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Alejandro Camacho Baez
Alejandro est né en 1988 dans le Sud du Costa Rica. En 2013, il a suivi une thérapie holistique, qui l’a amené à un état d’introspection. Cette expérience lui permit de découvrir un niveau de conscience plus élevé, et il a dédié les années suivantes à essayer de mieux comprendre le chemin qu’il avait suivi. Aujourd’hui, il est un thérapiste holistique qui favorise l’approche de l’équilibre intégral, l’usage du son, et un professeur certifié de Hatha yoga (300 heures). Il est apprécié pour son approche douce de la guérison à travers l’énergie et les vibrations, le yoga et les massages intégraux, dont le Reiki, Shiatsu/Thai et Watsu. Durant les 4 dernières années il a voyagé autour de l’Amérique Centrale et a dispensé des thérapies et des cours de yoga dans différents spa, gymnases, hôtels, et centres de soins.


Nico Botefur

NLP Master Coach, Timeline Therapy Master,
Naturopath, and Permaculture Designer

Notre chef de projet. Nico est né en Allemagne et a grandi en Espagne. Cela fait 16 ans qu’il est installé dans ce pays incroyable qu’est le Costa Rica. Il a étudié et participé à la diffusion de la permaculture et de l’agriculture biologique, et au design de la ferme biologique à Essence Arenal. Nico est spécialiste de PNL (Programmation neuro linguistique), en tant que praticien principal et comme pratiquant master en thérapie de ligne du temps. Il est aussi naturothérapeute et hydrothérapeute. En tant que capitaine de bateau, Nico a navigué pendant 3 ans autour du monde, découvrant d’autres cultures et différents secrets de la vie et de la guérison. Il est arrivé il y a 16 ans au Costa Rica et fut à l’initiative de ce projet fou appelé Essence Arenal.


A propos des retraites proposées

Imaginez un instant pouvoir pratiquer le yoga dans un lieu enchanté du Costa Rica. Seulement vous et une nature luxuriante aux alentours. Se retrouver dans le moment présent n’a jamais été aussi facile et plus merveilleux que dans cet espace dédié au yoga au Costa Rica.
Nous proposons des sessions de yoga vinyasa, de yoga tin, deux fois par jours, à l’air libre, avec des techniques de respiration et de méditations guidées.
Le site offre de une vue imprenable sur le volcan Arenal et son lac, et sur la Vallée d’El Castillo, que vous pourrez aussi contempler depuis les hamacs autour de la ferme.
En complément de cet espace, vous trouverez à votre disposition un jacuzzi, un restaurant végétarien, une ferme de permaculture biologique, et une piscine. Des sentiers de randonnées sillonnent la propriété de 22 hectares de ferme et de jungle tropicale. Après une de ces marches magiques, vous aurez la possibilité de vous inscrire à des massages relaxants au bambou dans le spa, ou bien profitez de ce temps pour méditer, nager, ou quoique ce soit que vous désirez.
Cette expérience améliorera beaucoup d’aspects de votre vie, en plus d’approfondir votre connaissance du yoga, et d’élargir votre répertoire culinaire. En effet vous gouterez aux délicieux plats biologiques, végétariens et vegans, faits maison à partir des aliments récoltés dans la ferme, pour le petit déjeuner, le déjeuner et le diner. Notre chef vous donnera de nombreux conseils et aperçus à propos de plats provenant de tous les endroits du monde.
Pendant et après cette retraite, vous vous sentirez plus relaxé, moins distraits par des angoisses passagères, et vous pourrez appliquer vos nouvelles compétences dans la vie quotidienne.
Êtes-vous prêt à approfondir votre pratique du yoga, à transformer vos habitudes alimentaires et votre perception de la vie ? Joignez-vous à nous pour apprendre à être plus conscient, relaxé, et à profiter de chaque seconde de votre vie.


4 Day Detox Holiday with Daily Yoga in Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
3 x Enema.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x Full Body Mud Wrap.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
Cacao Tour and Workshop.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3km trails.
3 Night private accommodation.
All meals or functional smoothies.

Price $695
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4 Day Lezaeta Thermal Hydrotherapy, Detox and Yoga Holiday in Lake Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
Personal Hydrotherapy per day.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3km trails.
3 Night private accommodation.
3 Vegetarian or vegan meals a day or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.

Price $595
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4 Day Relax and Breath Yoga Holiday in Lake Arenal, Alajuela

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x Full body Mud Wrap.
Cacao Farm Tour and Chocolate making Workshop.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 kilometers of trails.
3 daily vegetarian meals or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
3 night private accommodation.

Price $650

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4 Day Rainforest Yoga Holiday in Lake Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and over 3 kilometers of trails.
3 daily vegetarian or vegan meals or smoothies detox drink.
3 nights accommodation in private room.

Price $499
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7 Day Relax and Breathe Yoga retreat

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
Permaculture Farm Tour and Chocolate Workshop.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3km of trails.
3 daily vegetarian meals or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
6 nights private accommodation.

Price $975
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Arenal, Alajuela
7 Day Rainforest Yoga Holiday in El Castillo, Near Lake Arenal.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
3 daily vegetarian or vegan meals with natural drink or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
6 night private accommodation.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3km of trails.

Price $799

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7 Day Love Yourself Retreat in the Arenal Rainforest, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
1 x 30 minute Mud Wrap.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
6 night private accommodation.
3 daily healthy, vegetarian meals.
Unlimited access to trails, farm, pool, and Jacuzzi.
A lot of love, passion, and dedication of the team.

Price $740

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7 Day Yoga Retreat in a Permaculture Farm in El Castillo, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minutes Yoga practice.
3 daily healthy, vegetarian meals.
6 nights private accommodation.
Unlimited access to trails, farm, pool, and Jacuzzi.
A lot of love, passion, and dedication of the team.

Price $ 856
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7 Day Change your Perception, Change your world, NLP Yoga Holiday in Arenal Lake, Costa Rica.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
5 hours of NLP breakthrough coaching sessions with NLP master coach.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 km trails.
3 daily vegetarian meals or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
6 night private accommodation.

Price $1,298
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7 Day Yoga Awakening Holiday in Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x Mud Wrap.
1 x Cacao Tour and Workshop.
3 daily vegetarian meals or functional detox smoothies a day.
Naturopathic teas depending on your detox needs.
6 night private accommodation.

Price $954
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7 Day Detox Holiday in Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75-minute Yoga class.
3 x Enema.
1 x 60 minute massage.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
Sweat Lodge Temazcal.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and over 3 kilometers of trails.
6 night private accommodation.
All meals or functional smoothies.

Price $995
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10 Day Rainforest Yoga holiday in El Castillo, Near Arenal Lake, Alajuela.

Daily 75-minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
3 daily vegetarian or vegan meals with natural drink or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
9 night private accommodation.
Unlimited access to pool, jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 kilometers of trails.

Price $999
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10 Day Relax and Breath Yoga Holiday in Arenal Lake, Alajuela Province.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
1x 90 minute Massage.
1 x Full Body Mud Wrap.
Cacao Farm Tour and Chocolate Workshop.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and over 3 kilometers of trails.
3 daily vegetarian meals or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
9 night private accommodation.

Price $ 1,295
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10 Day Yoga, Detox and Naturopathic Body Balance Retreat in El Castillo, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
3 x Enema.
Consultation with a naturopath.
Naturopathic medicine for detox.
1 x Full Body Mud Wrap.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
Sweat Lodge Temazcal.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 km trails.
9 night private accommodation.
3 daily meals or detox juices.

Price $1,299
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10 Day Holistic Awareness Wellness Retreat with Yoga in El Castillo, Alajuela.

Initial assessment and consultation with Naturopath and NLP master or coach.
Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
Cacao Farm Tour and Workshop (make chocolate).
1 x 60 minute Deep Tissue Massage.
1 x 90 minute Thai Massage.
1 x Full Body mud wrap.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
Temazcal Sweat Lodge Ceremony.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and over 3 km trails.
3 daily healthy vegetarian meals or Juicing.
Private accommodation with private bathroom.

Price $1,799
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10 Day Costa Rican Naturopathic Detox Retreat with Yoga in the Magical Arenal Rainforest.

Consultation with Naturopath.
Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
1 x Full Body Mud Wrap.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
All meals and detox drinks.
Access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and trails.
9 nights in private accommodation.

Price $1,199

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10 Day Costa Rican Naturopathic Detox Holiday with Yoga in Magical Arenal Rainforest.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
Naturopathic consultation.
1 x Enema Flush.
Access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and trails.
9 nights in private accommodation.
All meals and detox drinks.

Price $1,188
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10 Day Detox Holiday with Daily Yoga in Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
3 x Enema.
1 x 90 minute Massage.
1 x Full Body Mud Wrap.
1 x Temazcal Indigenous Sweat Lodge.
1 x Cacao Tour and Workshop.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
9 Nights private accommodation.
All meals or functional smoothies.

Price $ 1,349
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10 Days Love Yourself Retreat in Magical Arenal Rainforest, Costa Rica.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x 30 minute Mud Wrap.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
Naturopath consultation and guidance.
Cacao Harvest and Chocolate making Workshop.
Access to pool, Jacuzzi, and organic permaculture farm and trails.
9 night private accommodation.
3 daily vegetarian meals or juices if detox.

Price $1,296
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14 Day Costa Rican Naturopathic Weight Loss and Detox in Magical Arenal Rainforest.

Daily 75 minute yoga class.
Naturopathic consultation and guidance.
3 x Flush Enema.
1 x Mud Wrap.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
All meals or detox drinks.
Access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and trails access.
13 nights in private accommodation.

Price $1,799
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14 Day Holistic Awareness Wellness Yoga Retreat

Initial assessment and consultation with Naturopath and NLP master or coach.
Daily 75 minute Yoga.
Chocolate Workshop (make chocolate and harvested cacao beans) and organic permaculture Farm Tour.
1 x 60 minute Deep Tissue Massage.
1 x 90 minute Thai Massage.
1 x Body Detox Mud Wrap.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
Sweat lodge Temazcal.
3 daily healthy vegetarian meals juicing.
13 nights private accommodation with private bathroom.

Price $ 1,986

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14 Day Detox Holiday with Daily Yoga in Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute yoga class.
3 x Enemas.
2 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x full-body mud wrap
Temazcal Indigenous Sweat Lodge.
1 x ionic foot detox.
Cacao Tour and Workshop.
13 night private accommodation.
All meals or functional smoothies.

Price $1,939
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14 Day Relax and Breathe Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Lake Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75-minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
1 x 90 minute Massage.
1 Full Body Mud Wrap.
1 Cacao Farm Tour and Chocolate making Workshop.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and over 3 kilometers of trails.
3 daily vegetarian meals or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
9 night private accommodation.

Price $ 1,883
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14 Day Rainforest Yoga Holiday in El Castillo.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
1 x 60 minutes Massage
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 km trails.
3 daily vegetarian or vegan meals with natural drink or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
13 nights accommodation.

Price $1,760
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14 Day Rainforest Paradise Yoga Retreat.

Daily 75-minute Yoga class.
1 x 60 minute Massage.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
3 daily healthy vegetarian meals or detox fresh juices.
13 night private accommodation.
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, trails, and all hotel facilities.

Price $1,799
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14 Day Yoga Retreat with Spanish Classes in Arenal Lake

Daily Yoga (75 minutes Vinyasa and Yin Yoga)
22 hours Spanish Classes
Unlimited access to pool, jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 km trails
3 daily deliciously healthy vegetarian meals
13 nights of private accommodation
Price $1,932
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21 Day Yoga Retreat with Spanish Classes in Arenal Lake

Daily Yoga (75 minutes Vinyasa and Yin Yoga)
34 hours Spanish Classes
Unlimited access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 km of trails.
3 daily deliciously healthy vegetarian meals
20 nights of accomodation
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21 Day Relax and Breathe Detox Retreat with Meditation and Yoga in Lake Arenal, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
Permaculture Farm Tour and Chocolate Workshop.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
3 x 60 minute Massage sessions.
2 x Full Body Mud Wrap sessions.
3 daily vegetarian meals or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
20 night accommodation.

Price $ 2,599
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21 Day Rainforest Detox Wellness and Yoga Retreat in El Castillo, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Vinyasa and Yin Yoga class.
Unlimited access to pool, jacuzzi, permaculture farm and over 3 km trails.
3 daily vegetarian or vegan meals with natural drink or 6 functional detox smoothies a day.
20 night accommodation.

Price $2,499

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21 Day Naturopathy and Detox Retreat in the Magical Arenal Rainforest, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
Naturopathic consultation and guidance.
3 x Flush Enemas.
1 x Retention Enema.
1 x Mud Wrap.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
1 x 90 minute Massage.
All meals and detox drinks.
Access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and trails access.
20 nights in private accommodation.

Price $2,799

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21 Day Costa Rican Naturopathic Weight Loss, Detox and Yoga Retreat in Arenal Lake, Alajuela.

Daily 75 minute Yoga class.
Naturopathic consultation and guidance.
3 x Flush Enema.
1 x Full Body Mud Wrap.
1 x Ionic Foot Detox.
2 x 60 minute Massage.
All meals or detox drinks.
Access to pool, Jacuzzi, permaculture farm, and trails access.
20 night in private accommodation.

Price $ 2,748

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