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True Nature Yoga Retreat 

in the Cloud Forest of Ecuador

Friday, August 4th - Saturday, August 12th, 2023

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Join Vanessa and Meg on an intimate Yoga retreat adventure, this Summer! Located in the Cloud Forest of Ecuador, on the outskirts of the small town of Mindo, La Lomita is an off-grid/ solar-powered hacienda that expertly combines rustic & luxurious, for a breathtaking, cloud forest experience.

 

Our hosts are located approximately 2 hours from Quito.

Chocó Andino de Pichincha, where Mindo is located, was declared a new Unesco Biosphere Reserve. Covering an altitudinal range of 360 to 4,480 meters, this encompasses a region considered to be one of the most biodiverse hotspots in the world. With a biosphere representing over 270 species of mammals and greater than 450 species of birds (in the Mindo region alone),  the Cloud Forest boasts a diverse flora & fauna, unlike anything most have ever seen. Known for outdoor lovers, this area offers an array of activities such as hiking, biking, zip lining, birding, night walking, mountain climbing, river tubing, horseback riding, coffee and chocolate making, frogs singing, gondolas, and a butterfly garden. Let's add some great food, yoga, meditation, and relaxation to the mix for an experience of a lifetime.

Your 7 night package includes:

  • Our accommodations at La Lomita are exclusive to our group of 14 with your choice of room; tour the room options by clicking HERE

    • Country Cottage includes 2 private bedrooms, 1 shared bathroom : $1900/ person​ | SOLD OUT

      • Private single-occupancy

      • Cottage can accommodate up to 2 guests with one in each room

    • Country House includes 4 shared bedrooms and 3 shared bathrooms​ : $1700/ person | SOLD OUT

      • Shared double-occupancy bedroom (2 single or 1 dbl/queen)​

      • House can accommodate up to 8 guests with 2 in each room

    • 2 Recycled Cabins each include 1 shared bedroom and one shared bathroom : $1700/ person | SOLD OUT

      • Shared double-occupancy cabin​ (single or dbl/queen)

      • Each cabin can accommodate a maximum of 2 guests

  • Hotel stay on evening of arrival Friday, Aug 4th, near the Quito airport + breakfast​ on Saturday before transport

  • Transportation services to and from the airport via our hosts at La Lomita 

  • Private yoga shala (screened) with guided meditation and yoga practices offered by Vanessa and Meg twice+ daily

  • Three wholesome, healthy, organic & locally sourced meals (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free & omnivorous options)

  • Onsite spring-fed chlorine free swimming pool and sauna 

  • Tranquil gazebo with hammocks and orchid gardens 

  • Natural bath products, natural insect repellent (1st one free) and slippers provided (no shoes indoors)

  • Optional onsite massage services in any location 

  • Daily housekeeping, fresh linens and towels

  • Potable, drinking water

  • Wireless Internet

  • Booking options and support for a variety of local, eco-excursions and activities

We will coordinate, as a group, our arrival/ departure times to most easily travel between the airport and La Lomita. Due to flight times, we have opted to stay in a hotel near Quito on Friday, August 4th. Our hosts will shuttle us the morning of Saturday, August 5th to our destination near Mindo. 

 

Once your booking is approved, a $500 non-refundable deposit is due for each guest. All payments are due no later than May 1, 2023 (90 days ahead of our trip). Understand that accommodations are first-come-first-serve. When you apply, please specify your first choice and second choice when you register. Designate your roommate choice is applicable. All guests will require a valid international passport that is less than 6 months from expiration. No visa is required for travel at this time. 

 

*Note that your Package does not include airfare, spa treatments, eco-excursions or any required outside transportation. Trip insurance is strongly recommended and an agent will be provided to you. 

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