Authentic Zanzibar

Jambiani Beach, Zanzibar

Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2018
Group size: 10-20
Authentic Zanzibar
Jambiani Beach, Zanzibar

Deposit: $500
Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2018
Group size: 10-20

About this trip

Reconnect to your roots during a 6 day, 5 night wellness retreat in Zanzibar! Experience authentic culture and life on the island whilst journeying deeper into the physical, mental, and spiritual practices of yoga and meditation.​

100% of the proceeds from this retreat will be donated to Go Light Our World (GLOW)'s projects across the globe.

All of our teachers and additional staff are volunteering their time and efforts to make this donation possible.

Not only will you be investing in a life-changing experience for yourself in a beautiful location; but you will also be giving back to impoverished communities around the world. 

For more information: and

What’s included

-6 days, 5 nights stay in beachfront villas in Jambiani Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania

-Daily Yoga

-Intensive workshops 

-Daily guided meditation

-Private Swimming Pool

-All breakfasts and dinners (all vegan)

-Professional photos from group classes, workshops, and excursions

-Snorkeling trip to Jambiani Reef

-Airport Pick Up: for those arriving by 12 pm on March 20th

-Airport Drop Off: for those departing by 12 pm on March 25th

**Airport transportation is not included for those arriving early or staying longer, although we are happy to arrange transportation for you at an additional cost. 

***we can arrange for airport pick up, accommodation, and all other bookings for those arriving prior to the retreat start date for an additional fee.


Not included

-International or domestic airfare

-Travel expenses getting from Dar Es Salam to Zanzibar

-Cost of Visa

-Traveler’s insurance (highly recommended)

-Cost of airport tax upon arrival and/or departure (often included in price of plane ticket)


-Additional hotel bookings (for those arriving early, or staying later in Dar Es Salaam or elsewhere)

-Independent ground transportation (motorbike rental, bicycles, etc)

-Excursions: snorkeling, safaris, Spice Tours, etc

-Diving: including certification, gear, lessons etc 

-Personal shopping expenses/souvenirs

-Vaccinations, additional preventative medical needs

-Soda, juices, or alcoholic drinks

Before You Go

-Book roundtrip flights in/out of Zanzibar International Airport

-Book your flight into Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

-You can travel from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar by ferry, or by plane

-Please note that flight time is from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is about 20 minutes. 

-For booking flights, check or

-Please note that ferry time from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is about 2-3 hours. Although this is a cheaper option for travel, it can be a bit hectic at the ferry ports both in Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar.

-Make sure to check out visa requirements if you are coming from an outside country.

Available Packages

Budget Room

-Please note that some budget rooms are located in a building that is separated from the Main Villa.
-These rooms DO NOT have AC or a sea view. ​
-One Budget Room is located on the top floor of the Main Villa

Available until Feb 238 left
Deposit: $500
Standard Room (Discounted YA Price)

-Please note that these rooms do NOT have a sea view nor terrace.
-These rooms DO come with AC, and private bathrooms.
-All rooms have at least 1 double bed, and 1 single bed available
**To maximize your comfort, we will only be offering a maximum capacity for this room at TWO PERSONS**

Available until Feb 23only 4 left
Deposit: $500
Seaview Room (Discounted YA Price)

-Please note that these rooms come equipped with AC, private bathrooms, terraces, and sea views.
-All rooms have at least 1 double bed and 1 single bed available.
**To maximize your comfort, we will only be offering a maximum capacity for this room at TWO PERSONS

Available until Feb 236 left
Deposit: $500
Deposit: $500

Budget Room


Arrival and Acclimation
DAY 1 (February 26)
*Airport pick up available to those who arrive this morning before 1 pm 2:00 pm : Arrival Kobe House, Jambiani Beach 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Free time to decompress, sleep, eat, explore the area, meet each other, etc. 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Restorative yoga & guided meditation led by Kayla 7:00 pm : Group Dinner 8:00 pm – Onward : Free time/sleep

Your Organizer

Kayla Nielsen
My name is Kayla Nielsen. I am the founder of Go Light Our World (GLOW), which is a non-profit organization that diminshes poverty with solar solutions. I am currently implementing projects across Africa, Asia, and India. In addition to running GLOW, I am also a traveling yoga teacher. My teaching styles & specialties are: dynamic vinyasa flows, arm balance & inversion workshops, back bending workshops, partner yoga therapeutics, yin, meditation & visualization. I am a dedicated Karma Yogi, in that the majority of my global retreats are fundraisers for GLOW's solar projects within impoverished communities . I am often found upside down, adventuring, or mermaiding somewhere around the world. Instagram: @kaylala88, @go_light_our_world Facebook: Kayla Nielsen, Go Light Our World Websites: &