Day One — 11.03.18

Arrive in Panama City with transfers to hotel

Meet up in lobby for a walking tour of historic Panama home

Welcome dinner dining out in the historic quarter

Enjoy the evening out or stroll back to the Central and chill


Day Two — 11.04.18

Breakfast at the hotel and get ready for our flight to the islands

Transfer to Albrook airport for a short 1 hour flight to Bocas del Toro

Early evening yoga in the jungle yoga studio

Welcome dinner island style


DAY THREE — 11.05.18

Morning yoga and breakfast

Spend a leisurely day by the pool, on the beach, or just relaxing and listening to the monkeys

Early evening yoga in the jungle yoga studio

Evening dinner and laughs


DAY FOUR — 11.06.18

Rise and shine morning yoga and breakfast

Hop on the catamaran for a day of natural beauty — sail through Dolphin Bay, snorkel the mangroves, and spy for a sea turtle

Back home in time for evening yoga in the jungle yoga studio

Delicious group dinner island style


Day Five — 11.07.18

Morning yoga and breakfast

Free day to chill and read, enjoy a cervesa by the pool, or stroll down to La Piscina

Early evening yoga in the jungle yoga studio

Evening island dinner


Day Six — 11.08.18

Wake up yoga and breakfast

Out on the water today heading to La Isla Zapatillas — these pristine islands are part of the Bastimentos National Park

Snorkel the crystal clear water reefs and marvel at Mother Nature

Evening yoga in the jungle yoga studio

Bocas poolside farewell dinner


Day Seven — 11.09.18

Morning yoga will be dictated by the Air Panama flight time

Final island breakfast and Bocas goodbyes

Transfer to the Bocas airport for our flight back to Panama City

Final group dinner in historic Casco Viejo


Day Eight — 11.10.18

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfers to the Panama City airport based on departure time

Those with later flights have a few extra hours to explore and play in Casco


WHAT'S INCLUDED

Transportation to and from Panama City (PTY) airport (on arrival & departure days only)

Yoga each morning and evening (excluding Panama City arrival and departure)

2 nights accommodations in Panama City hotel (arrival and pre-departure night)

Guided city walking tour of Casco Viejo — a UNESCO World Heritage site

Welcome dinner in a Casco Viejo restaurant

Group flights from Panama City to Bocas del Toro

Transfers to and from the Albrook airport

5 nights beach front yoga-lux accommodations

Group catamaran sail and snorkel adventure

Boat trip to Las Isla Zapatillas for a day of crystal-clear water snorkeling

Two delicious meals a day


WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

Roundtrip airfare to Panama City

Personal items such as souvenirs, spa services, etc.

Alcohol, lunches, and snacks

Additional excurtions

Gratuities

Travel insurance (recommended)


Frequently Asked QuestionS

What airport do I fly into? Please fly into the Panama City international airport (PTY). Transfers will be arranged from the airport on arrival and departure days only. Arrival transfers will only be offered for flights arriving before 3pm on arrival day.

What is the passport/visa situation? U.S. citizens will need a passport to visit Panama, but no visa is required at this time. All passports will need at least three months validity beyond the date of entry and at least one blank page for entry stamp. For up-to-date entry requirements, please contact the U.S. Department of State. Nationals of all other countries should check travel requirements with their government well in advance of travel.

What is the electrical situation in Panama? Our friends down south utilize the same plug and voltage as the United States and Canada. If you are coming from another part of the world, a plug adapter and/or converter may be necessary.

Can my dietary needs/restrictions be accommodated? Absolutely. Dietary requests can be accommodated with at least four weeks notice.  There will be vegetarian and non-vegetarian options at each meal, so you can choose your own culinary adventure.

Is there internet access? Yes, in Panama City and on Bocas.

Is there swimming? Of course. There is the gorgeous Caribbean with options ranging from surf waves and rolling waters to the still bath-like waters of La Piscina. Or, if you want to forgo the ocean exploration, you can relax just outside of your room at the pool.

Are there bugs? Like all beautiful tropical location, yes, there are bugs.  While we do recommend that you take a mozzie spray, the natural ocean breeze generally keeps these guys at bay.

Do I need to book any optional excursions ahead of time? Whether your decide to surf all week or gallop off on a steed, there is more than enough time to book these excursions when you arrive. There is so much to absorb that it’s best not to book before arrival and, especially for the surf, you’ll want to get the local report first. See what you feel like when you reach the good life and don’t forget to block off some chill time.

What do I need to bring? While it's not recommended to book excursions ahead of time, you’ll want to think ahead when it comes to packing. Treks and horseback riding will require close-toed shoes and a few pairs of long pants won’t go amiss. Your essentials will be yoga clothes and bathing suits with the rest depending on your appetite for adventure. Quick dry clothes are a great choice for the tropical climate.

Do I need to bring my own mat? Your awesome Bocas beach paradise has your yoga gear covered. Mat, blocks, and straps are provided.

What is the weather like? The average daytime temperature is almost always in the low to mid 80s with evening temperatures consistently staying in the low to mid 60s. The ocean temperature is also consistently, and beautifully, in the low 80s. November, December and January are the wetter months while September leads off as the driest month followed by October, February and March. Bocas has it’s own microclimate that can be quite different from other areas of Panama. It's frequent rain showers provide a green, tropical lushness unique to these islands.