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Anamaya Yoga Retreats and Teacher Training

Posted by on May 18, 2013

World's most beautiful pool

Costa Rica Yoga Retreats at Anamaya Resort

Location: Montezuma, Costa Rica

Rates: $ 895 weekly

Accommodation: Suites and cabins

Amenities: Yoga, infinity pool, spa, free breakfast, restaurant, kitchenette, free internet, parking, suites.

Anamaya is a boutique hotel and yoga retreat located in Montezuma. It is a beach town which is located in the southern part of Costa Rica. This region is known as one of the areas on earth which has people with longer life span.

The yoga retreat is just five minutes away from the beautiful Montezuma falls. The edge of cliff on which the resort is located gives a picturesque view of the Pacific Ocean. The literal meaning of “Anamaya” is “good health” which is the main vision of this resort. Various activities like Yoga Teacher Training courses, Yoga classes, retreats and spa services are centered around the unmatched physical and mental wellbeing offered at Anamaya. Apart from other activities, the resort offers entertainment options like excursions to local areas, circus and fire dancing experiences to add to the exotic experience of stay at the resort.

Yoga Teacher Training and Certification courses are offered here. The course is run for four weeks. There is a yoga deck which gives view of the Pacific Ocean. Yoga enthusiasts enjoy the panoramic view and practice daily sessions of yoga on the deck. Guests can also experience rejuvenation of mind and body by availing spa services at this resort. They can choose from full body relaxation massage to Swedish massages. The services offered are reasonably priced and convenient with 30 minutes sessions starting at $30. The food is organic with options like gluten-free, vegan and raw. In combination with these options, guests can also avail fish and chicken.
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This place is a perfect getaway for people who want to experience the fitness of mind, body and soul. It is an ideal destination for people who have been bogged down with their working schedules. Events like classes, movie shows and lectures are arranged for guests thus providing multiple entertainment options. The resort invites eminent dancers, acrobats and musicians from all over the world. It is not only a chosen destination for yogis and health enthusiasts, it is also preferred for wedding celebrations. With its amenities and location, this place provides an apt environment for newly-weds and honeymooners.

Apart from yoga practice and spa, health enthusiasts can also enroll themselves in detox and cleansing retreats. This health resort has various types of retreats to suit everyone’s requirements. There are several types of yoga programs and trainings. The rising demand for Yoga Teacher Training Courses at Anamaya has created the need for doubling the number of trainings per year.
The resort has something for everyone who visits this place and falls in love with it. It has tie-ups with local tour providers. Adventure tourists can make bookings for tours like Costa Rican Adventure tours as soon as they arrive at the resort. Costa Rican adventure Tour includes snorkeling, horseback riding, surfing lessons, canopying, scuba diving, quad tours, kayaking and much more. Bookings can be made at the reception of the resort.

Yoga Teacher Training Courses

Most beautiful yoga deck

Anamaya Resort and Yoga Retreat offers 200 hour Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher Training and Certification courses for yoga practitioners and people aspiring to become yoga teachers. Yoga sessions are held in the months of January, May, June, September, August and November.

Apart from the YTT courses, the retreat also caters to the interest of people who want to explore the benefits of yoga practice in their own lives. The yoga Teacher Training Course includes daily 3 organic meals, visit to the Rainsong Wildlife Sanctuary, waterfall hiking, beach excursions, entertainment programs like circus or dance party.
The yoga practices taught at this Retreat are tailored to suit beginners as well as professionals. Highly qualifies teachers are hired to provide best yoga trainings. The classes are arranged according to the capabilities and willingness of individuals. It is found that people who have been practicing yoga postures do not have any difficulty in the classes offered at Anamaya. The classes are flexible and teachers are helpful in sharing their knowledge during discussion sessions. Taking Yoga Teacher Training Course not only certifies you to teach yoga but also makes you fit both physically and mentally.

The Food

Vegetarian hotel food
The food offered at Anamaya is organic which is procured locally. This ensures that guests receive fresh and seasonal food. Special preferences of guests like gluten free meal, non-vegetarian are also considered upon advance requests.

The restaurant

Anamaya Resort has an in-house restaurant which is opened for guests and public as well. However, non-guests can only have dinner at the restaurant. Vegetarian food is prepared separately from the non-vegetarian menu in order to respect the preferences and sentiments of guests. The restaurant also hosts cooking lessons on certain occasions. It also takes care of special requests from their guests like any alteration in the menu etc. Guests can also include their favorite healthy recipe in the resort’s food menu.


Costa Rica eco lodge

Different types of accommodations are available for tourists visiting Anamaya. They can choose from shared rooms to private cabins. The rooms are airy, luxurious and have all the elements for making the stay comfortable and relaxing. Free internet facility is provided to guests with Wi-Fi covering the entire area on which the resort is located. Luxurious rooms, organic food and the exotic environment create an unforgettable and intimate experience not only for travelers and health enthusiasts but also for honeymooners.

Organic Farm

Anamaya has its own farm, a short drive away in Montezuma, called Rancho Delicioso. Not only does this small farm and eco village produce much of what’s served at Anamaya, but it also has a year-round volunteer program. Students and various volunteers come here to Costa Rica to learn about permaculture and organic farming.

Contact Anamaya

Phone: +506 2642-1289