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Custom Rio de Janeiro Yoga and Meditation Vacation Package

Custom Rio de Janeiro Yoga and Meditation Vacation Package

Travel to Ilha Grande in Rio de Janeiro with this 6 Nights Personalized Health, Yoga and Fitness Island Vacation Package with Private Tours and Transfers

Rio de Janeiro Yoga and Meditation Vacation Package – Overview

Health, Yoga and Fitness Island Package is a unique adventure spa and fitness program that takes place on the spellbinding island paradise Ilha Grande, just off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This seven day program is designed to detox your body and destress your mind. The combination of outdoor exercise, yoga and meditation, together with a natural diet has proved to have extraordinary health and healing effects.

Now, imagine yourself starting your day with a morning yoga class on a deck overlooking the tranquil ocean, hiking in unspoiled rain forest trails, kayaking in quiet bays with warm emerald waters, snorkeling, or just relaxing on a secluded tropical beach with fine white sand and palm trees. At all times you are physically and mentally supported by a professional team, which guides you through the various activities and helps you to achieve your goals.

Back in the lodge, one of the massage therapists gives you a full-body massage for a whole hour, and you are then ready to enjoy your deserved downtime, either laying on a hammock in your private veranda with the view of the ocean, reading a book, or going for one of the optional evening activities: stretching or meditating in your second yoga class of the day, painting, learning the basics of Brazilian rhythms, how to dance samba or practice capoeira. Dinner is served under the light of candles and stars, the perfect ambience to enjoy delicious Brazilian dishes made with fresh natural ingredients, carefully selected to detoxify your body (and eventually loose weight, since a low calorie diet is available as an option). The day ends with Brazilian cultural entertainments combining music and dance.

The location is just breath taking. We have carefully selected the most beautiful trails and beaches on the island to ensure that you experience the most spectacular scenery while you hike and kayak. The lodge is located on a jungle hillside and sits directly on top of the clear tranquil waters of the Atlantic . This quiet setting is ideal for yoga, massage, and relaxation.

We invite you down to this beautiful part of the world to help you elevate your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Share it with others, have lots of fun and adventure. Breathe, disconnect and go for the experience!

Observations

Transportation:
All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles with your private English speaking expert guide.

Group Size:
Maximum group of 10 persons.

Staff:
A group of people fully committed to help you going through this challenging week and ready to offer you an unforgettable life changing experience. A perfect blend of skills and characters: fun, charming, simple, peaceful, healthy, young, and experienced.

Day by Day Itinerary

This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.

Day 1 – Ilha Grande
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Arrival at Rio de Janeiro International Airport. 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Land and sea transport to Ilha Grande. 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Reception at lodge / downtime. 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Yoga. 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Dinner. On Sunday morning the staff will greet you at Rio International Airport. We will transport you down the beautiful coastal highway of the state of Rio de Janeiro. You will then be transported by boat directly to our lodge, where we will give you a brief tour of the lodge and an orientation to the program. There is a light yoga session just before dinner.

Day 2 – Ilha Grande
6:00 am Wakeup Call. 6:30 am – 7:30 am Yoga Class. 7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast. 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Hike to Passaterra Beach. Kayak to Bananal Pequeno Beach – Lunch and Downtime. Hike to Freguesia de Santana Beach – Down time. Hike to Bananal Pequeno Beach. Kayak to Lodge. 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Snack + massage + downtime + Yoga Class. 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner. Monday morning starts with an hour long session of yoga on the yoga deck which has a beautiful Ocean view. After breakfast we give you your first taste of the Atlantic Rainforest as we hike through the jungle to the beautiful Passaterra Beach. We will than take you to Bananal Pequeon Beach where you will enjoy lunch and have some downtime. After lunch we will hike to Freguesia Santana Beach which features a beautiful colonial church built over 100 years ago. Next, we hike back to Bananal Pequeno Beach and kayak back to the lodge where a snack will be waiting for you. In the evening you will receive a massage and have an optional yoga class.

Day 3 – Ilha Grande
06:00 am Wakeup Call 6:30 am – 7:30 am Yoga Class 7:30 am -8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am – :00 pm Kayak to Blue Lagoon – Snorkeling Kayak to Guaxuma Beach – Lunch and Downtime Hike to Saco do Ceu Cove Hike to Lodge 4:00 pm – :30 pm Snack + Massage + Downtime + Yoga Class 8:00 pm – :00 pm Dinner with Bossa Nova Guitar Entertainment Tuesday morning starts with the regular hour long yoga session. After breakfast we will be kayaking to the clear waters of Lagoa Azul (The Blue Lagoon) and enjoy the underwater world by way of snorkeling. Next, we will hike to the isolated Guaxuma Beach for lunch and downtime. After lunch we will take you on a very exotic jungle trail and to Saco do Ceo (Sack of Sky) Cove to enjoy its tranquil waters. Afterwards we hike directly to the lodge to enjoy a natural snack. In the evening, enjoy a massage and choose between down time and other relaxing activities. During dinner you will be entertained by a Bossa Nova guitar presentation.

Day 4 – Ilha Grande
6:00 am Wakeup Call 6:30 am – 7:30 am Yoga Class 7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Speedboat to Abraao Village Hike and historical tour of Lazaretto Ruins and Aqueduct Hike to Lopes Mendes Beach – Lunch and Downtime Hike to Pouso Beach Speedboat to Lodge 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Snack + Massage + Downtime + Yoga Class 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner with Capoeira Entertainment You will be introduced to the South side of the island, which hosts the majestic open Atlantic Ocean. The trails are wild and the beaches here are considered some of the best in the world. After your morning yoga session and breakfast we will catch a speedboat to Abraao Village for a historical tour of the old prison and visit the ancient aqueduct. After the tour we will hike to the South side of the island to the famous Lopes Mendes Beach, considered to be one of the finest beaches in all of Brazil. There you will have lunch and enjoy this great beach to its fullest extent. Later we hike to Pouso Beach and catch the speedboat back to the lodge. In the evening, enjoy a massage and take an optional yoga class. Wednesday night features a wonderful presentation of Capoeira, the Brazilian martial art/dance. You will also be introduced to Brazilian samba music.

Day 5 – Ilha Grande
6:00 am Wakeup Call 6:30 am – 7:30 am Yoga Class 7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Kayak to Green Lagoon – Lunch and Snorkeling Boat to Da Longa Beach Hike to Maguarequessaba Beach Kayak to Lodge 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Snack + Massage + Downtime + Yoga Class 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Dinner 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Art Painting Thursday features the most challenging day of kayaking of the week. After your morning yoga and breakfast we will set out on our kayaks to the breathtaking Lagoa Verde (Green Lagoon). We will enjoy lunch on a floating restaurant and spend some time snorkeling in the clearest waters of the island. After snorkeling we will catch a boat to nearby Longa Beach and hike along the charming coast back to the lodge. The trail features many beautiful vistas and we will walk through many small beach side villages. In the evening there is an optional yoga class or a massage and dinner. We also of set up canvases and give you the opportunity to express your inspiring week with a painting session.

Day 6 – Ilha Grande
6:00 am Wakeup Call 6:30 am – 7:30 am Yoga Class 7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Speedboat to Aracatiba Beach Hike to Proveta Hike to Aventueiro Lunch and Downtime Hike to Proveta Speedboat to Lodge 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Snack + Massage + Downtime + Yoga Class 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner with Samba Band, Dancing Lessons Friday is the climax of the week as we set out once again to the south side of the island to visit the most remote part of Ilha Grande – Avetueiro Beach. Again we start the morning off with our yoga session. After breakfast we catch a speed boat to Aracatiba Beach where we will begin our epic journey to Aventueiro. First we hike to the beautiful village of Proveta and continue on to our destination – Aventueiro. There you will enjoy your lunch, have some downtime, and enjoy some beach activities. Later we hike back to Proveta and catch the speedboat back to the lodge. In the evening, a yoga session is offered and of course you are rewarded again with a full body massage. The evening dinner will be a celebration of your week’s accomplishments. A live samba band will entertain you and our staff members will show you the steps of the traditional samba dance.

Day 7 – Rio de Janeiro City
6:00 am Wakeup Call 6:30 am – 7:30 am Yoga Class 7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am – 11:30 am Hike to Mirantes Peak Hike to Lodge 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Snack + Massage + Downtime + Yoga Class 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sea and land transport to Rio de Janeiro International Airport Saturday is a day of options. The morning yoga session is offered before breakfast After breakfast you can make the choice of hiking to Mirante’s Peak and enjoy its stunning views of the island. Or you can relax on your hammock, lounge by the pool, and enjoy some reflective downtime. A farewell lunch takes place at noon overlooking the sea. We then catch a boat to the mainland and transport you by van directly to Rio International Airport. Cost Includes: 6 nights of lodging (Sunday to Friday) All meals and snacks everyday More than 6 hours per day of supervised activities (trekking and kayaking) Daily yoga classes (two per day) Daily full body massages Speed boat to certain beaches and trails (twice during the week) Various recreational activities (snorkeling, Brazilian music, art and dance) 3 nights of Brazilian cultural entertainment activities Transport from Rio International Airport – Galeao to Ilha Grande Transport back to Rio International Airport Cost does not include: Airfare Travel insurance Tips, personal spending

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Rio de Janeiro Hotel Options

  • 5 star – Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel
  • 5 star – Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro
  • 5 star – Hotel Santa Teresa Rio MGallery by Sofitel
  • 4 star – Porto Bay International
  • 4 star – Arena Copacabana
  • 4 star – Caesar Park Hotel
  • 4 star – Sheraton Hotel
  • 3 star – Augusto’s Copacabana Hotel
  • 3 star – Acapulco Copacabana Hotel
  • 3 star – Windsor Asturias Hotel

Rio de Janeiro Tour Options

  • Corcovado (the Christ statue) and Tijuca Forest Jeep Half Day Tour, including Cosme Velho Station, Vista Chinesa (Chinese Lookout point) and Mesa do Imperador (the Emperor’s Table) with stops at the São Sebastião cathedral and Maracanã Stadium
  • Sunset at the Pao de Acucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain)
  • Day tour of the Pao de Acucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain)
  • Hot Spots Tour including Santa Teresa and Chacara do Céu Museum
  • Day tour of Rio beaches
  • Sugarloaf Tour with panoramic view of Copacabana, Ipanema, and stops for photos
  • Half Day Tour of Guanabara Bay in a fishing boat – begins at the Marina da Glooria with stops at Flamengo and Boa Viagem beaches, Contemporary Art Museum and Cobra Island
  • Day tour of Arraial do Cabo and Prainha Beach
  • 4 Wonders Tour of Rio with lunch – Sugar Loaf, Christ Statue, Botanical Gardens and Tijuca Forest including Cosme Velho station, São Sebastião cathedral and Maracanã Stadium
  • Full Day Tour Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande with Buffet Lunch, fishing boat tour, swimming in the Blue Lagoon, Santana Church and Ponta da Piedade beach
  • Imperial Tour of Petrópolis – Serra dos Órgãos National Park, Imperial Museum, São Pedro de Alcântara cathedral, Santos Dumont museum and walk through Tereza street
  • Buzios Day Tour with Lunch – fishing boat tour with stops at João Fernandes, Ilha Feira and Tartaruga beaches and walk through the famous Pedras Street

Ilha Grande Tour Options

  • Speed boat to certain beaches and trails
  • Various recreational activities (snorkeling, Brazilian music, art and dance)
  • Rainforest Hiking
  • Sea Kayaking