Anamaya Yoga Retreat

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges, Front Page Featured, Southern Nicoya Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Anamaya Yoga Retreat

world's most beautiful yoga shala

Location: Montezuma
Price: $800-$2000/week for retreats
Features: Ocean view, spa, yoga, organic food, surfing, infinity pool


Anamaya Yoga Retreat of Costa RicaDramatically located on a cliff edge against a spectacular ocean backdrop in Montezuma, Anamaya Yoga Retreat is a heady natural hide-out surrounded by pristine waterfalls, lush virgin rainforests and sultry tropical beaches. The term “anamaya” literally means good health in Sanskrit, and yoga retreat deftly epitomizes this virtue. It offers guests a complete eco-retreat experience right down to organic meals, yoga classes, local nature excursions and grand spa services. Top this with special fire dancing sessions, circus entertainment, comfortable accommodation options and personalized hospitality; and you have an intoxicating eco-vacation concoction that can seldom go wrong.

A stay at Anamaya allows guests the opportunity to experience the beauty of one of earth’s Blue Zone© areas-The Nicoya Peninsula (located 25 minutes from Malpais). It has been named one of the “five areas in the world where people are known to live the longest and healthiest” by writer Dan Buettner.

Amenities and Retreats

This charming eco-vacation refuge offers a large array of mind-body-soul integrating retreats and exciting amenities. Anamaya features daily yoga instructional sessions (on a sprawling ocean-view deck no less), rejuvenating massage and spa treatments, a lazy salt water infinity pool, infrared sauna facilities, fresh juices and organic foods (raw, vegan and gluten-free preferences). It is well-equipped for conducting business events, classes and movie screenings as well private functions like weddings and other celebrations. High Speed wireless internet access is available at Anamaya.

The yoga retreats and other workshops at Anamaya are meticulously designed to offer a top-notch holistic vacation lifestyle in the midst of an attractive landscape comprising ocean views, a waterfall and a stunning infinity pool. There are specially customized all-inclusive retreat packages for guests looking to savour a comprehensive Costa Rica experience. Anamaya is presently working with expert retreat leaders to introduce guests to the wonders of yoga, surfing, trapeze, belly dancing, tantric sex, art & creative writing, detox retreats, aerial silk; among other activities.

In addition to this, the resort also organizes excursions such as waterfall hikes, canopy tours, horseback riding, beach tours and adventure water sports activities around Montezuma’s healing and inviting landscape. Surfing instructors are available at $ 40 USD for a couple of hours, which includes surfboard rental costs.

Service and Accommodation

Anamaya is known for its best-in-class service that has won it rave reviews from travellers of varied backgrounds. The service is thoughtful, accommodating, knowledgeable, well-planned and personalized. Anamaya’s premises are clean, immaculately maintained and aesthetic- in short, totally befitting for a spiritual getaway.

Accommodation at Anamaya comprises of tastefully designed rooms or cabinas that feature elegant detailing intended to protect the environment. Most cabinas are replete with splendid oceanic views. These warm, stylish and personal accommodations celebrate the brilliance of local artisans and organic fabrics, while flaunting their non-toxic building materials stylishly. All rooms/cabinas are equipped with ceiling fans, air conditioners and organic sheets.


The high season rate for only hotel accommodations ranges from $ 295 USD (for the master suite) to $ 195 USD (for the Temple Cabina). In house retreat rates start from $ 1045 USD for a double basic occupancy arrangement on a Yoga and Adventure Retreat and go on to $1795 USD for a single basic occupancy arrangement on a Yoga and Zumba retreat package. Single deluxe occupancy is available at $ 2195 USD on the popular Yoga and Surf package. There are other unique and exclusive retreats with scheduled with guest teachers (at special prices) throughout the year. Patrons can also avail discounts ($100 USD off) on in-house retreats by bringing a friend. – Anamaya Resort Website