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6 Days Vikara Lifestyle Surf and Yoga Holiday in Olon, Ecuador

Vikara Center Calle Rosa Mistica, Olon, Ecuador

Surf and Yoga Retreat in Ecuador

Vikara in Sanskrit means "change of form" or "change of mind". The program is dedicated to facilitating journeys of change and transformation taking place through the holistic concept of body, mind, and spirit. Therefore, at Vikara, each activity offered is aimed to balance and purify these three components of self. If you are looking to challenge yourself, to reconnect with your essence all the whilst having fun, then look no further and join us for an unforgettable experience at Vikara, where you will leave a more content and empowered version of yourself.

Meet the instructors

Elba, David, & Nali
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Highlights

  • 7 intensive yoga classes
  • Acro yoga class on the weekends
  • 4 surf classes with personal attention
  • 1 complimentary whole body massage
  • Lush nature and relaxing time
  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • 5 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: German, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 6
Airport transfer available:
José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (US$100 per person)
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
15:00
Check-out Time:
12:00

All rooms have a private bathroom and a charming common area with hammocks and tables to enjoy your stay during rest time.

The Venue

The center is a 5-minute walk from the beach. It is gated and secure with a big garden and ample space for you to hang out, relax, read and enjoy your stay. The venue holds a porch where we communally practice yoga, meditate and engage in other creative arts. We have a Bluetooth wired sound system, should you wish to tap in and listen to your favorite music.

Program

  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 09:30 Yoga class (1.5 - 2 hours)
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 15:00 Surf Lesson
  • 18:00 Meditation
  • Followed by free time to walk and explore the surroundings

This is just a day sample schedule. The schedule will be adjusted for every retreat before the arrival of the guests according to their needs.

Included excursions

During the retreat, you will have plenty of time to explore the beach and the mountains with bicycles which are available to you the entire time.

Instructors

Elba Camejo

David Oliveros

Nali Mar

Retreat location

Olon

Vikara is located in Olon, a magical quiet coastal town of Ecuador, where all that arrive immediately become enchanted. Within its 10 streets, Olon has on offered a few cafes and restaurants where the village reunites and share their time. This is really a perfect village to distant yourself from the hustle and bustle of your daily life.

The true gem here is the nature! 12 kilometers of sandy beach and endless mountains with the jungle-like environment.

Our beach break boasts some of the best consistent beginner waves in the country, the relaxed atmosphere will create the perfect escape that is needed while on a retreat.

Distances

  • Guayaquil - 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Montanita, 5 kilometers
  • Puerto Lopez - 40 minutes

Food

Healthy nutritious meals

As Hippocrates said, let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. At Vikara, food is art and central to our well-being. The products are fresh and locally sourced whilst the menus are designed to provide great tasting meals that are whole, hearty, natural, home-cooked and well balanced.

With the chef’s flair in design and knowledge in healing foods, you can expect during your stay that your plate will look as attractive as it does deliver on taste and nutrients.

If you would like to take some cooking skills back home, the chef will happily share some of her secrets, so that you too can create exciting menus at the leisure of your own home.

Dinners are not included and you are encouraged to explore and support local restaurants in town. If you wish us to cook dinner, you can order it daily upon request. 

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Whole food
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

In addition to the scheduled retreat program, there are many other activities available in the local area, including swimming on the beach, whale watching, scuba diving, snorkeling, and paragliding.

Vikara retreats can arrange a wide array of additional services including:

  • Horseback riding
  • Isla de la Plata excursion
  • Kickboxing and personal training
  • Massage
  • Holistic therapies
  • Hiking
  • Surf trips
  • Private yoga
  • Spanish lessons
  • Plant medicine ceremony (Ayahuasca and Sanpedro)

Spa treatments

A one-hour full-body massage is included in the package.

What's included

  • 5 nights’ accommodation
  • Breakfast and Lunch included
  • 7 Yoga Classes (1.5 -2 hours’ class)
  • 1h Whole Body Massage
  • 4 Surf Classes
  • Acro Yoga class on the weekends
  • 10% discount on your next retreat with Vikara
  • 10% off gift card for a friend (valid for a year)

What's not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Alcohol drinks at the center
  • Outings outside of the schedule
  • Extra activities
  • Health insurance
  • Extra nights
  • Massage
  • Horseback riding

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE). Private transportation can be arranged from and to the airport for an additional cost of 100 USD each way. It is 2.5 hours ride.

Arrival by bus

There is a direct bus you may take. The cost is 6 USD and it takes 2.5 hours.

Airport: José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport Airport transfer available: José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (US$100 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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