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Yoga Retreats and Travel Guide

Pavones Yoga Center

Posted by on May 9, 2015


Pavones Yoga Center is located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is a boutique yoga retreat and yoga teacher training center. This center is set about 320 kilometers from the capital city of San Jose. All the yoga training through this center comply with Yoga Alliance standards and after completing the training, you will be eligible to become registered Yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance. The Yoga teacher training are registered with Yoga Alliance and focus on fostering health and well-being through Yoga. Nestled in the middle of the jungle, this beautiful Yoga retreat center overlooks amazing ocean view and invites people to explore their inner and outer world with wonder. If you want to discover your inner-self and inner harmony, you can choose this retreat center. Its mission is to spread peace all around and to heal the planet by respecting all walks of life and all ways of living.


Pavones Yoga Center offers two types of accommodation facility: a garden villa and Villa Pacifica.

The Garden Villas:

Pavones-Yoga-Center-gardenvillasThese villas are featured with open-air living or reading rooms, full sized kitchens and also extensive balconies that overlooks amazing views of the ocean and the village of Pavones and the famed wave. Nestled beneath the Yoga Pavilion, theses rooms provide almost instant access to any event at Pavones Yoga Center yoga. In these villas you will find two bedroom-each with either a king sized bed with orthopedic mattress or two twins and also has two bath. These rooms also feature air conditioning, ceiling fans and large wrap-around windows that keep the environment pleasant. These villas are usually kept reserved for the teachers and facilitators during the Yoga retreats and programs. Outside of retreat dates, there is a week-long minimum stay for renting the Garden Villa.

Villa Pacifica-the Yoga House:

During the yoga retreat or teacher training programs, most of the students and guests stay at the nearby Villa Pacifica that is called “the Yoga House”. Located on the Pavones Yoga Center property, it is a five-bedroom, five bath home. In this villas you will find a open kitchen, living and dining area downstairs. In this house all the rooms are featured with own bathroom including hot water facility. In the upstairs there are two large rooms that overlooks stunning ocean views and from your bed you can enjoy watching people surf. These rooms are ideal for accommodating four people. You will find one large room in the Downstairs that is set into the jungle with a wrap-aroundporch and hand-placed circular stone shower. There are also two smaller rooms ideally designed for two people. In those rooms you will find private entrance and  a bit of seclusion amidst the shared group energy of Villa Pacifica.

All the rooms include either a king-sized bed with orthopedic mattress (for couples), or have twin beds. These rooms also featured with air conditioner, ceiling fan and large wrap-around windows that keep the room environment pleasant. At the time of Yoga teacher training programs, air conditioning is not provided but included at the time of any of the Yoga and Yoga-surf retreats.

At this center, room facility doesn’t include television, telephones or WiFi. While staying at this lodge, you will enjoy the simplicity of life without modern technology.

Yoga Classes:

pavones-Yoga-Center-Yoga-ClassPavones Yoga Center offers a variety of Yoga sessions and you can choose whichever fits you.

Public Yoga Classes:

Students of all levels from any tradition can attend these Public Yoga classes.

All-Level Vinyasa Yoga:

These slow-paced mindful flow classes are ideally customized for the beginners. These classes provide a taste of challenge and heat and this method of yoga utilizes the synchronization of breath and movement. Practitioners can make the brain and nervous system calm and stable.

Back To The Basics:

This class include standing postures, seated postures, twisting poses and inversions. The class focuses on alignment and integrity. This class is open for all and offers in-depth posture breakdowns that have the capacity to transform your yoga practice.

Yoga Tranquilo:

This morning yoga class is perfect for those who want to start the day with a journey through the mind and body. Before going to enjoy surfing, you can take this class and find yourself revitalized and re-energized.


This is one of the yummiest, most beloved yoga combination classes and suitable for all levels of practitioner. This class will help you to get rid of tension and re-pattern movement for greater range of motion.

Candlelight Yoga:

Drawing from the Yin Yoga tradition and blended with meditative Vinyasa Yoga, this is a healing practice. While practicing you will find a greater circulation of energy. This candlelit evening class is a perfect for yogis from all level.

Surfer’s Therapeutic Yoga:

Surfers will find this class perfect for getting refreshed and relaxed after a day in the water. This class combines restorative yoga postures with hands-on, muscle-melting assists, plus joint-specific practices that are helpful for improving range of motion.

Pavones Yoga Center also offers many other yoga sessions like Yoga En Español, Open Studio and also Karma Yoga.

Professional Training:

Pavones-Yoga-Center-TrainingPavones Yoga Center also offers some Professional Yoga Teacher Training Sessions that are directed by experienced instructors.


Pavones Yoga Center
C/O Indira Kate Kalmbach 
#97 San Antonio de Belen 
HDIA, Costa Rica 40101