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!  All of these ACTIVITIES (click here) are available to schedule for your retreat group.


We are thrilled to again be hosting 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, style and technique from premier surf instructors! Retreat includes: Transportation to and from Golfito, accommodations at La Ponderosa, breakfast, surf lessons, surf photography, surf video critiques, tours and tropical adventures guided by Captain Kristy (World Surfing Champion) and Coach Cat. 

These retreats are offered every other week from March/April to July/August. 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 retreat week is LIMITED to a very small group!

RESET WEEK Yoga Retreat

Join Samara and Catie 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 happens one week in February and always fills, don’t delay.