White people not welcome: Costa Rican ‘healing’ retreat offers women of color a break from Caucasians

By GARETH DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE

A female-only retreat in Costa Rica is offering women of color the chance of a break from white people.

Andrea X, who created Women of Color Healing Retreat in Puerto Viejo, said she has ‘completely cut out white people’ from her life, saying ‘they have caused enough damage’.

Guests enjoy yoga, meditation and vegan food in an environment free from what the founder calls micro-aggressions and passive-aggressiveness that exists in the US.

The getaway location in Puerto Viejo has banned white people, meaning those who attend spend their time exclusively with women of color

Guests enjoy yoga, meditation and vegan food in an environment free from what the founder calls micro-agressions and passive-aggressiveness that exists in the US

Andrea X (pictured), who created Women of Color Healing Retreat, said she has 'completely cut out white people' from her life, saying 'they have caused enough damage'

Vice News traveled to the retreat to get a first-hand look at how it operates, and discovered hundreds of thousands of dollars were being spent on locations to facilitate completely white-free communities.

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