COSTA RICA GRATEFUL HEART RETREAT

November 17, 2018 - November 24, 2018

DIVE INTO PARADISE

Reconnect with the heart on this reinvigorating journey of inspiration and community with Melanie Cherney & Devata Active. This beachside retreat is the perfect opportunity to Immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s rich landscape and natural beauty. From days spent lounging on paradise beaches to waterfall hikes to indulging in the fresh, local cuisine, there will be no shortage of experiences to delight the senses. This retreat is designed to help you reconnect with yourself, experience gratitude for each moment, adventure with the Devata community and delve deeper into your yoga practice, while savoring the Pura Vida Costa Rica culture. It’s going to be an another incredible adventure!

WHAT’S INCLUDED

7 nights at the idyllic Pranamar Oceanside Villas in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Access to on-site amenities of the resort, including the swimming pool and beaches

Meals include delicious, organic breakfast everyday

Daily yoga & gratitude practices taught by Melanie Cherney

A group full-day excursion to Tortuga Island (lunch included)

Open time during the day to explore, play, and enjoy the resort and Costa Rica’s many attractions

YOUR RETREAT LEADER

MELANIE CHERNEY

Melanie Cherney is a passionate Yoga Instructor, fitness lover, outdoor enthusiast and the Founder of Devata Active. She leads Yoga Teacher Trainings and Retreats around the world, in addition to weekly classes and local workshops. She has the highest Yoga Teacher designation from Yoga Alliance,  E-RTY500, and continues to be a student of the practice finding teachers to learn from wherever she goes. In addition to her Yoga training, Melanie has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology and Art Therapy and a number of other holistic health certifications.

As a teacher, Melanie draws from her background in mindfulness, yoga, psychology, energy medicine practices, creative expression and healthful living. Melanie is inspired by the role that movement plays in personal growth and self-awareness. Her diverse background gives her a unique perspective on the mind-body connection and the value of an embodied practice to create a clearer vision of one’s path and greater empowerment to achieve it.

THE VENUE

PRANAMAR VILLAS

Pranamar Villas is a gorgeous, intimate boutique hotel right on the water with luxury two-story villas built around a free-form saltwater pool and tropical gardens. Imagine lounging poolside surrounded by Balinese architecture. An eco-conscious resort, each room is constructed with nature in mind using bamboo, hardwoods, & stone. With plenty of windows and doors to let the outside in, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of nature as fresh sea breezes float through the air. The onsite restaurant offers delicious gourmet organic cuisine. The town Santa Teresa is custom-built for fun offering the perfect combination of relaxing beaches, exciting tropical rainforest and unique shops and restaurants. White sand beaches, lush vegetation and spectacular sunsets set an amazing stage for the perfect getaway.

THE ACCOMODATIONS

The elegantly designed villas, built with Costa Rican hardwoods, bamboo and plenty of windows and doors, invite guests to enjoy nature and ocean views in an intimate setting. Each two-story villa has two air-conditioned bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room and plenty of decks and terraces. Luxurious granite stone tubs surrounded by tropical gardens give a unique, exotic touch to our open-air bathrooms. Decorated with imported, hand-crafted Indonesian furniture and floating around a free-form pool, the villas create a relaxed, romantic atmosphere complemented by their natural surroundings.

OCEANFRONT VILLAS

The Ocean Front Villas sit directly in front of the beach, offering uninterrupted sunset views. They include a shared full kitchen, over-sized verandas and extra spacious rooms. The two rooms each contain a king bed and can be booked for single travelers or shared for those traveling with companions.

POOLSIDE VILLAS

Each 2-bedroom Poolside Villa has a personal pool entrance, private outdoor bathrooms with granite stone and a small fridge. Bedrooms are all air conditioned and have an open air feel to let the ocean breezes fill the space. The bedrooms contain king or twin beds.

OCEANFRONT BUNGALOW

The spacious Ocean Front Bungalows built in sustainable pinewood offer guests simplicity and comfort with an ecological consciousness. Enormous ocean-facing decks allow guests the chance to watch the sunset and relax with the ocean breeze, while a small shared living space with built-in sofas offers a private lounging area. Each bungalow comes with large decks. The bedrooms contain king beds for single guests or can be shared with travel companions.

GARDEN BUNGALOW

Surrounded by lush greenery, the large windows offer beautiful views of the natural setting. The Garden Bungalows offer small shared living spaces for indoor and outdoor lounging. Each room contains private outdoor garden bathrooms and king or single beds.

PRICING

COSTA RICA : GRATEFUL HEART RETREAT

NOVEMBER 17TH – 24TH, 2018

We have reserved a number of villas at Pranamar. Some villas are private and others have a shared communal space. Please note that the occupancy rate refers to the number of people in each room. You may still be placed in a villa with shared communal space based on what is available at the time of booking. Rooms placements are arranged on a first come, first serve basis. Book early to have the most options available.

COSTA RICA SUPER SALE!

ENDS JULY 8TH, 2018

$250 OFF

EARLY BIRD PRICING

ENDS SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2018

$150 OFF

REGULAR PRICING

Retreat prices start at $1650 per person

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to book this trip

Full payment is due 60 days before retreat.

GARDEN BUNGALOW

GARDEN KING PRIVATE BUNGALOW

Double Occupancy: $1650 PER PERSON

Single Occupancy: $2150 PER PERSON

GARDEN TWIN PRIVATE BUNGALOW

Double Occupancy: $1650 PER PERSON

Single Occupancy: $2150 PER PERSON

POOLSIDE VILLAS

POOLSIDE KING SHARED VILLA

Double Occupancy: $1650 PER PERSON

Single Occupancy: $1850 PER PERSON

POOLSIDE TWIN SHARED VILLA

Double Occupancy: $1650 PER PERSON

Single Occupancy: $1850 PER PERSON

OCEANFRONT BUNGALOW

OCEANFRONT KING PRIVATE BUNGALOW

Double Occupancy: $1750 PER PERSON

Single Occupancy: $2450 PER PERSON

OCEANFRONT VILLAS

OCEANFRONT KING SHARED VILLA

Double Occupancy: $1850 PER PERSON

Single Occupancy: $2200 PER PERSON

By placing your deposit, you agree to our Terms of Service. Adhering to these policies allows us to continue to offer retreat and adventure experiences to our community. Please know that these policies will be followed without exception. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Learn more about our Terms of Service.

FAQ'S & FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

RETREAT DEPOSITS

Your deposit reserves your space. We know things happen that sometimes interfere with your ability to attend the retreat. However, due to the nature of retreats all deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Thank you for your understanding.

FINAL PAYMENTS

Final retreat payments must be made at least 60 days prior to the start of the retreat. If by this time, payment has not been received in full, participants risk being automatically dropped from the roster.

CANCELLATIONS

Retreat deposits are nonrefundable.

CANCELLATIONS BY ATTENDEE

It is critical that you communicate any change of plans to us as early as possible so that we can accommodate you as best as possible.

If you cancel your retreat booking more than 60 days prior to the first day of your booked retreat, any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit. If cancellation takes place less than 60 days prior to the start date of the retreat, 100% of the trip price will be forfeited.

CANCELLATIONS BY DEVATA

We try to avoid cancellations if at all possible. In the event that a retreat needs to be cancelled (due to inclement weather, low enrollments, or safety concerns, etc.) we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund. We encourage all participants to purchase travel insurance to cover unrecoupable expenses incurred as the result of a cancellation, as well as for peace of mind while traveling.

ITINERARY CHANGES

Devata Active reserves the right to make changes to our itinerary when necessary. Whenever possible, we will communicated these changes with registrants.

SINGLE TRAVELERS

We know sometimes single travelers desire to share a room. We will do everything we can to accommodate these requests and pair you with other guests seeking shared rooms, however cannot guarantee placement with another traveler. Roommate requests should be submitted as early as possible. In the event that we are unable to pair you with a roommate, you will be charged the single occupancy rate on your final payment invoice.