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Flow Like Water Yoga Retreat

Yoga + Nature + Caribbean Island 

January 7-14th 2023

 

Belize Island Yoga Retreat
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
January 7-14, 2023

 How would it feel to LET GO, to just BE YOU and to FLOW LIKE WATER in a remote tropical island paradise? Join Donna in a retreat like no other. Let go and flow as you create space between your thoughts, release tension in your body, and connect to the present moment in this all women retreat. Allow the natural rhythm of island life work it's magic in this week long deep dive into yoga, relaxation and adventure. The second largest barrier reef in the world is less than a quarter mile away offering a natural playground for snorkeling, paddle boarding, swimming or just taking it all in. Yoga practice will be offered 2 times a day at our dreamy Caribbean yoga deck located at the end of the pier with breathtaking views. Let the flow of the turquoise waters relax and sooth your mind, body and soul. 

If the water is calling to you after yoga, jump in! You will see you can flow like the water.

Join Donna at this eco rustic-chic Caribbean resort. You will be shaded and surrounded by lush vegetation filled with the sound of song birds. Cabanas feature traditional Belizean touches such as river rock flooring, woven thatched roofs, plantation shutters, and conch shell faucets.

 

Sample Schedule (subject to change)

  • 6:30am coffee/tea/fruit

  • 7:00am Sunrise meditation

  • 7:30am Vinyasa Yoga

  • 9:00am Breakfast

  • 1:00pm Lunch

  • 4:30pm Restorative/Nidra/Yin Yoga 

  • 6:00pm Dinner

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Belize Island Vibes Retreat Pricing

January 7-14, 2023

Lodging

Sea Front View (all rooms have a private bath):

Private Room $2350 
Double Room $2,300/per person (2 people)

Sea/Garden View (all rooms have a private bath):
Double Room $2,100/per person (2 people)
Triple Room $2,000/per person (3 people)

Hostel (all rooms share communal bath – 1 for women and 1 for men). Rooms are non water facing.
Double Room $1,500/per person
Single Room $1,600/per person

 

Included

  • 7 Nights 8 Days Accommodation

  • 2 Daily Yoga Classes (Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin) *indoor and outdoor practice space available

  • Yoga mats + props 

  • Cacao ceremony

  • Group reiki session with 1x1 energy movement

  • Beach and water fun

  • 1 group sunrise and sunset meditation

  • All Meals (except Wednesday night dinner). Meals are vegetarian with the exception of the first and last meals

  • Beach towels

  • Filtered water/fresh juice/tea/coffee

  • WIFI in communal areas

  • Sunset catamaran excursion

  • Personal retreat time (explore, soak up the sun, explore, read, walk, and just be)

  • Community, conversation, connections to last a lifetime

Food

The food is homemade farm-to-table Belizean cuisine with other favorites: large breakfast menu, appetizers, salads, pizza, pasta, curries, catch of the day and homemade desserts. Delicious teas and juices are also available and included in the cost of your retreat.

The resort has a restaurant with a fully stocked bar, local beers, cocktails, fruit smoothies and fresh juices.

Location

We will be staying on an island off the coast of Belize called Ambergris Caye just 15 minutes from San Pedro Town at an eco-resort. Spend the week in the Caribbean immersed in nature, listening to the sound of birds while swaying in a hammock. The perfect white-sand beach, warm-winter getaway location.

Traveling solo?

No problem! Donna will match you with a compatible solo traveler with whom you are comfortable. Prefer a private space? Private accommodations may be available at additional cost. 

Getting to the Resort

If you’re coming from the US, you’ll fly into Belize City. From Belize City you will take a booking puddle jumper to San Pedro, the main city on the island. The resort will handle the booking once itineraries from the US are received. The flight is approximately 15 minutes. The cost for the puddle jumper flight is an extra $158 (round trip).

Optional Island Excursions

Create your own island adventure (not included).

Lagoon Kayaking & Birdwatching:
The earlier the better for wildlife, a guide will take you through the winding mangrove channels on the lagoon where you will see heron, egret and more.

Marco Gonzalez Maya archeological site:
This is a local Maya ruin 5 miles south from Ak’boL on the southern tip of the island. There are no tall pyramids on the island, there are signs of a village trading community down South.

Snorkel Trips:
Mexico Rocks National Reserve. Stop at MX Rocks plus another stop either a shipwreck or an entrance to an underwater cave…lots of huge coral heads- you never know what you’ll see around the corner!

Sailing Trips:
Caye Catamaran full day sail
snacks and drinks included, buy your own lunch on Caye Caulker.

Rum Punch Sailboat with Captain George- all aboard this beautiful painted lady!
Rum punch included, privately chartered
Sail North
Sail to Caye Caulker
Sunset sail

Bacala Chino Island Tour:
Explore this reserve at the northern tip of the island called Bacalar Chico National Reserve. The Mayas dug a channel that separates the island from Mexico, which was once a trading center and nature walk. Make a loop of the island from the back of the lagoon around the front of the sea with 3 snorkel stops plus lunch.

Crocodile Educational Tour:
The local Crocodile Dundee, Chris, has an abundance of information to share with us regarding crocodiles. Leave by boat just before sunset and spot crocodiles in the lagoon and depending how spunky, Chris might just grab a small one to bring on board!

Diving:
Spectacular Wall diving at the southern-most tip of the atoll. The currents bring in an abundance of fish and marine life and are home to some of the largest gorgonians (sea fans).

Other adventures:

Kayaking, wind-surfing, paddle boarding and more! Visit the mainland for adventures like zip-lining, zoo, ruins and cave exploration. A full list is available upon request. 

Spa Services:

Massage, reflexology and pedicure availble on-site and added to your room tab. 

Payment Terms and Cancellation Policy

A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $500 (+ $15 processing fee) SAVES YOUR SPOT.

 

Final payment must be made by check or money order by October 1, 2022. All payments are final. No refunds available.

Travel Insurance:

I cannot emphasize more the importance of travel insurance. As we all know, especially as travelers, “life happens.” Whether it’s family, work, mother nature, or a change of heart, it is important to be prepared in case you need to unexpectedly change your travel plans. Often for less than $150, you can purchase a travel insurance policy and be protected in the event that you need to make a change or need to be covered financially prior to or during your trip.

I have used Allianz Global Assistance for both domestic and international insurance. 

Review frequently Ak'bol COVID protocols

Not Included:

* Airfare to/from Belize City * Transportation to Ambergris Island (Tropic Air-$158) * Transportation from San Pedro to Ak’Bol ($10-$15) * Wednesday night dinner out on the town *Resort staff gratuity (recommended $50+) *Departure tax from Belize (approx. $40) *Alcohol, excursions, spa services*

Retreat Packet with full retreat details will be sent to those attending + ongoing updates and communication.

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Donna Mahoney | E-RYT | YACEP | Reiki Master

I began my yoga practice almost 2 decades ago. The inward journey led me to my dream of being a yoga teacher and studio owner so that others may have that same experience. With over 1000 registered teaching hours, I enjoy teaching Vinyasa, Restorative/Yin and Meditation class styles. I have a passion for bringing women together for friendship and connection. Join me for an incredible week of connecting, laughter, fun and leaning into going with the flow (this is more than what it may sound like-join me to find out more!) as you unwind, unplug, reset and enjoy everything this island paradise has to offer. 

In a world filled with distractions and demands, yoga and mindfulness are great ways to hit pause, pay attention and return to the present moment by focusing on what is directly in front of us. The only moment that exists. With journal prompts throughout our time together you may find it easy to get clear on what is important in your life and sink into your new year intentions.  

In addition to leading retreats Internationally and in the US, I own 2 yoga studios in WI, am a Reiki Master, lead private events for local businesses and teach weekly classes. Building and staying connected to the community is something I'm incredibly passionate about. If you have any questions, you can connect with me at theyyogaloft.yoga@gmail.com

What are you waiting for? Come practice with me in this beautiful paradise! Reserve your spot today. 

I can't wait to share this experience with you! 

With love, light & kindness 
Donna 

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