Spanish Wells, Bahamas

Spanish Wells, The Bahamas

Grappling Getaways
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30 reviews
Apr 11 - 15, 2022
Group size: 1 - 25
Spanish Wells, Bahamas
Spanish Wells, The Bahamas

Grappling Getaways
  • Facebook verified
30 reviews

Apr 11 - 15, 2022
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

This is our ONLY Coed Camp of the year. 

Join us as we travel back to the Bahamas for what is sure to be the trip of a lifetime.  On our last trip we enjoyed Nassau.  This time we head to the more exclusive and private island of Spanish Wells, off of Eleuthera.  Spanish Wells is known for its white powdery beaches, tropical breezes, laid back atmosphere and friendly people.  What do you need to know?  There will be a lot of Jiu Jitsu, Sunshine, Laughing, Friends, Relaxation and Memories. 

Please research the following as this is our Itinerary: 

Sapphire Blue Hole

Glass Window Bridge 

Queen's Bath

Cliff Jumping 

Conch Diving

Swimming with the Pigs 

Rope Swing 

Turtle Swimming 

Swimming with Stingrays 


Our house rentals for the Spanish Wells are oceanfront, stylish, clean and tbh just stunning.  

There will be two separate houses available  One house is for the women and the other for the men.  

**In the event that we get a couple attending together, we will assist with the logistics.  

Please note that our campers almost always share rooms, and sometimes beds.  If you are in need of your own bed, please add it under additions. We will work to accommodate anyone with concerns or questions.  


Flights should be booked flying into North Eleuthera Airport (ELH) 

Miami has a multitude of flights to this airport. 

If flying internationally, you may want to book to Nassau, and then connect to ELH. 

Arrivals should be targeted for before 3 PM on April 11th.  All transportation to and from the airports will be included in the cost of camp.  When you have booked your flights, we will create a spreadsheet of when to pick up and drop off for departure.  

If your flight times are booked past 3 PM, you will be responsible for your own transportation.  Please coordinate with us when looking for flights. 

International Travel /Covid

While guidance is constantly changing, we will attempt to keep you abreast to the latest updates.  Currently, there is no vaccine requirement for entry to Bahamas.  

****Please note, you will need to obtain Bahamian Health Visa; this requires a negative COVID test taken 72 hours before arrival. We will share specifics of this closer to camp. 

Cancelation Policy

We understand this is a difficult time to commit to travel plans.  We will work with all campers to ensure flexibility and understanding of your changing and potentially sensitive situations.  

Refunds: (cash)

Cancel by Feb. 4th 100% Refund

Cancel by Feb. 11th 75% Refund

Cancel by Feb. 18th 50% Refund

Cancel by Feb. 25th 25% Refund

If you cancel because of injury or COVID (other unforeseen event), we will work with you to seek to find a person to pay for your space for a refund of which you are entitled by date.  If you cancel and would simply like credit to a future camp we will accommodate you  Please know we are here to work with you for the best possible outcome.  

What’s included

  • Accommodations
    5 Days 4 Nights
  • BJJ Training/Instruction
  • Transportation
  • Gift Bag
    Assorted BJJ Goodies
  • Excursions
    Boat, Snorkeling, Island Exploration
  • Photographer
    Photography Coverage, photos separate
  • Food
  • Extra Activities

Available Packages

Trip Price
Deposit: $400

Available options


Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival and Meet & Greet

Arrival at airport before 3 P.M. Evening Training and BBQ at the house. 

Your Organizer

Grappling Getaways
30 reviews
Grappling/Brazilian Jiu Jitsu travel business committed to bringing people high level instruction and invaluable memories/experiences through traveling the world! Everywhere we go, we make new family and friends.


I had an absolute blast learning top tier technique from some of the greatest female jiu jitsu athletes in one of the coolest houses! The organizers brought their energy and enthusiasm to ensure that everyone had a great time and it was very apparent that they put a lot of effort into making the whole weekend a success. If you’re thinking about doing one of these camps come ready to rap about your name or this talented crew will help you on the fly. If you love jiu jitsu and you have a good attitude, you’re sure to love Grappling Getaways! 🫶
By Brittany W for CLUE - Halloween-Themed Camp on Nov 03, 2023
This weekend was everything I needed and a little bit more! I was really looking forward to training BJJ all weekend as I can't get as many in when I am home. I was so excited that the weekend was exactly that and so much more. The laughs, the learning, the creativity, the energy, and the uniqueness of all the people there made this whole weekend unforgettable, I can not wait to attend another. April and Katie are not only our experts in BJJ but they are also extremely thoughtful, creative, and such beautiful humans overall. Every night we had something to do (or not) that engaged everyone, brought folks together and allowed everyone to show their own individuality. Yoga was such a beautiful added thing for us to do! I am super grateful for this experience and all the people I met - I returned home super inspired and motivated!
By Ambar F for CLUE - Halloween-Themed Camp on Oct 27, 2023
An absolutely fantastic Halloween themed weekend at the Hamilton mansion, which is the coolest place I've ever stayed in. From the moment you arrive to the moment you depart April and Katie are making sure you are feeling welcome and having a good time. I'm truly impressed with what went into the planning and execution of the whole weekend but particularly the Clue Murder Mystery Dinner. It was an energized weekend filled with fun, laughter, high quality BJJ training, yoga and mutual support. I like that yoga was added to the itinerary. I loved that I got to wear a costume for the first time in a decade. I loved the BJJ training. I was surrounded by an amazing and inspiring group of women from all walks of life coming together for the love of BJJ. You'll see old friends and make new ones. Really, I can't say enough about this event. I can't wait to get to the next event but most importantly I can't wait till next year's Halloween bash.
By Melinda M for CLUE - Halloween-Themed Camp on Oct 27, 2023
It was a delightful time! You can truly tell that April and Katie love what they do and put their heart and soul into these trips. Every detail is well thought out and planned beautifully. Always a backup plan if an outing is ruined by something such as weather. The group is so supportive of each other and willing and ready to help everyone with their BJJ journeys! It was a wonderful time and a great way to enjoy a long weekend.
By Kaci B for CLUE - Halloween-Themed Camp on Oct 25, 2023
I signed up for this jujutsu retreat because I knew I was going to be trained by world champion BJJ fighters April Parks and Katie Hooven. What I wasn’t expecting was crying on my way home because I knew I was already missing my kindred spirits and soulmates I met at this retreat. This camp had 6 BJJ training sessions, 3 yoga for juijitsu sessions and a guest trainer Nicole Mathew. In addition to all the detail put into the training sessions, April’s and Katie supplied homemade delicious food, and well thought out and intricate activities like the clue murder mystery dinner and Halloween party! The accommodation was amazing! We would spend our afternoons in the hot tub and sleep on comfortable beds in our 27 room mansion. I can’t wait to go to the next one!
By Regina S for CLUE - Halloween-Themed Camp on Oct 25, 2023
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This was my first getaway and it won’t be my last. This trip, these people and this experience was something my soul needed. I made lifelong friends, learned some killer techniques while vacationing in paradise. I got solid life advice for things I’m struggling w in my own business. Seeing such strong, powerful women be so down to earth and welcoming and loving just makes feel so grateful I made the trip….. next trip will be Mexico. See you soon Coaches!!!!
By Amanda M on 17 Apr, 2022
Highly recommend!! I've attended 3 amazing Grappling Getaway camps so far (and plan on attending many more) and each time is unique and awesome! April and Katie are exceptional women who truly love what they do! I appreciate so much the time and effort they take to connect with female struggles both on and off the mats, makes these camps unmatchable. Their attention to every detail, coupled with their incredible ability to just go with the flow, makes being in their presence an authentic jiu jitsu experience. They create such a welcoming, fun, and empowering experience, where friendships are seeded and your jiu jitsu grows! If you're wanting to feel empowered by strong women with great attitudes and open minds, you should DEFINITELY get to a Grappling Getaway ASAP!
By Sierra H on 11 Apr, 2022
April, and the other instructors with Grappling Getaways are THE BEST. Top notch human beings who are amazing at jiu jitsu and amazing at teaching. I’ve been to 3 Grappling Getaways events, and each has been so much fun, so inviting, encouraging, and appropriately challenging for what was advertised. I’ve met so many incredible female leaders and role models through Grappling Getaways. HIGHLY recommended :)
By Aimee P on 15 Nov, 2021