Cultivating Self Love - Women's Wellness Retreat

Montezuma to Manzanillo, Costa Rica

Cultivating Self Love - Women's Wellness Retreat

This women's wellness retreat was lovingly created to deepen your awareness of self love and empowerment while fostering a sense of play, growth, healing and adventure! Cultivating Self Love is a Self Mastery International retreat featuring transformational experiences designed to nourish the body, stimulate the mind and soothe the soul.

We have partnered with Sumak Travel to design a journey through some of Costa Rica's top destinations to experience a great mix of adventure, wildlife, nature, relaxation, education, healing and renewal. You will visit natural wonders and unique ecosystems in the magnificent Nicoya Peninsula, one of the five Blue Zones of the world (Blue Zones are places where people live more than 100 years on average, due to the combination of healthy lifestyle, nutrition, socialization and rich ecosystems).

After getting a glimpse of San José, we will fly to Montezuma, located in the south east of the Nicoya Peninsula, where we will stay at the beautiful Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Then we will make a short journey from Montezuma to Manzanillo, on the opposite side of the Nicoya Peninsula, where we will stay at the lovely Kaya Bloom Ecolodge, a regenerative tourism initiative with spirituality and conservation at the heart of their mission.

This 8-day wellness retreat features yoga, meditation, transformational workshops and other healing activities to enlighten your soul. Come forge new connections with other likeminded women and create lifelong bonds that deepen over time!

About your retreat leader:

Peggy Farmer, Ph.D., is the founder of Self Mastery International and will be your retreat guide, facilitator and coach. With over 30 years of experience providing women's wellness retreats around the world, she brings a passion for self love and self transformation as well as a diverse background in mental health, public health and wellness. Peggy studied yoga and meditation in India from 1989-1993 and was part of the International Peace conference that drafted the International Declaration of Peace with the UN and she learned sacred ceremonies from shamans in Peru and Mexico. Peggy holds certifications in yoga, meditation and coaching as well as emotional intelligence, stress management, nutrition, mediation and compassionate communication. She is the author of the book "Exploratory Surgery of the Soul, A Journey to Self Mastery" and the guided meditation audio "Letting Go". She is passionate about planetary upliftment and loves to travel to sacred sites around the world to perform ceremonies for Mother Earth. For more information, check out her website:

Important note: Accommodation will be in double rooms (two women per room). Single supplement is available for an additional cost of $865 per person.

Right for You?


8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Comfortable Stay, Connect with Nature and Time to Relax


English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity




Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish



Fly into San Jose on day 1 to get started


Set Departure Date
December 5-12, 2021

What's Included


7 Nights Boutique Hotel and Eco Lodge


Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)


All meals included
Carefully prepared dishes with fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner


Private van and Airplane

Traveler Reviews

“I attended the Sacred Soul Journey retreat in Tulum, Mexico, in 2018 hosted by Dr. Peggy Farmer and Kelli Reese. This was a life changing event for me. What Peggy brought to the retreat was her whole self, including her clinical experience as well as her many other skills and abilities. Her expertise is holding a safe, sacred, loving space for those in her care to heal. It was with grace, tenderness, and compassion that she led our group of women in a journey to ourselves. She leads from a perspective of non judgement and unconditional love. The tools that she taught us during this retreat were transformational and I still use them to this day! I am so thankful for our interactions and teachings that she provided for us during the Sacred Soul Journey and I highly recommend her to any woman wanting to have a meaningful and conscious life.”

Jill from Arizona

“Spending any amount of time with Dr. Peggy Farmer leaves you utterly transformed! Her ancient wisdom, deep connection with the spiritual realms and her amazing spirit will have you feeling so much love and joy and will leave you with a much deeper sense of yourself and your unique gifts! Do not pass up this rare opportunity to be coached and guided by this special soul. It will be an adventure you will never forget!”

Zahra from Miami

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Sumak Sustainable Travel

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise

Sumak Travel is a Costa Rican based sustainable tour operator that specializes in connecting travelers to Costa Rica's nature and cultures. Their goal is to create authentic experiences for travelers that contribute to sustainable growth for local communities. __Sumak Kawsay means “good living” in Quechua: for us, it embodies the idea of caring for people, cultures and nature – principles that are key to true, sustainable development.__ Therefore Sumak Travel embodies ‘good sustainable travel’.

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