Pura Vida en Costa Rica with Rebecca & Kate

      Tierra de Sueños Lodge, Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica

      Soule Yoga
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      Aug 28 - Sep 4, 2022
      Group size: 6 - 14
      Pura Vida en Costa Rica with Rebecca & Kate
      Tierra de Sueños Lodge, Playa Chiquita, Costa Rica

      Soule Yoga
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      16 reviews

      Aug 28 - Sep 4, 2022
      Group size: 6 - 14

      About this trip

      Experience the joy of Costa Rican living, la pure vida, at Tierra de Sueños Retreat & Wellness Center - Playa Chiquita just outside of Puerto Viejo on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. This is as far East and South in Costa Rica as you can possibly be.  Gorgeous turquoise Caribbean sea and sandy beaches await! 

      We’ll be nestled away in an Eco-facility, off of the beaten path. Enjoy the simple, paradise life while submersed in the sights and sounds of the  jungle and right across the street from the beach. 


      The journey to Costa Rica and your final destination at Tierra de Sueños is  the start of your adventure into one of the greatest Caribbean destinations in the world. Between your yoga practice and meals, you have the opportunity to experience and explore: Anything  from ziplining through the jungle to riding whitewaters on a guided raft, surfing to horseback riding, snorkeling, or special tours to learn about local culture, business and environment. 

      Or… nothing at all… lounge in your hammock, experiencing  nature‘s cacophony of sound and color, laze on the beach, enjoy the breeze of the ceiling fan in your bungalow! 

      Yoga, restoration and meditation

      Less in need of adventure? If you’re feeling the need to move, restore and center, you’ll experience energetic yoga flows, restorative yoga nidra and meditation taught in a way makes the elusive still mind accessible! Between them, Rebecca and Kate  have over 40 years experience practice and teaching yoga, not to mention lifetimes of travel and exploration worldwide! 

      Yoga with Rebecca and Kate

      Rebecca Cheeks Soule, PhD (Biology) 500-hr E-RYT. 

      Rebecca’s home base is New York City. Rebecca began practicing yoga in 1998 while earning her PhD in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill. Rebecca has been leading yoga, retreat and adventure travels for 15 years now. When not en route, she teaches private groups and specialty classes. Rebecca’s classes combine her wisdom of anatomy and movement with extensive yoga training and personal practice to create a challenging year accessible experience for all ages and levels of yoga students. 

      Kate Doran, 500-hr E-RYT, Studio and Community Leader of Savannah Power Yoga

      Kate  is based in Savannah, Georgia. She started practicing yoga in 1998 to balance out the physical stress of her running habit and the mental stress of working in the software industry. During the years since, she has turned a weekend hobby into her vocation. With more than 1,500 hours of teacher training under her belt, Kate brings a breadth of experience to her teaching.

      Playa Chiquita & Puerto Viejo

      Located in Limon province on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a beach lover’s paradise. Here amidst the exotic flora and fauna, lies a vibrant seaside town with gorgeous beaches, crystal clear blue waters, some of the most amazing surfing opportunities and a thriving ecotourism industry. Fast becoming one of Costa Rica’s premier ecotourism hot spots, many international surfers come here from all over the world to ride the famed Salsa Brava waves, making this Caribbean influenced town a ‘must visit’ place when in Limon.

      What’s included

      • 7 nights accommodations
        7 nights in a Caribbean Bungalow
      • 3 meals per day
        Locally sourced & prepared with love, with one night left free to explore town and dine out!
      • Daily yoga
        Yoga flow, restorative yoga, and meditation offered daily
      • Explore the area
        Self-guided hikes, exploration and beach time!

      What’s not included

      • Roundtrip Airfare
        Flying into SJO airport, Costa Rica
      • Airport Transfers
        Option to add on arrangement of transfers when you register
      • Additional drinks
        Beer, wine, liquor are not included
      • Tips
        Not required, but always appreciated, we’ll collect tips from the group to share with the facility hosts!
      • Excursions & Spa
        Available to book directly with Tierra de Sueños, these offerings can be added in Costa Rica!

      Available Packages

      Double Occupancy Bungalow

      Seven nights in your shared Caribbean Bungalow with private bath, 3 fresh meals daily, prepared from locally sourced food by Tierra de Sueños’ own chefs. Yoga flow, restorative yoga and meditation offered daily. Please specify room share mate. If you do not have someone to room with at this time, we will do our best to match you with another share. Please note if this is not possible, we will need to add a private room supplement to your fee. 

      Deposit: $500
      Single Occupancy Bungalow

      Seven nights in your very own private Caribbean Bungalow with private bath, 3 fresh meals daily, prepared from locally sourced food by Tierra de Sueños’ own chefs. Yoga flow, restorative yoga and meditation offered daily.

      Deposit: $500
      Yoga Pavilion Room

      A smaller accommodation attached to and above the yoga deck, these tidy rooms have separate shared baths on the ground floor. Priced for the adventurous traveler on a budget!


      Available options



      Enjoy an invigorating morning yoga flow on the yoga deck at Tierra de Sueños, complete with meditation and savasana. This final relaxation pose will be accompanied by the music and sounds of the surrounding jungle. After practice, eat a refreshing breakfast. Later we’ll have lunch and eventually, dinner. Some days we will also offer additional practices of restorative yoga and/or meditation  

      Your Organizer

      Soule Yoga
      16 reviews
      Join Soule Yoga + Rebecca Soule, Yogini with a PhD; years of study as a biologist, yogi and ecologist inform Rebecca's teaching style and travel enthusiasm. The yoga is an artful blend of intelligent, practical, knowledge, imparted in a way that makes it fun and accessible. The travel is an experience, and adventure designed to bring joy, excitement and balance.


      Rebecca is the best kind of trip leader. She personally researched and vetted the location and activities and created a retreat that checked all of the boxes. First, the timing - she organized the trip in October which is the best time of year to visit the Greek Islands. The weather was ideal and the crowds were minimal to non-existent. The Hotel was in a great location and offered everything we needed and more. She has a great relationship with the hotel owner so we had lots of support and it felt like the best version of staying with family. Each morning we were served a bountiful fresh breakfast on the terrace and had a chance to enjoy a leisurely hour to connect with each other before heading out for the day's adventure. The activities were well planned and she did a brilliant job of seamlessly adapting to the weather and other variables outside of her control. This is one of my favorite parts of traveling with Rebecca - she has a plan but does not worry us about the details until we need to know. This reduced my stress if things need to be changed based on local conditions. Every morning she sent us a list of the day's activities. I felt like I could wake up each day and enjoy the present moment without any concern for what was supposed to happen the next day. It truly was a delight to live in the present moment. She gave us plenty of free time to relax and enjoy the destination and guided us to a well curated activity each day that highlighted the best of the local environment. Note: If you are super type A and need to know everything in advance and have a strict itinerary, this may not be the best trip for you ; ) This is a great trip to bring your partner even if they are not an avid yogi. My husband joined me on the trip and also had a great time. When he preferred to do his own thing he never felt any pressure to do the planned activities. Some days he was happy to sit and read or paint. As for the Yoga - Rebecca is a very experienced yogi and teacher. She knows how to teach an all levels class that is accessible yet challenging. Each class was planned to support the energy of the day and us as students. It was a joy to be in her hands on my yoga mat. Finally, Hydra is a very special place and I would have loved to stay for a whole month (or maybe even move there one day). The town center is located on the port and there are cafes with plenty of chairs where you can sit for hours and just be without any pressure to move along. We hiked, we swam, we meditated, we yoga'd. Oh and the food was fabulous and the sunsets were awe-some. If I could give this trip 6 stars I would.
      By for SouleStyle: Greek Island Yoga & Getaway 🧜🏽‍♀️ on Oct 24, 2023
      Yet another spectacular Soule yoga/lifestyle adventure led by the talented Rebecca/goddess. A most memorable visit to a charming island where cats and donkeys have the right-of-way. Delicious food, perfect weather, old & new Soule-mate friends, and sunshine galore made for the perfect fall getaway led by hostess extraordinaire Rebecca Soule..
      By Amy H for SouleStyle: Greek Island Yoga & Getaway 🧜🏽‍♀️ on Oct 23, 2023
      It was a unique experience in the jungle with wonderful people from around the world. The twice daily yoga was amazing, the food was fabulous, the location just off the Caribbean was the best. This trip was everything I hoped it would be, with Kate and Rebecca leading the way!
      By Lynda R for Pura Vida en Costa Rica with Rebecca & Kate on Sep 13, 2022
      What a fantastic yoga adventure to Costa Rica. Soooo many good times and memories were made. Rebecca and Kate led us through a variety of complementary yoga practices which energized, challenged, and soothed. Lots of free time for all of the adventures - hiking, snorkeling, zip lining, biking, horseback riding, shopping, and more. The fantastic food inspired me to cook and eat healthily upon return. Met a dynamic group of wonderful people from all over the world who came together for this retreat. Had a precious baby sloth camp out on my bungalow. What a wonderful trip led by yoga teachers extraordinaire!
      By Amy H for Pura Vida en Costa Rica with Rebecca & Kate on Sep 06, 2022
      From our arrival on Hydra, to the Phaedra Hotel, exhausted and totally turned around, when we were gently shown to our rooms (it was my home away from home) and sent off to dinner at Poppie’s, then gentle yoga in the morning (more vigorous everyday!) and meditation, then everyday a special experience! Horses, ancient sites by boat, beaches with umbrellas and drinks and light bites, art openings, and shop, shop, shop! And did I mention Hilda? She knows all, sees all and helps Rebecca arrange all...Rebecca can sense what you need almost before you need it, it’s amazing. Enjoy the next trip. Dixie T Myers
      By dixie m for Soule Lifestyle: Yoga + Greek Island Getaway on May 15, 2019
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