Join Martha Beck and Rowan Mangan
for a “culture cleanse” retreat in beautiful Costa Rica!

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What is included in my ticket purchase?
  • Two pre-retreat Zoom calls with Martha and Ro to get you prepared
  • Round-trip airfare between San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) and the Imiloa retreat center
  • Five nights shared or single occupancy in Imiloa (depending on which room type you select and pay for at registration)
  • Ground transportation while at Imiloa during the retreat
  • All meals, snacks, and beverages while at Imiloa during the retreat (Imiloa is a no-alcohol, non-smoking, vegan facility)
  • Group activities during the retreat
  • High-speed internet in each room, but intentionally not available in certain common areas
  • Access to our private retreat group space within the online Martha Beck Community, where we will share trip information and get to know each other before the retreat
What isn’t included in my ticket purchase?
  • Transportation from your origin point to San Jose, Costa Rica, and back
  • Any private excursions or activities outside of the retreat
  • Spa treatments or special personal services at Imiloa
  • Gratuities for Imiloa staff, personal services, and/or purchases
  • Travel, accident, health, or life insurance
  • Any souvenirs or other purchases made while in Costa Rica
Do you offer a payment plan?

Yes. We offer an installment plan with five easy payments. The five installments will be automatically charged to your credit card approximately every 30 days.

Do you offer refunds?

We do not offer refunds for the Pure.Wild.Self Retreat. There are a limited number of spots available, and by registering, you are committing to paying the full amount for the room you select.

How many people will be at this retreat?

Pure.Wild.Self has a maximum of 25 people.

Will I receive personal one-on-one coaching?

No, you will not receive personal one-on-one coaching. You will be part of the engaging conversation during seminar sessions and during meals, this retreat is not designed for one-on-one coaching.

How does transportation work? How do I get to Imiloa?
  • If arriving on the same day your retreat starts, arrival to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) should be prior to 7:00 am local time. If this is not possible, please book your flight the day before and spend the extra night in San Jose.
  • The complimentary group charter flight to Imiloa departs at 9:15 am local time the first day of your retreat.
  • After the retreat, your departure flight from SJO should be after 1:00 pm.
Where do I fly to in Costa Rica?

San Jose (Juan Santamaria) International Airport in Costa Rica. The airport code is “SJO.”

How long is the flight to Imiloa?

About 25 minutes long from wheels up to wheels down.

Do we have to take the small airplane to Imiloa?

Included in your retreat experience at Imiloa is the small plane we charter privately for just your retreat group. This is already included in your stay with us. However, if you prefer ground transportation, this can be set up as an alternative; however, there will be an additional cost. Please inquire at [email protected] for more information.

If I decide to fly in the day before my retreat starts, do you have hotel recommendations?

Imiloa Institute makes the following recommendations:

  • Alta Hotel
  • Resort Hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica | Costa Rica Marriott Hotel Hacienda Belen
  • Hampton by Hilton San Jose Airport, Costa Rica Airport Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport – San Jose, Costa Rica (

Additional Questions??

If you have any questions about Costa Rica, travel logistics, accommodations, or the Imiloa Campus, contact the Imiloa concierge at [email protected].

If you have any questions about retreat content and the daily itinerary, you can email us: [email protected].


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