Know the Light Within ~ A Yoga and Meditation Retreat in the Riviera MayaFebruary 27th - March 5th, 2022
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About the Retreat
Some of our most profound and transforming moments on the yogic path happen when we have a clear perception of our luminous inner Self.
Together, with the practices of Yoga and Meditation, we will bring our awareness to our soul’s radiance to let go, to awaken and stabilize our energy and to shine bright for ourselves and those around us.
Rejuvenate in the ocean, lounge by the pool at our luxurious private retreat casa, and explore a quaint town on the Mayan Riviera.
Relax, laugh and recharge…take this time for you to ignite your inner light!
No experience necessary in yoga or meditation! All levels welcome and all activities are optional…do as much or as little as you like!
Our retreat location is the beautiful, luxurious and private retreat house called “Casa Om”. We will be the only guests at Casa Om which is located 16 miles (27 kilometers) south of Cancun International Airport in the quaint and scenic town of Puerto Morelos.
This location affords the best of both worlds, world class amenities and proximity to the beach with a more laid back atmosphere. Visit Casa Om’s website
Typically daily schedule:
- 6:30 am – Sunrise Meditation at beach or in the Casa Om Yoga Studio
- 7:15 am – Yoga Class in Casa Om Yoga Studio
- 8:30 am – Breakfast
- Open Time: Choose one of the optional excursions, lounge by the pool, spend time at the beach or stroll into town.
- 4 pm to 6 pm – Yoga Class in the Casa Om Yoga Studio
- 6:30 pm – Dinner
- 8:00 pm – Evening Yoga/Meditation Class in the Casa Om Yoga Studio
Optional excursions and additional activities are available for a fee such as spa treatments and massages, scuba diving, snorkeling, a variety of day trips, and Cenotes (refreshing underground pools for swimming).
Flights and Airport Transfer:
Direct flights are available from Ottawa to Cancun with WestJet. Prices range from $500 to $800 per person. Once you notify Casa Om of your flight timings, they will arrange your airport transfers.
Refunds, minus a $500.00 + HST Administration Fee, are available up until 30 days before trip departure date. No refunds or credits will be provided after that time. You may arrange for another person may take your place.
All travel arrangements, changes and cancellations are the responsibility of the retreat participant. We recommend purchasing travel cancellation insurance once you have made your reservation.
PranaShanti is not responsible for your expenses incurred in preparation for any cancelled retreat, such as airline tickets, loss of work, and/or other costs associated with preparing for your trip.
Casa Om has 11 beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms, a spacious and well equipped yoga room, swimming pool, a rooftop dining area and 2 kitchens. Bedrooms can set for either single or double occupancy, and have either a private bathroom or a bathroom shared between two rooms. Casa Om also has a new dorm that sleeps up to 6 people in bunk beds.
The rooms at Casa Om are comfortable and beautifully designed with air conditioning and fans. Drinking water and wifi are provided. Casa Om sleeps 26 and is across the street from the beach.
At Casa Om we run a full gourmet vegetarian kitchen. We offer extensive Mexican, Thai, New American, and Lebanese food options. Visitors love our fresh juices and superfood smoothies. All dishes are prepared with a healthy yogic lifestyle in mind. We love to make gluten free and vegan meals as well.
We will include breakfast each morning and dinner 4 nights out of the 6 you are with us. The other nights we will venture out into town.
Our head chef, Eduardo, is a former restaurateur; he brings more than 10 years of professional cooking experience to Casa Om. He is passionate about food and his cooking classes are a favorite amongst our visitors. Those passionate about cuisine will find a like-minded soul.
Casa Om will arrange shuttle service to and from the airport. Please contact Casa Om for more information.
Casa Om is a 20-minute car ride from the airport (CUN) to Casa Om. We are located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Optional Excursions (additional fee applies):
The Mexican Riviera is flush with these beautiful underground pools and a trip here isn’t complete without a dip in these refreshing waters. There are multiple cenotes to visit that are much less crowded than those in the Tulum area and only about 30min away by car. Find tranquility below ground or liven you experience with a cenote/zip line combination. Both options are available and booking at least a day in advance is recommended.
Snorkeling & Snuba
The biodiversity on the protect reef in the Mexican Riviera is stunning. Take off for an afternoon when the sun lights up the corals, tropical fish and sponges and search for turtles or reef sharks. Snorkelers can float above it all while snuba divers (no certification needed) can swim down into the tropical traffic. Either option will highlight why this area is protected and turned into a National Marine Park. Yogis can walk to the beach and take a 5min stroll to reach the operator. This natural oasis is literally steps from our retreat center.
If you’re a diver there’s twice the opportunity here, you can dive in the coral reefs or, for something a little different, take a cavern or cenote dive. Seasonally the more adventurous (crazy?) yogis can also try a bull shark dive…eek! Tons of diving options await the intrepid.
Akumal Sea Turtle Snorkel
The warm Caribbean waters off of the Mexican Riviera boast sea turtle populations year-round. You can outfit with a dive shop to snorkel with these lovelies or head out with your own gear and see if you get lucky.
The Mayan ruins at Coba is one of the few sites in the Yucatan that is still relatively unrestored. Many of these ancient buildings are the same as when they were rediscovered in 1890. The beautiful location is less hectic and touristy than other Mayan sites and is certainly worth the day trip.
Casa Om Spa
Whether you’re looking for an amazing massage or energy work, The Travel Yogi team can tell you first hand how amazing the team at Casa Om is. Please be prepared to book early to secure a spot. Once the word gets out from the first few massages, they’ll book up quickly!
Playa del Carmen
Take a shopping trip, have a great meal, or just enjoy people watching on a trip to Playa del Carmen. This is a fun tourist spot where you can shop for anything from cheap souvenirs to boutique items.
$1,500.00 USD includes:
6-nights accommodation in a luxurious double-occupancy room (2 people per room, 2 beds)
Yoga and Meditation classes each day
Wholesome, protein rich breakfasts daily
4 evening meals provided (lunch and 2 dinners out not included)
Does not include airfare and airport transfer
Payment in full is required to hold your space. Payment is to be made directly to the organizing retreat facility, Casa Om.