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Operations Team


Focus on facilitating your retreat, while we handle the rest

The Casa Alternavida team knows how important it is for your retreat to run flawlessly. We are experts at
creating retreat experiences and understand the level of intention and detail needed to make them
transformational. Our high-vibration space, phenomenal team, culturally rich organic food experiences,
and mindfully guided nature adventures connect participants to the land and its people.
Consider us your remote team and facility.

Support Services

  • Facilitation, Agenda design, and thematic strategy

  •  Nature adventures aligned with your theme for the day

  • Facilitated Cacao, fire, or breathwork

  • Massage, yoga, ecstatic dance, and meditation support, if needed

  • Transportation to and from airport and nature adventures


  • Boutique retreat center with (8) unique
    nature spirit themed bedrooms

  • (8) bathrooms, (2) with outdoor showers

  • Sleeps up to (16) people with (12)
    separate beds

  • (5) gathering spaces: rooftop, balconies,
    classroom, living room, & dining room
    Rich cultural food experiences complete
    with organic, farm-to-table meals
    prepared by our in-house celebrity chef


  • Puerto Rico - US Territory (no passport required)

  • Balcony view of warm turquoise ocean less than a mile away

  • Warm weather year round with lush
    landscaping & nature sounds

  • Views overlooking El Yunque national Rainforest

  • 30 minutes from Luis Muñoz Marin
    International Airport



  • energy clearings between guest bookings

  • Our own regular team building retreats for centering practices

  • Daily calibration of the space using quartz crystals that are built into the walls, creating an invisible grid of love and protection

  • Establish strong partnerships with our local farmers so the food is grown with intention

As a high vibration retreat center we understand the importance of our facility and staff energy. To best support your guests we do:


Minimum of (7) people​

Maximum of (16) people (shared beds) Total (8) bedrooms, (8) bathrooms, (12) beds

Includes food and rooms only (minimum 2 night booking)

  • Single Occupancy

  • Double Occupancy


Note: see add-on options (below) to make your stay extra special

Request a quote for exact pricing


Payment process:

  • Save the date - $1,500 deposit (non-refundable)

  • 60 days prior -50% deposit due

  • 30 days prior -balance due



Transferable to another date within (1) year (if available with Price adjustment)

  • 60 days or less forfeit 30% deposit

  • 30 days or less forfeit 50% deposit

  • 7 days or less forfeit 75% deposit


Dedicated to the luxury of simplicity our Casa Alternavida team was brought together by a common vision to create a space for holistic transformation. We are diverse individuals who enjoy learning and growing together with our guests. Chef Ivonne (right) is passionate about creating cultural food experiences through farm-to-table organic meals. Glenda, the manager, is impeccable with hospitality details and organization. Yancy our founder is a master facilitator and wealth of knowledge around retreat planning, nature guiding, and conscious communication. Jenny (left) is our house beautification specialist and nature adventure guide with an abundance of knowledge and passion for our local flora and fauna.


​Our celebrity chef will customize a menu
for your retreat flow as part of the base
pricing. Everything in our kitchen is:

  • Organic

  • Gluten free

  • Refined sugar free

  • Diary free (except butter)

We prioritize locally sourced ingredients, using what is in our own garden while also leveraging relationships with several nearby farms that make weekly deliveries.

Base Pricing includes:

  • (3) organic farm-to-table meals

  • Desert with dinners

  • Snacks available at all times

  • Filtered water, infused water, coffee, tea, juices.

  • Customized menu to accommodate food allergies

  • Choice of vegan, vegetarian

  • For added cost fish and meat can be served for lunches

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We guide our own nature experiences so the flow of your retreat stays consistent and thematically aligned. We have a
variety of amazing locations within 20 minutes:


  • Waterfalls

  • River trails

  • Beach trail hikes

  • Snorkeling

  • Kayaking / paddle boarding

We create opportunities in nature to support the material you are teaching. Some examples include but are not limited to:

  • Forest Therapy – mindfulness 
    practices helping accentuate 
    all senses and connection to nature and its grounding

  • Water Breathwork – taught  while floating and being  supported. A deeper connection to breath while moving through any fears, empowering self trust

Pricing includes

  • Professional Casa Alternavida
    nature guide for 3-4hrs

  • Transportation

  • Towels

  • Water (in re-usable bottles)

  • Snacks

  • First aid kit



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Owner, Group Facilitator, Leadership Coach, & Nature Guide

Yancy has 10 years of retreat facilitation experience. He is an excellent resource for helping you plan your retreat agenda and thematic flow. He's facilitated hundreds of adventure-based activities in nature helping attendees get out of their head and into their body intelligence. Through this somatic work, Yancy helps groups learn valuable conscious communication tools, enhanced motional intelligence, intuition, and creative flow. He is trained as a Leadership & Transformation Coach through the Hendricks Institute, a Forest Therapist, and Resilience coach through he HeartMathInstitute


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Bedroom 01 – Full size bed with
option to add a twin bed

Bedroom 02 – Queen Bed with
option to add a twin bed

Total: (4) potential beds


Bedroom 03 - Full size bed (outdoor

Bedroom 04 - Queen Bed (shared
bathroom outside room)

Bedroom 05 - Queen Bed (shared
bathroom outside room)

Bedroom 06 – (2) twin beds

Bedroom 07 – Queen Bed (outdoor
shower/bathroom) - with option to add
a twin bed

Total: (7) potential beds


Bedroom 08 – Queen bed (Leave
for onsite host)

Bedroom 09 – King bed + Queen
pull out couch; (2) bed capacity –
practitioner room

Total: (3) potential beds

TOTAL: (12) potential beds


Want more during your all inclusive stay with us? Below you'll find a variety of transformational experiences and additional offerings, each facilitated by one of our passionate practitioners and coaches. To add one or more to your booking simply complete the checkout process and you'll be presented with a menu of the following options to chose from.



Meditation is an amazing tool for any human in the modern world. Quiet your thoughts and experience peace. This service is for anyone regardless of experience. You can expect your practitioner to lead you through a brief guided meditation based on your preference of focus. Other methods for creating mindfulness may be offered such as journaling exercises, oracle card pulling or sound healing.