Overview

Take a break from everyday life and be truly inspired by nature in what can only be described as one of the most spectacular places on earth.
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Our team has put together a mind-blowing week; a once in a lifetime opportunity! Delve into yoga, open your eyes and heart to these weird and wonderful nature islands…and leave invigorated, inspired and completely restored.
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The essence of yoga is embracing the moment, living positively and lighting your fire to shine at your brightest. There is not better melting pot where yoga and nature can come together so seamlessly. And you’ll make some new friends, not all of them human ones!
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You’ll stay at the award-winning Semilla Verde, a lush 12-acre estate where giant tortoises roam freely, made complete with amazing food, intimate lodgings, stunning views and the only beautiful yoga studio that looks out onto tortoise ponds! *****Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Winner 2012, 2013 & 2014 *****
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Experience the ultimate in day tours to all the must see places, enjoy kayaking, snorkelling, evening fire pit and star gazing. Discover a transformation with two amazing yoga classes a day including mediation and pranayama.
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Saturday Dec. 12th

Arrival and welcome lunch and drink at Semilla Verde
Excursion to the Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora
Sunset Yoga
Dinner at Semilla Verde
saturday

Wednesday Dec. 16th

Sunrise Yoga
Breakfast at Semilla Verde
Day trip to South Plazas Island
Visit one of the largest sea lion colonies in Galapagos and expect to find:

  • Land iguanas
  • Sea lions
  • Red-billed tropic birds
  • Swallowed-tailed gulls
  • Enjoy guided snorkelling and hiking

Sunset Yoga
Dinner at Semilla Verde
wednesday

Sunday Dec. 13th

Coffee, tea and snacks
Morning trip to Garrapatero Beach for beach yoga/meditation
Breakfast on the beach and snorkeling, swimming, exploring
Lunch at Semilla Verde
Afternoon Yoga
Early evening in Puerto Ayora
Group dinner in Puerto Ayora
sunday

Thursday Dec. 17th

Sunrise Yoga
Breakfast at Semilla Verde
Santa Cruz Highland Tour

  • Explore Los Gemelos (‘the twins’)Climb through the lava tunnels
  • Visit a Giant Galapagos Tortoise farm
  • Explore the Cloud Forest (expect to see small birds like Darwin finches and Vermillion flycatchers)

Lunch at Semilla Verde
Free afternoon for exploring Semilla Verde’s acres and wildlife, reading or resting
Sunset Yoga
Dinner at Semilla Verde
thursday

Monday Dec. 14th

Sunrise Yoga
Breakfast at Semilla Verde
Day trip to North Seymour Island with lunch onboard, guided snorkelling and naturalist guided hiking.
North Seymour is a popular nesting ground, you can expect to see:

  • Great frigate birds
  • Blue footed boobies
  • Land iguana
  • Sea lions

Sunset Yoga
Dinner at Semilla Verde
monday

Friday Dec. 18th

Early (5:45am) departure for Bartolomé Island
Coffee and snacks served before departure
Breakfast and lunch served on the boat
Bartolomé is a crown jewel of Galapagos islands . You’ll see:

  • Pinnacle Rock
  • Beautiful crescent beaches
  • Galapagos penguins!
  • White tipped reef sharks
  • Sea turtles
  • Naturalist guided hiking and snorkeling

Early evening return to Semilla Verde
Evening Yoga
Dinner at Semilla Verde
friday

Tuesday Dec. 15th

Morning Yoga
Breakfast at Semilla Verde
Morning excursion to Tortuga Bay with mangrove kayaking, snorkelling and marine iguana watching
Lunch in Puerto Ayora
Afternoon to explore Puerto Ayora

  • Souvenir shopping
  • Visit the beautiful Chi Spa
  • Return to Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Have a drink on the Red Mangrove patio (iguanas and sea lions are almost always chilling out on the deck with you)
  • Head to the Fisherman’s Market and watch the sea lions and pelicans appear when the dingy comes in with fish

Evening Yoga
Dinner at Semilla Verde
tuesday

Saturday Dec. 19th

Breakfast
Pack, hugs, goodbyes and back to the Baltra airport


What’s Included

  • Accommodation on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Yoga most days (at teacher’s discretion on cruising adventure days).
  • Three meals a day.
  • Naturalist accompanied visit to the Charles Darwin Station.
  • Naturalist accompanied day trips to Bartolomé, South Plazas and North Seymour Islands.
  • Snorkeling and swimming on all day excursions.
  • Two dinners in Puerto Ayora.
  • Naturalist accompanied Highland Tour (pit craters, lava tunnels and cloud forest and wild tortoises).
  • Kayaking on Tortuga Bay.
  • 12 acres of private walking paths to explore (wild Giant Tortoises roam the property).
  • Evening fire pit and unlimited southern hemisphere star gazing.
  • Transfers to and from the airport (on arrival and departure days only).

What’s Not Included:

  • Flights to Baltra, Ecuador (GPS).
  • $10US SICGAL inspection and migration card.
  • $100US Galapagos National Park entrance fee (cash only).Alcohol or items of a personal nature/souvenirs.
  • Gratuities (at your discretion).
  • Travel Insurance (recommended).

cost

Accommodation Options:

  • Garden View (downstairs): £1795.
  • Plantation View (downstairs): £1795.
  • Tortoise Pond (downstairs): £1975.
  • Tortoise Pond (upstairs): £2045.
  • Forest View (upstairs): £2095.
  • Ocean View (top floor): £2145.

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  • 50% payment due 6 months prior to retreat start date.
  • Balance due 3 months prior to retreat start date.
  • Or we can design a payment plan to suit you!
  • Deposits non-refundable. Additional payments refundable up to 3 months prior to retreat start day.

Venue

Venue details: http://www.gps.ec