Samasati Nature Retreat
Right in the middle of a virgin rainforest in the Caribbean coast’s back drop Samasati Nature Retreat is an exclusive place for the people who desire to free themselves from the busy environment, to find the inner harmony and to make an ultimate connection of heart and mind with the nature. As it is nestled 270 acres of primary forest it allows the guests to enjoy the spectacular ocean view and the tropical rainforest. From Puerto Viejo and Cahuita, Samasati retreat is 4 miles away and 130 miles from the capital on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.
Accommodation and Food:
There are some spacious homely Caribbean fashioned bungalows that include all the facilities like private bathroom with hot water, lofts, ample living room space, open veranda with spectacular jungle views. These bungalows are made of expensive polished wood that gives it homely like look. There are some Classical Samasati rooms which are best for the couples. These rooms are equipped with a Queen, a full, king or two single beds, with a shared bathroom, verandas with spectacular views.
Samasati offers many types of delicious vegetarian dishes prepared with chemical free vegetables and fresh juices from chemical free fruits. There is a bar where guests can enjoy their drinks and the open air restaurant has an exquisite hardwood structure with high ceiling and an amazing ocean view.
Yoga, Spa and Tours:
Samasati Nature Retreat offers many types of Yoga program such as ‘Yoga Teacher Training’, ‘Yoga for Single Travelers’, ‘Yoga for Women’, and also ‘Yoga for Partners’. Samasati resident Yoga Teacher Stephanie McKenzie has experience of different traditions of yoga. Stephanie is very friendly and assists every individual according to their level. There is a spa bar that has body wraps, body treatment, massages; body scrubs and Ayurveda treatment amenities in it. This retreat offers eco tours, many adventurous tours like kayaking, white water rafting, biking, hiking, horseback riding, surfing, waterfall rappelling etc.
Samasati Nature Retreat is a great place for sustainable living. This place has been built without altering or changing any natural view and also without the use of heavy machinery or any major land movement. People who love sustainable living, they will obviously like to stay at this nature Retreat center. One of its main goal is to preserve the flora and fauna of the entire property. This ground is home to more than 200 species of different birds. In this retreat only biological products are used for cleaning and personal hygiene.
Guests should contact the retreat center at least 72 hours before travel. It is also recommended that guest should not bring their pets in this retreat and should keep in mind that this retreat is a somke free ground and only the registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.