Where are the best places to stay in Costa Rica? First, it’s important to consider time, budget, location and comfort level. Traveling in Costa Rica offers some of the most diverse geographical landscapes in Central America. Stay in San Jose for a vibrant city experience before Envision, or chose to slow down and unwind on the tropical beaches of the South Pacific after the festival.
Best Retreats in Costa Rica
Immerse yourself in the “Pura Vida” lifestyle by staying in a jungle retreat. Staying at retreat center is a natural way to meet like-minded people interested in embodying inspired ways of living.
Bodhi Tree Resort Costa Rica
Bodhi Tree Resort is located in Nosara, a small northern surf village centered around the lifestyle of the tropical Pacific Coast. If you are flying in or out of Liberia, this option will suit your logistical needs. However, this yoga, pilates, surf and fitness retreat center is worth a visit even if it’s out of your way. You’ll find cool spots in town like, Spirit Lounge Nosara and La Luna.
You can stay at this exquisite Balinese style resort independently of a retreat. Bodhi’s accommodations rival the most beautiful destinations in the world. From private bungalows, to shared spaces, you can find options for different budgets. Enjoy the serene surrounding on private balconies and open-air showers. Check out their full list of options here.
Founded by Joshua Wendel, Envision Co-Founder, Selva Armonia offers unique experiences that will rekindle your connection to nature. Their name “Harmonious Jungle” gives you insight into their principles, and blissful way of conscious living. Enjoy gourmet dining, guided jungle hikes, and treats from their edible garden. Awaken your higher purpose through guidance from world-class teachers. There is something for everyone at Selva Armonia Retreat Center. You’ll be inspired to re-connect, create and relax.
Get a group house with your friends, or a bungalow with your partner, to live more like a local. Find places to stay in San Jose at a variety of price points. Places to stay along the coast are less abundant, so plan accordingly! You will find the best options in Jaco and in other beach towns on the sunny Pacific coast.
Are you looking for a way to meet other travelers? Stay at a hostel for a chiller vibe where you’ll meet people heading to Envision from all over the wold. Options around San Jose are cost efficient while still being comfortable. The options for surf, yoga and healthy food in hostels around Costa Rica will get you excited for the countdown to Envision.
Are you an adventure seeker and outdoor enthusiast? Staying with Selina will guarantee a fast-paced experience through a diversity of activities. Participate in surf lessons, yoga classes, horseback riding and jungle excursions. Explore their beautifully designed spaces that help you depart from the ordinary. You’ll find everything from camping areas, to private rooms, each brining a harmonious energy that will elevate your experience in Costa Rica.
A surprisingly luxurious hostel located in Escazu, which is a part quieter of San Jose. You can easily get to Fauna, and other places in the city, by using Uber. When you arrive at Fauna, you’ll be greeted by open spaces and floors of colonial style accommodations. You’ll meet other travelers at their bar and restaurant. Check out the stunning views from their rooftop, which is also a great spot for your yoga practice.
If you are looking for a relaxed place to stay in Uvita, look no further. Comfort, friendship and community are fostered in the common spaces at the Flutterby House. If you chose to live sustainability, responsibly and creatively you’ll find your place at this hostel. They have a wide variety of facilities from a kitchen, to laundry, so you’ll feel at home. Stay in their treehouse for the ultimate backpackers dream, or find a privacy in one their cabanas.
This year we are offering unique experiences to foster connections within the yoga, herbal and wellness community. We are grateful to be able to bring you world-class experts such as Rachel Brathen (Yoga Girl), and Sarah Wu. Our Immersions and Theme Camps come with an weekend ticket to Envision Festival as well as community lodging on-site.
Ready to arrive at Envision and not have to worry about your campsite? Our Ready-Set-Camp options equips you with a large pitched deck in a shaded area, a mattress, pillow, rug and chair so you are all ready to hit the ground running! The process to begin the party couldn’t be easier. Sleeps up to 2 people comfortably.
We take sound sound seriously. The dance floor is our temple. With each stage a sculptural masterpiece and Funktion-One sound system sending chills through your body, we spend the entire year masterfully crafting an all-night jungle beach celebration you'll never forget. Some sounds blast you away, while others will hug you closely. It’s crisp and holographic. Come prepared for a deep journey designed to invigorate all your senses.
Breathe, flow, and explore your freedom through physical expression. Our bodies are the vessels in this world that serve as the foundation from which we can discover our highest potential. Explore stages, spaces, and yoga shalas designed so you can completely let go and be wild in the natural environment of Envision. Release; The jungle is here to spot you.
Living is an art form. At Envision we curate a 360 degree immersive art environment that blends the edges of the canvas with the world around it.
Come as you are, leave as you want to be. We know our paths emerge from different directions, and we respect the stories and experiences that make us who we are now. No matter where we come from, or how our paths intertwine, we’re all about progressive inclusion.
To care for others we must first take care of ourselves. Experience and explore mindful practices for food, activity, medicine, and more that will nourish a lifetime of joyous behaviors and self-care rituals.
You are apart of something bigger. Discover the community you always knew existed - brought together by all of our similarities, and transformed by all of our differences.
We think long term. The 12 principles of permaculture are echoed throughout every undertaking at Envision. Before each decision is made, and before each shovel is dug into the Earth, we are dedicated to considering the future impact of our actions.
Strengthen your source connection. Envision supports you with a space where you can explore a deeper understanding of our common oneness with nature and each other.