Adventure, Nature & Yoga Retreat in Mindo, Ecuador October 6-11, 2019:
➡️ ⛰Nature: The retreat is both rustic & luxurious and offers a breathtaking cloud forest experience! It is in the small, tourist town of Mindo, Ecuador. This area has been declared an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and its one of the most bio-diverse hot spots in the world.
➡️👟Adventure: This retreat is for outdoor and adventure lovers. There are many activities nearby including; hiking, biking, zip-lining, birding, mountain-climbing, river tubing, horseback riding, chocolate & coffee tours, butterfly & orchid gardens and an open-air gondola and chair-lift with spectacular views.
➡️🙏️Yoga: The retreat offers an-site open-air, screened-in Yoga Shala platform with mountain views. Yoga classes will be offered twice daily; typically, invigorating vinyasa/Ashtanga-based in the morning and more relaxing Yin/Restorative in the afternoons/evenings.
➡️🏚️Haciendas: Retreat accommodations include a country house, cottage and cabin with shared bedrooms (2 beds). All have mountain or wildlife views with sustainable installations like solar powered energy & clean mountain spring water. This is a small, intimate yoga retreat and it will only house 10-12 people.
➡️💆♀️Spa: There is a Finnish sauna and a chemical-free, natural spring-fed pool with copper & silver ionizers. On-site massage services are available in the gazebo with mountain views and a fresh air breeze.
➡️🥣Meals: Three meals daily will be included. The meals are wholesome, healthy, organic & locally sourced. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available.
*Flight to Quito, Ecuador (the capital city) is NOT included, however we will help to arrange overnight stays in Quito and transportation to and from the yoga retreat village of Mindo (about 2.5hours away).
**Read below for more information click HERE for a detailed itinerary with pricing
Read Below for insight into this cloud forest experience!
Take a look at our beautiful ☁️cloud 🌳forests RETREAT PROPERTY, unlike anything you'll experience anywhere else!
🍃There is a country house, a county cottage and recycled cabins with wildlife and mountain views.
🍃We love that the retreat is eco-friendly with solar powered energy and clean mountain spring water.
✨Don't worry as we'll still have Wi-Fi at the property ✨
🍃The property has a gazebo area with hammocks and an area for taking a massage, There is also a restaurant, open-air yoga shala and natural pool!
🍃There is an on-site restaurant with delicious, locally sourced meals that are all included.
🍃It is located only 1.5 miles from the small tourist village of Mindo, Ecuador.
What adventures and activities await us?
We believe its more rewarding to spend time and money on experiences and making connections instead of things! And this is exactly what are planning to do in Mindo, Ecuador.
▪️Here are some of the ⛰activities and adventures that wait us in the ☁️cloud 🌳forests: Horseback riding, biking, hiking, zip-lining, tubing, rappelling, taking a gondola & chairlift ride and more!
▪️There's more: 🐦Birding, 🐸frog concerts, taking nature & waterfall hikes, going to butterfly gardens or on a coffee and/or chocolate tour!
▪️If you are in the mood to🧘♀️relax, the retreat offers hammocks, a natural pool, and massages in the gazebo! The town of Mindo is just 1.5 miles away and perfect for taking a walk around!
Yoga, Spa and Relaxation
Take a moment and try to visualize yourself here, practicing🧘♀️yoga in the⛰cool mountain air...
Our Nature and Yoga Retreat has an open-air, screened-in yoga shala with mountain views. We'll be offereing two classes daily, typically Ashtanga/vinyasa yoga in the mornings and Yin/restorative yoga in the the afternoons/evenings.
YOGA TEACHERS🙏: Contact us for a discount on this retreat and help teach some classes/workshops!
We love that this retreat is truly eco-friendly! We can't wait for this SPA experience in the natural, chemical free, spring-fed 💧pool. ☀️Solar power cleanses the pool by harnessing the copper and silver ionizers. There is a Finnish sauna nearby and on-site massage available.
Healthy, nourishing food
▪️A huge part of travel and wellness food and nourishment,🍽 including trying and enjoying new, exotic foods! We are so excited about the delicious + healthy meals we will enjoying at our retreat
▪️Three wholesome meals a day are included and they are healthy, organic and locally sourced. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available
▪️The photos show our retreat restaurant along with some of their beautiful dishes; quinoa, crepes, exotic fruit and gluten-free yucca bread.
So What's the fairy-tail like ☁️cloud 🌳forest?...and other fun facts about Mindo & Ecuador:
▪️Ecuador's☁️cloud🌳forest is moist and subtropical with low clouds and a canopy of vegetation!
▪️Mindo's elevation is about ⛰4,00o feet and its only 2.5 hours away from Ecuador's capital, Quito (well worth staying an extra night for!)
▪️Ecuador translates to 'Republic of the Equator' and Quito sits on the equator line🌎
▪️The currency in Ecuador is the US Dollar💵
▪️The temperature in Mindo is between 60-75 degrees year round
Why is Mindo, Ecuador ideal for a Nature and Yoga retreat?:
▪️Mindo has been declared an UNESCO biosphere reserve and its one of the most bio-diverse hots-spots in the world!🌎
▪️With over 450 bird species, its one of the top spots in the world for birding🐦along with abundant flora and fauna
▪️Ecuador, unlike popular destinations like Costa Rica, is still very affordable