Costa Dulce

Signature Yoga & Surf Retreat

  • San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

  • Costa Dulce

  • 7 nights

  • from $1,899 Per Person

Grade 1 - Relaxing
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Picture a landscape of lush jungle, volcanoes, lakes and distant islands dotting the horizon. Let the subtle sounds of the ocean transport you to a nurturing escape where holistic wellness is at the forefront of everyone’s minds and living life one yoga pose at a time is the perfect pace. Start your day with yoga and then head to the beach to catch year-round surfable waves just footsteps from your bungalow. And during your stay, daily spa treatments are included, too.

From a guided nature hike to a horse-drawn tour of a colonial city, experience authentic Nicaragua with locals who are passionate about their home, their heritage and minimizing their footprint in this land that’s so easy to love. Nourish yourself and find inner peace on your retreat in paradise.



Looking to combine your hobbies or embrace a new one? You'll get access to all of the weekly activities offered, plus access to all yoga classes, as well as daily surf lessons, plus one 60 minute complimentary massage. 

  • Start your morning with an invigorating practice and end your day with a majestic sunset and meditative practice.
  • Enjoy the most delicious farm-to-table meals
  • Treat yourself with daily spa & energy healing treatments
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Nicaragua activities



7-Night Signature Yoga & Surf Retreat

from $1,899 Per Person

Rates displayed are per person based on double occupancy. Single occupancy is also available—please inquire. Preferred arrival is Saturday (although not required) as the retreat runs Saturday (arrival) to Saturday (departure).

Package Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in a beach bungalow
  • Daily yoga (up to two classes per day)
  • Daily surf lesson with local instructors
  • Surf clinic
  • Surf photos 
  • Surf trips taken during your stay 
  • One 60-minute massage 
  • Introduction to turtle conservation
  • Guided jungle walk and animal spotting
  • Trip to San Juan del Sur (local tourist hub)
  • Cacao ceremony 
  • Temazcal (Mesoamerican sweat lodge)
  • Beach Bonfire

Costa Dulce

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This renowned eco-lodge has the magic formula for a perfect Nicaragua holiday: surf, yoga, hiking, natural spa and the best local food.

Yoga & Surf
Yoga & Surf

Treat your body like the temple it is. Yoga is a crucial element of life at Costa Dulce since it is the foundation of the holistic lifestyle the eco-lodge embodies. When you stay this close to the waves you will be in the water at every opportunity. Take daily surf lessons or rent boards to go out on your own.

Wellness Playground
Wellness Playground

Blessed with beauty on all sides, you will find a network of walking trails to explore, enjoy and immerse yourself in. Find the secret lookout where you will be surrounded by the serenity of the environment, collect shells in the “mermaid cove” or take a dip in the tidal pool. 

Culinary Delights
Culinary Delights

La Dulce Cocina only serves healthy, delicious meals that are seasonal, unprocessed and catered to each guest’s needs. The abundant food program is designed for active lifestyles and includes all-day fruit, coffee, tea, as well as baked goods and desserts in addition to four meals. 


Costa Dulce grew very naturally and did so in the middle of nature. Each of the 12 beach bungalows and cabins has been designed with surrounding trees and plants taken into account and in some cases, the trees grow through the building. All have been built to take advantage of the local Papagayo winds to keep you cool without using too much electricity. The eco-lodge greywater is processed and used to water our garden and grow food for guests. Rustic luxury describes the bungalows and cabins the best. There are no televisions or air conditioning but stunning views, balconies with hammocks, big beds and warm water showers. In addition to the private bungalows and cabins, Costa Dulce consists of several inviting shared spaces. All accommodations are built around the central dining area, where something tasty is always being whipped up in the Dulce Cocina.

Features & Amenities

  • Organic cotton sheets with pillows and blankets
  • Organic artisan-made soap, shampoo and conditioner
  • Hot showers (some even outdoors!)
  • Ceiling fans
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Laundry service available for an additional charge



You will need a passport with 6 months validity. Visas are available upon arrival for $10.

Inquire within for current COVID-19 information and additional travel info.


The following items are recommended by Costa Dulce:

  • Natural sunscreen or sun protection
  • Natural bug repellent for the evenings
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Rain jacket only from May to November
  • Hiking shoes or sandals
  • Camera or smartphone
  • Flip flops and swimwear, of course
  • Small flashlight or headlamp with extra batteries or smartphone 
  • You can bring your own yoga mat, but we do provide high-quality mats, straps, blocks and other props
  • Personal pharmaceuticals: Any allergy or anti-itch cream if you wish and any prescription medication that you need
  • Health care items and/or feminine products
  • Earplugs (in case you have trouble adjusting to the sounds of the waves and monkeys)
  • Eyemask (if you are in a shared room)
  • Passport (you need a valid passport for at least 6 months before the expiration date to enter Nicaragua—no special visa is required)

You will likely find yourself in a happy place with little desire to go anywhere outside of our scheduled excursions. But if you want to travel further than your feet can take you, Costa Dulce offers transportation services to most locations throughout the country which can be easily arranged with reception, or for the more adventurous souls, the local bus is an option.

Alcohol is available for purchase onsite but is not included.



A 25% deposit is required per guest upon booking. Package must be paid 7 days prior to arrival.


There are no refunds provided for cancellation. Instead, you will receive a transferable credit as indicated below.

  • Cancelations within 7 days of arrival forfeit 50% of payment, the other 50% is transferable credit for a future stay.
  • Cancelations more than 7 days of arrival receive 100% of the deposit as transferable credit.

Transferable Credits

  • Transferable credit can not be used as a deposit, the 25% deposit needs to be paid again to make a new reservation.
  • Transferable credit is appliable to any of the products or services at the full advertised price and can not be used for any special offers. 
  • The transferable credit has no expiration date. 
  • The transferable credit can be gifted to a friend or family member.

Blackout Dates

Christmas and New year's holidays, Easter week