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Suggested items to bring

**Peace Retreat does not provide beach towels, shampoo/conditioner/soap, or hairdryer** 

Valid license or passport.

Proof of return travel out of the country.

Beach towel *peace retreat does not supply beach towels.

Yoga mat *there are complimentary mats and props for use, but you may prefer to bring your own.

Personal hygiene and first aid kit (personal choice of soaps, shampoos, potions/lotions for anti-diarrhea, anti-bacterial, antinausea, anti-dehydration).

Refillable water bottle. 

Journal and pen. 

Alarm clock (or phone).

Flashlight and extra batteries (or phone).

Book light or head lamp for reading.

Sneakers or walking sandals (to walk to the beach). 

Waterproof hiking shoes or sneakers (for excursions).

Shoes that can easily slip on and off.

Raincoat or umbrella (June-Oct).

Insect repellent & after bite/salve.

Electrolyte powder.

Sun block.

Bathing suit (or 2).

Sunglasses/Sun hat.

Loose fitting clothing is best in hot, humid weather.

Yoga clothes**

Long sleeve shirts, hoodie, coat or jacket for cooler evenings.

Cash (USD) if you are interested in local shopping and/or for emergencies.

Important Notes 

  • It can be hot, humid, and you will sweat. If required, you are responsible for bringing additional electrolyte support with you to the training in order to maintain adequate hydration. 

  • Laundry services are available at an additional cost with a 24-hour turnaround. 

  • Costa Rica accepts U.S. Dollars and local currency (colones). At Peace Retreat, we accept all major credit cards and cash. Change will be given in either USD or colones. 

  • There is no ATM machine in the town of Playa Negra. The closest ATM is in the town of Tamarindo or the town of Santa Cruz, approximately a 30-minute drive away. 

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