One of the most famous residents of the small town of Cabuya, Puntarenas, on the Pacific Coast, is a giant tree and impressive Banyan Tree, known in Costa Rica as Higueron or Matapalo. The tree makes for a beautiful backdrop for photographs because of its series of roots joined together to form the heart of the tree and is a favorite stop for visitors on their way to and from the local beaches.
Let's just say it wasn't exactly an easy week.
Timing felt off, for everything.
Work slowed. Hormones raged. Creative inspiration evaporated into thin air. My relationship reached its boiling point.
The sound of the ocean waves breaking on the shore is the first thing you hear after a peaceful night’s sleep. You open your eyes to a villa decorated with colorful fabrics and Balinese furniture. Lush gardens and pools surrounded by bamboo structures are what you see from your window. You have chosen well, a retreat in the full senses of the word, not just to practice yoga, but also to disconnect from technology and reconnect with yourself, in a sustainable environment in tune with Nature.
Balinese inspired architecture
Gaia Bodywork and Wellness Pranamar Villas
Gaia Bodywork and Wellness – Spa at Pranamar Villas
Wellness, we hear that term often nowadays. What does it really mean? Dictionary defines it as “the quality or state of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal”, but it’s a term with as many definitions as there are people.