• Double Occupancy – $1,495.00
  • Single Occupancy – $1,795.00

Date & Time Details: January 6 to 12

Location: Vida Asana

Address: Calle Hermosa, Playa Hermosa, Jacó, Costa Rica

Sean McDonald
‭+506 8483-7603

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“Let Food Be Your Medicine” Plant Based & Yoga Retreat

Adriana Bolaños Dávila and Eric Rivkin

January 6 - 12, 2019

A retreat for foodies.
Start the New Year with a holistic approach to health and happiness.
Come and experience Costa Rica in a delicious way while learning about the joy of Plant Based Living at Vida Asana Eco Lodge.
Whether you are already Plant Based, Veg Curious or just would like to add healthier meals to your diet this retreat will change your life. We will learn about easy recipes, homemade sauces and alternative milks, local foods, gluten free recipes, nutrition, gardening and sustainability.
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We will celebrate life in the country that does not have an army, banned zoos and sport hunting, has one of the Blue Zones in the world (highest longevity) and is often ranked as the Happiest Country in the World.
A combination of  healthy foods, day trips, workshops, daily Yoga, Meditation, and community gathering, abundant flora and fauna will leave you rejuvenated ready to start the New Year with the ideal relaxed mindset that hopefully  you will keep all year long. By the time you leave , you will have a new found family or as we often say , you will find your Tribe .
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All inclusive Package (Airfare not included)
You will enjoy:
–  Transportation to/from San José Airport
   *Shuttle will leave the Airport mid afternoon on Sunday January 6th and return late morning on Saturday January 12th.
– Stop at the famous Tarcoles Crocodile Bridge ” to watch the crocodiles with a complimentary fresh coconut water.
– Welcome refreshments & Orientation upon arrival.
– Local amazing coffee and fresh fruit ready when you arise with the sounds of nature.
– Daily all level Yoga Practice/Meditation in the Jungle Shala.
– 4 Workshops to suit your interests. From Raw Foods, Exotic Local Organic Tasting, Healthy Substitutes, Natural Medicine, taught by a group of passionate local professionals.
-3 Healthy, fresh, local, Plant Based meals mostly organic which will be the high light of the trip.
-Trip to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica which combines hikes, white sand beaches, rainforest , a vast diversity of tropical plants and wild life, from the three-toed sloths and endangered white-faced capuchin monkeys to hundred of bird species. All the animals in their natural habitat.
-Comfortable and clean Air Conditioned Shared Accommodations.
-Concierge Services throughout your visit, the great staff makes scheduling excursions and coordinating easy.
– Bicycles for visiting the Beach (5min) and exploring local roads.
-Sangria Night.
-Use of Hammocks , sundeck and pool.
– 1 Dinner on the beach at Sunset.
– Movie Night.
– Trip to the Local Farmers Market.
-Mud mask night.
-Communication with Retreat Leader  for any requests or questions via watsapp and email.
Special Guest Raw Vegan Chef and Author Eric Rivkin.
*Receive a complementary Surf Lesson or 30min massage if you pay in full by December 1st.
*Reserve your spot with a $200 deposit non refundable.
Price includes:
Single Occupancy
$1795- Early Bird (paid by November 15th) $1595
Shared Occupancy
$1495- Early Bird (paid by November 15th) $1295
Price excludes:
– Flights
– Spa Treatments
– Additional excursions or activities outside what is planned.
– Alcoholic beverages and additional food and beverage purchases.


Adriana Bolaños Dávila
Plant Based Enthusiast/Yoga Teacher Adri started cooking at home at the age of 13, always playing with recipes and ingredients and developing a love for cooking that only got bigger through the years. This love took her to Plant Based Cooking and Life style, more than seven years ago. More recently she graduated from Forks Over Knives Culinary Program where  along with many she enhanced her passion for local , fresh ingredients focusing on  the nutrient density of the food instead of calories and using healthy cooking methods.  “Food is Medicine ” she believes and says at age 43 “I…
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Eric Rivkin
Eric Rivkin is an internationally recognized whole food, plant-based health chef and coach who studied with Living Light Culinary chefs and for 20 years being a primarily raw vegan after curing a host of childhood ailments by changing to this diet. His classes are inspiring and informative for both novice and the well-seasoned, with creative practices and recipes to integrate the best of nutrition and culinary arts. Eric has conducted dozens of workshops in the US, Canada and Costa Rica, and is the first chef to teach whole, plant-based foods in public schools, the American Culinary Federation, retirement homes and…
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