new year’s YOGA RETREAT mexico
Optional Extra Excursions…
Book them prior or the day before, depending on how your vibing.
Altavista Hike: Visit the petroglyphs (rock carvings) of Altavista, thought to be around 2,000 years old. The site is still a very important spiritual and ritual place for the Huichol Indigenous communities of the region. The guided trip is a 35-minute car ride each way and then an hour walk through the jungle to the petroglyph site.
The total tour is 3-4 hours, $30 per person, minimum 4 people.
Temazcal Ceremony: Temazcal is a type of sweat lodge, which originated from pre-Hispanic Indigenous cultures in Mesoamerica. The word Temazcal comes from the Nahuatl (Aztec) word temazcalli ("house of heat"). In ancient Mesoamerica it was used as part of a curative ceremony thought to purify the body, mind and spirit.
Duration: 2 hours Capacity: 14 people max. / 7 people min.
Donation: $40 USD per person for the guide.
Catamaran Cruise with DJ Crisanto: Set sail for the afternoon aboard a privately chartered catamaran for an adventure at sea as we cruise across the magical pacific ocean. It's not uncommon to see dolphins, whales and manta rays greet us along our journey. DJ Crisanto will be playing music providing the sound track to this adventure as we dance in the sunshine and share in the good vibes. Take a break in a secluded bay to enjoy snorkelling, paddle boarding and swimming before heading home and enjoying the explosion of colours in the sunset along the way. Snacks, purified drinking water and beverages will be provided.
Duration: 5 hours (including travel time to and from the hotel)
Cost: $95 per-person
SURF LESSON AT CHACALA
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $25 USD per person, board included
*Beginner lessons are only available at Chacala depending on the surf, which is hard to predict. For guaranteed beginner surf, we suggest Tortugas Beach or Sayulita.
SURF LESSON AT TORTUGAS BEACH
35km from Chacala (35-40min drive, transportation included in lesson price)
Duration: 1 - 1.5 hours
Cost: $35 USD per person, board included. (minimum 4 people, maximum 8)
SURF LESSON AT SAYULITA
Schedule: 9:00am, 12:00pm and 3:00pm
Duration: 2 hours (start with 20 minutes land lesson, rest of the time in the water with your instructor)
Cost: $75 USD per person, board & transportation included.
Lesson takes place at La Lancha Beach (30 min drive from Sayulita)
*Transportation to Sayulita for non-surfers is available at $20 USD per person at above scheduled times.
A secluded surf break about 5-7 minute boat ride away from the hotel beachfront. This wave is most suitable for intermediate surfers because it has a rocky bottom and steep take off sections.
Cost: Boat ride $45 USD (roundtrip, 1-4 ppl). Board rental $15 usd/hour.
Other Excursions (nearby)
• Day trip to Sayulita
• Whale Watching
• Hike through tropical jungle mountainside to nearby beach and boat trip back.
• Visit to local Arts & Crafts market
• Horseback riding
• Spanish lessons
**Excursions are operated by local coops and their availability as well as rates are subject to change without prior notice. Please be prepared to pay the tour operators directly IN CASH.
*Most excursions range between $25- $40 USD per person.