• $1,160.00 – Guesthouse Room
  • $1,955.00 – Preferred Casita
  • $1,420.00 – Classic Casita
  • $1,510.00 – Casa Grande - Family Vacation Home


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Rainforest Yoga Renewal

With Jennifer Degen and April Smith

January 29 - February 5, 2022



Daily yoga and meditation taught by Jen and April in Samasit’s lush rainforest setting.
Three organic and locally sourced meals a day, accommodating all dietary needs.
Guesthouse lodging and bungalows, built from native rainforest trees set within the sanctuary grounds
Excursion: Day hike in Manzanillo rainforest
Daily shuttle to beaches and the nearby town
The onsite spa offers massage and treatments available
Fresh juice bar

What’s Included


8 days 7 nights at Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary


Includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner


Morning and Early evening meditation and yoga each day. Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, and Restorative

Airport Transfers

Roundtrip airport transfers to/from San Jose International Airport (SJO)*** Must land before 2 pm on arrival day


Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included

Optional Activities

Cacao Ceremony, Indian Reserve, Chocolate Process and Waterfall, Indian Reserve, Chocolate Process and Waterfall, Samasati Rainforest Nature Trail Hike – Day or Night, Customized Massage, Heaven and Earth – Craniosacral & Reflexology, Thai Yoga Massage, Chocolate – Coffee Body Treatment, Rainforest Renewal, Sunburn Therapy, Tortuguero One Day, Gandoca- Manzanillo Rainforest Hike, Bird Watching Tour, Surf Lesson, White Water Rafting at the Pacuare River, Punta Uva Sea Kayak and Rainforest Hike, Horseback Riding at the Beach, The Jungle Adventure – Zipline, Waterfalls, Swings, Kekoldi Indian Reserve, Hiking in Cahuita National Park, Sunburn Therapy

Getting There

Round-trip transportation to and from San Jose International Airport (SJO) is included on the first and last day of the trip. It takes more than 4 hours to get to the venue from the airport.

Good to Know

Not included: flights to/from San Jose International Airport (SJO) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.


Jennifer Degen
Yoga Ambassador Seventeen years ago, my meditation teacher Joni Zweig (Cirasmita) gave me my meditation name, 10 years ago eleven women traveled to San Pancho, Mexico, and Jayalila Retreats was born. The women inspired me to continue creating unique experiences, explore beautiful places, and engage different village communities. Retreat participants who adventure with us help to inspire future retreats. In essence, our students are our teachers. They have taught me…
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April Smith
Yoga Ambassador Years ago, as a runner looking for a remedy for sore, tight muscles, yoga sparked my interest. I was hooked. Nearly three decades later, my yoga journey continues, a trusted and transformative path to living whole-heartedly with joy, balance, and wisdom. In the early ‘90s as a student of YogaWorks in Santa Monica, CA, I was inspired by the studio’s innovative and now celebrated teachers, including Shiva Rea,…
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