Relax & Rejuvenate

An International Yoga Teacher

Unguided (Yours to Explore)

A Yoga Retreat in Paradise With Opportunities For Numerous Water Activities

This yoga-focused Maldives holiday is the perfect option for eco and wellness-conscious travelers. All yoga classes are conducted by an International Yoga teacher and can be practiced by beginners and intermediate yogis alike. Classes are tailored to students’ abilities and interests. The Barefoot Eco Hotel is not designed to be solely a yoga retreat, guests visit to relax and enjoy activities like SCUBA diving, self-indulgent spa treatments, or the chance to explore local life. It is the quintessential Maldives ‘no news no shoes’ style of holiday!

Trip Details

Trip Details

Price

  • From USD 1399 per person based on double/twin share
  • Single supplement: USD 400

Availability

Departs every day – year-round


Start

Check-in available on day one from midday


Meeting point

Velana International Airport (MLE)


Duration

8 days & 7 nights


Participation requirements

  • At present all guests staying on local islands are required to take a PCR prior to departure.
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years

Included

  • Seaside room accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts and dinners
  • Airport and transfer assistance
  • Return transfer by domestic flight
  • Up to 7 complimentary morning yoga sessions
  • Up to 7 evening yoga sessions
  • Daily 1 hour kayak/SUP hire
  • Complimentary bicycle rental
  • 3 snorkeling trips by dhoni with the marine biologist on the house reef,
  • Local tax ($6 green tax per person per night, 10% service charge, and 12% GST)

Not included

Lunches


What to bring

Full details will be provided in our welcome information pack


Important note

  • The yoga schedule shown is an example itinerary. Actual classes may vary depending on the level of the participants. 1:1 private sessions are available subject to request.
  • The Maldives is a Muslim country and therefore alcohol is not available on local islands.
  • A bar boat is anchored in the lagoon at Barefoot with complimentary evening speedboat transfers.

Highlights

Ease into the day with rejuvenating morning yoga sessions.

Enjoy activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, bicycle tours, dolphin & manta watching, & paddle boarding.

Relax completely and treat yourself to a spa treatment.

Dine on delicious food and learn about the island culture.

Book a private yoga class to further your practice.

Stay in a 4-star eco-friendly hotel on the beach.

What to Expect

Arrive at Malé International Airport for the start of your Maldives Yoga Holiday. Here you will be greeted by your guide and transferred by domestic flight to Hanimaadhoo.

Day 2:
8:15: Morning yoga designed to balance your body for the day.

Free time to chill out on the beach or participate in optional tours and excursions on offer. Activities include:

  • Snorkeling trips by boat
  • SCUBA diving
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Beach volleyball
  • SCUBA diving
  • Environmental and cultural guided bicycle tour
  • Utheemu sultan palace guided visit
  • Dolphin watching boat trip
  • Manta monitoring boat trip
  • Night trips
  • Desert island trip
  • Sunset romantic cruise
  • Stargazing
  • Big game fishing
  • Private excursions

17:30 Sunset yoga and meditation.

08:15 Morning yoga
Free time to relax on the beach or participate in optional tours and excursions on offer.
17:30 Hatha yoga — a unique sequence that trains body, mind, and breath. An excellent yoga workout for developing flexibility while creating a sense of inner calm.

Day 4:
08:15 Morning yoga
Free time to relax on the beach or participate in optional tours and excursions on offer.
17:30 Yoga balance. A powerful sequence for practitioners looking for more challenging postures.

08:15 Morning yoga
Free time to relax on the beach or participate in optional tours and excursions on offer.
17:30 Gentle yoga offers very useful sequences for beginners. Suitable for all ages!

Day 6:
08:15 Morning yoga
Free time to relax on the beach or participate in optional tours and excursions on offer.
17:30 Yoga flow — A series of yogic postures practiced one after another with proper coordination of breath and body movement.

08:15 Morning yoga
Free time to relax on the beach or participate in optional tours and excursions on offer.
17:30 Yoga stretch — a unique practice to loosen up muscles.

Day 8:
Transfer to Velana International Airport (MLE) and your onward destination.

Barefoot Eco Hotel

Room accommodation for the yoga holiday

Barefoot is located within an almost untouched forest on the local island of Hanimaadhoo in the preserved deep north of the Maldives. This 4-star eco-hotel is well connected to Malé international airport by numerous daily 45-minute flights which are included in the package. The dense vegetation allows not only privacy but the opportunity to experience untouched nature and the genuine and natural Maldives along with all the amenities expected from a charming accommodation option. With a half-mile, private sandy beach and a turquoise lagoon frame, we invite you to experience an authentic and relaxing holiday at an outstanding value.

The hotel offers numerous activities to enjoy your time on the island:

  • Snorkeling trips by boat
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Beach volleyball
  • SCUBA diving
  • Environmental and cultural guided bicycle tour
  • Utheemu sultan palace guided visit
  • Dolphin watching boat trip
  • Manta monitoring boat trip
  • Night trips
  • Desert island trip
  • Sunset romantic cruise
  • Stargazing
  • Big game fishing
  • Private excursions

We have handpicked the best local island properties throughout the Maldives to provide you the greatest experience while enjoying your Maldives Yoga tour package. Personally selected to provide a balance of comfort, good service, local atmosphere, and value for money. In each, you can be assured of a warm welcome and know that your holiday money is contributing directly to the local economy and increasing local employment.

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