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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs
Rincon de la Vieja
Liberia, Guanacaste 
Costa Rica

Host Your Yoga Retreat With Us and Get a Free stay for the Leaders.

Our Yoga Retreat offers the ultimate in physical, mental, and spiritual rejuvenation.

Rain Forest Yoga Retreats
at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, Costa Rica

Host your Costa Rica yoga retreat at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, one of the most stunning retreat centers in Costa Rica. Surround yourselves with flowing natural hot springs, a lushrain forest filled with flowers with your backdrop, themajestic smoking volcano crater, Rincon de la Vieja. It’s a peaceful, healing ambience like no other. Yoga and meditation can take place on our 1000 square foot platform in the middle of botanical gardens surrounded with flowers. Add in life-enhancing Eco adventure tours to stunning blue rivers and grand waterfalls like bird watching, horseback riding, water tubing, zip lining and hiking. Our yoga retreats offer the ultimate in in relaxation and adventure and an uplifting, total well-being connection.

An Award-Winning Yoga Retreat

The many awards and recognitions conferred upon Blue River Resort & Hot Springs and its tours, provides excellent assurance for a successful yoga retreat. The past five consecutive years TripAdvisor has conferred their, “Certificate of Excellence” & the “Hall of Fame” awards and ranks the hotel #1 in the Rincon de la Vieja region. It is the recipient of the Fodor’s Choice Ranking, as among the 25 best family resorts in all Central America. In 2019, at the Boutique Hotel Awards, Blue River Resort & Hot Springs was awarded, the World’s Best Family Hotel in Central

Retreat Features

In addition to thespectacular backdrop here are some of the personal and group amenities to look forward to.

  • Room choices are between the two-queen cabana or king bed cabana. All are 740 square feet (69 sq meters) set in privacy surrounded by lush foliage, with high ceilings, air conditioning, ceiling fan, 42” satellite TV, coffee maker, in-room safe, large bathroom and closet, and a patio with a hammock and two chairs. Free WiFi is available the restaurant in main office.
  • At the Tiki Bar & Restaurant enjoy specially prepared meals featuring fresh, local ingredients with traditional flavors. Most dietary considerations can be accommodated.
  • The group’s own private yoga platform (shala) has been created to inspire meditation and reflection- 1000 square feet (93 sq m) with a smooth, cool wooden floor, state of the art sound system, and your choice of creative Manduka props. Hear sounds of running water&exotic birds. Situated inside the rain forest botanical gardens surrounded by exotic flowers.
  • Soak, swim and take dips in three Hot springs pools, two freshwater pools and the blue river, Rio Azul.
  • After a natural sauna apply natural mud. Thistherapy is thought to be anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, and just plain relaxing, at the very least.
  • Meander Botanical gardens with over 700 varietals, where animals and birds, like toucans, sloths and monkeys visit. Sit at one of the many benchesis a great way to feel the serenity at a stand of flowers, the hummingbird sanctuary, bird lagoon, caiman lagoon, fish ponds and turtle ponds.
  • Book an appointment at Blue River Spa toindulge in a revitalizing treatments and complement to your yoga retreat and the hot springs.
  • Add to these the gym, the miniature horses and donkey and our dogs.

Resort Amenities

3 Natural Hot Springs Pools

Blue River Spa

Mud Bath and Natural Sauna

Botanical Gardens

Butterfly Gardens

And much more…


Our rooms offer exceptional accommodations, allwith modern conveniences to compliment every group’s requirements.

Accommodations are spacious 740 square foot cabanas offering plenty of space inside with high ceilings, anda patio, outside, with a hammock and chairs surrounded by lush gardens. Amenities inside rooms include a mini fridge, in-room safe, coffee maker, air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, spacious closets and a spacious shower. Free WiFi is available at the restaurant and by the main office.

Room options at BlueRiver Resort and Hot Springs:

Healthy, Delicious Meals

We make it easy for you and your group to enjoy delicious, healthy meals without stepping off the resort property. Blue River Resort strives to use natural, fresh ingredients to promote a healthy lifestyle. By gathering ingredients harvested from nature, stimulating individual well-being at the ground level allows one’s health to blossom.

Our Buffet offers an array of hot, and refreshing cold soups; an excellent buffet of veggies and salads; organic chicken, fish, and vegan options. We also cater to any palette as personalized service to suit all your special dietary needs. Organic wine and artisanal beer are available for purchase with your dinner.

Breakfast is served between 7:00 am – 10:00 am.

Lunch is served between 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm.

Dinner is served from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Retreat Shalas & On-Site Fitness Facilities

Our yoga shala is the perfect backdrop to any yoga retreat. With hardwood floors, breathtaking views, state of the art sound systems, mats and props, there is no better spot to take a deep exhale.

Helpful Information

Transportation Info

We offer to help arrange flights for our guests flying to and from Liberia or San Jose. Liberia is the closest international airport.

Free Transfers from Liberia Airport

Perks for the Retreat Host

Though there are many retreat options to choose from, you’ll find we appreciate your business.

FREE FOR GROUP LEADER: Among the perks for the retreat host will be a greatly discounted or free room for the group leader hosting the yoga retreat (a function of the room number and participants in your group).

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”

Eco Adventure Tours

Blue River & Grand Waterfalls

A nature walk in wonderous mother nature through the rain forest to an amazing blue and take swimsunder grand waterfalls. Horseback (optional).


Zip Lining & Tarzan Swing

Ride nine long zip lines above the forest canopy, over parklands, across waterfalls and through the jungle, concluding with a thrilling Tarzan swing

Dino Park Adventure

Venture into a Jurassic World through a rain forest full of live life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Education and thrills around every turn.

Cathedral Waterfalls

Experience a glorious, mystical, water-filled chamber, Cathedral Waterfalls on a real blue river. Something unique in Costa Rica and wonderous to behold.

Water Tubing Adventure

This is Costa Rica’s premier tubing adventure tour. Float along calm sections and scream through adrenalin pumping chutes and winding bends on a blue river.

Snorkelling & Beach Adventure

For a change of pace, visit gorgeous beaches on a boating adventure that includes sighting whales and dolphins and snorkel with exotic fish and turtles.

Many more Eco-adventure tours are available and able to be customized for your needs.