Retreats

Lodging and Planning for Groups Up To 20

Wellness Retreats

Pura Vida is the the essence to a long and healthy life, Costa Rican style. Villa Estrella’s region of Costa Rica is listed as one of five areas worldwide where more people live measurably longer lives. That’s a great reason to enjoy a wellness retreat with us. Customize a 5-star wellness retreat that includes a combination of the following elements:

Fitness

Fitness

Whether it’s yoga, pilates, and water aerobics on the grounds of Villa Estrella or volcano hiking, kayaking, nature walks, and stand up paddleboarding nearby, there are plenty of opportunities to revive your body during your stay.

Nature

Nature

Watch howler monkeys feed on the flowering trees, follow pods of dolphins, relax in therapeutic hot springs, and snorkel with the tropical fish on the Bay of Papagayo. Costa Rica is alive with natural elements. Reconnect with nature on your next retreat. 

Fitness

Fitness

Whether it’s yoga, pilates, and water aerobics on the grounds of Villa Estrella or volcano hiking, kayaking, nature walks, and stand up paddleboarding nearby, there are plenty of opportunities to revive your body during your stay.

Nature

Nature

Watch howler monkeys feed on the flowering trees, follow pods of dolphins, relax in therapeutic hot springs, and snorkel with the tropical fish on the Bay of Papagayo. Costa Rica is alive with natural elements. Reconnect with nature on your next retreat.

Culture

Culture

Pura Vida is more than a system of principles; it’s the Costa Rican way of life that promotes health, balance and stress-free living. Learn how to incorporate this way of life by immersing yourself in Costa Rican culture. Meet with local artists who focus on unique ceramic and wooden pottery and figurines, learn to cook the “Costa Rican” way, take a salsa lesson, or improve your Spanish language skills!

Gourmet Cuisine

Gourmet Cuisine

Clean eating is our mantra. Led by Chef Alberto, the Villa Estrella expert food and beverage team prepares delicious and nutritious meals and serves them to you al fresco in one of our outside dining areas. From fresh local fish and seasonal vegetables to flavorful salsas and sauces, your tastebuds will be consistently stimulated! We can cater to any dietary restriction including gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, paleo, and unique food allergies.

Culture

Culture

Pura Vida is more than a system of principles; it’s the Costa Rican way of life that promotes health, balance and stress-free living. Learn how to incorporate this way of life by immersing yourself in Costa Rican culture. Meet with local artists who focus on unique ceramic and wooden pottery and figurines, learn to cook the “Costa Rican” way, take a salsa lesson, or improve your Spanish language skills!

Gourmet Cuisine

Gourmet Cuisine

Clean eating is our mantra. Led by Chef Alberto, the Villa Estrella expert food and beverage team prepares delicious and nutritious meals and serves them to you al fresco in one of our outside dining areas. From fresh local fish and seasonal vegetables to flavorful salsas and sauces, your tastebuds will be consistently stimulated! We can cater to any dietary restriction including gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, paleo, and unique food allergies.

R&R

R&R

Let the Villa Estrella staff cater to your every need. Relax on one of several outside balconies letting the soft breezes lull you into a sweet afternoon siesta. Listen to the rhythm of the tide as you lounge seaside. Take a leisurely swim in the infinity pool overlooking the Bay of Papagayo or relax with a massage at the Villa’s dedicated outdoor studio.
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R&R

R&R

Let the Villa Estrella staff cater to your every need. Relax on one of several outside balconies letting the soft breezes lull you into a sweet afternoon siesta. Listen to the rhythm of the tide as you lounge seaside. Take a leisurely swim in the infinity pool overlooking the Bay of Papagayo or relax with a massage at the Villa’s dedicated outdoor studio.

Sample Retreat Itinerary

The following is one example of how a wellness retreat looks during your time in Costa Rica. It maximizes local opportunities to experience Costa Rica while planning time to relax and enjoy the good life with a focus on wellness. We’re happy to customize an itinerary to meet your group’s specific needs.

Friday

Fly into Liberia, Costa Rica and meet private transportation. Arrive and get familiar with Villa Estrella. Experience “Pura Vida” – the Costa Rican relaxed lifestyle!

Saturday

Spend the morning focused on wellness and relaxation. Begin with a pilates or water aerobics class and then relax and rejuvenate with spa services and massages. In the evening, chef will have a cooking demonstration and a delicious, healthy meal. 

Sunday

Start the morning with stand-up paddle boarding, followed by lunch and a late afternoon barre class. In the evening Chef will do a cooking lesson teaching you how to make three different kinds of ceviche.

Monday

What’s better than time at the beach!? Enjoy a beautiful hike and pilates workout just steps from the ocean. In the evening we’ll take a sunset sail and enjoy some snorkeling.  

Tuesday

After your cup of coffee, the day will begin with a pilates session. Then in the afternoon you can choose your own adventure! Be it zip-lining at the animal park in Diamonte or visiting the nearby town of Coco for shopping. 

Wednesday

Today, you will depart leaving refreshed, renewed and invigorated. You have spent the last 5 days soaking in the spirit of Costa Rica and living “Pura Vida.”

Upcoming Retreats

Business Retreats

Blend tropical relaxation with productive seminars for the ideal business getaway. Villa Estrella provides plenty of meeting area options both indoors and outdoors along with a concierge to help plan and execute your team building activities.

To discuss your customized retreat, or to get a quote for your group, contact us.

Minimum group size – 5 individuals
Minimum stay – 4 nights

* Rates vary according to itinerary and number of participants.

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