• Double Shared – $1,750.00
  • Single Room – $1,995.00

Location: El Sabanero Eco Lodge

Ayahuasca-Bufo Alvarius -Yoga-Meditation

With Juan David Alvarius, Tattiana and Jose and Hector Moreno

September 2 - 8, 2024

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear!”

Meet the Shamans, meet the teachers, choose your healing ceremony. Our mission is to help you find your choice of healing and bring you one step further in your spiritual journey.

Our retreat offers integration support and a peaceful and completely safe environment.

What’s Included in This Package:

  • Airport Transfer from and to Liberia (LIR)
  • 7 days/ six nights in a single or shared double room
  • 2 ceremonies of your choice
  • 3 delicious vegetarian meals daily
  • Yoga classes daily with 3 different in house instructors to fit your level
  • Meditation
  • daily Beach Shuttle
  • No refunds for package services not realised


  • Electricity and outlets

    Electrical outlets are the same as in the USA or Canada.

  • How to get there (flights, airport transfers, buses, trains)

    It is best to fly into Liberia airport from where we will pick you up at no extra cost.

  • Visa stuff

    No visa required but passport has to be valid for a minimum of 6 months.

  • What to bring

    • Passport: Valid minimum 6 months no visa required for US residents.
    • Light Clothing for warm/hot weather.
    • Bathing suits
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug repellent
    • Hair dryer 120 volts
    • Sandals for beach or pool and walking shoes for hikes.




Juan David Alvarius
review Juan David: 1. What was your experience with Juan David? I have done Bufo Alvarius with 3 different healers and Juan David was by far the most knowledgeable and spiritual. He was so supportive in all aspects of the ceremony. His presence was very calming and to watch him interact with each person during their individual experiences was truly inspiring. He was so connected to each individual experience and his energy and love seemed limitless. He is a very gifted healer and most importantly he instills confidence in the participants and makes everyone feel welcome, safe and secure. 2.…
Learn more about Juan David Alvarius
Tattiana and Jose
The facilitators, Tatiana Cabezas Espinoza and José Manuel Vargas, originally from Costa Rica, have been working with Ayahuasca (Yage) medicine for more than 8 years, They began their learning by the hand of a Peruvian shamana, Kuyay, then continued their journey in Colombia along with taitas like Jairo Zuluaga and Julio Chicunque. In addition to the Ayahuasca, they use Rapé, Amazon tobacco, herbs and incenses in their ceremonies to clean, open the spaces and energy of the environment and the participants. Each ceremony with sacred medicine is a deep encounter with ourselves, our being and our ancestors, a call to…
Learn more about Tattiana and Jose
Hector Moreno
Hector J. Moreno is originally from Caracas, Venezuela. After moving to Costa Rica, he joined the El Sabanero family in 2016. Hector teaches all morning classes at 7.30am and on Thursdays he does a silent morning walk through the jungle. His intuitive teaching styles are acording the needs of the group and they vary fromMovement Restorative, Vinyasa flow, Slow flow Vinyasa, Movement, Restorative, Terapeutic, Asthanga, Dharma, Hata and Tantra.
Learn more about Hector Moreno