Personal Wellness Retreat

Embark on a journey to ‘The Jungle Gayborhood’ in Diamante Valley, Costa Rica, for an unforgettable blend of celebration and holistic wellness. Immerse yourself in lively DJ beats, transformative sacred plant ceremonies, and LGBTQ+ wellness retreats.


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.


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


[email protected]

Transport: A shuttle to and from SJO airport is available for $60 per person each way (Approximately 3.5-4.5 hours).rnThe 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. nrnFor 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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Choose your Personal Wellness Retreat

Stylish accommodations, diverse meeting spaces, holistic wellness facilities, adventure opportunities, experienced staff, and customizable packages for an unforgettable experience.

Or choose your own date

Deep relaxation and balance

What is a Personal Wellness Retreat?

A personal wellness retreat is an experience designed to enhance physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

These retreats are typically guided by experts in various holistic practices, who create a nurturing and supportive environment for attendees.

The focus is often on natural therapies and activities such as yoga, meditation, and nutritional guidance, which are tailored to promote self-awareness, emotional healing, and personal growth.

Participants engage in activities that reconnect them with nature and themselves, exploring practices that foster relaxation and inner peace.

Ready to Rediscover Yourself and Connect with Others?

Secure your spot now and join our inclusive community for an unforgettable retreat experience. Spaces are limited, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to create lasting memories.

What participants say

Kyle Philipp Q.Jan 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 G.Mar 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.
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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