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The Amazon Yoga Retreat is a unique opportunity to connect to the magic and beauty of the Amazon Forest, while enjoying daily yoga sessions, healthy fresh local food and spectacular views.
During this 7-day program you will discover what it is to be truly immersed into the Amazonian culture and way of living at Maloca Viva, a place tucked into nature and designed for a one-in-a-life-time experience. Join us in this journey of self-discovery in a paradise that will leave you breathless.
This retreat is designed for travelers looking for an experience with lots of activity, relaxation, connection with nature and personal discovery that only the Amazon Yoga Retreat at Maloca Viva can offer.
Alter do Chão is a small village in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest. Near the city of Santarém, it is famous for its stunning river beaches along the Tapajós River and beautiful forest surrounding.
From Sunday to Saturday:
- May 8th to May 14th
- June 12th to June 18th
- July 31st to August 6th
- August 14th to August 20th
- September 18th to September 24th
- October 23rd to October 29th
- December 11st to December 17th
- boat and canoe rides
- river sand beach tour
- direct contact with Amazonian culture
- fire cerimonies
- daily yoga sessions
- healthy vegetarian meals prepared with local ingredients
- 6 nights accommodation
- 6 nights accommodation in hammock
- daily yoga session with certified instructor
- vegetarian meals (all included, except last day dinner)
- airport transfer
- 2 boat rides to the beach
- 1 canoe ride in the lake
- guided trails and other activities
- cultural and mystic experiences unlimited use of Maloca Viva's infrastructure (stand-up paddle, slackline, movies, etc.)
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- last dinner (we'll be going out to the village)
- optional activities
- airport transfer out of the scheduled time
USD 1,120 per person
A deposit of 300 USD is required to reserve a place on the retreat. This is a refundable deposit and is required at the time of booking to secure your place. Full payment is due 30 days prior to the retreat starting date once the retreat is confirmed by us. We will send a request notice. If the booking is made 30 days or less, prior to the starting date, full payment is required at the time of booking. We accept Paypal, PagSeguro or wire transfer.
The retreat is confirmed once the minimum of 3 participants is guaranteed.
If the number of participants is less than 3, the retreat will be cancelled and any deposit made to us will be fully refunded. You will also have the option to stay with us, with a different arrangement of food and activities and a re-calculated price. If the participant requests cancellation within at least 30 days prior to the retreat a cancellation fee of 300 USD will be retained. Any additional amounts will be refunded. If cancellation occurs after that or in case of no-show no refunds will be made.
Three full vegetarian meals a day are included. Breakfasts, lunch and dinners all prepared to your wellness and a healthy body and mind on the tour. Our meals are prepared with the utmost love and care and the menu includes fresh juices, delicious entrees and desserts for full enjoyment of your feeding experience. Snacks, fruits, teas and the best fresh-natural water will be available to you during the entire day. We seek to use local ingredients as much as possible so to enhance the travel experience and to explore the culinary culture of the Amazon, as well as to reduce our carbon print.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
The transfer included in the package is for pick-up at Santarem's airport on Sunday at 10:00am and drop-off on Saturday at 10:00am. Any participant needing a different time for pick-up and/or drop-off may inform us and we will arrange taxi transportation on the participant's expense.
No previous yoga experience is required and the retreat is designed for all levels of practitioners.
The climate in the Amazon region is always warm and wet, with the temperature ranging from 20 to 30 degrees celsius. During the months from January to July the rainy season offers the beautiful flooded areas, with daily rains mostly during the night and possible thunderstorms. From August to January, the dry season reveals the stunning river beaches, it gets a little hotter and the sunshines every day. During the nights the temperature drops and you will need a small blanket or sleeping bag to sleep in the hammock.
Passport / visa
Visa requirements are dependent on your nationality and are a responsibility of the traveler. Please check your country's requirements, applications for visas are at the Brazilian consulate or embassy. You must have a passport valid for six months after your arrival date to be permitted entry into Brazil.
You are recommended to seek the consultation of a qualified medical practitioner and travel clinic for the latest information on health and vaccinations needed prior to your travel to Brazil and specifically the Amazon. First aid and hospital Maloca Viva is fully equipped with first aid kit for frivolous accidents. Alter do Chão, which is just 5min from Maloca Viva has a very good health care base for injuries, ailments and animal accidents and Santarém has hospitals in case of any serious problem.
WHAT TO BRING
- flashlight and batteries
- Yoga MAT
- blanket or sleeping bag
- warm clothes
- small pillow
- hat or cap
- bathing suit
- cash in reais (for shopping in the village and last night dinner)