7 Day Re-treat yourself Yoga & Surf in Ecuador

  • Casa del Sol Montanita, Camino la Punta, Montañita, Ecuador


7 day Surf Camp and Yoga Retreat Ecuador

  • 7 days with instruction
  • Come expand both your body and mind on the sunny coast of Ecuador. Yoga Montanita offers a retreat that is affordable for everybody, with curated packages full of awesomeness. Enjoy ocean view yoga, surfing and beach-side living, as well as delicious vegetarian meals, and Reiki sessions. Whether you are back-packing around South America or looking for a quick economical get away from another part of the world, the retreat has been designed with you in mind.


    • 2 surf classes
    • 1 cooking class
    • free surfboard rentals
    • 12 yoga classes during the seven days
    • 1 Reiki session, Horseback riding in jungle to a waterfall
    • Tapas night and bonfire in the Jungle
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • 1 Reiki session

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    • Intermediate

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 15.


      • Instruction language: English
      • Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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    Accommodation is arranged at Hotel Casa del Sol. It is located at a 10-minute beach walk from the center of the small bustling coastal town of Montanita, Ecuador. This little community of hotels and restaurants is situated at the far north end of the beach and is super tranquil and relaxed. The bamboo, ocean view studio is located on site and lends itself to be the perfect place to practice yoga.

    In front of the hotel is the surf break that Montanita is famous for. Accommodation options of private or shared rooms are available depending on what you are looking for. Every room has a private bathroom, hot water, a fan, Wi-Fi and includes a delicious and different breakfast every morning. A free bag of laundry per week and unlimited coffee, tea, and drinking water are also included.

    • 07:30 - 09:00 Breakfast
    • 09:00 - 10:30 Morning flow yoga class
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Free time or surf classes
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 - 17:00 Beach time, surf classes, reiki, massage, or other scheduled activities
    • 17:00 - 18:30 Evening yoga class
    • 18:30 Group dinners at hotel or in town, free time

    The program includes 12 yoga classes daily and two surf classes (two hours in length) during the retreat.

    Enjoy horseback riding through the jungle to the waterfalls and pools.

    • Tamara Allers

      Tamara Allers began her journey with yoga in 2009. Her practice took her to India where she completed her first yoga teacher training at Ashiyana yoga in Goa. From there, she traveled India exploring Mysore and ashrams in the south of India, taking her practice deeper into her body, mind, soul, and life experience. Her body consciousness was further expanded on through her schooling in holistic nutrition in Canada and completing her 500 RYTT.

    • She Cavellos

      She Cavellos is a certified yoga teacher since 2015. She is from an Ecuadorian mixed race, has cultivated the ancestral knowledge of her people and makes yoga an aid to create body connection with nature. She began her practice a few years ago as an alternative healing for the mind, body, and soul.

    The retreat takes place in the small bustling coastal town of Montanita, Ecuador. The town attracts international tourists from all over the world, who have come to share in the magic and undeniable energy of this place. With year-round waves and the beach break for beginners, all levels can explore and practice the sport of surfing here.

    Nearby places

    • Guayaquil Airport (GYE) - 2 and a half hours driving
    • Montanita city center -10 minutes walking

    Delicious vegetarian breakfasts and lunches are provided during the retreat. They are all made in the house with fresh ingredients bought locally.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

    • Vegetarian
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
    • Hang gliding
    • Hiking in the hills
    • Kayaking
    • Paragliding
    • Surfing

    A 45 minutes massage and one hour Reiki session are included in the price package.

    • 1 Cergam massage session
    • 1 45 minutes Reiki session
    • 2 surf classes
    • 2 yoga classes per day
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Coffee, tea, and one free bag of laundry
    • Daily Breakfast and lunch
    • Horse back riding into the jungle
    • South American cooking class
    • Tapas night and bonfire in the Jungle
    • Unlimited drinking water
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • Snacks
    • Transportation from the airport

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Guayaquil Airport (GYE). From there, Casa del Sol Montanita can arrange a private taxi transfer for 90 USD.

    Arrival by bus

    Take the direct bus to Montanita for 6 USD. The drive will take approximately two and half hours.

    Arrival by taxi

    Once in town, the hotel is located at a short 10-minute walk north on the beach or hop in a taxi for 1.50 USD.

    For information about the booking conditions, please send Casa del Sol Montanita an inquiry.


    • Review by Szeller from Lethbridge, Canada

      "I completed my 200hr teacher training with Cheryl Oliver in November 2016 and had an incredible experience. Cheryl is extremely knowledgeable and it is evident that she has been doing yoga teacher training for years. Although the course is very intensive, at no point did I feel overwhelmed. Cheryl was very attentive to how every student was feeling and continually checked in with us throughout the duration of the course. To add to the experience, Casa del Sol provided a safe haven for all of us. They have friendly staff, a beautiful studio, and a location that cannot be beat. The staff continually planned fun activities for everyone and were able to provide impeccable service around the clock. On top of all of this, three different chefs prepared delicious vegetarian meals daily. I would recommend any teacher trainings taught by Cheryl, but the location of Casa del Sol gives the course a little extra something!"

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    • Review by A traveler from Atlanta, Georgia

      "I completed my 200 hour yoga teacher training at Yoga Montanita. Cheryl Oliver is simply the best. She is completely dedicated to you as a student and to the history of yoga. She has such a depth of knowledge and such incredible passion that it's impossible to not love your training."

      "Casa del Sol is great. DELICIOUS food everyday. A beach at your doorstep. Good service."

      "I can not recommend Yoga Montanita highly enough!"

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    • Review by Vic

      "I did my 200 hour yoga teacher training in June 2016 in beautiful Montañita with Cheryl and her crew ;). I actually decided spontaneously to do a yoga teacher training when I was backpacking South America and coincidently (or fatefully) found this camp. I didn't know what was going to expect me, but if I had expectations, these would have been surpassed. Everything was on point. Cheryl as an inspiring and wonderful teacher (as well as Matt and Carlos - the other two teachers), casa del sol with amazing people all around. You instantly feel welcome and home. And last, but not least: the food was just amazing! Three chefs preparing healthy and awesome tasting food every day. I can totally recommend and I am planning on coming back for my next 300 hours :)"


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    • Review by Ida T

      "I did my first 200 hours of yoga teacher training at Casa de Sol in Montanita, with Cheryl Oliver and her team from Arizona. And it was everything I had been hoping for and more! The facilities in the hostel and yoga studio was amazing and everything worked really well, ex lunch was served just as we ended class and was always different and delicious. The group of teachers and setup of schedule was great! Even though it was hard work, it was amazing! Before doing the course, I didn't think I was going to teach afterwards but just improving my own yoga practice, but during the training I got so enthusiastic that I can't wait to teach and share all the things I have learned. And personally it also changed my view on many things in life."

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    Montanita, Ecuador

    Casa del Sol Montanita offers yoga classes, teacher training courses, and workshops in a beautiful bamboo, ocean view studio on the coast of Ecuador.

    Speaks English

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    7 days / 6 nights

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