocean and others of the mountains nearby, a private bathroom with solar hot water, with air conditioning, and a natural ventilation system.

Single Occupancy: (1 double bed) $2650 per person
Double Occupancy: (1 double bed) $2100 per person
Double Occupancy: (2 twin beds) $2100 per person

Eco Cottage

These cottages are beautifully situated in lush vegetation, allowing for a sensual being-in-touch experience with nature. They are simple and natural wood frame structures with screening for natural ventilation and two twin beds. Eco-Cottages now have private bathrooms. These cottages are situated below the main building and involve a short hike up a stone stairway to get to the Main Building.

Single Occupancy: $2200 per person
Double Occupancy: $1650 per person

Platform Tent

Each Platform tent has a queen-sized air mattress and is placed on a platform under a wooden roof for protection against the sun and rain. The tents are surrounded by nature and close to a shared bathhouse. All linen, pillows, and towels are provided. The tents are situated below the Main Building and involve a hike up a stone stairway to get to the Main Building. Guests in the tents can bring valuables to be stored in the safety box at Reception at no charge.

Single Occupancy: $1500 per person

Sample Daily Itinerary

  • Morning gentle movement/meditation
  • Breakfast
  • Nia
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Activity
  • Sunset swim
  • Dinner

Booking

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Please print, complete, and return the waiver.

Waiver

Flights & Ground Transportation

Once you have your spot reserved you can search for your flight! Flights should fly in and out of Liberia airport: arrival day is Saturday, January 2 and departure day is Saturday, January 9. If you choose to fly in on Friday, you can reserve a room at the Hilton Garden Inn. We will arrange a group shuttle from the Hilton Garden Inn on Saturday morning.

*It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Liberia airport to Nosara. Please note that the Blue Spirit shuttle runs from Liberia airport to Nosara multiple times from 12:00-4:00pm and 7:00-8:30pm on Saturday. Shuttles will depart as they fill. If you need a ride at a time that the shuttle does not run a private transfer can be arranged at an additional cost.

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Ground transportation to Blue Spirit (this can be arranged from Liberia Airport to Blue Spirit on arrival day and from Blue Spirit to Liberia Airport on departure day only via the Blue Spirit Group Shuttle at a cost of $70USD each way. Please see notes below regarding the hours that the shuttle is available).
  • Excursions
  • Spa Services
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuity (a gratuity of $70 USD for service staff is added at check-out as an optional charge for each person staying at Blue Spirit).

Fees

  • All inclusive cost starting at $1500
  • A $500USD non-refundable deposit (PER PERSON) is required to reserve your spot

Terms & Conditions

  • A $500USD non-refundable deposit (PER PERSON) is required to reserve your spot
  • Payments can be made via credit card or check
  • Travel Insurance is recommended for this trip
  • Remaining balance is due November 1st
  • If payments are not received, your reservation will be cancelled
  • Deposit and all payments are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • No experience is necessary. Everybody welcome!
  • If the retreat is canceled, you will receive a refund less $75 service charge