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The Retreat Costa Rica Introduces The Art Of Resting Package


The Retreat Costa Rica, a luxury wellness boutique resort perched on a high vibrational crystal mountain in Atenas, has designed the special Art of Resting Package to reinvigorate travelers who are struggling from burnout brought on by the uncertainty and intensity of the last 18 months. The Retreat is the perfect solution for those who are seeking a restful, contemplative trip to a place that will pamper and help heal them in Costa Rica’s calming, magical, and natural restorative rain forests.

This package offers sought-after relaxation at The Retreat as well as personalized instruction for guests to learn how to ensure quality rest time and activities to incorporate into their lives when they return home. Plenty of respite and rejuvenation is built into the Art of Resting Package, including pranayama sessions with the resort’s Ayurveda doctor, sound healing, and aromatherapy treatments. A cranial massage utilizing marma points, which is therapy to sustain the flow of energy throughout the body and the use of a kansa wand, an ancient Ayurvedic facial tool, to plump, depuff, and firm the skin and soften fine lines. 

Known for its delicious, carefully curated organic dishes, The Retreat Costa Rica offers three daily anti-inflammatory organic meals with this package and gifts guests with an Art of Resting Kit welcoming amenity, complete with sleep mask, mini lavender essence, and more.

The Art of Resting Package at The Retreat Costa Rica includes:

  • Five nights of luxurious accommodations
  • Three daily anti-inflammatory organic meals at the farm-to-table restaurants
  • Three pranayama sessions with the resort’s Ayurveda doctor, each 60 minutes
  • Sound healing session lasting 45 minutes
  • Aromatherapy spa treatment, 60 minutes
  • Cranial massage with marma points and Kansa wand, 30 minutes
  • Gourmet Tea Tasting
  • The Art of Resting Kit (sleep mask, sleeping socks, an intention crystal, mini lavender essence)

Package price starts at $490 per night, excluding tax and gratuity. Available through November 2022.

At The Retreat Costa Rica, guests are welcomed to the new Crystal Room with its healing energy, and guest rooms have been refreshed with new paint, furnishings, décor, and enhanced patios. The signature pool now has a 1,000-square-foot deck near the mountain’s edge. There’s also a new curtain pavilion at the Yoga House. In addition, The Retreat has recently added a conference room, as well as the Galana Boutique filled with global special finds.

Importantly, as travel to The Retreat has been certified by the Costa Rica Health Ministry for meeting COVID-19 guidelines, the resort ensures the safety and wellness of all its guests and employees with safety protocols and access to COVID-19 PCR and rapid testing.

The Retreat Costa Rica is a luxury wellness boutique resort and spa founded by celebrity chef, bestselling author, and health and wellness life coach Diana Stobo in 2015. Located at the base of a quartz mountain outside the town of Atenas, Alajuela, in Costa Rica and 30 minutes from San Juan International Airport, the resort offers guests a transformational experience in a nurturing environment. The Retreat includes elegant accommodations, a spa and healing center, two farm-to-table restaurants, a yoga studio, two saline swimming pools, organic gardens, a coffee plantation, sweeping views, and hiking trails. 

About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.