3 day Yoga Mini Retreat in the Philippines
- Reconnect Discover
- Camiguin, Philippines
- Feb 4, 2016 - Dec 18, 2016 (319 days)
- $255 - $425
During this relaxing 3 day / 3 night Yoga Mini Retreat you will be spoiled with daily yoga classes and exciting island excursions in the midst of lush, tropical nature! If you enjoy yoga outdoors, nature, quiet beach living and relaxing in a local atmosphere, this Retreat is perfect for you! It's easy to fit into a holiday schedule, and you will feel rejuvenated and refreshed afterwards.
Imagine waking up with a gentle yoga flow overlooking the ocean, relaxing during the day in the sun or exploring the island, and finishing with a relaxing candle light Yin yoga before dinner.
Yoga with us is aimed at maximizing your well-being and we want yoga to support you in your current path in life. We balance our days between Hatha yoga and reflective Yin yoga, and mix in some playful sunset yoga by the beach.
The small island will charm you with its authenticity and pure, unique nature! Come exactly as you are, no previous yoga experience is required (just an open heart and mind)! This Yoga Retreat is accessible all year round, so come when you want!
Our retreat schedule allows time for yoga, private relaxation as well as exploring the island.
After settling into your lovely accommodation, you will receive a one hour full-body massage to relax you and get you into the mood of the Mini Yoga Retreat. You can enjoy a delicious lunch during the afternoon, hang in the hammocks and enjoy the beach front location. In the early evening there will be a relaxing yoga class, after which you can enjoy your dinner.
We will start the morning with a gentle Hatha yoga, followed by a fresh breakfast. During the afternoon you are free to explore the island, to enjoy the quiet beach, or book some additional relaxing treatments such as Life Coaching, Yoga Nidra or another massage. After enjoying the beautiful sunset, we will have a Candle Light Yin Yoga class with soothing music. A lovely way to end the day!
The day will start with a breakfast, after which we will head out for a scenic hike to the hidden cold springs. We will do one yoga session in the middle of the lush forest, and after a refreshing dip into the springs, we walk back via the beautiful rice fields. Afterwards you can enjoy a lunch at the resort, and we end the day with a relaxing restorative yoga class.
THE LOCATION AND ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
The location of the retreat is a beautiful Camiguin island in the Philippines. The resort is situated on a quiet beach overlooking the Bohol sea. Camiguin island is still very natural, and not affected by mass tourism. You will find the island to be one of the most friendly, safe and special places you have visited, the nature majestic with the multiple volcanoes, and the coast line pure and authentic.
The unique island offers plenty to do for nature lovers! Visit the many waterfalls, cold and hot springs, snorkeling spots and viewpoints. Hike the active volcano or stay for an extra day to visit the gorgeous post-card like island Mantigue for some white sand and snorkeling with the turtles. Or stay at the resort and let us spoil you with tropical treats and homemade specialties.
- Extension possible, please contact us and we'll arrange it!
- Private Life Coaching during free time
- Additional massages
- Yoga Nidra
- Motorbike rental (automatic or semi-automatic)
- Want to take a few dives while you are here? Try diving with a PADI Discover Scuba Diving program, or if you are a certified diver, take one or two fun dives with us!
- Island tours - let us arrange a fun island tour for you during the days!
Reconnect Discover has always a dedicated and passionate yoga teacher on site. The co-founder of Reconnect Discover, Kaisa Kapanen, is a certified Yoga Alliance teacher (RYT 200) herself, trained in Hatha and Yin yoga. She is additionally a Life Coach and NLP practitioner. Her aim is to provide yoga experiences that are gentle, inspirational, and which support the individual journey of each student.
The retreat will take place on the beautiful premises of Camiguin Action Geckos Dive and Adventure Resort, located on the beach of the north coast of Camiguin Island.
The accommodation will be either in Beach Cottage with fan, Beach Bungalow with fan, or in a Traveler room with fan (Traveler rooms are sharing a separate toilet and shower), depending on your choice. The resort is situated on a beach front, and all accommodations are just few steps from the (volcanic) sandy beach.
The Beach Cottages are spacious with private bathroom with hot&cold shower and a large terrace. The Beach Bungalows are semi-detached sharing the terrace, but having their own private bathroom with hot&cold shower. The travelers rooms are situated on the 2nd floor of the main building, close to the open air yoga floor. These are private rooms that share the toilet and a separate shower. All together there are 3 traveler rooms.
Most accommodations have one queen size bed, few accommodations have 2 separate beds. Ask for your preference!
The resort restaurant is open from 7am to 9pm. The menu in the resort restaurant has a good selection of local specialties, international cuisine and the experienced local chefs cater well for vegetarians and vegans as well. Some special items, such as yoghurt, several different types of bread and the sweet specials are all home made, and for vegans we make pancakes for breakfast we well!
THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- 3 nights accommodation
- 3 x breakfast and lunch
- Welcome massage of 60 minutes
- 5 yoga classes
- Trip to the cold springs, including one of the yoga classes and a scenic, gentle hike through the rice fields
- Airport transport (Camiguin airport)
You can access the island with direct flights from Cebu city. Cebu Pacific Airlines is flying daily to Camiguin . From Cebu there are flights to Manila, as well as to Hong Kong, Singapore and other major Asian Hubs.
Alternatively you can fly to Cagayan de Oro city, take a bus to Balingoan (3hrs), and from there come via ferry to Camiguin island.
Booking is final when deposit of 50% is paid.
The deposit can be made via bank transfer or PayPal (5% additional fee). Credit card payments are accepted at the resort (7% additional fee) as well as cash payments in Peso, Euro or US Dollar.
There is an ATM on the island, but not all foreign credit cards are accepted. We recommend you to bring enough cash to the island just in case.
The Retreat is sold as a package. Should you decide on location that you do not want to take part in some of the pre-booked activities, there will be no refund or discount given.
For outdoor activities that are cancelled due to force majeure, we will try to find an alternative activity for you for the same value. If not possible, we will refund you 50% of the value of the activity in question.
Up to 30 days: 25%
29 - 15 days: 40%
14 - 7 days: 60%
6 - 4 days: 85%
3 days - No-Show: 100%
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