6 Night Ocean Bliss Retreat
YOGA + SURF + DIVE or SNORKEL
Escape your everyday, disconnect and immerse yourself in the sublime underwater world of Panama's Pacific Coast
March 12 - 18, 2017 | March 26 - April 1, 2017 | April 16 - 22, 2017 | Memorial Day Week: May 28 - June 3, 2017 | From $1,499pp + tax
craving a week to leave all the distractions of work, the office and commitments behind? join us on this incredible week of inner and outer discover. we'll plunge to the depths of the magnificent heritage listed coral reef's of coiba islands, learn to surf at some of central america's best waves with our local pro surfers,, right here in santa catalina, and go deep with some soul shifting yoga and meditation.
santa catalina is The ultimate place to unplug, slow down, and get back to nature and yourself.. all you have to do is enjoy, be looked after, and bring your sweet sense of adventure :)
INCLUDED WITH YOUR RETREAT:
-- 6 night stay at our oceanfront accommodation with infinity pool, restaurant/bar and sun deck
-- X 4 yoga clasSES at our serene yoga shala overlooking the pacific ocean
-- x 4 surf lessons at estero beach including your board, rash guard, chilled filtered water + fresh fruit to hydrate after your sessions!
-- your choice of underwater experience at panama's unesco heritage listed coiba national park: includes snorkeling / fun dive (for guests with their open water certificate) / or try discover scuba diving if you don't have your open water certification yet and would love to take the first step into diving with a certified dive master
-- welcome cocktail + supper at our oceanfront restaurant, underneath the stars
-- delicious healthy breakfast + lunch for each or your activity days, dining at waterfront restaurant,, as well as the best local restaurants in the village providing a deliciously unique and immersive experience. vegetarian, vegan + gluten free options available
-- plush beach/pool + bathroom towels
-- complimentary (moderate speed) wifi in our restaurant social area
-- complimentary access to bikes, kayaks, Stand up paddle boards, snorkels, bodyboards and surf boards at your leisure.
-- private group return transfer to and from panama city (please see our pick up times if you would like to take the transfer)
** Your evening meals on your activity days, meals and refreshments during the transfer are not included in the retreat package.
A TASTE OF YOUR RETREAT:
- We'll pick you up from from panama city at 12pm, at a central meeting place usually in casco viejo.
- we'll make a stop for food + refreshments on the way!
- arrive into Santa Catalina around 6pm to check into your rooms, re-fresh and join for a sunset welcome cocktail + supper
Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
- am or PM yoga class - styles include hatha and vinyasa
- Mid-morning surf session!
- Delicious healthy breakfast + lunch daily
- free time - take to the beach, snorkel, horse ride, kayak, sup, massage - or just chill in a hammock :)
- mid-week Day Trip to Coiba Island for Diving or Snorkeling
- dinner + drinks - we'll suggest great local places each night for you to try!
- we'll make out way back to panama city at 10.00am arriving around 4pm so you can make an evening flight home
PLANNING YOUR TRIP:
if you would like to join our transfer from Panama City to Santa Catalina, please be at the arrivals gate of Panama City Airport (PTY) no later then 10AM on your retreat start date. Or, if you are already in Panama City, we will pick you up at a central meeting point in panama city on or before 12noon,.
Book your return flight for 6pm onwards on your final retreat day - our transfer will arrive into Panama City around 4pm.
Alternatively, if you would like to make your own way to/from Santa Catalina, we are very happy to provide you with directions for taking the bus or car. we have on-site secure parking. Just let us know!
PANAMA CITY HOTELS:
If you would like to arrive into panama city the day prior, or stay a day later and explore this magical city, please do! all santa catalina retreats guests can take advantage of our great rates at our preferred hotels in casco viejo; American Trade Hotel | hotel casa Panama | Magnolia Inn | Central Hotel
HOW TO BOOK:
Visit our contact page and enter your details. Select your preferred retreat dates in the drop down. We'll get back to you within 24 hours to confirm availability. if you would like to confirm a spot, we will send you a paypal request for a 20% deposit - your final balance is due before your retreat start date. We look forward to having you :)
triple share room $1,499pp | double share room $1,699 | Private Room $1,899pp (+ 10% Tax)