Nalu Healing Retreat | Nicaragua

Playa Gigante - Nicaragua

Room to Roam
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Jul 16 - 22, 2022
Group size: 1 - 15
Nalu Healing Retreat | Nicaragua
Playa Gigante - Nicaragua

Room to Roam
  • Email address verified
  • Facebook verified
47 reviews

Jul 16 - 22, 2022
Group size: 1 - 15

About this trip

This week along the beautiful beaches of Southern Nicaragua for the Nalu Healing Retreat is a complete healing experience that will leave your entire system revitalized and restored.  Enjoy the raw beauty of untouched coastline and vibrant, friendly culture that reminds you to appreciate the simple things in life.

Tiffany Nalu Cooley guides a transformational journey of exploration, connection, movement, and holistic healing while adventuring together and creating new memories and experiences.

Each day is infused with yoga, acupuncture, sound healing, guided meditations, oracle readings, and opportunities to enjoy the warm tropical waves, low tide beach walks, relaxing poolside with a Pina Colada, or practicing your Spanish with our friendly staff.

Receive a beautiful body adornment with a ritual henna experience by Living Ritual Henna artist Erika Ryn.  She will also guide a sacred cacao ceremony to honor the Last Quarter moon on July 20th, which creates the perfect opportunity to let go, restore balance, and prepare for the fresh and new.

In addition to plenty of relaxation, this retreat includes a full day trip to the larger beach community of San Juan Del Sur where you will zipline through the canopy, sightsee and shop cute souvenirs in this colorful beach town, enjoy a bay front lunch and exploring other amazing beaches or surf.

Additional activities and excursions are available, including surf lessons, boat trips, salsa lessons, Spanish lessons, hiking, additional day trips, etc.


 Equipped with a sparkling pool, WiFi, and A/C, you’ll be able to enjoy comfortable accommodations without losing the rustic touch that makes Gigante unique and travel so meaningful. 

Yoga + healing sessions will be held between a tropical open space underneath our newly built grand palapa and a cliffside ocean view shala overlooking the bay just south of Playa Gigante.

There will be plenty of time to relax and unwind so feel free to take a moment to relax in one of our day beds or hammock, and appreciate the blue skies


We have a full-service restaurant + bar to prepare meals and beverages during this retreat. Enjoy fresh, locally-sourced ingredients with delicious options for all dietary needs and preferences.  Experience delicious tropical fruits, fresh caught fish, local produce, and a thoughtfully crafted menu to keep you satisfied.


 A colorful fishing village off the beaten path, El Gigante is located just over an hour north of San Juan Del Sur on Nicaragua's beautiful Pacific Coast. The town is aptly named “big foot” when translated from Spanish to describe the gentle green foothills that meet the ocean with such ease. A town filled with untouched beaches, roaming farm animals, and dirt pathways; you’ll quickly remember the importance of slowing down and to embrace living simply.  

The lifestyle and culture here very much embodies the phrase “Take it Easy”. Arriving here feels like taking one long exhale and a chance to just be. 

What’s included

  • Daily Yoga
    Infused with acupuncture, guided meditation, and sound healing.
  • Daily Acupuncture
    Tiffany restores balance and ease in your body with daily treatment opportunities.
  • Guided Meditations
    Using techniques to release tension, stress, and anxiety and help restore your system: heart, mind, and body.
  • Oracle Readings
    Recieve oracle readings from Tiffany, who is experienced in reading and interpreting the deeper meanings indicated.
  • Sacred Cacao Ceremony
    Led by Erika Ryn to honor the Last Quarter Moon on July 20th that symbolizes letting go, restoring balance, and moving ahead.
  • Ritual Henna Body Art
    Receive beautiful Ritual henna body art by extremely talented Erika Ryn.
  • Trip to San Juan del Sur
    A full day trip to the larger beach community of San Juan Del Sur where you will zipline through the canopy, sightsee and enjoy the colorful community and beaches.
  • Boutique Hotel Stay
    6 nights in our 4-Star Beachside Boutique Hotel with a pool, grand palapa wellness space, A/C, hot water, Wifi
  • Food + Drink
    Unlimited food, fresh juice, and n/a refreshments from our onsite restaurant. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated.
  • Airport Shuttle
    Roundtrip Airport Shuttle to get you safely + seamlessly between airport + hotel.

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic Drinks
    Full Service Bar Onsite with Fresh Craft Cocktail Creations and Ice Cold Beer
  • Extra Activities
    We work with our trusted partners for the extras like : day trip excursions, horseback riding, boat trips for surf/fishing, massages, salsa lessons, moto rentals, whatever you want to do!
  • Optional Gratuity
    If you loved your service + stay with us, feel free to leave a tip to be shared evenly amongst all of our awesome staff.
  • Travel Insurance
    Highly Recommended to protect your trip. We Travel recommends

Available Packages

Shared Room + Bath

Our shared rooms are equipped with either a queen size bed or two twins, a side table/desk, built in dresser, blackout shades, hot water shower, and refreshing A/C. + ceiling fans.

Deposit: $500
Private Room + Bath

 Our private single  rooms are equipped with a queen size bed,  a side table/desk, built in dresser, blackout shades, hot water shower, and refreshing A/C + ceiling fans.

Deposit: $500

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47 reviews
Room to Roam is an all-inclusive retreat service provider that streamlines the retreat leading process and connects people to amazing experiences off the beaten path.


This was truly a magical and unique experience. I had the opportunity to bond with an amazing group of likeminded individuals in a beautiful setting.
By Emily C for Breathe, Center & Connect: Pilates in the Desert on Feb 28, 2024
It was incredible, great house, delicious food, beautiful setting overlooking the desert, and the best group of people to share with. Will definitely do it again. Kudos to Ashley for making it all work!
By Arturo D for Breathe, Center & Connect: Pilates in the Desert on Feb 27, 2024
I had the most relaxing and beautiful time in Playa Gigante with Room to Roam! The beds/room was comfy, the pool was refreshing, the food was delicious and the excursions were amazing (especially the tortilla + cheese making!). Kate + her team are so organized and helpful (and fun!). Hope to be back soon! Thank you!!
By Jenn M for The OG Crew goes to Nica on Feb 04, 2024
Our stay at Room to Roam in Playa Gigante was extraordinary. It started with their transportation from the Managua airport to Playa Gigante - it was seamless and our driver was great and made us feel comfortable at all times. When we arrived we had our first delicious meal at Room to Roam made with fresh, local, and super tasty ingredients by their kitchen staff. Every following meal was similarly exquisite whether it was breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Throughout our stay, the staff was amazing, friendly, open, and even ready to teach us some Nica slang. The vibe at Room to Roam is very comfortable and safe. It is a great spot to just relax or pack your day with activities. We did a little bit of both. Kate was extremely communicative and organized, and tailored the excursions and activities to our preferences. Starting the day with some yoga or some exercise additionally allowed us to relax and fully absorb the Room to Roam and Playa Gigante experience. Our excursions were to Laguna de Apoyo, the Masaya volcano, cooking class with locals, and horseback riding (a few of the many possibilities). I can fully recommend all of these activities. The village of Playa Gigante is a chill mix of locals and visitors (very few tourists). The landscape is breathtaking - offering beautiful beaches and opportunities to take walks, ride the waves, or even to explore the area on horseback. It is worth noting that we felt taken care of by the staff at all times. This trip was unforgettable!
By Theresa K for The OG Crew goes to Nica on Jan 24, 2024
Had a magical experience in Joshua tree! Loved the people food conversation and atmosphere ⚛️
By Kelsey B for Yoga Escape to Joshua Tree on Oct 03, 2023
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I can’t say enough about my wonderful experience with Kate, Ashley, Lorenzo and the whole staff at Room to Roam! This trip was truly magical. I was a little nervous to travel for the first time since COVID. Kate took such great care ushering me in to Nicaragua. I was very stressed at home prior to leaving and Kate kept taking things off my plate as I prepared to leave. Upon arrival we were greeted so warmly by the staff. I was instantly relaxed. Marco’s truly does make the BEST passion fruit margarita on the planet! My intention was surf and boy did I fall back in love with surfing, but I am really walking away with so much more- a complete reboot for my body, mind and soul! I’ll be back again soon! PS the food is out of the this world! Every single meal…. Mouth watering!
By Meredith P on 03 Jun, 2022