3rd Annual Winter Retreat / Merav Ben Horin and special guest Yotam Silberstein
Please join me for my annual yoga retreat in Guatemala. The retreat will take place on the gorgeous grounds of Villa Sumaya. This beautiful resort and spa is situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Atitlan, surrounded by breathtaking nature and three volcanos.
Cafe Sumaya, the Villa’s jewel of a restaurant with a stunning view of the lake, offers an culinary-conscious menu of a vegetarian based eclectic blend of local and international cuisine, created from Guatemala’s cornucopia of fruit and vegetables. for slow food aficionados and eco-epicureans. They also serve chicken and fish upon request. Baked goods are baked fresh daily. The scent of fresh bread and tortillas is utterly intoxicating! Their juice bar may tempt you to try their delicious raw cacao bliss balls, a strawberry ginger kombucha tea or one of their tropical smoothies.
Villa Sumaya has nineteen rooms which grant visitors a unique opportunity to bed down in concert with the cosmos under crisp cool comforters, a Mayan-inspired thatched roof, a sheltering sky and a symphony of stars. At Villa Sumaya where earth meets the sky and the stars literally tumble to the horizon, communing with nature, comet-countdowns, sunset-spotting and tequila twilights along with meditative mornings are high on the agenda.
Each room is carefully appointed, with a private bathroom that has all the modern conveniences, and a spacious veranda where the lake is a stage. The veranda showcases the best of Lake Atitlan and Guatemala´s timeless nature and history. In your room you’ll be surrounded by flowing fabrics (the hallmark of Guatemalan artistry), hand-crafted ceramic tiles, wooden furnishings mixed and matched in a down-to-earth trio of adobe browns, indigo blues and stone-washed sienna.
You can choose a single, double or triple room!
2 extended yoga sessions daily (including asana, pranayama and restorative)
sunrise pranayama and meditation
extra yoga classes with live healing music by world renowned musician Yotam Silbertsetin
7 nights accommodation at Villa Sumaya
3 trips to near by villages
3 daily fresh vegetarian meals ( fish and eat optional)
Mayan fire ceremony
Optional amazing spa treatments are available for extra cost.
- Single $2050
- Double $1550
- Triple $1450
Airfare and transportation are not included, however, a private shuttle will be provided to and from the airport in Guatemala City or Antigua.
How to get there?
Take any flight to Guatemala City. If you wish to visit Antigua before or after the retreat we can help you arrange that as well as the transfer from Antigua to Villa Sumaya. The shuttle ride from Guatemala City Airport to Villa Sumaya is about 3 hours. The shuttle ride from Guatemala city to Antigua is about 40 minutes and from Antigua to Villa Sumaya about 2 hours.