Spanish Immersion Retreat

Come to Vikara to expand your world. On this retreat, you will practice Spanish, be immersed in Ecuadorian culture, practice yoga and surfing, and find inner peace and inspiration. This retreat is ideal both for travelers beginning their South American journey or simply for those interested in a relaxing beach retreat that also adds flavor and purpose to your trip by learning a new language and culture. In this retreat, you will merge a healthy lifestyle with community connection, relaxation, and rejuvenation. You leave with more confidence, a new understanding of yourself, and more energy to spread your newfound joy into the world.


07:30 Yoga class
09:30 Breakfast
11:00 Spanish class
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Surf lesson
18:30 Sunset, followed by free time to walk and explore the surroundings

This is just a sample daily schedule.
The schedule will be adjusted for every retreat before the arrival of the guests according to their needs.



What's included?

  • 7 daily morning yoga class
  • One horseback riding excursion
  • 15 hours of personal Spanish classes
  • 4 amazing surf lessons with special attention and use of the board for the rest of the day
  • 7 nights private beachfront accommodations with emperor king bed or two twin beds
  • 7 daily delicious and fresh breakfasts and lunches from locally sourced produce
  • 1 dinner entree at our favorite local gourmet restaurant (excluding drinks)
  • Fresh fruits/snacks, coffee, and tea available 24/7
  • 1 Salsa dancing lesson
  • 10% discount on your next retreat

Additional costs: 6.9% credit card fee, airfare to Ecuador, travel insurance, optional gratuities for retreat staff, optional add-on activities. If you are in financial need, but feel strongly that this retreat is for you, ask us about our Scholarship Program.

$1300 Private Room (single person in room)
$3490 Double Room (for 2 people traveling together)

Healthy nutritious meals

As Hippocrates said, let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. At Vikara, food is art and central to well-being. The products are fresh and locally sourced, whilst the menus are designed to provide great tasting meals that are whole, hearty, natural, home-cooked, and well balanced.

With the chef’s flair in design and knowledge in healing foods, you can expect during your stay that your plate will look as attractive as it does deliver on taste and nutrients. He can adapt as well to your dietary requirement(s) if needed.

If you would like to take some cooking skills back home, the chef will happily share some of his secrets, so that you too can create exciting menus at the leisure of your own home.

Dinners are not included and you are encouraged to explore and support local restaurants in town. If you wish your dinner to be cooked for you by your host, you can order it daily upon request.

"Bliss exists and can be found here. Every person associated with this retreat has a gift and is willing to share it.  Not something one gets much opportunity to experience these days. But it's offered here."


Gary, USA

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