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Haramara retreat

Posted by on Dec 16, 2012


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Location : Mexico

Rates : $ 200 and above

Accommodation : 20 rooms, palm thatched huts and dormatries

Amenities : Complimentary breakfast, beach, restaurant, two yoga pavillions, shuttle bus service, yoga, Yoga teacher training

Haramara is a Huichol word which means :mother sea”. It is located near Puerto Vallarta on the sleepy coastline, Riviera Nayarit. The entire stretch of coast is dotted with resorts. Haramara includes a private beach and twelve areas of tropical forests. The yoga studio is an open-air construction with a panoramic view of the ocean and jungle. Guests are accommodated in simple but cozy palm-thatched cabinas with open air walls on 3 sides. It invites ocean breeze and sounds of the waves.

The interiors of the huts are tastefully designed and have curios which give the rooms a rustic but luxurious decor. Reviews tell much about the breakfast served in Haramara which is a homemade granola. The local seafood is must try as well if you are a seafood lover. The diet plans can be tailored according to your requirements on prior notification. If you wish to chill and relax, the retreat offers various relaxing activities. You can take advantage of the private beach for soaking into the sun and get some tan. The terrace is a place to sit and if you are an avid reader, it is a perfect place. You can enjoy a drink a drink, write journal and connect with friends. The boutique also provides shopping experience for handmade jewelry, clothing and gifts.  Hiking is also one of the activities which is conducted by the retreat which gives amazing views of the Pacific coean and Sierra Mountains. Spa facilities which are offered at this retreat are relaxing massages, pedicure, restorative massages, facials and body scrubs. Among other programs offered by Haramara Retreat is Ayurvedic cleansing through Panchkarma. It is a seven day program aimed at cleansing and rejuvenating the body system. Panchkarma is done for purifying the impurities from body and is used as one of the techniques to manage some diseases in Ayurvedic Therapy. It is a combination of

For those who are interested in teacher training activities can look forward to this retreat for their 500 hours Yoga Teacher Training program.

Note : There are no phones, internet or fax facilities at Haramara. If you wish to use any of these facilities, you may have to go to the town Sayulita. So that makes the place a perfect getaway to unwind from the hectic modern lifestyles.

Coffee and fresh fruit juices are provided to the guests every morning whereas wines and other beverages are supposed to be bought from the retreat as required.

Haramara has a yoga instructor which provides private and group classes. If you are coming here as individual for yoga sessions, you can discuss your requirements with the yoga teacher. The classes will be tailored according to your requirements. Classes are for ninety minutes. Narayani, the yoga instructor teaches Hatha, Ashtanga Yoga and Vipassana Meditation.

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