Personal Wellness Retreat – Weekend of June 14-17

06/14/2024 - 06/17/2024

In-Depth Retreat Overview

Overview of the Jungle Gayborhood Personal Retreat Experience

Embrace the Wilderness Within: Your Journey to Self-Discovery Nestled in the heart of the lush jungle, the Jungle Gayborhood invites you to a transformative retreat designed to rejuvenate your spirit and ignite your passions. Our personalized retreat packages offer an exceptional opportunity to reset and explore what truly makes you come alive. Ideal for individuals or groups seeking a unique wellness experience, our retreat allows you to design a journey that aligns perfectly with your personal aspirations and schedule.

Breakdown of the Personal Retreat Package

Morning Practices: Start each day with a grounding morning practice that prepares you for a day filled with exploration and self-discovery. Daytime Adventures: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Enjoy the freedom to:
  • Swim in serene waterfalls
  • Hike through vibrant jungle trails
  • Partake in local excursions to exciting destinations like ziplines, beaches, or mountain peaks
  • Get in a full day of work with high speed wifi for Digital Nomads
Afternoon Sessions: Participate in a variety of dynamic practices designed to engage your body and mind, including:
  • Contact Improvisation
  • Song Circles
  • Aerial Arts
  • Conscious Listening
  • Tantric Temple Activities
These sessions are flexible, allowing you to choose from a menu of options that cater to your interests and desires. Optional Private Sessions: On request, we can help plan additional private activities tailored to your specific needs and intentions. 
  • Sacred Plant Ceremonies (please contact us at [email protected] at least 2 weeks before your stay to arrange)
  • 1:1 Personal Coaching
  • 1:1 Integration Coaching
  • Private Yoga and/or Meditation Sessions
  • Sound Healing
  • On-site Bodywork
Customizable Itineraries: We offer both weekend and weekday cohorts to fit your schedule, providing turnkey wellness vacation packages. You also have the liberty to create your own dates and timeline, ensuring a completely personalized retreat experience. Cohort Options: Join a Gayborhood-created intentional container complete with opening/closing ceremonies, wellness practices, and optional seamless ground transport to/from SJO ($60 each way). Solo travelers and groups are welcome to choose from 3-day weekend or 4-day weekday packages.  Whether you're marking special dates or charting your own course, we're here to facilitate an unforgettable adventure. Questions? We’re happy to schedule a 15 minute introductory call to answer any questions you may have and help you determine if this is a good fit for you.   

✔ Included:
  • Accommodations
  • 3 meals / day
  • All workshops and practices
✗ NOT included:
  • Flight
  • Any visas that may be required
  • Group Shuttle Airport transfer to and from the Jungle Gayborhood (available as an add on)
All Prices are in USD$. Please note: 13% tax will be added to all costs. Jungle Gayborhood Personal Retreat Cancellation policy:
Full payment for your stay is required at time of booking. If you decide to cancel up to 48 hours before check-in time on your arrival day, you will receive a full refund. Cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice will be refunded, less the first night of your stay. PRECIO TICO For Costa Rican nationals we offer a 50% discount on listed prices. Please email [email protected] for further information. A Costa Rican passport or identity card is required. Doggo Notice: We have two very loving and friendly pups - Bodhi & Luna - who live here at the Gayborhood. Aside from the occasional barking spree at incoming cars, they are quiet, harmless, and very sweet. If you have any concerns about dogs being onsite, please reach out to discuss.

All Details at one Glance:

$786.00 – Private Deluxe Cabin
$701.00 – Private King Cabin
$493.00 – Shared Twin Jungle Cabin
$404.00 – Shared 4 Bed Jungle Cabin

LOCATION: 'The Jungle Gayborhood' San Salvador de Baru, Diamante Valley, Costa Rica

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Transport: A shuttle to and from SJO airport is available for $60 per person each way (Approximately 3.5-4.5 hours).rnrnThe shuttle to the Jungle Gayborhood will leave promptly from San Jose International Airport (SJO) at 12:00PM local time on Friday and return at 7:00AM local time on Monday. If you are flying out that day please book your flight for departure no earlier than 2:00PM. rnrnFor those who wish to make their own way to the Gayborhood, we can provide recommendations for taxi services - $170 from SJO and $80 from Quepos XQP airport.

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Authentic Connection

Why Retreats with Jungle Gayborhood?

Dive into an experience that goes beyond just a getaway. Our retreats are crafted to provide you with a safe and welcoming space, where authenticity and connection take center stage. Whether you’re looking to unwind and recharge or eager to forge new friendships in an inclusive setting, our Jungle Gayborhood retreats offer a unique opportunity to connect with yourself and others in a meaningful way.

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Expert Facilitators:

experienced facilitators who will guide enriching experiences, helping you discover more about yourself and your connection with others.

Inclusive Community:

Join a diverse community that celebrates authenticity and diversity.

Exceptional Environment:

Immerse yourself in the lush nature, creating a unique backdrop for your moments of relaxation and reflection.

Holistic Well-being:

Enjoy activities designed to nurture your mind, body, and spirit.

What’s it like to attend a retreat at the Jungle Gayborhood?

Our Retreat Amenities include

Luxurious accommodations, holistic wellness facilities, adventure opportunities, and an experienced team for an unforgettable experience.

Spectacular waterfalls

  • Enjoy six major waterfalls within walking distance along the Diamante River.
  • 11 Gorgeous Bamboo Cabins (25 beds sleeping up to 28)

  • 3 Deluxe Cabins (1 king/queen bed)
  • 5 Jungle Cabins (1 king bed or 2 individual beds)
  • 3 Bunk Cabins (4 individual beds)
  • All cabins include power, lights, fan, super comfortable beds and nice linens, and are fully enclosed in mosquito mesh netting. A/C is unnecessary in our region.

    Camping area

  • able to accommodate 10-20 people
  • Beautiful yoga shala

  • Our Shala Space is a beautiful covered bamboo structure reaching out into the jungle with a direct view of the Diamante waterfall
  • Communal bathroom and showers

  • All cabins share a beautiful bamboo bathhouse with hot water.
  • Communal 5 person outdoor shower
  • 3 private individual showers
  • Kitchen + dining to accommodate 30+

  • Gourmet meal plan available
  • Gym

  • Comprehensive collection of free weights (machines and cardio not available)
  • Pristine Nature

  • Located on a gorgeous 300 acre property in one of the world’s most biodiverse places in Costa Rica.
  • Abundant hiking

  • Explore several kilometers of private hiking trails right on the property.
  • On-site bodywork

  • Relax and care for your body with massage with the soundtrack of nature (additional cost)
  • Offered right in your cabin or in our massage temple.
  • Accommodations include

    All cabins are handmade primarily from locally-sourced bamboo, and while they are protected from the elements and enclosed in mosquito netting, they are open air and have spectacular views of the jungle. Private and shared accommodation options are available.

    All cabins come with:

    All cabins share a gorgeous bamboo bathhouse and shower facilities.
    A/C is unnecessary in our region.

    Price includes accommodation, use of facilities, and morning embodiment classes (such as yoga, meditation, etc) offered several days per week.
    This price does not include the cost of meals ($50/person/night).

    Meals include

    We have an in-house chef who prepares fresh and delicious meals daily, using local, organically grown ingredients whenever possible. We will do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions.




    Includes Meat


    Gluten Free

    Dairy Free

    Nut Free

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    What participants say

    Kyle Philipp QJan 06, 2023
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    This trip helped me to ground myself in the beauty of nature, to shed the veil of constant distraction of life, technology. social media and the city and really 100k at myself. The compassionate nature of the facilitators, the community coming together each on their own healing journey and the delicious local food came together perfectly,
    Rafael GMar 30, 2022
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    This retreat was one Ot the most transformational oxporioncos thot hod in my ontiro life, If you aro looking to build community, connect with yourself, and tap into your solf worth and power. this experience is for you. Looking forward to the next one already.
    John l.aUG 6, 2023
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    I was going through a rough patch with my mental wen- being and finding those that shared the same desire to better themselves. This experience introduced rne to a healthy gay community of men that were more than their trauma, without judgment or prejudice. I felt liberated, free, loved ond heard. There were so many beautitul souls here that shared their stories with me. I found that the key was to take a leap Of faith and come with on open heart and
    Dale D.Dec 19, 2022
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    I'm so glad I attended Remembering Wholeness- The food. the shelters. the facilities, the movement, the ceremonies, and the natural environment were worthy Of accolades_ Mostly, basked in the cornpany Of other queer men. all of us sharing our joy and spirit with each other. 1 highly recommend the retreat and stays offered by the Queer wellness Collective.

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    frequently asked questions


    Got questions about our retreats in Costa Rica? Read the FAQs or get in touch via the contact form below.

    Our retreats take place at the luxurious and bohemian Jungle Gayborhood in Diamante Valley, Costa Rica, offering a welcoming and inclusive environment for all couples.


    The Jungle Gayborhood offers a paradisiacal oasis of calm, seamlessly integrating the natural beauty of Costa Rica with the peaceful practices of yoga. It’s not just about the asanas here; it’s about tapping into the serenity of an untouched paradise and reconnecting with one’s inner peace.

    Costa Rica’s yoga retreats in the vibrant Jungle Gayborhood are designed to cultivate wellness by harmonizing the vitality of the lush rainforest environment with the restorative power of yoga. It’s wellness with a pinch of wild charm, and a whole lot of soul!


    Yogis rave about Costa Rica’s retreats because they provide a tranquil setting that fosters both personal growth and relaxation. The country’s reputation for top-ranked retreats stems from their ability to deliver transformative experiences that go far beyond just the physical aspect of yoga.


    Sacred sexuality is a practice that elevates sexual experiences to a spiritual level, aiming for a deeper connection with oneself and one’s partner.


    Our retreats aren’t just set in nature; they give back to it. The eco-friendly practices and sustainable living ethos are woven into the experience, ensuring that your journey towards inner peace also contributes to the health of our planet.


    The Jungle Gayborhood is more than inclusive; it’s a celebration of diversity. It’s a place where the LGBTQ+ family can find unity and peace, an environment that resonates with the essence of ‘Pura Vida’ and welcomes every individual with open arms.


    Yes, Costa Rica has a good track record in terms of safety, and its growing social acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community makes it a relatively safe destination.


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