8 day/7 night 2020 Itinerary

(Please note: Longer itineraries repeat similarly with identical arrival and departure days, plus additional workshop hours, free days, half-day/full-day trips. Half and Full-day trips will include volcanic hot springs, beaches/ferry rides, folkloric towns/events, wildlife refuge visits and more, subject to weather changes and the judgement of our workshop leader and ODYSSEYS staff.)

Day 1, Thursday ARRIVAL

  • 7am - 5pm Arrival w/Airport Meet & Greet courtesy of ODYSSEYS staff (arrivals outside these hours must be arranged for in advance with ODYSSEYS staff).
  • Accompanied transport to accommodations, Holistic Wellness Center, San Ramon, Alajuela www.holisticwellnesscostarica.com
  • Settling in/HWC Orientation
  • 7pm, Welcome Dinner and Workshop Orientation with Workshop Leader and Royce, ODYSSEYS Director, at Octubre 29 Gastrobar. (Included: Your choice of two food items, 1 each from entrée and main menu, plus two drinks, 1 nonalcoholic and 1 beer/glass of wine, sangria, etc.).


Day 2, Friday

  • 8am Yoga, Anyone? HWC Yoga Salon is available for individual or group use. Or, a professional instructor can be arranged for in advance, at no cost to participants (Actual hour to be decided by participants and instructor in advance).
  • 10am-1pm, San Ramon orientation with Workshop Leader and ODYSSEYS staff, including intro to SINEM (local music institute) for MUSICAL MENDING participants.
  • Lunch and Dinner at each participant’s discretion.
  • OPTIONAL: Evening/After Dinner, Onsite Activity/Local Outing


Day 3, Saturday

  • 8am Yoga, Anyone? (If with Instructor, actual hour to be decided by participants and instructor in advance).
  • 10am-1pm workshop
  • Afternoon down time or Self-guided Half or Full-Day Trip w/previous recommendations by Odysseys staff.
  • Lunch & Dinner at each participant’s discretion.


Day 4, Sunday

  • Free Day
  • 8am Yoga, Anyone? (If with Instructor, actual hour to be decided by participants and instructor in advance).
  • Self-guided Half or Full-Day Trip w/previous recommendations by Odysseys staff.
  • Lunch & Dinner at each participant’s discretion.


Days 5 & 6, Monday & Tuesday

  • 8am Yoga, Anyone? (If with Instructor, actual hour to be decided by participants and instructor in advance).
  • SINEM Available 9am-2pm, Tuesday Only
  • 10am-1pm w/Melanie
  • Half or Full-Day Trip
  • Lunch & Dinner at each participant’s discretion.
  • OPTIONAL: Evening/After Dinner, Onsite Activity/Local Outing


 Day 7, Wednesday

  • 8am Yoga, Anyone? (If with Instructor, actual hour to be decided by participants and instructor in advance).
  • 9am-2pm, SINEM AVAILABLE
  • Mid-Morning or Mid-Day departure for day trip the capital, San Jose -- We’ll see antique markets and collective markets, central Pedestrian Avenue, cultural plaza and more. 
  • Lunch at each participant’s discretion.
  • Afternoon Hotel Check-In
  • 5:00pm Pick-Up at Hotel/Transport to Farewell Dinner
  • 4-hour Farewell Dinner and Folkloric Extravaganza  
  • 10-10:30pm Transport to Hotel


Day 8, Thursday DEPARTURE

  • Transport to the airport from the hotel arranged by each participant at their own leisure. This may include local taxi, bus  or Uber - Hotel and Odysseys staff are happy to assist. All participants welcome to return to San Ramon for additional travel days per prior arrangement with Odysseys staff. For Hosted Lifelong Learning Adventures with longer itineraries this will be a regular workshop weekday.

HOSTED LIFELONG LEARNING ADVENTURES                                                                 


Now Recruiting: Attend or be well compensated to lead one of our international Hosted Events in 2020!

All inquiries: OdysseysCostaRica@gmail.com

 Intercultural  

 Exploring Art and Culture in Costa Rica

Open Recruitment: Would you or someone you know like to attend or be compensated to organize or lead one of our 2020 Hosted Lifelong Learning Adventures? To attend, take a gander at our current offerings, below. Then click on our Workshop Registration button, and you're off.  To organize or lead, drop our Director a line any time: to Royce, OdysseysCostaRica@gmail.com.

  ODYSSEYS   

MUSICAL MENDING
Melanie Edwards

www.melanieedwardslabs.com

February 06 - 12, 2020

8 day/7 night itinerary
$1,495.00
, per person package.

Registration requires $150 USD deposit.
Registration balance must be received no later than January 22, 2020.
Early Bird Registration by November 15, 2019 receives automatic discount of $150 USD.

WRITING FROM THE EDGE

Allison Landa

www.allisonlanda.com

January 30 - February 12, 2020

15 day/14 night itinerary,

$2,180.00, per person package.

Registration requires $200 USD deposit.

Registration balance must be received no later than January 15, 2020.

Early Bird Registration by November 15, 2019 receives automatic discount of $200 USD.