Waterfall Villas understands that most people are in constant contact with harmful organisms and pollutants. Toxins can be found in food and water and even in the air you breathe. The source of many health issues are the metals, chemicals, pollutants, artificial food ingredients, pesticides, and poisons that have built up in the body over the years. The first ion rich breath you draw, when arriving in Costa Rica, will begin the magical process of a one-of-a-kind detoxification retreat.
Waterfalls Villas, located in the Baru Tropical Rainforest of Costa Rica, is uniquely qualified to help you cleanse your body and begin repairing cellular damage. During a private counseling session we assess the current state of your health and your health goals to create a personalized detoxification retreat that incorporates 100% Organic Foods, Yoga, Meditation, Spa Treatments and… of course, Nature.
Located in a Biological Corridor of Central Pacific Costa Rica, the private reserve and waterfalls at Waterfall Villas is home to natural foods like you’ve never tasted before. The fruits and vegetables we prepare during your detoxification retreat are infused with rich tropical air and grown at our very own highland organic farm or delivered daily from 100% organic, local farms.
The abundance of fruit and vegetables found in this magical part of Costa Rica, have be known to draw the rarely spotted and finicky Tapir to the reserve at Waterfall Villas. The Tapir totem is thought of as custodian of the forest and can share the secrets of the complex energies of the forest, and teach us to look after ancient eco-systems… as well as our bodies.
In the spirit of the Tapir, Waterfall Villas honors the health of your body by providing Vegan Raw Foods during your Detox Retreat. Green foods, such as blue green algae, barley, wheatgrass, kale, spinach, spirulina, broccoli sprouts, artichokes, sea vegetables, alfalfa, chard, arugula, and other organic leafy greens give your digestive tract a boost of chlorophyll, which rids the body of harmful toxins.
The fruits at Waterfall Villas are high in liquid-content which helps the body detoxify quickly. Fruit is also easy to digest and high in antioxidants, nutrients, fiber, and important vitamins. When available, we serve apples, apricots, berries, cherries, citrus fruits, figs, kiwis, mangos, melons, nectarines, papayas, peaches, pears, pineapples, pomegranates and Costa Rica’s exotic fruits like Chayote, Red Plantain, Rambutan and Mangosteen.
Whether juiced or eaten raw, Waterfall Villas combines onions, carrots, artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, beet, turmeric, garlic and oregano because they are high in sulfur and glutathione—sulfur detoxifies the liver and glutathione neutralizes free radicals.
Waterfall Villas also prepares easily digestible seeds and nuts from Costa Rica for optimum detoxification. For example: flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, walnuts, hemp seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds, Siberian cedar nuts, and sunflower seeds offer a variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese to copper, protein, and zinc. They also contain plant compounds known as free-radical scavenging antioxidants.
Body, Mind and Spirit
Yoga, missing from most detoxification retreats in Costa Rica, is a core focus at Waterfall Villas.
In the warm up to a Kundalini Kriya, Waterfall Villas teaches Vinyasa and Art of Living Yoga for detoxifying and remove blockages in the body, mind and spirit. Then we transition to Kundalini Kriya, which deepens awareness of the body and brings oxygen to the blood with pranayamas.
Waterfall Villas understands that Yoga is the science to unite the finite with Infinity and the art to experience Infinity in the finite. The techniques of Kundalini Yoga, practiced in Costa Rica’s ion rich, tropical rainforest, detoxify the body, mind and spirit and clear the way to true consciousness by exploring the souls dimensions, depth, nature, and potential as a human being.
Sacred circulation meditation involves deep breathing exercises in conjunction with concentration techniques which develop the flow of qi along certain pathways of energy in the human body. These practices are designed to detoxify and improve health and longevity. Meditation, in Waterfall Villas privately owned Cascadas Farallas Waterfall Reserve, allows the mind to be cleansed and peace restored so ones body can enter into a healing journey. When we flow in tandem with the rush of the waterfalls— essentially the breath of life— our essence is cleansed and vitality restored.
Detoxifying Spa treatments at Waterfall Villas in Costa Rica, include a treatment using hot lava stones from the beaches of West Bali. Hot Rock Massage concentrates on one specialty that is different from others, the lymph nodes and fluid drainage. Lymph glands act as filters to pull out waste products and toxins, and process them out of the body. Our bodies were designed to do this quite well, but we have done some modifications to the “blueprint” from which the original human was constructed. While our blood has the advantage of a heart to serve as a force behind its movement, lymphatic fluid now has no such pump. It must rely on the movement of our body and the muscles to make the fluid flow to the lymph glands. With hot lava stones and deep tissue massage, we stimulate the flow of the lymphatic fluid.
At the Waterfall Villas in Costa Rica we are surrounded by nature’s wellness center – the rain forest; here, the most ion rich oxygen heals with every breath. We invite you to detoxify, reconnect with nature and purify your body, mind and spirit. We look forward to seeing you soon!