Ayahuasca Retreats in Costa Rica 215.310.1250

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Reviews

New Life Ayahuasca Overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 117 reviews
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Amazing experience

★★★★★
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I had a really amazing experience at NLA. Matt and Jeanae are very caring, friendly people and they run their retreat in a very professional manner. I was always well taken care of with great food and really comfortable rooms with a private bathroom. The house where the retreat is held is a really beautiful space to spend a week relaxing and taking part in the ceremonies. The ceremonies themselves usually have no more than 8 people and are really well guided by Matt with an additional 2 other people acting as ‘carers’ to assist people if they need anything. It’s always best to do your own research when deciding on which retreat to go to because drinking plant medicines isn’t always an easy journey. But I can honestly say that NLA is a great place to start if you’re looking for a safe, comfortable place to partake where you’re guided in caring, professional hands at all times.

Out of this world I experience

★★★★★
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Beautiful property set on top of the mountain, offering spectacular views of the ocean and Costa Rica landscape. Small group size to share a week of interpersonal transformation. Private rooms with comfortable beds, home cooked meals, clean environment, and bonding time helped add trust, safety, and relaxation to the experience. If you are considering taking the ayahuasca journey, Matt and Janae offer the perfect environment for you!

Amazing!

★★★★★
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After spending a week here at the retreat all I can say is that I had an amazing time. The food was very high quality, fresh and interesting and following the correct diet needed. The property is stunning with large clean areas inside and out to mingle with other guests or the private rooms with private bathrooms and large and airy and very comfortable. There is hiking trails, a large swimming pool and hot ub which were very nice. The ceremony’s were very good, strong medicine and done in an authentic way as is done in Peru. My first time drinking Ayahuascha and I definitely picked the right place, only 8 people per ceremony which is perfect for what I wanted. The owners Matt and Jeanae were very friendly and helpful with everything and a big shout out to Drew who helps out, had some great chats with him and he’s very funny
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Meals


Ayahuasca Retreat

MEALS

The ayahuasca diet is an important part of ayahuasca retreats, both physically and spiritually. The diet is not just about avoiding certain foods, but is about discipline, sacrifice, commitment and respect to the process of experiencing the sacred teacher ayahuasca; and while our meals respect that traditions,  they do not have to be bland, boring, or monotonous.

New Life Ayahuasca wants to keep our ayahuasca meals unique and exciting while still and healthy and delicious.  Sometimes, the ayahuasca diet can become repetitive with the same menu every night, so we never serve the same meal twice and add variety and flavor into each one.  All dishes are healthy and balanced. All meals are vegan with chicken optional on the side.

At NLA, all ayahuasca meals we provide are smart and healthy. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily; however, dinner is skipped on evenings with scheduled ayahuasca ceremonies.  At all times, a variety of fresh fruits are available. All the fruit/ vegetables we serve are organic and locally sourced from the farmers market.

Ayahuasca Meals

BREAKFAST – served at 8am

  • Fresh fruits
  • Eggs
  • Granola
  • Fresh fruit juices
  • Toast and Jam
  • Oatmeal

LUNCH – served family style around 1pm

Lunch varies on a daily basis but usually includes:

  • Protein (Chicken or Chick Peas)
  • Veggies (Beets, green beans, broccoli, corn etc.)
  • Rice
  • Salad (cabbage salad, cucumber salad, tossed salad)

DINNER- Served family style around 6pm

  • Protein (Chicken or Chick Peas)
  • Veggies (Beets, green beans, broccoli, corn etc.)
  • Rice
  • Salad (cabbage salad, cucumber salad, tossed salad)

Dinner varies on a daily basis but can includes:

ayahuasca meals