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The Island Beach House Yoga Retreat takes you to the tropical island of Ilha Grande to a beautiful beach house (casa) just a few hours away from Rio de Janeiro. Fill your senses with tropical breezes and ocean horizons for a journey of self-discovery to a paradise island full of bliss and relaxation.
Inspire and connect with like-minded people on a five-night island yoga getaway, with daily yoga classes for all levels. Enjoy healthy eating, local adventures and optional activities such as kayaking, hiking and boat tours. This retreat is designed for travellers looking for a great yoga getaway from the city to get the rest, relaxation and personal discovery that only this unique tropical island retreat can offer you.
You will stay in a private beach house for an intimate and comfortable setting. Ilha Grande is a great location, selected for its quality, originality and compatibility with our philosophy of ecological and sustainable travel. Rooms are on a twin share basis, double occupancy.
If you are traveling alone, you will be paired with another traveler in the group of the same sex. If you are a single traveler, depending on the number of people on the tour, you may have a single room in which case we do not charge a single supplement.
We will offer 2 daily yoga classes; one in the morning and one in the evening; following our daily itinerary and schedules. The classes vary for all levels. They may include Hatha, Vinyasa and Iyengar Yoga styles combining relaxation, physical postures, and some meditation. Our classes are designed to suit all level of students, and beginners are encouraged.
During our classes, we ask you not to go beyond your own comfort level. As a student and yoga practitioner, it is your responsibility a to take control of your own wellness and flexibility during each yoga class. Our yoga teachers encourage an experience of yoga that creates awareness and improves relaxation. We remind all students that it is not the stamina or flexibility that creates the experience of yoga, but your own personal experience of it.
A few hours away from Rio de Janeiro, Ilha Grande is a tropical paradise that will allow your senses to relax and tune into the rhythms of the forest, fresh ocean air and your own bodies as you enjoy an island getaway. Enjoy amazing sights and sounds located footsteps away from your door in the tropical forest and local trails to some of the worlds most beautiful beaches.
Take a short walk to the main village on the island in the evenings, stroll under the stars, and get to know the locals after a day full of rejuvenating activities. The location of the house is close to the town centre providing easy access to local activities happening on the island.
Aside from the regular activities that are included as a group in various locations, a variety of optional activities are available for you to choose from, such as rainforest hiking, boat tours to remote beaches, kayak, snorkeling and visiting one of the most beautiful Brazilian beaches: Lopes Mendes, on Ilha Grande.
The tour begins with a pick-up and drop off in Rio de Janeiro at your hotel in Rio de Janeiro. We provide a transport service to and from Ilha Grande from the Rio de Janeiro city centre and Zona Sul area.
There are two airports in Rio de Janeiro. The international airport is Galeo - Antnio Carlos Jobim (GIG) in Brazil, and the airport close to the city center for national arrivals is Santos Dumont (SD).