7 Days Beginner Kitesurf and Yoga Retreat in Mannar Island, Sri Lanka

Amazing Yoga Retreat in Sri Lanka

If you are seeking an amazing kitesurfing experience and you are new to this, this trip might be perfect for you. A week of surf camp in Sri Lanka’s best and uncrowded kitesurfing spots will surely enhance your skills in no time. Outstanding views and fresh meals, combined with qualified instructors, will make your trip unforgettable that you want to stay even longer! Aside from kitesurfing, Echo Flow Yoga has amazing yoga practices daily to participate in and dive into your practice. The yoga teacher will guide both your experience on the yoga mat and on the kitesurfing board.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga practices
  • Morning and evening yoga
  • Kitesurfing course in uncrowded kitesurfing spots
  • Wind mechanisms and setting up equipment lesson
  • Launching and piloting the kite lesson
  • Complimentary tea or coffee
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 2 daily meals

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 15
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Accommodation

You will be staying in a wooden cabana at Vayu Resort, Adam’s Bridge, Talaimannar, Mannar, Sri Lanka. Each cabana / bungalow consists of an attached open-air washroom and private verandah overlooking kiting spots, nature, and amazing sunset. Vayu Resort also offers deluxe tents as well.

Instructors

Echo Giesel Widmer
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Echo has two 200-hour RYT training certifications with a total of 400 RYT training, and hundreds of hours of teaching under her belt. Her background began with Hatha, Vinyasa, and Power yoga. It evolved to Yin, Restorative, Sivananda, and most recently training under Baron Baptiste mentors. Like progression, her practice evolves as she does but most of her teachings are quite fluid. She focuses on alignment, breath, and flow. She tries her best to create organic movement in her individual practice as well as the practice she shares with her community.

Location

This retreat will take place at Vayu Resort, based in Adam’s Bridge, Talaimannar, Mannar, Sri Lanka. Vayu Resort is surrounded by a lot of history and folklore area, as well as the nesting ground for numerous migratory birds. It is one of the most amazing kitesurfing destinations in Sri Lanka.

Adam’s Bridge, also known as Rama’s Bridge, is a chain of limestone shoals, between Rameswaram Island, off the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Miles of flat water, as well as wavy condition surrounding Adam’s Bridge, are perfect for kitesurfing.

Features

Activities

  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Stand up paddle boarding

General

  • Beach
  • Luggage room / storage

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi

Food

Mannar Island is influenced by both Sri Lankan and Indian cuisine. You will be served with a mix of both western and local dishes including local favorites such as crab curry, fresh tandoori fish, rotti, and pittu to the menu. Fresh vegetables and fruits will be served as well. As for yogic diet, Echo Flow Yoga caters to vegetarian, vegan, and sattvic diets as well.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Yogic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Bicycling
  • Kayaking
  • Stand-up paddling

What's included

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • Kitesurfing course
  • Qualified International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) instructors
  • Boat rescues and helps on the beach during the trip
  • Kayaks, bicycles, and SUP board rentals
  • Kitesurfing gear rental and taxes
  • Storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • Daily breakfasts and dinners
  • Complimentary tea or coffee and fresh fruits
  • Purified water for drinking
  • 6 nights’ accommodation

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. For more information, please send Echo Flow Yoga an inquiry.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
7 days / 6 nights
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Availability

Arrival: Friday July 27, 2018
Departure: Thursday August 2, 2018

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