Breathe in - 5 day Balancing Yoga Retreat in the Philippines
- Reconnect Discover
- Camiguin, Philippines
- Feb 4, 2016 - Dec 18, 2016 (319 days)
- $485 - $760
During this relaxing Yoga Retreat you will be spoiled with multiple 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!
During this 5 night / 5 days retreat we will practice yoga daily, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Yoga with us is aimed at maximizing your well-being and it aims for you to find your own path in life. We balance our days between guided meditation, hatha yoga and reflective yin yoga, and enjoy the beautiful sunsets with sunset yoga on our own beach.
You will also get to see some of the most beautiful spots on the island, such as the many waterfalls, hot and cold springs, snorkeling spots and white sand beaches. The island will charm you with its authenticity and pure, quiet 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 both yoga, island excursions and private relaxation.
Arrival, setting in and enjoying 1 hour welcome massage. During the late afternoon we will enjoy a playful sunset yoga on our own beach.
We start the morning with Hatha yoga, followed by breakfast. You'll have plenty of time for unwinding during the day, and in the evening we will enjoy a relaxing Candlelight Yin yoga class.
After light breakfast we head out to hidden springs where we will enjoy rejuvenating yoga before jumping in to the natural water. Afternoon is private time and in the late early evening we will have a relaxing yin yoga class followed by meditation.
The morning starts with Hatha yoga, followed by breakfast. In the late afternoon we will take a trip to the nearby White Island sand bar for a beautiful sunset yoga.
After breakfast you will take off to see the island. This island tour will include waterfalls, hot and cold springs, snorkeling spots and some hidden white beaches. In the evening there will still be a relaxing Yin yoga class.
We say bye bye and hope to see you again!
THE ISLAND AND ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED
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.
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 PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Accommodation for 5 nights
- Half board (breakfast and lunch, with plenty of vegetarian choices)
- 1 Welcome massage
- 8 yoga classes including
- Excursion to the hidden cold spings
- Trip to the White Island sand bar
- Island tour excursion
- Transportation to and from the Camiguin airport
You can access the island with direct flights from Cebu city. Cebu Pacific Airlines is flying daily to Camiguin (currently no flights on Tuesdays and Thursdays). 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.
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 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!
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%