Our simple, yet functional rooms and suites feature twin or queen sized beds, ceiling fans, private bathrooms, fridges and AC’s. We have 8 private rooms, 2 oversized loft suites, and 2 duplex apartments are all available. Max occupancy is 24 plus host(s).


Host accommodations included with groups of more than 8 paying guests, host and assistant for groups of 12 or more.

Yoga mats, straps, and blocks are provided at no additional charge.


We offer retreats that are 100% private retreats

So no other groups will be using the property during your stay. Our entire staff will be dedicated to the success of your retreat, with no distractions.

All retreats include round-trip group airport a shuttle, 3 (mostly) organic vegetarian meals per day (pescatarian available), trip to famous Tarcoles crocodile bridge, welcome reception, sangria or smoothie bar, mud mask night, and groups of 15 or more, enjoy live music on the last evening.


24/7 access to our beautiful 2 acre retreat

Featuring fruit trees, vegetable gardens, jungle shala, oversized pool w/ deck, “sloth stations” (hammocks), and restaurant lounge area.

5 minute drive or bike ride (bikes available) to Playa Hermosa, one of the most beautiful and consistent surfing beaches in the world.  10 minutes by car to Jaco, for those who want to enjoy a night out or afternoon shopping.


Onsite concierge services and adventure planning.

Our staff handles all of the logistics, your group just enjoys surfing, hiking, white water rafting, mountain biking, zip-lining, tours of Manuel Antonio, or other nearby parks, onsite massages, and other adventures.


Owner operator Sean McDonald is your personal contact at the Institute

And will assist you with all of your planning. Please contact Sean directly, using the form below, or feel free to call him directly at +506-8483-7603 in Costa Rica, or +1-201-603-3602 in The U.S. 

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