Take a Walk on the Wildside!

One of the most bio-diverse places on the planet, Costa Rica is known for its wealth of wild and tropical flora and fauna. In Spanish, Costa Rica means ‘rich coast’, and it’s easy to see why when one witnesses the natural diversity found within the rainforests, rivers, beaches, cloud forests and coral reefs. Learn more

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Limón Province is a Hot Spot for Cultural Adventure

With a vibrant mix of Tico, Indigenous and Afro-Caribbean culture, Limón Province shines as a unique region of Costa Rica that offers true cultural adventure. This Caribbean coastal province is home to a deep-rooted Jamaican culture, which descended from the Jamaican laborers who came in 1871 to build a railroad connecting the Caribbean coast to the Pacific side. Learn more

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The “Nature Effect”

by Stephanie Neuwald

Immersion in nature is a key element that attracts talented Retreat Leaders from around the globe to Samasati‘s rainforest sanctuary each year. The South Caribbean in Costa Rica offers lush tropical gardens, fresh ocean air, and an abundance of unique wildlife, providing a perfect backdrop to health and wellness retreats. As we discussed in a previous article, The Wisdom of the Jungle, the healing effects of nature are quite profound. Samasati Retreat Leader & Psychologist from Germany, Stephanie Neuwald, goes into greater detail on the subject and presents the key findings on Nature’s Effect on Mind, Body, and Spirit: Learn more

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Deepen Your Practice with SUP Yoga

For many yogis and athletes not much changes in terms of practice. For years people repeat and follow the same sequences, movements, teachers and styles with little to no variance. Unfortunately, this kind of training can be limiting. It keeps us in a comfort zone and denies the growth that comes from conquering fears and responding to the unpredictable. To evolve and be where we envision being requires that we alter our current state and try something new. Learn more

One Under the Sun, a Feature Film from the Hearts & Minds of Samasati Team Members

You could say that our Costa Rican Rainforest Sanctuary and Eco-lodge doubles as a creative incubator for visionaries and thinkers alike. Attracting non-ordinary individuals who tend to live life off the beaten path, Samasati always has something interesting brewing. Whether it’s developing a sustainable project, curating a one-of-a-kind retreat, or producing inspirational media, our staff family and guests are passionate about bringing creative visions to life. A recent example being the involvement of Owner, Anthony Finno, and Marketing Director, Riyaana Hartley, in the creation of the Feature Film, One Under the Sun. Learn more

Calling All Surfers & Wanna Be Surfers to Costa Rica for Spring Break!

Spring break is just around the corner and it also happens to be the best time of year to catch waves on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. Costa Rica is a popular destination for surfers from around the world and Puerto Viejo has hosted some of Costa Rica’s most legendary surf competitions and events. This Afro-Caribbean town is an international hub for surfers with its laidback vibe and world renowned beaches. Learn more

5 Top Reasons the Costa Rica Caribbean is Perfect for Families

Costa Rica and Samasati’s Caribbean backyard is a giant playground for traveling families! On the Caribbean side, big adventures are guaranteed to get your kid’s heart’s smiling; whether it’s ziplining through the forest canopy, spotting unique wildlife on the trails at Samasati, or dipping in the aqua blue Caribbean water, this region is a tropical gem that offers a variety of fun experiences every family member can enjoy. Learn more