The Right Place to Write

Are you ready to get it done?

Give yourself an exclusive distraction-free week of writing in beautiful Costa Rica.

Take a vacation from your daily life to start, organize or finish your writing project.

We’ve created the perfect container for you to write and receive coaching and guidance on all aspects of publishing your book.

Together, we co-create your writing schedule for the week and meal planning and leave room for downtime, self-care, movement in nature and opportunities to connect to the culture and magic of Costa Rica.

Hear what writers experience at our writing retreats

Costa Rica Personal Writing Retreats

Who is this retreat for?

  • Anyone needing time to focus on getting their book started or completed.
  • A writer who needs support, guidance, and mentorship.
  • Anyone needing to understand what to do after you write your book.
  • A writer who needs deeper clarity on their book outline.

What will you gain?

  • Clarity on how to move your book forward with confidence.
  • You will feel energized, refreshed and motivated to apply everything you learned at the retreat.
  • You will have the investment of the time you took to work intentionally on your book with focus and purpose.


What is included:

  • 7 days, 6-night accommodation at a brand new 2-bedroom guest home overlooking the Pacific coastline
  • Airport pick up and drop off at QXP (Quepos airport)
  • Breakfast and lunch are self-serve. We supply a variety of fresh fruit, veggies, bread, eggs, etc.
  • Daily Dinner allowance provided at the local restaurant
  • Comprehensive Welcome Package so that I’m familiar with your story before the retreat begins
  • Daily one-to-one check-ins on your writing progress
  • 2 hours of customized coaching with me on any aspect of publishing or promoting your book
  • 2 live workshops and 2 self-guided workshops covering topics such as writing, self-editing, branding and book marketing
  • BONUS: receive my book promotion and book review eGuide.

Your investment($USD):  $1,499

Read the Registration and Cancellation policy.

The Venue:

This new two-bedroom furnished guest house is equipped with a kitchenette, high-speed Wi-Fi, a queen bedroom, a twin bedroom, two reclining sofas, writing tables, full bathroom with a walk-in shower. The property is gated with ample outdoor living spaces including two balconies overlooking a breathtaking mountain range and the Pacific coastline, and a large covered outdoor terrace to enjoy the golden sunsets in the evening. Write, hike, meditate, journal and take in spectacular views and abundant wildlife.

Personal Writing Retreat in Costa Rica.

Our venue is a smoke-free, drug-free environment.

Write Your Book in Costa Rica

YOUR RETREAT HOST: Dawn James, Director of Publish and Promote

personal writing retreat host and founder Publish and PromoteDawn James is an award-winning author for her nonfiction book Unveiled and a 14x bestselling author. She has over 20 years of publishing experience (magazines, newspapers, books), focusing on quality and customer service excellence.

Since 2010, Dawn has successfully guided hundreds of writers to fulfill their dream of becoming published authors. There is nothing quite like seeing your name in print; Dawn cherishes the relationship she builds with each writer.

Her passion is teaching writers to write for impact so readers keep turning the page!

This event is created and hosted by Publish and Promote – serving authors since 2010. Learn more at Publish and Promote