Yoga + Pilates Retreat

Who says you can’t have it all?! With our Yoga and Pilates retreats in Tulum you’ll get a bit of both worlds. Strong Pilates practice in the mornings paired with Yin Yoga classes in the evenings to wind things down. Plus we focus on nutrition on this retreat offering a raw vegan cooking demo and lunch plus tons of healthy options on the menu daily to nourish the body and mind. Join us in paradise to relax and unwind with a healthy vacation in Tulum!

March 12 - 17, 2019

Pilates + Yoga Retreat in Tulum

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About

Join us in beautiful Caribbean paradise for a Pilates & Yoga retreat on the beaches of Tulum. Days will be filled with morning Pilates sessions and afternoon gentle Yoga sessions, Standup Paddleboarding excursion, amazing Mexican cuisine, beach walks, chill time, optional healing massages, vegetarian cooking demonstration and lots of free time to explore on your own. Pilates sessions will vary from breathing techniques to partner massage workshops, core training and full body workouts. Yin Yoga practice will be slow and low followed by mediation and writing.

Thaw out in the sunshine while working on your deep core muscles to support the whole body. Nourishment will also be a part of the retreat touching on a few favorite recipes and a cooking demo with local ingredients.

Join us in paradise to rejuvenate and relax on the shores of Tulum!

Includes

PACKAGES INCLUDE


Accommodations of your choice (5 nights)

Breakfast daily

Opening & Closing group dinners (1 glass of juice, wine or beer is included in dinners)

Standup Paddleboarding Session followed by lunch

Morning Pilates Mat class

Evening Gentle Stretch/Yoga classes with meditation and writing

Vegetarian Cooking Demo with lunch

Welcome cleansing circle with local healer

(Optional 90 minute healing massages)

14% IVA tax

Gratuities for staff

$50usd donation towards the Gives Global charity of the month


Meals will be enjoyed at the restaurant across the street overlooking the ocean. Tulum has some amazing food and we send you our Recommended Restaurant list just before the retreat to help you navigate the many wonderful choices!  We may also venture out as a group on occasion if that appeals.


Please note airfare and airport transfers are not included in this package.

Taxis are not allowed to wait outside the Cancun International airport at arrivals so a transfer needs to be arranged for a private car service pick up or there is a local bus that takes you to Tulum town (please review our FAQ page for full details on the bus).

If you would like us to arrange transportation to and from the airport for you please let us know by sending your full flight itinerary and we will send instructions for finding your driver.  We will try our best to pair those arriving at similar times together in an attempt to share the costs (a rate of $85usd per person each way for shared) or if you need a private ride (at a rate of $135usd each way) we are happy make those arrangements.

Please look for the YOGA & ADVENTURES WORLDWIDE sign outside your terminal if you plan your transfers with us.


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Pricing

PACKAGE PRICING

Our goal is to make retreats amazing, affordable, and available to all. Please check with us for any running discounts or direct booking incentives and join us in paradise for the perfect escape!


Room #1

This room has a king bed on the first level and beyond the curtain is a shared double room on the
mezzanine level. There is a full bathroom also ensuite but shared with others.

Room #1 : Shared King Bedroom : $2,020usd private; $1,705usd shared bed per person


Room #1

Located on the 2nd floor, this mezzanine room has the king bedroom below separated w/ a curtain.

Room #1 : Shared Double room w/ 2 twin beds : $1,770usd per person


Room #2

Located on the 2nd floor, this mezzanine style room has a curtain for privacy.
Below is the dining area.

Room #2 : Shared Double room w/ 2 lofted twin beds : $1,770usd per person


Room #3

Located on the 3rd floor this room has a full bathroom just outside in the hallway to share.

Room # 3 : Private Queen room w/ ocean views : $2,220usd private; $1,805usd per person


Room #4

Located on the 3rd floor this room has a full bathroom just outside in the hallway to share.

Room # 4 : Private King room w/ jungle views : $2,120usd private; $1,760usd per person


Room #5

Located on the 3rd floor this room has an ensuite bathroom, oceanviews and a private balcony.

  

Room # 5 : Private King room w/ ocean views, jungle balcony, &  ensuite bathroom
$2,270usd private; $1,835usd per person


*For rooms with shared beds you must provide your bedmate.

** For these rooms we will pair you with other travelers of the same gender looking to share.


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Itinerary

RETREAT ITINERARY


DAY ONE :

Transportation from Cancun International Airport*
3:00pm Hotel check-in
6:30pm Welcome cleansing & grounding circle with local healer
7:30pm Opening Dinner together at Zamas

 

DAYS TWO & FOUR :

7:45am Coffee, Tea & Snack
8:30-10:00am Strength Training Pilates Mat Session
10:15am Breakfast
11:00am-5:00pm Optional Mayan healing massages
Lunch on your own
Free time, beach walks, & sunshine
6:15-7:15pm Gentle Yin Yoga class with meditation
Dinner on your own

 

DAY THREE :

7:45am Coffee, Tea & Snack
8:30-10:00am Core Strength Pilates Mat Session
10:15am Breakfast
12-4pm Standup Paddleboarding followed by lunch
Free time, beach walks, & sunshine
6:15-7:15pm Gentle Flow Yoga class with writing
Dinner on your own

 

DAY FIVE :

7:45am Coffee, Tea & Snack
8:30-10:00am Pilates Session w/ meditation
10:15am Breakfast
12-3pm Veggie Cooking Demo followed by lunch of our creations
Free time, beach walks, & sunshine
6:15-7:15pm Gentle Flow Yoga class with writing
8pm Closing Dinner together as a group included

 

DAY SIX :

8:00am Breakfast available
Transportation to Cancun International Airport*


*Taxis are not allowed to wait outside the Cancun International airport at arrivals so a transfer needs to be arranged for a private car service pick up or there is a local bus that takes you to Tulum town (please review our FAQ page for full details on the bus).

If you would like us to arrange transportation to and from the airport for you please let us know by sending your full flight itinerary and we will send instructions for finding your driver.  We will try our best to pair those arriving at similar times together in an attempt to share the costs or if you need a private ride (at a rate of $135usd each way) we are happy make those arrangements.

Please look for the YOGA & ADVENTURES WORLDWIDE sign outside your terminal if you plan your transfers with us.

**This itinerary is subject to adjustments, changes in times, locations, or activities as the retreat leaders and hosts see fit. Any change will be on par with our standards or an upgrade in services or location making for an even more amazing experience for the group and our guests. Thank you in advance for your flexibility and cooperation if any situation were to arise.


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Stay

ACCOMMODATIONS


Enjoy our own private villa right on the beach road in Tulum located inside the hotel Zamas. Ocean across the street, steps from all of Tulum’s hottest attractions, and miles of beach to walk. Plus we have our own private pool and beautiful yoga space. The house has 5 bedrooms, 3 shared indoor bathrooms and a pool bathroom, dining area to enjoy breakfast, restaurant across the street, and an ample space for outdoor practice.

 

Each room is unique with different views and features.  Room #1 offers a king bed on the first level with a mezzanine holding two twin beds on the second floor as seen below. There is a bathroom on the king bedroom level. Room #2 is a lofted area above the dining area featuring another two twin beds. Bathrooms for second level are shared either downstairs or upstairs.

Rooms #3 & #5 offer ocean views from the top floor of the house. One room has a queen bed and the other has a king. There is plenty of closet space, a secret walkway outside for ocean views, and two bathrooms in the hallway to share amongst the three rooms upstairs.

Room #4 is also on the third floor.  It has a king bed and jungle views.

 

Tulum is an ecological zone which means rustic luxury. We have electricity and solar powered internet 24 hours per day. Sheets and towels are changed only when necessary to conserve our precious natural resources and we offer ocean breezes instead of air conditioning. Most of the year the weather is very comfortable and you are lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves just steps from your bed.  We heat our own water for showers and tread lightly on the land that hosts us all.


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Payments

Payments :

Deposits* of $500usd are due to secure your space in the retreat.

The balance of your retreat (minus your $500usd initial deposit*) is due 60 days prior to arrival. All details for this will be emailed to the group two months before the retreat.

You may pay with a credit card via PayPal or you may choose a bank wire transfer or deposit to settle your balance. We also accept Bitcoin.


MAKE YOUR DEPOSIT HERE :

Please check availability with us for accommodations before making your $500usd deposit*

Roommates should book together. If you would like to share a room and do not have a roommate we will provide one for you if possible. In the case that there is no one to share a room we ask that you take a private economy room instead.

To make your deposit, please click the link below. You will be directed to Paypal.com. A 4% fee will be charged with this method unless you have an active PP account. Please contact us if so and we will send you a special deposit invoice.


Retreat Dates



Final balance of your retreat will be due 45 day prior to arrival.  Please let us know if you prefer to pay via bank wire transfer or via credit card with Paypal (4% fee applies). Balances are due upon receipt of invoice. Personal checks are no longer accepted. We are not able to accept physical credit cards in Tulum. All extra activities will be paid in cash in Tulum. Mexican pesos or US Dollars at the daily rate are both accepted.  Thank you for your understanding and promptness with your payments.


POLICIES

All initial deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Balances will be due 45 days prior to retreat start date. Cancellations on or after 45 days prior to retreat dates are non-refundable and non-transferable. This cancellation policy is strict and firm. If you need to leave the retreat early there are no refunds or pro-rates.

There are no refunds for natural disasters. Springtime is highly unlikely to have hurricanes, the weather is the best of the year with calm waters, clear skies, and temperatures in the low 80s.

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY

The acceptance of a verbal or written confirmation from YOGA ADVENTURES TULUM (YATU) or YOGA ADVENTURES WORLDE (YAWW) constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions listed herein. Participants are responsible to be adequately insured, therefore Traveler’s Insurance is strongly recommended*. YATU, YAWW, third party hotels and its staff assume no responsibility nor liability for any delay, loss, damage, injury or accident with regards to persons or property which may be caused by fault or negligence of any third party vendor. This includes hotels, transportation providers, and local operators participating in part for our services. YATU/YAWW shall be held harmless for any expense caused by injury or accident, to any participants as well as any loss or damage of personal items while on our tours. We reserve the right to make any changes to services and itineraries, with or without notice, which may become necessary. YATU/YAWW are not to be held responsible for changes beyond our control, this includes bad weather or hurricanes; any inconvenience or complication caused by a hurricane’s direct hit, near miss, or significant threat of a hurricane strike. There are no refunds due to flight cancellations or changes, strikes, labor disputes, lockouts, threats or acts of terrorism, acts of war or declared war.

By submitting payments toward your retreat you accept these Terms and Conditions.

We highly recommend that you purchase trip insurance to protect your investment. AIG offers Travel Guard at affordable rates. You will be asked if you have chosen to purchase insurance or declined at final balance due.

If you have any questions regarding the details of this retreat please feel free to contact us to set up a Skype conversation or to receive further info via email.

Video

A special thanks to Modern Maya Media for this creation of our current Yoga + Spa retreat offerings in Tulum.


This amazing video was made by Lobo Viejo Films for us when we had our own little gem on the beach in Tulum called Utopia from 2012 until 2016. It was a unique, sacred place that was taken from us by a corrupt Mexican government way too soon but we will always hold it near and dear to our hearts. For those of you that got to experience this retreat center you are fortunate.

We duplicate the experience of our Yoga + Spa retreats in our new home at Zamas in our stunning, private villa Casa Vallejo which has MUCH more amenities than Utopia so for THAT our new and returning guests are fortunate 😉

Praise

“The best time in paradise! I had the best time on retreat in Tulum! It exceeded my expectations – everything from the location + accommodations, the classes and the food were exceptional. I traveled alone and loved how the days were thoughtfully planned but gave us lots of free time to explore. Christina and Sofi were awesome to communicate with and made Tulum feel like home. I’d come back in a heartbeat!”

–Shelby L. Vancouver, BC CAN

“Best thing I have done for myself! I loved the time I spent at Zamas with Yoga Adventures Worldwide. Christina and Sofi were very welcoming and made it a safe space to be in for 5 days. I traveled solo and was slightly nervous and was welcomed by their friendly faces and immediately felt comfortable. The Zamas hotel was also great and the house was clean and in a central location. The town of Tulum has many great restaurants and shops close by. The retreat schedule was perfect allowing time for 2 classes a day and plenty of free time to do other activities. I highly recommend a retreat with Yoga & Adventures Worldwide and hope to try another retreat location in the future!”

–Tiffany Z. Pittsburg, PA USA

“A bucket-list must! My yoga retreat in Tulum was incredible. Such an enlightening fun & soulful experience that its going back on my bucket list. The group of woman running it, from the teachers, to the coordinators/admins, to the owner, are beautiful people who helped make the experience as awesome as it was. The excursions were wild and intense (in a good way) , well organized, the food was very yummy and the practice & schedule was prefect. Compared to other retreats this was affordable. Highly recommend this retreat, no matter what destination!”

–Katie B., Vancouver, BC CAN

“Paradise Found!! The trip with Yoga Adventures Worldwide to Tulum was phenomenal, I highly recommend it. I didn’t know what to expect and the trip surpassed everything I could have dreamed of. It may have actually been the best vacation I’ve ever had. Christina does an amazing job putting this retreat together and she is also an awesome person to have around. Sofi paid attention to all the details with so much care, was always available to help with everything, and also made things fun. I am so grateful that I found this retreat on a whim, it’s the luckiest thing that has ever happened to me.”

–Emily C., London, England UK