We regret to inform you that due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Lidia in Yelapa, Mexico, we have decided to postpone the Welcome Home Retreat that was scheduled for December 9th - 16th, 2023. We are deeply saddened by the loss and damage caused by the storm, and we send our heartfelt prayers and support to the people of Yelapa and the surrounding areas.
We know how much you were looking forward to this retreat, and we appreciate your understanding and patience in this challenging time. We are grateful to Pura Vida to be able to announce that we have secured new dates for the retreat: December 7th - 14th, 2024. We look forward to sharing this exquisite retreat, the beauty and tranquility of Pura Vida, with you.
Those that have already registered for the retreat, we have issued a full refund. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us. We thank you for your continued support and trust in us.
We appreciate your understanding as we update our content to the 2024 dates. We look forward to welcoming you home December 2024.
Leslie, Cedar & The Welcome Home Retreat Team
Welcome Home Retreat transcends a mere vacation; it is an opportunity to come home to yourself. Let this amazing retreat welcome you back to your own heart, where you truly belong!
December 7 - 14, 2024
Taught by Leslie & Cedar
Inclusive Retreat Starting at $2,275*
price dependent upon accommodation tier selection
Individuals, Couples, Friends, Siblings & Parent | Child Team-ups
Guided by seasoned practitioners, Leslie & Cedar, each day unfolds with mindful practices that gently unlock the chambers of your heart. From guided meditation, poetry, song, sunrise rituals, massage and gentle yoga to peaceful soaks in a hot tub overlooking the bay, you'll find your heart opening like a blossoming flower, ready to embrace the warmth and love around you.
Allow yourself to be enveloped by the serenity of nature as you step back into a world where time slows down. Our retreat is not just a destination; it's a homecoming to your heart. Amidst breathtaking jungle landscapes, waterfalls, stone pathways, tropical birds, animals, flowers and exquisite sunsets, you'll find the perfect canvas to rediscover your passions, dreams, and the spark that sets your soul aglow.
Dive deeper into the heart of connection with our meaningful sharing circles. Discover the art of wholeheartedly listening and truly hearing others, while experiencing the gift of being fully heard yourself. Engage in creative rituals that reconnect you with your essential and authentic self. Participate in exercises that foster trust and empathy, allowing you to forge bonds that resonate long after the retreat.
Explore the transformative magic of sound as you join in heartwarming chanting overlooking the bay. Allow your voice to merge with others, creating harmonies that resonate deep within. Engage in sound healing experiences that resonate with your soul's frequency, releasing blockages and reviving your inner vitality.
Immerse yourself in the traditional Mexican Temazcal, a sweat lodge, which offers both physical and spiritual purification. Let the healing warmth cleanse not just your body, but also your spirit, as you partake in this ancient sacred ritual that promotes renewal and inner clarity. Nestled on the retreat center's grounds, this meticulously crafted lodge offers seclusion and safety for what can prove to be a very life-changing experience.
Experience the unique and effective principles of Phenomenal Touch massage, a practice that goes beyond technique, inviting you to engage with your intuition and empathy. Discover the power of presence as you navigate the subtleties of touch, learning to listen and respond to the language spoken by the body. Whether you're the giver or receiver, each interaction becomes a dance of energy, fostering connection on a profound level.
Yelapa, a quaint fishing village rich with traditional culture and accessible only by boat, is the unique and beautiful location for this amazing retreat.
Come let the gentle rustle of palm leaves and the rhythmic lull of ocean waves
echo the soothing cadence of your soul.
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Nourish your heart, your taste buds & your belly with an eclectic plethora of healthy alternative & traditional Mexican fare, stuffed with vitality & lovingly prepared. The Chefs of Pura Vida offer a bountiful variety of primarily organic, gluten free, plant based fresh ingredients, with an option to add chicken or fish. Every meal reminds that taking care of the heart extends to every aspect of life. These meals are serious delicious medicine...
Resting at the bay's tip and perched within the lush embrace of the jungle, the Pura Vida retreat center exudes tranquility. Imagine savoring the smells & sounds of the ocean as you gaze out at the breathtaking views from your sacred space. Organic sheets and hypoallergenic or goose down pillows, metal-free mattresses, & mosquito nets ensure a peaceful & quite possibly, the best sleep of your life!
Secluded, oceanfront accommodations offer a remarkable blend of comfort and natural beauty, inviting you to experience extraordinary vistas of the ocean. Each room is a distinctive testament to coziness and uniqueness. During our week-long sojourn, the entirety of Pura Vida is exclusively our Home, allowing an intimate experience.
Standard accommodation is double occupancy with either Two Queen Beds, or One Queen Bed, for paired sharing. If you do not have a prearranged pairing, we will strive to pair you with an apropos cohabitant. On a limited basis, single occupancy accommodation is available with a premium upcharge.
Accommodation varies from airy open spaces to snug enclosures. Seeking respite from the tropical heat? A few select offerings are equipped with air-conditioning yielding utmost comfort. Choose your level of accommodation and amenities based on the experience & price tier that resonates with you.
Enhanced by natural salt-water, the infinity pool and expansive bay-facing hot tub absolute treats, Pura Vida also provides the chance to reserve private massage or Watsu sessions on-site (additional fee applies) during our intermissions. Dedication to rustic simplicity, Pura Vida emanates a unique charm that captivates the imagination and resonates the heart's melody.
Pura Vida Wellness Retreat Center is built on a steep hill with over 130 stairs leading from the main entrance and juice bar to the kitchen upstairs. Taking this into consideration, self-reliance is part of the experience. Physical practices, i.e. yoga, aikido, massage, chanting & sweat lodge are appropriate for most mobility levels.
Staying at Pura Vida Wellness Retreat Center is an experience unlike any other. Pura Vida is in the jungle on a lush tropical hillside garden just at the ocean shore.
Our gathering space has full shade complimented by a spectacular panoramic view.
$ 2,795* single occupancy
$ 2,895* single occupancy
$ 2,995* single occupancy
$ 3,095* single occupancy
⁜ * A +3¾% convenience fee is applicable to ON-LINE transactions: Venmo, PayPal & Credit Card (all via PayPal®)
▷ No additional fee for checks | money orders. However, we ask that you complete the Registration, Selection & Payment sections, so that we may accurately connect you to your reservation and other details. There is a Check | Money Order option at check out.
◊ The Yelapa terrain may be uneven, rocky & inclined ◊ There is a moderate amount of walking ◊ There are no automobiles ◊ The nearest hospital is in Puerto Vallarta ◊ WIFI service is limited to communal areas & fallible ◊ Guest rooms are television free
Due to our unique content, accommodations & locale, there are limited opportunities available for enrollment.
Securing preferences & availability is based on the chronological issuance of a Confirmation. (1st come 1st serve)
⁎ A confirmation paid in full in one total payment; no deposit, prior to October 1st, 2024, shall receive a $100 discount.
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Whether single or paired, each participant is required to complete a 30-minute video conversation with either Leslie or Cedar to facilitate & support a cohesive & inclusive experience. The ⋞Getting to Know You Talk⋟ (G2KUT) is required to occur prior to the issuance of your confirmation.
After Registration, Deposit or Paid-in-Full, payment verification, & ⋞Getting to Know You Talk⋟ your Confirmation will be issued.
Your Confirmation will contain your confirmation number & indicate any balances remaining & agreement to the
Installment Payment Agreement ◅IPA▻
* A +3¾% convenience fee is applicable to ON-LINE transactions: Venmo, PayPal & Credit Card (all via PayPal processing)
◊ Prior to September 1st, 2024; verified payments, less initial deposit, are 100% refundable.
◊ Prior to October 1st, 2024; verified payments, less initial deposit, are 75% refundable.
◊ Prior to November 1st, 2024; verified payments, less initial deposit, are 50% refundable.
◊ Post November 1st, 2024; no refunds will be issued.
◊ In any event; the +3¾% online payment fee is non-refundable.
In the likely event WHR sells out prior to November 1st; you may elect to Standby, no deposit required.
▵After November 1st, 2024, any opportunities will be due in One Payment, including deposit., within 48 hours of notification.
▵No discounts will be eligible.
▵After November 1st, 2024
No Single Occupancy will be available.
Participants are to arrive in Puerto Vallarta ▵PVR▵ on
Saturday December 7th, prior to 5pm.
This is to allow our group to dine together & to board the morning water taxi to Yelapa on Sunday, December 10th.
▵Saturday night’s dinner & lodging in ▵PVR▵ are included in the WHR-2024 costs▵
December 7th, we will be staying at the beautiful
Paseo Diaz Ordaz 901 Centro
48300 | Puerto Vallarta
Double Occupancy included,
Single Occupancy will incur an additional charge.
Check-in details will be provided in your Welcome Home Confirmation
‹Ⅰ› Reserve Retreat Selection with a $400 Deposit, to initiate the Installment Plan Agreement.
‹ⅠⅠ› First Installment: No less than 50% of the confirmation balance is due & payable prior to October 1st, 2024. Failure to satisfy said payment on time may result in cancellation of the confirmation & possible forfeiture of any prior payments.
‹ⅡⅠ› Second Installment: On or before November 1st, 2024, 100% of the confirmation balance shall be paid in full. Failure to satisfy said payment on time may result in cancellation of the confirmation & forfeiture of any prior payments.
▵ Upon issuance of a confirmation, participants agree to abide by the ◅IPA▻
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