Posts by Adrianne

6 Benefits You’ll Take Home From a Bodhi Surf + Yoga Camp

Broadened perspective due to travel

December is upon us, and as the year closes, it is natural to start thinking about the bigger picture. Larger questions loom, like: “How can I find the drive to get in shape?” “Is it too late for me to learn something new, or try something I’ve always wanted to try?” “Am I happy with…

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Building the Bodhi Tribe

Making friends at surf camp

Someone recently asked me, “What is one thing that you are most proud of?” and I knew my answer immediately. The Bodhi Tribe. The community of people that we have come to know, learn about, and befriend. The amazing people who we have met and mingled with over the years. We have connected with individuals…

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2018 Ocean Guardian Contest Winners

Clouds reflected on a beautiful beach

Another year, another Ocean Guardian Contest. In our six years of running the contest, we have been inspired by so many people taking action in their lives to make the world (both its land and its oceans) a better place! To those who entered in 2018, the entire Bodhi team thanks you for your efforts!…

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Policy of Inclusion at Bodhi Surf + Yoga

Diversity in Tourism

It is important that today, more than ever, we focus not on what divides us, but rather what unites us. What makes us human. Taking it further, we must work to be inclusive of those who have historically been marginalized. Tourism is an industry that has much room for improvement. Yet it’s also a one-of-a-kind…

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Is Costa Rica Safe: Common Travel Risks and How To Avoid Them

Uvita Waterfall in Costa Rica

A common question we get asked is: “is Costa Rica safe?” We feel confident in saying that yes, Costa Rica is safe — safe enough that we recommend it to tourists of all types (families, solo or first-time travelers, etc.). Yet it can risky to make blanket statements for the entirety of the country. Despite…

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How to Get From SJO to Costa Ballena, Costa Rica

Travel to Costa Ballena

The Costa Ballena region is an amazing place to visit with plenty of activities to do and sights to see, and the only a three and a half hour drive will take you to this pristine and paradisiacal area of the country. There are several options for getting from San Jose (specifically from SJO /…

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Top 3 Things Guests Love About the Bodhi Lodge

Chilling in Cynthia the Swan at Bodhi Surf + Yoga

I think the Bodhi Lodge is a pretty great place — it’s in the heart of the community of Bahia Ballena, within walking distance to many amenities as well as the beach, it’s simple but comfortable — but then again, I am biased, being that I am one of the owners of Bodhi Surf +…

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Bodhi Surf + Yoga To Go Carbon Neutral

Surf and yoga camp going carbon neutral

Sustainability is a tricky concept to understand, and difficult if not outright impossible to implement. In order to get even close to being sustainable, not only must we refuse what we do not need and reduce what we do use, we must also find ways to assuage that which we cannot reduce and invest into…

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