Philippines Yoga & Wellness Luxury Retreat


Soothe your senses with this luxe over-water island sanctuary that keeps the postcard vendors in business! You'll find this YOGAVENTURES wellness luxury retreat tucked away on Huma Island, Palawan, Philippines – an area best known for its beaches, wildlife, and natural splendour. There’s no better way to enjoy your stay here than by basking in a replete recreation. The choice is yours: relax on a secluded beach, bliss out at the glass bottom spa with your included Calamansi Body Massage, Calamansi Indulgence and Traditional Filipino Hilot, or explore  mysterious caves and ethereal coral beds glimmering in turquoise waters. Know that you have the freedom to relax by the ocean, chill in your beautiful clamping tent or join us on an adventure. Come by yourself, bring your bestie, or your partner. This once-in-a-lifetime unique experience like no other. You will leave this Yoga retreat feeling rejuvenated, elevated, inspired and alive. 

LOCATION

An island hopping paradise from marooned slicks of sand in the middle of the ocean, to volcanic fantasy-scapes concealing hidden lagoons, to sprawling mega-islands. Get swept away by the unspoilt beauty of Huma Island, a tucked-away destination in the northern part of Palawan, Philippines. This private holiday retreat charms travellers who seek adventure, romance, and a blissful escape from the ordinary. Cradled in one of Southeast Asia’s last frontiers, Huma Island Palawan is surrounded by islets and blessed with abundant marine life, scenic beaches, and natural greenery.

ACCOMMODATION

Accessed via causeways that encircles the resort, the Water Villas rise on stilts above the island’s coral banks. Presenting uninterrupted views of the open sea, each of these thatched roof villas have all the modern comforts you desire as you enjoy the blissful isolation of Palawan’s island life. With a total floor space of 102 sqm, the Water Villas are made for a hideaway and feature:
+ King bed
+ 42” HD TV
+ Electronic safe
+ Free Wi-Fi Internet access
+ Tea and coffee-making facility (Nespresso coffee machine)
+ Spacious bathroom with L’Occitane amenities
+ Separate toilet and bath with rain shower
+ Breath-taking views of either sunrise or sunset

    HOW TO GET THERE

    + Commercial Flights – Just an hour away from Manila by air, Busuanga, Palawan is accessible daily via Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific flights from Manila. From Busuanga Airport (airport code is USU), guests need to travel 1.5 hours by land to Sagrada Port followed by a 30-minute boat ride to Human Island.

    + Private Sea Plane – Fly directly from Manila Bay to Huma Island for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Seaplane flights may be booked directly with seaplane providers.

      YOGA

      This retreat includes daily yoga classes taking relaxation and healing to new heights. Expect nourishing yin yoga, energising movement and wellness workshops that will take place in the yoga shala or outdoors in the fresh air to  soak up the tranquil environment around you. 

      YOGA EQUIPMENT

      It's our mission to offer high-quality yoga accessible for absolutely everyone of all backgrounds and body types. With that in mind, we bring along all the yoga props to make this experience as enjoyable as possible for you. We provide yoga blocks, straps, bolsters, blankets, small trigger balls and large trigger balls. You just have to bring your trusty yoga mat!

      MEALS

      Relish new flavours and creative cuisines with a garden-to-plate dining experience. Fresh seafood, Italian staples, and Lebanese dishes are served in our tables. We cater to vegetarians, vegans, gluten free, food allergies and other special dietary needs.

      INCLUDED 
      + 5 days and 4 nights luxury over-water villa with King bed, ensuite with toilet, bath and rain shower
      + Private sun deck with stunning vistas of the cerulean searain and additional outdoor jacuzzi and rain shower
      + As many refreshing dips as you like into glimmering turquoise waters right off your private sun deck
      + Calamansi Body Massage - a 60-minute soothing massage that uses alkaline-rich Calamansi fruit
      + Calamansi Indulgence - a combination of whole body massage, scrub, and wrap
      + Traditional Filipino Hilot - a soothing massage that uses warm coconut oil and banana leaves
      + Creative local cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner
      + Welcome pack and coconut upon arrival
      + Daily sunrise gentle flow yoga
      + Daily sunset yin yoga
      + All yoga props provided
      + Yoga nidra meditation by starlight
      + Yoga and wellness workshops
      + Daily spiritual discussions and Q&A sessions
      + Open air movie/documentary night under the stars
      + Island hopping boat and snorkel tour (paid for separately)
      + Access to professional photos and videos of your trip
      + Complimentary WiFi

      NOT INCLUDED

      + Flights in to and out of Busuanga Airport (USU). We recommend using Sky Scanner.
      + In-Transit Accommodation
      + Airport Transfers
      + Accommodation if you wish to arrive early and/or stay later
      + Visas
      + Passport expenses
      + Airport taxes
      + Vaccinations 
      + Travel insurance
      + Alcohol
      + Gratitudes
      + Extra spending money

      PAYMENT OPTIONS

      + Early Bird Pricing: We encourage those that can’t afford the full price option to sign up at least 6 month early for the Early Bird option.
      + Standard Pricing: This option is the standard price for retreats when booking within 6 months of start date. 
      + Deposit: Secure your spot with a $500 AUD non-refundable deposit. Final balances are due 3 months before retreat start date. If final payment is not received by due date YOGAVENTURES reserves the right to cancel your reservation. In this case your $500 AUD non-refundable deposit will be forfeited.
      + Payment Plans: We strive to maintain a balance between making our retreats accessible to everyone whist running a sustainable, thriving business so that we can continue to create and share these beautiful experiences with you. If you're interested in a payment plan, please email us to enquire and we can split up your payments to make it work. You will still be required to make the $500 AUD non-refundable deposit and final balance will be due 3 months before retreat start date.

      ABOUT THE TEACHER

      Your guide for this retreat will be Emma Ceolin, yoga teacher and founder of YOGAVENTURES. Emma's an internationally accredited yoga teacher (RYT®500, E-RYT®200, RPYT®, RCYT®, YACEP®) with over 1000hrs yoga teacher training and experience teaching classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings around the globe. She's also a skydiver, freediver, scubadiver, surfer, vegan, uni student, entrepreneur and all round life enthusiast! Emma first found yoga as a therapy for anxiety and depression and it set her on a wellness journey that changed her life. Her mission is to share yoga as a path to health, healing and happiness. Her teachings are based around the 'do what feels good' method. Leave her classes feeling more grounded, connected and more aligned with what it is you actually seek. 

           

      TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      By reserving your space through placing your deposit or paying in full you're agreeing to the stated policies in our Terms and Conditions. Please read in full and please note: If cancellation takes place 90 or more days to retreat start date participant will be refunded total payments made less $500 AUD non-refundable deposit. If cancellation takes place less than 90 days of retreat start date then 100% of the retreat price will be forfeited by participant. YOGAVENTURES reserves the right to make changes deemed necessary prior to any retreat start date. We do our best to make sure all our retreat run smoothly and on time. However, In the rare event that we need to make changes, whether it be due to natural disaster, illness, civil unrest, death, closure, or any other unforeseen circumstance, we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund of your funds.


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