RETREAT PACKAGES: Registering for a retreat can be an awesome way to experience Pavones, Costa Rica and LA PONDEROSA. We are happy to be providing accommodations for some great retreats, please see the list below.

If you are interested in hosting a retreat or reunion in Pavones then please contact us to start planning your package! We have weeks available year round, even in January & February! All of these ACTIVITIES (click here) are available to schedule for your retreat group.


We are thrilled to again be hosting KRISTY MURPHY’S SIREN SURF ADVENTURES! After traveling the world as a professional surfers these ladies decided to keep the adventure going and offer authentic surf trips to clients wanting to learn to surf or improve their surfing. Learn surf history, etiquette and technique from premier surf instructors. Retreat includes: private or double accommodations at La Ponderosa, breakfast, welcome dinner, daily surf lessons, photography, video surfing critiques, massage, tours and tropical adventures guided by Captain Kristy (World Surfing Champion) and Coach Cat. Transportation to and from Golfito also included.

All surfing levels welcome. For more information or to register visit the Kristy Murphy’s Siren Surf Adventure website or email La Ponderosa and we will put you in contact. Each of these 6 retreat weeks is LIMITED to a very small group!

2021 Dates:

June 27 – July 4
July 11-18
July 25 – Aug. 1
Aug. 8- 15

RESET WEEK Yoga Retreat

Join Samara Zelniker and Catie Fenn for an incredible week of sun, surf, yoga, and inner exploration.  To register email Samara (mindfulnessmatters) or Catie (catiefenn) directly or email La Ponderosa and we will put you in contact. This retreat fills up every year, don’t delay.

2022 Feb 19 – Feb 26