Travel to the jungle of Costa Rica for a weekend celebrating Earth, Community & Appreciating Abundance! February 27 - March 1, 2020

Decompression at Punta Mona | The Roots Gathering

Travel to the jungle of Costa Rica for a weekend celebrating Earth, Community & Appreciating Abundance! February 27 - March 1, 2020

FROM: $393.25 Per Person
Envision Festival Camping

Beyond the end of the road on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, you will find one of the world's most magical permaculture farms and botanical collections, brought to life by Envision's Co-Founder Stephen Brooks. Spend three days diving deep into botanical bliss; learning about permaculture, herbal medicine, and Eco Village design at one of the most beautiful and diverse places in Costa Rica. Enrich your body with yoga practice in the morning, revitalize your mind with permaculture education during the day, then dance under the stars at night with an incredible group of Envision attendees!

Music by Yaima, Gone Gone Beyond and The Human Experience.

Workshops by Envision Co-founders Stephen Brooks and Sarah Wu, featuring Permaculture, Herbalism, Community Creation and more.

Envision Festival Venue

ARTISTS

Yaima

Gone Gone Beyond

The Human Experience

Choose your accommodation options below:

Decompression + Private Single Room

$822.25/pp

  • All workshops
  • Daily yoga practice
  • Three daily gourmet organic & locally-sourced meals
  • Choice of accommodations
  • Beach parties, dancing, & music by Yaima, Gone Gone Beyond and The Human Experience
  • Dolphin watching
  • Round trip boat transportation from Manzanillo to Punta Mona
  • Unforgettable memories and the perfect way to decompress after Envision!
  • Arrive any time on Thursday, February 27. Decompression ends on Sunday, March 1.

Decompression + Shared Room

$650.65/pp

  • All workshops
  • Daily yoga practice
  • Three daily gourmet organic & locally-sourced meals
  • Choice of accommodations
  • Beach parties, dancing, & music by Yaima, Gone Gone Beyond and The Human Experience
  • Dolphin watching
  • Round trip boat transportation from Manzanillo to Punta Mona
  • Unforgettable memories and the perfect way to decompress after Envision!
  • Arrive any time on Thursday, February 27. Decompression ends on Sunday, March 1.

Decompression + Rent-A-Tent

$479.05/pp

  • All workshops
  • Daily yoga practice
  • Three daily gourmet organic & locally-sourced meals
  • Choice of accommodations
  • Beach parties, dancing, & music by Yaima, Gone Gone Beyond and The Human Experience
  • Dolphin watching
  • Round trip boat transportation from Manzanillo to Punta Mona
  • Unforgettable memories and the perfect way to decompress after Envision!
  • Arrive any time on Thursday, February 27. Decompression ends on Sunday, March 1.

Decompression + Bring Your Own Tent

$393.25/pp

  • All workshops
  • Daily yoga practice
  • Three daily gourmet organic & locally-sourced meals
  • Choice of accommodations
  • Beach parties, dancing, & music by Yaima, Gone Gone Beyond and The Human Experience
  • Dolphin watching
  • Round trip boat transportation from Manzanillo to Punta Mona
  • Unforgettable memories and the perfect way to decompress after Envision!
  • Arrive any time on Thursday, February 27. Decompression ends on Sunday, March 1.
Envision Festival Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS

Farm To Table Cuisine

Farm To Table Cuisine

Indulge in organic, vegetarian, jungle-gourmet. Punta Mona chefs cook 3 community meals a day from ingredients freshly-harvested from their food forest, greenhouse and herb gardens.
Permaculture Design & Herbalism

Permaculture Design & Herbalism

Punta Mona is one of the most established, bio-diverse permaculture education centers in Central America, and is a mecca for herbal education & medicine-making
Yoga Practice

Yoga Practice

Take your practice deeper, surrounded by the lush Caribbean jungle.
Envision Festival Venue

VENUE

Walk on the Wild SIde

Punta Mona

Punta Mona is a family-owned, off-the-grid permaculture farm and educational retreat center on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Launched in 1997, they are one of the most established and bio-diverse permaculture farms in Central America, with over 300 varieties of perennial tropical fruit and nut trees, abundant root crops, vegetables and annuals, as well as over 150 medicinal plants. They are an intentional community of permies, herbalists, chefs, yogis, builders, and artists, on a mission to practice and teach a simpler, regenerative way of living.

Envision Festival Venue

HOSTS

Stephen Brooks

The founder and primary Director of the Punta Mona Center, Stephen has been living in Costa Rica since 1995. Stephen observed the problems facing small farmers and communities in Central America and Costa Rica due to mega-monoculture agricultural practices and loss of dynamic community. He strives to provide students, landowners, businesses and neighbors regenerative solutions and strategies to increase quality of life. Stephen is an avid and passionate ethnobotanist, plant collector, permaculture designer and educator, operator of education environmental and botanical tours, implements permaculture gardens and food forests on home and many hundred acre scales, and community developer. He is the co-founder of both Medicines from the Edge: a Tropical Herbal Convergence and Envision Festival. He is a fruit fanatic and a Dead Head.

Envision Festival FAQ

SCHEDULE

Day 1
Thursday, 27th, 2020

Thursday, 27th, 2020

9:00-12:00:  Gather on the beach in Manzanillo to either do a guided hike into Punta Mona (approximately 3 hours) or travel by boat to the farm. All luggage sent in by boat.

12:00-1:00:  Opening Circle

1:00-2:30:  Lunch

3:00-5:00:  Beach time and mud bath where the river meets the sea

5:00-7:00:  Free time

7:00-8:30:  Dinner

9:00:  Bonfire on the beach with live music featuring: Yaima

Day 2
Friday, 28th, 2020

Friday, 28th, 2020

7:00-8:30:  Yoga, movement and meditation

8:30-9:30: Breakfast

10:00-12:00:  Farm tour (Punta Mona is one of the leading permaculture farms in central America with over 300 varieties of tropical fruits, herbs and medicinal plants).  Intro to Medicine Making

12:30-1:30:  Lunch

2:00-4:00:  Sessions on Permaculture, Herbalism, Community Creation, Creative flow, Intro to Fungi (mushrooms)

4:00-7:00:  Free time + beach time

7:00-8:30:  Dinner

9:00:  Gone Beyond at the Stage

Day 3
Saturday, 29th, 2020

Saturday, 29th, 2020

7:00-8:30:  Daybreaker at the Stage!!!!

8:30-9:30: Breakfast

10:00-12:00:  Farm tour (Punta Mona is one of the leading permaculture farms in central America with over 300 varieties of tropical fruits, herbs and medicinal plants). Intro to Medicine Making

12:30-1:30:  Lunch

2:00-4:00:  Sessions on Permaculture, Herbalism, Community Creation, Creative flow, Intro to Fungi (mushrooms)

4:00-7:00:  Free time + beach time

7:00-8:30:  Dinner

9:00: At the Stage with the Human Experience

Day 4
Sunday, 1st, 2020

Sunday, 1st, 2020

7:00-8:30:  Yoga, movement and meditation

8:30-9:30: Breakfast

10:00-11:00: Closing Circle

12:00:  Boats leave for Manzanillo