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Shamanic Sacred Plant Medicine Ceremony Retreats in Costa Rica

The Goddess Garden’s Signature Plant Medicine Retreat

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Plant Medicine Retreat Highlights

  • Sacred plant medicine ceremonies with our highly-experienced shaman
  • Additional Ancestral Medicine Healing: Rapé, Sananga, & Kambo
  • Intimate group sizes (maximum capacity 20 guests) with individualized attention from our healer during the ceremony
  • On-site integration and sharing circles
  • Meditation circles
  • Lodging in our eco-resort accommodations
  • Three delicious and healthy meals a day, prepared from scratch with local ingredients, specifically designed for the preparation and the reintegration of the plant medicine ceremonies
  • Yoga classes throughout your stay in our retreat’s spiritual center
  • Nature immersion in one of the most abundant & biodiverse regions on the planet
  • Access to our creative space for music, art, writing, and dance
  • Access to our private on-site pool
  • Access to three nearby beaches along the gorgeous Costa Rica Caribbean Sea coast

Schedule (Sample day)

7 am Yoga and Meditation lesson

8 am Breakfast

9-12 pm Community Circles, Excursions

12 pm Lunch

1 – 6 pm Dance Integration, Sharing Circle, Song & Dance Circle

6 pm Dinner

8 pm – 6 am Sacred Plant Medicine Ceremony

Note: Schedule is approximate and may change


The Goddess Garden Eco Resort is an intentional place for transformation using yoga, meditation, and plant medicines in Cahuita, on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica.

Fly into the San Jose International (SJO) airport in Costa Rica. From there, we will arrange ground transportation to the venue.

About this Retreat

In our Caribbean Retreat Center in Costa Rica, the Sacred Ancestral Plant Ceremonies are immersive and personalized, designed to let go of our boundaries and find deep connection. The healing therapy with plants is also appropriate for people who require special healing, like alcohol, drugs, and psychological and anxiety problems. Powerful natural medicines are used as complementary and alternative cancer treatments.

Surrounded by the magnificent trees of our tropical landscape, the tender care of our shamans, the delicious and healthy food, the best spiritual experience of your life is waiting for you. Your presence is needed in the years to come to start the dawning of a new day on this planet. Join us on this journey of Love!

Our Past Healers

To ensure the best possible experience, The Goddess Garden actively seeks out highly experienced and skilled healers and facilitators to conduct our plant medicine ceremonies.

Mashtahãe (Costa Rabelo)

Mashtahãe (Costa Rabelo) is a Brazilian medicine man and ceremony leader recognized by the Sacred Fire of Itzachilatlan of Brazil and aligned with the Yawanawa Tradition.

Paya Warmi Sonqo “Paya” (Alietta Barrios)

Meet Alietta Barrios, a Colombian healer who has been working as a holistic therapist for fifteen years. Her name as a holistic and spiritual therapist is Paya Warmi Sonqo (Paya) which in the Quechua language means “The grandmother who heals with the heart, the wise old woman.”

Plant Medicine Rituals

Read our recent blog post for more details about the tradition of using plant medicine and the ritualistic aspects of our ceremonies.


We offer comfortable rooms with two Queen size beds, spacious terraces with furniture, ceiling fan, refrigerator, desk, and private bathrooms with hot showers (solar-heated water). Each room also has high-speed fiber-optic internet access. Additionally, we offer dorm rooms that sleep 4-6 people.







Venue & Amenities

Naturally, the most important part of our retreat center is the exotic flowers and the animals that inhabit the huge jungle trees throughout the property. In our beautifully designed gardens, you can be a part of it, either by watching, listening, or just relaxing in a hammock or taking a dip in our magnificently designed pool. Our center is located 200 yards from the beach. We also have three yoga shalas available for yoga and meditation, a healing spa, and a restaurant on site.







We serve healthy and nutritious food prepared from scratch with organic ingredients every day. Our food is mainly vegetarian, and upon request, we serve fish, chicken, and seafood as well. We offer delicious Caribbean-style food as well. For the preparation of our meals, we use locally grown organic vegetables and fruits.

We accommodate the following dietary requirements:






-Dairy Free

-Nut Free


Reviews from Past Participants of Plant Medicine Ceremony Retreats at The Goddess Garden:


“For me, it was incredibly transformative, I learned so much about myself, and I was able to release a lot of blocks that I had in my life. It expanded my awareness, and I took away so much from it.”

-Scarlett Stanhope, @thebizhippie




“It has been incredibly safe. That is my number one best feeling experience. That I could come to a place that is so heart opening and connecting and that really helped me get to the edge of my consciousness and the edge of my growth in very safe, and caring, and loving hands.”

-Shira Brenner, @thatsassyhealer_shira


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