Yoga in Paradise
6 days + 5 nights: June 3 - June 8, 2021
In need of a change of scenery? Ready to immerse yourself in the mountains, jungles, rivers and beaches of stunning Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?
Join us as we soak up the sunshine, culture and enjoy delicious cuisine on the stunning west coast of Mexico!
Limited availability remains for this small group boutique retreat.
One of several villa courtyards
Nearby Playa Los Muertos (popular beach area)
Charming side street in Zona Romantica, PV
For this retreat only, hold your spot today with a $500 no risk deposit. If you need to cancel (for any reason) before April 3, 2021, we’ll return your deposit, no questions asked.
Each potential guest will need to agree to COVID policies and procedures in place for this retreat during the booking process.
These policies are to protect all guests and our hosts. Please see the COVID Precautions + Notes at the bottom of this page for more information.
Our 3-level private villa oasis is decorated in a classic hacienda Mexican style and is just steps from the hustle and bustle of the hip “Zona Romantica” neighborhood. In just a few blocks you can have your toes in the sandy beach and explore the world-famous Puerto Vallarta boardwalk. Our rooftop pool will be a popular hang out spot.
Enjoy several opportunities to explore all that Puerto Vallarta has to offer (mountains, beaches, rivers and more) - with a private sailboat cruise with wine and a curated nature and gourmet dining experience at the highly-acclaimed Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens.
Our private villa will include a daily on-site breakfast with tropical fruits, juice, coffee, tea, granola, yogurt and a breads as well as a made-to-order eggs any style and a specialty dish each day such as chilaquiles and breakfast burritos. Several curated multi-course lunches and dinners will also be provided.
Enjoy invigorating lovingly cultivated yoga classes 1-2x a day in our open-air garden practice area. Lots of private seating areas around the villa are available to you for meditation, journaling or just quiet contemplation over a cup of tea.
Sunset panoramic views of the Zona Romantica area of Puerto Vallarta from a nearby high rise
6 days + 5 nights in a charming private 7 bedroom Mexican villa held exclusively for Above Yoga guests. Enjoy the slower pace of life in your authentic hacienda-style home with exquisite original art in the hip Zona Romantica district. It is the perfect combination of welcoming and luxurious.
Each large private villa bedroom has its own charming personality and style and includes a large en-suite bath; many have balconies, patios, courtyards or separate seating areas.
The many seating areas, gardens and the rooftop pool are quiet refuge from the nearby popular streets of Puerto Vallarta. All the attractions, beaches, restaurants and shopping are within close walking distance (2 min - 5 min walk from the villa).
A guided urban hike up through a neighborhood to a mountain side viewing platform with 360 degree panoramas of the beach, stunning architecture and mountain ranges.
A elegant private sailboat tour of the famed Banderas Bay - see the coastline from a different perspective - premium drinks and food included. Sit back and sip a cold beverage or jump in and learn the ropes - your choice!
A guided visit + curated lunch experience at the famed Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens (voted one of the top 10 botanical gardens in all of North America by USA Today). See the plants that are the source of some of the most well-known foods from Mexico - vanilla beans, cacao, and coffee bean plants!. Additionally they’ll be an opportunity for a riverside hike and dip into a refreshing mountain stream watering hole on this excursion. Or relax in the shade with a frozen mojito and watch the local birds at the feeding station.
Daily invigorating and relaxing yoga classes (mats provided) - morning practices will be a vinyasa flow class, our two evening practices will be a slower paced wind down class with meditation.
5 breakfasts and 5 additional meals (lunch or dinner) are included. Two (2) of our group dinners will be multi-course meals prepared at the villa by a local chef, the third dinner will be a curated group meal at a local restaurant. One of our group lunches will be gourmet bites on a sailboat, while the other will be a multi-course meal with spectacular views at the botanical gardens.
All of our group meals will be vegetarian / pescetarian focused and will reflect local Mexican influence if you have other dietary restrictions (vegan, gluten free, etc,, these can be accommodated). If you do eat meat, there will be ample opportunities to do so during meals on your own.
Unlimited filtered water, coffee and tea and a cocktail or glass of wine at our group dinners.
Round trip private ground transportation from the Puerto Vallarta airport to the retreat villa (approximately 20 minutes). Please note masks will be required while in any vehicle.
Ample free time for shopping, beach walks, pool time and happy hour drinks on nearby rooftops at sunset. Remember all activities, group meals and other scheduled events are optional - so anytime can be free time, but there will be plenty of free time even if you partake in all planned activities.
Unlimited use of the on-site roof top pool, villa beach/pool towels, yoga mats and lounge areas.
An on-site rapid COVID test at the villa 72 hours before departure as required by the U.S. to return to the States.
A detailed itinerary, packing list and constant support leading up to and during the retreat. You sign up, pack up and go! Let someone else who has recently traveled to the destination and has local contacts handle all the logistics and planning for you.
An inclusive group of 7-9 new friends + a private Facebook group to meet and get to know your travel companions ahead of the trip.
Double Occupancy Room (2 queens or 1 king, en suite bath):
$1820 early bird (before March 15)
$1970 regular pricing
Single Occupancy Room (1 king bed, en suite bath):
$2120 early bird (before March 15)
$2270 regular pricing
If you do not have a friend or family member you are traveling with, please book a single room due to COVID procedures in place for this retreat.
Only one room has multiple beds - if you are traveling with a companion and want a separate bed, please check if the double queen room is still available.
All rooms have luxury local toiletries, high speed WiFi, flat screen TVs, individually controlled A/C units, safes and extensive closets or dressers.
**If you were scheduled for a previous retreat in 2020 or 2021 that was postponed due to COVID, please ask about a discount code that can be applied to this retreat deposit.
(Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport - PVR) - flights from major U.S. cities are usually $300-$500 round trip.
Our group meals will be very filling - so you may only want a snack for other meals. There are almost unlimited local restaurants within walking distance - everything from gourmet modern Mexican to $1 street tacos to beachside ceviche to classic Italian. Puerto Vallarta is a foodie paradise.
eg. spa treatments, ATV tours, etc. - we can offer suggestions and are happy to help you organize any of these with local vendors
If you do not have proof of vaccination (these should be free in your local community - we are happy to help you find one, including mail-in, perform at home options).
Above Yoga retreats are adults-only. All guests must be 21 or older.
All yoga classes, group meals, and tours are completely optional. You may participate in as much or as little as you would like.
Yoga classes will be accessible to all levels of practitioners. If you plan to participate in classes, you may benefit more from the retreat if you have the foundation of a basic yoga practice before travel. Above Yoga is happy to recommend local studios in your area or free online resource videos, such as our free classes. Learn more here.
Average weather for early June: highs in the upper 80s with lows in the 70s and ample sunshine. Sunscreen is a must!
Before you book… please note we are taking strict COVID precautions and will require proof of a vaccine and/or a negative test within 72 hours of the retreat start date. The U.S. government also requires a test prior to return to the States, this will provided for all guests on-site at the villa and at no additional charge one of the final days of our trip.
Contactless temperature checks will be taken daily. All meals and activities will be based outdoors where there is free flow of fresh air. Masks will be required for ground transportation to and from the airport and to any off-site activities accessed by car.
This retreat is limited to 7-9 participants, so if you do not have a friend or family member you are traveling with, you will need to book a single room. We ask that you be willing to be flexible and adaptable in your travels, or otherwise that you wait until later in the year to venture outside of the States - as regulations are subject to change.
Your retreat leader has visited this location in Jan/Feb 2021 and has traveled in Mexico twice during the pandemic and is familiar with regulations and best practices and is happy to answer any of your questions before and after booking.