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January 25-29, 2018

5-Day “Just Add Water” Yoga Retreat in Rincon

Yoga, SUP and Surf in Puerto Rico

Location: Rincon, Puerto Rico   With: Jessica Bellofatto

Join us for an extended weekend getaway to the surf capital of the Caribbean—Rincon, Puerto Rico.  Practice yoga on the pool deck overlooking the ocean, stand up paddleboard in the clear warm water of the Caribbean sea, pop up on your first wave with the amazing instructors from Rd2Happiness surf school, and enjoy the best food you have ever tasted lovingly and consciously prepared by Adam Kelinson, author of The Athlete’s Plate: Real Food for High Performance, creator of Organic Performance and owner of Around the Fire Catering (and learn how to make that food yourself!).

Our Venue for This Retreat

We will stay at the beautiful Villas Tres Palmas, a 4-acre oceanfront compound complete with two main villas, 4 separate cottages, and three pools! Ceiling fans and air conditioners (rarely needed) will ensure your sleeping comfort in this tropical paradise.

The Experience

Your days will be filled with twice daily yoga, stand up paddleboarding for all levels, cooking classes and food talks with Adam, optional surf lessons, optional massage, and three meals daily (one dinner out not included).  In your down time, lounge at one of the pools,  grab a smoothie or snack at Carta Buena, snorkel at Steps beach, horseback ride, parasail, or relax!

The Food

Organic, non-GMO, and ALL locally sourced food will delight your palate, energize your body, and perhaps invite you to start thinking about and re-creating your relationship with food. Where it comes from, why it is so important to not just you individually but to the world and the planet. If you so choose, you can accompany Adam on one trip to the farmers market and the farmstands to watch and learn about the process from start to finish, how to select food, what questions to ask before purchasing, and more. Back at our villa, two optional cooking classes are included in your retreat!

What’s Included

  • Delicious welcome juice/smoothie
  • 4 nights stay at Villa Tres Palmas
  • One yoga class on day of arrival and two classes daily Friday through Sunday
  • 3 stand up paddleboarding lessons/tours Friday through Sunday
  • One SUP Yoga session (conditions permitting)
  • Lunch and dinner on Thursday arrival, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner from Friday through Sunday. Monday morning departure breakfast. (Saturday night dinner out not included.)
  • Free internet at the villas/cottages
  • Laundry facilities
  • One trip to farmers market/farm stand with Adam
  • 2 cooking lessons/talks with Adam

Not Included

  • Transport from airport to Villas Tres Palmas ($45 for one person one way, if 5 or more $10 each)
  • Optional surf lessons
  • Alcohol/wine
  • Massages
  • Optional excursions/activities. E.g. Hike in a local rain forest, mountain bike tour, scuba diving, surf lessons, parasailing, horseback riding on beaches and trails, snorkeling, waterfall tour, tour to bio-luminescent bay, fishing charters

Getting There

Fly to Aguadilla (airport code BQN) and Villas Tres Palmas is 45 min by car. We will arrange for a driver to pick you up. Alternatively, you can fly to San Juan and get picked up there (cost is $150 and travel time 2.5 hours) or fly from San Juan to Mayaguez and get picked up in Mayaguez. Once you have booked your flight, please email me your itinerary to arrange for transport. Please plan to arrive anytime AFTER 10:00am on Thursday, January 25th, and depart by checkout (11:00am) on Monday, January 29th.

Rates & Registration

Please note that JBY promotional codes may not be combined or used during any “Early Bird” periods, and are not valid for events or retreats hosted by an outside third party.

Per person rates for this retreat are outlined below. This is one of our most popular retreats, so early registration is recommended to secure your preferred type of occupancy. A non-refundable $750 deposit per person is required to secure your space, with the remaining balance due no later than November 30, 2017 (eight weeks prior to the start date). After this date, payment in full is required when registering. Our ‘Just Add Water’ retreats are the perfect way to start your year. See you in Paradise!

Oceanview, Single Occupancy$2825
Oceanview, Double Occupancy$2475 per person
Private Cottage, Non Oceanview, Single Occupancy $2625
Private Cottage, Non Oceanview, Double Occupancy $2325 per person
Non Oceanview, Single Occupancy$2325
Non Oceanview, Double Occupancy$2125 per person
Triple Occupancy$1975 per person

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

The $750 deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations prior to 8 weeks will receive a refund of monies paid, less the $750 deposit. Cancellations within 8 weeks of retreat date are non-refundable, with any outstanding balance fully payable. Since last minute injuries, illnesses, work emergencies, or deaths in the family unfortunately do happen, we HIGHLY recommend travel insurance.