9 Days Restore, Stretch, Breath, and Exotic Yoga Retreat Candidasa, Bali

9 Days Restore, Stretch, Breath, and Exotic Yoga Retreat Candidasa, Bali

  • Pondok Pisang Candidasa, Jalan Mendira, Sengkidu Candidasa, Sengkidu, Manggis, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia

Memorable Yoga Retreat Bali

In your busy world, it is so important for your health - mentally, physically, spiritually, and emotionally - that you maintain balance and flow within your life. SoulFit Adventures Bali yoga experience offers you just this! An escape for you to relax, unwind, and focus on your yoga practice in idyllic surroundings. You will be taken on a journey with daily yoga, a snorkeling adventure, and swimming, until your heart's content, be impressed with the food, pampered with massages, and hike through the rice paddies of Bali.

Highlights

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • 1-hour Balinese massages and reflexology
  • Snorkeling adventure to white sandy beach or lagoon
  • Guided trek through magnificent region surroundings
  • 1 dinner out at the favorite local restaurant
  • Transfers to or from Pondok Pisang
  • Daily meals and refreshments
  • 8 nights' accommodation
  • 8 days with instruction
  • English
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Pondok Pisang is located in the beautiful Mendira Village of Karangasem in East Bali. A picture-perfect, secluded retreat nestled amongst the coconut trees with its own private beach! SoulFit Adventures' well-organized yoga-infused retreat is set in bungalow style luxurious eco accommodation, which is surrounded, by a large tropical garden, and all rooms have an ocean view. The yoga pavilion is right by the ocean, yes, it’s an adventure with a difference.

There are six different bungalows all varying sizes, a yoga studio, and a restaurant. It is right on the water and the water in front is great for snorkeling or swimming in. It has a very small sandy beach and a deck that goes up the water's edge. The bungalows are all different in their layout. They are not air conditioned but have stand fans or ceiling fans and there is always an ocean breeze blowing through to cool the rooms. Each of the bungalows has their own privacy. The venue has Wi-Fi available. There are no televisions, DVD players or CD players in the rooms. Though there are lots of stars and places to chill out!

SoulFit Adventures' main intention is to physically stretch you, mentally inspire you, and emotionally refresh you, they promise you that you will come home enlightened, balanced, and nourished. SoulFit Adventures Bali yoga holiday is an organized yoga-infused retreat and a great way to relax and unwind which is often hard to do on a full work schedule at home.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Fly into Denpasar, transfer to resort, relax and settle in, welcome dinner. (D)
  • Day 2: Morning yoga, free day, massage, Restorative yoga. (B, L, D)
  • Day 3: Morning yoga, snorkeling adventure, massage, Restorative yoga. (B, L, D)
  • Day 4: Morning yoga session with surprise special guest, massages, Restorative yoga. (B, L, D)
  • Day 5: Morning yoga, free day with optional excursions available, participate in a cooking class, massages, Restorative yoga. (B, L, D)
  • Day 6: Morning yoga, breakfast, trekking adventure, massages, Restorative yoga. (B, L, D)
  • Day 7: Morning yoga, free day with optional excursions available, participate in a cooking class, massages, Restorative yoga, farewell dinner out to a local restaurant. (B, L, D)
  • Day 8: Morning yoga, free day with optional excursions available, participate in a cooking class, massages, Restorative yoga, final dinner. (B, L, D)
  • Day 9: Morning yoga, breakfast, end of retreat, transfer to Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) for onward journey.

Guided Trek

There are wonderful treks through the magnificent region surroundings. Cross the river, walk in the jungle, pass through salak (a fruit) and coffee plantations, admire hidden temples, enjoy the lush green rice fields, and visit a traditional Balinese village. The exact trek to be confirmed closer to the retreat.

Other excursion

Snorkeling adventure to Amed, white sandy beach, or lagoon. The location will be confirmed at the time.

  • Virginia Slevin

    (Power Yoga)

    Virginia is the owner of SoulFit Adventures. Virginia has always had a passion for travel, which was first ignited some 20 years ago when she was fortunate to spend 7 years living and working in Europe. Her passion for health and wellness has developed slowly over a number of years and she is still on this journey. Virginia is very grateful to have been part of the amazing Power Living Yoga community in Sydney, Australia, and she has completed her 200-hour Power yoga teacher training with modern Australian master yogi, Duncan Peak. She also practices Kundalini yoga when time permits.

The venue is called Pondok Pisang and is located just south of Candidasa, on the East Coast of Bali. It is about 60 - 90 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). The town of Candidasa has numerous shops, restaurants, ATM machines, supermarkets, and all the basic amenities you would need.

Candidasa has a relaxed beach vibe and laid-back feel, it is the place to stay for those who want to get away from the more hectic tourist centers and experience the real Bali, where you can still see and experience the Balinese way of life mostly unaffected by tourism.

The relaxing atmosphere of Candidasa and the friendly people make this an excellent base for exploring the region, whether it is for diving the on coral reefs, lazing on the beach, or taking a tour to one of the many attractions.

Nearby places

  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) - ± 60 minutes

Pondok Pisang has its own restaurant that serves your breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the food be predominately vegetarian (Indonesian) with some fish. The ingredient’s for the food comes directly from the surrounding area, including fresh fruit, vegetables, and fish. One of the house specialties is the "ikan pepes" fish that is spiced then wrapped in banana leaves and grilled. The retreat is an alcohol-free week. Having said that you might enjoy a drink at the end of the day and you are more than welcome too. Fresh drinking water will be provided throughout the day. You can always pick up any snacks that you think you might need from the supermarket in Candidasa town. Please advise any dietary requirements when completing your booking form.

  • Surfing with experienced local guide - there are two surf breaks within driving distance to Candidasa
  • Scuba diving with experienced local guide (recommended for experienced divers) - there are some great dives around Candidasa
  • Shopping excursion to Ubud
  • Pampering and spa treatments at local spa
  • Visit a local healer
  • Visit the water temple
  • 2 daily yoga classes with fully qualified yoga instructor
  • 1-hour Balinese massage
  • 1-hour reflexology treatment
  • Guided trek
  • Snorkeling adventure to white sandy beach or lagoon
  • Use of yoga studio for the duration of the retreat
  • 1 dinner out at local favorite restaurant
  • 8 nights' accommodation
  • Accommodation in boutique rustic eco accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • Daily meals at Pondok Pisang including breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Complimentary arrival drink and refreshments
  • Pick up and drop off transfers to / from Pondok Pisang from anywhere in Bali
  • SoulFit Adventures representative
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Alcohol and soft drinks
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond SoulFit Adventures control (typhoon or floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, etc.
  • Departure airport tax 150,000 IDR per person
  • Hotel incidentals: mini bar, laundry, telephone
  • International airfares
  • Optional excursions
  • Single room surcharge
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel Insurance appropriate for all of the activities listed
  • Visa fee on arrival 35 AUD per person
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 90 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 90 days before arrival.

Sydney, Australia

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9 days / 8 nights

Departure:
Saturday March 31, 2018
(9 days / 8 nights)

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