Come join Suzanne & Jamie at The Balance’ Yoga retreat in the ommm-azing surf town of Playa El Tunco, El Salvador. Known for its consistent surf, numerous oceanfront restaurants, bars, & cantinas, and world class sunsets, Playa El Tunco truly has a style all its own!
Morning yoga class will be followed by a healthy, complete breakfast and then you will have free time until dinner. Enjoy the sunset then an incredible meal from the Balancé team. Most evenings will conclude with a yin yoga or meditation class.
The retreat includes beautiful accommodations at a 4 star resort with a variety of room options including poolside suites and waterfront villas facing the endless blue waters of the Pacific. You’ll listen to the waves break in front of our oceanfront deck as you swing in a soft hammock, enjoying the sanctuary of Balancé. These luxurious suites are well equipped to make your stay exceptional, as each unit has AC, private bathroom, wifi, purified water, premium bedding, and linens. When you are ready for your practice the beautiful yoga studio is but steps away. We include a coconut water straight from the coco daily throughout your stay as an added thank you!
As a group, we’ll explore the local waterfalls and hike a volcano! During your free time you will have ample opportunities to relax in the sun, splash into surfing lessons and equipment rentals, explore Mayan ruins, tour coffee plantations, explore the open water on a fishing boat, journey into the local culture, eat delicious and healthy native foods, and treat yourself to spa-level pampering!
*7 nights accommodations
*Breakfast and Dinner each day (vegan/vegetarian/Celiac diets accommodated)
*Daily healthy Snacks (coffee, tea, smoothies, juiced drinks)
*Purified Drinking Water to drink throughout the day
*1 coconut water per person per day (extras available)
*Daily Yoga at the studio or yoga deck
*Daily evening Yin/Meditation
*Guided Volcano Hike (1/2 day)
*Waterfall Walk and Swim
*Airport Shuttle- roundtrip
*Yoga Mats, towels, blocks, and other class accessories
*Note: Guests have lunch to explore El Tunco
Our oceanfront suites face the endless blue waters of the Pacific in the Salvadoran surf getaway, Playa El Tunco. You’ll listen to the waves break in front of our oceanfront deck as you swing in a soft hammock, enjoying the sanctuary of Balancé. These luxurious, carefully designed suites and villas are well equipped to make your stay exceptional, as each unit has AC, private bathroom, wifi, purified water, premium bedding, and linens. When you are ready for your yoga practice, our beautiful yoga studio awaits close by.
Beyond all that is already included in this amazing trip, you can add on other activities for an additional cost:
*Deep Tissue Massage
*90 min Surfing Lessons
*Guided Surf Trip
*Board rentals: Paddleboard and Surf Boards
In order to reserve your spot, a non-refundable deposit is required. Payment in full is due no later than January 15, 2020. Payment plans are offered at 7 payments but can be modified if you are short on time till the trip. Deposit is non-refundable. No refunds for any payments or cancellations can be honored after August 15, 2019. Substitutions can be made if you have someone who wants to buy your spot. Please inform us asap if this happens.
*Travelers insurance suggested to cover any last minute cancellations.
The waterfront deluxe villa has two separate internal bedrooms. 1 private room with 1 queen bed and a separate room with two full-sized beds. The villa has waterfront views, a patio/deck area, a fully equipped kitchen, living room / lounge, private bathroom, AC, w-fi, & TV with cable.
Balance’s waterfront apartment suites sit facing the surf break at La Bocana, right on the water in Playa El Tunco. With this option you’re reserving two apartments and will have the property exclusive to your group. In total you’ll have 6 total beds, 2 bathrooms, and 2 kitchens.
Balancé is a total oasis, a unique spot for enjoying your time in El Tunco. The rooms are modern, spacious, have fully equipped kitchens, are walking distance to the surf, and all the food & beverage locations in town. It’s really the place you dreamed of for staging your surf adventure. This apartment is highlighted by the awesome oversized kitchen window from which you’ll watch the waves out at La Bocana while you sip on gourmet El Salvadoran coffee. Apart from the full-kitchen, the apartment has great amenities including surround sound stereo. The design is sleek, conformable, and motivational. To make things more comfortable for you, the apartment comes with a luggage loft to get your bags out of site, drawers, and convenient shelves for you keep all of your things tidy.
Highlighted by an awesome pool, the common areas outside the rooms are well furnished and and great lounge space. Relax in a hammock under our almond and coconut trees pondering your next surf session or yoga class. This peaceful property is located just steps away from all the great food and nightlife options in El Tunco, but is far enough away that the noise from night-life or parties will never disturb your peaceful night of rest.
Our double occupancy suites are poolside, and have two full-sized beds. Each spacious room has a private bathroom, AC, wi-fi, & TV with cable. Pricing is applicable for up to 2 adults
The waterfront suite has one queen bed, waterfront views, patio/deck area, private bathroom, AC, wi-fi, & TV with cable.
The waterfront suite has one King bed, waterfront views, patio/deck area, private bathroom, AC, wi-fi, & TV with cable.
The waterfront suite has one queen bed, waterfront views, patio/deck area, private bathroom, AC, wi-fi, & TV with cable. Pricing is applicable for up to 2 adults, and breakfast is included for each guest.
This poolside suite has one large king bed, private bathroom, AC, wi-fi, & TV with cable. Pricing is for one but can be requested for up to 2 adults
Each day begins with yoga at 8:30am in our studio followed by breakfast. During the week we will offer a volcano hike and a water fall swim, but most afternoons are for you to explore the beach town El Tunco, take a surf lesson, or just rest and relax by the water. Each evening we have dinner together followed by either a guided meditation class, Yin Yoga, or Yoga Nidra.