Into the Wild with Galapagos Island
October 26, 2019 - November 2, 2019The perfect combination of your dream Galapagos adventure and your ultimate yoga retreat. Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands are home to our intimate and luxurious yoga sanctuary. You’ll unwind and rejuvenate on a property boasting three separate gorgeously appointed villas, a private yoga studio with views to Floreana Island, the Pacific and 43 acres of lush green. Endemic giant tortoises roam freely and wild horses wander. This is a once in a lifetime experience.
Our Galapagos yoga retreat is about your abundant wellness and maximum exploration.
You’ll travel with the best Certified Galapagos Naturalist throughout the week guiding you through the spectacular flora and fauna of the islands. Immerse in all things amazing while embarking on your daily yoga practice in our fully equipped and private studio.
Your trip will include visits to must-see Galapagos sites such as Bartolomé and neighboring islands as well as hidden gems and an (fall and winter only) exclusive locals immersion. You will kayak secluded bays, immerse yourself in the culture of the local town and tour the fascinating Santa Cruz highlands.
Galapagos nature is everywhere – from swimming with sea lions and turtles, to visiting a tortoise sanctuary, spotting Galapagos penguins, flamingos, marine iguanas and the amazing blue-footed boobies… there are no un-amazing days on the islands. Unblemished, wild, and beautiful, this completely unique UNESCO World Heritage Site offers you the perfect setting for your next yoga retreat adventure.
Accommodation at a private yoga retreat center on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos
Twice daily yoga with Shelly Kwiatkouski
A dedicated Certified Galapagos Naturalist for the week
our handpicked guide will get to know each group and can tailor talks and exploration to meet the wildlife expectations of each group
Snorkeling and swimming (think sea turtles, sharks, penguins, sea lions, etc) on all day excursions
Sunrise exclusive trip to Las Grietas
Kayaking over sharks and around the mangroves on Tortuga Bay
Three meals a day (dietary needs accommodated)
Private cultural excursion (seasonal)
Two meals in the town of Puerto Ayora
12 acres of private walking paths to explore (wild Giant Tortoises roam the property)
Unlimited southern hemisphere star gazing
Transfers to and from the airport (on arrival and departure days only)
What’s not included:
Flights to Baltra, Ecuador (GPS)
$20 U.S. SICGAL inspection and migration card
$100 U.S. Galapagos National Park entrance fee (cash only)
Alcohol or items of a personal nature/souvenirs
Gratuities (at your discretion)
Every day on our Galapagos adventure retreat is unique as are our rooms (which you won’t spend much time in!). Our 43 acre property boasts views of Isabela and Floreana Islands as well as Tortuga Bay on your home of Santa Cruz Island. The organic and biodynamic garden produces the veggies for your table as well as the coffee you’ll sip each morning.
The three different villas on property share modern lux interiors with ceiling fans, safe boxes, wifi and bluetooth stereos. Rooms have either two twins, a queen or a king size bed and maximum exploring with minimal packing is accommodated with individual beach towels, rubber boots, rain jackets, water bottles and flash lights available for use.
This amazing Galapagos adventure features multiple nature excursions, as well the wildlife expertise of a certified Galapagos Naturalist Guide. Below is a sample itinerary. Each trip will include a trip to Bartolomé & North Seymour Island with one additional island day which could be either South Plazas or Santa Fe. Please note that weather does play a part in some of the excursions and yogi flexibility is always appreciated.
Yoga Retreat Adventure Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights • Starting at $4495 per person
For more information about Galapagos Islands contact Shelly Kwiatkouski 386-846-5075 or email: Uma@ShellyKwiatkouski.com