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Surf and Yoga Retreat Bali

Join this amazing experience to learn surf and combine it with wonderful yoga classes. This retreat is specially designed so you can get one-on-one surfing instruction and assistance to start riding the waves from day one, either way you want to boost your surfing or learn from scratch. The surf instructors will take you to the best spot depending on weather conditions and daily tides.


  • Daily yoga practices
  • 1 daily two-hour surfing class
  • Orientation and welcome ceremony
  • 3 nourishing and wonderful massages
  • Transportation from and to the airport
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily healthy meals


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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During this retreat, you will stay either in private or shared accommodations. Samadi Bali offers fascinating protected rice field views to adorn its living space and amenities. The villa consists of five separate and unique building. The royal feel of the compound is evident through its many features including the specially designed furniture, high tech modern technology, and the wonderful spaciousness and a refreshing open plan.

Samadi Bali has four double bedrooms with attached bathrooms, two rooms that can be extended to family rooms with extra beds, tree spa treatment rooms with attached bathrooms, Wi-Fi internet access, a salt water swimming pool with attached Jacuzzi, a sauna, lounge area, telephone service, and two yoga practice rooms.

Samadi Bali Yoga Retreat Program

During this retreat, the surf instructors will take you to the best surfing spot depending on weather conditions and daily tides. After lunch, you will have some time to relax under the skilled hands of the masseuses and prepare for a yoga class where you will stretch your shoulders, improve your balance, and strengthen your core. For dinner you will join the group and have an opportunity to connect and share your experiences.

Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga yoga is the traditional way called “Mysore yoga style”, Hatha yoga, and yoga for surfers. Samadi Bali also offers other yoga styles to suit a variety of levels and mindsets. A powerful holistic medicine, yoga descends to your from India and inspires you to stretch your minds by learning how to breathe, relax, and center through tight corners and uncomfortable situations.


Andrea Drottholm
Andrea’s yoga journey started in 2003 in Barcelona, practicing in an old warehouse under her then teacher, Diane Bell. During this time, the practice was very on and off as she was busy running her business and also her Spanish lifestyle was very challenging to fit in with yoga. In 2006, she decided to take this practice more serious and to the next level. She headed for Mysore India and became a life-changing experience.
Damien de Bastier
Damien de Bastier has been practicing yoga and meditation for over 25 years. It was love at first stretch when he was introduced to the Ashtanga practice in 1998, as it combines his inclination for sports, meditation, and self-inquiry. As an authorized Ashtanga teacher, his intention is to preserve the gifts of the Ashtanga method as they have been transmitted to him by his teachers.
Celine has been a nomadic yogini and surfer for over 10 years. She has been taught in many different countries and guided by some inspiring swamis, yogis, and gurus including Swami Vivekananda Saraswati, Sri Prem Baba, his holiness the Dalai Lama, Venerable Robina Courtin, Tara Judelle, and Sally Kempton, all of whom devoted their lives to transmit the ancient teachings of Tantric yoga and tao.


This retreat will be held at Samadi Bali in Bali, Indonesia. Samadi Bali is an exceptional, artistically stylish yet very comfortable luxury living compound situated in the quieter and peaceful area of Canggu, less than two kilometers for the beautiful Echo beach and its variety of local and western restaurants and shops.

Distant about 45 minutes from the international airport and 20 min from Bali’s tourist center Seminyak. It is also about a half hour drive to the center of arts and culture, the city of Ubud and only 15 minutes from the famous Tanah Lot temple. Canggu is a large coastal area that stretches about eight kilometers north of Seminyak.

Nearby places

  • Echo beach, 2 kilometers
  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) - 45 minutes
  • Tanah Lot temple - 15 minutes
  • Seminyak - 20 minutes
  • Ubud - 30 minutes



  • Hiking nearby
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Shopping nearby
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool


  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga deck


  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Car rental nearby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tour assistance


During this retreat, you will be served one daily healthy breakfast and lunch, and four special dinners. Samadi Bali is a kitchen lab for healthy foods and happy bellies. They experiment mixing sunny world-cuisine with gourmet un-cooking and home-grown ingredients to create a gourmet experience. The results are often surprising and delicious. Enjoy a young coconut after yoga or join for family-style brunch.

As children of the earth, they believe in the power of natural food to heal your system and power your activities. They only use seasonal ingredients produced by local farmers and partners. They support fair-trade exchanges and practices because they know food nourishes more than just the flesh. They cannot guarantee all the ingredients to be 100% organic, but strive to make it the majority of all the creations.

The kitchen alchemists, Dewi and her helpers, artfully combine ingredients into gourmet creations that will surprise your mind and take your taste buds on an adventure. They offer a selection of raw-based dishes, as well as cooked foods and healthy juices. The kitchen lab is open for breakfast and lunch from 08:00 to 15:00.

Things to do (optional)

Evening time

Canggu is a surfer’s and yogi’s hang out, the evenings finish fairly early to get ready for the next early morning. However, if you head out after sunset and don’t want to venture far away, you will find Deus ex Machina and Old Man’s having regular live music events. Old Man’s happy hour is a good place to hang out for sunset and watch the Canggu crowds.


Jalan Kerobokan is lined with shops supplying cool artwork, indoor and outdoor furniture, home decor, and landscaping. Seminyak and Legian are the places if you are looking for trendy clothing, accessories and jewelry shops. Also take a look in Samadi’s gift shop to treat yourself or head over to Batu Bolong and Echo beach for some selected few fashion boutiques in Canggu.

Special events at Samadi

If you happen to be around when they have weekly or special events, you are more than welcome to join the fun. Some of the regular events are the Sunday farmers market, and Wednesday movie night.

Spa treatments

Three relaxing massage sessions are included in the price of this retreat.

Acupuncture session

Acupuncture involves the insertion of extremely thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain as well as energizing or relaxing.

Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force; known as qi or chi, believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body. By inserting needles into specific points along these meridians, acupuncture practitioners believe that your energy flow will re-balance. The price of this session is 800.000 IDR for 60 minutes.

Cranio-sacral therapy

This therapy is a gentle, non-invasive, hands-on healing therapy that focuses on the wave-like rhythmic pulse that goes through the entire body. This therapy stems from osteopathy, which is an approach that emphasizes the role of the musculo-skeletal system in health and disease. The goal of is to help get rid of restrictions in this system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system. The price of this therapy is 1200.000 IDR for 90 minutes.

Life coaching sessions

Life coaching is about working on one-to-one basis to identify your core values, what action you can take to make your deepest wishes reality and how to overcome any obstacles that stand in the way. A life coach helps you to move your life forward and to find fulfillment, success, well-being, and happiness.

They can help you to pinpoint the blocks or obstacles that are making you feel stuck and help you to move through them. They may also guide you through a life transition, such as finding a new career, or looking to start a new relationship. The price of this session is 800.000 IDR for 60 minutes.

Physical and emotional stress relief

Physical and emotional stress relief supports the removal of blockages. From head to toe, from present till early past. Even past life issues can come to the surface and be solved. When all flows, the movement is always towards healing. That is the power of our nature. All what exists is in your presence. Get more insight into your personal story and start moving towards a life that you deserve. The price for this treatment is 1200.000 IDR for 60 minutes.

Thai yoga massage

Thai Massage is 2500 years old and originated in India. It’s based on Ayurvedic healing massage and yoga. It uses barefoot techniques, such as barefoot Shiatsu massage. This particular type of Thai massage has been described as passive yoga. It is a very intuitive practice performed on a floor mat directed to the core of physical issues. Stretching in similar to yoga asana with the conscious use of breath the work goes along energy lines, meridians to activate the body energy.

The goal of this practice is to bring awareness to your own body center and operate from there. This combination of movements and focused awareness creates a slow, flowing dance around the body. This method is generally used on clothed clients using no oil. The price of this massage is 1200.000 IDR for 90 minutes.

Watsu therapy

Watsu is a gentle form of body therapy performed in warm water. The receiver is continuously supported while being floated, cradled, rocked and stretched. The deeply relaxing effects of warm water and nourishing support, combined with Watsu movements create a bodywork with the range of therapeutic benefits and potential healing on many levels.

It’s a magical spiritual experience of letting go as well as on physical level increasing flexibility, muscle relaxation, fuller deeper breathing, reduction in anxiety and stress levels, decrease pain, and improves sleep and digestion. The price of this therapy is 1500.000 IDR for 60 minutes.

What's included

  • 1 daily 2-hour one-on-one surf lesson
  • 1 daily healthy lunch
  • 1 daily yoga class
  • 1 daily yummy breakfast
  • 3 massages
  • 4 special dinners
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers from and to Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
  • Orientation and welcome ceremony

What's not included

  • Additional Activities
  • Additional spa services
  • Airfare
  • Dinners not mentioned on the itinerary

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). The organizer will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

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