• $2,295.00 – Shared Casita: Single Bed Shared space
  • $2,392.00 – Shared Casita: Double Bed Semi Private Loft
  • $2,990.00 – Private Casita: Queen/King Bed

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Journey to Self

With Josue, Ronit and Stephanie McKenzie

September 1 - 8, 2023

Join us on this journey to self-awareness through plant medicines guided by caring and experienced masters of ceremony. Each day of this experience has been specially curated to provide support and nourishment for the journey of your lifetime. This plant medicine retreat is not for those merely interested in plant medicine, but for those who are truly ready to face their shadows and engage with themselves on an inner-worldly level.  This plant medicine retreat will feature an Ayahuasca ceremony with additional ceremonial offerings of Rape’ and Peyote.  Daily practices and meditations along with herbal baths and sweat lodge gatherings will help you prepare and integrate this intense experience of plant medicine ceremonies.

Our Shaman tribe is a multi-ethic diverse partnership that brings a modern approach to these ancient practices and ceremonies. We come from Costa Rica, India, Israel and United States. We gather the first night for a gentle opening to help you land from the physical journey with a long grounding yin yoga practice with meditation. Dinner follows with a bountiful spread of vegan delicacies specially created to support the plant medicine experiences. The second day continues with grounding and anchoring in the environment to allow for intention to be very clear before we journey through the ether. We will open and close the day with guided practices of mindful movement, breath work and mediation. The meals are sequenced in honor of your bodies needs to digest this experience. No worries. Just eat. On day three a feeling of reverence arrives as we make the final preparations through herbal baths and dedication of fasting with intention. Then we surrender to the guide of the Shamans and listen to their songs. The journeys will include Ayahuasca, Peyote, Rapé, and Bufo. The day in between the two Ayahuasca and Bufo will feature a Temazcal sweat lodge. The remainder of the day will be dedicated to rest, recovery and reconciliation with the truths of the experience. A gentle day with gentle foods. The fifth day we return to our mats and allow ourSelves to receive the outpouring of benefits theses journeyed bring. We continue with mindful movement, breath work and meditation for integrating what we learn. Day six we celebrate with a Cacao ceremony guided by Rosa from the BriBri nation. Then we feast and dance with live local Caribbean music.

This retreat will feel like an eternity and a split second all at once.  It’s awesome. It’s powerful.

What is included:

7 nights 8 days accommodations

All meals and drinking water

1 Welcome Dinner

1 Beach Day Picnic

4 Gentle and Grounding Yoga Classes

2 Guided Meditations

2 Breathwork Sessions

2 Ayahuasca Ceremonies plus closing circle

1 Tezmacal Ceremony with Peyote plus closing circle

1 Bufo Ceremony plus closing circle

1 Herbal Baths for cleansing and protection

1 Celebratory Dinner



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7:00am Movement, Meditation and Breath

Sala del Sol

Movement, Meditation and Breath

Sala del Sol


Ceremony Closing



Movement, Meditation and Breath

Sala del Sol

Movement, Meditation and Breath

Sala del Sol

8:00am Breakfast Breakfast 11:00pmTemazcal Ceremony


Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
10:00am Salt Baths

Punta Uva Beach

12:00pmHerbal Baths


 of fast

Breathwork and Meditation



Ayahuasca Ceremony

Sala del Sol

Malas and Massages Playday at the Beach massage

Onward Journey

1:00pm Lunch Packed


Lunch Lunch Lunch
5:00pm Opening Circle with Movement, Meditation and Breath

Sala de la Luna

Meditation and Breath

Sala de la Luna

6:00 pm Ceremony

Orientation Sala del Sol


Ayahuasca Ceremony

Sala del Sol


Closing Circle

Sala del Sol 

Fare-the-Well Dinner with DJ

7:00pm Welcome Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner




Josue found his path in life in the meeting of music, medicine and integration. His journey started as an apprentice during Ayahuasca retreats with a gifted Peruvian Medicine Woman. He soon was given the responsibility of holding ceremonies and retreats himself. His journey continued when he embraced the traditional Lakota Vision quest, a ritual of prayer, fasting and isolation in nature. From the assimilation of these various experiences, the vision…
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Ronit is a gifted Yoga and movement teacher and gently helps participants maximize the benefit of the plant medicines through conscious movement and breath work. Ronit also shares her knowledge of deep juice cleansing and other transforming detox tools. As a dedicated Moon Dance practitioner, she practices this beautiful prayer ritual of the Mexican tradition. The Moon Dance gathers women from all over the world during the full moon. The…
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Stephanie McKenzie
I sought refuge from a very early age in the quiet moments within a child pose held in a dark closet.  I found freedom in losing my way in the forest.  I’ve felt the vastness of diversity while floating upon the warm sea.  I gained clarity from moments of silence that stretched for days and then years. I understand the shifting nature of a human mind. I’ve learned that nourishing…
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