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7 Days Back to Basics Yoga Retreat in Holbox, Mexico

  • Villas Flamingos, Calle Paseo Kuka S/N, Playa Norte Holbox, Lazaro Cardenas, Quintana Roo, Mexico

7 Days Back to Basics Yoga Retreat in Holbox, Mexico

  • Villas Flamingos, Calle Paseo Kuka S/N, Playa Norte Holbox, Lazaro Cardenas, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Mexico Yoga Retreat

Join Omm Retreats on a retreat in the idyllic paradise island, Isla Holbox, where you can let your focal point be the ocean and a breeze across your face be your mantra. Omm Retreats approach to yoga will concentrate on its foundations, with the practice is set in the colorful wildlife, lush tropical plants and a perfect turquoise sea. This retreat is suitable for both beginners and intermediate and advanced yogis who wish to deepen and refine their practice.


  • Yoga classes
  • Meditation sessions
  • Breathtaking location on the beautiful Caribbean
  • Private airport transfers from and to Cancun Airport
  • Delicious breakfast and dinner
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 days with instruction
  • English
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You will be staying in Villas Flamingos, an amazing front beach hotel, with an excellence certificate, surrounded by nature. The rooms offer ensuite bathroom, 2 queen size beds and private terrace with hammock, air conditioning, minibar, safe, table and chair, closet, reading lamp and support for suitcases.

The schedule will include two hours of yoga and meditation in the morning and two more in the afternoon. You will explore the main physical postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), meditation techniques and an introduction to the philosophical principles that make up the practice of Hatha yoga. The concept “Back to Basics” is designed with a clear concentration on correct body alignment, intension and breath during the postures. Learning proper alignment to establish your yoga practice is important because by doing this, you reduce the chances of injury and increase the profits by allowing the energy to flow.

Below are important things you will learn during this retreat:

How to properly align the main postures of Hatha.

How to use the breath (prana) to maximize the benefits.

How to adapt and adjust each posture according to your body and your individual needs.

Breathing exercises (pranayama).

Sequences of postures (Vinyasa).

Introduction to meditation.

The main philosophical foundations of Hatha yoga and how to apply them to the practice.

  • Alejandro Trejo

    Alejandro studied yoga in the Devanand Cultural Yoga Center in Guadalajara had his RYT-500 by the Yoga Alliance at Nada Yoga School, Rishikesh, India. He is also a Tibetan bowl therapist certified by The Elephant Bowl, and a Reiki master certified by the Mexican Usui Reiki Association. Furthermore, he is also a professional masseur specializing in Ayurvedic massage trained in Rishikesh, and has completed his shamanic training for two years with the Mayan Shaman Ac-Tah as well. He is the founder of Atma Yoga which offers yoga classes and retreats.

Located to the northwest of Cancun, Holbox Island is just 26 miles / 42 kilometers long. Holbox is separated from the mainland coast of Mexico by a shallow lagoon. The island is a protected natural reserve.

Delicious breakfasts and dinners are included in the price.

  • Birdwatching the great array of birds in the reserve area
  • Chill out with a massage from a certified masseuse
  • Go fishing and snorkeling
  • Go on a bike ride to discover the friendly “pueblito” of Holbox and its charming cafes
  • Jump in the clear waters of the Caribbean for a swim first thing in the morning right from the front of your room
  • Kayaking to the far side of the island
  • Practice the art of doing nothing by reading a book and relaxing with your new friends
  • Take a tour to the small islands and swim with the biggest fish on earth: the whale shark

Massages from a certified masseuse are available to book at an additional cost.

  • 2 yoga / meditation sessions a day
  • 6 nights selected accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast and welcome and farewell dinner
  • Private airport transfers from and to Cancun Airport
  • Additional optional excursions and spa treatments
  • Flight to Cancun
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance

Arrival by airplane

Please fly to Cancun Airport, Mexico (CUN) and Omm Retreats will provide private airport transfers from and to Cancun Airport.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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    Review by Xavier Carayon from Colombia

    Le yoga c'est bien, mais le fric c'est mieux !

    CONS Cons: Faites attention, l’organisateur a un gout prononcé pour les dollars. Il a voulu me faire payer deux fois la chambre parce que j'étais un homme et qu'il n'y avait pas d'autres homme pour partager la chambre. Il s'avère que l’hôtel affichait le prix des chambres sur son site web et que le prix qu'il m'a demandé de payer en plus une fois que j'ai eu payé le prix demandé, revenait à me faire payer deux fois la chambre Il m'a précisé qu'il ne faisait pas assez de marge sur moi. Quand j'ai eu compris l'arnaque et que je le lui ai dit, il m'a précisé " tu payes ou tu t'en vas". Un délicieux personnage, vraiment.

    PROS Pros: Les cours de yoga. La prof était très sympa et connaissait son approche.

    Organizer response: Xavier, Es una lástima que las cosas no hayan funcionado para ninguno de los dos. En muchos años de trabajo y compartir el yoga en nuestros retiros es la primera vez que nos sucede. Désolé. Lo que sucedió fué que compraste una habitación COMPARTIDA y yo te avisé desde el momento de tu compra de que no tendrias compañero y tendrías que pagar un suplemento (incluso con $100 dolares de decuento del precio marcado) y tu en tu mensaje dijiste que si. Claro, al llegar no te gustó la habitación ni el hotel, cosa que no es ningún engaño, tengo fotos y especificaciones del hotel (si tu no las lees, es un problema para todos) Además querías piscina y lujos que nunca fueron anunciados, realmente contra eso no se puede hacer nada. Creo que la profesora y yo estuvimos en nuestra mejor dispocición de que VIVIERAS lo que es un retiro de yoga, no un RESORT. Que es lo que nosotros vendemos: yoga retreats. Para ir a RESORTS tienes una amplia variedad en ;) En fin, repito, que lástima que no supiste aprovechar todas las bondades del retiro que tiene para ti, creo que te ayudaría mucho vivir realmente lo que es el yoga y si te recomiendo leer muy bien las especificaciones de cada retiro de yoga (si es que vuelves a alguno) antes de comprar. Que tengas luz, Federico

    2017-Jul-22 01:42:17


  • Review by Karlita González
    10 out of 10

    "Me encantó la manera de llevar el retiro en el que participé, sin duda volvería a tomar un retiro con Omm Retreats, lo recomiendo ampliamente, son experiencias que tienen que vivirse! "

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  • Review by Cindy
    10 out of 10

    "Thank you Federico and Cynthia again for the most fantastic yoga experience. We miss getting up each day for meditation and yoga and all your smiling faces. We miss you all and hope to one day meet again. The pictures are wonderful, thank you Federico for sending them so quickly. Namaste!"

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  • Review by Reyes
    10 out of 10

    "Hola Federico y maestra Cynthia: Agradezco sus atenciones y el cuidado que tuvieron para organizar este retiro; qued maravillada del lugar en donde se llev a cabo, es un lugar paradisiaco. En estos das aprend y disfrut muchsimo; siento que logramos conformar un grupo maravilloso donde nos tratamos como si hiciera mucho tiempo que nos conocamos. Muchas gracias, Federico, por tu sencillez y carisma. Extrao a cada uno de ustedes y les mando un fraternal y calurosisimo abrazo. "

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  • Review by Miguel A. Ortega Subires
    10 out of 10

    "Omm Retreats is your perfect partner to help you combining Yoga, nature and excellent company... unforgettable experience!"

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  • Review by Athanasios Megarisiotis
    10 out of 10

    "As defined by Mahatma Gandhi for Albert Einstein about the meaning of Namasté: "

    ""I honor the place within you where the entire Universe resides; I honor the place within you of love, of light, of truth, of peace; I honor the place within you, where, when you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, there is only one of us.""

    "In this sense, thank you OmmRetreats for bringing people together from all nations, all continents, all ages, all colors, all sexes. cause we are all different. but at the end we realize that we are ONE. we merge into THE ONE."

    "Thank you Yoga"

    "Thank you Omm Retreats"

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  • Review by Bettina Münch
    10 out of 10

    "Wonderful retreat with great yoga teachers, beautiful spot, healty food, fantastic organisation and amazing people form all over the world - very, very inspiring. I´m loving it!!!!!!!!!!!"

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  • Review by Marta Puig
    10 out of 10

    "They are absolutely fantastic!! I had the best experience in my life!! I really recommend it to anyone!!!"

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  • Review by Federico Orozco
    10 out of 10

    "Amazing Yoga Retreats, they can be a deep ride that offers as much as you are ready to take. It can help you to create new healthy habits & take your awareness to another plane."

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  • Review by Mary Ann Detoito
    10 out of 10

    "It's amazing place I like it !!"

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  • Review by Pia from Philippines
    10 out of 10

    "I always go with my instinct and Im always glad I do. This has been one of the MOST beautiful experiences I have had in my travels. Everything just blended in harmoniously. My mind, body and soul were altogether calmed, soothed and healed in the presence of wonderful people. Inolvidable!"

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  • Review by Jorge Grandini from Mexico
    10 out of 10

    "One of the best trips of my life, certainly would do again a retreat with Omm Retreats: the place, the people, yoga sessions and the activities made my trip an amazing experience. Excellent organization. Namaste!"

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  • Review by Pini Garcia from Mexico
    10 out of 10

    "An unforgettable journey, a lifetime experience! Super organization, incredibly magical place, excellent service, delicious food, outstanding facilities, the best teacher of yoga and the best friends I happen to find! Thank you thank you thank you!"

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  • Review by Pancho from Spain
    10 out of 10

    "This was one of the greatest trips I have ever made, full of interesting places, people, food, beaches, mayan traditions and of course our yoga sessions!! All the best!"

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  • Review by Monica Gonzalez
    10 out of 10

    "Una experiencia inigualable y recuerdos para siempre. Gente maravillosa y claro, combinando con yoga todo es mejor!! Gracias omm retreats por por esta experiencia!!! �"

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  • Review by Gabriela Navarro
    10 out of 10

    "Ubud, Bali un lugar mágico para practicar yoga, con grandes maestros , conociendo nuevos amigos , muchos lugares por descubrir y amar la naturaleza .. gracias Omm retreats , cuenta conmigo para repetir otra experiencia!"

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  • Review by Laurence De Nancy
    10 out of 10

    "Fan número 1! Gracias Fede y Rafa por el retiro de Bali! Una experiencia inolvidable, gran coordinación, perfecta mezcla de yoga y actividades, equipo de personas maravillosas. � Nos vemos en el próximo!"

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  • Review by Patrizia PB
    10 out of 10

    "Wow, qué hermosa experiencia el retiro de Mayo en Holbox!!!! Superó con mucho mis expectativas (y eso que éstas eran bastante altas)... Federico, un líder carismático, siempre atento, accesible, increíblemente amable y sonriente!"

    "Julieta, una excelente maestra de yoga que supo guiarnos para dar nuestro mejor esfuerzo, pero respetando nuestro cuerpo..."

    "Las compañeras del retiro, geniales!!!! "

    "Definitivamente, este será el primero de muchos viajes con Ommretreats!!!"

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  • Review by Sonia Audiffred Salinas
    10 out of 10

    "De lo mejor en su tipo, lo volvería a tomar encantada y aparte el lugar es un paraíso"

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  • Review by Piero Trespuntocero
    10 out of 10

    "Ho conosciuto Omm Retreats circa un anno fa, e leggendo le recensioni dei precedenti ritiri yoga mi aveva subito colpito la genuinità dei gruppi che si formavano e l'attenzione nel scegliere i resort migliori."

    "Ho partecipato all'ultimo ritiro ed ho confermato le mie impressioni. L'hotel era immerso nel verde, l'organizzazione impeccabile ed il gruppo sembrava appositamente selezionato per creare quella sintonia necessaria per riequilibrarsi con se stessi ed il mondo. "

    "Esperienza decisamente positiva! Grazie Omm Retreats."

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  • Review by Kathya Gomez
    10 out of 10

    "Excelente experiencia de vida¡¡¡ Me encanto la organización, la atención y el paisaje increíble... Una maravillosa oportunidad de estar en contacto conmigo y con el universo.... GRACIAS¡¡¡"

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  • Review by Ma. Paloma Padilla Duque
    10 out of 10

    "Ha sido una de mis mejores experiencias!!!!! Fue un parte aguas en mi vida!!! Muy recomendable para los que quieran volver a encontrarse consigo mismos!!"

    "Y la atención tan personal que te dan de verdad por lo menos a donde yo había ido ( y he tenido la fortuna de ir a varios de otros lugares) no había sido tan cuidada!!!!!"

    "Son de esos regalos que te da la vida!!!"

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