Pelan Pelan Bali

About This Center

“Pelan Pelan” means “take it easy”- and that is what’s most important to us! Our little surf & yoga retreat is located in a beautiful natural environment, just 10 minutes outside of lively Canggu but far enough for you to calm down body and mind. If you’re looking to escape from your everyday life you found the perfect place with us! We would love to show you the unique Balinese culture, eat traditional food and experience the beautiful “Pelan Pelan” mentality. At Pelan Bali you can combine complete relaxation with great activities such as surfing, yoga and mediation. Life is more relaxed in Bali than you are used to back home and at Pelan Pelan we will make sure you can enjoy the Balinese way of life during your holiday.

The Retreat:
Our retreat features 8 rooms, situated around a large outdoor swimming pool in the middle of a stunning Balinese garden on the river. It has plenty of peaceful spaces where you can relax, enjoy a massage at our outdoor massage room, sip from a fresh juice, play with our dogs, or meet other people from around the world. Different professional teachers give our yoga classes and meditation sessions in our yoga sala down by the river. Our surf & yoga retreat is separated in 3 levels with the upper level containing a building with 4 single rooms, a middle one with the common area, pool and two rooms. Down by the river is our yoga sala, a nice garden, outdoor massage and a traditional Indonesian joglo with two rooms.
Our little surf & yoga retreat is located in a beautiful natural environment, just 10 minutes outside of lively Canggu but far enough for you to calm down body and mind.
Canggu is one of the best surf locations in Bali and our surf school employees only the best local teachers. There are multiple surf spots with waves ideal for both beginners and advanced surfers. Canggu isn’t just famous for it’s waves but for the typical young surf lifestyle and it’s nightlife. You’ll find many cafes, bars, restaurants and shops just 10 minutes away from Pelan Pelan surf & yoga retreat. If you feel like a night out dancing on the beach- that’s no problem either in Canggu Bali.
What to do:
At our surf and yoga retreat you will stay minimum 7 nights and you can choose from one of our 3 package options.

Our favourite package! The "get it all"- package gives you the opportunity to combine surfing and yoga! We believe this is the perfect combination to calm down body and mind while having fun and be able to relax. Have a look what you can expect if you book this package at our surf & yoga retreat:

- 7 x nights accommodation

- 7 x healthy breakfast

- 5 x homemade Indonesian lunch (mo-fri)

- 5 x private morning surf lessons or surf guiding - max. 2 guests per guide (mo-fri) -

- Surfboard hire 

- 3 x yoga - in the afternoon - (1 hour)

- 1 x guided meditation - in the afternoon - (1 hour)

- 3 x Balinese massages (1 hour)

- Coffee & tea (whole day)

- Drinking water from dispenser

- Free use of scooter and bicycles

- 1/2 day trip to Tanah Lot temple

- airport pick up

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams


  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Breakfast: choose from 4 options every morning. Porridge, eggs, yoghurt and banana pancakes.
Lunch: everyday different Indonesian food.


Our driver will be there to pick you up from the airport

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Relax & deepen my yoga practice! Kristin

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.