Whether this is the first retreat you’ve ever led, or you have hosted many, Vida Asana is a fantastic partner. Located on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the rustic surfing village of Playa Hermosa, Vida Asana offers lovely eco-lodge accommodations and a beautiful open-air jungle shala, surrounded by mature trees, a river, and other native vegetation and wildlife. We grow many of our own fruits and vegetables, and have been hosting successful yoga retreats for more than fifteen years.

Why choose Vida Asana?

Our simple, yet functional rooms and suites feature twin or queen-sized beds, ceiling fans, private bathrooms, fridges, and AC’s. We have 8 double occupancy rooms, and 3 triple oversized triple occupancy suites.  We host yoga retreats for groups between 8 and 24 total guests (including hosts).

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

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

For groups of 12 or more paying students, we will reserve the entire facility for your retreat, so you can paint the retreat of you and your students’ dreams. Our entire staff will be dedicated to the success of your retreat, with no distractions.

Organic Food

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

24/7 access to our beautiful 2-acre retreat and yoga school.  Featuring fruit trees, vegetable gardens, jungle shala, oversized pool w/ deck, hammock garden, and communal area.

5-minute bike ride (bikes included) to the Beach


Playa Hermosa is one of the most beautiful and consistent surfing beaches in the world.  We are 5 minutes by car to Jaco, for those who want to enjoy a night out or afternoon shopping.

Concierge Services

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, Temazcal ceremonies, trips to Rainmaker or Manuel Antonio park, or whatever adventure you desire.  Our onsite services include massage, acupuncture, sound healing, cacao ceremonies, Reiki treatments, etc.

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, or feel free to call him directly at +506-8483-7603 in Costa Rica, or +1-201-7262677 in The U.S.

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