Discovering Your Authentic Self - Women's Wellness Retreat - Apr 2024

San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

Sumak Travel
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Apr 24 - 26, 2024
Group size: 1 - 4
Discovering Your Authentic Self - Women's Wellness Retreat - Apr 2024
San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

Sumak Travel
  • Email address verified

Apr 24 - 26, 2024
Group size: 1 - 4

About this trip

Join us on the magnificent South Pacific coast of Costa Rica for a 3-day / 2-night all inclusive, unique and powerful women's wellness retreat. Participate in deep, transformative workshops designed to allow the real you to emerge. Meditation and yoga, along with soulful discussions on attachment theory and expressive art workshops will allow each participant to expand their consciousness, illuminate their magnificence, and reclaim their authentic self.

Discovering Your Authentic Self is a Self Mastery International retreat for women longing for a transformative, ecologically conscious, and culturally rich experience. Come forge new connections with other like-minded people and create lifelong bonds that deepen over time!

All sessions will be in English language. The price is valid for Costa Rican citizens or residents.

About the retreat leader and facilitator

Peggy  Farmer, Ph.D., is the founder of Self Mastery International and will be your retreat guide, facilitator, and coach. With over 30 years of  experience providing women's wellness retreats around the world, she  brings  to any program a passion for self love and transformation. Peggy  studied yoga and meditation in India from 1989-1993 and was part of the  International Peace Conference that drafted the International Declaration of Peace with the UN. She has studied with and learned about sacred ceremonies from shamans in both Peru and Mexico. Peggy holds certifications in yoga, meditation, and coaching with a focus on emotional intelligence, stress management,  nutrition, mediation, and compassionate communication. With her diverse background in mental health, public health, and wellness, Peggy is well suited to help retreatants transform their old patterns into a  healthier and happier way of being. She is the author of  "Exploratory Surgery of the Soul, A Journey to Self Mastery" and the guided meditation audio "Letting Go". She is passionate about planetary upliftment and loves to travel to sacred sites around the world to perform ceremonies for planetary healing. For more information, check out her website:

Testimonials from past participants

"Our group leader, Dr. Peggy Farmer, is a remarkable therapist, sacred spaces guide, part-historian, part raconteur, and genuine healer. Sumak Travel provided great local guides while supporting family-owned businesses. People were very friendly and knowledgeable, the food was good, transportation easy, and accommodations very comfortable. This was a truly memorable trip."

Angela H.

"It was a fantastic first time out of the country experience! I am so grateful for the quality food, spectacular internal travel support and personal accommodations. I appreciate all that you all have done to make the trip easy, fun, and carefree. You can be sure I will always highly recommend you! Thanks again!"

Kelly H.

What’s included

  • Accommodation
    In shared, luxury glamping tents (max 2 people per tent)
  • Transportation
    San José - Uvita - San José
  • Retreat leader
    Peggy Farmer, Ph.D will skillfully guide you through transformational processes
  • Wellness activities
    Including workshops, yoga and guided meditations
  • All meals
    From lunch on April 24th to lunch on April 26th
  • 24/7 assistance
    In English or Spanish, during the whole trip

What’s not included

  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips

Available Packages

Luxury glamping tent

Price per person, staying a in shared glamping tent with two beds, ceiling fans and ensuite bathroom at Manoas Lodge



April 24th (Wed):
From San José to Uvita

Transfer to Uvita in the morning (approx. 4 hours). Arrive in time for a 3-course lunch of Costa Rican contemporary cuisine. Then, check in at your tent in Manoas Lodge and take part in the following activities:

Introductory session: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Learn about the retreat topic and experience the benefits of mindfulness meditation and how effective it is in creating clarity of thought and peace of mind.

Indigenous ceremony: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The group will have an indigenous healing ceremony around a fire at Manoas Lodge, led by Don Paulino, an elder from the Brörán people in the nearby Térraba indigenous territory. Besides his ancestral knowledge, Don Paulino is a certified guide in Forest Bathing Therapy.

Dinner will be served after the ceremony.

Accommodation in shared tents at Manoas Lodge (two beds per tent)

About Manoas Lodge

In the jungle, comfort is key. We've made sure Manoas is the ultimate place of rest so you'll have the energy and peace of mind to experience all the adventures that await. Manoas hosts a wide range of elegant, spacious, individually-designed sanctuaries to suit your getaway style. Whether it be in our safari-style luxury canvas tents, or our well appointed villas, you’re sure to find comfort while soaking up Costa Rica’s natural beauty. This beautiful, expansive property is ideal for wellness retreats! With private lodgings, a large covered yoga deck, multiple dining spaces and a wide variety of inclusive options, Manoas is a superlative place to connect.

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Sumak Travel
Social enterprise specializing in sustainable tourism to Latin America. Tailor-made itineraries for discerning travelers wanting to connect with nature and local people. We are based in Costa Rica.