Join Kim McBean for a week of yoga in peaceful Playa Grande, nesting ground for the leatherback sea turtles and a gorgeous beach that hosts one of Costa Rica's top surf spots. Enjoy two classes a day in dynamic flow, restorative and therapeutic yoga. Eat fresh and delicious food, sip on a coconut or visit the local juice and smoothie bar. Take a siesta in a hammock or by the pool, surf or choose a jungle adventure! Relax and recharge at the Rip Jack Inn, a boutique hotel that feels like home and a giant warm hug. Take time for yourself to reconnect to nature, swim in the ocean, watch the monkeys and birds and witness the most magical sunsets.

Feb 23 - March 2, 2014 OR March 22-29, 2014

What's Included:

  • Seven nights accommodation
  • Breakfast, dinner + unlimited smoothies
  • Two daily yoga classes
  • Airport transfers
  • Taxes

Rooms and rates in CAD:

Early bird special rates: book on or before December 31, 2013 week one, and January 31, 2014 week two. Add $150 per package thereafter:

  • Standard room shared $1475, single $1775
  • Deluxe room shared $1575, single $2075
  • Bungalow shared $1675, single $2275

Suites also available by request. Non-practicing yoga companions welcome, please inquire about a special rate for your guest or families

A non-refundable deposit of $500 CAD is required to reserve your spot with the balance paid in full one month prior to the retreat date (week one: January 23, 2014 or week two: February 22, 2014). .

Email to reserve your spot. Payment by cash, debit or credit card to Jen Sachs at Flight Centre: or 416-921-6779.

Click here to view photos of the rooms and take a virtual tour. This beach side hotel is currently expanding, and will have two pools and new updated rooms. Please check back here soon for more photos! Rip Jack Inn has also been awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2013 by Trip Advisor. Check out all of the LOVE here.

Click here to view the retreat schedule, list of what to bring and all logistics.

ACTIVITIES (not included):

Surfing, zip lining, hiking, thermal pools, sunset sail, diving, horseback riding and spa services... Just to name a few!

Testimonials from last year's retreat:

'My week at Playa Grande with Kim on her inaugural Yoga Retreat was one of the most magical experiences of my life. It was the perfect mix of relaxation, finding balance and challenging myself physically and emotionally. I could really feel myself growing as an individual, and when I came back to the real world, people kept telling me I was radiating peace! Put in one word: Bliss.'

'This retreat meant so much to me on so many levels and layers in my life: my daily practice, relationships, self awareness and in staying present. My love for yoga, nature and the ocean, all came together helping me find balance and peace. A very deep experience emotionally and physically.. it changed my life, it made me grow.'

'Surrounded by beautiful people, beautiful beaches, beautiful activities and a beautiful yoga practice. I cherish those memorable moments - from learning how to surf (finally!) to witnessing dolphins and manta rays while sailing. The group I shared these experiences with are some of the most amazing people I've ever met. And Kim, herself, is so fabulous - as a teacher, a listener, a mentor and a friend.'

'Kim, you're a great guide and mentor. I really admire how perceptive you are and how you were able to connect deeply with each of us. You gave me the balance to allow myself to be serious but have fun, to be daring and challenge myself, to feel at ease with silence, to enjoy the gifts and to receive.'