Sacred Plant Ceremony 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.

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What is a Sacred Plant Ceremony?

A sacred plant ceremony is a ritual rooted in various indigenous cultures, traditionally centered around the consumption or use of plants believed to possess spiritual or healing properties. 

These ceremonies are often led by a knowledgeable guide or shaman, who orchestrates the event to ensure a safe and meaningful experience for participants. 

The plants used, such as ayahuasca, peyote, or tobacco, vary depending on the cultural context and are revered for their ability to facilitate spiritual growth, emotional healing, and deeper self-awareness. 

Participants may seek insights, healing, or connection with the natural world, engaging in practices like prayer, chanting, or meditation during the ceremony. 

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Upcoming Sacred Plant Ceremony Retreats

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

Remembering Wholeness: A GBTQIA+ Wellness Retreat

With John Jacob Mubarak, River Michaels and Rocky Heron

April 21 - 28, 2024
'The Jungle Gayborhood' San Salvador de Baru, Diamante Valley, Costa Rica
Embark on a Transformative Journey in the Diamante Valley! Welcome to "Remembering Wholeness," a unique 7-day retreat crafted for the queer community. Nestled in the majestic landscapes of Costa Rica's Diamante Valley, this experience is designed to reconnect you with your intrinsic wholeness through a blend of sacred plant work, immersive encounters with nature, and holistic wellness practices. This retreat is open to all GBTQIA+ men (cis and trans) of all ages, racial backgrounds, body shapes and sizes - and all levels of practice and experience with yoga, meditation, and sacred plant ceremonies. The practices, experiences, and ceremonies will weave…

Queer Birds: An LGBTQ+ Wellness Retreat with Bird Tribe

With Tony Moss, Shireen Jarrahian, David Daniel, Diana Carr, Donovan McGrath and Etheric Medicina

July 7 - 14, 2024
'The Jungle Gayborhood' San Salvador de Baru, Diamante Valley, Costa Rica
Book now and get $200.00 off listed prices! Limited early bird spots available.
We invite you to join a community of queer adventurers for a 7-day experience of wellness in the glorious Diamante Valley of Costa Rica. This experience will bring in the best elements of sacred plant ceremonies led by BIRD TRIBE; and embodiment practices: daily yoga, mediation, movement, breathwork and philosophy. Hosted in the Jungle Gayborhood, enjoy staying in our exquisite hand crafted bamboo cabins in the rain forest of Costa Rica, as you spend your days immersed in the spectacular natural wonderland of our property, with several kilometers of forest trails leading to pristine natural waterfalls, rock pools and rivers.…

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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.

Retreat Amenities include

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

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
  • Capacity: 30 people
  • Props: We have yoga mats and props, and cushions for meditation, as well as 3 inch foam mattresses for ceremonies.
  • Kitchen + dining to accommodate 30+

  • Gourmet meal plan available
  • Communal bathroom and showers

  • All cabins share a beautiful bamboo bathhouse with hot water.
  • Communal 5 person outdoor shower
  • Individual "bottom-friendly" showers
  • Accommodations include

    Accommodations are in our beautiful hand-crafted bamboo jungle cabins. Private and shared options available. All cabins come with lights, electricity sockets, an overhead fan, comfortable bedding and quality linens, and are encased in a mosquito mesh netting for a restful night’s sleep.

    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.

    Vegan

    Vegetarian

    Pescetarian

    Includes Meat

    Organic

    Gluten Free

    Dairy Free

    Nut Free

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