Yoga, surfing, relaxing, on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? Isn’t this is how you imagine your vacation?

Join Amber, Jen and Tiffani for one week of “Pure” Vida in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Santa Teresa is considered to be a hidden gem, no all inclusive resorts, no big box hotels, an authentic Costa Rican experience. Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and miles of white sandy beaches, our location is like no other.
If you are looking for a retreat with all the little luxurious you enjoy day to day, plus an ocean view and beautiful beaches, this is the retreat for you! Learn to surf, take 2 yoga classes per day, enjoy in house cuisine from our private chef or dine at one of the many locally owned great restaurants. Hike, zip-line, surf, explore! See all that this magical country has to offer. We fell in love with Santa Teresa and are so excited to share this experience with you.

Join us and learn for yourself what it is to experience “Pure” Vida.

What a Typical Day will look like:

~7:30am – Morning Yoga practice
~9am – Breakfast
~10am- 3:30pm -Free time to explore, grab lunch ,relax, hit the beach or catch some waves!
~3:30pm – afternoon yoga practice
~5pm – Sunset
~7:30pm – Dinner

Sample Menu (vegan can be accommodated)

We are so excited to have Phillip cook for us again. Phillip is an incredible Chef and has cooked in some of the World’s best restaurants. We met him on our travels last year and are so excited to have him joining us on this retreat!

Fresh farm egg frittata, toast, local avocado or fresh fruit and homemade granola

Local Fish Tacos and salad

Local fish ceviche, Chicken curry and fresh vegetables and salad


Santa Teresa is located on the Pacific side on the South Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica.

Yoga Classes

Vary between Vinyasa flow, Detox flow, Yin and include some meditation.

Classes are suited for all levels of students and are not mandatory to attend!


January 21-28th 2018 OR March 11-18th 2018


This little town has so much to offer!

~ Surfing lessons for all levels
~ zip-lining
~ horseback riding on the beach
~ jungle hikes
~ waterfall excursion
~ massage
~ deep sea fishing
~ day trips to Montazuma

additional charges apply to the above

What’s included

~7 night stay
~3 meals daily, prepared by private Chef Phillipe and his team, a true culinary experience.
(excluding one nights dinner out at restaurant of your choice, we added this as the restaurants in town are incredible!)
~Daily snacks
~Daily maid service
~Fresh towels and sheets daily
~Welcome gathering on the beach at sunset
~2 yoga classes daily, in rotation with Amber, Jen and Tiffani
~Mike, our concierge for all bookings (zip-line, surf lessons, massage, reservations. All will be taken care of upon request)
~Free Wi-Fi
~ all taxes and HST included in price
~The most beautiful sunsets every night!

What’s not included

~Flights and transfers
~Cost of extra activities
~Alcoholic beverages (can be purchased!)

About the Teachers

Retreat Leads:
Amber Stratton and Jen Dalgleish, yoga teachers and co-owners of Pure Yoga Ottawa.
Tiffani Harris, yoga teacher, Pure Yoga Ottawa.

Three talented teachers all on one retreat! Not only do we love to work together, but travel together too! We came together on this retreat to offer a unique experience of three amazing teachers with different styles, bringing our students a complete yoga experience. Known for creative, intuitive sequences you can expect of wide variety of classes ranging from vinyasa flow, yin and some meditation. Classes will be all levels, completely optional and will be sure to leave both body and mind nurtured, balanced and grounded.


The Bungalow

Situated at the top of the hill surrounded by the beautiful jungle (you will be sure to see monkeys here!) The Bungalow has 2 bedrooms with double beds, an option to use the pull out bed. One bathroom with an outdoor shower. A private kitchen with fridge and stove and a beautiful outdoor seating area with 2 hammocks perfect for afternoon naps.

~Double Occupancy $1600/pp
~Single Occupancy $2100/pp
~5 ppl $1300/pp

The Big House

The Big House is bright, beautiful and spacious. This 3 brdm, 3 bathroom house has its own private infinity pool, a beautiful terrace perfect for yoga, lounging by the pool and a has spectacular ocean view. Private kitchen and living room make it easy to store your drinks and snacks close by. The two downstairs bedrooms have King Sized beds and their own private bathrooms. Upstairs room had one King sized bed, one double and a private bathroom. All bedrooms have AC.

Main floor rooms King Bed, private bath

~Double Occupancy $2200/pp,
~Single $2600

~Upstairs suite – one King bed, one double, private bath
~Double Occupancy $2200/pp
~Single Occupancy $2900
~Triple $1500/pp

The Main House

The Main House is all open air, a stunning view of the ocean, an infinity pool and a large kitchen and living area where we dine together. You may even skip the beach and watch the sunset from home! Fridge and kitchen available for your use to store drinks and snacks or have an afternoon tea. This house is 2 floors, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Queen size beds.

~Master Suite, King Bed, private bath
~Double Occupancy $2300/pp
~Single $3000

~Main floor suite, Queen Bed, private bath
~Double Occupancy $2300/pp
~Single $2900

~Main floor bdrm, 2 Queens beds, shared bath
~Double Occupancy $1400/pp
~Single $2000/pp

Casa El Camino

Casa El Camino is on the jungle side of the property. It has a spacious lounge area, each room has its own hammock overlooking your private pool. The Downstairs has a full kitchen and dining area, one bathroom with a jungle view. Two bedrooms, both with AC and Queen sizes beds. The upstairs suite has a separate entrance, private bathroom,King size bed and kitchen/seating area and A/C.

~Main Floor, Queen beds shared bath
~Double Occupancy $2100/pp
~Single $2800

~Upstairs suite, King bed, private bath and kitchen
~Double Occupancy $2300/pp
~Single $3000

Please note all prices are quoted in USD

*$500 non-refundable deposit due upon registration

All inquiries & sign ups please email tiffani@pureyogaottawa.com


March 11-18th 2018