Nestled about 30 km south of Quepos and 20 km of Dominical, on the Southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Portasol is an ecological community. If you want to escape from daily harsh life and want to enjoy a memorable vacation in a natural setting, you can visit choose one of the retreats offered by this ecological center. With a mission of protecting the natural beauty of Costa Rica, Guillermo Piedra and his family established this center and they are working hard to protect 440 ha of primary and secondary forest. This retreat center offers a variety of health related program including Yoga session, meditation, Qi Gong or Chi Kung (an ancient Chinese health care technique that includes physical postures, martial arts, breathing techniques and meditation). In the retreat center property you will find a waterfall pool where you can enjoy swimming. Surrounded by deep forest, this lodge is perfect for getting connected with the nature and while inhaling in the fresh air, you will feel a inner energy and harmony. Walking along the effervescent river will make you gain peacefulness and refreshed.
Set into the jungle, this house is equipped wit all the comfortable equipment and facilities. This wooden house has an open living room that allow the gentle breeze blowing throw and keep the environment pleasant and there are evening airy curtains that provide protection against insects. There is a private bath leads from the house to the Portalon river where you will find a natural pool to enjoy swimming and refreshing bath. From the house within 10 minutes you can reach the park Cazuela that belongs to the project of Portasol and offers easy access to the guests. In that park you will find a wonderful waterfall with a pool ideal for enjoying relaxed time, sunbath on the warm stones and also for swimming.
People who want to enjoy Yoga retreats and to become refreshed, rejuvenated and renewed, they can take the 7 day Yoga retreat offered by the Portasol ecological retreat center. This retreat provides a morning session of 30 min of Qi Gong, 1 hour of yoga class, and 30 minutes of meditation based class. It also offers an event (three times in each week) including relaxation, healing meditation, chakra, dance and this event is customized depending on the practitioner’s desire. You can also go for a guided walk or enjoy a taking a massage. If you want to enjoy the personal retreat including yoga, massage or coaching and lunch, you will have to pay an additional fee. You will be guided by an experienced instructor Doris Müller-Weith who is also a developer of various massage techniques such as Reflexology, Classic massage, sound massage, Shin Jin do, Lomi lomi, and Hot Volcanic Stones. She has experience on bio-energetic and respiratory therapy and many other body therapies, both in practical and theoretical nature.
It is recommended to register at least three weeks before the seminar starts.
Portasol Yoga Retreats
Eco Community Portasol, Portalón,
Central Pacific Coast, Costa Rica
Phone (Doris CR): (+506) 8303 6652
Phone (Portasol): (+506) 2787 5020
Mobile (Doris ES): (+34) 626 152 613