In this modern world for maintaining a civilized life and development we are making many alteration and addition to the nature and day by day making our natural beauty damaged. It is the high time to awaken the awareness of sustainable living and spread the thought of sustainable practice among more people. Permaculture is a way to integrate several disciplines, including biology, architecture, ecology, agriculture, appropriate technology, geography, gardening and community building.

Josephs-Treehouse From ‘permanent agriculture’ and ‘permanent culture’ the word ‘permaculture’ has been derived. It doesn’t mean to keep everything same rather means stability and the practice of living lightly on the planet and sustaining human activities for many generations to come, in harmony with nature.

Permaculture is a philosophy & an approach to land and Yoga is a philosophy of life and an approach to our physical and psychological health. You is the discipline that help us to discover the true nature hidden in our self and to find out the inner connection with nature. If you are seeking for a place to enjoy Yoga retreat close to the nature as well as want to enjoy participating in Permaculture course you can choose Rancho Delicioso. This is an organic farm that offers Permaculture and Yoga Program (PYP) including all other facilities you need for enjoying comfortable stay. The unique combination of Yoga and Permaculture will allow you to find out the interconnection between your self and the nature.


Rancho Delicioso is an eco village and permaculture volunteer project. This 8 hectare estate is nestled on the Southern Nicoya Peninsula, near to Montezuma and Santa Teresa, two renowned relatively undeveloped beach towns. Each of the towns can be reached within 10 to 15 minutes from the eco-village and if you prefer walking you can reach Montezuma around 90 minutes. This is a perfect place for the people who are interested in an ecological, healthy and artistic lifestyle. Surfers will also find this eco-village perfect as they can reach great surfing waves within 15 minutes as well as Playa Hermosa within 25 minutes or so. Many Yoga lovers visit this part of the country to enjoy yoga retreats just because of the surrounding area. With several houses this organic farming center and green building knowledge will be very helpful for your pursuit of a healthy and sustainable future. More more information you can visit:

Course Details:

Permaculture and Yoga Program (PYP) for 7 Days/6 Nights offered by the organic farm Rancho Delicioso. This package also includes 3 delicious meals per day and all of these meals are prepared with fresh products collected from the farm or local providers. While staying at this eco village, you will enjoy all the comforts and will get opportunity to work closely with nature and will learn how to practice sustainable living.

Daily workshops on Permaculture basics:

This daily workshops will allow you to learn the basics, principles and ethics of permaculture. This course is designed in such a way that it encourage the practitioners to follow the permaculture practice in their daily life. This course also includes lessons based on the first stages of gardening, how to mimic the nature and how to make sustainable garden design. After enjoying the workshop you will know about the technique that you need for observing and utilizing Micro-climates. You will work on site under the guidance of an expert and will learn the full process of gardening. Not only the gardening design but also you know about the application of permaculture principles to food production, home design and sustainable living. You will also know about the plants that are used for making medicine.

Daily Yoga Classes:

While staying at Rancho Delicioso, you can join the daily ‘Open Level’ yoga classes offered by the center. These classes are perfectly designed for the beginners as well as for the advanced yogis. Practitioners will also get opportunity to practice yoga workouts at Anamaya Resort that is considered as one of the best Yoga resorts in Costa Rica.

Aerial Silk Basics:

Aerial-Silk-by-Livio There are many yogis who might also like this course. Aerial silks is also known as aerial curtains, aerial fabrics, aerial tissue, and aerial ribbons. People who can climbs up with a suspended fabric anywhere from 20-50 feet high, and have enough stamina, balance and concentration to hold the fabric or wrap and make their body movements like yoga workouts they can will like this course. This course is based on the basics of movements that the practitioners will have to make with breathing techniques. This particular technique is very challenging but popularly practiced in all around the world. This technique is also popularly used as a dance form.

Intro to Massage:

When you join Permaculture and Yoga Retreat at Rancho Delicioso, you will get opportunity to learn about the techniques of giving and receiving Thai Yoga Massage. This is a 2,500-year-old Ayurvedic-based body science that helps to get rid of any kind of stress and tension and get relaxed, refreshed and energetic.

Healthy Cooking and Nutrition:

Spring-Roll-from-the-Farm People who are interested in cooking and also want to know about proper diet, they can join this course. It will allow you to know about some cooking and nutrition basics and to sort through the latest research and advice. When you will visit this place to enjoy Permaculture and Yoga Retreat, you will get opportunity to learn about healthy cooking and also about nutrition basics.


You will enjoy this course in a reasonable price and it depends on the accommodation the participant choose. Within the rate you will also enjoy the facilities including comfortable accommodation, healthy delicious meals, yoga sessions and permaculture classes. Usually all the programs are started on Sunday and end on a Saturday but if you want you can add a second week, after your program ends to practice what you have learned, the cost is $140 for the week (7 additional nights).

For more information please visit:



Rancho Delicioso
200m Norte y Oeste de la Escuela Delicias
Cobano, Puntarenas 60111
Phone: +506 8844-4726


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