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- Organizer: Surf N Stay NewZealand
- Type: Yoga Retreat
- Starting From: 15-August-2019
- Duration: 7 Days
- Area: Whangamata, New Zealand
- Food: Vegetarian,Pescetarian,Include Meat
- Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Sea,Close To Nature
Imagine waking up to the soothing sound of the sea breeze and sun rays. Surf while enjoying the sound of crashing waves and practice yoga when the sun is about to hide. Meditate, experiencing the wind brushing your skin and hike on beautiful mountains passing through the national park.
This is the beauty of Whangamata, which takes you to the most magical surroundings and creates a perfectly rejuvenating experience.
Surf N Stay welcomes you to their one of the best and most popular retreats in New Zealand- surf and yoga. A perfect match for the wandering souls, who crave for the equal dose of adventure and relaxation, this surf and yoga retreat, is for you.
Join them and make your week perfect with surf, sand, sun, and yoga.
Perfect hostel and surf camp with qualified instructors, or try surfing the Whanga bar. We took a kayak to Donut Island, to see the blue lagoon inside. Wow. Others were on Stand Up paddle boards. All good quality equipment is for hire here.
OMG! Can not recommend this place enough! The staff their are super accommodating and make you feel like your home. Their team comes from all walks of life so definitely sit down and have a drink with them, listen and chat because their stories are incredible. The facilities were beyond my expectations for a placed shared by many others. Am coming back to stay there when I revisit Whangamata.
Lovely family Super surf coach Cool woofers Good wifi Awesome stay.
Core Subject: Surfing Coach and Surf Board Expert
Doug is originally from South Coast of England and has traveled Oceania with a quiver of Surfboard enjoying every wave coming in his way. He is living in Australia from over 6 years now, and working on refining his surf techniques from short to long boarding. He is a certified and well versed Surfing trainer.
Mauro Dal Bosco
Core Subject: Surfing Coach
Run Surf N Stay, Bosco is an ISA level two certified instructor with over ten years of coaching experience. Building a strong community of surfing enthusiasts both teachers and students, he with his wife opened the first school in Brazil over fifteen years ago and then after eight years in NZ. He teaches surfing with great passion that depicts his love for sports and the local community. Surf N Stay is a learning school and adventure hotel for all the surfers and visitors across the globe for a world-class experience of surfing.
The attractive combination of surf, sand, and native forest makes the beautiful beach town of Whangamata, a popular destination for summer holidays. Sited on the SouthEast Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand, the tropical paradisiacal town of Whangamata offers perfect conditions for surfing.
The surroundings of the town allures visitors for activities like Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Waterfall Trek, and more. You also find small shops and cozy restaurants for shopping and savoring the best.
Designed for those who love to experience adventure and relaxation, Yoga and Surf retreat maximizes the potential, ability, and skill while training under the guidance of experts. Surf N Yoga is the most popular package and is accessible to all. Yoga practice and surfing complement each other well, where surfing lessons are given in the morning, and yoga practice takes place in the evening.
This provides a perfect blend of stretching and catching the waves. You learn:
- To catch plenty of waves with the right guidance.
- Proper popup techniques, safety tips, and surfer’s etiquettes.
- Yoga flow for proper strengthening and stretching of the body.
- Breathing, alignment techniques, variations of poses, modifications, and meditation.
Surf N Yoga is a complete rejuvenating retreat experience, as the pair compliment each other so as your need for relaxation and adventure. This well-versed and popular package by the organizers is designed uniquely, adding all the essential elements.
On arrival, you will be given the schedule or curriculum of the program. At the same time, you also have a discussion with your coach about your choice and time for surf and yoga practice.
Your Usual Day will be like:
- Start the morning in the ocean with a session on surf lesson.
- Relish home-made healthy breakfast.
- In the evening, learn yoga under the guidance of certified and experienced teachers.
- You learn proper breathing, alignment techniques, a variation of poses, and modifications.
- Each class ends with a short but guided meditation.
The cozy and comfortable beachside studio unit will be your accommodation for seven days, which can accommodate up to four people. The accommodation is designed considering the demands of the modern day guests and the interior is inspired by the hues of nature- green, earthy, blue, and white.
This beachside studio accommodation gives you complete coastal region feel making it ideal for couples, family, group of friends, and even for solo travelers.
Located just a few steps away from the beach, the studio apartment offers three dorms type- Drifter Dorm which is a spacious four single bunk bed dorm, Whanga Bar Dorm which is a spacious six single bunk beds, and the third one is Soul Rider room for the ones who love privacy and ultra-comfort. These dorms have private bathrooms, queen size beds, and other basic amenities.
The rooms and beds are clean and comfortable and sold separately making it convenient and affordable for solo travelers. The studio also has a BBQ, communal kitchen, mini grill, and undercover outdoor space for dining and other activities.
After the refreshing morning surf lesson grabs delicious continental breakfast. Surf N Stay serves daily wholesome homemade breakfast that includes tea, coffee, fresh seasonal fruits, yogurt, bread, toast, homemade muesli, and non-dairy milk option is also available on request.
*Breakfast is included in the package.
The food is vegetarian in nature and cooked freshly, they also serve regular meals- meat and fish, and give you access to the kitchen to cook other meals for yourself. There are few cafes around to satiate your mid-day and small hunger pangs.
* If you have special dietary requirements it is advised to inform the organizers about the same when making a reservation.
A perfect combinational retreat of surf and yoga amidst the heavenly beach town of Whangamata, where you find your own space to learn, unwind and rejuvenate. The ocean, surf rolling breaks, diving, and fishing games, kayak, and a lot more add to the program to make it special. The experienced surfers and certified yoga teachers lets you have enhanced the experience of potential, ability, and skills.
The program welcomes a limited number of guests, giving you the intimidating experience of living, learning, and more adding personal touch. The program is special in every sense, and organizers put their best of efforts to make these seven days memorable for you.
Along with useful surfing lessons and replenishing yoga practice, the program also offers spa treatment- one-hour massage session at an additional cost. With it, you can also opt for activities at an additional cost like- Surf tour, Kayak Tour, Self-Guided Kayak Tour, Paddling Lesson, etc.
The combination of unique adventure activities, comfy stay, and rejuvenating spa and yoga session makes this program amazing for a soulful getaway.
- 6 Nights Dorm Accommodation
- 5 Group Surf Lessons
- 5 Yoga Classes
- Daily Continental Breakfast
- Unlimited Board Hire
Lunch and Dinner, and Travel Coats- Airfare and Visa fee
Surf N Stay center
Just behind beside the ocean and forest park sited the Surf N Stay center in Whangamata, a great place to explore, relax, and go on an artistic spree. The atmosphere of the place is vibrant and cozy, crediting to its owners and coastal region inspired interior cover with a rustic look and in hues of white, blue, and green. The center is a few minutes away from the main town where you can find fantastic cafes and artistry shops.
The center is well-facilitated with basic amenities and other things of requirement. Here you feel much closer to nature that lightens your soul when you practice yoga and surfing.