Sayulita Mexico Retreat Details

Listed below is info for travel to Mexico, packing list, the cancellation policy, and other important details. If there is anything else you would like to know, please feel free to contact me!

Getting There

You will be flying into Puerto Vallarta Airport (Airport Code = PVR)

-Arrive Thursday. Check in at the hotel is at 2pm and only dinner will be served at 7pm. Please book your flight to arrive no later than 5 pm to receive dinner and welcome (transfer from airport to hotel NOT included and takes about 45 minutes by taxi).

Depart Monday October 26th. Check out is 11am and breakfast will be served.


** Want to come early or stay longer? We can see if rooms are available for longer stays. Contact us for details.**


The Yoga

Yoga classes will be for all levels. Whether you’ve only done a class or two or have been practicing for years you’ll come away with a better understanding of the body and how to incorporate stretches into your everyday life. Each morning will start with a more vigorous and awakening yoga class to kick-start your day. In the evening we’ll have a relaxing and restorative class that incorporates the use of yoga balls for self-massage. Every guest will get a set of yoga balls to take home with them. Yoga classes are 60-75 minutes.

Packing List
  • Clothing – It is typically warm in Sayulita, with possible light showers. All yoga classes and meals are in open spaces though your rooms have air con. Bring light airy clothing, natural fibers, clothing that you would wear for activity and yoga, sundress, tank tops and shorts/skirts, and pants/light jacket for cool nights. 

  • Swim Suit

  • Hiking Shoes/Walking shoes

  • Flipflops

  • Hat/visor

  • Light rain jacket

  • Sarong (bring one, or buy one in the village!)

  • Toletries, sun block, and insect repellent

  • Battery operated alarm clock

  • Flashlight

  • Day pack

  • Passport

  • Possibly grapefruit seed extract and oil of oregano for possible upset stomach or sickness (Imodium and electrolyte tablets if needed).




The fabulous chefs at the resort will craft healthy vegetarian fare for breakfast and dinner. You will be free to get whatever you like for lunch, whether in the hotel or out in town. Feel free to explore the local cuisine in the picturesque village!


Cooking classes will be vegan, healthy and delicious. They will be demonstration with some hands-on activity. Everyone will get copies of the recipes to take home with them. Cooking classes are about 2 hours and dinner will be served after with the dishes we make in class.

**If you have any dietary preferences or food allergies, please let us know and we will accommodate you to the best of our abilities.



October is the end off-season in Sayulita, so there may be a shower or two. Generally, it’s sunny and warm. Come prepared for warm days, cooler nights and rain showers. Lows of around 60 degrees F, with highs around 80 degrees F.



The lodging choices listed below include accommodation, breakfast and dinner, yoga, cooking, and fitness classes, fruit and tea, use of the hotel pool, and use of bicycles, boogie boards, and surfboards. Please contact us or the retreat center directly if you wish to stay additinal nights, or participate in optional activities. All prices are in USD. (U.S. Dollars). Full payment is due upon registration and reservation.


*Early Bird Rate: $200 off!!!! If deposit is paid by June 6th.


**Referral Discount: Bring a friend! For every person you refer that signs up for the retreat, you will receive $100 off the total cost.



double $1045 per person (8 spots available)
single $1395 per person (5 spots available)
triple $825 per person (no early bird, one room available for 3 friends)



Travel Insurance

We recommend travel insurance, to protect against any last minute emergencies.


Travel Insurance Companies:

  • Travelex travel insurance

  • Travelguard


Read more on Travel Insurance:



Cost does not include:

Mexico uses the Peso.

$1 US = $15.4 Pesos

Use this calculator to find your countries conversion rate. Things are reasonably affordable in Mexico and it’s easy to experience 5 star service at a fraction of the price. Be sure to bring extra money for gifts, clothing, and anything else you may want to buy.


Currency Converter Website:

-Flights to Mexico. 

-Lunch each day.

-Transport from Puerta Vallarta to the retreat center.
-Meals away from the retreat center.
-Optional additional excursions/activities.
-Massages/Personal Treatments
-Private one-on-one yoga or wellness counseling.


-Other shopping




Yoga Tune-Up Therapy Balls®

YTU Therapy Balls can reduce stiffless and eliminate pain in only a few minutes of use. The size of a tennis ball, but made of special rubber that grips to your skin, making it able to access several layers of muscle and connective tissue. They can break up adhesions (knots) and loosen tight spots.

I take mine with me everywhere! They're so great at an airport, or after a long time at a computer. I'll teach you many series of stretches and therapy ball sequences that will have all your parts feeling great! Every particpant will receive they're own as part of the r etreat.

Cancellation Policy

– 3 months or more prior to retreat: Your entire payment will be refunded minus the non-refundable $350 deposit and a $50 administration fee.
– Less than 3 months to the retreat: Payments are not refundable for any reason including but not limited to bad weather, illness, medical, personal or family emergencies, job/work related emergencies, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, flight delays or cancellations, change of mind or no-shows. Please get travel insurance in case of any of these emergencies. No refunds will be given after July 20th.
– In the unlikely event that WE must cancel the retreat everything paid to us by you, including the deposit, will be refunded. We however can not be responsible for flights, time off, or any other expense which is why travel insurance is a great idea.



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