Join Vajra Sol yoga instructor Sandra Tedeschi for a guided adventure on the pristine and spectacular Pacific Coast of Nicaragua at a luxurious beachfront retreat. Immerse into yoga practices that connect you to the solar, lunar and ebb & flow energies inherent to the natural surroundings creating an inner sense of balance and relaxation.
Take surfing or stand up paddle lessons, or make your own blissful package of spa treatments and cultural activities. Be ready for a rejuvenating and transformational week of inspiring and spirited living.
Our retreat is held at Rancho Santana, a 17-room Inn described by the New York Times as “secluded chilled-out luxury”. They have restaurants serving delectable gourmet cuisine, a swimming pool, running trails, five diversely scenic beaches, surfing for all levels, a full spa menu, and a new yoga deck with sweeping views of the coastline.
Rancho Santana was listed in the TRAVEL+LEISURE magazine’s 2017 “The Top Resorts in Central America” based on readers’ travel experiences around the globe.
One night and day is spent in the quaint Spanish colonial town of Granada before heading to Rancho Santana. For the Granada hotel it will be in a Superior Room for all.
|Suite at Inn|
|2 or 3 Bedroom Villa ^|
^ All bedrooms in a Villa need to be booked. These are the best suite for friend joining the retreat together. A single is a private bedroom and bathroom. A double is a shared bedroom and shared bathroom. If you are joining the retreat on your own and would like the Villa option let us know and we will try to match you with other friendly retreater.
• King bed or two full beds • Spacious private terrace with wrap around ocean views • Custom woodwork and furnishings • Private bathroom with hand painted tile work throughout • Eco-friendly 350 thread count sheets • 100% cotton designer towels • State of the art in-room iPad concierge • Air conditioning • Complimentary wireless internet • Personal safe
• King bed • Living room • Spacious private terrace with wrap around ocean views on top floor • Custom woodwork and furnishings • Private bathroom with hand painted tile work throughout • Eco-friendly 350 thread count sheets • 100% cotton designer towels • State of the art in-room iPad concierge • Air conditioning • Complimentary wireless internet • Personal safe
The Residences Villas emulate the upscale, rustic elegance of The Inn – complete with high-end wood and iron finishes and accents. * These Villas are not at the main Inn; they are a two-minute walk away. Units feature: • Open concept kitchen, dining and living areas • Two king beds and two twin beds • Spacious private terrace with ocean views • Custom woodwork and furnishings by Mill Works at Rancho Santana • 3 bathrooms with hand painted tile work throughout • Air conditioning • Complimentary wireless internet
(6) nights accommodations (Sunday - Saturday): One night in Granada and five nights at Rancho Santana
Airport transfer from Managua airport to Granada on February 11 only
Horse drawn buggy tour of Granada
Private group transfer from Granada to Rancho Santana
Breakfasts, lunches and dinners
Daily surfing lesson with surf board - and/or - stand up paddle (SUP) outings - OR - spa package (additional massage and treatment of choice)
Daily 1.5-hour morning vinyasa flow yoga practice and 1-hour afternoon restorative yoga and meditation
(1) relaxation massage
Vajra Sol retreat coordination
Complimentary use of yoga mats & props, beach bag and towel
Vajra Sol gift
Assistance with organizing domestic transfers from/to Managua airport
Airfare to/from Managua
Transportation from Rancho Santana to Managua airport after the retreat
Book your flight to Managua international airport (code MGA). We will arrange for you to be picked up at the airport and transferred to our hotel in Granada (45 minute drive) where we spend the first night. Plan to arrive by early afternoon on February 11th. We will have a tour of Granada in the late afternoon followed by a welcome dinner. If you cannot arrive until later, that is fine and we will arrange to meet you at the hotel.
For the departure day, February 17, group shuttles from Rancho Santana to Managua airport will go at 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.This is not included in the retreat. The per person cost is US $60 + 15% tax. Optionally, there are domestic flights from the local airport (Costa Esmeralda, code ECI) 15 minutes from Rancho Santana to Managua.
To sign up for this retreat a non-refundable US $400 deposit is required. Full payment is due no less than 60 days prior to the first day of the retreat, December 11th. Should you need to cancel your reservation 60 days or more prior to this date you will receive a refund for payment made less the $400 deposit. Should you need to cancel less than 60 days prior to this date, for whatever reason we will not be able to provide a refund or credit.
No refund or credit will be given for arriving late or departing a retreat early. In the unlikely event Vajra Sol needs to cancel a retreat a full refund will be given.
We strongly advise on the purchase of travel insurance at the time of booking your retreat in the case of any unexpected events or changes to your plans before or during your trip.
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