22 Days Detox, Raw Food, and Yoga Retreat in Gunacaste, Costa Rica

22 Days Detox, Raw Food, and Yoga Retreat in Gunacaste, Costa Rica

  • Hacienda del Sol, San Juanillo, Nicoya Peninsula, Gunacaste, Costa Rica

Wellness & Yoga Retreat in Nicoya Peninsula

This wellness program has been designed to completely rejuvenate your body and reinvigorate your spirit, Hacienda del Sols 21-night wellness program has seen incredible transformations in clients, as it cleanses, nourishes and strengthens the body during an immersive and delicious three-week stay. The journey begins with an invigorating 7-day juice cleanse to clear toxins from your body. During the second week, youll focus on rebuilding your system with revitalizing raw meals and culinary lessons. Then, youll complete your stay with one week of customized personal training sessions designed to strengthen your body and mind. These three weeks will be the most rejuvenating weeks.

Highlights

  • One week mindful fitness program
  • One week raw food and yoga program
  • One week juice cleanse and yoga program
  • 5 raw food cooking classes / nutritional classes
  • Daily gourmet raw food and vegan meals
  • 21 nights accommodation
  • 21 days with instruction
  • English
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Brisa Shared Cabinas

There are four units that contain 2 Twin sized beds that book out individually. This accommodation is perfect for you if you do not mind sharing your room with a travel partner or another solo traveler of the same sex.

Open air bungalows

Unique among spa resorts, Hacienda del Sol feels truly like a home away from home. The dramatic open-air jungle villas are suited to couples, independent travelers, and groups seeking a peaceful, unique, and healthy holiday. The 12 one-bedroom open air jungle bungalows are situated throughout the propertys gardens. Each bungalow has a private deck with hammock and seating area.

King, Double (Full), and Twin bed accommodations are available all season. Mosquito netting, high-powered ceiling fans, and eco-friendly amenities including bio-degradable shampoos and conditioners are included in each room. Enjoy Wi-Fi Access (in main areas, not in-room). Daily maid service available. With a calm aura, dramatic jungle views, and access to beautiful gardens, the accommodations are truly inspiring.

Week 1: Juice cleanse

The program begins with the juice cleanse program. This week aims to flush out toxins and will renew you from the inside out. The cleanse program acts as a re-set button and will be the best way to jump start your system before moving into the following weeks.

Juice cleanse program

  • 1 liver flush
  • 1 of the colema treatments is a chlorophyl colonic flush on your final morning
  • 4 x 60-minute private consultations with one of Hacienda del Sols expert facilitators.
  • 6 days of juice cleansing including: 5 freshly pressed juices daily, superfood shakes, and a vegetable broth, a complete array of herbal intestinal cleansers and nutritional supplements, and psyllium husk purification shakes 2 times daily.
  • 14 cleansing treatments (Colema treatmetns to cleanse the colon twice daily)

Week 2: Raw food program

For best results, this week will focus on transitioning out of the juice cleanse with the raw food. The program is comprised of consuming the most nutritious and rejuvenating foods and raw food culinary classes. At the end of the program you will leave deeply nourished and with the tools to continue rebuilding and nourishing your system from the inside out.

Raw food program

  • 5 x 60-minute private raw food culinary sessions
  • 7 days or raw food cuisine. Menu designed by the raw food chefs at Hacienda del Sol and in collaboration with other health and wellness experts

Week 3: Mindful fitnessor TRX-Kettlebell

Week 3 of the wellness program will be complete with the mindful fitness program. This is the best one to jump start your fitness regime.

Mindful fitness progam

  • 4 x 60-minute mindful fitness sessions or TRX-Kettebell private classes designed for you with your trainer

Hacienda del Sol is on the west coast of the Guanacaste Peninsula near Nosara and San Juanillo. Located on the north-eastern coast of Costa Rica, Hacienda Del Sol is a hop, skip and a jump away from the countrys two major airports, San Jose and Liberia. Hacienda del Sol prides itself on being remotely located in the jungle. The closest town is San Juanillo, a town of 200 people. San Juanillo is a 5 minute drive. If youre looking for more excitement you can head to Nosara for a day trip. Nosara is a much larger town and is about a 30 minute drive. There are local government doctors and a private physician in Nosara (14 kilometers away).

Activities
  • Massage
  • Spa
General
  • Caf
  • Restaurant
Services
  • Free! WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Tour assistance

All meals are rich with living enzymes, fibers, plant proteins, vitamins, and minerals. The satisfying menu, comprised primarily of raw vegan options, is filled with dishes that will work for you and your unique wellness goals. With daily cooked items like Buddha rice bowls and with raw options like almond burgers, they invite their guests to explore the succulent tastes and textures of the local, seasonal, and sustainable food and drink. The ingredients they source are always fresh, whole, and organic when possible. With the addition of the new 60-foot greenhouse and vast outdoor organic garden, the aim is to incorporate as much home-grown produce as possible, with daily harvesting and greens and fruit at the ready.

This incredible Costa Rican retreat offers a peaceful setting for individuals and groups while also providing a home base for exciting daily excursions. Here is a taste of our tropical paradise: dolphin tours, fishing, surf lessons, canopy tour, horse back riding, bird watching boat tour, river kayak expedition, snorkeling, waterfall hike, and many more.

Optional tours

  • Birdwatching Boat Tour: Mangroves more than 200 years old with a mystical atmosphere, different kinds of colorful birds hunting and nesting, monkeys, crocodiles and tiny baby crocs swimming or resting on the sandbank. See the amazing wildlife of the Rio Nosara and Rio Montana (8 miles) with Leroy on a soundless electric powered boat. The silence on the river will be interrupted only by the mysterious noises of the nature. 40 USD per person
  • Canopy Tour: Experience the longest, most exhilarating and longest canopy tour in the world in the unequaled beauty of a Costa Rica forest wilderness. Traversing majestic mountain ridges and valleys, soaring high above multiple ravines, with breathtaking vistas of rivers, waterfalls and the Pacific Ocean. Suitable for nature lovers, adventurers, families, and all who wish to experience the ultimate canopy tour adventure. 70 USD per person / 50 USD per child
  • Dolphin Tours: Sunset tours boat tours to see the turtles, with the possibility of seeing dolphins, whales and stingrays as well are offered by local fishermen.
  • Fishing: Daily boat tours provided by local expert fishermen.
  • Horseback Riding: Get close to nature and enjoy a morning or romantic sunset ride along Guiones and Garza beach. All horses of Mis Amores stable are well trained, healthy, young, and great for riders of any experience level. 60 USD per person
  • River Kayak Expeditions: A naturalists dream, this adventure is flanked with lush green foliage, loaded with birds (up to 30 different species), and an occasional crocodile, all along the rivers with tropical scenery. The Jungle Rivers of the Nosara area and nature photo opportunities will boggle your mind. 70 USD per person
  • Snorkeling: Snorkeling in San Juanillo, on either beach, is among the best in the area as it provides the opportunity to see the rich marine life near the beach. Because it is possible to swim out to see the fish, many visitors prefer snorkeling without taking a boat tour.
  • Stand Up Paddle Surf: This emerging global sport is like walking on water. Unlike surfing, Stand Up Paddle Surf is very easy to learn, but provides a good core workout. Within one hour the instructor will make you feel comfortable on your board and youll enjoy being out on the ocean! 70 USD per person
  • Surf Lessons: Guiones (14 kilometers away) beach is famous for its safe and exceptional surfing conditions. The super friendly native instructors are experts in helping beginners and advanced alike to experience the utmost joy of riding the waves. Board rental is also available.
  • Watching Turtles Nest at Ostional Wildlife Reserve: Only 7 kilometers away from Hacienda Del Sol turtles nest at Ostional year round. Peak time is during the rainy season. From August till December arribadas occur regularly once, sometimes even twice a month and the number of nesting females are in the range of hundreds of thousands as apposed to the tens of thousands for the dry season months.
  • Waterfall Hike: This tour begins with a 45-minute hike that involves crossing a creek a half dozen times, traversing a cattle farm and weaving through a primary canopy of tropical dry forest. Stop along the way to discover the sights, sound and smell of everything around you before discovering a series of brilliant swimming holes and small waterfalls, each cascading from one to another.

Hacienda Del Sol is committed to nurturing the mind, body, and soul through the rejuvenation and healing benefits of a carefully cultivated true spa experience. Hacienda Del Sol has created all-natural skin treatments handmade for each session with local fruits and plants. Skin treatments feature sustainable, organic ingredients.

  • 1 liver flush
  • 1 week raw food culinary program
  • 2 yoga classes (morning and evening)
  • 14 cleansing treatments (Colema treatmetns to cleanse the colon twice daily)
  • 21 nights accommodation
  • 4 x 60-minute mindful fitness sessions / TRX-Kettebell private classes
  • 4 x 60-minute private consultations with one of Hacienda del Sols expert facilitators
  • 5 raw food culinary sessions
  • 6 days juice cleansing
  • Full service a-la-carte raw meals
  • Jungle hikes
  • Movie nights
  • Sunset boat tour
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers

Driving directions from San Jose International Airport

  • From San Jose you will get on the autopista (highway) heading towards Puntarenas, and continue on towards Liberia.
  • While going in that direction you will need to watch for signs that will head you towards Puente Amistad (friendship bridge) which crosses Rio Tempisque.
  • Watch for signs that will head you towards Nicoya, continue on in that direction by-passing Nicoya and heading toward Santa Cruz.
  • As you go through Santa Cruz on the right you will pass a Total Gas station, you will cross a bridge and then turn left towards Junquillal.
  • Drive on this paved road for about 20 minutes. You will then cross a bridge, turn left after bridge. Be sure not to go straight to Tamarindo.
  • Go about 200 meters (600 ft) and turn right. Be sure to turn and not go straight or you will end up in the town of 27th April.
  • Follow the wonderful paved road for about 10 minutes. You will pass through a little town called Rio Seco.
  • After Rio Seco you drive for about 5 minutes. Watch for the signs that turn you left towards Lagarto, Marbella, Ostional (If you miss the turn off you will end up in Paraiso, near Junquillal).
  • Drive on the dirt road for almost an hour. You will pass Playa Lagarto, Marbella, and finally San Juanillo.
  • Hacienda Del Sol is 1.5 kilometers past San Juanillo. Look for the hote signs. Its a good idea to gas your vehicle up in Santa Cruz.

Driving directions from Liberia International Airport

  • From the airport turn right onto highway about 1 hr drive before the right turn towards Junquillal, Tamarindo (this turn off is just before the bridge that goes into Santa Cruz).
  • Drive on this paved road for about 20 minutes. You will then cross a bridge, turn left after bridge. Be sure not to go straight to Tamarindo.
  • Go about 200 meters (600 ft) and turn right. Be sure to turn and not go straight or you will end up in the town of 27th April.
  • Follow the wonderful paved road for about 10 minutes. You will pass through a little town called Rio Seco.
  • After Rio Seco you drive for about 5 minutes. Watch for the signs that turn you left towards Lagarto, Marbella, Ostional (If you miss the turn off you will end up in Paraiso, near Junquillal).
  • Drive on the dirt road for almost an hour. You will pass Playa Lagarto, Marbella, and finally San Juanillo.
  • Hacienda Del Sol is 1.5 kilometers past San Juanillo. Look for the hote signs.

Arrival by airplane

  • From San Jose International Airport. Flight from: San Jose/Pavas to Nosara airport, time: 45 minutes (http://www.natureair.com).
  • Note, check with us before you book a flight into Nosara. During the rainy season it can be very difficult to get to Hacienda del Sol from Nosara.
  • Rental Car: Time: 5 hours (be sure to get full coverage insurance).
  • Bus Shuttle Service, time: 6 hours (http://empresaalfaor.com).

Arrival by bus

  • Bus from Liberia to Santa Cruz-Hacienda | Time:2.5hrs
  • From Santa Cruz take a taxi or walk to the bus station near Maxi Bodega (a large supermarket) and catch the bus to San Juanillo.
  • There are three buses daily now: 4.00 a.m., 12.30 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. Be there early as they fill up quickly. You will be on the bus for about 2 hours.
  • When you arrive at San Juanillo, dont get off as you can go another 1.5 kilometers towards Ostional and get off at the Hacienda del Sol Sign and walk in (its not far) this is the most economical way.

Arrival by shuttle

  • If you are traveling alone, the shuttle from Liberia to Hacienda Del Sol is 120 - 130 USD each way.
  • If you share the shuttle with one other person, the cost is 65 - 70 USD per person. If you share with three or more people, the cost is 50 USD per person.

Arrival by taxi

  • The easiest way to get here is by flying into Liberia International Airport and then getting a taxi to Hacienda del Sol.
  • From Liberia International Airport. Taxi: Cost: 145 USD with Xplore Costa Rica Taxi Company.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Hacienda del Sol offers people an opportunity to rejuvenate body, mind, and soul at an Eco-friendly place amidst the Costa Rican jungle, near the beach.

  • Availability: The Detox Retreats of this organizer are available 92% of the time.
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22 days / 21 nights

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This vacation is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season
  • June 1 - October 31

 

High season
  • November 1 - May 31

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