- The Yoga Forest
- San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala
- Shared Cabañas: Rama, Sita & Lakshmi - $60.00 Private Yogi Rooms: Radha, Krishna, Shiva, Lakshmi Wellness - $75.00 Private Forest Cabins - $80.00 Private Superior Room: Ganesh Loft - $90.00
Looking to disconnect and reconnect to your Self? Our Personal Retreats offer various accommodation options and offerings for you to dive into your own personal retreat experience. Enjoy off the grid living in a small community environment while taking the time to replenish and reconnect to yourself. Choose if you wish to keep it simple and enjoy the relaxing Daily Schedule, or dive deeper into Wellness by choosing the wellness services that resonate for you to create you own unique retreat experience, a la carte style!
Personal Retreats are the simple Yoga Forest experience offering plenty of time to be in nature, journal, read, relax in a hammock!
Each day follows The Yoga Forest Daily Schedule for morning meditation, followed by an all levels yoga class. After yoga, enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and then relax and unwind until lunch.
Restore yourself with a gentle afternoon yin/restorative yoga class before dusk falls and dinner. All meals and classes are open to the community for you to enjoy connection with similar souls.
7.00-8.30am Hatha / Vinyasa Yoga Class
4.00-5.30pm Restorative/ Yin Yoga Class
All Personal Retreats Include:
- Comfortable accommodations, of your choice (dependent on availability)
- 3 daily, consciously prepared vegetarian meals (also vegan friendly, dietary needs can easily be accommodated)
- Access to daily Community Meditation class
- Access to daily Community Yoga classes
Bonus inclusions for Personal Retreaters, when running:
- Community Sauna
- New and Full Moon Ceremonies
- Community Kirtan & Sacred Song Ceremony (run on donation for the San Marcos Birthing Center)
Please note, some Weekly & Monthly events such as Cacao Ecstatic Dance (Q50) and Sound Ceremony (Q70) are at an additional cost, no reservations are needed to attend. Please refer to our Events Calendar to find out when the next Sound Ceremony or Cacao & Ecstatic Dance will be.
Staying more than a week? Enjoy our weekly rate & hop on over to this page to Book Now.
Find your Self in the Forest.
Venue HighlightsSan Marcos la Laguna is a small Mayan village on Lake Atitlán in the western highlands of Guatemala. It has become a Mecca for international travelers attracted by its beauty, tranquility and diverse options for spiritual exploration and therapy. Terraced into the side of a cliff, The Yoga Forest is a twenty five minute hike up into the valley from Lake Atitlán, To escape to our lush tropical food forest please travel to us with a backpack, organic soaps, a head torch and a spirit of adventure.
- Tour Assistance
- Yoga Studio
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free
Menu/CuisineWe serve local organic produce whenever is possible and prepare our delicious vegetarian meal with love. We can cater to certain dietary restrictions, such as vegan and gluten free. Please advise management of your needs as well as any allergies.
AccommodationsThe Yoga Forest has multiple accommodation options to suit all explorers, from shared cabanas, private rooms, unique yogi lofts, and private forest cabins. All accommodations are beautifully appointed, built using natural building techniques and materials, featuring comfortable beds, warm feather duvets, pillows, and decorated with Peruvian Shipibo fabrics and Guatemalan cushions.
Morning Travel Recommended: Book your flight to arrive in Guatemala City, then take a direct shuttle to Antigua. Please arrange to take an 8-9am collective shuttle (Q100) from Antigua to San Marcos la Laguna in order to get you to town in the morning or very early afternoon. We offer a daily escort service from San Marcos la Laguna to The Yoga Forest promptly at 2PM. Be sure to arrive in San Marcos la Laguna with plenty of time to locate Circles Cafe before the escort service arrives.
We also can arrange a private shuttle to pick you up from Guatemala City Airport to San Marcos La Laguna. Our driver will be waiting at the airport with a sign with your name on it. The ride directly from the GUA to San Marcos is approximately 4 hours.
Please plan your travels accordingly, either spending a night in Antigua to make a morning shuttle, or stay in San Marcos la Laguna a night early. For your safety, LATE ARRIVALS ARE NOT PERMITTED.
For additional details, please see our Getting Here page on our website: https://www.theyogaforest.org/getting-here/