Sugar Detox Ketogenic Weight Loss Retreat

Retreat from your busy urban lifestyle, surround yourself with jungle and ocean, and retrain your body to use fat as your main fuel source.

“A week at Hacienda del Sol, doing the ketogenic diet, was the best decision I ever made. It is an amazing place to relax, to be away from the daily stress, to enjoy the beauty of nature, the jungle, the ocean and quiet times. The master nutritionist, Ramiro, gave me so much information and advice. I will always be grateful.”

“Feel better in just one week.”

Imagine an all-inclusive health and wellness retreat that not only takes care of your every need but also ensures you lose weight,  improve your fitness, de-stress, and reconnect with nature. During Hacienda del Sol’s weight loss retreat in Costa Rica it’s easy to reverse the effects of aging and feel vitality again. You’re going to relax fully and deeply, reduce your stress, learn to use fat as your main fuel source, and overcome a weight loss plateau.

Spend 1, 2 or 3 weeks at our beautiful Costa Rican Jungle Retreat Centre and receive the individualized attention you need to accomplish your health goals. Nestled in the pristine Guanacaste Jungle of Costa Rica, Hacienda del Sol allows you to retreat from your busy urban lifestyle and truly reconnect with yourself and with nature. Our all-inclusive program, which runs all year around and can be joined any day of the week, hosts a maximum of 12 guests, and our experienced, caring staff ensure you’ll be well taken care of your entire stay. While here, you’ll have nothing to worry about except enjoying your retreat.

Benefits of Attending

Lose Weight


Escape from the energy roller coaster, fat-storing, inflammatory effects of today’s grain-based, high-carbohydrate modern diet, and adopt an eating strategy that will reprogram your genes to prefer fat for fuel.

More Energy


Replenish your energy stores, flush your body, and reboot your system. Slow life down, taking time for play, sunlight and fresh air, and get deep sleeps.

Reverse Aging


Efficiently detox from sugar, as well as reduced excess body fat, with natural, easy-to-maintain lifestyle and diet changes.

De-Stress


Nestled in the pristine Guanacaste Jungle of Costa Rica, Hacienda del Sol allows you to retreat from your busy urban lifestyle and truly reconnect with yourself and with nature.

Improve Fitness


Participate in daily activities that are rich in what Katie Bowman calls “nutritious movement” (movement that nourishes your freedom to move) and give you a deeper connection with your body and your relationship to nature.

Connect with Nature


Connect with the healing benefits of being immersed in nature and recalibrate your natural circadian rhythms.

HOW OUR PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHES ITS AMAZING RESULTS

 

Philosophy: Our Weight Loss Program is patterned after the diet, exercise, and lifestyle behaviours of our ancestors – The Primal Lifestyle

Nutrition: Guests participating in Hacienda del Sol’s Weight Loss Retreat have the choice to follow a Primal Ketogenic diet, or simple Primal Diet. The main difference between them comes down to the level of carb restriction.  Both diets are based on nutrient dense, locally sourced, whole foods. The difference is Primal Ketogenic has a severe carb restriction (25 net carbs, so no fruit allowed), whereas the simple Primal does not (50-150 carbs allowed, so certain fruits are ok). Weight loss tends to be deeper on a Ketogenic diet, as the carb restriction pushes your body to use fat from day one, yet this can be stressful at first. Primal, with its more generous carb allowance, is a gentler approach with a lot less stress hormone dump. A simple Primal diet is ideal for people that don’t want to jump straight into the deep water and make a softer metabolic shift.

If you want to find out more about our version of a Ketogenic diet, visit this link.

Movement: Hacienda del Sol’s Weight Loss Retreat is paired up with many “nutritious movement” activities including hiking, primal fitness, primal yoga, reflect and recharge classes, and a weekly offsite Costa Rican adventure (Stand up paddle boarding).

MORE ABOUT HACIENDA DEL SOL’S MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES

 

Yoga: Our primal yoga moves dynamically between tension and releasing, the Yang and the Yin. Focus is on movement. 90 blissful minutes of dipping in and out into flow state.

Primal fitness is a form of high intensity training, rich in ranges of motion. It offers an antidote for the no pain, no gain mentality that inevitably leads to injury. It consists of progressive body movement exercises that take you to your limit while still managing to strengthen your body-mind connection.

Our reflect and recharge classes are a collection of western and eastern Yin practices focused on activating the parasympathetic nervous system in unique ways, while teaching you the essential skill of processing the stress that has accumulated throughout the day, therefore avoiding the eventual condition of chronic stress.

HACIENDA DEL SOL’S ALL-INCLUSIVE WEIGHT LOSS RETREAT INCLUDES:

  • 7 nights at our award winning Costa Rica Jungle Retreat (multiple weeks can be booked)
  • Calorie-controlled and nutritionally balanced Sugar Detox cuisine (either Ketogenic or Simple Primal depending on which you choose).
  • 4 x 60 minute Primal Fitness Training Sessions
  • 4 x Coaching sessions to learn about and personalize your diet (Keto or Simple Primal)
  • 12 x Yoga/Movement Classes (Primal Yoga, Reflect & Recharge Yoga, Hatha Yoga)
  • 1 Guided Hike
  • 1 x Sunset boat tour
  • 1 x Cooking Class (learn our tricks and bring them home with you)
  • Hacienda del Sol signature food to go on the day you leave to skip airport food
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Give yourself the best gift ever!

Retreat Prices

Accomodations Single Double
Standard Rates/7-Night Program
TIERRA $2,779pp $2,275pp
PURA $2,996pp $2,464pp
HOLIDAY SEASON December 20 - January 5
TIERRA $3,129pp $2,569pp
PURA $3,465pp $2,730pp
*All prices include 13% taxes. *Holiday prices may be reduced on days outside holiday dates.

Tierra (private cabina, king bed, no AC)
Pura (private cabina, king bed, AC)

Be your most healthy and vibrant self.

  • Is nature calling you? 🌿🧐
To be quiet in nature is something that not all of us get to do everyday. If you’re not use to it, it might even feel uncomfortable. But when you allow it to touch you, and you feel it’s presence, there is not nothing more nourishing, soothing, and healing. 
Research is showing that being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature, reduces anger, fear, and stress and increases pleasant feelings. Exposure to nature not only makes you feel better emotionally, it contributes to your physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones. 
In a time when so many of us are experiencing stress and anxiety, we encourage you to connect with the natural gifts of the earth. Take some time this weekend to connect with nature, slow down, and just see how you feel!
  • Waking up in the jungle is just soooooo invigorating 💫😍
  • The newly renovated bungalows are ready 🤩🥳 we can’t wait to share them with you! More photos to come 😍
  • Blissful moments 💫 Buddha hall (@haciendadelsolcr yoga hall) has such a special, magical, and healing energy. Surrounded by the jungle, listening to the birds, feeling the warm tropical breeze on your skin, you can just be and rest in the moment. Taking time for yourself to “just be” is so precious. 🥰
  • Tropical fruit and papaya stuffed chia seed bowl 💫 we’re already obsessed with coconut chia seed pudding and are considering adding a new chia bowl to our menu!! All in favour of added this to our menu comment below with a YES PLEASE!🙌🏼😍
  • Vitamin Sea 🌊  The roar of crashing waves, the fresh ocean air and 
the humbling sight of 
an endless blue horizon – there’s no denying the restorative effects of the ocean.

In fact, the sea is steeped in healing history with its extensive salt water benefits. Victorian doctors prescribed seaside trips, while the ancient Greeks soaked in the mineral-rich water. 
A recent study also found that your proximity to the coast correlates to your health. Ready to dive in?