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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What does a typical day on the retreat look like?
    Retreats include diabetes education classes, daily yoga, exercise classes or nature walks, bonding with new diabuddies, optional daily excursions and spa treatments. On the last day of the retreat we will do a full day excursion with the group to commemorate the retreat.
  • Will we have options for tours and excursions to explore the area?
    Yes! Options for afternoon excursions are available plus a group excursion on the last day of the retreat.
  • May I bring a friend or family member with me on the retreat?
    Our retreats are exclusively for YOU! We are providing the opportunity to focus on YOU and your health, but don't worry, we have plans in the future for family and friends to accompany you. Stay tuned for more information on these exciting retreats!
  • Can you accommodate my food preferences?
    Yes, we work with the retreat centers to accommodate allergies and food sensitivities.
  • Do I have to share a room? / Can I share a room?
    Both! Our retreats have shared room and private room options. You choose!
  • Will there be medical staff on the retreat?
    When we are outside of the U.S. we will have a registered nurse as part of our team. You should always consult your doctor before attending a retreat and you are ultimately responsible for your own care and medical decisions.
  • What's included in the cost?
    Each retreat location varies, but prices cover accommodations, meals, and all on-site amenities, such as swimming pools. Retreat pricing also includes diabetes education classes, yoga, and, when available, fitness and nutrition classes. For retreats outside the US, transportation to and from the retreat center is included. Not included: airfare, travel insurance, spa treatments, off-property meals, and excursions
  • Is the payment due all at once?
    Payment plans include an up front deposit, a payment a few months in advance of retreat and final payments due before retreat
  • Why do some retreats have different services in addition to diabetes education and yoga and others do not?
    All of our diabetes educators have degrees in various health related fields. We hope to have a mental health counselor, dietitian, and fitness expert at every retreat!
  • Why Costa Rica?
    Our founder lived in Costa Rica for 8 years, falling in love with its people and stunning landscapes. Now, she wants to share the magic of this peaceful paradise with you!
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