Temple of Connection + Desire 🔥 [June 22] (Stay the night!)

06/22/2024 - 06/23/2024

In-Depth Retreat Overview

**Information in English below**

Si solo quieres venir al Templo y no quedarte la noche, regístrate aqui! | To come for just the Temple and not stay the night, please sign-up here!

Templo de Conexión + Deseo Desde Cuddling hasta Kink: Un Espacio para el Juego Consciente y el Erotismo  [ Este evento está abierto a todos los hombres GBTQIA+ (cis y trans) de todas las edades, orígenes raciales, y tipos de cuerpos. ] Vente a la jungla para una experiencia única y transformadora, diseñada para fomentar conexión auténtica y aumentar tu conciencia sensorial. A lo largo de la noche, nuestros facilitadores profesionales trabajarán con el grupo para fomentar un espacio seguro e íntimo mientras ofrecen una serie de experiencias interactivas centradas en la comunicación, el consentimiento y la vulnerabilidad. La noche comenzará con una conversación sobre el consentimiento para crear un ambiente seguro y dejar que las personas expresen sus deseos y límites. A partir de ahí, cada persona puede elegir su propia aventura, desde suave hasta salvaje. Nuestros guías del templo estarán presentes durante toda la experiencia para brindar apoyo continuo y garantizar el bienestar general de todos los invitados. Siéntete libre de explorar tus deseos más íntimos y conectarte con otros en un ambiente libre de juicios. Nuestra noche del Templo promete una hermosa y segura aventura de autodescubrimiento, pasión y conexión humana. Precio Tico: Siempre ofrecemos un descuento de 50% para Ticos con residencia costarricense. Usa el codigo "PURAVIDATICOS" en la página de registración para recibir estos precios! Entrada al Templo: $10 Comidas (Cena del sabado, desayuno y almuerzo del domingo): $25 Alojamientos: variados Para crear un espacio seguro y donde el consentimiento es informado, es obligatorio que todos los participantes entren al Templo 100% sobrios. Despues del Templo, haremos una fiesta de baile con DJ Pablo Nauj!!! 💃🥳✨ Con espacio para bailar, jugar, conectar, y más!
Temple of Connection + Desire From Cuddling to Kink: A Space for Conscious Play & Eroticism [ This event is open to all GBTQIA+ men (cis and trans) of all ages, racial backgrounds, body shapes and sizes. ] Join us in the jungle for a unique and transformative experience designed to foster authentic connection and heighten your sensory awareness. Throughout the evening, our experienced facilitators will work with the group to foster a safe and intimate space while offering a series of interactive experiences focused on communication, consent, and vulnerability. The evening will open with a conversation on consent to create a safe environment and welcome people to voice their desires and boundaries. From there, each person can choose their own adventure - from mild to wild. Our temple guides will be present throughout the experience to provide ongoing support and ensure the overall wellbeing of all guests. As the night unfolds, feel free to explore your innermost desires and connect with others in a judgment-free atmosphere. Our Temple Night promises a beautiful and safe adventure of self-discovery, passion, and human connection. Price (non-Ticos): Temple Entry: $20 Meals (Saturday Dinner, Sunday Breakfast & Lunch): $50 Accommodations: Varies In order to create a safe and consent-driven space, we require that all participants join the Temple 100% sober. After the Temple, we'll be having a dance party with DJ Pablo Nauj!!! 💃🥳✨ With space for dancing, connection, play, and more!

All Details at one Glance:

$235.00 – Private Deluxe Cabin
$210.00 – Private King Cabin
$150.00 – Shared Twin Jungle Cabin
$123.00 – Shared 4 Bed Jungle Cabin

DATE & TIME DETAILS: 6pm Dinner/Cena, 8pm Temple/Templo | Saturday, June 22

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

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Your Instructors / Teachers

Hijo del Sol / Nacho Fernandez

I consider myself an eternal student of life, and of the practices that I embody and facilitate: Yoga, Tantra, Angelic Reiki and Thai Massage. These are the foundations of the knowledge that I have... Read More
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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