No. of Guest(s)
- Organizer: Pura Vida Lodge
- Type: Surf
- Starting From: 01-September-2019
- Duration: 15 Days
- Area: France
- Food: Vegetarian
- Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Sea,Close To Nature
Imagine connecting to the elements of life at the most stunning and unspoiled Southwest Coast of Europe in Mimizan. Relish every bit of this ultimate experience of flying in the sky and riding a wave with Pura Vida’s Sky and Surf Retreat in Mimizan, and skydive camp in the outskirts of Mimizan.
Make this two-week memorable, Sky and Surf stands for full relaxation and excitement that brings the combination of the two elements - air and water. The getaway would be the most exciting experience you have, and with Pura Vida make it more enthralling.
Best trip of our lives!
Every detail was perfect! Good surf conditions and wonderful people! Good vibes. Wonderful staff. Nice, clean accommodations. Coffee all day. Refreshments and drinks. Good equipment. Surf instructors were extremely gifted instructors fluent in many languages.
Amazing place with likeathome atmosphere
Highly recommend the place. In Pura Vida I was feeling like at home. Great organization and friendly staff. Professional surf teachers and good equipment. Rooms are new and clean.Definitely will be back!
A week at the Pura Vida Lodge is a true week of relaxation. Mix that with a great surf teacher, fun guests, a oasis of a garden and delightful hosts and you get an amazing holiday. Will book again next summer.
Core Subject: Surf Instructor And Host
Sven welcome you wholeheartedly to enjoy an unforgettable vacation experience in Europe. Being passionate surfers, he founded Pura Vida to cater to those who are equally passionate about this wonderful water sport. He have been living in the lodge for years now with their children and team of experts and offer uniquely created surf, surf and yoga, sky and surf, and other rejuvenating retreat packages.
A seaside small town on the Atlantic Ocean in South-western France, Mimizan is backed by forests and natural reserves that include the finest sandy beaches in France. A land of sheer magnificence, Mimizan is a place of divine beauty and is suggested to be visited during summers. The shores, the beaches, and the clean waters are the real identity of Mimizan that welcomes all water babies to visit this paradisiacal land.
The two week retreat program guarantees you a vacation that you’ll never forget. During the first week, you will learn how to skydive with Airboss - Pura Vida’s skydiving partner. You learn AFF (Accelerated Freefall) method, own a worldwide recognized skydiving license, and with video analysis improve yourself.
The second week is for the surfing lessons where you learn to ride the waves under the guidance of trained surfers and lifeguards. The second week is comprised of a campfire setting, cycling, indulging in relaxation activities, and more. The week is full of good food and happy days that leave you completely satisfied.
The regular day comprises of skydiving lessons AFF, which is then followed by a theory session. The week also includes six jumps with the instructor, seven days guidance, radio guidance, and landing video, learning of how to fold a parachute, free jump video, and at last, you own the status of a licensed recognized skydiver.
A regular day starts with surf lessons followed by breakfast, and during afternoon sessions you have theory class or else visit nearby places and cafes. The evening you can spend around a campfire and bond with others.
The beach house is designed nicely considering the need and demands of modern-day yogis and surfers. To facilitate total comfort, the organizer emphasizes greatly on the accommodation facility.
The spacious rooms of the Pura Vida Lodge are created taking inspiration from the coastal region and are available for two to six people. Some of the rooms have balconies with hammock to rest and relax, enjoying the natural surroundings.
The sturdy beds with comfortable mattresses bestow restful sleep that you need after a strenuous day of surfing. Hygiene and cleanliness are of utmost importance in the retreat.
Food and rest are the foremost source of enriching the body, mind, and soul. The organizer ensures that quality food is served to all the guests. Though the package includes only breakfast and there you’ll be served a delicious and healthy buffet in the sunny garden.
Breakfast is prepared using fresh products offering a special recipe. The menu also includes brewed coffee, tea, homemade bread and toppings - jams, peanut butter, and chocolate paste, yogurt, fruits, and cereals. You can visit local bars and restaurants to enjoy the local flavors of Mimizan.
* If you have special dietary requirements it is advised to inform the organizers about the same when making a reservation.
The retreat offers an amazing merger of air and water that makes the program unique in every sense. The two-week program that starts with skydiving training is followed by surf lessons during the second part of the retreat. Along with these amazing activities, you have an opportunity to enjoy SUP lessons, yoga, cycling, campfire, music, and dance facility in evening, out-door and in-door games, or can go for a tour around the area. Explore cafes, or simply relax on a hammock reading a book.
- First week Skydiving accelerate freefall (AFF) with AIRBOSS
- Theory and Practice Lessons
- 6 Jumps AFF with Instructor
- 7 Days Guidance
- State of the Art
- Radio Guidance Steering and Landing- Video Analysis
- License Recognized Worldwide
- Folding of your Parachute
- Free Jump and Video on USB
- Second week Surfing with Pura Vida
- Daily skydiving lesson week one
- Daily surfing lesson week two
- Healthy breakfast
- Unlimited usage of Surfing equipment
- Use of Lounge Garden, Heated Swimming Pool, Bar, etc. other facilities at the center
Exclusion: Airfare, Visa Fee, Travel Insurance, Relaxation Massage, Tourist Tax, personal expense during the excursion
Pura Vida Lodge
The cozy and nature-inspired setting of the center refreshes you, where the lounge garden is the highlight of the center. Space is encircled with greenery and is embellished with hammocks to have rest, an open sitting area to dine at or sit and read a book, etc. The swimming pool with temperature control facility is accessible to all, and the area around is ideal for yoga, meditation, and breathing practices. Overall the center inspires you to unwind yourself and return home revived.