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JCF Fitness Adventures

JCF Fitness Adventures – A week-long excursion that’s the perfect mix of fitness, relaxation and adventure in the beautiful Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.

October 13, 2012 to October 20, 2012

Our first Adventure will take place in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.  Over seven days, Adventurers will enjoy luxurious accommodations, meals prepared by a private chef, sunrise boot camp and sunset yoga and several adrenaline-boosting activities, all against the backdrop of beautiful Costa Rican scenery.

JCF has put together an amazing trip.  Pricing includes:

  • Accommodations for seven days at Casa de las Brisas (see “About Casa de las Brisas” for a description of this amazing property)
  • Transportation to and from the airport in Costa Rica
  • Food (two meals a day prepared by a private chef
  • Sunrise boot camp
  • Private sunset yoga sessions
  • Choice of three activities:
  • Bike tour of Manuel Antonio National Park
  • White water rafting
  • Zip lining through the jungle canopy
  • Waterfall rappelling
  • Free Unlimited Wi-Fi Internet

Optional day trip to Monteverde (not included in the price of trip)

About Monteverde

It is a place of cloud forests and coffee plantations, monkeys, mist, and friendly locals. The town of Santa Elena is small and quaint, filled with tasty restaurants and folksy artisan shops, while the nearby rainforest hosts a remarkable amount of biodiversity.  Visitors can explore this internationally recognized environment from trails and trams, along canopy tours or inside museums.

Our first JCF Fitness Adventure includes accommodations at the beautiful Casa de las Brisas in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.

About Accommodations at Casa de las Brisas

Casa Brisas is a 10,500 square foot house with 5 levels and 10 large air-conditioned bedrooms.  It boasts a private ocean view pool in front and jungle balcony out back. The view from the pool overlooking the ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park is spectacular.


  • 3 pools on 3 different levels, all with waterfalls; hotel sized jungle pool, game room with heated splash pool, and ocean view plunge pool
  • 5 levels, 10,500 square feet (including 1000 square foot sky deck)
  • All bedrooms are air conditioned
  • 10 bathrooms: 8 with showers, 2 with showers and whirlpool tub, 1 outdoor shower
  • Game room with pool table and foosball table
  • Full kitchen including dishwasher, coffeemaker, microwave, blender, toaster
  • Washer/dryer, hairdryer, security safe, phone, computer available
  • 42″ flat screen TV,CD, stereo, video library
  • Gas BBQ grill, covered, off-street parking, hammocks


Your trip can be as free form or as structured as you’d like.  You can spend your time lounging by the pool and sunning on the beach, or you can take advantage of our offered activities (which are included in the price).

Sample itinerary

5:30 am:          Sunrise boot camp on the beach

7:30 am:          A delicious breakfast prepared by our private chef

10:00 am:       Activity or free time

5:30 pm:         Sunset yoga

7:30 pm:         Dinner prepared by our private chef


$1995 per person – Single Occupancy

$1295 per person – Double Occupancy

$1145 per person – Triple Occupancy*

*At this point the Triple Occupancy is now FULL.  Please see FAQs below for details.

Room/Bed Availability
King Beds 5
Queen Beds 1
Double Beds 2
Single Beds* 6
*Three beds in each of two rooms

Frequently Asked Questions


A word on multiple occupancy

You are welcome to request double or triple occupancy, even if you do not have a roommate(s) in mind.  We will group people accordingly.

Triple occupancy is subject to minimum registration.  If you register with a group of three, the minimum is met – you may pay your deposit and the room will be guaranteed (if one is available).  If you request triple occupancy without roommates, the room will not be guaranteed until the other beds are claimed.  For more information on the particulars of this option, please e-mail

How can I pay?

A minimum initial deposit of $400 is due on July 1, 2012.  Thereafter, the balance of the trip is due September 6, 2012.  You may pay in installments or in-full by this time.  Rooms will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.  Thus, the sooner you pay, the more likely it is that you will receive the bed of your choice.

You can pay via cash or check or with a credit card online.  For each credit card transaction, there will be a 3% processing fee.

Do I have to have travel insurance?
You are required to carry travel insurance, valid during the retreat’s duration, in order to attend this retreat. There are no hospitals or airports in town, and if anything were to happen, you may be required to be medically evacuated via helicopter. This can cost upwards of $50,000; travel insurance costs about $35 for the week. Please make sure you are aware of your carrier’s coverage and policies. Purchase a policy that includes emergency medical evacuation, flight cancellation/delay, international medical coverage, and trip cancellation, at minimum.   For info and to book insurance click here.

Is there any documentation that I am required to fill out?
You will be required to sign a release prior to the trip.  The release is available here.  There is also a registration form that will allow you to enter your bed preference, your choice of activities, and any food allergies or other concerns.

Payments are refundable up until September 6, 2012.

Flight Information
Adventurers should fly into San Jose airport (SJO).  The private shuttle from the airport to Casa de las Brisas will only make one trip.  The shuttle will leave the airport by 4pm on Saturday October 13th.  In order to meet the shuttle, it is necessary to arrive at SJO by 3pm on October 13th or you will be responsible for own transportation to Manuel Antonio.  For departure on Saturday October 20th, we will leave Casa de las Brisas by 8am.  In order to make flight departing SJO on October 13th, be sure to book flight after 1pm.  Please plan your flight accordingly to ensure that you make the shuttle.  If it is not possible to find flights at such times, please spend the evenings before and/or after the trip in San Jose. We can suggest convenient accommodations that suit your budget and also help you arrange private transportation with a van or taxi to and from the airport.  Contact with any concerns.

Reserve your space now!
In order to secure your spot on the trip, a minimum deposit of $400 is due by July 1.
There is a 3% processing fee for credit card payments, for a total of $412.

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