6-day Yoga Retreat – Itacaré, Brazil
Do you like listening to the sounds of the waves whilst saluting the sunrise with morning yoga?
Are you the type that feels alive when mixing adventures with now full me-time?
Welcome to our carefully designed Yoga Retreat in Itacaré, Brazil. Focused on fun, we have 6 days of greatness planned for you, packed with love for your body, mind, and soul.
Located in southern Bahia, on a stretch of coast known as the Cacau Coast. On the banks of the Contas River, between the sea and the mountains covered by the Atlantic Forest, the small town of Itacaré is home to a treasure of natural beauty. There are beautiful unspoiled beaches, surprising rivers and waterfalls, and a lively community with plenty of joy inflow to be shared.
11 -15 November 2022
Day by Day of 6-day Yoga Retreat - Itacaré, Brazil
Day 1 - Welcome to Itacaré
At home. That's how your host will make you feel when welcoming.
Get settled before enjoying a private welcome dinner, but feel free to walk around and know the neighborhood. You are just a few steps away from the sand!
Day 2 - Cacau Farm
We head for a full-day excursion to a Cacau farm where we start the day with a yoga class in a beautiful yoga studio overlooking the river and the Atlantic Rainforest.
We continue the day with a brief tour around the Cacau farm and make our own chocolate from fresh Cacau beans. After having enjoyed a vegetarian lunch at the farm we head to a lagoon hidden inside the rainforest for a refreshing swim.
To finish off this perfect day, we will participate in a Cacau Ceremony, an act that is considered to be heart-opening.
Day 3 - Remote Paradise
Get your sneakers on because today we are making a proper hike through the jungle with the local "McGiver-ish" guide. The destination of the hike is nothing less than one of the most beautiful beaches in the region.
At this remote beach, we enjoy a yoga practice in front of the ocean, a delicious and fresh lunch on the beach followed by some beach-fun and relaxing.
Day 4 - Drop-in
Today we head to the beach with the Surf School. In order to get to the beach, we hike through the dense Atlantic rainforest, passing by waterfalls and the rich biodiversity of tropical vegetation. In between the two surf sessions we will enjoy a delicious local snack called Tapioca and freshly picked coconuts.
Day 5 - A day in the water
Today we take a boat along the river and head to a spectacular waterfall where we will have a swim and a picnic.
After spending some time in the Mangroves and the river we will enjoy a lunch in front of the ocean at Iemanja Beach Club followed by a very special activity: SUP Yoga (yes, Yoga on the water!).
Once we are done with yoga-ing we head to the beach where we will experience a dinner served on the beach that we will enjoy along sunset gazing, drinking wine, and listening to Bossa Nova.
Day 6 - Farewell
We will enjoy a delicious brunch made and served with lots of love by the staff of Vila Barracuda before it is time for goodbye-hugging and email exchanging with new friends from all over the world.
About Your Hosts
Bella is originally from Sweden but knows Itacaré like her back pocket as she lives there. Her favourite things to do are surfing and jungle hikes. Before settling in Brazil she lived in different places in Europe, Asia, and Australia while working as an environmental journalist. But once she found Itacaré she completely fell in love with the place and decided to stay for good.
She is always aiming at squeezing all fun she can get out of life, being responsible for making all of our guests laugh, live, and love.
She is also a certified SUP Yoga instructor and will be leading some of your classes.
With extensive experience in yoga retreats, Luiza has already lived in Australia and India, bringing a wealth of knowledge on the subject.
She surfs daily on the beaches of Itacaré and is a genuine adventurer. With lightness and spontaneity, she helps to provide greater integration among the group's participants.
Through her zen nature and passion for life, Lygia brings with her the balance between water and earth energies. She lived in Portugal and Australia but was Itacaré where she found her natural essence and the dream's tropical paradise. Lygia has a wide experience as a hostess and knows more than anyone else, how to welcome and show off the best of this warm town!
Modern junglish bungalows one block away from the beach. Equipped with kitchen, bedroom, bed with mosquito net, living room, dining table, bathroom, high-speed wifi, and a wooden patio with a hammock.
Carefully selected all items inside the bungalows, always focusing on sustainable and innovative solutions. Enjoy comfy bed sheets, high quality pillows, and mattresses, eco yoga mats, organic and locally produced amenities in the bathroom
Price for the 6-day Yoga Retreat - Itacaré, Brazil
Starts from BRL 6.500,00 per person.
11 - 15 November 2022
What is included
- 5 nights accommodation;
- 3 yoga classes;
- 1 sup-yoga class;
- Cacau ceremony;
- 2 full-day excursions;
- Transfer to all excursions;
- All meals.
What is not included
- Airfare and transfer from/to airport;
- Lunch on arrival and departure;
- Travel Insurance.
What to Bring
- Comfortable walking shoes;
- UV shirt;
- Sunscreen + hat + UV glasses;
- 1.5l water bottle or Camelback;
- Two light walking clothes (light pants and long-sleeved shirt);
- Dry Fit Towel.
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