Nosara Yoga Institute® Opens Nosara Yoga Village, a New Yoga-Centric Alternative to Nosara Hotels for Costa Rica Yoga Vacations and Group Retreats

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The new Nosara Yoga Village, adjacent to Costa Rica’s landmark center for yoga teacher training and advanced yoga education, opens its doors to not only yoga students but also to the public, inviting both individual visitors to the Nosara area and group retreats hosts to enjoy well-appointed bungalow-style accommodations and resort amenities set over 8 stunning acres of indigenous-landscaped grounds dotted with waterfalls and pools.

When guests stay at Nosara Yoga Village for yoga teacher training, a yoga vacation, R&R, or as part of a group retreat, they'll cherish the unique Costa Rica setting of serenity and meditation that will complement and deepen their entire yoga experience.

Nosara Yoga Institute (, a Yoga Alliance-recognized yoga teacher training center located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, announces the opening of its new Nosara Yoga Village accommodations and resort facilities located immediately adjacent to the Institute. In addition to serving its students, the Nosara Yoga Village is open to the public, serving guests seeking a yoga vacation or hosting their own yoga retreat. (

“The Nosara Yoga Village enables us to offer accommodations to serve the needs of the international yoga community who visit Costa Rica as well as our students, is the fulfillment of a dream,” said Amba Stapleton, Nosara Yoga Institute co-founder and co-director with husband Don Stapleton, Ph.D. “This expansion reflects the growth and success of the Institute as a prestigious center of yoga not only in Costa Rica but also around the world. More importantly, when guests stay here for yoga teacher training, yoga vacation, R&R, or as part of a group retreat, they will cherish how the Village and grounds create a setting of serenity and meditation that complements and deepens their entire yoga experience.”

Offering a yoga-centric alternative to local Nosara hotels, the Nosara Yoga Village can accommodate up to 56 people in a variety of shared and private rooms and configurations. Each fully furnished bungalow features air conditioning, overhead fan, stone sinks from Bali, private open air showers, free Wi-fi, top-of-the-line bedding, jungle views and other amenities.

The bungalows are positioned near the main building named Ananda Kutir (“House of Bliss”), which houses the reception area, canopied outdoor dining area, boutique, and juice bar. Guests can relax poolside, as well as enjoy a 25-meter saltwater lap pool. Public yoga classes are taught daily in the Institute’s beautiful yoga pavilions. Massages, manicures and pedicures are optional services offered in our Spa. Two (2) sumptuous vegetarian lacto-ovo meals are served daily and are included in guests stays.

Notes Canadian developer and Nosara Yoga business partner Gary Edwards, who directed all aspects of the Village construction and expansion, “Our focus was to create a memorable stay for each and every guest, while preserving the natural jungle beauty that surrounds this property through the use of sustainable, environmentally-friendly construction materials and building methods. The feedback from our guests has already far exceeded our expectations.”

The Nosara Yoga Institute and Village grounds are located within an 8-minute walk to the stunning beaches of Playa Guiones, where aqua-hued lapping waves of the Pacific Ocean beckon both swimmers and surfers alike. In addition to yoga, the Nosara Village staff is available to assist guests in taking advantage of nearby recreational opportunities capitalizing on the country's beauty and terrain, such as eco-tours to view rainforests, active volcanoes and waterfalls, zip-lining, horseback riding, kayaking and hiking.

Detailed information, pricing and reservations for accommodations and group retreats can be found on the Nosara Yoga website at

About Nosara Yoga Village (
Nestled amid the lush green Costa Rica jungle that creates a haven of serenity and introspection, the brand new Nosara Yoga Village, adjacent to the Nosara Yoga Institute, offers both students and guests alike accommodations, vegetarian meals, yoga classes and resort amenities within a yoga-oriented meditative setting that will enrich their entire yoga experience. Yoga teachers who wish to host their own retreats will also be able to choose from a variety of yoga pavilions based on availability and group size. Located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, the Nosara Yoga Village is just a few minutes' walk from the breathtaking Pacific Ocean and its pristine beaches.

About Nosara Yoga Institute® (
Internationally recognized for its successful professional career training curriculum in yoga education, Nosara Yoga Institute is a registered Yoga Alliance school (RYS®) specializing in 200-, 300-, 500- and 1,000-hour yoga teacher training tracks and RYT certification programs. Located amid the stunning beauty of Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, Nosara Yoga was founded in 1994 by Amba and Don Stapleton, PhD and author of Self-Awakening Yoga: The Expansion of Consciousness through the Body’s Own Wisdom. Nosara Yoga’s approach to teaching yoga goes beyond traditional poses and yoga styles to offer a vitalizing, life-opening experience of studying and practicing yoga. Specifically, it integrates the concept of inner inquiry into each training, resulting in a transformative and more gratifying individualized approach to teaching yoga.

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