What to Bring to the Retreat
Your energetic and excited self
An open heart, mind and soul
A great attitude and deep curiousity
If you have a yoga mat, please bring it. We will have some to provide, but it is always nice to have your own
Comfortable walking/hiking shoes
Comfortable clothing and a light jacket for the cooler evenings
Sunscreen and bug spray
Clothes to go out in if you would like to dress up
What is the closest airport to Sedona?
Flight arrangements may be made to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport or Flagstaff Airport. Please note that it is approximately a two-hour drive (119 miles) from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to Sedona, AZ and approximately a 50-minute drive from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. Please allow the appropriate amount of time required for travel when booking your flights.
How will I get from the airport to Sedona?
There are shuttle various shuttle services to Sedona from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Groome Transportation is one that I have used and offers daily shuttle service from Phoenix to Sedona and service from Flagstaff to Sedona. Generally, you will be sharing the shuttle with other passengers who may be picked up from other points. There are additional transportation options such as Turo.com - Personally owned rental cars (affordable) or Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Car Rentals: https://www.skyharbor.com/ParkingTransportation/rentalcars
The Rental Car Center accommodates all airport rental car companies. If you are planning to rent a car at PHX Sky Harbor, be sure to make a reservation. Vehicles are limited for walk-up customers. Car rentals can also be found at the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. A search on google is best way to access this information.
Is there anything that is NOT included in the retreat pricing?
The only things that are NOT included in retreat pricing is your flight and your transportation to/from the airport. You will also have one evening where dinner is on your own. All other meals, accommodations, experiences, workshops, classes and a personal gift bag are included for each attending guest.
Will you be hosting additional retreats in the future if I can’t make this one?
Possibly, but most likely at a higher price point. We would love to have you join us now.
What is Sedona like?
Sedona is the perfect destination to support your healing journey. There is something extraordinary that Sedona offers the soul. It nurtures individuals who seek to heal, connect, bring balance and create inner peace. Sedona’s natural beauty can never be overstated. She is magnified by the gorgeous, towering red rocks and the mystical energy they hold. Whether you are looking for a place to connect with nature and the outdoors or reconnect with yourself and your deepest desires, Sedona will not disappoint. The temperatures in September are beautiful. The days are warm and the temperatures cool off in the evening. The best way to prepare for this retreat when packing is bring clothes that you can layer.
What is Costa Rica like?
Costa Rica is a country known for its breathtaking natural beauty and warm hospitality, and the Guanacaste region is no exception. Nestled in the northwest side of the country, Guanacaste is a province that boasts stunning beaches, lush jungles and vibrant wildlife. Whether you are looking to connect with nature, explore new cultures or simply unwind in paradise, you will find it all in Costa Rica. Pura Vida - pure life...life the motto!
What is the closet airport to the Con Smania Retreat Center?
Arrive into the Liberia Daniel Oduber Airport (LIB) We take care of arranging this for you, round trip ride to the retreat center.
If you want to come earlier or stay later at the Retreat center for some exploring – we can accommodate you for an additional nightly fee of $180 per night or $320 for two, arranged with Con Smania CR directly.
Will I have cellphone service in Costa Rica?
Contact your service provide and ask specific details for your cellphone plan. What's App is a great way to also communicate with loved ones and friends. This is the preferred method of communication that we will be using among retreat leaders and participants.
Do I need to be at a certain level of fitness to attend?
No. All activities can be modified to accommodate for any fitness level.
Will I have to share personal details of my life with strangers?
No. Although participation in the group activities is encouraged, we honor and respect wherever you are at in your self-love journey. All activities are designed to further your connection with yourself regardless if you choose to share of not.
It seems like a lot of money, How can afford this?
It is normal to feel resistance whenever we want to create change in our lives. You may experience emotions such as guilt, anxiety or fear when considering spending money on yourself. This retreat is affordable for most people. We have been diligent in creating a retreat that provides massive value within a reasonable price point. Allow us the opportunity to help you move passed this obstacle and create a payment plan that feels right for you.
Yes, payment plans are available upon request. If this is something that you desire, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
I’ve never been to a retreat before, what if I don’t get along with the people in the group?
Typically people who work on their personal development possess a higher than average emotional intelligence. Meaning, they are very conscious and respectful of other people’s needs. However, in the rare event that you are uncomfortable with a fellow retreat guest we will be happy to partner with you in finding a solution.
What type of changes will I notice after attending the retreat?
That depends on you. We provide you the opportunity to release thoughts, feelings and actions that are holding you back in your life. We also offer you new ways of being that will connect you deeper to yourself and expand what is possible for you. The more you put into this experience, the more you will receive.