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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!

“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


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.)


A beautiful island in the Maldives ~ Kandooma Resort

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.


$2,500 double / $3,500 single occupancy

Please CLICK HERE for more info on rates and accommodations.


Carly Forest, Krassi Harwell & Jaclyn Long

Carly Forest

Yin Yoga & Self-Inquiry
Mindfulness Meditation
Qi Gong

Krassi Harwell

Vinyasa (Flow) Yoga
Pranayama – breathing practices

Jaclyn Long

Mindfulness of Emotions
Mindfulness Meditation
Walking Meditation

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.


Meals | For breakfast, lunch and dinner, you will be served in the Kadooma cafe, as well as complimentary tea, coffee and water equipped in every room at your convenience.

Snorkeling | Explore the underwater beauty of the Maldives with our daily snorkeling excursions. Fully equipped without our state of the art gear, you’ll have an out of body experience to a whole other world you’ve never seen before.

Activities | In addition to daily snorkeling, we offer a variety of activities for you to truly engage in the uniqueness of the Maldives. End the day with a sunset cruise with refreshments included for a relaxing evening on the water, or explore your adventurous side with night fishing. Survey the Maldive’s many sea creatures on a dolphin cruise, the turtle point snorkel tour or scuba diving for those who want to more actively engage with this experience.

Accommodations | In one of our 1, 2 or 3 persons villas, you will not be short of gorgeous views. The resort is fully equipped with Wi-Fi , a complimentary lounge and offers airport transportation to and from the airport. We want you to feel truly relaxed and not worry about a single thing on this luxurious retreat, so let us pamper you within an inch of your life!

  • Speedboat transfers to/from the airport with welcome drink & cold face towel on arrival
  • 6 Nights accommodation in a Beach View Villa for 1, 2 or 3 x people
  • Full-board meals in Kandooma Cafe for 1, 2 or 3 x people and tea, coffee & bottled water in your room (1, 2 or 3 bottles per day)
  • 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


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!


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

(for an additional fee)


Surf Lessons: Beginning
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

Waterskiing / Wakeboarding / Kneeboarding

Jet Ski:

Sunset trip
Dolphin search
Desert Island Cruise


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!


Start your 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.


We will be here between April and October for ideal gentle surfing waves and/or 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.


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.


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.