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8 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
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 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.

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.

  • 2 yoga / meditation sessions a day
  • 7 nights selected accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast and dinner
  • Private airport transfers from and to Cancun Airport

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.

Arrival by airplane

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

Airport transfers

Transfer from and to Cancun Airport.

Private airport transfers from and to Cancun Airport are included in the price.

Course information

This trip is suitable for all levels of yoga experience and all ages.

Seasonal information

May is warm but nice, around 28 degrees Celsius (80 degrees Fahrenheit). In case of rain, it usually does not start until late in the afternoon, leaving most of the day free for outdoor activities.

What to bring

Please bring your yoga mat, loose, cool clothing in natural fibers to help you keep your cool, a bathing suit to enjoy the amazing sea, sunblock and insect repellent.

Additional information

For more information, ask your questions directly to Omm Retreats who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Contact Organizer button to send a message.

Julieta Magan

Julieta is an Argentinian yogini living in Mexico. She has been teaching yoga for the last 13 years. Hatha, flow, Iyengar are her inspirations to create unique classes, with a focus on alignment without forget the deeper aspect of a practice.

Julieta’s training in Ayurveda helps her to develop tailor-made sequences for each student. She considers each yoga practice an opportunity for self-discovery, self-realization and self-healing. Allow her to share with you some of the tools that will raise your yoga practice and your health to a completely new level.

  • Additional optional excursions and spa treatments
  • Flight to Cancun
  • Gratuities

Delicious breakfasts and dinners are included in the price.

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

  • 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
For information about the booking conditions, please send Omm Retreats an inquiry.
  • Review by Karlita González

    "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

    "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

    "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 Pia from Philippines

    "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

    "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

    "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

    "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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from US$1,870

8 days / 7 nights


Arrival: Saturday November 5, 2016
Departure: Saturday November 12, 2016

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