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Costa Rica Fitness and Wellbeing




A fitness and wellbeing holiday unlike any other! We offer the chance to spark your spirit of adventure, get inspired, kickstart, deepen or develop your personal fitness practice and nutritional intake and enjoy a fantastic active holiday in one of the world’s most diverse and fascinating countries.

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Pre-arrival:

In advance of your arrival you will receive a questionnaire requesting details that give us more insight into you and your current lifestyle, as well as what you are looking for from your retreat, and the lifestyle you’re aspiring to implement. The more detail you are able to provide, the more detailed support and guidance we are able to provide.

We use this to inform our pre-retreat one-to-one consultation with you. At a time to suit you, this will typically take place by Skype and will enable us to tailor a 16-week programme that meets your specific requirements. All information is treated with utmost confidentiality and is used to develop your personal fitness and nutrition programme.


During the retreat:

Each morning wake up to bountiful gourmet breakfasts, with a delicious selection of changing daily specialties that provide wholesome satisfaction for the active day ahead. After breakfast we head off for that day’s activity.

The day’s activity will dictate where and when the core of our fitness programme takes place. Daily (with one rest day with optional activities) this will include cardiovascular and strength building exercises, supported by yoga and warm up/cool down to suitably prepare the body. All of our sessions are designed to stretch tired muscles and restore your centre after very active days of sun, action and adventure.

Once back at the eco-lodge, you’ll enjoy a wind-down session followed by own time when you and the other guests can come together to relax and rejuvenate yourselves for the next part of the adventure.

This time allows opportunity for us to work with you on a one-on-one basis to ensure your 16-week fitness and nutrition programme is tailored to your specific needs and is SMART to help ensure a true, long-lasting lifestyle change. We will also use this time to schedule a post-retreat assessment at some point before the end of your 16-week programme.


Post-departure

Your personal programme takes into account your lifestyle, work and family commitments and is designed in a way to help you stick to it and succeed. However, we want you to know that our support doesn’t end the moment you step on the plane bound for home. While on retreat we’ll schedule a follow-up call with you within your 16-week programme to see how you’re getting on and hear your feedback, and answer any questions of course! Outside of this call, you can always contact us if you have an urgent enquiry.



Optional: Trek to Summit of Mount Chirripó

Mount Chirripó is the second highest peak in Central America and is part of the Talamanca Mountain Range. This is Costa Rica’s most challenging hike, but one that provides access to some incredibly scenery, wildlife and landscapes along the way.

On day 1 you hike in three stages as you ascend the mountain. Expect to see colourfultoucans, trogons, monkeys, and more as you pass through dwarf cloud forests draped in “Old Man’s Beard” mosses.

Arise very early the next day to begin trekking to the summit of Mt. Chirripó before the fog rolls in. Along the way you will pass by numerous lakes and it will become clear why the Talamanca Indians called this area the “Place of Enchanted Waters.” Enjoy the sunrise; the view to the Pacific and Atlantic is stunning.


Optional: 1-2-1 Personal coaching

Extend your stay with your personal coach to really maximise results and help ensure your lifestyle reset is for the long term.




Itinerary

  • Day 1: Manuel Antonio National Park
    Arrive at Manuel Antonio National Park. Introductory warm up class. Welcome orientation. Welcome dinner.
  • Day 2: Tour of the Park
    On this tour your tour guide will walk you through the park, explaining the mysteries of the rainforest. The trail will take you through a flat and picturesque course for about 2 miles. Throughout the hike your guide will share the park?s natural history, including pointing out animals and plants that can be observed.
  • Day 3: Ocean Kayaking and Snorkelling
    During your nautical journey you will navigate past islands where you can observe marine birds and their nesting grounds. Stop at the beautiful hidden Biesanz Bay. You are most likely to spot parrotfish, starfish, angelfish and if you are lucky a sea turtle or two!
  • Day 4: 10 in One Adventure
    This experience will give you one of the most exciting adventures during your vacation, and an unforgettable journey through lush, pristine vegetation, surrounded by amazing waterfalls and wildlife. Activities: Waterfall rappel – via ferrata – canyon rappel –canopy zip line –canopy rappel – caving ladder –waterfall zip line –waterfall Tarzan swing –free fall into river pool –zip line guided rappel -safari style 4X4.
  • Day 5: Rest day
    Relax and enjoy the area at your own pace today.
  • Day 6: Stand Up Paddle Boarding
    Our relaxing paddle boarding tour takes you at your own pace from the Nahomi park in Quepos to Playa Biesanz in Manuel Antonio, and back. A wonderful 3 hours of exploring the beautiful coastline and its abundance of birds and plants.
  • Day 7: Damas Island Kayaking Tour
    This Manuel Antonio tour allows you to explore the wonders of the unique Costa Rican mangrove ecosystem. The Damas Island kayaking tour takes you through the natural canals and provides an ideal opportunity to observe many birds such as herons, kingfishers, ospreys and frigates birds. As you navigate through the brackish waters you can catch glimpses of the island as you pass beneath tunnels made naturally from tree growths.
  • Day 8: Final lunch
    Enjoy a final lunch before departing.
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