Frequently Asked Questions
What's Danyasa Eco-Retreat all about?
How do we get to Dominical?
Getting to Danyasa Eco-Retreat is easy. If renting a car, you can follow the directions and map below to find us. Allow 3 hours to arrive in Dominical from the airport in San Jose. We do highly recommend renting a GPS with your vehicle, as most streets in Costa Rica do not have signs or even names!
Shared-ride shuttles provide another option for getting to us. Sit back and watch the scenery and leave the driving to the pros. Shared-ride shuttles usually leave from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and generally cost around $55 each way. The shuttles take about 3-4 hours. We would be happy to assist you in booking a shared-ride shuttle. Contact [email protected].
Private shuttles from San Jose airport or the city cost $175 and take about 3 hours. We would be happy to assist you in booking a private shuttle. Contact [email protected].
One can also take a 20-minute airplane flight from San Jose to Quepos and then take a taxi or rent a car to drive the remaining 30 minutes south to Dominical.
And lastly, public buses can take you from downtown San Jose right to our doorstep. The buses leave from the TRACOPA bus terminal https://www.tracopacr.com/. You will have to buy a ticket to Uvita, but you can get off at Dominical. There are two direct buses each day. Each bus stops briefly at Orotina and Quepos before arriving at Dominical. The buses leave at 6am and 3pm and take about 5 hours to get to Dominical.
How do we find you in Dominical?
What's special about Dominical?
Do you offer meals?
Delicious organic breakfast is included in your reservation. In the town of Dominical there is a great health food store, numerous groceries, fruit stands and a variety of restaurants all within easy walking distance. There are also a number of other amenities in Dominical, such as banks, pharmacies and supermarkets. Most everything you need can be easily gotten in just a quick walk from Danyasa.
Where do the yoga classes happen?
Do you host other retreats?
We’ll get back to you with a rate quote as soon as we receive your Questionnaire submission.
Is the tap water ok to drink?
Yes, all the water on-site at Danyasa is filtered and excellent quality. The water in Dominical in general comes from the municipal water supply and is treated and good to drink.
Do you have internet?
Do you have smoking rooms?
I'm a beginner surfer and yogi. Will the classes be suitable for me?
Is it safe for a solo traveler?
And Danyasa is an extra safe-haven in an already safe country. We get many solo travelers. Rest assured you will be well cared for here and there is a good chance you will make new friends here if you want to.