Deepen Your Relationship to Nature

If so, you’ve probably had a wide range of experiences. If you’re like me, on some days, you go for a walk or run and you’re barely aware of the world around you. Your mind runs along its usual channels … Read More

Animal Wisdom on the Yoga Mat

Animals and yoga are interconnected, though people don’t often think about it unless a cat is rubbing their face on them in an inversion, or a dog takes a sniff while in savasana. Whether you are in the barnyard practicing with goats, … Read More

Costa Rica: Among Happiest Places

Costa Rica is getting something right. The Central American country of stunning beaches, rainforests, and biodiversity, is also known for its stable democracy and educated population. Its president, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, said at Davos 2019: “Seventy years ago, Costa Rica did … Read More

Expectations on Your First Yoga Retreat

Feeling a bit of trepidation about your first yoga retreat, and wondering what exactly you’ll be doing… besides yoga of course? Booking your first yoga retreat will give you a rush, as you anticipate the experience you’re in for. Don’t let … Read More

Learning About Red-Eyed Tree Frogs

Type: Amphibian Family: Hylidae Range: The Red-Eyed Tree Frog is found from Southern Mexico to eastern Panama including Central America. They are found more on the Caribbean coast of Cost Rica and in small numbers in the lowlands on the pacific side. They … Read More

Save the Sea Turtles!

The endangered Leatherback Marine Turtle The leatherback sea turtle population is in high risk of extinction, and human activities are to blame. Things such as plastic waste, construction along the coastlines, fishing line, toxic chemicals (including petrol), and poaching and … Read More

The Best Thing To Do in Cahuita

Visit Cahuita National Park The Cahuita National Park is one of the nicest and least developed beaches in Costa Rica. Additionally, it protects the largest coral reef in Costa Rica. It is a special place known for it’s beautiful white … Read More

Chestnut Mandibled Toucan | Costa Rica

The Chestnut Mandibled Toucan in Costa Rica is one of the most easily recognized birds in the country. This large, loud and colorful birds can usually be spotted while walking through Cahuita National Park and even along our nature trails … Read More

Resident Peacock

While some homes have dogs or cats, here at The Goddess Garden, we have a resident peacock! Unable to live in the wild, we help to care for and nurture this beautiful animal here on the property. You will likely … Read More

Howler Monkeys In Costa Rica

Howler monkeys are Costa Rica’s natural alarm clocks. Their calls, which can be heard up to a mile away or more, vibrate through the rainforest near our property by the Caribbean sea. The howler gets the name from the calls … Read More