The Best Costa Rica Yoga Retreats in 2023: Top Picks for Every Level

Looking for the perfect Costa Rica yoga retreat in 2023? You’re in the right place!

Whether you’re dreaming of a yoga vacation where you can hear ocean waves crashing from your Down Dog…

…or you simply want to relax with other health-minded individuals so that you return home refreshed and rejuvenated…

…a yoga retreat in Costa Rica offers the unique opportunity to move and breathe in one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. 

Even better? 

Thanks to Costa Rica’s dazzling reputation as one of the best places to practice yoga, you’ll find yoga vacations for all levels and interests — from beginner-friendly yoga vacations to meditation retreats and tantra workshops.

To make your search for the best all-inclusive yoga retreat in Costa Rica as easy as possible, we’ve rounded up eight of our most incredible and unique yoga retreats for 2023. Let’s dive in!

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The best Costa Rica yoga retreats in 2023

The best yoga retreats are holistic — they create space to foster spiritual, physical, and emotional growth. Of course, a first-rate yoga vacation should also provide safety and comfort. 

At Blue Osa, you’ll enjoy fresh farm-to-table cuisine, spectacular wildlife encounters, a refreshing open-air yoga studio, and easy access to thrilling eco-adventures. 

That means no matter which 2023 Costa Rica yoga retreat you choose, you can expect a transformational experience in a remarkable place — one you won’t soon forget. 

Note: We’ve selected the following yoga retreats to give you an idea of the breadth and variety of yoga vacations from which you can choose, but we have many more opportunities available! Explore all our incredible 2023 Costa Rica yoga retreats

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1. Iyengar Yoga Retreat with Genny Kapuler

February 4 – 11, 2023

Are you already an avid Iyengar yoga practitioner? Do you want to advance your practice with in-depth yoga instruction that prioritizes proper alignment? 

Join Genny Kapular for an 8-day wellness retreat in Costa Rica, where you’ll explore what it means to stand tall — for yourself, your power, and your dreams. 

It’s not about the pose. It’s about feeling and being where you are.” – Genny Kapular. 

With a deep understanding of anatomy and Body-Mind Centering — and decades of experience as a yoga instructor — Genny guides her students towards a deeper awareness of asana and pranayama through the precision of alignment. 

If you want to improve your skeletal-muscular, organ, and nervous system so that you can move through the world with grace and stability, this is the Costa Rica yoga retreat for you!

Expect in-depth yoga classes twice daily. There will also be ample free time to visit local waterfalls, hike through the rainforest, or relax on our secluded beachfront. 

Please note that this retreat requires two years of Iyengar Yoga experience. 

Learn more here.

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2. Embody Your Soul Retreat

March 18 – 25, 2023

Next on our list of 2023 Costa Rica yoga retreats is an invitation: an opportunity to rejuvenate yourSelf through the practice of Yin Yoga and Energy Medicine.  

Our bodies are intelligent — they sense and know things long before our minds understand. This one-week yoga retreat will help you tap into this immense knowledge in your physical and energetic bodies. 

You’ll discover soul-based living — and the health, prosperity, joy, and love that come from tapping into your body’s intuitive nature. 

Cathleen Wasielewski, RCST®, MIM® and Dr Mary Sanders, DC, MIM®, will be your instructors, guiding you as you transform any feelings of emptiness or meaninglessness into a life worth embracing. 

This health retreat in Costa Rica is open to all levels and backgrounds and includes: 

  • Daily 120-minute Energy Medicine Teachings
  • Daily 90-minute Yin Yoga 
  • 2 – 60 minute pre-retreat group calls
  • 1 – 60 minute post-retreat group call

Learn more here.

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3. 14-Day 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

April 22 – May 6, 2023

Are you feeling the call to pursue your yoga teacher training certification? 

Are you searching for an immersive experience yet struggling to find a high-quality program that fits your hectic schedule? 

We designed our two-week yoga teacher training program for people just like you — individuals with limited time who still want to experience an immersive yoga experience and gain the skills and confidence they need to teach yoga safely. 

If you’re ready to expand your knowledge, connect with a community of yogis, and get certified to teach yoga anywhere in the world — all while enjoying two weeks in a lush tropical paradise — then we’d love for you to join us! 

Spots are limited and fill up quickly…

Learn more here


4. H.E.A.L.

May 20 – May 27, 2023

Health. Ease. Alignment. Lightness. 

That’s what H.E.A.L stands for — the theme of this immersive wellness retreat in Costa Rica. 

Join Nicola Dehlinger, ND, for a life-changing week as you consider what you really want your life to look like, so you can move boldly in the direction of your dreams.

Dr Nicola will guide you with the tools to slow down and reconnect to yourself, your wisest advisor. 

Come ready to challenge old belief systems and explore the unknown together in a safe and healing environment…

…leave feeling empowered to ignite your life and create the change you desire!

Learn more here

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5. Tantra Rising

July 1 – July 8, 2023

Ready for a Costa Rica yoga retreat in 2023 that will electrify your relationship? 

Tantra Rising is a yoga retreat for couples ready to invite more profound connection, communication, intimacy, passion, and playfulness into their relationship. 

You’ll explore the art of love in a safe, sacred, and healing space. 

With a unique and juicy mix of erotic how-to and heart-centered spiritual wisdom, you’ll get the tools you need to upgrade your love and sex life while connecting deeply with your partner. 

All couples are welcome, regardless of gender, sexual preferences, or erotic tastes.

6. One-Month Immersion Yoga Teacher Training Program

October 21 – November 18, 2023

Maybe you’re craving more

…more time in the jungle to disconnect from the “rat race”, so you can reconnect to what matters.

…more yoga instruction so you can supercharge your practice with the tools you need for lasting change. 

…more community, more adventures, and more love and laughter. 

If this sounds like you, don’t miss our one-month immersion yoga teacher training. 

It only happens once a year — and it will upend your life as you know it (in the best possible way!)

That’s because our one-month yoga teacher training program gives you space to accelerate your learning, amplify your confidence, and explore your soul’s calling. During this 30-day immersive yoga program, you’ll:

  • Develop a rock-solid yoga practice that supports you through life’s ups and downs.
  • Manifest your deepest desires and tap into your full potential.
  • Learn about functional anatomy and AYAMA™ (and how to incorporate this revolutionary approach to anatomy into your classes.)
  • …and more!

Learn more here

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7. New Year’s Retreat in Costa Rica

December 30 – January 6, 2024

Is it cheating to include a 2024 New Year’s yoga vacation on a roundup of the best Costa Rica Yoga Retreats in 2023? 

It might be straddling the line, but with one foot firmly planted in 2023, this retreat is too good not to include. 

Imagine ringing in the New Year from a secluded, palm-fringed beach, toasting your intentions for the year ahead, all while stars dazzle overhead and waves gently lap at your toes. 

A week later, you return home with your head clear and your heart full, a community of friends ready to lovingly hold you accountable for your best year yet. 

Can you imagine a better way to ring in the New Year? We didn’t think so!

Plus, you’ll get extra goodies like:

  • A $50 spa credit toward the service of your choosing
  • Surfing lessons on a nearby jungle-lined beach — ideal for beginners!
  • A rainforest and waterfall hike with a resident naturalist guide
  • Guided morning bird watching to encounter well over 300 bird species

Learn more here

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How to choose the best Costa Rica yoga retreat in 2023

It’s not too late to make 2023 your best year yet. With the right guides, one week is all it takes to transform your life. 


If you’re still mulling over which 2023 Costa Rica yoga retreat is right for you, here are a few questions that might help: 

1. What are your goals and objectives?

Maybe you’re an advanced yogi with specific questions on alignment and anatomy. You’re craving a week-long yoga intensive where you can supercharge your practice under the guidance of a seasoned yogi. 

Or perhaps you’re familiar with the physical practice of yoga, but your soul is craving more time for meditation and breathwork.

Then again, maybe you’ve never practiced yoga, but you know a one-week retreat in the jungle is exactly what you need to quiet your mind and reconnect with your soul. 

There’s no right or wrong. What matters is that you find clarity on your unique goals and objectives to match with the perfect retreat. 

2. What is the focus of the yoga retreat?

As you can see from the list above, there are wellness retreats in Costa Rica for all interests and niches! 

From Tantra to Energy Medicine to meditation retreats, explore our entire list of 2023 Costa Rica yoga retreats here

3. Who is the retreat leader? 

At Blue Osa, we’re proud to host an array of passionate and experienced yoga retreat leaders. 


Different retreat instructors will resonate with different students. That’s the beauty of diversity and inclusivity in yoga! Do your homework to find the yoga retreat leader who resonates with you. 

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To sum it up

The best Costa Rica yoga retreats in 2023 will hold space for your unique goals and objectives — they will foster holistic growth in a safe and comfortable setting. 

That’s precisely what you get with any of our yoga retreats at Blue Osa — a yoga resort custom-designed to help you reflect, relax, and renew. 

So, no matter which 2023 Costa Rica wellness retreat you choose, you can expect a one-of-a-kind setting to usher in a profound transformation from one of the lushest, most biodiverse places on Earth. 

Ready to find the perfect match for you? 

Explore all our Costa Rica yoga retreats.

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