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Join us for an enriching retreat as we practice yoga, cultivate mindfulness and explore our relationship with our emotions.

This incredible island offers us the opportunity to snorkel, scuba dive, SUP, kayak and even learn to surf on very gentle waves!

June 21 – 27, 2020

Kandooma Resort, Maldives

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A 6 Day / 6 Night luxury experience at the picturesque Kandooma Surf Resort

Picturesque white sand beaches and turquoise blue water, the Maldives is the definition of paradise. From snorkeling to to surfing to diving or SUP, we have the perfect retreat planned for you as you step into the essence of what pure luxury really is. Water lovers will be deeply fulfilled with all of the incredible water sports to enjoy! And when you need a little rest, you can rejuvenate in one of our complimentary lounges, enjoy nightly live music, and relax by the sea with a book without having to worry about a thing. We’ll take care of it all for you!

Our intention with our retreats is to help people step out of the day to day hustle and reconnect with nature and their own, true self. When you fully indulge in the opulence of the Maldives you have no choice but to slow down, look within and reclaim forgotten parts of yourself.

“We have today to learn to get back into accord with the wisdom of nature and realize again our brotherhood and sisterhood with the animals and with the water and the sea” – Joseph Campbell
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Join Carly Forest, Krassi Harwell, Jaclyn Long and a talented team of snorkeling, scuba diving and surfing instructors on this picturesque island in the Maldives. Your facilitators will guide you through rich, meaningful experiences to boost mental wellness, cultivate emotional wholeness and promote overall wellbeing. Immersed in a pristine natural environment, you will be well-resourced and lovingly supported as you look within and cultivate tools to navigate the daily vicissitudes of life.

Imagine waking up to the sound of the waves gently lapping the white sand beach, and rolling out of bed into your sunrise meditation on the beach, followed by an invigorating vinyasa yoga class with Krassi. And that’s just the very beginning of your day! Mixed in with transformative personal growth experiences, you will have plenty of time to relax, get a massage at the spa, sit by the pool or float in the calm turquoise waters of the protected side of the island.

Water lovers will also have time to gratify the adventure-seeker in you! Whether you love to snorkel, scuba dive or surf (or want to learn how to do any of these!), this island on the Maldives is unique in that it affords you the opportunity to do all three! Enjoy complimentary snorkeling trips each morning after our sunrise yoga session. And for an extra fee, you can take tours to other snorkeling spots, get a scuba diving package, book a learn to surf package, schedule a surf tour to visit uncrowded surf breaks on neighboring islands (intermediate to advanced surfers only), and more!

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Speedboat transfers to/from the airport with welcome drink & cold face towel on arrival
  • 6 Nights accommodation in a Beach View Villa
  • Full-board meals in Kandooma Cafe and tea, coffee & bottled water in your room (1 complimentary bottle of water in room per day)
  • Two daily yoga classes (vinyasa in morning / yin at night), mindfulness of emotions class and daily qi gong
  • Complementary Wi-Fi access in the rooms and all over the island up to 4 devices per room
  • Complimentary snorkeling trip (starts at 7:45am on a daily basis – first come first serve)
  • Use of snorkeling equipment, internet lounge, guest library and access to the fitness center
  • Daily Evening Music Entertainment
  • Sunscreen & drinking water on the main beach
  • Service charge, Maldives 12% (2017) GST and Green Tax

FACILITATORS

Carly Forest

Yin Yoga & Self-Inquiry
Mindfulness Meditation
Qi Gong

Krassi Harwell

Vinyasa (Flow) Yoga
Pranayama – breathing practices
Meditation

Jaclyn Long

Mindfulness of Emotions
Mindfulness Meditation
Walking Meditation

Sample Daily Schedule

6am: Sunrise meditation followed by an invigorating vinyasa yoga class with Krassi

7:30-9:30am Breakfast

7:45am: Optional complimentary snorkeling trip – daily

8am-12pm: Scuba diving / Surfing lessons / Surf tour / Windsurfing / SUP / Kayaking / Massage

12pm-1pm: Lunch

1pm-4:30pm: Scuba diving / Surfing lessons / Surf tour / Windsurfing / SUP / Kayaking / Massage

4:30pm-6pm: Mindfulness of Emotions with Jackie

6pm-7pm: Dinner

7pm-8:30pm Yin Yoga & Self-Inquiry with Carly

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MUST SEE

Start your excursion adventure with the Turtle Point Snorkeling, a unique experience that you should not miss to see the turtles and a large range of marine life.

MUST DO

Take surf lessons on the ideal gentle surfing waves – or try windsurfing and water skiing on the azure waters. You may also follow the resident marine biologist on a marine safari, while the nearby Euro Divers centre runs PADI courses and dive trips.

DON’T GO HOME WITHOUT

Pampering yourself in the spa at our resort at Kandooma Maldives. There are five treatment rooms and you can choose between Thai massage or simply detox with a facial. The romantic, private Spa Suites also have plunge pools.

TIPS

Experience Maldivian village life and local boat-building with an excursion to the fishing islands, Guraidhoo which is 10 minutes away. You can pick up souvenirs like wood carvings and colourful sarongs in both locations.

THE LOCATION

Kandooma resort is located on a gorgeous island in the Maldives, with white sand beaches and all the water sports your adventurous heart could hope for!

For more information about getting to Kandooma, please CLICK HERE.

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RATES & ACCOMMODATIONS

$2,500 double

$3,500 single occupancy

Please CLICK HERE for more info on rates and accommodations.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

(for an additional fee)

Jet Ski – SUP – Kayak – Windsurfing – Waterskiing / Wakeboarding / Kneeboarding

Surfing:

Beginning Surfing Lessons

Surf Lessons or Board Rental: Beg / Intermediate surfers still working on catching green waves & popping up

Surf Tour (Boat takes you to uncrowded island breaks – Intermediate to Advanced surfers only)

Scuba Diving: Scuba Adventure – Scuba Diving Intro Course – Scuba Certification

Adventure Snorkeling: Turtle Point snorkeling – Night snorkeling – Manta Ray snorkeling

Ocean Adventures: Snorkel – Sunset trip – Dolphin search – Desert Island Cruise

Cruises: Sunset Cruise – Dolphin Cruise – Catamaran Sail – Sunrise Game Fishing

Male City Shopping Excursion

Local Island Visit

Massage & Bodywork: Choose from a host of therapeutic services at the gorgeous on-site spa!

Arrival Details:

Arrival times: Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 4pm – Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10am

(Although we will hold a yoga class on Saturday morning, our closing ceremony will be on Friday night, June 26, to allow closure for anyone who needs to leave early Saturday morning, June 27.)