Present Moments Retreat is inviting you to one of their most popular yoga retreats known as Restore and Refresh. This retreat is wonderfully well-rounded, featuring all of Present Moments’ signature services and classes such as yoga, massage treatments, and wellness consultation. Delight in your own private hand-thatched oceanfront bungalow to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Pacific Riviera and Sierra Madre Mountains.
You will be staying at an oceanfront resort in Present Moment Retreat. There are 11 private bungalows that are the perfect antidote to the chaos of everyday life. Authenticity was imperative in the construction of every inch of Present Moment. Thus, all bungalows have an indigenous palapa thatched roof and handcrafted in the Mexican tradition.
The rooms that are available in this retreat are the Bliss, Harmony, Renewal, and Unity. The amenities are the same for all the rooms, it includes luxurious 400-count cotton bedding, pillow top queen bed, ocean stone shower floor, rain disk shower head, private deck, meditation garden, view of the sea, wireless internet access, antiques, and fine arts. There are a few air-conditioned rooms available by request only.
Bliss is just that, blissful. Blurring the lines between the indoors and out with its amazing vantage points to the sea, gardens, and pool. This bungalow will be the perfect place to rest yourself after a full day of resort adventure at Present Moment, it only takes 30 seconds to walk to the beach. Bliss is perfect for the outdoor enthusiasts.
Harmony was designed for families and friends to reconnect in an intimate and unpretentious setting. Carefully created for groups of three or four to share. This spacious and private bungalow has a full view of the gardens, pool, yoga pavilion, and the stunning Pacific Riviera. There are no distractions and plenty of opportunities to enjoy one another's company.
Renewal is the perfect name for this refreshing seaside bungalow, with its open air design and garden setting. Here you can sit in one of the two matching rockers on your private deck and melt into the moment. Along with the Pacific, a stone's throw from your accommodation and the sound of the waves ensure a peaceful night's sleep.
Unity brings you together to celebrate your natural connections. It is a large and family style bungalow features with three luxury pillow top beds, antique furnishings, rocking chairs, and a view to die for. Although its quite private, the Unity bungalow looks out over the entire resort to the sea. It is ideal for those who desire quality time to rediscover the true essence of each other.
The schedule below varies throughout the year depending on the teachers available. There will be daily meditation, Vinyasa, and gentle yoga classes offered.
There will be one adventure tour included in the retreat cost.
This retreat will be held at Present Moments Yoga Retreat and Spa Resort in Troncones, it is located at the juncture of the paved road which runs from the Federal Highway 200 to the beach and the rustic oceanfront lane that houses restaurants, outdoor activities outlets, accommodation rentals, and private residences.
Located only 20 miles north of Ixtapa or Zihuatanejo and a 45-minutes drive to the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH). Its proximity to Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo provides a full choice of shopping conveniences and recreational possibilities, all just a short distance from your world class yoga retreat and resort.
In this retreat, you will be served with breakfast and dinner. All the meals are delicious and mouthwatering cuisine that combines with only the freshest of Mother Nature’s prized ingredients. The Chef of Present Moment’s elaborate kitchen, skillfully intertwines the heart and soul of healthy spa cuisine to create dishes that linger both on the palate and in the mind.
There are plenty of exciting activities and adventures you can enjoy nearby the accommodation site, such as:
If surfing is not your interest, you might want to take one of Present Moment Retreat complimentary boogie boards out to play in the waves. Adjacent to Present Moment is a long stretch of idyllic beach perfectly suited for swimming, boogie boarding, and playing in the waves.
The Sierra Mountain Range is directly across the road from the resort. Enchanted with forests of pine, oak, aspen, stunning blue skies, meadows, and mesas. Your hike can be a gentle or an extreme adventure, it is all up to you. You can choose to hire a local guide to lead the way, or blaze new trails on your own. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the magnificent views.
Present Moment Retreat features local, professionally trained, friendly, and beautiful riding horses. You can walk, gallop, and cantor along the stunning beaches, beach towns of Troncones, Manzanillo Bay, and Majahua. You can feel the transformation of power as you get up close and personal with nature's positive energy. Not only do horses provide you with entertainment and excitement, they are also extraordinarily comforting and actually therapeutic.
Enjoy a relaxing experience paddling through La Boca estuary that is surrounded by lush vegetation and home to many different species of local wildlife. The local marine biologist, Alejandro Rodriguez Pruneda will share his encyclopedia-like knowledge of nature as he guides you through a maze of river ways. This is an absolutely beautiful vacation activity, especially great for bird watchers.
Countless surfers come to Troncones for its classic point breaks. There are amazing waves for long-boarders and short-boarders alike. Also, there are excellent conditions for both beginners and experts, along with lessons that are available upon request.
Troncones is situated in the midst of several beautiful snorkeling spots. Troncones Point, a short walk away, has a beautiful reef full of sea life. If you want to venture further, Present Moment Retreat will help you arrange transportation to Manzanillo Bay or Las Gatas, both of which are exceptional snorkeling destinations. Renting a mask and snorkel is possible but Present Moment Retreat highly recommends that you bring your own.
Due to international culinary traditions, ocean contamination, and irresponsible fishing practices, the population of sea turtles has been decimated, making them an endangered species. Present Moment works closely with the sea turtle sanctuary to repopulate this magnificent creature. Every afternoon on Troncones beach, dozens of sea turtles are released and you can take part in this amazing experience.
As part of the retreat, you will receive 30 minutes of wellness counseling that is designed to assist you in gaining clarity in order to create balance in all facets of your life such as, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Through a holistic approach to wellness, a therapist will help facilitate transformation by releasing blocks, clearing the pathway to inner peace, and ease in your life.
You will also receive two massage treatments. Present Moment’s invigorating massage therapies embrace exotic international techniques including Thai, Swedish, Acupuncture, Shiatsu, and Shamanic Healing to make your vacation in paradise even more perfect.
The range of massages available are:
It is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patients who have sustained physical injury.
It is the most common type of massage in the Western world and the perfect match for a relaxing vacation. The primary goal of this massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Also, Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, easing tension, improving circulation and flexibility.
A massage technique originating in ancient Japan, the name means “finger pressure.” The principles of the massage are based on the acupuncture points and pressure is carefully applied to each point using the hands. The pressure stimulates and balances Meridians, it is the pathways through which life energy flows. This natural system of energetic touch supports your physical health, well-being, and personal development.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH). Transfer from and to the airport is not included. You may hire a taxi from the airport to Present Moment Yoga Retreat and Spa Resort in Troncones.
There is a prepaid taxi stand inside the airport, the service is excellent and safe. The drivers also speak some English and know the direction to Present Moment. The taxi fare is approximately 65 USD and the duration of the journey will take about 40 minutes to arrive.
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