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This is not your typical vacation. Instead of eating like a slob and lounging around while your vacation time slips away, the goal for this retreat is to help you come home in better shape than when you left! On top of the training, you will also get to explore the gorgeous scenery Costa Rica has to offer. Not only that, you will also be served delicious, healthy, fresh meals three times a day while having the opportunity to lounge out by the infinity pool or lie in a hammock between sessions.
Located in Nosara (Costa Rica), Jungle's Edge is Costa Rica’s newest destination for travelers seeking a true pura vida experience. Nestled mere minutes from Playa Guiones, Jungle's Edge offers an extraordinarily beautiful and natural setting in one of National Geographic Adventurers "Top 20 Surf Locations in the World."
While staying at one of Jungles Edge’s many accommodations, guests will be surrounded by breathtaking wildlife and astounding flora, including 500 bananas trees of many varieties. The property also boasts a saltwater infinity pool (one of Bed and Breakfast's top 10 coolest pools) and a 40 by 60 feet open-air workout area for yoga, martial arts, Pilates, Barre, and high-performance fitness and surf training.
The communal Rancho allows guests access to the juice bar and complimentary wireless service. Meals come freshly cooked using a variety of whole foods, local cuisine, and organic veggies from the garden. Jungle's Edge also takes pride in making some of the most delicious, refreshing tropical smoothies and juices which are an excellent way to be healthy and recharged!
The Jungle Bungalow is the perfect option for a budget traveler or small groups who want to be surrounded by the exotic jungle atmosphere at night. Surrounded by luscious flora, banana trees, and howler monkeys you are truly on "the jungle's edge" when you stay in one of these comfortable, cozy accommodations.
This accommodation option is enclosed and uniquely crafted with two fans, reflective roof, LED lighting, and kitchenettes. It stays cool during the day and at night with plenty of shade from the jungle trees and is bug-free. There are options for one to four people to sleep in a bungalow!
Lotus Suites are as cute and comfortable as they get. With a private bathroom, private refrigerator, a ceiling fan, air conditioner, and deluxe linens and mattresses, this is the perfect blend of luxury and affordability for all travelers. This is Jungle's Edge most popular suite for couples and is only steps away from studio floor and rancho!
Feelin' fancy? Then the VIP Villa Suites is perfect for you! With stunning views overlooking the jungle, direct access to the salt water infinity pool, a private bathroom, private balconies, air conditioning, billiards table, and a shared kitchen and living room, you've basically got the VIP treatment! Options are available for queen size and double twin beds.
Throughout this retreat, you will learn a unique blend of Muay Thai techniques, training methods, and drills that you can take home and adapt into your own training routine. With this type of training, you will develop a more aware and focused mind, especially through the additional yoga and mindfulness practices that the group does throughout the week.
The aim of the program is to have you come out of this retreat rejuvenated, energized, and motivated to continue living an active lifestyle and lead a purposeful life. Muay Thai Guy hopes to reinvirogate your drive and passion for Muay Thai while encouraging you to continue pursuing your goals regardless of what they are.
This retreat will be an exciting adventure where you will improve your Muay Thai technique, get in phenomenal shape, detox your body and mind, and develop a deeper connection with yourself ... it doesn't get much better than that!
These Muay Thai retreats are more than just about Muay Thai, it’s about having an active, healthy vacation where you get to try out new things and experience a different way of life. Here are a few of the other activities that you can choose to do while on your retreat.
Have you ever wanted to try surfing? Well there is no better time and place to do it than with a professional surf instructor at the beautiful Playa Guiones! In fact, Guioness beach is rated as one of the world’s top 20 surf locations and is an ideal spot for beginners to learn the fundamentals of catching waves.
Already a seasoned surfer? Then rent a board and enjoy year-round consistent surf conditions. You could even try stand-up paddle boarding if you wanted!
Nosara is the yoga capital of Costa Rica. The Jungle’s Edge has a 40 by 60 feet open-aired yoga studio surrounded by banana trees. The Jungle's Edge environment, full of fruit plants and vibrant colors, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy your yoga sessions.
By training yoga, you will become much more in-tune with your body’s movements, improve your flexibility anf become mentally stronger - which will help you become a better Muay Thai student and be more focused, aware, and driven throughout everyday life. There will be one or two sessions mixed in with your Muay Thai training led by certified yoga teacher Liz Gaschler.
At this Muay Thai retreat, the goal is to provide you with a life changing journey where you are able to build your confidence, learn new skills, and meet amazing people from all around the world. In addition to the workout activities, the program will also provide group chats and workshops to look deeper inside yourself and grow as an individual.
If want you to have fun, unique travel experience where you'll come home with a renewed motivation and new set of skills, then this type of retreat was made for you! Just take a look at what a sample week schedule looks like when you come to a retreat with Sean.
Please note that hours and activities are subject to change. Training is based of campers preferences.
Sean Fagan is a professional Muay Thai fighter and amateur champion from upstate New York. He has been training Muay Thai since 2010 and has been documenting his journey through Muay Thai Guy ever since in hopes to help spread the sport and teach students about the beauty of this ancient martial art.
This will be his 6th time organizing and hosting a Muay Thai Retreat in Costa Rica at Jungle's Edge. With a variety experience training with some of the best fighters and coaches in the world (including his multiple stints in Thailand), Sean has an entire tool box of training methods, techniques, and philosophies that he likes to share with the retreat group.
Regardless of whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced fighter, Sean is able to teach everyone regarldess of their skill level!
Take an afternoon off from Muay Thai training and join the group in a trip to one of the most pristine waterfalls you'll ever see. You can choose to dive off the waterfalls cliffs or just hang out and take a dip in the swimming holes surrounding the area. The staff will pack fresh fruits, coconuts and snacks for you to enjoy while taking in the beautiful jungle atmosphere!
After your afternoon training session, take a trip down to the beach to watch the stunning sunsets that Costa Rica has to offer on Guiones Beach. Once the light starts to fade, get ready for a group bonfire where you get to stargaze and chat with fellow passionate retreat members. This was one of the best parts of the trip!
The retreat will take place in Nosara, Costa Rica.
Food is included in your package and is served three times a day (one day is only breakfast so you can explore other eateries). Most meals are local Costa Rican dishes like casado, freshly-caught fish, fresh fruits, guacamole, platanos, burritos, rice bowls, salads, organic meats and much more. You also receive one refreshing tropical smoothie or fresh squeezed juice daily! If you are a vegetarian or vegan, Jungle’s Edge can cater to your needs as well.
You also will be spending one day out as a group to eat at a local restaurant where meals are around 10-20 USD depending on where the group goes and what you choose to eat. Local restaurants and markets are just a few minutes walk away.
During down time people like to do a variety of things:
Additional activities, excursions, spa treatments, and lessons are a la carte. If you are interested in the extras, please let Muay Thai Guy know. They have available surf lessons, SUP tours, waterfall hikes, Pink Sand Beach hikes, massages, facials, snorkel tours, and many others. All retreaters receive 5 USD off such items. They can also arrange TRX or fitness sessions at a rate of 15 USD per person.
The beach and main town of Guiones is a easy 15-minute walk through cleared jungles paths. Bicycles are available for rent at Jungle's Edge for 15 USD a day. ATV’s, motorcycles, and golf carts are available for rent from shops in town - most of which require a deposit or your passport. There are also taxis available.
Please book your flight to arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) or Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Muay Thai Guy can help organize your shuttle with other retreaters if you arrive around the same time on the same date.
One-way transfer from LIberia Airport (LIR) for one to four people costs 150 USD. For a group of more than five people, it costs 40 USD per person. One-way transfer from San Jose costs 260 USD for one to four people. For a group of more than five people, it costs 60 USD per person.
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