Photography and Yoga in Puntaneras

from £564 pp

Costa Rica

7 Days

Max 8 people

What you'll do

Combine both creativity and relaxation on this 6 night yoga and photography course located near the beautiful Jacó beach in Costa Rica; learn these two skills at a fun and social school with like-minded travellers for a holiday with a difference.

Split your time between finding inner peace with relaxing yoga classes unleashing the creative within as you learn to capture inspirational images of Costa Rica for a holiday with a difference.

The rich colours and beauty of the tropical paradise that is Costa Rica make a perfect setting for a photography course. Your talented local guide will take you to breathtaking locations so that you can take home unique photos to really be proud of.

Suitable for first time photographers to professionals looking to learn new techniques, this course can be tailored to your own personal level of experience.

You’ll also learn the basics of photo editing using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, while the more advanced learn new techniques and the best way to apply these to your work.

Your yoga classes will take place in a mixture of naturally beautiful outdoor settings around the area, so that you can truly unwind and be at one with nature during your classes while absorbing the stunning scenery of Costa Rica.

Your experienced yoga instructors are trained in various types of yoga, including Iyengar based Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Anusara or Bikram.

Accommodation is included in the popular student residence. The student residence is a great place to hang out with other students at the school and is just minutes from Jaco beach and the waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Pursue your passion for photography and feel the incredible benefits of relaxing yoga classes on this learning holiday with a difference.

Your Local Host:

Brian & team

Brian heads up a team of tutors at this friendly school, which has been teaching 4 main fun activities since 1997. Located in its own private school residence in a quiet neighbourhood, it’s just a few minutes’ walk from the nearest beach.

The tutors are all fully qualified and are extremely passionate about their teaching. The.. Read More

Experience Itinerary

Arrival

Arrive at the student residence, relax, and meet your fellow students!

Accommodation
– During your course you’ll stay in the popular student residence in the school grounds
– Prices are based on arrivals on the Sunday before your course starts and end on the Saturday morning after your course has finished
– It’s located just a few minutes walk from the beach in a quiet neighbourhood close to the centre of Jacó
– Decorated in tropical hardwoods and bamboo, stained glass and mosaic floors, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Costa Rican way of life
– If you are travelling solo, you can either can share a room with 1 other guest (of the same sex) and between you will have a private bathroom or if you are a solo traveller, you can book a private room for an extra supplement and note that these rooms sell out fast during peak season (December-March and May-August)
– Rooms are safe and clean and have air conditioning, ceiling fans, hot water, fridges and all students share a basic kitchen and communal areas

Room options in the residence
Standard shared rooms
A great option for travellers on a budget. All shared rooms are double occupancy with twin single beds. Solo travellers will be paired with a roommate of the same sex.

Private rooms
Book yourself your own bedroom, just for you, by making a standard shared room private.

Deluxe private room
For an additional supplement, this option is great for couples or solo travellers looking to treat themselves! These rooms have a comfortable king size bed and all the features of a standard room plus a complimentary bath towel service.

A Typical Day

Your classes will take place on Monday to Friday, and the exact times will be confirmed during your stay

Digital photography
– You will have 10 hours of photography classes per week fitting in around your yoga classes

Yoga lessons
– Your yoga classes last 1.5 hours each day and times will be confirmed on arrival
– Yoga classes will be taken on the beach, in the gardens or in the yoga studio

Departure

Check out and bid farewell to an incredible week in Costa Rica!

Location Info

Since 1997, this friendly school has been bringing travellers together to learn Spanish, surf, photography and yoga under one roof. Your school and lovely accommodation is located just a few minutes walk from the beach in a quiet neighbourhood close to the centre of Jacó, on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast. Decorated in tropical hardwoods and bamboo, stained glass and mosaic floors, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Costa Rican way of life.

Getting there

Please note that prices for the holidays do not include flights. We recommend using www.skyscanner.net to check flights.

Nearest airport:
San Jose (SJO)

If your plane arrives after 4pm, we strongly suggest taking a taxi to Jaco. Alternatively, arrive into San Jose on the Saturday before the course, stay overnight and travel on to Jaco the next day. However, you won’t necessarily save money this way so please consider all the transport options available to you.

Public trans..

  • 6 nights in student residence accommodation
  • 1.5 hours of yoga each day from Monday to Friday
  • 2 classes of photography instruction daily from Monday to Friday
  • Transportation where needed for photography trips
  • All equipment for yoga classes during the lessons
  • Bring your own camera (and manual) for your photography lessons
  • It is a good idea to bring an extra memory card, a back-up battery for your camera, and portable hard drive or blank DVDs for backing up your files

Photography and Yoga in Puntaneras