The ongoing surf and yoga retreat package for solo travelers (men and women), couples and friends, appeal to all interests with surf adventures, cultural interactions, culinary delights to nourish the soul, all level of surf skills, and yoga practice. Enjoy deep relaxation with spa treatments to reset your mind-body-soul connection. This package is perfect for the person looking for a flexible holiday filled with a week of amazing experiences in a safe, fun, and relaxed environment with the perfect balance between activity and individual free time.
The retreat villa will be your base and offers you a home away from home with its good vibes allowing you to come and go as you please. The open schedule gives you the flexibility to create your own retreat, be it a surf session early morning, lunch at a nearby café, afternoon pool hangs, a sightseeing tour, and winding down the day with a sunset yoga session. If you want to unplug, kick start some new healthy habits, or simply enjoy the fun, sun, ocean and good vibes, then this is the place for you.
Airport transfer included: Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport
You will be staying in a private or a shared single, twin, or double room in Mind-Body Soul-Surf Bali retreat villa. It is set within its own private, tropical garden landscapes creating an oasis of serenity amidst Bali’s famous shops, restaurants, and beaches. Mind Body Soul-Surf Bali has taken great care in creating a home away from home offering well-appointed comforts in your own private tropical haven making you feel at ease the moment you walk through the door.
With its beautiful garden, pool, and open plan living and dining areas, the villa is perfect for laid-back tropical island living. Offering many places for relaxation and gatherings with your fellow guests during your surf yoga retreat. The villa amenities include quiet setting in the heart of Canggu, Bali, swimming pool with sun loungers, pool towels, open plan living and dining areas, endless supply of water, coffee, tea, daily basket of fresh tropical fruits, fresh tropical flowers, flat screen TV, DVD player, and cable TV, stereo system with iPod docking station, complimentary Wi-Fi internet, and daily housekeeping.
The guestroom amenities include your own private or shared air-conditioned room, king or queen sized beds, or two singles, private en-suite bathroom, cotton linens, bath towels, complimentary spa products, hairdryers, and safety boxes.
Mind Body Soul-Surf Bali yoga and surf retreat is a program filled with surf, yoga, wellness, and good vibes. This package appeals to everyone having interests in surf adventures, cultural interactions, culinary delights to nourish the soul, learn all levels of surf skills, and practice yoga for relaxation. Enjoy deep relaxation with complimentary massage treatments to reset your mind, body, and soul.
You will enjoy surf sessions which will include all types of surf equipment. You will achieve a solid, basic surfing foundation with the surf lesson program. Learning proper techniques from experts together with correct safety instruction builds the essential foundation you need to give you the confidence to continue surfing on your own after you leave this Bali surf camp.
Each surf lesson begins with a short gathering on the beach to discuss the day’s surf condition before you head into the water. Each lesson ends with a photo analysis and feedback session to help improve your skills and get you ready for the next lesson.
Yoga and meditation is a perfect complement to your surf retreat program as it teaches you balance, flexibility gives you strength, and brings clarity to your mind to help you focus, all of which are crucial components of surfing. Mind Body Soul-Surf Bali yoga and meditation classes have been tailored to the retreat program.
Practicing yoga will restore sore and tired muscles and bring balance to your body after a day surfing or for the early morning classes they will prepare your body for the day’s activities. Ending each yoga session with a short meditation session so that your mind will be quieted, release tension, and you will find a deep state of relaxation.
The word yoga means union in Sanskrit, the language of ancient India where yoga originated. You can think of the union occurring between the mind, body, and spirit through exercise, breathing, and meditation. Practicing regularly improves your overall wellness, mindfulness, and connection with self.
There will be four group yoga classes, all equipment would be provided. Your yoga and meditation classes will be held in nearby yoga studios and are suitable for beginners through to advanced practitioners.
You will undergo an introductory course which will cover all the necessary theory about the basics of surfing, safety essentials, surf awareness, board characteristics, paddling, and standing up. Mind Body Soul-Surf Bali will take you into the water to practice these new skills and catch your first small waves.
Mind Body Soul-Surf Bali will take you a step forward and help you become more confident on the board and develop techniques for board control and turning while maintaining a pace that is comfortable to you. In this course, you will learn about how to read the surf such as observing the sets, timing the paddle out, and techniques on how to get through the surf and into the line-up (subject to surf conditions). In this final course, the goal is to paddle through the surf into the line-up (subject to surf conditions), select the right wave, time your take off, and confidently ride some amazing waves.
Mind Body Soul-Surf Bali have teamed up with some of the best professional Balinese surf instructors, all have years of professional teaching experience in Bali. The founder of Mind-Body Soul-Surf Bali, Gede Aryadi “Deduk” is in charge of the surf program and head surf coach, together with Desu De Bali Surf and Bali Surf School, they lead the surf team to guarantee surf success. Everyone is certified for first aid in Bali from Balawista Bandung and are accredited to international standards.
The MBS Surf House is located in Berawa, Canggu, a small, charming, yet trending beach town that has a friendly and relaxed vibe, making it the perfect surf and yoga holiday destination. The villa is located on a quiet street close to rice paddies, only a 20-minute stroll from the beach, and a 5-minute walk to amazing cafés, artsy restaurants, and hip boutique shopping.
The charming villa consists of four beautifully appointed bedrooms each with air-conditioning, hot water, and private bathrooms. The pool is set amidst a small garden with sun chairs, hammock, and bean bags to relax in, read a good book, and catch some rays. The shared common spaces consist of open plan living room, kitchen, dining area, and a small yoga space.
Daily housekeeping, a villa manager, and the hosts will meet and greet you upon arrival to discuss your personal itinerary. The villa is exclusive with a maximum of six to eight people at one time. The villa is one hour drive from the International airport in Denpasar. The transfers will be arranged at your convenience.
Canggu is a quiet, yet vibrant coastal village situated on the southwest coast of Bali, located just 15 minutes north of lively Seminyak. Canggu is a popular location for surf and yoga retreats and offers an escape from the more hectic parts of Bali, allowing you to unwind and reconnect your mind, body, and soul.
This up and coming resort area is bursting with creativity focusing heavily on wellbeing. It is full of inspiring hangouts, healthy cafes, yoga studios, day spas, artsy shops, and nightly open-air gatherings at the beach and local bars. It is a wonderful place with a tranquil atmosphere offering a fun filled experience on all levels, attracting people from all walks of life such as surfers, yogis, families, and solo travelers. %Connect, create and flow thru your days to the Balinese rhythm of life in this charming and inspirational town. Within a short drive, you can enjoy the sea, cross fit, cooking classes, day spas, holistic healing center, the lawn, and the practice in a yoga shala. Tanah Lot temple is a 20-minute drive and Ubud is only one hour away.
During your stay, you will be offered daily breakfast included in the price. Free flow water, tea, and coffee are also provided. The staff at Mind Body Soul love their food and prepare all of your meals with great care and love, ensuring each nourishing meal is a special highlight to complement your already fabulous retreat experience. Their food philosophy is seasonal, organic, unprocessed, and local. They will provide fresh, healthy, and delicious whole food, gourmet cuisine for your meals.
All the fruits and vegetables are locally grown, always choosing organic produce when available. They use only the freshest local fish, seafood, and free range meats. The dishes have been carefully crafted to complement your surf and yoga program, keeping energy levels up with a focus on Balinese and Indonesian cuisine. All meals are prepared in the villa by the Balinese staff and no meal is the same. Special dietary restrictions can be catered for. Please inform Mind Body Soul of your wishes upon booking.
Because Mind Body Soul believes it is part of your Bali holiday experience to explore the wide variety of food in the beautifully appointed restaurants, they decided to leave most meals unstructured. Restaurants and cafes are in walking distance from the retreat villa. They also assist for in-villa delivery. You will receive a list of their favorite places upon arrival. Guests are very welcome to purchase and bring their own alcohol, extra snacks, and drinks to the villa.
One of the retreat's goals is to bring the Balinese culture closer to the guests, setting aside one day for you to experience this magical island during your surf and yoga retreat (if the surf schedule allows). You will also have enough time during the week to enjoy temple tours and other sightseeing activities. Enjoy an adventure, relax by the pool, and indulge in some extra pampering, head to the beach or take a cooking class. This day is all about you following your bliss, exploring Bali’s beautiful countryside, famous sites, or rural village life.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport (DPS). Direct flights to Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Denpasar are available from most major cities in Southeast Asia. Unfortunately there are no direct flights from Europe to Bali. You have to expect to change at least one time. Find a flight to Singapore (SIN), Hong Kong (HKG), Bangkok (BKK), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), or Jakarta (CGK). From there get a connecting flight to Denpasar (DPS), Bali.