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May 7-12, 2023 or

December 3-8, 2023

Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica 



Welcome to Paradise

Connect with the ocean, mind and body 

Ready to create a new core memory? This experience includes everything you'll need to reawaken your soul and inner play, nourish your body through movement and the best tropical, fresh foods. Connect with other adventure and movement forward people to create new friendships and memories that last a life time. 


Find the Pura Vida lifestyle here in Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica with surf lessons for anyone from never been on a board to surf guiding for those more advanced, daily barre classes and of course lots of time lounging by the pool or ocean. Indulge in daily yummy cooked breakfasts and lunches, fresh pressed juices and coffee and maybe embark on a one-of-a-kind adventure you can only experience in Costa Rica.


SoulShine. Not a place, but a state of mind.

We'll be staying at the beautiful and recently built SoulShine, where it's not a place but a state of mind! 


The resort is a short walk to Playa Avellanas beach. It features a restaurant with some of the most amazing foods your tastebuds have experienced, an outdoor swimming pool with lots of lounging chairs and a rancho and a covered hangout area for tiny dips and chillin'. With a garden, the property also has a terrace to explore the flora of the jungle. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen which will have a daily breakfast bar and snacks through out the day and free WiFi.

All rooms at the hotel are fitted with a seating area. Rooms come with a private bathroom fitted with a shower, while certain rooms are equipped with a kitchen. The rooms at SoulShine have air conditioning, a desk and WiFi.


What's Included

Prices start at $1,700 USD per person (tax included)​

  • Two way transportation from the Liberia (LIR) Airport (provided you arrive and depart on the
    designated days)

  • Welcome drink

  • Goodie bag

  • 6 nights accommodation 

  • Daily breakfast & lunch

  • Unlimited coffee, tea, fresh juice and water

  • 2 Dinner outings 

  • 3 in-water surf lessons

  • 1 Surf theory lesson

  • 3 Surfboard rentals

  • 3 barre classes and 1 barre/flow fusion class

  • Barre and yoga equipment (weights, balls, sliders, mats, etc.)

  • Costa Rican Cacao workshop and tasting

  • New amigas, community and buena vibras! 

Not included:

  • Flights (Fly into LIR airport)

  • Travel insurance

  • Massages

  • Additional beverages

  • Adventures such as Sunset Catamaran, Horseback Riding or La Leona Waterfall Hike 


  • The privacy of your own suite. Perfect for solo, 2 close friends or co...

    2,400 US dollars
  • Perfect for 2 people with 1 queen bed and 1 twin bed. Price per person

    1,700 US dollars
  • Price is per person. Most spacious room with living room and kitchen.

    2,000 US dollars

 Example Itinerary 
*Subject to change


Day 1


Arrive at the beautiful SoulShine resort in Playa Avellanas and meet your hosts! Get acquainted with your room while sipping on a fresh, tropical welcome drink. 


Arrival: Fly into Liberia International Airport (LIR)


Welcome drink and goodie bag


Day 2 


Buenos Dias! You’re in the tropics! Wake up to the howler monkeys and have desayuno (aka breakfast!)  at the breakfast bar in the shared kitchen. Life in the jungle starts early, we'll leave at 6:45 a.m. to the beach for our first surf lesson. Lunch is served fresh and at your leisure from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Relax by the pool surrounded by lush jungle, and then join us for barreless barre in the afternoon. Tonight, we have an included dinner in the jungle at Il Rústico.


  • 6 a.m. breakfast bar open

  • 6:45 a.m. walk to the beach for the first surf lesson

  • 9 a.m. return to SoulShine

  • 10 a.m. lunch at your leisure until 2 p.m. 

  • 2 p.m. barre at the pool at 2 p.m. 

  • 5 p.m. pizza and salad night at Il Rústico (Food included, alcohol for purchase)

Day 3  


Today we have our second surf lesson together. Since the tide follows the moon, surfing will be an hour later today than yesterday. We'll return to the hotel around 10 a.m. just in time to fuel up and nourish our bodies. Lounge by the pool or wander around the jungle. Barre today is at 3 p.m. and just after, we'll do an authentic and local Costa Rican cacao workshop and tasting. 


  • 6 a.m. breakfast bar open

  • 7:45 a.m. walk to the beach for the second surf lesson

  • 10 a.m. return to SoulShine

  • 10 a.m. lunch at your leisure until 2 p.m. 

  • 3 p.m. barre at the pool

  • 4 p.m. cacao workshop & tasting 

  • *Dinner on your own  


Day 4 


Today is a free for all! Choose your own adventure like the Marlin Del Rey, which is a sunset catamaran tour complete with snorkeling, open bar and dinner, a horseback riding tour along the beautiful Pacific of Costa Rica or a hike to the incredible La Leona waterfall. Of course you're welcome to lounge by the pool all day, too! Enjoy a slower morning, but don't forget about barre at 8 a.m. by the pool!  There is also a super fun night market at La Esquina that you won't want to miss!


  • 6 a.m. breakfast bar open

  • 8 a.m. barre class

  • 10 a.m. lunch at your leisure until 2 p.m. 

  • If a tour is booked, we'll let you know what time it leaves

  • *Dinner is on your own, but we highly suggest checking out La Esquina

Day 5 

Today is your last included surf lesson! We’ll wake up to an energizing  barre & yoga flow to get your shoulders warmed up before we grab our coffee and light breakfast. We’ll head out for our final surf lesson together. Goal: Catch the biggest party wave at Avellanas! Lots of high fives and laughs. Since tonight is our last night together, we'll celebrate in style watching the sunset at La Purruja's on the beach. 


  • 6 a.m. breakfast bar open

  • 8 a.m. barre & yoga fusion class

  • 9:45 a.m. walk to the beach for the final surf lesson

  • 10 a.m. lunch at your leisure until 2 p.m. 

  • 5:00 p.m. sunset dinner included at La Purruja's

Day 6


Unfortunately all good things must come to an end. Until next time, amigas! Included: Breakfast. Fly out of Liberia International Airport, or choose your own adventure.


Breakfast bar, coffee & tea

Transportation to the airport

Meet your hosts

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Fressie Muñoz

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Owner and founder of three barre studios including Pura Vida Barre in Playa Avellanas, Fressie is a master trainer in the Barre Intensity method. She was a professional dancer for 10 years and combines attributes of Pilates, dance, and functional fitness training to present a powerful and intense barre program. Fressie travels around Central America sharing her love for movement and barre.


Tiffany Feskens

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Trained by master instructor Adrienne Rabena in 2018, Tiffany is a certified Barre Eclipse instructor which incorporates exercises from Pilates, yoga, hiit and strength based movements. Hailing from Seattle WA, she taught at studios like Bohemian Studios, Bala Yoga and the Seattle Bouldering Project. She has lived in Costa Rica for one year enjoying the pura vida.

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