Imiloa is celebrating alongside Envision Festival for its return and
the 11th Edition of the Jungle Meets The Ocean Festival in Uvita, Costa Rica.
February 27 – March 6, 2023
About Imiloa’s Envision Experience
Experience the festival round the clock in ultimate luxury!
Imiloa Institute offers this Envision Experience to only 30 hand-selected humans to join us for the ultimate in luxury with easy access to the festival 24/7. Nourishing meals, unbelievable community and a 22-acre Jungle Oasis as your home.
You are invited to apply to join a curated global community of impact-minded human beings from to play and discover with at Imiloa.
We are 20 minutes away from the Festival. That means every three hours from Imiloa to Envision, we offer Luxury SUV transport from Feb 21-28, 2022. It also means you have your transport from SJO Airport to Imiloa and back to SJO airport, too.
When not enjoying the Festival, retreat to Imiloa’s campus. Our happy team will go out of their way to make sure your stay is comfortable. The food is known as some of the best plant-based food on the planet. Enjoy comfy beds, 850 thread count sheets and spa experiences that’ll prepare you to venture back out to the festival.
Brunch served 10am to 1pm every day.
Plated dinner with special guests every evening at 7pm.
Shuttles to and from festival every 3 hours. On the hour leaving from Imiloa, and on the half hour returning from Envision.
Enjoy ease of transport to and from Envision, connection and community while at Imiloa — and the perks — our waterfall, salt water pools, spa or any one of our lightly programmed offerings to integrate your Envision experience.
We have single accommodations in our 200 year old homes from Bali.
We have double accommodations in our gorgeous Jungalows, with bathtubs peaking out to our unofficial sloth sanctuary.
And, we have triple accommodations in our sacred geodesic river domes. Separate beds of course, shared bath and full immersion in Jurassic Jungle.
If you think Imiloa would be a perfect part of your Envision Experience, you’re invited to apply and speak with a member of Imiloa’s Retreats Concierge Team before confirming your Reservation.
Imiloa’s Mountaintop High Class Festival Experience won’t be a return to normal – it’ll be an exploration of what future we can call into our now.
Apply today. We can’t wait to see you!
What You Will Get by Staying at Imiloa
The love, warmth, excitement and exhilaration of community sharing a common experience in the most uncommon way possible. Limited to 30 people for the ultimate intimate experience.
The most pristine and comfortable nights sleep, and healing and ridiculously delicious conscious comfort food.
Ease of mobility – from the airport, and back and forth from the festival.
The awe and wonder every retreat participant gets by staying at Imiloa and immersing themselves in the magic of nature.
7 nights and 8 days in your chosen magical accommodation
Ground Transport from SJO airport to Imiloa February 21st at 2PM from SJO.
Ground transport from Imiloa to SJO at 10AM on Feb 28, 2022**
1 (60 minute) massage courtesy of Imiloa (must be booked by February 1, 2022 to qualify. Not applicable if booked after February 1, 2022)
6 Gourmet Brunches by Chef Pedro
7 Gourmet Dinners by Chef Pedro
Full exclusive access to Imiloa’s 22 acres and the amenities
Unlimited transport to and from the Festival in luxury SUVs every 3 hours.
Double occupancy to include you and one other attendee
VIP Bali Room
VIP Bali Villa
Payment plans available
A completely private campus; available to your retreat group only. Access to a private waterfall, nature paths, incredible flora and fauna, and an ocean view infinity pool. Also included is a dedicated team of 20+ local professionals to coordinate everything for your enjoyment, from touch down to take off.
Gourmet plant-based cuisine prepared by Chef Pedro and the team using all local and organic produce. Full meals, snacks, teas, coffees, juices, elixirs and fruit trays available throughout your stay.
Private transportation from the International airport to our campus; a private driver and transportation to our campus in Imiloa Mountain.
What’s Not Included
Flights to SJO, Spa Services
You will be immersed in a 22-acre jungle oasis in Dominical, Costa Rica.
This enchanted mountainside jungle venue is ten minutes from the beach and it is the perfect setting to experience deep healing, embraced by nature, yet completely luxurious.
While staying at Imiloa you will enjoy our nature paths, our private waterfall, our salt-water pool, stunning views and delicious and nutritious meals by our five-star vegan chef.
Included in each accommodation is the comfiest mattresses, 850 thread count sheets, storage space and dry rooms as needed, fiber optic internet, daily cleaning service, private en-suite bath, indoor/outdoor design for every accommodation with a focus on nature and being your private refuge, and full service, thrice-filtered private well for drinking water throughout the property.
Bali Village is perched 1200 feet about the Pacific Ocean, on a ridge line of flora, fauna and wildlife every direction you look. These 5 accommodations are 160-200 year old homes imported from Bali. Each with their own en suite bathrooms, the homes bring you back and create a self space for rejuvenation and transformation.
200 Year Old Homes from Bali. Imported from the Java Islands, these homes boast outdoor showers, full kitchen access, surreal vista views to the Pacific, their own salt water plunge pools and hand-carved art that is as old as the houses.
Perched on the edge of the cliff, at the furthest end of the property, sits a 170 year old home from the Java Islands we call Joglo. Complete with a writer’s desk, outdoor Balinese shower, hand-carved architecture that will transport you to another land and time, Joglo is teeming with history and comfort. Your cold plunge pool is adjacent to a warm bath, both outdoor. Full kitchen, too.
This two-floor imported home from Bali will have you wishing you’d never leave. Complete with a King Bed and a twin in the corner of the 180 year old home, Potoo has modern luxury with 360 views of the Pacific. On the lower level, a plunge pool and private spa. Potoo also includes many outdoor chairs, hammocks and a full kitchen, too.
Six Jungle Bungalows built on the side of the mountain on the pathway to our very own private waterfall. Bali inspired, the interiors feature natural finishings and a gorgeous exposed shower and bath tub.
Six Buckminster Fuller inspired Geodesic River Domes, among the best made in the world and partially powered by solar energy, sit perched on the edge of our private river with the fresh, flowing water feeding up to the domes. Experience the soothing sounds of relaxing and sleeping next to flowing water. Amazing!
THE HOUSE OF MASTERS
The House of Masters, located in the center of the property, is a 2,000 square foot Balinese structure hanging 100 feet in the Jungle canopy. Adjacent are restrooms and a yoga storage room for mats, blocks and more. The space can be converted for any type of retreat, workshop or dance party.
THE HEART OF IMILOA
A sprawling 3,000 square foot space that is the “Heart of Imiloa,” our social space features loungy, multicultural inspired furnishings, couches, and 5 imported tables from Bali, all under a Polynesian style roof.
Jungle paths connect the 20+ acres at Imiloa, with hand-made stairs and lighting, creating an immersive, easy experience for you and guests.
Beyond the Jungle Bungalows is a path that leads to our own private waterfall. Descend into what feels like an enchanted jungle forest as you bask in the magic and beauty of the surrounding nature.
Chef Pedro and Imiloa’s kitchen team are rated 5 stars in every area of the culinary experience by our thousands of guests. Food at Imiloa is an experience of itself — the perfect blend of art, nutritious and in harmony with nature, Imiloa’s kitchen is proud to cater needs to every type of request, allergy or desire. We are a plant based kitchen.
- Schedule your plane to arrive at SJO on or before 2:00pm in order to ensure you’ll have transport to Imiloa.
- Once landed, proceed to customs and instructions will be provided to meet Imiloa concierge.
- Ground transportation leaves SJO Airport 3PM on February 21, 2022 en route to Imiloa.
- Ground transportation leaves at 9AM February 28, 2022 en route to SJO.
- Please plan for a 4 hour drive. Imiloa does not allow you to drive your own vehicles to Imiloa. If you require a pickup in Dominical, please let the Welcome Home Team know.
Questions? Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
TRAVEL INSURANCE and COVID PROCEDURES
- Imiloa has partnered with a comprehensive travel insurance provider that meets the entry requirements for Costa Rica and offers “cancel for any reason” plans to maximize coverage: www.globalrescue.com/imiloa (additional cost)
- COVID tests for entry and exit requirements to your home country can be done on site. We have an on-call physician that can come to the property for testing and results sent in English.
- We follow cleansing and sanitization protocols as per Ministry of Health to ensure a safe environment
- Staff and retreat participants are asked to follow and safety guidelines such as social distancing, washing of hands, and proper mask wearing.
Imiloa is located in the jungle, at the top of a mountain, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Our lush retreat center is located adjacent to the second most biodiverse land on the planet.
Dominical, only 13 minutes away, is a beach town with surfer vibes, great coffee and plenty of shopping. Just north of our municipality is Quepos and to the south, Ojochal and Uvita, which is known as the Whale’s Tail.
Just 45 minutes east sits Costa Rica’s second largest city, San Isidro. Within an hour of Imiloa in all directions, you have access to airports, cafes, beaches, waterfalls, biodiversity and happy people ready to show you the lush, lovely area we call home.
You’ll arrive easily on our private plane, and your group will enjoy unlimited transportation to and from the beach, to and from the airport and throughout your stay with us.