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 Epic Surfing and Life-Enhancement Experiences in Costa Rica 

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 VNO is on a mission to ENHANCE YOUR LIFE. We inspire you to take care of youself, have fun and connect with others 

What is VNO Retreat?

Are you ready to exhale and breathe in possibilities that align with your intention? Do you feel like life is happening at super-speed and it's a strain sometimes to keep up? Are you being called to slow it on down with other interesting people for a revitalizing week of epic wellness in paradise? If your answer is yes to these questions, then keep scrolling; this is for you! 




We provide an opportunity to break from your daily life and escape to a remote gem of lush, tropical forests and open miles of pristine beaches. Our focus is on providing opportunities for growth and self-discovery in a fun and relaxed natural setting. Imagine waking up with the peaceful sights and sounds of the ocean and jungle all around you. We are on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica’s rich and healing Blue Zone, known to promote healthful living and longevity. Here you can learn to surf some of the best waves in Costa Rica, enjoy the warm ocean, sample exotic fruits, eat fresh-caught fish and delicious meals prepared with love, make new friends and connections and explore yourself in our group circles.


We have prepared unique VNO Retreat experiences that focus on growth, self-discovery, and wellness, allowing you to immerse yourself in the peaceful sights and sounds of Costa Rica's rich and healing Blue Zone. Our arms and hearts are open to receive you and facilitate your VNO experience. Your retreat starts the moment you book your spot. Our connection with you is key and we include a free coaching session before you arrive to explore what you want and need out of your VNO Experience. 


Treat yourself and join us for a revitalizing week of peace, adventure, and self-discovery in paradise. At the end of our time together, you will be inspired to create something new in the world.

Venus Noire Retreat - VNO - is an all-inclusive,

Life-Enhancement Experience designed to help you feel good.

What is VNO Retreat about?

what's included?

*6 nights jungle-luxe accommodation

*waterfall excursion

*daily breakfast & lunch
(4 super dinners)

*surf lessons with certified instructors (Surf, Rinse & Repeat Retreat only)

*surf & yoga equipment

*massage treatment

*island snorkle tour


*interactive group sessions

*daily snacks and drinks

*gift bag


Suyen Mosely explains a bit of what's included

VNO Retreat founder

in your VNO experience

*medical insurance

*alcoholic beverages

*optional activities, like horseack riding

*international airfare

*2 dinners in town

what's not included

Coming Up 2023 VNO Retreat Life-Enhancement Experiences

Our experiences fill up fast, space is limited. Please contact us for all booking information

Find Your Funny in Paradise

Unleash your inner comedian, relax and rejuvenate in paradise! Join our unique Eat Pray Laugh Retreat for laughter, growth and the experience of a lifetime! 

VNO Retreat Location

We are on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica’s rich and healing Blue Zone, known to promote vitality and longevity. Here you can take in the breathtaking scenery, swim in warm tropical waters and immerse yourself in the local culture - all helping to foster healthful living habits that will last long after your stay!

Learn to Surf in Costa Rica


This experience is the perfect opportunity to learn to surf from zero point or improve your skills.

You'll have the chance to surf some of the longest, warm water waves in Costa Rica at beautiful beaches deep in the jungle. 

VNO Luxe Retreat

Our VNO Luxe Retreat offers luxurious accommodations in harmony with nature. Each villa is equipped with a saltwater pool, private treetop deck, air conditioning, high-speed internet and daily housekeeping service. You will get to enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and lush jungle while being surrounded by fragrant fruit trees.

Your VNO Retreat Hosts

Talk about VNO Retreat

          “All love, sister! I am grateful for your energy and spirit!”

Kumari, California

  “ I love this so much! Thank you for including me in this incredible experience. Thank you for making sure I was fed, mentally physically, and spiritually.”

Chez, California

"The Cacao ceremony was so beautiful! Very intimate and I loved the fire element."  

"I was so touched emotionally by this experience, it made me consider my life in a new way! My life has been enhanced by VNO! Just Wow!"


Patti, Berlin, Germany

Caecilla, Berlin, Germany


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