Selva Vida

What Customers Say


I recently attended one of Kristina’s retreats at Selva Vida, and it was a transformational experience for me. I cannot say enough good things about the setting itself – a safe, beautiful home with wonderful accommodations, staff, and food. The coaching workshops were full of mind-opening realizations, and the ayahuasca shaman who worked with us was one of the best I have ever been treated by. The jungle tour was so much fun, and even something as simple as the yoga session spoke to me. I have attended many different retreats; however this was my first one of Kristina’s, and I truly believe that it was a breakthrough one for me. For once, I came away feeling lighter and significantly more at peace. If you are looking for an excellent healing retreat in the Peruvian Amazon, I highly recommend attending one at Selva Vida.


I had the opportunity to attend Kristina’s life transformation retreat program in the Amazon. It was one of the most transformational experiences I’ve had the honor of experiencing. I fell and rose in love with the whole thing. The combination of plant medicines with intentional workshops make an excellent recipe for my personal growth. I highly recommend the program to anyone looking for an introduction to the paradigm shift that plant medicines provide. I’m also continuing to enjoy the ongoing coaching follow up. The accommodations were nice and the food was good every day. All the extras of being in the Amazon and additional activities make it an especially magical way to learn about yourself. If you’re still deciding to attend a similar program, just do it! You’ll thank yourself later.


“My wife and I spent a week here in March of 2022 and loved it. The lodge is an amazing way to reconnect with nature and Kristina’s retreat was a great way to reinforce the coaching lessons we had learned and set some new goals for personal development. The food was delicious, the accommodations were comfortable and the staff were friendly and attentive. It was a transformative experience and a trip that ranks among the most unique we’ve ever taken.”


“I stayed here in January 2020 for just under one month. During this time Kristina, Willy and the whole team at the lodge looked after me in a beautiful way. In an idyllic area on top of a small hill looking over the Amazon river. The food was delicious, the ambiance was peaceful, the living arrangements were comfortable and welcoming, the surrounding jungle just stunning. Iquitos is an hour or so along the fabled Amazon river. Kristina is growing this place in a thoughtful, organic and sustainable way. There are various tours and activities in the area – river swimming, boat rides and canoe excursions, there is a beautiful monkey sanctuary, there are opportunities to partake in traditional Shipibo Shamanic healing ceremonies as well as the chance to explore the plush Amazon rainforest with a superb guide, Josias. Sure to return whenever I am passing through this part of the world.”


“Spent 9 amazing days in January 2020, very close to Iquitos, seamless transport from the airport to the retreat about an hour upriver, very well-coordinated. Super welcome from the Team at the Lodge located in a nice and quiet residential village. The retreat activities were of top quality and well-scheduled, the facilities are very nice with en-suite shower room and additional shower and toilet amenities, very clean and convenient. The catering was so good, we craved for it for a long time after we departed. The location offers opportunities for quiet walks in the village and the jungle, and for organised trips to a tribal village and animal rescue centre. Would go back any time, thank you Team!!”


“I spent one week at Selva Vida Lodge and it was awesome. The staff is extremely friendly and they know a lot about the area. It’s a peaceful and quiet place in the middle of splendid nature. There’s a village nearby where you can buy some basic food. Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. Totally recommend it.”