The ultimate holiday for sunseekers, yogi’s and beach bums
Bamboo Yoga Retreat has been established for 10 years offering relaxing beachfront yoga holidays, in a quiet and serene spot at the far end of patnem bay, yet a few minutes walk along the beach to the funky shops and cafes.
Accommodation is in comfortable beach cabins with ceiling fan and ensuite bathrooms. all have sea views to the front or side veranda with their own hammock.
See more at the Bamboo website.
7.30am: cup of tea with a view of the sea
8am: a little stretch, some breathing exercises and introduction to mindfulness meditation
8.30am: breakfast followed by a little sunbathing in the gentle morning rays
10am: dynamic flow yoga in the shade of the beachfront yoga deck with the cool ocean breeze guiding our breath.
12.30pm: delicious homecooked lunch in convivial company
Afternoons are free to enjoy the beach, explore the local area indulge in a rejuvenating massage treatment.
3.30pm: tea and treats.
4.30pm: a gentle restorative practice including yin, yoga nidra and breathing exercises leading in to a breathtaking sunset and a quiet moment of contemplation.
7pm: meet for drinks followed by a fabulous dinner either at bamboo (included in price) or at one of the many very good and cheap local eateries.
There will be one full day off for rest or sightseeing further afield.
A dolphin spotting boat trip is included in the price.
Prices including accommodation, all yoga, three meals per day plus afternoon teas and treats:
€840 euros shared occupancy (twin or double)
€1160 euros single occupancy
£200 pounds sterling deposit to reserve your space. Balance payable by 4th december 2017
Price does not include flights/transfers
Patnem Beach, Goa, India
There are many flight options to goa either on direct charters or more flexible scheduled flights via mumbai. It’s a good idea to book flights sooner rather than later to take advantage of cheaper seats.
Here’s a good place to start your search: skyscanner uk.
Patnem is approx 1hr by taxi. airport pickup (30€ each way) is advisable and can be arranged through bamboo.
UK citizens require an evisa which can be obtained online here.