• You’re invited to the 2019 Family Wellness Retreat in Arenal, Costa Rica!
    Join Nature's Playhouse's Juliana Schewe and Yoga For Positive Living, Jackie Mucaria for this one of a kind family retreat that will connect you as a family while nurturing each individual family member’s wellness. Spend 5 nights in this beautiful and wild setting on a retreat your family will remember for a lifetime!

    We know that it isn’t easy to find time to connect with your family amidst busy schedules and technology. We also know that as parents and caregivers it can be even harder to find time to replenish yourself and relax. This totally unique retreat will bring your family together with fun, relaxation, mindfulness and adventure, while also providing you the the uninterrupted adult time you crave. For 5 nights we’ll unwind in the jungle of Costa Rica at a luxury eco-lodge overlooking the lake and volcano of Arenal, while fitting in plenty of play, education, exploration and freedom in nature with your family! Families of all ages and sizes are welcome- this retreat is for everyone!

  • This is SO MUCH MORE than your typical family vacation! Your one of a kind Costa Rican experience includes...

    5 Nights Accommodation at Mystica Retreat Center in Arenal, Costa Rica
    All Meals + 2 Kid’s Snacks Daily
    Daily Community Circle
    Daily Yoga Practice for Adults
    Daily Kid’s Class, Activity or Games
    Afternoon Class or Guided Relaxation for Adults
    Kid’s Afternoon Story, Game or Educational Project
    Group Jungle Hike to Huge, Mythical Ceiba Tree
    Exclusive Use of Mystica’s Natural Dipping Pool, Meditation Labyrinth and Beautiful Grounds Dance Parties & Celebrations
    Costa Rica Welcome Bag
    All Taxes and Fees

  • Below is an example of our daily schedule. The activities and classes will change each day to provide your family with a totally unique and dynamic experience!

    7:00 a.m.- Breakfast
    8:00 a.m.- Community Morning Circle
    9:00 a.m.- Split Up for Adult & Kids Classes + Kid’s Snack
    10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.- Open Time.
    Lunch is Served at Noon.
    3:00 p.m. - Kid’s Snack + Activity. Adults Can Join Kids, Attend Guided Relaxation or Enjoy Solo Time
    4:30 p.m.- Open Time
    6:00 p.m.- Dinner & Dance Party!

    We invite you to take your family on a journey that will excite your senses of play and adventure, nourish each persons wellbeing and bring you all closer together as a family!

  • Adult Pricing:
    Room Type..............1 Adults 2 Adults
    Main Lodge.............$ 1,530.00 $2,710
    Jungle Cabin...........$ 1,730.00 $2,960
    Private Villa.............$ 1,830.00 $3,010
    Ramadasa House....$ 1,780.00 $2,860
    For additional adults please inquire for pricing
    Children’s Pricing:
    Ages 0-2.......... FREE (with older sibling)
    Ages 3-5.......... $635/Child
    Ages 6-12.........$755/Child
    Ages 13+...........Please Inquire 


    EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: $200 discount per family with paid deposit by November 30th!

    A $500 deposit holds the space for you and your family members. Payment Plans are Available! Space is limited to 10 families, and we anticipate filling quickly.

    For registration, please contact Jackie Mucaria at jaclynlynn@gmail.com or Juliana Schewe at juliana@naturesplayhouse.com

    INFO MEETING @ Natures Playhouse: Interested in joining us for the Family Wellness Retreat? Want to learn more and meet other families coming along on the journey? Then join us for an informational meeting on Sunday, September 30th from 3-4 pm at Nature’s Playhouse in Ferndale, Michigan, where we’ll cover everything you need to know!

    Please feel free to email us any questions.

    Peace & Pura Vida!