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Wellness Travel in Costa Rica

October 20, 2020 Comments Off

In the post-pandemic world, wellness travel will become more important than ever. Research has shown that travel improves mental and physical health. Wellness tourism in Costa Rica has been alive and well for many decades, long before it was trendy. Yoga, meditation, connecting with nature and the environment are all part of everyday life here.

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Know You’re Booking the Best

August 31, 2020 Comments Off

( Versión en Español abajo) Drift Away Eco-Lodge & Retreat Center Has Won the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award and the Booking.com Traveller Review Award for 2020 Drift Away Eco-Lodge Recognized Among Best in Playa Avellanas, Based on Outstanding 2019 Traveler Reviews Guests have said it best! Drift Away Eco-Lodge and Retreat Center is excited and

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Drift Away Eco-Lodge Supports and Celebrates Diversity

July 10, 2020 Comments Off

( Versión en Español abajo ) Diversity is a key element of our mission of sustainability and community at the Drift Away Eco-Lodge and Retreat Center.  We support and celebrate our differences as human beings for the benefit of our guests, our employees and our community. Drift Away Eco-Lodge welcomes everyone, and does not discriminate

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Costa Rica Surf Spots: Locals Reveal the Best

June 18, 2020 Comments Off

  “This is the kind of day you dream about, just you and your friends, offshore winds, 85 degree water, quality waves, and the nearest parking meter is 800 miles away.” The Endless Summer II, 1994 Costa Rica is known to have some of the best surfing in the world. Some of the best surfing

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Costa Rica: World-Class Yoga Retreat & Wellness Retreat Destination

April 24, 2020 Comments Off

Yoga retreats in the jungle. Yoga retreats on the beach. Yoga with the sea breeze wafting over you while listening to the dancing palms and crashing waves. Yoga as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean. It’s warm. It’s vibrant. It’s perfect. It’s Costa Rica. It’s the reason why time and again, in blogs, online

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Costa Rica Turtles Nesting in Playa Ostional: a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

March 11, 2020 Comments Off

Where to see turtles in Costa Rica? Sea turtle nesting on the beaches of the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge is one of the best things to do in Costa Rica and a great day trip for anyone staying at the Drift Away Eco-Lodge in Playa Avellanas.  Here is everything you need to know about sea

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Blue Zone Costa Rica, the Healthiest Place on Earth

December 23, 2019 Comments Off

You can feel it as you travel down the bumpy dirt roads, away from the touristy city of Tamarindo, into the Costa Rican countryside. A sense of relaxation and tranquility. Of calm. And Peace.  No concrete resorts, gas stations, or banks. No bright lights. No billboards or box stores. You are in rural, Blue Zone

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10 Best Restaurants in Playa Negra

November 7, 2019 Comments Off

*Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some restaurants are temporarily closed, have limited hours, or are only available for pickup and delivery. Our staff can give you the most updated information. Playa Negra, Guanacaste (also known as Los Pargos) is the sleepy little surf village just a few kilometers south of Drift Away Eco-Lodge. It is

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Minimizing Waste for the Environment & the Community

October 15, 2019 Comments Off

(Versión en español debajo) The Drift Away Eco-Lodge takes its responsibility to the environment and the community seriously. When it comes to our waste, we have taken some simple steps that have drastically reduced the amount we produce. Sometimes our total output consists of just 1 or 2 large bags per week! It takes some

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