A retreat in Costa Rica is offering black women the chance to spend their vacation free from white people, as showcased in a new documentary by Vice News.
Costa Rica ‘healing’ retreat located in Puerto Viejo has banned white people. Guests enjoy yoga, meditation and vegan food in the retreat run by Andrea X, who has ‘completely cut out white people’ from her life due to ‘damage’ they caused
“At a time when white supremacist groups march out in the open, and the president disparages African countries as shitholes, it’s not surprising many black Americans are feeling isolated and unsafe in communities and workplaces,” says the Vice News article.
Andrea X, an expatriate who gave up her life in Brooklyn to create the Women of Color Healing Retreat