Venture Within ~ Feed Your Soul, An 8 Day Wellness Retreat in Nicaragua

  • Venture Within Venture Within
  • Hacienda Iguana, Nicaragua
  • May 30 - Jun 6, 2020 (8 days)

Event Highlights

  • The Feed Your Soul Retreat provides a deeper, more connected experience combining impactful leadership sessions and workshops with cultural immersion in tropical destinations. You will experience an authentic taste of a new culture, while exploring your own values, inspiring personal growth and aligning your purpose.
  • With the restorative energy of a daily yoga practice coupled with attaining new skills on how to nourish your body, you will feel rejuvenated, healed, and reconnected with your true, happy self. Life is too short to live with a lump in your throat. Join us as we combine simple but powerful knowledge on healthy, intuitive eating, immerse in the barefoot luxury of tropical Nicaragua, and greet the healing energy of the full moon. This Retreat will empower you to let go and feed your soul.
  • Activities and events during your Retreat serve to amplify your whole-self experience and authentic immersion in a new culture. If you’re serious about purposeful travel and rejuvenate your life and business, this is for you.
  • Experience transformation in your life
  • Refocus your energy and passion
  • Zoom in on your purpose
  • Make clearer, effective decisions
  • Connect with your own capabilities to overcome fear
  • Strengthen confidence in your potential
  • Gain a fresh perspective on your own patterns
  • Cultivate creativity
  • Connect with community
  • Better navigate your personal approaches to overcome challenges
  • Explore your personal leadership style and abilities
  • Apply impactful strategies towards your own personal and professional pursuits.
  • Mindfully balance emotional challenges


Day 1

Arrival to your luxurious Nicaraguan Retreat
Welcome Ceremony & Dinner
Day 2

Sunrise Yoga
Intention Setting workshop
Guided Meditation
Nutrition seminar in open-air kitchen
Your free time to reflect, explore local beaches, play volleyball, or hike through the rainforest
Sunset Yoga
Day 3

Nutritional Breakfast Cooking Class with Jayme
Nutrition seminar in open-air kitchen
Your free time to reflect, explore local beaches, play volleyball, or hike through the rainforest
Day 4

Nutritional Breakfast Cooking Class with Jayme
Nutrition seminar in open-air kitchen
Local community tour
Free time
Day 5

Sunrise Yoga
Nutrition seminar in open-air kitchen
Nutritional Lunch Cooking Class with Jayme
Day 6

Nutrition seminar in open-air kitchen
Nutritional Lunch Cooking Class with Jayme
Day 7

Sunrise Yoga
Closing Leadership Workshop
Free time/Prep Time
Sunset Happy Hour
Full Moon Farewell Dinner
Day 8

Breakfast & Departures

About This Event

Our Nicaraguan Transformational Retreat offers you a wellness-minded leadership experience set within a luxurious beach community and epic coastline. Your time here offers a holistic approach to align your purpose, nourish your mindset and create positive shift. Our transformational experiences are designed for those who need time away to harness purposeful direction in their lives. Learn to value your true self and overcome mental barriers to improve and reach personal goals and endeavors, all while indulging in peaceful tranquility that only nature can provide.

In Nicaragua you will stay in modern luxurious accommodations, surrounded by positive energy, a vibrant jungle landscape, be serenaded by monkeys and exotic birds, enjoy healthy cuisine, experience revitalizing yoga, and walk along tropical beaches with a stunning coastline.

Ready for a shift in your life and wellbeing?

This has changed me in a way I can't put into words. My heart has changed, my mind has changed. My whole outlook on life has changed.

What's Included

  • The following are included on every Nicaraguan Retreat*.
  • Gourmet, healthy and delicious meals daily (all diet requirements catered for); (All breakfasts, all lunches, and dinner on first and last evening of Retreat)
  • Luxurious bathroom with hot water showers
  • Modern, newly furnished rooms
  • Exquisite open-air yoga shala with jungle views
  • Queen and King sized beds with soft cotton sheets
  • Garden and jungle landscapes of Eucalyptus trees, exotic flowers
  • Refreshing swimming pools
  • Beach Club Access
  • Gym Access
  • Yoga sessions (sunrise & sunset)
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Wifi/AC/Hot Water
  • Safe and comfortable transportation in-country
  • Calendar of optional local cultural immersion activities
  • Leadership Program including transformational personal growth workshops
  • Daily nutrition seminars teaching you basic tenets of eating well, with a focus on plant-based eating
  • Opportunities to learn basic cooking skills and plant-based recipes
  • Pristine beaches and spectacular sunsets
  • *Optional add-on activities such as ocean-view jungle hikes, 9-hole golf course, beach volleyball, spa & massage, reiki sessions, cupping appointments, bike rides, horse rides on the beach
  • Venture Within is proud to support CREA, a local non-profit based in Tola, Nicaragua which inspires rural Nicaraguans through literacy, education and leadership in youth development.
  • Proceeds from your accommodation in Hacienda Iguana are donated directly towards this local initiative. Find out more about CREA’s impact in the local community.

What's Not Included

- Visa
- travel insurance
- flights
- 5 Dinners are not included

Venue Highlights

Located within the gated grounds of Hacienda Iguana, your Venture Within Retreat offers a stunning private beach boasting crystal clear water and incredible sunsets. As one of Nicaragua’s most breathtaking surf beaches, its untouched beauty sits between two rugged hilltops. Immerse yourself in nature by soaking up the warm sun and exploring long sandy stretches of gorgeous coastline.


Contemporary, comfortable and eco-friendly casitas are a brand new addition to the Hacienda Golf & Surf Beach Resort. Designed with all the creature comforts, this is a perfect property to enjoy a beach-going/surf/golf/nature/relax/yoga/spa Retreat.
The master bedroom is equipped with a queen-sized bed, comfortable linens, closet, and en-suite bathroom. The guest bedrooms are equipped with 2 twin beds or queen bed, comfortable linens, and a spacious closet. The 2 bedrooms and living room are equipped with AC. Additional amenities include hot water, wifi, and satellite TV. Purified drinking water and housekeeping are provided. Each eco-casita comes w reforested teak furniture and a large outdoor deck overlooking the golf course and jungle.
Your stay includes access to two common area swimming pools (one at the property and the other is located at the beach club).


  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping
  • Bicycles
  • Ceremony Space

Menu Types

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


Enjoy hearty breakfasts with menu choices such as breakfast burritos with chiles and local cheeses, and healthy organic juices. Breakfast and lunch will be prepared with your health and well-being in mind.


Please arrange your flights into Augusto C Sandino international airport in Managua (MGA) to arrive by 1pm on the first day of your Retreat. We will pick you up at the airport upon arrival. If you need to fly in earlier, please get in touch with me and I’ll help you arrange for the best possible travel logistics. Please reach out to us for more specific travel details.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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