MONTEZUMA, Costa Rica – Health and wellness is important at the newly opened Anamaya Resort & Retreat Center. That’s why Anamaya focuses on treating the well-being of the mind, body and spirit of its visitors through a variety of retreats.

Anamaya will host a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification Program during the month of October. The hotel can accommodate 21 people at a time and is also an ideal location for corporate retreats. Anamaya will accommodate organizations and groups who are looking to book the entire resort and staff. Retreat-type vacations are becoming increasingly more popular, and travelers who are looking for a vacation experience that provides a focus on health and wellness can find it at Anamaya.

Anamaya Resort opened Dec. 20, 2009. This exotic retreat center is situated on a cliff edge overlooking spectacular ocean views in Montezuma, Costa Rica—one of the world’s Blue Zones©. The Blue Zones are five areas where people are known to live the longest, happiest and healthiest, according to National Geographic explorer and author Dan Buettner.

This retreat center, however, offers much more than stunning views. Anamaya is Sanskrit for “good health,” and every retreat is designed with this philosophy in mind. Depending on the month, customers can choose from a variety of yoga retreats, including Yoga & Adventure, Surfing & Yoga, Yoga & Hula-Hoop, Aerial Silks & Yoga, as well as retreats for creative writing, detox, trapeze, meditation and more.

Anamaya Resort strives to care for their guests and for the planet by remaining chemical-free and using products that facilitate a more natural, organic way of life. This is reflected in its nontoxic and anti-allergenic rooms, as well as the newly installed salt-water pool, which allows guests to enjoy swimming without the worries of high levels of toxins entering the body.

In addition to uniquely designed retreats, Anamaya offers exquisite organic food, a variety of luxurious health and spa services, including acupuncture and chiropractic treatments, a Clearlight far infrared sauna, massage and reflexology therapies all in respect to the body, mind and spirit.

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