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Join this holiday on the remote tropical island of Rote, Indonesia for yoga, dance, and surf retreat at the Utopia Rote Lodge! They offer a safe space for women to deepen their connection with nature, returning to their roots, and to inspire a way of living at one with the earth. Find joy in the simple things and slow down into the calm natural rhythms of yourselves and your surroundings. Through yoga, dance, and surfing, you will embody a life of connection on this untouched island.
At this point, Utopia Rote Lodge has availability to 3 different private lodgings with stunning ocean view. All accommodation is designed to make you feel like you are a part of the surrounding nature. There is a simple and earthy indigenous architecture with tasteful touches to make you feel comfortable in the wild.
The buildings are constructed using only local materials such as Rote's famous and remarkable lontar palm tree which has over 100 uses to the local people. You will find many different kinds of stones used in all features sourced from the land directly or from nearby.
Utopia Rote Lodge also value the art of recycling and therefore have included old boat wood as a building material. The inspiration for the decoration in the whole territory springs from Rotenese craft making and traditional weaving which they wish to support in every way.
All rooms have traditional thatch roofs, open-air bathrooms with solar heated showers, and dry compost toilets. Each unit has its own balcony with forest and ocean views facing Rote's vibrant sunsets. On your way back, Utopia Rote Lodge will give you a 1-night stay in Kupang. The price is included in this package.
On top of your daily yoga / dance / surf classes, Utopia Rote Lodge will bring you close to nature by food foraging on your own and preparing local meals. You will also have a chance to trek past the village of Ambore to see the indigenous lifestyle and arrive at the lake for a guided meditation.
Rote Island has an identity of its own with endless exploration and discoveries to be done. Located in the southernmost point of Asia, this exotic island has much to offer, from amazing surf breaks to hectares of coral reefs which are home to a rich diversity of marine life.
Not only will it satisfy any ocean lover, Rote also stands out for its beautiful ancient rock and land formations and a unique indigenous Christian culture. From rolling hills to stunning cliffs, caves, and coves, powdery white sand beaches, untouched forests, lagoons, and one of the oldest and biggest mangroves tree forests in Indonesia, there is plenty of wilderness to take in.
The menus are balanced with the season, the garden, and the local community. Since Utopia Rote Lodge makes everything from scratch using fresh ingredients to create a variety of healthy dishes, they are able to meet everyone’s need.
Utopia Rote Lodge specializes in vegetarian meals, but if requested, they are happy to prepare seafood and occasionally can try to catch a wild pig or deer for you on request. The food is raw and cooked, sweet and sour, light and vibrant and rich and comforting. Daily feasts will revolve around the community table, bringing everyone together to share, connect, and make plans for the day.
Massage treatments are available at an additional cost. Please send Utopia Rote Lodge an inquiry for more information.
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