Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WILL BE IN PLACE?

It is our intention to go above and beyond the guidelines set out by Costa Rica and the Health Department to give our retreat attendees a greater sense of comfort in our activities. We will be taking the following precautions to maximize the safety of the experience:

  • All staff will be wearing masks during their shifts while cleaning personal and common spaces, attending to guests, or in close proximity of guests.
     

  • Temperature checks upon arrival at Selva Armonia.
     

  • For international travelers arriving at Selva directly from the airport, we require that you obtain a COVID test within 72 hours of your travel. If traveling from San Jose please present a Negative COVID Test taken within 72 hours of arriving at Selva. Please be prepared to present test results at the reception immediately upon arrival.
     

  • A newly implemented cashless payment system that reduces physical touch-points.
     

  • Implemented capacity limits to accommodate social distancing guidelines.
     

  • Added dining seating with social distancing in mind.
     

  • Open-air common spaces, workshop spaces, living room, and event spaces.
     

  • Hand sanitizers & handwashing sinks have been placed throughout the property and will be refilled regularly.
     

ARE THERE CURRENTLY ANY TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE IN COSTA RICA?

Costa Rica has been open to travelers since November 1st. As of the time of this writing, Costa Rica only mandates two requirements for all international travelers:

  1. Complete a Digital Health Pass form

  2. Purchase traveler's health insurance

For the latest information on Costa Rica's travel policies, visit the Official Tourism Website of Costa Rica.

WHAT PROGRAMMING WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING MY STAY?

We are currently working to finalize our official programming schedule, but here are a few examples of what you can expect:

  • Daily yoga sessions

  • Mindfulness & meditation 

  • Sound healing

  • Live music

  • Sacred fire pits

  • Latin dance classes

  • Permaculture workshops

  • Much more

WHAT IS THE ESCAPE SERIES AT SELVA?

The Escape Series @ Selva is an ongoing event series that pairs the perspective-shifting talent & soul of Envision Festival with an intimate, retreat-style vibe at Selva Armonía Retreat Center in Uvita, Costa Rica. Hosting a maximum of 19 guests at any given time, The Escape Series offers a one-of-a-kind respite to a microcosm of wellness, nature, & music. 

IS THE ESCAPE SERIES A RETREAT?

Somewhere in between a hotel, retreat, and festival, The Escape Series sits at the crux of an entirely new lodging experience. Offering you the intimate programming and all-inclusive experience that you would expect from a retreat, with the added bonus of total flexibility to opt-in or out of meals and activities at your leisure. 

 

WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE IN THE ESCAPE SERIES AT SELVA?

  • Choose from a variety of daily activities and classes to opt-in on, depending on your desired pace

  • Flexible dates, durations, and pricing

  • Envision caliber event production - in an intimate and safer outdoor setting

  • Variety of featured Envision artists and programs 

  • Invest in your health - reconnect with nature, enjoy three farm-to-table meals daily, learn new movement practices

  • Create your own schedule and even work while you retreat, with fiber optic internet

     

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