Our workshops are designed to start you off on your healing journey. Experience the transformative powers of the teacher plant in the midst of vibrant jungle surroundings. To pave a suitable path for your journey, the six ceremonies are accompanied by a proper diet and physical activity intended to help you keep your inner medicine flowing, internalize what you have learned, and be in harmony with nature and yourself. Consultation with the shamans and other participants is essential for the application and effectiveness of the teacher plant medication.

Personal preparatory consultation

Consult with our experts to have your questions answered and talk about any challenges to your personal preparations. We are looking forward to meeting you!

6 Ceremonies

Experience six extraordinary cleansing rituals led by our highly experienced Shipibo shamans. The ceremonies are held in accordance with the centuries-old traditions of the Shipibo. Their healing chants (Ikaros) will touch you deeply.

6 Body Treatments

To ensure optimal flow of your inner medicine, you will receive an energetic body treatment from our shamans on days of ceremony.

10 night full board and lodging

Paulina serves fresh and vegan meals daily. On ceremony days she provides a smoothie for lunch. The ideal support for your transformation process.

4 Talking Circles

Share your progress and experience with the shamans and the other group members. The mutual exchange helps you to integrate and understand what you experienced.

6 Slow Motion

Practice mindfulness, sharpen your senses and feel your body with short meditation and yoga sessions as well as walks on the jungle trails through the national park.

Mangrove tour

Another highlight of your stay on Pandorita is the visit of the mystical mangrove forest by kayak. The forest is located on the Esquina River, where fresh and salt water come together.

Golfito tour

Experience the power of the Pacific Ocean on a boat trip along the shores of the Golfo Dulce. With a little luck you will get to see dolphins and whales at close range.

Daily activities

Every day you are invited to explore the wonderful environment. Snorkel among the corals at Puma Beach, greet the dolphins and sea turtles early in the morning  from the kayak or accompany the eagle rays with the stand up paddle.

Workshop Dates

All workshops last 11 days / 10 nights.

Your Journey to Pandorita

Pandorita is located at the Piedras Blancas National Park, along the protected inner side of the Golfo Dulce in the Puntarenas region.

We will meet you at the Port of Puerto Jimenez to ferry you into our little paradise (Boat trip to Pandorita is included). Pickup is at 10.30am on the first day of your Workshop. Drop off is at 9am on the last day of your Workshop.

  • You can rent a car from the Alamo car rental service ( in the capital San José and then return it in Puerto Jimenez. The trip along the Pacific coast takes about six hours. The Alamo staff at the dropoff location will be happy to take you the rest of the way to the marina.
  • Alternatively, you can take a domestic flight to Puerto Jimenez with Sansa Airlines ( From the airport, the marina can be reached by taxi or a 10-minute walk.